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.
A new Consumer Reports survey finds little satisfaction with coach seating.
Three-day advance booking for award travel that begins or ends outside the U.S. or Canada. Ouch!
When to book to get the lowest airfares? Here are some guidelines.
TripAdvisor’s new Travelers’ Choice awards has you covered on where to go on the cheap.
One of the world’s most successful investors eyes one of America’s most popular airlines.
Earn a free night after 2 Choice hotels stays. Good deal!
There is a best-seat-on-the-plane when it comes to avoiding air-borne illnesses.
Here are the world’s best airports, and America’s.
A new study purports to rank the 50 U.S. states by their sinfulness. See if you agree with the findings.
Some cities will cost you more than other cities. Here are the most and least expensive.
Prize includes a six-day trip to Portugal, including airfare, hotel, daily breakfast, a river tour of the Douro wine region.
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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