JetBlue’s Flying to Cuba First, With One-Way Fares from $99

JetBlue just announced the starting dates for its flights to Cuba, which are also now available to book, starting at just $99 each way from Fort Lauderdale (FLL). Not only is JetBlue offering cheaper tickets on it’s inaugural flight to Santa Clara than competitor Silver Airways, which will also fly the route nonstop, it’s also beginning service one day earlier on…

JetBlue Could Be Eyeing Flights Between the US and Europe

JetBlue has been expanding its route network, broadening both its domestic and international markets that had previously been serviced by other US-based carriers or smaller, local airlines. Now, it seems the carrier might have its sights set on something much bigger. According to a recent article by The Wall Street Journal, there are clues that JetBlue could be considering expanding its network to…

JetBlue Offers Nationwide Fare Sale from $34 Each Way

JetBlue is known for amazing flash sales and great customer service. While this sale doesn’t include $30 transcontinental flights, many short and medium-haul routes in its network are heavily discounted for summer and fall travel. Flights to popular summer destinations like Nantucket (ACK) and Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) are very affordable thanks to the sale. Better…

Exciting New Routes for July 2016 and Beyond

Each month, airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes — and today, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert 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…

Building Credit from Scratch, Southwest’s International Destinations, Around-the-World Awards and 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:…

JetBlue Is Expanding Mint Service to Grenada

JetBlue’s award-winning Mint business-class product is going to Grenada (GND), adding a fifth Caribbean destination to its expanding list of destinations with premium service. Grenada joins Aruba, St. Lucia, Barbados and St. Maarten as destinations served by Mint from New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS). Service will begin in January 2017, operating seasonally on Saturdays. The…

JetBlue’s Expanding Mint Service Between Los Angeles and Ft. Lauderdale

JetBlue has been increasing its efforts to attract customers in search of a more relaxing long-haul flight at a lower cost. With its fully lie-flat seats, JetBlue’s Mint product makes for an enjoyable flight — and also happens to be one of TPG’s favorite ways to fly from coast to coast. In April, JetBlue announced massive Mint class expansions by operating more than 70 daily…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for July 2016

Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. I take into account all the news in the points and miles marketplace as well as any major bonuses or product launches. You can always find a comprehensive roundup of the best deals currently available, as well as specific…

JetBlue’s Giving Mosaic Members TSA PreCheck for Free

The TSA lines are getting out of control — to the point where American, Delta and United all had to use their own resources to help get the situation under control. However, there are ways to speed up the process of getting through security, including signing up for TSA PreCheck. And while there are quite a…

Strategies for Meeting Your Elite Status Goals in 2016

With the halfway point of 2016 fast approaching, it’s crucial to have your elite status qualification strategy nailed down. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen shares some of the top tips for meeting revenue, segment and elite-qualifying mile requirements. We are coming up on the midpoint of 2016, so with almost half of…