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.
For the second time in less than two years, MGM is raising parking fees at its 12 Las Vegas properties.
Flyers can now take advantage of shorter TSA PreCheck security lines on 47 airlines, in 200 airports.
Inflight Wi-Fi is expanding and improving.
Here’s how to earn an effective 20% rebate on hotel stays.
The latest PointBreaks promotion from InterContinental features more hotels, at higher prices.
Should safety be a concern at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea? The answer is a little bit more complex than it might seem.
A new study picks Delta’s SkyMiles as the best U.S. mileage program. Really?
Prize includes a seven-night trip for two to Shanghai, airfare, hotel, an $1,800 gift card, and travel agent services.
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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