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.
Straight from the DOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics latest report.
Expect several airlines to cut back on Cuba flights following the imposition of new federal guidelines.
Between November 15 and December 31, World of Hyatt members can earn double points for Hyatt stays booked on Hyatt.com or the Hyatt mobile app.
IHG Rewards Club members can now earn points for OpenTable restaurant bookings and Grubhub delivery orders.
Simply complete transactions with these participating program partners.
Fly roundtrip within the continental U.S. for as few as 11,000 Delta miles in coach.
Flying during Thanksgiving? Here are the airlines and airports most and least likely to get you to Grandma’s house in time for turkey.
Uber’s flying taxis could be flying overhead in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Dubai by 2020. Are you ready?
JetBlue has adopted a new, radically different aircraft boarding procedure, surprising many of the airline’s regular customers.
Enter to win a trip for two to Nadi, Fiji, including air, Francisco, five nights at the Marriott Momi Bay, breakfasts, and a sightseeing excursion.
Somebody has to win this trip, 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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