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.

World Of Hyatt Selling Points With 30% Bonus

Hyatt just announced its latest buy points sale, offering members a 30% bonus on purchased points now through February 23, 2021. If maximized, World of Hyatt members can snag Hyatt points for as little as 1.85¢ per point. Here are the amazing opportunities this opens up, from an all-suite resort in Bali to a private island in the Caribbean.

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A few months after it was teased, Southwest started allowing loyalty members to convert Southwest travel funds into Rapid Rewards points in August. And we were surprised that the conversion rate was much better than expected! If you haven’t already taken advantage of this, December 15 is your last chance to transfer existing travel funds to Rapid Rewards points.

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