Chase United TravelBank Card Review

The United TravelBank card is a no annual fee card that earns TravelBank cash instead of United Miles, which can be applied to the purchase of United flights.

Applying for this card is not recommended for a few reasons:

  • The card would count towards your 5/24 Rule number.
  • You can earn 2% cashback anywhere with the no annual fee Citi Double Cash card, instead of only 1.5% TravelBank cash that has to be used with United Airlines.
  • If you fly United enough to consider this card, you should get the United Explorer ($95 annual fee) instead, which offers valuable travel perks on United and has a higher sign up bonus.
You can downgrade your United Explorer or United Club card to this card, which would allow you to take advantage of the 25% in-flight savings, no foreign transaction fees, purchase protection, and price protection. 

United TravelBank Card Information

Application Link: Chase United TravelBank Card

Current Bonus: $150 in TravelBank cash after $1,000 in purchases within 3 months.

Annual Fee: No annual fee.

Earn Rate: 2% in TravelBank cash on purchases with United; 1.5% in TravelBank cash on all other purchases.

United TravelBank Card Benefits

  •  25% in-flight savings on food, beverages, and Wi-Fi on United operated flights.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Secondary rental car insurance.
  • Trip cancellation insurance.
  • 120-day purchase protection.
  • 90-day price protection.
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