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:…

Review: Food, Wine and Music at BottleRock Napa 2016 with SPG

Last weekend, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert attended the Starwood-sponsored BottleRock festival in Napa. Here’s her report on the event’s food, drink, music and more. When it comes to Memorial Day weekend escapes, it’s hard to beat Napa. Home to some of the best wine and restaurants in the country, not to mention…

Norwegian Air Launches Nonstop Flights from Oakland to London

Norwegian Air has been in the news a lot lately. Last year, the airline took the travel world by storm by announcing that it was planning to offer $69 one-way fares from the US to Europe. And then it started expanding — at a seemingly alarming rate. In 2015, the airline announced it was adding nonstop service from the…

Win Tickets to Our Reader Meet-Up and Party in San Francisco

Last week, I announced the semifinalists for our Into the Blue: Marathon to a Million contest. I was thrilled with the submissions we received, and it made it hard to select our semifinalists. And even if you weren’t selected as one of the five semifinalists, there’s no reason to be too upset, especially if you live…

TPG Into the Blue Contest Semifinalists and Reader Celebration in San Francisco

A couple weeks ago, I was thrilled to introduce our Into the Blue: Marathon to a Million contest, celebrating one million likes on Facebook by giving away one million JetBlue TrueBlue points. Now that the submission period has ended, I’m excited to announce our five semifinalists! Each semifinalist and a guest will be flown from their…

10 Hotel Lobbies To Work From in LA, San Francisco, NYC and Chicago

TPG Contributor Amber Gibson is on the road about as often as she’s at home. Here are 10 of her favorite hotel lobbies in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City and Chicago to meet your deadlines — no guest room number or name required. Follow along with Amber’s travel adventures on Instagram. If you’re one of the other 53 million freelancers around…

Deal Alert: East Coast to Los Angeles from $132 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Exciting New Airline Routes for December 2015 and Beyond

Each month, airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes — and today, TPG Assistant Editor Matt Zuzolo shares just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (e.g., flight schedules, aircraft and more) could…

5 Great Places to Spend New Year’s Eve 2015 on Points and Miles

Toast the new year in the best way possible — traveling to a destination known for throwing a killer New Year’s Eve party! TPG Contributor Lane Nieset takes us around the globe to some of the hottest New Year’s Eve destinations for over-the-top firework displays and celebrity-led soirées. 1. Miami, Florida New Year’s Eve in Miami brings…

Save At Least 20% on Virgin America Flights This Winter

Virgin America’s promotional prices are available once again, with reduced fares available for travel this winter. The airline is currently offering discounts on travel through February in partnership with Condé Nast Traveler. As with the deals available around Thanksgiving, Virgin has promotional pricing on Main Cabin, Main Cabin Select and first-class seats. These lower rates are available on the airline’s most…