Wallaby and The Points Guy Launch TPG To Go, Enabling Travelers To Easily Maximize Rewards Anytime, Anywhere

The new app from Wallaby and ThePointsGuys.com can save users hundreds of dollars a year

Mar 03, 2016, 09:30 ET from Wallaby Financial Inc.

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PASADENA, Calif., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby Financial Inc., the leader in mobile and web­-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced the launch of TPG To Go 2.0 for iPhone. TPG To Go helps you maximize your travel by ensuring consumers have the knowledge to earn more rewards on every dollar they spend.

Travel-savvy consumers simply launch the app and can instantly see the right combination of credit cards that will maximize their rewards. TPG To Go provides recommendations for both online and offline shopping, all without needing to provide a credit card number.

"Wallaby's mission is to make it easier than ever for people to save money, earn rewards, and simplify their lives," said Wallaby founder and CEO Matthew Goldman. Brian Kelly founder and CEO of The Points Guy, shares our vision. "TPG To Go is a natural extension of what we do on the ThePointsGuy.com and I am excited to work with Wallaby on the app that will help travelers earn the most rewards from their purchase," says Kelly.

TPG To Go users can stay on top of credit card sign-up bonuses, bills, annual fees, and all of the latest TPG news with the TPG Tracker. They can follow airline, hotel, and card loyalty programs to receive real-time alerts from the TPG blog in TPG Now, as well as read and comment on blog articles directly in the app.

Another feature of TPG To Go is Ambient Alerts. This  feature sends you a notification when you are shopping at a supermarket or eating at a restaurant, giving a friendly reminder about the best card to use, without you needing to ever open the app itself. The app also keeps track of spending with the all-new Spend Monitor, which alerts you to changes in your spending activity with a single card, in a single category, and across the board. If there is any suspicious activity, the app notifies you immediately.

About The PointsGuy
Brian Kelly is The Points Guy, a leader and influencer in the industry of points, miles and travel. As a passionate traveler since childhood, Brian used his knowledge and insight to start ThePointsGuy.com during his time as a Wall Street road warrior while traveling the globe for up to six months a year. Brian left his Wall Street job in June 2011 to grow his site and travel the world full-time. Through his earning strategies and travel savvy, ThePointsGuy.com now has grown to over 2.6 Million unique monthly visitors, with a growing staff of editors and writers keeping their readers up to date on important points and travel news. This February, he launched a new web-series entitled TPGtv, which has already garnered over 1.5 million views on Facebook and YouTube.

Brian has been featured in over 100 publications and news outlets including The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, The Los Angeles Times, The Independent, CNN, and The Today Show, among others. He has presented at various travel conferences including the LA Times and New York Times Travel Shows, and the annual Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars.

Brian dishes out more of his signature tips and advice and inspiration on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Follow him @ThePointsGuy.

About Wallaby Financial Inc.
Wallaby is the leader in credit card data and consumer financial information applications.  Powered by CardBase®, a proprietary database of more than 3,000 credit card profiles, and  Wallaby's unique realtime optimization algorithms, Wallaby's product suite helps consumers to  earn more rewards and save more money. Wallaby informs consumers about which card to use  when shopping, and helps them find the best credit card to add to their wallets by taking into  account rewards, fees, interest rates and more financial data. Wallaby products are available for  Web, iPhone, Android, wearables, and more. Wallaby Financial Inc. is a subsidiary of Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) For more information, please visit https://www.walla.by. Stay connected with  Wallaby on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @wallabycard.

SOURCE Wallaby Financial Inc.