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Passport almost expired
« on: September 25, 2009, 12:27:21 PM »
There's a group of us head to Munich for the weekend coming back on Tuesday, problem is one of the lad's passport expires on Thursday, Will he be allowed to travel?

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2009, 12:33:00 PM »
There's a group of us head to Munich for the weekend coming back on Tuesday, problem is one of the lad's passport expires on Thursday, Will he be allowed to travel?

As long as he's back before it expires then yes he can go, he can also go b4 it expires but if the date is up b4 he's due to come home then he's in a spot of baw
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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2009, 01:10:23 PM »
Got to Budapest and back on an out of date passport. No one said boo. Small print of passport says you can not travel within x amount of months of expiry.

Stack all passports in bundle and hand them to desk girl together, they wont pay too much attention.

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2009, 01:30:09 PM »
You do not need a passport to travel within the EU just an acceptable form of ID.    1000's of Spanish travel to UK/Ireland every year on National ID cards and do not have passports. 

As we don't have National ID Card here a passport is considered the most acceptable alternative.   A recently expired passport IS still an acceptable form of ID.

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2009, 02:53:22 PM »
where is onl to spice this thread up!

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2009, 03:58:52 PM »
where is onl to spice this thread up!
hear you had a similar problem with a student card  ;)

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2009, 04:47:12 PM »
You are as likely to have a problem with the airline as the immigration people. Outside the EU a passport within 6 months would generally not be acceptable and airlines may have this requirement.
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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2009, 04:51:32 PM »
You do not need a passport to travel within the EU just an acceptable form of ID.    1000's of Spanish travel to UK/Ireland every year on National ID cards and do not have passports. 

As we don't have National ID Card here a passport is considered the most acceptable alternative.   A recently expired passport IS still an acceptable form of ID.
Incorrect.

Spaniards can travel to most countries in the EU with their national ID and without a passport - but not to the UK or Ireland. They must have a passport. The UK opted out of the "no passport within EU" lark, and we had to follow them because of our border.

A passport is required for Irish people to travel anywhere other than the UK. And if flying to the UK on Ryanair, a passport will be the only form of ID accepted from next month.

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2009, 10:34:36 PM »
You do not need a passport to travel within the EU just an acceptable form of ID.    1000's of Spanish travel to UK/Ireland every year on National ID cards and do not have passports. 

As we don't have National ID Card here a passport is considered the most acceptable alternative.   A recently expired passport IS still an acceptable form of ID.
Incorrect.

Spaniards can travel to most countries in the EU with their national ID and without a passport - but not to the UK or Ireland. They must have a passport. The UK opted out of the "no passport within EU" lark, and we had to follow them because of our border.

A passport is required for Irish people to travel anywhere other than the UK. And if flying to the UK on Ryanair, a passport will be the only form of ID accepted from next month.

If this happened in the last few days, then I'll accept your superior knowledge. Othererwise you CAN travel within the EU without a passport, but do need a valid ID (Driving license, National ID card etc), unless the private company you are travelling with (Ryanair for example, but not the likes of aerlingus, spanair, air france etc) specify that they; as a private company, will only accept passports as a form of ID. Border control, as it exists, must accept all valid forms of ID if they are within the EU.

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2011, 01:40:49 PM »
Is Poland in the EU?

My passport is due to expire in April next year, so i'm down into the last six months of validity.
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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2011, 01:45:38 PM »
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Is Poland in the EU?

Only those bits not seized by the Soviet Union in 1945.
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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2011, 01:48:02 PM »
Is Poland in the EU?

My passport is due to expire in April next year, so i'm down into the last six months of validity.

But sure if you apply for a new passport it will only be valid from when your other one expires!

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2011, 01:58:09 PM »
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But sure if you apply for a new passport it will only be valid from when your other one expires!

Not so.
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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2011, 02:48:35 PM »
Is Poland in the EU?

My passport is due to expire in April next year, so i'm down into the last six months of validity.

Doesn't matter either way. You need a passport.

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Re: Passport almost expired
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2011, 02:51:07 PM »
Does it matter whether you have to go to the check-in desk for your boarding card or have the printed boarding pass with the barcode?

I was in Liverpool a couple of summers ago, passport expired a couple of days after i came home.. I assumed it was fine, but when i went to boarding at Dublin (didn't check in) the attendant scanned the boarding pass and the red light flashed! and kind of joked saying "we`ll let you through this time".. At boarding on the way home the attendant at boarding just reminded me that it was soon out of date..