Matt Fitzgerald


Matt Fitzgerald

Meet Matt

Meet Matt

Before Matt got into the points and miles game, his job as a full-time scuba diving instructor was his ticket to travel the world. Now, equipped with the right credit cards, he can travel and dive twice as much for half the cost. When not diving, Matt enjoys sharing his top travel tips, advice and his knowledge about the world of points and miles.

Matt has a degree in English Literature and Philosophy, and has written for other personal finance and business blogs, including Wise Business.

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Matt's Travel Stats

Favorite Redemption

Short-haul domestic American Airlines flights booked using British Airways Avios

Home Airport


Countries Visited


Favorite Places to Visit

Spain (Costa Blanca), Egypt (Marsa Alam and the deep south)

Favorite Points Currency

American Express Membership Rewards

Favorite First/Business Class

I'm a die-hard Economy flyer, saving my points for more frequent award bookings

Aisle or Window?


Next Destination on My List


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