Questions about tickets and things that work like tickets: e-tickets, passes, passcards, smartcards, etc.

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Got new credit card since booking DB ticket - how to provide ID on train?

Since booking two tickets on Deutsche Bahn a couple months ago, I've gotten a new debit card with a new number. The DB website stresses that an ID (credit or debit card used for the purchase, or ...
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Printed my SNCF ticket and lost it?

I'm travelling from Lannion to Paris. I booked the train ticket on line, but was told I'd have to print it at the station. I did that before I left Paris. Now I've lost the printed tickets. Ugh. Can ...
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Can I get off at transfer airport using a one-stop ticket?

Here is the potential situation: You buy a round-trip ticket from Tokyo to Paris via Beijing, and go to Paris. After spending time in Paris, you want to spend some time in Beijing. In this case, is ...
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Where are promo train tickets valid in the Netherlands

I'm currently part of a group of scouts in Delft and we (12 aged 15 through 17 & 2 over 18s) and we are trying to get to Amsterdam as cheaply as possible. We have looked at group tickets (https://...
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Do the Beijing-Tianjin high speed trains often get fully booked?

Situation: Me and my co-traveler will arrive at Beijing Capital Airport on 11:55 on May 2, 2016 and plan to take a taxi to Beijing South Railway Station and a high speed train to Tianjin. (This seems ...
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Is there a site where I can subscribe for cheap flight for a specific place?

I currently spend a while outside my hometown and many people advise me to get my ticket for spending my vacation a month in advance, but I don't want to keep looking each day. Is there an online ...
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Multiple-Day Tickets in Amsterdam

I'm going to Amsterdam in a few days by bus. I`ll arrive at Sloterdijk-Station. So i planned to buy a 4-Day-Ticket, since im going to be in Amsterdam for 4 Days. My question is now, Can i buy this ...
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Can I change only one ticket of a multiple ticket purchase (Ryanair)?

I've booked roundtrip tickets on Ryanair from point A to point B, for three people. Is it possible to change return date for only one of them? Or do they require me to change the three of them?
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Can I book a two leg trip but only use the second leg? [duplicate]

I'm looking to book a quick one way trip from nyc to Pittsburgh. The nonstop flights are all around $300. When I try out of Hartford, ct...I get a flight for $150 leaving Hartford with one stop in ...
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Does Shanghai subway card expire after not using for a while?

I had my Shanghai subway card which I purchased with the deposit of 20 RMB and 80 balance. However, it is likely that I won't use it up before leaving the country. So I would like to use it for the ...
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Where can I find the e-ticket number of a previously flown Turkish Airlines flight?

I have the reservation number, but I need the 13 digit e-ticket number for a couple of months old flight with Turkish Airlines. I've done the check in online, if I remember correctly. It seems on the ...
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Where can I buy bus tickets for Indonesia?

I can see there is a website for Indonesia train tickets but I am unable to find a comprehensive website for Indonesia bus services. I am looking to buy tickets for the following itinerary: Jakarta ...
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What happens to plane tickets in case of airline bankruptcy?

I am sometimes eyeing tickets that are a far bit in advance and in some cases I know the airline that is selling the ticket / operating the flights is in economic trouble. If I have a ticket for ...
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Air travel without known date

I am planning a year long trip from the USA to Israel in the near future, however due to personal reasons I may have to delay the trip from anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. That being the ...
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Name change in reservation ticket [closed]

Me and my husband want to go Darjeeling. When we done our reservation there is a problem: in the ticket I reserved to my husband's name and my Aunty's name. Can I change the Aunty name to my name?
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Cheapest tickets on WIZZ AIR [duplicate]

I'm willing to buy flight tickets from wizz air. During the last week the price changed many times and I wonder how can I predict when will the price drop again (now they are pretty high). Does anyone ...
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Change Boarding Point of a CKWL ticket

I booked a tatkal ticket today from IRCTC and got CKWL 2. I wanted to change the boarding point of the journey, so I tried to change boarding point option on the IRCTC website.Unfortunately, I was ...
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SNCF Bornes Libre Service with US Credit Cards

I want to use the self-service ticket machines in a French Railway station. I have a US Credit card with a chip ("puce"), but for which (in keeping with US credit card modalities), I don't get asked ...
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What happens when an operating air carrier goes bankrupt for a flight that was ticketed through another carrier?

This question was prompted by mts' recent question What happens to plane tickets in case of airline bankruptcy? Many airlines today are part of a global alliance of airlines and/or have interlining ...
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Do I need to order train-tickets in advance? Italy, France [closed]

I will be travelling in the area south of France - Venice soon, and would like some idea if I should order train tickets in advance. My only concern is getting on the train, and price (I do know it ...
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My last name is not the same on ticket as on passport; rest of details are same

I'm traveling from JED Saudi Arabia to Singapore by Saudi airlines. My last name doesn't match the passport. But all other details are same, e.g. passport no., DOB, etc.
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Is there some way to find most cheapest airline tickets for a lot of countries

I'm looking for airline ticket prices for travel around Asia. I want to visit India, Indonesia, Thailand and few countries more (about ten). And doesn't matter order of traveling for me. I mean, I can ...
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What if I use an Interrail pass on a German ICE train without optional reservation, and all seats are sold out?

I'm going to take the Zürich-Hamburg ICE train using my Interrail pass, and know that seat reservation is optional on this Train. As I've never Interrailed before, I wonder: what would happen in case ...
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Buying ticket on Russian train

Suppose my ticket is from A to B, but on the way I decide to go beyond B and to C. Can I go to the conductor and extend the ticket? It is the case for me from Chita to Zabaikalsk, while my final ...
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Can I print my Spirit boarding pass at some kiosk at the airport, without having to pay $10?

I just did the online check in for Spirit Airlines (USA) and was told to print the boarding pass, otherwise it'd cost $10 at the airport. Is there a way for me to print it for free (i.e. without ...
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First Class Japan Rail Pass on Trains Without First Class

Can I use a first class Japan Rail pass to board trains that don't have a first class carriage?
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Why would Boarding Time be a whole hour before Departure Time?

After checking in online with Singapore airlines I received a boarding pass. This shows a departure time of 4:15pm but a boarding time of 3:15pm. Surely they are not going to board the flight an hour ...
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Why do return flight costs vary depending on the country of origin?

I had planned for my wife, daughters and I to take a holiday from our home in China to the UK for a few weeks in July. Usually, when people visit us in China from the UK, the cost is around £450 to £...
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Can you buy Uzbekistan Airways tickets online?

Uzbekistan Airways has a website, and yes, I can click through to the English version. But after navigating around, they have a timetable, but if you want to book a flight, you have to ... wait for ...
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E-Ticket vs Itinerary vs Booking Reference

What are the differences between these three? Why do they send you three different identifying codes?
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Who pays for the return ticket when a country refuses entry?

If I am on a tourist visa, and refused entry into the intended touring country, then who pays for the return ticket? I would assume I will have to. But if I have no money of any kind, then what ...
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How late can I purchase Deutsche Bahn savings fare?

I know I will be making a trip on a particular day, but I don't know exactly what time; yet, I still want to save money by purchasing the savings fare. How close to departure time of a train can I ...
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What is the penalty for staying less than a minimum stay?

I have booked the following flights on KLM: Buenos Aires - Amsterdam fri 4 nov 16 Amsterdam - Barcelona wed 9 nov 16 Barcelona - Paris wed 16 nov 16 Paris - Buenos Aires ...
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Flighthub terms on canceling flight with refund due to potential terror threat?

My girlfriend has purchased a ticket via Flighthub.ca in March. The flight route is Toronto -> Istanbul -> Tirana. Due to yesterday's terror attack on Istanbul's airport, Ataturk, my girlfriend ...
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How to get football tickets for Premier League when traveling

I will be visiting Manchester in few months and I am interested to get tickets to a derby football match. I am trying to figure out the best way to buy tickets for a foreigner (i. e. I will be in the ...
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Would Transavia cancel my itinerary if I skip the outbound flight?

I am supposed to travel with Transavia un a few weeks. However, I won't be able to take the outbound flight. (I will take a plane the day after.) Do you know if Transavia will cancel my inbound ...
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How can you identify the year of a boarding pass

We need to list dates of past travel for some immigration purposes. I have a stack of boarding passes which I can use to reconstruct most of it. However, most passes don't show a year. They just show ...
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Finding local train ticket agents/offices in China.

I am in China and want to buy a train ticket neither online nor at the station but from a travel agent that is able to issue such tickets. How do I find a travel agency that issues Chinese train ...
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Do I need both the boarding pass and the tickets?

I'm about to travel with Ryanair for the first time and have a hard time understanding the rules. I know that I need to do an online check-in and to print a boarding pass (or do it at the airport and ...
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Which Oyster card should I get as a foreign visitor to London?

My 10 year old daughter and I will be in London 4-7 May, landing at Gatwick in the evening from Stockholm, then staying at a hotel near Acton railway station. I have found a route from the airport to ...
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How to improve the chances of getting a free ticket from a “Blue Girl” at the Bayreuth Festival?

Later this year (in August) the world's prominent classical music lovers will converge in a sleepy little Bavarian town for the annual Bayreuth Festival. Source: By Rico Neitzel - http://www.rizi-...
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How to get notified when a ticket becomes available on a sold out flight?

The flight I want (an Alaska Airlines flight from EWR to SEA, fwiw) on the day I am travelling is sold out. So I have booked a much less desirable, though refundable ticket on another flight. I see ...
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Refund/ compenastion for cancelled Air China international flight

I made the mistake of booking a return flight (799 UK pounds = 1550 Australian dollars) from Copenhagen to Melbourne with Air China. The outbound flight in January was okay, but in March they made a ...
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Why are airlines against the transferring of tickets to other persons?

Airlines usually either don't allow the transferring of tickets to another person after they've been purchased, or they do it at an extremely inflated price. What is the reason for doing this? One ...
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Bayern/Bavaria Ticket purchased is valid only for the itinerary mentioned?

I have purchased a Bayern Ticket to use in Munich for a day of travel from Munich Hbf to Neuschwanstein castle and back. I missed ticking the "local transport" option while booking and have obtained ...
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Can I use someone else's credit card for flight booking? [duplicate]

Can I book a domestic flight in US using my father's credit card? The flight is operated by Mesa airlines.
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Are student ID discounts region specific?

My family is planning a trip to New York, and often, most of the attractions with entrance fees we have found have usually four prices: adults, children, seniors, and students. Now, the student ...
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is it possible to buy an airline ticket with confirmation?

I have not found anything that could give me an idea as how to buy an airline ticket, with a cancellation period let's say one week? The particular situation is: I want to take my wife to Brazil, but ...
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Is a train ticket from A->Brussels Airport also valid from A->Brussels Midi?

I recently bought a ticket from Mol in Belgium to Brussels. Since I was not sure if I would be going straight to the airport or to the city, and since the airport ticket was described on the website ...