Deal Alert: Flights From the US to Turks & Caicos From $225+ Round-Trip

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

While beautiful and serene, Turks & Caicos can be quite pricey. Luckily, flights are available from numerous US cities to Providenciales (PLS) starting at just $225 round-trip. Originally featured on Scott’s Cheap Flights, fares are available beginning in September with availability extending into the first two months of 2020. All flights are booked into economy …

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Deal Alert: Flights to Puerto Rico From $133 Round-Trip

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Flights from the mainland United States to Puerto Rico are now available from just $133 round-trip. Flights are operated by JetBlue and Delta with a number of nonstop flights available from cities on the east coast. Flights on JetBlue will be booked into the airline’s lowest fare class, Blue, which still includes a carry-on bag …

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The Best Way to Get from Heathrow Airport to London

Written by Kathleen Porter Kristiansen @ The Points Guy

London is a destination for many points enthusiasts since there are often great redemptions available for hotels and flights. The UK is so points-centric that it even became the first international office of TPG with the launch of TPG UK in April this year. But after landing at the largest Londin airport, Heathrow, how should …

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Deal Alert: 2-For-1 Flights to Qatar and Africa or Southeast Asia From $674 R/T

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Flights from multiple cities across the US to Doha, Johannesburg, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Maputo, Mozambique, are available from just $304 one-way or $674 round-trip. The following deals are 2-for-1 flight deals. All itineraries must include a stopover in Doha, while travelers are free to choose the second city in their itinerary. This deal was …

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Why Every Female Solo Traveler Needs a Card With Travel Insurance

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Solo travel offers a chance to step outside of your comfort zone, meet new people from around the world and reflect on your life. However, solo travel also comes with risk and in some places this risk is heightened for female travelers. Accidents, emergencies and unavoidable hiccups in your itinerary happen, and these situations can …

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You Can Still Plan an Affordable Trip to Montauk Before the End of Summer

Written by Caroline Blair @ The Points Guy

The end of summer is coming faster than we’d like to admit, and those last-minute summer travel plans can get expensive — especially if you’re eyeing Montauk, located at the east end of Long Island. Montauk has just been named the most expensive travel destination in the US, according to a survey by CheapHotels.org that …

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Staff Retreat: Using Chase’s Luxury Hotel and Resort Collection Program at the Aria in Las Vegas

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

There are tons of ways to maximize your stay in Las Vegas, and we’ve spent the last few weeks discussing them — from status matches to luxury hotel programs designed to mimic elite benefits. While there is a plethora of choices when it comes to booking hotels with your preferred loyalty program, using sites like …

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Deal Alert: US Cities to Beijing From $303 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. 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 …

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How and When to Get a Visa to Visit Australia

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

US citizens can travel to many countries visa-free, but Australia isn’t one of them. If you’re thinking about traveling to Australia, you’ll need to plan ahead and obtain valid travel documentation. Here’s what you need to know before traveling to Australia as a US citizen with a US passport. What Visa Do I Need? The …

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Recent Uber Glitch Is One Example Why You Should Always Pay With a Credit Card

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

Many Uber customers were charged hundreds or even thousands of dollars because of a system glitch on Wednesday. Although the glitch has been addressed by Uber, some are still dealing with overdrafts and other bank issues because they had debit cards connected to their Uber accounts, rather than credit cards. @Uber_Support hey! i put in …

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How to Save 50% on ‘Moon’ Properties Through Hotels.com Tomorrow

Written by Caroline Blair @ The Points Guy

An out-of-this-world deal is blasting off for eleven minutes beginning on July 16 at 8:32a.m Central Time. Celebrations are in order across the US for the 50th anniversary of the inaugural moon landing on Tuesday, July 16, and Hotels.com is partaking in the festivities with a stellar flash sale. The sale offers 50% off eleven …

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Deal Alert: Fly From the US to the Caribbean From $217+ Round-Trip, Nonstop

Written by Max Prosperi @ 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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Deal Alert: Frontier Celebrates Its Birthday With $20 One-Way Fares

Written by Max Prosperi @ 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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Delta Award Sale to Select European Cities From Only 30k SkyMiles

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. Delta is currently having an award sale on round-trip fares to Europe. Destinations include London, Dublin, Milan, Venice, Madrid, Paris and Rome. The travel period between cities …

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The Best Credit Cards for Paying Taxes and Fees on Award Tickets

Written by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

Unless you’re new to the points and miles hobby, you’re probably all too familiar with the fact that those “free” award flights are almost never completely free. Although there are ways to cut them down, you’ll almost always face the unfortunate addition of taxes and fees. These can range from $5.60 to upwards of $800 one-way for some aspirational awards, …

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Is Southwest EarlyBird Check-In Worth It?

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

For $15 – $25 you can pay Southwest Airlines to check you into your flight 36 hours before departure via their EarlyBird Check-in program. By doing this you will hopefully secure an earlier boarding assignment so you can score a better seat. Here’s a look at how Southwest EarlyBird Check-In works and whether it is worth it…

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Deal Alert: Delta Flash Sale to Iceland From 24,000 SkyMiles Round-Trip

Written by Max Prosperi @ 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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