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 visit to the happiest place on earth just got more expensive—by as much as 9 percent.
Members of Wyndham’s loyalty program can now enjoy a 10% discount on the company’s best available rates.
Fly to or from Seattle or Portland for as few as 12,000 miles roundtrip with Delta’s new award sale.
A $10 gift card after every stay: Deal or no deal?
How one airline’s misinformation led to the death of a traveler’s beloved pet.
Looking for the perfect cruise ship? Look to Cruise Critic’s 2018 Cruiser’s Choice awards.
United’s new boarding scheme could make getting on the plane a lot less stressful. Or not.
Hyatt’s latest promotion is among the company’s more generous offers.
Win a five-night trip for two to Cartagena, Colombia, including a $1,000 airfare credit, hotel, tours, Colombian cuisine cooking class.
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.