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The UK scraps the Travel Corridors that were introduced for summer travel in 2020 tomorrow at 4 AM (read more here) when all arrivals to the country require a negative Covid-19 test combined with a mandatory 10-day quarantine.
The UK’s media is now reporting that the country’s government is mulling far more serious actions for international arrivals that would include mandatory quarantine at government-provided hotels with a fee, combined with GPS and facial tracking.
Hyatt Hotels is currently running the “Work from Hyatt” program which are basically day rates where rooms can be used for work daytime staycation including access to all facilities – and the rates are fully elite qualifying.
After browsing through social media I came across advertisements of Hyatt properties in Bangkok that offer these rates for as little as 1,350 Baht ($45) which must be the lowest I’ve seen for this rate type worldwide.
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Accor has launched a “Winter is the New Summer’ sale for stays at participating hotels in Turkey through May 11, 2021.
Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members save 30%, and breakfast is included. Most of the hotels also offer a 30% discount on F&B and SPA expenses. You must book this rate plan by March 31.
American Airlines has launched a new offer to purchase or gift AAdvantage miles at up to 40% off through January 31, 2021.
American Airlines a while back upped the number of miles that you can buy before any bonuses to 150,000 every calendar year. The account that buys or receives the miles must have been open for minimum of 30 days.
The UK introduced a list of “green countries” past summer called “Travel Corridors” that allowed leisure travelers not to quarantine after returning home.
Now, the UK has decided to scrap travel corridors with little advance notice. They will be closed at 4 AM on Monday, January 18, 2021. After that time, all passengers arriving in the UK need to have a negative Covid-19 test and quarantine for 10 days.
Due to actions taken by Australia’s government, Emirates has decided to suspend all flights to/from Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane and only continue flying to Perth twice a week.
Australia has halved the number of passengers airlines can transport to the country and has rigorous quarantine requirements for foreign cabin crew members that can easily lead planes flying out from Australia without any passengers. Positive crew members are quarantined for weeks.