Can I Earn a Sign-Up Bonus With One Program From Two Banks?

TPG reader Faraj sent me a message on Facebook to ask about co-branded credit cards: “Can I earn separate bonuses for opening credit cards with the same brand, but from different banks? For example, can I sign up for one Hilton HHonors card from Citi and another from Amex, and earn a bonus in each case?” Many airlines and hotels…

Save Big on Flights, Hotels and Cruises Using Amex Offers

Amex Offers are opt-in, limited-time and generally targeted deals for American Express cardholders. Among the many mediocre and decent offers, there are some compelling travel deals that we don’t want you to miss. In this new series, I’ll be rounding up the best travel-related Amex Offers each month. If you’ve ever looked through the list of Amex Offers,…

Hilton’s Changing Its Policy for Best Rate Guarantee Compensation

Several hotel programs incentivize travelers to book on their websites rather than on OTAs by offering Best Rate Guarantee promises. Generally, they’ll match the lower rate and then bump up the offer a little by giving you a bonus. Currently, Hilton matches the lower rate and then gives you a $50 Amex gift card. However,…

Here’s Why September is the Best Time to Book Your Trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras

Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans definitely deserves a spot on your bucket list. From extravagant parades and costumes to traditions like king cake and colorful beads (FYI: gold beads stand for power, green for faith and purple for justice), there’s nothing quite like it. As the festivities come to a head the Tuesday before Lent — which is coming up…

Hilton Adds Virtual Tour Guide / Salesperson To Its HHonors App

Hilton has introduced a new feature within the Hilton HHonors app called Fun Finder, which acts like a personal travel assistant that can help you with anything you want or need at a Hilton resort. The new software uses a technology called beacon — which is similar to GPS, but goes further and can give…

Book Quickly to Save 50% on Hilton Hotels in Korea and Japan

For the next two days (and change), Hilton is offering phenomenal rates at a handful of its properties in Korea and Japan. You can see the full list of properties here, and you should see these rates pop up by default when searching for the 18 hotels on the list. To take advantage of these…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for September 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. Many of the cards on my list remain consistent from month to month thanks to…

Celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th Birthday With Free Entry to 412 NPS Sites — Plus, Points Hotels to Stay in Nearby

The first federal act of land protection, signed by President Lincoln in 1864, ceded the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the state of California, “to be held for public use, resort and recreation.” Yellowstone National Park became the world’s first national park in 1872, and on August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson’s…

Register to Earn 3x United Miles at Select Hilton Properties

For a limited time, you can earn 3x United miles when you complete any hotel stay at participating Hilton properties in Canada, Central America, South America and the Caribbean between now and November 18, 2016. You simply have to register for the promotion before you stay and select United Airlines as your Double Dip miles partner in…

Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card’s 75k Bonus Ending Soon

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card If you haven’t jumped on the 75,000-point sign-up bonus offered by the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card but could use some HHonors points, now’s the time to act. This current sign-up bonus will…