Is Lounge Access Worth the Price of a Day Pass?

TPG reader Patrick sent me a message on Facebook to ask about lounges: “I have a seven-hour layover in Philadelphia before an international flight. Is a day pass to the Admirals Club worth the extra $50?” Airport lounges are a mixed bag, especially for domestic travelers. The best US lounges offer a taste of jet-setting luxury, featuring amenities like…

Top 10 International Airport Lounges And How To Access Them

Being able to access an airport lounge while traveling means free snacks, drinks and Wi-Fi, but these over-the-top international lounges also offer guests amenities like spa treatments, wine tastings and more. Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen takes a look at some of the best airport lounges around the world and how you can get…

Citi Clarifies the Guest Policy for Admirals Club Access with Prestige

Citi Prestige is a premium travel rewards card that offers cardholders a ton of lucrative benefits and is consistently ranked on the list of TPG’s top credit card offers. Because of its many benefits, there are countless ways to maximize the card’s value, from a $250 annual air travel credit to complimentary access to Admirals Clubs and Priority…

Top 10 Airport Lounges in the US and How You Can Get In

Being able to access an airport lounge can make all the difference when you’re traveling, thanks to free drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi (and thus a little extra time for productivity) and a few moments away from the hectic main terminal. Unfortunately, most airport lounges in the US aren’t much more than dreary way stations little better…

OneGo Week 1 Review: New York, St. Louis, Miami and Chicago

After signing up for the new “unlimited flying” service, OneGo, TPG Associate Editor Emily McNutt recently flew around the East region over the course of two days. Read on for her experiences in the air and at each airport’s Admirals Club. Earlier this month, we heard about a new service called OneGo, which is marketed as an…

Do Lounge Memberships Work When I Fly with Another Airline?

TPG reader Mark sent me an email to ask about airport lounge access: “If I get an Admirals Club membership, do I have to be flying on American Airlines, or will a ticket on any airline get me in the door?” Airlines offer a variety of options for accessing airport lounges, ranging from single-day passes to memberships that last a year…

Get Airport Lounge Access with These 6 Cards

Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on airport lounge membership; select credit cards offer access — or even membership — to lounges among their benefits. Below, TPG Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr takes a look at some top card options that will have you waiting out your time at the airport in comfort. Traveling today is…

Accessing Priority Pass Lounges at London Heathrow with Amex Platinum

Priority Pass membership is a perk of certain credit cards, and it allows members entry into multiple airport lounges around the world. Today, TPG Contributor Cindy Gossett discusses her experience with Priority Pass lounges at London’s Heathrow airport. I recently picked up the Platinum Card from American Express, which comes with a ton of benefits, including…

Is Amex Platinum or Citi Prestige Better for Lounge Access?

TPG reader Matt emailed me to ask about airport lounge access: “What’s the difference between the Priority Pass benefit for Citi Prestige versus Amex Platinum?” There are plenty of credit cards that offer lounge access of some kind, but the number of lounges covered and the level of access granted vary widely between them. The Citi Prestige Card and the Platinum Card…

TPG in Travel + Leisure, On Board Qatar’s Inaugural A350 Flight & 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:…