15% Off Silvercar Rentals This Summer

Last month, Silvercar announced that it was expanding its service to two new markets — Brooklyn and Newark. And now with its 14 nationwide locations — and most likely more that are soon to come — there is even more reason to make use of the service, especially when there’s a discount. If you’re not a Silvercar…

Discounted Stays in Paris with Marriott’s Summer Promotion

If you’ve been looking at traveling to Paris, not only is summer a good time to go, but Marriott is offering travelers a promotion at 14 of its properties in Paris for travel this summer. If you stay three nights or more at one of the included properties, you’ll get 25% off at four-star hotels or 20% off…

Save 25% When You Redeem Amex Points for Gift Cards

Update: This is a targeted offer. Log in to your Membership Rewards account to see if you’re eligible for the offer. American Express Membership Rewards points are fairly easy to earn, since you can rack them up quickly with cards like the Amex Platinum, Premier Rewards Gold and EveryDay Preferred — if you own a small…

Using FoundersCard Elite Status Benefits in Las Vegas

Paying several hundred dollars for access to FoundersCard travel benefits may seem steep, but as TPG Contributor Peter Rothbart discovered, membership can come in handy during a trip to Vegas, helping you waive resort fees, enjoy lounge access and more. As a poker enthusiast, I’ve become fond of Las Vegas for its bounty of card rooms,…

Maximizing Your Points and Miles in Puerto Rico

TPG Contributor Lane Nieset explores the many ways to maximize your points and miles on a trip to Puerto Rico. (All photos by the author unless otherwise noted.) Puerto Rico is an island that deserves much more time than just a few hours while your cruise ship is in port. Make this Caribbean island a destination…

A Reminder to Never Put Your Valuables in the Overhead Bin

When flying, it’s easy to put your bag up in the overhead bin and forget about it entirely until you’re ready to deplane. But it’s always a good idea to keep an eye on your goods at all times — especially items that are especially valuable. Whenever possible, it’s always ideal to put your valuables under the seat in front…

Buy AAdvantage Miles for Just 1.89 Cents per Mile

Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to boost your account balance. Fortunately, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying, whether through top credit card offers or by utilizing shopping portals and dining reward programs. You can also purchase miles directly from an airline. Today, American Airlines…