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Hyatt Anniversary Free Night Certificate: Everything You Need To Know

The World of Hyatt Credit Card is one of my all around favorite hotel credit cards.  While there are lots of great perks to the card, in this post I wanted to focus specifically on the annual free night certificate that it offers, which alone can more than justify the card’s annual fee. Hyatt Anniversary Free Night Certificate Basics On your credit card account anniversary each year you’ll be issued a free night certificate, which is valid for a stay at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel globally. While […]

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How to Score the Best Seats When Flying Southwest Airlines

Few airlines command the customer devotion that Southwest Airlines inspires. America’s most family-friendly aviation brand, according to our survey, does things right in many ways that other airlines do not, from offering two free checked bags per person to making it easy for parents to sit with young children without paying premium fees, having elite status, a certain credit card or booking way in advance. But Southwest’s unique boarding process that does not assign specific seats to travelers can be baffling for first-time travelers, infrequent flyers or […]

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Citi AAdvantage Platinum Card Review (2019)

Airline credit cards are among the most popular types of credit cards out there. Many people may be loyal to an airline because of where they live or their travel patterns, and picking up a co-branded airline credit card seems like the most logical way to extend that relationship. Citi AAdvantage Platinum Card Review American Airlines has cards issued by both Citi and Barclays, and in this post I wanted to look at the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard®, which is one of American’s most […]

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Top Credit Cards With No Foreign Transaction Fees in 2019

Banks are in business to make money and there’s nothing wrong with paying a reasonable fee for a valuable service. Of all the charges that can be imposed by a credit card, though, foreign transaction fees are the most egregious. Many cards charge a foreign transaction fee of around 3% and customers don’t get anything in return for it. In this guide, we’ll consider the best credit cards with no foreign transaction fees for international travel. In This Post The Best Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction […]

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ICYMI: Biz Ticket Giveaway, Bonus Point Offers and More

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. Free Round-Trip Biz Tickets to Turkey Photo courtesy of Crystal Cruises. This week Editor-at-Large Zach Honig announced that he would be giving away an awesome Turkey vacation package to Miles Away listeners. Apply here. Flight Deals to Asia From $490 Round-Trip DuKai photographer / Getty Images From Tokyo to Beijing, readers were able to score some awesome deals. Earn […]

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Review: Thai Airways A350 Business Class

READ MORE FROM THIS TRIP • Introduction: The 25,000 Mile Journey To Greece • Review: Aer Lingus A321LR Business Class • Review: Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge Dublin Airport • Review: Platinum Services Dublin Airport • Flying Around Europe With TAPered Expectations • Review: TAP Air Portugal A321LR Business Class • Review: United 787-10 Polaris Business Class • Review: Diamond Lounge Brussels Airport • Review: EVA Air 787-9 Business Class • Review: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok • Review: Thai Airways Business Lounge Bangkok Airport • Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge […]

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Hilton Honors Status Changes, TSA PreCheck Adds Airlines and More

Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG this week. Here’s what you need to know. A220 main cabin. Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines. That Delta Passenger Who Got a Plane to Himself? Didn’t Quite Happen That Way A story about a passenger flying alone on a Delta plane went viral earlier this week. Turns out, it didn’t actually go down that way all. Here’s how it really happened. MIAMI, FL — JUNE 02: Travelers […]

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United Airlines Reveals New Tokyo Haneda Routes

Last week the US Department of Transportation formally granted US airlines 12 additional daytime slots for Tokyo Haneda. This is Tokyo’s most convenient airport, and there was quite some competition for these slots. How the 12 Tokyo Haneda slots were allocated Of these 12 slots, Delta was granted five of them, United was granted four of them, American was granted two of them, and Hawaiian was granted one of them. Following this decision, Delta revealed that they planned to completely pull out of Tokyo Narita, meaning that […]

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TWA Hotel Now Selling Gym Memberships

The TWA Hotel at JFK Airport is an aviation geek’s dream come true, thanks to the incredible design, amenities, and plane spotting. I reviewed the hotel several weeks ago, and was mostly very impressed. One thing I noted in my review was that I was surprised they had a 10,000 square foot gym. That’s an absolutely massive gym (they claim it’s the world’s largest hotel gym), particularly at an airport hotel, where not many people actually seem to use gyms. I visited it a couple of times, […]

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How to Unlock Additional Award Availability With United Credit Cards

The United MileagePlus program is undergoing some significant changes. The airline has pulled its award chart for United-operated flights as of Nov. 15, 2019, so moving forward, Saver award space — award seats requiring fewer miles — will be even more valuable. Today, we’re going to examine a unique feature of United’s credit cards that allows you to unlock hidden Saver awards. Finding Award Space United tends to offer more Saver award space than most other frequent-flyer programs. But that’s not saying much these days, when most airlines […]

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