Megan Lee joined the travel rewards team at NerdWallet with over 12 years of SEO, writing and content development experience, primarily in international education and nonprofit work. She has been published in U.S. News & World Report, USA Today and elsewhere, and has spoken at conferences like that of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Megan has built and directed remote content teams and editorial strategies for websites like GoAbroad and Go Overseas. When not traveling, Megan adventures around her Midwest home base where she likes to attend theme parties, ride her bike and cook Asian food.
- Education: B.A. in Chinese and international economics from Valparaiso University
- Previous experience: Content Director at GoAbroad.com, Senior Editor at Go Overseas
The latest from Megan
Ask a Travel Nerd: How Do I Dispute Hotel Minibar Charges?
Try contacting the hotel directly before escalating to corporate or filing a credit card chargeback.
9 Free or Cheap Things to Do at Disney World Outside the Theme Parks
You may not need to buy theme park tickets. Some of the best fireworks views are outside the Magic Kingdom anyway.
How to Make a Flight Payment Plan with No Credit Check
To avoid lowering your credit score, use airlines and booking sites that offer plans without a hard credit check.
Royal Caribbean vs. Carnival: Which Is Right For You?
Royal Caribbean wins out in most categories, but Carnival offers a solid budget- and family-friendly option.
7 Award Sweet Spots Using HawaiianMiles
High-value redemptions can be found on flights to and within Hawaii and on partner routes in Japan and Australia.
Travel Rewards Programs Shouldn’t Be So Annoying to Use
A survey found that travelers are confused by how these loyalty programs work. It doesn't have to be this way.
Hotel Review: The Beverly Hilton
Old Hollywood charm meets modern design at this Beverly Hills mainstay offering rooftop dining and poolside rooms.
How Many Days Do You Need for Universal Studios in Orlando?
Five days is ideal, but you can optimize shorter trips with Express Passes, early entry and park-to-park tickets.
What Is the Best Car Rental Company?
Enterprise dominates, but despite its massive fleet, its competitors can be found in more countries worldwide.
How Does the New Disney FastPass Work?
Lightning Lane and Genie+ pick up where FastPass left off, offering paid access to shorter lines.
How to Contact Marriott Bonvoy Customer Service
Try reaching out to the hotel first for issues related to your stay that aren't related to your loyalty account.
Summer Travel Is Likely to Remain Hot This Year, so Book Early
Travel this summer could see a repeat of 2022, with large crowds and high prices. Booking early is encouraged.
Americans Prefer to Know Hotel Costs Upfront — Fees and All
Resort fees stink, but many feel that knowing these charges earlier in the booking process makes them easier to stomach.
Hotel Guide: Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort
The $40 nightly resort fee is a bit much, but at least it covers delightful amenities like s’mores kits and bikes.