An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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Can I search for a train ticket from A to C via B?

When looking up tickets with national rail you can check train times with a via option. Is this just for planning purposes or is it possible to buy the via ticket?
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UKvisa was refused and I intend to reapply [closed]

I, my brother and sister (Three) applied for a UK family visa to visit our younger sister and mainly our mother who s fighting a life threatening ailment and was placed on a palliative care in the UK, ...
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Travel to UK and planning to take wife [duplicate]

I am travelling to UK on short term visa for Work (Tier 2),and planning to take wife for 30 days, which visa I need to apply and what supporting documents I will need for it..?
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Visit visa for husband [closed]

I am going to travel on a Tier 2 visa to UK,can my husband travel along with me in a tourist visa and stay with me for 6 months as he can apply for his dependent visa only after 8 months as i am on a ...
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Visa validity for UK

I haves tourist visa to UK from july26 2015 to January 26,2016. How do they count the months im going to stay in UkFrom the time I arrived in UK or I will be allowed only the months stated in my ...
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Consequences of withholding information for a UK visa

I want to go to UK in December 2015 for tourism for two weeks. But while I was checking the application in part 5.9 it asks "Have you ever worked for any organisation ..." and I ticked yes in the ...
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UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21. I am Vietnamese. I have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I ...
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Fast lane in the UK? [duplicate]

As an American, I am used to driving on the right, and that the left lane on a major highway is supposed to be the "fast lane"... If I attempt to drive in the UK, is the right lane the "fast lane" on ...
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How many laptops can I take from India to UK in flight?

I am travelling to UK on Business Visa with 2 laptops, 1 work laptop and other is my personal laptop from India. Is it allowed to take 2 laptops to UK and vice versa or do I need to pay any customs ...
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Do I need a transit visa for UK? [duplicate]

I am an Indian studying Germany with category D visa. I need to travel to India and back to Germany through British airway which has a transit at London Airport. Do I need a transit visa, if I am not ...
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Extension of validity of French identity cards

I am French. Can I enter Britain with an expired French identity card ?
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UK: Train vs. Car in 2015 [closed]

I am currently staying in the UK under a work visa. My parents, who have never been out of the United States, are coming to visit me and want to see all that the UK has to offer. I have only traveled ...
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What do I need to do to move in with a friend and his family in another country? [closed]

I live in the United States and my friend lives over in England with his family. There's a very good chance that I'm going to be living with them somewhere down the line. I'll be working for my ...
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10 Year UK Tourist Visa

I would like to apply for a 10 year UK tourist visa. Current Visa Status: H1B (US Work visa) UK Visa History: Been granted 3 separate 6-month tourist visas in the last 8 years. (2008, 2012, 2014) ...
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Bus from London to Europe…which ones take the ferry?

I'm a Canadian flying to London next year and I want to take the ferry to Europe. I see fares to Brussels that look good at around $40 round trip, but I don't wanna do the Channel Tunnel, I wanna take ...
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Identifying reserved seats on British trains

Is there a clear way to tell on British trains (generally) which seats/tables are reserved seats? In Germany we definitely made some mistakes accidentally taking seats that were eventually reserved, ...
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Uk visa Refusal

I am a Ghanian citizen. The evidence I provided in support of my UK visa application are: a letter from my employer, a wage slips from my company, a bank statements, person who invited me provided ...
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Claiming compensation for late service of Eurotunnel

Yesterday I was coming back from France using the Euro Tunnel, and they had substantial delays of about 90 minutes. Hence the question: when is it possible to claim any compensation from them for the ...
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US citizen going to UK. Jewelry/Gifts customs and VAT

I'm leaving for the UK this week and packing a bunch of gifts and an engagement ring that I intend to give there. Is the VAT only for UK citizens? Or will I have to declare the value of my gifts and ...
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Vietnam visa for UK citizen

I am visiting Vietnam in November 2015, I will entering the country on the 10th and my flight home is 14 days later, I will be leaving Vietnam and travelling to Cambodia in between the 2 weeks then ...
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Expenditure for uk visit visa for dependents

My family is applying for a visit visa application to the UK and I have some questions. they are going together as a family, however each person has to fill out the form. In the income/expenditure ...
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Is there a limit to a total number of months a holder of UK multiple entry visitor visa can spend in UK per calendar year?

A relative of mine has received a multiple-entry UK visa for 2 years. Is there a particular limit on how many months in total per year she can stay in UK? The way I understand the current rule is that ...
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UK Rail Season Ticket and Intermediate Stations

Suppose I have a UK rail season ticket for journeys between stations A and D on the following line: ---A---B---C---D--- Can I use the same season ticket to make the following journeys: A to B C to ...
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Will I be denied student visa? [closed]

I traveled from the Bahamas to the UK a few days ago embark on a 1yr foundation program. I was told by the international student advisor that I should travel to the UK and begin my program and work on ...
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Using Britrail Pass - reservations

We decided to go with the Britrail pass for our journey (thanks for the recommendation there). I understand it's like a German train ticket (my only European experience) in that you can get on ...
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Can I travel after visa's intended travel date?

I just finished applying for my visa and had originally planned to travel on the 30th of September, so I put that as my intended date of travel. But now I will not be leaving until close to the second ...
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Can Bulgarian residents enter the UK without a visa?

I am an Egyptian citizen; I am going to marry a Bulgarian girl and I will apply for a family residence permit in Bulgaria. With Bulgarian residency, will I be allowed to enter the UK without a visa? ...
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Buying Paris metro tickets from Eurostar before/during the journey?

Whenever a Eurostar gets into Brussels, and especially when one gets into Paris, there is always a mad scramble for the metro ticket machines, and if you weren't in the first coach then a very long ...
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UK General visa inquiry

In my old passport I visited Turkey and Belgium. But a problem happened during my arrival in Belgium and the officer in the airport put a stamp on the Schengen visa "annulled" means my visa got ...
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How to visit my mother in UK who is in a serious condition at hospital, from India [duplicate]

I am a Srilankan national living in India for past 20 years married to a indian girl. i had regular India visa till 2014 and awaiting for 2015 Indian visa yet. My mom and brothers are living in UK, my ...
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Are there any cafes serving breakfast in Bakewell / Peak District that are open around 8 AM on Sundays?

I will be camping near Bakewell this Saturday and I wanted to eat some warm breakfast in a nice cafe on Sunday. Does anyone know which cafe would be open around 8:00 AM and serve breakfast?
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Type of visa to apply to attend a conference in the UK

I am Dr Bashu from Nepal I am confused about the type of visa to apply to visit UK,London for a conference of 3days. I have the letter of sponsorship from there as well Thanks a lot
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How long does it take for a UK Visa application in New Delhi?

I applied for my UK tourist visa on 30th March and got an SMS saying my application has been sent to the embassy. I haven't heard anything since. Any idea how long they typically take for processing ...
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UK visa criteria and interview

I would like to seek answers about the following questions related to UK visa procedure Does visa refusal for one category of visa application affect the visa application in another visa category ...
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UK transit visa from US to Spain [duplicate]

I am a Turkish national with a residence permit and foreign number identification card from Spain. At the time of my journey I will hold a valid B1 type of US visa. I booked a ticket from US to Spain ...
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Is there a way to look up live delay information for Eurostars?

I'm currently on a Eurostar that's stationary somewhere in Kent... No announcements, no staff to be seen, but excellent 4G signal strength! And I'd quite like to know how late we're likely to be, some ...
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What is the best way to transport a large bike pack and two suitcases from Heathrow to Pinner?

My husband and I are traveling from Australia to London at the end of July. We will have the normal luggage plus a large bike pack. Can anyone give any suggestions as to the best way to transport our ...
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UK citizen Entering the UK on a one way ticket and US passport

can my son ...who is a UK citizen, but only holds a U.S. Passport ...enter the UK on a one way ticket. We want to visit family and apply for his UK passport in Britain. We only plan to stay for a ...
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My daughter refused by home office because of incorrect information can she reapply? [closed]

My daughter was refused because home office said she did not tell the truth, she was not the one filling the form out and dependent on someone to do it, can she reapply putting the correct information ...
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Petrol station in Folkestone before boarding the Eurotunnel

Where is the most convenient petrol station to fill up if we have some spare time before boarding the Eurotunnel train? Is it possible to fill-up after checking-in? We will be driving from London.
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Applying for a UK visitor visa in India after receiving a UK visa refusal in Saudi Arabia

With regard to my visa refusal as mentioned in my previous post, I have tried to change my residence status from being under the sponsorship of my father to my current employer. But due to certain ...
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Can I use a Transit UK Visa to visit London, while in transit between Frankfurt and Paris?

I am from a Philippine passport holder and I am planning to travel from Paris then London (for less than 48 hours) and then to Frankfurt for my flight to New York. I have a few questions with regard ...
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Denied entry to the UK after having student visa refused a week earlier, what are my options now? [duplicate]

On the 1st of September my Tier 4 student visa application was rejected but I made the mistake of thinking I was still entitled to enter the UK with my US passport. I had already purchased a Eurostar ...
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Not sure whether UK border will allow me travel [duplicate]

I am an Indian national and having a Permesso di Soggiorno in Italy. It is issued under study status for two years Master course and first year soggiorno is going to expires on 13 Nov2015. By October ...
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Children with a different surname to parent - UK citizen - UK passport control

Assume a child (aged 15) has a different surname to its mother. They live with their mother and father, but the mother did not take the father's name on marriage. All three are UK citizens, have UK ...
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How to avoid getting a visa refusal when applying for a UK visitor visa?

I'd like to know how to get a UK standard visa without getting refused. I have everything needed for my travel knowing that I'll just stay for 12 days (tourism) but I'm worried because Egypt, where ...
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How can I rent a mobile WiFi hotspot during my five-week trip to the UK?

I will be visiting the UK for a five week period in the near future, travelling to several different cities, and I wish to ensure I have internet access at all times. Here in Japan, at the airport you ...
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Visiting the UK for tourism on a Business Visitor visa, after previously visiting the country for business

I already got Business Visitor Visa (Multi Entry) for UK in previous year, when I participated in the conference in London. My Visa is not expired yet. I want to spend my holiday in UK. My question ...
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Uk visa refusal for not showing strong family ties in Nigeria

I am Nigerian and i applied for a Uk visa but was refused. I provided all the required documents ranging from bank statements to introduction letter from the company i work with to my tax card to ...
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UK standard business visa, tourism [duplicate]

I have received standard visitor business visa in summer this year and went to UK and back already. I would like to go to UK for tourism in November, and my visa will be still valid at that time. ...