Christmas in New York City — TPG Reader Success Story

One of the things I love most about being The Points Guy is getting to hear stories from readers about how award travel has affected their lives — the exotic vacations they’ve planned, the trips they’ve made to be with family and friends, the premium seats and suites they’ve experienced and so much more, all…

Review: Norwegian Air 787 Premium Class — London to New York

Over the past few months, I’ve heard so much about Norwegian Air. The buzz started in 2013 when the carrier announced it would begin its push into the US market with low fares on twice weekly flights to London, as well as flights to Oslo and Copenhagen from various cities in North America. Then, in 2015,…

Deal Alert: Fly Singapore Airlines to Europe and Asia from $498 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: Flights Between NYC and Chicago from $80 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: Flights Between NY and SF from $246 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…

JetBlue Just Opened a Vegetable Garden at JFK Airport

JetBlue is working to make the airport experience a bit more comfortable for passengers. Earlier this year, the airline opened the first post-security public outdoor space at JFK, complete with a dog-walking area, local food vendors and a grass lawn to relax on and enjoy some fresh air. Now JetBlue is taking that mission a bit further…

Drink in History at 5 Classic US Hotel Bars

Hotels do their best to make guests feel right at home, but it’s their bars that often inspire us to feel far away — or even transported to another era. Following her picks for great US hotel rooftop bars, TPG Contributor Kelsy Chauvin takes a look at five historic American hotel bars that are worth a peek … or rather, a sip. The…

5 Places to Get a Taste of Old-School NYC

Looking for a bit of classic NYC amidst the city’s modern bustle? TPG Contributor Katie Hammel shares five Big Apple spots where New York’s past still shines. (All photos by the author.) New York City is always changing, but some places — like these old-school NYC restaurants and bars — stand the test of time, remaining as relevant today…

Hotel Review: Aloft Manhattan Downtown – Financial District

Last night, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig stayed at the brand-new Aloft hotel in Manhattan’s Financial District, New York City’s latest Starwood property. I live in NYC’s Financial District, so I’ve had my eye on the Aloft Downtown for a couple of years now. The hotel was first expected to open a full year ago, in…

Exciting New Airline Routes For August 2015 and Beyond

Today, TPG Assistant Editor Matt Zuzolo shares news of exciting new airline routes, including some that have just launched or are slated to begin in the future. Read on to see several new routes to look out for this month through the middle of next year. NEW ROUTES LAUNCHED IN AUGUST 2015 Dallas Love Field (DAL) to eight new cities on Southwest (starting August 9, 2015) Details — Southwest launched…