Lufthansa First Class Terminal (Frankfurt) vs. First Class Lounge (Munich)

As part of an incredible United award redemption earlier this year, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig managed to pass through both Frankfurt and Munich during his round-trip journey in Lufthansa first class. Both LH hubs offer a similar first-class experience, but there are a few details that give one airport the key advantage. On a trip…

Airlines Waive Fees in Wake of Brussels Attacks

Following Tuesday’s terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium, the US Department of State has issued a Europe Travel Alert to all US travelers, outlining the risks associated with visiting the continent as well as ways to stay safe abroad. The somewhat broad warning for travelers expires on June 20 and advises that all travelers take precautions when traveling in Europe. You can…

Earn 50,000 Miles with the Miles & More World Elite MasterCard

Update: The original version of this post listed Miles & More as a transfer partner of Membership Rewards. While Miles & More does partner with American Express, it’s not possible to transfer points between the programs. If you’re looking to book a domestic premium-class award on the cheap or want to score a coveted Lufthansa first-class…

Review: Lufthansa First Class on the A330, A340, A380 and 747-8

As part of a recent United round-trip award, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig managed to book three separate Lufthansa first-class flights. Here’s his review of the (incredibly consistent) experience. If you fly any of the US-based airlines in a premium cabin, you may get to travel with a fantastic crew and an excellent seat, but you’re just as…

Team TPG’s Favorite Business- and First-Class Amenity Kits

Team TPG has gotten together to come up with our favorite amenity kits while in business and first class. Today, TPG Associate Editor Emily McNutt breaks down what the team came up with as our favorite amenity kits and what makes each of them worthy of a spot on this list. One of the great perks about flying business or…

Can I Hold Flight Awards While Miles Transfer to My Account?

TPG reader Darcy sent me a message on Facebook to ask about putting airline awards on hold: “I often run into a problem when transferring points to book travel overseas. It seems like airlines (other than American) won’t hold my reservation, so I run the risk of losing the seat by the time the transfer goes through. How…

11 Best Business-Class Seats For Couples

Travel can be stressful — especially when you’re flying with a significant other, or even just a buddy. But some airline seats out there make flying the friendly skies even friendlier for folks traveling in pairs. Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen rounds up the best business-class seats for couples. When it comes to business-class seats,…

A 5-Star Whiskey Tasting at the Lufthansa First Class Terminal

En-route to Asia last month, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig stopped by Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal in Frankfurt to sample some of the airport’s finest whiskeys. Read on for his take. There’s no question that Lufthansa first class is a TPG favorite. We’ve run plenty of Lufthansa reviews over the years, and while I planned to review…

Inside the Best (and Most Exclusive) Airport Lounge in the US

On a recent Lufthansa first-class trip from New York to Frankfurt, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig stopped by the airline’s famed JFK Wining and Dining facility for a delicious five-course meal. Last month, I was looking forward to my first long-haul flight on Asiana. I booked the airline’s A380 first class one way for my girlfriend Sarah and…