Andy Shuman is a travel and credit cards expert and freelance writer who blogs at LazyTravelers.net. He is also an author of the Amazon bestselling series "The Lazy Traveler's Handbook."
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How to Redeem Best Western Points for Maximum Value
Be sure to check the cost of redeeming points against the cash price after taxes and fees.
Japan Airlines First Class: What to Expect
If you're using miles for a first-class ticket, add extra locations at no cost with JAL's generous stopover policy.
How to Make the Most of Japan Airlines Economy Class
JAL's roomy economy seats on international flights are some of the best in class.
The Points Collector’s Guide to Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines is a member of the Oneworld alliance, but it's not easy to earn its miles without flying.
The Guide to Air Canada’s Economy Class
Basic economy and standard economy on Air Canada are almost the same, so you could save with the cheaper fare.
How to Travel to New York City on Points and Miles
New York City can be a notoriously expensive city for hotel stays, but your points can help cover the cost.
The Best Airlines for Free Stopovers
Free stopovers let you visit extra cities for the price of one ticket, but policies vary by airline.
5 Sweet Spots to Redeem Copa Airlines ConnectMiles
Copa's sweet spots are incredibly affordable business class redemptions all over the world.
How to Save Miles by Flying United With Other Airlines’ Miles
If you have a credit card that earns transferrable points, you could book United flights for less.
Best Western Rewards Transfer Partners: Earn and Redeem Outside Hotel Stays
Redeem your Best Western Rewards points for online purchases and charity donations or transfer them to airlines.
Top 10 Priority Pass Lounges in Southeast Asia
The highlight of many of these airport lounges is the mouthwatering and extensive selection of food.
Is the Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express Worth its Annual Fee?
The welcome bonus could mitigate this annual fee for a few years after getting this card.
How to Maximize the New Etihad and Air Canada Partnership
Make the most of the new partnership by using Air Canada miles to book luxurious "apartments" on Etihad flights.