Zach Honig, The Points Guy

Zach Honig

The Points Guy

New York, NY, United States

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  • The Points Guy
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  • Engadget

Recent articles by Zach:

United's taking flight delay explanations to the next level

The airline's boosting transparency — at least when it comes to airport operations. → Read More

There's a surprise hidden under coach on Lufthansa's A340

It could be worth seeking out this plane for the novelty of being able to walk up and down a flight of stairs at 30,000 feet. → Read More

Here's the welcome gift United is sending Global Services members in 2020

You have to spend a lot with United in order to score one of these yourself. → Read More

Book by Friday to save 20% on United Economy Plus upgrades

United MileagePlus members can save 20% when they select an Economy Plus upgrade by tomorrow. → Read More

United appears to be clearing upgrades out of order, but a fix is on the way

There may be a temporary solution, and a fix is on the way. → Read More

My new strategy for maximizing sleep on transatlantic flights

A bit of strategy can drastically boost your experience before, during and after a redeye flight. → Read More

Chase suspending Sapphire Reserve upgrades until higher fee kicks in

If you don't currently have a Preferred card, you still have time to apply for a new card with the lower $450 fee. → Read More

Last chance to get Chase Sapphire Reserve before the fee jumps to $550

Best yet, you'll have access to all of the new perks, too. → Read More

Questions and answers about Chase’s Sapphire Reserve changes

Chase's flagship card is getting a number of new benefits, plus a higher annual fee. → Read More

Significant changes confirmed for Chase’s Sapphire Reserve Card

The rumors about the Chase Sapphire Reserve are true — well, some of them at least. Here’s what’s happening. First, the card’s annual fee will jump by $100, from $450 to $550. The good news is that there are still a few days to apply with the current fee — the new rate kicks in this … → Read More

Chase adds free DashPass food delivery for select cardholders

You can also pair Chase's DashPass discount with DoorDash's new customer offer. → Read More

JetBlue to offset carbon emissions for all domestic flights

A number of other U.S. carriers make it easy to offset your flight, too. → Read More

Review: Lufthansa 747-400 in business from Seattle to Frankfurt

Lufthansa's 747-400 offers a rare opportunity for business-class flyers to score a seat in the nose. → Read More

How to avoid my big Marriott Choice Benefit mistake

Be sure to make your choice wisely — and don't overlook an opportunity to stack your perks. → Read More

All alone in first class, 6 wild things at the TSA and more: Zach Honig's favorite stories of 2019

It's been a year of endless adventure for TPG Editor-at-Large Zach Honig. → Read More

Why you should always check where your bag is being tagged at check in

It's essential to always closely examine both the claim tags and the bag tags themselves. → Read More

United now selling Premium Plus on select domestic flights

On board, Premium Plus customers will find a seat that's similar to what you'll get in domestic first class. → Read More

Samsung simplifies subway fare payments with Tap&Pay

The service is compatible with cards issued by 2,000+ banks and credit unions, so you can still earn bonus points for travel purchases. → Read More

Amex adding trip delay and cancellation coverage, changing purchase benefits

There are a number of changes and cards involved, but overall, cardmembers may actually be better off. → Read More

United changes upgrades for the better with PlusPoints

It'll soon be easier to confirm an upgrade to United first class, Polaris business and Premium Plus. → Read More