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
Caesars vs. MGM Rewards: Which Rewards Program Is Better?
We put the two biggest casino rewards programs in a head-to-head comparison.
How to Know How Many Miles You’ll Earn From a Flight
Most major American carriers use revenue to calculate the number of miles earned, not the actual flight distance.
Chase Pay Yourself Back: What You Need to Know
This redemption option lets Sapphire and Ink cardholders redeem points for certain spending categories.
How to Use Your United Miles for Outsized Value
These award flights on United Airlines are relatively "cheap" considering how many miles it'll cost.
The Latest in Travel Rewards News
News on points, miles, credit cards, loyalty programs, airlines, hotels and more from NerdWallet writers.
How to Earn and Double-Dip With Online Shopping Portals
The points or miles earned through shopping portals are in addition to any rewards earned with a credit card.
The Best Airlines to Fly During COVID-19
We ranked them on operational reliability, booking flexibility and the latest health and safety measures.
How to Choose Which Airline Miles to Earn From Your Flights
Consider factors like airline partnerships, flight distance and booking class when deciding which miles to earn.
Coronavirus Cancellation and Change Policies for Credit Card Travel Portals
You may be able to get refunds or credits when you cancel your trip booked through a credit card travel portal.
The Guide to American Airlines Business Class
Different planes offer different seating configurations for those flying business class on American Airlines.
Your Guide to the Oneworld Alliance
Oneworld has 13 airlines and plenty of high-value redemption opportunities if you have member airline miles.
The Best Chase Transfer Partners
Transferring to Hyatt, Air Canada and JetBlue — among others — will get you the most value for your Chase points.