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Update: This happened. It was a blast. More may happen. Check for your next chance to attend.

I am ecstatic to announce that the first ever, completely free, seminar will take place in downtown Honolulu on July 21 from 10 AM to noon! If you’re kama’aina, there on vacation, or just know someone who will be on Oahu, please come, and spread the word.

The seminar will cover the same topics I cover on this blog, but from the perspective of how to maximize your miles if you live in Hawaii. At a minimum, I will cover the following:

  • Free oneways to the mainland on American Airlines awards
  • Free oneways to the mainland on United awards
  • The basics of using Avios for the cheapest awards to the mainland
  • The cheapest cash tickets to and from Hawaii
  • The ins-and-outs of Hawaiian miles
  • What credit cards to focus on to get dream vacations to Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia for free in first class
  • What miles I’d be stockpiling if I lived in Hawaii
  • Much, much more


In addition, I’ll be showing live demonstrations of booking free oneways, negotiating with credit card companies for more miles, and award searching. Plus I’ll answer any questions, and I’ll cover any topics the attendees want to know more about.

This seminar will be aimed at turning beginners and intermediates into experts. If you know nothing about miles, points, and free travel, I will cover the most basic areas of each topic quickly, so that you can understand the more complicated things I’ll be discussing. If you’re an expert who’s read every word of this blog, you’ll mainly be getting a refresher and a free soda.

Who: You, your friends, your skeptical spouse, and anyone who would like to travel for pennies on the dollar in flying beds to exotic locations

What: The first ever, completely free, seminar with the Honolulu-born writer of MileValue

Where: Downtown Honolulu, the location is confirmed, but the exact address will be given a few days in advance only to attendees, so I can control the number of people in attendance

When: Saturday, July 21 from 10 AM – noon; and maybe lunch afterwards if there is interest

Why: Why not?

How: Fill in the form below. If I don’t confirm receipt within 24 hours, email me at the email address listed on the Contact page of this site.


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