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Prohibited item forgotten in hand luggage: what to do with it?

I guess it happens quite frequently: you have already checked in, and at the security check you realize that you have in your backpack your grandmother's Klingon bat'leth blade, an item that has been ...
8
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105 views

Availability and attitudes towards sky burial tourism

I've recently heard about sky burial tourism, and I've got a couple of questions about it. Has it been banned in China? I recently retweeted someone tweeting about sky burial tourism by Chinese ...
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0answers
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Southern Myanmar - Travel restrictions as of late 2015?

How far south can I travel by bus or car, without the need to take any boat/cruise and without any permits? Lonely Planet Myanmar (print edition, Aug 1 2014) says: But briefly Googling, I find one ...
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Hiking along on the ridge of the Mount Aso volcano's external ring

It is currently forbidden to climb within 1 kilometer of the crater of Mount Aso (largest active volcano in Japan), so I used Google Earth to find another hike giving nice views of the volcano, and ...
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1answer
76 views

Using UK Bank statement for applying a visit Visa!

Need Help! I'm going to apply for a visit visa with 2 of my dependents. I'm wondering if I can use my UK bank statement which has been idle for couple of years. Currently, I'm living in Pakistan ...
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3answers
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Are there still any “Fly as much as you like” air passes for the U.S.?

Back in 1993 I had a ticket called 'Delta Air Lines Travel America Standby Airpass' that allowed me to take an unlimited number of flights on Delta Airlines within a 30 day period. 60 days were ...
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2answers
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Are replica unarmed explosives allowed in hand luggage?

If not why? A domestic flight within the UK. I have the alternative of going with Virgin Trains if this is going to cause me unnecessary problems. The item has been bought from here
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56 views

What documents should my Denmark host submit for my appeal? [duplicate]

My Denmark Visa Application was refused for the reason of "You have not provided proof of sufficient means of subsistence, for the duration of the intended stay or for the return to the country of ...
10
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1answer
117 views

Is it rude to pay tips in Iran?

One of my friends, asked me if he could tip the waiter after we had a delicious Kebab :) for dinner, and I was just puzzled since I didn't know the answer. It's totally rare and not common at all to ...
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1answer
207 views
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What documentation is needed for a tourist to drive a US citizen's car?

A common conclusion on Travel.SE says that buying a car as a tourist in the US is difficult because of registration and the time it takes to do the paperwork. However I have a friend in NYC who can ...
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2answers
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Italy Regional Trains itinerary and routes

I will be going on vacation to Italy in late March and April. I am trying to plan my trip, as I'm not yet entriely sure what cities to visit. Lot's of webpages mention regional trains, saying they ...
5
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1answer
78 views
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Where can I camp for free in, or near, Byron Bay, Australia?

I'm currently road tripping across the Gold Coast. I find myself in Byron Bay, NSW, Australia and am looking for accommodation. I rented a small camper van and don't really wish to pay 70+ Australian ...
5
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0answers
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UK refused visa for partner, possible ban

We applied for a visit visa for my partner, soon to be my fiancee once my divorce is finalized. I am a UK citizen and my partner is Thai. We have been together for 13 months and have physically spent ...
4
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1answer
53 views

How to tip in Israel?

What's the proper etiquette for tipping in taxis, restaurants, cafes, hairdressers, etc.? See equivalent question for the US. I've heard many different opinions online and during my travels, so I'm a ...
2
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1answer
38 views

Teaching English as a foreign language charities for south america

I haven't volunteered abroad before but I want to try and teach english as a foreign language in south america for 3 weeks (specifically Chile or Argentina). I have done the usual google search for a ...
0
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0answers
47 views

Travelling around Japan on a cruise ship

we are Filipino citizen who will travel around japan via a cruise ship for a week and will disembark in Hong Kong, do we still need to have a Japanese visitor visa for the duration of the cruise?
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1answer
41 views

Purchasing monthly personalised Tallinja Cards

My wife and I are U.K. citizens and will be visiting Malta for six weeks from 3rd March this year. We are booked into the Plaza Hotels in Sliema. Is it possible for us to purchase monthly personalised ...
3
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2answers
70 views

Invitation letter to Canada sent by email. Will this be a problem?

So my host wants to print out the invitation letter, sign it, scan it again and email it to me. My host will also send me a scan of their citizenship card and bank statements. The visa office does not ...
0
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0answers
24 views

San francisco where to stay budget hotel? [on hold]

I'm traveling to SF by march and I was wondering if you can get me some tip in regards of where to stay. I am looking for a place to be for around 2 weeks, Do you have any advice on how could I ...
2
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0answers
30 views

As an Australian driving in South Africa, what differences in traffic or road rules do I need to know?

As an Australian driving in South Africa, what differences in traffic or road rules do I need to know? I'm interested in: any differences in rules any differences in usually accepted practices any ...
7
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2answers
346 views

Driving a rental car accross the Croatia-Montenegro border and back

While I will be based in Dubrovnik, I want to see Kotor in Montenegro. Some buses do the route from one to the other but there seems to be plenty of interesting things along the bay and I also want to ...
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1answer
462 views

Need Guidance for Documents Required in Case of Visitor Visa to UK

I am Planning to Travel to UK in July beginning and planning to have Stay there for a Month. Brief details in My Case : I am Currently working with a Listed Bank in India and Having vintage of 2 ...
5
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1answer
102 views

Visit Toronto while on H1B

I am currently on H1B and am planning to visit Toronto, Canada. The visa on my passport is expired by I have extended my I94. So my question is that if I go to Canada for a 5 night vacation, can I ...
2
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1answer
65 views

Will I be able to travel out of US without a valid visa?

I'm an international student in the US, and my visa already expired, will I be able to travel out of US without a valid visa?
8
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3answers
3k views

Possibility and price of getting to Lord Howe Island by sea?

I'm having trouble finding details of getting to Lord Howe Island other than by the expensive flights. Wikipedia implies that the ship that brings supplies can also carry passengers, and searching ...
8
votes
2answers
5k views

Can a foreigner easily buy and activate an ALDI talk micro SIM in Germany?

I'm going to be traveling through several countries in Europe and I want to get a prepaid data SIM. I don't use too much data, so I was thinking of getting an ALDI Talk SIM in Germany (where I'll be ...
4
votes
1answer
77 views

Do I owe Congestion Charge for London?

I travelled to 162 City Rd, London EC1V 2PD from N13 5LF yesterday, 9 February 2016. Do I have to pay congestion charge?
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3answers
8k views

What are the exact reasons why one cannot take a bottle of water on the plane?

So what exactly are the reasons: policy by the airlines? slowing down security? What if it's 100mL of water filled in one of those tiny travel bottles that people use to downsize their toiletries? ...
4
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2answers
129 views

How to visit Georgia as a Pakistani citizen?

I am a Pakistani passport holder and I am here in China I want to go to Georgia for visiting. How I can go? How I can get visa?
40
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4answers
8k views

Why did airport security swab my hands with wet paper?

Before entering a commercial plane, I had to go through the usual security check at Prague airport (PRG). When I passed the metal detector, it went off. I assume it was because I forgot to take off my ...
2
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0answers
40 views

Parking in Venice in August - should I book a parking lot?

I'm going to visit Venice for a couple of day in early August (yes, I know, it's probably not a good time to visit, but this was my only option), together with two kids. I think I'd like to book a ...
4
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1answer
60 views

ESTA, two nationalities, two names, should I declare the second in the form?

I know there are similar topics (linked below) but I want to settle this once and for all. I will be travelling to the US later this year. I have two passports (UK/Indonesian), and the UK one has my ...
3
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1answer
305 views

Dual nationality and ESTA

I am a French/Australian citizen, currently living in France. I want to use my Australian passport to travel in the USA because my French passport is not electronic. Can I enter the US on an ...
0
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0answers
33 views

A question about asylum passport? [on hold]

I have a refugee passport from greece can I get the green card to live in USA? What's the possible way to do it?
7
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3answers
805 views

Confusion about flight timing - Turkish airline

I am really confused with timings on ticket. I have my friend coming from USA to Pakistan, and I have to pick him from airport. I want to know when he will arrive in Pakistan according to Pakistan ...
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2answers
51 views

Refunding return leg of Air France ticket in Business class

I would be flying from PRG-SIN in a couple of months in Business Class considering how much one way tickets cost in Y, but I was thinking, is it possible to book a return ticket and refunding the ...
2
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0answers
57 views

Question regarding passport for Russian

sorry for the stupid question. I met a girl from Russia and she wants to see Denmark. I told her to meet first in Moscow to know each other better - anyway she asked me for 500 Euro for an ...
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0answers
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Staple passport photo on first submission or not?

I read on sites that you should hand over a picture when first applying for a passport -- one that fits the requirements of course? My question is, should the pictured be handed over on the passport ...
4
votes
2answers
81 views

Using ESTA a second time - first for tourism, now for transit

I have a specific question on ESTA, and I can't seem to find an official answer. In April 2015, I traveled from Brussels to New York (tourism) after successfully applying for ESTA. Today, my ESTA ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Find cheap flights with timeconstrains like any week-end [duplicate]

I want to do certain trips when I can get it cheaply, for example cheap flight Friday evening and the following Sunday evening. (So not a particular week-end but the cheapest week-end in a period of a ...
6
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3answers
3k views

Tipping for pre-paid shuttle service in the US?

On an upcoming trip to the USA, I've booked a ~$300 shuttle to take us from the airport to a city two hours away. I've prepaid it, if that has any bearing. A few days later I'm using the same shuttle ...
5
votes
3answers
75 views

What visas are available for consultants paid by a foreign company in Australia?

My employer rushed me out here on short notice so I'm currently in Australia on a 3 month ETA Business Visa (Subclass 601). I'm wondering if anyone has any idea if I'm using the right visa as I'm not ...
6
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1answer
78 views

Can two people share a 12-trip tallinja card when traveling together?

Looking at the Maltese public transport page for non-personalised tickets, following on from my earlier question on Tallinja cards, I see that they offer a 12-trip card for €15. I'm not sure if I'll ...
7
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1answer
98 views

Can I get a Tallinja card on arrival at Malta airport?

I gather that as of summer 2015, Malta has introduced a stored-value card for use on buses, much along the lines of London's Oyster card or Hong Kong's Octopus card. The Maltese version is called a ...
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0answers
21 views

From Abuja to Austria, stopover in Spain [duplicate]

I have a conference in Austria but will like to touchdown in Spain on leisure, which visa should I apply for? More so, I'd like to enter any of the Schengen city at will. Nationality: Nigerian
0
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0answers
29 views

Can I apply to one Schengen country while travelling to another first and then, in a separate trip, to the country awarding the visa? [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU citizen residing in the UK and married to a British national. My first SChengen visa expired last year. We've booked an Easter vacation to Malta (22-27 Mar). But the first available visa ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Do I need transit visa in Zurich while travelling to USA with H1B visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen with US visa. I am travelling through Zurich with Swiss airlines and 4 hours stay and change of plane at Zurich. Do I need transit visa at Zurich ??
0
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0answers
11 views

Do I need a transit visa in Brazil while I stop over in airport going to Ecuador? [on hold]

Do I need a transit visa to stop over in Singapore airport going to Ecuador? Actually I am trying to save ticket money, I'm trying before to apply in US embassy in Manila transit visa stop over in New ...
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0answers
29 views

South African Citizen with a Switzerland working permit

I am a South African citizen living in Switzerland with a working permit, for how long can i still stay in Switzerland once the permit has expired? Once I return home should I book a direct flight or ...
8
votes
1answer
82 views

Seeing a Bollywood movie in Mumbai?

It looks likely that a group of us will be in Mumbai for a few days in June. We're wondering if there's a really nice cinema (not just a chain) where we can go to watch a Bollywood screening?

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