Marriott’s Fall 2016 MegaBonus Offers Two Earning Options

Marriott offers MegaBonus promotions multiple times per year, giving members of its loyalty program the opportunity to earn extra points and even free nights in some cases. For the fall 2016 MegaBonus announced today, the hotel brand’s changing things up a bit. Rather than offering targeted bonuses to members based on their account and status details,…

Should I Keep Sapphire Preferred If I Get Sapphire Reserve?

TPG reader Ben sent me a message on Facebook for help deciding between rewards credit cards: “I just recently got the Sapphire Preferred card, but now I’m interested in applying for the new Sapphire Reserve card. If I’m approved, does it make sense to keep both?” Since it was formally announced just a few weeks…

Which Airlines Allow Transfers from More Than One Program?

TPG reader Hal sent me a message on Facebook to ask about transferring points: “I’m trying to book a business class flight to Sydney using Chase Ultimate Rewards and Amex Membership Rewards points. Which airlines will let me transfer from both programs?” I tend to focus on earning transferable points because they give you access to multiple loyalty programs at…

Unbearable Traffic at LaGuardia, 10 Ways to Use 100k Ultimate Rewards Points, Free Uber for Students 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:…

Have $10 Million with Chase? You Can Get the J.P. Morgan Reserve Card

Following this week’s launch of the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, Chase has quietly rolled out an update to its Palladium Card, issued by J.P. Morgan. The updated card has been renamed the J.P. Morgan Reserve, and as the Reserve moniker suggests, the card features the exact same benefits as the Sapphire Reserve. (Note that the…

Why the Chase Sapphire Reserve’s Annual Credit Is Far Better Than the Competition

TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert takes a closer look at one of the standout features of the recently announced Chase Sapphire Reserve Card: the $300 annual travel credit. If you’ve been following TPG’s recent coverage, you know that Chase just introduced the Chase Sapphire Reserve, a premium travel rewards card with a generous sign-up…

Unboxing the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (Video)

Official Chase Sapphire Reserve Application: Link Earlier this week, Chase (finally) launched the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card. If you managed to get an agent to confirm expedited shipping (which, officially, was not available), you may already have your card in hand — as I now do myself. To maximize the 3x points on dining while celebrating…

10 Best Ways to Use 100,000 Ultimate Rewards Points

If you’re planning on signing up for the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card, you may be wondering how to put the 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points from the sign-up bonus to use. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen is here to help with a list of some of the top redemption options. Earlier this month,…

Chase Sapphire Preferred vs. Chase Sapphire Reserve: Benefits, Coverage & More

TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert shows you a side-by-side comparison of the Chase Sapphire Preferred and the just-launched premium Chase Sapphire Reserve Card. The much-anticipated Chase Sapphire Reserve Card was announced last week, and now you can sign up the card online (via this link). TPG explored the specifics of the card in his…

Everything You Need to Know About Chase Sapphire Reserve Perks

We’ve already detailed the sign-up bonus and other features of the hotly anticipated Chase Sapphire Reserve, but now that it’s officially open for applications, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert takes a closer look at the card’s full selection of benefits. Official Chase Sapphire Reserve Application: Link As of yesterday, it’s now possible to…