Getting Started With Miles and Points Presentation

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A couple of times a year I get the opportunity to present about miles, points, and family travel in person at various conferences around the country.  Every single time I do it, I thoroughly enjoy meeting other miles and points enthusiasts, and there is always the chance to learn something new.  Since I don’t want people to feel like they have to jot down notes in my session, so I always promise to share the slides online afterwards.

I’m also happy to share them with anyone else who wants to take a look but couldn’t make it in person.  While the slides aren’t 100% representative of the presentation, they are relatively detailed so should give a good idea of what we cover.  If you have viewed the slides for these presentations in the past, they are probably 90-95% unchanged this time around other than a few updates.

This time I presented two sessions at the Frequent Traveler University with my friend and fellow family traveler Ed from Pizza in Motion.

Ed presenting in our “Getting Started” session


Our first session was on Getting Started with Miles and Points.

The second session we presented was Ten Ways to Make Family Travel Cheaper and Easier (and hopefully more fun).

I hope the slides are helpful and I look forward to the next presentation I am scheduled to give which should be at the Chicago Seminars in October!

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  1. Very cool, thanks for sharing! Would be awesome to see video from these presentations, do the organizers frown upon that?

    • Speaking as an organizer, we don’t have a problem with any speakers sharing video of their presentations. But we also don’t have the capacity to provide filming of the presentations, so it would be up to the speakers themselves to arrange it. I do know that some have done so in the past.

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