11 Best Business-Class Seats For Couples

Travel can be stressful — especially when you’re flying with a significant other, or even just a buddy. But some airline seats out there make flying the friendly skies even friendlier for folks traveling in pairs. Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen rounds up the best business-class seats for couples. When it comes to business-class seats,…

What Are Points & Miles Worth? February Monthly Valuations

You can view all posts in the Monthly Valuation Series here. One of the questions I’m asked most often is “How much is a point or mile worth?” The answer varies from person to person and depends on how well you can maximize a particular currency for your needs. Still, some points are worth more than others. To give readers…

Iran Air Could be the Next Carrier to Operate A380s

The A380 is considered by many to be the pinnacle of luxury air travel, with perks ranging from Shower Spas on Emirates to the super-luxe Residence on Etihad Airways. It’s also one of the largest planes in the sky, with the capacity to fit more than 600 passengers on some of the world’s busiest routes. Now, following…

The Safest Airlines in the World for 2016

Every year, AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety- and product-rating website, announces its safest airlines and low-cost carriers from the 407 total airlines it monitors. For the past two years, Qantas came out on top for the site’s world’s safest airline award, and this year was no different. In today’s announcement, AirlineRatings.com awarded the Australian carrier as…

My 2015 Travel Year, Exciting New Airline Routes & 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:…

My 2015 Travel Year in Review

With 2015 nearing its end, I can easily say this has been an amazing year for me. Although there were some announcements that were less than welcomed among the points and miles rewards community, like the long-awaited AA devaluation and the Starwood-Marriott merger, I’ve personally had an phenomenal travel year that I wouldn’t change for…

Excellent Etihad A380 Apartment Award Availability to JFK

Update: We’ve heard reports that some readers are unable to book these awards through AA’s US call center. However, you should have luck by calling American’s Australian reservations line at +61 02-9101-1948, instead. Hopefully AA gets this bug fixed soon! There’s no question that Etihad’s A380 first-class Apartment is the best overall product you can redeem…

Etihad Now Lets You Pair a Private Jet with Your Residence or Apartment Booking

In May 2014, Etihad announced the launch of its new, ultra luxurious Residence and Apartment suites on board its A380 aircraft. And in November, TPG himself bought a $32,000 one-way ticket and flew the inaugural Residence route from New York-JFK to Abu Dhabi – a total over-the-top experience, even though the airline forgot to load his bag. And back in…

The Incredible Etihad Residence, Exciting New Airline Routes & 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: The Residence on Etihad’s A380 — JFK to Abu Dhabi

Like the video you saw above? Be sure to subscribe to TPG’s YouTube channel for more fantastic in-flight footage. When I heard about Etihad’s inaugural flight from New York-JFK to Abu Dhabi on its A380, I knew I had to go — not just because I’m a fan of aviation and premium-cabin travel, but also because…