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passport 6 months

hi

we travel on the 31/10/13 and my sons passport runs out on 28/4/14[2 days short of the 6 months]

passport is currently at Belfast awaiting authorisation

wondering if original passport would have been ok

also emailed sharm passport control but no reply as yet

thanks

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1. Re: passport 6 months

Hi

There is a really big thread on this subject just a few posts down

I myself would not risk it, especially as you have plenty of time to renew, any time left on old passport will be added to the new one so you are not loosing anything.

you would however be loosing alot if he was turned away at the airport and not allowed to travel

Karen

Edited: 03 October 2013, 16:18
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2. Re: passport 6 months

ok

thanks

hope to get new passport back in time

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3. Re: passport 6 months

Hi

I am sure you will, I renewed my daughters not long ago and it only took 2 weeks, that was a child to adult and a name change as well

Karen

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4. Re: passport 6 months

I got mine back today and sent it to them last weds!

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5. Re: passport 6 months

You have already posted on the other thread and the answer is still the same! Six clear months is required on a passport as already stated so don't risk it. You still have plenty of time to get the passport back.

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6. Re: passport 6 months

i haven't posted this message before

sharm airport authority have emailed me to say that it would be fine and the airline have verbally said that it is just an advisory but will not guarantee it in writing as there are other factors to consider

thanks for your reply anyway

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7. Re: passport 6 months

Hi

Its all very well having an email from Sharm airport authority but the decision as to getting on the plane is with the carrier and as they refuse to put it in writing due to other factors still leaves it unsure .

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8. Re: passport 6 months

ok

thanks

just interested if anyone has gone through with a passport 2 days short or more before

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9. Re: passport 6 months

There was a post I read a few days ago, chap was saying his daughter was refused boarding on the plane this end.

He had to make a mad dash to renew the passport and his carrier monarch I think charged him £60 per person to change the flight, next one was not for 3 days!, so he lost 3 days of his holiday and £240 for flight date changes.

I will see if I can find the post and put a link up.

Karen

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10. Re: passport 6 months

I found it.

It is slightly different, the passport in question had only 2 months remaining, never the less, if you get a jobs worth at the airport!

It is post 3 in this thread

tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g297555-i9225-k5…

Hope the link works

Karen

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