I got several emails this morning regarding this new offer for first timers with United Mileage Plus Visa. 50K for a $250 spend is about as good as it gets.
Link (link expired) for terms and conditions
You must do this by phone. Call 1-800-421-4655 and choose apply for a credit card option. As always get the name and employee number of the customer service rep. Make sure you get it in the conversation that it is for 50,000 points.
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card
- Annual Fee: $95 fee waived for the first year
- Foreign Fees: No
- Card Type: Bank
- Earn 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening - redeemable for $500 in gift cards, $625 for airfare, or other great rewards.
- Earn 3X ThankYou Points on Travel including Gas, 2X ThankYou Points on Dining Out and Entertainment, and 1X ThankYou Points on Other Purchases
- ThankYou® Points are worth 25% more when redeemed for travel through thankyou.com, as compared to gift cards
- No foreign transaction fees on purchases
- Points do not expire and earn unlimited ThankYou Points
- Annual Fee: $95 (fee waived for the first 12 months)