Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and 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.
Evidence mounts that Delta’s SkyMiles really is the least generous among U.S. loyalty programs. Maybe it’s time for Delta flyers to reconsider their loyalty.
With considerable relish, American has announced that two Latin American airlines will join the oneworld alliance, co-anchored by American.
Effective immediately, members of Virgin America’s Elevate program can earn and redeem points for flights on Singapore Airlines.
If plans by United and Southwest are any indication, travelers are likely to see comparable increases in airline fees during 2013.
Virgin America’s new promotion makes some West Coast trips doubly rewarding. Through June 30, Elevate members can earn double or triple redeemable and elite-qualifying points for select Virgin American West Coast flights.
Members of La Quinta’s Returns program can score an easy 300 bonus points by simply answering a few questions.
Between March 15 and September 30, travelers who book four consecutive paid nights at any of 82 Hilton resorts in the Americas will get the fifth night free.
Win a Trip for Two to Ireland
Enter the Gate 1 Travel monthly sweepstakes by March 31, 2013 for a chance to win a trip for two to Ireland.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.