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…

Airfares Have Dropped 15% or More Since January 2015

Recent data from Hopper and the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reflects news that’s surely music to travelers’ ears: The drop in oil prices has caused a sharp decrease in airfare. The airfare modeling and forecasting site Hopper recently reported that the average airfare for January 2016 was 2.53% lower than December, and a staggering…

Deal Alert: New York to Costa Rica from $281 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…

10 Photos: New Orleans’ Historic French Quarter

TPG Contributor Kelsy Chauvin returns to her spicy home state to share glimpses of the French Quarter, one of the most visited and historic districts in North America. (All photos were taken by the author — follow more of Kelsy’s travels on Instagram and Twitter.) Without mincing words or showing bias for my favorite city, New…

Deal Alert: $28 One-Way JetBlue Flights on February 29

JetBlue’s latest deal is tough to beat if you’re planning to travel in late February. The airline is running a sale today for $28 one-way flights for travel on February 29. The deal includes a ton of great options, including flights from New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX), as well as flights to warmer-weather vacation destinations like…

Barclaycard Announces New JetBlue Co-Branded Credit Cards

JetBlue flyers historically haven’t had the most compelling credit card options — the co-branded personal and business options with Amex were available for a while, but last year we learned that the partnership was on the outs. Today it was announced that, as rumored, Barclaycard will take over as issuer of the two JetBlue co-branded…

Airlines Offer Refunds for Travel to Zika-Impacted Areas

As you may have heard on the news, the Zika virus spreads from person to person by way of mosquito bite and although rare, it’s possible for a mother to transmit the virus to her newborn child. In May 2015, the first alert of the virus was reported in Brazil — prior to that, the virus was typically only found…

11 Tips for Flight Sales, Mistake Fares and Maximizing Free Hotel Nights

TPG Contributor Mitch Berman offers 11 tips that allowed his family to work around 2015’s school-break times to put together mistake fares, deep discounts and credit card sign-ups into six international trips to eleven countries (and five more transcontinental trips). Visit Mitch and his son Kofi’s photo blog here. 2015 was a great travel year for my family and me,…

JetBlue Updates Cabins With New TVs, Improved Wi-Fi and More

JetBlue might not have the best rewards program in the skies, but its in-flight experience is one of the best as far as domestic travel is concerned, even if you’re not flying in JetBlue’s awesome business class. The airline recently announced that there are big changes coming to its economy product. Passengers will still have access to well-known perks like free Wi-Fi,…

Exciting New Airline Routes for January 2016 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…