A New Packing Method, How to Fly With Kids of Every Age, 9 New Disney Attractions and More

Jan 5, 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.

This Army Packing Technique Could Save You Money on Baggage Fees

It’s not quite folding and it’s not quite rolling, but it might just be the new cult packing technique.

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Guide to Flying With Kids of Every Age

TPG Family knows the perfect techniques for traveling with kids of all ages, like scheduling flights based on your baby’s sleep pattern.

Welcome to the Square: ANA (777-300ER) in First Class From Washington, DC, to Tokyo

Ethan Steinberg’s flight to Tokyo had great food, but no views.

(Photo by Todd Anderson/Disney Parks via Getty Images)

9 New Disney World Attractions You Won’t Want to Miss in 2019

Learn How to Maximize Your Points With TPG’s Miles Away Podcast

Wondering how you’ll get to your dream destination with points and miles? You’ll want to tune in.

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The Best Cash-Back Credit Cards of 2019

If you can’t wrap your head around transferring points or shopping portals, these cash-back cards might be up your alley.

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US State Department Issues New Warning on Travel to China

As of Thursday, the issue was bumped up to a Level Two (exercise increased precautions) advisory.

Photo by Pixabay

How to Use Google Flights to Plan Your Next Award Trip

Google Flights is a great resource for booking. Here’s how you can use it to take advantage of all its features.

The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Southwest Co-Founder Herb Kelleher Dies at 87

Kelleher had an immense impact on commercial air travel in his lifetime.

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