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…

TPGtv: Flying Qatar Business Class and Exploring Doha

Watch TPGtv Here: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, Episode 8 One of the biggest dilemmas we face as points-and-miles travelers is whether to pay with miles or money, something I dealt with when I had to book my flight home from Cape Town at the end…

The 5 Best Cards for Flying United

When there are plenty of solid travel rewards cards out there, it can be hard to find the best ones for you. If you’re a United flyer looking for options that earn you points and elite-like perks, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele has some top suggestions. Among the three remaining legacy carriers, United…

Earn Double Amex Membership Rewards at Best Buy and Target

American Express cardholders have two more chances to bolster their Membership Rewards accounts thanks to these new promotions. If you have a credit card like Amex Premier Rewards Gold or Amex Everyday Preferred that connects to the Amex Membership Rewards program, you can now earn 2x the points on online purchases made at Best Buy and Target through the end…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for April 2016

It’s time for my monthly roundup of the best travel credit card offers currently available, and April is turning out to be an exciting month! American Express announced a limited-time historically high sign-up bonus on its Hilton Surpass card, while Barclaycard launched its new JetBlue cards and the Starwood-Marriott merger appears to back on again….

A Points & Miles Guide to Paying Your Taxes

With April 15 around the corner, most of us have taxes on the brain. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele shows you how to get the most out of these inevitable payments by choosing the right travel rewards card and paying online. They say that there are no sure things in life…

Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses That You Can Redeem for Paid Airfare

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier Award redemptions usually give you the most bang for your buck, but there are many programs that allow you to use your miles and points haul for paid airfares. Today TPG Contributor Cindy Gossett looks at the credit…

Alaska is Offering PreCheck for 10k Miles: Here’s Why You Should Look Elsewhere

We often write about why you should get TSA PreCheck — the benefits of expedited security at 100-plus airports around the country are hard to deny, after all. If you haven’t yet joined the program, offers like this most recent one from Alaska Airlines may pique your interest. Currently, the carrier will let you redeem…

The 8 Best Cards for Flying Delta

With so many great travel rewards cards out there, it can be a challenge to find the one that best meets your needs. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele takes a look at the best options for travelers who frequently fly Delta. If there’s one airline that’s the most closely tied to…