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Trip Saver – Continental Airlines Promo – Fly to Europe and Africa for up to 25% Fewer Award Miles

Continental is running a promotion from now through January 16th. This promotion (found here) lets you travel on United-operated flights for up to 25% fewer miles. You have to ticket it by January 16th and your trip has to be between January 27th and March 22nd (with a Saturday night stay required). There are many different items in the terms and conditions (which can be found on the promo page), but basically, you are looking at a tremendous savings in miles if you want to take advantage of this. The cities that you can fly to at the discounted rates are:

Africa

  • Accra, Ghana (and that’s it in Africa, sorry!)

Europe

  • London
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • Shannon
  • Dublin
  • Belfast
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • Manchester
  • Paris
  • Frankfurt
  • Zurich
  • Munich
  • Amsterdam
  • Geneva
  • Milan
  • Rome
  • Copenhagen
  • Oslo
  • Stockholm
  • Berlin
  • Madrid
  • Lisbon

You will receive a 20% discount when you fly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday and a 25% discount when you fly on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

Below is a picture of what type of itinerary is possible with this promotion

Only 45,000 miles for that itinerary when the normal redemption rate is 60,000 miles!

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