5 Travel Tips for US Expats in the UK

You've gotten your UK visa and are now resident in the UK, here are five expat travel tips to keep in mind when you're setting off on a holiday abroad or visiting your family and friends back home.

1. Dual national children/adults need both their US AND UK passports to travel from the UK to America and back.

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C'est La Vie: New French Rule Requires Drivers to Carry Breathalyser Kits in Cars

If you're planning a holiday or other trip to France later this year, you should be aware of a new driving rule that will come into effect from July 2012. The new French law will require all drivers, including tourists, to carry a breathalyser kit in their car.

UK Child Seat Laws

Understand the different types of child car seatsChoose the most suitable child car seats for your childrenEnsure your child seats are fitted correctly in your carComply with the law on how children should be carried in carsUnderstand how to carry other people's children safely

UK Resident Expats Entitled to State Health Care When Travelling in EEC

If you're a UK resident travelling in Europe, be sure to to get your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

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