Credit Card Issuers Expected to Pay $22.6 Billion in Rewards in 2016

There have been some absolutely incredible credit card offers recently — from the 100,000 point sign-up bonus on the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card to the opportunity to earn up to 100,000 points on The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN. Have you ever wondered how much these offers are costing credit card companies? According to a…

Enjoying Art Basel Miami as an American Express Card Member

Once a year, the art world descends upon Miami for Art Basel. And as a resident of Miami Beach, it can be frustrating with so many people crowding into the small(ish) city and spaces with all of the parties. But, it can actually be a lot of fun and I go every year. For someone…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for December 2016

Every month, I compile a handy list of the top current travel rewards credit card offers. The list changes month to month based on the credit cards currently available as well as other relevant news. Rather than give you a detailed rundown of the benefits of each card (though you will find many of them…

New Routes for November, Delta Bans Pro-Trump Flyer, Pay Your Taxes With the Amex Business Platinum 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:…

Earn 2X Membership Rewards at These 14 Stores Through Year End

Amex Offers are opt-in, limited-time and generally targeted deals for American Express cardholders. If you’ve ever looked through the list of Amex Offers, you know how overwhelming it can be. Digging through all of the discounts and other mediocre deals to find the ones actually worth considering is a daunting task. Well, American Express just made the…

Pay Taxes With the Amex Business Platinum to ‘Buy’ MR Points for 1.25 Cents Each

TPG did a full guide to paying your taxes with credit cards back in April. Since then, there have been a few changes to credit cards and some new promotions that make the topic worth another look. Particularly, the recent enhancements to The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN make paying your taxes with a credit card…

How the Amex Business Platinum Card Has Changed the Way We Book Business Travel

When it comes to Amex Membership Rewards points, I’ve been saying for years that the best value is when you transfer them to airline partners. However, that’s all changed recently, and I’ve been using the Pay with Points feature more than ever thanks to the new changes to the Amex Business Platinum Card. With the…

Priority Pass Now Offers Access to More Than 1,000 Lounges

The ever-expanding Priority Pass lounge network is a great option when you’re thinking about investing in lounge access — or a credit card that comes with lounge access. Today, Priority Pass announced that it’s become the first independent lounge provider to offer more than 1,000 lounges across the world. In the past year, Priority Pass has added more…

New Amex-American Airlines Partnership Could Save You a Ton on Your Next Booking

A couple of weeks ago, a TPG staffer contacted his Amex Business Platinum Card concierge to inquire about the cost of a business-class ticket between Las Vegas (LAS) and New York (JFK) on American Airlines. When he’d looked at the fare online, he saw the price was exorbitant — upward of $1,600 to go from LAS to…

Delta to Charge More for SkyClub Membership in 2017

Delta has some of the best airport lounges in the US, especially for a domestic carrier. From the unique SkyDeck at JFK’s Terminal 4 to a brand new, expansive lounge in Seattle, Delta flyers have some pretty great options to get some work done, grab a bite or just relax before a flight. Starting next…