Enroll in a Free AAdvantage Platinum Challenge with FoundersCard

Last year, the membership-based FoundersCard launched a new, exclusive way for cardholders to get status with American Airlines. And this year, cardholders are also eligible for a status challenge to the AAdvantage Platinum level. To complete the challenge, members will need to earn 12,500 elite-qualifying miles (EQMs) during a three-month trial period beginning in August. Those who…

Get a Complimentary Stay at Atlantis in the Bahamas with FoundersCard

FoundersCard comes with some incredible benefits, including several that are specific to Las Vegas. With the card, you’ll get perks like complimentary elite status, waived resort fees, priority lines, lounge access and more. One of the most valuable benefits you can get from the card is complimentary Diamond status with Total Rewards (the loyalty program of Caesars…

Using FoundersCard Elite Status Benefits in Las Vegas

Paying several hundred dollars for access to FoundersCard travel benefits may seem steep, but as TPG Contributor Peter Rothbart discovered, membership can come in handy during a trip to Vegas, helping you waive resort fees, enjoy lounge access and more. As a poker enthusiast, I’ve become fond of Las Vegas for its bounty of card rooms,…

10 Photos: Monaco, Italy and the South of France

TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert takes you through an amazing off-season trip to Cannes, Provence and Monaco, with a day trip to Italy thrown in. Not everyone’s lucky enough to visit Cannes during the eponymous Film Festival or enjoy the rest of Southern France during the spring or summer. While the warm weather…

Discounts on AA Flights and Other Big Travel Perks with FoundersCard

The FoundersCard comes with a steep membership fee, but it can unlock some great perks, such as sizable travel discounts. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen demonstrates how the card comes in handy when booking flights on three different airlines. Traveling can be an expensive and stressful proposition. Airlines are reporting record profits yet…

Top Credit Card Offers and Deals Ending Soon

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card As July comes to a close, many bonuses and promotions are also ending. Here’s a round-up of the current offers that will soon be gone: FoundersCard AAdvantage Elite Status Challenge: As a reminder, FoundersCard currently has an exclusive status challenge…

FoundersCard Launches New AAdvantage Elite Status Challenge

The membership-based FoundersCard just launched an exclusive new status challenge with American Airlines, putting cardholders on the fast track to earning AAdvantage Platinum status. To complete the challenge, members will need to earn 10,000 elite-qualifying points during a 3-month trial period beginning in August. Those who meet the requirements will earn status not only for the remainder of this year,…

Bonus AAdvantage Miles, New Rewards Program, SkyMall Returns

Here’s a roundup of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: Earn AAdvantage Miles for Avis and Budget Car Rentals AAdvantage members can earn at least 500 miles per qualifying rental with Avis and Budget. You can also earn an extra 250 miles per rental if you have a co-branded Citi…

Last Chance: Roundup of Offers Ending May 31

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – United MileagePlus Explorer, IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card. Deals come and go, and a good way to maximize your travel rewards is by making sure you get in on the best ones. Today TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick…

Get Cellphone, Shipping and Other Business Discounts with FoundersCard

FoundersCard is currently offering a special membership discount to TPG readers of $395 and no initiation fee when you sign up using promotional code FCPOINTSVIP. Senior Points and Miles editor Nick Ewen recently covered the card’s hotel discounts. Today, it’s my turn to explore the business discounts you’ll receive after signing up for the card. I’ve taken a look…