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.
When it opens in 2018, the TWA Hotel will give hotel guests a glimpse of the best of what many consider to be the Golden Age of air travel.
A new Best Hotel Rewards Program study from WalletHub delivers personalized recommendations by keying results to at least one key personal travel variable.
Members of JetBlue’s TrueBlue program can now earn three points for every $1 spent on eligible Amazon purchases. Shop on!
A computer science professor has a novel plan to increase PreCheck membership and save the TSA money：Waive the PreCheck fee!
New York Senator Chuck Schumer has looked into United’s Basic Economy fares, set to launch early next year, and he doesn’t like what he sees. Here’s why.
In a new rule proposed this week, the DOT raises the possibility of airline passengers making WiFi calls inflight. Let the debate begin, again.
In yet another assault on the pocketbooks of visitors to Las Vegas, hotel resort fees continue to rise, with no end in sight.
National Car Rental’s “One Two Free” promotion, a perennial winner, has now been extended for an extra month.
Enter this sweepstakes to win a six-night trip to London and South East England), including airfare, hotel, rental car, some meals, and a cooking class.
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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