A UK rewards card benefit that beats the US, and more news from this week
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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:
We were able to confirm that a benefit of the most premium card available in the U.K. won’t be getting a negative change its American counterpart is.
If you’ve got plans to fly farther afield this summer, you may want to think twice about travelling with Emirates, Etihad or Qatar via their hub airports.
Speaking of transiting airports, we take a look at what the policies are to transit through European hubs right now.
The government said this week that it will have a digital version of a vaccine certificate for travellers to use by the time international travel returns — 17 May at the earliest.
We take an updated look at which countries may be on the U.K.’s green list when travel is allowed to resume.
This week, India was added to the U.K.’s red list of countries. It followed news that the government is pushing Heathrow to open a terminal to be used only for arrivals from red list countries.
JetBlue took another step this week to launching its long-awaited services to London.
We take a look at the road trips that you can take from London in two hours or less.
Finally, though we’re still forbidden from travelling for non-essential reasons, Greece’s reopening isn’t all it’s made to be. Much of the country still remains in a strict lockdown.
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