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.
The best travel rewards program? U.S. News has taken on the onerous task of identifying the top airline and hotel schemes, with predictably debatable results.
In an interview with Skift, Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza explains why customers should embrace his airline’s no-frills approach to air travel.
In a clever reversal of the unbundling trend, Frontier is offering a rebundled package of services it calls The Works as an add-on to its fares.
Uber and its ilk have been slow to gain traction among business travelers. And there’s a reason: corporate travel managers, whose focus is safety, safety, safety.
Fed up with the airlines’ fee-for-all? On Thursday, a Senate committee issued a report questioning the fees’ fairness and the airlines’ commitment to clearly disclosing them.
As Alaska Airlines’ relationship with Delta continues to disintegrate, Alaska’s ties to American are solidifying further, with expanded mileage-earning opportunities and lounge access.
Through August 31, Starwood Preferred Guest members who have a Starwood Preferred Guest credit card can earn a one-time 1,000-point bonus after staying two eligible nights.
Through September 30, Hyatt customers can earn a 500-point bonus for every reservation made on the app or on its mobile website.
Enter the Random House “Circling the Sun” sweepstakes by September 8 for a chance to win an eight-day Kenya safari, including air, hotel, all meals, and admission to national parks.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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