Planning a summer trip? Not sure which travel provider to choose? We’ve got you covered! At SmarterTravel, we live and breathe travel all day, every day, and this month we’re unveiling our picks for the best of the best in 17 unique travel categories.
From Most Customer-Friendly Airline to Best Travel Rewards Card, our team of travel experts will steer you toward the best—and far away from the worst. So before you book your next vacation, look to our Editors’ Choice Awards to find out which travel providers rate the highest in each category.
- Most Customer-Friendly Airline
- Best Free Airline Perk
- Best Coach-Class Experience
- Best Value Airline
- Best Value Destination
- Best Hotel Loyalty Program
- Best Rental Car Loyalty Program
- Best Travel Rewards Card for Domestic Use
- Best Travel Rewards Card for Overseas Use
- Best Travel Rewards Card for ATM Use
- Best Airline Website
- Best Use of Social Media
- Most Pet-Friendly Airline for Checked Pets
- Most Pet-Friendly Airline for Carry-On Pets
- Most Eco-Friendly Airline
- Best Airport for Layovers
- Best Airport for Connections
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The SmarterTravel Editors’ Choice Awards highlight the best values in travel, giving travelers a one-stop resource for expert picks to assist in vacation planning. Complementary to SmarterTravel’s Readers’ Choice Awards, which is published each fall, the Editors’ Choice Awards deliver expert judgments on the current top providers in the travel industry, determined by a team of editors who collectively have more than 100 years of industry experience.
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