Business class travel tips and tricks and more news from this week

May 21, 2022

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG U.K. this week. Here’s what you need to know:

7 business class travel tips and tricks from one first-timer to another

If you’re soon to embark on your first international business-class trip, here are seven business-class travel tips and tricks you should know – and that were new to me on my recent transatlantic flight.

A new business class concept: Watch TPG UK fly the brand-new Finnair A350 in all 3 cabins

Watch Nicky, Ben and Liam from TPG review Finnair from Helsinki to London comparing all three cabins on the Airbus A350-900 including the newly launched Premium Economy and revolutionary business class seat.

UK Foreign Office finally gives clarity on British passport rules for European travel

For two years, confusion has reigned over how to tell if your passport will be accepted by European border guards after the rules changed when Britain left the E.U.

How much does Elizabeth Line to Heathrow cost? We break down the cost for zone 1-6

The much anticipated Elizabeth Line, which officially opens next Tuesday (24 May), promises to ferry travellers to the U.K.’s biggest airport from Paddington Station for around half the cost of the Heathrow Express in just 28 minutes.

The best UK miles and points credit cards of 2022

A look at the six credit cards you should have in your wallet if you’re looking to up your points and miles game and your frequently asked questions answered.

European destinations without testing restrictions this summer — including Austria, Greece and Croatia

There are a handful of European nations that have opened up their borders to anyone with a passport and a thirst for foreign travel.

The 13 European countries still requiring masks on flights despite EU dropping rules

A number of European nations still regard the move as hasty, choosing to ignore the new guidance and continue to enforce their own mask mandates on flights in and out of their airports.

Will you get compensation if you’re stopped from boarding with a valid passport? It’s complicated

Scores of holidaymakers have lost thousands of pounds after being denied boarding because of misunderstandings surrounding the EU’s post-Brexit passport rules. Are they entitled to compensation?

The 7 best UK credit card sign-up bonuses

If you’re interested in earning points quickly, these are the best sign-up bonuses available in the U.K. right now.

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