This obscure Brexit passport rule could affect your travel plans, and more news from this week

Oct 2, 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:

An obscure Brexit passport rule going into effect next week could wreck your travel plans

Many travellers probably know when their passport is due to expire. But do you know the date it was issued?

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6 tips for avoiding a lengthy wait at London Heathrow immigration

Unpredictable passenger numbers, isolating immigration staff and increased documentation checks are causing long delays for arriving passengers at Heathrow. Here are our tips for making you experience as easy as possible.

A free dinner with my Platinum card: Putting one of the best Amex offers of the year to the test

Taking advantage of a very generous American Express offer at one of my favourite London restaurants, Fischer’s.

How I saved more than 50% on a Qatar Qsuites business-class ticket

It’s important to think a little outside of the box when it comes to your flight route.

7 reasons why Malta should be your next holiday destination

Plan to visit Malta for your next holiday if you’re looking for warm sunshine and cultural attractions.

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How airlines keep aircraft from tipping over

Recently a United Airlines plane tipped backwards after safely landing. How do pilots and airlines ensure this doesn’t happen on every flight?

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The UK could soon end the hotel quarantine programme

There might be more good news for British travellers.

Qatar Airways A350 in the sky
(Photo by Vytautas Kielaitis/Shutterstock)

Be warned: Qatar Airways is now selling a new restrictive business fare class

Qatar Airways has introduced a new fare class for business-class tickets, and adjusted the inclusions for the existing fare classes.

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Everything we know so far about being considered ‘fully vaccinated’ for travel to the US

International travellers may find the border to the U.S. isn’t as easy to cross as promised when it reopens later this fall.

We flew some of the worst airline seats in America so you don’t have to

Your seat can make or break your flying experience — especially when flying in economy.

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