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Getting banned for life from flying a commercial airline isn’t easy, or common. But here’s how three Spirit Air passengers managed to do it.
Whether you see it as a threat or a promise, there is a new current titleholder for the operator of the world’s longest flight, at 17.5 hours on a plane.
Whether you’re a follower or a contrarian, it’s good to know where other travelers go. It’s easy, with a new map of the top tourist sites in every country.
Travelers have another three weeks to squeeze in a stay at New York’s iconic Waldorf Astoria before the hotel closes for a two-year remodel.
SkyMiles members can earn a 2,000-mile bonus for the first Airbnb stay and three miles for every $1 spent for all Airbnb stays.
Through May 31, SkyMiles members can earn an extra five miles per $1 spent on flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, Brisbane, or Melbourne.
Marriott today launched the latest version of its mobile app, boasting new and enhanced features for digitally savvy travelers.
Through the end of this year, Hilton Honors members can earn 500 bonus miles for every stay booked using the Hilton mobile app.
Enter this sweepstakes for a chance to win a four-day trip to Sicily, including airfare, hotel, ground transportation, meals, and private wine tastings.
Somebody has to win this trip, 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.
This article first appeared on SmarterTravel.com, where Tim is Editor-at-Large.