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Amtrak to Cut Select Amenities on Long-Distance Train Lines

February 11, 2014 by Brian Cohen

Even Amtrak is not immune from the spate of perceived devalutions with which members of frequent travel loyalty programs had to deal. According to FlyerTalk member trainman74, the following amenities are scheduled to be cut from long-distance train lines operated by Amtrak — primarily impacting passengers of sleeping cars — as of the dates indicated below...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Hotel Room: Are You At Risk?

February 7, 2014 by Brian Cohen

Three guests died in the same room within three months at a hotel property in Boone, North Carolina as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning — resulting in the charging of the business executive managing the hotel property with involuntary manslaughter. This leads to the question: what are your chances of becoming ill — or even dying — from carbon monoxide poisoning in your hotel room? According to...

Earn Up to 2,500 Bonus Southwest Rapid Rewards Points For New Members

February 4, 2014 by Brian Cohen

If you are not yet a member of the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards frequent flier loyalty program but were thinking about joining, you are in luck: you can earn up to 2,500 Rapid Rewards frequent flier loyalty program points when you complete the following steps...

Travel Alert: Threat of Ice, Snow, Rain and Mixed Precipitation for Southeastern United States

February 10, 2014 by Brian Cohen

Due to a winter storm expected to affect portions of at least 21 states in the southeastern United States with ice, snow and mixed precipitation, FlyerTalk members will definitely be affected through at least Thursday, February 13, 2014, as evidenced in the following discussions listed below...

Toothpaste Tube Bomb Threat Warning to Airlines During Winter Olympic Games

February 5, 2014 by Brian Cohen

Although not aware of any specific threat at this time, officials of the Department of Homeland Security of the United States have issued a warning to airlines of several countries with flights traveling to Russia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi to be on the lookout for toothpaste containers which have the potential to contain ingredients used to construct an explosive device aboard an airplane. FlyerTalk members who...

Earn Up to 2,000 Best Western Reward Points Per Stay and Up to a 20% Discount

February 3, 2014 by Brian Cohen

In what FlyerTalk member sdsearch once again calls a “confusing” promotion, when you book a reservation between now and April 16, 2014 at a rate supposedly found only on the official Internet web site of Best Western, you will earn 1,500 bonus Best Western Rewards frequent guest loyalty program points per stay — elite members earn 2,000 bonus Best Western Rewards frequent guest loyalty program points per stay — in addition to a discount of up to 20 percent off of the best available rate, depending on the hotel property at which you stay. However, you must...

Earn Five Times More Points With One Stay With Le Club Accorhotels

February 9, 2014 by Brian Cohen

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Le Club Accorhotels frequent guest loyalty program, you can earn five times the Le Club Accorhotels frequent guest loyalty program points you would normally earn with your next stay by following these instructions...

Smoking Airport Employees a Fire Hazard in Atlanta?

February 5, 2014 by Brian Cohen

Airline employees at the international airport which serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area have reportedly been smoking at restricted areas of the airport where smoking is prohibited — especially near areas where thousands of gallons of fuel are stored — enough to concern Joe Baker, who is the chief of the Atlanta Fire Department. According to a story reported by...

Travel Alert: Winter Storm to Affect Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada

February 3, 2014 by Brian Cohen

Here we go again: airlines are canceling flights over the next couple of days starting today as a result of the latest round of winter weather to impact the midwestern and northeastern United States — as well as southeastern Canada — where snowfall accumulation ix expected to total as much as 12 inches in some locations. FlyerTalk members will definitely be affected, as evidenced in the following discussions listed below...

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