The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
Hurricane Irma ripped a devastating path through the Caribbean. Some of the initial pictures are just heartbreaking. Well, they’re all heartbreaking. There was some early talk that airlines were raising prices as demand increased for flights leaving Florida. For the moment, let’s look past that and focus on something good. JetBlue has capped fares leaving Florida at $99 one-way for nonstop flights and $159 for connecting flights. That’s a big thumbs-up to me. There are likely plenty of residents who need to get out of the way of the storm. […]