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Members of Marriott Honored Guest Awards and United Mileage Plus programs can now access individual account information on Status, a new World Wide Web site, at

For $25, nonmembers can now buy single day passes to Delta Crown Room airport lounges. Passengers with Delta tickets can buy passes from Crown Room attendants and Delta ticket offices. (American Airlines and Continental Airlines offer similar passes.)

Want to know the latest changes in frequent flier programs? Call FlyerFax at (719) 574-6947 and ask for Document 1000 for a full menu of fax-back updates-free-courtesy of InsideFlyer magazine.

Through April 30, get a free full-day ski-lift ticket and free ski rack with a minimum three-day rental of a four-wheel-drive car from Alamo at many Western ski destinations. (Cars rent for $279 for three days. Call 800-GO-ALAMO.)

Charge two Westin stays on your American Express card through March 15 and get 10,000 Westin Premier Bonus Points-enough for one free night.

Dine at select on-site restaurants at Marriott hotels and earn 500 Honored Guest Award points.

American Express' Membership Miles program has a new name: Membership Rewards. Core airline and hotel program partners (and the ability to transfer points to them) will remain the same, but members can now redeem miles for car rentals, vacation packages, gourmet foods and merchandise.

Christopher McGinnis

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This article was originally published in the February 1996 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Biz Traveler.

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