General TPG Business

Is Buying a Watch or Jewelry Duty-Free Worth It?

July 15, 2011

I’m in the market to get a new watch – not something extravagant, but something high quality that I’ll keep forever. It dawned on me the other day while passing through CDG, that maybe I should buy duty-free while I’m abroad. So I went on the internet and asked some friends and I’ve gotten a […]

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Are You the Perfect Seatmate? If So, Fly First Class With Me on the Star Mega Do 3!

July 13, 2011

To me, one of the most interesting parts of flying is the seatmate. There’s something unique (and strange) about sitting next to someone in a metal tube for hours and we’ve all heard (and experienced) our fair share of horror stories. In fact, on my flight to Mauritius this week, my seatmate was pretty bad- […]

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Reminder: Send Me Your Questions

July 9, 2011

Every Sunday I’ll be featuring reader email questions for TPG, so if you have a question you’d like me to answer, email me here (info at and use subject line TPG READER QUESTION. Hope everyone is having a nice weekend. I’m currently in sunny Sitges, Spain, so life is pretty good right now! Check […]

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New Comment System Disqus Installed

July 1, 2011

Perhaps the thing I love most about running The Points Guy is the discussions I’m able to have with all of you. Even though I’ve only met a handful of you in person (and hope to meet more in the future), I still feel like I “know” many of you. The camaraderie and knowledge sharing […]

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A Couple Recent Articles on Points and Miles

June 23, 2011

Check out the following couple articles on miles and points that I’ve been featured in. While these articles will be “beginner” for many savvy TPG readers, feel free to share these with people you think might be interested in the points game. Conde Nast Traveler: The Informer: Card Tricks Every Traveler Should Know LA Times […]

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Some Technical Difficulties

June 19, 2011

Last month I upgraded my web host and as a result, my email servers experienced an outage. For the past month, many of you have emailed me and I did not receive it due to this error, so I just discovered several hundred unread emails tonight. I am working diligently to respond to each and […]

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Technical Difficulties

April 19, 2011

Apologies for anyone who has experienced slow load time or server errors in the past couple days. I am switching web hosting companies today, so hopefully we will be smooth sailing tomorrow. (PS: I do NOT recommend for web hosting – terrible service and lots of down time). Thanks for your understanding!

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2010

Just wanted to say Merry Christmas to all. For those who celebrate, I hope “Santa” brought you everything you wanted. I haven’t opened most presents yet, but I’ve already received an HD Flip camera, so expect lots of new rich video content in the new year. This should definitely come in handy on my trip […]

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Get Email Updates From The Points Guy

December 22, 2010

Now that my Feedburner RSS feed is up and running, you can opt in to get daily email updates of my posts. Never miss an “amazing” deal alert again! Enter your email address:  Delivered by FeedBurner

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RSS Feed is Back Up and Working

December 12, 2010

I’ve had some technical difficulties in the past couple weeks, specifically with my RSS feed. The problem should now be fixed, so let me know if you are still having issues. Thanks! TPG

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