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.
Fake travel websites created to steal consumers’ financial and personal information is just one of the scams to look out for.
With its creeping resort fees, parking fees, and sky-high prices for shows, a Vegas trip is likely to mean busting the budget. There are bargains, though.
The trade group representing most U.S. airlines claims that 85 percent of flyers are satisfied with the overall travel experience. Do you agree?
Travel and alcohol are a predictably volatile mix. So why are Missouri lawmakers on the verge of allowing travelers to take cocktails with them to their boarding gates?
Choice Hotels’ free-night-after-two-stays promotion may be the most generous of the hotel bonuses currently on offer.
Through April 16, travelers who enroll in JetBlue’s TrueBlue program and complete a JetBlue flight will earn 5,000 bonus points.
Through May 22, TrueBlue members can earn triple base points for JetBlue flights between Long Beach, California, and San Francisco, Oakland, Reno, Las Vegas, or San Jose.
Members of the IHG Rewards Club can now save up to 7 cents a gallon when filling up at Shell stations around the world.
Enter to win the grand prize: a seven-night Transatlantic crossing on the Queen Mary 2, between New York and Southampton, England.
Somebody has to win this trip, right? Might as well be you.
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