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.
Club Carlson is now Radisson Rewards. Here’s what’s changed.
Is Uber going to save us, or strangle us?
World of Hyatt members now have 2,000 more options for earning points-for-stays.
How accessible is your hometown airport? Here are the most, and the least.
Fill ‘er up, and earn United miles in the process.
A hard landing at the wrong airport. Passenger sues three years later.
When you visit a hotel-user review site, what do you focus on?
A new study purports to rank the 50 U.S. states by their sinfulness. See if you agree with the findings.
A seven-night trip to Australia. Here’s how to win it!
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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