Max Prosperi

Freelance Writer

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.

Complete Guide to the Choice Privileges Loyalty Program

Choice Privileges is an underrated hotel loyalty program that can provide excellent value to road-trippers and value-minded travelers. Between lucrative promotions and modest redemption rates, there's a lot to love about the Choice Privileges program. Here's what you need to know to maximize this underappreciated program.

The Ultimate Guide to Companion Fares, Companion Passes & Companion Tickets

Companion pass, companion certificate, companion fare, or companion ticket. Whatever you call them, they offer 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 back end of a credit card's benefits. Here are the airlines and credit cards that offer companion fares.

25% Transfer Bonus to Flying Blue from Amex Membership Rewards. Book Europe Flights for 9k Points.

For the next three weeks, American Express is offering a 25% transfer bonus when you convert Membership Rewards points to Flying Blue miles. Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program for Air France and KLM, so you also have access to the entire SkyTeam network. With this promo, you can fly in economy to Europe for 9k Membership Rewards points each way or business class between the North America and Europe for as few as 39k points each way.