Obviously travel involves more than just hotel stays. We have to get to our destination somehow. Here at Hilton Loyalist we try to find the best use of HHonors and HGVC points to maximize our vacation experience for the least amount of money. But we also encourage you to use other award programs to keep airfares, cruises, and car rentals within budget. Today those that use the Delta Airlines Frequent Flyer program got some bad news. The Points Guy points out that we can no longer change award tickets within 72 hours of departure regardless of status. He does a good job of running down the issue so check out his article here: Delta Institutes Strict 72 Hour Award Change/Cancel Rule.