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.

Image by Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek/Getty Images

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.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 90,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer ends 8/3/2022.
  • Earn up to 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) with Status Boost® per year. After you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, you can earn 10,000 MQMs up to two times per year, getting you closer to Medallion® Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion® Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide including takeout and delivery in the U.S., and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $80 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck® after you apply through any Authorized Enrollment Provider. If approved for Global Entry, at no additional charge, you will receive access to TSA PreCheck.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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