Meghan Coyle started as a web producer and writer at NerdWallet in 2018. She covers travel rewards, including industry news, airline and hotel loyalty programs, and how to travel on points. She is based in Los Angeles.
- Education: B.A. in Journalism from University of Southern California
- Organizations: Asian American Journalists Association
- Previous experience: The Washington Post, NPR, PRX
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The latest from Meghan
What is American Elite Status Worth?
American's elite status program ties for second with United in our yearly analysis of airline loyalty programs.
Are You a Points and Miles Hoarder? Here’s How to Get Over It
Points and miles often lose value over time. When in doubt: Spend, don’t save.
United Finally Lets Kids Sit With Parents For Free
Kids 12 years old and under can now sit next to an accompanying adult on basic economy fares at no extra cost.
How Much Does a Cruise to Alaska Cost?
The base price isn't the only cost to consider — extras add up fast when you're on the water.
4 Times When You Should Renew Your Passport
Consider starting the renewal process if your passport is full, damaged or within six months of expiration.
NerdWallet’s 2021 Holiday Travel Report
Holiday travel is on the rise again, but some people are on the fence or are outright avoiding travel this season.
The Guide to Lufthansa Premium Economy
Lufthansa premium economy can cost more than double what standard economy costs, so weigh the perks carefully.
3 Ways to Maximize Points and Loyalty Programs on Your Work Trips
Make sure travel reservations are linked to your loyalty accounts, especially if you weren't the one who booked.
Are Double Decker Airplane Seats The Future?
The Chaise Longue Economy Seat is just the latest would-be innovation in double decker seating. But will it work?
The Guide To Alaska Airlines Wi-Fi
Alaska offers passengers high-speed, satellite Wi-Fi on roughly 90% of its flights.
Epcot vs. Animal Kingdom
These Disney parks could not be more different, but each offers a unique and worthwhile experience.
How Much Does a Trip to Hawaii Cost?
When and how you travel will play a big part in determining the cost of a trip to Hawaii.
The Guide to Different Types of U.S. Passports
Most travelers should apply for a standard U.S. passport, but other options exist for specialized travel needs.
The Guide to Alaska 100K
No matter what, you'll have to fly at least 24 flight segments on Alaska flights to earn this top-tier status.