Lyft Testing Ride Scheduling Up to 24 Hours in Advance

The ridesharing world is about to be disrupted. While part of the appeal of services like Uber and Lyft stems from their on-demand nature — you’re umbrella-less on a rainy day and, with a couple of clicks on your phone, can make a car come to you — Lyft may be soon be blurring the lines between…

Announcing the Latest Version of TPG To Go: TPG To Go 2.0

After much planning and testing, we released the first TPG app, TPG To Go, back in 2014. More than a year later and after receiving some great feedback from users, we’re thrilled to announce the follow-up version of the app, TPG To Go 2.0! Along with all the tools from the first version of the app, including favorites like…

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…

The Amazing Etihad Residence, an Airport Customs Snafu & 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:…

Limiting Your Exposure To Illness While Traveling

Every year, thousands of travelers become ill during their journeys. While you can’t provide yourself with 100 percent protection, TPG Contributor Christine Cantera goes over steps you can take to minimize your risks of becoming sick while on the road. Keep Up To Date On Current Risk Areas It used to be that the contagious diseases…

10 Essential Apps to Help You Survive Holiday Travel

The holidays are almost upon us, and while it’s wonderful to spend these special moments with friends and family, traveling on these peak dates can often be a nightmare of delays, crowds, lines and bad moods. In order to help you stay sane out there, TPG Contributor Lori Zaino pulled together a list of some…

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…

New Chase Freedom Mobile App Lets You Redeem Rewards In-Store

With a just-announced mobile app, the Chase Freedom card is offering a new way to redeem your cash-back rewards at 30 of the country’s biggest stores, restaurants and movie theaters. The app is available as a free download for both iPhone and Android devices. In addition to checking your rewards balance and activating 5% cash-back categories each…

HHonors App Adds Digital Key Feature for Unlocking Your Room

Hurray for innovation! A recent Hilton survey has shown that 93 percent of Americans think technology has made travel easier now than it was a decade ago, and the company has responded accordingly. Hilton has introduced a new feature on its app called the Digital Key, which is exclusively for HHonors members. Digital Key gives…