As a digital nomad for nearly five years, JT proves through experience that credit card rewards can drastically reduce the cost of travel. After working as a tax accountant for a decade, JT turned his analytical skills to points, miles and credit cards. He published over 2,000 articles on The Points Guy before becoming a freelance writer.
The latest from JT
Should I Get a Delta or Alaska Credit Card?
We do a comparison of the airlines' credit cards and how much their miles are worth.
4 Best Ways to Redeem Your Choice Privileges Points
These sweet spots don't cost a lot of Choice Privileges points, even in pricey destinations like New York or Tokyo.
The Guide to Avianca Airlines LifeMiles
Avianca's Star Alliance partner award chart makes this airline program useful no matter where you're flying.
How to Travel to Atlanta on Points and Miles
Atlanta is Delta's headquarters, but there are plenty of options when it comes to flying (and staying) on points.
How to Get Around Delta Devaluations of Award Flights to Europe
Use transferrable currencies to fly to Europe as an alternative to booking expensive flights with Delta SkyMiles.
How (and Why) to Upgrade Your British Airways Flight Using Avios
If booking a premium cabin ticket on a British Airways flight costs too much, try using Avios to upgrade.
5 Sweet Spots of Qatar Airways Qmiles
Award flights through Qatar Airways' Privilege Club loyalty program now cost fewer Qmiles.
Best Ways to Book ANA Business and First Class Awards to Japan
To book ANA's luxurious premium classes for fewer miles, target partner airlines with distance-based award charts.
How to Make the Most of Avianca Business Class
To get lie-flat seats, aim to book business class tickets on routes between Bogota and JFK or LAX.
How to Add a Companion Pass on Southwest
Assigning someone to be your travel buddy that can fly for just the price of taxes and fees is easy.
American and Alaska Reveal Reciprocal Elite Upgrade Details
Some details have been released about the benefits elite flyers can expect when traveling via the new partnership.
How to Transfer Avios Between British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Qatar
Avios can be transferred to three different airline loyalty programs, each with its own award chart.
What Is Marriott Ambassador Service?
This personal concierge program for top-tier Marriott status holders includes a dedicated customer service agent.
How to Get Free In-Flight Wi-Fi
Certain airlines offer Wi-Fi for free for all passengers, or those with elite status or co-branded credit cards.