Ladies and gentlemen: Please be sure your seats and laptop screens are in in their full upright and locked positions.
Please turn ON all electronic devices…and let’s chat about travel!
Get your Fridays off to a fun start and brush up on your #TravelSkills with renowned travel experts Chris McGinnis (@cjmcginnis) and Johnny Jet (@JohnnyJet)—one of Forbes‘ top 10 travel influencers—as they host a weekly Twitter travel chat.
You’ll learn something new in every chat! Chime in with your tips, advice, observations and opinions—and learn even more from our other chatters!
Don’t miss out on this exciting, fun and informative online gathering…over the last year, the #TravelSkills chat has attracted nearly 30,000 frequently traveling contributors and produced nearly 165,000 tweets! The number of social media impressions we make each week reaches into the tens of millions.
Want to hear more? Check out 6 smart reasons to join the TravelSkills chat every Friday.
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WHEN: Fridays, 12 noon – 1 pm ET / 9 am – 10 am PT (plus occasional “pop-up” chats on other days at other times)
WHERE: Chris and Johnny will moderate the chat from wherever they are in the world on Friday morning. That could be on a plane, at a hotel, on the beach, at an airport club…or in their offices. Where will you be?
WHY: Tune in to brush up on your #TravelSkills such as finding cheap airfare, getting the best hotel room, insider scoop on the best promotions, or nabbing that upgrade before the guy or gal next to you does. Talk about the week’s biggest travel news stories. Plus, the #TravelSkills chat is a great way to share your travel photos and experiences with travelers—and build up your own Twitter following!
HOW: Following our chat is as easy as searching Twitter for the hashtag #TravelSkills. Or you can use helpful tools such as TweetDeck or Hootsuite. When commenting, always remember to include the hashtag #TravelSkills !!
Next chat: Friday, October 12, at noon ET
Topic: The U.K.!
IMPORTANT: Must follow @cjmcginnis,
Thanks to this week’s sponsor, Visa!
To help you prepare, here are the questions that will guide the #TravelSkills chat this week. London time is 5 hours ahead of ET, so the chat starts at 5 pm in the UK. So pour a pint or make a cuppa and join in! Cheers!
9:02 am PT/12:02 pm ET Q1 What’s your favorite city, town, village, or hidden gem in the UK? Why? #TravelSkills
9:07 am PT/12:07 pm ET #TravelSkills ROLL CALL! Where are you joining the chat from today?
9:10 am PT/12:10 pm ET Q2 What’s the best way to save money on a trip to the UK? #TravelSkills
9:16 am PT/12:16 pm ET Q3 What’s the British food scene like these days? Your favorite British dish? #TravelSkills
9:21 am PT/12:21 pm ET Q4 Do you exchange money before traveling to other countries or once you’re there? #TravelSkills
9:27 am PT/12:27 pm ET Q5 Are fall and winter good times to visit the UK? Why or why not? #TravelSkills
9:32 am PT/12:32 pm ET Q6 What’s been your experience with credit card use in the UK? #TravelSkills
9:38 am PT/12:38 pm ET Q7 Best tips for traveling safely and securely in the UK? #TravelSkills
9:43 am PT/12:43 pm ET Q8 Best tips for a first-time traveler headed to London’s Heathrow or Gatwick airports? #TravelSkills
9:49 am PT/12:49 pm ET Q9 Best tips for getting around in London or the UK? Favorite method of transportation? #TravelSkills
9:54 am PT/12:54 pm ET Q10 Tell us about the first or last time you traveled to the UK. Share a photo from your trip! #TravelSkills