Nick Ewen, The Points Guy

Nick Ewen

The Points Guy

Fort Pierce, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Nick:

Data shows how travelers are still hesitant about taking to the skies

A look at exclusive data from The Points Guy showing traveler hesitance about searching for, booking and taking trips in light of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Register for our next Future of Travel webinar with the CEO of RVShare

The RV industry has seen massive growth during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn about the future of this segment on a free webinar with the CEO of RVShare. → Read More

NYC airport screening and new, $5 test spur hopes of a return to travel, but how realistic are these solutions?

A look at the measures being taken or under consideration to ease international travel restrictions in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

How I used Chase points to book a $1,200-a-night suite in Tokyo

A look at how Chase Ultimate Rewards points unlocked incredible value for a luxurious Hyatt suite in Tokyo, Japan. → Read More

Nashville Airport newest example of why you need to plan ahead before your next airport trip

Nashville Airport's split into separate terminals with individual security lines is the newest example of why you need to plan ahead for your next airport trip. → Read More

How a single car payment dropped my credit score by double digits

If you're making a large purchase on a credit card to rack up points and miles, be sure to consider whether it might impact your credit score. → Read More

Marriott Bonvoy launches new status challenge for a limited time

Marriott Bonvoy is now allowing certain elite members with Hilton Honors, IHG Rewards, World of Hyatt, and Accor Live Limitless to initiate a status challenge. → Read More

Are we entering a new 'Golden Age' of creativity with loyalty programs?

We think we just might be entering a new "Golden Age" of loyalty programs. Here's why. → Read More

Register for next Future of Travel webinar with Brian Kelly and Oneika Raymond

Join Brian Kelly as he welcomes journalist and TV host Oneika Raymond to his next Future of Travel webinar to discuss inclusive travel. → Read More

Comparing the new Aeroplan award chart to other Star Alliance airlines

The new Aeroplan program has some appealing features, but how does the new award chart compare to other Star Alliance airlines? → Read More

Will travelers remain loyal to loyalty programs when 'normal' returns?

Travel all but disappeared this spring but when it returns, will travelers remain loyal to the loyalty programs they once loved? → Read More

Too many free-night certificates and nowhere to go; how hotel programs can respond

Many hotel cobranded credit cards offer free-night certificates to cardholders, but with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, here's how they should respond. → Read More

Best US airlines of 2020: Who’s doing it right in the COVID era

The travel industry has been thrown into turmoil by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and perhaps no segment has been impacted as significantly as airlines. From thousands of flight cancellations to heavy financial losses and the threats of furloughs and layoffs, the last few months have been challenging for these companies as they attempt to weather … → Read More

Learn about the future of international travel with Brian Kelly and a US State Department deputy

Join TPG founder and CEO Brian Kelly as he welcomes Ian Brownlee from the U.S. Department of State to discuss international travel on the next free webinar. → Read More

Register for free webinar with Brian Kelly and Sara Nelson

Register for a free webinar with TPG's founder and CEO Brian Kelly and Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. → Read More

Comparing car rental elite status

Hitting the road this summer? Here's everything you need to know about rental car elite status. → Read More

How to top up your loyalty program accounts to book awards

A look at how to earn small amounts of points and miles when you are just shy of the rewards needed for a given award ticket or hotel stay. → Read More

Register to learn advanced redemption tactics on the next TPG Talks webinar

It can take a lot to maximize your points and miles, so register for this TPG Talks webinar to learn advanced redemption tactics for your next award trip. → Read More

Register now to earn double American miles on flights through September 30

American Airlines just launched a new promotion, offering double AAdvantage miles on American flights through September 30, 2020. → Read More

How to find and book Airbnb homes, apartments and condos

A look at how to use Airbnb to find the best home, apartment or condo for your next trip, including how to sign-up for Airbnb, how to search and how to book. → Read More