Get 35% Off Free Night Stays at Select Starwood Properties

Each year, Starwood Preferred Guest offers a promotion that gives travelers 35% off Free Night redemptions at select resorts. The brand has just announced that this year’s promotion is back and will be valid through February 28, 2017. It’s important to note that this promotion doesn’t include all of SPG’s properties or brands, as it’s limited to select hotels only. Here’s…

Buy United Miles For 2.26 Cents Apiece Through September 2

Now through September 2, you can earn up to 60,000 bonus miles when you purchase United miles here. Here’s how this promo breaks down: Buy 5,000-14,000 miles: Get 1,000-2,800 bonus miles Buy 15,000-29,000 miles: Get 6,000-11,600 bonus miles Buy 30,000-90,000 miles: Get 20,000-60,000 bonus miles Here’s how to take advantage of the promotion: Visit United’s…

Testing out First-Of-Its-Kind Smart Room Technology at the Aloft Boston Seaport

Over the past few years, Starwood Preferred Guest has been ramping up its efforts to be ahead of the competition as far as technologically-savvy properties go. In 2015, Starwood gave a preview of its products of the future, including keyless entry, colored LED lights and USB power outlets just to name a few. And, the brand is only continuing…

Booking American Airlines Awards with Partner Programs

Especially after American’s recent award chart devaluation, it could be worth looking to other frequent flyer programs when you want to book free flights on AA metal. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr evaluates all your options. You can book stopovers and an open jaw when flying American Airlines on an award…

Win Starpoints or Free Night Awards with SPG’s Latest Promo

Occasionally, Starwood Preferred Guest offers its members the chance to win Starpoints, gift cards and more with its — oftentimes very generous — promotions. And sometimes, these promos involve the games that members can play daily for the chance to win — like earlier this year with SPG’s Get in the Game promo with Major League…

The 7 Best Hotel Credit Cards

Here at TPG we cover any and all travel rewards cards that represent a good value, from those that earn you miles to those that get you transferable points or cash back. If you’re specifically looking for a credit card to earn points toward free hotel nights, though, you’ll want to narrow your search. Below,…

The 5 Best Credit Cards for a Philadelphia-Based Traveler

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, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Philadelphia….

Earn Points for Paying Your Rent with a Credit Card — Without Racking Up Extra Fees

Update: RadPad pulled the plug on this promotion just two weeks after launch. Paying rent is one of the toughest pills to swallow, especially because you can’t rack up credit card points without incurring a fee for doing so. The question of whether or not it’s worth it to pay rent with a credit card is valid…

The 4 Best Credit Cards for a Boston-Based Traveler

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, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen takes a look at the top options for travelers flying out of Boston….

Get Luxury Suite Access to See Adele in New York with SPG Moments

Update: This SPG Moment is no longer available. SPG Moments are, by far, one of my favorite uses of Starpoints. With SPG Moments, you can redeem Starpoints for access to a variety of culinary, cultural, musical and sports-related experiences. In the past, for instance, I’ve gotten two VIP tickets to take my dad to a New…