Hawaiian Airlines Series: Maximizing HawaiianMiles Airline Partner Awards

March 20, 2014

This is the fourth post of our series on using Hawaiian Airlines for those folks who might have just signed up for the new Barclaycard Hawaiian Airlines Mastercard. So far we have looked at award availability on Hawaiian’s Mainland routes, the new card’s share miles benefit, and whether it’s worth converting HawaiianMiles to Hilton HHonors […]

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Cheap First Class Fares AA JFK-Los Angeles on The New A321: As Low As $492 One Way!

February 25, 2014

American Airlines is the only carrier now operating and promoting a 3-cabin first class product between New York and Los Angeles (and soon to be San Francisco). Fares on this route for first class are usually in the $2,935 one-way. However, there are a bunch of dates in April and May where fares are as […]

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Will Cell Phone Usage In-Flight Be the Downfall Of Commercial Aviation As We Know It?

November 22, 2013

After last month’s announcement that flyers would be able to keep their electronic devices on throughout flights, even during takeoff and landing, the FCC has also said it is considering a proposal that would allow passengers to use their cell phones to make phone calls and text on aircraft flying above 10,000 feet (still not […]

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23 Points/Miles Per Dollar From American Airlines and Neiman Marcus

November 4, 2013

AAdvantage eShopping, the online shopping portal of American Airlines, is on a roll lately with lucrative shopping bonuses for AAdvantage members who can earn multiple miles per dollar they spend when clicking through the eShopping website. A couple weeks ago, the site was offering 35 miles per $1 at ebags, and this week the airline […]

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Update: Chase Ending Ultimate Rewards Points Purchases in November

August 9, 2013

On Wednesday, I reported on the fact that Chase pulled the option to purchase points online at the end of July.  When I called Chase, they told me that though the online option was gone, you could still purchase points over the phone at the same rate of 2.5 cents per point in increments of […]

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The Time Commitment Of Manufacturing Spend on Prepaid and Reloadable Cards Using Green Dot MoneyPaks

May 17, 2013

All this week, TPG contributor Jason Steele will be covering Green Dot MoneyPaks and how you can maximize the points and miles you earn using them. In Part 1 of his series he introduced us to Green Dot and covered the basics of prepaid reloadable cards. In the second post, he compared Green Dot to […]

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SRQ: I Already Have Two Southwest Cards, How Can I Get the Companion Pass?

March 24, 2013

TPG reader Dana writes: “I got a southwest plus personal card in September of 2011and then the a southwest business plus card 10/12. I want to try for companion pass this year. This would be my first churn. I know I can only get the bonus by getting the Premier cards now, but don’t know […]

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