47 Articles by Danielle Truglio

A Classic Hawaiian Luau on Maui

This past summer, during the TPG interns’ summer trip to Maui, TPG Intern Danielle Truglio and her fellow interns attended a traditional Hawaiian luau — and here’s a look at her first experience of this festive cultural event. What’s a trip to Hawaii without a proper luau, the traditional Polynesian feast that includes a kalua pig, music and hula dancing? There are plenty of opportunities for…

Flight Review: Delta 757-200 in First Class — Maui to Seattle

The Hawaiian island of Maui is roughly 2,640 miles from Seattle, so a seat in first class can help ease the pain of the long journey. After having flown Delta’s economy class from JFK-LAX en route to Maui, TPG Intern Danielle Truglio moved up to Delta’s front cabin for the five-hour return leg from Kahului Airport (OGG) to Seattle’s SEA-TAC. Here’s…

Flight Review: Delta 757-200 in Economy — LAX to Maui

En route to the Hawaiian island of Maui, TPG Editorial Intern Danielle Truglio first flew Delta’s 757-200 economy product New York-JFK to LAX. Then, for her roughly six-hour leg from Los Angeles (LAX) to Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG), she continued on the same carrier and product. Here’s her review of that flight.  Booking the Flight The total cost…

Flight Review: Delta 757-200 in Economy — JFK-LAX

As part of TPG’s summer intern trip to Maui, each of our interns flew an initial leg from New York-JFK to LAX on a different domestic carrier (American, Delta, United and JetBlue) in order to compare the economy or premium (extra legroom) economy products on this major transcontinental route. TPG Editorial Intern Danielle Truglio flew in economy on Delta’s…

5 of the Coolest Plane Liveries in the Sky

In celebration of these unique aircraft designs, TPG Editorial Intern Danielle Truglio shares a list of top plane liveries that will excite travelers of all ages. In honor of the upcoming release of the new Star Wars film, ANA has partnered up with The Walt Disney Company to produce a series of plane liveries that will blow your…

Thursday Giveaway: $500 to Spend at Starwood Hotels

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card, Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we’re offering a chance to win $500 to spend at any Starwood property. One of TPG’s favorite hotels is the St. Regis Bali Resort, a Starwood Category 7 property, and while…

Thursday Giveaway: 85,000 IHG Rewards Club Points

For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we’re offering a chance to win 85,000 IHG Points. Through the end of the month, IHG Rewards Club members can earn a variable bonus on purchased IHG points — we were targeted for a 70% bonus, so we’ll purchase 50,000 points for our giveaway winner, who will receive an additional 35,000 points as part of this promo. As a…

$50 Uber Rebate for Amex Business Cardholders

We’ve seen several Uber promos that give users some extra incentive to use the service, from a partnership with SPG to free Rolls Royce rides to sizable discounts via Capital One. Now Uber has partnered up with Amex to offer up to a $50 rebate on employee rides. (This offer has actually been available for a couple of weeks now,…

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…

Thursday Giveaway: $500 American Airlines Gift Card

For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we have a $500 American Airlines gift card in celebration of the Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard’s recently increased sign-up bonus of 75,000 AAdvantage bonus miles, as well as American Airline’s cheap fares earlier this week. Additionally, American Airlines recently announced a transpacific partnership with Qantas that will include a new daily nonstop flight from Los Angeles LAX to Sydney starting in…