Malta will pay tourists to visit this summer, and more news from this week

Apr 17, 2021

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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:

Malta will pay you to go on holiday this summer

Malta is paying some tourists to visit the country this summer. See how you can get up to 200 euro in payouts from the Maltese government.

Will Britons be able to holiday in America this summer?

At the top of many Brits’ minds is whether or not America will be a holiday option this summer. We take a look.

UK startup Flypop secures A330s to fly low-cost from London to India

It looks as though there will soon be a new low-cost long-haul airline flying from the U.K.

Domestic holidays can resume: Here’s everything you need to know

As of this past Monday, domestic holidays in England and Wales can return. Here’s everything you need to know about where you can go and who you can stay with.

London’s finest hotels team up to encourage summer bookings with discounts and exclusive perks

To encourage bookings, Hotel Week London has launched as a new initiative with some of London’s best hotels, offering travellers discounts and special perks for new bookings.

Greece accelerates reopening, plans to welcome tourists back from next week

This week, Greece accelerated its plans to reopen to tourists from select countries — including the U.K. — from next week.

Israel to reopen to fully vaccinated tourists from 23 May

Similarly, Israel announced this week that it plans to open to fully vaccinated travellers as of late May.

EasyJet CEO says most EU countries will be on UK’s green list, will ‘ramp up’ operations in May

EasyJet’s CEO is optimistic about travel this summer — so much so that he’s predicting most EU countries will be on the U.K.’s green list.

Qantas planning to send its entire fleet of A380 jets back into service

Qantas’ CEO said this week that the carrier plans to bring back all of its A380s — but maybe not until 2024.

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