Category Visas

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Getting a tourist visa for Egypt – Which type is right for you

Egypt is a popular tourist destination, with over 9 million people travelling there each year. With its ancient history and luxury resorts, it's clear to see why. Whether you are planning on exploring the Valley of the Kings, relaxing by the pool or cruising down the Nile, Egypt has plenty to offer to make every visit exciting and unique. Find out which visa type you'll require for your trip, to avoid any delays.
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Planning A Cruise? Don’t Get Caught Out By Visa Requirements

Despite the UK having one of the strongest passports in the world, there are still countries which require a UK passport holder to obtain a pre-travel visa or travel authorisation to visit. With changes to travel requirements post-Brexit likely, and trips stopping at more destinations than ever, the likelihood of requiring at least one visa for a cruise is increasing.
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What’s happening in 2020 – Get your visa sorted for the big events of the year!

The year ahead will be full of exciting events across the globe, including many large sporting events that are sure to attract thousands of visitors. After experiencing long waiting times for visa appointments and extended processing times for visas in busy periods in 2019, we're here to give you the heads up so you don't miss out on that special trip to the big events of 2020!
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winter break visas

Christmas Travel – Are Your Documents Valid For Your Winter Break?

Christmas markets, festive theme parks, even a bit of winter sun! There are many reasons why travelling abroad in the holiday season is an enticing idea and there are many travel agents and tour operators offering cheap winter breaks to a variety of countries. But before you book, there is a pretty important factor that you may need to consider – do you need a visa to visit Europe? And if so, how long will the process take?
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chinese transit visa

Chinese Transit Visa – More Cities Ready To Be Explored

China's G-Visa, the 144 hour transit visa, is about to see some great new destinations added to its list. As of December 1st 2019, the total number of cities and areas you are able to visit with a Chinese transit visa will include more than 20 destinations. The latest additions will allow tourists transiting through China to enjoy some of it's many wonders including the Terracotta Warriors and a hot spot for seeing pandas in their natural habitat.
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russian visa uk

How To Get A Russian Visa In The UK – The Complete Guide

Applying for a Russian tourist or business visa from the UK can be a confusing process. With many documents required to apply, followed by a mandatory visit to a visa processing centre, it can be nerve wracking waiting to find out if you've completed all of the paperwork correctly. Here we've put together a 3 part straightforward and comprehensive guide on how to get a Russian visa from the UK.
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Schengen Visa Guide Part 3 – How do you get a Schengen Visa Appointment ?

This is the third and final part of our Schengen Visa series. Many tourists choose to make the most of their trip to Europe by travelling to several countries in the Schengen zone, which is where the perks of a single visa application for multiple countries really comes into play. It does however also bring complications when it comes to knowing how to get a Schengen Visa Appointment.
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Russian Visa – Why the process is about to get easier

Russia is the latest country to announce a review of its tourist and business visa policies. After enjoying a massive boost to its economy following the relaxing of Russian visa regulations during the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia are looking at ways it can open its doors to more visitors. Will these changes make a difference and how will the new processes compare to the current ones?
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The Chinese Visa Centre – Avoid Any Surprises With Our Guide

Getting a visa to travel to China can be a long and extremely complicated process. China requires UK citizens to attend Visa Centres in person before they can be issued, which can feel like a scary prospect if you've never done it before. This post aims to guide you through the whole process, advising you of what to expect, so you won't be met with any surprises when you arrive!
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Travel to Europe Post-Brexit – How much of a headache will it be?

With the political landscape currently in a state of deep uncertainty, one of the biggest worries for Brits is how this will affect their ability to travel within Europe post-Brexit. So far, speculation has been rife and until Brexit passes one way or another, it's hard to know for sure how travel after Brexit will play out. With so many British expats all over Europe, as well as tourists who flock to the mainland at least once a year, we look at how this could potentially be handled in the future.
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Schengen Visa Application from UK – Part 2 Essential Information

The document requirements for Schengen Visa applications from the UK can be confusing, especially as each destination has their own unique guidelines as to what must be provided. Following on from last month's Introduction to Schengen Visas, we demystify this complex subject, giving you a simple and to-the-point explanation of what paperwork you must submit in order to be issued one of these travel visas.
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business visa travel

Business Visas – When Are They Required?

If you're travelling for business, you'd think it's a given that you'd require a business visa for the country you're visiting. In reality, that depends on what you'll be doing on behalf of your company in the destination country, as well as which country you will be visiting. What's classified as a "business trip"? Here we look at some classification examples for popular economic centres.
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Easing Travel Visa Restrictions – Which Countries Are Leading The Way?

Countries across the world are exploring how to open their doors more widely to tourism and international business. Making visa processes simpler and less expensive can be an important factor in attracting more visitors, which in turn can give a welcome boost to the economy. Which countries are in the process of making changes in hopes of benefiting from more foreign footfall?
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china transit visas

Chinese Travel Visa – Do you really need one?

China is a popular transit hub with excellent transport links across the globe. This can be a great opportunity to take in some of China's sights, if you're able to make use of their excellent transit visa system. It can be complicated however, as each airport and region has it's own rules on length of stay and which nationalities can apply. If you're unsure, read on to find out if you really need to apply for that full visa before you leave.
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cruise visas

Planning a cruise? Don’t fall into the visa trap!

Cruises are a great way to check off a lot of destinations in one trip, but they can also be perilous in terms of documentation. A recent incident where a couple were forced to disembark their cruise liner halfway through their holiday highlights the importance of checking visa requirements before you leave! Do you know which popular cruise destinations require UK citizens to apply for a pre-travel visa? Read on to find out!
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