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Continental's mileathon
« on: November 16, 2009, 05:52:07 PM »
Can someone pls explain what this is ?

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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2009, 06:27:41 PM »
Anyone i'm sure its very simple so just short and sweet explanation pls

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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2009, 06:53:50 PM »
well,

you do certain "activities" which (most of which) would normally earn mileage credit, and they give you points (in addition to the regular mileage credit) called mileathon points. Those points have tiered (or exponential?) values in mileage; 50 points = 10,000 miles, 100 = 25,000 200 = 100,000 (and more in between).

you have till the end of the mileathon to rack up points.

in addition to the mileage credit they also have some sort of contest, but its probably a waste of time.

it turns out that although it seemed to be running through 12/31, you only have till 11/30 to do certain activities, such as open credit cards (and make the first purchase), and they only notified us of this a week into october which is, umm, stupid i think.

and it started bad also, they only showed you your credit (in addition to the extra details) in october - so it really isnt even running 2 months - the main thing i guess is to sell full fare tickets.

so if they allow multiple credit and debit card entries of the same type, it might be ok...

your key accounts offer continental debit cards btw

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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009, 07:14:09 PM »
your key accounts offer continental debit cards btw

Can you get the 25k bonus points with the key debit card?

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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009, 07:18:56 PM »
??

im signing up for it as we speak... but as far as i remember they used to offer 4,000 miles, and you get 20 mileathon points (and (i think) you can get continental cards for both personal and business) - not really sure if i know what im talking about - anyone else?

btw - if i sign up for my key account now is there any way i will get the debit card before 11/30?
should i go to the branch?
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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2011, 01:38:37 PM »
Anyone have any mileathon tips please?
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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2011, 01:41:15 PM »
Anyone have any mileathon tips please?
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Re: Continental's mileathon
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2011, 06:45:50 PM »
Not really so exciting unless you're doing stuff anyway.