What it was like flying JetBlue’s inaugural flight from London to New York, and more news from this week

Aug 21, 2021

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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:


The Mint experience from London: What it was like flying JetBlue’s inaugural flight from London to New York

What it was like flying Mint on JetBlue’s inaugural London (LHR) to New York-JFK flight.

Is it safe to travel as the delta variant spreads? Here’s what the experts say

TPG consulted several experts to find out exactly what people need to know if they’re travelling as the delta variant continues to spread.

Watch TPG UK take the overnight Caledonian Sleeper Train 2 different ways

Watch Nicky and Liam from TPG review the Caledonian Sleeper Train from Aberdeen, Scotland, to London.

What it’s like visiting the Greek islands right now

Want to visit Greece this summer? Here’s what you can expect if you travel right now.

Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards points with the Platinum Card from American Express

The welcome bonus for the feature-packed Amex Platinum card has doubled to a huge 60,000 Membership Rewards points.

TPG reader question: What happens to the fees and taxes for a cancelled Avios redemption?

If you cancel a British Airways Avios redemption, what happens to the fees, taxes and surcharges you paid?

The ultimate guide to British Airways Avios

Everything you need to know about maximising British Airways Avios.

Cruise giant Carnival grapples with a significant COVID-19 outbreak on ship

At least 27 people on Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista have tested positive for COVID-19.

Iceland on a budget: Why you should seriously consider renting a campervan

Iceland is the perfect place to try living the campervan life. TPG writer Stella Shon and her mom went on an epic trip in May.

All-you-can-eat caviar and a test kitchen: This new luxury cruise ship delivers for foodies

Silversea’s new Silver Moon is proving to be a cruise ship that foodies will adore. Here’s why.

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