I’m delighted to announce our subsequent in-person occasion: the Prince of Journey Signature Occasion, Vancouver 2023.
This full-day occasion will happen on Saturday, Could 6, 2023 on the Versante Lodge, and I can’t wait to see you there.
Our member pre-sale begins as of immediately, March 17, whereas Basic Admission gross sales will start as of subsequent Monday, March 20.
Prince of Journey Signature Occasion, third Version
In-person occasions have been a significant focus for us at Prince of Journey lately, and we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming you to various gatherings throughout Canada:
This yr, we’ll be bringing our Signature Occasion collection again to Vancouver. As all the time, we’ve been centered on pulling out all of the stops to make our occasions as nice as they are often, and we’re eager to experiment with a number of new and attention-grabbing components at each occasion we host.
You’ll discover all the main points at our official Vancouver 2023 occasion web page, and I’ll contact upon a few of the highlights of the occasion beneath.
Welcome to Vancouver 2023
Our occasion will happen from 9:00am–3:45pm on Saturday, Could 6, 2023, on the Versante Lodge in Richmond.
Versante Lodge is an impartial boutique property located simply minutes from Vancouver Worldwide Airport, and it little question ranks as probably the most luxurious lodge in all of Richmond.
Notice that in contrast to our previous two Signature Occasions, this one can be a full-day affair from the morning to the afternoon – with lunch supplied, in fact!
We’re thrilled to welcome again HSBC Financial institution Canada because the sponsor of this Prince of Journey Signature Occasion, following their participation at our Montreal occasion final yr.
As a part of HSBC’s sponsorship, you’ll be able to look ahead to the next:
- Current an lively HSBC bank card to obtain further perks on the occasion, similar to precedence check-in, complimentary HSBC swag, and entry right into a prize draw for a $500 (CAD) pay as you go Mastercard courtesy of HSBC.
- Meet HSBC representatives on the occasion to debate your banking, bank card, and portfolio administration wants and join an HSBC product when you’re .
We’re honoured to welcome a YouTube energy couple from south of the border as our particular company at this occasion: Sebastian Fung and Mandy Hong, who can be becoming a member of me for a presentation on US bank cards.
Sebastian is the face of the Ask Sebby YouTube channel and is likely one of the main consultants on US bank card methods and aspirational factors redemptions.
Mandy is Sebby’s associate in crime and covers matters in bank cards, private finance, and journey on her personal Mandy Roams YouTube channel.
We’ll begin with visitor registration at 8:15am, adopted by opening remarks at 9am.
The primary session of the day is “Journey Methods of the Trendy Period”, a panel dialogue amongst myself, Amy, Josh, and Kirin from the Prince of Journey group.
As a part of this round-table dialogue, we’ll be sharing our experiences round all the journey tips we use to optimize our journeys, together with journey planning sources, FX options, baggage, SIM playing cards, navigation instruments, and extra.
After a quick networking break, I’ll be joined by Prince of Journey group member Rachel for a presentation on “Maximizing Oneworld Redemptions”.
We discuss rather a lot about Aeroplan and Star Alliance, however there’s loads of worth to be extracted within the Oneworld ecosystem too. Rachel will stroll you thru the way to maximize every of the key Oneworld loyalty applications, after which I’ll lead a stay demonstration of reserving a British Airways Avios multi-carrier award – primarily based on locations recommended by the viewers, in fact. 😉
After that, it’s time for lunch, which can be hosted in Bruno, Versante Lodge’s signature restaurant. I’ve dined at Bruno many occasions and have discovered the meals to be persistently top-notch, so I can’t watch for our company to expertise their cooking as effectively.
For the primary of our two afternoon periods, I’ll be joined by our company Sebastian Fung and Mandy Hong for a chat on “Superior US Credit score Playing cards”.
Sebby and Mandy have a few years of expertise in navigating the early, center, and late phases of an optimized US bank card technique, and so they’re right here to share their knowledge with us, whereas I’ll be specializing in bringing the Canadian perspective to the US bank card sport.
What follows subsequent is our major afternoon networking interval, which can happen in Alaïa, Versante Lodge’s Twelfth-floor bar and lounge area. There can be a bar service supplied right here, so you’ll be able to change your drink ticket(s) for a free drink or order further drinks as effectively.
Lastly, we’ll wrap up the day with “The best way to Use Shopping for Teams” by Prince of Journey group member Rohin.
Shopping for teams allow you to earn rewards just by making retail purchases on behalf of the group, and Rohin will dive deep into this distinctive alternative and share with you the ins and outs of how all of it really works.
The occasion formally involves an finish at 3:45pm for everybody besides a choose group of VIP company – however extra on that beneath.
Meals & Drink
Attendees will obtain a catered lunch within the Bruno restaurant, in addition to one (1) complimentary drink voucher, which may be exchanged for beer, wine, primary spirits, and non-alcoholic drinks – both throughout lunch at Bruno, or on the bar at Alaïa in the course of the networking interval.
Prince of Journey Royal Platinum members will obtain one (1) further complimentary drink voucher.
Friends who buy the VIP Expertise may even obtain one (1) further complimentary drink voucher.
Extra drinks can be obtainable for buy in the course of the afternoon networking session.
As well as, there can be a espresso, tea, and lightweight snack unfold on provide within the morning, from the registration interval by means of to the tip of the primary networking session.
Impressed by the work of Anshul from Factors, Miles & Bling on a latest Vancouver gathering he hosted, we’ve added a really thrilling element to the occasion: the chance to take a scenic seaplane flight throughout the town!
Buy the VIP Expertise to unlock an opulent and unique post-event gathering and create lasting reminiscences along with your fellow choose group of VIP company.
Following the primary occasion, you’ll be a part of myself in being whisked away to Vancouver Worldwide Airport to embark on a Harbour Air seaplane flight to Bowen Island, the place we’ll get pleasure from dinner and drinks on considered one of Vancouver’s most lovely outlying islands.
Dinner will happen at Barcelona Tapas & Wine Bar, whereas drinks can be hosted on the Doc Morgan’s pub on the island.
We’ll wrap up the night with a ferry journey again to Vancouver and a limousine drop-off in Downtown Vancouver or again on the Versante Lodge.
Along with the Fly & Dine expertise, the VIP Expertise additionally consists of:
- A $250 (CAD) lodge credit score, redeemable in direction of resorts booked with Prince of Journey
- An enhanced lunch with Ricky Zhang and our particular company Sebastian Fung and Mandy Hong within the non-public eating room of Bruno, Versante Lodge’s signature restaurant
- An additional drink ticket on the occasion
- Precedence check-in
- Entrance-row seating
VIP Expertise tickets are extraordinarily restricted in amount, so make sure to make your buy sooner fairly than later!
We’re thrilled to supply two spectacular grand prizes on the occasion. Fortunate attendees might stroll away with every of the next:
- Signature Suite, Versante Lodge: Win a complimentary one-night keep within the Versante Lodge’s 785-square-feet Signature Suite, a formidable nook suite with world-class facilities and sweeping views of the Richmond skyline.
- $500 Journey Enhancement Present Card: Win a $500 (CAD) pay as you go Mastercard courtesy of HSBC Financial institution Canada. You could current an lively HSBC bank card to enter this prize draw!
As well as, the next different prizes may even be obtainable to 1 fortunate winner:
Be taught Extra
As talked about above, you’ll discover all the main points that you have to know over at our official occasion web page.
Why You Ought to Attend
I’ve all the time championed the notion that attending in-person Miles & Factors occasions can speed up your studying course of by many orders of magnitude, as you get to study firsthand from a big group of fellow practitioners who’re all extraordinarily keen to debate our shared ardour with different people who find themselves simply as keen about the identical factor.
By profiting from occasions like these to construct your community and join with everybody else, you’re in a position to soak up info and study the tips of the commerce a lot quicker than merely scouring for info on-line.
Over the previous few years, I’ve witnessed many people going from an absolute newbie to a seasoned practitioner in very a brief span of time.
All of those fans had acknowledged the worth of in-person occasions in the beginning of their journey, taking the chance to satisfy others, make mates, arrange group chats, and change data over the long term in a mutually useful method.
That’s the important thing to success on this sport, when you ask me – and certainly, I actually had adopted an identical path again within the day, having picked up a number of bits and items of data right here and there once I first began, however solely considerably boosting my studying course of upon attending an occasion in 2016.
And now, with the price of flights and lodging surging in latest occasions, it’s by no means been extra vital to satisfy and join with like-minded people who can assist you elevate your sport.
On our half right here at Prince of Journey, we’re trying to put collectively as many of those occasions as doable throughout a variety of kinds and codecs to facilitate these conversations and get extra individuals all for Miles & Factors.
In doing so, I’m satisfied that we are able to unfold the thrill of journey far and vast and assist as many individuals as doable go on some superb journeys that they’d in any other case by no means get to expertise.
Get Your Tickets Now
Basic admission tickets are priced at $259 (CAD) per particular person, and consists of entry to the primary occasion on Saturday, Could 6, together with lunch and a drink ticket.
The VIP Expertise is priced at $995 (CAD) per particular person, and consists of all the following:
- Entry to the primary occasion
- Precedence check-in
- Font-row seating
- Enhanced lunch with Ricky Zhang, Sebastian Fung, and Mandy Hong in Bruno’s non-public eating room
- One further drink ticket
- Transportation from Versante Lodge to YVR Harbour Air terminal
- Scenic Harbour Air seaplane flight to Bowen Island
- Dinner at Barcelona Tapas & Wine Bar
- Limitless drinks at Doc Morgan’s
- Ferry to Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver
- Limousine drop-off at Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver or Versante Lodge
- $250 (CAD) lodge credit score redeemable in direction of resorts booked with Prince of Journey
Each ticket sorts can be obtainable for buy as of 9am Pacific Time on Monday, March 20.
Prince of Journey members obtain reductions and precedence entry to tickets primarily based on their membership tier:
- Royal Platinum members obtain a $60 low cost on their first ticket, and will now buy tickets as of 9am Pacific Time on Friday, March 17.
- Platinum members obtain a $40 low cost on their first ticket. Tickets can be obtainable as of 9am Pacific Time on Saturday, March 18.
- Gold members obtain a $20 low cost on their first ticket. Tickets can be obtainable as of 9am Pacific Time on Sunday, March 19.
If you happen to’re all for attending, you could view all of the occasion particulars and buy your tickets on the Prince of Journey Signature Occasion Vancouver 2023 official web page.
House on the venue is restricted, and plenty of have been left disenchanted at earlier occasions once they hesitated on buying tickets and the occasion reached capability. I’d due to this fact suggest securing your tickets sooner fairly than later!
If in case you have any questions concerning the occasion in addition to these listed below Often Requested Questions on the occasion web page, don’t hesitate to succeed in out, both by way of our contact type or by leaving a remark beneath.
See you on the Prince of Journey Signature Occasion on Could 6!
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