Targeted Amex Offer: Get $300 Back on Your Next Cathay Pacific Flight

Written by Alyssa Cerchiai @ The Points Guy

If you’re an American Express credit cardholder with future plans to fly to Asia, listen up: A new Amex Offer can get you a big return on your ticket. Through the end of July, targeted cardholders can get a one-time $300 statement credit after spending $1,500 or more with Cathay Pacific. In case you’re not …

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5 Ways to Save Money on Travel By Checking Existing Reservations

Written by Dia Adams @ The Points Guy

For some people, May means baseball and graduation, but as the smell of lilacs wafts through my backyard, I think about gardening. I don’t mean planting tomatoes (although I do that too). But just as spring isn’t just for cleaning, May is a great time to “garden” your summer travel plans. Garden My Travel? “Gardening” …

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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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Targeted: Earn 15,000 Membership Rewards Points With This Rimowa Luggage Amex Offer

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

If you were looking to replace or upgrade your current luggage situation, be sure to check if you’ve been targeted for the latest Amex Offer: 15,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $500 or more with Rimowa through July 15, 2019. TPG himself is a fan of Rimowa, as well as TPG‘s own Summer Hull, who has …

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Deal Alert: Excellent Delta One Award Space to Asia for Just 47,000 Points Each Way

Written by JT Genter @ 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. Years ago, Delta ditched its award chart. Now Delta charges whatever it wants for an award flight, sometimes leading to astronomical award prices. However, …

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Delta Flash Sale: Domestic Routes From 12,000 SkyMiles Round-Trip

Written by J. Scott Clark @ 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. Although Delta hasn’t published an award chart for years, it does offer award flash sales fairly regularly. Destinations have included South America from 32,000 …

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Why the Amex Gold Could Be the Way to Go If You’re New to Rewards Cards

Written by Sam Lipscomb @ The Points Guy

The Chase Sapphire Reserve took home the title of best premium card at the TPG Awards in December, and the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card tops the list of our favorite cards for getting started with points and miles. Combine either of those cards with the Chase Freedom and Chase Freedom Unlimited, and you have a …

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Earning Lots of Miles and Points by Paying Off Student Loans

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

It’s graduation season, and that is a very exciting chapter for millions of ambitious students. I hate to be the party pooper, but it’s not all celebrations and new opportunities this time of year. There’s this extremely pesky reality of higher education in the 21st century: student loans. Even with hefty scholarships, upon graduation from …

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Privacy, Please: The Best Budget Hotels for Families Who Need Space

Written by Jordi Lippe-McGraw @ The Points Guy

Before becoming a parent, I was always on the hunt for a unique boutique hotel. The size of the room didn’t matter all that much if the location was convenient, the décor on point, the vibe fashionably casual and the service superb. Sometimes I wouldn’t mind paying a pretty penny for the experience. Now, as …

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How Good Is the Current Chase British Airways Transfer Bonus?

Written by Juan Ruiz @ The Points Guy

Transfer bonuses are a holy grail of the miles and points world, as they take the points you have and turn them into even more points in another program. While they are never guaranteed, over the past decade we’ve grown accustomed to American Express Membership Rewards transfer bonuses to British Airways Executive Club happening at …

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15x on IHG stays or Ebates Hotels today (5/9/19)

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Ebates is currently offering 15%/15x back on IHG stays booked today. They are also offering the same return on Ebates Hotels (their own booking engine), so you could get that same return on just about any brand — though note that you will not receive hotel points or qualify for elite credit or benefits for bookings made through the Ebates Hotels booking engine (conversely, you will get those things for bookings made directly with IHG brands after…

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Maximizing the American Express Platinum Card for Family Travel

Written by Jason Steele @ The Points Guy

You might not have considered The Platinum Card® from American Express to be an ideal choice for family travelers, but perhaps it is time to think again. Many of the same features and benefits that make this card a great option for single travelers and couples can be even more useful to families who travel. …

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$15 / 1500 points back on $50 at 1800Flowers (stack with 30% back today)

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

There’s a new Amex Offer out that’s good for $15 back or 1,500 Membership Rewards points when you spend $50 or more at 1800Flowers.com. The timing on that is good because: A) It’s almost Mother’s Day and B) You may be able to get 30% back via Ebates today (or alternatively 30x Membership Rewards points). That makes for a nice little stack. The Deal Get $15 back when you spend $50 or more at 1-800-Flowers with a new Amex Offer…

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Targeted: Aeroplan transfer bonus from Membership Rewards (10%)

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Some people are reporting a targeted 10% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards. This appears to be highly targeted, but it’s worth logging in to check since Aeroplan is such a valuable transfer for Star Alliance flights. Of note: there is no end date noted; previous airline transfer bonuses with no end date have generally ended quickly and without advance notice, so this is one to consider promptly if targeted. The Deal Amex is offering a…

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Today Only: Earn up to 20% Cash Back or 15 Amex Points per Dollar Shopping Online at Hundreds of Retailers

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

365 days per year, you can earn airline miles or bonus cash back when shopping online just by clicking through a shopping portal first to get to the retailer of your choice (here’s how), but today is extra special. Today is Ebates’s (now known as Rakuten) 20th anniversary. The site is celebrating by giving customers …

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Can you get an Amex sign-up bonus if you already have the same card as a supplementary?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

This is the second part of our two articles on how American Express supplementary cards work. In Part One earlier in the week we looked at why you might want to add a supplementary card to your account and how to earn a few thousand […]

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Maximize Amex Transfer Bonus for Incredible ANA Redemptions

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Membership Rewards started May off right by bringing back one of our favorite promotions: a 30% transfer bonus when transferring points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. If you don’t know better, that news by itself might elicit a yawn. But, if you’re interested in flying to Japan in style, you’re going to want to read …

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How to Book a Cruise Using Points and Miles

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Peak cruise season is fast approaching, and while TPG might be best known for our love of aviation (#AvGeeks forever) and hotel deals around the world, we also love a good cruise. These days, this form of travel is no longer just for your grandma and other retirees. Just look at Richard Branson, who is …

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What bonus can you get for adding a free Amex supplementary card to your account?

Written by Rob @ Head for Points

I wasn’t planning to do another American Express article this week, but something came up in the comments to the article on Monday (and comes up in my emails with worrying regularity) which made me think that we should take a proper look at American […]

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