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Immigration and practical information

Everything you need to plan a trip to England with advice on where to find out what you can and can't bring into the country, visa services and advice for you and your guests and help on money, weather and essential travel tips.

It is always important on any holiday to take sensible precautions and travel with adequate travel insurance to cover medical treatment and personal belongings. To contact the emergency services in England, dial 999.

Before you arrive make sure that you have the necessary visas (where applicable) to enter the UK.

Immigration and practical information

Customs

Customs

Find out what you can and can't bring into the country.

Visas

Visas

Do you need a visa to enter the UK? Find out here.

Medical information

Medical information

If you become ill while visiting England, you are eligible for free emergency treatment in the Accident and Emergency departments of National Health Service hospitals.

Check out today's exhange rate

Check out today's exhange rate

England, like the rest of the UK uses the Great British Pound (£) GBP.

Weather

Weather

No, it's not always raining! In fact, in the summer temperatures frequently exceed 30 degrees Celsius - perfect for discovering our fantastic beaches and coastline.

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