June is the author of “The Joy of Syntax" and “The Best Punctuation Book, Period.” A former staff writer, reporter and editor for the community news division of the Los Angeles Times, she also writes the weekly syndicated “A Word, Please” column that runs in newspapers in five states.
The latest from June
How to Add United Economy Benefits to a Basic Economy Ticket
Upgrading to United's economy class gives you the option to change your flight, bring a carry-on and more.
10 Best Marriott Beach Hotels in the U.S.
These beachfront hotels (or close to it) are a good use of your Marriott Bonvoy points and nights.
A Quick Guide on TSA PreCheck
The TSA PreCheck program can help travelers speed through security checkpoints at more than 200 U.S. airports.
The Pros and Cons of the Marriott Rewards Program
Marriott has one of the largest portfolios of hotels worldwide, but award availability is sometimes limited.
How to Earn and Redeem Wyndham Rewards With Transfer Partners
You can transfer your Wyndham points to several other loyalty programs, like American Airlines and United.
TSA PreCheck vs. Clear: What to Know
TSA PreCheck speeds up the luggage screening portion of airport security and is more widely available than Clear.
4 Common Airline Fees — And How to Avoid Them
Add-on fees for baggage and seat selection can usually be avoided with the right credit card or status.
How Do Travel Insurance Claims Work?
If your reason for reimbursement is covered under your travel insurance plan, you'll need to file a claim.
The Pros and Cons of the Hilton Loyalty Program
Hilton makes it easy to earn elite status, but award stays often cost more points than you would expect.
The Pros and Cons of the Southwest Loyalty Program
Travelers love Southwest's open seating and consistent redemption rates, as long as they don't fly internationally.
How to Island Hop in Hawaii
Hawaii island hopping will require you fly one of three airlines: Southwest, Hawaiian or Mokulele.
Delta Rewards Program: Pros and Cons
Delta makes it easy to earn miles and status without flying, but it's hard to redeem those miles at a high value.
How to Travel to Dallas-Fort Worth on Points and Miles
Here's how to save money on your flight and hotel in Dallas-Fort Worth by leveraging your travel rewards.
5 Credit Cards With Hotel Elite Status
Holding one of these credit cards automatically gets you elite status at certain hotel chains.