What’s considered essential travel, and more news from this week
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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:
Now that England has officially entered its second national lockdown, non-essential travel is off the table. But what exactly does that mean?
If you have travel booked, here’s what you need to know about your airline’s change or refund policy.
At this time, the government is not telling Brits abroad that they need to return home. However, that could change. Here are your options.
While leisure travel is largely off the table for now, the government did make three changes to its travel corridors list this week. Check out all 53 destinations where arriving passengers to England don’t have to quarantine for 14 days.
Because of the second lockdown, BA has closed all of its lounges.
The U.K. carrier is relying heavily on routes to the Caribbean as a result of the pandemic. This time, it plans to launch to a brand new destination next year.
The decreased demand for air travel has allowed several carriers to begin flying to Heathrow for the first time — including this ultra low-cost carrier from Romania.
With this Amex offer, you can save big on your next stay with Onefinestay.
If lockdown already has you planning a trip to Vegas for when it’s lifted, you may want to consider this adults-only resort.
Likewise, if you’re planning a trip to Italy for the first time, don’t make one of these nine tourist mistakes.
Finally, a reminder to always do your research before booking a hotel.
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