Travel Meetup in Bellevue Tomorrow at Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger

Dave helps run a monthly meetup on travel, miles, and manufactured spend in the Seattle area, alternating between Seattle and Bellevue. This month's event is coming up soon -- Tuesday, May 18 -- and he's asked me to spread the word. Wild Ginger has a great space in downtown Bellevue with some large round tables that let everyone see each other and move about if they want. It's also easily … [Read more...]

More Tickets for Sale to FTU Advanced San Diego

FTU Advanced San Diego

One of my readers is unable to attend the upcoming FTU Advanced in San Diego on March 6-7. It's being held in a pretty neat location in Mission Bay -- Rapid Travel Chai has even volunteered to organize an optional dinner on Sunday night for anyone who is local or heading home later. The ticket purchase price is $249, and she's willing to pay the transfer fee if you wish to acquire her ticket. … [Read more...]

Seattle Meetup Tomorrow at Tavern Law

Tavern Law

In case you're new to the blog -- or even if you aren't -- know that one of my readers helps organize a monthly gathering for frequent flyers in the Seattle area. It's usually a good opportunity to share ideas and learn about stuff that doesn't get shared online. We're also working on inviting outside speakers at some future point. On Thursday (tomorrow), we'll be meeting at Tavern Law on … [Read more...]

Win a Free Ticket to Frequent Traveler University

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You've got a little over a week to enter and win a free ticket to FTU Dallas. This event on April 17-19 will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency DFW Airport and is like to be the largest gathering of frequent flyers in 2015. Beginning now through 5 PM (Eastern Time) and lasting throughout next week, you can enter two win one of two free tickets. One will be given away through Facebook, and the other … [Read more...]

Ticket Sales for Star MegaDO 6 Begin Next Week!


I've attended only two Star Alliance MegaDOs, but this event is actually launching its sixth charter flight for AvGeeks and mileage junkies in May. This is a great opportunity to view the aviation world behind the scenes with activities like an airport tour of Stockholm Arlanda by SAS, a visit to the Airbus A350 assembly line in Toulouse, and what may be your first visit to the new T2 … [Read more...]

Tahsir and Scott are Speaking at FTU Dallas!

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Don’t forget to check out the schedule for the upcoming Frequent Traveler University at the Hyatt Regency DFW Airport, happening April 17 through 19. This will be the only large event of the year, combining both a regular FTU and a separate FTU Advanced for those more experienced travelers. It’s a great place to learn more about how to earn and redeem your miles and points for high value … [Read more...]

TravelCon OC Schedule & Updates!


TravelCon OC is about a month away from now! Tickets are still available for purchase and we've been able to set the schedule for the event on February 28th, 2015. As a recap, TravelCon OC is being held at the Embassy Suites Anaheim-South from 9AM-5PM on February 28th, 2015. Tickets are on sale for $129 still and will rise in price as the date gets closer. We have capped the sales to 125 … [Read more...]