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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:
With the arrival of the new month came some new credit card offers to consider. Take a look at our list of the top offers for March and decide which is right for you.
Following last week’s big news regarding the Platinum Card from American Express, the issuer this week shared details of improvements that are coming for The Business Platinum® Card from American Express as well. Check out all the details of the new and improved card here.
This week at ITB Berlin, Qatar Airways unveiled its new business-class product, called QSuites. You can expect to see it in service this year beginning on the carrier’s Boeing 777 aircraft, followed by its fleet of Airbus A350-900s.
In an effort to reduce crowding at its popular Centurion lounges, American Express is limiting the number of guests each cardmember can bring in to the lounges. Beginning March 30, you’ll be allowed to bring two guests total, even if you’re traveling with immediate family members.
Traveling is exhilarating, but a fun trip can quickly turn into a nightmare if you find yourself in legal trouble in a foreign nation. Familiarize yourself with international criminal law just in case anything happens while you’re traveling abroad.
Now that World of Hyatt officially launched earlier this month, find out how much value you’ll get if you achieve Discoverist, Explorist or Globalist status this year.
Korean Air’s brand-new 787-9 Dreamliner comes equipped with the same seat in both first and business class. While those seated in first may feel slighted, the business-class cabin is excellent. Find out the best seats in the cabin so you know exactly where to sit if you find yourself on this aircraft on a future trip.
In other news…
Earn Double Points on Paid Amtrak Trips for a Limited Time
Embraer Rolls Out First E195-E2 Regional Jet
This week Embraer unveiled the first E195-E2 regional jet, a more fuel-efficient and larger version of the manufacturer’s existing E195 aircraft. Embraer already has 275 orders for this aircraft and its “cousin,” the E190-E2.
Featured image of the Park Hyatt Maldives.
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