Inside Boeings first prototype 777X and more news from this week

Nov 20, 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:

First look: Inside Boeing’s first prototype 777X at Dubai Airshow

Boeing’s newest wide-body made its debut on Sunday at the Dubai Airshow, and TPG got a first look inside.

Heathrow won’t have rail or tube services this Christmas, here’s how you can still get there

Major engineering work planned for London’s rail and tube network means no trains will be available on Christmas Day and Boxing Day to take travellers to and from one of the world’s busiest airports.

11 things you should never buy on a cruise ship (or in port)

There are a lot of ways to spend money when on a cruise, including a few you might want to avoid.

(Photo by Ben Smithson/The Points Guy)

How I redeemed my British Airways Companion Vouchers in 2021

For Ben Smithson, planning how to use his British Airways Companion Voucher that he earns from his British Airways American Express Premium Plus card is often one of the biggest and most important points and miles decisions he makes every year.

Nobody Accepts Amex? Busting the American Express Myth

Don’t be afraid to have an American Express credit card in your wallet.

8 of the most underrated destinations in Greece

From the vineyards of Mt. Olympus to far-flung Greek islands to the Athens Riviera, here are some of the most underrated destinations in Greece.

Prime letdown: Amazon to stop accepting UK Visa credit cards from 2022

Shopping behemoth Amazon has announced it will no longer accept payments made with UK-issued Visa credit cards. The move will go into effect from 19 January, 2022.

4 things you’ll love about Royal Caribbean’s new Odyssey of the Seas

Gene Sloan takes a firsthand look at one of the most alluring Royal Caribbean ships to date: The Odyssey of the Seas.

Singapore Airlines unveils its 737 MAX cabin with lie-flat seats

The 737 MAX 8 features 10 business-class lie-flat seats and 144 economy-class seats, giving Singapore Airlines some of the most luxurious cabins in the sky.

The perfect way to wake up: Why hotel room service breakfasts are better than you think

Room service for breakfast no longer has to be an extravagance you can’t justify – Ben Smithson explains why you should consider it if for your next stay.

Featured photo by David Slotnick/The Points Guy

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