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Miles & Points: The Week’s Best Frequent-Flyer Deals (Week of October 24, 2014)

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.

Are You a Hypocrite When Choosing an Airline?

For all their gripes about legroom, nuisance fees, and frequent-flyer miles, when it comes time to book an airline ticket, most travelers base their choices on very different factors.

Earn 4X AAdvantage Miles for Wyndham Stays

Between October 15, 2014, and January 16, 2015, AAdvantage members can earn quadruple miles for the second, third, and fourth stays at all 7,000-plus Wyndham hotels.

Double Delta Miles, Elite Bonus for Hilton Stays

Through December 20, SkyMiles members can earn double miles plus 250 Medallion-qualifying miles for stays of two or more nights at any Hilton family hotel.

Earn Up to 10,000 Wyndham Bonus Points

Through January 13, 2015, Wyndham Rewards members can earn 1,000 bonus points per night, up to 10 nights, for the second and subsequent nights at participating Wyndham hotels.

Up to 5,000 Bonus Marriott Points for Paris Stays

Between November 9, 2014, and January 31, 2015, Marriott Rewards members can earn up to 5,000 bonus points for weekend stays at 13 Marriott family hotels in Paris.

United Goes All in on Hertz

Beginning in November, United will limit mileage awards and elite perks to MileagePlus members renting from Hertz and its brands. The upside: more generous benefits.

Win a Dream Cross-Country Road Trip

Enter the Budget “Road Trip” sweepstakes by November 4, 2014, for a chance to win the grand prize: a $5,000 Budget car-rental credit, plus a $10,000 check.

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

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