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money at UK border control

Hallo can someone please answer this simple questions for me? If i`m traveling to the UK for a couple of days as a visitor, do i need to have cash on me? If i only show my bank cards will i be asked ...
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Travelling from Brussels to London without a passport

I hold a non-eu passport which is expiring and needs renewing. To renew it will take 4 weeks. I was planning to travel to London from Brussels via Eurostar whilst i await my new passport. I hold both ...
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Stay Awake or Sleep to Minimize Jetlag?

There was a lot of information on the How can I avoid or minimize jet lag? post, so I thought I'd ask something more specific here. I will be travelling from South Korea to the east coast of the US. ...
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Proof of funds for a US Visitor Visa Application [on hold]

I am applying for visitor visa in US, while staying in Canada. I do work remotely (outsourcing/freelancing) for a company in US to make my living in Canada (I do have contracts). Though my money comes ...
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This Page Has a Redirect Loop [on hold]

I was trying to post this question on meta.travel.stackexchange.com and it won't let me login, giving the referenced error message. How can I avoid this?
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Why Airfares vary from One Airline company to another? [on hold]

I tried to book a ticket in British Airways but because of the 'Fare' i opted Fly emirates. I know this might sound dumb, but is it due the availability of 'Gas' in particular nation. For example if i ...
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18 views

Is there a car-rental scheme that works worldwide?

Personally, I find it quite an annoyance to deal with car rental. I always end up singing a two sided paper with small print, simply because I am to tired to bother. That this is naive approach was ...
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Where do I find my Credit card holder (me) id?

I need to buy my ticket before someone else does and whenever I try a new ID number (passport + state drivers license) it doesn't accept it, the space allows for ten digits or letters and I just don't ...
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Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area?

I found many related questions on this site but I am still not sure about the rules. How can I decide if I need a visa to transit?
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Flight from India to Cayman islands non -via USA/UK

I recently found out that if I travel From India to the Cayman Islands via UK/USA, I will need a transit visa. So which countries or route or airway should I choose to get to the Cayman Islands for ...
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What can you do about being forced to sit next to a very large passenger?

My mum is up in arms about that fact that she sat next to a (very) obese gentleman on her flight causing sufficient discomfort for her to grab the cabin jumpseat in cruise. The flight was a ...
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1answer
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A European city to visit during the end of December [on hold]

I planned to visit Vienna at this time of the year but searching the internet, most of people do not recommend traveling to central Europe at this time since it is too cold and showery. The following ...
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On TGV (or other French long-distance trains), can you take the earlier/later train?

Last year I had a ticket on a TGV, missed it, and got on the next one an hour later. I figured I'd just have to buy a new ticket on board. (ie, I missed it just because I was late walking to the ...
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Where can I watch a game with New England Patriots fans in NYC?

Is there a gathering place in New York City where Pats fans can assemble in peace for a game?
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63 views

Mobile internet in New York City

I will be staying in New York City for a week, and I am wondering about Internet access. Using my own SIM it will cost me $26 / day for 50 MiB, then $3 for every MiB after that. That quickly becomes ...
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1answer
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My passport and visa has been stolen in USA

I'm from Norway, backpacking from USA to Africa. Right now i'm on the way to Las Vegas, and in a couple of days i'm travelling to China. But, my passport was stolen in San Antonio. With my visa to ...
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8-hr stopover in Dubai from 7:45pm to 3:45am - What is the best way to spend time sight-seeing? [on hold]

We have an 8-hr stopover in Dubai (7:45pm to 3:45am) and we are wondering how best to utilize the time sight-seeing than stay in the terminal. Can someone shed light as to what can be seen/visited ...
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Ratings of Travel Companies going to the Middle East [on hold]

Our church has contracted with NARWAS for a trip to Israel. I would like more information on the guides and whether interesting archeological information or the current political situation between ...
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1answer
45 views

Taking electronic equipment to India from USA

I am planning to take a digital oscilloscope from USA to India which I brought on ebay for about USD 500. The usual cost of the scope can be couple of 1000 dollars. Can anyone advise what will the ...
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1answer
46 views

Travelling to China

I'll be traveling to Manila next year and I would like to pick up a flight which could give me at least half a day in a Chinese city like Shanghai or Beijing during transit (to make a short ...
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1answer
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Is my ESTA valid for a second trip?

I visited the USA in May this year, on an ESTA which I applied for in April. It was approved and I was allowed entry into the country. I'm re-visiting again this November for two weeks. Am I able ...
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2answers
41 views

need help with UK visitor in transit form

What should I fill for the below question in Visitor on transit form What is the main address and the contact details of where you will be staying whilst in the UK? I have no one in UK.. and I am ...
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4answers
141 views

What does it mean to be in the fast lane?

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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0answers
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Is there any roofed accommodation in Boquillas del Carmen, Mexico?

Is there any roofed accommodation in Boquillas del Carmen, Coahuila, Mexico? Background: We're planning a winter trip to Big Bend National Park but we're not too sure about camping with the cold ...
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2answers
612 views

Is “gutter oil” a problem in any other country besides China?

China has a known problem with "counterfeit" cooking oil made illegally by gangs. Not just inferior cooking oil relabelled as well-regarded brands, but made from waste oil and rotting animal parts. ...
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1answer
633 views

Why does EasyJet require my ID details in advance?

I truly wonder why does EasyJet need to know my ID details in advance for my flight from Prague to London: It is a requirement of UK customs? If so, why haven't I been asked this information for my ...
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1answer
18 views

Is it possible to travel from Korcula to Dubrovnik in October? [duplicate]

We will be travelling to Croatia in October with limited time. Trying to figure out if possible to go from Split to Hvar on to Korcula ( seems like ferry still runs). Cannot seem to get from Korcula ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Do I need to show my passport when I leave the UK?

I'm a dual US/German citizen, residing in the UK. I am currently applying for a visa for South Africa with my German passport, which may take another 3 weeks to process. Now, I need to travel to the ...
3
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1answer
58 views

Travelling from Saudi Arabia to Toronto on dual passports, visa waiver with American? [on hold]

I am little confused this time because my son has dual passports (Pakistani and American), now we are going to Toronto, Canada and for US nationals a visa is not required. But in this case, we are ...
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Great places to visit in Barcelona in a 3 day trip? [on hold]

I am going to Barcelona for 3 days. It will be my first time there, so I need some suggestions. Currently I am planing to visit "Camp Nou" stadium, "L'Aquarium de Barcelona", Picasso Museum, "Magic ...
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Is there anywhere to store luggage at the Buenos Aires ferry terminal?

Does anyone know if there is anywhere to store luggage at the Buenos Aires ferry terminal? I'd like to store my luggage for a couple of days instead of taking it with me to Montevideo.
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1answer
36 views

Can I get visas to travel from Vietnam to the UK and go to Australia and then go back to Vietnam?

I'm Vietnamese and have a Vietnamese passport. I'm just married and my husband is from England, and I have 3 sisters who live in Australia. Now, I want to visit my husband in the UK from about 10 ...
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Need to travel Tokyo in layover. Do I need transit visa?

I am traveling through Narita airport and have layover of 9 hours. I am Indian citizen with US F1 visa. This is morning time and I want roam around Tokyo. Do I need transit visa to go out from ...
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Will I be allowed to bring 3 iPhones to Argentina (Buenos Aires) from the US?

I am traveling to Buenos Aires next month (from the US) and I wanted to bring an iphone as a gift for my sister and her husband who currently live there. I will also have my own iphone bringing it to ...
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International travel with parrots

We (two people) live in the US and we have two cockatiels. We will eventually move to a different country (air travel). This question is about how to execute the move in a way that is safe for the ...
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128 views

Does a foreigner need to pay a fine for violating the seatbelt law? [on hold]

This event all happened about 5 minutes at 3 PM in Washington. I got a violation ticket for seatbelt when I set in the back set of private car. When we stopped our car and before the officer came, I ...
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Exchange of goods bought [on hold]

I bought a watch from the Swaroski shop at the Dubai Duty Free Shops at the airport. Taking home, I found the same watch was bought earlier. How can I exchange the watch for another item from the ...
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3answers
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What does “SSSS” on my boarding pass mean?

When I checked in for my American Airlines flight from Costa Rica back to the States, I noticed that my boarding pass had "SSSS" printed across the top left corner. Nobody else in my party had this ...
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0answers
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Camper vehicle supplemental insurance in New Zealand

We need to buy camper collision and liability insurance for our rented camper in New Zealand. The camper company excludes any loss due to renters violating local road rules and causing an accident to ...
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1answer
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Driving to Yellowknife, NT

I'm to looking to drive from Toronto, ON to Yellowknife NT in the winter, and was wondering if anyone had a good solution for renting a car. I can't seem to find anything under 1500-2000 for the car ...
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What does Clearance event mean? [on hold]

I was sending some papers for one of my colleges using DHL, I was monitoring the shipment using the tracking number they gave me, It passed different locations PARIS, LEIPZIG ,, and finally Arrived. ...
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Will be flying British airways to Jamaica with airport change from Heathrow to Gatwick do I need transit visa [duplicate]

I am Indian citizen planning to travel on British airways from India to Kingston (Jamaica). As Indian national I do not need Jamaican visa for visit? But do I need to get the transit visa if I change ...
2
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33 views

Visa fee for Swiss visa in London

I am an Indian, residing in UK, planning to visit Switzerland. I see that there are two places in London where you can apply for the visa VFS Application Center, The Battleship Building, 179 Harrow ...
4
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1answer
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What's the longest take-off run of a commercial flight? [closed]

I listen to the Dr Karl podcast where in a recent one he stated the longest take off run was by a C-130 (Hercules) plane in Greenland a long while back (I gather it was some unusual condition and not ...
3
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1answer
166 views

Why were water bottles confiscated in a boarding gate jetway in Hong Kong?

Seeing another question about taking water bottles onto planes reminded me of an interesting incident I ran into once. During a layover in Hong Kong in late May of 2013, as we were boarding a flight ...
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0answers
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Oman visa for a young Morrocan woman

As I hear a lot of talks about Oman goverment not giving visa for young morrocan travellers. Does it still exists? Is there any possibilities of getting a tourist or visit visa for a girl from morroco ...
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6answers
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What's the difference between embassies and consulates?

Today Mitt Romney called Benghazi the capital of Libya (it's Tripoli) and apparently mixed up consulates and embassies. I thought it'd be a handy question to have on here, for those sorting out visas ...
7
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2answers
272 views

Is a card without name valid for Deutsche Bahn online tickets?

Deutsche Bahn requires travellers with online tickets to select some form of identification. For non-Europeans, the only practical option seems to be a credit card, and the website asks for the name ...
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Last Minute Extension of Chinese M Visa

My Russian girlfriend has a Chinese M visa and is currently living in Beijing, working for a school via some type of agency (the school pays the agency, which takes a cut, and then pays my ...

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