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 study purports to rank the 50 U.S. states by their sinfulness. See if you agree with the findings.
Airbnb wants your lodging dollar. The hotels will have something to say about that.
Remember when all Southwest alcoholic beverages were $5? No more.
A slew of travel suppliers have discontinued their discounts for NRA members.
When does “Do Not Disturb” not mean do not disturb? At a growing number of hotels, it turns out.
United is now selling monthly inflight Wi-Fi subscriptions. Should you buy?
Here are the top-10 airports to avoid for seamless spring travel.
A visit to the happiest place on earth just got more expensive—by as much as 9 percent.
Prize includes a 19-night trip for 2 to St. Lucia and Antigua, worth $100,000.
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.