Please note: This card has been discontinued and is not currently accepting new applications.

Last updated: 6/8/2021

United TravelBank

Earns: Cash Back

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Here’s how much you would earn with this card

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See how the United TravelBank compares to other credit cards

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Reward Rate = 1.5x

Value = 1 cent per point
Effective Value = 1.5 %

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3%

Welcome Bonus = 15,000

Value = 1 cent per point
Effective Value = $150

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Annual Fee = $0

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Welcome Bonus
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Bonus Rating

Cash Back

After you spend $1,000 in 3 months

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Spending Rewards
2% United Airlines

Excellent

excellent

Excellent

In the top 15% of cards.

1.5% All Other

Good

good

Good

In the top 50% of cards.

Is this card right for me?

That depends on your individual spending patterns. We have a tool that figures it out for you. Learn what you could earn.

Program Name
Cash Back
Gigapoints Value
1¢ per point
0.4¢ PER POINT
2¢+ PER POINT
Other Card Information

How United TravelBank cash works

Card holders accumulate TravelBank based on their spending on the card. TravelBank cash can only be used on United tickets purchased directly from the airline. TravelBank cash can be used alone or combined with select forms of payment during the purchase.

Annual Fee
  • $0
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Additional perks of owning this card

Inflight Savings

Enjoy 25% back as a statement credit on purchases of food, beverages and Wi-Fi onboard United operated flights when you pay with your United TravelBank Card.

The Fine Print

PURCHASES APR 15.99% to 22.99%
BALANCE TRANSFER APR 15.99% to 22.99%
BALANCE TRANSFER FEE Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
CASH ADVANCE APR 24.99%
CASH ADVANCE FEE Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each transaction, whichever is greater.
LATE PAYMENTS Up to $39.
RETURN CHECK FEE $0
FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE 0%