Hilton’s Upcoming Budget Brand, an Inside Look Into Delta’s Flight Museum, When to Get a Cobranded Card and More

Oct 27, 2018

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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.

Hilton Jumps on the Hostel Bandwagon With a Budget Brand

An unprecedented installation for major hotel chains: Hilton is opening a budget line of hotels.

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5 Reasons Every AvGeek Should Visit the Delta Flight Museum

You’ll be able to soar into the history of aviation and get a closer look at some classic Delta planes.

When Does It Make Sense to Spend on a Cobranded Credit Card?

Here are the times you might consider applying for a cobranded credit card.

HIKKADUWA, SRI LANKA - MARCH 02: Local people and tourists visit Hikkaduwa Beach in the south-ouest coast for sightseeing, surfing, sunbathing and shopping on March 02, 2014 in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. (Photo by EyesWideOpen/Getty Images)

Lonely Planet Names Sri Lanka the Top Country to Visit in 2019

Book your travel plans now.

Is It Time for the Chase Sapphire Reserve to Step up Its Game?

Some cards have skyrocketed past CSR in terms of value.

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Check Your Airline Ticket After Booking to Ensure You Weren’t Involuntarily Downgraded

Heads up! One TPG reader noticed her seat was downgraded.


Why Points and Miles Are the Best Insurance Policy

TPG’s Ethan Steinberg broke down some scenarios points and miles are a reassuring source of coverage.

Healthy to Hawaii: Alaska (737-800) in Economy from San Jose to Kauai

See what TPG’s Jessica Puckett thought of her first Alaska Airlines flight to Kauai.

United May Be Close to Buying the Airbus A321LR

Could United be favoring Airbus over Boeing for its transcontinental flights?

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This Is the Reason You Aren’t Feeling as Much Turbulence on Delta Flights

Find out why “Delta was the only airline to show decreased encounters with higher-level turbulence in the last three years.”

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