Chase’s First-Ever Transfer Bonus, Launching The Points Guy UK, the Marriott Pronunciation Debate and More

Apr 27, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG this week. Here’s what you need to know:

Chase Launches First-Ever Transfer Bonus: 30% Extra British Airways Avios

You’ll see the bonus when you log in to your British Airways account.

The Points Guy UK Has Officially Launched

A whole new TPG team has landed in the UK.

A view of a Marriott Hotel in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province Thursday Jan. 11, 2018. (Photo by Feature China / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Huh, Turns Out We’ve All Been Pronouncing ‘Marriott’ Wrong

Apparently the customer service line has been saying it correctly this whole time.


Air France A350s to Feature New Business Seat; First Route Unveiled

Read on to find out where the carrier’s first A350 will fly on September 23.

Image by Greg Blomberg / EyeEm / Getty Images

Key Mobile Passport App Features Now Cost $15 per Year

The company behind the app explained to TPG why the new fee is being added.

The TWA Hotel’s Stunning Rooftop Pool Will Be a Planespotter’s Paradise

Pack your bathing suit — you won’t want to miss these pool-side views.

Starbucks Reserve

Earn 150 Bonus Starbucks Stars When Reloading Via Chase Pay

Get your caffeine fix and a few bonus Stars along the way.

United CEO Says Seat Pitch Likely Can’t Get Any Smaller

“I think we’re nearing a point certainly that we can’t [make seats smaller] anymore,” Munoz said.

Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa - beach view from restaurant

Hilton’s ‘Go More Get More’ Promo Means Double Points on (Almost) Every Stay

The limited-time promotion will end on May 6.

RENTON, WA - JANUARY 29: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliner lifts off for its first flight on January 29, 2016 in Renton, Washington. The 737 MAX is the newest of Boeing's most popular airliner featuring more fuel efficient engines and redesigned wings. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing CEO: We Know We Have to Re-Earn Trust on 737 MAX

As the 737 MAX investigation continues, Boeing is aware of the issues ahead.

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