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.
These Are America’s 10 Most Sinful States
A new study purports to rank the 50 U.S. states by their sinfulness. See if you agree with the findings.
Airbnb’s 10-Year Plan to Rock the Travel World
Airbnb wants your lodging dollar. The hotels will have something to say about that.
Wallet Watch: Southwest Raising Drink Prices
Remember when all Southwest alcoholic beverages were $5? No more.
That NRA Travel Discount? Check, It Might Be Gone
A slew of travel suppliers have discontinued their discounts for NRA members.
Coming to Caesars Palace: Daily Room Checks
When does “Do Not Disturb” not mean do not disturb? At a growing number of hotels, it turns out.
United Is Now Selling Wi-Fi Subscriptions – Deal or No Deal?
United is now selling monthly inflight Wi-Fi subscriptions. Should you buy?
The 10 Worst Airports for Spring Travel
Here are the top-10 airports to avoid for seamless spring travel.
Wallet Watch: Price Hikes at Disney Parks
A visit to the happiest place on earth just got more expensive—by as much as 9 percent.
Here’s How You Can Win a 19-Night Trip to Antigua and St. Lucia
Prize includes a 19-night trip for 2 to St. Lucia and Antigua, worth $100,000.
Somebody has to win this trip, right? Might as well be you.
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- Think Millennials Prefer Airbnb? Think Again
- Tip Your Uber Driver, or Else
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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