Hotel credit cards are generally pretty generous in terms of offering free nights. Some of them offer sign-up bonuses in the form of points, which can be redeemed flexibly. Others offer free nights, which are great for people who want to stay at top-tier hotels. So which card offers the most free nights? Luckily, there are lots of options. LEARN MORE!
WOW Air is currently offering some great round-trip flight deals to Reykjavik (KEF) from US cities including Boston (BOS), Newark (EWR), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Pittsburgh (PIT). The earliest dates are available starting in August, but low fares are available through March 2018, depending on your departure city. Chances are you won’t be alone in your travels — WOW’s expansion has fueled a tourism explosion in Iceland. LEARN MORE!
When Marriott acquired Starwood last year, the Marriott Rewards Premier credit card became more valuable. Elite status matches were announced, earning and redemption transfer options were expanded, and members of both loyalty programs (and Ritz-Carlton) now have access to over 5700 properties in 110 countries. These are all positive changes but should this be a hotel-branded credit card you should have in your wallet? LEARN MORE!
Cruises are becoming increasingly popular, and provide a much-needed break from reality. Many different demographics enjoy cruising, from time-strapped professionals to retired folks to newlyweds. Cruising can be a relaxing, stress-free way to see the world, while having meals, drinks, logistics and everything else taken care of. LEARN MORE!
The big 4 domestic airlines are all currently offering increased signup bonuses for a limited time.
The cards typically aren’t great for spending. In general you’ll be better off spending on a card like the Starwood Consumer AMEX or the Starwood Business AMEX and transferring points to the airline of your choice with a transfer bonus.LEARN MORE!
Delta’s currently running its monthly SkyMiles Flash Sale promo — and this month it’s put Canada (one of the top destinations of 2017) on sale. In order to take advantage of the sale, you must book by tomorrow night (June 14) at 11:59pm ET for travel between September 5 and November 14, 2017, which, according to Delta, is ‘peak leaf season’ at our neighbor to the north. The carrier is advertising tickets from 20,000 SkyMiles round-trip, but we’ve found flights for as little as 12,000 round-trip. LEARN MORE!
Here at TPG, we always stress that if you’re going to do some online shopping, you should leverage the opportunity to double-dip by going through a shopping portal. Not only does clicking through one of these sites net you extra travel rewards, but they also frequently run promotions that can get you even more points or miles. Currently, United MileagePlus shopping is running one such promo, offering you the opportunity to get up to 15 miles per dollar with select retailers. LEARN MORE!