Increased Sign-Up Bonuses for the Delta Business Gold and Business Platinum Cards

If you’re a Delta flyer, now could be a great time to sign up for these two business credit cards from Amex, as they’re offering higher than usual sign-up bonuses. Currently, you can earn 50,000 miles after spending $2,000 in the first three months with the Gold Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express and…

Strategies for Meeting Your Elite Status Goals in 2016

With the halfway point of 2016 fast approaching, it’s crucial to have your elite status qualification strategy nailed down. TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen shares some of the top tips for meeting revenue, segment and elite-qualifying mile requirements. We are coming up on the midpoint of 2016, so with almost half of…

8 Credit Card Perks to Work Toward in 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – British Airways Visa Signature Card 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…

17 Tips for Earning, Burning and Flying with Delta

Update: The offers mentioned below for the Delta Gold and Platinum cards are no longer available. View the current offers here: Gold Delta SkyMiles Personal, Gold Delta SkyMiles Business, Platinum Delta SkyMiles. 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…

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…

Using Amex Business Cards to Maximize Your Return at Hotels

Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele discusses how you can use benefits on a variety of Amex business cards to get the most out of your next hotel stay. After airfare, hotel charges represent the largest expense incurred by most business travelers. But thankfully, there are plenty of ways to use business credit…

Choosing the Right Amex Small Business Card

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Plum Card from American Express OPEN, The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN While many people think of travel rewards as pertaining to individuals, small businesses have just as much (or more) to gain by maximizing points and miles….

How to Earn Delta Medallion Elite Status Without Flying

Earning elite status with airlines can pay off handsomely (especially at the higher tiers), but it usually requires a lot of revenue flying. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen offers alternate strategies for gaining status with Delta even if you don’t plan to step on board. Over the last few years, Delta has removed…

Shortcuts to Earning Elite Status with Airline Credit Cards

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here –Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card As someone who flies American Airlines all the time, I really value my AAdvantage Executive Platinum status. Airline elite status can make your trip smoother, more comfortable and even less expensive, so there are plenty of reasons…

5 Redemptions that Show SkyMiles Are Far from Worthless

While Delta tends to offer a quality product, its frequent flyer program has been much maligned in recent years. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains why SkyMiles still have plenty of value, even if they don’t measure up to many other loyalty currencies. Delta SkyMiles have long been derisively referred to…