Save $65-$400 Off British Airways Transatlantic Flights

One of the best discounts around was just extended for bookings through the end of the year. Now through December 31, AARP members can save $65 to $400 off per person on a British Airways round-trip. Under the current version of this promotion, the discount is valid for flights departing by March 31, 2017. $65 off travel in World…

Taking a Family Vacation to Ireland — Reader Success Story

One of the things I love most about being The Points Guy is getting to hear stories from readers about how award travel has affected their lives — the exotic vacations they’ve planned, the trips they’ve made to be with family and friends, the premium seats and suites they’ve experienced and so much more, all…

Maximizing Chase’s Luxury Hotel & Resort Collection Program

When you’re traveling, having hotel elite status can make your stay much more comfortable and valuable. However, not all of us can hit the high night and stay requirements needed for top-tier status at one (or more) of the major chains. Fortunately there are a few ways to get elite-like perks when you book hotel…

Earn Triple Avios with British Airways’ Latest Promotion

British Airways has been trimming both its flight operations as well as its in-flight amenities. However, the airline is offering a lucrative promotion for those flying across the Atlantic in the next few months. After you register for the offer, you’ll earn triple Avios for each round-trip flight (up to four total) between Europe and…

OpenSkies Now Offering Chauffeur Service to Business-Class Passengers — via Uber

OpenSkies, a subsidiary of British Airways that’s headquartered near Paris and only flies between Paris-Orly (ORY) and New York (both JFK and EWR), has just announced a pretty valuable — and unique — perk for its business-class flyers — a complimentary airport transfer via Uber. With the service, Biz Bed passengers can get two $70 Uber credits…

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 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….

How to Reinstate Expired British Airways Avios

Especially if you collect points and miles across several programs, it can be difficult to keep track of your award travel balances. While ideally you never let your miles expire, TPG Contributor Akash Gupta explains how you can recoup lost rewards in the British Airways Executive Program. British Airways Avios are among the most valuable airline…

The Unfortunate Expansion of Chase’s 5/24 Rule

Travel rewards credit cards figure heavily into most award travelers’ strategies, allowing them to earn valuable sign-up bonuses along with points or miles for everyday purchases. However, as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains, one issuer is making it harder to open too many accounts. Many credit card issuers have application restrictions…

The 4 Best Credit Cards for a Seattle-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 Seattle….