Toni Perkins-Southam

Community Organizer

Toni joined the AwardWallet team in 2017 as a moderator for AwardTravel 101, the original Facebook points and miles community. Now she helps run the group in addition to writing for AwardWallet.


She is an award travel enthusiast who has been leveraging credit card rewards to travel around the world, for nearly free, with her husband and their four young children. Toni and her kids have spent the last several summers living in Europe, Central and South America and have encountered countless adventures throughout their travels.


Her passion is to inspire other big families by showing and teaching them that traveling with kids is not only logistically possible, but financially feasible for even the smallest of budgets.

What You Need to Know About Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways is the newest airline in the United States. The low-cost carrier promises to keep things simple yet “nice” for their customers by offering a no-frills experience with transparent pricing, low fees, customer-friendly policies, and a straightforward loyalty program.

Hilton Honors Increases Standard Award Points Max From 120,000 to 150,000

Using Hilton points is a great way to redeem free nights at aspirational properties like the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. But Hilton recently upped the maximum number of points needed for a free standard award night, making a stay at this high-end property much less achievable. Here are some other ways to get a free night there without shelling out 150,000 points per night.

Marriott and Uber Launch New Partnership, Earn Marriott Points on Rides and Food Delivery

Marriott and Uber just teamed up to offer more ways than ever to earn Marriott Bonvoy points. You’ll now earn up to 6x Marriott Bonvoy points when using Uber and Uber Eats. In this post, we will show you how to link your Marriott Bonvoy and Uber accounts so that you can start earning through this new partnership. Plus, here are the best cards to use to maximize your return on Uber Eats orders.

15 Best Marriott Points Redemptions for Luxury Stays

As the largest hotel chain in the world, Marriott’s portfolio includes all levels of hotels, from budget to top-of-the-line luxury. And now, their most expensive hotels are within your reach thanks to Bonvoy points. Check out our list of the best luxury properties where your Bonvoy points can take you.

15 Best Hilton Points Redemptions for Luxury Stays

With all the Hilton card welcome offers floating around, loading up your Hilton accounts has never been easier. But, the key question is: what can you do with all those points? Why not use them to book a few free nights at some of the world’s most luxurious properties. Here are 15 of the most expensive and decadent hotels you can book with Hilton points.