When will I know if my summer holiday will go ahead, 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:
In the not-too-distant future, we should have some clarity about if — and when — summer holidays will be permitted to go ahead this summer.
This week, we learned that Marriott is awarding hotel quarantine guests with Bonvoy points.
If a tax on frequent flyers actually does come to fruition, what would it mean for travellers?
British Airways unveiled a new buy Avios promotion this week where Executive Club members can lock in a 50% bonus when purchasing Avios.
Not to be outdone, Virgin Atlantic also launched a new buy miles promotion. With Virgin’s tiered bonus promotion, you can buy Virgin Points with up to a 50% bonus.
In an attempt to get bums back in seats, Virgin is enticing travellers to book new travel to the Caribbean with the prospect of up to 40,000 bonus Virgin Points.
This week, Oneworld got a new member. Now that Alaska Airlines is officially a member, there are some new capabilities.
Included in that, you can now search for Alaska awards on BA’s website.
Also this week, Leading Hotels of the World announced a new expansion — find out where the hotels will be.
After you’ve netted a welcome bonus, how do you justify keeping a card in your wallet and paying the annual fee? Here’s what we look at.
Finally, we take a look at why you may want to travel with two wallets the next time you go on holiday.
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