Deal Alert: East Coast to Madrid From $381 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through…

New Transfer Bonus From Amex Membership Rewards to Iberia

Good news for those of you looking to boost your British Airways Executive Club account or to book short-haul flights on American Airlines. Now through December 15, you’ll get 300 Iberia Avios for every 250 Membership Rewards points transferred. The offer terms and conditions note that “Transfers should be complete in 4 to 7 days.” But,…

The Cheapest Award Flights for Intracontinental Travel

When headed on an international award trip, most of us book the over-water segments segments first. This often leaves booking intra-destination flights at the bottom of our to-do list, and can result in making poor choices in using miles for flights within a foreign continent. With the ongoing trend of airlines eliminating stopovers and open jaws from award tickets,…

British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus to Add Wi-Fi on Short-Haul Flights

Good news for passengers who want to stay connected while they’re flying: International Airlines Group — which includes Aer Lingus, British Airways and Iberia among other carriers — will introduce Wi-Fi on short-haul flights next summer. While more and more airlines are connecting passengers on long-haul flights (the Air France-KLM Group announced it will bring…

Iberia’s Adding Premium Economy to Long-Haul Flights

Following a recent trend of carriers adding premium economy cabins to long-haul aircraft — a process American Airlines recently began — Iberia just announced that it’s going to begin offering the new cabin on most of its long-haul planes beginning in summer 2017. The new premium economy cabins will be available on the airline’s A330 and A340-600 aircraft, which also feature a business-class cabin with…

10 of the Best Business-Class Options Within Europe

If you’ve ever flown business class within Europe, you surely know about the disappointing seating options available on most flights. Most European business-class products consist of economy-class seats with a blocked middle seat. Usually, you’ll get the same amount of legroom as you would in coach. This aircraft arrangement allows the airlines great flexibility in selling tickets….

Booking American Airlines Awards with Partner Programs

Especially after American’s recent award chart devaluation, it could be worth looking to other frequent flyer programs when you want to book free flights on AA metal. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr evaluates all your options. You can book stopovers and an open jaw when flying American Airlines on an award…

Earn 5,000 Miles for Creating a Family Account with Royal Air Maroc

Royal Air Maroc might not be at the top of your list of carriers you’re looking to redeem miles with, but this current promotion should at least put the airline on your radar. Now through September 30, if you create a Safar Family account with the airline’s Safar frequent flyer program, you’ll earn 5,000 miles….

Review: Iberia A340-300 Business Class — London to Madrid

After flying transatlantic on the British Airways 747 upper deck, TPG Contributors JT Genter and Katie Genter continued from London (LHR) to Madrid (MAD) in Iberia’s A340-300 “Business Plus” cabin. Here’s their review of the experience. (All photos are by the author). Airport and Lounge We’d arrived in London from Dallas early that morning, but scheduled…

8 Incredible Islands to Escape the Cold This Winter

While there are still a few weeks to go before spring rolls around, you can beat the system by wintering in these summer locales, island hopping everywhere from Maui to the Maldives. TPG Contributor Lane Nieset takes us around the globe to eight beautiful spots worth spending some time in this season. The best part: They’re all…