Top 8 Priority Pass Lounges that Are Worth a Layover

Not all airport lounges are created equal; while some offer little more than shelter from the terminal, the best ones can make your travels much more comfortable, while adding a welcome touch of luxury. Today TPG Contributor Nick Ewen offers his selections for the best lounges in the Priority Pass portfolio. If you’re a frequent flyer, you probably value…

How To Apply & Get Approved For Global Entry

Last week, TPG Assistant Editor Melanie Wynne was approved for Global Entry, an expedited airport security status overseen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Here is the process she went through get her coveted Known Traveler Number–and how you can do it too.  Global Entry, the U.S. government’s expedited immigration program for pre-approved, low-risk frequent international travelers, costs…

Why Gas Credit Cards Can’t Compare to Travel Rewards

Most airlines and hotels have co-branded credit cards that offer a good (or sometimes great) return on spending within the brand. Many gas brands have similar card offerings, but today TPG Contributor Jason Steele explains why the value of these cards just doesn’t measure up. Gas isn’t cheap, and it’s a product that most Americans need regularly, so…

Delta American Express Cards Waive Foreign Transaction Fees Starting Today – What Other Cards Don’t Charge Forex Fees?

New offer: The IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card is a great way to pad your IHG balance with 70,000 points after $1,000 spent within the first 3 months. Update: The offer mentioned below for the Capital One Venture Card has expired. View the current offer here.  Back in February, American Express announced that the Delta co-branded cards,…

Updated Strategies For Earning Points and Miles With Prepaid and Reloadable Cards

New offer: The IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card is a great way to pad your IHG balance with 70,000 points after $1,000 spent within the first 3 months. Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN A lot has changed…

Hilton HHonors Amex Surpass Cardmembers Receive Automatic Hilton HHonors Gold Status

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. Update: The offer mentioned below for the Business Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. With all of the devaluation stories going around, I’m happy to be writing about a new perk/benefit that…

Instant Hilton HHonors Gold Status For American Express Platinum Cardholders

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. Update: The offer mentioned below for the Business Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. A new promotional benefit is being offered to cardholders of the American Express Platinum card, the Business Platinum…

Using Points.com to Combine Miles and Points: A Good Deal?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, The Platinum Card from American Express, Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards from American Express personal and business Points.com is a points exchange and clearing house that allows members to trade one kind of points and miles…