How to travel in luxury without breaking the bank 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:
Here, Tom Marchant, co-founder of bespoke luxury travel agency Black Tomato, shares seven of his tried-and-true tips for travelling the world without it costing the Earth.
If you are located in the UK but want cheaper fares, particularly for premium class seats, consider booking a flight from continental Europe rather than the UK, where it may be significantly cheaper. We call this an ‘ex-EU fare’ and it can save you a lot of money.
A Heathrow-bound Boeing 777 carrying 129 passengers and 14 crew members returned to Miami International Airport (MIA) this Wednesday after only an hour of flight time when a first-class passenger became disruptive over a refusal to wear a mask.
From making sure to use the right credit card, picking an affordable destination and checking your mobile phone plan before travelling abroad to avoid overspending.
According to Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss, the price of flights will increase as the airline industry deals with rising costs, supply chain shortages and the price of being more eco-friendly.
Thailand has announced plans to restart its Test & Go programme with some minor revisions to the previous rules from 1 February following a month of mandatory quarantine rules for travellers.
If the incredible marble mausoleum of the Taj Mahal in India is on your travel bucket-list, here’s how to do The Taj Mahal on miles and points.
“Ghost flights” are planes chartered to fly around the world – or sometimes just around an airport – simply so airlines can hang on to takeoff and landing slots.
The star of the ad is British skydiver and stuntwoman Nicole Smith-Ludvik, who climbed the iconic tower before sunrise to get to the top in time for the dawn light on 14 October last year.
With more than 6,500 hotels, there’s no shortage of incredible destinations to choose from if you’re looking to visit a Marriott property. But if the dizzying array of options makes your head spin, here are our top picks.
Currently, travellers are required to take a lateral flow test, at their own cost, two days after they return to the U.K. to ensure they’re COVID-19-free.
Some cruises cost thousands of dollars per person, but if you’re on a budget, TPG has six ways you can save some money on your next sailing.
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