Top 8 Priority Pass Lounges that Are Worth a Layover

Not all airport lounges are created equal; while some offer little more than shelter from the terminal, the best ones can make your travels much more comfortable, while adding a welcome touch of luxury. Today TPG Contributor Nick Ewen offers his selections for the best lounges in the Priority Pass portfolio. If you’re a frequent flyer, you probably value…

Three Credit Cards for International Premium Class Travelers

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN One of my foremost pieces of advice to award travelers is to make sure you earn points and miles on every dollar you spend, and the best way to do that is…

Top 10 Airport Lounges in the U.S. & How to Gain Access

Airline travel isn’t exactly the most glamorous way to get from Point A to Point B, but there are aspects of it that can help you feel like a true high roller. One of my personal favorites is lounge access. Having an oasis from the chaos of the terminal or the infestation of gate lice can…

Citi Prestige: 30,000 ThankYou Points, $250 Credit, & More

A few weeks ago Citi updated the benefits on its premium card in the ThankYou Rewards program, the Citi Prestige. While the card lost some valuable benefits like a worldwide coach companion ticket and 15% discount on airfare, it gained others that are equally lucrative, like an annual $250 air travel credit and a 4th hotel night…

Amex Platinum vs. Visa Black Card vs. Citi Prestige: Who Wins?

Many people have reported being targeted for the 100,000 point offer for The Platinum Card from American Express through the CardMatch Tool. Be sure to check for yourself to see what offers are available to you (there is no credit check)! Rewards credit cards come in a wide variety of flavors. Today TPG Contributor Nick Ewen looks at…

Is the Amex Centurion Card Worth The $2,500 Annual Fee?

With all the recent changes to the American Express Platinum Card, including the loss of American Admirals Club and US Airways Club access in March, and restrictions on Delta SkyClub access to the cardholder only (no guests) starting May 1, premium Amex cardholders might be looking for a new product. Some of you may even be considering Amex’s highly-touted…

Understanding Amex Platinum Lounge & Priority Pass Select Benefits

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. Update: The offer mentioned below for the Business Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. Update: Beginning March 22, 2014, American Express Card Members will no longer have access to American Airlines Admiral Club…

Saturday Recap: Bonus Avios, Free Skype, New Priority Pass Lounges and Negative LAN Changes

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Up to 3,000 Avios for Hilton Stays: Members of British Airways’ Executive Club who are also members of Hilton HHonors and who stay once before the end of 2013 will earn between 1,000-3,000 Hilton HHonors points. The number of bonus Avios you…

Saturday Recap: 50,000 Marriott Points Reminder, Up To 48,000 Wyndham Rewards, 1,000 Free Avios, Flying Blue Promo Cities Announced

Here’s a quick recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week. Reminder: My 50,000 Marriott Points Giveaway Ends Tomorrow! This is just a quick reminder that I’m giving away 50,000 Marriott Rewards points, but in order to get in on the contest, you have to play Marriott’s “What’s Your Travel Type” Facebook…

Maximizing Reduced Level Hotel Awards

Like airlines and their off peak awards, many hotel points programs offer reduced level awards, even at some of their higher-end properties. Priority Club just released their latest list of hotels where PointsBreaks are available for bookings now through March 31, 2012. PointsBreaks free nights for just 5,000 Priority Club points, but this promotion isn’t…