Say Goodbye to Free Parking in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is about to get a little more pricey. Starting this spring, MGM Resorts International will implement a paid self-parking program, the first of its kind along the Strip. You can expect to spend up to $10 on overnight self-parking at Bellagio, Excalibur, Monte Carlo, Mandalay Bay, The Delano Vegas, Luxor, New York-New York, Vdara,…

UberX Now Available At LAX

As of this morning, UberX is finally available at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Before this latest addition to the company’s reach in Southern California, riders would have to travel with Uber’s luxury service, UberBLACK, or with its less-popular competitor, Lyft, to get from the airport to their final destination. If you haven’t signed up for Uber, you can join here and get your first…

Uber Teams Up with Airbus for On-Demand Helicopter Service

In the past few months, Uber has continued extending its reach by adding new cities to its network, offering yacht rides to customers in Miami during Art Basel, boat service to customers in Istanbul and lowering the cost for users to travel from Newark International Airport (EWR) to surrounding locales, including Midtown Manhattan and Jersey City,…

Uber Reduces Prices From Newark By Up to 50%

Uber’s made some big updates to its service over the past few weeks with the introduction of lower fares to a ton of cities across the US — and its latest change will be of particular interest to travelers in New York and New Jersey. The ride-sharing service announced this morning that it will be lowering fares by as much…

Get $20 Off Your Next Uber Ride (Even For Existing Users)

Who doesn’t use Uber these days? For those who use the app frequently, free rides and discounts can be difficult to come by, as coupons typically only apply to first-time riders. But as Uber continues to expand markets, modes of transportation and features, it’s also making it possible to request rides via other apps. So far, Uber has…

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:…

Uber Can Now Pick up at Las Vegas McCarran Airport

Anyone who’s traveled through LAS can attest that the taxi queues at McCarran Airport can be outrageously long — in some cases, you can spend an hour or longer waiting for a cab to drive you 10 minutes to your hotel. In fact, getting from the airport to The Strip can be such a frustrating process that…

5 Ways to Boost Your Uber Passenger Rating

Were you unpleasantly surprised when you checked your Uber rider rating last week? Former 4.95 Uber driver, current 5.0 Uber rider and current TPG Contributor JT Genter shares his tips for boosting your Uber rating on future rides. Last week, we posted instructions on checking your Uber passenger rating. A few readers expressed concern that their rating seemed “too low.” While…

The Incredible Etihad Residence, Exciting New Airline Routes & 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:…

Uber Launches Yacht Service for Art Basel in Miami

Uber can be a great mode of transportation, especially in cities you’re visiting. The company is constantly adding new cities, offering neat opportunities for users, letting users check their rating instantly and introducing new ways to get around — including by yacht. Those who’ve traveled to Miami before know that the traffic can be almost unbearable. Add…