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.
On March 1, resort fees at 10 Caesars hotels on the Las Vegas Strip will rise, to as much as $35 a night. How high can they go?
Beginning this week, the biggest airfare pricing shakeup in years takes effect. How will it change the way you book?
In comments on the DOT website, travelers left no doubt as to whether inflight calls should be allowed. The consensus: NO!
Are you planning to spend your vacation stuck in traffic? If you’re visiting one of these 10 most congested cities, you might do just that.
Hyatt’s ambitious new loyalty program, set to launch on March 1, already has customers expressing displeasure with the upcoming changes.
United MileagePlus members can save 5,000 miles on roundtrip award flights between the U.S. or Canada and Mexico. Act fast, though; it’s a flash sale.
After more than a decade, Delta is bringing back free meal service in coach. While it’s only on select flights, for now, it’s an encouraging development.
Is there a place for travel agents in today’s do-it-yourself world? Judging from some of the dumb questions asked by travelers, the answer is “Yes!”
Enter to win a six-night trip to Italy, including a $1,000 airfare credit, hotel accommodations, a cruise, village tour, cooking class, and wine tasting.
Somebody has to win this trip, right? Might as well be you.
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After 20 years working in the travel industry, and 15 years writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.
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