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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Perfect Last-Minute Booking And Two Credit Cards To Think About

We have your weekly travel news in 15 minutes or less!   This week, Shawn Coomer is back in the co-pilot seat with host Ed Pizza.  Shawn is the host of the Miles to Memories podcast. Up this week is the perfect last-minute flight booking, a hotel room that earns you lifetime status with just one weeklong stay and some crazy statistics about Marriott’s new loyalty program.  We also discuss the new Norwegian Air credit card and the biggest sign-up bonus ever for the United Explorer Card. Links: Finally!! How […]

Making The Connection: The Argument For Being There

I sat my daughter down with her mother recently to show both of them a video.  I told my daughter, “You might be bored for part of this, but give me 13 minutes.”  As a parent of a teenager and one younger child, patience is something that can be in short supply.  But, she’s generally a good kid.  So, she stuck out the 13 minutes. I first met Maya Leibman 6 or 7 years ago at an industry event.  I had been assigned to make sure that she got from […]

17 Things I Learned At United Airlines Media Day

It was a whirlwind day of information. New flights to London, the Bahamas and Vail Colorado were just a bit of what we learned. Larger overhead bins, 3D interior images and tech to help you make that tight connection are just some of the highlights from United Airlines Media Day.

Business Travelers Will Love This: Sneak Peek Inside The New United CRJ-550

Check out a sneak peek on a plane configuration that business travelers are going to love. United Airlines will fly customers on the newly configured CRJ-550 this weekend. More legroom, massive amounts of bag storage and a self-serve bar as part of the interior of this plane is sure to be a winner for road warriors.