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

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Compare train ticket prices in Britain

I'm looking to buy some train tickets for travel in Great Britain, but I know there are many train companies in the country. Does there exist some kind of website that allows me to compare the ...
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Applying for a tourist UK visa without salary slips - I'm a freelancer. What can I use as proof of funds?

I want to apply for UK visa for a holiday. I am a freelancer working for 2 companies where I take up projects. Depending on the projects I am then paid. I do not have the usual monthly salary slips. ...
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Applying for visitor visa to France, should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I have a British wife and children but I have a British residency, I would like to travel to France with my family this summer, and I have been told it will cost me £75 to get a Spouse visa to enter ...
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How does the UK check entry clearance on departure? Do they have a UK database? [on hold]

I am obsessed about my government's ability to have access to UK database of those who have taken UK entry clearance. Due to some circumstances it's not good [for some governments] to know that people ...
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Applying for a UK student visa after denied entry [migrated]

This past year, I worked freelance for a small company with a home-base office in London but an office in the state where I live. Back in April, while travelling to the UK to pick up things for an ...
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Will US boyfriend have issue visiting me in UK for 3 months?

My partner is planning to visit me for 3 months from August this year. I previously visited him in the US for 10 weeks from Dec to Feb with no issues with border staff. My partner is a US citizen and ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refusal: what went wrong?

My husband was to travel to attend my graduation ceremony in UK after many pleas from me. He is a productively busy businessman with a successful growing company and part time job. The visa ...
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China Passport expiry on 5 July? [on hold]

I have a Chinese passport, holding a UK residence permit visa that is expiring on July 5 . Due to an emergency, I need to go China. Will I be able to fly? I am now in the UK and want to go to China ...
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UK transit visa for Indian Citizen travelling to India having a Residence permit in Brussels [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and will travel to India via Heathrow airport. I am residing in Belgium for last 8 months and I have a valid residence permit. My question is do I need any kind of visa to ...
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What's the point of reserving a seat when purchasing an Off-Peak/Anytime train ticket with National Rail?

My understanding is that Off-Peak UK National Rail train tickets can be used on any train serving the selected route, as long as the travelling time window fits in the off-peak definition. Or Buy ...
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Refused my first visa application to UK, Can I apply for Schengen visa now for another visit?

I applied for UK business visa 10 days ago and it was refused because of a missing document, Here is full question on same - http://travel.stackexchange.com/a/49744/30903 Now I need to go to Italy as ...
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Is there a way to find out if I need a transit visa for a layover in the UK?

Is there a website or some other way to find out if I need a transit visa for a short stop in the UK on my way somewhere else? Ideally this should give me the answer for all nationalities, and take ...
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Where can I find the restrictions and easements that apply to a given UK Rail Ticket?

UK rail ticketing isn't always the simplest thing in the world, but the basics aren't too hard to learn. There are broadly tickets valid at any time of the day, those available only outside of peak ...
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SOuth African passport holder traveling via Heathow to Ireland [duplicate]

My daughter is traveling from SA to Ireland Dublin via Heathrow . She will be catching a connecting flight to Dublin via an Irish airline What visa is required ?
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UK Visa - Mention my previously refused applications

I'm applying for a short term student visa in UK to attend a summer school. I have applied for UK visit visa two times before and was refused. The first was on 2008 because I did not submit a bank ...
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reapplying for tourist visa to UK after refusal

My daughter wanted to travel to UK on tourist visa as her student visa expired. She wanted to go there to meet her sister working there on tier 2 (general visa). She by mistake showed my bank ...
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UK dependent visa refusal can I apply for review in this situation? [migrated]

My wife's and child's visa for UK tier-2 dependent was refused. The reason for the refusal of my wife's visa: in the bank statement and in the passport only one letter was different, e.g. wifename ...
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Balmoral: The Right to Roam and the Royal Family

The Queen maintains a large estate in Scotland called Balmoral; originally built during the reign of Victoria, it has been the favourite get-away spot for all British monarchs since. Legislation ...
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Expired UK work Visa (Sole Rep) returning for 3 days

I had a Sole Rep work visa in the UK that expired about 6 months ago. I have been back in the US for about a year or so. I need to return to UK for a couple days as tourist. Will this be an ...
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Do I need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I have a US transit visa. I am travelling from India to Jamaica. Will I need a UK transit visa as well? My flight goes from Mumbai to LHR to Miami to Montego bay.
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UK Transit Visa [duplicate]

I am citizen of Pakistan and hold a regular passport. I have a B-1/B-2 visa for USA and I want to fly from San Francisco to Sofia, Bulgaria (I'll get a Schengen visa soon). Almost all flights that I ...
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UK transit visa required? [duplicate]

I am the holder of an Indian passport, presently in the USA with valid visa. While returning I plan to visit Oslo, Norway by transiting through Heathrow airport. I have a valid Norwegian visa. Do I ...
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transit visa for london [duplicate]

I am Egyptian and I have a national visa from Spain not scschengen. I will travel from Cairo to Madrid through London. Do I must have a transit visa for London? Just 2 hours transit
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Transit visa UK [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen having a Valid Visa for United States of America. My flight is via Heathrow and my transit time is less than 5 hours. Do I need a UK Transit Visa?
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Is this luggage likely to be considered oversized as checked baggage?

I've recently purchased and fitted a container for a costume I plan to take to conventions abroad. It's a cube shaped flight case measuring 530 x 530 x 530 mm. I added that up, and god damn it, it ...
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India to UK Business VISA refused due to wording issues

I applied for UK business visitor visa for 2 weeks and my application got refused and I attached following documents - My Bank statement Identity Passport Income tax returns. Other than this My ...
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My UK Visa was refused. Can there be change when reapplying

I applied for UK visa and was rejected on 16th June on the grounds that I have not provided documents to verify my personal circumstances. I'm planning to reapply. My question is when completing the ...
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Information on people arriving from America [closed]

When someone arrives in the UK from America they join a queue to get their passport stamped and they might get a few questions. What information do they already know about the person if it's their ...
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what would be advance amount to be paid for car? [closed]

I am travelling Birmingham, UK. I like to rent a car! what would be advance maximum amount to be paid for car, if i want the car for four days?
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Obtaining a UK and Schengen Visa in a Single Application or Single Step in China

Normally, the UK does not participate in Schengen and does not honour Schengen visas; and there is no reciprocity between Belgium and the UK where tourist visas are concerned. As a probable result, ...
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Duration for the second attempt of visitors visa in UK [closed]

Once refused for a visit visa to UK from Pakistan, how long shall i wait to make a second attempt?
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Oyster and Railcard purchase at Gatwick Airport

Can I purchase a Railcard at Gatwick Airport and if so, where? Also, can I purchase an Oyster Card at Gatwick Airport. Skybreak told me that they would charge me 18 pounds. I thought it was free ...
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UK Immigration Control - Which Queue for EU/non-EU Couple Travelling Together

I'll be arriving at Heathrow in June 2015 with my current girlfriend for a holiday in the UK. I've been trying to find out which immigration queue to join at Heathrow Passport control without much ...
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UK Family Visa Refused, how long till I reapply?

I applied for a family visa on 19th October 2014 and today (10 November.'14) I got the refusal letter. The documents I have provided are listed below: Sponsor's invitation letter Sponsor's bank ...
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Do I need to provide any documents for my friend's UK visa application?

I am a UK citizen and a friend of mine plans to visit me in the UK during the summer. He is planning to stay one month. He is a recent graduate and his parent are rewarding him with a holiday to ...
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UK visitor entry clearance application refused: impact on future travel

I am Indian citizen living in Poland for the past 4 years for business. I never visited UK before. I applied for UK visa few months ago in Warsaw to visit London for just 3 days, carelessly missed ...
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Applying for UK tourist visa

My previous visa history: 1. refusal of a tourist visa 2. a tier 4 student visa, I have lived in London for a year I want to visit London again, but I am stuck with the application form, since I have ...
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How much balance required for UK visa?

I am planning to travel to Glasgow for 15 days (2 adults and 2 childern). How much funds are sufficient in bank account if I am applying from Saudi Arabia? I will be staying there at sister place. ...
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If I am on a business visa to UK from India and want to travel to Italy, which visas to apply for?

I am an Indian citizen and planning for a business trip to UK from where I plan to join my family for a vacation in Italy and come back to UK for business. What visas should I apply for? Business visa ...
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Identifing building in Lancaster

Can someone identify this building for me and possibly write me anything about it? I only know, that it is located in Lancaster.
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Do I need a transit visa if I already have a UK Business visit visa

I currently have a valid UK and US Business visit Visa (Both are multiple entry visa's). I will be travelling to Portugal next month and my flights are from Mumbai through London to finally Porto. My ...
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US citizen has a refused academic UK visa, can they travel to the UK without a visa for tourism?

Backstory US Citizen (and passport holder) applies for an academic (business) visa and is declined on the grounds that they are not on sabbatical leave. However, they are a professor teaching online ...
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How can I get working visa of UK or US countries? [closed]

I am from India. I want to go UK or USA based on work permit. Currently I am working in IT company as a Android Developer. And My relatives is in UK and USA. They have now green card. How can I go ...
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What happens when someone inadvertently enters the UK without a landing interview?

As a follow-on question to UK Immigration Control - Which Queue for EU/non-EU Couple Travelling Together for a question that arose in the commentary... There may remain several routes into the UK ...
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Train passport control from London to Paris

I'm a non-EU citizen, I will be travelling from London to Paris next month, so I was wondering since most countries track entry and leave dates, if I use the train to switch these countries and they ...
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Passport control location when travelling from Disneyland Resort (Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy) by train to London [duplicate]

I am an Indian planning to take a train from Disneyland Resort (Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy) to London. Please let me know where France Immigration exit and UK Immigration Entry will be done.
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Is it now possible to visit the UK for tourism on an exsiting multiple entry business visa? [duplicate]

I am a British citizen residing in South Africa. In June I will be visiting family in the UK accompanied by my South African wife who holds a valid C Business visa (expiring in 2018). Under the new ...
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Will be heading to the UK soon.. What will be asked by the UK Immigration officer?

I posted a question here awhile back (with excellent answers) which I feel comfortable about now. One of the things brought up was the interview(?) with an immigration officer. What sorts of things ...
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Visitor in Transit UK Visa

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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Documents requirement for UK visitor visa [duplicate]

I am an African married to an Ukrainian with one kid, we want to visit my family in the UK as half of my family is there to introduce my husband to them. What are the required documents? How much ...