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Emirates International Flight and carry-on baggage

I'm about to travel from ORD to DXB using emirates economy class. According to the website I am only allowed one carry-on bag weighing 15 lbs. My first question is, do they actually weigh carry-on ...
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How to book flights with multiple stop-overs of several days?

I'm planning a holiday. I will first travel from Jakarta to San Francisco, planning to have several days there. Then I will fly to Los Angeles, where I will also stay On my return trip from Los ...
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In what countries are tea towels available as souvenirs?

In which countries are tea towels available as souvenirs? So far, I haven't seen this as a thing in Japan, and I want to know if this is the case in other countries, such as South Korea. Is it ...
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What is best route to travel Belgium, Switzerland and France during Christmas 3 weeks?

I am studying in Albania Capenwray. I have 3 weeks off at Christmas. What would be a good way to visit French countries such as France, Belgium and Switzerland (maybe coming back via Italy).
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Flights - Direct in one direction, but with at least 1 stopover on the other?

1. How can I search for this on my own? I've tried expedia.com, but when you select 1 or 2 stopovers, it assumes that both directions of your journey are either 1 or 2 stopovers. 2. Also, is this ...
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What does the (+1) mean in flight search engines?

In Skyscanner results, when I click on details, it shows the arrival time, then (+1), but it doesn't do this for return time. What does (+1) mean? I thought it might mean up to an hour delay, but I ...
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Carrying iphones

I am travelling to india in emirates. I wanna take 2 iphone 6 for parents. Can I just take it in hand with sim cards inserted and the box and stuffs in check in bags to avoid custom people.?
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What is the cheapest way to get to Laos / Thailand from the UK?

I want to start a cycle tour in Laos or Thailand. Anyone know the cheapest way to get there from the UK? P.s. I'm more than happy to combine different modes of transport. For example, in the past, ...
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Can I simply bubble wrap a cardboard box and check it on a US domestic flight?

I wish to take a computer monitor with me on vacation. I possess the original cardboard box and the Styrofoam. Unfortunately I do not have a suitcase with the same dimensions. I was hoping that I ...
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Can I take an AVR development board on a plane?

I'm travelling to the UK and while I'm away, I have a university assignment due, and I'm concerned that I might not be able to get it finished before I leave, and would therefore need to work on it ...
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Are prepaid credit cards widely accepted in Gran Canaria?

I am thinking about getting a prepaid credit card for my trip in Gran Canaria - are these widely accepted in the region?
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Can we switch terminals at Heathrow (LHR) for shopping only?

We will be flying into and out of Terminal 5 at Heathrow. Now, my wife has taken fancy to a certain duty-free store located at Terminal 3. Assuming we factor in enough time before boarding our ...
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Can I walk from Las Vegas McCarran Airport to UNLV?

I will be flying to Las Vegas for a conference at UNLV. The UNLV campus is nearly adjacent to Las Vegas McCarran Airport (LAS), and it appears on a map that the distance between them is about 1.5 ...
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Question about transiting in Dubai

I am travelling to Muscat from US via Dubai. I am travelling to Dubai by United Airline via Zurich. From Dubai my flight is 6 hours after landing with Fly Dubai. Since it is a separate booking, would ...
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Can I legally drive a motorcycle in California with a New Zealand motorcycle license?

A friend of mine is travelling to the states and wants to tour around SoCal on a motorbike. He has his motorcycle license in New Zealand. Is it legal for him to ride in California? Are there any ...
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When travelling do I have to keep the passport with me all the time? [on hold]

When I travel to a country that requires passport I usualy keep it with me all the time. I've allways done this since I though it was the best practice if authorities ask my identification. Lately I ...
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Left Luggage Facility in Chennai International Airport (MAA)

I will be travelling to Chennai International Airport later this month. I have a short trip for two days around Chennai before I go to Mumbai. I will need to store away my two standard international ...
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What exactly does “nights” means when you book? Is it number of night you are going to sleep, or simply days you are going to stay?

For example, suppose that I'm going to travel London and will arrive at 10am, 1st December. And will stay a week, means will leave 10am, 8th December. Technically it's 7 nights, but also 8 days. ...
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How much electronics and other valuables can I bring duty-free when going to India?

I am planning to travel to India (COK airport, Kerala) from United States. I want to take my laptop as well as my tablet (iPad). Am I allowed to take both in my backpack with my documents related my ...
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Applying for Skilled Migrant Visa in Australia after obtaining a Working Holiday Visa [on hold]

I am 31 years old and currently living in Ireland. I currently hold an Australian working holiday visa that was activated when I had to go to Sydney for my brothers wedding last July and then returned ...
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Can we carry three new smart phones in hand luggage to India?

I bought two smart phones for my father and sister in Europe. Will the customs officer in India (Chennai) give any trouble if I carry two new unopened smart phones with the box in my hand luggage? ...
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How many iPhone 6 devices can I bring into India?

My Aunt lives in Newyork (United States) she's Indian, she's been there more than a year. I just ordered her 2 iPhone 6 phones for me and my brother personal use. The main problem is that with 2 ...
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Where to go in December for partying? [on hold]

Where is a good European destination for December-January guy vacation? I was thinking about places like Majorca and Ibiza but I got quit some negative feedbacks about them being dead and no ...
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How should an American citizen licensed to go to Cuba bring money?

If I am a U.S. citizen with a specific educational license to travel to Cuba for two months, how should I bring money? I can't use any of my cards since they would not work in Cuba, and I don't want ...
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Swiss - Airport transit visa for Indian nationals traveling from US to India?

I am a citizen of India currently working in USA on approved H-1B visa, however my F-1 visa stamp has expired and I am visiting India to get my H-1B visa stamp. Since I will be flying through Zurich, ...
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Midnight check-in: Hostel in Paris

I am travelling to Paris on the 22nd of December. I was looking for a youth hostel close to Paris city centre. But the problem is that I will arrive in Paris at midnight. So, I am wondering whether I ...
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How to plan for road trip in Canada productively - with audiovisual travel guides?

I intend to fly to the major cities in Canada, from which I'll continue by car to enjoy each locality (eg fly to Vancouver to visit Vancouver Island, Banff, the Rockies, ..., then fly to PEI and drive ...
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Is there a store which sells foldable bicycle in Frankfurt?

Where can I buy foldable bicycle, the bicycle can fold and shoulder it, in Frankfurt, Germany?
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Difference between “visa not required” and “visa on arrival”?

I would like to know the main difference between situations where a visa is not required and a visa is issued on arrival?
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Changing passenger name on an Indian Railways ticket

I have booked a ticket on IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) for me and my brother but now even my sister is willing to travel but we are not getting tickets for her. So my ...
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Cheapest travel route from Mumbai to Toronto [on hold]

which is the cheapest travel route to reach Toronto from Mumbai ?I'm indian national. visiting Canada on tourist visa. no direct flights from Mumbai to Toronto. From buffalo ,US its only 2 hrs road ...
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Booking a bus in Japan to catch early morning flights at Narita airport

The online booking website for Access Narita and Keisei both require my name in Japanese katakana. Is the name really required for verification or I can make up any name Japanese name?
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Carrying 3 phones thru Indian customs! [duplicate]

I'll be traveling to India soon. I have 2 un packed smart phones (1 of which is my personal), one is a gift (but unpacked) and the third one is my old phone from India. Do you think I'll have to pay ...
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schengen visa cancelled

Please note i had applied schengen visa for paris at the month of june 13 and my visa has been cancelled at june 25 stating that "justification provided regarding purpose and conditions of your trip ...
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Entering the USA by land border

I'll do a two week trip from Europe to Toronto and will fly back from New York. I plan to enter the US at Niagara Falls using a Greyhound bus (or Amtrak train alternatively). I meet all requirements ...
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TWIC holders skipping interview?

If I hold a TWIC can TSA get my biological information from that for my Pre-check and allow me to skip the interview?
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Winter trekking in High Tatra, what about accommodation?

We're going to go for a hike to High Tatras in January. Is it safe to go there in winter? Is there any huts or shelters where we could spend a night? Also I would like to know about any offers for ...
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When booking elsewhere, how do you know what Virgin Australia ticket type you will get?

When booking on the Virgin Australia website, it shows there being 4 different kinds of booking classes, along with details of what is and isn't included in them (eg flexibility and bags) However, ...
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Indian Customs rules on laptops [duplicate]

I read this pdf document at the customs website regarding the customs guide for travellers. However I'm still confused about one thing: if I have 2 laptops on me, both of which are more than 6 months ...
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How should you drive on rush-hour lanes (“Spitsstrook”) in the Netherlands if they are open?

The Netherlands has so called rush-hour lanes, which are often emergency lanes that are opened for traffic during rush hours. They are always indicated with green arrows above the highway. I find ...
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Is there a website with historical temperatures?

I am interested in hiking this fall in France and camping along the way. In order to figure what gear I need to pack to camp (particularly for the sleeping bag), I would like to know what temperatures ...
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Map of ViaRail train stations in Canada

Is there a map of all stations served by ViaRail (passenger train carrier in Canada)? I could find a vague map of their main destinations, but I am looking for a more precise map. I would like to ...
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Places in US cities to sleep/kill time after a redeye?

I am taking a redeye flight that lands a major USA city at 6AM and it's possible I won't be able to check in to my hotel until 3PM. I'm probably going to be pretty useless after a redeye; I'd like ...
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Checking returning flights when travelling from Mexico

I'm a US citizen currently traveling in Mexico and considering going down to Colombia. I want to use a one-way ticket and leave my departure date open. When flying overseas from a US airport, the ...
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Car return / relocation services in the USA?

When people rent cars one-way, the car rental company needs to return the car. In countries such as Sweden, Norway, Australia, New Zealand, those cars are listed online and people can rent the car ...
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Good way to avoid bus luggage stress?

Often when traveling by bus you're supposed to leave your big bag in the bottom of the bus. When there are stops before your final destination someone could just take your bag. Of course I wouldn't ...
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Who know well Clark , Philippines? [on hold]

I consider to go Clark, Philippins to work in next year. But i dont know much about that place. I will work in a casino as PR mânger. Anybody live there? Or know there, can give me some ideas. Is that ...
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change in the name of booked railway ticket [duplicate]

my mom has a railway ticket on 4th dec 2014 to rajasthan. now due to some reason she will not b e able to go so she wants me to go. now i have to change the name on the ticket booked from the ...
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Is notarized consent letter from father is mandatory for mother to accompanying infant while traveling out side USA? [duplicate]

My wife is planning to travel our home Country(India) for a period of 4 months. We have 9 months old Son. He has Valid US passport and valid PIO(Person of Indian Origin) Card . I am aware if any one ...
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Do I need a Schengen Visa if I have Entry Clearance to the UK under Tier 2

I'm a Turkish citizen and do I need to have a Schengen Visa for short visits to countries which are inside the Schengen Area If I have Entry Clearance to the UK under Tier 2? I wasn't able to find ...

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