Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier Card TPG reader Ryan sent me a message on Facebook to ask for my opinion on some of the top travel rewards credit cards: “Which do you think is best, Chase Sapphire Preferred or Citi ThankYou Premier?” Chase Sapphire…

Top Travel Rewards Cards, American Introduces Premium Economy Cabin & 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:…

The Incredible Etihad Residence, Exciting New Airline Routes & 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:…

Last Day to Earn 3x Points on Dining with Chase Sapphire Preferred

To take advantage of Chase Sapphire Preferred’s lucrative offer of 3x points on dining on the first Friday of every month — until January 2016 — we regularly round up the best in food and drink. To kick off December, TPG Contributor Betsy Mikel suggests nine restaurants that serve the best comfort foods. Note that this…

One Year of Earning and Burning with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

I often discuss how helpful credit card sign-up bonuses and spending can be for earning award travel, but some readers are intimidated by the idea of opening too many new accounts. So today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen demonstrates how even a single card can give you access to free flights, hotel nights and more….

Booking a European Honeymoon on Points and Miles

Being points and miles savvy comes in handy for all travel — but it’s especially useful when you’re planning the most special of trips: the honeymoon. TPG Contributor William Morse shares how he gave his friends the ultimate gift by helping them book an amazing European itinerary. My close friends were getting married and they had…

Booking Hotels vs. Rental Homes In Southeast Asia

When traveling to Southeast Asia, you can find some great bargains on home rentals — but in third-world countries, are rental lodgings a better idea than a traditional hotel stay? TPG International Contributor Lori Zaino guides us through the pros and cons of staying in apartments and homes versus hotels in Southeast Asian countries like Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. (Photos…

Can I Earn a Second Bonus for the Chase Sapphire Preferred?

TPG reader David sent me a message on Facebook to ask about credit card sign-up bonuses: “I was approved for the Sapphire Preferred card at a local branch a few weeks ago, and received it about a week later. I then received an invitation in the mail from Chase to apply for the same card with the same…

50k Chase Sapphire Preferred Bonus, AAdvantage Program Changes & 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: 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…