Max Prosperi

Max Prosperi is a lifelong aviation geek and avid frequent flyer. He became interested in traveling in premium cabins using points and miles while in the eighth grade. In high school, Max began contributing to various travel blogs. It was during this time that he also learned how to use points and miles to travel cheaply, even in premium cabins.

 

His travels took off as he continued to contribute to various travel blogs throughout his time in high school and college. In 2020, he joined the AwardWallet team while studying at Saint Louis University. Max graduated in January 2022 with a Bachelors in Entrepreneurial Studies and a minor in Marketing.

 

Today, Max splits his time between Miami, FL, and his hometown of St. Louis. MO. He continues to find new and exciting ways to redeem his points and miles for travel across the globe.

Basics of the British Airways Avios Rewards Program

British Airways’ loyalty program is called the Executive Club program, and members earn Avios. Although the program is based in the United Kingdom, it’s a favorite of U.S.-based travelers thanks to the ease of redeeming miles on American Airlines and Alaska, numerous bank transfer partners, and the program’s competitive credit card. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of the British Airways Executive Club and Avios frequent flyer currency.

Avianca LifeMiles Program: Overview and Sweet Spots

Avianca is a top choice for domestic and international travel on Star Alliance partners due to the ease with which you can collect LifeMiles and the lack of carrier-imposed fuel surcharges. Discover our favorite sweet spots and the fastest ways to rack up a ton of miles in our comprehensive guide.

How To Earn Points and Miles When Paying for College

College is one of the largest expenses in a person’s life. As such, you might have found yourself wondering, “Can I pay for college with a credit card and earn a ton of rewards?” In this post, we’ll walk through how to pay for college tuition and other expenses using a credit card and discuss whether or not it’s a good idea to do so.

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Award Chart Sweet Spots

The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan frequent flyer program is one of our favorite programs here at AwardWallet. While Alaska Airlines operates a route network limited to the Americas, its 24 major airline partners allow members to travel the globe using their miles with amazing value. Here are some of the award redemption sweet spots.

Free Meals, Spa Treatments, Nap Rooms, Even Swimming Pools with Priority Pass

Priority Pass is the largest independently operated lounge network in the world. But did you know that Priority Pass consists of more than just airport lounges and clubs? Priority Pass members also enjoy food and beverage credit at participating restaurants, complimentary spa treatments, and free nap rooms. Here are some of the best Priority Pass experience outside of lounges and clubs.

Aegean Airlines Launches genAIRation Loyalty Program for Travelers Ages 18-25

One of the best times to travel is during college. However, travel is expensive. Luckily, there are a few programs that make it easier and less expensive for younger travelers. One of the newest programs is Aegean Airlines’ genAIRation program aimed at those ages 18 to 25. From discounted air tickets to free Wi-Fi on every flight, here are the details of this young traveler program.

The Ultimate Guide to Companion Fares & Companion Passes

Companion pass, companion certificate, companion fare, or companion ticket. Each of these offers travelers a way to bring a companion along for less. Some airlines have designed their companion pass as a well-thought-out feature of their rewards program. Others have turned it into a lazy benefit slipped into the backend of a credit card’s benefits. From Aer Lingus to Southwest, here are the airlines and credit cards that offer companion fares.