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Today marks the day when Continental and United frequent flyer programs have officially become one. To honor this day, we are giving away the last of our Continental Currency coupons, the best part is the coupons never expire.
Continental Currency Coupon Give Away
Three lucky winners will be selected and given a Continental currency coupon.
Each Continental currency coupon was good for a choice of (1) a premium beverage, (2) a headset while traveling on a Continental operated flight. Even though these are Continental coupons, there are FT reports that they are working on United metal. The best part is they never expire.
How To Enter
You have three different ways to enter and win a Continental Currency coupon. Share your favorite or least favorite Continental memory through one of the following methods:
- Leave a comment in this post sharing your Continental memory
- Tweet and follow us on Twitter @weeklyflyer sharing your Continental memory
- Post a comment and “like” us on Points, Miles & Martinis Facebook to share your Continental memory
- No limit to the times you can enter through each method
- Must enter before 9 AM EST on Monday March 5
- Three winners will be selected at random from all entries and from all entry types
- Winner will be announced on Monday
My favorite Continental memory was taking a trip to Hawaii with Mrs Weekly Flyer back in 2008. We flew on a Continental 767 in coach class to Honolulu. We selected two bulk head coach seats on the window side and really enjoyed the leg room. On the way home, we upgraded to business class for the over night flight. We’ll always remember taking our first trip to Hawaii together on Continental airlines.
Least Favorite Memory
My least favorite Continental memory was when I made a rookie mistake. I booked a coach ticket to Switzerland when Continental was part of the Sky Team Alliance. I was a Delta elite member but put my Continental number on the reservation. Since I was not elite member with Continental I only earned 1 mile per mile flown. Had I put my Delta SkyMiles number on the reservation, I would have earned a 100% bonus on miles flown due to elite status. I’ll never forget how I was stuck in the middle seat on a 767 for the entire 10 hour flight, both ways.
So what is your favorite or least favorite Continental memory?
It was great flying Continental when they were part of Sky Team, and great to fly them even after they moved over to Star Alliance. Continental had a good run and will be missed.
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