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URGENT - We've been offered a week's free accomm (by family friend) in Minorca 15th July, need cheapo flights and passport for ds2!!!

16 replies

Puff · 03/07/2005 21:35

Who do I go to for cheap flights?

Can I get a passport for ds2 in time? You used to be able to queue up somewhere in London for them - is this still possible?

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Yorkiegirl · 03/07/2005 21:38

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whymummy · 03/07/2005 21:38

you can get one in one day,it'll cost you more than double though,have you tried,easyjet,opodo?


bubblerock · 03/07/2005 21:40

I don't know about London but you can get them in Newport - hope you do it & get to go!!


whymummy · 03/07/2005 21:40

passport advice line 0870 521 0410 or


BEKsmum · 03/07/2005 21:41


You can find out about the passport at, they have a what to do bit if you're travelling within two weeks. This is the UK Passport Office site by the way!

Best place for cheap flights would be Easyjet, BMIbaby (depending where you are in the country) or google cheap flights and this will throw up plenty of sites you can look at.

Hope this helps, have a great time.


soapbox · 03/07/2005 21:43

Puff - you can queue up for a renewal but not for a first time one.

If you go to the post office, I believe they do an express service and check the form over for you. You would need to get it sorted out tomorrow though to have a reasonable chance of getting it back on time!


Puff · 03/07/2005 21:44

It's his first passport (he's just 2) - looked at the passport office website - it looks as though replacement or renewal passports can be obtained in a day, but not first ones . There's a guaranteed 1 week turnaround service though....

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Surfermum · 03/07/2005 21:45

Lucky you! Hope you can get it sorted in time.

You could try Thomsonfly for flights.


Ladymuck · 03/07/2005 21:47

Where do you live? For flights try . The airport is listed under Menorca.


Puff · 03/07/2005 21:49

Thanks for the advice and info - will ring passport people tomorrow and in meantime peruse flights!

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moondog · 03/07/2005 21:55

Try Travelbag and Trailfinders too. Both good,and I use them a lot.


QueenEagle · 03/07/2005 22:19

Insure & Co on the internet are by far the cheapest travel insurance company too.


QueenEagle · 03/07/2005 22:19

Doh - that should have read Insure & Go...


mishmash · 03/07/2005 22:21

Can you fly directly to Menorca - thought you had to fly to Majorca first and then take a ferry???

Stand corrected - but any of the main airports should have flights.


tiredemma · 04/07/2005 08:12

where can you fly from puff? manchester has cheap seats with monarch on the 15th, as does luton and gatwick.


triplets · 04/07/2005 08:35

I have just found my brother good flights to Menorca from Stansted, good times and £960 for 4 for 14 nights, flights with Thomas Cook. Dates available were for lots of dates in Aug, good luck.

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