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 – Citi ThankYou Premier Award redemptions usually give you the most bang for your buck, but there are many programs that allow you to use your miles and points haul for paid airfares. Today TPG Contributor Cindy Gossett looks at the credit…

Alaska is Offering PreCheck for 10k Miles: Here’s Why You Should Look Elsewhere

We often write about why you should get TSA PreCheck — the benefits of expedited security at 100-plus airports around the country are hard to deny, after all. If you haven’t yet joined the program, offers like this most recent one from Alaska Airlines may pique your interest. Currently, the carrier will let you redeem…

Your Points, Miles & Loyalty Guide To Hertz Gold Plus Rewards

Many rental car companies offer loyalty programs and the ability to earn points, but they’re often not as straightforward as hotel and airline programs. To help you get the most out of your spending, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele is here with a guide to Hertz’s Gold Plus Rewards program. The origin…

Citi Forward Devaluation Coming This June

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier The Citi Forward card, which can no longer be obtained, is pretty unique compared to other rewards card options. For starters, it awards 5 Citi ThankYou points per dollar spent on restaurants, music, movies and books — and…

How to Use 75k Points from the Hilton Visa Signature Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card If you recently got — or are considering signing up for — the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card with its limited-time sign-up bonus of 75,000 points, you may be wondering how to redeem them….

The 5 Best Cards for Flying American Airlines

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier With so many great travel rewards credit cards available, it can be difficult to decide which is the best option for your airline spending. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele shares five solid picks for…

Do Charges Offset by Credits Count Toward a Sign-Up Bonus?

TPG reader Colin sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning a sign-up bonus: “I recently got the Citi Prestige card, and want to redeem the $250 statement credit on airfare. Will the full purchase amount count toward earning the sign-up bonus, or do I have to meet the minimum spending requirement on top of any credit I receive?”…

Do Citi Prestige and ThankYou Premier Make a Good Combo?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier TPG reader James sent me a message on Facebook to ask about maximizing credit card bonus categories: “Do you think the Citi Prestige and Thank You Premier cards pair well with each other due to the different bonus categories,…

Citi Clarifies the Guest Policy for Admirals Club Access with Prestige

Citi Prestige is a premium travel rewards card that offers cardholders a ton of lucrative benefits and is consistently ranked on the list of TPG’s top credit card offers. Because of its many benefits, there are countless ways to maximize the card’s value, from a $250 annual air travel credit to complimentary access to Admirals Clubs and Priority…

Costco Unveils New Visa Card Details

Citi and Costco unveiled the details of the new Costco Anywhere Visa Card this week, including some lucrative bonus categories. Beginning June 20, the wholesale chain will start accepting Visa cards exclusively, marking the end of its partnership with American Express. Current holders of the Amex-Costco co-branded card will have their accounts automatically switched over to the new…