Ryan Gaines

Content and Community Manager

Ryan Gaines
Ryan joins The Points Guy full time after having spent several years interning and writing while attending New York University.  Ryan has a degree in Hotel and Tourism Management and has held positions with Ritz-Carlton, Starwood as well as other travel blogs. Ryan loves to seek out elite status and flies over 100,000 miles a year primarily on Delta. Some of his favorite destinations are Rome, London, Hawaii and the Caribbean islands.

As the Content and Community Manager, Ryan oversees the creative development of the content for the site as well as various social media projects and overseeing reader events and community outreach. He's also interested in interacting with the dynamic TPG community and is an expert about Delta and Starwood! You can reach him at [email protected]

123 Articles by Ryan

Amazing Deal Alert: Business Class New York to Paris ~$1,000

On the heels of the Los Angeles- Jakarta flights for $380 R/T on Delta this morning, per One Mile at a Time, there are some great deals on Business Class flights from New York to Paris this summer, available for under $1,000 when booking for two people by applying the AARP discount ($400 off) as well as a…

Deal Alert: $39 Flights on ATL-MSY, MIA-IAD, PHX-DEN and more

Frontier Airlines is having a two day sale today with flights starting at $39 for several of their routes including Atlanta-New Orleans; Miami- Washington-Dulles, and Phoenix-Denver, for select dates this April and May. If you are interested in scoring any of these fares for $39, be sure to book sooner than later because during the past several sales that Frontier has offered,…

Deal Alert: $39 New York-Miami Flights, Others from $19

Frontier Airlines is having a one day sale today with flights starting at $19 on many of their routes including flights from Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Dallas-Ft. Worth; Denver; CO, Miami, FL; and New York (LGA) for select dates for this April and May. I think one of the best deals with this sale…

Discounted 10,000 Delta SkyMiles Redemptions Each-Way

Now through April 23, 2015, Delta is running a limited-time award travel sale which means discounted 10,000 SkyMiles redemptions each-way for travel on select routes within the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico. This is valid for travel for select dates between April 30, 2015 and June 20, 2015. Here are some sample routes I was able to find for 10,000 miles each-way:…

How American and United are Cracking Down on Mistake Fares

In February, United Airlines offered amazing deals after an apparent computer error caused some first class fares to show up at rock bottom prices, including flights between London Heathrow and the US as low as $50. The deal was shut down after only a few hours, but many readers were able to act quickly and snag these premium…