Daily Getaways Week 3 — Hilton Points, Hertz Points and More Vegas Getaways

Today starts the third week of Daily Getaways — an assortment of daily discounts and deals with various travel brands and loyalty programs, sponsored by the US Travel Association. It’s been an interesting two weeks so far. Some deals have sold out in seconds — like the Choice hotel points packages — while other offers are still available more than a week after going live. Each Monday,…

$225 Fares to New Zealand, Free Starbucks Gold Status, Chase Ink Perks & 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:…

5 of the Best-Value Points Hotels in New York

In the latest installment of our “Points and Miles Destination Guide” series, TPG Contributor Whitney Magnuson explores the many different ways to maximize hotel redemptions in New York City using points and miles.  Hotels in New York City are such an integral part of the city’s culture that they frequently serve as the backdrop for films, televisions shows and books. It’s perhaps unsurprising, then,…

Hilton HHonors Matching Status Through March 2018

Update (4/21/16): You may be able to successfully request a match through this link. Update (4/20/16): Hilton is currently experiencing issues with its status match website, which redirects to the homepage for the time being. However, status matches are still available. To request a match, simply email your proof of status with a competing chain, proof…

Earn up to 100k HHonors Points with These Hilton Amex Cards

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card, Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express, Hilton HHonors Card from American Express While the 75,000-point bonus on the Citi Hilton Visa Signature Card recently ended, there are still some great opportunities to earn HHonors points through…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for April 2016

It’s time for my monthly roundup of the best travel credit card offers currently available, and April is turning out to be an exciting month! American Express announced a limited-time historically high sign-up bonus on its Hilton Surpass card, while Barclaycard launched its new JetBlue cards and the Starwood-Marriott merger appears to back on again….

Do Foreign Transaction Fees Apply If I Book on a US Website?

TPG reader Ric sent me a tweet to ask about booking hotels internationally: “Will I get charged a foreign transaction fee for booking a room at the Hilton Dubai on Hilton’s US website?” Foreign transaction fees are a nuisance to international travelers. It’s pretty disappointing to come home from a trip abroad and find 3% tacked on to all…

How to Use 75k Points from the Hilton Visa Signature Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card If you recently got — or are considering signing up for — the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card with its limited-time sign-up bonus of 75,000 points, you may be wondering how to redeem them….

AA’s Devaluation, Costco Switching to Visa, Marriott’s Plans for SPG & 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:…

Top Hotels Attached to Airports

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card While there are plenty of reasons to choose a centrally located hotel in your destination of choice, there are also several circumstances where staying at an airport hotel makes more sense. TPG Senior Points &…