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.
Airmule will pay travelers to use their unused baggage capacity to ship parcels around the world.
JetBlue elite perks? There’s never been a better time to earn them.
Stay three nights at The Venetian or The Palazzo, then take a free night at any IHG hotel. A solid bet!
The payoff is small, but the investment is even smaller.
What’s better than a hotel stay paid for with loyalty-program points? The same stay paid for with fewer points, of course!
Another double-points promotion from Hilton…
InterContinental adds its name to the growing list of hotel chains offering member-only rates for loyalty-program members.
The number of mishandled bags is down. Way down.
The grand prize: a five-day trip to St. Kitts for two, including air, hotel, spa treatments, a $1,000 Tommy Bahama gift card, and a $1,000 Belk gift card.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
After 20 years working in the travel industry, and almost that long writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.