Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards® or 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs.
We recently applied for and received the Presidential Plus credit card from Chase, which includes a full membership to the United Club airport lounges.
You are supposed to access the club with a separate membership card mailed from United, rather than Chase. However this card takes several weeks to deliver versus a few days for the credit card itself. In the past, legacy Continental lounges let you use the credit card itself to gain entry, but legacy United lounges weren’t able to handle this. They needed the club membership card.
But, don’t despair — that recently changed. We just tried using our credit card itself to enter a United Club (and it was a legacy United lounge, not ex-Continental) and had no problems. The agent just asked for the frequent flyer number associated with the card, a form of ID, and that was it. They now have the lookup built into their system with United and Continental clubs merged under the new ‘United Club’ name as of this fall.
So, if you sign up for this credit card, you’ll have access to all the United Clubs from the day you receive the credit card. But note to use partner lounges internationally, you’ll need to wait for the club membership credentials to arrive.
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