You Can Now Go Glamping at Trump International Hotel & Tower in NYC

Glamping is the hippest new trend in the travel world. Why stay in a hotel when you can get all the amenities of a luxurious property while in a out-of-the-ordinary glamping experience. And better yet, why camp among the mosquitos and other outdoor pests when everything can be catered to your every need — not…

US Customs Opens a Global Entry Enrollment Center in London

In 2015, the UK teamed up with the US to allow UK citizens to join Global Entry. The service, which was previously available to US citizens and permanent residents, along with citizens of Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama and South Korea, helps those entering the US get through immigration quicker. Whereas UK citizens used to have to…

JetBlue’s Flying to Cuba First, With One-Way Fares from $99

JetBlue just announced the starting dates for its flights to Cuba, which are also now available to book, starting at just $99 each way from Fort Lauderdale (FLL). Not only is JetBlue offering cheaper tickets on it’s inaugural flight to Santa Clara than competitor Silver Airways, which will also fly the route nonstop, it’s also beginning service one day earlier on…

One Last AA Mileage Run Before the Devaluation on August 1

TPG Contributor Eric Goldner just got back from an epic three-day adventure that earned him AA Platinum status. Here’s how he did it. A few weekends ago, I embarked on a mileage run that would take me from coast to coast, down to Miami and over to Panama for a grand total of $942.85. I was on a mission:…

Get Business-Class Tickets and Hotel Accommodations For Less With British Airways’ Latest Promotion

Every once in a while, British Airways offers travel deals that are hard to pass up, like earlier this year when the carrier sold business-class fares to Europe starting at $1,659 round-trip. Now, BA is adding in another key travel component to its latest promotion — hotel accommodations. With BA’s latest promotion, travelers can fly in Club World business-class from…

Air France Flight Attendants on Strike Through August 2

There’s another strike in France affecting air traffic starting today, but this time it’s not the air traffic controllers. Around 35% of Air France’s cabin crew will be on strike from today through August 2. The good news is that most of Air France’s flights will still be operating during this strike. Air France has announced that it will still be operating…

Why You Might Want to Use Uber or Lyft When Traveling Abroad

TPG Contributor Steven Ganeles shares a cautionary tale about what happened to him on a recent trip to China, and why he thinks you should consider using Uber or Lyft as an alternative to local taxis abroad. Public transportation is usually a great way to get around when traveling internationally — it’s cheap, easy to use and tends…

Google Maps Enhanced With ‘Areas of Interest’ For Finding Activities On The Go

Google has updated its Maps app in such a way that allows users to use the service as a discovery tool in addition to relying on it for directions. Available now on desktop, as well as Android and iOS devices, the maps now show “Areas of Interest,” which aim to make it easier for people to find restaurants,…

FYI: You Can Now Go Glamping in NYC — for $2,000 Per Night

“Roughing it” isn’t typically the way one would describe spending a night in New York City at one of the world’s most popular boutique hotel chains, but the W New York in Midtown Manhattan is doing its best to redefine the phrase in appropriately luxurious fashion — the property recently transformed the terrace of its spacious Extreme…

T-Mobile Offers Free High-Speed Data During Rio Olympics

Great news for T-Mobile customers planning to attend the 2016 Rio Olympics: the company recently announced that it’ll be offering free unlimited data during the month of August to customers heading to Brazil, so you’ll be able to easily keep in touch and share your experiences with friends and family back home. The mobile provider already provides access to its speedy…