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LIZS · 16/05/2006 17:01
EU is usually ok but worth checking. From French Embassy site :-
"Passports : If you are a British citizen, you only need a valid passport or ID for the whole length of your stay in France. ".
You may need to have a return flight/crossing pre-booked for the 28th to prove your intention to return whilst it is still valid.
BonyM · 22/08/2006 14:46
We went to Spain in April, not realising that dd1's passport had recently expired. No problems getting there and didn't even realise until the flight home when the flight attendent at the gate brought it to our attention. She let us on the plane though, and it wasn't picked up on coming back to the UK.
Not sure if it is officially allowed though!
jodee · 26/08/2006 14:06
Slightly related but if you have got a passport expiring soon, or even if it has a couple of years left, it would be worth renewing NOW as the prices go up A LOT on 5th October.
Adult renewal goes up from £51 to £66.
Child renewal goes up from £34 to £45.
This is all to do with the new "biometric" ePassports the Govt is bringing in.
Fell sorry for the Swiss, their passports cost £219!
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