Budget's Free Frequent Flyer Miles Promos Will Cost You

Budget's Free Frequent Flyer Miles Promos Will Cost You

Michael writes, ” I was just reserving a budget rental car, and for some reason decided to actually read some of the fine print.” Buried in the text was something called an “FTP Surcharge,” which basically amounts to a participation fee for any frequent flyer promotion they offer their customers.

Delta Making Frequent Flyer Miles Harder To Redeem

Delta Making Frequent Flyer Miles Harder To Redeem

Delta is “tweaking” its frequent flyer program to make seats more difficult to reserve. It’s also going to begin charging a fee for booking flights on its partner airlines.

US Airways Rewards Customers By Threatening To Charge Them $25 For Inactivity

US Airways Rewards Customers By Threatening To Charge Them $25 For Inactivity

A reader has forwarded us an obnoxious notice from US Airways that explains how they “reward” their frequent flyer program members: by charging them $25 if they’re not active enough. So what are the best ways to remain active without spending $25 or making an unnecessary ticket purchase?

Say Thanks To AA Employees With Slips Of Paper

Say Thanks To AA Employees With Slips Of Paper

Gari N. Corp sends in these weird “Good job!” chits American Airlines mailed him.