Following is our regular summary of the 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.
Hey Delta, What Are You Doing with My Personal Info?
What is Delta doing with your personal information? California wants you to know, and is taking the airline to court to force it to tell you.
Earn Best Western Bonus Points for Budget Rentals
Best Western has added Budget Car Rental to the list of Best Western Rewards partners, and there’s a bonus to promote the tie-up: 2,500 points for rentals of two or more days.
Up to 50 Free Nights with New Club Carlson Visa
Carlson has launched a new credit card that features an unusual perk: buy-one-get-one free award nights. What’s in your wallet?
Priority Club PointBreaks Hotels for 5,000 Points
Priority Club Rewards has just released its list of PointBreaks hotels available for booking for just 5,000 points per night through January 31, 2013.
Warning: User Reviews Affect Hotel Rates
Could a favorable user review translate into a higher rate for your next hotel stay? A new study says yes. So it might pay to be dishonest.
Earn 500 American AAdvantage Miles a Minute
Depending on your typing and Web skills, you could earn 500 American AAdvantage miles in as little as one minute.
Frontier Offers Double Elite-Qualifying Miles
Between December 1 and December 31, members of Frontier’s EarlyReturns program can earn double elite-qualifying miles on all Frontier flights.
Hilton Raises Qualification Hurdles for Elite Status
Beginning next year, Hilton HHonors members will have to log more stays to qualify for Gold or Diamond elite status, although the perks remain the same.
Choice Hotels’ Winter Promotion: Triple Points
Between December 13, 2012, and February 20, 2013, Choice Privileges members can earn triple points for the second and subsequent stays at Choice family hotels.
Win a Five-Night Trip for 11 People
Enter the Embassy Suites More Family Less Distance sweepstakes by December 31 for a chance to win one of three grand prizes: five-night trips for each winner and up to 10 guests to the Embassy Suites property of his choice within the continental U.S., including round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, a $5,000 gift card, and (nice touch!) a check for $5,025 to be used for the payment of the winner’s tax liability.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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