Category: Living in the UK

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Heathrow Airport Ends Outgoing Passenger Cap

Heathrow Airport has lifted its passenger cap but has warned that it may return at busy times around Christmas. Since July, the London airport has limited the number of outgoing passengers to 100,000 per day. The cap was introduced to cope with staffing shortages, which saw the airport plagued by long lines and frequent cancellations…
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The UK’s Worst Airports In 2022 Revealed

Small airports in the UK have beaten their big-name rivals to be crowned best in the country this year as many larger hubs were crippled by excessive delays and cancellations Manchester Airport’s three terminals have taken up the bottom three spots in a list of the UK’s best and worst airports. Which? Travel ’s ranking…
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UK Border Staff Could Go On Holiday Strike

Flying during Christmas can be a pretty chaotic experience.  However, this festive season, things could get even worse as the ISU, the union representing 3,500 UK Border Force staff employed by the Home Office as well as customs officers, is threatening industrial action in support of an 8% pay claim which could lead to lengthy…
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Post-Brexit: Eurostar Decreased Peak Capacity Due To Border Checks

Border checks for British travellers introduced after Brexit have caused Eurostar’s peak capacity to drop by 30 percent. The rail operator is also facing financial pressures in the aftermath of the pandemic and it is also dealing with a shortage of engineers. MP Huw Merriman, chair of the UK’s transport select committee, recently wrote to…
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British Passports Lost Or Stolen Overseas: How To Travel Back To The UK

One of the worst things that can dampen your holiday getaway is to lose or have your passport stolen while overseas. Losing your passport abroad is an inconvenience nobody wants but it’s a reality travellers have to face.  The fear of being stranded overseas is daunting. Although it sounds like a nightmare, authorities know that…
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