Analyzing the Value of the Refreshed Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card

As we wrote about earlier this month, Chase recently made some major (positive) changes to the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card. This included an improved sign-up bonus and a number of new or enhanced perks. Back in 2014, I reviewed the card and identified a fairly limited type of traveler for whom it would be a good fit….

Booking American Airlines Awards with Partner Programs

Especially after American’s recent award chart devaluation, it could be worth looking to other frequent flyer programs when you want to book free flights on AA metal. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr evaluates all your options. You can book stopovers and an open jaw when flying American Airlines on an award…

Why the Chase Sapphire Reserve’s Annual Credit Is Far Better Than the Competition

TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert takes a closer look at one of the standout features of the recently announced Chase Sapphire Reserve Card: the $300 annual travel credit. If you’ve been following TPG’s recent coverage, you know that Chase just introduced the Chase Sapphire Reserve, a premium travel rewards card with a generous sign-up…

The 4 Best Credit Cards for a Charlotte-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Charlotte….

The 5 Best Credit Cards for a Philadelphia-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Philadelphia….

Official: Chase Announces the Sapphire Reserve Card with 100,000-Point Bonus

Official Chase Sapphire Reserve Application: Link Update: Chase has clarified that some Visa Infinite perks, such as a $100 airfare discount, are not included with this card. We’ll have a full list of included Visa Infinite benefits to share within the next few days. There have been excited rumblings about a new credit card from Chase for…

The Updated Ritz-Carlton Rewards Card Review

Chase recently announced changes to the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card, including a larger sign-up bonus and a few new perks. Today, I’ll review the updated card, in addition to showing you how to maximize some of its top perks. The Updated Card The most noticeable upgrade to the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card is the new sign-up bonus of three…

The 4 Best Credit Cards for a Boston-Based Traveler

There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Boston….

Which Premium Card is Better for Authorized User Benefits?

TPG reader John sent me a message on Facebook to ask about credit card benefits: “Which is better for authorized user benefits: Amex Platinum or Citi Prestige?” One common feature of premium travel rewards credit cards is that they offer benefits not only to the primary cardholder, but also to authorized users. Since the cost to add users is…