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 Flying Blue Miles With a Best-Ever 100% Bonus

Flying Blue has announced it’s latest buy miles promotion, offering loyalty members the opportunity to snag miles for as little as 1.6¢ a piece. This rate is the best we’ve ever seen Flying Blue offer! And good news for those that don’t feel comfortable purchasing miles now. You have until December 31, 2020 to take advantage of this offer.

Buy Hilton Honors Points with a 100% Bonus

Hilton just launched its latest buy points promotion, offering Honors members a 100% bonus on point purchase through September 20, 2020. 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.

[Expired] Buy Marriott Points With a Best-Ever 60% Bonus

With Marriott’s just-launched point sale, Bonvoy members can buy points for just 0.78¢ a piece. That’s the cheapest rate we’ve ever seen them sold. This opens the door to stays at the most lavish properties at a fraction of the cost—which is great if you want to stay at a hotel fit for a movie star but can’t afford the movie star price. But, it’s also great for scoring inexpensive domestic getaways.

Get up to 25% Back on All Hyatt Award Redemptions (And More)

World of Hyatt is back with yet another promotion designed to entice travelers. After registering, members will receive a 25% rebate on all award redemptions. Plus, all World of Hyatt members will receive complimentary parking—a benefit usually only available to top-tier elites. Additionally, eligible restaurant purchases at Hyatt properties will earn triple points, even if you’re not staying the night.