Old Nov 26, 18, 4:28 am
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Originally Posted by mgiarc View Post
If this is an airline liability issue, why not fly to Paris or Brussels (within Schengen, so no immigration) and then present yourself directly to UK border officials at the Eurostar terminal?
Because Eurostar has the same immigration liabilities as airlines do.


at Brussels you only get to see an UK immigration officer once youíve had your ticket checked and gone through security. What does the OP then do if they refuse him - heís got a likely unrefundable Eurostar ticket because he didnít have a valid travel document!

Also I canít remember if Eurostar ask to see your passport as part of their check in process before they let you through security. So they may refuse him too
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