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The latest travel and aviation news:
You can now link your Virgin Flying Club account to the new Virgin Red app and earn 500 Virgin Points in the process. Plus Virgin Atlantic has improved its status match offer.
Latest travel corridors update:
Mandatory hotel quarantine for arrivals from certain destinations are due to start on Monday.
Credit card news:
Our card reviews continue with a review of the American Express Platinum Cashback card as well as the Nectar American Express card.
British Airways news:
We have our first examples of Avios / Nectar fraud.
Marriott has added 19 all-inclusive beach resorts bookable from this summer.
We take a look at which hotel loyalty scheme requires the least spend for top tier status.
We have an exclusive InterContinental offer and Hyatt offers rates for extended stays.
Other interesting bits:
Gatwick has announced when it will introduce the car drop-off charge.
Earn Virgin Points by recycling old printer ink cartridges.
How to use wheretocredit.com – a handy guide that helps to maximise your airmiles.