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-- three years ago that -- their Scott Ford lost his job but.
After not having any luck finding the job he decided to book a one way plane ticket to San Diego from New York he actually ended up not getting on that flight.
But something happened.
And there -- -- a decision made it changed his life as well since sent Scott has been on 52 vacations in 52.
It's at that and here's the kicker offer free.
Scott Ford joins us to explain -- -- Scott.
Good morning from Portland Oregon.
-- tonight I know initially when you lost your job.
You did collect unemployment for a bit but then you got fed up and you were frustrated so you went to the airport you -- -- -- on what happens.
I volunteered to give up my -- had it was important for me to travel the world and -- This experience to travel the world as a volunteer in exchange for airline vouchers.
Was the opening ticket an opportunity for me to travel the world your preferred I think.
We've all been in an airport concourse we've heard.
Our -- we're looking for five passengers who can who's travel plans are flexible.
You jump to this we've got some tips on how folks at home can become a frequent flier to.
First one is at the ticket counter asked do you now need of volunteers so don't wait for the announcement just -- and volunteered to volunteer.
Automatically always research the flight the night before and it's important to also researched the flight the day of departure.
At the ticket counter assets in question.
When you go through security in your approached the gate agent for your flight asks the same question again the information to change okay -- you've booked with as many connections as possible most people trying book cracked right.
Most people do if I flew from New York JFK or Los Angeles I would never fly in the nonstop I would try to make a double or triple connection purposely can suck and no country.
Because that way at each stop he might wind up where it voucher from each.
I'll also both -- -- -- -- most popular flights to how do you figure what the most traveled routes are to get on those flights.
It's always important to view seat maps to do your research on line and at home with your computer.
If you could see how full flights are you can get it and it pretty much an interpretation -- the fight's going to be the morning of departure can you say.
With one airline because and you build up the frequent fire at fire -- based -- -- a million miles on one airline after you got that in one year.
I'm approaching a million miles I flew 200000 miles last year I average about 200000 miles here.
You must feel almost like George Clooney in that movie.
Also you say is all about it's all about miles it is and it's all about flexibility I read if you've got to be.
For instance in Portland Oregon for a 6:45.
Hit in the morning.
This would not work for you because you've got to be there a special time but if you're flexible.
You can really this can really pay off for you can't.
-- It's it's certainly can it did for me and I'm so blessed by its experience to travel the world I'm launching my very first travel website packet back and go dot com.
And I truly want to educate others around the world to do what I did traveling -- beautiful and traveling solely as the best education and our and our school system so what are you gonna do about a job now.
I'm I'm really welcoming the opportunities that will coming from us and again -- I'm blessed by this amazing experience to see the world it's so beautiful flowers.
So beautiful you have visited 400 cities in three years unit of fall in love with Portland Oregon and that's where you are now.
Amazing story announcement on a planet people can learn his tips you know and they -- -- -- a little bit -- Scott -- an amazing story -- thanks for joining us today.
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