What’s the Highest Sign-Up Bonus for the Gold Delta Amex?

TPG reader Chelsea sent me a message on Facebook to ask about sign-up bonuses: “What is the highest bonus you’ve seen for the Gold Delta Amex? I’ve been a cardholder for 15 years, but I want my fiancé to sign up as we get ready to book our honeymoon. Every mile counts, so I’d love for him to get…

8 Credit Card Perks to Work Toward in 2016

Ready for a fresh start? Now that it’s 2016, it’s time to start working on your points and miles strategy. Of course, credit cards can play a huge role in helping you redeem some great travel awards. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen is here to help you see which cards can get…

Get 10% Off Hyatt Gift Cards Through Tomorrow

Now through tomorrow, Thursday, December 24, you can purchase Hyatt gift cards at a 10% discount when you enter the promo code GPGIFT15 at checkout. The promo code works on physical gift cards, e-gift cards and check certificates. Check certificates, if you’re unaware, are generally accepted at more locations that Hyatt gift cards, but may be more…

17 Tips for Earning, Burning and Flying with Delta

Whether you frequently travel with Delta or simply have a few flights scheduled on the airline, it helps to know the SkyMiles program’s rules so you can use them to your advantage. TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele goes through 17 of the top tips for earning and redeeming miles and booking award…

Earning Delta SkyMiles without Flying

Not everyone can travel frequently enough to rack up healthy balances in their frequent flyer accounts. Luckily, though, there are lots of other ways to earn miles — and TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen will walk you through them below. One of the most common refrains I hear from friends and family…

Credit Card and Travel Resources for Small-Business Owners

Business credit cards can be a great way to earn travel rewards beyond what you already enjoy from your personal cards. Even better, you usually don’t even need to have a formal business in order to qualify for a business credit card. In addition to lucrative sign-up bonuses and bonus spending categories, many credit card issuers offer benefits specifically for…

Business Credit vs. Charge Cards — Which is Right for You?

Today, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen explains the differences between credit cards and charge cards, and looks at the benefits of each. When it comes to points and miles, personal credit cards are just one piece of the puzzle. Business cards can be another great way to rack up rewards for the travel you want, and…

10 Photos: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Our “In 10 Photos” essays include tips on exploring destinations, getting travel discounts and redemptions, and always, how to have a great time anywhere for less. Fresh off a 17-day trip to Rio de Janeiro, TPG Contributor Mitch Berman and his son, Kofi Lee-Berman, share their Brazilian adventures in both text and photos.  Sometimes, all the reason you need to…

When Delta SkyMiles Saves the Day

Despite devaluation after devaluation, Delta SkyMiles are still far from worthless. Today, TPG Editor-in-Chief Zach Honig shares his latest SkyMiles discovery. For better or worse, United is “my” airline. While TPG swears by AA and his Executive Platinum status, I’m perfectly happy as a United 1K. I get good value from MileagePlus, and while I…