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Battle of the Premium Travel Rewards Cards: Which Is the Best?

Choosing the best travel rewards credit cards to carry in your wallet can be a daunting task. Each one offers a different value proposition that may appeal to some travelers over others, and this is especially applicable when it comes to premium credit cards. The recent release of the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card and the…

10 of the Best Priority Pass Lounges Around the World

The Priority Pass program has been making headlines as it continues to expand to new airports and lounges — its current network touts more than 900 lounges in 120 countries and 400 cities worldwide. And while a premium unlimited membership costs $399 annually (additional options include a $99 Standard one-year membership — plus $27 per person, per entry — to Standard Plus, which…

When Does the Sapphire Reserve Travel Credit Expire?

TPG reader Gilbert emailed me to ask about the timeline for using one of his credit card benefits: “Does the $300 travel statement credit on the Sapphire Reserve card have an expiration?” Several of the top rewards credit cards offer statement credits for travel purchases, which can help offset a large portion of the annual fee. The terms and conditions…

When Should I Transfer Points to Airline and Hotel Partners?

TPG reader Sai sent me a message on Facebook to ask about transferable points programs: “What’s the advantage of transferring Ultimate Rewards points to partners rather than booking through Chase?” There are a lot of benefits to redeeming Ultimate Rewards points through the Chase travel portal. For starters, Chase tends to offer competitive prices and lets you use points to cover a…

Can I Earn a Sign-Up Bonus With One Program From Two Banks?

TPG reader Faraj sent me a message on Facebook to ask about co-branded credit cards: “Can I earn separate bonuses for opening credit cards with the same brand, but from different banks? For example, can I sign up for one Hilton HHonors card from Citi and another from Amex, and earn a bonus in each case?” Many airlines and hotels…

Insider Series: Carrie A. Trey Answers Your Questions About Her Job as a Flight Attendant

I love being a flight attendant, but I didn’t realize until I starting reading through some of these questions how much mystery there is surrounding our role on the plane and how we feel about our jobs. Below, I’ve done my best to shed some light on what goes on behind the scenes — or rather,…

These 10 Glamorous Hotels are Actually Owned by Celebrities

Like it or not, none of us will ever get the chance to know what it feels like to walk in Brad Pitt’s shoes for a day. But in the very near future, we’ll be able to experience what kind of thread count he likes in his sheets and what his stance on free Wi-Fi…

My 5 Travel Essentials: Travel Channel Host Anthony Melchiorri

Anthony Melchiorri knows hotels. The one-time night manager of New York’s Plaza Hotel runs his own hospitality consultant service, has four hotel projects in the pipeline and is in the midst of filming the eighth season of his Travel Channel show, Hotel Impossible. Two spin-offs are also in the works: Hotel Showdown, where four hotel managers or owners…

Get Free Admission to 1,200+ Museums Today Only

There are some programs that get you free museum admission year-round, such as corporate memberships and Chase Private Client, but only select program participants are able to take advantage. Today, however, free museum access is available to all, as part of Smithsonian Magazine‘s Museum Day Live. For one day only (Saturday, September 24, 2016), you can access…

10 Things No One Tells You About… Reykjavik

Whether you land in Keflavík International Airport (KEF) before sunrise, or find yourself left in the dark by the typical guidebook’s uninteresting regime, these 10 tips and tidbits, which you probably won’t find in a guidebook, will help you navigate your way to a locally-inspired and budget-friendly visit in Reykjavik. Save Big With Happy Hour Specials… Reykjavik is a notoriously expensive city,…