Fingerprint and face checks at EU border to take British travellers ‘up to four times longer’ 29/11/2022
Entry-Exit System that UK asked to be subject to could cause serious snarl-ups at ports and airports.
British people heading to European Union countries from next year will have to apply for a European Travel Information and Authorisation System visa four days before travel.
Brexit not okay for Kent 25/10/2022
Note that the slogans on these placards all represent news that has reached us about the effects of Brexit on Kent specifically. Some of these have featured in articles in Kent Bylines, as linked in the explanations below.
Viewing Sky abroad 01/01/2021
From 1 January 2021, you won’t be entitled to stream Sky outside the UK... Certain rules mean people within the EU can stream content across all EU countries. From 1 January 2021, the UK will no longer be part of the EU, so we won’t be able to provide this service in the same way.
Ministers say leaving the EU ‘has given the UK a world of future opportunities’. So I have tracked down the travel advantages.
Doug Bannister, CEO of the Port of Dover, has expressed concerns that the time it takes to process a car at Dover will increase from around 90 seconds to 10 minutes when the European Union's incoming Entry/Exit System is brought in.
Parents wrongly told ‘your child will need six months left on their passport’. / Ninety-three weeks after the Brexit transition phase ended and the UK fully left the European Union, the government still is putting out false information on passport validity for the EU and the wider Schengen Area.
EU fingerprint checks and travel chaos expected next summer as SNP blame Brexit 2 hrs ago 13/10/2022
FINGERPRINT checks set to be introduced on the EU border could cause significant disruption to holidaymakers, industry experts have warned.
The Port of Dover has called on the government to share the “rules of the game” when it comes to post-Brexit checks.
This checklist from the travel experts at ABTA will tell you the recent changes you should be aware of before jetting off.
Brexit red tape causing holiday luggage delays with suitcases held up by EU customs checks 09/08/2022
Unexpected hold-ups in EU destinations have hit baggage delivery services where travellers send luggage ahead to avoid airport queues.
An influential UK consumer rights organization is calling on UK communications regulator Ofcom to reintroduce formal, compulsory protections for Brits who use their mobile phones within the European Union, claiming that the falling away of such rights following Brexit has led to widespread confusion and the return of post-vacation bill shock.
One British citizen living in Portugal said he felt like an ‘illegal immigrant’.
Extra costs for using mobile phone data in Europe have come into force following Brexit, but one provider says many people aren't aware what they'll be charged if they use their phone on holiday this summer.
The introduction of electronic travel authorisations (ETAs) will further impact on border delays and costs, particularly for UK citizens.
Scientist Dr Bob Banks was due to travel to Milan with his wife, Gillian, for a long overdue break, but weren't allowed to board their flight over new passport rules... and are up to £5,000 out of pocket.
A mother-of-two from Cornwall has warned holidaymakers to double check post-Brexit rules before they travel, after confusion over her passport’s expiry date caused her to miss a £2,000 holiday to Portugal.
If the UK government had “got Brexit done” properly, sensibly and professionally, this wouldn’t be happening.
Lengthy delays for passengers travelling to and from the UK have been exacerbated by confusion over the documents EU citizens living in the UK need in order to return, according to the citizens’ rights agency set up under the Brexit deal.
Is Brexit to blame for Dover chaos? 25/07/2022
UK and French officials in war of words as holidaymakers hit by long delays.
Disabled drivers are being warned that their blue badges may not be accepted in European holiday destinations this summer due to an “outrageous” Brexit hangover.
One of the most Blindingly Obvious Things in the history of Blindingly Obvious Things is that one consequence of the UK leaving the EU is that travel to and stay in the EU by British citizens is now different – the obvious corollary of travel to and stay in the UK by EU citizens being different, as the Leave campaign specifically demanded.
Liz Truss has hit out at the French authorities for the border chaos, but the government rejected an offer to double the number of passport booths in 2020.
The AA says disabled drivers may leave themselves open to parking fines.
Dover port boss blames Brexit for delays as he explains passport 'checks and stamps' [6 mins] 23/07/2022
Port of Dover boss Doug Bannister has told LBC that it's "absolutely true" that Brexit is ultimately to blame for the extreme delays at the port of Dover because passports require extra checks.