Edward Pizzarello

About the Author

My goal in life is to fill my family’s passports with stamps, creating buckets of memories along the way. You’ll find me writing about realistic ways for normal people to travel the world, whether you’re on a budget or enjoy luxury. I also enjoy taking us on the occasional detour to explore the inner workings of the travel industry.

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My Very Late 2019 Hotel Elite Status Recap And A Look At 2020

You might wonder why I’m bothering to write this post in late February.  While I’ve always written this blog with you, the reader in mind, I do use this as a place to keep track of things.  I like to look back and see if my travel ended up the way it did.  I reviewed my airline elite status earlier this year, and now it’s time to take a look back at my 2019 hotel elite status achievements.  As a business traveler, I value elite status.  It provides me two […]

500 Bonus Points Per Night at Hyatt And United Status Match

If you want to see the best travel news every day, I publish a transcript of my NowBoarding podcast 5 days a week.  Each show covers the best travel news and deals on a daily basis.  If you prefer reading to listening, these posts are perfect for you! NowBoarding, your daily travel news in 7 minutes or less: Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.   Final Transcript NowBoarding, your […]

Japan Airlines 50,000 Ticket Giveaway!

If you want to see the best travel news every day, I publish a transcript of my NowBoarding podcast 5 days a week.  Each show covers the best travel news and deals on a daily basis.  If you prefer reading to listening, these posts are perfect for you! NowBoarding, your daily travel news in 7 minutes or less:   Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better. Full Transcript NowBoarding, your […]

Thinking About A Happy New Year!

2019 flew by in a blur.  My kids are a year older along with all of you (and me)!  There’s so much I wanted to say in 2019 but never found the time to.  So many places to visit but didn’t get there.  So many moments I wanted to spend with friends and family that didn’t happen. But, that’s not what I’m thinking about today.  I’m thinking about all the things I did accomplish.  All the conversations I got to have.  All the special moments with family and friends. I’m […]

Spirit Airlines Improving & IHG Finally Allows You To Protect Your Points

If you want to see the best travel news every day, I publish a transcript of my NowBoarding podcast 5 days a week.  Each show covers the best travel news and deals on a daily basis.  If you prefer reading to listening, these posts are perfect for you! NowBoarding!  Your daily travel news in 7 minutes or less: Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better. Full Transcript NowBoarding, your daily […]