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United Airlines offers four credit cards for anyone to apply for, but they’re best utilized by those who frequently fly on United Airlines. Each card requires the applicant has excellent credit for approval, but anyone is free to apply at the risk of being declined without the proper credit score. With flights from nearly every major city and most smaller airports all over the world, United Airlines is a great airline for most every flyer. Whether you’re a business flyer or a personal flyer, one of these cards might be right for you.

Personal Cards

  1. united-airlines-mileageplus-explorer-credit-card-1The United MileagePlus Explorer Card: This is a card made for those who travel often for personal reasons.
  • Earn 30,000 bonus miles when you spend $1,000 on within three months of opening the account
  • Get one bag checked free on every flight
  • Priority boarding
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn 5,000 bonus miles when you add an authorized user and they use the card for the first time
  • Earn 10,000 bonus points when you spend $25,000 on the card annually
  • Earn 2 miles for every dollar spent with United
  • Earn 1 mile for every dollar spent on all other purchases
  • No annual fee the first year, $95 every year after
  1. The United MileagePlus Club Card: This card is the second personal card available for all travelers.
  • Earn $100 statement credit after your first purchase
  • $450 annual fee
  • Complementary United Club membership
  • Premier access
  • Two checked bags free of charge
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Earn 1.5 miles on every purchase
  • Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum Status
  • Hertz President’s Circle Elite Status

Business Cards

  1. united-mileageplus-club-cardThe United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card
  • Earn 50,000 bonus miles when you spend $3,000 in the first three months of opening the account
  • Earn 2 miles on every dollar spent at United, restaurants, gas stations, and office supply stores
  • Earn 1 mile per dollar spent everywhere else
  • No annual fee the first year, $95 every year after
  • Employee cards are free
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Free checked bag
  • Priority boarding
  • 2 United Club passes each year
  1. United MileagePlus Club Business Card
  • Earn $100 statement credit after first purchase
  • $450 annual fee
  • Two checked bags free of charge
  • United Club Membership
  • Premier access
  • 1.5 miles earned for every dollar spent anywhere
  • Miles neve expire
  • Employee cards are free
  • No foreign transaction fees

Each United Airlines credit card require excellent credit for acceptance, and each one offers various rates. The APR is 16.24% to 25.24% for all cardholders based on creditworthiness and how the card is used. The bonus offers for any of these cards are only eligible to those who haven’t had a United Card in the past 24 months. Perks are for all cardholders, but bonuses change regularly and only apply to those who are applying for a new card.