10 Online Tools Every Award Traveler Should Bookmark

Booking travel (and award travel in particular) can be complicated. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available online to make things easier. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele offers his list of the best web tools to help you plan your next adventure. What distinguishes the average travelers from the true experts? It’s not just what they…

Travel Organization: Tracking Award Accounts & Travel Plans

With dozens of loyalty programs, credit cards, and itineraries in play at any given time, I need a system to keep track of all my points, miles, and travel plans. Today, TPG Contributor Jason Steele offers strategies for staying organized to help you keep your travel house in order. I’m old enough to remember using a travel…

Transferring Points and Awards to Maximize Family Travel

Today TPG Contributor Jason Steele looks at ways to make family travel planning easier by taking advantage of transfer options for various loyalty programs. One of the challenges of award travel for families is keeping track of all of the programs that you and your family members belong to, and figuring out how to use your points collectively to…

What App Is Best For Tracking Miles And Points?

TPG reader Charles asked: “What app do you use to track all of your miles and points?” I am going to be completely honest here, I am so obsessed with my mile and points – I check them more than my bank account! – so I don’t really use an app.  I always know what…

United Blocks AwardWallet Access To Mileage Accounts

Joining the other airlines that have all blocked AwardWallet’s access to their customer’s mileage accounts in the past year – American, Delta and Southwest – United has announced that it will no longer make its MileagePlus members’ account information, mileage balances or reservations accessible to AwardWallet’s users. AwardWallet is a site that keeps track of…