Why scrapping the traffic light system wouldn’t affect most British travellers, and more news from this week

Sep 11, 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:

Why scrapping the traffic light system wouldn’t affect most British travellers

The U.K. government’s controversial traffic light system for foreign travel is rumoured to end next month. Here’s why that, unfortunately, wouldn’t help most travellers.

Airbus A321LR versus the Boeing 787 Dreamliner: Which do pilots prefer for transatlantic flights?

Each aircraft has its own little quirks, some of which many pilots like, others which pilots may not prefer. It’s like the difference between driving a Mercedes and BMW: They both offer quite a different driving experience, but ultimately either will get you safely to your destination.

Hyatt’s adding 100 all-inclusive resorts to its portfolio — here are the ones we’re most excited about

When 100 Apple Leisure Group properties join Hyatt, you’ll be able to use points at these Alua, Breathless, Dreams, Secrets and Zoetry all-inclusive resorts.

The UK’s most lucrative credit card perk is better than ever: A review of the British Airways American Express Premium Plus Card

A full review of the British Airways Premium Plus Credit Card from American Express UK.

Hello Finland: Ryanair announces 14 new London routes for winter

If you’re looking for something a little different this winter, Ryanair have announced additions to their already impressive London route map with 14 new routes.

11 European beaches perfect for a sunny autumn holiday

Check out these beaches in Europe warm enough to visit in autumn.

What it’s really like to fly standby as an airline employee

I briefly enjoyed standby travel benefits as an airline intern, and here’s a rundown of what that experience was like.

TPG UK’s 7 credit card commandments

Seven rules for maximising travel credit cards, such as avoiding interest payments and maintaining a good credit score.

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