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,…

Deal Alert: New York and Chicago to Budapest from $490 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…

Lufthansa Flyers Can Now Upgrade With Cash

Lufthansa’s making it much easier for travelers to upgrade to premium economy, business and first class in 2016 on the carrier’s long-haul international flights. Passengers can now pay cash to upgrade to the next class of service on select routes. The best part: Flyers in all classes, including economy, can pay a flat fee based on the route to upgrade…

The Safest Airlines in the World for 2016

Every year, AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety- and product-rating website, announces its safest airlines and low-cost carriers from the 407 total airlines it monitors. For the past two years, Qantas came out on top for the site’s world’s safest airline award, and this year was no different. In today’s announcement, AirlineRatings.com awarded the Australian carrier as…