England removes all red list countries, and more news from this week

Oct 30, 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:

England ending travel red list and hotel quarantine programme

All seven remaining countries have been removed from the travel red list, and the controversial hotel quarantine programme will end on Monday.

(Photo by David Slotnick/The Points Guy)

The best seat in a middling cabin: Reviewing British Airways’ business class on the 787-9 from Boston

British Airways flies a subpar 2-3-2 business-class cabin on most of its routes. But, if you pick the right seat, you could have a great experience.

New York City NYC skyline
New York City Skyline (Photo by TomasSereda / Getty Images)

The United States reopens 8 November – here is everything you need to know

After a 20 month lockout, British travellers can enter the United States for tourism reasons from next month. Here is everything you need to know before you go.

A lake in Covadonga at sunset. (Photo by Unaihuiziphotography/Getty)

8 of the most underrated destinations in Spain

Check out these lesser-visited destinations in Spain for your next holiday.

Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class suites on the Airbus A350. (Photo by Nicky Kelvin / The Points Guy)

On which routes will Virgin Atlantic fly their new A350 Upper Class Suite in November?

As Virgin Atlantic quickly rebuilds its route network, you’ll want to be on the lookout for the airline’s flagship Airbus A350 aircraft. Here are the routes it will be featured on in November.

Porto, Portugal skyline from across the Douro River. (Photo by ESB Professional / Shutterstock)

An update on my journey to EU citizenship through Portugal’s Golden Visa program

Read about how I’m securing Portuguese citizenship through a Golden Visa program.

TPG UK exclusive: Win £1,000 with Curve

Curve is offering one lucky TPG U.K. reader £1,000 for their next holiday.

(Photo by Sundry Photography/Getty Images)

Big changes ahead for Marriott as Bonvoy ditches its award chart; book your stays now

Marriott Bonvoy will remove its award charts in 2022. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming changes.

(Photo courtesy of Float Dubai/Facebook)

World’s largest floating nightclub opens in Dubai on historic QE2 cruise ship

The historic ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, affectionately known in cruise circles as QE2, is now home to the world’s largest floating nightclub, Float Dubai.

(Photo by joSon/Getty)

Long-haul flights will be more expensive as UK announces aviation tax increase

While not a complete surprise, the decision sparked frustration because it comes at a crucial moment for the travel sector, which is slowly starting to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.

Featured image by Leon Neal/Getty Images.

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