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Summer Olympics London 2012

Summer Olympics 2012

London, United Kingdom July 27 August 12, 2012


Paralympic Games

August 29 September 9, 2012

If you are going to London for the 2012 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games, here is some useful information to make your travels easier.


Official Website of the Games


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What You Should Know Before You Go


For DUTYFREE temporary entry of goods into

London, United Kingdom, use an ATA Carnet


To move your goods into London, contact the official freight forwarder

of the Summer Olympics: UPS


London Business Matters article on 2012 Summer Olympics


For cargo shipments: a complete C21 form must accompany all entries

For hand carry items: a completed C108 form must accompany all entries


British Embassy in Washington, D.C.


British Consulates in the U.S.


U.S. State Department:

Passport Office

Consular Services

Travel Advisories

Exchange rate (US Dollar to British Pound GBP)


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Once You Arrive in London


For assistance with your Carnet while in London, contact:

London Chamber of Commerce

Tel: (44-207) 248.4444



London Customs Administration


Heathrow Airport


Gatwick Airport


ATA Carnets, a service of the U.S. Council for International Business, are made possible by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

To apply online visit:

Call: 1.800.5.DUTYFREE (1.800.538.8937)