6 Rewards Programs That Make Award Travel Easy

I’ve realized over the years that many people ignore travel rewards simply out of confusion about how they work. Many programs have convoluted rules that can be overwhelming to beginners, so today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele offers his picks for loyalty programs that make earning and redeeming points and miles easy. Were you…

Which Airline Has the Best Lie-Flat Transcontinental Seats?

TPG reader Nicholas tweeted me to ask @thepointsguy—”Which airline has the best lie-flat transcontinental product?” The top contenders are for best lie-flat on transcontinental flights are American, United, Delta, and JetBlue. I’ve flown all four, and I think my favorite may surprise you. Here are the dimensions of the lie-flat seats you’ll find on transcontinental flights with each of…

Oneworld Fare Sale Between Scandinavia and US from $400

Oneworld partners are offering competitive pricing on select routes to Scandinavia in an effort to hold their ground and increase pressure on Norwegian, which has been offering some very cheap transatlantic airfares. American Airlines and British Airways are currently offering great fares from Scandinavian cities to US locations starting from $400 round-trip. Fares are available as early as…

Deal Alert: Business Class to Brazil for $1550 R/T

You can fly roundtrip from several cities in the United States to Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo, Brazil in American or Delta Business class for about $1550. While, not as cheap as the Business Class Washington Dulles- Beijing $462 R/T , these are certainly still cheap prices and it seems like both airlines are hoping…

American Airlines Refreshes the Look of Its Award Charts

American Airlines announced this morning that it would be refreshing the look and feel of its award charts to make them easier to read and navigate. This might induce a little anxiety about devaluation, but fortunately there will be no changes to award pricing. You can view the refreshed American Airlines Award Charts, OneWorld Partners Award Charts, and their Mileage Upgrade Chart on AA.com. Here’s…

Earning Miles with Airline Business Frequent Flyer Programs

Today TPG Contributor Richard Kerr explains airline business loyalty programs, and how you can benefit by signing up. Most points and miles enthusiasts know the names of domestic airline loyalty programs. SkyMiles, AAdvantage, MileagePlus, and Rapid Rewards are like the ABC’s of award travel, but I’d bet that most of you are less familiar with SkyBonus, Business Extra, PerksPlus, and SWABIZ….

Amazing Deal Alert: Business Class Washington Dulles- Beijing $462 R/T

Per One Mile at a Time, there are currently some amazing deals on flights from Washington Dulles- Beijing on American Airlines for $462 round-trip in Business Class including all taxes and fees during the month of May 2015, with a three night minimum stay. The best way to search for dates is to head over to Google Flights where…

American and US Airways 30% Discount on Points Transfers

From now until March 25th, US Airways and American Airlines are offering discounts of up to 30% when you transfer miles to someone else. Unlike many promotions that give you a bonus for buying or transferring miles, this tiered offer allows you to save either 20% or 30% depending on how many miles you transfer. Check your miles balance on either…

10 Airline Mobile Apps that Make Travel Easier

Airline schedules and travel plans aren’t set in stone, and any tool that gives you flexibility on the go can be a huge help. Today, TPG Contributor Richard Kerr looks at which airline apps are making it to easier to update your itinerary, access flight information, and more when you’re away from home. In my travels, I find one of the…