Save Big on Holiday Travel, Earn AA Elite-Qualifying Dollars Without Flying, Easy Bonus Amex Points and 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:…

Save Big on Flights, Hotels and Cruises in November Using Amex Offers

Amex Offers are opt-in, limited-time and generally targeted deals for American Express cardholders. If you’ve ever looked through the list of Amex Offers, you know how overwhelming it can be. Digging through all of the discounts and other mediocre deals to find the ones actually worth considering is a daunting task. We’ll continue to post separately…

Join Us at Upcoming Reader Events, Sapphire Reserve vs. Amex Platinum, An Unpleasant Surprise From United and 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:…

Design ANA’s A380 Livery and Win Two Round-Trip Business-Class Tickets

Have you always wanted to design your own A380 livery? Who hasn’t, right? Well, now’s your chance. Last year, ANA announced that it was going to be adding the A380 to its fleet. But long before it takes its first delivery, it’s planning on how the aircraft are going to be designed — and hints that…

Flying First Class on ANA’s Star Wars Jet For (Almost) Free

After spending a few days seeing the sights in Tokyo and checking out cherry blossoms in Osaka, it was finally time to head home. But I wasn’t just going to take any flight back to the states. I would be flying home in first class aboard ANA’s Star Wars 777-300ER jet from Haneda (HND) to Los…

Amex Offer: Get 20,000 Points for Spending $1,000+ with ANA

Amex Offers are limited-time deals for American Express cardholders, like $200 cash back when spending $1,000 with Delta, $80 back when spending $500 or more at AmexTravel.com, or 10% off your cell phone bill. A valuable new Amex Offer just posted to certain Amex accounts: 20,000 Amex Membership Rewards when you spend $1,000 or more with Japan-based airline ANA. Just like with the Delta Amex…

Deal Alert: Newark to Singapore From $587 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency,…

Booking United Awards Using Partner Programs

United Airlines has partner agreements with 39 separate airlines, not all of which are members of the Star Alliance. Most of these airlines have their own loyalty programs, and many allow you to redeem miles for flights on United airlines — sometimes at a lower cost than United’s award rates. Today, I’ll show you which partner carriers…

ANA Will Replace 100 Engines on Its 787 Dreamliners

ANA announced that it will replace 100 engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners after a series of engine failures caused by corrosion and cracking of engine blades. The Japanese airline will swap out all of the Rolls-Royce engines on 50 of its 787s, a process that could take three years, according to an ANA spokesperson. ANA currently has…

Amazing Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Tokyo for $387 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency,…