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Miles & Points: The Week’s Best Frequent-Flyer Deals (Week of September 6, 2013)

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.

From Best Western: Bonus Miles, Elite Status

Between September 10 and November 19, Best Western Rewards members can earn 750 United miles for every stay, plus, elite status in the hotel’s program after the first stay.

Michigan Joins Suit to Block American Merger

Michigan yesterday added its name to the list of six other states that have joined the DOJ’s suit to halt the proposed merger between American and US Airways on antitrust grounds.

Drive Away With a Big Delta Bonus for Hertz Rentals

Through November 30, Delta SkyMiles members can earn 3,400 miles, or more, when renting from Hertz.

Bonus Southwest Points and More for Vegas Stays

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards members can earn double points, save $15 a night, and enjoy two complimentary buffet meals when booking Southwest Vacations packages in Las Vegas.

A Free Night After Two Stays at Choice Hotels

Between September 5 and November 13, Choice Privileges members can earn 8,000 points after two stays, enough for a free night at one of 1,500 hotels in the Choice network.

Merger Supporters, Make Your Voices Heard

To advance its cause, American has put up a special webpage where merger supporters can personalize a boilerplate letter and forward it to politicians.

Win a Trip to London for Four

Enter the Warner Brothers The Making of Harry Potter sweepstakes by December 31, 2013 for a chance to win a three-night trip to London for four people, including air and hotel.

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

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