Government could loosen quarantine restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers, and more news from this week

Jun 19, 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:

Fully vaccinated Brits could soon holiday in amber countries without quarantine on return home

Government sources unveiled this week that the U.K. could allow fully vaccinated Brits to skip the 10-day quarantine on return home from amber list countries.

Stobart Air goes bust: What to do if your flight was cancelled

Last weekend, regional carrier Stobart Air went under. Here’s a look at what you can do if your flight was cancelled.

EasyJet unveils 12 new domestic routes to capitalise on summer staycations

In order to help transport passengers to their destination, EasyJet has added new domestic routes to fill the void left by Stobart Air’s demise.

Portugal removes PCR test requirement for British travellers

Portugal announced this week that it’s no longer requiring British travellers to have proof of a PCR test. Instead, a lateral flow device result will do.

Ireland doubles quarantine period for unvaccinated Brits as Delta variant spreads

Amidst concerns of the Delta variant, Ireland has doubled its quarantine requirement for unvaccinated Brits.

Emirates devaluing first class awards in July by removing Flex awards

This is not good news if you’ve been saving miles for a first-class award.

New European budget airline Play debuts livery and stylish non-gender specific crew uniforms

There will soon be a new European low-cost carrier flying to London.

TPG reader question: How do I know if my upcoming British Airways business-class flight will have Club Suite?

A look at how you can tell if your upcoming business-class flight with BA has the new Club Suite.

Flying with world leaders: How pilots land big aircraft into small airfields

Charlie Page looks into how pilots land big aircraft on small runways.

A business-class boost: Reviewing JetBlue’s new Mint Suite that will fly to London

Finally, a review of JetBlue’s new Mint Suite, which will begin flying to London as of August.

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