Hotel Review: The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico

As part of a week-long winter vacation, TPG contributor Michael Spelfogel stayed at the St. Regis Punta Mita for five nights. Read on for his impressions. All photos are by the author. While Christmas and New Year’s are probably the busiest times to travel to the Caribbean and Latin America, my family always looks for a warm-weather locale…

11 Tips for Flight Sales, Mistake Fares and Maximizing Free Hotel Nights

TPG Contributor Mitch Berman offers 11 tips that allowed his family to work around 2015’s school-break times to put together mistake fares, deep discounts and credit card sign-ups into six international trips to eleven countries (and five more transcontinental trips). Visit Mitch and his son Kofi’s photo blog here. 2015 was a great travel year for my family and me,…

Deal Alert: Fly to Cancun from $265 Round-Trip This Winter

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…

Mexico Beyond its Beaches

Millions of Americans visit Mexico each year, but many head to its shores to sunbathe and party, missing out on the country’s rich culture. For those who want more than just a tan, new TPG Contributor Diego Szteinhendler shares three hip and historic cities that will introduce you to Mexico’s fascinating and beautiful interior.  San Miguel de Allende Just a three-hour drive from Mexico…

San Diego is Getting a Cross-Border Bridge to Tijuana Airport

Tijuana may be best known for its “anything goes” mentality and cheap prescription drugs (that don’t require a prescription), but to many San Diegans, a trip south of the border also means cheaper flights, and many more nonstop destinations. Locals crossing the border for a visit to Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) are now in for a…

10 Destination Spas That Take You Away From It All

Never one to shy away from a good spa treatment, TPG Contributor David Hoffmann of the travel blog David’s Been Here shares some of his favorite spa experiences around the world, from beaches to cities to the heart of the Arabian desert.  Timeless Spa at Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa — Dubai, UAE Being stranded…

Your Flight-Deal Guide to Mexico City

If you were lucky enough to score one of this month’s amazing $226 fares on Aeromexico or Delta to Mexico City, congratulations! To make sure you experience the best of this huge, sprawling and exciting city, new TPG Contributor Diego Szteinhendler shares a few neighborhoods and attractions you shouldn’t miss on your Mexico City vacation….

5 Spooky Spots to Spend Halloween

As soon as mid-October rolls around, there’s one thing on everyone’s mind: what to be for Halloween. If you need a bit of inspiration, start with choosing where to spend All Hallows’ Eve. From family-friendly festivities, to over-the-top parades, costume balls and Day of the Dead celebrations, TPG Contributor Lane Nieset shares five spots that are known…

These are the Top SPG Hotels for 2015

Starwood Preferred Guest unveiled the winners of its fifth-annual Member Favorites Hotels & Resorts List, as well as its top 10 most popular destinations for SPG travelers. There weren’t many surprises on the list, as quite a few of the top hotels and resorts are located in some of the world’s most popular destinations. Among the most…

Deal Alert: AeroMexico and Delta to Mexico City from $226

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…