Family Holidays & Multiple Passports, Spread The Cost With Pay Monthly

January is one of the busiest times of year for travel, with many people returning to work after the Christmas period the work mood is often low and people are looking to improve their mood with a great family holiday to look forward to. Between the months of January and February many holiday companies, tour operators and travel agents see their bookings almost doubl...

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Apply/Renew Your Passport Now, Avoid Peak Season

Throughout the year there are several peak seasons in travel and when it comes to applying or renewing your UK passport these are definitely the times to avoid if possible. When it comes to applying for or renewing your passport being prepared and having the latest advice and guidance is vital. We are rapidly approaching one of the busiest periods in passport applica...

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Missed Appointments & Preparing To Attend

This article covers advice and guidance for booking and attending urgent appointments at a local Passport Office, in order to get your passport urgently you will first need to book an appointment either online or by phone, you will also be required to bring the correct supporting documents with you. Throughout the year we get many calls from customers who are running ...

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Adult Passport Renewal, Do I need a Counter-Sign?

When renewing your adult passport and you are only renewing due to either an expired passport or passport that is due to expire in the near future many customers are not aware that the counter-signatory part of the application process is often not required unless you have changed significantly since your previous (most current) passport photo. This article aims to he...

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Nearest Passport Offices & Urgent Appointments

If you have booked or are looking to book an appointment at your local passport office to use either the urgent services, which includes the 1 Day Premium service or the 1 Week Fast-Track Service or you need an appointment for a first-time adult passport. This article is to help you plan your appointment from locating your local office to directions parking informatio...

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Name Changes, What Documents Are Required?

If you have or are thinking of changing your name recently, whether that is through marriage or a civil partnership, or you have changed your name via deed poll you will need to think about updating your passport. Many travellers are aware that if your legal name does not match your passport you may not be able to travel. This has resulted in customers being refused b...

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Frequent Questions: Child Appointments

Thousands of travellers are heading off this summer to all corners of the globe and many of those people are families making the most of their children having 6 weeks off school. As we are all aware this is one of the busiest times of the year for travel. All modes of transport including airports, ports and Eurotunnel see a huge surge in passengers. Unfortunately, so...

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Be Careful When Applying Last Minute

Many holiday booking sites, travel agents and airlines advertise last minute deals to grab a bargain and save money booking last minute is often the most desirable way to travel. The problem that many travellers are facing is they book these fantastic deals and realise that their passport has expired, is damaged or it has been lost in a move. This has led to a large ...

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