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Do airlines avoid movie scenes of planes crashing?

I read that in 1989, the movie "Rain Man" had a scene discussing plane crash statistics deleted from the in-flight entertainment of many airlines, except for "Never crashes" Qantas. Does this ...
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Trip booked through Vayama: Can I travel without the credit card used to book it? [duplicate]

My company has paid for flights for my family to travel home this summer. They purchased them online through Vayama (fingers crossed). In the e-tickets I received it says specifically that I do not ...
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Australia visa “enter-by” date

How many day does one have to enter Australia after issuing his visa?
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Why do airlines without automated luggage drop-off want me to check in online?

It cannot be to increase the amount of people to actually take the flight. Checking in at a manned terminal is so fast today that going somewhere to just drop off the luggage takes almost the same ...
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Swiss customs: necessary when travelling from France to USA via GVA?

I'm a USian planning a summer trip to France. I've already bought my tickets to arrive in Nice and leave from Geneva. I will be travelling thru France mostly via car which I plan on returning to the ...
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Does Nepal have open borders with India?

According to Wikipedia, Nepal has "open borders" with India underneath the 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship. As far as I understand, it's not a truly open border as movement is ...
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How do I get from Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to Gare Montparnasse

When I look at the map (linked below) it seems that I can go directly from CDG to Gare Montparnasse on the RER B3 line, but when reading posts it seems that many transfers would be needed. ...
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Foreign auto insurance policy in the U.S [on hold]

Does the state of Massachusetts accept foreign AUTO insurance policy? I had no trouble having a foreign HEALTH insurance while in school. So just wondering if that flies with auto too?
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Can I carry roller blades in cabin baggage?

Can I put roller blades into a bag and fly with it as my cabin baggage with Ryanair?
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Planning my car route [on hold]

I'm planning a car trip in Europe, crossing a few countries like Austria, Germany, Italy, UK and Belgium. I have no idea about the which roadways are free to ride and which one costs money. What I ...
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Bus transportation from San Jose Airport (California) to Stanford University

I'm a graduate student travelling on a super tight budget to a short 3 day conference at Stanford University. I don't have enough budget to rent a car. All I can really afford is bus fare. Is their ...
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Carrying 3d printer while travelling

i am travelling from US to India via Qatar, i am carrying a Prusa 8" i3v Kit . the dimensions of the box is 18x18x6 and weighs around 9kg. if i checkin the 3dprinter box with luggage, will there be ...
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Are companies offering to obtain the EU delay compensation for you, effective?

Last year I had a flight with a Portuguese company which was delayed for one and a half day. At first they provided proper accommodation and I was willing to give them the benefit of the doubt. The ...
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Is there an online map or other resource that lists windmills in the Netherlands?

I would like to know if there is an online map or other reource that lists windmills in the Netherlands. Preferably ones that can be visited. If there information about their former function that ...
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Does the traditional Arabic greeting have religous meaning?

There is a greeting I have often heard among Muslims. (Thanks to Geeo in the comments for helping me find the "correct" spelling of the phrase): As-salamu alaykum To which there is a ...
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Laptop and Tablet [duplicate]

I am planning to travel from Canada to Nepal via India (dehli airport)? I am thinking to bring my one laptop and one tablet (surface RT). Now i would like to know if there is any custom tax or else. ? ...
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Creative ways to explore a new city [on hold]

I visit new cities quite often. In order to enjoy the visit without just hopping from one tourist attraction to another I always look for alternative ways to see the city. Anything that helps to get ...
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Stockholm public transport ticket prices for young people

I have found everywhere that the reduced price for tickets in Stockholm is available for young people up to 20 yo. But I can't find out whether it is up to 20 including or if you have to be younger ...
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What are considered Dublin's (Ireland) top attractions? [on hold]

Visiting Dublin in a few days for the weekend and seeking advice on sightseeing in the city and surrounding areas as well as places to eat.
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How should I wash clothes in Iceland?

I'm going backpacking for a month in Iceland and I plan to pack lightly (clothes for a week). Laundromat are very popular in some countries but almost unheard of in others and, apparently, Iceland ...
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How much cash can you carry in a European Union domestic flight?

Is there any specific limit of money you can carry on cash while flying from one European Union country to another?
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Validity of permanent immigration visa for Australia [on hold]

I would like to know if you are granted a permanent immigration visa [Skilled – Independent (Migrant) Visa (subclass 175)], whether there a time limit within which you should enter the country? Also, ...
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1answer
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Travelling to US on B1/B2 visa

I had applied and got a B1/B2 visa for business travel last year. The trip got cancelled. However I am required to make a business trip again. The agenda is trainings and meetings. On the invitation ...
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Can I travel with a bike with n-days GVB cards in Amsterdam?

Looking at the GVB.nl site, the GVB 1 day (24 hours) costs € 7.50. If I have that should I buy an Bicycle supplement ​€ 1.60 for each time I want to embark with my bike? What if I bought GVB 7 days ...
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How to locate a bucolic camp site when on the road in the EU?

Is there a way to identify a bucolic camping when you are on the road and you don't manage to reach you final destination in one day. I usually have camping gear with me, but when I need to spent the ...
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27 views

Where can I use a telephone in India, if I don't have one?

We are currently staying in India, but neither of our phones work, which is annoying when trying to hire taxis, for instance, or meet up with people. Purchasing a phone/sim will take 7-10 days to go ...
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Can I enter other Schengen countries with EU residence permit but without passport?

I have some travel plans to go from Netherlands to France by car. I possess Dutch residence permit, but I am non-EU citizen. The problem is that I might need to submit my passport to get visa to ...
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65 views

Where to go dating in Taipei [on hold]

Which districts of Taipei, and what kind of venues (eg bars versus nightclubs versus libraries or whatever), are most suited for short-term dating? I'm a heterosexual male in my mid 30s, and I won't ...
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How to behave on a US visa interview?

I am planning to apply for a US visa soon to see one of IT conferences and from what I heard, in order to get the document I will need to meet one of US embassy representatives. Trying to imagine what ...
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Is Legoland only for kids?

We're planning a trip somewhere with my family. My brother is 12 and I'm 18 (and childish). We thought Legoland Billund could be a nice place to visit, and the flights are cheap too. But our father ...
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Will I need UK transit visa while flying from India to Norway [duplicate]

I'll be travelling from Delhi, India to Stavanger, Norway via London Heathrow airport through British Airways. I've Norweigian residence permit. Norway is EEA member. Thanks.
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Travelling to the US with codeine-based medicines

I'm travelling to the US next month, and I'd like to take my codeine-based painkillers with me. In the UK these are available without a prescription, over the counter from a pharmacist. (It isn't just ...
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Explain travel times and distances on flight

A flight from Los Angeles to ABQ is about 2 hours but is ~670.2 miles A flight from San Jose to Chicago is 4 hours but is ~1859.0 miles Can anyone explain why the travel time from San Jose to ...
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1answer
45 views

Is it legal for an Indian Citizen to travel to Nepal without any form of identification?

I am an Indian Citizen and I wish to travel to Nepal by road. I am aware of the fact that if you enter Nepal by air, even as an Indian Citizen, you will be required to present an ID. According to ...
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226 views

Are US citizens allowed to fly anywhere outside the 50 states without a passport?

For US citizens, are there any locations outside the 50 US states that don't require a passport to fly to and from?
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Visiting Japan as US permanent resident

A friend of mine is planning a trip to Japan on short notice. He is not a US Citizen, but a permanent resident. Is there a Visa on Arrival or an easy way to get a visa that applies specifically to US ...
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Tickets for two flights around same time [duplicate]

I live in Chicago, IL, USA, and my wife and I are looking to book a Sandals trip with included roundtrip airfare and on our way back would like to spend a few days in Orlando, FL. On our flight back ...
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Is there a database of hotels that shows what loyalty systems they accept?

When I travel I find it very difficult to find out whether I can accrue Delta or AA miles, or IHG or HHilton points. Often I have to call and talk to the hotel, and still sometimes the person on the ...
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Traveling from Canada total of 7 months out of country off and on [on hold]

My husband and I travel to St. Lucia for 3 months (Jan thru March), home to Canada for 1 month (April), US for 2 months (May, June), home to Canada for 3 months July thru Sept), back to the US for 2 ...
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2answers
51 views

Can my cousin visit me on a family visit visa when I am not a UK resident? [on hold]

I am in UK on a Business Visit Visa for 6 months. I want to invite my cousin who studies in Germany to the UK. Should I ask her to apply for a "Family Visit Visa" or a "General Visit Visa" ? I do ...
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I'm a Bulgarian citizen. Can I apply for a Russian visa in the embassy in Berlin?

I'm traveling at the moment, so the only option for me would be to apply at the Russian embassy in Germany. Are there any restrictions,regarding that? I was told earlier by a worker at the embassy in ...
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1answer
28 views

ESTA visa waiver program - choosing 'country where I live' while moving to another country

I'm travelling to Canada soon on a 2 year working holiday visa, and have a stopover in Chicago for which I'm required to obtain a visa waiver (I'm from Ireland). I need to enter the country where I ...
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1answer
56 views

Are street numbers in addresses in geographic order in Taiwan?

Are street numbers in Taiwan addresses in geographic order, like in Australia and the USA, or are they in chronological order, as often happens in Japan?
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15 views

One Week In Thailand [on hold]

Would be traveling to Thailand with my wife for one week, Please suggest best tourist places and beaches.Also advise on Tourist security in Thailand
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1answer
544 views

Good manners in Temple

I'm going to Japan next week and I booked a night in a temple. I would like know some of best manners. I think a temple is a quiet place, look like a church. I believe not make noise is one ...
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US Personal/Private Health Insurance for my Pregnant wife [on hold]

I have got a work visa to USA and I am planning to take my wife who is 6th month pregnant. My Employer insurance company is not ready to provide insurance for my wife as she is 6 months pregnant and a ...
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0answers
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Safety concerns for traveling the Leh district

I would like to spend some time - around a month exploring the Leh district in North India. Some friends advised me not to go, but they were there a long time ago (10 years or so). I have also seen ...
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How much do roof racks hurt gas mileage?

I'm going on a big national car trip, and I want to increase cargo space by getting a roof rack, but I'm wondering how much the additional drag will increase my gas bill. Is there any way to figure ...
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2answers
209 views

Can I combine two French stamps?

I want to send a postcard to the US from France. I have two stamps that can be used to send mail within France (value 0.69 each). A normal international stamp is 0.89€. Can I just put these two ...
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Regular train service from Antananarivo to Antsirabe?

The Madarail website lists two options from Antananarivo to Antsirabe: La Micheline "Viko-Viko" Le Trans Lemurie Express Both options seem to run for weddings and such events, according to the ...

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