Returning to England from an amber list country, and more news from this week

Jul 24, 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:

Returning to England from an amber list country — Top tips and what you can expect

A look at the experience of two TPG staffers who recently returned to England from amber list countries.

What kind of COVID-19 test do I need to travel and how much does it cost?

We’re now allowed to travel again! But what kind of COVID-19 testing will you need and how much will it cost?

How American Express Purchase and Refund Protection has helped TPG UK readers

Did you know your purchases are protected by American Express Purchase and Refund Protection? Here’s how it works.

Can I go on holiday to an amber list country right now?

Prior to 17 May, foreign travel for leisure was illegal. The advice has now changed — find out what you can and can’t do this summer.

Which European countries will regular travel insurance cover travelling to right now?

Travel insurance covers travel to destinations without U.K. government warnings against travel. Which European countries will your travel insurance cover this summer?

Hopes for US travel dealt another blow as State Department advises Americans to avoid travel to the United Kingdom

As the United Kingdom removes most social distancing measures, US travellers are warned to avoid travel to the UK.

UK creates Amber Plus travel list, fully vaccinated arrivals from France must still self-isolate

There’s an exception to the new rule that fully vaccinated travellers can avoid self-isolation on their return from amber countries as yet another list and set of rules is introduced.

TPG reader question: Am I eligible for a welcome bonus on a credit card if I’m already a supplementary cardholder?

Adding a supplementary cardholder can be a great way to earn more miles and points. Here we explain if you can earn a bonus if you’ve been someone else’s supplementary cardholder.

How to get 18 months of Marriott Bonvoy Gold elite status for £75

Even if you’re not eligible for the welcome bonus, the current offer with the Marriott Bonvoy credit card can give you 18 months of elite hotel status for a low price.

Featured photo by Nicky Kelvin/The Points Guy.

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