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.
Between September 13 and November 15, Rapid Rewards members will earn double points for every Southwest flight. AirTran has a similar promotion in place.
In both size and scope, these are very attractive promotions.
In a new survey of very frequent flyers, more than 90 percent of those polled gave the TSA failing marks for its security screenings at U.S. airports.
Between September 23 and November 18, Best Western Rewards members will earn double points for the second stay, and triple points if they book through bestwestern.com.
The shocking move is "stunning," "stupid," and "outrageous," warns expert analyst Tim Winship.
Fly US Air and Star for Up to 25,000 Bonus Miles
Between September 10 and December 15, Dividend Miles members can earn up to 25,000 bonus miles by flying on US Airways and three or more other Star Alliance airlines.
Enter Travel+Leisure's Luxe India sweepstakes by October 31 for a chance to win a six-night trip for two to Rajasthan, India, including business-class air and hotel.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.