CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ONEPASS FREQUENT FLYER MILES
Disclaimer: This article is purely informational, and in no way represents a commercial relationship between Cancun-Discounts.com and United Airlines Inc, formerly known as Continental Airlines Inc. Cancun-Discounts.com is not affiliated with or sponsored by United Airlines or its affiliates. The following information was accurate at the time it was written, but is no longer maintained or updated as the OnePass mileage program no longer exists.
Continental Airlines, until its merger with United Air Lines, maintained a frequent flyer program called Continental OnePass. Upon the completion of the merger of these two major airlines, Continental's OnePass program was merged into United's MileagePlus program in early 2012.
Serving 280 cities worldwide, Continental Airlines was the world's sixth largest airline. It was hooked up with SkyTeam, which gave it truly global reach. Its OnePass Frequent Flyer Program was a good one, due to the wide range of partner airlines. We were a member of OnePass, and used Continental Airlines regularly. It served Mexico and the Eastern US exceptionally well. Continental gave you many ways to earn their OnePass Frequent Flyer miles. It was also one of the only programs to give you flyer miles for cruises booked through many agencies. If you liked cruises, you may have wanted to consider the Continental Airlines OnePass program.
There were a lot of other great ways to pick up air miles along the way with Continental. They had a wide list of worldwide partners making international travel really easy, including giants Delta and Northwest. Of particular interest to Cancun travelers was AeroMexico which just gave you one more option to get to Cancun for FREE!
Former Airline Partners
CSA Czech Airlines
Continental Airlines also partnered with the usual cast and crew of National car rental chains - if you're going to rent a car make sure to give them your airline miles number!
Former Car Partners
Former Cruise Partners
One of Continental's biggest draws was that they gave you up to 10,000 Frequent Flyer miles for booking cruises on the following Cruise lines:
Former OnePass Dining
Did you know that you could get bonus miles just for eating? You got a whopping 10 miles for every dollar spent on your ENTIRE bill - tips, alcohol and everything. And it was good at over 10,000 restaurants nationwide!
Former Financial Services and Other Partners
You could earn thousands of miles with everything from a checking account to real estate. Earn miles for investing, saving for college, or selling your home! It was an easy way to rack em up!
Ameritrade (Real Estate)
Awards for Mortgage & Real Estate (Real Estate)
Lending Tree (Loans)
Home Connection (Real Estate)
Real Estate.com (Real Estate)
Former OnePass Hotel Partners
Continental Airlines had a ton of Hotel Partners - almost anywhere you stayed would be eligible for OnePass miles. You could easily add some free miles to your next vacation or business trip! The long list of partners included:
Hilton Garden Inn
Holiday Inn Express
The Luxury Collection
Town Place Suites
Former Telecom Partners
Continental had probably the best group of Telecom partners in the industry. AT&T gave you 10,000 bonus miles to sign up, plus gave you 5 miles for every minute you talked. MCI used to do this with American, and we've always used it. When you call internationally as much as we do, it really adds up! Plus, Cingular, Nextel, and T-Mobile all gave you thousands of bonus miles to use their cell phone service.
Former Shopping Partners
Continental teamed with dozens of Merchants to offer you air miles whenever you shopped!
Barnes & Noble
Calyx & Corolla
Harry & David
Jos. A. Bank
Marriott Vacation Club
OnePass Dining & Hotels
Randall's Food & Pharmacy
Teleflora's Flower Club
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