Richard Kerr

Award Travel Evangelist

Richard Kerr is a veteran naval officer and founder of the Award Travel 101 Facebook community. He’s one of the foremost experts in points and miles strategy, featured in Forbes, US News, Money Magazine, Kiplinger Personal Finance and presented at #SXSW 2017. Richard has visited over 45 countries, lived in England and Japan, and spends his spare time dissecting loyalty program award charts to maximize the value of points and miles. Richard holds a BBA in International Business and has his wife and two small children in tow for his travels as often as possible.

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How I Got 60% Off Uber Credit with CVS and Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Go Far Rewards offers some huge opportunities to earn points through the Earn More Mall. In today’s post, I break down how I recently got 60% off an Uber gift card by taking advantage of their monthly bonus offers and leveraging my favorite the no-annual-fee card combo: The Wells Fargo Propel American Express® Card and the Wells Fargo Visa Signature® Card.

Making Sense of the New Marriott Bonvoy Co-Brand Cards

Marriott has taken another big step towards combining its rewards programs by launching a new lineup of Marriott Bonvoy co-branded cards from Chase and American Express. The new cards come with some great benefits as well as attractive, limited-time welcome bonuses. As of yesterday, several existing products were permanently retired to make room for the new cards.

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Gas Buddy Launches Marketplace to Earn Free Gas with Online Shopping

Gas Buddy, the popular website and app known for showing customers the cheapest fuel prices in a given area, has just introduced a marketplace where you can earn gasoline credit when shopping through the Gas Buddy app at participating retailers. This new ‘GasBack’ feature gives you even more savings on top of the rewards of up to 30 cents per gallon you normally earn by paying with Gas Buddy at the pump.

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How To Earn Points and Miles By Paying Tuition

Tuition for education, whether primary or higher education, can be an overwhelming and life-altering experience. However, there might be a way to take a bit of the sting out of tuition by building up a bank of points and miles.