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Weekly transportation pass in Rome

I would like to travel to Rome in mid-September for one week with my family. Hence I am thinking of buying a weekly public transport pass. However I would like to know the range I can travel with this ...
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2answers
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Pricing and booking mixed-class fares, with economy & premium economy combined?

So I find myself flying mixed-class fares pretty often these days, with the long legs in Premium Economy and the short hauls in plain old Economy. Some sample trips flown or planned: SYD-AKL-SFO ...
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1answer
9 views

Can you buy a plane ticket from a Swedish Online travel agency with US Credit Card?

Can I buy a plane ticket from a Swedish online travel agency with a US credit card? or an US American Express credit card? If yes, any idea about the fee? Any input would be greatly appreciated! ...
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0answers
8 views

Where is the best place to carry perishable foods on long international flights?

I frequently bring snacks and groceries from India to the U.S. (remembering to follow the laws against fresh fruit/vegetables) that I can't find there in the U.S. Now, I'm planning to bring a food ...
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3answers
68 views

Getting Schengen visa from a European country without stepping foot into it?

I have an upcoming travel for a conference in country A. But their consulate is pretty busy and I would like to get my visa sooner. Can I go to the consulate of a different country B which doesn't ...
1
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0answers
13 views

Non-resident alien working for non-US company telecommuting for 10 days under ESTA Visa Waiver

I'd really appreciate if you could provide some clarification on the following. I am a European citizen non-US resident travelling to the US for 4 weeks under the ESTA Visa Waiver, of which 10 days ...
2
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3answers
40 views

What is the best way to get from Antwerp to Calp in Spain by train?

Calp is a pretty small tourist/fisherman's town in Spain, not far from Benidorm. I have spent 21 of my 23 winters there up to this point. A few years ago, I developed a fear of flying after a few ...
1
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0answers
17 views

Can you travel to the US 6 days before your H1B visa expires?

I'm currently working in US, with VISA valid uptil end of Sept. I've applied for extension, and the petition is under review atm. There is a requirement that may need me to go out of US and come back ...
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5answers
4k views

Why do Indian citizens need many visas?

As an Indian citizen, this has always been my trouble. No matter where I go, I always need a visa. My father has exhausted his passports thrice because he travels a good amount. In short, we need ...
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0answers
15 views

Travelling destination? [on hold]

I am looking for recommendations for a travel destination. I'm looking to go enjoy nice beaches, go on relaxing hikes and maybe see a few interesting sights. A lot of the places I find (Cambodia, ...
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6answers
9k views

What happens if you cannot pay for a hotel?

What happens if you cannot pay for your hotel stay because you accidentally run out of money (can happen) or your credit card was blocked (much more likely)? I assume you cannot arrange the money on ...
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0answers
8 views

Cheap tours of the philippines [on hold]

I was interested in travelling to the Philippines this September. However I was interested to find out if you know any tour which run from 12-16days. Which offer best value for money, and for young ...
27
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2answers
3k views

A flight I booked months ago just got rescheduled dramatically, into a time that is not possible for me, what can I do?

Specifically, the first flight for my honeymoon just got rescheduled to 12 hours prior, during my wedding. The airline says they have no flights on them or their partner airlines that get me to my ...
10
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3answers
396 views

Entering in Canada - visa coming late and tourist authorization

My fiancée and I are moving from Switzerland (residency and nationality: Switzerland) to Vancouver, BC, Canada in a week or so for 5 years with a student visa. The issue is that my fiancée might not ...
0
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0answers
28 views

I hold a Syrian passport and I'm travelling via KLM to New York from Dubai, do I need a transit visa if I'm only staying in Amsterdam for 4 hours [duplicate]

I hold a Syrian passport and I'm travelling via KLM to New York from Dubai. Do I need a transit visa if I'm only staying in Amsterdam for 4 hours. I was just wondering. I wont be leaving the airport ...
2
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0answers
72 views

What other countries besides India use a Maximum Retail Price model? [on hold]

India is the only country I have come across in my travels where it is mandatory to print the Maximum Retail Price (MRP) on any packaged items. On the Wikipedia article for Suggested Retail Price, ...
2
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2answers
68 views

Moving between terminals at Heathrow to visit a lounge

We are traveling from Heathrow Airport Terminal 2. We would like to visit a lounge in Terminal 1 or 3 before we fly. Is it possible to check into T2 and then move between terminals before we fly?
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0answers
35 views

How to book and stay several days at transit point

I'm planning a holiday. I will travel from Jakarta to LA, with a transit at San Francisco and planning to have several days there before proceeding to LA. On my return trip from Los Angeles to Jakarta ...
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3answers
19k views

How to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago de Chile by land

I want to get from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Santiago de Chile by land. What is the recommended route and what are the alternatives? Aprox. how much it costs and how long does it takes? Where can I ...
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6answers
16k views

Buying a SIM card at Heathrow

I'm flying to London and would like to get a UK SIM card as soon as I can. Is it possible to buy those at Heathrow airport? Should I buy one from there, or should I order it in advance instead and try ...
1
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1answer
28 views

Can I extend my 30 days Schengen visa in Switzerland?

I am Filipina and I'm in Switzerland right now together with my sponsored, and my 30 days Schengen visa for housemaid will going to expire on Aug 25 '2014, Can I extend my visa till 31 of Aug 2014 ...
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1answer
121 views

Europe: differences between colours of highway road-signs

I'm now travelling in France and - as any Italian - one of the first thing we learn when running on highways is that the road signs have a different colour. In particular, in this case it is pretty ...
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2answers
110 views

Bank balance for getting a Schengen visa?

I won a contest to visit Belgium and the Netherlands for a week from India. The accommodation and travel is paid by the company. They have asked for my income tax returns and bank statements along ...
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0answers
32 views

help me with online shop suggestion for diplomats [on hold]

Please help me with the names of reliable online shop for diplomats? Anyone who have used the web store personally for shopping.
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0answers
24 views

Stamping Employment Visa of UAE [on hold]

I was entered in UAE through my visit visa of 60 days. My purpose for visiting is to get the job and settle down in UAE with my family. And after 30 days I got the job. And I worked for that employer ...
7
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1answer
135 views

How to hike from Kiangan to Hungduan, near Banaue, in the Philippines?

I have heard rumors of a roughly six-hour hike from the town of Kiangan to Hungduan in the Ifugao province of the Philippines, passing near several rice terraces. It supposedly passes through the ...
7
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4answers
1k views

Can you register a same-sex marriage while a tourist rather than a resident?

Of course there is Las Vegas. But so far, the US does not recognize same-sex marriage. Only 13 countries so far seem to have recognized the right to conduct same-sex marriage. If you are not a ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Can I buy pre-paid data plan in France for 4 weeks, without speaking French?

I am going to France (with a car) for just over 3 weeks. Is it possible to buy a pre-paid SIM card with Internet (around 500MB - 1GB), so I can use it with my phone? An important complication is that ...
2
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0answers
21 views

Place to store a few items in Ayia Napa on day trip from Nicosia (Cyprus)

I'm going on a trip where I will be staying in Nicosia, Cyprus. Time prevailing, I'd like to get the bus out to Ayia Napa one day. Based on this, it looks like the bus takes about 2 hours from ...
3
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2answers
87 views

In which developed countries (other than the US) does the price tag not usually show the final price to be paid?

That is, the price tag on the product (or on the shelf beneath it or wherever) may say $1.00, but when you go checkout at the counter, you actually have to pay more than $1.00. To keep the scope of ...
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0answers
19 views

What is the sunniest city in southern Alaska? [on hold]

I'm considering the possibility of moving to Alaska, but I want to find a city with mild weather and the most sunshine possible for Alaska ( the average Winter temperatures is still my biggest concern ...
3
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3answers
560 views

Is it typical to provide a lot of information for public transport systems in Japan?

I have experienced traveling in the metro system in Australia, US, Taiwan and Japan, and it seems to be that the amount/level of detail is ranked as follows: US - PA system announces or displays the ...
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2answers
84 views

Insurance for skydiving in USA as a UK citizen

I'm a UK citizen currently living and working in the USA for the duration of this summer. I'd like to do a tandem skydive in the next few weeks, but my current insurance policy (Post Office Travel) ...
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0answers
15 views

Can an F-1 student living in the US find work with the Military using OPT? [on hold]

I've been in the states for 6 years now and I'll be getting my Associates in Computer Science and was wondering if I make use of my OPT this way(refer to title), would I find work with any Military ...
7
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1answer
37 views

Can I take a bicycle on the Windsor/Detroit truck ferry?

Neither the bridge nor the tunnel connecting Windsor (Ontario, Canada) to Detroit (Michigan, USA) allows bicycles. According to Google Maps, the nearest ferry is on the other side of Lake St. Clair. ...
1
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1answer
77 views

Does my visa expire along with my passport?

I have a Philippine passport and with a visa. My passport expired on the 23rd of August. If I renew that, do I need to renew my visa as well? My visa is a settlement visa to join my parents and stay ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

Checking MetroCard balance outside?

Is it possible to check my MetroCard balance outside of the subway in New York? For example, if I'm far away from a subway station while waiting for a bus.
1
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1answer
95 views

Travelling to USA with passport that combines surname and given name on a single line

My old passport has a valid US visa. The surname and given name were interchanged in the visa, but I travelled with these documents to the USA 4 years ago. Since the old passport is expired now, I ...
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1answer
400 views

How to buy one airplane seat and reserve adjacent ones?

On an overnight flight from Boston to Chile 4 or 5 years ago, I ran into a situation I hadn't encountered previously. My seat wasn't great and the flight was perhaps half full, so I tried shifting to ...
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3answers
692 views

Is it possible to sit at a seat of higher class, for free, after boarding a flight? [duplicate]

I referenced How can I get a different seat after boarding a flight?. Herein, suppose that many seats of higher class (eg Premium Economy or Busines Class) are empty after boarding. Also, suppose that ...
2
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0answers
20 views

International car seat standards for multiple regions

I've been looking into car seats suitable for international travel. In the EU modern car seats have to meet ECE R44/04 and for New Zealand/Australia AS/NZS 1754.2010 I emailed a few manufacturers ...
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0answers
21 views

Unable to add foreign bank account number to Congstar prepaid account

I bought a Congstar prepaid card, activated then selected a package, but it seems that I can't add IBAN bank account number unless it starts with DE? See attached screenshot. What do I do now?
2
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1answer
26 views

Can the grace period for a non-refundable ticket be leveraged to get a lower price?

When an non-refuntable airline ticket is booked on many web sites, I think the ticket must be paid for within 24 hours or it's automatically cancelled. If the price went down or didn't increast "too ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Can B1/B2 applied for personal visit be used for official purpose [on hold]

I applied for US Visa in 2010 to visit my sister, I was given b1/b2 visa. I now need to travel to US for official purpose , can I use the same Visa or do I need to apply for a fresh visa through my ...
4
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0answers
132 views

UK Business Visa from India - Status Check

I have recently applied for long term UK business visa (2 years) in India. Last time when I had applied for Muti Entry 6 months Business Visa, I had received a reference number to track the status ...
1
vote
1answer
117 views

Week-ends in Paris and in Rome, from a base in Nice [closed]

I'm travelling to Nice, France in the month of March. I will have three weekends (2 days + 2 days + 2 days) in my visit and I want to plan accordingly to travel to Rome, Paris and Monaco (nearby). ...
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11answers
9k views

How to take a cold shower

This is a question that most people probably never think about, because it's an every-day thing. But for many of us, such as myself, who grew up in more western cultures, with more modern ...
1
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2answers
160 views

Can you split India in distinct focal points to travel to?

India is quite appetising and visiting the country is on my bucket list. However, where to start that is the question. You more or less subdivide the US, In a northern and southern west coast, a ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Tourist visa for Suriname for an Indian Citizen?

After some discussions, I found out that Caribbean Hindustani is quite popular in Suriname. This has inclined me to choose it as one of the next destinations on my bucket list. How can I get a ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Specific Vacation Destinations [on hold]

I'm planning on going on vacation and was wondering what countries have castles and nature as well. Countries like England but not England because I've visited it before and want to try some place ...

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