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How much time should I allow if hitchhiking from Southeast Michigan to Boston, MA?

According to Google, driving would take about 12 hours. So if I bust my ass trying to hitch-hike non-stop and as hard as I can (but without having to pay any money or fork out any sort of special ...
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Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?

When you arrive in somewhere like the Norway or France, and go to leave the baggage area, you'll find yourself with a choice of two lanes for customs. One will be Red and labelled something like Goods ...
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Dubai Transit 96 hr Visa on arrival possibility for Indian citizens

I am travelling from Germany to Chennai India by Emirates, My transit time at Dubai airport is more than 8 hrs. I am holding Indian passport and German Residence permit. Is it possible for me to get ...
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1answer
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Exit stamp on passport when leaving US by bus

My wife is in the US on the VWP, and will be leaving the country by bus into Mexico after having arrived by air. I've taken this bus route multiple times, but have no memory of ever stopping on the US ...
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1answer
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Re applying for uk visa

I really appreciate your quick response on this and to have full review on my refusal decision.. like u said there must be some para missing i checked the letter again, my question too the letter is ...
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Where to buy used or cheap monitor and keyboard in Jerusalem, Israel

I plan to bring my mac mini to Israel but do not want to carry a keyboard and monitor. Where in Jerusalem might I be able to buy used or cheap computer electronics?
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Why do mobile roaming prices vary by the home country of your mobile phone, when a long way from home?

I can understand that if you have two mobile phones, one from (say) the UK, and one from (say) India, then the price for roaming is likely to be very different between them when you're in a country ...
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How does Booking.com enforce cancellation fees when booking without a credit card?

Booking.com lets you book accommodation without a credit card in some cases: But what happens if I cancel my reservation or simply don't show up on the day of the booking? Would they send me a bill ...
2
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Taiwanese passport holder entering Croatia

I am a Taiwanese passport holder, I am going to Croatia in 2 days. I just want to confirm visa is not required for Taiwanese passport holder. Any reference from the Croatia official website I can find ...
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1answer
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Uk visa got refused planning to re apply

Me my husband and my 4yrs son as a family applied family visit visa last month to visit my husband sis in uk. For documents we submitted everything which was required ( employee certifacte of my ...
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Ryanair pullout of Denmark [on hold]

I plan to travel from Stansted, London to Billund, Denmark with Ryanair in August. How likely is it that Ryanair will pull out of Billund (as threatened) before August in view of the labour problems ...
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Is there a Belgium travel site that can search all bus operators, but exclude trains?

So, from what I have found out I can use nmbs.be to search for buses of both delijn.be and infotec.be, 'problem' is that it also includes trains no matter what you choose in the advanced options. Is ...
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Dubai transit visa needed or not?

I have the following flights : QR1026 Doha-DXB on 16-Jul-2015 18:00-20:00, then AH4063 DXB-ALG on 17-Jul-2015 03:10-07:40. do I need a transit visa between terminals or not, and which terminals those ...
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1answer
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Is it safe to leave my luggage in a baggage deposit?

I'm spending 2 days in Prague, and I'd like to leave my huge bag (with my laptop) in the Prague airport baggage deposit. Is it safe to do that (theft-wise), or should I always be carrying my ...
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3answers
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Do you have to tip the delivery guy if you are already charged a delivery fee in Toronto?

So we were ordering pizza yesterday which only $9 but the total came to $17. I was confused so the rep says it's a delivery charge. So who gets this 'delivery charge' money? Do I have to give more ...
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How does ambient temperature impact air travel [migrated]

My flight from Abudhabi to SFO was postponed. Official reason given to us was outside temperatures were too high - around 44+ degree Celsius and aircraft can not take off with full fuel loads at such ...
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4answers
659 views

Mobile and mobile internet provider Turkey

I am going to Turkey for a 10 day trip. Is it possible to buy a 3G chip to have internet access in all Turkey for this period? What are my options and average price?
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1answer
119 views

UK visitor visa refusal

I had recently applied for UK visitor visa with all the supporting documents but my visa was refused on the grounds that I have not submitted the confirmation paper of online booking I made for the ...
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30 views

how dangerous will greece be in mid august of 2015 [duplicate]

watching american news things dont seem that stable in greece currently. In mid august 10th-21st I am set to goto germany , romania and then to athens for 3 days before we fly home. The plan for ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Can visitor open a bank account in Germany? [on hold]

I am in Munich for 2 months internship. Can anyone please tell if I can open a Bank account here in Munich, Germany ? What'd be the procedure?
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1answer
41 views

Finding social sports clubs in Berlin

How to find weekly sessions of badminton or basketball in Berlin? The only place I have found a few listings is on http://berlin.meetup.com/ but there are not many there. Does it really require ...
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1answer
26 views

Phillippine passport with New Zealand tourist visa. Do I need transit visa in Australia en route New Zealand?

I hold a Philippine passport traveling to New Zealand in transit at Melbourne, Australia. I have New Zealand tourist visa. Do I need to get transit visa in Australia for a 3 hours in transit ?
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2answers
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Gate pass at Atlanta Hartsfield

I am expecting a 21-yr old exchange student from Brazil at the Atlanta airport. She's flying domestic on Southwest from New York, where she's being put on the plane by the exchange program after a ...
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3answers
365 views

How to Identify Trains in Austria and Switzerland?

Sometimes, it is desirable to identify a particular train rather than just finding any train that travels to a given destination. For instance, discounted train tickets in Germany are usually valid ...
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1answer
49 views

VAC service charge for online applicants for Canadian Visa

I have submitted my application for Canadian Visa online. Now they are asking me to send them my passport along with other documents like Consent form etc, which are listed in documents checklist ...
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0answers
39 views

Is it okay for holiday-makers to enter the United Kingdom with a single ticket?

People's vacation plans may change. Getting a single airline ticket is better than getting a return ticket in such situations. The potential visitors have just received their new United Kindgom ...
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26 views

How to add a child after booking a train ticket (for India)

I booked a ticket for my family online, but when I was filling the form I forgot to give details of my niece - he is less than 3 year old. Is it necessary to provide the details, and if yes, than ...
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0answers
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Available options to transfer from Ataturk airport to Sultanahmet after midnight!

I will soon arrive to Istanbul Ataturk after midnight. The plane will land 00:45, passport control and bag collection will take at least 40 minutes, which means that I have to catch a bus or metro ...
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What food is Chicago (USA) famous for?

Does the USA Chicago have a specific culture in terms of food. Example, Indians commonly have curry, Chinese have rice as part of their staple diet, in South Africa we have meat, pap (porridge) with ...
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0answers
22 views

Is renting a car a good idea in South Africa? [on hold]

Is there likely to be secure parking in Cape Town? What sort of car do you recommend? Is it true you shouldn't stop at red lights? Does this apply to every set of red lights in the country? Is it ok ...
0
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0answers
32 views

How safe is Cape Town? [on hold]

If using common sense rules; keeping low key, not flashing wealth, not going to areas with no tourist attractions, etc. How safe is Cape Town, will we (mixed sex white couple) be ok to walk around/use ...
2
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0answers
37 views

What is the most efficient way of enjoying golf abroad in an EU country?

I am a keen golfer and and considering a holiday in an EU country specifically to spend 3-5 days golfing. Is it more efficient (ease, cost, time) to bring my own equipment or is rental more ...
0
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0answers
68 views

What are the main safety threats to be aware of in South Africa as a tourist? [on hold]

I have been looking in to arranging a short backpacking trip around South Africa later this year. From what I have read both on the internet and in travel guides, and talking to South Africans it's ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Advice on sights and travelling in Switzerland [on hold]

Me and my boyfriend are going to Switzerland on August 8 to 23. We will be staying with friends in Geneva, but would like to travel around Switzerland. At the moment I am trying to plan our trips ...
2
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2answers
81 views

Can I travel to Macedonia and Albania on Schengen visa? Do I need transit visa for Germany if my stay is less than 4 hours within the airport?

I am a Pakistani national on a student visa till July 2016. I will travel with my family who are British Nationals. Can I travel to Macedonia and Albania on Schengen visa? Do I need transit visa for ...
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1answer
562 views

Preparing for Greece to Exit the EU (Grexit)

This question is partially informed by Tourist SOS… Sunscreen, hat and emergency Grexit preparedness!, which appeared on June 21 and starts and ends as below (emphasis mine): The U.K. Foreign ...
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1answer
136 views

I am interested in visiting a refugee camp. What would be a good place to do so in Europe?

My previous question concerning the Calais border crossing received answers indicating it's probably not a good place to visit. However I am still very much interested in exploring the current refugee ...
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37 views

Vegetarian options in Turkey [on hold]

I heard much of the Turkish cuisine uses sheep fat for shortening. What are some options for vegetarians or perhaps a fish-only eater?
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Can I go to visit Schengen countries with visa type D-mult? [duplicate]

I have a visa type D-Mult valid for Deutschland. Can I travel to Schengen countries with that visa?
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Tripod in Carry-on Luggage

Many years ago someone told me about travel with a Camera Tripod is not allowed. I have a trip to Europe from Australia, and I have a 10 hour layover in Dubai. I would like take photos at night in ...
5
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3answers
2k views

Visa requirement for Bahamas Cruise for L1 Visa holder

We hold an L1 visa (Citizens of India) and are planning a cruise to the Bahamas this summer. Are there any Visa requirements to enter Bahamas.
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1answer
23 views

How to go from Manado to Davao on a budget?

I want to go from Manado (Sulawesi, Indonesia) to Davao (Philippines). The problem is that the only solution I found was to fly for 400 USD. This price is out of my budget so I started looking for ...
2
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1answer
25 views

Singapore Tourist Visa

I'm an India national. I visited Singapore with a tourist visa and stayed there for one month (from Apr 23 - May 22nd). I want to visit Singapore again for 18 days in the month of July as tourist. If ...
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7answers
1k views

How to fly on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner?

Sooo, the new Dreamliner has had its inaugural flight. The first flight was from tokyo to hong-kong. In a bit of competitive fun, a friend and I are trying to beat one another to ride it (he beat me ...
2
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1answer
55 views

Consequences for canceling a credit card before going on a flight bought with miles from that card

Last year I signed up for the Delta Amex and received 50K bonus miles with the first year fee waived. I just cashed it in for a flight and paid an $11.50 fee with the Amex that grants me priority ...
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0answers
42 views

How many aircrafts are assigned for long haul flights [on hold]

Emirates service from SFO to Dubai is around 16 hours each way. I am wondering how many planes they have assign so that airlines can service the destinations 7 days a week. I am assuming planes do ...
5
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1answer
117 views

French requirements for breathalysers in cars

I noticed that UK retailer sell packs of breathalysers for motorists intending to drive cars to France. An RAC web-page says While driving in France you are required by law to carry the following ...
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Antwerp area, Amsterdam, and Paris [on hold]

I would like some advice on things to do on my first European trip. I'm starting in Antwerp, where I'll have a week to go see Brudges, Lier, and Brussels. I'm then going for a few days to Amsterdam, ...
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0answers
24 views

How long do Russian prepaid SIM cards last? [on hold]

I am in Moscow and purchased a Megafon prepaid SIM card with 32 GB of data and several thousand roubles of talk/text time. I will be here for about a month for work, and will then go back home, ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Backpack or bag for southeast asia [on hold]

i an going to australia for 6 months and then I want to travel for 2 months through southeast asia. I do not know what luggage or backpack to buy be. Any advice is welcome. More precisely, my ...

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