Frequent Flyer Miles Aren’t Just for Flights Anymore
More airlines are letting frequent flyers use their miles for car rentals and hotel stays. / Associated Press
Airlines are enhancing the perks they offer their best customers, and this is one way to provide more value.
Excerpt from Walll Street Journal
Airlines make it tough to use frequent-flier miles for tickets, especially if you want first-class or business-class trips to popular destinations. But using airline miles for hotel rooms and rental cars is getting easier and cheaper.
Carriers are using new technology to offer hotel nights and rental cars on their own websites without going through phone calls, certificates and exchanges, and more-aggressively bundling rooms and rental cars into vacation packages.