Frequent pilot Gilbert Ott gives away upgrades to anyone who recognizes him at an airport

If you have a good memory for faces, you can get a flight upgrade.

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That's because travel expert and frequent pilot Gilbert Ott, who runs the God Save The Points flight tip site, is giving away his first and business class seats to anyone who recognizes him at an airport.

When you see him, all you have to do is exchange your economy ticket with his boarding pass and Gilbert will squeeze into your seat at the back of the flight while being spoiled at the front.

Travel expert and frequent pilot Gilbert Ott, who runs the God Save The Points flight tip site, is giving away his first and business class seats to anyone who recognizes him at an airport. It is pictured here in BA & # 39; s new A350 business class suite

Travel expert and frequent pilot Gilbert Ott, who runs the God Save The Points flight tip site, is giving away his first and business class seats to anyone who recognizes him at an airport. It is pictured here in BA & # 39; s new A350 business class suite

Gilbert, 32, who lives between New York and London, told MailOnline Travel that lady luck should also be on your side: & # 39; A bit of luck is needed for the flights, because we have to be on the same flight, but if you are me sees hanging around the fence, at check-in, security or somewhere else before the flight – on the way to the airport for example – I will change seats completely and you can enjoy the comfortable things, and I'll take everything you need in it even if it is the last row.

& # 39; Once I'm on the plane, it's all mine, so you have to keep your eyes open for the flight. I don't hide in lounges. & # 39;

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Gilbert will be offering the deal between November 30 and December 11, with his itinerary including odysseys over long distances to Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

We asked Gilbert which of the "deals" he likes best.

He said: "I think that even years later Emirates First Class is insane. You can shower on an airplane and then close the door of your suite, of course after Dom Pérignon and caviar. It is absurd, and for the long hop that I will have, someone would be very lucky, and my knees would be very sad. Other than that, it's all great – British Airways new club suite business class, JetBlue Mint, American Airlines Flagship and maybe even some Cathay First action. I want people to take a seat! & # 39;

One of Gilbert's best offers is a chance to travel first class on Emirates

One of Gilbert's best offers is a chance to travel first class on Emirates

One of Gilbert's best offers is a chance to travel first class on Emirates

Gilbert & # 39; s travel plan also includes flying in the chic business class cabin of American Airlines (photo)

Gilbert & # 39; s travel plan also includes flying in the chic business class cabin of American Airlines (photo)

Gilbert & # 39; s travel plan also includes flying in the chic business class cabin of American Airlines (photo)

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Gilbert made the offer for the first time just over two years ago – he still has good memories of Heathrow Airport chase – but says it is bigger and better this time.

Because hotel suites have been added to the deal.

He continued: "The great thing about this time is thanks to Capital One Venture, I have things people can get from me, even if they don't fly. Find me in a city, take my hotel suite for the night. Even if someone has already found me, I have been generously busy with goodies, tickets and other things. & # 39;

The frequent flyer says that the reason he is giving away his lifestyle is two-fold – to promote his site, and out of the goodness of his heart.

This map shows Gilbert & # 39; s route between November 30 and December 11 when the offer runs. But he said he might add a few extra trips

This map shows Gilbert & # 39; s route between November 30 and December 11 when the offer runs. But he said he might add a few extra trips

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This map shows Gilbert & # 39; s route between November 30 and December 11 when the offer runs. But he said he might add a few extra trips

Gilbert leaves daily clues on social media about his whereabouts. Watch out for the # wheresgilbert hashtag

Gilbert leaves daily clues on social media about his whereabouts. Watch out for the # wheresgilbert hashtag

Gilbert leaves daily clues on social media about his whereabouts. Watch out for the # wheresgilbert hashtag

He added: “When I first did it in 2017, it was purely a promotional stunt inspired by something that I had often heard Richard Branson do at Virgin Atlantic, exchanging his luxury seat with another passenger to spend their day to make. I thought if he could do it, I probably would, and if it got some extra apples on my website, why not?!

& # 39; This time, to be honest, I'm just excited to try to make some people happy, to bring people into cool experiences that they might otherwise never have, and to play a fun game on social media. Everyone loves a game and I feel pretty happy that I can challenge people to find me and unlock hotel suites, first-class seats and the like. Capital One Venture helped me enormously in making some of those extra things happen. & # 39;

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Gilbert leaves daily clues on social media about his whereabouts. Watch out for the #wheresgilbert hashtag.

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