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.
Beginning on April 4, Spirit will further tighten up its rules on carry-on bags, which were already among the industry’s most restrictive.
Hilton’s HHonors program this week gets a new name, Honors, and four new features, including points pooling and a new rewards partner, Amazon.com.
Through Valentine’s Day, two of the largest airline programs are offering bonus miles for purchases made on their online mileage malls.
Beginning this year, delinquent taxpayers risk having their passports denied or revoked. Here’s the low-down on the link between taxes and travel.
Life for elite members of Delta’s SkyMiles program will get a bit cushier with the addition of new perks and extra flexibility in using them.
Between February 1 and April 30, Honors members can earn 2,000 bonus points for every eligible night at any hotel in the Hilton network.
U.S. News & World Report’s latest survey of the country’s best hotels is an eye-opener, but the top-rated properties are budget-busters.
This weekend’s airport chaos caused by President Trump’s ban on immigrants doesn’t bode well for the next four years of overseas travel.
Enter to win a trip to Paris, including a $1,000 credit to cover airfare, six nights hotel, breakfasts, tours of Versailles and Paris, and cooking classes.
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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