Attention, AvGeeks: The TWA Hotel Is Now Accepting Reservations

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

It’s finally time. The TWA Hotel has just opened for reservations. The much-anticipated AvGeek haven opened up bookings at noon ET Thursday.   Reservations are available for when the hotel opens on May 15 and beyond, with base rooms starting at $239 per night, excluding taxes and fees, for the hotel’s opening night. Clicking around the …

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Capital One Launches Free Business Credit Reports

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Capital One just announced a new service to help business owners better understand their credit report. The bank has launched a tool called Business Creditwise that offers companies free access to their business credit profiles. Similar to Capital One’s consumer credit tool Creditwise, this website allows business owners to see different aspects of their credit report …

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TPG Exclusive: Airlines Stranding Record Number of Passengers on Tarmacs

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

United flight 1293 started off like any other trip. It pushed back from the gate in Santa Ana, California, on time, and in just a little more than five hours it crossed the entire country — landing safely at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport. But that’s where the problems began. The plane sat and …

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Hilton Just Created a New Top Award Category, Sort Of

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

One of Hilton’s most anticipated properties of 2019, the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, opened up for award bookings yesterday — with a twist. Since the 2013 devaluation, Hilton award rates have varied greatly, but every hotel has been capped at 95,000 points a night — even the program’s high-end properties on peak dates like the Conrad Maldives …

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Deal Alert: US to Southeast Asia and Hong Kong From $403 Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows …

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Delta Upgrade Improvement: No More Automatic Comfort+ Middle Seats… For Some

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Delta’s been making small steps to improve its SkyMiles program, and recently introduced the ability to upgrade with miles. On Wednesday it rolled out the ability to upgrade with miles via its mobile app, but what’s even more intriguing is a significant improvement to the upgrade process the carrier has quietly been testing since September. …

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Deal Alert: Fly to Paris on Mainline Carriers From $327 Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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Deal Alert: Fly JetBlue Mint to the Caribbean From $266 One-Way, $651 Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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New Details Emerge in JFK’s $13 Billion Renovation, BA Moving to Terminal 8 and More

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Last October New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $13 billion dollar overhaul to New York’s JFK Airport, and today major airlines and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey revealed details of how some of those renovations will look once they’re completed over the next seven years. For the last 50 years, …

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You Can Now Hail an Uber Boat in Mumbai

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Uber is once again stepping outside what it’s traditionally known for, ride-hailing car service, and introducing a new option for users in one of India’s most crowded cities. Uber has rolled out on-demand boat rides in Mumbai as an alternative for riders who don’t want to deal with the city’s notoriously bad traffic. Customers can charter …

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Check to See If You’re Targeted to Earn Bonus Marriott Elite Nights and Points

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Marriott is sending out targeted promotions where its loyalty members can earn bonus elite night credits or redeemable points after completing just one stay. TPG Editor Nick Ewen was targeted for a promotion to earn up to 22,500 bonus points after completing three stays. You’ll earn 6,000 points after the first stay, 7,500 points after …

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Deal Alert: Flights to Sydney From $496 Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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Deal Alert: Flights to Taiwan From $415 Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such …

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Super Bowl Exodus Causes Massive TSA Lines at Atlanta Airport

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

The conclusion of the government shutdown didn’t mean the end of incredibly long security lines at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL). When the Super Bowl ended Sunday night, it marked the beginning of a mass exodus from the city, and many of those visiting had came to Atlanta via air. City officials say the airport could …

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Deal Alert: US to Africa From $547 Round-Trip

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows …

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