Get $80 Back on Your Next Travel Purchase with Amex Offers

Amex Offers offers fantastic limited-time deals for American Express cardholders, like 2x Membership Rewards points on Amazon Purchases (still available through July 31) or 10% off your cell phone bill. Now, there’s a new, valuable Amex Offer for you to take advantage of — the chance to get $80 back when you spend $500 or more with AmexTravel.com. Note…

United Will Test Out Automated Security Lanes at Its Hubs This Fall

Given the long wait times travelers have grown accustomed to, especially during the summer, airlines are using their own resources in an attempt to improve TSA wait times. Delta recently tested out new TSA automated screening lanes at its hub in Atlanta (ATL), increasing efficiency by 30% at each lane, while American Airlines recently announced it would follow suit at Phoenix (PHX), Chicago…

Amex Offering Targeted Promotion for 250,000 Points with the Business Platinum Card

American Express is known to offer fantastic targeted sign-up promotions. Last month, Amex offered a 100,000-point sign-up bonus for the Platinum Card after spending $3,000 in the first three months. And since Amex usually only allows a person to get a credit card sign-up bonus once in a lifetime, it makes sense to wait until…

Review: Wynn Las Vegas

TPG Contributor Nick Ellis recently returned from his second trip to Sin City within a two-week period. Here’s his review of a stay at the Wynn Las Vegas. Just 10 short days after visiting Las Vegas with Team TPG for Vegas Uncork’d, I was scheduled to return to Sin City to celebrate my birthday with family and friends….

6 Places to Have a Blast on the Fourth of July

Whether you’re looking to bliss out on a sleepy shoreline, cheer at a hot dog-eating contest or run a 5K, TPG Contributor Adam Erace highlights six destinations — besides the usual Fourth of July holiday hotspots like Boston, Philly and D.C. — where you can be sure to have a fantastic Independence Day. 1. New…

JP Morgan Palladium Card: Is It Worth It?

I’m not your average credit card consumer — I currently have 26 credit cards and spend more than $6,000 in annual fees. But, I run a website that’s focused on evaluating credit cards, so it’s my job. The thing is that I’m here to test out these cards and relay that information to you, our readers, who can use…

Planning a Last-Minute Portugal Day Trip with Citi Prestige Concierge

Last week, my family and I visited one of my favorite destinations in Europe: Portugal. I’d only ever been to Lisbon, so I was pretty excited when the rest of the group was willing to take a day trip to explore some of the nearby towns. We’d decided to make the trip just the day…

10 Cards with Sign-Up Bonuses That Get You at Least $500 in Value

Update: I’m adding a No. 11 to this list — see below. If you’ve spent any time on this site or are at all interested in the points and miles hobby, you know that credit card sign-up bonuses are a great way to quickly earn points or miles that can be used toward flight, hotel and…