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My New York State quarantine, and the new rules for traveler

My New York State quarantine, and the new rules for traveler

s New York recently changed the entry requirement rules to eliminate a full 14-day quarantine for some travelers. Unfortunately, you’ll need to j...
What is a foreign transaction fee?

What is a foreign transaction fee?

There’s very little in the travel and credit card industry that we hate more at TPG than unnecessary fees — including foreign transaction fees. ...
How to change or cancel an American Airlines flight

How to change or cancel an American Airlines flight

If you’ve been traveling for a while, you know that travel arrangements don’t always go as planned. Meetings are delayed, conferences are cance...
Building credit for beginners: OpenSky Secured Visa Card review

Building credit for beginners: OpenSky Secured Visa Card review

  OpenSky® Secured Visa® Credit Card overview Looking to build credit and don’t mind paying an annual fee? While the card lacks any perks or...
7 amazing hotels around the world you can book with points

7 amazing hotels around the world you can book with points

Editor’s note: The team at The Points Guy loves to travel, but now is not the time for unnecessary trips. Health officials note that the fastes...
Great lounge and service: a review of Swiss Air Lines’ business class on the 777

Great lounge and service: a review of Swiss Air Lines’ business class on the 777

During the COVID-19 crisis, our team has temporarily ceased taking review trips and we are not publishing new flight or hotel reviews. While br...
Deals galore: 20 popular routes to the Caribbean available for under $100 in late 2020

Deals galore: 20 popular routes to the Caribbean available for under $100 in late 2020

We are all currently sticking as close to home as possible due to COVID-19, but there’s nothing wrong with dreaming of a time when travel will ...
Flight deals available across the country from $35 for the second half of 2020

Flight deals available across the country from $35 for the second half of 2020

Right now we are all sticking close to home due to COVID-19, but most of us are dreaming of a time when travel will again open up. While no one...
How and why I used miles to book 2 new award trips for later this year

How and why I used miles to book 2 new award trips for later this year

My family is currently one of the lucky ones: We have our jobs, and we already worked remotely before the coronavirus outbreak. We’re still hea...
Fly TAP Portugal’s business class for cheap from Cape Town in 2021

Fly TAP Portugal’s business class for cheap from Cape Town in 2021

Editor’s note: The team at The Points Guy loves to travel, but now is not the time for unnecessary trips. Health officials note that the fastes...
Flight deals to Hawaii from $119 available into late 2020

Flight deals to Hawaii from $119 available into late 2020

Dreaming of the future trips we hope to one day take is part of my family’s strategy for coping with the COVID-19-imposed lockdown. High on our...
A service roller coaster: Review of SriLankan Airlines business class on the A330-300

A service roller coaster: Review of SriLankan Airlines business class on the A330-300

TPG Rating 75 100 Pros Very good seat; great food; cheap price in miles. Cons Inconsistent service; expen...