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
How to Make the Most of First Class on Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic's first class cabin has lie-flat seats with aisle access and social areas on board.
The Guide to Virgin Atlantic Economy
Every economy passenger gets perks that other airlines charge for, including free Wi-Fi and a three-course meal.
How to Use Southwest Travel Funds
If you have Southwest travel funds sitting in your Rapid Rewards account, here’s how to use them to book a flight.
IHG Ambassador Status: How Do I Earn It, and Is It Worth It?
Ambassador status is one of the few hotel elite tiers that you can get by buying instead of completing stays.
Your Guide to Renting From Silvercar by Audi
What is Silvercar rental? Learn how you can rent cars and SUVs from Audi dealerships and earn rewards.
Should I Fly Southwest Airlines?
Known for its flexible cancellation policy and two free checked bags, Southwest is still a solid choice.
9 Great Uses of the Priority Pass Restaurant Credit
These airport restaurants are great places to eat and they accept your Priority Pass dining credits.
Is Travel Insurance Worth It?
You might want to insure your nonrefundable trip if you're not already covered by a credit card.
Should You Use Capital One Rewards to Pay for Merchandise Through PayPal?
You lose the chance to earn cash back or book higher-value travel if you opt for PayPal redemptions.
Is the Bank of America Platinum Plus Mastercard Business Credit Card Worth It?
This small business credit card is worth it if you don't need rewards and the introductory APR is important to you.
Is the Wyndham Rewards Earner Card Worth It?
This no-fee hotel credit card can prove its worth with perks like discounts on both paid and award stays.
How to Maximize the Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Card
Your spending on this business credit card can help you earn elite status and the Companion Pass.
How to Redeem Travel Rewards Faster by Pooling Points or Miles
These travel rewards programs allow you to combine your points with others at no extra cost.
Which Frequent Flyer Program is Best for Me?
Choosing to focus on one airline program may help you maximize your rewards.