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Carrying documents

Jonny Primmer on 19 May 2011

We're carrying the following documentation for things like, crossing borders, car rental, identification, health, should we need it.

  • Driving license: Card and paper
  • Passport: Don't forget to check the expiry date!
  • Maps: Goes without saying really
  • Identification card
  • Glasses prescription
  • European health insurance card
  • National Insurance number: Doesn't have to be the official card
  • Passport photos
  • Laptop guarantee
  • Camera guarantee
  • Travel insurance
  • Online banking reader
  • Vaccination cards


Were also carrying copies of the following, and have electronic backup copies, mostly for when we're applying for visas:

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Birth certificate
  • European health insurance card
  • Receipt of purchase for our bikes
  • Copies of sabbatical offer from the company we work for
  • National insurance number


Hopefully this will be enough!

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