Zach Honig, The Points Guy

Zach Honig

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Recent articles by Zach:

United Reconsidering Chase Partnership Amid Double-Digit Growth

Credit cards have been known to bring in significant revenue, and it's no secret that executives have set their sights on more. → Read More

United Testing 'Complimentary Sandwich' on Key Hawaii Route

Free food is free food, and on an 8+ hour daytime flight, it's better than nothing at all. → Read More

United Schedules Livery Unveiling for Next Wednesday

The new livery will replace United's current "Globe" design, originally adopted from Continental. → Read More

United to Fly Nonstop From Newark to Cape Town, South Africa

As the only nonstop option between the US and Cape Town, United says the new route will save flyers nearly eight hours of travel time round-trip. → Read More

Tips From the World’s Most Frequent Flyer: Getting Some Rest in the Lounge

As the world's most frequent flyer, Tom's come up with some pretty solid tips to help improve his travel experience — and now yours. → Read More

5 Things United Needs to Fix for Me to Stay

Following the very disappointing decision to remove award charts, TPG's Zach Honig is pondering a move. → Read More

JetBlue Confirms Plans to Fly Between Boston/NYC and London

Come 2021, the airline will finally begin flying between the East Coast and Europe. → Read More

Miles Away Episode 15: Turning a Layover Into the Perfect Beach Day in LA

On this episode, we discover a fun alternative to wasting the day away from the terminal on your next layover at LAX. → Read More

Amex Extending Lufthansa Lounge Access For Select Cardmembers

We may see even more partnerships launch over the months and years to come, now that the LoungeBuddy team has joined forces with American Express. → Read More

We Got a First Look at the Incredible St. Regis Hong Kong

Rarely does a hotel spark so much intrigue that it lands a coveted spot on our list of 2019's most anticipated hotels — twice — but the St. Regis Hong Kong is no ordinary hotel. → Read More

United Announces Heartbreaking Award-Travel Changes

If you've been building up a large cache of United miles yourself, it's time to start thinking about redeeming those suckers before the new rates kick in. → Read More

United Now Posting Award Miles and Elite Credits Right Away

Some flyers no longer have to wait to earn redeemable miles, elite-qualifying dollars and more. → Read More

Review: United Premium Plus on the 777-300ER EWR-HKG

While the product could certainly evolve over time, for now, Premium Plus is a hodgepodge of business class and coach. → Read More

United Testing Express 'Sleeper Service' on Select Biz Flights

If the test is a success, the carrier's sleeper service could roll out to redeye flights around the world soon. → Read More

United Details Menu, Service Ahead of Premium Plus Launch

Some flights may offer the new seats without the full service, in which case they'll be sold as Economy Plus. → Read More

Questions and Answers About Apple's New Credit Card

We'll do our best to address any other questions you have as well. → Read More

Apple Introduces Apple Card, With up to 3% Cash Back

The company's first credit-card product launches this summer. → Read More

Historic Hilton: A Review of The Palmer House in Chicago

As one of the oldest hotels in North America, in many ways, the Palmer House is a bit past its prime. Pros: Low off-peak room rates, decent elite recognition, grand lobby and ballrooms. Cons: With 1,641 guest rooms, it's a bit too big to handle — for guests and staff, alike. → Read More

You Can Buy the Seats From These Retired United 747

While some aircraft are parked with the intention of flying them again, clearly that's not in the cards for United's former jumbo-jet fleet. → Read More

Where to Sit When Flying JetBlue's Retrofitted Airbus A320

JetBlue may be adding 12 seats as part of its retrofit process, but added amenities should make for a pretty comfortable ride. → Read More