Zach Honig, The Points Guy

Zach Honig

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Zach:

You'll now have more time to use Gogo Wi-Fi on many flights

If you're planning to use Gogo on your next flight, be sure to check prepaid pricing in advance, which could offer significant savings over inflight purchases. → Read More

Millions of Americans can now visit Maine without a quarantine or test

Travelers coming from extended stays in New Hampshire and Vermont were previously exempt from a quarantine or test. → Read More

American to offer 4 daily flights to London Heathrow's Terminal 5

The airline will offer daily service from Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami and New York. → Read More

JetBlue may be able to avoid laying off pilots, flight attendants

In some ways, JetBlue is better positioned to weather this storm than its far larger counterparts. → Read More

US airlines to allow free flight changes once 737 MAX returns

Uneasy passengers will have flexibility when flying all three U.S.-based MAX operators, once the plane does eventually return to the skies. → Read More

United improves onboard beverage service, trims Saks amenities

While United will be adding many more drink options, it isn't all good news on the passenger experience front. → Read More

Amex giving cardmembers $50 each to spend with small businesses

American Express has long encouraged customers to shop with small businesses. During the 2010 recession, the issuer launched its “Small Business Saturday” campaign — each year, on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the company encourages shopping with small, local businesses, with the initiative helping to generate a reported $19.6 billion in spending on that one day … → Read More

NYC and Philly: Don't miss this incredible day trip escape in your own backyard

From an incredible farm lunch to some quiet time on the beach, this day-trip escape cannot be beat. → Read More

Get $20 off your next Amazon purchase when you pay with an Amex card

This time around, anyone with an Amex card should be able to take advantage. → Read More

Lufthansa grounds Airbus A380 fleet through at least 2021

With eight first-class seats on each plane, the grounding will potentially have a big impact on Lufthansa first-class award availability. → Read More

6 reasons there's never been a better time to visit Bermuda

The lack of tourists means open roads and more personal space on the beach — a must for anyone hoping to work in some physical distancing. → Read More

Delta suspends reservations assistance via Facebook and Twitter

Among the three largest U.S. airlines, it's currently most difficult to reach an agent at Delta. → Read More

Aruba opening to tourists from the US, Canada and Europe in July

Don't miss our country-by-country Caribbean guide for more on when your destination of choice plans to welcome guests. → Read More

American and United now let you text to chat with an agent

Here's how both airlines' new in-app chat tools work. → Read More

The Maldives welcomes all tourists in July with risky open-border approach

A lack of clarity makes it exceptionally difficult to plan a trip. → Read More

Iceland's border opens June 15, but Americans aren't welcome

Considering that the United States has by far the greatest number of COVID-19 cases in the world, it's not a terribly surprising decision. → Read More

United's back to issuing refunds for 2-hour schedule changes

We're back where we started, with the original two-hour refund policy that had been in effect before this mess. → Read More

United Airlines to require health acknowledgement during check-in

Anyone who doesn't meet the requirements outlined above will be asked to reschedule their trip. → Read More

How to avoid booking 'ghost flights,' which aren't likely to fly

There a lot of moving pieces for airlines to manage — getting back in the air isn't as simple as adding a flight to the schedule and hoping you'll book. → Read More

The Maldives may reopen to tourists soon, with a very big catch

If you decide to book, pay very close attention to the cancellation policies, capturing screenshots along the way. → Read More