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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Talking Travel With Summer Hull And Richard Kerr!

Summer Hull and Richard Kerr are two of my favorite people in travel.  They’re both family travelers, like me.  But, they’re also wickedly smart about so much in the world of travel.  And, they both said they had some time to podcast this week.  That usually means comedy, great advice and trouble all rolled into one.  This episode was no exception! There’s talk about year-end status runs, both in airline and hotels. And, there’s all the normal travel craziness to discuss, including a hotel program you’re probably not paying attention […]

United Airlines Making Bold Changes To How You Earn Status

United Airlines is going all-in on money, as in you’ll earn elite status based almost entirely on how much you pay the airline. The amount you’ll need to spend is going up again. And, if you can’t hit the minimum number of flights, you’ll have to spend even more. There is some good news for international travelers. For everyone else, this is going to be a tough pill to swallow.

World of Hyatt Promo: Save $50 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House

Hyatt has been busy with promotions the past couple of months.  Side note: be sure to check out this post if you want to hear about more promos Hyatt has going on right now. They’ve announced another one today, specifically for folks who hold one of their co-branded credit cards.  Hyatt has made a habit of offering promotions that add value to holding one of their credit cards.  It’s one of a handful of reasons the World of Hyatt credit card stays in my wallet. Save $50 At Hyatt Place […]