Lee Abbamonte: June 7, 2019

Maximizing Summer Vacation:

Having a Fun and Financially Rewarding Getaway



Lee Abbamonte

Travel Expert, Youngest American to Visit Every Country in the World Plus the North and South Poles


John Sellers

Bank of America Preferred Rewards Executive


Summer travel season is packed with opportunities to experience new foods, scenery and adventures. Finding the resources to travel requires creativity, but with the right plan there are many opportunities to maximize financial rewards during summer travel – from purchasing international airfare to embarking on fun road trips to enjoying delicious cuisine and experiencing new cultural adventures. Whether visiting your favorite all-inclusive resort or going camping with the family, there are simple ways to ensure your summer trips are rewarding in both cherished memories and financial rewards you can earn for your wallet. 


Global travel expert Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world as well as the North and South poles, and John Sellers, Bank of America Preferred Rewards Executive, are available to discuss summer travel tips on how to:

·      Save and invest towards dream vacations

·      Maximize financial rewards, like points and cash back earnings

·      Strategically pack and plan agendas

·      Overcome hesitations – especially going to a new place for the first time

·      Create memories that will last a lifetime



Lee Abbamonte is a travel expert, writer, entrepreneur, foodie, and global adventurer. Known as “the Marco Polo of the 21st century,” Abbamonte is the youngest person to visit every country, plus the North and South Poles. A frequent contributor and on-air personality, Abbamonte has appeared in numerous interviews on Bloomberg TV, CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC, and the Travel Channel and has been featured in articles in top publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Conde Nast Traveler, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and countless others.



As the Bank of America executive in charge of Rewards, John Sellers oversees all rewards programs; including consumer and small business reward programs and credit card rewards redemption. Prior to his current role, he led work in other product areas at Bank of America including Auto Lending, Merrill Edge and Credit Card. John is the architect of the award-winning Bank of America Travel Rewards Credit Card and led the effort to bring Chip technology to all Bank of America cards

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