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…

9 Cards That Can Get You Enough Miles for a Free Flight

You don’t need to travel much or charge significant amounts to your credit cards to earn award flights; as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains, there are several products that offer enough miles or points for a free flight just for meeting the sign-up bonus spending requirement. In this hobby, we constantly…

8 Cards That Get You Free Hotel Nights Quickly

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card If you’re looking to plan travel with minimal out-of-pocket expenses, hotel award nights can come in very handy. Even if your loyalty program balances are currently low, there are a variety of solid credit cards…

Costco Officially Switches to Visa on June 20

Costco has finally set a hard date for its switch from American Express to Visa. Beginning June 20, the wholesale chain will no longer accept American Express cards, including its own co-branded cards, in favor of Visa. Earlier this year, the chain announced that there would be a delay in the switch, but it seems that…

10 Photos: Exploring Byron Bay, Australia

TPG contributor Kathryn Romeyn takes us on a tour of Byron Bay’s stunning sands, powerful waters, musical eateries and top boutiques. (All photos by the author, except where noted). When I decided to base myself in Sydney, Australia, for four months, virtually everyone I knew or met told me I should go to Byron Bay. That,…