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.
Remember when checked bags were free on JetBlue? Cherish the memory, because as of today it’s just that, a memory. With the airline’s new fare scheme, most flyers will pay to check bags.
The most expensive hotel meals? For this year’s CSI (club sandwich index) report, Hotels.com looked at the costs of four standard menu items at more than 840 hotels in 28 cities.
Cameras (but no selfie sticks) are now allowed on White House tours.
Suspecting collusion, the DOJ this week issued formal requests to four airlines for copies of correspondence regarding their plans to increase the number of seats available for sale.
In a bid to trump competitors’ schedules and their inflight products, Delta this week announced upcoming enhancements to its service on both transcon routes.
Nearly 42 Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home between July 1 and July 5.
How can you turn 20,000 Starwood points into 30,000 American AAdvantage miles? It’s complicated, but not too complicated.
For a limited time, new Citi Executive/AAdvantage World Elite MasterCard cardholders can earn 75,000 bonus miles after charging $7,500 to the card within three months of signing up.
Enter the Eagle Creek “Great Adventure Giveaway” sweepstakes by August 15 for a chance to win one of three escorted eight-day Europe tours (Italy, Iceland, or Croatia).
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.