The 5 Best No-Fee Credit Cards for 2016

Not everyone is willing to pay an annual fee for a credit card, and the good news is that you don’t have to! As TPG Contributor Richard Kerr explains, there are plenty of no-fee options that still earn you valuable rewards and cash back. Annual credit card fees can quickly become an achilles heel for…

12 Best Starter Travel Rewards Cards for 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card, Citi ThankYou Premier, Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard If you’re you new to the pursuit of travel rewards or you just don’t have much experience with travel rewards credit cards, a “starter card” is a…

7 Premium Travel Cards You Should Consider in 2016

You can find plenty of great travel-rewards cards with annual fees of $100 or less, but if you’re a frequent traveler, it might be worth looking at more premium cards. Though they come with fees of $395 and up, as TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen explains, they more than make up for those charges with airline…

10 Photos: What’s New in Paris

Our “In 10 Photos” essays include tips on exploring destinations, redeeming for hotels and flights and more. TPG Contributor Lane Nieset takes us to the City of Light to see what the French capital has in store for travelers this year, taking us for a look at all the latest happenings through text and photos. (All photos by…

Get High on 5 of the Best Hotel Rooftop Bars in America

Staying at a hotel sometimes affords us the opportunity to pretend we have a posh cocktail bar in our own resident building — and if we’re lucky, that dream bar comes with a heck of a view. To help you indulge this fantasy, TPG Contributor Kelsy Chauvin highlights some of the best rooftop hotel bars in America that will, um… elevate…

5 Places to Get a Taste of Old-School NYC

Looking for a bit of classic NYC amidst the city’s modern bustle? TPG Contributor Katie Hammel shares five Big Apple spots where New York’s past still shines. (All photos by the author.) New York City is always changing, but some places — like these old-school NYC restaurants and bars — stand the test of time, remaining as relevant today…

Which Sign-Up Bonuses Offer the Most Bang for Your Buck?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Amex Everyday Preferred, Amex Everyday, Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card, Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Ink Plus Business Card Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele examines the sign-up…

World’s Best Food and Wine Festivals — July-November 2015

Food and wine festivals are a staple of the summer event calendar — and beyond. Showcasing the best culinary offerings of a city or region, these foodie fests allow travelers to sample from top area chefs, restaurants, wineries and breweries, all in one place. Prepare to get hungry as TPG Contributor Katie Hammel breaks down the…

Dynamic Currency Conversion and Why You Should Avoid It

A great way to maximize your travel is to minimize your costs. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains how you can avoid spending money you don’t intend to while traveling abroad. When you travel, there are many ways to be ripped off. You might find an unscrupulous tour operator or an unlicensed taxi (like the one I encountered in…