Lee is a travel writer and podcast host based in Nashville, Tennessee. He loves to travel with his wife and two children using miles and points. Lee has held the Southwest Companion Pass since 2007 and enjoys being spoiled thanks to his Kimpton Inner Circle status.
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The Guide to Marriott Titanium Elite Status
You can earn the 75 elite night credits required for Titanium status through stays, credit cards and events.
Business Class vs. First Class on American Airlines
Available destinations and access to Admirals Club lounges are key differentiators between these premium classes.
The Guide to Southwest Flight Cancellations
Regardless of fare type, Southwest is required by federal law to refund you for canceled flights.
How Uplift Buy Now, Pay Later Works for Travel
While 0% APR might sound like a good deal, you're missing out by using Uplift instead of a travel credit card.
How Does Travel Insurance Work?
Independent policies offer various levels of coverage, but many travel cards also come with some insurance.
This May Be the Cheapest Road Trip in America
Gas price variance makes some U.S. regions more affordable for traveling the country's highways.
TSA PreCheck With Family: Your FAQs Answered
Minors traveling with eligible adults do not need their own membership to access TSA PreCheck.
Hyatt House vs. Hyatt Regency: Which Is Right for You?
Hyatt House is best for extended stays and families, but Hyatt Regency has more locations.
What Is the Airbnb Refund Policy for a Bad Experience?
Customers should submit claims within 72 hours and provide photo evidence if possible.
The Guide to Hyatt Globalist Status
You can earn Globalist status through spending 60+ nights per year with Hyatt or earning 100,000 base points.
Hyatt: How to Use Free Night Awards
Redeeming awards through the Hyatt site is relatively simple. Earning them can be, too, with the right card.
What Is the Best Southwest Credit Card Offer?
If you fly on Southwest at least once per year, the Rapid Rewards Priority card is the clear choice.
When to Pick the Capital One Venture X Over the Chase Sapphire Reserve
Both cards are top-tier premium products, but the Venture X is preferable in some cases.
The Pros and Cons of Booking Flights on Kayak
Kayak is a powerful travel search tool with many beneficial features, but you might miss out on some points or elite perks.