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…

A Sneak Peek of the New Shanghai Disney Resort, Opening This Thursday

TPG Contributor Cindy Gossett gives us a sneak peek of what we can expect to see at the new Shanghai Disneyland theme park and its two new on-site hotels, all part of the new Shanghai Disney Resort opening this Thursday. (All photos courtesy of the Shanghai Disney Resort). Disney fans, rejoice! The sixth Disney Resort — now the second-largest…

Deal Alert: US Cities to China from $558 Round-Trip on Hainan

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…

Review: Hainan Airlines A330-300 Business Class — Changsha to Beijing

Following his flight on Hainan Airlines’ new route from Los Angeles to Changsha aboard a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen caught a connecting flight on Hainan’s A330-300 in business class on the short hop from Changsha to Beijing. Here’s his review of the experience. (All photos are by the author.) A $1,358…

$225 Fares to New Zealand, Free Starbucks Gold Status, Chase Ink Perks & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Review: American Airlines 787-8 Dreamliner Business Class — Los Angeles to Shanghai

TGP Contributor Kevin Song recently flew in business class on American Airlines’ 787-8 Dreamliner from LA to Shanghai. Read on for his impressions. (All photos are by the author.) I recently used some fantastic fares from the US to China as an excuse to do a mini mileage run to Asia so I could earn a bunch of…

Hotel Review: The St. Regis Beijing (Diplomat Deluxe Room)

On his most recent trip to Asia, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen stayed at The St. Regis Beijing for three nights. Here is his review of the experience. While my main destination on a recent trip to Asia was to be Sri Lanka, I had to find the right connections from my flight on Hainan…

The Top 10 Busiest Passenger Airports in the World for 2015

When it comes to air travel, frequent flyers know which airports are both the best and worst to travel through. Of course, all this is completely subjective — some people thrive on the hectic and congested nature of the busiest airports, while others prefer quieter, smaller airports. In the latter case, the below list of the world’s busiest airports…

Deal Alert: US to China on American from $503 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…

My 2015 Travel Year, Exciting New Airline Routes & More

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll…