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.

Transfer Bank Points to Asia Miles and Receive up to a 15% Bonus

Cathay Pacific’s mileage program Asia Miles has announced a new promotion offering bonus miles when loyalty members convert bank points to Asia Miles. Now through January 31, 2021, members can transfer points and receive up to 15% bonus miles. But, this promotion works a bit differently than other transfer bonuses. Here’s how to register and what to know before you transfer your points.

Sonesta Adds 1,100 New Hotels To Its Portfolio, Offers 2,500 Bonus Points per Stay

Sonesta is a rising star among U.S. hotel brands. Over the last few months, it’s more than tripled the number of properties it has in the U.S. thanks to rebranding over 200 former IHG and Marriott properties. Plus, just this week, it announced the acquisition of 900 more hotels. Let’s give you a quick briefer on Sonesta’s loyalty program and an offer to earn 2,500 bonus points per stay.

[Extended] Get a 15% Bonus When Transferring Bank Points to Singapore KrisFlyer

Singapore Airlines has just announced a new campaign to incentivize KrisFlyer members to book award tickets. Through January 16, 2021, loyalty members can convert eligible bank points to KrisFlyer miles and receive between 15–20% bonus miles. However, with limited operating schedules, restrictive border regulations, and an outdated point-expiration policy, does it make sense to convert points now?

World Of Hyatt Selling Points With 25% Discount

Hyatt just announced its latest buy points sale, offering members a 25% discount on purchased points now through December 31, 2020. If maximized, World of Hyatt members can snag Hyatt points for as little as 1.8¢ per point. Here are the amazing opportunities this opens up, from an all-suite resort in Bali to a private island in the Caribbean.