Amazon Debuts First “Prime Air” Livery Plane

Back in March, we learned that Amazon had leased 20 Boeing 767s to booster its air delivery network. Since then, the company has been quietly putting these aircraft into service and now has 10 dedicated airplanes shuttling Amazon packages around the country. The 10 aircraft currently in service are from Amazon’s original lease agreement with Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), but Amazon…

Citi Targets Select Prestige Cardholders With a $50 Amazon Gift Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Prestige There’s no doubt that the Citi Prestige is one of the most rewarding travel credit cards out there, mainly because of its nifty 4th Night Free benefit, which once saved TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig $1,490 on a single hotel booking. Citi also changed…

Maximize Your Amazon Prime Day Purchases with These Cards

If you’re an avid Amazon shopper, it should come as no surprise that the second annual Amazon Prime Day is here. For those not familiar, the event is essentially Black Friday for those with an Amazon Prime membership, with thousands of exclusive deals throughout the day. Even if you’re not currently an Amazon Prime member,…

Does the Chase Amazon.com Rewards Card Offer Good Value?

TPG reader Matt sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning rewards for Amazon purchases: “What do you think of the Amazon branded Visa from Chase. I know I can use the points for cash back and travel; is that a good option?” There are a lot of cash-back credit cards out there, offering a variety of…

Earn 2x Points on Amazon Purchases Through Amex Offers

American Express cardholders with access to the Amex Membership Rewards program can earn double the points on Amazon purchases now through July 31. The promotion is available through Amex Offers, which you can access by logging in to your American Express account online. Some members of the TPG Team had issues finding the promotion immediately, so…

Amazon Leasing 20 Cargo Planes to Boost Delivery Network

Amazon announced this week that it has leased 20 Boeing 767 freighter aircraft for the next five to seven years, beginning April 1. While this isn’t a shocking development — after all, very similar plans were leaked in December — it’s a major move by Amazon. This should help the world’s largest retailer provide stability to its delivery system, while also cutting costs. Likely…

Use ThankYou Points Directly for Purchases on Amazon

You can already use Chase Ultimate Rewards and American Express Membership Rewards points to purchase products directly from Amazon. And now Citi is joining that group, as it announced that cardholders of points-earning cards can now use their ThankYou points directly to purchase products on Amazon. When users go to check out of their Amazon…

The Best 6 Cards for Holiday Purchases

Update: The Chase Freedom bonus categories mentioned below are no longer available. View the current bonus calendar here  It’s December and the holidays are creeping ever closer, so if you haven’t reached the end of your shopping list, you’ll want to do so soon. To make sure you’re maximizing your holiday gift purchases, TPG Senior…

7 Great Low-Tech Travel Accessories for $15 or Less

With the holiday travel season upon us, TPG Contributor J. Keith van Straaten offers his recommendations for travel accessories that are so simple and inexpensive, anyone can use and afford them. (All photos are courtesy of Amazon.com, unless otherwise noted.) There are a lot of great electronic gadgets and apps out there to help make traveling…