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

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What is the cheapest and safest way from Thailand to Cambodia?

I've read the border between Thailand and Cambodia was difficult to cross for foreigners. What's the best way to cross that border for foreigners ? Is taking a flight mandatory or is there other ...
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Flight delay details [duplicate]

Manchester to Marco Polo Venice in June 2013. The return flight was several hours late but I no longer have booking details. How can I check on the arrival delay for my flight. The date was June 13th ...
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Bringing plants on a plane from US to Denmark

I have a few small house plants I'd like to take home to Denmark when I leave the US. They're small enough so I can uproot them and pack them with wet paper in a tupperware box. And they can withstand ...
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How can I do a “broad” search for flights?

Several airline and trip planning sites will allow you to check "I am flexible with my dates" or a similar option. Is there any way to also search more broadly for location? For example, if you ...
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Are airlines required to check for Brazilian visa of an American at check-in?

I was offered a job in Brazil and wanted to make sure it was a good place for my kids so booked a flight the morning of the offer for a flight later that morning. I arrived at airport for my direct ...
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Can an airline prevent me from travelling on the first leg of a flight if the second leg is cancelled?

Travelling from Doha to Philadelphia to Atlanta, and the Philadelphia to Atlanta flight was cancelled due to weather. The airline (Qatar) wouldn't let me travel from Doha to Philadelphia since my ...
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Prohibited item forgotten in hand luggage: what to do with it?

I guess it happens quite frequently: you have already checked in, and at the security check you realize that you have in your backpack your grandmother's Klingon bat'leth blade, an item that has been ...
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Are there still any “Fly as much as you like” air passes for the U.S.?

Back in 1993 I had a ticket called 'Delta Air Lines Travel America Standby Airpass' that allowed me to take an unlimited number of flights on Delta Airlines within a 30 day period. 60 days were ...
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Are replica unarmed explosives allowed in hand luggage?

If not why? A domestic flight within the UK. I have the alternative of going with Virgin Trains if this is going to cause me unnecessary problems. The item has been bought from here
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Why did airport security swab my hands with wet paper?

Before entering a commercial plane, I had to go through the usual security check at Prague airport (PRG). When I passed the metal detector, it went off. I assume it was because I forgot to take off my ...
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Confusion about flight timing - Turkish airline

I am really confused with timings on ticket. I have my friend coming from USA to Pakistan, and I have to pick him from airport. I want to know when he will arrive in Pakistan according to Pakistan ...
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Refunding return leg of Air France ticket in Business class

I would be flying from PRG-SIN in a couple of months in Business Class considering how much one way tickets cost in Y, but I was thinking, is it possible to book a return ticket and refunding the ...
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Is it allowed to transport a few laptops? [on hold]

I have one PC laptop, another one is MacBook and one more is the same PC, but smaller and new, just unpacked(without package). Will I have any troubles at US domestic and international flights?
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What's the law about body scanners in EU? Am I legally allowed to refuse?

There are a lot of EU laws about travelling through airports. We've all seen the signs about asking for your rights. So is there any EU law about body scanners? Is there an EU law that says I am ...
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Can you check an envelope? (of razor blades)

I'm traveling soon, and will be bringing everything in my carry-on. However, I'd like to bring my preferred blades for my safety razor, rather than finding whatever I can in another country (and ...
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Disclosure of funds at a Canadian airport

So I might be going to Canada if they approve my visa. They asked for the amount of money I'll be taking there (via the application form) during my visit and they asked proof for it (bank statements ...
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Skip leg and book a connection with the same airline [duplicate]

As part of a larger trip my last two flights are DFW-LHR and LHR-AMS. However, I would be a lot faster, if I skip the last leg and book an extra flight from London to my final destination. My ...
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Japan to Philippines [closed]

I was wondering how to get to Manila or Palawan from Japan (anywhere but Hokkaido probably) for a cheap price. Everything in July costs above 400$. Is there any way (boat, a stop-over country) this ...
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Are battery packs allowed in hand luggage?

When flying, are you allowed to bring battery packs / power banks? I'd like to bring my ACC 10400mAh Power Bank on several flights.
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Is there an easy way to compare which airfare search engines cover which airlines?

I've been using Google Flights to look for flights, but occasionally prices of flights from some airlines (Emirates and Southwest, for example) don't display. Is there an easy way to see if other, ...
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How can I deal with people asking to switch seats with me on a plane?

I'm sixteen years old, and I have mild claustrophobia so I always travel in the aisle seat. However, I'm constantly asked (not politely) by others to change seats with them. Since I usually travel ...
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Travel on low cost airlines

I've touristic Schengen visa and I need to know is possible to travel on low cost airlines like Raynair between different EU countries and cities ?
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How to find all flights scheduled between a pair of cities? [duplicate]

I am waiting for someone to fly in this week, but have no idea when they are arriving and can't contact them. I looked online and found flight trackers, but they only show flights already "en route" ...
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How to find flights with a large enough seat pitch to use a laptop?

I usually fly first class, so I never thought too much about using a computer in coach, but I was flying coach on American today in a 737, and I could not use my computer because the seat in front of ...
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Would a non-business traveler ever benefit from collecting air miles, as compared to simply buying the cheapest ticket available?

Looking at various air miles programs around the world, it seems to me that they're only useful for business travelers, who basically get free flights out of their employer's pocket. However for a ...
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What happens if my second year visa gets refused while I am in New Zealand and have no money for a flight out of the country? [migrated]

I am currently waiting on my partner to receive his next visa, my first year working holiday visa for New Zealand will be up in march, when he receives his I am going to apply for a de facto ...
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Landing in hidden city, coming back from “official” city: is it possible? [duplicate]

Let's suppose someone (who's definitely not me...) wants to go to Colombia to know many cities. This fictional character will buy a ticket from São Paulo, Brasil to Barranquilla, Colombia (to go and ...
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I am a frequent travel i would like to know which is the best website from where i can book a flight ticket from Delhi to Bangalore [closed]

I am a frequent travel i would like to know which is the best website from where i can book a flight ticket from Delhi to Bangalore
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2 jetways for arrival of international flight at Newark?

Im flying from Mumbai to Newark on a 777. I am the last seat on the plane. I would like to be able to be one of the first passengers to get out on arrival, because I have exactly 1.5 hour layover for ...
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How to effectively organize documents when traveling?

Each time when I travel, there is a chunk of printed papers and other documents which I have to take with me. Some of them are documents which I have to access often: ticket, passport, visa etc. ...
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Is the Zika Virus Outbreak Expected to Lower Cost of Flights to South America? [closed]

Numerous news sites are reporting outbreaks of Zika virus in South America. Does such an epidemic normally cause prices to lower? Logically fewer people will want to travel there and there are several ...
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What are the known potential safety issues flying with Ukranian Airlines AMS-KBP-TLV? [closed]

I'm noticing Ukrainian Airlines has some very low fares relative to other airlines for a trip I need to make (AMS to TLV and back). It's a bit of a detour, but for about $200 instead of $300 it looks ...
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Book a flight from CDG Airport

I am travelling from NYC to Paris, and returning back. If I miss my return flight to NYC, how can I book a new return flight from CDG airport? I do not speak French, or have a laptop to reserve ...
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Missed a connection due delayed baggage

I had a connection flight Europe -> US -> South America. That was with AA. In US [at least in the connecting airport I was] there is the law that the passenger should take their own suitcases and ...
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Can I fly with a skateboard in my hand luggage?

Can I fly with a skateboard in my hand luggage? The skateboard can be either assembled or not. I'd rather not pack it in hold luggage to avoid it being damaged or stolen. What I am worried about are ...
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Air travel with a stoma (ileostomy or colostomy)

A stoma is a surgically inserted hole in your stomach through which urine and faeces can exit your body. It's part of the operation where your bladder or colon gets removed. There are approximately ...
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Enter the USA before going to Canada on a WHV

I am a German resident. I m in possessision of a Work- and Holiday Visa for Canada, which allowes me to stay and work there for 1 year. On my way to Canada (Vancouver)I would like to stop in New York ...
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Why is the light in an airplane turned off during take off and landing?

I wondered for a long time why the light inside an aircraft is always turned off when taking off or landing.
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Is sleeping on the floor in planes allowed, and if not, why not?

The scene last weekend: three cramped people trying to sleep in three bulkhead seats with those annoying immovable armrests and a whole lotta legroom in front. Why not curl up for a nap in all that ...
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Can I transport a hairdryer in my hand luggage in Europe?

I am going to travel for Christmas and I would like to bring an hairdryer for a friend (yes, there are also hairdryers in the destination, but she likes this particular brand). In principle there is ...
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Can I stop a fellow passenger from using their cell phone during take off?

What can I do for my personal safety when I see a fellow passenger use their cellphone after the instructions to switch off mobile devices is given? On a recent flight in India, I was seated next to ...
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Is it possible to take a soldering iron aboard an airplane?

I need to know may I transfer soldering iron using airplane? Is it prohibited item? What if the soldering iron works using 4V batteries? If inside soldering iron there is no battery then why it ...
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Ear protection on long flights?

I have a pair of noise cancelling headphones which I love very much. Putting them on during a long haul flight and keeping them on most of the time leaves me significantly less tense and more relaxed ...
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EZY5794 from Prague to London gatwick [duplicate]

I'm trying to find take off and landing times for this EasyJet flight which departed from Prague and landed London Gatwick on 20/3/2015. Many thanks
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Can I use Missed Flight Cover to change the date of my ticket?

I would like to change the date of travel on my ticket. With EasyJet it costs much. In fact £45 is more than the price of the ticket itself so getting a new tickets is cheaper. However, when I ...
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Who is responsible for a passenger being cancelled from a flight because an international partner airline never confirmed with the domestic airline?

We booked an airline ticket with STA travel for our son's trip to Australia on October 5, 2015. The travel agency was recommended by the Australian outfit he is on the trip with. All flights confirmed ...
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Baggage restrictions while travelling by connecting flights

On Qatar airways it mentions that for business class a passenger is allowed a checked bag up to 32 kgs for business class and 23 kgs for economy. My tickets are booked for business class but I could ...
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Can I carry slush powder on flight?

I am going to attend an international conference in which I need to perform a magic trick using slush powder (aka sodium polyacrylate water gel). Can I carry it on the flight? I will be travelling ...