We’re Giving Away a Marriott Stay and 50 Tickets to TPG’s D.C. Event

We are thrilled to announce that we’ll be teaming up with the lifestyle portfolio brands from Marriott this season, bringing exciting reader events to AC Hotels and Renaissance Hotels. In November and December, we’ll be hosting events in four different locations, including the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle, AC Miami Beach, AC Hotel Chicago Downtown and AC Kansas City…

Your Points & Miles Guide to the 2016 Republican National Convention

As the 2016 American presidential election edges ever closer, many politically minded travelers are turning their attention to the upcoming national conventions. Today, TPG Contributor Whitney Magnuson examines how to maximize travel redemptions for the upcoming Republican National Convention.  The Republican National Convention will take over the city of Cleveland, Ohio from July 18–21, 2016. With more than 50,000 attendees…

Destination of the Week: Santiago and Skiing in Chile

Just because it isn’t quite winter yet in the US doesn’t mean you can’t hit the slopes on some Andean ski runs in South America. For this Destination of the Week, we’re heading to Chile to visit Santiago and the nearby Valle Nevado ski resort. Original post by Eric Rosen (May 1, 2012) – updated…

Last Chance for 75k AA Miles, United/ Marriott Bonus & More

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Citi Executive AAdvantage World Elite MasterCard is no longer available. View the current offer here.  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…

Your Flight-Deal Guide to Mexico City

If you were lucky enough to score one of this month’s amazing $226 fares on Aeromexico or Delta to Mexico City, congratulations! To make sure you experience the best of this huge, sprawling and exciting city, new TPG Contributor Diego Szteinhendler shares a few neighborhoods and attractions you shouldn’t miss on your Mexico City vacation….

Thursday Giveaway: $500 Marriott Gift Card

TPG readers have a chance to win a $500 Marriott gift card in this week’s Thursday Giveaway. Earlier this week, Marriott and United announced that you can earn bonus points for using the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card with United, or the United MileagePlus Explorer Card or United MileagePlus Club Card with Marriott during the month of November. The bonuses will…

Yesterday’s News: Bonus Points with United and Marriott, Oneworld Availability & More

Were you busy traveling to exciting locations yesterday (on points or miles, of course)? Never fear — we’ve got your back with a recap of the previous day’s top stories, including news, reviews and more. How To Search for Oneworld Award Availability Oneworld isn’t the biggest alliance, but it does have some major carriers with…

Earn Bonus Points and Miles With United and Marriott This November

The last couple of years has seen some new partnerships pop up between various travel providers. Uber (for example) has announced new agreements with both Starwood Preferred Guest and Capital One; Emirates and SPG launched Your World Rewards; and Hertz inked deals with both United and Delta to provide new benefits to elite flyers. These all…

Review: The Press Hotel in Portland, Maine

TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen recently stayed at one of Marriott’s newest Autograph Collection properties — Portland, Maine’s Press Hotel — and here’s his review. While planning a recent vacation to Portland, Maine, I was thrilled to see that the city’s newest lodging hotspot is actually part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. Located in the 1923 Portland Press Herald newspaper…

Yesterday’s News: Marriott Cash + Points, the World’s Longest Flight and More

Were you busy traveling to exciting locations yesterday (on points or miles, of course)? Never fear — we’ve got your back with a recap of the previous day’s top stories, including news, reviews and more. Southwest is Offering $49 One-Way Flights through Thursday Southwest’s 72-hour flight deals are back, with a ton of different options…