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If Muggles could travel like Harry Potter

How to travel like Harry Potter

Let’s face it, after 20 minutes stuck in rush-hour traffic even the anti-magic Dursleys probably find themselves wishing for a flying car. Below are the top five magical modes of travel from Harry Potter -- and why it’s probably a good thing we muggles can’t use them.

How to travel like Harry Potter

5Floo powder

A handful of ash, an unlit fireplace and poof - you can magically whisk yourself away to any grate you like -- as long as you get the name right.

Why we love it:

Ever since Michael Banks got himself sucked up the fireplace in Mary Poppins, we've been fascinated by chimney travel.

Why we'll leave it:

Unless you're a chimney sweep, soot stains are not attractive -- which puts a damper on the whole idea.

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