How to contact your home consulate in London if you need citizen services (like a new passport application)
Embassies and consulates in the U.K.
Do I need to buy travel health insurance for a trip to the U.K.? What about emergency medical evacuation?
The global ID card—and, technically, the only thing absolutely required for travel abroad
What you can and cannot bring home with you from your travels
The sheet of backup information is the message in a bottle you send to yourself in case you get into trouble and lose all your important travel documents
Taxes in the U.K. and how you may be able to get some of that VAT refunded
The difference between customs, VAT taxes, and duty-free shopping
Travel on the safe side with trip insurance: when to buy it, what it does and does not cover, and where to get it
Visitors from most developed nations will receive an automatic tourist visa upon entering the U.K.
The Queen doesn't need a passport. Since all British passports are issued "In the name of Her Majesty," the Queen can just vouch for herself—though her husband Philip, son Prince Charles, and everyone one else in the household do have passports.