Your WhatsApps Could Deny You Entry to the US, and More News From This Week

Aug 31, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG UK this week. Here’s what you need to know:

Your WhatsApp Group Chat Could Now Deny You Entry to the United States

Moral of the story: Be mindful of what’s saved on your phone — even if it’s from a group chat. It could get you denied from gaining entry to the US.

(Photo by Liam Spencer / The Points Guy)

Treated Like a King for a Day: Flying First Class for the First Time on Lufthansa’s A340

Everyone remembers their first time in first class. For TPG UK’s Social Media Editor Liam Spencer, Lufthansa first class was everything he expected and more.

Starting Your Own Airline? Here Are 9 Former Airliners for Sale

Want to own your own plane? Check out these former airliners that are for sale.

Which Airlines Offer First Class From the UK and How to Book Them With Points

Been eyeing a first class redemption? Here are the carriers that operate a first class to the UK and how to book it with points.

Why Don’t Air Fares Drop Just Before Travel?

Been patiently waiting for that airfare to drop? Chances are that it won’t right before the date of departure.

(Photo by Imgorthand / Getty Images)

How to Save Big and Boost Your Avios Balance by Combining Travel With BA Holidays

Learn how booking your holiday with BA Holidays could save you money — and earn you bonus Avios.

Playa Papagayo, Canary Islands. (Photo by Zu Sanchez Photography / Getty Images)

How to Know Which of the 7 Canary Islands Is Right for Your Trip

Know before you go! Here’s how to figure out which of the Canary Islands is right for you.

This Hotel Chain Can Change Room Rates 46 Million Times Every Day

The hotel chain changes its nightly rates millions of times per day. Here’s what you need to know about that algorithm.

Europe, Austria, Durnstein

The 6 Best Cruise Lines for Solo Travellers

Fancy hitting the seas alone? These are the best cruise lines for solo travellers.

(Photo by Ben Smithson / The Points Guy)

Should You Ever Clean Your Own Aircraft Seat?

When does it make sense to take cleaning supplies to your aircraft seat?

Featured photo by SOPA Images/Getty Images.

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