Kendra is at her best at the intersection of luxury travel and madcap adventure. Her biggest travel triumph was taking her family on a five-week trip to Japan, France and Spain ... all with points and miles. In addition to having her own travel blog on the Boarding Area network, Kendra has written for the Kimpton Life Is Suite blog and Frugal Travel Guy.
The latest from Kendra
Who Can Benefit the Most From the JetBlue Card?
The card is great for relatively casual travelers who want to earn points without paying fees.
How to Save Money on College Tours
With some strategic points on wrangling and general planning, you can cut costs on college visits.
What Is the Nexus Card and Why Is It Worth It?
The Nexus card can benefit those who often travel between the U.S. and Canada by air or land.
Do Hyatt Points Expire?
While Hyatt points do expire due to inactivity, there are plenty of easy ways to reset the countdown clock.
What Are Travel Points Worth and Why Do They Matter?
Travel points earned via loyalty programs and credit cards vary in value but are a good way to cut vacation costs.
How to Change a Flight on Alaska Airlines
If you bought a main or first class fare, you can make changes for free in most cases.
How to Travel to Glendale for Super Bowl LVII
This desert destination has a major airport and cool boutique hotels that you can book with points.
How to Maximize the Hyatt-MGM Partnership
The loyalty programs of Hyatt and MGM offer reciprocal rewards for elite members after just a few clicks.
What You Need to Know About World of Hyatt’s Milestone Rewards
You can earn rewards like free nights, suite upgrades and bonus points on your way to elite status.
The Guide to Alaska Airlines Hotel Partners
You can earn and redeem Alaska miles when booking hotels through Alaska or its hotel partners.
Pros and Cons of Booking Hotels with Priceline
Forgo the hotel loyalty programs and book deep discounts with Priceline instead.
How to Maximize the Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card
This airline card can not only earn Rapid Rewards points, but also a companion pass and elite status.