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.

Buy Hilton Honors Points With a 100% Bonus

Hilton just extended its latest buy points promotion, offering Honors members a 100% bonus on point purchase through May 11, 2021. This enables you to purchase Hilton points at a compelling 0.5¢ per point. We dig in to demonstrate how this can be an excellent deal in some situations.

World Of Hyatt Selling Points With a 30% Bonus

Hyatt just announced its latest buy points sale, offering members a 30% bonus on purchased points now through June 25, 2021. If maximized, World of Hyatt members can snag Hyatt points for 1.84¢ per point. Here are the amazing opportunities this opens up, from an all-suite resort in Bali to a private island in the Caribbean.

Capital One’s 4 Most Valuable Transfer Partners

Capital One recently made game-changing improvements to its loyalty program, adding four new transfer partners and giving you a better conversion rate for seven existing partners. To help you make the most of the Capital One Venture card’s 100K signup bonus, we’ve created this guide to the best partners and how to use them.

Earn Enough Points for a Free Night for Completing 2 Stays at Choice Hotels This Summer

Choice Hotels is out with its summer promotion, and it’s very similar to what we’ve seen in the past. Once again, members can earn up to 8,000 points from completing two stays. That’s enough for a free stay at more than 1,000 Choice properties. This deal is interesting because the total points you earn with two stays are the same whether you pay $40 per night or $150 per night.

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

Flying Blue just launched a buy miles promotion flash sale, offering loyalty members the opportunity to snag miles for as little as 1.375 euro cents (1.67¢ 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.

Ends Soon: Get 15X Points Through Rakuten, Plus 4,000 Bonus Points for New Members

Rakuten (formerly known as eBates) is offering up to 15% Cash Back (or 15X Membership Rewards points) on purchases this week – including many travel brands, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Dell. Plus, new members can score a top-notch offer of 4,000 bonus Membership Rewards points just by signing up for a new account and linking your account to a Membership Rewards-earning card. We will show you step-by-step how to take advantage of both of these incredible offers.