LGBTQ+, Transgender: How to change your passport

  • 26 Mar, 2018
  • Lauren Perry
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LGBTQ+ Transgender how to change the gender on your passport

To celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility, we’ve put together a step by step guide to help you change the gender marked on your British passport.

We began our journey by sending out a survey to LGBTQ+, transgender and transsexual groups to see what hurdles they came up against and what advice they have. 88% of those surveyed said it was definitely worth changing your passport and would recommend it to someone else.

Transgender survey response: Would you recommend changing your passport?

First, let’s answer some questions about changing your passport in the UK.

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What to do in an emergency abroad

  • 11 Jul, 2017
  • Luc Horncastle
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Emergency abroad

Regardless of whether you are in the planning stage of your holiday or jetting off next week, it is important to plan fully in order to prevent or rectify and emergency abroad.

Should you be lapping up the sun in Europe, sightseeing in America or taking on the snow in Andorra, there are certain situations you should be aware of and know how to handle before you leave, just in case any of the following unplanned events occur. Read More


Travel and tourism statistics for 2016

  • 20 Jan, 2017
  • Will Davies
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Travel Statistics 2017
Here at Airport Parking Shop, we are interested in all things travel, so we were very keen to have a look over the travel and tourism statistics for 2016. We looked at the most visited cities in 2016, the economic impact of travel and tourism, travel trends and looked into what the future could hold for the industry. Enjoy!

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Top 10 travel destinations for 2017

  • 13 Jan, 2017
  • Will Davies
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Popular travel destinations for 2017
Looking for some travel inspiration for the year ahead? You’re in the right place.

Take a look at the top 10 travel destinations for 2017 below …

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Flying after a stroke – The hidden challenges

  • 26 May, 2016
  • Will Davies
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May is Stroke Awareness month and after writing articles about flying with Autism, Diabetes, Sensory Impairments and Claustrophobia, we thought it would be a great idea to shed some light on the hidden challenges that some stroke survivors encounter at airports and when flying. You’ll also hear from stroke survivors and their experiences of flying after a stroke. For the following article, we teamed up with Different Strokes, who provide active peer support for young stroke survivors and families.

Flying after a stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of disability in the UK and there are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Every year in the UK there are 152,000 new cases and at least one in four happens to somebody of working age or younger. Read More