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While they’ll be longer in coming than driverless cars, pilotless planes are almost certain to be a part of the future travel landscape. Ready or not …
Between September 1 and December 31, IHG Rewards Club members can earn “at least 30,000 bonus points” for completing a series of targeted tasks.
Through October 31, SkyMiles members can earn a 2,000-mile bonus and a $25 discount for their first Airbnb stay, and triple miles for subsequent stays.
Industry experts are predicting 16.1 million travelers will fly during the Labor Day weekend.
Earning miles for dining isn’t as lucrative as it used to be, but it still has its place in the mileage-earner’s toolbox.
Marriott loyalists can earn up to 45,000 bonus Rewards points every year by connecting with Marriott via social media.
Is passport ownership the key to happiness? Hilton thinks so, and wants you to act accordingly.
Calls to boycott United following a string of incidents of passenger mistreatment haven’t dented the airline’s profits. Do travelers simply not care?
Here’s how to win a free trip to Corleone, Italy, including air, accommodations, olive-oil tasting, an al fresco farm dinner, truffle hunting, and a tour.
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.