Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

London Heathrow overnight Layover

Jump to last reply

Hi, this is my first time posting a topic on Fodors as I'm new to it,
and I hope to get your help in my questions.

My wife and I and our 2 kids will be traveling to Los Angeles at the end of this upcoming week via London Heathrow from Amman Jordan.

our flight Itinerary will be leaving Amman at 5PM arriving in London at 9 PM and leaving to Los Angeles the following morning at 12 PM. which gives us a 15 hour layover.

My questions is Myself and our 2 kids are US citizens, however my wife is Jordanian National, but she will be immigrating to the USA with an Immigration visa on this trip. therefore we would like to spend the night at a hotel near Heathrow airport as it will be hectic on the two kids to stay for this long layover.

For me and my kids we have no problem to enter the UK with our US passports However my wife she needs a visa to enter. Now does she require to get a visa ahead of time or can we just proceed to the immigration officer directly upon arrival to grant her an entry.
As mentioned above we will be leaving at the end of this upcoming week, so really to get her a visa at this point is really tight on time and I don't think we will be able to make it in time.

so please if someone can help me out with this inquiry I sure do appreciate that.

Thank you
MSaleh

12 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Charles de Gaulle to Gare du Nord with limitations?
  2. 2 VAT refund Q--new carryon bag ??
  3. 3 16 Nights in Canary Islands & Spain
  4. 4 Story of the German Christmas star
  5. 5 29 day Itinerary for southern and eastern France
  6. 6 Siena - Pienza - Montepulciano
  7. 7 Trip Report Sono arrivato a Venezia
  8. 8 Three ferries to Mull
  9. 9 Driving from Portree to Torridon
  10. 10 They Just Don't Read or Listen about DCC Scam
  11. 11 Annecy city-center, long-and-short term parking, 24-hour access.
  12. 12 Transportation from Athens Airport to Syntagma
  13. 13 Airport ATMs
  14. 14 driving in france with kids
  15. 15 Southern Spain
  16. 16 Trip Report Glasgow - Scotland sans shorbread, bagpipes and kilts.
  17. 17 Paris-Loire-Avignon-Barcelona itinerary (help)
  18. 18 Italy, mid May, 10 days, Rome + another city?
  19. 19 Trenitalia - What am I missing ??
  20. 20 Europe Sojurn on Way to India - Paris..PLUS
  21. 21 Driving an RV in Switzerland
  22. 22 Dordogne or Nantes and La Rochelle
  23. 23 Another Walks of Italy question. Vatican tours. Have you taken one?
  24. 24 Help!! which tour company is the best for group tours in Italy?
  25. 25 Andalucia - very early trip thinking - reactions?
View next 25 » Back to the top