Taj Mahal Visitors Will Be Fined for Staying Longer Than 3 Hours

Written by Jordan Allen @ The Points Guy

The Taj Mahal thinks visitors are overstaying their welcome. In this week’s battle against overtourism, the Taj Mahal has made yet another attempt to whittle down the nearly 50,000 visitors that pass through its doors every day. Now, guests at the Taj Mahal will have a three-hour time limit when visiting the UNESCO World Heritage …

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Here’s How to Get a Month of Free Inflight Wi-Fi With a Hertz Car Rental

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Hertz is handing out vouchers for a month of free inflight Wi-Fi with iPass on qualifying car rentals. TPG confirmed directly with Hertz that the offer isn’t targeted and is available to all customers. While the public offer page requires a rental of at least five consecutive days, TPG’s Executive News Editor Scott Mayerowitz, a Hertz …

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Planning a Family Trip to Austin

Written by Justine Harrington @ The Points Guy

You’ve heard about the tasty breakfast tacos, the live music on every corner and the barbecue — but have you heard that Austin is a magical place for families to visit? Explore the city’s world-class museums, spring-fed swimming holes, abundant food trucks and picturesque parks. You’ll find there’s something for everyone in the weirdest, coolest …

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A Stunning New Amusement Park Just Opened in Singapore Changi Airport

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Singapore’s Changi Airport is already one of the world’s greatest by practically any metric and this week it opened up another one-of-a-kind attraction. From the efficiency of its operation to its own movie theaters, SIN is one airport where you may actually yearn for a lengthy layover — particularly now that Canopy Park is open. …

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Visiting Exuma With Kids

Written by Jessica Rooks @ The Points Guy

If you want to escape the crowds flowing out of oversized cruise ships into the major tourist centers of the Bahamas, it’s time to visit the untouched islands of Exuma. There, isolation brings serenity and the beaches and marine life make Exuma perfect for kids or even the pickiest traveler. Exuma consists of 365 individual …

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London Introduces Plans for New Rooftop Infinity Pool With 360-Degree City Views

Written by Caroline Blair @ The Points Guy

Sure, London already has plenty of great views. But just-announced plans for a rooftop infinity pool 55 stories above the English capital promise to top them all. According to UK-based manufacturer Compass Pools, the 600,000-liter showstopper would boast 360-degree views of the London city skyline and be the first of its kind. Called Infinity London, …

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How a 21-Year-Old Used Points and Miles to Become the Youngest Person to Visit Every Country on Earth

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ The Points Guy

Many of us imagine traveling around the world, filling our maps with pushpins and — one day — crossing every country off the checklist. Now, imagine seeing all 196 at the young age of 21. On May 31, Lexie Alford (a Northern California resident known as Lexie Limitless to her followers on Instagram), set a …

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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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