Deal Alert: US to Panama City This Winter from $234 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Amazing Deal Alert: LA to Rio and Montevideo from $391 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Using a Copa Airlines Status Match to Get Free United Club Access and Upgrades

Earlier this year, United announced that it would be raising fees for lounge access beginning this summer. Annual membership fees for Premier 1K members jumped to $450, while general members (without status) are now expected to fork over $550 for the privilege of accessing a United Club on the day of travel. You can also get access…

4k Free Copa Miles, AirAsia Hilton Bonus, Rocketmiles Bonus

Here’s a roundup of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: Alitalia Launches Redesign Alitalia is rolling out some new branding, including a new logo, Wi-Fi on long-haul flights and entirely renovated planes. The updated aircraft include a redesigned business class featuring lie-flat seats with exclusive leather covers designed by Poltrona Frau, as well as Frette…

Here Are Copa’s Star Alliance Earning and Redemption Charts

Star Alliance member Copa Airlines has just released a new partner earning chart and award chart for their new frequent flyer mile program, ConnectMiles. Copa was previously using United’s MileagePlus program, but in March of 2015, the airline announced it would be launching its own new program, ConnectMiles. ConnectMiles made it a point to explain that…

How to Book Award Travel to Buenos Aires

TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen has put together guides for using miles to get to Tokyo, Sydney and Istanbul. This week, he shares insights on how to get to one of South America’s most popular destinations, Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is one of my favorite cities in the world. It combines the Old World grandeur…

Guide to Bidding on Flight Upgrades for Premium Seats

I’m 6’7″, so I have long been a fan of flying business and first class, especially on longer international flights. Even if you don’t have the cash or miles on hand to pay for premium classes outright, you do have other options to get a seat near the front of the boat. Today, TPG Contributor Richard Kerr explains…

Saturday Recap: Get 5,000 Bonus Points At Wyndham, 5,000 Bonus Points With Copa Airlines, Save 30% This Spring On IHG Hotels & More

New offer: The IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card is a great way to pad your IHG balance with 70,000 points after $2,000 spent within the first 3 months. Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week: Take Three Trips On Amtrak’s Acela And Get One Free: If you take three qualifying…

Amazing Deal Alert: Roundtrip New York-Montevideo Uruguay on Copa for $374 Including Taxes

Reminiscent of the amazing deals on economy tickets from New York and Miami to South America on TAM that cropped up back in November with fares as low as $339 roundtrip, it looks like there are currently some fares between New York JFK and Montevideo in Uruguay for as low as $374 roundtrip including all…