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This United Airlines schedule seems unreasonable (layovers too short?)

It is turning out to be a complex trip, but I'm trying to find a flight from Santiago to Osaka in October. I found the following relatively direct, pretty cheap flight, all bookable under United: ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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Are there any luggage lockers in Ho Chi Minh City?

We'll be leaving for Phnom Penh for 1 day, would like to know if there are storage lockers near HCMC and how much will be it's rate.
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Indian national travelling from Namibia to US through Barbados, transit visa required?

I am a student studying in US on a valid F-1 student visa, I will be going to Namibia and on my way back, I will transit through Barbados (actually also spend a night at a hotel in Barbados) do I need ...
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Should I address customs/immigration in their language when I can?

I'm an American traveling to Central America for the first time this summer. I'll be entering Costa Rica and Panama. My Spanish is pretty good, but not native, and I wouldn't mind using it, but as a ...
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Anyone Used Online Foreign Exchange?

just wondering if anyone had ever used an online foreign currency exchange website for cash in another country? I'm doing some travelling at the end of the summer and I mainly want to carry cash, but ...
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Shrink Wrap Facility at Newark airport?

Is the shrink wrap (plastic wrapping luggage) facility available at Newark Liberty International Airport? I have to catch flight from Terminal B and want to shrink wrap my luggage before check-in.
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Is cardboard box allowed as Carry on bag?

I came to know that I can use a cardboard box as check-in luggage if it is under the size and weight limits. But I want know if I can carry on a cardboard box over a domestic flight within USA, as ...
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Why do some hotels ask you to leave the key at the reception when you go out to come back later?

Sometimes when I check in at a hotel I am asked to drop the key at the reception before leaving the premises, even if I will stay longer. When this happens, I normally do like they ask me, but ...
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The UK has voted to leave the EU. How does Brexit affect people traveling to the UK and vice-versa?

On 23rd of June, 2016, the UK voted in a referendum to leave the EU. This leads to the following questions: Are UK citizens traveling to the EU affected? Are EU citizens traveling to the UK affected?...
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Start cheek kissing on the left/right side

Cheek kissing is a very discussed topic in each site like this, because it is quite different depending on the country (number of kisses (especially), when to cheek kissing, men/women...) and it is a ...
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Inle lake entrance fee

Do you have to pay the entrance fee if you only want to visit the lake? We are not interested in visit the pagodas, but we would like to visit the area (may be do the Inle-Kalaw trek). Will they ask ...
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Layover in Frankfurt for 1h40m - is it enough? What happens otherwise?

I have a flight from Stuttgart to Frankfurt whose ETA at Frankfurt is 9:10. I have a connecting flight from Frankfurt to Chennai at 10:50. So, there is a layover of 1h40m at Frankfurt airport. Would ...
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Why has this dress been met with surprise at the Oktoberfest in Munich?

We are Brazilians and we have been in Oktoberfest, so my wife made a dress here in Brazil trying to do something close to the Dirndl dress, but during the entire party the people looked a lot to her ...
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Which airport in Amsterdam is AMS

I am going to Amsterdam via vueling, in the boarding bass it is written AMS as distination, but I don't know which ariport is that, because I was planing some trips using http://www.ns.nl/en and ...
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Should I plan a single route across Australia or split them with a flight?

I'm considering migrating to Australia, but before I can make that decision I want to explore the country. I've set my sights on Perth, but relocating through my employment will probably see me ending ...
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Money transfer india to usa in Bank of America [on hold]

My family came to USA 85 days before. I have two children, one is studying in 6th class & other one in 9th. We first landed at Ohio, but there isn't any job opportunity for me. So we moved to ...
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Is 2h 45m enough for a layover in EWR transferring from an int'l to a domestic flight (Terminal B → Terminal C)?

I am arriving from Frankfurt(FRA) to Newark(EWR) and I must pass the Customs and Border Control before catching the next flight to Baltimore (BWI). Both flight are on the same ticket by United ...
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1answer
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One Ticket, Two Locations & Two Luggage Delivery Location

I am travelling to South Africa transiting via Nairobi before returning to Nairobi after a week, Can the airline hold/keep my luggage for me in Nairobi till I return to Nairobi
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Is it possible to bring Tramadol into Qatar?

Can I bring Tramadol from another country into Qatar? Will Customs take action if I bring Tramadol into Qatar?
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What are the least crowded times to visit the Aquarium in Brooklyn, NYC?

If having less crowds is an important consideration, when is the best time to visit Brooklyn Aquarium? (which times of year - preferably summer, which days of week, which times of day).
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Any benefit to sticking with a particular hotel chain on US East Coast?

I am planning a trip to the US East Coast in August 2016. The idea is to drive from Boston to New York and perhaps Washington stopping at various places on the way. Duration will be around 8-9 days. ...
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1answer
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What is the best month (weather and budget wise) to visit Texas? [on hold]

I'm planning on visiting Texas from The Netherlands some time soon. We want to do a mini roadtrip in and around the Texas area. However, we are not used to hot and humid weather and would like to ...
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what is amsterdam city center and transportation there to Leiden?

I will arrive to Amsterdam on 17:30 local time. my accommodation is on Leiden CS, I know there is a train from Amsterdam airport to Leiden, but I am thinking that I want to visit the city center ...
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Does Siesta time in Panama affect business travelers?

I haven't been to Panama for quite some time and now there's a chance I may need to spend a few days there to service a software client. I remember that a large portion of the afternoon is dedicated ...
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1answer
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Hiking at moderate altitude right off the plane

I am traveling to Denver (5280ft/1609m) this weekend from DC (0ft/m), and we are planning on doing some hiking the day we arrive. The particular hike we are looking at is Mount Galbraith, which I ...
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Do I need a U.S. Visa if I'm traveling nonstop from Mexico City to Canada?

As title says, my flight would go directly from Mexico City to Canada without stopping in the US. But with all the security that US has, I'm not sure if I still need a U.S. Visa because after all, ...
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1answer
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Finding Undisclosed Restaurants on the Adriatic Coast

Along the Adriatic coast there are some bizarre looking fishing piers called 'Trabocchi'. Some of these are apparently several hundred years old. San Vito Chietino, for example is mentioned in the ...
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4answers
776 views

Cell phones in South Korea

What is the best way to get smart phone access when travelling a few days in South Korea? I am mostly interested in getting cheap data access (google maps...).
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1answer
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I changed my travel plans after entering the Schengen area. Will this cause me trouble with immigration?

I have issued a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy for tourism. In the visa application, I declared that I will enter Germany first, and then I will stay the longest in Italy. I'm in Germany now, ...
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1answer
41 views

I have previoulsy held an Italian passport (I currently hold a UK passport). Can I get one again? [on hold]

I was born in the UK to Italian immigrant parents and held an Italian passport until my mid-twenties. At this point I decided to get a British passport. The Italian passport expired and I never ...
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1answer
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Are there red light districts in St. Petersburg or Moscow?

We are going to travel to Russia (St Petersburg and Moscow). Is there any red light district (or something like that) in these cities? Where are these places? Are they safe for tourists?
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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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3answers
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How much electronics can I bring duty-free on a plane to Ireland from outside the EU?

I'm travelling to Dublin, Republic of Ireland from Malaysia very soon for postgraduate studies. I have this Asus MG279Q gaming monitor that I would like to bring along. Are there any charges if I were ...
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1answer
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Traveling from NZ to USA, how much money do I need for CBP to let me in?

I'm traveling from New Zealand to North Carolina to stay with my partner for a number of weeks. My ESTA has been approved. While I'm staying with him, he will be covering my daily costs and ...
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Bus connectivity between Jasidih and Munger

I will exactly be traveling between Rikhiapeeth ashram to Bihar School of Yoga. I believe there no direct connectivity and hence looking for nearest cities. I would like to know if there is any bus ...
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1answer
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Is there luggage storage available near Venice train station?

I am taking a night train from Venice so I need a place to keep my luggage until then. Is there a luggage center at Venice station? If so, now much does it cost and when is it open?
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1answer
41 views

Name on domestic flight ticket in India

I booked an Indian domestic flight with my wife. I entered her first name as "Lakshmi" but her identification card says "Chaitanyalakshmi". Will this difference cause any problems?
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Safe route through Death Valley to Vegas?

I will be driving through death Valley the last week of July. I will be leaving Ridgecrest, CA at 4-5am, stopping for a few pictures at the most easily accessible spots, and then carrying on to Las ...
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Getting a Chinese work visa with an unused valid tourist visa

If someone has a valid and unused Chinese visitor (L) visa, can they apply for another Chinese visa (of a different type)? A Russian friend of mine recently attempted to apply for a work visa at the ...
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What is Kaohsiung and Taipei like 1 week after Chinese New Year

May I know what is the condition after 1 week of Chinese new year in Kaohsiung and Taipei? Will it be crowded with a lot of people? I am planning to go to Kaohsiung and Taipei next year February 6 ...
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2answers
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Student dorms in Stuttgart (Germany)

I'm intending to spend 6 months in Stuttgart in Germany starting from June 2014, and I'm searching for student dorms to stay in for one month until I find a room in a shared apartment. I'm willing to ...
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Do you have to book the JR Rail pass outside of Japan?

I've been told by a colleague that you can only buy a Japanese Rail Pass outside of the coutry as a tourist. Is this accurate, or is it possible to purchase say, a 2-3 week one in Tokyo?
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How to best respond to a request to send a passport scan by unsecured email?

It is not uncommon for travel or holiday accommodation companies to ask for a scan of your passport by email. Sometimes local laws require them to keep a record of the passport numbers of all visitors....
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Can you travel to Canada if banned from the USA?

This page from the Government of Canada indicates the two countries are sharing relevant information. So would Canada refuse entry to someone who is banned from the US because of overstaying?
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Do CBSA officials “accept” electronic I94s for transmission to the CBP?

I'm considering flying to New York, spending a week and then continuing to Montreal by Train before flying home to Europe. I've been trying to find out whether Amtrak (the US train operator) records ...
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1answer
49 views

Do I need to stay a minimum number of days in the Schengen country my visa is for?

I am planning to visit four Schengen countries, and am planning to apply for a visa through Germany. Is there any minimum number of days I should be staying in the country through which I apply?
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196 views

How do I find the cheapest date to book a given hotel?

I am looking for a site or service that allows me to search a hotel (or hotels, or a specific beach/location) for the cheapest date. Most sites want you to tell them when you plan to visit. I WANT ...
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1answer
32 views

Travel benefits on basis of French nationality of husband? [on hold]

My husband is French national. What are the benefits that I can get because of his nationality? I have a daughter also.
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Road cycling with climbs: Girona vs Ronda?

We're looking for a lovely town in Spain that also has good road cycling, including serious climbs. We're between Girona (my husband's preference due to cycling) and Ronda (my preference as an ...

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