England adds 16 new destinations to the green list, and more news from this week

Jun 26, 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:

England adds 16 countries and territories to green list, moves 6 to red and confirms no quarantine for fully vaccinated British amber arrivals

This week, England made some big changes to its green list — including adding 16 countries and territories to the lowest-risk categorisation. Plus, six countries are moving from amber to red.

All 27 countries and territories that are on the UK’s green list

With the additions, there are now 27 total countries and territories on the green list.

Government will drop quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated amber arrivals

As part of Thursday’s announcement, the government confirmed that later this summer, fully vaccinated British amber arrivals will be able to skip quarantine on return home.

British Airways 787 Dreamliner collapses as nose gear gives way at Heathrow

Last weekend, a BA Dreamliner’s nose gear collapsed at Heathroww.

British Airways considering leaving Gatwick Airport permanently

The flag carrier of the U.K. is considering leaving Gatwick permanently.

TPG reader question: Can I still get the welcome bonus if I upgrade from the free BA Amex Card to the Premium Plus Card?

This week, we took a look at another TPG reader question: Can you get another welcome bonus?

Our guide to the ultimate Avios earning strategy in the UK

Bookmark this one. Here is our ultimate Avios earning strategy.

You can now redeem Nectar points for hotel stays, but is it a good deal?

A look at why you may want to reconsider this option.

You can buy a house in Croatia for just 11 pence (but there’s a catch)

Yes, please!

Is ‘reserving’ a pool chair ever acceptable? Etiquette experts weigh in

Finally, etiquette experts weigh in on if it’s ever ok to reserve a pool chair.

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