British Airways Cuts Costs by Pulling Some Club World Amenities

Update: A BA rep reached out to clarify that travelers in First and Club World will still have access to the arrivals lounge if their flight lands after 12:00pm. However, they won’t have much time, as the lounge closes at 2:00pm. We recently shared some tips for how you can maximize your next trip to Europe,…

British Airways Adjusts Avios Part Payment Program

Through the Avios Part Payment program, British Airways allows its members to use Avios to reduce the price of a paid fare. Generally, the rate has yielded a savings of about 1 cent per Avios, but BA has run promotions to raise the redemption rate as high as 2.55 cents for certain deals. A couple of months ago, British Airways…

The 4 Best Credit Cards for a Seattle-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Seattle….

American Airlines to Launch Domestic 787-9 Service This Fall

American Airlines will be adding a 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet later this year, making it the first of its aircraft to feature a dedicated premium economy cabin. While AA will initially only feature the new product on flights between its Dallas (DFW) hub and Madrid (MAD) and São Paulo (GRU) beginning November 4th, the carrier recently announced it’ll be debuting its 787-9 Dreamliner domestically first,…

The Cost of a Trip to London, Now That Brexit Has Weakened the British Pound

It’s official: the British pound has become 2016’s worst performer against the US dollar. As a result of Brexit — which sounds more like a weird name for a Hollywood couple breakup rather than a historic nationalist referendum with serious global ramifications — the world is still struggling to figure out what this means for the UK, EU and…

The 5 Best Credit Cards for a Chicago-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Chicago….

British Airways Extends AARP Discounts for Economy, Business and First Class

Update: British Airways has reduced the economy and premium economy discounts to previous levels ($65 for World Traveler and $130 for World Traveler Plus), but all four discounts (including business and first class) are now available for bookings made through October 21, 2016. Great news, economy travelers: British Airways has increased the AARP discount for economy and…

Earn 5,000 Miles for Creating a Family Account with Royal Air Maroc

Royal Air Maroc might not be at the top of your list of carriers you’re looking to redeem miles with, but this current promotion should at least put the airline on your radar. Now through September 30, if you create a Safar Family account with the airline’s Safar frequent flyer program, you’ll earn 5,000 miles….

Deal Alert: Business Class to London from $1,668 Round-Trip

British Airways is known for offering exceptional business-class fares across the pond from time to time, and the airline’s current promotion can help you score a fantastic deal — if you’re able to fly with a friend. As part of this promotion, you can book two tickets to London or Manchester starting at $2,216 round-trip….