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Hotels — and the ick factor — in the time of coronavirus

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Hotels — and the ick factor — in the time of coronavirus

Editor’s note: TPG doesn’t currently recommend traveling. However, I made this trip because I wanted to be closer to my family and help my sister take care of our parents as the coronavirus pandemic continues, with no end in sight.  I’m sharing my story not to encourage similar trips, but to provide information for those who must travel. Last week, my 14-year-old and I did a 1,700-mile road trip from Towson, Maryland (a suburb north of Baltimore), to our family home in San Antonio, Texas. We decided to stop overnight in Nashville, where I had booked a deluxe room with two queen...


Expiring elite upgrade and perks exchange for winter 2019

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Expiring elite upgrade and perks exchange for winter 2019

As we approach the end of 2019, it’s a great time to start thinking about spreading some love to your fellow TPG readers — in the form of expiring and unused upgrade certificates, lounge passes, drink tickets and other airline elite and credit card perks. As always, I first recommend offering your expiring certificates and other perks to family members, coworkers and friends, or see if there’s any way to take advantage yourself. Once you’ve determined you still have some that’ll go unused before they expire in early 2020, please consider sharing them with another reader. Additionally, if you could...


Get a 20% statement credit with new Marriott, Mandarin Oriental Amex Offers

Get a 20% statement credit with new Marriott, Mandarin Oriental Amex Offers

If you have a hotel stay coming up this fall and hold an American Express card, listen up: You may be able to save some serious cash or take home a solid haul of bonus points on your next trip. Many American Express cardholders have reported that they’ve been targeted for deep discounts at major hotel chains through the Amex Offers program. Marriott Amex Offer You can get a 20% statement credit after spending at $300 or more at Marriott properties from Oct. 18 through New Year’s Eve. This offer is only valid at Marriott properties in U.S. and U.S....


The 12 hotel breakfasts we’d order for every meal if we could

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The 12 hotel breakfasts we’d order for every meal if we could

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and hotels all around are great at making the day’s first meal also the best one. When you’re shelling out lots of cash or points for a hotel room, having a lavish spread in the morning is a luxury that’s almost unparalleled. However, you have to pay for all that food — and at high-end properties you may find yourself out well upwards of $50 for the meal. Luckily, though, if you’re a high-tier status holder or book stays through programs like Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts or...


Expiring elite upgrade and perks exchange for winter 2019

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Tags Airlines, EliteStatus, Hotels, News, S

Expiring elite upgrade and perks exchange for winter 2019

As we approach the end of 2019, it’s a great time to start thinking about spreading some love to your fellow TPG readers — in the form of expiring and unused upgrade certificates, lounge passes, drink tickets and other airline elite and credit card perks. As always, I first recommend offering your expiring certificates and other perks to family members, coworkers and friends, or see if there’s any way to take advantage yourself. Once you’ve determined you still have some that’ll go unused before they expire in early 2020, please consider sharing them with another reader. Additionally, if you could...

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