Government introduces ‘regional’ travel corridors, and more news from this week

Sep 12, 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:

Arrivals from 7 Greek Islands now have to quarantine as government unveils ‘regional’ travel corridors

This week, the government unveiled its newest strategy for its travel corridors approach to international travel. As such, the new information allows the government to consider islands on a localised approach, rather than an entire country.

4 countries removed from travel corridors list, Sweden added

Part of Portugal, as well as Hungary, French Polynesia and Reunion have been removed from the travel corridors list, while Sweden has been added. However, travel to the Azores and Madeira remains an option.

Thomas Cook could be back before Christmas with a different look

Thomas Cook suspended operations in 2019. However, the brand could make a return at some point this year.

British Airways expands long-haul Reward Flight Saver trial, but don’t expect to get good value

BA has extended its trial for Reward Flight Savers to additional long-haul destinations. But is it a good deal?

10 awesome things to do in London for free

Want to get the most out of your trip to London but don’t want to break the bank? Here are 10 free things you can do.

Tourists will return to NYC, but they won’t be staying at the Hilton Times Square

The Hilton Times Square will not open after its scheduled pandemic-related closure.

A free upgrade thanks to an aircraft swap: TPG reader success story

How an aircraft swap meant a better flying experience for this TPG reader.

7 of the best city spa hotels in the UK

Finally, if you want to get your rest and relaxation on without leaving the U.K., here are seven great city spa hotels around the country.

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