Impressions from the Vancouver Points & Miles Meetup

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On Friday, July 19th, The MasterMiles Team hosted a points and miles meetup in downtown Vancouver. We had originally posted the Eventbrite link on the Churning Canada Reddit forum and the event sold out within the first few hours. We had all sorts of people attend, from those brand new to the hobby to advanced level frequent fliers with a wealth of knowledge.

We began with a short introduction from The MasterMiles Team and talked about the basics of earning and redeeming points for Canadians.

The MasterMiles - Introduction and Presentation

The MasterMiles - Introduction and Presentation

We had lots of prizes to offer and while at the event we received a call from The Master offering a second grand prize of 30,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points. Congratulations to Raj and Thomas for winning the two sets of Marriott points, we hope they come in handy for your next redemption trips!

The MasterMiles - Prize Draw (Image courtesy of Andry)

The MasterMiles - Prize Draw (Image courtesy of Andry)

The MasterMiles - Networking

The MasterMiles - Networking

We received a ton of great feedback; people really liked the idea of having events like this on the West Coast, as it doesn’t often happen here. We will be hosting another event in the near future, so we look forward to seeing some familiar faces and hearing about your latest redemptions. If you missed out on this one we hope to meet you next time. You can subscribe to our email list below to be the first to know about upcoming events.

Until then, happy earning & burning, and safe travels!

Ijaaz-Premji

Ijaaz Premji
Ijaaz has been fascinated by air travel since he was a child, and his goal is to become an airline pilot. Ijaaz’s family enjoys travel and takes a trip at least every couple years. His first trip to Asia was for a family wedding in 2015, when they visited Thailand and Hong Kong. Ijaaz was hooked at this point, and has since returned to Hong Kong at least a dozen times. He applied for his first credit card right after his 19th birthday, and has been in the points game ever since. His travels have taken him to over 30 countries all over the globe, and he is known to book flights last minute to new and interesting destinations.