3 changes to England’s travel corridor list, and more news from this week

Oct 3, 2020

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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:

Turkey and 2 other destinations removed from travel corridor list, none added

Turkey, Poland and Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba have been removed from England’s travel corridor list as of this morning.

Barbados deems UK travellers ‘high risk’, adds quarantine requirement

Unfortunately, U.K. travellers will no longer be able to visit Barbados without a quarantine. The country has deemed the U.K. high risk, meaning you’ll have to spend a few days in a controlled quarantine environment if you want to visit. Find out what it means for your holiday.

South Africa is reopening for tourists, but not those coming from the UK

While South Africa is opening for some, it’s not for those of us coming from the U.K.

Singapore Airlines scraps flights to nowhere, launches A380 plane restaurant instead

The airline has scrapped its plans to offer flights to nowhere in favour of allowing would-be travellers to dine in one of its A380s on the ground.

All 12 countries and territories you can visit from England without quarantine on either end

With this week’s changes to the travel corridors list, here are the 12 remaining destinations you can visit without quarantine on either end of your trip.

Which Caribbean countries can I travel to from England right now?

If white sand and blue waters are on your mind, here’s the latest on what’s an option in the Caribbean.

16 of the most remote hotels on Earth

And if a hotel with absolutely no one around is on your mind, check out these 16 properties.

Azores vs. Madeira: Pick your perfect Portuguese holiday island

Azores and Madeira remain on England’s travel corridor list. Here’s a helpful guide on how to pick which is the right holiday destination for you.

COVID-19 test stress before my Cyprus holiday: TPG reader mistake story

Finally, find out how getting a COVID-19 test for a holiday led to a stressful situation for this TPG reader.

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