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Zach Honig
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Want to enjoy traveling for less (or even free)? Who doesn't!

Join Zach Honig, Miles & Points Expert and Benet Wilson, Air Travel Expert as we answer your questions and offer up some clever hacks to save money on your next trip! 

This hangout will be hosted by Lindsay Sanchez, an Social Media Engagement Manager.

Submit your questions ahead of time by clicking the "Q&A" button in the video player! 

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Zach Honig is a frequent flier who travels up to 200,000 miles per year, often on award tickets in international business and first class. He spends more than 100 nights in hotels in dozens of countries each year, earning hundreds of thousands of miles and points annually from travel, while boosting his accounts through credit card signup bonuses, strategized spending, shopping portals and other opportunities. 

Zach travels the world both in his capacity as a technology editor and through frequent personal travel with friends and family. He's been collecting miles and points for more than a decade, having first earned elite status with American Airlines during his freshman year of college.

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Benét J. Wilson writes for a non-profit aviation association.  She is also an aviation/travel freelance journalist, and has written for publications and blogs including, ACI-NA Centerlines, Aviation International News, Airport World, the Airline Passenger Experience magazine. and the Runway Girl Network. Wilson has worked for aviation publications, including Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine, Aviation Daily and Commuter/Regional Airline News. She has also worked at the Regional Airline Association, Mesa Air Group, Rolls-Royce and Delta Air Lines.  She blogs at on aviation and travel topics and is working on her private pilot's certificate. 

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As obsessed with travel as he is with the latest tech, in his spare time Zach leaves his home in Manhattan to explore the globe, always setting aside time to search for unique gadgets, from the camera shops of Shinjuku to the back alleys of Shanghai, where he once shelled out 1,000 yuan to bring a KIRF iPad back for The Engadget Show. He started his career as a tech journalist writing about cameras for Popular Photography before moving over to PC Magazine, where he worked as a consumer electronics editor, with a stint at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in between. He's also covered travel for Frommer's and AOL Travel, and one day hopes to fly a single-engine Cirrus around the world, having dedicated a summer to earning his pilot's license after planes didn't fall out of the sky during Y2K.

  • University of Missouri, Columbia
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  • Engadget
    Editor, 2011 - present
  • PC Magazine
  • Popular Photography & Imaging
  • American Photo
  • Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S.
  • Gannett
  • Apple
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