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

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Whole week camping on O'ahu (Hawaii) possible?

I am planning to go on a two week camping trip to O'ahu. However, it seems that all camping areas are 3-day or 5-day only, i.e, you cannot stay there for two full weeks. Camping always starts at ...
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US Customs check External hard disk

Do US customs check external hard disk? I am worried because I am going to carry data like softwares, ebooks and other things which are illegal according to US laws.
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What immigration and customs checks are performed for passengers leaving the U.S.?

In the other countries I have visited, when I leave the country, I have to go through immigration to formally leave the country. However, every time I've left the U.S., the departing process has been ...
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what do i use as zipcode in usa when ireland doesnt have zipcodes? [duplicate]

My friend is visiting from Ireland and wants to know what she would use as a zipcode at the gas pump in USA when in Ireland they don't have a zip code ???
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Travel to America with UK Passport with FCO or IPS on it

I am a British Citizen residing in Spain. I have a British passport which was processed in Madrid and therefore states 'Authority' FCO. Recently I have been told that having this on my passport will ...
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Where to meet travel partner at JFK (Terminal 4 arrivals)

I'm flying in to JFK on a Delta International flight, which I believe lands at Terminal 4. My partner is also flying in on a COPA International flight (and lands at around the same time). I believe ...
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Do I need a visa to go to Canada from America if I am Vietnamese have tourist visa of USA? [duplicate]

I want to go to Toronto to visit my brother only for 5 days and will come back to the USA. I also want to see the water fall through the border between Canada and USA. I am now staying in Milwaukee, ...
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Traveling to Costa Rica with my girlfriend (16&17) without an adult, parental consent forms?

What do we need to make it through the airport (departing from USA) and Customs ... parental consent forms? We are planning to go for a month, to visit friends and family.
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How much time should I allow if hitchhiking from Southeast Michigan to Boston, MA?

According to Google, driving would take about 12 hours. So if I bust my ass trying to hitch-hike non-stop and as hard as I can (but without having to pay any money or fork out any sort of special ...
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Exit stamp on passport when leaving US by bus

My wife is in the US on the VWP, and will be leaving the country by bus into Mexico after having arrived by air. I've taken this bus route multiple times, but have no memory of ever stopping on the US ...
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Do I need to have a certain amount of money with me to travel in the US? [closed]

If I am a visitor from another country traveling with visa and I am traveling from one US city to another do I need a certain amount of travel money on me to do so?
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Can i miss the 2nd leg of the journey? [duplicate]

I need to fly from Lexington, KY to Houston, TX. Almost all airline fares are more than $500. But the interesting part is if I choose Dallas, TX as my final destination (layover/change plane in ...
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Is immigration and baggage checkin required in Chicago, if I am flying from Tampa to Chennai, India

I am booked with British airways for Tampa-Chennai, India. The flight transits in Chicago and London. Do I have to go through any immigration and custom formalities in Chicago again?
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Can I apply for US visa while I am a visitor in Canada?

I am an Indian passport holder and currently visiting Canada. I have a 10 year multiple entry visit visa for Canada and I want to apply for a US visit visa. Can I apply for a US visa in Canada while ...
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Can the Walnut Street Prison be accessed?

In Foucault's Discipline and Punish, we see the Walnut Street Prison of Philadelphia mentioned: it was used in the 19th century and apparently is now defunct. I'm curious as to whether the building ...
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Can I take an internal flight within the US on a UK passport with only 4 months validity?

I travelled to the United States on an ESTA in May and had 6 months on my passport so was ok to travel, I have now been here 2 months and therefore have only 4 months left on my passport. Can I take ...
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Visiting Canada when in US on a B1 visa

If I visit Canada over a weekend from US while in US on a B1 visa for work, what are the chances of complications during reentry to the US? Is it as trivial as visiting a city in US, or is there a ...
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US Citizen visiting Canada with a pending passport [duplicate]

I'm visiting Canada in 2 weeks with my family and have yet to order my passport. So, there is no guarantee that I will have my passport in time for the trip even if I did pay for the expedited process....
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Canadian visiting family in US while applying for jobs in order to get an interview [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen who is going to be visiting extended family in the US. However, on the side, I might also be applying for jobs so that I can at least get an interview. I am highly aware that ...
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Entering USA as a tourist without any plan

My passport is swiss and I am living at Vancouver (with a student Visa valid until 2018) and I have a valid ESTA (until July 2016). Around July 15, I'll be crossing the border (between Vancouver and ...
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Travel Insurance for my parents visiting the U.S [closed]

My parents are visiting the U.S. and are planning on staying for a few months. I was wondering what are some of the (reputable /trustworthy) health insurance companies in the U.S. that can provide ...
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Does my multiple entry 6-month B1 visa to the US expire while I'm back to my country?

I am the holder of a B1 visitor Visa to the US. It is valid for 6 months from February 18th. However, I have returned home to my home-country for 2 months during the summer. Will the Visa still go on ...
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Flying domestically in the USA with non-US passport, if the immigration status expired

I live in the U.S. for the last two years, I came here on B2 visa. My status has expired due to some problem before. But I still have my passport. Can I still fly a domestic airline from Boston to ...
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Will I need to clear US customs twice? [duplicate]

I'm flying to Lubbock in Texas in September. I can get flights with a 2 hour 25 min layover in Newark, or a 3 hour layover in Chicago. However, from there I have to get a connecting flight to Houston....
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16' Penske box truck - do I need to stop a scale? [duplicate]

I have a 16 foot box truck - do I need to stop at scales?
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Can I pump my own gas in New Jersey, USA?

I've read conflicting reports online so I'm hoping someone can clear up my confusion.
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Will US boyfriend have issue visiting me in UK for 3 months?

My partner is planning to visit me for 3 months from August this year. I previously visited him in the US for 10 weeks from Dec to Feb with no issues with border staff. My partner is a US citizen and ...
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Is it common for hotels to allow requests when booking a room?

I looked around a bit for this question and didn't see it anywhere, but it's something I've never known. A few friends and I are taking a trip soon, and I was wondering if it is common for hotels to ...
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Are there examples of Googie architecture outside the U.S.?

Falling in perhaps both the genres of "futurist" and "kitsch", Googie architecture is a classification for buildings which take on certain exaggerated, stylized characteristics, such as: ...
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Seeking reliabie website/company to renew USA passport quickly

I am in the states and will travel very soon. I may want to renew my USA passport within one week. I am getting the run around from the official State Dept tele number. Some businesses/websites ...
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Australian applying for U.S Visa from Dublin

I am ending my 8 week holiday trip in Boston for a semester exchange at Boston College. I have been unable to apply for my U.S visa before leaving Australia as there is a global outage on visa ...
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Is it possible to attend a bootcamp training in the USA for 3 months on a B1/B2 visa? [closed]

I have a B1/B2 visa and was wondering Q1) if I can use that to attend a bootcamp training in USA. The training is for 3 months and am also planning to tour around for 2 to 3 weeks. The answer in ...
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Expired UK work Visa (Sole Rep) returning for 3 days

I had a Sole Rep work visa in the UK that expired about 6 months ago. I have been back in the US for about a year or so. I need to return to UK for a couple days as tourist. Will this be an issue?...
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Will my journey to intern at a summer camp be allowed under the US Visa Waiver Program?

I've been asked to work for a summer camp in America. This is the exact situation: I'm from The Netherlands The summer camp is in Puerto Rico I will stay for 2 and a half weeks My travel and staying ...
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Two passports, two names, one name on the ticket

I'm traveling to the US from Israel. The Israeli passport does not give you an automatic entrance. I also have a German passport and an approved ESTA. On my Israeli passport my name is: FIRSTNAME ...
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UK Citizen, travelling to Canada, US stopover, then back into US

Travelling to Canada from Guate (UK Citizen), flight to Canada has layover in the US. After Canada I plan to enter the US, will my US Visawaiver (90 days) start from that point, or from when I had the ...
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B1/B2 in admin processing for 20 months and now I've moved to another country. Should I notify post, re-apply or do something else?

I am a Russian citizen and have applied for a B1/B2 visa at Moscow Consulate back in September 2013. After interview I've been given a 221(g) letter and my application was put under 'Administrative ...
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Renting a car from private persons in California

Is there an online service that connects local residents that are willing to rent out their car to people looking to rent a car? I'm familiar with such a system in The Netherlands (SnappCar), but was ...
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Am I eligible to travel to the US with my UN 1951 Travel Document issued by Malta (EU)?

I hold a UN 1951 Convention travel document (which is an e-passport as well) issued by Malta (EU). Also have a residence permit and a Maltese ID card. I know I can travel within the Schengen area and ...
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What's the actual speed limit on highways in California? [duplicate]

I am travelling in California this month with my car. I noticed that while the speed limit on highways is 65 MPH in most sections, people typically drive at 75-80 MPH. What's the actual speed limit on ...
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Visa required for a 1 week holiday/conference in NYC

I am an Indian student studying in Paris. I would like to attend a conference in NYC on July 13-18th, with the trip lasting for a total of one week. What type of US visa should I apply for and how ...
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What is the closest US equivalent to UK Ordnance Survey Maps?

In the United Kingdom, we have very detailed mapping available via the government-run Ordnance Survey. Their maps, while not best suited for long distance navigation are invaluable for outdoor ...
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Information on people arriving from America [closed]

When someone arrives in the UK from America they join a queue to get their passport stamped and they might get a few questions. What information do they already know about the person if it's their ...
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Will US CBP deny me entry because I broke a US lease in 2001?

I was in America in 2001 but broke my lease on the apartment I was staying when I was leaving. I have been invited to a wedding; will I be allowed in? I am taking my wife and kids but am scared I will ...
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Am I allowed to take an “All in One Water cooler” in my carry-on luggage?

This is a follow up question of Am I allowed to take a GPU in my carry-on luggage? During my stay in LA I will be checking if some graphics cards are cheaper in the US and if yes I would like to buy ...
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recheck bag at Heathrow?

Returning to the US from Rome, Italy. British Airlines to Heathrow in London and US Airways to Charlotte on same reservation. Plan to check bag all the way through but will I have to reclaim bag, go ...
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How do I clear an incorrect red flag on my US Visa for overstaying, when in fact my departure date has not been recorded in the database? [duplicate]

I am a resident of New Delhi, India. I received a 10 year B1/B2 type US visa on 17th Jan 2014, which expires on 15th Jan 2024. On account of this visa, I travelled to the United States for 15 days in ...
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B1/B2 visa to J-1 visa, back to B1/B2 visa

Back in 2011, I applied and got my B1/B2 visa, which is still valid until 2016, but then in 2013, I got an internship in NYC, and got the J-1 visa which was only valid for 6 months (length of my ...
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Am I allowed to take a GPU in my carry-on luggage?

As I will be travelling to the US in July, I was thinking of buying two graphics cards (R9 390X) over there and bring them back to Switzerland, as computer components are mostly a bit cheaper over ...
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How can I get working visa of UK or US countries? [closed]

I am from India. I want to go UK or USA based on work permit. Currently I am working in IT company as a Android Developer. And My relatives is in UK and USA. They have now green card. How can I go ...