Patrick Stouffer

Patrick Stouffer

Staff Writer

Patrick is a freelance musician, writer, and travel consultant currently based in Los Angeles. He joined the AwardWallet team in 2019.

 

For the last ten years, Patrick has been living on the road full-time as a musician for various Broadway musical theatre tours and cruise ship productions. He met his wife, Patricia, while they were both working on a cruise ship in the East China Sea. Since then, their mutual love for travel has been a driving force in their relationship. Between work and leisure, Patrick and his wife have visited over 50 countries together, using points and miles to finance and elevate all of their experiences.

 

When he’s not playing trumpet, writing about points and miles, or traveling, Patrick enjoys going to the gym, trying craft beers, and spending time at the lake with his family.

Flash Sale: Buy Iberia Avios With Up to a 50% Bonus

Iberia just launched its newest mileage sale, offering a 50% bonus on Avios purchases through October 3, 2022. If maximized, Iberia members can grab Avios for as little as 1.2 euro cents (US1.17¢) a piece. Considering the sweet spots offered by the Avios program—from business class to Europe for 34,000 Avios each way to domestic awards on American Airlines from 6,000 Avios each way—this could be a great deal for those with a plan.

Buy Wyndham Points With a 25% Discount, Under 1 Cent Each

Wyndham Rewards just launched its latest promotion to buy points with a discount. Through October 24, 2022 loyalty members can buy Wyndham Rewards points with a 25% discount. That’s a rate of just 0.975¢ per point! With over 9,000 properties worldwide, there are lots of properties where you can receive outsized value from this deal. In this post, we go through the details to show you how to take advantage of this offer.

Buy Etihad Miles With a 30% Bonus (1.54¢ Per Mile)

Etihad Guest is offering a new buy miles promotion flash sale, offering up to a 30% bonus on miles on purchases through September 25, 2022. This gives members the ability to pick up Etihad miles for as little as 1.54¢ each. This isn’t the best price we’ve seen for Etihad miles, but it could make sense to buy in some situations.

Get 30% Bonus Hilton Points When Transferring From American Express Membership Rewards

One of the 12 American Express transfer bonuses currently being offered: transfer Membership Rewards points to Hilton with a 30% bonus. While this represents one of the better Hilton transfer bonuses we’ve seen from Amex, that doesn’t necessarily make it a good deal. Here are some tips for when this promotion might make sense – and why it generally won’t make sense for most Membership Rewards collectors.

Buy British Airways Avios With a 50% Bonus

British Airways is running a new sale for Executive Club members to buy Avios with a 50% bonus. However, given how British Airways determines the currency used, this deal’s actual value varies from great to downright terrible. Let’s take a look at this sale to see if there’s any value you when buying Avios at this price. And you need to act fast if you’re interested.

Best Credit Cards for Everyday Purchases in 2022

There are hundreds of credit cards on the market, each offering a bonus for a different kind of purchase. But what do you do when a purchase doesn’t fall neatly into any bonus category? In this post, we discuss the best cards to use for everyday purchases. From rewards points to cash back to statement credits, here are the best cards for everyday, non-bonus purcahses.