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Has anyone ever used the Mega Bus?

I just looked at a Mega Bus trip from anonymous, Tennessee, to New York City for 81 dollars. Is it dangerous?
2
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1answer
41 views

Driving out of Sydney on Hume Highway (Canberra/Melbourne) before Christmas Eve

The end of year holidays are upon us and, as usual, the local tabloids are predicting Carmageddon. Now I know the M1/Pacific Motorway north towards Brisbane will be terri-bi-ba-ble, and I have ...
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I am travelling from Chicago to India and transiting in FRA and ZRH. I have a valid H1B visa. Do I need a transit visa? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chicago to India and transiting in FRA and ZRH on my way to Delhi. I have a valid H1B visa. Do I need a transit visa?
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1answer
23 views

Is camera equipment and bags in general allowed on NYC Observation Decks?

I am going to see Ball Drop this New Year's Eve with three of my friends. We also plan to do some sightseeing and take some pictures on Jan 3 & 4. Two of us are into photography. Some of our ...
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0answers
23 views

What are The Places to Go and The Things to Do in Germany for Math Students? [on hold]

Yes. You can call me a nerd. And I'm going to travel Germany in January 2015. But in my experience, it was quite uninterested like visiting and just watching popular places. (I don't have any ...
2
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2answers
95 views

Tax refund flying out of California?

I have an international flight from Los Angeles airport (LAX). I bought a laptop and tablet in the USA, and I wanted to know if I can get a tax refund. I know that the US doesn't have VAT, but I don't ...
2
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2answers
43 views

Problem with the name on international airline ticket?

i booked my ticket via travel agent. My full name is Muhammad Adeel Mustafa Janjua. The agent said the word length of your name exceeds the limit so, he used M instead of Muhammad and now it appears ...
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0answers
25 views

Baggage to Australia

I am booked from Memphis to DFW to Sydney on Qantas. Will my bags be checked all the way through or will I have to get them Dallas and recheck them to Australia?
2
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1answer
52 views

What do high-end all-inclusive resorts in Mexico dilute spirits & wine with (besides water)?

I've been delighted with vacations in Mexico from year to year at resorts such as Iberostars and Secrets, but I'm puzzled by the taste of spirits & wine at these high-profile all-inclusives. I ...
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0answers
15 views

How do I check two-days-old departure times? [duplicate]

Sites like flightstats.com and flightview.com only provide details that are at most one day old. How do I find the departure time of flight SG-16 from DXB on Dec 16 2014?
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1answer
39 views

Flight cancelled but doesn't show up on status

I booked a SpiceJet flight from Dubai to Ahmedabad on Dec 16 (SG-16) scheduled to depart at 7:25 PM. At noon I received an SMS from SpiceJet to advise me that my flight has been delayed by 4h 50m. ...
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1answer
34 views

How do I check-in for a flight using an e-ticket?

I recently booked a flight from Ireland to America and the email I received contained the following banner: How do I check-in for a flight using an e-ticket? Can I check in with this email open on ...
5
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1answer
40 views

Are there toilets on the long-distance Translink trains in Queensland?

Most of the trains operated by Translink in/around Brisbane / South-East Queensland seem to travel fairly short distances. The ones I've taken within the Brisbane area don't have toilets on them, ...
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1answer
5 views

Are there buses from the Sunshine Coast (Coolum / Maroochydore) to Brisbane airport?

In about a week's time, I'll need to get from the Sunshine Coast down to Brisbane Airport. Since I don't have a car, I'm looking to use a bus / coach / train / combination of the above. For most ...
3
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1answer
146 views

Can you pass the customs/passport control if you are drunk? [on hold]

Can one pass the customs or passport control drunk?
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1answer
53 views

Appropiate way to safely transportate heavy laptop during flight?

I flew a long range flight carrying my laptop, a quite heavy one, inside a neoprene briefcase on the passenger cabin. The recommendation by the aircrew is to place them in the compartments above or ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Leaving USA and returning while on a 6 month visa

I am an Australian resident here in the USA with a valid 6-month visa which expires in March 2015. I am planning to go to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic for a 7-day vacation. Will it be okay for ...
1
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1answer
22 views

Travelling to Japan from Korea on a UK passport

I have a UK passport and an E2 Visa for living and working in Korea. Will I encounter any difficulties if I want to travel to Japan, or will I need to get a visa when I get there or before I go (i.e. ...
7
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2answers
69 views

Am I allowed in the gas station shop without buying anything when waiting for my bus, in Canada?

In Canada (and probably other countries like the US), in some towns (usually too small to have a bus station), intercity buses stop at gas stations or convenience stores close to a highway. I was ...
5
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1answer
726 views

What's the drinking age in the duty free area?

Is the drinking age in the tax free/duty free area the same as in the country you are in or is there no real drinking age? Can I buy spirits in the tax free even though the countrys law doesn't permit ...
2
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1answer
24 views

Can I use my national ID card when traveling to Iceland?

I live in Sweden and I have a national ID card. Can I use it when traveling to Iceland? In security checks, gate checks etc? Or, do I need to show my passport everytime?
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1answer
34 views

Applying for German Schengen visa for several years' duration

I am thinking about applying for a Schengen visa for my next trip to Germany. Since I might be visiting Germany or other Schengen countries again in the next few years, I was wondering whether it ...
5
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1answer
30 views

The safest, cheapest way to get to MEX airport from UNAM

I need help choosing a good, ie safe and cheap, way to get from UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) to Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez (MEX) at night. I was thinking about taking the ...
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2answers
24 views

Entering USA under VWP for 3 weeks and continuing to CAN for a 3-month stay?

Similar questions were asked, but they were still different from my situation. I wanted to enter USA under VWP stay there for about 3 weeks, cross over to CAN where I would stay for 3-3.5 more months ...
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0answers
20 views

My UK Tier 2 ICT visa expires on 19 Feb 2015. Can I travel for Christmas and New year to India?

My UK Tier 2 Intra-company Transfer (ICT) visa expires on 19-Feb-2015. Can I travel for Christmas and New Year to India ? I am planning to travel on 24-Dec-2014 to India and return to London ...
2
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0answers
24 views

Where can I swim with the dolphins in the Eastern USA?

I am looking for locations and/or criteria for selecting locations to swim with dolphins. Anyplace on the East Coast of the USA, or the Gulf of Mexico. Searching on behalf of a blind woman who has ...
8
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1answer
465 views

Visa rules regarding travel back to the UK with wife I married abroad

I am planning to marry my Uruguayan fiancé in Santiago Chile and we are looking to head back to the UK (I am a British National) to visit my family early next year. Would my wife be able to travel ...
1
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1answer
57 views

What to do in Tokyo for both a night and day 13+ hour layover

I have two layovers in Tokyo in April, and it will be just me and my daughter. The first leg out we have a 13 hour layover during the night, from 10:30 PM until 11:45 AM. I'm not sure if I should ...
5
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4answers
80 views

Schengen Visa Expiration

I have a multiple entry 90 days Schengen visa (category C) from 15 March 2014 till 21 Dec 2014. With this visa I entered The Netherlands on 4 April 2014 and left there on 13 April 2014. I am ...
2
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1answer
13 views

Is there a way to check if the Balkan Mountains passes are open?

The Balkan Mountains passes in Bulgaria are sometimes closed due to heavy snowfall and icy conditions. Is there a website where I can check which of them are open?
4
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1answer
110 views

Why was I served an ice cold towel onboard?

The other day, I was served a towel on business class, I was expecting it to be warm as it usually is. Instead, it was ice cold which was unexpected. Why do some airlines serve ice cold towels ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Travel in Schengen after Swedish Temporary Residence Permit has expired

I am a US citizen and have been granted a temporary residence permit in Sweden on the grounds of visiting my father who lives there. I first stayed in the Schengen area for the full 90 day period ...
9
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2answers
2k views

Is there a list of words or themes that will get you thrown off a plane in the US?

I'm wondering if there's a definitive list or collection of things you should never say on a plane - eg words that if heard, will definitely get you removed, due to a rule or airline policies? I ...
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1answer
47 views

How to carry cologne bottles in hand luggage and prevent losses?

Say I have a cologne bottle of 100 ml that I want to carry in my hand luggage on a plane trip. 100 ml is the limit so it should be fine for the transport regulations (if not, please let me know!). ...
4
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2answers
63 views

Disabled access at San Francisco international airport?

Assuming a wheelchair-bound person is dropped off, is there airport staff support to help the passenger through security etc and all the way to the plane?
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0answers
37 views

B1/B2 visa approved for exam. Can I go for tourism as the FIRST trip?

I hold a B1/B2 visa for USA issued for sitting an examination in June. I have a vacation before then, in February, and would like to spend it in USA. Can I go to USA using this visa? This is my ...
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1answer
31 views

Is 80 minutes enough to transit from International to Domestic in SCL?

Being my first time organising a trip (going in a few months), and since I couldn't manage to fit it in one intiniery, I bought tickets on two intinieries. Now the issue is I've only have 80mins to ...
4
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1answer
58 views

Ways to know typical exchange rate “spreads” for currency A in country B?

Sometimes when travelling through more than a couple of countries you can end up with currency from a country you visited earlier that has a lousy exchange rate in your current country due to a wide ...
9
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1answer
101 views

No exit stamp on leaving Schengen area from Budapest to UK

I'm a Georgian national holding a multiple entry Schengen visa. Last summer I was traveling to Hungary, spent a few days there, then flew to the UK. The Hungarian border official did NOT stamp my ...
6
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1answer
39 views

Are there any hostels in Dubai?

I'm searching for hostels in Dubai. And I only can find one hostel: “EasyFlat 12 Dubai Hostel“. Are there any other hostels in Dubai? I will travel solo so I don't want to stay in a hotel.
2
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0answers
21 views

Exchange student traveling in and out of the US on student visa

I have a Japanese exchange student living with us in the United States, we are traveling to Mexico for vacation. I am worried about her returning to the US with us. She is on a student visa. What does ...
3
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2answers
49 views

Are airport security and check-in times from the US applicable to Australia and New Zealand?

I'm currently planning a trip to Australia and New Zealand with my fiancee, and specifically I'm trying to decide how much time to budget for the "airport stuff" before our flights. Specifically, we ...
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1answer
100 views

Which country could I live the longest at with only $10,000 starting cash and no income? [on hold]

If I were to save up $10,000 American dollars and move to another country where the cost of living is very low, how long could I go jobless and survive on the money I brought? Which country would be a ...
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0answers
34 views

Any good woodworking/hardware stores in London?

My wife will be spending a month in London and I would like to ask her to bring me some woodworking tools (some clamps and some japanese saws) from there. Can you recommend any particular store? I ...
0
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0answers
41 views

(american) football in europe [on hold]

I played high school football with an exchange student from Germany (who also played on a team there.. interestingly enough). He was terrible here, but stellar on his local team in his Fatherland. ...
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1answer
66 views

The most pleasant cities to stay in Ireland, other than Dublin? [on hold]

I am an EU citizen and I'd like to spend a year or more in Ireland. I don't need to look for a job there, as I work online. I have never been to The Emerald Isle and I'd rather not to stay in Dublin ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Renewal of Chinese student visa when you are in your country [on hold]

I didn't want to stay for a whole year in China and, for examinations, instead planned to revisit. Now my earlier visa has expired and I have to go back for exams. Which visa should I apply for to ...
0
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1answer
28 views

How much time do I have to go to my visa issuing country? [duplicate]

I got the “C” category multiple-entry visa for Portugal. I want to visit several Schengen countries during 15 days. Can I visit other countries before Portugal? e.g. go to Portugal in 10th day or so. ...
2
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1answer
53 views

Winter tyres in France, Germany, and Switzerland

I'm planning a car trip on the board of Germany, France and Switzerland. What is the best place to rent a car? I think is an obligation to have special tires in Germany but not in France. If I rent ...
0
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1answer
52 views

How to get a bank account in UK (without proof of address)? [on hold]

About 10 years ago I took a contract job in UK (IT consulting) and found out after getting there that some banks were not willing to give me a bank account without proof of address. I did not have a ...

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