The 7 Best Hotel Credit Cards

Here at TPG we cover any and all travel rewards cards that represent a good value, from those that earn you miles to those that get you transferable points or cash back. If you’re specifically looking for a credit card to earn points toward free hotel nights, though, you’ll want to narrow your search. Below,…

4 Referral Bonus Programs to Help Fund Your Next Getaway

While earning points and miles is one of the best ways to enjoy free travel, leveraging referral programs can help too. Below, TPG Contributor Ryan Martin walks you through four of the top options and shows you how they can get you closer to your next vacation. While most opportunities to earn points and miles involve…

5 Things Amex and Citi Need to Do in Response to Chase Sapphire Reserve

Official Chase Sapphire Reserve Application: Link In case you missed it, Chase announced the Sapphire Reserve card earlier this week. This is the must-have card of 2016, if not the most appealing credit card ever. We’ve run through many of the card’s perks in detail here, but to summarize, there’s a 100,000-point sign-up bonus (after you spend $4,000…

How To Book a Flight with the Visa Infinite $100 Airfare Discount

The exclusive Visa Infinite program for select credit cards has been in the spotlight lately, and one of its most valuable benefits is a $100 discount off qualifying airfare. Below, TPG Contributor Anthony Cofrancesco shows you how to book a trip using this perk, along with tips on how to get the most value out of…

Review: Air Serbia (A330) Business Class, Round-Trip Between New York and Belgrade

TO THE POINT: Air Serbia recently launched nonstop service from New York to Belgrade with a retrofitted two-cabin aircraft. The pros: wonderful service, a luxurious lounge, and 18 cozy lie-flat seats. The cons: low-quality bedding and pillows, plus a quirky seat that only lets the tray table come up when it’s in the upright position. After…

10 Best Ritz Properties for Free Night Certificates

With the new sign-up bonus for the Ritz-Carlton Rewards card, you can enjoy three complimentary nights at any Tier 1-4 property. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen shares 10 of the best hotels to consider if you’re looking to get the most value out of those three free nights. As we wrote about…

The 5 Best Credit Cards for a Philadelphia-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Philadelphia….

Guide to Q4 Ritz Exclusive Events: New York and New Orleans

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card offers several great benefits, including three Club level upgrades per year and an annual $300 travel credit. One lesser-known perk is access to the Ritz-Carlton Exclusive Events — below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr introduces the program and explores the options available through the end of 2016….

Official: Chase Announces the Sapphire Reserve Card with 100,000-Point Bonus

Official Chase Sapphire Reserve Application: Link Update: Chase has clarified that some Visa Infinite perks, such as a $100 airfare discount, are not included with this card. We’ll have a full list of included Visa Infinite benefits to share within the next few days. There have been excited rumblings about a new credit card from Chase for…

Amex is Expanding the Seattle Centurion Studio By Nearly 50%

American Express operates a fantastic network of airport lounges around the US — and if you have an American Express Centurion Card, American Express Platinum Card or the Amex Business Platinum Card, you can get in for free. While they’re all a big step up from what US-based airlines typically offer, there’s no question that some of these lounges…