Check Out Boeing’s New 737 MAX, New American Airlines Credit Cards, Swiss’ 777 and 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:…

Review: Hainan Airlines 787 Business Class — Los Angeles to Changsha

TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen recently flew Hainan Airlines’ new service from Los Angeles to Changsha. Here is his review of the experience. Back in December, Hainan Airlines announced that it would start service on a new route from Los Angeles (LAX) to Changsha (CSX) with one of its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners — the carrier also…

Priority Pass Introduces Digital Membership Cards

Priority Pass updated its program this month, with the introduction of new lounges and a new way to access them. Members will have access to more than 850 lounges worldwide, and notably, Priority Pass Cardholders can now use the brand’s app (available for iOS, Android and Blackberry) to access lounges. Before this update, the only way to…

Your Layover Guide to Los Angeles (LAX)

Our “Your Layover Guide” series feature airports and destinations around the world where you’re likely to be stuck between flights, offering tips on navigating and spending time in the airport, as well as some things to do if you find yourself with time to explore the nearby city. TPG Contributor (and pro photographer) Patrick T. Fallon guides…

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

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Prestige 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…

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

Many people have reported being targeted for higher credit card offers 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 the bonuses, benefits, and other aspects of three premium cards to…

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…