The 5 Best Visa Cards for Costco Purchases, Bookable Flights to Cuba 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:…

Frontier and Spirit Airlines Might Finally Join TSA PreCheck

The TSA has been facing some heat lately with its ever-growing security checkpoint wait times, as you’ve probably heard (or experienced) by now. But travelers can help to expedite those long lines in a number of ways, especially by getting TSA PreCheck. Last month, the TSA announced that it had expanded this service to four new airlines (Aeromexico, Cape…

6 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Dad Who Likes to Travel

I’ve looked up to my dad my entire life — well, until I was about 15 years old I surpassed him height-wise anyway. Even though I’m four inches taller than him now, I still look up to him in so many ways. My dad and I have a lot in common. Both of our names are Brian Kelly and…

The 5 Craziest Things Passengers Tried to Sneak by the TSA in May

If the TSA confiscates your bottle with “water residue” or a tube of shaving cream that’s a bit too large, don’t be embarrassed. The nation’s airport security agency has seen (and confiscated) some seriously crazy items this month, several of which are highlighted on the TSA’s Instagram account. With all the negative coverage the TSA has been receiving lately,…

Delta’s Also Planning to Invest Millions in Assisting the TSA

Amid the continued long lines plaguing the nation’s airports, American Airlines and United Airlines both committed around $4 million to assist the TSA with the screening process in hopes of reducing wait times for passengers. Today, Delta Air Lines has become the third major airline to spend around $4 million to aid the TSA in processing passengers…

10 Ways to Get Through Airport Security Faster

Getting through airport security can be one of the most frustrating aspects of traveling — especially with the TSA having the number of issues that we’ve been seeing in the news lately. Passengers have reported outlandish security checkpoint wait times, airlines (specifically American and United) have had to call in millions of dollars’ worth of reinforcements to help…

TSA’s Head of Airport Security Removed from Office

If you’ve traveled through US airports any time in the past couple of weeks, you’ve heard about (or experienced) the long wait times at TSA security checkpoints across the country. You’ve been told to get TSA PreCheck to get expedited security, and you’ve probably been advised to get to the airport significantly earlier than you normally would….

Air Travel to Hit Record Highs This Summer

If it seems as if your social media feeds are full of headlines about excruciating airport security lines, opinion pieces on how to fix the TSA’s problems, and #IHateTheWait-branded photos, you’re not imagining it. And we’ve got some bad news: It’s probably going to get worse — and quickly. Airlines for America (A4A), the trade organization…