Photo by Judit Fazekas

Photo by Judit Fazekas

David Slotnick

David is a New York-based travel and credit card reporter for Business Insider. An award travel expert, he reports on the world of credit-card rewards and frequent-flyer miles, helping readers spend and travel better. He also covers other aspects of travel including aviation and airlines, destinations, hotels, trends, products, and deals.

A native New Yorker and avid photographer, David has a first-hand expertise of credit-card points, frequent-flyer miles, hotel-loyalty points, and travel deals. He's earned and redeemed hundreds of thousands of points and miles for flights ranging from international first class to basic economy, and hotel stays ranging from basic rooms in cities to over-water tropical villas.

Before joining Business Insider, David wrote about travel and credit-card rewards as a freelancer for The Points Guy,, Business Insider, and other outlets.

He earned his bachelor's degree from Muhlenberg College and his master's from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK.