Jenna Hansen

Freelance Writer

Jenna Hansen began working for AwardWallet in 2022. She and her husband homeschool their four kids and spend a lot of their time traveling and learning through experiences. Jenna discovered points and miles in 2020 when she was looking for a way to be able to afford more expensive trips for her family. Once she came across other moms who were points and miles pros, she took the leap and has been hooked ever since.


Jenna and her family live in California and like to spend time visiting the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains and the Central California coast. You can also catch them at Disneyland as often as possible!

Practical Airline Award Sweet Spots for Families

Are you tired of hearing about points deals just to find out that it only applies to solo travelers or couples? This guide shows families how to find sweet spots with multiple airlines. From better availability to companion passes to kids' discounts, we'll show you the realistic options you have for booking family travel using points.

How to Use Hyatt Pay My Way Points + Cash Option

The never-ending battle when it comes to credit card points is that there never seem to be enough points for all of the amazing trips you want to take. Thankfully Hyatt has a great option for offsetting that problem. It’s called Hyatt Pay My Way, and it allows you to use a combination of points and cash when booking a room. Here's how this booking option works.