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Adinkerke Express by Tunnel

Adinkerke Express by Tunnel

For those who like a quicker trip to Adinkerke, this is the one for you - Includes trips to Cite Europe.

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For those who like a quicker trip to Adinkerke, this is the one for you - Includes trips to Cite Europe.

THIS IS OUR FIRST POST BREXIT 2020 TRIP 

 

Before Travelling you are required to complete an online "Track & Trace" form from the Home Office.  For our next rip on the 1st September You will need a booking reference no.  which is set out below.

 

Booking Ref : 16020752  12.36 outward  Folkestone   18.50 Return  Calais Name of boat: Eurotunnel

 

Please click on link below to take you to the register an email:

 

www.visas-immigration.service.gov.uk

 

If the above link does not work go to www.gov.uk, scroll to bottom of page and click "Start now" which takes you to another page: Public Health Passenger Locator Form.  scroll to the bottom and click "start Now" which will then hopefully take you to the correct page.

 

This must be done within 48 hours of travel.

 

Please note:  This is a later crossing so we will be leaving Luton later at around 08.30  times to be confirmed.

 

 

For those who like a quicker trip to Adinkerke, this is the one for you. Our trip to Tobacco Alley in Adinkerke is a quick dash for those in need of getting good value smokes and cheaper drinks. As of the Brexit change the allowance stays the same for at least the end of the year. This is not a leisure trip in that we don't spend much time in either Adinkerke or Pidou Warehouse. Please be aware that given the extra security in France, there could be added delays.

From Luton, we travel directly to the terminal. Journey time through the tunnel is approximately 35 minutes. Our first stop in France will be at one of Europe's largest Shopping Centres - Cite Europe. (FOR THE DESIGNATED DATES ONLY) Passengers who disembark here will have 3 hours to roam the shopping centre and will be picked up upon the coach’s return from Adinkerke. (A 1 Euro coin is required for trollies at Cite Europe and Tobacco cannot be purchased here.)

                                                 

                                             PLEASE NOTE TOBACCO AND CIGARETTES CANNOT BE PURCHESED FOR THOSE STAYING AT CITE EUROPE 

 

If you wish to purchase cigarettes and tobacco the coach will continue on across the Belgium border to Adinkerke. (1 hour stop in Adinkerke) - The shops in Adinkerke will accept sterling, cards & euro's! The coach will then proceed to Pidou where you can do beer and wine shopping – we allow 20-30 minutes for this and then we head back.

 

Dependent on traffic, passengers aboard the coach on its return from Adinkerke will be able to roam the shopping mall if there is time within the 3-hour time slot for the passengers who disembarked at Cite Europe.

 

Please note: The above timings and information are subject to traffic conditions and we reserve the right to make any changes necessary without prior notification.

 



You can pre-order your purchases either on-line or check out the prices before you go.

 

"You are allowed to bring back in EU the following amount of duty/tax free goods, provided you travel with the items and do not intend to sell them (if you go over this allowance, you may have to pay duty and/or tax) : 200 cigarettes, or 100 cigarillos, or 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco. 4 litres of still wine."

 

For more information about duty free allowances in France please click here.

 



Cite Europe :

 

The dates for Adinkerke/Cite Europe By Tunnel are:Tuesday 1st September and Saturday 5th December  2020

 


 

Please ensure that you have a valid UK Passport ( minimum 6 months validity )  with you. Non-British passport holders should contact their Embassy for visa requirements.

 

We will not take responsibility if you are over your allowances and a fee of duty is due. You must ensure that you remain within the legislation set out in the Duty Free and Duty Paid regulations.

 

We will not accept responsibility for any delay or for the confiscation of any goods by Customs.

 

It is the driver's responsibility to ensure the vehicle is not over weight and his decision is final on the amount of goods he can carry.

 


 

Special Notice:

 

Given the pending Brexit we don't know how our trips will be affected. We have made provisional bookings post Brexit, but this is subject to change. Please check this page regularly for up to date information.

 

Please can all passengers bring their own tea and coffee for the journey.

 


 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER:

 

Any persons found in breach of UK customs allowance will be left behind if caught smuggling and detained by UK customs. Three Star Coaches will not be held liable for any extra costs involved in return travel nor will we offer any refund. Also, we will not wait if any passengers are late to board the coach.  Passengers abusing the purchasing limits or causing a delay of the coach departure will be automatically barred from travelling with us again. We will not tolerate any person under the influence of alcohol, causing disruption to our drivers or other passengers.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Luton Interchange Stop 4 Bus Stop 4 Bus Interchange Luton Railway Station
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