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I wanted to remind everyone of the upcoming Family Travel for Real Life conference, which is taking place this weekend in Washington DC. I am actually speaking, so that’s an ADDED bonus for why you should be interested! Tickets are already sold out, but I will (once again!) be live blogging the conference.
Here is the schedule:
Saturday October 24th, 2015 (times are approximate – blog posts should hopefully be posted within a few minutes after the end of the session)
- 9:45 am – Dan from Points With a Crew on Panning for Gold in Category 1: Hotel Tips, Tricks, and Steals
- 10:45 am – Trevor from Tagging Miles and Kenny from Miles4More on Creative Ways to Earn Miles and Points
- 12:45 pm – Phil from Miles Abound on getting the most out of your miles
- 1:45pm – Frequent Community Contributor Haley Bach on Disney Debunked: Making Friends with the Mouse
- 3pm – Rich from The Points Jock on Asian Destinations with Families
How am I going to live-blog while simultaneously presenting? Uhhhhh yeah still working on that one 😛
Other Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL ) sessions
This is the 3rd FT4RL conference, and I have live-blogged the previous 2 conferences as well. Here are links to the past recaps to see if it’s something that you think you’ll be interested in
Family Travel for Real Life Conference #1 (Washington DC, August 2014):
- Family Travel for Real Life (FT4RL) conference – Miles to Memories
- #FT4RL Live-blog – next up: Jason Steele on multiple award tickets for families
- #FT4RL Live blog – Speaker #3: Phil from MilesAbound
- FT4RL Live-Blog – Susan from Carolina Travel Girl
- #FT4RL live blog – Debra from Traveling Well For Less on Tricks to save money on vacation
Family Travel for Real Life Conference #2 (Charlotte,
- Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL) 2015 – Bonnie the Frugal Travel Lawyer on “the new Frontier”
- Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL) 2015 #2 – Leslie from Trips with Tykes on mastering the International House of Mickey
- Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL) 2015 #3 – Jason Steele on the current state and sweet spots in the miles and points world
- Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL) 2015 #4 – Kenny from Miles4More on National Parks and off the beaten path family destinations
- Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL) 2015 #5 – Shawn from Miles to Memories on immersive travel: family adventures, educational experiences, and ways to give back
Other ways to follow along
If you want to see what else is going on, you can also follow the #FT4RL hashtag on Twitter or Instagram. I know I’ll be hashtagging as I travel. I’m getting excited as we’ve already seen updates from people traveling to the conference from as far as Tokyo!
Check back throughout the weekend and definitely on Saturday morning and afternoon to Points With a Crew as I live-blog the conference and for those of you who will be in attendance, I’ll see you soon!
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