Maximizing Chase Ultimate Rewards Points for Domestic Travel

In August, Chase introduced a fantastic new credit card that caused a stir among points and miles enthusiasts: the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card. The card is currently offering a sign-up bonus of 100,000 Ultimate Rewards points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening. This sign-up bonus is worth…

Can I Use Promotional Checks to Meet Spending Requirements?

TPG reader Christiaan sent me a message on Facebook to ask about cash advances: “I just got some 0% APR promotional checks from my new Southwest card. Can I use those checks to help me meet the spending requirement for the sign-up bonus?” There are plenty of credit cards that come with an introductory 0% APR on…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for October 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN, Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express, Platinum Delta SkyMiles Business Credit Card from American Express I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers available…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for September 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. Many of the cards on my list remain consistent from month to month thanks to great benefits and…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for August 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card, Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card, Citi / AAdvantage Executive World Elite MasterCard Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. Many of the cards on…

The 4 Best Credit Cards for a San Francisco-Based Traveler

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices than others. Below,…

The 5 Best Credit Cards for a Dallas-Based Traveler

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card, Citi Prestige Card There are plenty of great rewards-earning credit cards to choose from, but depending on where you live and which airlines best serve your hub airport, some of them are better choices…

7 Countries You Didn’t Know You Could Fly to on Southwest

TPG Contributor Michael Spelfogel outlines some lesser-known international options on Southwest in case you’re looking to travel abroad and you’ve got some Rapid Rewards points burning a hole in your pocket. With nearly 4,000 flights scheduled every day, Southwest’s route network is quite extensive — starting December 17, the airline will also offer nonstop service between…

Check Out Boeing’s New 737 MAX, New American Airlines Credit Cards, Swiss’ 777 and More

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card 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…

Southwest is Launching Nonstop Service Between Newark and Puerto Rico

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card Earlier this year, the FAA announced it was easing slot restrictions at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), opening the door to additional options for travelers. For a market typically dominated by United Airlines, the opportunity for…