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Can my country ban to Belgium of two years be reduced to one or cancelled? [on hold]

I was banned from Belgium for overstaying two months as I was waiting on documents to help me marry my now husband. In the ban it also said I couldn't come to any schengen countries. I would like to ...
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Can I check the “in-travel” status of my Oyster card?

I travel fairly regularly on the public transport network in London (although not always the same journey). I occassionally forget half-way through a journey (particularly on the DLR, since it doesn't ...
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A 12-day-left visa for entering Schegen

I have a Vietnamese passport. I'm planning to visit Vietnam on July 7th and be back in the Czech Republic (in Schengen area) on August 29th. My visa is a long-term, D type visa (for study purposes) ...
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0answers
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Applying for visitor visa to France, should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I have a British wife and children but I have a British residency, I would like to travel to France with my family this summer, and I have been told it will cost me £75 to get a Spouse visa to enter ...
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18 views

Kolkata India - Customs Duty on Desktop and Personal Cosmetics [duplicate]

I have come to the US on 2014 and it has been more than 1 year now and we are planning to visit India (Kolkata). I have the following things with me which I will be taking to India, all are my ...
2
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1answer
48 views

What is the cheapest public transportation from the Madrid airport to downtown? [duplicate]

I am going to Madrid for one night so I want to see downtown Madrid. Because I am just a student with limited budget I am wondering what is the cheapest way to go from the airport of Madrid Terminal ...
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1answer
182 views

Fined €110 for Schengen overstay: impact on future visas?

I miscalculated the number of days I would be in the Schengen region for a conference, and was fined 110 euros for overstaying by a day. Will I be refused a Schengen visa in future on account of this? ...
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1answer
83 views

Do I need a “chip” card in the Czech Republic? [duplicate]

I'm an American, and I'm traveling to the Czech Republic later this summer for a few weeks. I have a Visa debit card from a local credit union for use in ATMs and a Visa credit card from CapitalOne. ...
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2answers
107 views

Zagreb - Belgrade train schedules

I know there are also buses between these cities, but I'm trying to find timetables for trains. According to Seat 61, A daytime train leaves Belgrade every day at 11:03 arriving Zagreb 18:11 ...
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0answers
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Leaving luggage in Barcelona at midnight [on hold]

I'm arriving in Barcelona past midnight, as my plane is arriving at 23:30. I was wondering where I can leave my luggage at this time; I checked on the websites of LockerBarcelona and others, but all ...
3
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0answers
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Dual citizen return to home country (South Africa) on expired passport

What will happen if I arrive at the border with my expired South african passport? I can leave australia on my current Australian passport so bording the plane is not an issue, and South Africa can't ...
3
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0answers
49 views

What is the best way to spend 8 hrs on Beijing Capital International Airport? [on hold]

I have an 8 hour layover in Beijing. (1 PM to 9 PM). What is the best way to spend the time at Beijing Capital International Airport? Also, Please provide details such as where to keep the baggage ...
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2answers
540 views

After a 90-days stay at France within 180 days, can I still visit Croatia?

I have heard the 90 days limit in Croatia is counted separately and am not sure if it is true. Where can I find the official description?
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Is a transit visa required for Ataturk Airport, Turkey (flying Islamabad to Olso) [duplicate]

I am planning to book a flight from Islamabad, Pakistan to Oslo, Norway on Turkish Airlines. The flight is via Istanbul Atatürk airport. I have a 10 hours and 30 minutes of stay at Atatürk airport. ...
5
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1answer
35 views

Should I book hostels in advance in China / HK?

I am travelling to Shanghai and Hong Kong in July. Is it realistic to travel "freestyle" and book hostels when we get there or a day in advance online (when we know what train we're taking, etc.) or ...
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What does this road sign mean? (Germany; red circle and X on a blue background, with a right-pointing arrow.)

I'm driving for the first time in Europe—in Munich, Germany—and I came across an intersection where there seemed to a "main" signal above, straight ahead, and a "side" signal to the right, near the ...
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2answers
46 views

Where can I get some work done in Salzburg, Austria? (WiFi + power outlet.)

Unfortunately I need to do some work during my travels. I see many cafes such as Cafe Bazar and Würfel Zucker offering free WiFi, but I don't know whether they'll have power outlets, and I need ...
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55 views

U.S. Visa problems [on hold]

i was traveling in Berlin for vacation, I am working in New York and had my work visa renewed at Berlin embassy on June 8th. But then they had this technological issue globally and visas that ...
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1answer
38 views

Will I need to buy a new mobile phone (some french phone) if I move to france and intend to use SIM card of that country? [on hold]

I am from India. i will be moving to France in September for about 3 years for PhD. I need to buy a new phone anyways. Should I go to France and buy a new phone there since SIM card of France won't ...
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0answers
26 views

Unlimited Data Plan Netherlands [duplicate]

Im now here in Netherlands for 3 months work. What is the best pay as you go simcard that offers unlimited data? Badly needed. Hope you can help me.
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0answers
42 views

Is round trip ticket necessary for students? [on hold]

Why immigration offices are so sensitive with round trip tickets for overseas students who dont know coming back time?
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0answers
26 views

What is the best strategy for getting cash? [duplicate]

Does it make sense to buy a foreign currency in the country itself or outside the country? Example: If I'm in NYC and am travelling to China should I buy yuan in NYC or in China? Likewise if I'm in ...
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1answer
34 views

US Citizen visiting Canada with a pending passport [duplicate]

I'm visiting Canada in 2 weeks with my family and have yet to order my passport. So, there is no guarantee that I will have my passport in time for the trip even if I did pay for the expedited ...
0
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1answer
27 views

US Citizen with UK resident visa - want to travel to Cuba [duplicate]

I am a US citizen but I live in the UK. I have called the Cuban consulate in London and was informed that I am allowed to travel to Cuba, as long as I get the permit. I worry that due to the Embargo ...
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25 views

What can I do with small change from countries I am unlikely to return to? [duplicate]

I often have small change leftover after visiting a country, usually much less than $1 equivalent. Keeping it around is a hassle, especially if I'm unlikely to return to that country: I would have to ...
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1answer
61 views

Where/how can I find a listing of prices for in-flight WiFi usage on Qatar Airways?

I have a bunch of upcoming 6+ hours long flights on Qatar Airways' new aircraft which have on-board WiFi from Oryx Communications. Is there any way I can find out in advance what the costs are for ...
2
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0answers
22 views

Applying for a UK student visa after denied entry [migrated]

This past year, I worked freelance for a small company with a home-base office in London but an office in the state where I live. Back in April, while travelling to the UK to pick up things for an ...
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0answers
34 views

What are the top 10 can't miss sites to visit for a first time trip to Thailand [on hold]

I want to make sure I do not miss any of the must-see things? Any tips are greatly appreciated!! Thanks
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1answer
78 views

Gate pass at Atlanta Hartsfield

I am expecting a 21-yr old exchange student from Brazil at the Atlanta airport. She's flying domestic on Southwest from New York, where she's being put on the plane by the exchange program after a ...
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0answers
37 views

Canadian visiting family in US while applying for jobs in order to get an interview [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen who is going to be visiting extended family in the US. However, on the side, I might also be applying for jobs so that I can at least get an interview. I am highly aware that ...
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0answers
20 views

us visa cancelled with prejudice, can i apply PR visa for Canada or Australia? [migrated]

My B1/B2 visa has been cancelled recently (cancelled with prejudice), I want to apply for Australia or Canada PR, Can I apply?
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1answer
40 views

Possibilities of getting the visas processed on time

My husband and I are indian citizens and have planned to leave for Sweden on the 10th july 2015. We have submitted our visa application on the 24th June 2015. What are the possibilities of getting our ...
8
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1answer
494 views

All you can race go-karting in NYC

I know this is a bit of a long shot, but does anyone know of any "all you can race" go-karting places in New York City? I don't care if the conditions are hellish, for example: this offer only ...
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0answers
12 views

Germany: how to upgrade A1 licence issued elsewhere to full A after moving to Germany? [migrated]

I have an A1 category licence issued in Poland in 2005, am 26 and moving to Germany for a year shortly. How do I upgrade my licence to full A once I am German resident (I assume temporary residence is ...
3
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1answer
57 views

Travelling from Portugal to Finland - is it recomended to get a passport?

This summer I will be travelling to Helsinki (and staying there for about a week). While both countries belong to the EU, and so I am not obliged to get a passport, I know that not having one can make ...
7
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1answer
77 views

Should I book my train connections in advance in China?

I will be travelling in China this July. My trips will be Beijing - Shanghai Shanghai - Hong Kong Hong Kong - Tianjin I have read a lot about the train situation on Seat61 and am thinking about ...
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1answer
50 views

Weather to expect first half of September, British Columbia,Canada

I'm going to take a tour of British Columbia in Canada during the first half of September. Guided tour by bus, staying in hotels. Itinerary: Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Prince Rupert, Prince George, ...
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1answer
60 views

How do I purchase and book a round trip ticket for someone living in Ghana to come to U.S.?

I have met someone on the internet and have decided to invite her as my guest in America for a visit. I need to know the process of purchasing the round trip air-fare. I am not very up to speed on ...
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0answers
62 views

Bring multiple devices to airport

I am traveling home from Saudi Arabia to the Philippines and I plan to bring with me 5 smartphones (in unopened boxes, as gifts), two personal laptops, 2 smartphones (personal), 1 iPod Touch and 1 ...
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1answer
81 views

Strep in Siem Reap, Cambodia

I have strep throat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I've had a pretty bad fever when not taking Ibuprofen, and i have the painful swollen throat with white bacterial mats. I also have had other problems ...
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0answers
24 views

Do i need a transit visa UK [duplicate]

I am an Indian national travelling to US to meet my son, on valid visa, in Aug this year (2015). On the return trip from US to India, want to stop at London for about 36 hours. Land ( by air) at ...
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6answers
2k views

English in Hong Kong

I might be going to a 3 week camp (it's not really a camp, it's more of an academic program) in Hong Kong. How many people (a lot, a few, only certain occupations, etc.) speak English, and do they ...
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2answers
2k views

Etiquette for talking to others on public transport in Turkey

Beyond asking for directions and skipping sensitive topics like religion, politics, regional conflicts, is it considered rude to talk to strangers on Turkish public transport (trains, buses) ? Is ...
4
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2answers
83 views

Traveling along the West Coast of the USA along U.S. 101 using public transportation

I am current living at Vancouver. I am aiming to cross the border next week and travel all the way to San Francisco along U.S. Route 101, which goes along the coast. Are there buses/coaches/trains or ...
5
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1answer
419 views

Entering USA as a tourist without any plan

My passport is swiss and I am living at Vancouver (with a student Visa valid until 2018) and I have a valid ESTA (until July 2016). Around July 15, I'll be crossing the border (between Vancouver and ...
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1answer
61 views

how much time is needed to attain driving licence for USA? [on hold]

I am in Pakistan and I am travelling to in 2 weeks. Will I get the driving licence without getting Green Card? And I also want to take my vehicle (Honda civic) with me. Can I take my vehicle easily ...
1
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1answer
65 views

Indian citizen has UK visa, wants Schengen visa

My wife and I have a UK visa valid for 180 days. We will reside in the UK with my wife's sister (a British citizen). From the UK, we would like to make 3-4 weekend trips to various Schengen countries. ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Is a visa required for travel to Iceland if I have the EU Blue Card?

I have a blue card from Germany but I am a non-EU citizen (India, to be precise). I'm planning to travel to Iceland in the summer for a few days. Will I need a visa to be able to enter Germany? If ...
3
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2answers
36 views

Mobile internet in the Caucasus

I'm going to be traveling through the Caucasus for a couple of weeks, visiting Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. I'm assuming there's no cellular provider that will work across countries, but are ...
5
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2answers
1k views

Flight booked in the UK delayed 24 hours in the US

My British Airways Houston-London (Heathrow) flight has been "delayed" 24 hours. I have 2 questions: What rights to compensation or rebooking do I have, since this was a flight booked in the UK ...

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