Uber and American Airlines Launch Partnership & Free Ride for AA Exec Platinums

Uber already has partnerships with IHG, Hilton and Starwood, with the Starwood partnership being one of the most rewarding options. In the past few months, Uber has expanded its territory — from on-demand helicopter and yacht rides to reducing its prices from Newark by up to 50%. If you haven’t signed up for Uber, you can join…

Thursday Giveaway: Nobu Las Vegas Hotel Package Valued at $1,970

TPG fans following me on Instagram and Snapchat might have heard about my disappointing experience at the Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas a few weeks ago. As mentioned in the review, the hotel reached out after seeing my passive aggressive Instagram photo (below) and offered to bring me back to the hotel for a second…

Hotel Review: The Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

I usually go to Las Vegas once or twice a year and I try to stay at a new hotel each time. I don’t have a favorite, but I like the Palazzo (IHG, big rooms and great views) and Mandarin Oriental (a sanctuary in the center of craziness that is non-smoking and non-gambling). But, I am…

80,000-Point Sign-Up Bonus on the Marriott Rewards Premier Card

Good news if you’re interested in booking award travel with Marriott or Ritz-Carlton: The Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card and the Marriott Rewards Premier Business Credit Card are increasing their sign-up bonuses to 80,000 points after $3,000 spent in the first three months. That’s 30,000 Marriott Rewards points more than the standard 50,000-point offer. This isn’t…

Earn 50% More Points on Big Purchases With the Amex Business Platinum Card

Using your Amex Business Platinum card for big purchases just got a lot more valuable. For a limited time, using this card will net you 50% more points on transactions of $5,000 or more, such as a new car or even a $170 million painting. Obviously most people won’t be using this perk too often, but it’s a…

The 6 Best Cash-Back Cards for 2016

Whether you’re new to the points and miles hobby or simply prefer money in your wallet to accruing travel rewards, cash-back credit cards can offer a great return on your spending. Read on as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen discusses six of the best options to consider applying for this year. Earning…

5 Must-Visit Wineries Between Sydney and Melbourne

Take advantage of the strong US dollar and start planning your trip to Australia. Here, TPG Special Correspondent John Walton takes us on a delightfully delicious journey from Sydney to Melbourne, stopping at local wineries along the way.  As the third busiest air route in the world, you’ll be one of about eight million passengers flying between…

Earn Up to 20 TrueBlue Points Per Dollar With ScoreBig

Late last year, ticket broker ScoreBig and Southwest Airlines ran a promotion offering customers 2,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards points and up to 22 points per dollar for purchasing tickets through the service. This week, the brand launched a new partnership with JetBlue that offers bonus TrueBlue points if you’re enrolled in both programs. In addition to the points…