News and notes from around the interweb:
- Club Carlson will no longer give the last night free on an award to co-brand credit card holders. However, they’re offering a bit of a make-good: 30,000 bonus points on your next stay paid with the card by August 31.
- Should you use the $20 trick when checking into a hotel?> (HT: Alan H.) Here’s my primer on tipping at check-in for upgrades and video on how to score the best hotel upgrades.
- Priceline refunds a rental car booking that a woman claims was made by her infant.
- Interview with Hector Adler, American’s VP of Inflight.
- Delta: behind the scenes with your checked bag. (HT: World Airline News)