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Should tickets for Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum be purchased in advance?

When I visited San Francisco a few years ago I tried to visit Alcatraz Island without buying tickets in advance and was told that that was pretty much impossible on account of the fact that they ...
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Is visiting Ellis Island on Thanksgiving Day feasible?

According to this page Ellis Island is open on Thanksgiving Day. But what about the ferries? If they don't run on Thanksgiving Day then even if the island itself is open, visiting it is not going to ...
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79 views

Indonesian applying for Schengen Visa in Hong Kong

I'm an Indonesian working in Macau and am planning to go to Italy-UK-France. Because Macau doesn't have an Italian or a UK Embassy, I have to apply for Schengen and UK visas in Hong Kong. How do I ...
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Transit Visa in Paris [duplicate]

I have got Canadian Student Visa. My flight has a transit in Paris to a tune of 18 hours. In website they have mentioned, that valid resident visa holders of Canada do not need a transit visa in ...
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If a letter is missed in Surname in Air Ticket can I still use it or do I have to amend [duplicate]

My surname has 5 letters and I have missed one letter while booking the ticket. Can I use the same ticket with a missing letter or do I need to amend the ticket. I have booked it through Online ...
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406 views

Will my US motorcycle license translate via International Driving Permit in Vietnam and Philippines?

I see on Wikipedia that both Vietnam and Philippines honor an IDP. However I cannot find specific information on whether my motorcycle license would translate and allow me to rent and drive ...
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Is it illegal to enter the US on ESTA while a J-1 is pending?

I was reading this article where the author claims she was told it is illegal to obtain an ESTA while you are in the process of applying for a J-1. However I could not find any online information to ...
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Abaya standards in Saudi Arabia

My fiance and I have an opportunity to travel from the US to Saudi Arabia (we would get married before going to avoid any problems) but she is trying to determine what type of clothing she will need. ...
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Should I put books in carry-on or checked luggage?

Considering weight constraints, should I put books in carry-on or checked luggage? To clarify, in order to keep my checked luggage as light as possible, should I stuff it with books or clothes? EDIT:...
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I have two schengen visas [duplicate]

I have two Schengen visas. One is from the Netherlands and expires on 27-8-2015. My other visa is from France and starts on 28-8-2015. My travel date is on 19-8-2015 so I will enter through Amsterdam ...
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1answer
150 views

South African Travel agent wants to see my passport - I live in the UK [duplicate]

My friends in South Africa are purchasing a round trip plane ticket for me in December 2015. I'll be flying from London to Durban and back to London and their travel agent wants to see my Passport. I ...
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272 views

Easiest way to get to CDG from Paris with big luggage

My partner and I are coming from Château d'Eau Metro station and need to get to Charles de Gaulle Airport airport T1. We each are carrying a 30kg suitcase with wheels and a 10kg handcarry. What is the ...
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88 views

US B1/B2 visa, renewed when entering country?

I have a B1/B2 visa valid from 15 July 2015 to 15 March 2016. The way I've understood it from the embassy personnel, is that when I enter the country with this visa I'm allowed to stay for 6 months. ...
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1answer
84 views

Intercités de Nuit “Espace Privatif" with 2nd class Interrail?

The French Intercites de Nuit offer the option to book Espace Privatif for a supplement. It is available when booking at least one ticket in first class or at least four in second class. For example,...
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Few centimeters beyond dimension limit: will they measure? [duplicate]

On both Iberia and LAN airlines the upper dimension limit for hold luggage is 158cm (it means the sum of the length, height and depth must be less than 158cm). I'm considering purchasing a luggage ...
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1answer
129 views

How to get passport back from UK consulate while traveling to other countries?

I am a US permanent resident applied for UK visa. I received email saying that visa has been granted and my documents will be shipped in 72 hours. It's been 8 days, I am still waiting. My problem ...
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1answer
51 views

Getting tax refund before departure from Singapore

Is it possible to get tax refund before departure, that is before having tickets to depart, during your stay. The case is with Singapore.
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1answer
419 views

Travelling with someone to the UK

I'm filling my application at the official visa4uk site. I have plans for my family including my wife and kids joining me later Regarding the question are you travelling with anyone should I mention ...
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1answer
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can I travel to Europe and buy a SIM from a local carrier and use that in my Nokia Lumia 1520 phone?

Hello from a non tech savvy girl, I am currently in the US and looking to purchase the Lumia 1520. I see that there are unlocked gsm AT&T phones (I currently am using at&t go phone no ...
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1answer
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Getting from San Francisco (Union Square) to Oakland Airport by public transport

How do I get from San Francisco (Union Square area) to Oakland Airport? Can I take BART the entire way?
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1k views

Reapplying for a UK Standard Visitor visa after a refusal

I applied for a UK visitor's visa. My friend sent me an invite to spend a month with her with a letter stating she would would pay for my accommodation and food. She provided her salary slip, bank ...
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Joining and getting miles for prior flights?

I fly a lot.. stupidly I have never been in any frequent flyer program. I just come back from Europe to Korea last week flying Emirates, flew there 2.5 months ago on China Southern, apart from low ...
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1answer
75 views

Some question about select-pass from Eurail

I'm planning to buy an Eurail pass to travel Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Czech Republic (not necessarily in that order), I have an idea about how does this system work, but I'd like ...
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227 views

reapplying visit visa after refusal - income and expenditure

Tax return documents that my husband has are for big contracts he did as far back as 2013. Will these be too old to use to support his self employed status? For filing for tax returns in retrospect, ...
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Hill-top villages to escape the heat south of Florence

We will be visiting halfway between Florence and Siena (Italy) at the end of August. It is going to be very hot I expect so I am looking for high villages/towns we can visit to get some cool. My ...
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303 views

What are my options for frequent travel between Barcelona and Mataró?

I will regularly take a train from Barcelona to Mataró and back (twice a day, every weekday, starting from October). The R1 line seems to be exactly what I want: it crosses Barcelona with stops in 5 ...
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49 views

Missed return flight on Wizzair [duplicate]

I am considering missing a return Wizzair flight from Warsaw to London (I will fly a different airline on a different date instead). However, I am flying with them from London to Warsaw a few days ...
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2answers
272 views

Food souvenir purchasable in dubai

Since I have half day stopover in Dubai, I want to go out of the airport and buy some food souvenir for my family. Date is common Arabic sweet but I am not interested in, similarly I don’t interested ...
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Using AA Aviator Awards

I signed up for a US Airways, now AA Aviator Credit card and earned 50,000 miles. When I go online to redeem there are two choices of seats, Economy Miles Saver (none available for my dates) and ...
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1answer
510 views

Re-Applying for UK Visit visa after refusal

I am a Ghanaian studying in the UK. My husband applied for a General visit visa to come over to the UK to support me in September when our baby is due but was refused on grounds of insufficient funds. ...
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2answers
48 views

How to find affordable extended-stay accommodation in Latin America

I'm asking this in general, but specifically I am planning to travel to Colombia. The maximum period I can stay there is 6 months, and I will probably stay for the most of it. I'm looking at this ...
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707 views

Moving to Netherlands: would taking train with a lot of luggage possible?

Background: First time in The Netherlands, I am going to study at Delft. My accommodation is located on Schiedam, just around the Schiedam Centrum, so I plan to journey with train from Schiphol ...
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1answer
380 views

I have a stopover in Iceland with Iceland Air, do I have to collect and check back in my luggage?

Iceland Air offers free stopovers in Reykjavik when flying between North America to the rest of Europe (I specifically booked a multi-city ticket with a stopover in Reykjavik). Neither on my ticket ...
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Dubai Transit Twice - Visas

We are transiting thru Dubai twice, going & coming, 7 weeks apart, both times we arrive on one airline & leave on another, there is no baggage transfer agreement & I'm want to avoid paying ...
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1answer
29 views

Flying BFS-EWR-YVR [duplicate]

Am flying into Newark EWR from Ireland enroute to Vancouver, Canada, all on United. Will I have to clear customs, pick up my bag and recheck it? Will I also have to change terminals. Thanks for ...
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61 views

Affordable yacht holiday around Cook Islands / Pacific Islands

Does anyone know any affordable options for some form of yacht / boat holiday around the Cook Islands or other Pacific Islands? I'd really like to explore a bit off the normal beaten path with a bit ...
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1answer
162 views

Official ESTA application website and are the others scams?

A quick search for ESTA application returned many results. According to http://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors/esta the official site to apply for an ESTA is https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/...
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348 views

A stranger in US asks for a little of fuel at a gas station

While in US, I found the closest gas station and was ready to fill up the gas. The time was pretty late (around 11pm). There was nobody around, just a stranger at another pump. He approached me and ...
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2answers
479 views

Obtaining a Library of Congress reader ID card as a souvenir

I'd like to get a Reader Identification Card from the Library of Congress (as a unique and personalized souvenir) and am curious as to how I'd go about doing so. From the link it sounds like all I ...
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1answer
34 views

bureau of engraving and printing tours: regular tours vs congressionally scheduled ones

https://mccaul.house.gov/services/tours-and-tickets makes it seems as though you need to get congressman to schedule tours of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing but http://www.moneyfactory.gov/...
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73 views

International / domestic layover

My cousin is supposed to be arriving in Indiana today. She departed from Mumbai, India, went to Paris and then to Boston. Her Boston to Indiana layover was 11 hours. The terrible part was she got her ...
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1answer
186 views

How many laptops can I take to UK?

I'll be traveling to England with a stopover in Dubai. I'm a student going to study in England and have two laptops (both Macbook Pros) and of course they're for my own use (can't seem to transfer the ...
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195 views

Do I need to register my Russian Visa?

I am staying in Russia for a period of 15 days however... Following will be the cities I will be travelling to : - Moscow for 6 days (Arrived by flight - Staying at hostel) - Murmansk for 5 days (...
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1answer
105 views

Do I need to manually take my luggage from one plane to the next?

I'm flying to Izmir, turkey, in a few weeks, but I don't know anything about how flying works. I have booked a ticket with Pegasus airlines, and fly: From Schiphol (NL) to Istanbul (TK) I have a 1 ...
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1answer
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Air Asia and Air Asia X on same flight, what's the difference?

There's a flight from KUL to MEL at night that gets into MEL the following morning. It comes up (same time, same plane, same everything) in my searches twice, however - as Air Asia, and Air Asia X. ...
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1answer
1k views

Security issues for a girl travelling solo around Europe [closed]

I am an 18 year old girl from Hong Kong thinking of travelling to Europe for a month. My parents are worried about letting me out and the security problems in a foreign place. My English is okay but ...
2
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2answers
512 views

Worry about oversized check in luggage [duplicate]

I just bought a Samsonite poly-carbonate check in suitcase called Enorme 79 spinner. The dimension quoted in the specs is 22 X 31 X 15 (Inches) that adds up to 68. But the airlines allow only up to 62....
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1answer
485 views

Is it possible to do backpacking through Europe for 15 days with 1000USD? [closed]

This is the situation, I hope you can give me a hand: On October 10th of this year I have an academic trip to Paris, it will take place from that date until October 22th. The trip is completely ...
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1answer
185 views

White House tours on weekends?

As a US citizen, to tour the White House you have to go through your member of Congress. I did so, through their website, and they had a field asking for the dates I'd like to do the tour. My ...
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1answer
239 views

Is 1h layover at PHL enough to connect to the next flight?

I have an American Airlines flight BOS->PHL and PHL->TLV with only a 1-hour layover. The airline's automatic system picked the itinerary so I figure it must work, but wanted to check. Both flights are ...

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