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Articles and calculators about travel, including determining the value of travel and loyalty program points. Travel coverage includes air, cruise, hotel, online travel agency, rail, and rental car.

An American Airlines Airbus A321 Jet Parked at Gate B6 at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

Earning AAdvantage Miles, EQMs, EQDs, and EQSs with Partner Airlines

See our table for how many AAdvantage miles — and EQMs, EQDs, and EQSs for elite status — you will earn based on partner airline and fare class.
Amtrak ClubAcela Lounge at South Station in Boston

What is Amtrak Guest Rewards Elite Status Worth?

Amtrak Guest Rewards elite status is worth between $383 and $2,719 per year, depending on tier. There are three published Amtrak elite status tiers.
Delta Airlines Jet at BOS

Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Calculator: Miles and Elite Status Earned Per Flight

Use the Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Calculator to determine how many miles — and Medallion Qualifying Miles, Medallion Qualifying Dollars, and Medallion Qualifying Segments for elite status — you will earn on your next flight with Delta or a partner airline.
Continental Breakfast at the Hilton Checkers Downtown Restaurant

Free Breakfast (or Not) at 130+ Hotel Brands

Almost 40 hotel brands offer free breakfast to all guests; 27 brands offer a free hot full breakfast, and 12 brands offer a free continental breakfast.
Living Room at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Coralville

Hotels with Free Dinner and Drinks

While 39 hotel brands offer a free hot or continental breakfast to all guests, only nine hotel brands offer free dinner or complimentary food to all guests in the evening.
American Express Platinum Card

Obtaining Elite Status with Credit Cards

Many co-branded credit cards offer elite status in various frequent flyer and rewards programs for airline, hotel, rail, and rental car travel providers. Sometimes, card holders receive elite status simply for being a card member...this is especially true for co-branded hotel credit cards.