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    High quality passport holder/cover required

    I've just got my passport renewed today. I used the Premier service and opted for the 48-page passport instead of the 32-page one. It cost an eye-watering £105 but I did get a new passport after 4 hours. Anyway, the quality of the passports being issued now is very poor. The cover is cheap and the paper is cheap. As my passport is used nearly every week I cannot see it lasting 10 years! My old one was very tatty but it was built to much higher standards.

    Anyway, does anyone know of a good quality passport holder/cover for UK passports? There are hundreds on E-Bay but these look cheap and nasty. I'm after something made from very high quality leather that perhaps can be customised with your initials. Nothing flashy but just a good quality cover for the passport.

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    Try your local leather-goods stockist...

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    The Mulberry website will sell you one for 59 of your English.

    http://www.mulberry.com/ (Flash, so no hotlinkage to page...)

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    i would recomend going and having a look/feel rather than buying online if you are concerned about quality. John Lewis should have some. Staying in london you should have plenty of choice

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    I'd second the Smythson option. Beautifully made and very nice. Good range of colours too if you fancy it in perhaps pink, or alternatively blue if that's your thing
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    Thanks guys. I quite like the Mulberry ones but i'm travelling on Wednesday so will look at the airport shops as well. I agree with Funkstar, there's no substitute for having a feel...

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    where are you flying from? I never thought of that, but i would be surprised if you couldn't get something at any of the big airports.

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    Heathrow 99% of the time. Off to Lisbon on Wednesday, Terminal 2 so the shops aren't so great. T1 and T4 much better for shopping.

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