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.

Marriott Promotion Offers 2k Points per Night, Another Offers 25% Off

You can take advantage of a new Marriott promotion that offers 2,000 points per night for stays at Courtyard properties and another that offers 25% off new bookings. The booking periods and details differ, so you likely won’t be able to stack these promotions. Here are the details to help you earn 2,000 points per night or save 25% on your upcoming reservations.

Flash Sale: Buy Etihad Miles at Just 1.33¢ Per Miles Through Buy Miles Promotion

Etihad just launched a new buy miles promotion flash sale, offering Etihad miles for as little as 1.33¢ apiece. This is not the best rate we’ve seen from them. However, it can still present a cost-savings by buying and redeeming miles. With Etihad’s sweet-spot-filled partner award charts, there are plenty of situations where buying miles could save you a bunch of money.

Buy Flying Blue Miles With a Best-Ever 100% Bonus

Flying Blue has relaunched its buy miles promotion sale, offering loyalty members the opportunity to snag miles for as little as 1.38 euro cents (1.55¢ US) per mile. This rate matches the best we’ve ever seen Flying Blue offer. Here are some times where it can make sense to buy Flying Blue miles.

Buy World of Hyatt Points With a 30% Discount (1.68¢)

Hyatt’s latest buy points sale offers members a 30% discount on purchased points now through December 30, 2021. If maximized, World of Hyatt members can snag Hyatt points for 1.68¢ per point. Here are the amazing opportunities this opens up, from an all-suite resort in Bali to a private island in the Caribbean.