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.
Marriott’s popular elite buy-back offer is back, through April 1, allowing Rewards members who failed to qualify for status in 2015 to reinstate their 2014 status, for a price.
Between February 2 and March 15, Best Western Rewards members can earn a gift card, worth $25 or $35, after completing two qualifying Best Western stays.
Can coach seats get much more uncomfortable than they already are? United’s plan to add extra seats to its B777s would certainly be a step in that direction.
Upright seating—standing, in other words—could be coming to an airline near you. The latest to pursue the idea: China’s Spring Airlines.
This week, American announced that, pending government approval, it will code-share with Korean, probably beginning sometime in April.
In a move likely to precipitate a match by other carriers, American has announced new fees.
Through February 28, MileagePlus members can book award flights on partner airlines to select destinations for fewer United miles.
Between February 2 and April 30, Wyndham Rewards members can earn double points for weekday stays at more than 7,000 participating Wyndham family hotels.
Enter by February 15 to win a three-night trip, including first-class air and two dinners at Michelin-starred restaurants.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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