Southwest’s Newest Routes to Mexico Hit a Regulatory Snag

Over the last few years, Southwest has been steadily growing its international routes. For those with a Southwest Companion Pass, this means more options than ever for buy-one-get-one-free travel. But, if you booked flights on the airline’s newest international routes, you might want to check your flight status. This past Sunday (December 4), Southwest launched new…

6 Places Americans Can Easily Move To

There’s a lot of chatter these days about people wanting to drop everything and leave the country, especially if the election doesn’t quite go their way. While an American passport lets you travel as easily and freely as almost any out there, visa-free stays abroad are typically capped at one to three months. In case you’re looking to extend…

Uber’s Using Drones to Advertise Its Services in Mexico

In a unique advertising stunt, Uber took to the skies — not with aircraft flying banners along a beach, but with drones hovering over stalled cars on a Mexico City roadway advertising Uber’s popular carpool service, UberPool. In case you’re not familiar with the service, UberPool lets passengers share a car with one or more additional Uber riders,…

Deal Alert: US to Cancun From $229 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. 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,…

The 10 Most Anticipated Hotels Opening Around the World This Fall

Just because Labor Day weekend is behind us doesn’t mean it’s time to stop traveling. Whether you’re planning a fall or wintertime getaway, these 10 hot new hotel openings should be on your travel radar. While the list below is by no means exhaustive, it represents the best of the best of fall openings in destinations…

Delta’s Offering Massive Award Discounts on Flights to Mexico and the Caribbean

Delta has been in the news a lot lately, and not all of it was good publicity. Despite the carrier’s operational struggles last week, the airline is attempting to rebound quickly. Right now, Delta is running a flash sale offering award flights from the US to select destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico from just 11,000 SkyMiles each…

7 Countries You Didn’t Know You Could Fly to on Southwest

TPG Contributor Michael Spelfogel outlines some lesser-known international options on Southwest in case you’re looking to travel abroad and you’ve got some Rapid Rewards points burning a hole in your pocket. With nearly 4,000 flights scheduled every day, Southwest’s route network is quite extensive — starting December 17, the airline will also offer nonstop service between…

Get up to 35% Off Marriott Stays in the Caribbean & Latin America

If you’re considering a trip to Aruba, Mexico or another destination in the Caribbean over the next several months, this Marriott sale could be worth a look. Now through the end of the month, you can get up to 35% off leisure rates at 14 different Marriott properties in Latin America and the Caribbean. To…

Deal Alert: NYC to Cozumel from $286 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…

Deal Alert: NYC to Mexico from $253 Round-Trip on American

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…