Enter Here to Win a Seat on Star MegaDO 4!

BoardingArea is giving away two seats on the upcoming Star MegaDO 4. And the winners will even have their hotel accommodations paid for plus a little spending money as well.

It’s the ultimate frequent flyer adventure. Join a couple hundred of your newest frequent flyer enthusiast friends, meeting with airline executives, getting behind the scenes tours, bringing home amazing souvenirs and memories, and earning bonus elite qualifying miles in the MileagePlus program along the way.

Details of the program were released at the launch party. The event will begin the evening of Tuesday, November 13 in San Francisco. Wednesday flies San Francisco to Houston on the charter, a newly refurbished 767-400. Thursday is Houston to Chicago. And there’ll be plenty of United senior managers involved, other Star Alliance partners in San Francisco, and a whole bunch of major surprises along the way.

Here are official hotel details. Hyatt is a sponsor, and there’s a Hyatt Gold Passport promotion as part of the MegaDO. And there’s an optional Cowboy Day at the end of the MegaDO in Chicago.

For more information on the event, here is Milepoint’s forum for Star MegaDO 4.

January’s oneworld MegaDO was featured on the front page of the business section of USA Today and also in an Associated Press story that hit about 70 papers. Top media are ticketed for this event as well.

So here’s how you can enter..

How it Works: One person will be chosen at random to win an entry from this post. Each participating blog will have one winner. (Other BoardingArea blogs will also be giving away an entry this week.) The two BoardingArea winners will be drawn from the individual entrants chosen on each blog.

What You Need to Do: Answer the question, “Are you excited for United’s new 787? And if so, why?” You may only enter once here at View from the Wing. Enter by 11:59pm Mountain time on October 7.

The Prize: A reserved aisle or window seat next to Randy Petersen on the upcoming StarMegaDo 2012, hotel accommodations, and $250 for personal expenses. There will be a total of two total winners chosen at BoardingArea.

Additional details on the contest can be found here. You must be 18 to enter and will be responsible for your own positioning flights (to San Francisco for the start of the MegaDO and back home from Chicago).

So to enter, Are you excited for United’s new 787? And if so, why?

And to be clear, this question is just based on ‘what’s new at United’, the airline we’re working with on the charter.

Good luck, and giddy up!

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Not really. I am still yet to try the big bird – A380 – and see how processing 500+ people onetime in immigration would work.

  2. Not particularly because AA is my airline. Having said that, I might try to fly it if I’m actually going on a 787 route.

  3. Of course I’m excited. All neat new aesthetics aside, I’m happy that the cabin will be pressurized to a lower altitude, perhaps finally allowing me to get through a flight without getting groggy.

  4. Yes I’m excited, would love to experience the future of flight and see what the experience is like. Go United!

  5. I have not done a lot of reading but I hope United use 787 to Europe and/or Asia. Yes, I am very excited about this!!! Count me in!!!

  6. Yes! Love how they are thinking about the great experience for passengers and a more fuel efficient plane

  7. Yes! Very excited for the 787! Can’t wait see if I can stand up straight in the bathroom!

  8. I shared tips on spending miles with a stranger last flight last week. We have become friends and found out that we have something in common in term of research/work!

  9. Yes, excited for the new 787. Looking forward to a higher pressure cabin and all of the good things that brings to flying. Also looking forward to a better view out of the new windows. And more!

  10. I am excited to fly United’s new 787. Principally because I’ve only flown Star Alliance a few times over 10 years, so this would be an opportunity to get in on a new product. I’ve heard positive things about it, so I’m stoked!

  11. I love to fly. My first flight was DC-10 from ICN to Honolulu. I would love to fly the new wide body.

  12. I can’t wait to fly the UA 787! Nothing like the new plane smell. I can’t wait to check out the view through the new bigger windows and electric shades!

  13. Excited to fly on the new beast of the sonic airways with high capacity, speed, and performance!

  14. Yes I am super excited for United’s 787. I travelled over 50000 miles this year but never got a chance to fly 787. Would definitely try it on united when the routes are out.

  15. Absolutely! I’ve flown on every type of United plane since the Caravelle. I look forward to many journeys on the 787 as well.

  16. I’m absolutely excited! I’ve flown multiple legs on UA, SQ, TG for a family emergency from Syracuse to Manila and back, but I’ve always wanted to fly a much longer Star Alliance itinerary, able to check out all of the awesome amenities of every airline. Please choose me!

  17. As a travel agent, everything that makes travel more exciting (and comfortable) is good for me, and good for the industry. On a personal note, as a dedicated United flyer, I’m hoping this ushers in a new era of innovation and expansion for the airline. I can’t wait to fly her!

  18. Yes I am very excited. I would love to travel with fellow travel enthusiasts enjoying the space and comfort of the new 787.

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