Get $100 in United TravelBank Cash with a Free 2-Month Trial of CLEAR
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Get $100 in United TravelBank Cash with a Free 2-Month Trial of CLEAR

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From six-month free trials to new credit card perks that cover the entire annual cost, we’ve seen a handful of lucrative ways to get signed up for CLEAR and get through airport security faster. But this new offer from United Airlines may take the cake.

Through Sept. 9, 2021, you can sign up for a CLEAR membership through this promotional link for a two-month free trial –  plus get $100 in United TravelBank cash, which you can put toward flights. This deal was first reported by Miles to Memories.

You need a free United MileagePlus account to be eligible, but this will only be available for the first 10,000 United MileagePlus frequent flyer members who sign up. So if you are thinking about taking advantage of this offer, don’t wait.

Related: Is CLEAR Worth the Cost? A Review of the Security Fast Pass Program

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However, this offer gets much more attractive if you hold the Platinum Card® from American Express – which currently offers up to a $179 annual credit to cover the cost of CLEAR membership. So as long as you have a United MileagePlus frequent flyer account (which is free to create) after your two-month trial is up, you’ll be charged $119 a year.

If you put that charge on your Platinum Card, the full $119 will be reimbursed, and you will come out ahead with $100 in travel bank cash. Even better, since the Amex Platinum CLEAR credit is for $179, you could even add a family member to your account for $50 each year and that would eat up the remainder of the credit with no additional out of pocket cost.

Finally, if you have the American Express® Gold Card, make sure to check your Amex Offers. There is currently an offer that will cover the entire cost of your first year of CLEAR membership – again netting you $100 in United TravelBank cash.

But if you don’t have either card and don’t want to keep CLEAR service past your two-month free trial, you will still be eligible to earn the $100 United TravelBank cash.

Read More: How to Use the Amex Platinum’s CLEAR Credit … For Two!


Offer Details You Need to Know

  • This offer is valid for the first 10,000 United MileagePlus members who purchase clear through the promotional link. You must enroll for CLEAR through the offer landing page in order to qualify.
  • The offer will end at 11:59 CST on Sept. 9, 2021 or once all 10,000 offers have been claimed.
  • United TravelBank recipients will receive a confirmation email within 72 hours of enrolling in CLEAR.
  • United TravelBank credits will be valid for nine months after the credit is deposited into member’s accounts.
  • TravelBank credits will be deposited on or before September 15, 2021.


Register for the promotion here!


What is United TravelBank Cash?

Any cash in your United TravelBank can be used towards the purchase of a flight on United. It is worth noting that the $100 TravelBank cash you would earn from this offer expires after nine months. That means you would need to use the cash to book a flight before May of 2022.


What Airports Offer CLEAR Service?

CLEAR has been rapidly expanding its footprint and there are now many U.S. airports offering the service, though it still trails TSA PreCheck considerably. Here’s the list of all CLEAR airport locations.

Atlanta (ATL)North & South Domestic Terminals
Austin (AUS)Checkpoints 1 & 2
Baltimore (BWI)Checkpoints A,B,C, D & E
Birmingham (BHM)Main Terminal
Boston (BOS)Terminal A
Chicago-Midway (MDW)Main Terminal
Chicago-O'Hare (ORD)Terminal 1 & 2
Cincinnati (CVG)Main Terminal
Cleveland (CLE)
Center & South Checkpoints
Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)Terminal E
Dallas-Love Field (DAL)Terminal 1
Denver (DEN)North & South Entrances
Detroit (DTW)North & McNamara Terminals
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)Terminals 1 & 2
Houston-Intercontinental (IAH)Terminals A, B, C and E
Houston-Hobby (HOU)Main Terminal
Las Vegas (LAS)Terminals 1 & 3
Los Angeles (LAX)Terminals 1 - 7
Miami (MIA)Checkpoints E & H
Minneapolis−Saint Paul (MSP)Terminal 1
Nashville (BNA)
New Orleans (MSY)Concourse D
New York City-John F. Kennedy (JFK)Terminals 2 & 4
New York-LaGuardia (LGA)Terminals C & D
Newark (EWR)Terminal C
Westchester County (HPN)Main Terminal
Orlando (MCO)East & West Security
Phoenix (PHX)Terminals 2,3 & 4
Sacramento (SMF)Terminal A & B
Salt Lake City (SLC)Terminals 1 & 2
San Antonio (SAT)Terminals A & B
San Francisco (SFO)Terminals 1-3, International Terminals A & G
San Jose (SJC)Terminal A & C
Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)Checkpoints 1-5
St. Louis (STL)Terminal 2
Washington, D.C. -Dulles (IAD)
Main Terminal & East Security Checkpoint
Washington, D.C.-Reagan (DCA)
Terminals A, B & C

In addition to the CLEAR airport locations above, there are even a number of sports stadiums and event venues across the country that offer CLEAR as a way to fast-track your entry. Here’s the full list:

Sports VenueCityWhere to Access
SunTrust ParkAtlanta, GAChop House, First Base & Third Base Gates
Oriole Park at Camden YardsBaltimore, MDGate C
Progressive FieldCleveland, OHE. 9th Street Patio Gate
Globe Life Park in ArlingtonArlington, TXFirst Base Gate
Coors FieldDenver, COGates C & D
Comerica ParkDetroit, MIGate A
Los Angeles, CAFigueroa Street Entrance
Banc of California Stadium
Los Angeles, CANorthwest Plaza & Northeast Gate
AmericanAirlines ArenaMiami, FLGates 1 & 2
Target FieldMinneapolis, MNGate 34
Yankee StadiumNew York, NYBabe Ruth Plaza, Suite Entrance, & Gate 6
Citi Field
New York, NYJackie Robinson Rotunda & Seaver Gate
Madison Square Garden
New York, NY7th Ave South Entrance
Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumOakland, CAGate C & D
Oracle ParkSan Francisco, CAWillie Mays Gate & King Street Gates
Avaya Stadium San Jose, CAMain Gate
T-Mobile Park
Seattle, WAHome Plate & Left Field Entrances
CenturyLink Field
Seattle, WANorth Plaza & Southwest Entrance


Bottom Line

This is a great offer if you haven’t yet tried out CLEAR. You must register by Sept. 9, 2021, and the first 10,000 United MileagePlus members who register through the promotional link will be eligible.

Even if you don’t plan to keep CLEAR past the two-month trial, you should still be eligible to earn the TravelBank cash as it will be deposited on or before Sept. 15, 2021.


Register for the promotion here.


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