What kind of COVID-19 test you need to travel and how much it costs, and more news from this week

May 22, 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:

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

If you’re planning to travel this summer, you will need some form of COVID-19 test on your return to the U.K. Here, we break down what kind of test you will need depending on what traffic light destination you’re coming from.

JetBlue announces long-awaited flights to London

This week, JetBlue made a splash with the announcement of its first flights between the U.S. and London.

International travel is back: Here’s what you need to know

On Monday, Brits were allowed to travel abroad for non-essential reasons once again.

Italy reopens to British tourists with a negative COVID-19 test result

This week, Italy announced it was reopened to British tourists who hold a negative COVID-19 test result. However, it’s an amber country.

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

With that in mind, can you actually go on holiday to an amber list country right now? Here’s what the government has to say.

Will my travel insurance cover a holiday to an amber country this summer?

And if you do decide to holiday in an amber list destination, will you insurance cover the trip?

The 3 countries and territories you can visit from the UK without quarantine on either end

There are still only three countries and territories you can visit from the U.K. without quarantine on either end.

Amex Offer: Spend £15 with small businesses and get £5 back

This lucrative Amex Offer returned this week, allowing you to save on purchases made with small businesses.

4 bucket list trips I’m booking this year using points and miles

A look at the four bucket-list trips this TPG staffer is booking this year.

Travel has returned to London: What it was like to stay at the Four Seasons at Park Lane on post-lockdown opening night

Finally, I got to stay at the Four Seasons at Park Lane on opening night. Read on for my experience in this lovely, five-star property in London.

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