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

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Which countries apply the EU rail passenger rights domestically?

I recently discovered that there are some general European rights, similar to those for air travel, that apply to rail journeys within Europe, detailed here. For example, there is quite a ...
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Travelling from Bulgaria to UK via Turkey, will I have issues with tobacco products bought from the EU?

So basically I will travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to UK, but I have a layover in Turkey. Previously I've flew the Bulgaria-UK route, but only within the EU borders. Usually when I do so, I buy ...
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UK Rail Replacement Bus delay - can you still claim Delay Repay?

In the UK, for most delays, if your train is late enough you're entitled to some compensation. The exact rules vary by Train Operating Company (TOC), just to keep things fun... But most now use the ...
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Until when can you (for a fee) change a UK advanced purchase train ticket?

As detailed on the National Rail Enquiries page for Advanced Purchase tickets: Advance fares are valid only on the date and train shown on the ticket and are non-refundable. You can change the ...
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Can my wife leave the UK while on a spouse visa?

I'm recently married. I was born here in the UK. My wife lives with me and has an Indian passport and spouse visa. We are looking at going on holiday back to India. Is she allowed to leave the country ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa: rules for forward dating

I'm an Indian with an Indian passport. I'm planning to apply for visitors visa to UK. Once I have my visitors visa approved, can I make my travel plans anytime within that approved time frame? I ...
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Does an Accesrail intermodal ticket guarantee connections to and from flights?

The Accesrail website states: First Great Western now provides, thanks to AccesRail, its first air-rail intermodal solution. This allows passengers to go to/from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport to ...
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Can Indian apply for visitor visa for UK and Schengen together

I am planning to go to UK and visit European countries on visitor visa, can we apply visa simultaneously in one application ?
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Different documents shown when entering and exiting the UK - could this lead to immigration assuming I've overstayed?

When flying into the UK I've shown my (non-EU) passport to immigration control and got my regular entry stamp. Upon exiting the UK, the airline employee didn't want to see my passport and instead ...
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I'm in the UK on a working holiday visa. How can I cancel the visa if I want to leave the country?

I am a New Zealander on a Working Holiday visa in the UK. I want to leave the UK before my visa expires to get the visa for the Netherlands before I turn 31. How long does it take to be considered ...
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Can my spouse travel to UK alone on a visitor visa and then join me?

I've been granted a Business Visa to UK. In my visa application and in my cover letter I mentioned that my wife will travel along with me and I will be paying for her entire UK trip. My wife too ...
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UK visa hotel booking and contact information

It seems like that this question has been asked for visas to other countries, but I am not sure if it applies juts the same for a UK short-term visit visa. I want to visit UK for 2 weeks and the visa ...
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Apply for USA/Schengen Student visa after being refused a UK tier 4 visa

My friend was refused for using deception when he applied for Tier 4 (General) Student. Therefore he asked me to seek for an alternative solution and he's worried if his previous refusing may affect ...
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How to find which UK visa type was previously issued for me, if I don't have the previous passport?

I need to check the visa type of my previous UK, I am trying to check this since I am at my native and to get this information I need to travel back to work place but it would take min 10 days. Can ...