About Us

Dan is the CEO and founder of Dansdeals.com, voted the #1 miles and points blog by USA Today’s readers. He has personally earned over 25 million miles and points and is a recognized expert in the travel industry. He has been consulted by frequent flier programs for his advice on their programs. Dan has been featured on Cleveland.com, The Guardian, Money Magazine, Racked, Engadget, Consumerist, Fortune, ABC News, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

Dan is known to always find a deal, starting since he was a kid with flipping baseball cards, reselling beanie babies as a pioneer on eBay, and what finally sparked the creation of DansDeals, scoring free toilet paper for students in Brazil. Dan opened the site in 2004 and it has since become a popular daily destination for millions of followers looking to score deals on anything and everything, including a hot spot for news and advice on all things points, miles, and travel.

Dan and JJ work around the clock to bring you the best deals on the web, including bargains on household items, electronics, flight deals, and more. The site is constantly buzzing with activity, bringing in 100,000+ daily views. Dan shares his knowledge of credit cards and points, airlines and miles, hotels, travel tips, and his take on all of the above.

DansDeals readers have earned over 5 billion miles and points as well as saved $500 million on goods and travel deals.

DansDeals readers have earned over 5 billion+ miles and points as well as saved $500 million+ on goods and travel deals. Join the 13 million+ readers who have taken advantage of Dan’s Deals. Follow DansDeals on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Make the most of your experiences and live your life to the max.


The Team:

Daniel EleffDan is a 5th generation Clevelander where he lives with his wife Mimi and their 2 children, Rafi and Talia. He received Rabbinical ordination and an MBA before deciding to turn DansDeals from a hobby into a career. Dan has a passion for travel that he loves to share with his readers.

JJ EleffJJ lives in sunny Miami with his wife Basha and their son Carmy. He also received Rabbinical ordination and had just started Penn Law in 2013 when he joined the DansDeals team. JJ has helped Dan greatly expand the deals section, increasing the type and amount of deals posted daily.