Singapore’s New Crown Jewel, TPG UK Launching Next Week, Summer Fare Predictions and More

Apr 20, 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.

The World’s Fanciest Airport Just Added a Crown Jewel

This new installation might be reason enough to visit Changi Airport Singapore (SIN).

Photo by Nicky Kelvin / The Points Guy.

The Points Guy UK Officially Launches Next Week

If you’re in the neighborhood, check out the TPG pop-up in London in preparation for the launch!

FORT LAUDERDALE, - MARCH 11: A Southwest Boeing 737 Max 8 enroute from Tampa prepares to land at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on March 11, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Boeing

Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Means Fewer Seats, Higher Fares This Summer

The busiest travel season ever plus the temporary loss of a popular jet is not a great recipe for attractive fares.

KIEV, UKRAINE - 2019/01/21: Close up of credit cards, Master card. (Photo by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Mastercard Adds Benefits Including $10 Monthly Lyft Credit, $5 Postmates Discount and More

Now, cardholders can take a few dollars off food delivery and ride-share usage each month.

Don’t Get That Groupon For Priority Pass, You Can Do Better

Just get a really good credit card instead!

United 787-10

United’s New Livery Will Be Revealed Next Wednesday

We’re ready to see that fresh paint, United.

An American Airlines Airbus A321 and Delta aircraft at the Atlanta airport (Photo by Alberto Riva/TPG)

AirHelp: US Airlines Wrongfully Rejecting 25% of EU 261 Compensation Claims

Check out the worst offender of the US airlines.

Buy Marriott Points for Less Than 1 Cent Each Through New Promotion

According to TPG’s JT Genter, it’s a “surprisingly good deal.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: A British Airways plane lands at Heathrow Airport on March 19, 2010 in London, England. The planned three day strike by BA cabin crew this weekend will now go ahead as talks between the airline and the union Unite collapsed earlier today. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

British Airways Is Testing Eliminating Infamous Surcharges, Charging More Miles

British Airways seems to be trialing a way to get members to redeem for flights at a worse value.

New 2019 bear (L) and the older bear (R). (Photo by Sara Wass/The Points Guy)

United Reconsidering Chase Partnership Amid Double-Digit Growth

Check out what United’s president said about the potential endeavor.

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