British Airways extends Executive Club tier status for some through 2023, and more news from this week

Sep 25, 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:

British Airways extends Executive Club tier status for some through 2023

Once again, British Airways is extending status for some of its Executive Club members through March 2023.

US will allow vaccinated British travellers from November

After 18 months, the controversial banning of British travellers entering the United States finally has an end date.

Great deal: American Express increases welcome bonus on Preferred Rewards Gold Card to 30,000 points

Amex has increased the welcome bonus on the Preferred Rewards Gold card to a huge 30,000 points.

I flew to London just to try a new limited-time inflight meal. British Airways almost didn’t deliver

British Airways is offering a limited-time traditional roast dinner in first and business class. One of our team flew to London just to try it.

The end of PCR tests for UK travel likely delayed due to a shortage of private lateral flow test kits

The long-awaited removal of PCR tests requirement for travel could be delayed because private testing providers don’t have enough lateral flow tests to sell.

Earn up to 30,000 Virgin Points with increased Virgin Atlantic Reward Card sign-up bonuses

Virgin Atlantic has increased the sign-up bonus for both of its Rewards Mastercards to much higher amounts.

How flying on the 787 Dreamliner can help you minimise jet lag

The more conducive the cabin environment is to achieve better sleep, the more passengers will want to travel on an aircraft and thus the more aircraft they are likely to sell.

Everything you need to know about Lumo, the discount train service between London and Edinburgh

Taking aim at many of the U.K.’s budget airlines, Lumo provides a cost-effective option for people travelling the incredibly popular route between London and Edinburgh.

Save up to £100 on your next hotel stay with new Amex cashback offers

American Express is back with another generous round of cashback offers on your next Marriott or Hyatt hotel stay.

A new redemption option for your Avios: Iberia is launching flights to the Maldives

Iberia just launched two flights weekly to The Maldives this upcoming winter. Here’s why you should consider this island paradise for your next Avios redemption

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