What you need to know about travel to the EU as of 1 January 2021, and more news from this week

Jul 25, 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:

Travel to Europe will be very different from 1 January 2021: Here are the government’s new regulations

This week, the U.K. government unveiled some changes you should know about if you want to travel to the EU as of 1 January 2021.

Why you shouldn’t pay to fly Club Europe during the pandemic

TPG U.K. Content Producer Daniel Ross flew Club Europe for the first time since lockdown has lifted. Should you dish out the cash to do the same?

COVID takes out another cruising icon: The world’s first ‘megaship’ appears headed for the scrappers

The vessel formerly known as the Sovereign of the Seas with Royal Caribbean has been scrapped.

British Airways commits to the Caribbean, adds new route to Jamaica

BA will fly between London Gatwick and Montego Bay as of October. Check out the other Caribbean routes the airline will fly from Gatwick.

8 top holiday homes to rent in Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the hottest holiday destinations in the U.K. Check out these eight top holiday homes you can rent this summer.

How best to use 100,000 American Express Membership Rewards points this summer

Alternatively, if you want to head farther away, here are several ways you can use 100,000 Amex Membership Rewards points this summer.

Image by Christian Kramer / The Points Guy

My 6 favourite flights from the past decade

TPG U.K. General Manager Christian Kramer reflects on some of his favourite moments flying in the past decade.

How to fly Emirates’ first class for just £18 without leaving Europe

If you’d like to experience the bling of Emirates first class without having to leave Europe, you can from just £18 + points one-way.

15 of the most beautiful villages in Spain

Finally, Spain is on the list of countries where you won’t have to quarantine on return to England. Here are 15 beautiful villages in the country you may want to add to your bucket list.

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