5 reasons why the British Airways Boeing 747 was so special, and more news from this week

Aug 1, 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:

5 reasons why the British Airways Boeing 747 was so special

After learning of their immediate returement, we take a look at why the BA 747 was so special.

Royal Caribbean figured out how to improve the worst part of cruising

The parent company of Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Silversea and Azamara said it has developed new technology, which it’s calling eMuster.

All 78 countries and territories that are currently on the UK’s travel corridor list

Government restrictions are changing rapidly. Here is each of the countries that are currently on the U.K.’s travel corridors list.

What happens if you ignore government advice to travel right now?

If you’re tempted to get away on a summer holiday, here’s what you need to know about travelling against FCO advice.

Upgrade your staycation: 7 UK hotels with heated outdoor pools

Upgrade your 2020 summer staycation with one of these hotels, complete with a heated outdoor pool.

Video: 20 flights in 2 weeks to get a British Airways Gold card

Watch how TPG U.K. Head of Video Jean Arnas reached Gold status with BA in just two weeks.

How pilots deal with radiation and flights over the North Pole

All you need to know about the hazards of flying in the extreme conditions of the North Pole.

British Airways makes a significant improvement to some Future Travel Vouchers

The airline is now allowing some Future Travel Vouchers to be redeemed online, rather than calling BA’s call centre.

Register to earn double Avios on British Airways flights

With this BA promotion, you can earn double Avios on up to 10 flights.

You won’t believe you’re in London with these 9 days out

If you’re sick of looking at the four walls of your home but aren’t quite ready to travel abroad just yet these are some unique ways to feel like you’re travelling without actually leaving London.

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