Get Uber Credits for Making Mid-Ride Purchases

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Uber riders have seen many changes to the passenger experience recently. It rolled out Uber Rewards, its new loyalty program, and has introduced new product offerings like Uber Comfort and made improvements to its premium service, Uber Black. Some may have even noticed a tiny box situated next to drivers that’s stocked full of items …

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Earn a 35% Bonus When Converting Marriott Points Into Aeroplan Miles

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Starting tomorrow, you’ll earn a 35% bonus when converting Marriott points into Aeroplan miles. The promotion ends on June 26, so if you’ve been thinking about moving points to a solid loyalty program, this would be the time. Marriott points convert to miles at a 3:1 ratio for most programs. However, for every increment of …

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The CEO of Uber Tells TPG What’s in His Wallet, and His Favorite Perks of Uber Rewards

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Dara Khosrowshahi became the CEO of the world’s largest ride-hailing company in 2017, and has presided over a series of initiatives diversifying the company outside of its core ride-hailing business. Wednesday in Washington, DC, Khosrowshahi sat down with TPG to talk about the future of the company, its co-branded credit card, and his favorite perks of …

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Amazing Deal Alert: Newark to Paris in La Compagnie’s New Business Class From $1,000 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 …

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Race to the Hamptons: What’s the Best Way to Get There?

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

It’s a Friday afternoon in New York, and everyone has a place to be. Slowly but surely, office workers around the city start to filter out around 2pm. Collars are loosened, ties removed and office heels give way to sensible flats and beach-friendly sandals. It’s time to relax and party, not labor over more spreadsheets. …

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Star Alliance Adds a New Connecting Partner for Flights in Asia

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

The Star Alliance is getting a new member. Well, sort of. The global airline alliance has announced its adding Thai Smile Airways as a Star Alliance Connecting Partner. Star Alliance is one of the world’s largest alliances, and its full members include airlines like United, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal, Avianca and South African Airways. Thai Smile …

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Air France-KLM’s Flying Blue June Promo Awards Offer Big Discounts in Business

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Air France and KLM’s Flying Blue awards program has just launched new monthly promo rewards that offer discounts on select flights to Europe. In June you can get discounts on economy awards from Atlanta (ATL) and Houston (IAH) to Europe and business class awards between Chicago (ORD) and Europe. There are many other discounted routes, …

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United Opens Lounge as It Moves Operations to LaGuardia’s New Terminal B

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

New York’s LaGuardia airport has been called a lot of things by passengers, including dingy, dank and dark. But over the last few years, the airport has started to take on a new life as it undergoes a massive, multi-billion dollar renovation project. And Thursday, United Airlines unveiled its new United Club lounge along with …

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You Can Fly Etihad First for 50,000 Miles on This Route, and Availability Is Great

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

There’s first class, and then there’s the Etihad Apartments. In this truly luxurious product, not only do first-class passengers get to lounge mid-flight in their mini “apartment” but they’ll also be treated to champagne, access to Etihad’s amazing lounge in Abu Dhabi and even a shower 30,000 feet in the sky. As noted by Thrifty …

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Here’s What TPG Readers Would Do With 60,000 Ultimate Rewards Points

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is one of TPGs top travel rewards cards for a reason. It earns valuable Ultimate Rewards points that can be transferred to partners like Hyatt, British Airways or United Airlines for high-value redemptions including business-class flights or luxury hotels. And if transferring points isn’t your thing, you can book nearly …

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Amex Cutting Priority Pass Restaurant Access

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

American Express confirmed Tuesday that it will be cutting complimentary restaurant access for its credit and charge cards that include a Priority Pass membership starting August 1, 2019. The Priority Pass lounge membership program is one of the most popular and widespread benefits of many premium credit cards, offering access to more than 1,200 airport …

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Book Delta One Suites to India for 47,000 Points

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Delta announced its long awaited return to India last month, flying a Boeing 777-200LR from New York JFK to Mumbai (BOM) starting in December 2019. Delta will operate a 777 that’s been retrofitted with the fantastic new Delta One Suite. One Mile At A Time reports that when the flight was loaded into the schedule, …

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