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Passport validity requirements for a EU resident (but not a EU citizen) to travel within Schengen

It is known that in order to enter the Schengen area a non-EU citizen should have a passport which expires at least three months after than the supposed date of leaving the Schengen area is not ...
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Passport blank page requirements for Kurdistan

How many consecutive blank pages are required in a UK passport for (1) entry to Kurdistan for a citizen from a visa free entry country together with (2) a short-term residency permit for Kurdistan? I ...
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27 views

Has anybody ever come to Vietnam? If yes, do you like its traffic? [on hold]

Have anybody ever came to Vietnam? If yes, do you like its traffic?
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Form for blood test in connection with Kurdistan residency requirement

Whether or not a blood test is required at present (see Do I still need a blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit?), what does/did the form available from the residence office look like and what ...
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1answer
20 views

Lounge in Doha?

We are travelling to Bangkok through Doha with Qatar Airways (economy). Is there a priority pass lounge there? We are from Denmark and have a private banking priority pass and a platinum Mastercard.
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24 views

Supplying your own needle for Blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit

For the blood test (if still required) (see Current blood test requirement for Kurdistan residency permit) can one supply one’s own needle? Details of what is involved, in medical terms, would also ...
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What are some recommendations for small towns and good eats in the Nara/Shiga/Kyoto/Hyogo region of Japan?

My girlfriend and I will be visiting Japan late next month, and are planning our itinerary. We've both been to Japan for school/business a few times before, but due to work constraints have only spent ...
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Do I still need a blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit?

For a stay exceeding 15 days in Kurdistan even nationals of some visa free countries need residency permission. The short-term requirements are mentioned by the Kurdistan Regional Government and ...
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Internet Speed in the Shetland Isles?

I'm planning on visiting the Shetland Islands during February. Does anyone knows how fast the Internet is there? Can I do my remote work from there?
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0answers
21 views

Location for completion of Kurdistan short-term residency requirements

For a UK citizen, can the process for a short-term residency permit for Kurdistan be started and completed once in Kurdistan (say, for those eligible, in the 15 day visa free period) or must it be ...
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1answer
37 views

Travelling to Schengen countries frequently

I am a South African currently residing in the UK but will be travelling to Europe (Schengen) for business/tourism once a month. I already have 2 Schengen visas each only valid for 3 weeks with ...
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23 views

From Haneda airport to Narita with same airlines

We will arrive in Haneda airport at 7:10am and connecting flight from Narita is 11:15am to US. Is there enough time to catch my next flight? I've confirmed with UA that we don't need to pick up our ...
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4answers
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Tipping in Europe when paying by credit card?

I've been traveling in Europe for the past few months and I'm still confused about this! In most countries, it seems the common courtesy (according to tipping websites and the locals that I've talked ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Would it be necessary to have UK visa? [duplicate]

We are all Indian passport holders. We plan to travel in 2 groups to Vienna from Mumbai. The first group goes BOM-LHR-JFK-LHR-Vienna-LHR-BOM. Everybody in this group will have valid visas for USA ...
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2answers
18 views

Sri Lanka: visa requirements and possibility of visa on arrival at airport?

I'm am European (French) and plan a holiday in Sri Lanka. Do I need to apply for a visa to stay there for 3 weeks? If yes, do I have to get the visa before going there (ie. through ambassy) or can I ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Booking a Vietnam Tour through a Vietnamese operator - what to be aware of?

Myself and my partner are planning a two week trip to Vietnam from the UK As part of this we've contacted a bunch of tour companies for possible itinaries and quotes. (We're aware that doing it alone ...
4
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1answer
57 views

Forgotten Oyster card in London

I forgot to take my Oyster card with me a few days ago and I travelled on my contactless credit card. Is it possible to get a refund, based on the fact that I have a monthly ticket on my Oyster? If ...
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0answers
18 views

Short Courses in Bangkok

I'll be spending some time in Bangkok and I was wondering if there were any courses that I could do there. In particular, I'm curious as to whether there is an equivalent of Backstreet Academy.
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1answer
27 views

Booking class - China Airlines

Based on my boarding ticket, is my booking class E or Y? How do I know? It obviously seems to be Y but a customer service representative said it was E and am seeking retro mileage claim.
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1answer
317 views

Is it OK to eat turtles in Cambodia?

Last night at a tiny town in the middle of nowhere in Cambodia (Chhaeb) I was invited to join my hosts at the guesthouse to drink beer and eat turtle meat. In my travels I can only ever recall the ...
16
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1answer
1k views

Should I give my Japanese host omiyage/gift when meeting them first or when I'm leaving?

I'll be visiting Japan soon and I'll be meeting a friend there. I was wondering if the etiquette there was to give a gift when you first arrive or when you'll be leaving. When should I give the ...
3
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3answers
81 views

Currencies in Laos

I'm going to be travelling to Laos from Australia (so my home currency is AUD). I've heard that in addition to the Kip, the USD and Thai Baht are widely used. I have a few questions: How widely are ...
3
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1answer
50 views

A Canadian flying from Spain to Canada through London. Do I go through customs in London?

I am a Canadian flying from Vancouver to Barcelona through London, Heathrow, and return. I have been told that on my return, I do not have to go through Customs and Immigration in London as it, along ...
4
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2answers
1k views

How to report hotel booking fraud?

I've booked on-line the hotel in Thailand via some agency. After I've check-out the hotel charged without my knowledge the deposit (4 times more than agency booking) and agency took the money as well, ...
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2answers
83 views

How can one visit an isolated island?

If I want to spend a few days on an isolated (but not deserted) island, what are my options? I know that there are several deserted islands near and around New York, New Jersey and Maryland. I am not ...
1
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1answer
66 views

Airline pricing website with multiple destinations

Are there any airline pricing websites which displays prices to 5 airports from a departure location in just one search? I know I could try getting the pricing as 5 different searches, but would like ...
4
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1answer
43 views

Can I expect problems flying to the Netherlands with a damaged Albanian passport?

My passport has been damaged by my dog. He ate a little of it. I have to fly to the Netherlands for a few days. Is there likely to be a problem?
4
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1answer
75 views

Can the gasoline in Mexico or Central America mess up a US-made car?

I have been thinking about taking my car (an AWD Ford Escape 2014) for a road trip to Mexico or maybe as long further south as I can find paved roads. Is there a risk that the regular unleaded ...
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1answer
23 views

Traveling to USA with Taiwanese wife for two week vacation

I would like to know if the Visa Waiver Program is all she needs to travel to USA. We have been married for 7 years and live in Taiwan. I am a citizen of USA. She has filled out the ESTA( part of ...
2
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1answer
50 views

How to book a free rebooking flight in a multi flight segment with Lufthansa?

I want to book three flights on the same ticket: Flight 1 from A to B, a couple of days later flight 2 from B to C and around two months later flight 3 from C back to A. I know the exact dates for ...
7
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1answer
85 views

Single name repeated as first name and last name on Schengen visa

I have only a single name on passport. On visa, my first name is repeated as last name. On visa, it is showing as Karan Karan while on passport it is 'Karan''. Would it pose any problem.
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1answer
25 views

Camping in Switzerland services [on hold]

I am Cong from Viet Nam. In June - 2015, I will go to Switzerland for relaxing with my girl friend in our holiday. As we know, the rent of hotel is very expensive in there. I researched and knew that ...
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0answers
7 views

Nepal license valid to book domestic airticket [on hold]

Is it possible to fly with the nepali license identification for the domestic air in india? As i dont have any other identification with the photo .
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2answers
670 views

Can my husband pick up the luggage in Gatwick and check it in on next flight if I stay in transit?

We are travelling to St.Lucia from Dubai on Emirates flight and second connection is BA flight from Gatwick Airport (I believe same rules will be applicable as for Heathrow). Unfortunately there is no ...
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0answers
23 views

Connecting flights with different airlines (Cebu Pacific & Gulf Air) [on hold]

I am travelling from Manila to Dubai via Cebu Pacific on February 27 to March 3, then fly to Saudi on March 3-7 via Gulf Air. After that, I will go back to Dubai via Cebu Pacific on March 7. I have ...
2
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1answer
50 views

Can one apply for many visas at the same time? [on hold]

Can one apply for many visas at the same time? I am looking at traveling long-term. or can you apply in a country that is not your country of residence? I don't want to have to travel back to South ...
3
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2answers
42 views

Fast public transport from Kusatsu to Jigokudani Monkey Park during winter?

Kusatsu and the Jigokudani Monkey Park (Yamanouchi) are only 46 kilometers away by road, but Google Maps only suggests taking the Shinkansen all around the Kagonotoyama mountain, taking 4.5 hours and ...
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0answers
47 views

Cape Verde: how safe is it? [on hold]

I would like to know how safe is Cape Verde (Cabo Verde in Portuguese)? Safe as in: theft, mugging, con men, & related. For instance: Are there cities or regions where I should be more ...
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2answers
60 views

Vegetarian food in Cala Mayor Beach, Spain

I'm visiting Cala Mayor Beach in Palma de Mallorca island in June and was wondering if it is very vegetarian friendly? The reason I ask is, upon flipping through all the pictures of restaurants all I ...
5
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1answer
82 views

Brownsville Texas: will cabs take you over the Mexico border?

Are there cab companies in Brownsville, TX that make drop offs and pick ups of passengers across the border in Matamoros?
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0answers
84 views

Are there countries where no one speaks English [on hold]

Considering English is a global language, can I travel everywhere in the world speaking only English? Or are there areas in the world where I can probably not get around using only the English ...
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0answers
64 views

Is it possible to travel all the countries in the world [on hold]

i just saw this post and was quite puzzled as to how this could have been done without any air flight though ...
0
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2answers
65 views

List of countries an Indian can visit without applying for visa [on hold]

Are there any countries an Indian citizen can visit without a visa?
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0answers
27 views

One prepaid SIM for 4 weeks of travel in both the US and Canada?

I'm planning to visit the US and Canada in summer (4 weeks, road trip along the east coast), and I'd like to have mobile internet while being there. Are there any reasonably priced prepaid SIM ...
8
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2answers
89 views

Is the Iran banking system cut off even from its neighbouring countries on good terms with it?

I'm hoping to travel to Iran in the next six months and I'm aware that it's difficult to access "western" banks via ATM networks, bank transfer, etc. But do the sanction even apply to countries that ...
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0answers
45 views

Does the REI Mars 80 fit in the cabin? [on hold]

Can I take an REI mars 80 as a carry on? From India to Iceland using BA, AirFrance, and IcelandAir, I expect to fill it completely.
5
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3answers
1k views

How easy/hard is it to backpack to Taiwan knowing only English?

My main concern would be the language barrier. I'm quite aware through some of my Taiwanese friends in Taiwan, English is not widely spoken. What should I do to prepare myself for a future Taiwan ...
0
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0answers
18 views

H.R.HOLDEN in Thailand [on hold]

I have found a H.R. Holden Special & I would like to know the best & Hopefully cheapest way of shipping it Back to Australia where is was Made
4
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2answers
139 views

How do oil prices impact flight prices?

At the beginning of 2015 we have seen an important drop in the cost of oil. While drivers could see a pretty fast difference when filling their gas tanks, I do not see any difference in flight prices. ...
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8answers
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(Where) Can I go to a “sleeper” cinema?

I came upon an article going around Facebook which shows some unusual cinemas around the world. The first photo shows a number of movie-goers lying in beds watching a flick: The article offers ...

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