Zach Honig, The Points Guy

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Recent articles by Zach:

TAP Adding Flight From San Francisco to Lisbon in 2019

The Lisbon-based carrier keeps adding new US-bound routes. → Read More

Onboard United's 757 Flight From Newark to the North Pole

Fantasy Flights have been a United Airlines tradition for nearly 30 years. → Read More

United's Giving Bonus Miles to Passengers Who 'Miss' Christmas

The extra miles will be automatically deposited into their MileagePlus accounts. → Read More

Amex Temporarily Closing Miami Centurion Lounge in January

The expansion is expected to take about two weeks. → Read More

Bid Miles for Biz on United's Inaugural 787-10 Flight

You'll also get a BMW transfer to the plane, a two-night stay in NYC, dinner at Classified and more. → Read More

You're Not Getting a Deal With United Basic Economy to Europe

There's really no way to spin this as a positive change for consumers. → Read More

United's Adding Basic Economy to International Flights

It's not quite as bad as what you'll find on flights within the US. → Read More

Earn Elite and Lifetime Credits With United Basic Economy Fares

For some flyers, buying a basic economy fare won't sting quite as much as it has in the past. → Read More

What Does It Take to Earn United Global Services Status in 2018?

For many flyers, United's unpublished top tier can be worth the extra push. → Read More

Review: Lufthansa's First Class Terminal, Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa's exclusive First Class Terminal is very much worth a visit, if you can get in. Pros: fantastic food, enormous top-shelf wine and liquor selection, huge private bathroom (with a bath!), speedy security screening and immigration, THEY DRIVE YOU TO THE PLANE. Cons: access limited to first-class flyers and top-tier elites. → Read More

TAP Air Portugal Adds Airbus A330neo to First US Route

We now know when the airline will be bringing its latest wide-body plane to the US. → Read More

A Double Bed in the Superjumbo: Singapore Airlines (A380) in Suites From NYC to Frankfurt

While the new product really takes the experience to a whole new level, Singapore's older A380 Suites Class is still fantastic, even 11 years in. → Read More

Best in NYC: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at New York-JFK

Virgin Atlantic's JFK Clubhouse makes flying Upper Class to Europe a more appealing choice. Pros: incredible staff, fantastic food and drinks, complimentary spa treatments for Virgin customers. Cons: sluggish Wi-Fi, confusing shower, so-so massage. → Read More

Virgin Atlantic Begins Flying A330 With Upper Class 'Suites'

Most passengers won't have any idea they're boarding an almost 20-year-old plane. → Read More

Air Italy Launching Service to Los Angeles and San Francisco

The airline will serve both West Coast cities from Milan. → Read More

Amex Confirms Centurion Lounge Opening at Charlotte Airport

At 13,000 square feet, it'll be one of Amex's largest lounges to date. → Read More

Amex Is Opening a Centurion Lounge at London Heathrow

The issuer's second international location will open in 2019. → Read More

You Can Now Book United Premium Plus With Miles and Cash

The airline's new premium-economy product takes off March 30, 2019. → Read More

St. Regis Bora Bora (Garden Villa & Deluxe Overwater) Review

At just 60,000 Marriott points per night, the St. Regis Bora Bora can be an out-of-this-world deal. The pros: fantastic redemption, huge property, great beach and lagoon, very large base villas, good food and drinks. The cons: base room availability is incredibly limited, expensive food and activities, staff overlooks important details. → Read More

You Get What You Pay For: Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana

InterContinental's Le Moana resort doesn't leave guests with a great impression of Bora Bora. Pros: far less expensive than Thalasso, good award availability. Cons: dated accommodations, limited facilities, very windy location, rude staff, lots of nickel-and-diming. → Read More