Hotel Review: The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico

As part of a week-long winter vacation, TPG contributor Michael Spelfogel stayed at the St. Regis Punta Mita for five nights. Read on for his impressions. All photos are by the author. While Christmas and New Year’s are probably the busiest times to travel to the Caribbean and Latin America, my family always looks for a warm-weather locale…

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Zurich

At the end of a trip to Europe during the festive Christmas market season, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen enjoyed a stay at the posh Park Hyatt Zurich. Read on for his impressions. After a terrific week at an Airbnb in Colmar, France (just steps from the town’s fantastic Christmas markets), my…

GoPro Review: Cathay Pacific 777-300ER First Class — Ho Chi Minh City to JFK

I love sharing my travels, as you may be able to tell from my Instagram and Snapchat (thepointsguy), but that only shows a small portion of the actual journey. So on a recent trip home from Vietnam, I decided to record the whole thing on my GoPro and have an experienced editor make it into…

Review: Vietnam Airlines A350 Business Class — Paris to Hanoi

I’m not afraid to admit I’m a bit of an aviation geek, and have been fascinated with the A350 ever since it was announced. Vietnam Airlines became the second operator of the A350 in 2015 after Qatar Airways, the original launch customer — as you may remember, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig had quite a memorable flight on board…

Review: Virgin Atlantic A340 Upper Class — JFK to London

Recently, TPGtv took off for Vietnam — look out for full episodes for all of our journeys starting February 1! I was going to use my British Airways Travel Together Ticket for my producer and me to fly out of Newark. However, I was filming a segment for Nightline at JFK and we ran over on time, so I wouldn’t have…

Review: Hawaii Food Tours’ “Hole in the Wall Tour” in Honolulu (And 20% Off!)

The Waikiki resort strip in southern Honolulu has plenty of great shopping and dining to offer, not to mention a picturesque shoreline, but there’s much to be gained from leaving the area for an afternoon in Honolulu with Hawaii Food Tours’ Hole in the Wall Tour. TPG Contributor Amy Beth Wright shares her experience tasting food from…

TPGtv, Year-End Award Stats, a New Way to Redeem SkyMiles & 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: The Residence on Etihad’s A380 — JFK to Abu Dhabi

Like the video you saw above? Be sure to subscribe to TPG’s YouTube channel for more fantastic in-flight footage. When I heard about Etihad’s inaugural flight from New York-JFK to Abu Dhabi on its A380, I knew I had to go — not just because I’m a fan of aviation and premium-cabin travel, but also because…

Review: Cathay Pacific 777-300ER Business Class — Hong Kong to Los Angeles

TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen recently flew Cathay Pacific’s acclaimed business class from Hong Kong (HKG) to Los Angeles (LAX) aboard a Boeing 777-300ER — here’s his review of the experience. Cathay Pacific has one of the best reputations in the airline business, thanks to stellar service, a fairly young fleet and great premium cabins. It’s…

Review: Comfort+ on Delta’s 767-300ER — JFK to Madrid

A frequent Delta flyer, TPG Contributor Lori Zaino recently tried out the Delta Comfort+ (premium economy) section for the first time, on a flight from New York-JFK to Madrid (MAD). Here’s her review of the experience. I’ve flown this route on Delta about 15-20 times over the past couple years — on a handful of occasions in…