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Jon is a former Wall Street investment banker and finance nerd. He's also an avid traveler, and a new dad! He likes to alternate between enriching cultural travel experiences and exotic tropical vacations where he sees nothing but sand, water and palm trees. Oh and of course, food!
Favorite Trip:Maldives, for honeymoon, because it's paradise and it was first-class
Item You Don't Travel Without:Camera
Dream Trip:Alaska wilderness excursion; we've had a lot of fun seeing parts of the US mixed in with our international trips
Favorite Travel Hack:Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards to British Airways Avios and use to book on American Airlines for short hop flights
Learn about the free first-class trip to Maldives that inspired Jon to create RewardStock!
Hud has always been passionate about travel and exploring. He would look at maps and atlases (Yes, paper maps and books before the internet. Remember those things?) spending countless hours daydreaming where he could go. He loves the thrill of big cities and the laid back nature of tropical beaches. To him, plane travel is not just a means of transportation, it's part of the trip. He's a big aviation nut!
Favorite Trip:SE Asia. First trip to a non-English speaking area of the world and flying Cathay Pacific first class!
Item You Don't Travel Without:Phone. Acts as camera, map, notes, guidebook. I have it all in my pocket.
Dream Trip:African safari
Favorite Travel Hack:Knowledge of credit card benefits. Save on travel insurance, rental car insurance, baggage fees, international transaction fees!
Read more about Hud's first-class trip to Asia using points.
Josh has been a passionate traveler since he was young. His favorite thing when traveling is getting out of his comfort zone and experiencing different cultures first-hand, especially new exotic foods!
Favorite Trip:Machu Picchu, Peru, where I proposed to my wife
Item You Don't Travel Without:Day pack, for carrying travel guides, maps, water bottle and souvenirs
Dream Trip:Multi-country journey through south-east Africa
Favorite Travel Hack:Use long layovers to get out of the airport and explore an extra city
Planes, trains, even a bus or a boat - Liz is always looking for the best deal, a new adventure and a couch to crash on. Her love for travel began at a young age with family vacations and two study abroad experiences in college. Liz’s favorite part about traveling is immersing herself in the local culture, history and traditions.
Favorite Trip:Study abroad program in Turkey and Greece
Item You Don't Travel Without:Headphones. I love listening to music and podcasts during downtime.
Dream Trip:Summer Olympics - I am a huge Olympics nerd!
Favorite Travel Hack:When booking flights, clear your browsing history. Websites track visits and raise prices based on page views.