What it’s like in Spain during mandatory quarantine, and more news from this week

Mar 21, 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:

Lessons from lockdown: What it’s like in Spain during the mandatory quarantine right now

TPG’s own Spain resident isn’t exempt from the country’s mandatory quarantine. Read about what her experience has been like while being isolated.

Can I claim EU261 compensation if my flight was delayed or cancelled because of coronavirus?

Travellers who had bookings cancelled or delayed because of the coronavirus crisis might be wondering if they can receive compensation from the EU. Here’s your answer.

Where is British Airways parking its planes during the coronavirus outbreak?

Knowing British Airways — along with airlines all around the world — has been forced to slash capacity and ground its aircraft, where is it putting them all? Here’s what we’ve been able to uncover.

Should you really book that incredible travel deal right now?

So you’ve come across an amazing flight deal, but should you book it?

The coronavirus just resulted in the world’s new longest flight

Because Air Tahiti Nui wasn’t allowed to make its regular stop in the U.S. because of travel restrictions, it was forced to reroute, which resulted in the world’s new longest flight.

Complete guide to airline elite status during the coronavirus outbreak

If you have airline elite status, you may be wondering whether your airline of choice is going to extend your status or lower requirements to requalify. Here’s what we know so far.

The biggest passenger jet in the world is another casualty of the pandemic

Lufthansa said it was grounding its entire fleet of 14 A380s. Korean and Asiana said they would stop flying theirs.

Understanding the differences between economy and premium economy

If you’re deciding between whether to book a ticket in economy or premium economy, read this guide first to know what to expect.

Stop behaving badly at baggage claim: Etiquette tips from the experts

Don’t be *that* person.

Here’s how you can thank a great flight attendant on your next trip

Finally, once we’re back to travelling as normal, take notes for how you can thank a great flight attendant.

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