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.
Alaska Air Puts Partner Award Booking Online
Members of Alaska Air’s Mileage Plan can now book award travel online for flights on most of the program’s airline partners.
Spirit’s New Inflight Beverage: Canned Wine
Spirit last week began selling canned wine on its flights. That’s right: wine in 250-milliliter aluminum cans. Price: $7 a can. Neat or nasty?
From Ritz-Carlton: A Free Night After Two Stays
Between July 1 and October 31, members of the Ritz-Carlton Rewards program will receive a certificate for a free night at a Tier 1 – 3 Ritz-Carlton after two qualifying stays.
AAdvantage Cardholders: Book One-Way Flights for Fewer Miles
Citi AAdvantage credit card holders can book award flights for fewer miles. And now the discount applies to one-way awards as well.
The 10 Best Travel Companies to Work for
A company that treats its employees well is more likely to treat its customers well. If true, these 10 companies should get your business.
US Air Team Will Manage New American Airlines
The newly released list of senior executives confirms fears that the new American will be more like US Airways than the old American.
Up to 25,000 US Air Miles for Lasik Surgery
Members of US Airways’ Dividend Miles program can earn 1,000 bonus miles for completing a Lasik vision exam, and another 24,000 bonus miles after completing Lasik treatment.
Win One Million AAdvantage Miles
Enter the Wyndham Rewards Million Miles sweepstakes by August 26 for a chance to win the grand prize: one million American AAdvantage miles.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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