A Guide to Lounge Access With the Amex Platinum Card

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

Most people keep travel rewards cards in their purse or wallet because of the bonus points they earn in certain categories. And while two of Amex’s top cards — The Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express — do have 5x categories for certain airline (booked directly with the consumer …

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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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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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Top-Notch Food: A Review of the American Express Lounge at Mumbai Airport

Written by Ajay Awtaney @ The Points Guy

While Mumbai arguably has one of the best lounges globally in the GVK Lounge, American Express contracted lounge operator TFS to make an exclusive outpost for its own cardmembers as well. This one is compact but very efficient; a good pitstop before your flight. Pros: Quiet and excellent food and drink options. Cons: Ergonomics are a miss if you intend to work while visiting the lounge.

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Bring Your Bathing Suit to This Amazing Priority Pass Lounge in Punta Cana

Written by Scott Mayerowitz @ The Points Guy

Unless you are flying international first class, airport lounges today are pretty routine. There are some snacks and cheese cubes, free drinks and a place to escape the madness of the terminal. Then there is the VIP Lounge in Punta Cana Airport’s Terminal B. It’s one of the nicest Priority Pass lounges I’ve ever been …

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A Lesson For If You’re In An Exit Row, Free WiFi On Delta, What They Did To London Landmarks, Rage Yoga & More!

Written by SharonKurheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Wednesday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. Gary from View From The Wing reports that the T…

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Oh My Gözleme: A Review of the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge in the New Istanbul Airport

Written by Ben Smithson @ The Points Guy

Turkish Airlines continue their reputation for spectacular flagship lounges at their new home in Istanbul. Pros: Incredible, freshly cooked restaurant-quality food, plenty of space and seating. Cons: Slow and frustrating Wi-Fi process, the entrance was hard to find and there were queues for food.

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Is Southwest Pulling A Fast One?, New & Improved Lounge, Negative Changes to Bonvoy + IHG, & More!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. The Freddie Awards ceremony was last week. If you …

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