Monday, October 31, 2016

National Geographic Traveler: How To Choose A Travel Rewards Credit Card

For the next installment of my new National Geographic Traveler series on points and miles, I take a look at travel rewards credit cards and how you can decide which one is best for your needs.


The article discusses not only points and miles, but elite status, benefits and more, so be sure to check it out!

How To Choose A Travel Rewards Credit Card

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Bloomberg: US Airline Business Class Updates

Exciting things are coming to business class aboard US airlines as American, Delta and United have all recently unveiled new cabins, seats, amenities and more.


Image courtesy of Delta.

For my latest Bloomberg article, I take a look at all the developments and discuss the pros and cons of what fliers can expect from each airline.

Who's Winning the US Business Class Showdown?

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Bravo: Epic Airport Lounges

Most airport lounges seem to be dreadful backwaters with fluorescent lighting, businessmen barking into cell phones and days-old snacks.


But others have amenities like full-service spas, salons, celebrity chef restaurants, cigar humidors and more. Read all about it in my latest Bravo article.

Spa, Champagne and a Chauffeur to the Plane: My 4 Most Epic Airport Lounge Memories

Monday, October 17, 2016

National Geographic Traveler: Why Hotel Points Programs Matter

When it comes to travel loyalty, a lot of people overlook hotel points in favor of airline miles. But really, they are just two sides of the same coin, and any good travel strategy will include both airline miles and hotel points. After all, once you get where you need to go, you have to stay somewhere!


For the latest in my National Geographic Traveler series on loyalty programs, I take a look at hotel points and how you can maximize them.

Why Hotel Points Programs Matter

Monday, October 3, 2016

National Geographic Traveler: Earn Frequent-Flier Miles Fast

I'll be writing a new online series specifically about points and miles for National Geographic Traveler. I'm so excited to share my tips and expertise with their audience and hopefully help them put those points and miles to use getting some of the exotic places we write about at NGT.



The first article is specifically about choosing a good airline mileage program for your needs, and then strategies for racking up the miles faster.

How To Earn Airline Frequent-Flier Miles Fast