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Miles & Points: The Week’s Best Frequent-Flyer Deals (Week of February 12, 2016)

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.

Unlimited Flying from $1,500 – Is It for You?

If you can cram at least $1,500 worth of flying into a month, a OneGo all-you-can-fly plan might be for you.

Congressman Introduces Bill to Halt the Coach-Class Seat Squeeze

Tired of squeezing your ever-expanding frame into those ever-shrinking coach-class seats? So is Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen, and he wants the government to do something about it.

Airfares Plunged by 19% at This Airport…

With fuel prices low and profits high, the airlines have come under increasing pressure to lower their airfares. Albeit belatedly, they’ve begun doing just that.

Spirit Has the Profits. Now It Wants the Love

Could Spirit, the airline everybody loves to hate, become a bit less hateful? If the company’s new CEO has his way, it will do just that.

American and Uber Hook Up

In a big win for Uber, the ride-sharing service today announced a new partnership with American, the world’s largest airline.

Do You Know What’s Really in Your Lobster Roll?

Was that really lobster in your bisque? Inside Edition found that one-third of the restaurants tested padded their lobster dishes with cheaper ingredients.

Yelp Dubs Burbank Bakery Best U.S. Restaurant

Based on millions of diner reviews, Yelp has compiled a list of the 100 best U.S. restaurants. Worth a look!

A Celebrated Restaurateur Shares His 5 Service No-No’s

As one of the country’s most successful and acclaimed food purveyors, Danny Meyer knows a thing or two about service. Here are his five pet service peeves.

Win a 5-Night Resort Stay in Nicaragua for 2

Enter the Jamba Juice “Pitaya Paradise” sweepstakes by February 29 for a chance to win a trip for two to the Aqua Wellness Resort in Nicaragua.

Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.

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After 20 years working in the travel industry, and 15 years writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.

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