Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for February 2016

We’re well into 2016, so now is the time to get your credit-card strategy for the year into place. With British Airways raising low-level redemptions in the US this month, an impending devaluation of American Airlines’ award chart, and more news sure to come down the pike about the takeover of Starwood by Marriott, it’s…

Major Banks to Introduce Cardless ATM Withdrawls

Tired of carrying a thick stack of credit cards around? Soon enough, you might be able to ditch your debit card completely — at least if you’re banking with Chase, Bank of America or Wells Fargo. In the coming months, the three major banks are planning to release ATMs in select cities that will allow customers to withdraw…

Citi Launches Dedicated Concierge for Prestige Cardholders

Last month, we reported that Citi had finally simplified the 4th Night Free booking process, as part of its new partnership with the Aspire Lifestyles concierge service. In theory, it’s now easier to make 4th Night Free bookings, since you only need to speak to one representative to complete the entire process. 4th Night Fee…

Launching TPGtv Season 1, Episode 1: Flying Delta Business Class to Africa for 90k Miles and $5.60

As you may have heard, TPGtv launches today! So, what is TPGtv? For starters, it’s not like your average TV show — this is me taking the blog you’ve been reading on your computer screen and bringing it to life. Season 1 starts with this epic trip I took to Africa back in September where…

How Can I Earn Rewards Quickly for Upcoming Travel Plans?

TPG reader Aaron sent me a message on Facebook to ask about earning rewards for an upcoming trip: “My wife and I were planning a trip to Cancun in July, but we bumped it up to March since we just found out she’s pregnant! Can I sign up for a credit card and quickly earn enough miles to book…

Does the Citi Prestige Concierge Offer Good Hotel Rates?

TPG reader AJ sent me a message on Facebook to ask about booking hotels: “Does the Citi Prestige Concierge offer good rates on hotel rooms? How do prices compare to direct bookings?” Perhaps the most lucrative travel rewards credit card perk out there is the 4th Night Free benefit on the Citi Prestige Card. As the name implies, you can get a free…

8 Credit Card Perks You Can Reuse in 2016

Not all credit card benefits reset each cardmember anniversary; several of them are tied to the calendar year. With 2016 now underway, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen discusses some great perks that you can use once again — from airline fee credits to mileage rebates and category bonuses. When the calendar flips…

Transferring Ultimate Rewards Points to IHG

All award travelers should earn transferable points, as they give you great flexibility in your redemptions. They also shield you from any potential devaluations, since the ability to transfer to other programs means you’re not locked into one currency. Chase Ultimate Rewards are some of the best transferable points out there, and TPG Senior Points & Miles…

The 5 Best Cards for Airfare Purchases in 2016 

If you’re paying for airfare in cash rather than miles, you should at least be earning valuable rewards on your spending. As TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Jason Steele explains, with some travel rewards credit cards you can earn up to 3 points per dollar on airline expenses — getting you closer to that…

Transferring Ultimate Rewards Points to Virgin Atlantic

All award travelers should earn transferable points, as they give you great flexibility in your redemptions. They also shield you from any potential devaluations, since the ability to transfer to other programs means you’re not locked into one currency. Chase Ultimate Rewards are some of the best transferable points out there, and TPG Senior Points…