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The HfP chat thread – Saturday 10th July

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Comments (244)

  • Chris says:

    Is anyone else seeing a delay in the BP Amex statement credits? Normally Amex credits come through a day maybe two after the transaction posts, but I’m now at t+5 days with no credit…..

  • Babyg says:

    centre court (and no1) available for mens final tomorrow via the official website… unbelievable!

    • Dave says:

      Just missed them!!

    • ben says:

      just no1 court showing for me

      • Babyg says:

        centre court tix seem to come and go (quickly).. need to basically sit there refreshing…

    • mr_jetlag says:

      had a v enjoyable finals day today at the ladies’ finals, also the Amex lounge queue was almost nonexistent right before the match so got to enjoy that too. Well done to Barty and I hope wimbledon keeps the online resales system open for 2022.

  • TM says:

    Would appreciate any help understanding the guidance for multiple trips from UK to EU…

    We will be coming back from Croatia on 24 August and then leaving for Switzerland on 26 August. I have conflicting info on the government websites – in one place it says that you need to book your day 2 test even if you are not here to take it, in another place it says you can say you are transiting through the country with a landside layover and can mark yourself as exempt.

    Anyone have any idea what to do?

    • Yorkieflyer says:

      If overnight transit you are supposed to book a 2 day test from 19 July. It is really a 0,1 or 2 day test

  • Marie says:

    We have been track and traced from a plane journey and are isolating. Does anyone know if the whole plane is contacted or just those in adjacent seats . We didn’t sit in allocated seats , but obviously on the passenger locator form we had to put our reserved seat numbers on .
    Thoughts?

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