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
How to Maximize the Earnings From Significant Business Spending
Some small-business owners could benefit from a simple cash back card, while others may want to diversify.
American Airlines Main Cabin vs. Basic Economy
One crucial aspect sets these two fare types apart: The ability to make changes.
JetBlue and Emirates Are Ending Their Mileage Partnership
Now that you cannot use Emirates miles to book JetBlue flights, American and Hawaiian miles are good alternatives.
The Guide to AmEx Purchase Protection on Travel Cards
AmEx purchase protection generally covers theft, loss and damage to eligible items within 90 days of purchase.
The Hardest Miles to Earn — and Why They’re Worth Trying to Get
You can leverage alliances and partnerships to earn and redeem less popular, but more valuable airline miles.
6 Cheap Flights Within Europe to Book With Points
Having a flexible stock of transferrable points is your best bet for securing good deals on intra-Europe flights.
The Best American Airlines Credit Card Offers
The more frequently you fly American, the more powerful an AAdvantage card you'll want to get.
American Airlines AAdvantage Dining: What You Need to Know
Enroll and link-up a credit card to start earning 3x on dining at qualifying restaurants.
Round-Trip vs. One-Way Award Flights: Why It’s Worth Considering
When you want to fly into one place and out of another, look for an "open-jaw" flight.
9 Things to Know About Landline — The American Airlines Bus Service
In an effort to ease the strain of pilot shortages, American Airlines is hitting the road.
The Guide to Chase Lounges
Does Chase have airport lounges? Yes — soon. While largely shrouded in mystery, we do know that Priority Pass members will get access.
Some Aeroplan Award Prices Are Rising, But You Still Have Time To Book
Routes to or from North America will max out at a 10% increase, but some will drop in price by as much as 33%.
Where You Can Fly Business Class in Lie-Flat Seats
Lie-flat seats are more commonly found on international routes, but some domestic routes have them, too.
British Airways vs. Emirates: Which Is Better?
With more cards, better perks and a stronger loyalty program, Emirates comes out ahead.