9 Tips for Attending Your First Pride

Gay pride celebrations happen worldwide and year-round, featuring parades, parties, political gatherings, community rallies and memorials for those who have made sacrifices for the gay rights movement. No two pride celebrations are the same, but all make a great excuse to travel. With Gay Pride season in full swing, TPG Contributor Nicholas du Pont shares some of his thoughts…

Bonus AAdvantage & Alaska Miles, Delta Deals and More

Here’s a roundup of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: Air France Business Class Transit Passengers Can Stay Free Overnight in Paris If you’re flying business class on Air France and have a stopover in Paris, the airline is offering a complimentary hotel stay along with limousine service to and…

A Trip to Maui and the Big Island on Points and Miles

Hawaii is only a five-hour plane ride from the West Coast, and with so many flight and hotel options, the destination is an all-you-can-book buffet of points and miles. For those of you interested in planning your own trip to Hawaii, TPG Contributor William Morse shares how he booked a luxury trip to Maui and the Big Island almost…

Deal Alert: More $39 Flights on Frontier Airlines

If you haven’t been able to catch one of Frontier’s special deals from earlier this summer, you now have another chance to nab a low fare, with select one-way flights starting at $39. This deal includes flights from Atlanta (ATL); Chicago (ORD); Cleveland (CLE); Cincinnati (CVG); Miami (MIA); Las Vegas (LAS) and more for domestic, nonstop travel from August 18-November 18 and…

What to Pack for a Warzone (or Other Travel Adventures)

Delayed luggage? An insane thunderstorm? Unexpected power outage or lack of hot water when you arrive? It’s all par for the course for new TPG Contributor Muhammad Lila, a foreign correspondent who focuses on reporting stories in hostile conditions. In this post, he reveals the five items that can help get you through any volatile…

Guide to Maximizing Bonus Categories — Hotel Stays

Every purchase is an opportunity to earn travel rewards, and in order to boost your loyalty account balances, it’s important to maximize your return on each dollar. Today, TPG Contributor Richard Kerr explains how you can rack up points and miles on hotel spending, and offers other strategies to make your next stay more lucrative. In a perfect world, you…