Continental Lounge

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  1. mailbroad

    mailbroad Silver Member

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    Hello. I was just approved for the Continental CC. It includes a pass to the Lounge. I would have to buy one for my husband. We will be at FLL in March, but on Jet Blue... what can you tell me? I do not know much about these lounges...
     
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    Do not assume that you can use the CO lounge when flying a non*A carrier. Depending on the airport layout, it could be in a different security area. Moreover, read the T&C for your lounge pass. It probably requires that you be departing on CO/UA.
     
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    $50 to buy a one-day pass. However.... Which Continental CC were you approved for? The Presidental Plus card includes lounge membership, which means you can guest someone in for free. The OnePass Plus card includes two one-day passes, which means you and your husband can both get in for free. But I was under the impression that you don't get the one-day passes until after you pay the annual fee.
     
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    I did not receive any passes when I was approved for my Continental Card.
     
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  5. Scottrick
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    If you had the first year's fee waived, then you shouldn't get them until the next year, when you pay the fee for the first time.
     
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    Jetblue and Continental are not in the same terminal at FLL. They are quite a distance apart and I do not believe there is access to other terminals once you pass security.
     
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  7. mailbroad

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    I know I would have to be in the same security area. Thanks for the info. I was just wondering because we will probably be there for awhile!
     
  8. mailbroad

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    Thanks! I guess it is a no go. We will occupy our time otherwise!
     
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    I did not know this! Next year I wil be traveling on Continental... maybe I can use it then.
     
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    Oh! Maybe we will get them later on!
     
  11. Wandering Aramean
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    Some people have reported receiving their club passes in advance of the annual fee coming due, but only by a month or two.
     
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    I'm one of those. Just got the passes. My annual fee won't show up until next month.
    With the passes also came 2 discount certs for up to $100 off the price of a ticket (depending on the price), but they're only valid as long as you have the One Pass Plus card.
    Given that I'm thinking of closing the card/transferring the CL to another card, I might not even get to use them.
     
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    Read all the fine print on those passes; they're nearly worthless. The date and fare restrictions are annoying and the discount also changes based on the O/D cities.
     
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    and here i was thinking this was a lounge to moan and groan about continental;)
     
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  16. PointHoarder
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    Thanks for pointing that out. I guess it makes my decision to cancel the card that much easier.
    I'll just consider the 2 day club passes are a nice sending off present. ;)
     
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    They are rough. I was able to use one SEA-LIT, but not another for my boss MLI-LIT. I was hoping to book and use them both before my fee at the end of Feb b/c there is no real point to keep the CO PP, a "regular" CO card which I guess is now the Explorer (mom will appreciate the lounge passes) and my MP Visa.
     
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  18. MDDCFlyer

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    I got them a month before the fee was due, and about a week after I canceled the card ;-).

    Am I a bad person if I actually used the club access?
     
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    Yes. :D
     
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