Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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How flexible are US car rental companies with pickup/drop off times?

I need a car for roughly 2 days and an hour, and if I rent it online with those times, I get charged for a full extra day. Would it be possible to show up early, or return the car an hour late? How ...
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I'm curious!! I wanna know what I can do Inorder to work and go to school here [on hold]

I'm from Liberia. I came on a b1/b2 visa and now there's crisis in my country.. I wanna work! How can my visa be changed to work visa??
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How do I travel to the USA with my dog (from Europe)?

I'm moving from Germany to California with my dog. She's originally from the USA, but we've been in Germany for three years. What do I need to do to travel back to the USA with my dog (10 lbs ...
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Visa Waiver Program

I am an Australian citizen, currently studying in Canada. I entered the United States In July 22nd for 3 days, where I stayed in Seattle before leaving to return to Vancouver. I then again entered ...
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Duty free shopping

I am travelling back to India from USA through Dubai. I wish to purchase liquor in Duty free shops. Please advise on below, Where can I buy them ? either in USA or in Dubai airport ? Which Currency ...
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Why is it difficult/how to make it easier for Americans to understand Australian accents?

In previous travels to the US I had slight communication issues with people on the East Coast of US (New York, Chicago) compared to the West Coast of US (LA, SF, Las Vegas, Portland). It seems to me ...
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What section of the US Embassy issues Visas and how do I address them in a formal letter?

I need to travel to the US. I have heard that we need to prove somehow that we have a strong affinity to a country outside the US which we will return to after our visit. For this I plan to also show ...
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Can't check-in to a hotel because I am 18

I'm 18 and traveling to the East Coast of the USA. I am staying in Syracuse, NY for 2 days, but can't seem to find a hotel that will let me check in. Are there any hotels in Syracuse with a minimum ...
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Is a passport needed when flying within Mexico as a U.S permanent resident? [duplicate]

I am a permanent resident (U.S) and I'm crossing the border into Mexico and taking a flight to Mexico city. The passport from my home nation is expired and I'm trying to avoid the last minute 500 ...
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2-hour parking in the US

In the US, I often see public parking where there's a hour limit (e.g. at a public library). Can I simply park there, and after 2 hours, come back and re-park to the next slot in the same parking ...
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Buying internal Mexico flights from the US [on hold]

My wife and I are planning a long trip to Mexico, spending a week in Playa del Carmen first and then meeting others in Cabo San Lucas. As an American, what's the best way to buy plane tickets for ...
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Are there data plans for travelers in the USA?

I intend to travel to the US for a month, and I would really like to use a lot of data traffic during the trip, for browsing, maps, Skype calls, etc. How can I do that? Should I buy a SIM? Do I have ...
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USA: cellular plans with domestic roaming

I'll be spending about 20 days in USA, but across multiple cities on the East and West coasts. What would be a good GSM Sim only mobile plan for this? I've looked through some data online and it ...
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Getting from Fort Collins to Denver Amtrak

The westbound Amtrak leaves Denver at 7:15 AM.How can I get from Fort Collins to there?
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Maximum cash allowed when travelling to the US

I was wondering if someone knows the legal limit of cash money allowed per adult tourist when entering the US, especially from the UK. The reason is that I would like to get the best conversion rate ...
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What are the rules for changing after swimming in appartment complex pool in US [on hold]

This might be a strange question - in California many apartment complexes have swimming pools but they don't have any changing rooms or anything like that (at least anything that I'd recognize as ...
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How many passengers allowed in a car in Oklahoma, USA?

I am traveling to Oklahoma state in USA next week. I am driving my SUV but I have 4 friends going with me and one more person will join us in Oklahoma. I am wondering if there is any legal limitation ...
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Japanese driver's license in Oklahoma?

Is it legal to drive with a Japanese driver's license in Oklahoma?
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What is the best method for exchanging dollars for Euros?

I'm traveling from the US to Europe in a few weeks. What's the best method of exchanging dollars for Euros? I imagine there's options like: at the airport when you arrive in Europe at a bank in ...
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Is it legal to search for another job while holding a J1 Visa? [migrated]

If you are working on a J1 summer program and for some reason you want to change your job, is it legal to search for other jobs and attend interviews on your free time? If you get a new job purposal, ...
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Must drivers stop at zebra crossings / crosswalks in Michigan?

Assuming there are no traffic lights, stop signs, yield signs, or any other signs, and that there is simply a zebra crossing / crosswalk painted on the road. Are drivers legally required to stop to ...
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Carrying confidential corporate data into US on laptop/Drive/device - how to prevent data theft?

If I travel to the US and had privacy concerns (for instance may be I was afraid that a rogue customs official may steal said data) what is the current recommended best practice to avoid this?
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Opinions on United airlines.? [closed]

In December I'm traveling with United Airlines. Since I haven't traveled that much, I've never flown with United Airlines. I'd love to hear your opinions of this airline. While dealing with the ...
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My ESTA is expiring - how does one go about renewing it?

I got an email from the Department of Homeland Security(!) to say my two-year ESTA is expiring at the end of next month. Is there a way to just renew it, or do you have to go through the complete ...
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How can I receive mail while I'm traveling?

I'm preparing to embark on an extended journey, through at least South America and Europe, I anticipate traveling for 6-18 months. Is there any way I can continue to receive physical mail to a U.S. ...
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US to Canada and back again 2 weeks before passport expires?

I will be traveling to Canada with my husband for 3 days to celebrate our anniversary in mid November. Our passports are due to expire 1.5 weeks after the date we plan on returning back to the US. ...
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Travelling On B-1 Visa From Australia And Entering US As Consultant

I am slightly confused about the B-1 visa and hope someone can point me to the appropriate documentation that can help clarify something for me. I have signed a consulting contract with a US company ...
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VWP travelling for 80 days then going to Canada, can I reenter the US and for how long? [duplicate]

So I am travelling in California at the moment on the visa waiver program, I am going to be here until the 9th of December then I am heading to Michigan for Christmas. I was planning to spend some ...
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Changing visa status in USA from Visa Waiver Program [closed]

Can I apply for an alternative visa while in the US under the Visa Waiver Program or do I have to leave the country?
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Is there an easy way to calculate the total cost of tolls for a trip within the United States?

Is there a convenient way to calculate the cost of tolls between two arbitrary points within the United States? I'm planning to take a trip along the Eastern seaboard and will be passing through ...
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How can I wash myself Indian-style (using water not toilet paper) in Western toilets?

As an Indian I have grown up in Delhi using water to wash after using the toilet instead of toilet paper. In Indian culture this is considered a cleaner practice because of the use of water in order ...
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working from USA but not US job [closed]

This visa stuff is so confusing and i dont think my situation comes under any of them specifically. i can work from anywhere that has an internet connection. Is there a visa that would allow me to ...
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Returning plane ticket if delayed in the USA

I bought a plane ticket on Southwest airlines. In case that it's delayed (for whatever reason), do I have the right to forfeit my ticket and get the fare refunded? Southwest's contract of carriage ...
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Will failing to declare a previous visa denial come back to haunt me?

I am a 30 year old male citizen of Singapore. Previously I studied at Northwestern University for 7 years from 2004 to 2011 , but due to poor academics , dropped out of school 3 times. The last time I ...
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Direct flights to USA from countries with Ebola outbreak

According to this survey 58% of Americans think there should be a travel ban on flights from countries where the Ebola has broken out. The survey doesn't make clear what a travel ban would mean, but ...
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Going to US Border in st stephen-calais Maine

I want to go to CANADA-US Border in New Brunswick St Stephen-Calais, Maine if there is any taxi will take you there from st John bus Terminal?
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Would I be able to enter USA currently?

Over the last 4-5 years, I've made 6 visits or so to USA. 1 was for 1 month and the last ones were longer, for 79-85 days each and consecutively, with 1-2 months gaps between, and from September ...
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Bag wrapping at airports in USA

I have been told that foreign travelers are banned from having their bags plastic wrapped when going through security at a US airport? Is this true?
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How can my aunt obtain a UK visa while in the US?

My aunt is currently visiting the USA, but now has a need to visit London. Is it possible for her to get a visa to the UK while in the USA, and if so how? Or must she return to India to get a UK visa? ...
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Where should I change Swiss Francs to USD to get the best exchange rate?

I am planning a trip to a conference to Switzerland, and my airfare will be reimbursed to me when I arrive there. They will be reimbursing me in Swiss Francs. I want to get a good exchange rate. Is ...
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Indian passport holder with Canada student visa, want to visit USA as a tourist

I am studying in Canada (London Ontario) on a student visa. Wish to visit USA during the Christmas break. How to get a US Visa?
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Traveling to the USA for 4 months and then South America for 6 months, will they still allow me into America if my return flight a year later?

I have just gotten my travel visa (B2) to USA for 10 years. I am going for my graduation and then traveling for four months. Afterwards I'll be traveling South America for five or six months. Is ...
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City trip planner tool

I am planning to go to a vacation trip (in the US) in which I want to make a number of stops in certain cities, several days each. I'd like to have a good plan of what to visit, how much time would it ...
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Returning to Sweden [duplicate]

I'm dating someone who leaves every three months to return to Sweden. I'm in the U.S. I don't know him well enough to ask him this yet, but I am curious for the future. When he returns to Sweden ...
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Is there any United States slang I should avoid in the UK or Ireland?

We'll be spending a couple weeks this summer in the UK (Scotland and London), then a week in Ireland. Is there any slang common in the United States that we be best avoided in either country? For ...
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Can I hire a car in the US with UK provisional Licence?

Whilst I am travelling, I would like to rent a car from NY or LA. Is it possible with a UK provisional driving licence?
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Experience travelling with small pets in the cabin during transatlantic flights?

I'm thinking of travelling with my little Jack Russell (less than 7 kg) on a transatlantic flight from Milan to Mexico City (more than 10 hrs). He may travel with me in the cabin but in a very small ...
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Why are prices published without tax in the US?

On a recent trip to San Francisco it was always a surprise to see what to pay in stores. It was never as simple as just adding all the published prizes. There was always a surplus of taxes. Sometimes ...
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Re-entering the US on a valid visa after illegal entry to Canada

A few friends and I are planning on traveling to Montreal for a weekend. However, one of them is not a US citizen, and is here with a multiple-entry student visa in his Chinese passport, which does ...
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What food items cannot be brought from China to the USA?

What common food items should I pay attention to when travelling from China to the USA? What items are restricted or prohibited when bringing them for personal use? I know that this depends on many ...