Or, consider other cards for 50,000 or more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$750 for air / hotel / car bookings. Or transfer points to United, Southwest, Hyatt, and more.
No annual fee.
Chase has some of the most popular travel reward cards available.
While you’ll find the most complete selection of cards to apply for online, Chase offers special deals for some cards when you apply in-person at one of its branches.
You won’t find every card available to apply in a branch, but you will find special limited time deals you may want to jump on, so if you live near a branch the extra time to stop by could earn you hundreds of dollars worth of extra points or perks.
We checked with branches for January and found these deals:
50k United Explorer deal
This was available to the public online during August and it’s still available to specially targeted customers online via UnitedExplorerCard.com/miles, but if you aren’t targeted you can get the deal plus a $50 statement credit by applying in your local Chase branch. There is also a lower spending requirement of $2,000 in 3 months. This is a great deal and the fastest way to top off your MileagePlus account with fresh miles. Like most Chase deals you can get this one once every 24 months.
Free United Club access for one year
The United Club Card offers full United Club airport lounge access for cardholders. While the annual fee is $395, if you apply in-branch you can get an introductory annual fee of $0. That’s like getting full United Club membership free of charge for one year. The card also earns 1.5 miles per dollar spent on all eligible purchases, and starting next year you get Hertz President’s Circle elite status, which qualifies you for upgrades when you rent with Hertz.
Ink Plus 70k deal
This deal is no longer available in branch, and the online 50k offer is the best available, matching what you’ll find in the branch.
Ink Cash $200
The Ink Cash is sold as a cash back card, but in reality it earns Ultimate Rewards points that you can use to book travel.
And if you have an annual fee based Ultimate Rewards card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase Ink Plus, you can transfer points you earn from the Ink Cash into your airline mile and hotel point accounts 1:1 just like points from the Sapphire Preferred and Ink Plus.
The branch deal of $200 is delivered in the form of 20,000 Ultimate Rewards points.
Chase doesn’t have special in-branch deals for its hotel cards like the Marriott Rewards Premier or the Hyatt Credit Card. And the deal for the Sapphire Preferred Card is the same as you will find online.
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