American Airlines Details Admirals Club Renovations

Back in February 2016, American Airlines announced it would be completing major renovations to its network of Admirals Club lounges. Without a doubt, many were in dire need of a face lift, so AA’s latest updates will surely come as a welcome change for American Airlines frequent flyers. To date, the renovations to Admirals Club lounges in Rio de Janeiro…

The Ultimate Guide to Amex Centurion Lounges in the US

TPG Contributor Michael Spelfogel outlines everything you need to know about the seven Amex Centurion Lounges you’ll find in the US. Airport lounges have long been a staple of the flying experience for premium-class travelers. But, many airline lounges in the US are still behind their European and Asian counterparts in terms of food offerings, amenities and…

Review: Etihad’s First and Business Class Lounge at JFK

TO THE POINT: Like its counterpart at LAX, Etihad’s stylish lounge at JFK is the perfect place to unwind before a flight. The pros: a gorgeous aesthetic that matches the plane you’ll be flying, lots of seating areas, excellent service and a private space for Residence passengers. The cons: there’s no Six Senses Spa or men’s…

Review: Etihad First and Business Class Lounge LAX

TO THE POINT: Etihad opened its brand new First and Business Class Lounge at LAX this week. The pros: excellent food, attentive staff and a very comprehensive cocktail menu. The cons: access is very limited. Etihad Airways has made a name for itself when it comes to top-of-the-line travel experiences. This is the airline that operates the…

Check Out Boeing’s New 737 MAX, New American Airlines Credit Cards, Swiss’ 777 and 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:…

6 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Dad Who Likes to Travel

I’ve looked up to my dad my entire life — well, until I was about 15 years old I surpassed him height-wise anyway. Even though I’m four inches taller than him now, I still look up to him in so many ways. My dad and I have a lot in common. Both of our names are Brian Kelly and…

Review: Turkish Airlines A330-300 in Business Class — Singapore to Istanbul and New York

TPG Contributor Nicholas du Pont recently flew on Turkish Airlines’ A330-300 from Singapore to Istanbul, then on to New York. Read on for his impressions of the business-class experience. (All photos are by the author). My goal was to book a round-trip ticket from the US to Asia with a stopover in Europe — what better way to…

Citi Clarifies the Guest Policy for Admirals Club Access with Prestige

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi 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…

Accessing Priority Pass Lounges at London Heathrow with Amex Platinum

Priority Pass membership is a perk of certain credit cards, and it allows members entry into multiple airport lounges around the world. Today, TPG Contributor Cindy Gossett discusses her experience with Priority Pass lounges at London’s Heathrow airport. I recently picked up the Platinum Card from American Express, which comes with a ton of benefits, including…

United Launches Meet and Greet Concierge Service

United Airlines is continuing its attempt at healing its harsh customer service reputation. In 2015, the carrier announced it would allow airport agents to distribute electronic goodwill certificates of up to $125 and it would equip 23,000 flight attendants and more than 6,000 US hub-based customer service reps with the iPhone 6 Plus. The airline also announced…