Top Card Offers, Virgin America Acquisition, Alaska Airlines Perks & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Get Southwest Rapid Rewards Points When You Ride with Lyft

The battle between Uber and Lyft and each company’s stamp on cities across the country — and the world — continues to develop. It seems as though the two are constantly coming up with new ways to partner with other companies in an effort to attract a larger, more loyal following. Uber, however, remains far ahead of…

Which Chase Card Is Best for You?

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – British Airways Visa With so many great travel rewards credit cards available, it can be hard to decide upon a specific product. To help you find the best option for your goals and spending habits, TPG Points & Miles Editor Sarah Silbert…

9 Cards That Can Get You Enough Miles for a Free Flight

You don’t need to travel much or charge significant amounts to your credit cards to earn award flights; as TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen explains, there are several products that offer enough miles or points for a free flight just for meeting the sign-up bonus spending requirement. In this hobby, we constantly…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for March 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – British Airways Visa, Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express Another month means it’s time to reevaluate the current credit-card offers and bonuses out there to help you stay on top of your points…

Making a Long-Distance Marriage Work — Reader Success Story

One of the things I love most about being The Points Guy is getting to hear stories from readers about how award travel has affected their lives — the exotic vacations they’ve planned, the trips they’ve made to be with family and friends, the premium seats and suites they’ve experienced and so much more, all…

What is Southwest Airlines Elite Status Worth in 2016?

Continuing his series on the value you’ll get from the various elite tiers in frequent flyer programs, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards. Here at TPG we’re constantly asked questions like, “Is it worth it for me to earn ____ status with ____ airline/hotel chain?”…

6 Best Cards for Your 2016 Travel Purchases

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier With countless rewards credit cards to choose from, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen helps you sort out the best picks for earning bonus points on your travel purchases this year. There are a variety of ways to…

8 Ways to Get Other Passengers to Pass You By on Southwest

Flying on Southwest can be a great experience, but because of the airline’s open boarding process with no assigned seats, boarding can be both exciting and a tedious task. Today, TPG Associate Editor Emily McNutt takes a tongue-in-cheek look at how you can best get other passengers to not take the seat directly next to you when flying…

TPGtv Premiere, Top Cards, Uber Credit & More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…