What it’s like to visit Croatia during the pandemic, and more news from this week

Aug 15, 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:

TPG inside report: What it was like to visit Croatia during the COVID-19 pandemic

TPG U.K.’s Daniel Ross travelled to Croatia last month. From restaurants to mask-wearing observations, here’s what it was like.

Refused boarding: Don’t make the same mistakes when flying to France or Greece

If you’ve got travel booked to France or Greece coming up, make sure you don’t make one of these mistakes that can get you refused boarding.

(Photo by Ben Smithson/The Points Guy)

British Airways bringing new Club Suite to Los Angeles from October

After a long wait, British Airways is bringing its new — and much improved — business-class seat, Club Suite, to Los Angeles beginning in October.

Status match struggles: TPG reader mistake story

This TPG U.K. reader struggled to successfully get a status match to the TAP Portugal programme.

Report: President Trump considering plan to block some Americans from returning to U.S.

This week saw reports from America that President Trump was considering banning U.S. citizens from returning to the country.

What are the finest hotels in the UK to book with points?

If you’ve got a load of points saved up and are eyeing a staycation, here are some fine places worth considering.

5 amazing ways to use 50,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles

Meanwhile, if you’ve got a big balance of Flying Club miles, here are five ways you may want to consider using 50,000 of them.

From Somerset to Blackpool: 9 fabulous August bank holiday staycation ideas

Don’t forget we have a bank holiday coming up! Here are nine ways you can spend the long weekend here in the U.K. and have a great time.

5 of the best UK holiday homes with private outdoor heated pools

Finally, we take a look at five of the best holiday homes in the U.K. with private outdoor heated pools.

Featured photo by Daniel Ross/The Points Guy.

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