Cool Use of Points for an Aviation Experience! Exclusive Boeing 777 Flight Simulator Experience + 2 Night Stay at Le Meridien Cairo - Running with Miles
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Cool Use of Points for an Aviation Experience! Exclusive Boeing 777 Flight Simulator Experience + 2 Night Stay at Le Meridien Cairo

Written by Charlie

Use your points for this exclusive Boeing 777 flight simulator experience! Not only that, but the package will also come with 2 nights at the Le Méridien Cairo Airport hotels as well. For the aviation geek, this could be an awesome package and the price is really low as of right now!

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If you are an AVgeek, chances are that flying in an actual flight simulator is on your bucket list. Even if you have already done it, being able to fly a Boeing 777 flight simulator is going to be pretty special for sure! Plus, you will get 2 nights thrown in at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport as part of the package.

Exclusive Boeing 777 Flight Simulator Experience Using Points

Link: Exclusive Boeing 777 Flight Simulator Experience

SPG Moments (and now Marriott Moments) has been the source of some really awesome packages over the years. I have purchased (with points) some of them and they have been some of my all-time favorite uses of SPG points!

For the aviation geek, this one will be sure to delight! There are some Boeing 777 simulators available to book (like in Germany) or 777 Experiences (in Canada) but they all cost money. This one is redeemable only with Marriott points and you get the included 2 nights in the Le Meridien in a club room as well.

Here is what the package comes with:

  • Flying experience in the Boeing 777 simulator, run by a professional pilot for  2 persons , 20 minutes for each and 15 minute briefing. (1 hour experience, 20 Nov) – at the Egypt Air Training Academy
  • 2 nights in a Club Room, at Le Méridien Cairo Airport for two (check-in 19 Nov, check-out 21 Nov)

I have stayed in the Le Méridien Cairo Airport as well and it is a very nice place (I even ran 26.2 miles on their treadmill for my Africa segment of my 6 marathon runs / 6 continents / 5 days). With this package you, you will have access to the lounge (also a very nice place). This airport is located inside the Cairo Airport so you can just drop your bags there when you arrive.

Of course, you are probably not going to fly to Egypt just for this package, but should you be anywhere in the area, this could be a really cool experience! Also, keep in mind that there are some fantastic business class deals from Cairo to the US sometimes. At the very least, you can get tickets for less than you would get elsewhere (for example, I often see Turkish Airlines business class from Cairo to JFK for under $750 one way).

Here are the auction details:

  • End Date: 12 Oct 2018 – 07:00 AM CDT

  • Starting Bid: 15,000 points

  • Bid Increment: 2,500 points

  • Current High Bid: 15,000 points

Remember, since August, SPG points are now converted to Marriott points at the 1:3 rate. So, in old SPG point terms, the bidding is currently at just 5,000 SPG points!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.

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