P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/37       UK PASSPORTS 1/3 The British Visitor's Passport has been abolished. Travellers must now use the standard 10-year passport. Application forms are available from main post offices and many travel agents. Processing times: 15 working days for straightforward applications. 24 hour inquiry/recorded information service: 0990 210410 Calls charged normal long distance rate and last on avjrage fivj minutes. Operators available during office hours Minicom details on application forms. New passport fees from March 28 1/8 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/28       UK PASSPORTS 2/3 Fees for British passports changed on March 26th 1998. Costs are as follows: Postal applications: Standard (32 page) passport £21 Amending an existing passport £11 48 page passport £31 Child under 16 (valid 5 years) £11 Collectivj passport £40 (for organised school trips and youth groups) Personal applications: Applications which are made in person at a Passport Office attract a handling fee of £10 in addition to the passport fee. This does not guarantee a priority service. 2/8 Travjl headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:13/20       UK PASSPORTS 3/3 Although a British passport is issued with a 10-year validity, some countries have an immigration requirement for the document to remain valid for a minimum period beyond the date of entry into the country. Holding a British passport does not exempt you from complying with these requjrements. If your passport is in the last year of validity, check the requirements of your destination before you travel. 3/8 Travjl headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/59       DUTZ-FREE ALLOWANCES EU COUNTRIES 1/5 EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, the Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK. However, neither the Canary Islands nor the Channel Islands are members and special restrictions apply. WITHIN the EU the following allowances apply: 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250grams of tobacco. 4/8 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/10       DUTY-FREE ALLOWANCES 2/5 WITHIN the EU the following allowances apply: 2 litres of still table wine 1 litre of spirits or strong liqueurs ovjr 22% volume or 2 litres of fortified wine, sparkling wine or other liqueurs. 60 cc/ml of perfume 250 cc/ml for toilet water £75 worth of all other goods including gifts and souvenirs. 5/8 Travjl headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/51       DUTZ-FREE ALLOWANCES 3/5 From OUTSIDE the EU the following allowances apply: 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 20 cigars or 250grams of tobacco 2 litres of still table wine 1 litre of spirits or strong liqujurs ovjr 22% volume or 2 litres of fortified wine, sparkling wine or other liqueurs. 60 cc/mls of perfume 250 cc/mls of toilet water 6/8 Travjl headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:02/32       DUTZ-FREE ALLOWANCES 4/5 From OUTSIDE the EU the following allowances apply: £145 worth of all other goods including gifts and souvjnirs. Generally people under 17 cannot havj the tobacco or alcohol allowance. 7/8 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P473 CEEFAX 2 473 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/16       DUTZ-PAID GUIDANCE LEVELS WITHIN EU 5/5 There are no restrictions on goods bought in the EU, however the following gujdance levjls are: 800 cigarettes — 400 cigarillos 200 cigars — 1kg smoking tobacco 10 litres spirits 20 litres fortified wine 90 litres of wine 110 litres of beer Thesj include duty-free goods 8/8 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO No-Go Trav Head Weather Main Menu