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When booking a safari in Tanzania is the price negotiable?

I'm booking a safari with a reputable tour guide company in Tanzania. We are currently discussing the itinerary and options. They are coming back to us with documents that describe what the tour would ...
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How can I respectfully greet in Thailand?

I am in Thailand now, and this morning I tried to shake hands with our guide, but although she shaked my hand, it seems like this is not the way it should be done here. What is the best way to greet ...
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Where do I immigrate when travelling from India to LAX with layover in JFK?

I am from India and travelling to LAX from New Delhi. I have a layover in JFK, Terminal 4, New York. I have connecting flight to LAX from Terminal 4 only. Will I go through Immigration and ...
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Valid Visa on expired US passport - do I have to transfer the Visa?

I recently renewed my passport. The expired one has an Indian visa that will be valid until 2017. Is it necessary for me to get the visa transferred to the renewed passport, to travel to India?
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USA transit visa

I will be transiting in Miami this July, on my way to Colombia. I am Polish national with a Polish passport, however my passport does not have the Echip so is not an electronic passport. Poland is ...
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European resetting “time in Canada” clock with a US visit

If a Swiss citizen comes to Canada and stays for 6 months, can they travel to USA for example, for a short period of time, and then return to Canada for another 6 months? How long must they stay out ...
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Where in Alat (Azerbaijan) is the bus stop for transport heading to Baku?

I'll be arriving at the Alat port on a Ferry from Kazakhstan, and Need to go to Baku from there. Is there a bus stop at the port? If not, how far is the nearest stop from the port? If I take a taxi, ...
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Applying for a visitor visa to Australia from New Zealand. Is medical exam required for a 3 day stay?

I am flying to Melbourne in July for a 2 day conference and want to take my spouse with me. I'm a NZ citizen from birth. However, she is still on a working visa with multiple re-entry rights to NZ ...
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41 views

How can I tell if my drink is really sugar free? [on hold]

I suffer from diabetes mellitus and when travelling, I always try to avoid sugar in food and drinks. I prefer home made food, and when at a new restaurant, I generally skip the dessert unless I'm sure ...
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Long term travel without being wealthy - how is it possible?

Some people are practically most of the time traveling, from country to country, for a very long periods and sometimes even years. How could one be able to travel for a long period of time, over ...
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4answers
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I've been granted temporary admission to the UK for only three days. What can I do?

I have been told I can't appeal or anything, but is there anything at all I can do? I only have a temporary stay until Monday (2 and a half days admission). I'm a Canadian who came to visit my ...
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Can I through check my bags on separate bookings (international flights)?

I have two different bookings on British Airways and Emirates. Booking 1 (British Airways): Washington (IAD) -> London (LHR) -> Dubai Booking 2 (Emirates): Dubai -> Hyderabad I have a 5 hour stop ...
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Indian railway e ticket queries

I would like to known that i booked 4 e railway ticket i have a doubt that out of 4 if only 2 tickets get confirmed and 2 remains wait list can i board the train train name : Swaraj express date: ...
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How to avoid toddlers on a long-distance plane flight?

I have recently taken a London - San Francisco (12 hour) flight, with a toddler in the seat directly behind me. His parents actively encouraged the kid to speak out in that typical proto-speech, while ...
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4answers
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Inter-country one-way car rental in Europe?

I'd like to rent a car in Germany, drive to Hungary, and return the car there. Do any car rental agencies allow such a thing (without an enormous fee)? I'd consider a fee less than 1-2 days ...
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3answers
759 views

Invitation letter: Schengen visa for Denmark

I plan to visit Denmark for 5 days during holiday season here in the States. I'll require a Schengen visa to enter Denmark. When I was going though the checklist for the visa application, there is one ...
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visa label with alphanumeric number at back of passport, what does it mean?

I just got my passport back from visa-processing. It contains a visa-label with a bar-code and alphanumeric code. Does that mean I've a valid visa for South Africa ? If yes, how could I find more ...
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1answer
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Airline lets us board without correct Visa [duplicate]

OK, I will try and stick to the facts to explain this whole situation. I would really appreciate everyone's comments: Me (Irish passport) my wife (Filipino passport) and 2 year old twins (Irish ...
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3answers
838 views

Should I leave a tip in a fully automated restaurant in the USA?

When I go to a fully automated restaurant in the USA (example 1, example 2), am I supposed to tip?
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1answer
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Any other sites like darjeleen or flightfox?

I want to know if there are any other sites as darjeleen (not operational) and flightfox out there?....
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3answers
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Ireland power plug and concern about 230 V vs. 220 V

I am travelling from Hong Kong to Ireland. In Hong Kong type G (220V, 50Hz) plugs and sockets are used. While the plugs and sockets in Ireland are also type G, they have different voltage (230V, ...
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1answer
37 views

Getting insurance for a motorbike in Germany

I'll be going to Germany (Munich) next week and my plan is to buy a motorbike and then drive it back to Sweden (where I intend to keep it, register at the local DMV etc.). I'm unclear how such a ...
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1answer
43 views

UK visitors visa for my son, 2 years and I

We are residing in New Zealand. Going to London to visit my mother and stepdad. I would like to know by the income and expenditures it asks for the GBP in pounds. Do I calculate my NZ dollars ...
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What are some tactics to make long-term travel personally sustainable? [on hold]

Long-term travel can be tricky. Some people get a lot of static from their families or partners, some aren't sure how to earn enough money to travel long-term, or are hesitant to leave the comfort of ...
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46 views

Visa question please [on hold]

I have a j1 visa and it expires on 30th June 2015, and I will renew it on my trip to India. I am traveling from US thro Frankfurt to India Will there be any problem in that
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1answer
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Odds of getting a stand-by seat on July 4th in the US

I'm needing to fly one way from SEA to MCI on 4th of July weekend. I work for an airline (a cargo airline) and I'm planning on purchasing non-rev interline standby tickets. I have some flexibility ...
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3answers
4k views

Leaving Italy without paying a fine for a bus fare violation

I'm in Florence on vacation with my parents and we've run into some trouble with the city busses. We took an ATAF bus and were confused on how the system worked. Apparently you stamp the ticket ...
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1answer
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Why are there plastic bags at the back of seats on Copenhagen local trains?

While travelling on the local Copenhagen train system, I was curious to find plastic bags at the back of each seat. Why are these kept there / what purpose are they supposed to be used for?
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1answer
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Any website that gather ongoing and upcoming strikes amongst airlines?

A few weeks ago how to buy a flight ticket from Boston to Paris. I had to choose between Air France and Delta. Luckily a few friends of mine lives in Paris warned that Air France pilots had issued a ...
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1answer
47 views

What options do I have for train/bus travel within Copenhagen?

Copenhagen seems to have a very confusing system of payments for travel within local buses and trains (within the city), beyond single use tickets that is. Is there a catch-all travel card similar to ...
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1answer
100 views

Advantages or disadvantages of triple citizenship? [on hold]

Are there any advantages or disadvantages of having triple citizenship (or beyond that) that is not the case with dual citizenship? Does the third citizenship add another dimension to the case in any ...
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5answers
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What should I do to avoid ear pain when flying?

I always feel a pain in my ears when flying. Specially when descending. The last time I had extreme pain, feeling it inclusive around my eye balls. It felt like someone was touching the eye and ...
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12answers
21k views

How to access the internet during a road trip in the USA?

I'm traveling from Europe (Belgium) to USA soon. While on a road trip from New Orleans to Miami, I'd like to access the internet without paying exorbitant amounts of money on roaming fees. I was ...
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1answer
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Travel from India to Caribbean or South America

How can someone from with Indian passport come to Jamaica without dealing with a transit visa? We applied for a transit visa through Canada but were denied. We are open to traveling to Jamaica or ...
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2answers
42 views

How do I prevent painful air pressure differences in my ear when flying? [duplicate]

I've travelled by plane many times, and I often experience strong pain in my ears when landing. It is caused by the rising cabin pressure, which creates a force on the eardrum. Apparently, my inner ...
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2answers
582 views

Where can I get stitches removed while traveling in Portugal?

I needed to have a very small surgical procedure done in my home country, which resulted in a small incision in my head that had to be closed with two stitches. The stitches are supposed to be ...
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0answers
49 views

Things to do before shipping a car across the country

I am shipping my car from California to Alabama. I have already booked a broker and now waiting for the broker to find a carrier for me. After doing some research I found out that I should take ...
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1answer
52 views

Apply for new schengen visa with validity date 1 week prior to the start of my existing visa

I have an existing multiple entry Schengen visa valid for June 15 to July 14, 2016. It is possible to apply for another/new Schengen visa with validity date starting June 1 to 14 as I need to travel ...
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Is it okay to have less than 10,000 EUR when in Europe?

I want to travel to Europe but someone told me you must have 10000 euros. I don't really have that much money available. I wish to visit many places in Europe by the next year, but there is no ...
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0answers
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Is it mandatory to show debit card while checking in on Air India flights?

I have booked a ticket of air india from new delhi to guwahati from its merchants website. The terms and conditions regarding boarding the plane states that along with the identification proof we ...
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0answers
47 views

Sending dried fruits to Australia through courier [on hold]

I have sent 1kg of dried fruits as a gift to a friend from New Zealand to Australia. I DECLARED them in customs form when sending parcel through New Zealand post. But now some one now tells me that ...
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1answer
40 views

Turkey to Europe by car [on hold]

I'm looking to travel across Europe by car, like a crazy road trip with some friends. I'd like to start from Turkey. What is it like to drive from Turkey into Europe because that's where I would like ...
2
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1answer
46 views

Travel between terminals at Charles de Gaulle before exiting the airport? [on hold]

can I go from terminal 2E to Terminal 1 to meet up with the rest of my party so we can leave the airport together? and how long will it take? should I use the CDGVAL?
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1answer
32 views

Where to stay in Cinque Terre? [on hold]

I'm planning to spend five days in Cinque Terre, to hike in the area and explore the five towns. Is there one town in particular that would be a good base and where I should look for accommodation?
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2answers
8k views

I have forgotten my ID proof and I'm doing an Indian domestic flight - can I still fly?

I am travelling from Delhi to Indore by a domestic flight. I have forgot to keep my ID proof. Can I still fly?
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1answer
72 views

What if I did not validate an Italian regional train ticket?

I am aware that I need to validate ("convalidare") tickets for regional trains in Italy (at least those of Trenitalia). What, however can I do if I find myself on such a regional train with a good ...
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1answer
25 views

July/August vacation in Southeast Asia: any area not is dry and not affected by typhoon?

I want to take a July/August vacation this year at a beach somewhere in Southeast Asia ( except Malaysia or Singapore, for I am all too familiar with those places). I was planning to go to Boracay, ...
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1answer
2k views

Is it safe for a pregnant lady to go to Hokkaido in 2016?

Fukushima incident causes a lot of fears among people, as to whether it's safe for tourists to go to Japan or not. While I understand that the radiation is not a problem for normal people, what about ...
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3answers
1k views

8 Hour Overnight Layover in Dubai. Does it make sense to book a hotel outside the airport for the night?

I will be traveling from the Philippines to Germany on Emirates, with an 8 hour layover in Dubai (01:00AM - 09:00AM). Since the in Terminal Hotel is very pricey I was thinking about booking a room in ...
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1answer
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Not enough space on the Schengen application form to list all accommodation. What should I do?

I'm travelling Netherlands and Belgium, so I was planning to apply for a visa via the Netherlands visa center (as it'd be the country of entry for me). The problem is that I made four booking ...

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