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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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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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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
70 views

Advantages or disadvantages of triple citizenship?

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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13answers
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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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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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3answers
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Legal - leaving Italy without paying a fine

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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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
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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
307 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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2answers
419 views

Ireland power plug

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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0answers
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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
51 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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5answers
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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
36 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
31 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
45 views

Travel between terminals at Charles de Gaulle before exiting the airport?

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
28 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
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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
56 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
19 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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4answers
1k views

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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1answer
165 views

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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1answer
37 views

Hv a multiple entry Schengen Visa from Italy. Have to cut my trip short and fly out of Vienna. Prague is my first point of entry. [duplicate]

I have a multiple entry Schengen Visa from Italy as that was supposed to be my longest duration of stay. However due to unavoidable circumstances at work, I have to cut my trip short and fly out of ...
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0answers
15 views

What is the best way to transfer CAD to BRL without a Brazilian bank account [duplicate]

I'll be in Brazil for 3 months, travelling from Canada. It has come to my attention that I can't open a bank account in Brazil and thus can't use services like TransferWise.com and others. My ...
2
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1answer
37 views

10 hour layover in Delhi (DEL) - is ist possible to go sightseeing?

I'm planning a trip to southern India and it sounds like I'll have a 10 hour layover from 8am to 6pm at Delhi Airport (DEL). What sightseeing can I do during that time?
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1answer
88 views

UK visa says it's been issued for a family visit, can I still use it for a vacation?

My dad has a 10 year UK visa, on the remarks it says "family visit" my question is if we go on a vacation to the UK will it be a problem for him ? can they refuse him entry?
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0answers
27 views

I had Shengen visa four years ago and it's revoke due to limitation on my visa [duplicate]

I had Shengen visa four years ago through Latvia, and it's was revoke due to limitation on my visa, pls can I apply with my new passport as new applicant through another Shengen country. I would ...
3
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1answer
85 views

Can I bring prescription cream to the US?

I recently got anti-bacterial cream from my GP. I need to apply it twice a day every day for 2 weeks. I am going to the US on the 2nd of June, can I bring it with me? If so, do I need to put it ...
3
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1answer
35 views

UK Visa in Old Passport with Maiden Name

My visa is in my old passport with my maiden name in it. I was issued a visa in 2014 and there was no BRP at this time yet so I don't have a BRP. I got married and have a new passport. I want to go to ...
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2answers
1k views

Dinner before claiming baggage

My daughter an I are flying home together; she has a layover at IAH which is my final destination. I would like to have dinner with her then pick up my bags to head home. What happens to my luggage ...
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1answer
44 views

Is it possible to transit through Istanbul airports on two different tickets while carrying luggage?

I can't seem to get a clear answer to this question, I hope someone can help. My wife is an Iraqi citizen she recently got her visa to Canada (Permanent Residence). I purchased 2 separate tickets ...
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1answer
714 views

Who can countersign my UK passport photo?

The photo in my current passport is quite old (10+ years) so I figured it best to get a new one for my passport renewal. I will need it countersigned by somebody but I'm slightly unsure as to who I ...
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1answer
35 views

Can one travel to more than one schengen countries with having schengen visa of only one of those countries? [duplicate]

I'm traveling to Paris from India for 7-10 days this July for educational interview. So I'll apply for Schengen visa. In return, I'm thinking of booking flights via any other country probably Czech ...
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0answers
93 views

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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0answers
40 views

Does Global Entry help when entering the US by bus or train?

I am a US citizen and recently signed up for Global Entry. One of the benefits is a special card that one can use in NEXUS or SENTRI lanes when entering the US by foot or car, which could result in ...
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2answers
25 views

Motorcycle insurance in Southeast Asia

When you rent a motorbike in almost every South East Asia (SEA) country you have no insurance at all (i.e. Vietnam, Indonesia, etc). I assume that this is due the fact that the renter has no insurance ...
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0answers
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Where in Burlington, VT can I store luggage?

Are there any publicly accessible lockers or left luggage facilities in Burlington VT where I could leave a bag while exploring the town on foot? Seems like there could be something at the ...
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0answers
35 views

How can I know of strikes that affect public transport in Italy?

tl;dr: Is there a resource that warns me of upcoming strikes that affect public transport in Italy? Recently I was forced to change travel plans very last-minute upon learning of a railway strike. ...
4
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3answers
75 views

Departure on last day of Schengen Visa validity

I will be soon going to Netherlands from India. My schengen visa validity expires on 30th July and I will be leaving on the same date as well and reach India on 31st July. Will there be any problem ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Traveling to UK (London) in July, how to find cheap accomodation? [on hold]

i'm planning a trip to (UK)London during early July, and i haven't been able to find any type of cheap ( ~15€ / night * person, 3 nights) accomodation, preferably not that far, or, connected to in any ...
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2answers
138 views

Is it safe to travel now to Ecuador due to earthquakes?

I would like to travel to Ecuador but I don't know if it is safe to go there because of the earthquakes of the last days. In case I can't visit this country know, how much should I wait till I could ...
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1answer
117 views

Is public transportation avaible at night in Lyon?

Is public transportation available in Lyon at night? If yes, until what time does night transport run?
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3answers
1k views

Is it safe to plug a power strip into a travel adapter plug?

I'm traveling from North America to Asia next month, I'm wondering if it is safe to hook up a power strip (with a surge protector) into a travel adapter plug, instead of buying several travel adapter ...

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