Virgin Atlantic says flights won’t resume until at least August, and more news from this week

May 30, 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:

Virgin Atlantic delays resuming flights until at least August because of UK quarantine restrictions

Because of the U.K.’s mandatory 14-day isolation for arriving travellers, Virgin Atlantic said it won’t resume flights until at least August.

British Airways upgraded my status: TPG reader success story

How this TPG reader found themself with upgraded BA status.

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has been down for 4 days. Should you be worried about your miles?

For much of this week, the Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club has been out of commission. Here’s why you shouldn’t be worried about your miles for now.

Future of travel? One country’s draconian new rules for visitors in the age of coronavirus

Here are the restrictions the United Arab Emirates is rolling out for visitors.

EasyJet reveals routes it will resume from 15 June

We knew that EasyJet was planning to resume some flights from 15 June, but now we know which domestic routes those will be.

5 exciting African destinations you can get to using Avios with Royal Air Maroc

Planning your next trip? Consider using your Executive Club Avios to fly to these exciting African destinations.

Bali hopes to reopen to tourists by October — here’s what you need to know

The popular holiday destination plans to reopen to tourists by October.

How to earn extra British Airways Tier Points and Avios for cheap by flying domestically in the USA

Eyes set on Executive Club status? Make sure you keep these tips in mind for your next trip to the U.S. (Of course, when it’s safe to travel again.)

8 of the best hotels in the Lake District

If the coronavirus crisis has you feeling like you want to stay closer to home, consider one of these eight Lake District hotels for your next holiday.

Preferred Rewards Gold or Platinum Card: Which personal Amex is a better choice for you?

If you’ve been considering one of the popular personal Amex cards, here are some things to keep in mind before you make your decision.

The best road trips from London that take 2 hours or less

Finally, if you live in London and want to get away on a short journey, here are some of the best road trips that take two hours or less.

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