A form of travel in vehicles such as airplanes, helicopters and so on.

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Finding cheap flights when you don't care about the destination

I think I've heard of sites that will find you cheap last minute or discounted flights to random countries based purely on what is cheap. I'm in Europe at the moment and I'm happy to explore any ...
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VISA, when changing planes [duplicate]

I am travelling From San Francisco to New Delhi via Amsterdam (Schiphol AMS). I have Indian passport and a valid US VISA on it. Do I need any kind of VISA in Schiphol airport. There is 3 hours of ...
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Can a person in the USA fly with an expired driving license?

The company I work for has asked me to attend a training class on the other side of the country. However my situation is my drivers license expired a few days ago. I do however have a separate ...
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Can checked baggage on airplanes ever get wet?

I'm considering sending some pieces of checked baggage being cardboard boxes rather than suitcases (on an international flight). Is there a real chance my boxes might get wet? Assume heavy rain both ...
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Are there any laws that prohibit trading on the airplane? [on hold]

I mean by fellow passengers/individuals not the aircrew. Like if the person sitting next to you offers to sell you something.
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Need to fly to australia [on hold]

Which flight would be better to fly to Australia, I want to land at Sydney, please tell the flight should be cheap and even nice
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Do my children need any kind of identification if we are flying inside the UK?

I kind of remember advice about having an ID when you fly even if you are traveling within your home country. My children are still young and have no ID apart from their birth certificates.
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10 pieces of checked luggage on a flight instead of a shipping service - crazy?

I'm moving to another country (Israel/Palestine to the Netherlands) and need to ship my personal effects. For the sake of discussion suppose I'm not shipping any furniture, and every single item fits ...
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Air travel with white powder in little transparent bag

Instead of plain old coffee, I sometimes like to get my daily caffeine ration from other drinks, e.g. fruit juice. For this purpose I have bought some pure caffeine, which takes the form of white ...
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Are airlines allowed to move up the time of a flight?

I was on a flight recently where my flight was schedule for 5:50PM, but when I got to the gate, the time had changed to 5:45PM and eventually 5:40PM. While it didn't make much difference for me since ...
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Is there a way to track average changes in airfare prices up to flight date [duplicate]

I saw an article with comparisons of average changes in flight prices between different airline companies. It was interesting to see how some airline ticket prices went up considerably near to the ...
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Are there any flights from London to Blackpool?

I am rather confused here, it looks like Blackpool Airport has been shut down according to Google but Wikipedia states that the airport is still there. Also there are results from Skyscanner and ...
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Do I need a Hong Kong transit visa if I travel to India from USA via Hong Kong airport (Cathay Pacific)?

I am an Indian national and travelling from USA to India via Hong Kong airport. Do I need a transit visa even if I'm only changing planes?
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Booking several flight tickets with a single payment/invoice

I'm trying to book three flights in a multiple-destination scheme like: A->B, B->C, C->A I'm doing my search in websites like eDreams, Kayak, etc, and in all of them the following happens: the total ...
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Connecting to domestic flight in Auckland (AKL), do I have to re-check-in my luggage?

When flying from Hong Kong to Queenstown, there is a two hour layover in Auckland, changing from the international terminal to the domestic one. I am wondering whether my bags will be checked through ...
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Possibility to Travelling together on returning [duplicate]

I am from Sri Lanka and my husband is staying in New Zealand. My husband (alone) wants to come to Sri Lanka and pick my self and our son and return to New Zealand. We are planning for this trip ...
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Moving from France to Germany by plane, how to handle luggage [closed]

I am moving to Germany/Munich near the end of September and I'm facing a problem. I want to leave on the 27th of September after 17:00 for Paris, I myself will be near Nice airport. My stuff... well I ...
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Does Cathay Pacific allow using of mobile and tablets for international flights?

According to this page, the use of mobile phones and tablets are allowed during flight. However, I had once been disallowed from using them after take-off. I also knew that some airline already ...
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What is the typical ratio of paid versus free miles in frequent flyer programs? [closed]

I realize that this varies from program to program and depends on various factors. But just as a general rule of thumb what is the ratio of miles you have to pay to free miles in a typical program? ...
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Why is the Dubai airport so busy?

I notice that the Dubai International Airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the world (after Atlanta and Beijing) on the Wikipedia's list of the world's busiest airports. That seems kind of strange ...
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Is 1.5 Hours transit time enough for Jeddah Airport?

I will be travelling from Bangalore to London via Jeddah with Saudi Arabian Airlines. Bangalore to Jeddah flight SV867 lands around 12:30 AM and Jeddah to London flight SV113 departs around 2 AM. I ...
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Are there any statistics on the dates that people buy plane tickets? [closed]

I have standby tickets for a flight and I'd like to know if there are statistics available for when people tend to buy 'plane tickets. For instance, I'd never imagined people would buy tickets the day ...
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Does the sufficiency of an ID-card for travelling abroad depend on the airline?

I'm from the Netherlands and will be travelling to Turkey very soon. On my ID-card it says that it allows me to travel to Turkey (i.e. I don't need a passport). However, on the website of the airline ...
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Why booking and checking-in aren't merged into one single step? [duplicate]

Elaborating on this thread, I'd like to ask: why airlines separate booking and checking-in in the first place? I recently travelled by bus between two major British cities and I only booked/paid my ...
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Travelling to Switzerland from India [closed]

I would like to travel to Switzerland from India, will i get direct flight? If not please suggest me some solution.
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Does an American citizen need an ESTA to leave the United States?

I am an American citizen, looking to fly to the EU. I am feeling I do not need an ESTA because the wording implies the necessity of the document belongs to non-US citizens. May be an obvious question, ...
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uk transit visa for canada immigrant visa holder [duplicate]

i have a Canada immigrant visa and I am entering in Canada first time. I have a hold of flight about 15hrs in London heathrow airport.should I must have transit visa for that?
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Change non refundable ticket into a different ticket

I had a non refundable Paris to Lima round trip ticket which I won't use. Instead, my wife will fly from Lima to Paris. Question: is there any way for her to use my ticket so she can pay less, that ...
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Laptop on overhead bin vs. turbulence [duplicate]

If a laptop is on the overhead bin and some moderate/strong turbulence occurs, it is possible that the laptop "jumps" several centimeters. How to protect the laptop from this?
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UK Immigration Control: Will henna/mehndi on my hands cause a problem?

I have plans to travel to the UK. This is the first time I will be going abroad. It would be a two week trip. My question is, if I put mehndi or henna on my hands before I go, is it going to create ...
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Can I enter Canada and return to the UK using different passports?

I am a dual British/Canadian with a passport from each nation. Can I use the Canadian passport to enter/leave Canada and the British passport to leave/return to the UK?
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Anyone tried Singapore airlines Premium Economy class ? How is it different from economy class?

Apart from the advertised features (Wide, Comfortable Seats, Additional Kris flyer miles and book the cook food menu) what are the other benefits / perks while flying in the new Singapore airlines ...
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Is there a website where I can buy wholesale travels?

I want to travel with my friends and family but a want to travel agency price.
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Is okay to bring an empty mason jar in your carry on? [closed]

There is no liquid. I'm giving my friend a going-away present and inside is a mason jar full of prayers of encouragement whenever she needs it. So is that allowed?
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My flight has multiple layovers - is it risky to check a bag?

I'm packing for a 10-day business trip (across the US) and I'm on the fence about if I want to check a bag or not. I thought I was being clever by saving money and choosing a flight with 2 layovers, ...
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Can I get a discount on my flight for not being overweight?

If I weighed 120 kg I could check in 20 kg of luggage for free, getting 140 kg transported for my ticket price. But if I weigh 70 kg, I'm 50 kg lighter and yet pay the same ...
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Affidavit for emergency travel document for Pakistan

If a person has to travel to Pakistan urgently from UK having expired passport, there is one of the requirements to provide Affidavit stating: When applicant last entered the UK In which visa ...
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If a letter is missed in Surname in Air Ticket can I still use it or do I have to amend

My surname has 5 letters and I have missed one letter while booking the ticket. Can I use the same ticket with a missing letter or do I need to amend the ticket. I have booked it through Online ...
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Joining and getting miles for prior flights?

I fly a lot.. stupidly I have never been in any frequent flyer program. I just come back from Europe to Korea last week flying Emirates, flew there 2.5 months ago on China Southern, apart from low ...
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Missed return flight on Wizzair [duplicate]

I am considering missing a return Wizzair flight from Warsaw to London (I will fly a different airline on a different date instead). However, I am flying with them from London to Warsaw a few days ...
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I have a stopover in Iceland with Iceland Air, do I have to collect and check back in my luggage?

Iceland Air offers free stopovers in Reykjavik when flying between North America to the rest of Europe (I specifically booked a multi-city ticket with a stopover in Reykjavik). Neither on my ticket ...
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How cheaply can I travel around the world? [closed]

for my entire life , I dreamed of traveling the world , but the issue is money , so my question is how cheap can I travel the world ?
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How many laptops can I take to UK?

I'll be traveling to England with a stopover in Dubai. I'm a student going to study in England and have two laptops (both Macbook Pros) and of course they're for my own use (can't seem to transfer the ...
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Do I need to manually take my luggage from one plane to the next?

I'm flying to Izmir, turkey, in a few weeks, but I don't know anything about how flying works. I have booked a ticket with Pegasus airlines, and fly: From Schiphol (NL) to Istanbul (TK) I have a 1 ...
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Air Asia and Air Asia X on same flight, what's the difference?

There's a flight from KUL to MEL at night that gets into MEL the following morning. It comes up (same time, same plane, same everything) in my searches twice, however - as Air Asia, and Air Asia X. ...
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Airline tickets on checkmytrip.com not on airline company [closed]

I bought two tickets from Bucharest to Barcelona through rumbo, with BlueAir outbound, WizzAir return. After my account was debited I received reservation confirmation numbers and then went to the ...
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Is 1h layover at PHL enough to connect to the next flight?

I have an American Airlines flight BOS->PHL and PHL->TLV with only a 1-hour layover. The airline's automatic system picked the itinerary so I figure it must work, but wanted to check. Both flights are ...
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Should I be carrying my checked-in baggage while shifting flights be it domestic or international?

I have booked a flight with British Airways (BA): Hyderabad to London (BA). London to Chicago (BA operated by American Airlines -> International Flight). Chicago to Cincinnati (BA operated by ...
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In the context of air travel, what is the same vs different between the terms “transit” and “transfer”?

I keep coming across questions using one or the other, and sometimes both of these terms, yet I've never been clear on whether the two overlap or are distinct or if people sometimes misuse one as the ...
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Connecting times at Frankfurt (FRA)

I'll be travelling from New Delhi to Warsaw in the end of September. Since there is no direct flight for this particular route, I'm not sure what would be best. The cheapest (and my preferred option) ...