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Chicago Seminars

My Chicago Seminars Presentation: Maximizing Credit Cards

October 20, 2014

This weekend, I had a great time speaking at the Chicago Seminars in Elk Grove, Illinois (about 20 minutes from O’Hare), meeting and greeting tons of other highly engaged (and slightly obsessed) frequent flyer and points hounds including The Frugal Travel Guy, Rick Ingersoll, and about 500 frequent flyer enthusiasts in attendance and several informative sessions for everyone […]

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Upcoming Chicago Seminars Plus Chance To Win Tickets!

October 3, 2014

In just over two weeks, Team TPG and I will be heading to Illinois for the 2014 Chicago Seminars! These events will be taking place at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village near Chicago O’Hare Airport from Friday, October 17-19. This will be my third year co-hosting this event with my good friend Rick Ingersoll. known as The Frugal […]

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Last Chance For Tickets To The 2014 Chicago Seminars

June 30, 2014

For those of you who were unable to attend our recent TPG Reader Meet Up at the W Lakeshore in Chicago, there are still 20 seats left for the Chicago Seminars  on October 17 to 19th.  The event will be held again at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village near O’Hare. You can register here for $95 for the weekend, which […]

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Saturday Recap: American Bonus Miles Between the US and Tokyo, 500 Free Virgin Atlantic Miles, 1,000 Bonus Miles for Stays in the Caribbean and More

April 19, 2014

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week: Delta SkyClub Policy Change For Alaska Board Room Members: Alaska’s Board Room member page  announced that, effective May 1, 2014, Delta SkyClubs will no longer offer guest privileges to Board Room members. Instead, Board Room members may now purchase discounted $29 day passes […]

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Chicago Seminars 2014 Registration Open – Get Your Tickets Soon!

April 11, 2014

Registration is now open and tickets are on sale for the 2014 Chicago Seminars in good old Elk Grove, Illinois, right near Chicago O’Hare. This year, the event will take place Friday-Sunday, October 17-19, again at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village near O’Hare. You can register here for $95 for the weekend, which includes […]

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My Chicago Seminars Presentation: Advanced: Credit Card Strategies

October 14, 2013

Another year, another great Chicago Seminars! I once again had a fantastic time in Elk Grove, Illinois (about 20 minutes from O’Hare), meeting and greeting tons of other highly engaged (and slightly obsessed) frequent flyer and points hounds including The Frugal Travel Guy, Rick Ingersoll, and about 550 frequent flyer enthusiasts in attendance and several […]

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Last Chance To Sign-Up for the Chicago Seminars: The Frequent Flyer Seminar You Don’t Want to Miss

August 20, 2013

As a reminder, registration for the 2013 Chicago Seminars, which is in good old Elk Grove, Illinois, right outside Chicago is now almost sold out. If you still want to attend, be sure to get your ticket and hotel room as soon as possible. As I was writing this post only 28/600 tickets remained up for sale […]

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Saturday Recap: Bonus Delta SkyMiles in BusinessElite, Bonus AAdvantage Miles from Hertz, Tickets Now Available for 2013 Chicago Seminars, Earn Bonus Rapid Rewards Points from Alamo

March 30, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Corporate Travelers Earn Up To 20,000 Miles To Sydney Or Tokyo-Narita: Delta launched a promotion that awards flyers with bonus miles when traveling in BusinesElite between New York (JFK) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT) or between Los Angeles (LAX) and Sydney (SYD). SkyMiles members will earn […]

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Registration Open for Chicago Seminars 2013

March 6, 2013

Registration is now open for the 2013 Chicago Seminars in good old Elk Grove, Illinois, right outside Chicago. This year, the event will take place Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, again at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village near O’Hare. You can register here for $85 for the weekend, which includes the cost of attending, but not […]

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Save The Dates: Frequent Traveler University and Chicago Seminars 2013 Dates and Locations

October 30, 2012

The dates for the next Frequent Traveler University were just announced, and I have tentative dates for the Chicago Seminars 2013 as well, so I thought I’d post them so all those interested in learning about miles and points firsthand can mark your calendars. FTU 2013 Although the upcoming edition of Frequent Traveler University taking […]

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My Chicago Seminars Presentation: Transferrable Points Programs and Credit Card Bonus Categories

October 15, 2012

Another year, another great Chicago Seminars! I had a fantastic time in Elk Grove, Illinois (about 20 minutes from O’Hare) meeting and greeting tons of other highly engaged (and slightly obsessed) frequent flyer and points hounds. My talk was on transferrable points programs and credit card bonus categories. In it I covered the big three: […]

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Join Us For The Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars

October 12, 2012

This weekend the entire TPG team will be heading to Illinois for the 2012 Chicago Seminars which I am co-hosting along with The Frugal Travel Guy, Rick Ingersoll. There will be about 500 frequent flyer enthusiasts in attendance and several informative sessions for both beginner and advanced mileage junkies, as well as some fun cocktail […]

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Rooms Now Bookable for Chicago Seminars

January 11, 2012

As mentioned last week, I am currently working with Rick, The Frugal Travel Guy, to organize this year’s frequent flyer Seminars, which will take place in Chicago from October 12-14. You can now book rooms at the host hotel, the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village. Registration for the actual seminar isn’t yet open because we […]

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Save The Date: Chicago Seminars 2012 Dates Announced

January 5, 2012

2012 might still just be a few days old, but the dates have just been announced for this year’s Chicago Seminars where fellow frequent flyers and points junkies can get the latest news, strategies and first-hand access to some of the points world’s biggest players. This year, the event will take place Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, […]

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Video Post: American Express Membership Rewards Ins and Outs

November 3, 2011

You might have seen the earlier video post on Tuesday from last weekend’s frequent flyer seminar in Chicago where I explained a few key points terms to the audience as a kind of glossary refresher course. I also wanted to share this video of the introduction to my main talk, on the ins and outs of […]

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Video Post: Today’s Letter is “M”

November 2, 2011

I spent this past weekend in Chicago with a couple hundred other dedicated FlyerTalkers going over the ins and outs of collecting points, getting up-to-date on the latest news from the points world, and giving a presentation on everything you need to know about using your American Express Membership Rewards points (with a few helpful […]

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Chicago Seminars Recap

October 31, 2011

I had a fantastic time this past weekend in Chicago. I got to see a lot of friends and meet a ton of new interesting people. Throughout the informal networking and expert sessions I picked up a bunch of tips and tricks so overall it was a very productive weekend. Joining me on behalf of […]

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