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.
Based on feedback from our readers, the traveling public is overwhelmingly opposed to US Airways' plans to merge with American.
Between August 15 and October 14, Club Carlson members can earn 25,000 bonus points after two or more consecutive nights at a Country Inns & Suites hotel.
To encourage Dividend Miles members to take advantage of its new online shopping app, US Airways is offering a 500-mile bonus for downloading and using it.
Between September 1 and November 30, Hyatt Gold Passport members can earn up to a maximum of 65,000 bonus points. But they'll have to log 35 nights to earn that many points.
Enter Budget's Win a Weekend sweepstakes by August 21 for a chance to win the grand prize: a trip package that includes a $500 Southwest gift card to cover air, 100,000 Priority Club points to cover a hotel stay, three free weekend days at a Budget Rent A Car location in Southern California, and tickets to Cleopatra the Exhibition at the California Science Center.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.