United Credit card for Europeans

Old Mar 22, 12, 11:10 am
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United Credit card for Europeans

I looked in the but came up empty handed - maybe I am asking the wrong question.

I would like to know if United offers a credit card here in Europe?

I want to bail from the LH prog since that is practically worthless now.
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Old Mar 22, 12, 1:33 pm
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Originally Posted by moeve View Post
I looked in the but came up empty handed - maybe I am asking the wrong question.

I would like to know if United offers a credit card here in Europe?

I want to bail from the LH prog since that is practically worthless now.
In the UK Amex. No benefits other than boarding group number 9.
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Old Mar 22, 12, 1:37 pm
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Originally Posted by papatango View Post
In the UK Amex. No benefits other than boarding group number 9.
1 RDM per too, but basically worthless. You'd be better off getting a decent hotel card that allows you to trasfer points to UA miles.
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Old Mar 22, 12, 1:40 pm
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I think you get some miles from the Amex, but no EQMs and you are far better off getting a cashback general card.

Will UA fix this? I doubt it, this Amex appeared a few years ago, promoted quite heavily on the UK website and has now disappeared from view (as has the website which no longer works at all, but that's a different matter - I presume they'll fix that as no one can even buy a ticket!).
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Old Mar 22, 12, 1:49 pm
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Originally Posted by lhrsfo View Post
I think you get some miles from the Amex, but no EQMs and you are far better off getting a cashback general card.

Will UA fix this? I doubt it, this Amex appeared a few years ago, promoted quite heavily on the UK website and has now disappeared from view (as has the website which no longer works at all, but that's a different matter - I presume they'll fix that as no one can even buy a ticket!).
Also it's not issued by Amex but by MBNA (owned by BoA but I believe up for sale) so you don't even get the typical Amex benefits that you get with the BA Amex.
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