Airline Loyalty Programs for Small Businesses

For many business travelers, their company makes the decision to purchase tickets from one airline over another — so why not reward the company making the decision, in addition to awarding the traveler with frequent flyer miles? That’s the idea behind the small-business rewards programs operated by several airlines. In today’s post, I want to take a closer look…

Credit Card and Travel Resources for Small-Business Owners

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express Business credit cards can be a great way to earn travel rewards beyond what you already enjoy from your personal cards. Even better, you usually…

Business Credit vs. Charge Cards — Which is Right for You?

Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen explains the differences between credit cards and charge cards, and looks at the benefits of each. When it comes to points and miles, personal credit cards are just one piece of the puzzle. Business cards can be another great way to rack up rewards for the travel you want, and…

A Trip to Maui and the Big Island on Points and Miles

Hawaii is only a five-hour plane ride from the West Coast, and with so many flight and hotel options, the destination is an all-you-can-book buffet of points and miles. For those of you interested in planning your own trip to Hawaii, TPG Contributor William Morse shares how he booked a luxury trip to Maui and the Big Island almost…

6 Ways to Maximize Amex OPEN Savings Discounts and Rewards

Naturally, the focus at TPG is on earning points and miles, but the American Express OPEN Savings program allows you to choose between bonus rewards and cash savings. Today, TPG Contributor Richard Kerr discusses how select Amex business cards can earn you unexpected discounts at a variety of retailers. There are plenty of high-value travel…

Choosing the Right Amex Small Business Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Plum Card from American Express OPEN, The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN While many people think of travel rewards as pertaining to individuals, small businesses have just as much (or more) to gain by maximizing points and miles….

Free United Miles, Hotels.com Discount, 2x AA Business Extra

Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: American Airlines Business Extra Members Earn Double Points LAX–ATL Business Extra members can earn double Business Extra points when traveling on American Airlines between Atlanta and Los Angeles using the promo code LAXATL15. You must first register for the promotion, and your…

Earn Double Amex Membership Rewards Points at Small Businesses

Currently, American Express is running a targeted promotion where you can earn double American Express Membership Rewards points for shopping at participating businesses with your American Express Everyday card and the American Express Everyday Preferred card. If you’ve been targeted for the promotion, you should have received an email, but even if not you can still…

Reminder: Shop Today for Amex Small Business Saturday

Don’t forget, today is American Express’s annual Small Business Saturday, where Amex cardholders can receive statement credits on purchases made with their American Express cards at local businesses.  The purpose of Small Business Saturday is to draw attention to the many brick and mortar businesses that frequently get overlooked by giving Amex cardholders a statement credit…

$30 in Statement Credits with Amex Small Business Saturday

American Express’s annual Small Business Saturday, where Amex cardholders can receive statement credits on purchases made with their American Express cards at local businesses, will be taking place on Saturday, November 29 (right after Thanksgiving) this year. Since it launched in 2010, the has become a part of the “post-Thanksgiving” shopping craze, joining Black Friday and Cyber Monday…