The 4 Best Credit Cards for a Boston-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Boston….

American Airlines Details Admirals Club Renovations

Back in February 2016, American Airlines announced it would be completing major renovations to its network of Admirals Club lounges. Without a doubt, many were in dire need of a face lift, so AA’s latest updates will surely come as a welcome change for American Airlines frequent flyers. To date, the renovations to Admirals Club lounges in Rio de Janeiro…

The Ultimate Guide to Amex Centurion Lounges in the US

TPG Contributor Michael Spelfogel outlines everything you need to know about the seven Amex Centurion Lounges you’ll find in the US. Airport lounges have long been a staple of the flying experience for premium-class travelers. But, many airline lounges in the US are still behind their European and Asian counterparts in terms of food offerings, amenities and…

Blue Cash Everyday and Blue Cash Preferred Offering 5% Back on Travel to New Cardholders

The Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express and the Blue Cash Preferred Card are some of the lesser-known cash-back options out there, but both have received new bonus offers that make them more attractive than ever if you’re a new cardholder and will be making significant travel purchases in the upcoming months. The Blue Cash…

Amex Offer: Get $200 Back after Spending $1,000+ with Delta

Amex Offers are fantastic limited-time deals for American Express cardholders, like $80 back when spending $500 or more at AmexTravel.com (still available through September 30), 2x Membership Rewards points on Amazon Purchases or 10% off your cell phone bill. Now, there’s a new, valuable Amex Offer for you to take advantage of: $200 cash back when spending $1,000 or more with Delta….

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for August 2016

Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. Many of the cards on my list remain consistent from month to month thanks to great benefits and consistent bonus opportunities, like those available with the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. However, the list does change, and rankings shift as new offers…

Which Premium Card is Better for Authorized User Benefits?

TPG reader John sent me a message on Facebook to ask about credit card benefits: “Which is better for authorized user benefits: Amex Platinum or Citi Prestige?” One common feature of premium travel rewards credit cards is that they offer benefits not only to the primary cardholder, but also to authorized users. Since the cost to add users is…

How Do Charge Cards Affect My Credit Score?

TPG reader John emailed me to ask about credit scores: “How do charge cards like Amex Platinum affect my debt-to-credit ratio? I know the limit doesn’t show up on my credit report, but what about the balance?” Your debt-to-credit ratio (also known as your utilization ratio) represents the balance on your credit accounts in relation to your total credit line (for each…

Chase Devalues Ultimate Rewards Amazon Redemptions

Using your hard-earned Ultimate Rewards points to shop on Amazon was already a bad redemption — and it’s going to get worse. Chase has shared that, as of September 1, you’ll be able to redeem Ultimate Rewards points at 0.8 cents per point, down from 1.0 cents per point currently. This means that for every…

Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card Review

Wells Fargo isn’t a name that pops up too often on TPG. However, the bank does issue some worthwhile rewards-earning cards, like the Wells Fargo Propel American Express Card introduced earlier this year. Here’s a breakdown of this card’s main benefits and features: Earn 3x points on purchases at US gas stations. Earn 2x points…