About 10xT

10xTravel (“10xT”) was launched in 2014 by Founder Bryce Conway with one simple goal: help people travel more while spending less. Hundreds of articles, thousands of readers, and millions of miles traveled have turned 10xT in to a major player in the travel world, with our work being featured in multiple major media outlets all over the world. 10xT has a team of more than a half dozen avid travelers who work tirelessly to produce some of the best money-saving travel advice on the internet. Helping others achieve their travel goals is what we live for. We are glad you found us and look forward to sharing our world with you.

Meet Our Team

Bryce Conway | Founder

Bryce Conway is the Founder of 10xTravel.com and Author of Takeoff: How to Travel the World for Next to Nothing and How to Fix Your Credit: Do it Once. Do it Right. Get on with Your Life. Bryce’s work has been featured in multiple national media outlets including Good Morning America, Money Magazine, and ABC Nightline News. Bryce created 10xTravel in 2014 and has been hanging out in the points and miles community since 2011....

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Spencer Howard | Editor in Chief

Spencer Howard is the Editor in Chief of 10xTravel. He is also the founder of Straight To The Points where he publishes Award Alerts, an email newsletter that provides great business and first class award booking opportunities complete with dates and the best ways to book. He enjoys long walks through the airport and taking in airplane views from lounges. He’s obsessed (no, really) with finding creative ways to earn and redeem miles and points and...

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Weston Conway | Strategy & Operations

Weston Conway directs the strategy and operations for Conway Media and 10xTravel.com. He also occasionally contributes content to the site based on his own personal rewards trips. Weston lives in Austin, TX with his wife Laura.

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Matt Brown

Matt Brown | Director of Digital

Matt has been a lifelong aviation fanatic ever since he took his first flight on an airplane at just 6 weeks old. An avid traveler, Matt is always eager to go new places, and his mantra is that he can’t come home from a trip without another one booked to look forward to! His favorite destinations include Bermuda, Turks & Caicos and Australia. Matt has been writing for 10xTravel since the Fall of 2018, but...

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Aaron Banko | Digital Analyst

Aaron was first introduced to 10xTravel in 2015 as he was looking for ways to travel the world more economically. As an adventurer, Aaron is always looking to travel to new places. He loves destinations that include white sand beaches and crystal clear blue waters. Aaron is engaged to Alexandria, and getting married in August 2020. Their honeymoon, as you might expect, will be primarily on points and miles to Bora Bora and Tahiti. With...

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Travis Cormier | Writer

Travis became addicted to travel after his first international trip to Nicaragua in 2016. He wanted to travel more but didn’t want to pay for it. He found points and miles, and hasn’t paid cash for a trip since. A self-proclaimed adventurer and beach-bum, Travis is often found at remote island destinations and beaches with scuba gear in tow. If you don’t spot him on a beach, look for somewhere with good wine or a...

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Anya Kartashova

Anya Kartashova | Writer

Anya Kartashova is a travel junkie who wants to visit everywhere in the world. As she crosses destinations off her list, that list grows even larger with new places being added. There’s no way to determine whether her wanderlust will ever subside. Probably never.

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Caroline Lupini | Writer

In 2011, with a four-week trip around Europe, Caroline became a true road warrior, and there’s been no stopping her since. Caroline likes to mix roughing it and luxury on her travels, sometimes staying in five-star hotels and other times in hostels. Her mantra: splurge on experiences! She enjoys traveling to new countries (and hopes to visit all 193 someday!), trying local foods, and meeting people from around the world. A few travel highlights so...

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Luke Sims | Writer

Luke was baptized into the game when Bryce helped him put together an incredible – and completely free – honeymoon back in September 2015, and he’s been hooked ever since. He is 26, married to his high school sweetheart, and working for a startup nonprofit in NYC… needless to say, it wasn’t long ago that traveling the world was a far-off dream caught somewhere between retirement and six feet under. Luke enjoys writing about weekend...

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Julie Szpira | Community Manager - 10xTravel Insider's

I’m Julie Szpira, 33 years old and currently residing in Chicago. A love of math and science steered me toward an education in Biomedical Engineering, and a love of math and travel brought me to points and miles. My “day job” allows flexible leave and the ability to work comp time. I have made it my mission to spend as much time as possible traveling, while still remaining gainfully employed. Points and miles have made...

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John Tunningley | Writer

For those of you who don’t know me, I am a late 20’s architect working out of Cincinnati, OH. I fell in love with travel while studying abroad and interning in international cities while in college. Like most, I thought my travel goals would have to be put on hold until I paid off my loans and was close to retirement, but that was before I learned about the wonderful world of points/miles. Like many...

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Anna Zaks | Writer

Anna is a freelance writer from Cleveland, OH who loves to travel and is a big miles and points geek. Anna’s favorite pastime (besides traveling) is planning trips and figuring out what kinds of points and miles she needs to make it happen. Thankfully, Anna’s husband is completely on board with all the free travel Anna earns and happily joins her on her adventures.

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Megan Heister | Director of Netflix and Search

Megan grew up traveling the world as an expat kid and has called New York City home for over a decade. She supports her travel habit with a career in non-profit fundraising, specializing in helping others find the strategic information they need to solicit and close transformative gifts.  In other words she gets paid to Google and and hunt down information, skills that also serve her well in travel hacking.  Megan got into travel hacking...

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