Chase Ultimate Rewards Adds Flying Blue as a Transfer Partner

Update (5/23/16): We’ve confirmed that Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer instantly to Flying Blue. Chase Ultimate Rewards is one of the best transferable point programs out there, thanks to an incredibly valuable selection of partners, many of which offer instantaneous rewards transfers. The program has just expanded to include an additional transfer option: Flying Blue, the…

Air France Now Offers Business-Class Dining in Its JFK Lounge

When you’re flying in a premium cabin, chances are you’re heading to a lounge before you board the plane. Lounges available to premium travelers can be luxurious — from the dining to the drinks and the service. They can be a place to relax before a flight — not to mention the meal you’ll get there is…

Top 10 International Airport Lounges And How To Access Them

Being able to access an airport lounge while traveling means free snacks, drinks and Wi-Fi, but these over-the-top international lounges also offer guests amenities like spa treatments, wine tastings and more. Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen takes a look at some of the best airport lounges around the world and how you can get…

Delta Expands Global Upgrade Eligibility on KLM Flights

Delta’s Choice Benefits are among the most lucrative frequent flyer perks out there for those with Delta Diamond Medallion status, with Global Upgrade certificates being one of the best options — this Choice Benefit offers an upgrade on select tickets that supersedes other Medallion members with complimentary upgrade requests. Typically, people will use them on flights operated by…

8 Incredible Islands to Escape the Cold This Winter

While there are still a few weeks to go before spring rolls around, you can beat the system by wintering in these summer locales, island hopping everywhere from Maui to the Maldives. TPG Contributor Lane Nieset takes us around the globe to eight beautiful spots worth spending some time in this season. The best part: They’re all…

Watch Air France’s Last 747 Fly Alongside Alphajets

There’s some competition in the skies when it comes to flying side by side. Last year, we saw both Emirates and Etihad release videos of their aircraft alongside other flying objects — in Emirates’ case, two jetpack-equipped humans while Etihad used fighter jets. Air France is now joining in with a video promoting the retirement of its iconic 747…

Exciting New Airline Routes for December 2015 and Beyond

Each month, airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes — and today, TPG Assistant Editor Matt Zuzolo shares just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (e.g., flight schedules, aircraft and more) could…

Which Airline Should I Fly in Business Class to Europe?

TPG reader Kabir sent me a message on Facebook to ask about Transatlantic business-class products: “On my next trip from JFK to CDG, I can fly business class in either Air France’s A380 angle-flat seat or the Delta One A330 flat-bed seat. The schedules and other factors are about equal; which one would you recommend?” Transatlantic flights…

Top Travel Rewards Cards, American Introduces Premium Economy Cabin & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…