Born and raised in New York, David still remembers his first flight when he was only four years old: a U.S. Airways trip from New York-La Guardia to Palm Beach, Florida. He formed his love of travel around that and other family vacations, including to England at age eight and Namibia when he was 13. During college, a four-country trip around Europe with a friend cemented his passion for seeing the world.
David is obsessed with points and miles and loves that he can use them to travel more often and more comfortably (and luxuriously). He enjoys getting into the nitty gritty of different programs and finding the best deals. Using points, miles and deal-searching, he and his fiancée have flown both short and long haul trips in products ranging from economy to international first class.
David is a genuine #avgeek and is crazy about the journey, but is even more enthusiastic about actually being at the destination. He’s always eager to really get to know a new place; while conducting archival research for his master’s degree at the University of Edinburgh, he took advantage of the opportunity to explore the U.K.
Currently a full-time writer and content creator, David left his job as a healthcare PR executive this year to pursue his dream of writing, reporting, and sharing travel news, tips and information first hand.
For a limited time, you can buy Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Starpoints at a 35% discount. The promotion, which runs through December 29, 2017, applies to any purchase of 5,000 or more Starpoints. Starpoints normally sell for 3.5 cents each… read more
There are a ton of online travel agencies (OTAs) out there. Orbitz, Priceline, Amex Travel, Costco Travel, and plenty more give you a ton of options to book flights, hotels, cruises, or vacation packages — the latter being one of… read more
There’s an incredible deal out this week for California residents that allows you to earn the Southwest Companion Pass by making just 1 purchase! But hurry, this offer is only available until 11/30/2017. About the Southwest Companion Pass The Southwest… read more
While there are many fantastic perks that come with The Platinum Card® from American Express, one of the best is complimentary access to the Centurion Lounge, Amex’s proprietary collection of airport lounges. In these high-class spaces, you can relax, enjoy… read more
Update: The offer mentioned below is now expired. This week, American Express raised the sign-up bonus on the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express to 35,000 Starpoints, matching the highest-ever publicly-available offer on either the personal or business… read more
Earlier this week, Chase announced that people with certain credit cards, including the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve℠, can earn one extra Ultimate Reward point for each eligible dollar spent when making purchases through an eligible… read more
Searching for and comparing flights used to be a massive pain in the neck, even just a few years ago. You’d either have to check each airline’s website individually, or you’d have to go through one of the many online… read more
Update: The offer mentioned below is now expired. Big news: American Express is increasing the signup bonuses on most of its co-branded Delta credit cards until Tuesday, November 8. The increases apply to both personal and business versions of the… read more
American Express has been on the offensive lately, firing hard and fast at Chase in the ongoing “Rewards War.” As you likely remember, JP Morgan-Chase made shockwaves a year ago when it rolled out its Chase Sapphire Reserve® credit card,… read more
There are a ton of online travel agencies (OTAs) out there, each competing hard for your business. With such a saturated market, many of them try to offer something unique to attract customers. For example, Priceline offers savings through opaque… read more