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once refusal on invitation letter

I need your kind advice about one of my family members who got invitation letter from his sister last year and unfortunately he was rejected. Again his sister wants to send him invitation letter but ...
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From booking to boarding: What is typically the shortest time to book a flight until boarding?

I haven't seen or heard of airlines selling ad-hoc tickets in a truly last-minute fashion. Rather last-minute typically refers to a time-window of less than 2 weeks in tourism. What is the shortest ...
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Schengen Visa for a financially dependent Indian Citizen

I'm Indian passport holder working in Singapore for last 5 years. This August I'm planning to visit France & Rome for a 9 days tour with my wife. I will be applying for the Schengen Visa at France ...
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How to manage 12+ hours stopover in Chicago?

I am a student travelling from India to the US for my higher studies and am carrying two 23kg bags. I have two flight options from India, both of which terminate at Chicago (ORD). My university has ...
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Netherlands Schengen Visa - Spain

I received a Schengen Visa from Netherlands Embassy and it is valid for one year. I am back from my holiday in Holland but want to go to Spain in the next few months. Must I apply for a new Spain Visa ...
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Is there any travel insurance where I don't have to be registered with GP?

I'm Indian citizen, staying in UK on ICT Tier 2 short term and planning to apply for Schengen Visa. In order to apply for Schengen Visa I need travel insurance, hence I checked few travel insurances ...
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Over the counter pain killers in SE Asia?

We're headed to Malaysia & Singapore in a month or so. I've got arthritic knees and I know we're going to be doing a lot of walking. My knees will put up with a fair amount of this, but it can ...
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How to successfully haggle / bargain in markets

While I've done quite a bit of travel now and back myself to handle situations when it comes to border guards, sorting accommodation and / or transportation, one thing I still struggle to come to ...
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Eating alone in London

I am in London this weekend alone. Is there any restaurants that cater specifically for the single eater or have sections for single diners? Although confident, I don't think I am THAT confident to ...
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Pet-friendly hotels at JFK airport?

There are a number of hotels by JFK airport. Is there one which allows pet cats (cat travelling in a cat box) to stay overnight with human guests? (Whether in the room or separate, doesn't matter.) ...
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Travelling in the USA before start of Student Visa

I am doing an exchange semester at a US university this summer. I have a student visa for this however I was hoping to travel for longer than the 30 days allowed by this visa before commencing my ...
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What is a Lander Ticket in German Rail?

I am looking at the DB website for tickets. I found the Regional day ticket (for regional trains) Product: Länder-Tickets. Apparently it's a good price but I am always puzzled with DB offers. Its not ...
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Transit visa in UK

I am an Indian, residing in China, travelling to Madrid, Spain (have a valid Schengen visa) via London. I will be in Heathrow Airport for less than 4 hours (the same day of arrival) for my next flight ...
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My first foreign trip to Suwon, Korea

My trip to Suwon, Korea is for 10 days. How much money will I need? In which form should I carry the currency?
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Short sightseeing trip from JFK airport

My flight from Europe to South America includes 10 hours of transit time in New York (JFK). Is it possible to do a short sightseeing trip? Are there any city tours by bus that include the airport?
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Is is possible to travel when applying for a new visa?

I am Bangladeshi currently in France applying for a Spanish visa. The visa office will hold the passport for few days. Is it possible to travel during this time? Thanks!
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Schengen tourist visa refused. Can I appeal for reconsideration?

My Schengen tourist visa was rejected by the German Consulate, Chennai stating that my date of flying from Chennai to Berlin (02-Nov-13) is not the same as the starting date of leave approval from my ...
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Visa Application // Rail Reservations in Italy

I'm an Indian national, and I will be travelling to Milan in July, for a summer University session at Bocconi University. During my stay there I'm planning a trip across the Alps to Switzerland and ...
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Is it safe to check in a telescope in its original packaging?

I live in India, and I'm visiting the US soon. I'm thinking of buying a telescope in the US, and checking it in, in its original packaging. The hope is that if the telescope survived the domestic ...
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Chicago First time visit [on hold]

i am planning to visit Chicago next month please advise, i will be reaching o'hare intl airport. please tell me best place to visit. Planning to visit willis or 360 tower, shedd acqauiriam or navy ...
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Are there any space shuttles one can go inside of?

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center has a space shuttle but you can't go inside it. Are there any that you can or are there any that you can under special circumstances or something?
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Price Range for flights to Juancho in Saba

Does anyone know the cheapest and most expensive flight prices from anywhere in the world to Juancho airport in Saba?
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Can I travel outside of the US during my OPT, but with an expired visa?

I am currently in OPT. I would like to know if I can travel outside the United States and hope to return by applying for a renewal of my F-1 student visa.
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How often does New York subways get cancelled by cold weather?

I'm going to NY on the first fortnight of February. I'm aware that subways are the main means of transportation but I'm worried about frosts/freezes that could interrupt the service. Does it happen ...
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Are “violation points” applied to EU licences outside of their home country?

Assuming I have a Czech license and break a minor law in Germany which incurs me a certain number of "violation points" (e.g. speeding), would those points be eventually transferred to my Czech ...
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Is it safe for a Muslim to visit Israel nowadays?

Is it safe for a Muslim to visit Israel nowadays? I got different answers for my question every time I ask. Can somebody with real experience help?
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What are the differences between U.S. / Canadian and Euro spec vehicles? [on hold]

Well, what are the differences between both sets of regulations (FMVSS / CMVSS vs. Euro)? Emissions are different at the very least. BTW, I hope this is the right topic on Stack Exchange. I could not ...
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Is there a Post Office in Heathrow?

I am flying from India to England on Saturday and will reach Heathrow on Sunday morning. I would like to post a gift to my friend from Heathrow Airport. Is that possible?
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Arriving before 6 am at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow - closest Metro station?

I arrive from Madrid around 6 am. How´s the immigration / customs procedure? what´s the closest Metro station?
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Under what conditions might Advance tickets be available?

I'm trying to understand the British train ticket pricing system. Worse, I'm trying to game the system. A popular game is to split tickets, but I've found that a combination of two Advance tickets ...
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Can I apply for F-1 visa to the US before I leave the US for vacation back home?

I'm an international student on F1 visa. I am planning a trip home this summer. Is it possible to file for a return visa while I am still in the US so that I know or am sure that I will be able to ...
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Is it possible to walk between all three terminals in Dubai Airport without leaving airside?

we are arriving into Terminal 2 on the 28th Dec and want to go to the business lounge in terminal 1 before getting a flight from terminal 3 eight hours later. We just want to know if we can go between ...
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Would the most logical path from Normandy to the Bavarian Alps (Germany) pass through Lyon?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow, the main characters were travelling by road from Normandy in France to somewhere in the mountains of Germany (a dam)1. During the journey, one of the characters ...
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What are the ferry options for getting from Sweden to Scotland

As this question points out the routes from Sweden and Denmark to Newcastle has been discontinued. Driving the whole way from Stockholm (for example) to Scotland is some 26 hours and geography ...
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What Vancouver car rental companies allow their rental cars to enter the US?

Which Vancouver car rental companies allow their rental cars to enter the US for a significant period of time (four weeks or longer), assuming the car will be returned to them in Vancouver? I'm an ...
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Transit visa from Amsterdam with Caribbean visa [duplicate]

I'm visiting St. Maarten from Sri Lanka. I have a Caribbean visa from the Netherland Embassy. Transit period in Amsterdam Airport is 4 hours. Do I need a transit visa to go through Amsterdam?
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What is a good area to head to in Lisbon's “Parque Florestal de Monsanto”? [on hold]

I'd like to visit the "Parque Florestal de Monsanto" in Lisbon. But this is a very big (10 km2) park and I'm not not sure what area of the park to head to. Is there any area in the park in particular ...
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Is it safe to walk around New York at night? [on hold]

I'm going to NY and worry if it is safe to walk at night at my hotel area where i'm going to stay.
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Uzbek citizen with Kazakh residence permit entering USA

I`m a citizen of Uzbekistan, and a holder of permanent residence permit of Kazakhstan. Do I need when entering the USA internal exit visa of Uzbekistan (OVIR), the travel visa to the USA is available, ...
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Can I roller skate on the street in France?

I'm traveling to Europe soon and I'm wondering if I can legally skate on roads in France and if so, am I required by law to wear a helmet, reflective vest etc.
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What are the new regulations 3 months valid passports…for traveling through Berlin, Germany with dual citizenship US and Bulgarian?

I have the following situation: I'm travelling next week with my children from Chicago-via Berlin- to Sofia (Bulgaria). We all have dual citizenship and both passports- US and Bulgarian. My US ...
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What does it mean to be in the fast lane in California?

I don't think I've ever understood this. I travel frequently across the State of California by car. And I often take the highway to get to many places. One thing I don't understand is how fast ...
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Where can a tourist apply for a UK Visitor (standard) Visa?

Prior to 24 April 2015, Paragraph 28 of the Immigration Rules was (emphasis mine)... An applicant for an entry clearance must be outside the United Kingdom and Islands at the time of the ...
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Where can I speak in Udmurt?

Where is it practical to speak and/or read signs in Udmurt? Wikivoyage's entry on Udmurt mentions that it's spoken in Udmurtia and Kazakhstan, but doesn't give any more detail, such as how frequently ...
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Is volunteer work allowed in the US while visting under the VWP?

I am going to Santa Monica for 4 weeks to polish my English in July and would like to volunteer at the Planetary Society located in Pasadena. I am a Swiss citizen and have a biometric passport. ...
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1500 euros /month Stipend enough for surviving in Strasbourg City? [on hold]

I am an Indian. I will be going for PhD in Strasbourg University. The stipend is 1500 euros/month. I do not expect any money from any other sources apart from stipend itself. Will I be able to ...
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My money and paying Taxes to Turkey [on hold]

I'm a contractor stuck. I need to pay my taxes to Turkey for the contract I just finished here. My money was put into my Account in Italy, which is plenty, more than enough to pay the $25,000 taxes. ...
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Cheap places to store bags in London for a few hours?

Almost all of the main railway stations in London have left luggage facilities. However, unlike in some European countries, this is a privately run place that stores your bags, rather than lockers. ...
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Visiting the Eiffel Tower — going early to avoid queue

My girlfriend and I will be in Paris for a weekend in late June. We have been unable to buy an online ticket for the Eiffel Tower, so we would like to go there early in the morning to avoid having to ...
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Are there public Midsummer's Eve events near Stockholm I could attend?

I will be lucky enough to be in Stockholm on Midsummer's eve this year, and would be willing to travel to nearby areas. Are there public Midsummer's Eve events near Stockholm I could attend?

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