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One Year, 1 Million Point Give-away week 3 – 20K SPG Points and chance at grand prize!

And the winner is….  There were a ton of really unique, fun and entertaining submissions. The winner is comment #64 from Adventure Flyer – “Virgin Airlines – ironically, we’re always on top”.  Adventure Flyer receives 20k SPG points! Congrats.  If…


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1yr, 1million point give-away – week 2: What’s Your Yolo? Enter to win now!

Contest Now Closed The winner of the week 2 give-away (20k Starwood Points) is Samuel G here’s his story:  I would select prize number two. Five years ago I got engaged to a wonderful woman named Hau (which means Wish…




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Toronto Pearson Int’l Airport to track passengers using BlipTrack

A company called, Amor Group  will be installing the largest passenger tracking system in North America utilizing the first commercial installation of BluFi, delivered by BlipTrack, at Toronto Pearson International Airport. BlipTrack is the first system in the world to…


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1 year, 1 million point give-away – another chance to enter now via @LufthansaFlyer

What would you do with 1 million points? In celebration of my 1 year anniversary on Boarding Area.com I’m giving away 1 million points/miles! You’ll be able to enter each week for the next four weeks and now – you…


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1 yr 1 million miles – week 1, enter now 2 win 20k SPG points and chance at Grand Prize!

This week KLM introduced their social media VIP (Very Important Puppet) named Flynt. Flynt has his own Facebook page and it’s actually pretty funny so far. KLM has done a great job with Flynt. You should check out the interactive…


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1 year, 1 million points – traveling with friends

Everyone one has friends – of one kind or another. We have family friends, work friends, regular old friends, facebook friends, imaginary friends, animals who are our friends and some of us even have non-human friends. When you’re traveling with…


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Celebrating 1 year with 1 million points – get ready to win!

It’s been a great first year on Boarding Area and so I’m celebrating by giving away 1 million points in October! Keep reading to find out how you can enter. VeryGoodPoints has actually been around for 2 years now, but…


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Technology Meets Travel: Part 1 – Airports

I’ve decided to start a multi-part series focusing on how technology impacts travel. I’ll be looking at all kinds of technology related travel initiatives, travel tech companies and more. In this edition, I’m taking a look at some ways airports…


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Enter to Win $25k Hilton Dream Vacation and more!

Have you entered to win Hilton’s little things project? Hilton’s “bringing back the little things that make travel better…and want to bring them home to you” also. You can enter to instantly win DoubleTree Cookie Tins, Hilton Honors Points, CITRON…


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@ThomasCook Travel receives injunction against Tweeter

The High Court of London granted an injunction to stop an anonymous tweeter posting negative comments about Thomas Cook UK. The travel company believed that the source is a disgruntled employee because the tweeter using the handle @TCXrated, was posting…


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The Hottest New Business Travel App – eDict (free 4 my readers!) & WIN a $50 iTunes gift card

There are a million travel apps out there for the business traveler – apps that track your points/miles, apps that track your flights, apps that track your time, apps that do conversions, etc… if you have a need, you can…


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Why Do I Own A Car? Find out and enter to win Executive Status with National Car Rental

Contest now closed – winner announced below  Why do I own a car? A question I ask myself at least a few times a year – when I get the car serviced, when I get gas, etc… Now I’m asking…


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The more @USAirways partners you fly, the more miles you’ll earn- I’m going for 25k!

Have you registered for this US Airways promotion? The more US Airways partners you fly, the more miles you can earn. You can register here. Through December 15, 2012, USAir is going to reward you for your international travel on…


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Hilton London Green Park vs. Hilton London Hyde Park: Night & Day

Over the last two weeks, I had the opportunity to stay in both the Hilton London Green Park and the Hilton London Hyde Park. The two are sister properties and the differences are likenight and day. The following is my…