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Did you know that you can pay to fast track passport control when you arrive into the UK at Gatwick & Heathrow?

I have often felt that even if you travel in Business or First Class it is crazy that your fast tracked luggage will often get to the luggage carousel 10 minutes before you make it through the immigration queues.

Well if your time is valuable, you can buy into the “Premium Gatwick Passport Control service“, which costs £12.50 (US$16.5) for arrival passengers (plus £5/US$7 for fast track through security on the outbound flight) and is limited to 50 people an hour.

Heathrow also offers a fast-track service, although this is currently limited to travellers flying in First or Business class with participating airlines or top tier members of airline frequent flier programmes & American Express Centurion card holders.

Fast Track services are available through both Departures and Arrivals. You will need to check with your airline to see if you are entitled to use the service.

If you enjoyed this article you may also want to take a first look at Heathrow terminal 6 and enjoy my airline reviews and my experiences in British Airways First and Business Class on the B777 and the B747 Jumbo.

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