Saying farewell to British Airways’ last 747s, 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:
This week marked the end of an era for British Airways. TPG U.K. Director of Content Nicky Kelvin went to Heathrow to see the final two British Airways 747s depart from the airport. Read his experience of what it was like.
BA launched one of its greatest sales of all time. Act quick, though — as it doesn’t last for much longer. For a limited time, you can save 50% on all award tickets.
In a busy week for British Airways, we also got our first glimpse at the carrier’s newest First seat with a sliding door.
Grant Schapps announced that five Greek Islands have been readded to England’s travel corridor list, meaning you can travel there without having to quarantine on return.
Beginning in 2021, Gatwick Airport will add a new £5 fee for airport dropoffs.
If you’ve got a trip to Ireland on the mind, here are eight places to visit in the country besides Dublin.
One TPG staffer takes a look at the 10 high-end redemptions he wants to make when travel resumes — and how he’ll make them.
Italy is a great option for an autumnal getaway — especially because the country is still on England’s travel corridor list.
Finally, closer to home, here are nine of the most beautiful cycle rides you can take in the U.K.
Featured photo by Nicky Kelvin/The Points Guy.
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