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Miles & Points: The Week’s Best Frequent Flyer Deals

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.

Starwood Resort Award Stays for Fewer Points

Between October 21 and December 20, Starwood Preferred Guest members can book award stays at 21 U.S. and Canadian resort hotels for up to 50 percent fewer points.

Hong Kong Tickets for Four Frequent Flyer Miles?

In its ruling on consumer complaints that United should be forced to honor its July offer of Hong Kong tickets for four frequent flyer miles, the DOT strikes a blow for common sense. So should airlines be required to stand by fares that are obvious misprints or computer glitches?

British Air Offers Bonus Miles for London Flights

Through January 31, 2013, Executive Club members can earn 100,000 bonus miles for three flights on British Airways, American, Iberia, and OpenSkies between the U.S. and London.

Buy Two to Get Three Nights at W Hotels

W Hotels’ new offer highlights the risks and rewards of prepaid hotel stays.

United Matches American’s Mexico Flight Bonus

It’s taken more than a month to do so, but United has finally matched American’s double-mile promotion for Mexico flights.

Win One Million Hilton Points and a Caribbean Cruise

Enter’s 1,000,000 Points sweepstakes by December 31 for a chance to win the grand prize: one million Hilton HHonors points, a $2,000 voucher good for a seven-day Caribbean cruise for two, and $1,000 in spending money. There are five runner-up prizes of 50,000 HHonors points each.

Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.

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