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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before, plus a few new stories. If you’re an avid TPG reader, you’ll want to skip ahead to the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.
“Hotel rats” are a pretty big threat to tourists staying in France.
The tragic incident is only contributing to the problem of unsafe zip-lines.
Well, it’s actually an old plane with a new name.
May the famous plane peanuts rest in peace.
Some of the cards even surpass the $2,000 mark.
We did a deep dive of Seinfeld’s claim that he’s the reason that the Amex Black Card exists.
You read that right!
TPG’s Lori Zaino said that “the six-hour flight in TAP’s economy class would end up being one of the worst flights [she’s] taken in recent memory.”
In Other News. . .
Now, Android users are finally get something Apple kids have had all this time.
You can get double points on 2+ night stays at eligible Radisson locations during the promotion.
With great travel benefits, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game. Here are the top 5 reasons it should be in your wallet, or read our definitive review for more details.
- Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
- Chase Sapphire Preferred named "Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption" - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2018
- 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
- No foreign transaction fees
- 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
- Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
- No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards