Government unveils the 12 destinations on the green list, and more news from this week

May 8, 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:

Government unveils 12 countries and territories on traffic light green list for 17 May return to travel

On Friday evening, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps made the announcement that 12 countries and territories have made the cut to feature on the green list.

These are the 12 countries on the green list

With the announcement here, we now know — and can update — this list of all of the countries that are on the green list.

American Express adds £10 monthly Deliveroo credit to Gold Card

This week, Amex announced it’s adding a £10 Deliveroo credit for Gold Cardholders to use every month. In total, that adds up to £120 in additional value annually.

How you can redeem Amex Membership Rewards for free EasyJet flights — but why you may not want to

Did you know you could — in a roundabout way — transfer Amex Membership Rewards to EasyJet? Here’s how.

Heathrow Airport delays reopening of Terminal 3

Heathrow Airport won’t reopen the doors to Terminal 3 in time for travel’s relaunch on 17 May.

Pressure mounts on governments to establish US-UK travel corridor by June

This week, we saw pressure mount on President Biden and Prime Minister Johnson to open a quarantine-free travel bubble between the U.S. and the U.K.

American Express cuts earn rate on 2 cashback credit cards

This week, American Express cut the earning rate on two of its cashback cards — find out if yours is one of them.

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

Now that we know which countries are on which list, take a look at what kind of COVID-19 test you will need.

This new British Airways TV advert will make you want to fly again

BA launched its latest advert this week, and it’s given us some serious wanderlust.

Everything you need to know about British Airways’ fare classes

Finally, we take a look at British Airways’ fare classes and how they can help you be a smarter traveller.

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