Top Travel Rewards Cards, American Introduces Premium Economy Cabin & 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:…

Basketball Bonanza — 30 Teams in 3 Weeks on Miles and Points

Love the NBA as much as you love a good award redemption? TPG Contributor J. Keith van Straaten understands. Following his Football Frenzy and Baseball Binge earlier this year, here’s his way to see a whole lot of basketball for not that many points and miles. (All arena photos are courtesy of each venue.)  If you’ve ever wanted an itinerary that would let you…

BA Eliminates 4,500-Avios Awards in the US

The British Airways award devaluation we all hoped would never come is finally here. As of February 2, 2016, you’ll no longer be able to book BA awards for 4,500 Avios in the US. Fortunately, higher tiers will remain as they currently are, but the 4,500-Avios level will disappear entirely for flights to, from or within…

What’s in a Name? Plenty, When You’re Transferring Points

There are plenty of travel sites that tell you how to do things the right way — but as every traveler knows, sometimes things go wrong. In his bi-monthly travel and credit card mistake series, TPG Contributor J. Keith van Straaten invites you to learn from his mistakes — his many, many mistakes. One of the reasons I love connecting…

British Airways Takes the A380 to South Beach

British Airways will introduce an A380 on its Miami-London route this weekend. Starting on Sunday, October 25, the massive aircraft will service one of two flights per day between the cities. The other flight will continue to operate on a 747 aircraft. If you were lucky enough to snag the BA business-class deals last week, you might have…

Use Avios to Save $773 on BA Bookings Through the End of Today

Last week, British Airways offered a phenomenal business-class fare sale to many destinations in Europe, made even better by a $400 discount from AARP, an additional 10% discount with the British Airways Visa Signature Card and a limited-time promotion letting you take hundreds more dollars off the cost of the ticket by redeeming up to 30,000 Avios….

Business Class to Europe from Just 30,000 Avios + $446 Round-Trip!

Update: Some destinations are even less expensive. Here’s round-trip business from Philly to Madrid for $362! This morning, we shared a fantastic British Airways fare sale from several cities around the US to many destinations in Europe. Fares are priced at $1,440 round-trip in business class all the way through August 2016, though you can…

Earn Up to 125,000 Bonus Avios on Flights to Europe

As if deeply discounted business-class fares aren’t enough, British Airways is offering additional incentives for transatlantic flights through January 31, 2016. As part of this latest promotion, you can earn up to 25,000 Avios per round-trip, for up to five trips and a grand total of 125,000 bonus Avios. This deal is structured a bit differently…

Earn a Total of 100,000 Avios After Spending $20,000 in the First Year with the British Airways Visa Signature Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – British Airways Visa The British Airways Executive Club program has legions of fans here in the United States, although it’s been a tough year for Avios collectors, due to a major devaluation. Now, the program has returned to one of the formulas that attracted…

Thursday Giveaway: 20,000 British Airways Avios

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – British Airways Visa Signature Card For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we’re offering a chance to win 20,000 British Airways Avios, in honor of the new 100,000-Avios offer for the British Airways Visa Signature Card. BA Executive Club is a great frequent flyer program because…