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.
A new study finds that rideshare drivers are less accident-prone than average drivers. Uber on!
We knew there was a problem; now we know just how big a problem we have.
Follow the crowds, if you must. But a contrarian approach will save you time, money, and aggravation.
Someone is finally being held to account for the TSA security mess. Will it help?
Is it worth five minutes of your time to earn 1,000 United MileagePlus miles?
Delta is among the major airlines attempting to address the security bottlenecks bedeviling summer travelers.
Earn up to 30,000 bonus miles for American flights between Los Angeles and Auckland, New Zealand.
Triple points for June flights on JetBlue? Yes, please! But, snooze you lose!
Enter the Liberty Richter “Kitchens of India” sweepstakes by June 15 for a chance to win a six-day trip for two to New Delhi, India, including air, transfers, and hotel.
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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