A review of ‘the worst premium economy flight I’ve ever taken’, and more news from this week

Oct 12, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG UK this week. Here’s what you need to know:

Disappointing from start to finish: A review of Pakistan International Airlines’ 777 in Executive Economy from Lahore to London

This might be one of the worst premium economy products out there. And we sent TPG UK’s Senior Writer Ben Smithson to check it out. Read his review of the disappointing experience.

A Club World seat on British Airways A380.

Deal alert: Club World to NYC from £1,366 return and holiday packages from £209

Get your hands on one of these discounted Club World fares. Or opt for a holiday package from just £209.

British Airways’ first retrofitted 777 with Club Suite flew to NYC this week

The airline’s first retrofitted 777 with the Club Suite business-class product took to the skies this week. It’ll continue flying between London Heathrow and New York JFK.

You can take a virtual 3D tour inside the world’s densest Airbus A350

Take a look inside the densest A350 in the world.

The first hotel in Heathrow’s Terminal 3 opened this week

If you’re transiting through Heathrow’s T3 and want a break, check out the terminal’s first hotel. It offers daytime stays as well.

Berlin, Germany - March 20: In this photo illustration the app of peer-to-peer ridesharing, food delivery, and transportation network company Uber is displayed on a smartphone on March 20, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Illustration by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)

Uber targeting riders with a £10 discount on journeys from London airports

See if you were targeted for a £10 discount on your next journey from select London airports.

Ibiza's Cala d'Hort Beach is waiting for you. No, really. Photo courtesy of Shutterstcok.

TPG Points Clinic: Is there any point trying to earn a British Airways Companion Voucher?

Our points and miles experts tell this TPG UK reader why the BA Companion Voucher is worth trying to earn — even if you do have to pay taxes and fees.

Photo Taken In Tokyo, Japan

How to best maximise a British Airways Companion Voucher with 200,000 Avios

Speaking of a BA Companion Voucher, here’s how you can best spend one if you have 200,000 Avios.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection cancels cruises just months before inaugural sailing — and it could be a logistical nightmare

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection delayed its launch, cancelling passengers’ itineraries and causing massive logistical problems.

10 ways not to be an annoying airline passenger

Finally, take a look into 10 very easy ways you can avoid being an annoying airline passenger. Basically, don’t be that person.

Featured photo by Ben Smithson/The Points Guy.

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