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This is 100% to be a scam. Let's see why: a viewing before completing the transaction through Booking.com would not be possible. <= this is where you should run screaming and not read anything else. Even if the place exists, how would you know it's not a mold infested, badly insulated garbage heap? If they wanted to do a real long term rent through an ...


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Britain and Canada share immigration information under the Five Eyes treaty (along with the US, Australia and New Zealand). You should assume that the British authorities know about your overstay. Accordingly, if you're asked you should declare it. Don't be tempted to try to cover it up. If the UK authorities know and you don't mention it you'll likely ...


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Formally the sole difference when applying for a 2/5/10-year visa is the higher fee. However, the GOV.UK website does state it's meant for those who "need to visit the UK regularly over a longer period". As such, besides having sufficient clean travel history in the UK (visas/stamps, including in previous passports), one should provide evidence of ties to ...


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Since the question and most of the answers were written, what had been strong recommendations from the government have been turned into regulations with the force of law, in the form of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020. Of relevance to this question: 6.—(1) During the emergency period, no person may leave the ...


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According to the official guidance, current visas will be extended to 31 May 2020. In case your wife needs that extension, she has to apply for it. If she stays longer than the original intention but her visa doesn't expire, she must be perfectly fine. If you’re in the UK and your leave expires between 24 January 2020 and 31 May 2020 Your visa will ...


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Generally speaking it is worth considering cover now for a future trip, but it's unlikely that a standard travel insurance policy regulated by the UK will cover you for Covid-19 related problems. So far as I'm aware, none will. Several UK insurers aren't even selling travel insurance policies for the time being. Compare the Market says in its online quote ...


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Is it my best bet to try to change my flight to arrive at one of the approved cities? Should I just keep my fingers crossed and hope restrictions are lifted? As I've already submitted paperwork to end my lease, and my landlord has found a tenant to take over my flat, I will be in a terrible spot affording to find other accommodations as I await a viable ...


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It is very unlikely that any insurance you take out now will cover anything related to the virus. Policies were being tightened up a couple of weeks ago, so I'd be surprised if any were left. E.g. From https://www.directline.com/covid Insurance is there to help with unknown or unforeseeable events. As Coronavirus is now a known event, no cover is ...


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