Anya is a freelance writer and full-time traveler based in Salt Lake City. She has written about travel rewards and personal finance for FrugalTravelGuy, Fodor's, FlyerTalk, 10xTravel and Reward Expert. Her goal is to visit every country in the world by offsetting the cost with points and miles.
The latest from Anya
USI Affinity Travel Insurance Review: Is It Worth the Cost?
Breadth of coverage and a smooth user experience make USI a solid option for travel insurance buyers.
Do You Need a Passport to Book an International Flight?
While you don't need a passport to book your international flight, make sure your documents are valid before traveling.
How to Get an Airbnb Discount
Booking longer stays, booking early and booking a new property can all save you some cash on your Airbnb stay.
Swiss Air vs. Lufthansa: Which Is Best?
These carriers share an alliance and loyalty program. The difference will come down to your destination.
What Is Tendering on a Cruise?
Tendering is the process of being carried to shore by a smaller vessel when the cruise ship can't dock at port.
Arch RoamRight Review: Is It Worth the Cost?
With affordable rates and glowing reviews, Arch RoamRight is as good a choice as any for travel insurance.
The Guide to TAP Air Portugal Partners
As a Star Alliance member, TAP has more than 20 alliance partners in addition to its five non-alliance partnerships.
Vueling vs. Ryanair: Which Is Better?
You'll get more out of flying with Vueling — including the chance to earn Avios — but both charge heavy fees.
The Guide to Universal Orlando Hotels With Express Pass
These three Universal Premier-level hotels offer guests Universal Express Unlimited Passes as an amenity.
The Guide to AAdvantage Gold
There's only one route to AAdvantage Gold status, but the perks are worth it once you get there.
How to Set a Google Flights Alert
Google's flight tracking tool is most useful when you've got a specific route or flight time you want to watch.
The Guide to Southwest Priority Boarding
Holding elite status or a Southwest credit card are just two ways you can get to the front of the boarding order.
The Guide to United Global Services
This off-menu United elite tier is reserved for the most loyal among loyalists and requires a personal invite.
What’s the Best Deck on a Cruise Ship?
Consider noise, motion sickness and your desired view when choosing which deck to stay on during your next cruise.