My Latest Card Applications: ThankYou Premier, IHG, Amex BRG

A few weeks ago I did a bit of credit card spring cleaning, and closed some accounts that either offered redundant benefits or weren’t providing enough value. That left me with room in my portfolio for a few new additions, so I just put in a round of applications for three cards I’m excited to get my…

How to Fly Singapore Airlines First Class for (Almost!) Free

As a follow-up to last week’s post on how to book Singapore Airlines first class awards, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen takes a look at both award availability and mileage requirements for several specific routes, and the credit cards you can use to fly them for (almost) free. Singapore Airlines first class has been one of…

Deal Alert: Flights from New York to Mexico City for $330

If you’re looking to head to Mexico City this year, you’re in luck! Now through December, there are some great deals from New York to Mexico City starting at $327 round-trip on major carriers like Delta, United and AeroMexico. The easiest way to search for these flights is to head over to Google Flights or Orbitz, where you can enter your desired…

Deal Alert: More $99 Fares to Iceland on WOW Air

WOW Air’s cheap fares to Iceland and Europe were still available earlier this month—and happily, it turns out that the airline is still offering some cheap summer fares to Iceland and beyond. Here’s what I was able to find: Boston (BOS) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $99 one-way: Boston (BOS) to Reykjavik (KEF) for $263 round-trip: If you’re…

Which Credit Cards Offer Bonuses for Pharmacy Purchases?

TPG reader Donald tweeted me to ask @thepointsguy – “Do any credit cards offer bonuses for pharmacy purchases?” I always advocate maximizing the points you earn on each purchase, and with healthcare costs going through the roof, it makes sense to pay close attention to which card you use on pharmacy purchases. There’s one card that…

Amazing Deal Alert: Business Class New York to Paris ~$1,000

On the heels of the Los Angeles- Jakarta flights for $380 R/T on Delta this morning, per One Mile at a Time, there are some great deals on Business Class flights from New York to Paris this summer, available for under $1,000 when booking for two people by applying the AARP discount ($400 off) as well as a…

Deal Alert: $39 Flights on ATL-MSY, MIA-IAD, PHX-DEN and more

Frontier Airlines is having a two day sale today with flights starting at $39 for several of their routes including Atlanta-New Orleans; Miami- Washington-Dulles, and Phoenix-Denver, for select dates this April and May. If you are interested in scoring any of these fares for $39, be sure to book sooner than later because during the past several sales that Frontier has offered,…