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.
Beginning tomorrow, no-shows for Southwest flights will forfeit the amount paid for all flights remaining in their reservations.
The judge overseeing American’s bankruptcy today approved the airline’s plan to exit bankruptcy protection, but only if the merger with US Airways proceeds as proposed.
Through December 31, HHonors members can earn a 1,000-point bonus each time they book a Hilton stay with the company’s new booking app for the iPhone.
Through September 30, AAdvantage members can when purchasing at least $35 worth of merchandise through the AAdvantage Shopping network of online retailers.
Between September 15, 2013, and January 15, 2014, Marriott Rewards members can earn one free Category 1-5 night after two qualifying stays, up to two free nights after four stays.
According to a new survey by Skift, more consumers oppose the American-US Airways merger than support it. But even more just don’t care, one way or the other.
This new two-way promotion gives travelers a solid reason to consider Virgin America for flights during the rest of this year.
Between September 5 and November 13, Choice Privileges members can earn 8,000 points after two stays, enough for a free night at one of 1,500 hotels in the Choice network.
Through January 31, 2014, members of National’s Emerald Club will earn enough for a free-rental-day after every two rentals of a mid-sized or larger car for two or more days.
Enter the VisitScotland Year of Natural Scotland sweepstakes by December 14 for a chance to win a six-night trip to Scotland for four people.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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