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]

104 Articles by Ryan

Deal Alert: More $39 Fares from Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is having another sale with flights starting at $39 from several cities including Atlanta, GA; Cleveland, OH; Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Detroit, MI; and Washington-Dulles for select dates from Apr. 14, 2015 through May 20, 2015. 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…

Reminder: Last Day To Redeem US Airways Miles Before Programs Merge

As a reminder, today is the last day to redeem US Airways miles using the current award charts, before they will be converted over to American AAdvantage miles, which will start this Saturday. American Airlines confirmed that US Airways Dividend Miles and American Airlines AAdvantage accounts will be combined starting on Saturday, March 28, 2015. All Dividend Miles…

Deal Alert: Frontier Airlines Flights from $29 for Spring Travel

Frontier Airlines is having another sale with flights starting at $29 from many of the cities they fly from including Austin, TX; Chicago-O-Hare; Dallas/Ft. Worth; Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; and Washington-Dulles for select dates from Apr. 14, 2015 through May 20, 2015.. If you are interested in scoring any of these fares for $29, be sure to book…

When Is The Last Day To Redeem US Airways Miles?

I think a lot of US Airways Dividend Miles members are wondering when their miles will be converted over to American AAdvantage miles. Currently US Airways is offering a Share Miles promotion which is going on now through March 25, 2015, which means its safe to assume you will be able to redeem your US…

Deal Alert: Business Class to Brazil for $1550 R/T

You can fly roundtrip from several cities in the United States to Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo, Brazil in American or Delta Business class for about $1550. While, not as cheap as the Business Class Washington Dulles- Beijing $462 R/T , these are certainly still cheap prices and it seems like both airlines are hoping…

American Airlines Refreshes the Look of Its Award Charts

American Airlines announced this morning that it would be refreshing the look and feel of its award charts to make them easier to read and navigate. This might induce a little anxiety about devaluation, but fortunately there will be no changes to award pricing. You can view the refreshed American Airlines Award Charts, OneWorld Partners Award Charts, and their Mileage Upgrade Chart on AA.com. Here’s…