Travel Tip of the Day: How to Speed through UK Immigration

London Heathrow's T5

How to Speed through UK Immigration
Love Global Entry? Travel to the UK frequently? Well, you can now bypass those long dreaded immigration lines just like you do in the US. The UK is now offering a service to those that are 18 or over and a national of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, or the USA.

To qualify, one of the following must be true:

  • You’ve got a visa (but not a Tier 5 concession, EEA family permit, discretionary leave or leave outside the rules)
  • You’ve visited the UK 4 times in the last 52 weeks, eg for business, education, tourism, education or medical treatment

 

If you qualify you’ll be able to use the:

  • ePassport gates if you have a biometric passport
  • Faster entry lanes at Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, London City, Luton, Manchester, and Stansted airports, and Brussels, Lille and Paris Eurostar terminals

 

It costs £70 ($105) to apply () to use the service for one year. If your application is unsuccessful you’ll get £50 ($75) back.

 

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2 Comments on "Travel Tip of the Day: How to Speed through UK Immigration"

  1. Thank you for this information Johnny!

  2. I had no idea this was possible. Great tip!

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