Last Chance for SPG Amex, TWA Hotel Reservations and More

Feb 9, 2019

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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.

Just One Week Left to Apply for the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express Before Applications Are Closed Forever

You’ve got until February 12.

The TWA Hotel Will Start Accepting Reservations Next Week

Since 2001 the building was unused. Now, it has a lovely modern design.

Image courtesy of Target

Target Is Expanding Its Rewards Program to Additional Cities

Five more cities will be added on February 19.

Southwest Airlines crew celebrate after landing for the first time at the Honolulu International Airport, Tuesday, February 5, 2019, in Honolulu. (Marco Garcia/The Points Guy)

See the Pictures: Southwest’s First Hawaii Test Flight Lands in Honolulu

Southwest employees celebrated excitedly, sporting leis.

What Are Points & Miles Worth? February 2019 Monthly Valuations

Singapore Airlines Krisflyer got devalued this month — check out why.

American Airlines’ Secretive Top-Tier Elites Receiving Passes to Flagship First Dining

Flagship First Dining is one of AA’s most notable products on the ground, and now it’ll be more accessible.

Image by Getty Images / Cavan Images

Love Travel? Earn 30x Miles on Valentine’s Day Purchases.

Give yourself the gift of points back when you buy things for your loved one this Valentine’s Day.

Drinking Glass By Airplane Window

Delta and Coca-Cola Axe Controversial ‘Plane Crush’ Napkins

Twitter didn’t think the well-intentioned napkins were all that cute.

Delta's A220 at LGA (Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines)

Aboard the Airbus A220 Inaugural Flight on Delta

This week was a big week for aviation: Delta’s A220 took flight.

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