Your Points and Miles Guide to Buenos Aires

For first timers in Argentina’s capital, it’s often love at first sight. There is a reason Buenos Aires has been called the Paris of South America, after all. The melting pot of immigrants inspired the city’s wide range of architecture, from downtown’s Spanish colonial-style former Jesuit mission, Manzana de las Luces, to the Art Deco…

4 Reasons to Get the Chase Ink Plus Card Now

Last week, Chase introduced the Ink Business Preferred Card, further ratcheting up the intense competition in the travel rewards card space. Like the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, this new card will offer 3x Ultimate Rewards points on travel, plus 3x on business-focused categories including shipping purchases, advertising purchases made with search engines and social media…

A Points & Miles Guide to the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas

Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas is an expensive vacation destination, from resort fees and mandatory gratuities to relatively high departure tax and airport fees. Still, I’m a sucker for water parks, so I jumped on the chance to visit. Plus, since the resort is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, it’s bookable on points…

Use Visa Checkout to Save up to $1,000 on Emirates Flights

Planning on booking an Emirates flight soon? Good news: The airline and Visa are partnering up again to offer between $50 (economy) and $1,000 (first class) off your next Emirates booking when you use Visa Checkout. Here’s how it works: Now through November 24, use Emirates’ Visa Checkout promotion page to book flights between October 24 and July 24, 2017. If…

Chase Sees a 35% Jump in New Accounts Thanks in Part to the Sapphire Reserve

Travel rewards cards are a great way to get you to that next redemption — be it an award flight in international first class or a luxurious hotel stay — but at the end of the day, they’re still part of an issuer’s business strategy. Lenders like Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase &…

Which Credit Card Should I Use to Maximize Marriott Stays?

TPG reader Sean sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning points for hotel stays: “I’m a Marriott Platinum member, and I have both the Marriott Rewards card and the new Sapphire Reserve. Which one will get me the most points when staying at a Marriott property?” It’s important to maximize the points…

Trip Delay Reimbursement and the Credit Cards That Offer It

We spend a lot of time discussing travel rewards credit cards here at The Points Guy. However, a lot of coverage is devoted to rewards-earning opportunities, like the 100,000-point sign-up bonus on the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, and the bonuses you can earn from various categories of purchases. Most cards include a number of decidedly…

The Best Points to Use for Singapore’s New A350 Flight to SFO

In just a few days, Singapore Airlines will be launching a new nonstop flight between Singapore (SIN) and San Francisco (SFO). The carrier will use an A350-900 on the route, and the inaugural flight will actually be operated by the brand-new aircraft just delivered as Airbus’ 10,000th plane (TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig was on the…

Ritz-Carlton’s Exclusive Art Basel Package Goes On Sale Friday

One of the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card‘s best perks is access to Exclusive Events that are only available for purchase to cardholders — they’re sometimes held during special cultural, sporting and culinary festivities, like the Cayman Cookout Experience, which TPG attended earlier this year, for instance. As of Friday, October 21, Ritz-Carlton Rewards cardholders can purchase an exclusive package to one of…

Get 10% Back on Amazon with the Blue Cash Everyday & Blue Cash Preferred

If you’re in the market for a solid cash-back card and frequently shop at Amazon, it could be worth taking a look at these two options. Currently, if you sign up for the Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express or the Blue Cash Preferred Card from American Express, you’ll receive 10% back on up to…