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Frankfurt transit visa

I apologize if I'm repeating this question, but I didn't find any answer exactly matching the same locations as I look forward to travelling. I'm an Indian student in US with valid F-1 visa and I-20 ...
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Confused about the baggage fee for different airlines

I purchased a ticket from orbitz.com. It's an Iberia flight from Casablanca, Morocco to Charlotte, NC with a layover in Madrid. Now here where it gets tricky althought it's an Iberia ticket, the first ...
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Connecting Flights/Layovers

I am leaving from Sacramento Airport with a layover in St. Paul, Minneapolis Airport. I have an hour layover there until I have to make my connecting flight. This flight will take me to Amsterdam ...
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How to vomit during a flight?

Last time I travelled I wasn't feeling quite well just before boarding the plane. I either had eaten something wrong or a flu just appeared. The thought of having to vomit during the flight made me ...
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What does “Baggage: 1PC” mean?

On my e-ticket for my flight with Swiss booked through Travelup.com, I see this: Baggage: 1PC Does this mean I'm only allowed hang-luggage? Or can I take hand-luggage, and check in one piece of ...
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Rome - circumventing ticket lines. Is it even possible?

We are two non-european adults over the age of 30 spending 4 days between the 10th and the 14th of Aug 2014 in Rome, Italy. Given our nationalities and age, we are probably not eligible for any free ...
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How can I travel cross-country in the US with a flexible schedule, without my own vehicle?

What I'm looking for: I want to travel slowly, road-trip style, across the US from the east coast to the west coast (and possibly back), but without my own vehicle – presumably by train or bus. I ...
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Direct Airside Transit Visa for short layover in Heathrow

I am an Indian citizen, on valid F1 visa, travelling via Virgin Atlantic back to India from the US. I have a short layover at Heathrow, 1h35min. Do I still need a DIrect Airside Transit Visa? Its been ...
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Travelling from Pakistan to Canada with immigration status+ do i need a transit visa for any one heathrow/amsterdam/newyork

Travelling from Pakistan to Canada with immigration status do i need a transit visa for any one of the following airline routes to Canada Qatar Airways Doha to heathrow Etihad Abudhabi Amsterdam ...
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Do I need collect my baggage between connecting flights within Germany, on a single ticket?

I am flying to Charlotte from Chennai via Frankfurt and Munich in Lufthansa. The whole ticket is booked as one trip. On traveling from Chennai, I have a layover at Frankfurt first and then one at ...
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Is there a way to find out if I need a transit visa for a stop in the UK?

Is there a website or some other way to find out if I need a transit visa for a short stop in the UK on my way somewhere else? Ideally this should give me the answer for all nationalities, and take ...
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I need to amend my approved Schengen visa to an earlier date of entry

A Schengen visa was issued to me by Greek Embassy valid from Aug 25, 2014 up to Oct 10, 2014. When my relative from Spain knew about it she sent me an invitation and asked if I can come earlier by Aug ...
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Getting back to Heathrow for an early flight

I'm staying in central London (Islington, EC1V). I have an international flight from Heathrow (terminal 2) that leaves early Sunday morning (07:50). I'm overwhelmed with all the options. Here's what ...
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Is the “Young Driver Surcharge” fee the same for all car rental companies in the UK?

I am a 21 year old with almost 2 year old driving license. I'm going to the UK, and want to rent a car for several days, however when I searched for a rental car, I saw that 35-40 GBP were added as ...
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Travelling from London Gatwick to Paddington [duplicate]

There are three of us international travellers. We are reaching Gatwick on Tuesday, arriving from Inverness by air. Each of us will have heavy luggage (each person will have bag weighing 20+ Kg and ...
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1answer
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What visa do I need to travel to the United States (Texas)

I'm planning on traveling to Texas (El Paso) in October 2014. This will be my first time traveling alone with no parents. I do not fully understand visas and their needs. This trip is purely for ...
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Buying tailor-made clothes while in India

Hopefully I've read the FAQ correctly, and this is one of the shopping related questions that is allowed... Note that I'm not after recommendations of where to go, but instead information on how to ...
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1answer
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How to get from Aeroport CDG 1 RER B stop to Terminal 1 arrivals

I am required to pick someone up at the CDG airport. I live in Gif-sur-Yvette in ile-de-France and can get to RER stop "CDG 1" (that caters to CDG terminal 1). I read that I would need to take the ...
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How many 6,000 meter peaks are there in Asia? In the world?

Climber Maximo Kausch claims there are 118 "6,000ers" in the Andes. And according to Peakbagger, 6,000 meter peaks are found only in the Andes, Central Asia (including the Himalaya, the Hindu Kush and ...
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What is the country of residence under the rules of the InterRail?

The InterRail site states that InterRail pass is not valid in my country of residence. How do they determine my country of residency? I'm working in Germany, so from Germany's view I'm a German ...
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1answer
47 views

What is a typical Australian dish which can be considered a “must-have”? [on hold]

Even as an Australian, I usually struggle to come up with what a typical 'Aussie' dish is. I think the outdoor barbeque is a well-known past-time, but it is not all that different to an American ...
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1answer
82 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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1answer
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Schengen visa for UK Banned

I am an Indian Citizen who was working in the UK on a SEGS (Post Study) visa. My HSMP visa was denied as the UKBA were unable to verify the IT Returns document. The time taken for the decision was ...
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1answer
35 views

Beaches in Japan? [on hold]

What are some of the best beaches in Japan that meet the following critera: 1) no large crowds, 2) good to visit in September/October (no heavy rainfalls, good weather)? Thanks.
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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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2answers
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How to get from Gatwick airport to Paddington?

What's the most straightforward way to get from Gatwick airport to Paddington station in London using public transport? I'm mostly interested in travel time & general smoothness of the trip ...
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1answer
51 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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What are the visa (or any other crucial) requirements of Bhutan for US or EU citizens?

I heard that access to Bhutan is quite restricted for all people of outside South-Asian countries? Can I have the details on that?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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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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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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2answers
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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5answers
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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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1answer
26 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 a US American Express credit card? If yes, any idea about the fee? Any input would be greatly appreciated! ...
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1answer
49 views

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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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3answers
899 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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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
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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
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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 ...

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