6 Top Tools for Finding Cheap Flights

TPG Contributor JT Genter has recently been paying between 2.6-3.8 cents per mile for AA flights, which has made him quite the expert on finding flight deals. Here are his tips for how to find cheap flights on your own. This year, I’ll be re-earning American Airlines Platinum status — valued at $2,840 — while spending just $1,749…

10 Photos: Exploring Byron Bay, Australia

TPG contributor Kathryn Romeyn takes us on a tour of Byron Bay’s stunning sands, powerful waters, musical eateries and top boutiques. (All photos by the author, except where noted). When I decided to base myself in Sydney, Australia, for four months, virtually everyone I knew or met told me I should go to Byron Bay. That,…

Virgin America Announces Daily Flight from LAX to Hawaii

Last year, there was some speculation that Virgin America was considering flying to Hawaii — just a few months later it was formally announced and the carrier launched nonstop service from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL). In December, Virgin America also launched a route from San Francisco (SFO) to Maui (OGG), and kicked off the service by offering discounted fares on flights…

50k Chase Sapphire Preferred Bonus, AAdvantage Program Changes & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

How to Maximize Points and Save Money at Movie Theaters

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Blue Cash Preferred from American Express, Blue Cash Everyday from American Express, SimplyCash Business Card from American Express Cinema buff? You’re not alone!  In this post, TPG contributor Nick Ewen takes us through several ways we can turn a trip to the movie theater, which…

US Credit Cards With Smart Chip Technology

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, I know many of you (like me) are planning some great trips abroad, and are already thinking about which credit cards you should be packing along with your swimsuits…