Our best guess for when cruising will resume, and more news from this week

Apr 25, 2020

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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:

When will cruising resume? Here’s our best guess

If you’re like us, you’re wondering when it’ll be safe to travel again. While we don’t have the answer, we can use what we know to take a guess. When it comes to cruising, here’s when we think it will resume.

The 6 best and worst inflight meals I ate last year

TPG UK’s Dan Ross walks through his best inflight meals from the past year. You might be surprised to find out that at least one economy meal made the cut for his best meals.

Richard Branson says Virgin Atlantic will collapse without government support

The founder of Virgin Atlantic warned that the U.K. airline would collapse without government support.

French government suspends nearly all flights outside Schengen Area

This week, the French government announced that it was suspending nearly all international flights outside the Schengen Area.

Inside 2 of the UK’s eerily empty airports

London Heathrow and Gatwick airports are typically the busiest in the U.K. Not now, as coronavirus has left travellers home. Take a look inside the empty terminal hallways.

Emirates says no carry-on bags allowed on board, all passengers must wear mask and gloves

The Dubai-based airline has revealed its safety precautions for flights. All passengers must wear gloves and a mask from check-in until disembarking, and no carry-on bags are allowed on board.

Tips for obtaining a refund when an airline cancels your flight

If an airline has cancelled your flight, here are some helpful tips to ensure you lock in the refund you’re entitled to.

From the North Pole to the Serengeti: How to use 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points

If you have a stash of 20,000 Membership Rewards points, here are some great ways to spend them.

Here’s where to buy old aeroplane parts you can repurpose at home

If lockdown has you thinking of redecorating your home, let your inner AvGeek come out in your decor.

The cheapest Michelin-starred meals around the world

Finally, if you consider yourself a foodie, take note of these cheapest Michelin-starred meals out there.

Featured image courtesy of Royal Caribbean.

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