How I earned British Airways Executive Club elite silver status in just one trip to Greece, and more news from this week

Nov 6, 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:

How I earned British Airways Executive Club elite silver status in just one trip to Greece

By stacking two very generous current offers from British Airways I was able to earn valuable silver status in just one return trip to Greece.

EasyJet’s new baggage policy makes zero sense, and here’s why

EasyJet will now allow you to purchase a new add-on to take a full-sized cabin bag onboard your flight. How do the numbers add up?

TPG reader question: Should I fly nonstop in economy, or transfer in premium economy?

If a nonstop flight in economy and an indirect flight in premium economy are the same price, which should you choose?

Watch TPG UK fly Qatar Airways 2 different ways: Qsuite business class versus economy

Watch Liam and Nicky from TPG U.K. review Qatar Airways from Doha to London comparing a flight in the famed Qsuite business-class seat against Qatar’s economy product on the Boeing 777-300ER.

No access after midday: The strangest hotel pool rule I’ve ever seen

My recent stay at one of London’s newest luxury hotels has a strange rooftop access rule.

How to get free SkyTeam elite status with your British Airways status

If you have elite status with British Airways or several other elite programmes there is an easy status match offer for SkyTeam elite status.

Visiting a Greek island out of season was both an awesome and frustrating experience

I travelled to the Greek island of Los at the end of their official tourist season to avoid the crowds, queues and take advantage of cheap accommodation. But was it worth it?

How to plan the ultimate points and miles holiday to Spain

Here’s how to plan the ultimate points and miles holiday to Spain.

It’s all in the details: What it’s like to stay at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

I enjoyed my time at the Ritz Carlton Maldives, not because of how glamorous it was but because I felt truly cared for in a way that I’ve never felt at any other hotel in the world.

Featured image by Ben Smithson / The Points Guy

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