Zach Honig, The Points Guy

Zach Honig

The Points Guy

New York, NY, United States

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  • Engadget

Recent articles by Zach:

Lufthansa prepares to operate its longest flight ever

The passengers will join a ship for the rest of their journey to Antarctica, onboard a specially equipped icebreaker. → Read More

Amex Yurt Villages: An incredible dinner at Lilia in New York City

It's difficult to justify dropping $160 per person for dinner on a regular basis, but Lilia's yurts definitely make for a fun night, and a delicious meal. → Read More

United gives elites a big head start toward 2021 Premier status

Depending on your travel plans, the airline's promotions can help get you far closer to status early this year. → Read More

DC-7 reaches Delta Flight Museum, restored to its former glory

Delta enthusiasts and frequent flyers gathered this weekend to witness this next leg of the aircraft's journey. → Read More

Reminder: You don't have to be on the 'No Fly List' to receive an airline ban

Regardless of how you tend to behave on the ground, you should do everything in your power to be a model citizen in the sky. → Read More

Emirates adds many more US flights, Airbus A380 returns in March

Unfortunately for U.S. travelers, March 27 is the last day you'll find the airline's latest suite flying to New York. → Read More

Is Amtrak's big Rail Passengers Association point bonus worth the cost?

If you aren't interested in making a donation to the Rail Passengers Association, it may not make a whole lot of sense to sign up. → Read More

Flights between Qatar and Saudi Arabia resume tomorrow for the first time in nearly 4 years

While the two countries share a border, traveling between them required at least one connection, and many hours of additional flight time. → Read More

Jordan Aviation could launch US flights with a former Emirates plane

It's too early in the process to start booking tickets, but one element, in particular, may leave you intrigued. → Read More

You can now add select Chase business cards to Apple Pay

Paying with cash feels plain icky during the pandemic, and even pulling out a credit card and sliding it into the reader seems like something to avoid in 2021. → Read More

Indonesian 737-500 disappears with more than 60 people onboard

The flight was operated by a previous-generation Boeing 737-500 — not the plagued 737 MAX, which just resumed flying in the United States. → Read More

How President-elect Biden plans to travel to his Washington, D.C. inauguration

The president-elect's travel plans may seem a bit unconventional, but not surprising for a decades-long Amtrak fan. → Read More

United becomes the final 'Big 3' airline to ban emotional support animals

Only service animals will be permitted free of charge, with the airline adding a service charge for all other in-cabin pets. → Read More

Aeroplan members will soon earn and redeem with Virgin Australia

You'll be able to pair Star Alliance flights to Australia with connections within the region as part of one itinerary. → Read More

Is Delta laying the groundwork for free inflight internet with latest Wi-Fi move?

Free connectivity still seems like a top priority for Delta, with the carrier inching closer to its objective with a big shift announced this week. → Read More

Why I wouldn't get too excited about Qantas' plan to restart flights in July

It seems a bit unrealistic to expect Australia's borders to reopen by July 1. → Read More

American Daily Deals: Kids fly free when you book Caribbean flights today

Offers may be valid for travel several months in the future, and AA's current booking policy adds significant flexibility if you choose to change your trip. → Read More

The 4 flights I can't wait to book this year after a vaccine

There are plenty of products TPG's Zach Honig hopes to try, but it's important to keep things realistic as travel becomes easier throughout 2021. → Read More

Join me for a mid-pandemic flight in the world's best first-class suite

You can currently redeem points and miles for your adventure, letting you book a round-trip for a tiny fraction of the usual ~$14,000 cash price. → Read More

The only reason I still feel comfortable traveling during the pandemic

If you're setting out with the same approach you employed in 2019, you risk endangering yourself, your loved ones and complete strangers, too. → Read More