Many countries require a six month validity so before your book your holiday check when your passport expires and renew if necessary
The big news is that India, Canada, and Kenya have all changed their entry precedures recently. Indonesia and China have relaxed theirs conditionally
Contact me for the right web links so you don’t pay over the odds or check the FCO website for the lastest advice on entry requirements as well as some other useful information you should check before travellingYou’ll need to get a visa before travelling to India. You can find further information about how to apply on the Indian High Commission website.From 15 August, British nationals who meet the eligibility criteria will be able to apply for an e-Tourist Visa (e-TV) to enter India at certain designated airports. You can find more information about the eligibility criteria on the government of India’s e-Tourist Visa website.
From March 2016 any visitor travelling to Canada – including those who don’t currently need a visa to visit – will have to get an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) to enter Canada. From 1 August 2015, travellers will have the opportunity to go online and apply for their eTA ahead of time. For more information see the official Canadian government website.
If you hold a British Citizen passport and are transiting by air through several entry points, you can enter China visa-free under a 72-hour visa waiver. . Check with the Chinese Embassy in London or the Chinese visa application service centre for further information. If you’re staying within the airport for up to 24 hours, you don’t need a transit visa.
British passport holders require a visa to travel to Kenya and since the 1st July 2015 Kenyan visa applications can be completed online through the ecitizen website.