Review of the United Mileage Plus Visa Signature

The United Mileage Plus Visa Signature was last reviewed on 28th June 2006

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Summary - The United Mileage Plus Visa will appeal to United frequent flyers who want to earn more miles from their credit card spending. With this card, you earn one mile for every dollar you spend on the card. Find out more.....

Miles Formula - The United Mileage Plus Visa Signature allows you to earn faster miles towards your next free United flight. You can earn a standard 1 mile for every dollar spent. For a signing bonus, you get 17,500 bonus miles after your first purchase, and also two travel certificate (Free One-way, 1,000 mile, One-class Upgrade Certificate and a $25 United Discount Travel Certificate). You can earn up to 60,000 miles a year, though Mileage Plus Premier, Premier Executive or Premier Executive 1K members can earn unlimited miles.

Annual Fee and APR - The annual fee is $60.00 and the apr is prime rate plus 9.99%, which is the standard rate for airline credit cards. The average daily balance method (including new purchases) is used to calculate monthly balances.

Platinum Benefits - The Chase Platinum also offers various platinum type benefits for cardholders like auto Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver and Worldwide Travel Accident Insurance.

Verdict - United Mileage Plus members and frequent flyer may want to consider the United Mileage Plus� Signature Visa� Card to earn faster miles towards their next free United flight. Perhaps the only drawback is that you cannot earn double miles with this card.

  • Good bonus miles (17,500)

  • Cannot earn double miles

United Milleage Plus Visa Signature
Miles Benefits
Sign-on Bonus 17,500 bonus miles
$25 United Discount Travel Certificate after first purchase
One-way, 1000 miles, One-class upgrade Certificate after first purchase
Miles Accumulation 1 mile for every $1 spent on purchases
Up to 11 miles per $1 spent on participating restaurants
Anniversary Bonus none
Miles Expiration None - provided account is active within 36 months
Caps on miles 60,000 - no caps for Mileage Plus Premier, Premier Executive or Premier Executive 1K members
Credit Limits no preset spending limits
Travel and Insurance Benefits
Up to $1,000,000 Travel Insurance
Up to $3,000 lost luggage insurance
Up to $300 Trip Delay reimbursement
Other Benefits
<24 hour Concierge services
Year End summary of charges (on request
Online account management
zero liability on unauthorized purchases
Cost/Fees/Interest rates
Introductory rate none
Annual Fees $60.00
Purchase APR Prime Rate plus 9.99%
Balance Transfer APR Prime Rate plus 9.99%
Cash Advance APR Prime Rate plus 14.74%
Penalty/Default Rate Prime Rate plus 23.99%
Overdraft Advance Rate 13.99% fixed (not available in some states>
Min Finance Charge $1.00
Grace Period 20 days
Balance Calculation Method Average Daily Balance (including new purchases)
Balance Transfer Fee 3% min $5.00 max $75.00
Other Cash Advance fee 3% min $10.00
Foreign Currency Conversion fee 2%
Over-the-credit-limit fee none
Late Payment fee $15.00 up to $249.00
$35.00 for more than $250.00

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