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Venice - arriving at 16:40 vs 17:40 [on hold]

I will be taking the train from Milan to Venice in November. My plan for that day is: Arrives at MXP: 7:45 Gets to Milano Centrale to drop off luggage (carry on only): 9:00 casually walk around ...
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63 views

Are the UK Highway Code rules regarding roundabouts sufficient? [on hold]

Highway Code rule 185 clause 1 states: When reaching the roundabout you should give priority to traffic approaching from your right, unless directed otherwise by signs, road markings or ...
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What are my options to get to Bar Harbor, Maine from Moncton, New Brunswick?

I'm looking at travelling to Bar Harbor, without a car and would like to know whether there are trains, buses, or ferries that can get me between the two. How do the times and prices compare? Are some ...
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0answers
35 views

How do I print a boarding pass from the Spirit Airlines website?

My Mother and I are trying to check in to our flight online, and we need to print our boarding pass. However, we cannot find where on the website the option is available. The help section only says ...
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0answers
40 views

Things to *do* in Rome that aren't overcrowded with tourists [on hold]

I'm in Rome on a Tuesday and a Wednesday and am looking for things to do. By do I mean I have a preference for actual activities versus simple sight seeing/looking at buildings etcetera. I also have ...
3
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1answer
159 views

Money and Cards in the US [on hold]

I'll be visiting the US. I have several questions about money and card use in the US, the grand scheme is somewhat: What is my best strategy for paying stuff there? I suppose that I can pay larger ...
14
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2answers
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What makes a backpack a women's backpack?

I was looking around a bit for new backpacks, and encountered, as examples this 55L+10L backpack and 70L+10L backpack. The first one is especially designated as a women's backpack. Why? Only because ...
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2answers
68 views

Laptop w/o battery US bound flight?

According to some reports, your electronic devices are checked whether they turn on before you can get on a US bound flight. What if I carry around a laptop without a battery?
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1answer
57 views

Can I travel to the UK if my Schengen visa expired?

I am Vietnamese. I have a resident permit (ID) in Belgium. It will expire on 31.09.2014, but I have the UK visa valid until December. Can I still go to the UK from Belgium with the nearly-expired ID? ...
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Is it against regulations to pack my laptop battery on its own in my checked luggage?

We have several small children, which complicates traveling and requires us to compact our hand luggage as much as possible. We've been tempted to check in our laptop in our luggage, but have been ...
3
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1answer
46 views

Travelling from Berlin Airport to Leipzig

I am flying to Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL). I need to get to Leipzig. Is it possible to get a train from the Airport? Or do I have to get a connection train? I read something about Rail& Fly. But I ...
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1answer
51 views

Can I still travel to Schengen countries if I have an expired residence permit?

I have a work/residence permit in Sweden that is expiring the day before I travel. My new employer is applying for a new permit, but I may not have it (or the card) before I leave for travel. I will ...
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0answers
31 views

UK working visa [on hold]

I'm an Indian by nationality and want a working visa for UK. My grandfather served the British Indian army and fought WW-II and my family have so many recognition certificates. Do I have chance to ...
5
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1answer
58 views

What do tibetan door tassels symbolise?

So there are these tassels on doors in Tibet. I've googled for a good hour to find out what they symbolise or are used for, but nothing concrete materializes. Some think it's a door bell, some think ...
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1answer
38 views

Is a visa needed for a stopover in USA for a person holding a Canadian permanent resident visa? [duplicate]

I have a concern about my approaching flight, I just got my permanent resident visa for Canada. I have a connecting flight from Manila to San Francisco USA, then to Toronto. I will just stay two hours ...
3
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1answer
61 views

Is it possible for a Canadian to live in Japan for a year or two while working remotely? [on hold]

I am a Canadian citizen, and I run a small marketing business online. I would like to move to Japan for a year or two with my husband (also Canadian), who is a consultant and also conducts his ...
2
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1answer
52 views

Four trip discount on Netherlands trains?

AMS to Amsterdam, next day to Haarlem and back, third day back to Schiphol. Each single trip is €4 but is there a way to combine them into less than €16? Also, for the Haarlem trip, I’ll have a ...
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1answer
159 views

Why is apple juice a problem to order in a restaurant in Spain?

Travelling through Spain I noticed that apple juice is actually very hard to order in a normal restaurant. However you can buy some appples or apple juice in supermarket. Why?
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1answer
15 views

Cellphone in Thailand

I am moving to Chiang Mai, Thailand. I want to activate my phone in Thailand. I have a brand new unlocked Samsung Galaxy S Duos GSM phone. This phone has never been activated. I have noticed that sim ...
3
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2answers
39 views

Indian citizens (2 sisters) want to vacation in Japan for sightseeing. What is required by India and Japan?

My sister and I have always been interested in Japanese culture. We want to plan a 20-day sightseeing trip (no group tours, just us two with our own itinery). We are Indian citizens, living in Goa, ...
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2answers
76 views

How safe is Addis Ababa?

I have a friend traveling to Addis Ababa. He is a bit worried since it's his first time outside Europe. How safe is the city? Can you walk alone? is it dangerous to a foreigner not used to travel in ...
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1answer
47 views

Stopping at an airport different from destination

I have a Canadian Visa and an air ticket to Toronto via Montreal. However, I would like to stop at Montreal instead of going to Toronto. While I asked my travel agent to cancel this booking, he ...
8
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3answers
127 views

Why isn't it safe to swim on Goa's beaches in the “off season” (June-September)

The Wikivoyage Goa page contains the following snippet: just don't get into the water at all in the off season. The safe swimming period in Goa is November to early May I was at one of the ...
6
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1answer
336 views

What is the meaning of “Marine Fares” regarding airline baggage?

The terms of an airline company regarding their checked baggage rules refers to two concepts: Piece and weight. A section of the "weight" concept mentions "Marine Fares of Economy Class". What does ...
2
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0answers
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DNT cabins near the Trondheim-Bergen bus road

I am planning to do some hiking in West Norway where I've never been before. The car rental being a bit too expensive for my budget, I was planning on taking the bus from Trondheim and Bergen (bus ...
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0answers
94 views

Visa rejection twice

My Schengen VISA got rejected twice. I had booked a Honeymoon Package to Europe for 8 days from a travel agent which included multiple European places. The departure being from Mumbai on 28th June ...
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0answers
36 views

Quiet cafeterias in Istanbul [on hold]

I'd like to know about quiet cafeterias and coffee shops in Istanbul.
3
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3answers
88 views

Most comfortable seats for family of four - Philippine Airlines Boeing 777-300er SFO-MNL

I'm traveling with wife, 6 yr old and 2 yr old son. Wife is asking me where is the best seat (economy) for our family of 4, comfortable for the kids. 15 hour straight flight. I appreciate your advice. ...
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4answers
60 views

From Munich to Berlin, 6 hours in Dresden or Nuremberg or Bamberg or Leipzig?

I am taking train from Munich to Berlin, and want to stop somewhere in the middle for about 6 hours (have lunch, visit one museum/tourist spot and then casually stroll around). I am wondering which ...
2
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0answers
32 views

About Visa Waiver and B1/B2 Visa

I'm a Spanish citizen currently staying as a tourist in Dominican Republic. Before I get into my question, let me list my recent moves, as they are relevant to the case: Lived in California for 5 ...
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3answers
352 views

Is there room for a rollaboard in a CRJ-200 overhead bin?

I've got a flight coming up on a CRJ-200. I know this is a smaller plane — is there room in the overhead bin for a rollaboard? I usually prefer to fly with carry-on luggage, even paying the upgrade so ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Trying local Turkish Cuisine in Istanbul

I'll be going to Istanbul in a few days. This is a travel I do because of my job (and no - I'm not involved in any of the jobs listed here). As in this case, I often get ready at the last minute and ...
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1answer
20 views

Places/sights of interest to visit in Sicily? [on hold]

I'm looking for recommendations what to visit in Sicily. I want to go to Sicily for a weekend (Thursday - Monday). Rent a car there. For now, my itinerary is this: Palermo – Corleone – Mount Etna - ...
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0answers
26 views

Apply for new UK visa

I would like to know if it is possible to apply for a new UK visitors visa in your home country (Nigeria) two weeks before old one expires. The reason is because I have to be back in the Uk in the ...
2
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1answer
51 views

How to get to London Heathrow from Shepherd's Bush in light of possible Tube strike?

My flight is at 8:40am Saturday. I would like to arrive by 6:40am. My proposed route is below. 283 bus to Hammersmith Bus Station Walk to Hammersmith Piccadilly line to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 ...
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0answers
71 views

Can I travel on greyhound without an ID? [closed]

I'm 17 so I don't have an ID, but I do have my birth certificate. I want to travel from Laredo, TX to San Antonio, TX by Greyhound. Is this possible?
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0answers
22 views

Transit visa for passing through London and Brussels for travelling to Africa from Canada [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen living in Canada with a work visa. I arrived on the 20th of May in Canada and on the 30th of September am planning a trip to Yaounde in Cameroon, Africa with a valid visa for the ...
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0answers
38 views

is a multiple entry schingen visa enogh to enter Andorra? [duplicate]

are there any documents required to enter Andorra from Spain I have a valid multiple entry schingen visa tourism issued from Embassy of Spin in Egypt.
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1answer
127 views

Visiting Andorra from Barcelona

Can I go to Andorra for few days while visiting Barcelona with a multi entry tourist Schengen visa issued from the embassy of Spain in Egypt? Or do I need a letter?
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2answers
48 views

Can I book two tickets to reach my destination with a stop over to my destination? [closed]

I have to go to Toronto from New Delhi. My question is: Can I book two different tickets for my journey, with 2 different airline? I might have to check-out and then check-in. For example can I ...
12
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5answers
2k views

Is it possible to downgrade a business/first class flight to economy without the ticket purchaser knowing?

Suppose a rich relative has invited you to visit, or maybe a generous company is sending you to a conference, and they buy you a ticket in first class. But you feel like this is either a waste of ...
2
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1answer
141 views

Can I use my birth certificate as identification on a bus in Texas?

I'm 17 and I am traveling from Laredo (Texas, US) to San Antonio (Texas). I don't have an ID, but I do have my birth certificate. Can I use that to travel by bus in Texas?
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1answer
58 views

14 hours layover at Abu dhabi… can i stay inside the airport without a transit visa

I'm flying Etihad Airways to Melbourne and I've a 14 hours layover at Abu dhabi... can i stay inside the airport without a transit visa? what all one can do at the airport. there is no clarity.. some ...
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0answers
31 views

winter in Europe [duplicate]

We are from Australia and have no idea what winter is really like. We would like to visit Central Europe - Hungary in the months December to February. What do we need to survive the weather?
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0answers
47 views

How can my aunt obtain a UK visa while in the US?

My aunt is currently visiting the USA, but now has a need to visit London. Is it possible for her to get a visa to the UK while in the USA, and if so how? Or must she return to India to get a UK visa? ...
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0answers
17 views

How to allocate my 5 days between Berlin and Prague? [closed]

We will be visiting Europe in Jul 2015, and allocated Jul 25 - 29 (including traveling between Berlin and Prague) among Berlin and Prague. We are around 50 years ago, love nature and historic ...
5
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0answers
92 views

ESTA approved on the same day as B-1/B-2 visa denied

I am writing because I have a question regarding my ESTA application and because I could not find a similar case online that would help me at this stage. I have never been to the U.S. so this would be ...
25
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1answer
3k views

Strange knob on airplanes?

I have noticed this strange knob on flights typically near the video screen (in this case on the right and is underneath the USB port). Is there a use to this knob or is it just a component which ...
5
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1answer
96 views

Emergency UK Visa for foreign spouse: Funeral

I'm a British national. My grandmother just passed. My wife is Chinese. In general it's a major pain to get my wife a visa to visit the UK, we have never been before. Is there anyway to get an ...
3
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1answer
107 views

Overstayed Schengen Visa, how long to wait before entering again?

I have overstayed a Schengen tourist visa in Hungary by about 2 months, due to just incredible foolishness and not checking visa rules thoroughly. I was denied entry back in, not fined or banned, but ...

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