JetBlue Targeting Virgin America Flyers for Points Match

Update: A Virgin America representative reached out with a reminder that earlier this year, the carrier targeted JetBlue Mosaic members with a status match to Virgin America Gold status. Earlier this year, Alaska Airlines announced that it was going to be purchasing Virgin America — beating out JetBlue for the Virgin America brand. Needless to say, JetBlue…

11 Cards That Help You Earn Airline Elite Status

Now that we’re almost halfway through the year, how are you doing with elite status? As TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert explains, a number of co-branded airline cards help you earn elite-qualifying miles toward status, while meeting spending requirements on some can even lead to an elite-qualifying dollar waiver. With American Airlines planning…

A Sneak Peek at the New Amex Centurion Lounge in Houston

Update: We just heard from Amex that the lounge will be opening TOMORROW, June 24, at 5:30am. If you’re passing through IAH, be sure to check it out! Last year, American Express announced that its seventh Centurion Lounge location would be at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). There wasn’t a specific date set for opening, but we now…

Review: Delta One (767-300) from New York to Accra, Ghana

Earlier this week, I wrote about my trip to Africa and what will truly be the trip of a lifetime. I’m taking my parents and Kate and Cliff from the TPG team to Accra, Ghana, for a PeaceJam conference with 450 PeaceJammers and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee. From there, my parents and I will…

Get Up To A 75% Bonus When You Buy JetBlue Points

Now through tomorrow, you can get a bonus of up to 75% when you purchase points through JetBlue. If you purchase the full 30,000 points, this bonus is higher than any offer we’ve ever seen from the carrier. The Details This current promo is tiered, so the more points you purchase the larger your bonus will…

Amazing Deal Alert: East Coast to Cuba from $262 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. You may not be able to purchase flights to Cuba via an online…

Deal Alert: Several US Cities to Hong Kong from $656 Round-Trip

Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage…