9 Best Priority Pass Lounges in the US

Airport lounges have long been a haven for business- and first-class passengers, but they’re now becoming more and more accessible to the everyday traveler. The Priority Pass program, for instance, now has a network of more than 900 lounges in 120 countries and 400 cities worldwide. While there are several membership options available — Standard, which costs $99 per year and…

Get a $75 Amex Statement Credit When You Book a Hotel

You could be eligible for a $75 statement credit on any purchase of $300 (or more) made with an American Express card through HotelStorm.com, a discount hotel-booking site. Here’s how it works: Log in to your American Express account and register for the offer. Note: It’s a targeted offer, so you might not see it….

Earn 500 Gold Passport Points When You Book Through the Hyatt App

Now through November 30, 2016, you can earn 500 Gold Passport points when you book a stay with Hyatt’s new app. It’s available for Android and iPhone, and it features a redesigned interface along with new features such as online checkin and express checkout, the ability to request certain amenities at participating properties, info about stays including…

Earn 50k Miles with the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard

The standard offer for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is 30,000 AAdvantage miles after you spend $1,000 in the first three months, but currently a public offer can get you 20,000 more miles — though it does require spending a bit more. If you apply through this link and are approved, you’ll earn 50,000 AAdvantage…

Amex Offer: $200 Back after Spending $1,000+ with Virgin Atlantic

Amex Offers are opt-in, limited-time and generally targeted deals for American Express cardholders. Among the many mediocre and decent offers, there will sometimes be a gem that we don’t want you to miss — like $80 back when spending $500 or more at AmexTravel.com (still available through September 30), 2x Membership Rewards points on Amazon purchases and 10% off your cell phone…

Which Cards Give You Virtual Priority Pass Lounge Access?

Many credit cards offer Priority Pass lounge access, and in late 2015, digital membership cards became available.  Thanks to this feature, if you have an eligible card you can download the app (available for both iOS and Android) to gain “virtual access” to lounges, meaning you don’t have to show your physical card. However, not all cards…

Review: Allegiant World MasterCard from Bank of America

Until recently, Allegiant was the largest airline in the US that didn’t have a loyalty program. This changed when it introduced the Allegiant World MasterCard from Bank of America, which offers points toward airfare purchases. In today’s post, I want to take closer look at this card and its program, and compare it to the value offered…

Citi Adds Annual Limit for Sharing Points with Others

When it comes to sharing points between different users’ accounts, Citi ThankYou Rewards has long been one of the more generous programs. While Amex Membership Rewards only lets you transfer points to an authorized user and Chase Ultimate Rewards only lets you move rewards to a household member’s account, Citi has let customers move points…

Why the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card Is Ideal for Living or Traveling Abroad

Living abroad, I have to be fairly selective about my credit card choices. It’s just too complicated to have more than five or six cards, as most of my banking is done in Spain with a Spanish bank account and Spanish credit cards. However, when the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card came out last month, I…

Debunking Credit Card Myths: Do I Get to Keep My Points if I Cancel a Card?

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that travel rewards credit cards are a popular topic of conversation here at TPG. Utilizing top sign-up bonuses and using the right card for various bonus categories can open up fantastic redemptions like premium-class flights and luxurious hotel rooms. However, there are a number of misconceptions out there when it comes…