Comprehensive Guide to Canceling Airline Award Tickets

Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen runs through award ticket cancellation policies for major airlines, and explains what you can do to minimize or avoid change fees altogether. Booking airline award tickets is more of an art than a science. You may often want to make an award reservation before you’re even sure that you’ll…

TPG Talks JetBlue, Airline Fees and More on ABC News

This week, JetBlue announced that it would be adding baggage fees for checked luggage. Travelers can expect to shell out $20 for bags paid for online, and $25 for bags paid for at the airport ticket counter. The new fees are a part of JetBlue’s three-tier pricing system, which provides one or two bags with each ticket (as well as…

Reminder: Delta Amex Increased Sign-Up Bonuses End June 30

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Earlier this month, American Express announced increased sign-up bonuses for three of its co-branded Delta SkyMiles credit cards. These offers expire on June 30, so if you’re…

Thursday Giveaway: One-Year Delta Sky Club Individual Membership

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card *Delta Air Lines is neither a sponsor of, nor affiliated with this contest or the The Points Guy. For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we are giving away a…

Complimentary Shake Shack for Amex Delta Cardholders Today

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card For those living in NYC (or in the area), today Delta and American Express have teamed up for an exclusive event at Shake Shack’s Midtown East location today, Friday, June 19 from 11am…

Maximizing Rewards on Airfare Purchases in 2015

It’s 2015, and a lot has changed in the world of travel rewards, airlines and online travel agencies, so I thought I’d offer a refresher on how to maximize your points and miles on airfare purchases this year. There are a number of different options for where to buy and how to pay; in this post I’ll…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for June 2015

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card Loyalty programs are constantly changing, and so are the credit cards associated with them. In the world of frequent flyer miles and hotel points, sign-up bonuses rise and fall,…

9 Tips to Save on Baggage Fees

Baggage fees can add up quickly — if you’re not careful, you can wind up with a big bill at check-in. Today, TPG Contributor Matthew Zuzolo looks at some tricks to take a load off your mind and save on extra baggage fees. 1. Get a credit card with related benefits. There are a few credit cards available that offer annual…

4 Sweet Spots in the Delta SkyMiles Upgrade Award Chart

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Business Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card While Delta tends to offer a quality product, its frequent flyer program has been much maligned recently. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Nick Ewen explains…