Planning a Hawaiian Vacation with Hilton HHonors Points

Hawaii lives up to the hype. There are plenty of award travel opportunities there, but today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen looks exclusively at your options for using Hilton HHonors points in the 50th state. Hawaii is typically a popular destination for award travelers. However, there are countless possibilities when it comes to…

Sizing up the Chase Hyatt and Citi Hilton Reserve Cards

There are a lot of great hotel credit cards out there, and if you’re not already loyal to one brand or another, you might have trouble deciding which one to choose. Today, TPG Contributor William Morse compares two of the top contenders to see which one is the best fit for your wallet. When it comes to hotel rewards, free nights are…

The 10 Most Popular Hilton HHonors Redemptions by Citi Cardholders

If you’ve ever wondered how other travel rewards enthusiasts spend their points, today TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen examines ten Hilton properties that are highly sought after by certain HHonors members. I’m always fascinated to hear how others redeem their hard-earned points and miles. Every once in a while, I’ll take a…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for July 2015

Loyalty programs are constantly changing, and so are the credit cards associated with them. In the world of frequent flyer miles and hotel points, sign-up bonuses rise and fall and benefits are added and subtracted, often with little or no notice. Offers that are available today could be gone tomorrow (or even later today!). Because the cards you…

How Citi’s Price Rewind Benefit Can Save You Big Bucks

In addition to earning points and miles, an easy way to keep travel affordable is to get the best price on your other purchases, since every dollar you save is one you can spend on your next vacation. In this post, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains how one Citi card benefit can help you do both at…

5,000 Bonus Hilton HHonors Points Per Stay Through July 6th

In this post, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains Hilton’s new promotion, which offers a good chunk of bonus points for each of your upcoming stays. Hilton HHonors has been on a roll lately. Between extending its Double Your HHonors promotion through August 31 and offering an increased sign-up bonus on the Citi…

How the HotelUpgrade App Can Earn You Bonus Points and Perks

Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen looks at a new app designed to boost your rewards and improve your experience during hotel stays. I’m a big fan of technology and the various apps that make my travels easier. It seems like new releases are always popping up, from hotel apps to airline…

50,000-Point Sign-up Bonus for Citi Hilton Visa Signature

Update: This offer has expired, view the current offer for the Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card here. Travel rewards cards are always evolving, as both benefits and sign-up bonus offers come and go. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen examines a new offer for one of Citi’s co-branded Hilton HHonors cards. The Citi Hilton…

Choosing the Best Method for Airport and Hotel Transfers

An important part of maximizing your travel is making sure your vacation time doesn’t get used up in transit. In this post, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen offers his tips for how to get around once you’ve reached your destination. There are a lot of considerations that go into trip planning. Points and miles enthusiasts naturally focus…

Can I Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards Points to Hilton?

TPG reader Sarah messaged me to ask about Ultimate Rewards transfer partners: “I just signed up for the Chase Ink Plus business card to get the 60,000 point sign-up bonus, but I’m a Hilton fan. Is there any way to transfer Ultimate Rewards points to Hilton, and can I reach Diamond status that way?” Chase Ultimate Rewards…