Which Travel Apps Do You Recommend to Track Points & Miles?

TPG reader Teresa sent me a message on Facebook to ask about travel apps: “Can you recommend an app for tracking points, miles and promotions?” Keeping rewards and loyalty accounts organized is a good way to avoid making some costly award travel mistakes. Thankfully, there are a number of tools out there that can help you stay on top of…

5 Reasons to Visit Iceland During Winter

Iceland’s popularity as a tourist destination is at an at all-time high, in part due to competitive fares from the ever-expanding flag carrier Icelandair and low-cost airline WOW Air. Though you might think the peak summer season is the best time to visit this Nordic country, TPG Contributor Greig Santos-Buch offers some compelling reasons to explore Iceland between November and March.  In February…

View Upcoming Bills, Recent Spend and Credit Utilization with TPG Maximizer

If you logged into your TPG Maximizer today, you’ve probably noticed the brand-new dashboard. Like the TPG To Go app and TPG’s new Chrome extension, Maximizer is a free service to help you earn the most miles and points with everyday purchases. And now it’s more powerful than ever! To get started, sign up for TPG…

See Your Fellow TPG Readers’ Preferences on Airlines, Hotels and More

It’s been almost a year since we released the TPG To Go app, and I’m really happy with all the positive feedback I’ve received from readers. The goal of the app is not only to help you stay organized and maximize your spending, but also to give you insights into your favorite loyalty programs and how you earn (and…

Using the TPG To Go App and TPG Maximizer to Boost Rewards

I was thrilled last year to introduce both the TPG Maximizer and TPG To Go App, and our team has heard a lot of positive feedback from readers as to how these tools helped them earn rewards more efficiently. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele looks at what these apps have to offer, as…

How the TPG Maximizer Can Make You a Travel Rewards Pro

I started TPG to help people make their travel dreams a reality. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen looks at a tool designed to make my help more readily available. I used to think that fixed value or cash back credit cards were the only ones worth having (and if you’ve seen Jennifer Garner’s incredibly misleading Capital…

How Do I Keep Track of Credit Cards Payments and Due Dates?

TPG reader Steven messaged me on Facebook to ask: “Could you tell us how you manage your credit cards in terms of payment due dates and making sure you don’t miss a payment?” Maintaining a pristine credit score is crucial if you plan to get multiple credit cards in order to earn a lot of points…

Choosing a Rewards Credit Card: 5 Questions Before You Apply

In the time I’ve spent mastering the art of award travel, I’ve learned that there are many ways to get from A to B, but they’re far from equal. One airline or hotel might suit you where another won’t, and the same goes for rewards credit cards. Having a card that meets your particular needs is an important step toward traveling the…