October 7-8, 2020


Don't miss this TOTALLY FREE opportunity to learn what travel will look like in 2021, so you can plan trips with more confidence with advice from your favorite travel experts!

Register for the LIVE event only - FREE! (You MUST register in advance to attend)
Attend the LIVE event + Get Lifetime Access to Recordings of 14 sessions - $49


Plus, get a BONUS BUNDLE of products from our expert speakers when you register to attend!

Get hip to RV travel, advice for road trips and plan to explore nature in 2021...

  • Tips for new RV travelers
  • Top road trip destinations and planning
  • How visiting National Parks will look different in 2021

Plan your 2021 miles, points and travel credit card strategy ...

  • Learn how to maximize your travel credit cards in light of the pandemic
  • Get tips on how to shift your miles & points strategy to get free travels in 2021

Gather information on travel insurance, hotels and how to be flexible...

  • Should you get travel insurance for your 2021 trips?
  • How can you plan trips with flexibility in case you need to cancel?
  • What will hotels be doing to offer safer accommodations?

Discover the best destinations for 2021...

  • Which destinations should be on your bucket list next year?
  • What are the top family trips to take in 2021?
  • How can seniors shift their travel strategy to enjoy trips as safely as possible in the coming year?


Rudy Maxa

Host, "Rudy Maxa's World" & "Smart Travels With Rudy Maxa" Public Television Travel Series

Contributing Editor "National Geographic Traveler"


Anthony Melchiorri

"Getting a Handle on Hotels in 2021"

Host of The Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible"

Everett Potter

"Adventure Travel in 2021"

Forbes Columnist, Former USA TODAY & New York Times Syndicated Columnist

Everett Potter's Travel Report

Bryanna Royal

"How to Travel by RV"

Full-Time RV Traveler With Her Family of 6 Since 2014


Harriet Baskas

"How COVID-19 Is Changing Airports and Airlines"

USA Today, CNBC, NBC Contributor
Author of "Stuck at the Airport"
Founder of StuckattheAirport.com

Lesli Peterson

"Planning Family Travel in 2021"

Family Travel Expert, Blogger and Founder of

Erin Gifford

"Rules of the Road: How to Plan a 2021 Road Trip"

AFAR, HGTV Travel Writer & Road Trip Queen


Kitty Bean Yancey

"Senior Safety Back on the Road"

Former USA Today Travel Staffer, Now Writes for AARP Magazine

Caroline Makepeace

"What You Need to Know About Travel Insurance Next Year"

Family Travel Blogger & Allianz Insurance Ambassador


Zac Hood

"Planning Your 2021 Travel Credit Card Strategy"


Travel Freely

Candyce Stapen, Ph.D.

"What You Need to Know About Cruising in 2021"

Syndicated Travel Columnist, North American Caribbean Travel Writer of the Year, Frommers.com Contributor

Great Family Vacations

Stephen M. Andert

"Business Travel in a COVID World"

Author of "Surviving Business Travel"

Ash Nudd

"Tips for Visiting National Parks"

Former Park Ranger


Melanie Fish

"Everything You Need to Know to Book a Vacation Rental"

Vrbo's Travel Expert


Lyn Mettler

"Your 2021 Miles & Points Strategy"

US News, TODAY Show Travel Writer and Travel Blogger



Attendees also get access to a BUNDLE OF PRODUCTS from our fantastic speakers valued at more than $100!

The bundle includes...

  • RV Campground Checklist
  • Checklist of National Parks you've visited
  • Cruise Packing List
  • Travel Insurance Checklist before purchasing a policy
  • "How to Earn the Southwest Companion Pass" ebook
  • More!




What is the format for the TRAVEL SUMMIT?

We will have one session per hour from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET, lasting about 40-45 minutes each with with 5-10 minutes for questions and a 5-10 minute break in between. There will also be a keynote at Noon ET each day to enjoy during lunch.

Each speaker will be broadcast live via a video streaming platform with the opportunity to ask our speakers questions via a Q&A chat feature at the end of each session.

How will I watch the sessions LIVE?

You will be able to watch the sessions live from the comfort of your own home or office, using your computer or mobile device, by accessing an easy-to-use digital conference platform.

Will the sessions be recorded and available for later viewing?

Yes, we will record most sessions (a few, including Harriet Baskas, will not be recorded) and make them available in a password-protected site for those who purchase the $49 ticket to view at their convenience after the Summit is complete.

Do I have to attend all of the TRAVEL SUMMIT sessions?

Absolutely not. Attend only what you'd like.

What is the cost of a ticket?

Tickets to attend the LIVE event only are free, but if you'd like lifetime access to watch recordings of 14 of the sessions, the cost is $49.

How do I get my product bundle?

You will receive your product bundle via email in early October.

Are you offering refunds?

For those who purchase a recordings access ticket, keep in mind even if you can't attend, you will have access to recordings afterward. However, we will honor your request for a refund if you change your mind after purchasing your ticket through September 30 only.

Are you accepting sponsors?

We do have some limited sponsorships available. Contact lmettler AT stepaheadinc.com for more information.

Are you accepting speakers?

Our speakers list is full, but we can add you to our back-up list if interested. Email lmettler AT stepaheadinc.com.