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Going to the US? Check your passport ASAP – and your rights if it goes wrong

Here's how to check your passport, what to do if you've not got the right document and what your rights are

10 May 2016

100,000s may need new passport to visit US after rule change

Hundreds of thousands UK passport holders may no longer be able to fly to the USA under an ESTA following rule changes

6 May 2016

US border agency blunder ruins holidays and costs British tourists £100s

Holidaymakers have had to cancel holidays and pay for new passports after their travel documents were mistakenly revoked

1 April 2016

Google cracks down on copycat government websites

Copycat websites that charge customers for free Government services will find it harder to lure in victims

23 April 2014

Google axes ads for London congestion charge copycats

Google has removed ads linking to unofficial London congestion charge sites after motorists were stung by extra charges

26 February 2014

Filing a tax return? Avoid self-assessment copycat sites

If you're filing a self-assessment tax form, avoid sites that charge up to £1,000 when you can do it yourself for free

21 January 2014

US travellers warned over Esta sites after Boris Johnson aide stung by £50 copycat

All visitors to the US must fill out an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation form, but the real cost is £9

24 June 2013

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