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Carrying 3 phones thru Indian customs!

I'll be traveling to India soon. I have 2 un packed smart phones (1 of which is my personal), one is a gift (but unpacked) and the third one is my old phone from India. Do you think I'll have to pay ...
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What is the cheapest way to get to Laos / Thailand from the UK?

I want to start a cycle tour in Laos or Thailand. Anyone know the cheapest way to get there from the UK?
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Winter trekking in High Tatra, what about accommodation?

We're going to go for a hike to High Tatras in January. Is it safe to go there in winter? Is there any huts or shelters where we could spend a night? Also I would like to know about any offers for ...
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Can I walk from Las Vegas McCarran Airport to UNLV?

I will be flying to Las Vegas for a conference at UNLV. The UNLV campus is nearly adjacent to Las Vegas McCarran Airport (LAS), and it appears on a map that the distance between them is about 1.5 ...
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When booking elsewhere, how do you know what Virgin Australia ticket type you will get?

When booking on the Virgin Australia website, it shows there being 4 different kinds of booking classes, along with details of what is and isn't included in them (eg flexibility and bags) However, ...
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TWIC holders skipping interview?

If I hold a TWIC can TSA get my biological information from that for my Pre-check and allow me to skip the interview?
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Cheapest travel route from Mumbai to Toronto [on hold]

which is the cheapest travel route to reach Toronto from Mumbai ?
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Booking a bus in Japan to catch early morning flights at Narita airport

The online booking website for Access Narita and Keisei both require my name in Japanese katakana. Is the name really required for verification or I can make up any name Japanese name?
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Who know well Clark , Philippines? [on hold]

I consider to go Clark, Philippins to work in next year. But i dont know much about that place. I will work in a casino as PR mânger. Anybody live there? Or know there, can give me some ideas. Is that ...
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Do I need a Schengen Visa if I have Entry Clearance to the UK under Tier 2

I'm a Turkish citizen and do I need to have a Schengen Visa for short visits to countries which are inside the Schengen Area If I have Entry Clearance to the UK under Tier 2? I wasn't able to find ...
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Good way to avoid bus luggage stress?

Often when traveling by bus you're supposed to leave your big bag in the bottom of the bus. When there are stops before your final destination someone could just take your bag. Of course I wouldn't ...
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Myanmar : Malaria pills for february/march

I'll be visiting Myanmar during February and March and was wondering how necessary is for me to take Malaria pills (I heard about nasty side effects). I will not go camping or sleeping outside but ...
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change in the name of booked railway ticket [duplicate]

my mom has a railway ticket on 4th dec 2014 to rajasthan. now due to some reason she will not b e able to go so she wants me to go. now i have to change the name on the ticket booked from the ...
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What exactly does “nights” means when you book? Is it number of night you are going to sleep, or simply days you are going to stay?

For example, suppose that I'm going to travel London and will arrive at 10am, 1st December. And will stay a week, means will leave 10am, 8th December. Technically it's 7 nights, but also 8 days. ...
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schengen visa cancelled

Please note i had applied schengen visa for paris at the month of june 13 and my visa has been cancelled at june 25 stating that "justification provided regarding purpose and conditions of your trip ...
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Is notarized consent letter from father is mandatory for mother to accompanying infant while traveling out side USA?

My wife is planning to travel our home Country(India) for a period of 4 months. We have 9 months old Son. He has Valid US passport and valid PIO(Person of Indian Origin) Card . I am aware if any one ...
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What time of year is best to travel to Scotland and Ireland to see castles? [on hold]

I have been to Ireland. I didn't get to see many ancient buildings. I plan to go to Ireland and Scotland primarily to visit the castles. I would prefer to go when it is not utterly freezing, too ...
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Vehicles required/allowed in weigh stations on US interstates

On US interstates, there are weigh stations for trucks. Are they for trucks only? What are the exact categories of vehicles that must/may enter? If I rented a UHaul or Penske truck, would I be ...
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How should you drive on rush-hour lanes (“Spitsstrook”) in the Netherlands if they are open?

The Netherlands has so called rush-hour lanes, which are often emergency lanes that are opened for traffic during rush hours. They are always indicated with green arrows above the highway. I find ...
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Which are my options to find trip companions online?

I like independent trips so I avoid tours packages. But sometimes I need to find a trip companion or to make a small group in order to reduce expenses (i.e. rent a car) or to reduce risks (i.e. big ...
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Tour company in NYC [on hold]

I'd like to travel to the U.S. soon. Could anyone advise a good and reliable tour company in NYC? I'm looking for a tour company in NYC to book: accommodation JFK airport pick up / drop off New ...
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Checking returning flights when travelling from Mexico

I'm a US citizen currently traveling in Mexico and considering going down to Colombia. I want to use a one-way ticket and leave my departure date open. When flying overseas from a US airport, the ...
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How can I see currency exchange rates?

I need to know how many pounds I can get from my dollars? I need to know it before traveling, since I want to make a plan before going to London, and everything is in pounds and euros... Also, which ...
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Indian Customs rules on laptops [duplicate]

I read this pdf document at the customs website regarding the customs guide for travellers. However I'm still confused about one thing: if I have 2 laptops on me, both of which are more than 6 months ...
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In-transit Visa for Amsterdam enroute to British Virgin Islands (Filipino)? [duplicate]

I am a Filipino citizen holding a work permit Visa for the British Virgin Islands. I am travelling to the British Virgin Islands through Qatar before passing through Amsterdam. Do I need to have an ...
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Applying for Indian Passport (fresh passport) ECR & NON-ECR stucked my process

I'm applying for a fresh Passport from India but I don't know what "ECR" & "NON-ECR" mean: "Is applicant eligible for Non-ECR category?* Yes No" I've already Graduated from University. I ...
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Transit visa for Greece enroute to Israel for an Indian Citizen?

I am an Indian citizen travelling to Israel through Greece. My layover is about 11.5 hours. Do I need a Greek transit visa?
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Do Iranians need a transit visa at London Heathrow or Frankfurt airports? [duplicate]

I am an International student with Iranian nationality studying in Canada, I am traveling (as a visit) to Iran and I'll come back one month after; first from Montreal to London Heathrow with less than ...
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TSA approved keycard luggage locks that shows if it's been opened?

I want to get those keycard TSA approved luggage locks but I can't find a keycard one that has some method to notify you if it's been opened. All the you-can-know-if-opened locks that I can find are ...
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Zippered travel sheets that open flat with a pillow insert that are machine-washable?

I can't seem to find a sheet with all the qualities listed above...either they are handwash only or they only open on one side halfway etc. I'm looking "hotel" style sheets & not the "mummy" ...
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Places in US cities to sleep/kill time after a redeye?

I am taking a redeye flight that lands a major USA city at 6AM and it's possible I won't be able to check in to my hotel until 3PM. I'm probably going to be pretty useless after a redeye; I'd like ...
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Uk Tourist Visa Refused [duplicate]

I applied for a tourist visa from 4 months but I got refused. I have a British uncle who can send me an invitation but I have a problem: while filling my first application I told them I have no ...
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only first name in passport and applying for H1B USA [duplicate]

I have all my educational documents with the name "Rakesh" and no last name/surname. I have the same name in Passport as well. Can this be a problem for US H1B Visa?? Can you guide me how to get this ...
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Visiting software development companies in LA area/Silicon Valley

I'm a norwegian, headed for the 2015 CES show in Las Vegas in january. We're landing at LAX and we're renting a car. I'm VERY interested in software, hardware and everything that has to do with ...
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I saw a lakeside castle or hotel from the air, north of Newark. What is it?

I recently flew into Newark on a transatlantic flight from Glasgow, UK. I happened to be looking out of the aircraft window (left side) during the descent, and saw a rather unique-looking scene: A ...
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Married to US citizen who is pregnant, needing to extend esta 90day stay [on hold]

I'm a Singapore citizen married to my wife a US citizen. We are in the US to have our baby as she is pregnant and delivering sometime in the next 3months. I've entered on a 90day esta visa waiver, but ...
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Do I need transit visa for travelling from India to Spain via Brussels with Spanish re-entry permit

I am an Indian citizen and working in Barcelona. My Resident permit is under renewal process and meanwhile I am travelling to India. To enter into Spain, I have Spanish re-entry permit which allows to ...
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Is ITR mandatory for US Visa for an Indian resident?

I am an Indian resident, and I will need to apply for a US visa in a while through my employer. I am not sure which visa it will be but it will be for a short duration (less than 2 months). I have ...
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City in Peninsular Malaysia to immerse in Malay language?

I like to self-study the local language in the places I travel to. I don't do courses or attend classes. I just arrived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It's a very multicultural city and though most signs ...
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How do I get from Manchester Airport to Old Trafford?

I'm bit confused about Manchester's Metrolink serving Manchester Airport. Metrolink website states there are trams going to Cornbrook every 12 minutes, which seems like the best way to get from the ...
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Brazil: Getting from Lençóis to Morro de São Paulo

I'd like to travel quickly and cheap from Lençóis (in Chapada Diamantina) to Morro de São Paulo. I'm aware that there are night-busses from Lençóis to Salvador, where I could take a ferry to Morro de ...
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Depart US through Mexico while on B1/B2 Visitor visa - how US will know I did not overstay?

I am currently in US with B1/B2 Visitor visa. Plan to depart US through Mexico by car. And then depart Mexico for another South American country. All within 120 day limit of B1/B2 visa. When ...
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How much of the original 'Lunatic Express' rail system in Africa is still active?

I was researching information on Carl Hoffman's book "The Lunatic Express" and found that it's also the colloquial name for a rail system primarily serving safaris in the first two decades of the 20th ...
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Why are no upgrades with miles available on United?

I plan to buy 2 economy tickets from Newark to Edinburgh on United and then use miles to upgrade them to BUS. But every single date I check has "no award upgrades available". I am more than six ...
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Map of ViaRail train stations in Canada

Is there a map of all stations served by ViaRail (passenger train carrier in Canada)? I could find a vague map of their main destinations, but I am looking for a more precise map. I would like to ...
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Traveling from Panama to Ecuador

How can I safely travel from Panama to Ecuador without flying? I am bussing south through Mexico and Central America to Panama City, and wish to continue to Ecuador.
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if i have schengen visa from netherlands can i start my visit from other country [duplicate]

I get visa from Netherlands but if I want to go to Poland first as my first stop can I travel without any problem.
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Carrying two iPads (and other electronics) to India from USA [duplicate]

I will be taking two iPads (one iPad Air and one iPad Mini) to India from the USA. One of them I bought in India (I have the receipt) and one I bought while in the US. I am not carrying a laptop with ...
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Why do some hotels in Mexico charge more when there's a child?

Why do hotel charge more when there is one adult and a child, than a double adult occupancy when you are traveling to Mexico.
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U.K. visa rejected: will this be any problem for U.S. visa?

I am an Indian citizen and would be highly thankful if anyone could suggest me a better option. My husband initially got a short term work visa to work in U.K., so I applied for a family visitor visa ...

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