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.
Just how magical is Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando? As of Sunday, February 22, it’ll cost you a Mickey-mortifying $105 to find out.
First-class international tickets for less than $100? United said they were a mistake, and would not be honored. The DOT agreed, but based its decision on a technicality.
Slow inflight Wi-Fi? Delta customers can look forward to faster speeds and more reliable connections when 250 planes are outfitted with Gogo’s new satellite-based 2Ku systems.
Effective immediately Starwood Preferred Guest members can earn one point for every $1 spent on Uber rides, and even more when the ride coincides with a Starwood stay.
Beginning next year, Marriott will begin enforcing its longstanding rule on loyalty points: They’ll expire after two years of account inactivity.
Between February 19 and April 22, Choice Privileges members can earn 8,000 points after two stays, enough points for a free night at more than 1,500 Choice hotels.
Effective immediately, IHG Rewards members can book award nights for 5,000 points at 146 participating hotels, for stays through May 31.
Between March 1 and May 31, HHonors members can choose to earn either double points or double miles for stays at participating Hilton family hotels.
Enter the SkyMiles Cruises “Fly Free” sweepstakes by March 31 for a chance to win 24 Delta flight certificates, each good for one roundtrip flight, plus a cruise.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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