Why You Should Add Authorized Users on Your Amex Platinum

The Platinum Card from American Express is one of several premium credit cards that offer several great perks in exchange for a high annual fee. Today, Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains how you can get even more value out of this product by adding authorized users who can utilize most of the…

The Best Credit Cards For Hilton Guests

If you frequently stay at Hilton properties or just want to rack up enough HHonors points to enjoy some free award stays, it’s important to have the right cards in your wallet. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele helps you decide which products are best for you below. While most airline and hotel…

Does Amex Platinum Still Offer Starwood Gold Elite Status?

TPG reader Wissam sent me a message on Facebook to ask about Amex Platinum benefits: “I had SPG Gold status from my Amex Platinum card, but for some reason I was recently demoted back to Preferred Guest. Did that benefit disappear?” One valuable benefit of the Platinum Card and the Business Platinum Card from American Express is that…

5 Reasons I Decided to Get The Amex Centurion Card

Disclaimer: This is not a post explaining why you should get the Centurion Card (if offered). It’s simply the reasoning behind why I decided to take the plunge in my unique circumstances. If you saw last Friday’s video, you probably know by now that I accepted an invitation to get a Business Centurion “Black Card” from American…

Earn Bonus AAdvantage Miles for Mother’s Day Shopping

Sunday, May 8 is Mother’s Day, so it’s time to start thinking about getting her something special. Luckily, the holiday is also a perfect opportunity to earn some extra bonus AAdvantage miles by using a shopping portal (along with utilizing some lucrative bonus offers) to make your purchase. Mother’s Day Shopping via Portals For those who aren’t…

Weighing Amex Centurion, Sapphire Preferred and Other Credit Card Heavyweights

Obesity in America has become so bad that even our credit cards are overweight. Over the past couple of years, I’ve been feeling my wallet become increasingly heavy — and while that could have been because of the addition of new cards, there’s also been a new trend for credit card issuers to make their…

Chase Freedom Unlimited vs. the Amex EveryDay Preferred Card

With the introduction of the Chase Freedom Unlimited Card, points and miles enthusiasts have a great new option for earning valuable rewards on non-bonus spending. Below, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert compares this new card with another product that can earn up to 1.5x points on everyday spending: the Amex EveryDay Preferred Card. Chase…

Top Card Offers, Virgin America Acquisition, Alaska Airlines Perks & 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:…

5 of The Best-Value Points Hotels in Miami

In the latest installment of our “Points and Miles Destination Guide” series, TPG Contributor Whitney Magnuson explores the many different ways to maximize hotel redemptions in Miami using points and miles.  Miami is one of the most vibrant cities in the country — a melting pot of different cultures, cuisines, art, music and nightlife. The city attracts nearly 15…

Earn up to 100k HHonors Points with These Hilton Amex Cards

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card While the 75,000-point bonus on the Citi Hilton Visa Signature Card recently ended, there are still some great opportunities to earn HHonors points through credit card sign-ups. TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert takes…