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Why do hostels require you to 'rent' bedding?

Why do increasingly amount of hostels ask you to pay to make your bed comfortable. I mean, you can buy a dorm bed for a night and then get there just to realise they charge for pillows, blankets, ...
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1answer
35 views

Can i get a Visa for Nepal in its border with India?

I'm an European citzen with a visa for India that allows for multiple entries. As I understaund, that doesent allow me to enter Nepal. If i go to Nepal's border, can i get a Nepal's visa there? What ...
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0answers
53 views

French Schengen visa refused in India - what to do? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national working in Kuwait with residency here . I wanted to take my family on a euro trip this may . The family included my wife and daughter (who live with me) and my parents-in-law ...
2
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0answers
24 views

Attending two semesters in the US at different Universities without a two year stay back home [on hold]

This is my current situation: I plan to study a semester abroad in the US (I'm German) at Drexel University from ~March to ~June 2016. This is a normal, exchange-like program between my university ...
6
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2answers
427 views

September/October in the Alps

Is it possible to have trekking in the Alps in September and October? It will be warm enough to do such type of activity? Is there high probability of rain and clouds?
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0answers
31 views

Books about trekking in the Italian Alps [on hold]

Would you recommend any literature regarding trekking in Alps? I like pictures, maps, schemas. I need book that could describe routes, difficulty, places to stay. UPD. Making question narrow. I'm ...
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1answer
36 views

Spouse with Danish residence permit's proofs necessary to apply my tourist Schengen Visa?

Me and my wife have planned a Europe trip with Italy being the main Destination. She is in Denmark presently and hold's a Danish residence permit which will be valid for our tour duration, she does ...
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1answer
40 views

Multiple entry Schengen visa: Documents required at Immigration/Border control during second visit

I am an Indian passport holder having residence permit and working in Kuwait, I received a 90 days multiple-entry Schengen C visa issued by German embassy Kuwait for a business purpose. I successfully ...
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1answer
72 views

bringing a watch valued at 137.32 Dollar into South Africa

i have a watch that was bought through Amazon by a friend who is in South Africa and was sent to me as Amazon does not ship to South Africa. the intention is that i bring the watch with me in my hand ...
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1answer
56 views

International connection at US airport with US re-entry issue [duplicate]

I need to get to the Caribbean from Europe but had overstayed in the US about 7 years back and am supposedly denied re-entry fr 10 years... since all reasonable flight scenarios I find involved going ...
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0answers
31 views

Getting US visa with Iran stamp [duplicate]

I want to ask .. I'm traveling to Iran but soon I should get my US Fiancee visa. Should I expect problems getting the Fiancee visa because of my travel to Iran?
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2answers
49 views

Can I get married and then still go visit to the USA on my same tourist Visa I had before changing my maiden name and being married?

I am a Paraguayan citizen who has visited the USA once 4 years ago. I am planning to obtain a to tourist visa to go meet my fiances family for two weeks in January. My fiance is an American citizen. ...
2
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0answers
26 views

From Milan to Alps [on hold]

I need to spent four days in Milan in September. But during this period I would like to make trekking in Alps. Would you advice several places in Alps for trekking not very far for Milan? What is the ...
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0answers
58 views

UK “Entertainer Visitor Visa” Processing times?

I applied for an "Entertainer Visitor Visa" for UK. The reason for my travel is to attend a "songwriting creative writing course" i did a lot of research and found (on the official UK visa website) ...
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0answers
20 views

Transit visa for the UK [duplicate]

I am traveling to Tenerife via London and the layover is for 10 hours. I need to visit friends in London during this time. Please suggest for which visa I should apply. The travel date is 17th ...
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1answer
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What facility was our bus blocked from observing in northern Iran?

Recently on a bus trip from Rasht, Iran, to Tehran, Iran, the driver's assistant came down the bus aisle, ordering all the curtains closed on one side, and for a few minutes we were actually forbidden ...
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0answers
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0answers
17 views

Schengen visa from UK working on Tier2 ICT short term [on hold]

i am Indian currently working in UK on Tier2 ICT short term visa. visa is valid till Aug 2016. my wife and daughter will be visiting UK on tourist visa for 2 months . i would like to get Schengen visa ...
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2answers
612 views

Are children's toy guns allowed on a British Airways flight as carry-on?

Are children's toy guns allowed on a BA airplane? One is a water gun and the other one is nerf gun They are not replica guns, I am aware that replica guns are almost illegal in the UK. Our flight ...
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2answers
4k views

Will getting a refund from an ESTA scam site cause me to be blacklisted from the US?

A colleague accidentally purchased a US ESTA from a scam site that I won't dignify with a link, charging him $31. (The official site charges just $14.) Like most scam sites, the site actually did ...
3
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0answers
35 views

Should I open a US bank account for my study abroad? [on hold]

I am going to start a year's study in the US, transferring from the UK. I will be staying in San Diego, CA. In the UK, I currently have a student account with Santander and a general account with ...
16
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4answers
4k views

Can I take a big jar of Nutella in my cabin luggage on a European flight?

I will fly from Marseille through Amsterdam to Berlin TXL with Airfrance/KLM and I would like to take a large jar of Nutella. It's new and unopened. Since it's not liquid there should not be a ...
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0answers
25 views

UK to Belarus via Ukraine, and Ukraine International [on hold]

So I am planning on flying from London to Minsk, Belarus, and the cheapest flight is from Ukraine International Airlines, with a 3h layover in Kiev. How is UIA as an airline, I've heard it's ...
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0answers
16 views

Applied for Tier2 General visa for UK at VFS Delhi but didnt get any update… :( [on hold]

I have applied for Tier2 General visa for UK at VFS Delhi but didnt get any update since 28th Aug, 2015.
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1answer
40 views

Transit at Munich Airport

I am planning to buy a single ticket for Doha to Cologne via munich. my flight plan is Doha - Munich on Qatar Airways Munich - Cologne on airberlin Qatar Airways and airberlin have a codeshare ...
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2answers
63 views

Can one take an Italian rental car into Slovenia and Croatia?

We will begin our trip to Croatia by flying into Venice. We are now thinking about renting a car and driving first to Ljubljana and then throughout Croatia. Is this easy to do, or will we have to ...
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0answers
25 views

changing entry and exit softer getting schengen visa [duplicate]

I am from India , got the schengen visa for 15 days for 3 countries one time entry visa,as my submitted itinerary to Switzerland consulate I have to enter from Rome ,offer 5 days to France for 2 days ...
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0answers
298 views
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Why does Ryanair check non-EU passengers' visas on intra-Schengen and domestic flights?

Ryanair requires that all non-EU citizens report to the check-in counter to verify their immigration status, even on intra-Schengen and domestic flights. According to Ryanair's official website the ...
2
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1answer
56 views

How can I cheaply travel from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Bruges?

How can I cheaply travel from "Brussels South Charleroi Airport" to Bruges? I think the cheapest method would be to take a train. I just don't know where the nearest train station is and how I can get ...
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1answer
44 views

Entered USA with esta, leaving to Canada for 2 days and come back

I am visiting my brother here in the US, and I am staying for 3 weeks. I used esta in order to come to the US. We want to visit Montreal (Canada) for two days and come back to the US. (We are going ...
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0answers
16 views

I will be travelling back to Inida from US after staying 5 months in US on J1 visa. Can I take a used donated Canon printer? [duplicate]

i am returning to india after staying in US for 5 months on J1 visa. I want to take one used donated canon printer cum scanner. Is that allowed or will i be asked to pay customs?
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0answers
28 views

Entering Spain on a Schengen visa from Sweden [duplicate]

I was Issued a Type C, Multiple-Entry Schengen visa from Sweden last June, but I couldn't go at that time. I will be going to Spain in September and my Swedish visa is still valid and has never been ...
4
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1answer
142 views

Are British immigration officers permitted to require evidence of a relationship between passengers and their children?

Sometimes we hear stories where passengers who accompany a child are questioned when the relationship between the child and the passenger is not immediately clear. The questions seem intrusive and ...
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0answers
35 views

In Transit from MAD to LHR.

I am flying from the US through MAD and on to LHR ( within 3 hours). Must I clear passport control in MAD? Since they are part of the EU and the UK is not, was not sure.
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0answers
15 views

UK transit visa query for an indian passport holder with valid usa student visa [duplicate]

I am travelling to usa on a student visa..through british airways and have a long layover at heathrow for 22 hours..can i visit my brother who lives in london for few hours with the transit visa? Do i ...
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0answers
31 views

Can I get a train berth ticket within 1 hour to travel long distance in any country? [on hold]

I want to travel from one city to another city of different state in India and I was wondering if I can get a reservation with in an hour to travel?
2
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0answers
51 views

What practices can help me hitchhike safely? [on hold]

I would like to travel across Europe hitchhiking (me and my girlfriend). What should we do to make sure that we both lower chances of unpleasant meetings, and higher chances of succeeding?
2
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1answer
39 views

Can I search for a train ticket from A to C via B?

When looking up tickets with national rail you can check train times with a via option. Is this just for planning purposes or is it possible to buy the via ticket?
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1answer
2k views

Flying with Ryanair as a non-EU citizen

I received my Schengen visa, thanks to numerous Q&A found on this site. I have flights booked for in and out, and I'm considering to use Ryan Air to travel between a few cities. I'm a Sri Lankan ...
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0answers
19 views

bulgarian permanent residence [on hold]

am in egypt now , my girlfriend is bulgarian , i will travel to bulgaria this year in work visa or normal visa to get married to my bulgarian girl friend , can i apply for permanent residence from the ...
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1answer
31 views

Will it be a bad history when i apply for schengen again [on hold]

I have a schengen visa from czech republic,and i wanna enter the schengen area from vienna,will it be ok to do so?,and if i did so will they consider it a bad history when i apply for schengen again?
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0answers
29 views

Do we need US Visa for our 2 hours layover flight to the US from Canada to the Philippines? [duplicate]

We are Filipino Citizens and traveling with my family back to the Philippines from here in Canada via USA and Japan. Do we still need a transit visa when we will be staying less than 2hours in the US? ...
3
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0answers
118 views

Children with a different surname to parent - UK citizen - UK passport control

Assume a child (aged 15) has a different surname to its mother. They live with their mother and father, but the mother did not take the father's name on marriage. All three are UK citizens, have UK ...
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5answers
974 views

In countries with a “Keep right/left unless overtaking” rule: May I keep the left/right lane if driving at speed limit? [on hold]

As far as I have read, overtaking over speed limit is always illegal. So do I need to keep in left if I am at speed limit and no one can overtake me legally? It is also less tedious to just stick to ...
1
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1answer
42 views

Safety in Bangkok [on hold]

I am going to BKK at the beginning of October and being a tourist and a photographer, I wouldn't renounce to take my camera with me (it's not a bullseye for thieves, but still...). Do I need to stay ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

Food options in Bangkok

I will be in Bangkok for some days in the beginning of October, after which I will be on a guided tour up in Chiang Mai. The second part of this trip will be fully guided and I don't have to plan ...
0
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1answer
19 views

5 Hours (at least) to spend in BKK Suvarnabhumi or what else?

I'm travelling from Munich to Bangkok via Muscat at the end of September (economy class, so no lounge available). The Airport in which I'll land will be the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Nepali Passport stolen in Pakistan. Can Nepal embassy in Pakistan issue a new passport? I have to go my home Land [on hold]

while travelling a thief had stolen my bag.and my passport is there.i tried to contact nepali embassy in pakistan but they were not in favor.
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1answer
61 views

Where can I find go-go bars in Bangkok? [on hold]

I am going to go to Bangkok in 3 days, and will visit the go-go bar, but I have no idea on this, anybody has the information about go-go bar in Bangkok? Thx
5
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0answers
75 views
+50

Can a foreigner get a visa for China in Taiwan?

I'm in China and thinking of taking a ferry to Taiwan. I'm an Australian citizen and I've been to Taiwan before and know I get visa-free entry. But I'm wondering about getting a new visa for China ...

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