Credit Card Sign-Up Bonuses That You Can Redeem for Paid Airfare

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Platinum Card from American Express, The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN, Citi Prestige Award redemptions usually give you the most bang for your buck, but there are many programs that allow you to use your miles…

Get Four Free UberPool Rides This Weekend with Capital One

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Credit Card, Capital One QuicksilverOne Rewards Credit Card Uber announced that it’s teaming up with Capital One to offer four free trips with its low-cost service, UberPool, this weekend when riders use a Capital One card. If you…

Do Airline Miles and Hotel Points Count as Travel Purchases?

TPG reader Mike sent me a message on Facebook to ask about redeeming Capital One Venture miles: “The Southwest flight I’m interested in currently costs 23,000 Venture miles or 12,000 Rapid Rewards points (which I don’t have). Can I use my Venture miles to buy Rapid Rewards points and redeem for the lower amount?” One of…

The 6 Best Cash-Back Cards for 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Ink Cash Business Credit Card Whether you’re new to the points and miles hobby or simply prefer money in your wallet to accruing travel rewards, cash-back credit cards can offer a great return on your spending. Read on as TPG Senior…

The 4 Credit Cards I’ve Added So Far in 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Credit Card , Citi Prestige Card I recently shared my current credit card inventory, going over which cards still earn a place in my wallet and which I’ve decided to cancel. Getting rid of a…

10 Photos: Gaudí Architecture, Beaches and Sangria in Barcelona

In his travel photo essays, TPG Contributor (and professional photographer) Patrick T. Fallon includes tips on exploring destinations, redeeming miles, gaining elite status and improving your own photography while traveling. Between TPG posts, follow his photo work and travels on Instagram. (All photos by the author.) With the need to earn a few more Elite Qualifying…

Travel Credit Card Resolutions for 2016

With a new year comes new opportunities to maximize your points and miles … if you’re savvy about the credit cards you carry and their benefits. TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen shares this handy list of the New Year’s resolutions everyone should consider to maximize their credit cards and the travel rewards they can reap…

My Credit Card Inventory: Which To Keep and Which to Cancel?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard, Capital One Quicksilver Cash Rewards Credit Card  Around the start of each year, I take inventory of my portfolio of credit cards and weigh the benefits of each. That helps me weed out…

11 Top Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees for 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier Whether you’re traveling abroad or making a purchase through an international retailer, it’s essential to use a credit card that doesn’t incur foreign transaction fees. Luckily, there are plenty of good options available. TPG Senior Points & Miles…

12 Best Starter Travel Rewards Cards for 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier, Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard, Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card If you’re you new to the pursuit of travel rewards or you just don’t have much experience with travel rewards credit cards, a “starter card”…