ICYMI: Buy-One-Get-One Deals on Amtrak, Cheap Flights to Asia and More

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

Each Sunday, we round up the top deals you might have missed on TPG this week. From flight deals to limited-time bonus offers, here’s what you need to know. Targeted Bonus of 1x Bonus Points on Amex Cards This week we saw targeted offers for Amex cardholders to earn 1x bonus points on all spend. …

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Delta flash sale to the Caribbean (from 10K round trip)

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Delta is running a flash sale on flights to the Caribbean / Latin America / Mexico, with round trip flights starting at 10,000 SkyMiles. The travel period in many cases is during hurricane season and the official travel windows are quite small, so this may not appeal to everyone. On the other hand, if you book with a credit card with decent travel protections, weather may be less of a concern than getting to palm trees…

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Delta flash sale to Europe from 26K round trip

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Delta is running a flash sale for economy class travel to Europe, with flights from 26,000 SkyMiles round trip. While we often see fall airfares drop to the low $300’s from places like New York and Boston, this flash sale could be particularly good for those based in other parts of the country where fares are often much higher. The Deal Delta SkyMiles is running a flash sale, with awards to Europe priced from 26,000 SkyMiles round trip…

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Is It Possible to Opt out of Delta Comfort+ Upgrades?

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Reader Questions are answered twice a week by TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Ethan Steinberg. Frequent travelers tend to spend a lot of time chasing complimentary upgrades, so it’s hard to imagine why someone would want to turn one down — or even opt out of the upgrade process entirely. However, many Delta elites …

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Delta Adds a Nonstop Flight from New York to Bogota, Colombia

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Beginning Dec. 21, 2019, Delta Air Lines will once again serve Bogota, Colombia, from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The carrier flew between the two locales a decade ago, but has only operated flights between Bogota and its headquarters in Atlanta of late. Choosing the Best Credit Card for Delta Flyers! This winter, …

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Premium Economy Done Right: Delta Premium Select on the Brand-New A330-900neo

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

In a bid to offer an experience between the luxury found in business class and the merely tolerable ride in coach, Delta is adding Premium Select — its spin on premium economy class — to an increasing number of planes in its wide-body fleet. The airline’s new Airbus A330-900neo is the latest to offer the …

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How to Fly in a Lie-Flat Seat to Hawaii

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

While some travelers would happily take any flight headed to Hawaii, others are a bit choosier. Naturally, we recommend you simply get to Hawaii however you can, but if you want the best seats your miles or money can buy, we’re here to help you fly to the 50th state in a lie-flat business class …

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Alaska Airlines Elites Will Now Pay More For Lounge Access

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

If you’re an Alaska Lounge member you might be in for a surprise when it’s time to renew your membership. While the standard membership rate is staying the same, at $450, the discount rates paid by Alaska Airlines flyers with elite status are going up. Milage Plan MVPs can expect their new rate to be …

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Good Seat, Bad Screen: Alitalia Premium Economy on the A330 From New York to Rome

Written by Alberto Riva @ The Points Guy

What airline has been bankrupt since 2017, but keeps flying thanks to government loans and might even end up getting an investment from Delta? That’s Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier and member of the SkyTeam alliance which, despite its dire financial straits (and culturally insensitive advertising), is still very much a presence in the US. On …

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Experiencing Taipei’s Night Markets With Kids

Written by Ian Snyder @ The Points Guy

Taiwan is a food-lover’s paradise. It offers everything from beef noodles to oyster omelets to gua bao (steamed bread stuffed with braised pork belly and pickled cabbage) and stinky tofu (it smells pretty awful but if you can get past that, it’s delicious). On a quick visit to Taipei, my family wanted to sample as …

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A Suite Ride to China: Delta One on the Brand-New A330-900neo

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

We’re big fans of the Delta One Suite at TPG. To date, the suite experience was limited to the Airbus A350 and retrofitted Boeing 777s. Delta’s recent launch of Airbus A330-900neo offers flyers a new opportunity to fly in one of Delta’s private business-class cabins.  The 900neo is the latest model of the successful Airbus …

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Delta’s New Augmented Reality App Might Keep Your Kid Mesmerized While Flying

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

If Delta plans to continue its streak of record quarters in the future, it needs to generate the next wave of loyal flyers. The airline’s latest launch aims to achieve precisely that with the Cloud Crew augmented reality app that brings the world of Delta to the youngest of passengers. The app is available on …

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Free Upgrades on Delta Are Becoming Even Harder to Come By

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

If you’ve noticed fewer Delta upgrades clearing of late, you’re not alone. As Delta celebrates a record quarter, it’s also rejoicing over a 10% increase in premium product ticket revenue and double-digit percentage increases in loyalty and mileage-related income. In lay terms, that means more people than ever before are paying up for confirmed seats …

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Expires 7/31/2019: Better-Than-Public Offer! Earn 80,000 Bonus Miles And 5,000 Medallion Qualifying Miles With The Delta Reserve For Business Credit Card With This Referral Offer!

Written by Flying High On Points @ Flying High On Points

Offer Disclosure: This offer is a referral offer and available only for a limited time. I may be compensated if you sign up for this offer through this referral link. Note that I only recommend referral offers on card families that I myself carry. Thank you for supporting this site. Cheers!  There is a brand-new referral offer out […]

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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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Maximizing Points and Miles With Lyft Partnerships

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

One of the best ways to boost your loyalty account balances is by double-dipping your rewards. This takes many forms and requires different levels of effort, but one of the easiest ways to do this involves the ride-sharing company Lyft. Every time you summon a Lyft, you could earn extra points and miles with not …

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