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Place to store a few items in Ayia Napa on day trip from Nicosia (Cyprus)

I'm going on a trip where I will be staying in Nicosia, Cyprus. Time prevailing, I'd like to get the bus out to Ayia Napa one day. Based on this, it looks like the bus takes about 2 hours from ...
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A flight I booked months ago just got rescheduled dramatically, into a time that is not possible for me, what can I do?

Specifically, the first flight for my honeymoon just got rescheduled to 12 hours prior, during my wedding. The airline says they have no flights on them or their partner airlines that get me to my ...
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What is the sunniest city in southern Alaska? [on hold]

I'm considering the possibility of moving to Alaska, but I want to find a city with mild weather and the most sunshine possible for Alaska ( the average Winter temperatures is still my biggest concern ...
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Can an F-1 student living in the US find work with the Military using OPT? [on hold]

I've been in the states for 6 years now and I'll be getting my Associates in Computer Science and was wondering if I make use of my OPT this way(refer to title), would I find work with any Military ...
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What other countries besides India use a Maximum Retail Price model?

India is by far the only country I have come across in my travels where it is mandatory to print the Maximum Retail Price (MRP) on any packaged items. On the Wikipedia article for Suggested Retail ...
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In which developed countries (other than the US) does the price tag not usually show the final price to be paid?

That is, the price tag on the product (or on the shelf beneath it or wherever) may say $1.00, but when you go checkout at the counter, you actually have to pay more than $1.00. To keep the scope of ...
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Europe: differences between colours of highway road-signs

I'm now travelling in France and - as any Italian - one of the first thing we learn when running on highways is that the road signs have a different colour. In particular, in this case it is pretty ...
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Can I take a bicycle on the Windsor/Detroit truck ferry?

Neither the bridge nor the tunnel connecting Windsor (Ontario, Canada) to Detroit (Michigan, USA) allows bicycles. According to Google Maps, the nearest ferry is on the other side of Lake St. Clair. ...
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Checking MetroCard balance outside?

Is it possible to check my MetroCard balance outside of the subway in New York? For example, if I'm far away from a subway station while waiting for a bus.
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International car seat standards for multiple regions

I've been looking into car seats suitable for international travel. In the EU modern car seats have to meet ECE R44/04 and for New Zealand/Australia AS/NZS 1754.2010 I emailed a few manufacturers ...
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Unable to add foreign bank account number to Congstar prepaid account

I bought a Congstar prepaid card, activated then selected a package, but it seems that I can't add IBAN bank account number unless it starts with DE? See attached screenshot. What do I do now?
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How to buy one airplane seat and reserve adjacent ones?

On an overnight flight from Boston to Chile 4 or 5 years ago, I ran into a situation I hadn't encountered previously. My seat wasn't great and the flight was perhaps half full, so I tried shifting to ...
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Can B1/B2 applied for personal visit be used for official purpose

I applied for US Visa in 2010 to visit my sister, I was given b1/b2 visa. I now need to travel to US for official purpose , can I use the same Visa or do I need to apply for a fresh visa through my ...
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Bank balance for getting a Schengen visa?

I won a contest to visit Belgium and the Netherlands for a week from India. The accommodation and travel is paid by the company. They have asked for my income tax returns and bank statements along ...
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Is it possible to sit at a seat of higher class, for free, after boarding a flight? [duplicate]

I referenced How can I get a different seat after boarding a flight?. Herein, suppose that many seats of higher class (eg Premium Economy or Busines Class) are empty after boarding. Also, suppose that ...
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1answer
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Can the grace period for a non-refundable ticket be leveraged to get a lower price?

When an non-refuntable airline ticket is booked on many web sites, I think the ticket must be paid for within 24 hours or it's automatically cancelled. If the price went down or didn't increast "too ...
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21 views

Specific Vacation Destinations [on hold]

I'm planning on going on vacation and was wondering what countries have castles and nature as well. Countries like England but not England because I've visited it before and want to try some place ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa if I have a UK tier 1 visa with Indian passport? [duplicate]

I have UK tier 1 visa with Indian passport. Should I apply for a Schengen visa if I have to travel to Portugal?
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1answer
76 views

First time travelling to another country; what should I know? [on hold]

I'm about to take my first holiday abroad, with family (in-laws to be). This is obviously very exciting but I'm worried about being unprepared. They travel frequently so obviously my partner has been ...
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28 views

Where can I sell Bosnian Marks in India?

I have some Bosnian marks which I couldn't convert into euro while I was there. Now is it possible for me to do that while I'm in India, and where?
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Why do Indian citizens need many visas?

As an Indian citizen, this has always been my trouble. No matter where I go, I always need a visa. My father has exhausted his passports thrice because he travels a good amount. In short, we need ...
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Transit visa UK [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen having a Valid Visa for United States of America. My flight is via Heathrow and my transit time is less than 5 hours. Do I need a UK Transit Visa?
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Can you split India in distinct focal points to travel to?

India is quite appetising and visiting the country is on my bucket list. However, where to start that is the question. You more or less subdivide the US, In a northern and southern west coast, a ...
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1answer
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Tourist visa for Suriname for an Indian Citizen?

After some discussions, I found out that Caribbean Hindustani is quite popular in Suriname. This has inclined me to choose it as one of the next destinations on my bucket list. How can I get a ...
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18 views

First US passport [duplicate]

I plan to travel in October. How far ahead do I need to apply . I plan to apply at the post office .and what documents do I need to bring when I submit my application. How long will it take for me to ...
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1answer
29 views

I visited the US for 2 weeks in May; can I return in November for 2 more weeks? [duplicate]

I went to visit a friend in the US for 2 weeks in May and was planning on flying over again in November for another 2 weeks. Is this allowed? I know you're only allowed to visit the US for 90 days ...
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Once vaccinated for Hep A, can I enjoy ice cubes without worry? [on hold]

Title says it all. If I have Hep A/B vaccines and protection from e-coli and am drinking from a relatively clean source (eg. High-end hotel), can I generally enjoy the tap water or ice cubes without ...
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1answer
29 views

Travelling on a Two-Entry Schengen Visa

From the New to Denmark Website, If you have a visa that is valid for several entries for at least 180 days you can hand in an application for a new visa before the current visa expires. My current ...
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Is it typical to provide a lot of information for public transport systems in Japan?

I have experienced traveling in the metro system in Australia, US, Taiwan and Japan, and it seems to be that the amount/level of detail is ranked as follows: US - PA system announces or displays the ...
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1answer
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Leaving a country without entering another country and coming back

I am planning to go to Dubai from Doha just to accompany my wife who is coming from Egypt. I will not be leaving Dubai's airport and will basically be coming back with her on the same flight. I wonder ...
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Exactly 6 months for a transit visa from US to India via UK

Before you close this for being a potentially duplicate question, please understand that I have seen some of the questions and what I'm asking is a bit different. As I understand, one would need a ...
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Prepaid data on an unlocked iPhone 5s for a visit to Spain

I'm visiting Valladolid for five days in late September, and bringing along an unlocked iPhone 5s from Australia (local carrier here is Telstra). I'd like to set it up with data, and maybe a local ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Germany on the way to Canada?

I’m a new immigrant to Canada. I’m traveling from Cairo Egypt to Toronto via Germany or any other European country with an Egyptian passport and a Canadian visa. Will I need a transit visa for ...
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Does my visa expire along with my passport?

I have a Philippine passport and with a visa. My passport expired on the 23rd of August. If I renew that, do I need to renew my visa as well? My visa is a settlement visa to join my parents and stay ...
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I had booked a ticket and it was not confirmed(still on waiting list), will i get refund of that ticket ? if yes, how much? [on hold]

I had booked a ticket and it was not confirmed(still on waiting list), will i get refund of that ticket ? if yes, how much? Actually i had booked 5 tickets , out of which only 4 were confirmed. so i ...
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1answer
75 views

Travelling to USA with passport that combines surname and given name on a single line

My old passport has a valid US visa. The surname and given name were interchanged in the visa, but I travelled with these documents to the USA 4 years ago. Since the old passport is expired now, I ...
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What historic sights can I see in Oslo on a 4 hour train layover?

During my journey through Norway at the end of August I'll have a 4 hour layover in Oslo. My train arrives on 07:04 at Oslo sentralstasjon and the train departs on 11:01 from the same station. This is ...
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Engineering Visa Required document for pakistani national with Italian Bachelor of Engineering degree [on hold]

I am pakistani national and have italian mechanical engineering degree. I want to know required documents to apply for UAE work visa ( supponsered by company).
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Passport related - emergency [on hold]

My Passport has been expired on Apr 2002 , currently I have applied for a new Passport this year Jul 2014. I have travel, planed to the UAE at the earliest to take care of my grand daughter 6 months ...
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1answer
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Is it usual to leave luggage out in the rain at an airport?

This week, when flying from Stockholm to London, a thunderstorm struck while the plane was being refuelled and loaded. This meant both these had to stop (because of the risk of lightning). While this ...
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1answer
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Kaza to Manali via Rohtang Pass in bus / shared vehicle

I am planning to travel through this route entirely in bus/shared vehicles:     Delhi → Shimla → Rampur → Peo → Pooh → Kaza → Rohtang Pass → Manali → Kulu → Delhi Earlier I covered Delhi to Pooh and ...
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Non-Japanese hot springs near Sydney

I can find a Japanese-style hot spring near Sydney. In the Blue Mountains, there's Japanese Bath House, which according to visitnsw is "the only Japanese onsen (hot spring) in New South Wales where ...
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Are euros well accepted in Liechtenstein?

I am considering a multi-day hiking trip in Liechtenstein. Do I need to bring franks, or can I rely on euros?
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Eating after landing in airport (ORD), can I wait to claim my checked bag?

I will be traveling and arriving ORD later in the day around dinner. Because I will be going straight to a hotel by taxi that has no restaurant, I want to eat at ORD. If I do not go down immediately ...
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2answers
73 views

Security situation along I-75 on Florida's Gulf Coast

I am talking a drive up through Florida, via Naples and up past Tampa. Are there areas I should avoid staying in? For example neighbourhoods I should for example not rent a motel in?
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2answers
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Public transportation ticket in Brussels

Two EU students (<26 years old) will be traveling to Brussels in September for 3 days. Will be arriving on Charleloi airport. What is the best option for a public transportation tickets? Right now ...
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18 views

Working in Indonesia? [on hold]

I want to visit Indonesia and also look for work or do some consulting work there. I'm not sure if I can get an individual work visa (kita) beforehand or do I get a tourist visa and if I find work in ...
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75 views

How to get over the fear of flight? [duplicate]

I have recently got a new job, it's all good except that it will require me to travel frequently,5 hours trip once every month at least. My fear isn't during the take off and landing like most people ...
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549 views

Can I drive a Dutch friend's car in the Netherlands?

Rumours go that as a non-resident it is forbidden to drive a Dutch registered car in the Netherlands, with rental cars being the exception. The rumours continue that this even applies to Dutch ...
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1answer
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Short-term visa rules stated in Denmark website

If you have a visa that is valid for multiple entries for at least 6 months you can hand in an application for a new visa before the current visa expire. If you are granted a new visa it will be an ...

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