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Giving details to Airbnb host

I booked a property through Airbnb in Budapest. I checked the whole listing for any specific requirements and duly asked the host for it. He said none. But when I reached there he asked me to provide ...
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During long on-train delays, what (if anything) should EU long distance operators be doing?

I'm aware that, under the Flight Delay Compensation Regulation (EC) No 261/2004, airlines flying to the EU, and EU airlines flying from the EU have certain obligations in the event of delays. Is ...
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A stranger in US asks for a little of fuel at a gas station

While in US, I found the closest gas station and was ready to fill up the gas. The time was pretty late (around 11pm). There was nobody around, just a stranger at another pump. He approached me and ...
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How to avoid to get your clothes to disappear in Indonesian laundry services?

My clothes often "disappear" in laundry services here in Indonesia. People told me this happens often. Anyone got tips on how to avoid this to happen? I imagine that whoever lives here long enough ...
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Greece and French Schengen visa

I have a holiday to Greece next week 9 - 16 September but I also have a weekend in Paris from 25th September to 28th September. I applied for a Greece visa and informed them about my Paris plans but ...
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Apps to find local events

I will be traveling around Eastern Europe by the end of this month and I would like to know if you could recommend me any app for finding events been held in some particular city the same day that I ...
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How long do I have to stay out of Singapore before returning for another tourist visit?

On May 29th I've returned from a 30-day trip to Singapore. I plan to visit Singapore again on the 13th of June for another 30 days. Would this cause any problems at the border?
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What's with NYC hotel prices in late March?

There's a concert I want to go to on March 25, 2016, in New York City. I live close enough to drive, but far enough away that I don't want to have to drive back late at night afterwards. So I did ...
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Can I bring extra baggage in qatar airways? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Doha to Manila via qatar airways. Can I bring 2 baggage weighing in total 30kg (which is the allowed baggage) plus the 7kg handy carry or I can only bring one baggage weighing ...
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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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Is “lol.travel” a real travel/flight booking site?

Browsing flights on http://Skyscanner.net, I was referred to a site I've never seen before, http://lol.travel to make the payment. I'd normally trust that Skyscanner would only refer to real, ...
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transit through Frankfurt airport [duplicate]

Indian Passport holder, on a recent visit to US, applied for green card. Got EAD and advance parole to visit India. Booked (to and fro) Lufthansa flight from Chicago to Chennai via Frankfurt (2 hours ...
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How do you get your refund for a Greyhound bus refundable ticket in the US?

I purchased a Greyhound (USA) refundable bus ticket online. Decided later I will not make the trip. My e-mail confirmation includes the itinerary number, cost, times, etc. It mentions there will be a ...
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1answer
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Taking personal prescription drugs to London?

I have some prescription modafinil, and will be visiting London for a short trip. Is it okay to bring a couple of pills for personal use? I do not have a prescription on me atm (I am coming from ...
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Traveling from Newark to Philadelphia, train or bus

I would be landing in Newark Airport with an international flight on Thursday at 16:40 PM, planning to get to UPenn immediately after. I will have suitcase with me and a small backpack. I wanted to ...
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Visiting the US as a tourist with a visa obtained for business purpose [duplicate]

Note: This is NOT a duplicate of this other question. Please read the entire question, and help me unmark this question as duplicate. Can I use a B1/B2 visa for tourism that was originally ...
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Transit visa requirement for Delhi India

I'm flying from Rome to Sydney, with a layover in Delhi for 27 hrs. I've been told I require a transit visa for more than 24 hours at Delhi airport, even if I don't leave the airport. I've also been ...
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1answer
21 views

Is there a way to look up live delay information for Eurostars?

I'm currently on a Eurostar that's stationary somewhere in Kent... No announcements, no staff to be seen, but excellent 4G signal strength! And I'd quite like to know how late we're likely to be, some ...
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1answer
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Do multiple trips to the USA need multiple visa waivers?

I am a UK citizen who is currently working in Canada for one year under the young professionals program. I am planning on visiting the US several times over the duration of my stay in Canada but each ...
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1answer
21 views

Nature trip in Germany [on hold]

I am planning a trip to Germany for the end of September, any good place where to go? In particular, I would like to see some nice lakes.
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What is it like to apply for a United Kingdom short term study visa as a non-visa national at the airport upon arrival? [on hold]

My husband is studying a masters degree at the UK and I want to attend an english course at his city but I am nervous about this step due to previous bad experiences with the USA visa process (tourist ...
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1answer
72 views

Can I check in and go through security at DTW the night before a flight?

I have a 6 am domestic flight out of DTW on American Airlines. Can I check in and go through airport the night before? Alternatively, I am happy to go standby for a flight at 7:20 or 9:00 the night ...
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1answer
180 views

Hostel wants my Credit Card security code via email, is this legit?

Why would a hostel I book through HostelWorld want my credit card's security code (on the back)? Are they going to use this to charge their own deposit and essentially mess around with bookings ...
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1answer
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Do U.S. Domestic Flights Allow Carrying Meat Inboard?

This might be a weird question but I hope you have an answer. Are the U.S. domestic flights have restriction in carrying raw meat (such as ground beef, boneless chicken) in the cabin? I mean, is ...
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1answer
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Incomplete documentation for Indian applying for Business visitor visa for UK

I received a business invitation letter from a UK (London) company following a successful interview in UK four months ago. However my visa has expired and that company cannot sponsor me due to a ...
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0answers
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Buying Travel Insurance Whilst Abroad (UK Citizen)

I'm in a bit of a bind. I'm a UK Citizen in Colombia at the moment and planning to stay for a few more months, with no precise leaving date. I'm currently insured on one of Virgin Travel Insurance's ...
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1answer
151 views

Getting a very short visitor visa for the US as an Indian citizen

I'm an Indian national and I have a friend in USA who got stuck and I wanna go and get her. The thing is I can't show bank balance, as I don't have any, but I have credit cards worth 5000 USD and I ...
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143 views

Receiving a refund for AA Transportation Vouchers after using them for a flight paid with a credit card

I had to cancel a flight and American Airlines mailed me a Transportation Voucher Exchange Coupon. I ordered new tickets that I wanted to pay with the coupons, put them on hold, called American ...
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1answer
114 views

I'm planning to visit a summer school in the Schengen zone. What kind of visa should I apply for?

I will be attending a summer school which will last 10 days. I want to know: for applying for a Schengen visa, is the purpose of my trip considered as touristic or study?
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254 views

What is a “Truck Zone” in the United States?

I was recently on a trip, driving through Tennessee and came up on a bunch of semis going about 40mph down the interstate with their hazards on. There were one or two trucks that were still going ...
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1answer
293 views

Portugal - fishing by tourist

I'm going to go to Portugal in two weeks. I'm curious whether I can do fishing there. I would like to do this: Just normal fishing, lets say standing on rock with regular fish hook. Fishing ...
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3answers
881 views

How to understand the registration rules in Serbia?

A country like Serbia obligates you to register your stay within 24h. Now how to understand that if you move constantly and do not stay in a place where they do it for you. Do you have to register ...
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1answer
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Can I be denied a tourist visa for UAE after being deported due to a fake employment visa?

I was deported in July 2014, on account of fake employment visa. My agent cheated me by altering some information and putting my details on others original employment visa. After reaching Dubai ...
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1answer
32 views

Thailand to St Martens (West Indies)

I am looking at the travel arrangements for flights from Bangkok to St Martens as the individual will be working in the British Virgin Islands. She has her visa to work and will be requiring a flight ...
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What should I bring home (Slovakia) from the USA (SLC, Utah)? [on hold]

I'm not looking for anything expensive like cheaper smartphones etc. I like and value authenticity, quality, personality (local, hand-made), craftsmanship, history, seeing value in things many ...
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How to get from Lviv (Lvov) to Krakow by train on the cheap?

There is a direct train 051 from Lviv to Krakow; yet it is quite slow (9+ hours for the entire journey), expensive (it seems that tickets start from 60EUR); while the reservation is compulsory, there ...
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Schengen visa from UK working on Tier2 ICT short term

i am Indian currently working in UK on Tier2 ICT short term visa. visa is valid till Aug 2016. my wife and daughter will be visiting UK on tourist visa for 2 months . My question is 1) is it possible ...
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Seaplane from Bali to Rinca?

I'm trying to understand if it's possible (even economically) to directly reach Rinca Island from Bali by seaplane. Anyone has information in regard of this? I've found very few pages on the web, ...
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Is it possible to hitchhike to Galapagos?

I'm in Ecuador and I want to go to Galapagos. As you know, it's expensive to go there (no matter by boat or by plane). I wonder if there is no possibility to hitchhike a boat (marine, cargo) from the ...
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Non-EU spouse moving to Spain with EU National together [migrated]

I am Ukrainian citizen, with a permanent green card in USA. My husband is Polish Citizen/American Citizen. We want to move to Spain. Everyone is saying I should be entering on Tourist Visa and then ...
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32 views

UK business VISA: Not getting any SMS or notification regarding application process

I have recently applied for UK business visa (6 months) in India (Ahmedabad, Gujarat). Now I did not receive any email confirming the receipt of the application form. Also not getting SMS (already ...
5
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1answer
290 views

Availability of taxi from Tbilisi Airport to a certain hotel during winter

I am planning to spend a winter in Tbilisi this December. I would like to know if the taxi is available 24 hours at winter? Is there any website where I can book a car/shuttle to bring me to the ...
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2answers
193 views

Where can I apply for a Portuguese visa as a resident of Scotland?

I heard that in order to apply for Portugal visa while living in Scotland, I have to do it via the consulate in Manchester, even though the consulate in London is easier to reach. However I cannot ...
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77 views

Transportation from Frankfurt Hahn airport to Bochum

My friend and I will fly to Frankfurt Hahn airport and we need to go to Frankfurt main HBF, because we have to go to Bochum. What is the cheapest way to go from Frankurt Hahn to Frankfurt HBf and from ...
3
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1answer
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Arriving at Frankfurt Hahn late at night, how do I get to the city?

I've made an error in judgement and have booked my Ryanair flight to Frankfurt (HAHN, I didn't think RyanAir would take me this far out of a city!). It was cheap and I regret my decision now. The ...
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Why do hostels require you to 'rent' bedding?

Why do increasingly amount of hostels ask you to pay to make your bed comfortable. I mean, you can buy a dorm bed for a night and then get there just to realise they charge for pillows, blankets, ...
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1answer
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Does being refused entry to Singapore mean I am now blacklisted?

my friend who is an Indonesian citizen tried to enter Singapore this week and was refused entry at the Singapore Harbour Front Ferry Terminal by immigration. This was his first trip overseas and is ...
3
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1answer
171 views

Inviting an unemployed friend to visit the USA on a tourist visa

I am a PhD student currently in the US on an F1-Visa. I want to invite a friend, who is currently not employed. He also does not have sufficient funds, so I am willing to cover all the expenses ...
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Indian U.S. Permanent Resident lost Passport in India, what do I need to replace?

I'm a permanent resident of the U.S. born in India, I am visiting my family in India for vacation. I have lost my passport in a cab. I need to replace my passport to return to the U.S. I have checked ...
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4answers
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International transfer in Tel Aviv?

In the airport in Tel Aviv (Ben Guirion) I noticed a sign for "international transfer passengers". This piqued my curiosity... is there actually a "city pair" (with both cities outside of Israel) ...

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