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Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

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Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

Hi all,

We are arriving into Heathrow airport from Miami at appox. 11.15 am and our plane back to Kuwait leaves at 22.25 pm.

We need a place to sleep/rest in but it should be before the passport control as we do not have a visa to enter UK.

Is it possible to find a lounge or preferably a hotel?

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1. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

Which terminal?

Can you not obtain a Transit Visa?

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2. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

Terminal 3. We are 4 family members and visas would cost us 300 pounds for 8 hours.

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3. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

You can't stay airside at night. Without a visa there's a good chance the airline won't allow you to fly

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4. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

There are a couple of airside lounges in Terminal 3. Perhaps the No. 1 Travellers Lounge might meet your needs.

heathrowairport.com/heathrow-airport-guide/s…

Edited: 14 May 2013, 13:22
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5. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

Thank you wirewiper. Excellent recommendation.

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6. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

Alanrow - the OP doesn't need a visa as they are transiting airside.

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7. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

Doesn't look good for sleeping: sleepinginairports.net/europe/….UZLB6JURbzI

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8. Re: Sleeping at Heathrow airport before passport control

The OP lands at 11.15, departs at 22.25. That's not overnight.

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