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The latest UK business travel news:
The UK is launching its Electronic Travel Authorisation for international visitors. Image above.
British Airways launches a new flight to Fuerteventura from Gatwick.
Business travel stories we recommend from other sites:
Finnair to increase frequencies to Edinburgh, Manchester and Dublin for summer 2024 (Business Traveller)
FAA to require a second barrier for flight deck protection (Simple Flying)
JetBlue unveils new all-blue livery (Business Traveller)
Our latest reviews:
The latest UK travel loyalty news:
Has British Airways locked you out of your Executive Club account? This is how to get back in.
Get a £40+ wine for 3,000 Virgin Points during English Wine Week
NEW OFFER: Get 25,000 American Express Membership Rewards points with ‘free for a year’ Amex Gold
American Express has increased the sign-up bonus on the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card from 20,000 to 25,000 points.
If you meet the bonus criteria, you now receive 25,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend £3,000 within 90 days. This is a special offer which runs to 8th August.
This is an exceptionally generous deal for a card which is FREE for the first year. Remember that 25,000 Membership Rewards points convert into 25,000 Avios, amongst other things.
The representative APR is 75.2% variable, including the annual fee. The representative APR on purchases, and in the first year which has no fee, is 30.7% variable.
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