About Tara M

Tara has always had a passion for discovering new cultures, from convincing her mother to host a French exchange student in High School to studying abroad twice, coordinating exchange programs at her university Study Abroad Center, to spending a month backpacking through Europe. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in French with a minor in Communications. A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who lived in Cameroon, West Africa for two years, she looks forward to making the best Crashpad possible in Dallas Ft Worth! She’s also a travel writer/blogger at Crew Travelers, business owner, property manager, wifey, dog mom, and humanitarian. Tara lives in Dallas Texas, where she’s happily married to the tech genius who built and maintains this beautiful website!
11 09, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

2019-10-21T14:34:03-05:00September 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

We are so glad you asked! We want to educate, enable and empower you to make the best decision for you! For this reason, we make a great effort to provide transparency, communication and an easy process that best serves our fellow crew. Please check out what previous clients say about us at the link below! https://dallascrashpad.com/reviews/ A Commuter is defined as Flight Crew that have a permanent residence other than the crash pad and will stay at the crashpad for no more than 15 days per month. An example commuter would be a flight attendant based in [...]

10 07, 2019

Crashpad Corner, A Free Crashpad Network

2019-07-10T16:26:42-05:00July 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

A new crash pad network has launched, and it’s FREE! Founded by tech-savvy airline crew, CrashPad Corner was created to address the need for a network of crashpads and flight crew. Unlike CrashPad411.com who served this need for years but who just recently began charging fees to use their site, Crashpad Corner promises that their services will always be free! […]

3 07, 2019

How to Picnic On The Go!

2019-07-03T14:04:26-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Tips|0 Comments

Everyone loves a picnic on a warm, summer day! But who loves to prepare all the fixings, wrap up all the goodies and lug those around until you get to your spot?! There's a new way to do this, a way that is travel-friendly and without all the prep hassle! With access to meal delivery services with the download of an app and the press of some buttons, picnicking is has been revolutionized in my world and has now become more convenient than ever! I'm excited to share this idea with you; All of us can benefit from spending some [...]

24 05, 2019

Airline Commuter’s Guide to DFW Transportation (plus money saving hacks)!

2019-05-24T21:40:33-05:00May 24th, 2019|News, Tips|0 Comments

It’s our pleasure to share our updated and informative guide to DFW transportation for commuter airline crew. I’ll even share a secret hack to help you save money and time! Whether you just received your new shiny wings or are new to the commuting lifestyle, we know that being prepared means everything when you’re first arriving at base! I remember when I first drove to the airport as a new hire arriving at base for Indoc! Because there are no location listings in Google Maps for any of the employee parking lots, I ended up in the costly South Remote [...]

25 04, 2019

Crashpad Agreement & Expectations

2019-04-25T20:21:17-05:00April 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Agreements can be complicated and daunting. We have found that in our 6 years of managing crashpads and crew houses that the more clearly we communicate our expectations, the better the experience for everyone involved. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve updated our contracts to include new rules that resulted from specific instances or to define and spell out what we had thought was obvious. It is certainly an ongoing process, but a very important one that is meant to protect both parties. In this post, I am going to elaborate on some of the rules and expectations [...]

7 03, 2019

Refer Friends, Earn Money! (Our Referral Program)

2019-03-23T00:03:23-05:00March 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments

We've simplified our referral program to help you get paid faster! Help us grow, refer friends and earn $25 upon their first month's rent payment! Our referral program pays you for spreading the word! Simply refer someone and have them list your name in their initial application (or fill out our referral form below), and if they sign up, secure their spot and pay their first month's rent, you will earn $25, paid out via Venmo or applicable as a credit to the following month's rent. The $25 can be paid out in the form of a credit [...]

21 11, 2018

Now Offering Private Rooms

2019-03-19T18:45:32-05:00November 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

A private space for you! Over the last 5+ years of managing crew properties, we’ve noticed a demand for private rooms for commuting and full-time flight crew without the long-term commitment. As our mission is to provide a comfortable and safe space for airline professionals, we have decided to offer this unique opportunity. To accommodate those needs, all of our private rooms are affordable, secure and fully furnished without a long-term commitment. We‘ve made the application and onboarding process easy and convenient, using the latest technology. Our online payment & invoicing system, as well as our client dashboard, make everything [...]