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South Africans need a visa for the UK. Your Schengen visa doesn't automatically give you a UK visa but I'm sure it will make your application look much better. You can apply online at gov.uk.


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I don't know where the info is coming from. We have dual citizenship, British/Canadian and live in Canada (for 52 years) and travelled to England for a month (June). My wife got sick and needed medical attention. There was no question about residency or anything else. She received the attention she needed and was told that any visitor to England receives ...


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Road, train or sea travel is supposed to be handled exactly in the same way than air travel, with a border check when entering the Schengen area. As an Indian citizen, you will therefore need to have a Schengen visa and to have your passport stamped. In any case, finding a way into the area (say over some mountain road, with a private craft, or something) ...


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If, as you said, the visa is multiple entry, then you certainly can travel multiple times to any of the Schengen countries, regardless where you are travelling from. Note that UK is not part of the Schengen area and therefore when you go back to UK, you are leaving Schengen area. As with any Schengen visas though, your first trip should be to the country ...


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Yes of course!, you need a Schengen visa. The UK is not a part of the Schengen Area despite being a member of the European Union. Ireland shares the same opinion as the UK due to the Common Travel Area agreement between both. Thus, having a UK visa is not enough to travel to the Schengen Area and vice versa. You will still need to apply for a Schengen visa ...


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There appears to be no self-service laundromats or laundrettes in the Peak District proper any more. Instead there are only laundry services in Bakewell (GBP 9 per load) or Tideswell (GBP 4 per kilogram), both of which are decidedly more expensive than doing laundry yourself but correspondingly more convenient. However there are a couple of options just ...


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You will need a visa. From the EU Immigration Website: Moving between EU countries during my long-term stay – more than three months When you stay in an EU country for a long stay, usually for more than three months, you will generally be issued with a national long-stay visa and/or a residence permit. If your long-stay visa or permit has been ...


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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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Nepalese citizens require a visa to visit the UK. Having a residence permit from another EU/EEC country does not free you from any UK visitor visa requirements. A residence permit from an EU/EEC country may free you from transit visa requirements. I would however assume that a EU residence permit will ease the application process and make it more probable ...


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Having a “common format” residence permit from an EEA country does allow you to transit in the UK (see in particular pp. 7-9) even if you are a DATV national (which is the case of citizens of Ecuador). A common format residence permit looks like this.


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The UK is not part of the Schengen-zone, but part of the Common Travel Area. To enter the latter you might need to get a visa, depending on your nationality. You will probably need to obtain a General Visitor visa. You can check if you need a visa, and what type you need on the government's visa checker site.


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Why yes there is. This UK government site will tell you if you need a visa to transit through the UK. You enter your nationality, desination, and any visas you already hold, and it will tell you if you need a transit visa or not. It also includes instructions for applying for one. As a summary (but check for exceptions): You must arrive and depart by ...


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Changing terminals at Heathrow does not require you to pass the UK Border Control (there are busses) so you don't need a visa to enter the UK. The airport's website offers connection guides with the steps that will be required. The Italian work permit could also exempt you from the Direct Airside Transit visa requirement, as explained on the gov.uk website: ...


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As long as the visa is valid (not expired and does not have any corners cut or holes punched through it - when the passport was cancelled), you can still use that visa. I had been doing it for a few years prior to gaining British nationality. Simply bring your current passport together with the cancelled passport containing the visa - and you will be fine. ...


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I would be on the safe side and get an international drivers license. In Alberta, Canada they're only about $40 (CAD) and take less then 20 minutes for them to issue. I assume your going to be renting a car? If so, I recommend paying the extra money to get a zero deductible insurance. We got lost in Spain on some back road, went to turn around and backed up ...


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As a Peruvian Citizen, you do not need a visa if you do not enter the UK i.e for an airside transit. This is clearly mentioned on the Gov.UK website. On the other hand if you do decide to go land side, then you may be eligible for the transit without visa concession. You might be eligible for the ‘transit without visa concession’ if: - you arrive and ...


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There should be no problems. I have a Bulgarian driving license and last year I rented a car in the UK without any problems. From Sixt General Terms and Conditions : Conditions for vehicle use: The vehicle must only be driven by an approved driver in compliance with the preconditions stated in the Sixt Rental Information of the United Kingdom / ...


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No, you don't. This tool will tell you what license you need to drive in the UK. With a license from a Canadian province you can drive for 12 months as a non-resident, and can rent a car provided you satisfy the other requirements.


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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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The Gov.UK Official Website has a great tool to help you out in these situations. Feeding your information on the tool and assuming that you are a citizen of Zimbabwe, or for that matter, in this case most countries you won't need a transit visa if you already have a valid US Visa. Since you are traveling to Los Angeles, that would imply that you have a ...


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I am in exactly the same boat: arriving 7 weeks before my course starts from Australia. From what I have heard, as long as you can prove at immigration when you enter the UK that you are leaving before the start of your student visa, and have a good reason as to why you can come in beforehand, it should be okay. However, I don't know anyone who has done ...


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It appears that yes, where chip-and-signature is available, it will be preferred over chip-and-PIN, even for true EMV cards such as the AFCU GlobeTrek Rewards Visa. AFCU's GlobeTrek page does indicate that may be asked to enter your PIN to complete the transaction. Or you may be asked to sign for your transaction. According to CardHub.com, a ...


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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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No. Your parents will need to get a visa before they get to the airport in Bombay. Without one, they won't be allowed to board the flight to the UK. You can check if you need a visa or not for the UK with the Gov.UK Visa Check tool. For your parents case the answer is they need a visa for transit, even a Direct Airside Transit as they're doing. This is ...


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There is no reason why they would put an entry stamp on a citizen's passport - you can come and go as you please, esp. within the EU. Using your German passport could be a problem - most dual-nationality countries require you to use their passport and not the other one(s). Asia on the other hand is stamp-happy. My Japanese wife's passport has more in-out ...


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It's fine and I have done staying until the last day of my visa before. Just make sure you get the date correct.


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I believe that when you applied for the visa, you specifically mentioned that you will be traveling with an adult whose name has to be specifically mentioned on your visa. The Gov.UK website clearly mentions that in case this adult is not with you, your entry will be denied. When traveling to the UK with an adult (someone over the age of 18) you’ll ...


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You won't need a visa for a brief airside transit at either airport (however, I am not sure about the maximum duration for the layover, if any). For Heathrow, see gov.uk. For Charles-de-Gaulle, the rules are detailed in Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? The reason for the difference between France and Germany you noted in the comments is ...


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I think you should apply online (see this page on the DATV). You will then need to have your fingerprints taken at the visa application center.


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This letter only states that they have refused to allow you entry to Ireland because the purpose of your visit, as determined by the Irish immigration authorities, wasn't the one you have originally expressed. This is not the same as deportation but the effect in the end may be similar. As far as UK is concerned Ireland and UK it is quite likely that the ...


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You will need to go through UK immigration to change airports. I am assuming you are an Indian citizen and don't have a European residence permit. In that case, you will need a visa. Merely holding a short-stay visa (which is required to enter Spain) is not enough to qualify for visa-free transit. You won't be able to get this visa on arrival (in fact, you ...


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In Portugal, being a British citizen gives you some extra rights (you can work without permit, stay there longer than 90 days, use the “EU passport” lane at the border and wouldn't need entry and exit stamps) but you can also enter easily with your Australian passport (no visa needed for a short stay) so nothing to worry about. In the UK, since you are a ...


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As shown by Wikipedia, Australian citizens can enter the Schengen area (including Portugal) and stay for up to 90 days out of any 180.


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You won't get a visa on arrival in the UK but as US citizen you generally don't need a visa. In all likelihood, you won't be asked to show anything but in theory you are supposed to bring the same things that you would need to apply for visa (bank statement, itinerary, etc.). Details are available on gov.uk


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Somewhat counterintuitive (ie heading off in almost the opposite direction) but Watford to Baker Street by Metropolitan Line is about £12.60 (standard single, may be less) and about 40 minutes. Baker Street to LTN by easyBus is from £2 and takes about 1 hour - so perhaps about 2 hours and £15 in total.


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According to Timatic, you can enter Britain on an expired British passport, providing it is endorsed "British Citizen" (or some other endorsement indicating right of abode in the UK). The idea is that all British citizens are allowed to enter Britain: they don't need permission, just proof of that status. An expired passport proves citizenship just as well ...


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You don't need a passport to travel from Germany to Denmark, since both are in the Schengen region. In fact, I'm a little confused by why you say have a "visa that covers the Denmark trip", because you really shouldn't need one...? Denmark also does not require you to carry identification, although I would recommend taking your German Personalausweis (ID ...


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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 am not too sure about the “despite colonization” bit. I can't really see a pattern, one way or the other. Some ex-British colonies offer visas on arrival for British citizens (e.g. Kenya), some don't (e.g. India) and most treat German or French citizens in exactly the same way. And then for some reason, Luxembourgish and Finnish citizenships – but not ...


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The most probable reasons they were refused are: not the right transit visa the transit visa maybe be not long enough between the flight from Europe into UK the job they are in (the qualifications may not be recognized by the US government) past jobs they have been in who they are or if they had any criminal past however petty Sadly to say, our UK ...


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I asked using the contact form on www.britrail.net and got this reply: Dear Henning, We understand your point however your Danish passport is sufficient ID to validate your Britrail pass. Please don't worry and have a great trip! I think I'll be bringing a printout of that email ...


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TL;DR Your bag should be fine to carry based on the picture and the link you posted. The zipper should not be an issue as long as it's easy to open and the material fits inside comfortably. The rules are fairly well defined but vary slightly from place to place. On a general basis, I would recommend carrying a transparent, resealable, plastic bag with a ...


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Don't worry, it's a common way of writing it and all personnel at the airport knows how this works. I've worked in travel for over 10 years, so the rest of this post is based on that experience. In the "old times" airline reservation systems used to be white-on-blue screens full of cryptic codes and conventions. (And in fact, even though in many travel ...


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Indian citizens generally do need a visa for airside transit at Heathrow but you are probably exempt from this requirement based on your Italian visa. Specifically, you are exempt if you: have a valid uniform format category D visa for entry to a state in the European Economic Area (EEA) An Italian student visa valid for more than three months would be ...



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