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TODAY'S POSTS: 
- The Top Business Credit Cards  
- The Cheapest Way to Fly in JetBlue’s Premium Mint Cabin  
- Southwest Announces Nonstop Flights From the Continental US to Hawaii  
- How to Book Cheap Delta Awards With Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club  
- Review: FlixBus, From Munich to Stuttgart Airport in Germany  
- See Lufthansa’s Hijacked Flight 181 Come Home After 40 Years  
- 5 Best TPG Reader Award Flight and Hotel Redemptions  
- Lufthansa Is Reportedly Set to Buy Parts of Air Berlin  
- Avianca LifeMiles Introduces Short-Haul US Awards Starting at 7,500 Miles One-Way  
- Register to Earn an Extra 5,000 United Miles on Select Card Purchases 

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The Top Business Credit Cards

By The Points Guy on Oct 12, 2017 07:55 am
Starting this month, I’m changing up my approach to top cards, breaking the list into separate posts for personal cards and business cards. This makes sense for several reasons: For one, there are simply too many great offers across both categories to round up the best in one top 10 list, not to mention the ...
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The Cheapest Way to Fly in JetBlue’s Premium Mint Cabin

By Richard Kerr on Oct 12, 2017 07:00 am
Reviews of JetBlue’s premium Mint cabin have almost been universally positive since the product debuted. Routes featuring Mint continue to be added to JetBlue’s schedule, and experiencing this cabin has been at the top of my #avgeek wish list for months. TPG just booked a last-minute San Francisco – Fort Lauderdale Mint flight for just ...
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Southwest Announces Nonstop Flights From the Continental US to Hawaii

By Emily McNutt on Oct 11, 2017 11:22 pm
Southwest is making its first foray into Hawaii. The low-cost carrier, which until this point has served only the continental US, Central America and the Caribbean, is poised to launch its first service to Hawaii. Southwest announced on Twitter on Wednesday night that it’s launching flights to Hawaii: Southwest broke the news on its Twitter ...
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How to Book Cheap Delta Awards With Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club

By JT Genter on Oct 11, 2017 09:05 pm
Good news keeps coming from Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club program. Tuesday, we saw the return of the 30% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Flying Club — which creates amazing sweet spots on ANA business and first class. Now, Flying Club is allowing its members book Delta awards online. This allows you to score some ...
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Review: FlixBus, From Munich to Stuttgart Airport in Germany

By Katie Genter on Oct 11, 2017 07:00 pm
FlixBus offers an affordable, flexible and comfortable alternative to plane and train travel in some parts of Europe. The Pros: A cheap, quiet ride from Munich to Stuttgart Airport. The Cons: No Wi-Fi or snacks for sale on our bus.
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See Lufthansa’s Hijacked Flight 181 Come Home After 40 Years

By Otis Wright on Oct 11, 2017 06:00 pm
One of the most notorious planes in history, the Lufthansa Boeing 737-200 dubbed Landshut, finally returned to Germany 40 years after it was hijacked and flown around Europe, the Middle East and Somalia by terrorists before being retaken by German special forces. The battered 737‘s fuselage and separated wings were flown from Brazil to Friedrichshafen ...
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5 Best TPG Reader Award Flight and Hotel Redemptions

By Zach Honig on Oct 11, 2017 05:00 pm
Here at The Points Guy we’re always looking to make the most of our points and miles, and we get countless questions from readers looking to maximize their travel as well. But with a fairly small team, it isn’t possible to get back to everyone — that’s one of the reasons we decided to expand ...
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Lufthansa Is Reportedly Set to Buy Parts of Air Berlin

By Emily McNutt on Oct 11, 2017 04:25 pm
Air Berlin will cease to exist on October 28. Germany’s second-largest airline filed for insolvency in August, and since then, no single party has come forward to take over all of the carrier. Now, Lufthansa is reportedly going to buy part of it. According to Reuters, Lufthansa is set to buy Air Berlin’s Niki leisure ...
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Avianca LifeMiles Introduces Short-Haul US Awards Starting at 7,500 Miles One-Way

By Emily McNutt on Oct 11, 2017 03:00 pm
Avianca’s LifeMiles program has some hidden gems, such as reasonably priced international premium-cabin awards. It’s just added a discounted redemption option for short-haul awards in the US, potentially making it even more valuable. With the new option, you’ll be able to fly domestically on short-haul routes for as few as 7,500 miles one-way. In economy, ...
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Register to Earn an Extra 5,000 United Miles on Select Card Purchases

By Zach Honig on Oct 11, 2017 02:35 pm
Tuesday, United launched a 50,000-mile bonus offer with the United MileagePlus Club Card, and today the airline’s back to sweeten the deal for existing cardholders. While there isn’t an opportunity to earn tens of thousands of miles, you may be eligible to score a 5,000-mile bonus after spending $3,000 by December 31, 2017. This offer may be ...
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