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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.
Now that Capital One has introduced transfer partners, here are the best ways to get your miles’ worth.
There’s good news and there’s bad news.
If your New Year’s resolution is to travel more, you’re in luck because TPG‘s Lori Zaino breaks down 12 destinations for each month of 2019.
Two huge hubs are getting their own beloved Centurion lounges.
The people have spoken.
Using the all new TPG review layout, Nick Ellis rated Emirates’ A380 flight, which scored a whopping 93 on our scale. No wonder it won the award for best international first class product!
. . . And how Brian Kelly stunned the crowd with a suit jacket covered in the winning card.
We guessed it. Oneworld now has 14 airline members.
Delta says it’s trying to expand its redemption options, but this might not be good news.
In other news. . .
It’s official. Skip the line at MSY!
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 amextravel.com. It is currently offering a welcome bonus of 35,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first three months.
- 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 amextravel.com.
- 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.
- See Rates & Fees