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Travelling from London to Paris by Eurostar, you'll go through checkin, then security, then French Immigration. You won't see anyone from the UKBA, the only people checking your passport + stamping it if required will be French. Travelling from Paris (or Lille) to London by Eurostar, you go through checking, then French exit Immigration checks, then UK ...


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There is no check on the train like there used to be between other EU countries or Switzerland before Schengen. There is a full airport-like passport and security check at the train station so you will get Schengen entry/exit stamps every time (I don't know exactly how UKBA tracks exits but I don't think they stamp passports on exit). In fact, standards ...


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There are no direct flights from Doncaster-Sheffield Airport (DSA) to any London airport. Sheffield-London uses the Midland Main Line, which is not a particularly fast main railway line. The fastest services take two hours and one minute. Depending on exactly whereabouts in Sheffield you are leaving from, you might be able to use trains from Doncaster, ...


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WikiTravel has a quite extensive guide on Sheffield. Looking for travel options, By Car Google Maps suggests that the distance is coverable by car in 3 hours and is about 160 miles, which seems a reasonable estimate. By Rail London St. Pancras, once per hour, operated by East Midlands Trains. Looking at their website tells me that it would take at ...


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You could put your home on www.homeaway.com and look for narrowboat's on www.homeaway.com. I did a Google search and found some narrowboats on it: http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1299207 There's www.airbnb.com as well. eg: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/107051


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The recently released iPad Air and second-gen iPad Mini have the widest possible 3G/4G coverage. Either of the two (not Wi-Fi only) variants of these models will get 4G connectivity with 3, EE, O2 and Vodafone, where available. You can check 4G connectivity by comparing the LTE frequency bands of the device to the LTE frequency bands of the mobile network ...


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One of the more famous tours is run by the Canal Museum: Summer Canal Boat Tours Travel by boat through Islington tunnel on the Regent's Canal, opened in 1820, and around three quarters of a mile in length. When it first opened boats had to be pushed through by a process of "legging" where men lay on the boat and pushed against the walls with ...


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I think your interpretation is correct. At least the MUC-LHR-MAA journey, if booked separately, does not seem to fall under any of the exemptions listed on the official website. If in doubt, the government website is obviously more authoritative than the airline but on the other hand the airline has to check people's documentation before letting them board ...


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The costs can be computed based on this PDF table (permanent link in case of update) or using the Single Fare Finder. With an Oyster card, a journey from Waterloo to Clapham Junction (zone 2) costs £2.20. From Waterloo to zone 3, you would pay £2.70 (all off-peak fares). If you plan several journeys within zone 1-3 on Saturday, you would pay £7.70 in total. ...


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When I lived in London, the joke was that no night bus was ever boring. There might be partiers, revellers, half-comatose drunkards, couples, drunkards being ill, fights, arguments, tears - but never boredom. Saying that, I never once felt unsafe. I too travelled to various airports including Heathrow on night buses, with a big backpack. You could also ...


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Don't use the tube. If you need to use public transport, there are buses (30, 73, 205, 476) which should be quicker than the tube, but I would recommend walking unless you have a mobility problem or a lot of luggage. There is a possible shortcut by going through St Pancras Station, out via the Midland Road exit and turn right to go along Brill Place/ ...


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TL;DR - it depends on your ticket, but something like 15-45 mins before There are two main sets of maps available for Kings Cross station, one which shows the key elements clearly but isn't quite geographically accurate, and one that shows all the right shapes but can be fiddly to read the details on: Your train to Leeds will almost certainly leave from ...


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I would factor in about 30 minutes before departure time if you have luggage and children. In the UK it is usual for the Platform number to not be displayed until the train is ready to depart, so make sure you know where all the platforms are.



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