Emily McNutt, The Points Guy

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Past articles by Emily:

Buy Virgin Points and get up to a 70% bonus with Virgin Atlantic’s best-ever promotion

Virgin Atlantic has introduced its best-ever buy miles promotion: For a limited time, eligible Flying Club members can buy Virgin Points with an up to 70% → Read More

Virgin Atlantic expands status match offer to more loyalty programs

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is offering the frequent flyers of a long list of competing programs the chance to give its elite status a try. → Read More

5 lesser-known perks of the Bank of America Premium Rewards Card

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. → Read More

Virgin Atlantic is extending elite status and vouchers by another 6 months

Editor's note: This story has been updated with the latest information. → Read More

The Mint experience from London: What it was like flying JetBlue's inaugural flight from London to New York

JetBlue made history on Wednesday when it flew transatlantic for the first time with paying passengers on board. The launch of the service was the result of → Read More

Soon open to fully vaccinated Americans: Everything you need to know about traveling to the UK

On Wednesday afternoon, England made the announcement that many had been waiting on for months. As of Aug. 2 at 4 a.m., fully vaccinated Americans and EU → Read More

Breaking: England to allow fully vaccinated Americans and EU travelers without quarantine from next week

England will allow fully vaccinated travellers from the United States and European Union to enter its borders without the need to quarantine as of 4 a.m. on → Read More

Heathrow Airport will soon charge £5 for passenger drop-offs

All Uber, Addison Lee, black cab and other rides to Heathrow Airport are about to get more expensive. And, if a loved one is dropping you off at the departure → Read More

Singapore is looking to allow quarantine-free travel by September

Singapore is planning to open its borders for international tourism later this year. The country said on Monday that it's hoping to allow a quarantine-free → Read More

Canada plans to reopen to American tourists by mid-August, other countries by September

Canada is looking to reopen its borders to Americans by next month. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that Canada could begin allowing American → Read More

NYC Restaurant Week is back — and Mastercard cardholders can save up to $50 on meals

Foodies, get ready to eat well — and on the cheap — this summer. Later this month will see the long-awaited return of NYC Restaurant Week. → Read More

Heathrow passengers face long queues as more than 100 staffers told to self-isolate

Passengers departing from Heathrow’s Terminal 5 on Monday experienced longer-than-usual queues to get through the airport. The reason? A largely → Read More

Breaking: UK scraps quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated amber arrivals, but not including Americans

The U.K. government has formally announced its plans to allow fully jabbed Brits to skip quarantine requirements on return home from amber list countries. The → Read More

Canada, US ease border restrictions

Canada and the United States have loosened border restrictions for the first time since the start of the pandemic. On Monday, the two eased restrictions for → Read More

British Airways agrees to settle with victims of 2018 data breach

British Airways has agreed to settle with customers and staff who were affected by a 2018 data breach that led to personal information being leaked to a third → Read More

Hopes of a summer US-UK travel corridor fade as officials say 'not going to happen soon'

Despite pleas from both travel industry leaders and travelers on both sides of the Atlantic, it appears as if the possibility of a corridor between the U.S. → Read More

Lufthansa to resume flying 5 A340s to meet increased first-class demand

Lufthansa is bringing some of its fleet of Airbus A340 aircraft back into operation in order to accommodate for increased demand. → Read More

Breaking: US misses UK green list again

On Thursday afternoon, Grant Shapps announced that England has added Malta and several other countries to its green list. Those changes include changes to its → Read More

Operations return to normal as Delta, Southwest and Alaska experience system outages on Monday

Southwest Airlines planes have resumed flying following a short period during which the airline had an issue with its weather data provider on Monday night. → Read More

Breaking: UK Prime Minister delays lifting of final lockdown restrictions by 4 weeks

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed England's final lifting of lockdown restrictions by a further four weeks amid concerns of the rising number of Delta → Read More