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.
The latest from Lee
The 6 Best Citi Transfer Partners
Citi points can be cashed out at 1 cent per point, so pick a transfer partner that gets you at least that value.
How to Travel to Cabo San Lucas With Points and Miles
Numerous redemption options across hotels and airlines make Cabo a great points and miles destination.
Is a Southwest Credit Card Worth It?
If you're a Southwest loyalist, a co-branded card is worth it. If not, consider a card with transferable points.
How to Buy Southwest Points
While generally not a great value, buying Rapid Rewards points is easy to do through the Southwest website.
What Is Global Entry & How Do I Get It?
Global Entry shortens your wait at security and U.S. Customs. It's a great value, even for infrequent travelers.
How to Add TSA PreCheck to Your Airline Ticket
Find your flight reservation and add your TSA PreCheck number in the Known Traveler Number field.
A Quick Guide on TSA PreCheck
The TSA PreCheck program can help travelers speed through security checkpoints at more than 200 U.S. airports.
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 Southwest Loyalty Program
Travelers love Southwest's open seating and consistent redemption rates, as long as they don't fly internationally.
Radisson Rewards Splits Into 2 Programs and Devalues Its Award Chart
Radisson now has a program that covers properties in the Americas and another for Europe, Asia and Africa.
How to Travel to Denver on Points and Miles
There are plenty of nonstop flights to the Mile High City from all over the U.S.
How to Use Travel Insurance to Cancel a Flight
You'll have to cancel your flight with the airline, gather your supporting documents and file an insurance claim.
What is the Best IHG Credit Card Offer?
The IHG card with an annual fee is well worth it for the extra perks, like an annual free night and elite status.