Booking American Airlines Awards with Partner Programs

Especially after American’s recent award chart devaluation, it could be worth looking to other frequent flyer programs when you want to book free flights on AA metal. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr evaluates all your options. You can book stopovers and an open jaw when flying American Airlines on an award…

Chase Sapphire Reserve, Best Hotel Credit Cards, Three Countries for the Price of One 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:…

5 Adventures for Every #AVGeek’s Bucket List

Fans of aviation are known for a willingness to go out of their way to experience a unique, high-flying adventure. Here are five must-do experiences that should be on every aviation geek’s bucket list. 1. Flying on United’s “Island Hopper” This legendary route between Honolulu (HNL) and Guam (GUM) takes all day and makes five stops in several…

British Airways Scales Back Meal Service on Some Transatlantic Flights

More post-Brexit changes are coming to British Airways. Following last month’s cuts to food service in the Club World cabin, the carrier is making more service adjustments — this time in economy. If you’re flying on a transatlantic flight under 8.5 hours between the UK and the US or Canada, you’ll no longer receive two full meals…

British Airways Opens the World’s Tallest Moving Observation Tower in Brighton, UK

The folks at British Airways are no strangers to taking travelers to sky-high elevations. Now they’re doing it in the seaside resort town of Brighton, England — no boarding pass required. On August 4, the airline opened its namesake British Airways i360, a 531-foot tall observation tower overlooking the English Channel. It’s also part amusement…

Surprising United Routes, The Inside Scoop on Flight Attendants, Getting Airline Compensation 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:…

Receive a 50% Bonus When You Transfer Amex Membership Rewards Points to British Airways

Despite a recent devaluation, transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to British Airways still makes for a good redemption. While BA no longer offers its 4,500 one-way awards within the US, there’s still great value to be had within the program. Now through October 10, 2016, Amex is offering a bonus of 50% when you transfer Membership…

How to Reinstate Expired British Airways Avios

Especially if you collect points and miles across several programs, it can be difficult to keep track of your award travel balances. While ideally you never let your miles expire, TPG Contributor Akash Gupta explains how you can recoup lost rewards in the British Airways Executive Program. British Airways Avios are among the most valuable airline…

Check Out the New TPGtv, Maximizing Starpoints, SAS’ Excellent New Biz Class 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:…

Get Business-Class Tickets and Hotel Accommodations For Less With British Airways’ Latest Promotion

Every once in a while, British Airways offers travel deals that are hard to pass up, like earlier this year when the carrier sold business-class fares to Europe starting at $1,659 round-trip. Now, BA is adding in another key travel component to its latest promotion — hotel accommodations. With BA’s latest promotion, travelers can fly in Club World business-class from…