6 Years of TPG, Big AAdvantage Changes, an Epic 21-Hour Business Class Flight 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: Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class — Singapore to New York via Frankfurt

At the end of a long-weekend trip to Singapore, a nearly 22,000-mile round-trip from his home in NYC, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig decided to try out Singapore Airlines’ one-stop service from Changi Airport (SIN) to New York (JFK). Here’s his review of business class on the 21+ hour flight. Last week, I had an opportunity to fly on…

Inside Cathay’s New A350, a 60K Citi AAdvantage Offer, Monthly Valuations, 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:…

Use KrisFlyer Miles to Upgrade Your Seat to or from Premium Economy

Last month, Singapore Airlines announced that it would soon allow customers to book their flights with KrisFlyer miles in premium economy starting May 24. And starting June 1, the carrier would allow passengers to upgrade their paid ticket from premium economy to business class or from economy to premium economy — however, only one of the upgrades…

Maximizing Stopovers and Open Jaws on Award Tickets in 2016

When it comes to the points and miles hobby, “free” award flights are often the goal. However, knowing the ins and outs of each frequent flyer program’s rules can help you maximize your redemptions by adding in additional destinations via stopovers and/or open jaws. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains how below….

10 Photos: Exploring Exotic Myanmar

Formerly known as Burma, Myanmar is a mythical destination that’s relatively undiscovered thanks to its only recently relaxed borders. TPG Contributor Lori Zaino recently returned from a trip to the bustling city of Mandalay and the ancient town of Bagan, where she explored temples, parks and monuments, and experienced the country’s local charm. (All photos are by author —…

Singapore Airlines Partners with Points for Peace, Matches Reader Donations Up to 250K Miles

Points for Peace is off to an amazing start. If you’re not familiar with Points for Peace, it’s an initiative that allows people to donate points, miles, cash or time to PeaceJam, an organization that encourages peace among youth around the world. Earlier this week, I was excited to announce two new donation opportunities that benefit Points for…

You Can Now Redeem KrisFlyer Miles for Singapore Premium Economy

Previously, Singapore Airlines customers couldn’t redeem their KrisFlyer miles for the airline’s new premium economy product. However, they could redeem those miles for Singapore Suites, first class, business class and economy awards. But that’s changing very soon — effective May 24, travelers will be able to redeem their KrisFlyer miles for the Singapore premium economy. In addition, customers will also be…

Airbus A350 Update: Which Airlines Are Flying Which Routes

Since Qatar Airways became the launch customer of Airbus’s next-generation A350 at the end of 2014, several other airlines have taken delivery of the jet. Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen gives us a status update on orders and deliveries of the new aircraft — and how you can get aboard. Meant to compete with…

Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Suites — Singapore to Tokyo

Vietnam-based TPG Contributor Daan van Rossum recently flew Singapore Airlines’ Suites product from Singapore to Tokyo, which he booked using 51,000 Krisflyer Miles. Ever since I read TPG’s review of Singapore Airlines Suites I knew I had to try it myself someday. When two of my friends said they would be visiting Tokyo, it seemed like the perfect opportunity…