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In response to the waiver of booking fees by online travel agencies such as Orbitz and Travelocity, Delta and Northwest have reinstated their 500-mile online booking bonuses....read more»

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By lowering its elite threshold, AirTran has put Southwest in the awkward position of requiring significantly more flights to earn significantly fewer elite benefits....read more»

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The latest offer from German carrier Lufthansa will leave many travelers wondering why U.S. airlines aren't doing more of the same....read more»

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Notwithstanding a new focus on financial conservatism, credit card issuers still routinely award new cardholders enough frequent flyer miles for a free ticket....read more»

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Double miles on all Delta and Northwest flights, on all routes, for all fares. Strangely, though, the bonus is for members of Alaska Airline's mileage program....read more»

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The addition of 250,000 extra Air Canada award seats seems significant. But is it really a game-changer for members of the Aeroplan program?...read more»

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In a USA Today interview, the top executive at United's Mileage Plus suggests the program is set to take off in a new, positive direction....read more»

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Stay twice between May 1 and July 31 and earn a free weekend night. The catch? You have to use your free night by September 30. Still, this is a solid offer, and good news for summer travel....read more»

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If you plan five trips by June 30, US Airways' latest offer could be for you. Otherwise, its value may be in spurring other airlines to mount more inclusive bonus promotions....read more»

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The latest bonus offer from Hilton may be the first in a new wave of hotel promotions extending into summer and beyond....read more»

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