13 Suprising places UK Citizens don’t need a Visa to travel to*

If you’re looking for somewhere to go in 2016 but don’t want the hassle of obtaining a visa or for that matter, paying for one. Take a look at this list of exotic destinations where if you are a British Citizen, you do not need to make a pre-arranged visa application.

  1. Lebanon – You can apply for a single entry visa upon arrival to Lebanon if you have a British Citizen passport, however you will incur a heavy fine for overstaying.
  2. Haiti – You can stay n Haiti for up to 90 days without a visa,
    but remember to keep your travel card with you as you’ll need it to depart.
  3. Israel – It is possile to visit Israel for up to 3 months without a visa, recently an entry card has been introduced that gets stamped and is then also used as your ticket home (aswell as your flight ticket)
  4. Kuwait – When visiting Kuwait you can either apply for a 30 day tourist visa or 90 day business visa upon arrival. However if you have been to previously mentioned Israel before, you may be refused entry.
  5.  Belize – No visa is required when entering Belize, you will usually be given a limited period of time to stay there, but you are able to apply to stay for a longer duration.
  6. The entirety of South and Central America – If you fancy a long worldwide tour, South and Central America is the place to go! In most countries you are able to stay up to 90 days without a visa.
  7. Falkland Islands – Although British terrirtory, it is still quite a suprise you do not need a visa to enter the Falkslands, especially due to the divided tensions between the UK and Argentina. But there you go.
  8. Martinique– Like all overseas departments of France, if your passport describes you as a British Citizen you do not need to apply for a pre-arranged Visa.
  9. Kazakhstan – Until 31 December 2017 you can go and visit Kazakhstan for up to 2 weeks without applying for a visa.
  10. Madagascar – Unlike most other African countries, when landing at the airport you are able to get a free 30 day tourist visa.
  11. Oman – If you’re a tourist travelling to Oman, you can get a visa on arrival at any land, sea or air entry port which costs £35. You can also apply for a visa extension for an additional 30 days which costs a further £35
  12. Seychelles – You don’t need a visa to travel to this African Island however as quoted from the gov.uk website You won’t be allowed to enter Seychelles if you’ve visited Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali or the Democratic Republic of Congo within 21 days of the date of your arrival due to the recent Ebola crisis.
  13. Antartica – Visiting Antartica will not require you to submit a visa application, however if you are taking a British vessel or aircraft into Antarctica will need to apply for a permit to the Polar Regions Department of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO).

 

 

*This is taking into consideration you will not stay in the country in question for longer than the maximum time period. Some countries in this list you do not need a pre-arranged visa but do need to submit a permit form or visa application at a designated entry point, usually airport. Some countries will also require you to have had a Yellow Fever vaccine before arrival.

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