Up to an 80% Bonus When You Buy AAdvantage Miles

Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one option for growing your account balance. While it’s increasingly harder to earn miles from flying, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying — whether through top credit card offers or by utilizing shopping portals and dining rewards programs. If these methods leave you…

Deal Alert: Business Class from NYC to Paris for $998 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through…

Up to a 100k Bonus When You Purchase AAdvantage Miles

Update 11/25/2016: American is offering an additional 20% bonus for Black Friday — meaning you can purchase miles today for 1.77 cents each. Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to add to your account balance. While it’s increasingly harder to earn miles from flying, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue…

Deal Alert: US to Italy from $413 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through…

Use Visa Checkout to Save up to $1,000 on Emirates Flights

Planning on booking an Emirates flight soon? Good news: The airline and Visa are partnering up again to offer between $50 (economy) and $1,000 (first class) off your next Emirates booking when you use Visa Checkout. Here’s how it works: Now through November 24, use Emirates’ Visa Checkout promotion page to book flights between October 24 and July 24, 2017. If…

Earn up to 50,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles for Travel to Australia and New Zealand

American Airlines periodically offers mileage bonuses to select destinations. For example, you can earn up to 30,000 bonus miles for flights to Europe this fall. Today, AA has launched a new promotion that caught our eye. Planning to head “down under” next year? If so, American Airlines wants to give you an extra incentive to…

Deal Alert: Save a Ton on Flights With JetBlue’s 30% Off Flash Sale

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. JetBlue is known for its amazing flash sales and great in-flight service. This morning, the airline launched a flash sale with 30% off deals on all routes departing the US. Round-trip…

Save 10% and Get up to a 42,500-Mile Bonus When Buying AA Miles

Earning airline miles using the traditional method (actually flying) is just one way to add to your account balance. While it’s increasingly harder to earn miles from flying, airlines make it relatively easy to accrue miles without flying — whether through top credit card offers or by utilizing shopping portals and dining reward programs. If these methods leave you…

Lufthansa Passengers Now Have Access to TSA PreCheck

Lovers of Lufthansa rejoice! This week, Lufthansa became the 18th airline to join the TSA PreCheck program. Lufthansa is the first European airline to join and — along with Etihad — is one of just two airlines based outside of North America to participate. The German-based Lufthansa successfully joined before Spirit and Frontier, both of which still seem to be limited by technical problems. In case you’re…

17 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Booking a Flight

If you don’t fly a lot, it’s easy to make costly mistakes when searching for and booking flights. And even if you’re a frequent flyer, there are pitfalls you should make sure to avoid. TPG Contributor JT Genter rounds up a list of common mistakes that you should be wary of any time you book…