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.
Beginning May 1, elite members of American’s AAdvantage program will pay more for their annual airport lounge memberships. So much for loyalty!
For at least a decade, it’s been possible to earn frequent-flyer miles for paying taxes. It’s not difficult to do, but the associated costs may outweigh the benefits.
JetBlue has extended its quadruple-points offer to JetBlue flights booked by April 10 and flown between April 8 and June 19.
In the run-up to completing its merger with American, US Airways has shifted into full-out promotional mode, with no fewer than three bonus offers recently launched.
Got elite status with American, United, or Southwest? Virgin America will match it!
Through June 30, HHonors members can earn triple airline miles for stays at 14 Las Vegas-area Hilton family hotels.
Delta and US Airways reported lower-than-anticipated passenger earnings for March, and both are blaming the sequester for the shortfall. Really?
Enter the Williams-Sonoma Win a Dream Vacation sweepstakes by May 15 for a chance to win a six-day trip to the Caribbean for four people.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.