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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.

The 19 Best and Worst Airline Moments of 2018

These were 2019’s most heart-wrenching and heart-warming stories of air travel.


Showdown in Tropical Paradise: The St. Regis Bora Bora vs. The St. Regis Maldives

Leave it to TPG to pit the best St. Regis resorts against each other.

(Photo by Jonatan Pie via Unsplash)

The Trendiest Places to See the Northern Lights Now

. . . So you can finally cross it off your bucket list.

Image by Getty Images / Imgorthand

Best Ski Resorts for Families in North America

Make good use of this chilly season with a family vacation to one of these ski resorts.

PETERBOROUGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: A close-up of a packaged Amazon Prime item in the Amazon Fulfilment centre on November 15, 2017 in Peterborough, England. A report in the US has suggested that over half of all online purchases this Christmas will be made with Amazon. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Are Your Hilton Points About to Become More Valuable on Amazon?

This has the potential to be a solid deal.

10 of the Coolest Travel Gadgets of 2018

From smartphones to photography equipment, TPG tech-lover Zach Honig breaks down the must-have travel gadgets of the year.

(Photo by Sasha Stories via Unsplash)

5 Credit Card Predictions for 2019

Among other things, we foresee lots and lots of contactless payments.

Points and Miles Predictions for 2019

There’s good news, and there’s the introduction of basic economy award redemptions.

Reminder: Major Delta Sky Club Changes Go Into Effect Next Week

We knew it was coming: Delta Sky Clubs are tightening up.

The Best Restaurants in Disney World in 2018

You can’t beat these magical dining experiences at Disney.

American Express® Gold Card

With some great bonus categories, the American Express Gold Card has a lot going for it. The card offers 4x points at US restaurants, at US supermarkets (up to $25,000; then 1x), and 3x points on flights booked directly with airlines or through It is currently offering a welcome bonus of 35,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months.

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  • Earn 35,000 Membership Rewards® Points after you spend $2,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. restaurants. Earn 4X Membership Rewards® points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year in purchases, then 1X).
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or on
  • Earn up to $10 in statement credits monthly when you pay with The Gold Card at Grubhub, Seamless, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. This is an annual savings of up to $120. Enrollment required.
  • $100 Airline Fee Credit: up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year for incidental fees at one selected qualifying airline.
  • Choose to carry a balance with interest on eligible charges of $100 or more.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • Annual Fee is $250.
  • Terms apply.
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