202 Responses

  1. Peter Lynch
    Peter Lynch at |

    This is an awesome prize. It has a lot of things that would be great addition to a trip.

    1. CRP
      CRP at |

      Awesome giveaway! A Qatar A380 model!!…my kids 11 (14 countries visited) and 5 (7 countries visited) would LOVE to add it to their model collection of BA , LH and SQ 747-400, EY A380, LX A330 and 340, BR 777 etc. Trips to Norway, Denmark and SriLanka (QR A350 CMB to JFK!) planned for 2016!

  2. Jimmy
    Jimmy at |

    Favorite travel adventure is going to PRG/BUD/CDG/VIE with my mom. First time in Europe (other than for connections).

  3. David
    David at |

    Turkey on the plane was hilarious!

    1. Andrew
      Andrew at |

      Agreed…that was definitely a funny story. Emotional support turkey. 😛

  4. Luke Soo Hoo
    Luke Soo Hoo at |

    Always looking for ways to make my travels more comfortable.

  5. glen
    glen at |

    The A380 would my choice but just to win anything would be great

  6. mike murphy
    mike murphy at |

    some rare items in there for some of us.

  7. Deanna
    Deanna at |

    I went to Colombia for two weeks with my best friend’s family. It was unlike any vacation because I really enjoyed the local culture. (His family is Colombian). I can’t wait to go back!

  8. Sam
    Sam at |

    If I am selected, this would be the FIRST time in my life!

  9. Mina
    Mina at |

    Hope I got something!

  10. Brenda
    Brenda at |

    I have really appreciated coming across your blog. Knowledge is power! Thanks!

  11. David Wu
    David Wu at |

    Thanks for providing great travel information!

  12. Wes
    Wes at |

    We had a fantastic time in Costa Rica at the Andaz Papagayo last year; highly recommended if you haven’t tried it out. Great place to get away and ignore the world for a few days.

  13. Kevin
    Kevin at |

    Count me in!

  14. Mats
    Mats at |

    I would love to win something. Thanks for your great blog.

  15. Hendrik
    Hendrik at |

    Cables, on can never have enough cables (and chargers)

  16. Ben ND
    Ben ND at |

    Favorite adventure last year was going to Italy to find my family’s hometown!

  17. Grant
    Grant at |

    Lots of cool stuff it looks like!

  18. Brett
    Brett at |

    I went for a week to rural Norway and it was a great adventure.

  19. Denise L
    Denise L at |

    Nice giveaway. Your blog inspired our grand tour of Europe last year.

  20. Angela Z
    Angela Z at |

    Fun giveaway, thanks!!

    My favorite adventure last year was a trip to Ireland, which had been on the bucket list for a long time. Getting lost in the Irish countryside and stuck in sheep traffic was so much fun!

  21. Austin
    Austin at |

    I can always use more airline swag to decorate my office!

  22. Sean
    Sean at |

    This looks like a great set of giveaways!

  23. Benji
    Benji at |

    I’ll take a shot at this!

  24. Ben
    Ben at |

    My favorite adventure was traveling through Polin while leading a teen trip there.

  25. Ishan
    Ishan at |

    I’m a miles geek too now, thanks to this blog and the many many more in the BoardingArea universe. Thanks you guys, you inspire me to travel more!

  26. Chris
    Chris at |

    Please send me some stuff!

  27. Mark Jackson
    Mark Jackson at |

    Hope I Win!

  28. Jordan
    Jordan at |

    Look at all that cool stuff!

  29. David
    David at |

    Free airline swag? I’m in.

  30. JAXBA
    JAXBA at |

    Oooh, yes please!

  31. Sean
    Sean at |

    Fingers crossed!

  32. Charles (CMK10)
    Charles (CMK10) at |

    Free stuff free stuff free stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  33. Kevin
    Kevin at |

    Looks like some great stuff!!

  34. LeeAnn Ho
    LeeAnn Ho at |

    I love your swag bags 🙂

  35. Debra
    Debra at |

    Great prizes!

  36. sshank
    sshank at |

    Love the blog and love cool airline stuff. I’m in!

  37. Debra
    Debra at |

    Hoping i win!

  38. Debra
    Debra at |

    Getting lost in PR was a real adventure

  39. Eddie
    Eddie at |

    The A380 is my favorite.

  40. Goosh
    Goosh at |

    Well even though this was 2 years ago, getting 6 pax together on a trip from NRT to LAX on JL F.

  41. Eddie
    Eddie at |

    The A380 is my favorite!!

  42. DebbieT
    DebbieT at |

    You’re a very generous soul…. thank you for the opportunity!

  43. Jon
    Jon at |

    I would love to be picked!

  44. Rupert
    Rupert at |

    Looks great….Would love it all!

  45. mowogo
    mowogo at |

    Sadly last year was extremely pedestrian with just a trip to Columbus, but did make a point of going to Cedar Point for the afternoon

  46. Brian
    Brian at |


  47. Ben
    Ben at |

    What a…plethora….of plane prizes.

  48. Mal
    Mal at |

    Favorite travel adventure has to be many of my avgeek runs back and forth over the countries i have been to. But most of all involve spending time with friends. Flying down to Dorkfest last year with 3 friends was a great time. Loved it!

  49. liembo
    liembo at |

    <– #avgeek for life

  50. r hirsch
    r hirsch at |

    i’m off to turkey and india this spring. and from where i stand in oregon mountains to boston in a month.

  51. Eugene
    Eugene at |


  52. Trevor
    Trevor at |

    Can never have too much avgeek swag… or so I try to tell my wife… 😛

  53. Foster
    Foster at |

    Awesome prizes!!

  54. chris
    chris at |

    Kyoto and Osaka

  55. Alex
    Alex at |

    Awesome to see this again, Seth! Great that you give these things away to geeks like us. Thanks!

  56. COFlyerCLE
    COFlyerCLE at |

    I see some very cool stuff in that pile! Would be awesome to take some of that off your hands for my next trips (which need to be scheduled soon!). Thanks, Seth! John

  57. Eddie D.
    Eddie D. at |

    Enjoy the blog!

  58. Jacob
    Jacob at |

    Awesome give away. Would love to win.

  59. Mike Montes De Oca Ulloa
    Mike Montes De Oca Ulloa at |

    So awesome, I’ll lime the Qatar 380

  60. Mark Lawrence
    Mark Lawrence at |

    Favorite from last year – has to be the Dreamliner trip from SEA to DOH – what – a total enjoyable trip!!!

  61. gobluetwo
    gobluetwo at |

    I never win. Will my luck change?

  62. oleg
    oleg at |


  63. Tonei Glavinic
    Tonei Glavinic at |

    I just got back from an awesome trip to Jakarta and Hong Kong with my best friend that was the result of a dirt cheap Delta fare.

  64. travelingon
    travelingon at |

    Cool, free schwag! Thanks!

  65. Dave
    Dave at |

    Singapore for the Formula 1 and food

  66. gobluetwo
    gobluetwo at |

    Also, best travel adventure in the last year has to be snorkeling and swimming with dolphins in Florida with my 7 and 9 year old daughters. Great fun!

  67. Marisa
    Marisa at |

    You always acquire awesome fun things. And my LH 747 model needs a friend!

  68. Thora Breden
    Thora Breden at |

    Wow lots of loot.

  69. j
    j at |

    I’m in. Thanks.

  70. Matt
    Matt at |

    A lot of great stuff there. Eventually I hope to add the QR A380 to my 1:200 QR 777-300ER and QR 787 models, once I fly it in F or J of course. Thanks for the opportunity.

  71. GetToThePoints
    GetToThePoints at |


  72. ptahcha
    ptahcha at |

    Stuff. Lots of stuff!!

  73. Evan
    Evan at |

    I love swag!!!

  74. Daniel
    Daniel at |

    I love the airline stuff!

  75. Gabriel
    Gabriel at |

    Hope I get something 🙂

  76. Jenn Vargas
    Jenn Vargas at |

    Finally getting to Iceland last year was definitely the highlight. Didn’t get to see the northern lights, but that gives me an excuse for another trip!

  77. Brian Lin
    Brian Lin at |

    I love that you spread the love… keep flying and keep writing!

  78. Jason G
    Jason G at |

    Love it! Very cool and i’m glad to be in for the giveaway.

  79. Morton
    Morton at |

    Happy blogging in 2016!

  80. JetSetBen
    JetSetBen at |

    Oh #AvGeek prizes! Yes, please.

  81. Nathan
    Nathan at |

    Favorite travel adventure was three weeks in India and Myanmar in November 2014, though the safari in Zimbabwe is up there as well. Mostly a little more pedestrian nowadays with my weekly commute to Charlotte.

  82. Arthur H
    Arthur H at |

    Favorite adventure last year was my 3 weeks in New Zealand in December, wasn’t just 1 thing, but the entire trip.

  83. marc
    marc at |

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  84. Yuko
    Yuko at |

    You are such a generous blogger and very exemplary!

  85. Daniel
    Daniel at |

    Wow…it would be fun to land one of these gifts! Thanks!

  86. marc
    marc at |

    Favorite travel adventure was definitely making it to Easter Island and touring all of the awesome locations and eating empanadas non-stop

  87. Neil Gamrod
    Neil Gamrod at |

    Count me in Seth, would love to be fortunate enough to get something from the collection!

  88. Rich
    Rich at |

    A380 model for a Japanese baseball game? 😉

  89. jenny
    jenny at |

    way to clean out the closet!

  90. Colin
    Colin at |

    I’d love anything!

  91. jenny
    jenny at |

    last year my favorite travel adventure was an african village in….South Carolina. such a weird but interesting location!

  92. Matt
    Matt at |

    Id love to add that QR a380 to my collection!

  93. Lynn
    Lynn at |

    Thoroughly enjoy your posts!

  94. Tony
    Tony at |

    favorite adventure was seattle .

  95. Susan
    Susan at |

    Trip to see family in Israel was favorite

  96. Steven
    Steven at |

    Very cool idea! Hope I win

  97. Chris
    Chris at |

    Are those Cubana sugar packets?!? Anything KLM is good.

  98. Brock
    Brock at |

    Very cool! Thanks for doing this. Safe travels

  99. Jason
    Jason at |

    Something to make the pain of missing status by less 1k miles go away would be great!

  100. Deb Binder
    Deb Binder at |

    Went snorkling with whale sharks in Sea of Cortez. Amazing creatures

  101. Christian
    Christian at |

    Thanks for doing this raffle. It’s very kind of you.

  102. Daniel
    Daniel at |

    Very nice of you to do!

  103. Michael
    Michael at |

    Awesome idea, thanks for sharing

  104. Bob
    Bob at |

    I am in, Thanks for sharing.

  105. Kevin
    Kevin at |

    I’m feeling lucky

  106. Alex
    Alex at |

    I want it all!

  107. Greg
    Greg at |

    United has direct flights from Newark, NJ to San Jose Cabo, MX…this Jan went for 1st time and loved! Friendly locals, great service and food around town. Lot’s of activities offered or relax by the beach all day. Stayed @ ME Cabo in Cabo San Lucas…DJ, cabanas, and pool service…nice!

  108. Ygor
    Ygor at |

    I hope this time is a charm!

  109. swag
    swag at |

    Feeling lucky!

  110. Fatp
    Fatp at |


  111. marcus
    marcus at |

    thanks for your blog and the giveaways.

  112. Phil Derner
    Phil Derner at |

    Must. Win. Raffle.

  113. Andrew Vu
    Andrew Vu at |

    Hoping I get the Qatar model or Boeing/Airbus merchandise!

  114. Andrew Vu
    Andrew Vu at |

    Favorite trip this last year was visiting Vietnam!

  115. Michael H
    Michael H at |

    Too many good posts, can never remember which is my favourite,

  116. Jason
    Jason at |

    Oops, replied to the page after clicking on the photo. 6 responses on that page compared to 116 on this one.

  117. Ben Granucci
    Ben Granucci at |

    Favorite trip last year was SXM and SBH, the latter taken as a suggestion after your own adventures there.

  118. Sean Roebuck
    Sean Roebuck at |

    I’m still jealous you got to fly on GoGo1 without me.

  119. Ashley Magoon
    Ashley Magoon at |

    My favorite trip was SEA-LAS on Southwest’s infamous California One! N609SW, 733. #avgeek
    Thanks for sharing!

  120. Jacob
    Jacob at |

    Best luck to everyone!

  121. Atif
    Atif at |

    My favorite travel adventure was renting a campervan for 30 days and driving all around NZ!

  122. Steff
    Steff at |

    Pick me! 🙂

  123. Sam Barnes
    Sam Barnes at |

    awesome, thank you for doing this!

  124. Ed
    Ed at |

    Thanks Seth.

    … and the winner is … 🙂

  125. Andy O.
    Andy O. at |


  126. SF
    SF at |

    Favorite trip last year was traveling to Italy.

  127. Rick
    Rick at |

    Would love an amenity kit, thanks for the giveaway!

  128. Joel
    Joel at |

    Thanks for giving away airline memorabilia.

  129. Steve
    Steve at |

    Trip to thailand.

  130. Erin Ellis
    Erin Ellis at |

    My favorite travel adventure was Hawaii!

  131. Francesco Favazza
    Francesco Favazza at |

    Would love to add any of these items to my airline items and planes collection! Thanks for doing this.

  132. Lanny
    Lanny at |

    Thanks Seth. Longtime reader and would love to have a goody box. Thank you.

  133. Clare N
    Clare N at |

    My favorite travel adventure was a cruise to Indonesia.

  134. Q.Y.
    Q.Y. at |

    Swag is always fun. Especially swag outside my normal collections.

  135. Martin Rottler
    Martin Rottler at |

    Good luck everybody!

  136. Ben
    Ben at |

    RBF flags are supposed to be red, that’s a funky thing. But I will throw in my hat anyway.

  137. Lorie
    Lorie at |

    Love your blog and free stuff!!!

  138. Jonathan
    Jonathan at |

    That’s a lot of boxes..

  139. Brian
    Brian at |

    Awesome post and giveaway as usual! Sign me up. 🙂

  140. Herm
    Herm at |

    Thx for the giveaway

  141. Ian
    Ian at |

    Comment below

  142. Ben S
    Ben S at |

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  143. MissyD
    MissyD at |

    I would love that gray victorinox bag

  144. Steve Preston
    Steve Preston at |

    Thanks for including me

  145. David K Snell
    David K Snell at |


  146. Aleks
    Aleks at |

    Great giveaway, thanks!

  147. Mandrake
    Mandrake at |

    Going to Martinique on one of the inaugural Norwegian Airlines flight from the US!

  148. Raleighlaura
    Raleighlaura at |

    I’ll play! Thanks!

  149. Vijeth
    Vijeth at |

    One of the best giveaways! My best travel experience was last month backpacking from Colombia all the way to mexico in a month and half!

  150. IDGflygirl
    IDGflygirl at |

    Fun swag!

  151. TheSterlingTraveler
    TheSterlingTraveler at |

    Awesome swag. Hope I win!

  152. Angela
    Angela at |

    Thanks for the giveaway, I love amenity kits!

  153. Keith Murray
    Keith Murray at |

    Sure! Since I couldn’t win ‘Power Ball,’ maybe I can win something here!

  154. Art
    Art at |

    Hope to win this time.

  155. Troy
    Troy at |

    In for some sweet loot, maybe that portable hard drive?

  156. MartinElk
    MartinElk at |

    Winning a raffle. There’s a first time for everything!

  157. Rowan
    Rowan at |

    What an awesome idea, sharing the love with you readers. I really enjoyed (probably more than you did) of your experiances following the cancelled flight and the snow in Turkey – it is nice to know that even a pro like yourself suffers the same pains we do when weather disrupts our plans.

  158. Karen
    Karen at |

    That is quite a stash! Fingers crossed!

  159. Rachel S
    Rachel S at |

    The travel bag items come in handy to replenish my ever ready toiletries bag.

  160. Greg Guenther
    Greg Guenther at |

    God it took me forever to get to the bottom of the post. Could you make entering any harder? And I have to leave my email? What about the spammers? All I’m going to get is junk mail? Ugh. And who has a website? This contest is more awful than the Readers Digest.

  161. Alice A
    Alice A at |


  162. Nancy Swag
    Nancy Swag at |

    Wow lotsa Swag! Pick me! (Really for anything – such fun!)

  163. Anita
    Anita at |

    Taking my mom to Europe in first class she had never flown overseas let alone in First class. Thanks to points and miles bloggers like you. She was like a kid wide eyes and giggly at age 59!

  164. Sue
    Sue at |

    Count me in!!

  165. Bianca
    Bianca at |

    My favorite adventure last year was when my husband spent our honeymoon backpacking throughout Puerto Rico with only one backpack. We explored throughout the historic center of San Juan, hit up the beach bars in Luquillo, hiked through the El Yunque rain forest, chilled out in Fajardo, and went snorkeling in Culebra!

  166. bk3day
    bk3day at |

    Thanks Santa Seth! :op

  167. Luis
    Luis at |

    Awesome, send some of those my way! ?

  168. zs
    zs at |

    Lets go!

  169. Chris W.
    Chris W. at |

    I love this trinkets.

  170. Steve L.
    Steve L. at |

    Nice avgeek gear! Hope I get lucky!

  171. snod08
    snod08 at |

    Thanks for this Seth. You always come up with something awesome.

  172. Christopher
    Christopher at |

    I’m in

  173. phil gold
    phil gold at |

    thanks! looks awesome

  174. no fee
    no fee at |

    im in. thanks

  175. Samuel
    Samuel at |

    Can not wait for my next flight after earning the EXP PLT with AA!

  176. Ada
    Ada at |

    I’m in. Thanks!

  177. Elizabeth
    Elizabeth at |

    Yay! Glad the giveaway is back, and with better odds then winning the Powerball.

  178. Nurse Traveler
    Nurse Traveler at |

    Who doesn’t love free stuff (probably a lot of people). But, this free stuff is stuff I’d put in my office with all my other stuff 🙂 Thanks for the opportunity, Seth.

  179. Marty C.
    Marty C. at |

    My favorite story was the Japan trip. It’s not a place that’s in the top five of my personal destination list, but I loved reading about it. The idea of eating at government employee cafeterias when in a pricey city is a brilliant one that I plan on using myself.

  180. Sara
    Sara at |

    I love this goodies giveaway! Thanks!

  181. Manish
    Manish at |

    Fav travel story was the Etihad residence article.

  182. Javier
    Javier at |

    My favorite travel adventure last year was the Maldives! Thanks for the giveaway.

  183. Jonathan
    Jonathan at |

    My fave story was Japan. I intend to take advantage of your knowledge, when I am in Japan next Fall.
    PS Nice giveaways – thanks

  184. Luciano
    Luciano at |

    Very good! New year clean house! I hope I get some item to enjoy in my next trip!

  185. Broc
    Broc at |

    I don’t know if it was 2015 or 2014, but I liked the story about taking the turn flight from NYC to Martha’s Vineyard, where the crew couldn’t understand why you’d fly just for flying sake.

  186. Bee
    Bee at |

    Hopefully I win something that will be useful on my next trip 🙂

  187. matt
    matt at |


  188. Gilbert Javier
    Gilbert Javier at |

    Please let me know how to land one of these gifts? I have a 5-yo bold who’s into airplanes and would love to get one of these wonderful replicas.

  189. Alex Nieves
    Alex Nieves at |

    Would love to win something! Btw my favorite story was your little blurb on AA’s new TWA 737. I, too, was very excited about it…I miss seeing the red stripes and TWA emblazoned tails in the skies and at least now there’s one!

  190. wanderlust08
    wanderlust08 at |

    Thanks for your generosity

  191. MaryE
    MaryE at |

    I hope the prizes can wander my way.

  192. JohnB
    JohnB at |

    I have collected amenity kits for almost 30 years. I don’t have any of the ones in the picture.

  193. Laura
    Laura at |

    Although our family does a fair bit of international travel, especially to visit family in Europe every year, our favorite travel adventure this past year was closer to home. We went on an awesome one-week roadtrip through New Mexico last November. Our favorite was seeing Taos Pueblo, but we also enjoyed Santa Fe (pricy city!) and the Hyatt Tamaya.

  194. Sue
    Sue at |

    Getting away from 3 months of northern winter with my husband.

  195. Adam
    Adam at |

    Love your blog! This is a great giveaway. Anything in the group would have a good home here.

  196. Laura
    Laura at |

    Hawaiian cruise!

  197. Juan Rodriguez Jr
    Juan Rodriguez Jr at |

    Wow, thank you for being so generous. We would really enjoy having the A380 model, however we will be pleased to accept any gift you choose to giveaway to us. My son and I always enjoy reading your blogs and stories.

  198. MDR
    MDR at |

    Awesome giveaway!

  199. Sher
    Sher at |

    Would love to win the giveaway!

  200. Ali
    Ali at |

    wow this is amazing! would love to get my hands on the A380 model plane among other goodies. thanks seth 🙂