Virgin Atlantic unveils 5 additional routes for September, and more news from this week

Sep 5, 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:

Virgin Atlantic details 5 more routes to resume in September, extended onboard meal offerings

While Virgin Atlantic outlined its planned route relaunches for the first half of the month of September, the carrier has also announced an extended onboard meal offering.

Portugal and Greece safe from quarantine: No countries added to or removed from England’s travel corridors list

This week, the government said that it wasn’t changing its travel corridors list. Find out all 67 countries that remain on the list here.

Wizz Air now charging some travellers a strange extra fee

If you have an ad blocker on your computer, you’ll want to check to make sure this £10 surcharge isn’t added to your Wizz Air fare.

Aer Lingus considering direct flights from regional UK cities to the US

Irish carrier Aer Lingus is considering dropping its routes from Shannon to the U.S. in favour of flying from regional U.K. cities to America.

Amex Offer: Earn 1 extra Avios on each purchase of £2 or more

With the latest Amex Offer on the no-annual-fee BA Amex card, you can earn up to 1,000 bonus Avios.

Delhi to London by bus: 70 days and crossing 18 countries

Ever consider a long-range bus journey? If not, maybe this is the one. Adventures Overland is offering 20 people the chance to travel by bus from India to England — but it will cost you.

11 incredible all-inclusives for people who hate all-inclusives

If you’ve ruled out all-inclusives, you might want to give these 11 properties a second thought.

From Holy Island to the Hebrides: 10 UK alternatives to crowded Cornwall

Cornwall is historically one of the most popular staycations destinations in the U.K. — and even more so this year. But with popularity comes overcrowding. Here are 10 alternatives in the U.K.

How to protect yourself (and others) on a crowded plane

This week saw news of some passengers contracting the coronavirus on crowded planes. If you find yourself flying, here’s how you can keep yourself and others around you safe.

19 of the most beautiful villages in Italy

Finally, Italy is a popular destination for Brits for good reason. Here are 19 of the most beautiful villages in the country.

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