Book a Round-Trip Ticket Between Frankfurt and New York on Lufthansa via… Airbnb?

Whereas travelers used to rely on staying in hotels or crashing with friends and family, Airbnb has quite literally opened the doors to strangers’ homes. Now, the booking site is taking its listings a step further by allowing travelers to book a “stay” with Lufthansa — you read that right — on a round-trip flight from Frankfurt, Germany, to…

Deal Alert: New York to Gothenburg from $293 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…

5 Reasons to Visit Sarajevo

TPG Contributor Lane Nieset explores Sarajevo’s up-and-coming local wine scene and booming beer halls on par with those in Prague — as well as the movers and shakers who are chasing their dreams to kickstart their own communities in town. A flourishing merchant city in the 16th century, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital city of Sarajevo was one…

Celebrating My Birthday in Vienna — TPG Reader Success Story

One of the things I love most about being The Points Guy is getting to hear stories from readers about how award travel has affected their lives — the exotic vacations they’ve planned, the trips they’ve made to be with family and friends, the premium seats and suites they’ve experienced and so much more, all…

Self Bag Tagging Coming Soon to All Star Alliance Airlines

Airports around the country are dealing with massive security lines, causing people to wait for hours and even miss flights on multiple occasions. Airlines have invested millions of dollars in hopes of speeding up the process for passengers, and while that may take some time, other process improvements may help reduce waits at another part of the airport….

Cheap Europe Flights with Lufthansa’s New Surprise Option

We’re all familiar with the idea of staying in a hotel we didn’t choose thanks to Hotwire. But, what if your destination itself was unknown when you booked your flight? This week, Lufthansa is making that idea a reality by launching Lufthansa Surprise — a new program that lets you book a flight to a surprise destination. Don’t worry, you…

Should I Earn Miles with Two Airlines in the Same Alliance?

TPG reader Sujay sent me a message on Facebook to ask about airline partnerships: “I tend to use United for domestic flights and Lufthansa for long-haul travel to Europe/Asia. Does it make sense to earn miles with different airlines in the same alliance?” As much as I preach the importance of diversifying your travel rewards, it’s also important not to spread yourself…

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…

Lufthansa First Class Terminal (Frankfurt) vs. First Class Lounge (Munich)

As part of an incredible United award redemption earlier this year, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig managed to pass through both Frankfurt and Munich during his round-trip journey in Lufthansa first class. Both LH hubs offer a similar first-class experience, but there are a few details that give one airport the key advantage. On a trip…