Chris Dong

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Chris Dong is a travel reporter, editor, and strategist. He covers everything from the latest luxury hotels to the nuances of credit card rewards programs. Previously, Chris was a reporter and newsletter editor at The Points Guy. He's a solo travel advocate, aviation & transportation enthusiast, and points and miles maximizer. From the back of a standing-room-only intercity bus in Sri Lanka to the front of first class on a Boeing 747 jumbo jet, Chris believes the journey is sometimes (more than) half the fun. His ultimate goal is to use storytelling to help people travel, stay, fly, and eat better. His work also appears in Lonely Planet, AFAR, The Washington Post, and Business Insider, among others. Chris lives in Los Angeles after spending nearly a decade in New York City.

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