Giveaway: Win Tickets to the Chicago Seminars in October

Next month, frequent flyer enthusiasts and bloggers alike will gather at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village just around the corner from ORD for the annual Chicago Seminars conference. Unfortunately TPG won’t be speaking this year, but we will have several staffers on hand — and you’ll have an opportunity to join them for a weekend-long deep…

My Chicago Seminars Presentation: Maximizing Credit Cards

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…

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

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…

My Chicago Seminars Presentation: Advanced: Credit Card Strategies

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…

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

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…

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

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…