Following is our regular summary of the best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week.
If it was a good deal—or a notably bad deal—from an airline, hotel, or car-rental loyalty program, you can read all about it here, and plan your travel accordingly.
Through May 11, travelers with any Visa Signature credit card may register to receive 90 days of complimentary Platinum elite status in Hyatt's Gold Passport program.
This isn't so much a "why?" as it is a "why not?" promotion. If you meet certain conditions, that is ...
On April 30, award prices at 447 Hilton hotels will change, with 330 hotels going up one category (more expensive, in other words) and 117 hotels going down one category.
There's still time to book award nights at the lower prices.
No big sign-up bonus here. But sometimes you're best served getting a lackluster credit card, because it's affiliated with a loyalty program you can live with long term.
Between April 15 and June 3, members of the Best Western Rewards program can earn a $50 Best Western travel card after completing three qualifying stays.
Between April 12 and May 29, Southwest Rapid Rewards members can earn 4,000 bonus points for every round-trip flight using a Business Select ticket.
Does the big bonus make Business Select tickets a buy?
Enter Travel Channel's April 2012 sweepstakes by April 30 for a chance to win an eight-day trip for two to Belize, including air, hotel, excursions and $1,000 in spending money.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.