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.
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.