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Ritz Carlton Maldives Fari Islands
The new Ritz Carlton Maldives Fari Islands opens next year

The latest travel and aviation news:

British Airways has announced 11 new leisure routes from Southampton, launching in May.

We take a look at ten new interesting Marriott hotels opening around the world in 2021!

Thirsty? Bid on 1,920 bottles of single-serve wine from Virgin Atlantic!

The Canary Islands

Latest travel corridors update:

The Canaries are back ON the quarantine list, whilst Botswana and Saudia Arabia are off.

American Express news:

Need to prove you’re covered for Covid-19? Here’s how to generate an Amex Platinum insurance certificate.

Rob made a £108 profit using his Amex Platinum Business Bundle credit. Here’s how.

Are the six free Amex Platinum hotel status cards worth having?

British Airways news:

British Airways has launched a (targetted) Gold Upgrade voucher challenge, letting you earn the voucher for just 250 or 500 tier points.

The Shack Up Inn, Mississippi!

Hotel news:

Hyatt is offering a 25% discount whilst IHG is offering a 75% bonus on points purchases.

We looked at what it’s like ‘working from hotel’ from the DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London.

We review the Courtyard hotel at Luton Airport.

This week’s ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reader review is of the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Mississippi!

IHG has launched a new winter sale including refundable rates.

Avanti West Coast

Other interesting bits:

We take a look at which Star Alliance frequent flyer program is best for you.

Avanti West Coast and South Western Railway franchises have been terminated.

Get £50 off Air France flights.

Find your ideal holiday home rental with Plum Guide.

Save 20% off your next minicab trip to Heathrow.

Is it worth converting Virgin Points to Hilton Honors or IHG Rewards Club?

Offers you missed:

We ran a competition giving away a set of British Airways First Class crockery!

Nutmeg’s 300,000 Avios sign-up offer ended on Thursday.

Virgin is saying goodbye to its 747s. Here’s how you could have got tickets to the farewell event.

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