You can earn up to 100,000 CO miles through a variety of activities, although it seems heavily waited on expensive activities, but for CO flyers it is probably worthwhile.
For rookies to Continental, it looks like you can pick up 500 miles for joining and signing up for their emails.
Here is the award chart:
Milestones Mileathon Rewards:
- 5 – 500 bonus miles
- 10 – 1,000 bonus miles
- 20 – 2,500 bonus miles
- 30 – 5,000 bonus miles
- 50 – 10,000 bonus miles
- 75 – 15,000 bonus miles
- 100 – 25,000 bonus miles
- 125 – 35,000 bonus miles
- 150 – 50,000 bonus miles
- 175 – 75,000 bonus miles or a $750 Miles for Merchandise gift card*
- 200 – 100,000 bonus miles or a $1,000 Miles for Merchandise gift card*
The first number in each column represents the number of points necessary to earn that many miles.
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