How to Book Award Flights with Delta SkyMiles

Earning points and miles is the surprisingly easy part of award travel; it’s learning how to maximize value when redeeming that takes practice. In this post, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele explains how to use your Delta SkyMiles to book the flights you want. Do you ever have trouble using your miles to book…

Thursday Giveaway: $500 Delta Air Lines Gift Card

This coming Monday marks the end of the limited time offer for Amex signup bonus offers of 50,000 Delta SkyMiles for three of its co-branded Delta Airlines cards: the Gold Delta SkyMiles credit card (both personal and business versions) and the Platinum Delta SkyMiles credit card (personal version only). The signup bonuses for these cards are normally 30,000 SkyMiles for the Gold cards and…

Airline Credit Cards That Offer Elite Status and Benefits

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. While many airline co-branded credit cards simply offer award-redeemable miles that have no bearing on elite status, there are several out there that do offer elite airline status, benefits,…

The Top Current Business Credit Card Offers

Update: Some offer mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here –Ink Plus, Ink Bold, Ink Cash, CitiBusiness ThankYou Card, Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express, The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, Spark Miles for Business, Spark Cash for Business With the current limited-time 60,000-point sign-up bonus offers after $5,000 spent in…

Current Airline Elite Status Match and Status Challenge Information

In the wake of Delta’s huge SkyMiles program devaluation announcement yesterday, as well as the fact that both United and Delta have instituted spending requirements for elite status, I know a lot of Delta Medallions and United Premiers are reevaluating their airline elite status strategy (myself included), so I wanted to post a quick roundup…

Choosing The Right Delta American Express Card For You

Update: Some of the offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Gold Delta SkyMiles, Platinum Delta SkyMiles, Delta Reserve Credit Card. Last week, American Express announced some changes to their Delta co-branded credit cards, including EMV Chip + Signature technology and that they would begin waiving foreign transaction fees starting May 1. However, they also announced…

Delta Amex Cards To Waive Foreign Transaction Fees and Have EMV Chips Starting May 1, 2014

American Express has an impressive line-up of travel credit cards including the Premier Rewards Gold, Starwood and Delta Gold, Platinum and Reserve cards. The one downside is that many of their cards – most, in fact, except the Platinum and Business Platinum – levy foreign transaction fees. These fees are one of my major bugaboos…

Delta American Express Platinum and Reserve Card Companion Pass Details

Both the Delta Platinum personal and business cards, as well as the Delta Reserve personal and business card offer companion certificates after the first year of cardmembership, however American Express does not actively market these benefits. A lot of readers had questions about the terms of the companion passes of each card since Amex does not…

Update On My Recent Delta Business Platinum and Ink Plus Applications

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN Last Thursday I decided to bite the bullet and apply for two of the most lucrative credit card offers I’ve seen this year: 1) American Express: Delta Business Platinum Card Update:…

Maximizing Travel Credit Cards Calendar Year Spending Threshold Bonuses

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – United MileagePlus Explorer Card I hope everyone had a great time ringing in 2013. A new year means…a new chance to hit some spending thresholds on your travel credit cards and earn valuable bonuses! Many credit cards offer spend bonuses per…