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.
Is a pig on the way to the slaughterhouse more comfortable than the typical coach-class airline passenger? Arguably, yes.
Notwithstanding vigorous pushback from Washington, today a leaked copy of the National Counterterrorism Center’s “Watchlisting Guidance” was published by The Intercept.
Hilton’s latest bonus offer is a glaring example of just how substantially the utility and value of such promotions can be undermined by individual hotels’ refusal to participate.
This week, U.S. airlines announced their operational and financial results for the second quarter, and they were nothing short of record-breaking. No good news for flyers, though.
Today, online travel agency CheapTickets threw its hat into the loyalty ring with the launch of its CheapCash program. It’s not for everyone.
Effective this week, ThankYou points earned for charges to three Citi credit cards may be converted 1:1 for miles in the programs of seven airline programs.
After a downgrade and an upgrade, the popular Sapphire Preferred card remains among the best credit cards for mile-collectors.
Enter the Sapporo “Legendary Journey” sweepstakes by August 27 for a chance to win an eight-day trip to Tokyo for two, including air, hotel, and $2,400 in spending money.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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