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Can I use Indian electronic appliance in US

I plan to take my desktop with me to America. I have read around the web that following power specification is necessary for appliances to operate in US Voltage: 110V & Frequency: 60Hz. My ...
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Will I require a transit visa to travel to Antigua from Gatwick

I will be travelling to Antigua to cover the first cricket test match between India and West Indies.Will I require a transit visa as I have to change the airports from Heathrow to Gatwick , as my ...
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Same schengen visa for return to different schengen country?

I am a F1 student studying in USA. I am planning to visit my home country via Rome. I'll be staying in Rome for a week, so I will be applying for schengen visa for Italy. When returning back to USA ...
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Transfer / security in Istanbul Ataturk airport after 29/06/2016

I'm sure we all have heard about the terrorist attack in Istanbul Ataturk airport yesterday, 28 June 2016. Has anybody by any chance flown to/from/via IST since the attack and can give a first-hand ...
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Can I apply for US driver's licence when visiting for a couple of months with J-1 visa?

I am visiting Illinois for a couple of months with J-1 visa for work and I could use a driver's licence, but I do not have one. I am wondering if I would be eligible to apply for one. What I have ...
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What is the cheapest way of getting a taxi from Barcelona airport?

I'm arriving to Barcelona at midnight and would like to take a cab since the night transport is not too convenient. I know that taxis at airport stands can be prone to scamming tourists and it's not ...
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How does airbnb get those security questions in verification?

I entered the last four digits of my SSN and provided basic DOB and full name. Then it asked me three security questions that only I would know the answers to. For example, it asked where I was in ...
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Hastings Battlefield and the 'Right to Roam'

Later this year I will be guiding a tour of the "traditional" Hastings Battlefield. It will be a walking tour with about 5 - 7 clients. The route is pictured below... The starting point is shown ...
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obtaining parents supervisa from outside home country

Can one apply for the parents/grandparents supervisa from - outside their home country? from within Canada while on a visitor visa?
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Health insurance with pre existing condition [on hold]

I will be moving to the UK (under a tier 2 visa) on October, bringing my girlfriend with me. She has an Italian passport. She has a pre existent chronic condition though (multiple sclerosis), and I ...
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When will a flight be listed as “short connection” at Amsterdam Schiphol

I have a flight with a short transfer time (45 min) in AMS coming up - both flights on KLM, one booking. As the trip is UK to Germany, I figured I will have to go through passport control in Amsterdam....
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enter to a EU country from out of europe with german residency card

im from iran and student in germany and also have german residency card, i want to go home and coming back again but not in germany, i want to coming back to sweden from iran directly to visit my ...
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Allowed Baggage size in emirates between India and USA

My journey is from Bangalore, India (BLR) to New York, USA (JFK) via Dubai in Emirates (Economy Flex). I have an American Tourister bag and the model is same as this [Link]. The Length + Width + ...
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Photocopies of important documents stolen

While in Budapest, my backpack was stolen. In it I had photocopies of my passport, drivers license , train ticket, insurance policy documents and ehic, and also a journal with my credit card number ...
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How late are Canadian parks open in fall?

Travelling one week from Montreal to Toronto in the week before Halloween. I read there is a thing called "Indian summer" with wonderful colors through the country. But friends told me national parks ...
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UK Tier 2 visa processing time for applications submitted in Bhutan

we have applied tier 2 visa for UK from our UK agent and still under process, so i just want to know how long it will take time to process after completion of documents.
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Travelling to Berlin without a bank statement [on hold]

My brother won a trip for two to Berlin, Germany. He has all the requirements needed including bank statement, but I only have a salary statement. Is that enough for me to get a schengen visa? ...
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Can I travel to Ireland for a holiday on a business visa?

I have a valid multiple entry short term stay (C) visa for Ireland. The "remarks" section on the visa states (among other things) "business". Can I use this visa to travel to Ireland for a short ...
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Overstaying between residence permits [migrated]

I am an Indian citizen and have a Hungarian residence permit valid till the end of July. My Swedish residence permit kicks in on the 15th of August. Its too expensive to travel back to India and was ...
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1answer
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Travelling to Mexico and Central America, stop in US and no return flight booked

I will travel to Mexico from Europe, with a transit in the US. I thought that my ESTA is enough, but then I learned that since I have no return flight booked, and Mexico being treated in the same way ...
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WiFi on board Lufthansa long haul

Does anybody know if Lufthansa offers WiFi services on board the flight from Frankfurt to Chennai (A340)? What are the rates? How good is the WiFi? My requirement is just basic texting, Facebook and ...
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Where can I get a cholera vaccination in Ljubljana?

I'm living in Ljubljana and I'm going in few weeks to Dominican Republic (in a region near the border with Haiti) and I need to get a cholera vaccination. In case that is not possible no get this ...
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How big of a problem are pickpockets in Prague?

I am visiting Prague next week and I have been told to watch out for Pickpockets. How big of a problem are said pickpockets and what can I do to prevent being robbed?
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Tourist trip to USA while girlfriend works there - what to expect at border check?

I was wondering the following: My girlfriend will be going to the USA with a J-1 visa for about 10 weeks to work there as part of an exchange program. I am planning to join her on this trip, but won’t ...
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What electronic items can I bring into the airplane cabin?

I want to know what items are allowed into the airplane. I know that, for example, laptops and tablets are allowed. However, what about power bank/batteries or external hard drives? My question is ...
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1answer
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Dependent visa for Masters students in Germany

I am an Indian citizen. My husband is admitted as a Masters student at TUM and I intend to join him there. When I contacted the Bangalore consulate, they flatly refused saying 'You can not travel as ...
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Flighthub terms on canceling flight with refund due to potential terror threat?

My girlfriend has purchased a ticket via Flighthub.ca in March. The flight route is Toronto -> Istanbul -> Tirana. Due to yesterday's terror attack on Istanbul's airport, Ataturk, my girlfriend ...
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Applied for UK tourist visa from India and got a refusal on insufficient funds [on hold]

Have attached the Visa refusal reason. Kindly help me with what can be done to improve this. I also gave my savings like Fixed deposits, PPF statement and mutual funds.
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1answer
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Does the nationality of an EHIC card need to match the nationality of the passport?

When the UK leaves the EU, I am planning to get an Irish passport. I am not eligible to get an Irish EHIC because I am not a resident of Ireland. So I am wondering, can I use a UK EHIC with an Irish ...
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Queueing for the Rødby-Puttgarden ferry

Driving south again this summer. We normally wing when it comes to ferries and it normally is no problem. However one may expect that there could be quite some waiting time at Rødby (and Puttgarden ...
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1answer
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Can I re-enter California from Mexico with a California Drivers license 2016?

As a US Citizen, Is it possible to re-enter California from Mexico using only a California drivers license? Or is passport always needed now? I've heard that this wasn't the case before, but I would ...
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Can I get a family tourist visa for Taiwan?

I am a Pakistani citizen and am married to a Taiwanese citizen. She is inviting me to visit her for a month; can I get a Taiwan family visit visa for a month with single entry? What documents do I ...
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2answers
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I have a Schengen visa valid for longer than my allowed duration of stay. Can I ignore the duration and overstay?

I have a Schengen visa valid from 19/07/2016 to 10/08/2016 But the duration of stay: 7 days only I want to stay a 6 days more for a total of 14 days. And my flight including a travel from a ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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Indian national travelling from Namibia to US through Barbados, transit visa required?

I am a student studying in US on a valid F-1 student visa, I will be going to Namibia and on my way back, I will transit through Barbados (actually also spend a night at a hotel in Barbados) do I need ...
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This United Airlines schedule seems unreasonable (layovers too short?)

It is turning out to be a complex trip, but I'm trying to find a flight from Santiago to Osaka in October. I found the following relatively direct, pretty cheap flight, all bookable under United: ...
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Why do some hotels ask you to leave the key at the reception when you go out to come back later?

Sometimes when I check in at a hotel I am asked to drop the key at the reception before leaving the premises, even if I will stay longer. When this happens, I normally do like they ask me, but ...
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Inle lake entrance fee

Do you have to pay the entrance fee if you only want to visit the lake? We are not interested in visit the pagodas, but we would like to visit the area (may be do the Inle-Kalaw trek). Will they ask ...
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Is a cardboard box allowed as carry-on luggage?

I know that I can use a cardboard box as check-in luggage if it is under the size and weight limits. But I want know if I can carry-on a cardboard box on a domestic flight within the USA, as this ...
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1answer
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Shrink Wrap Facility at Newark airport?

Is the shrink wrap (plastic wrapping luggage) facility available at Newark Liberty International Airport? I have to catch flight from Terminal B and want to shrink wrap my luggage before check-in.
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One Ticket, Two Locations & Two Luggage Delivery Location

I am travelling to South Africa transiting via Nairobi before returning to Nairobi after a week, Can the airline hold/keep my luggage for me in Nairobi till I return to Nairobi
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Any benefit to sticking with a particular hotel chain on US East Coast?

I am planning a trip to the US East Coast in August 2016. The idea is to drive from Boston to New York and perhaps Washington stopping at various places on the way. Duration will be around 8-9 days. ...
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Which airport in Amsterdam is AMS

I am going to Amsterdam on Vueling. On the boarding pass it is written AMS as destination, but I don't know which airport that is. I was planning some trips using http://www.ns.nl/en and that website ...
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Hiking at moderate altitude right off the plane

I am traveling to Denver (5280ft/1609m) this weekend from DC (0ft/m), and we are planning on doing some hiking the day we arrive. The particular hike we are looking at is Mount Galbraith, which I ...
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what is amsterdam city center and transportation there to Leiden?

I will arrive to Amsterdam on 17:30 local time. my accommodation is on Leiden CS, I know there is a train from Amsterdam airport to Leiden, but I am thinking that I want to visit the city center ...
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I have previoulsy held an Italian passport (I currently hold a UK passport). Can I get one again? [on hold]

I was born in the UK to Italian immigrant parents and held an Italian passport until my mid-twenties. At this point I decided to get a British passport. The Italian passport expired and I never ...
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What is the best month (weather and budget wise) to visit Houston area, Texas?

I'm planning on visiting Texas (Flying to Houston, planning to drive around somewhere between Houston and New Orleans) from The Netherlands some time soon. We want to do a mini (=2 weeks) roadtrip in ...
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Is there luggage storage available near Venice train station?

I am taking a night train from Venice so I need a place to keep my luggage until then. Is there a luggage center at Venice station? If so, now much does it cost and when is it open?

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