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 ...
1
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0answers
66 views

Any idea of wait times for a visa from US?

husband applied for a visa last Friday at the American embassy in London having had a previous minor conviction 19 years ago. He had a visa 10 years ago and was approved for a new one last week. We ...
0
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1answer
79 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 ...
6
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0answers
71 views

Used VWP only for transit, now want to enter US for 90 days

I'm a French citizen with an approved ESTA. I was flying from Thailand to Mexico with a 7hr transit in LA (had to go through border control and get a stamp). Indeed left US after a few hours. I stay ...
0
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0answers
25 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
31 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 ...
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?
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?
4
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1answer
78 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?
2
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1answer
39 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 ...
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
49 views

I need a visa for residency in Italy [on hold]

I'm a us citizen and wanting to stay in Italy for more than a year. How can I get visa for residency and what are my chances. I'll be living with my family that are already there.
2
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0answers
41 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 ...
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?
4
votes
1answer
61 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 ...
12
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4answers
194 views

Can an airline prevent me from travelling on the first leg of a flight if the second leg is cancelled?

Travelling from Doha to Philadelphia to Atlanta, and the Philadelphia to Atlanta flight was cancelled due to weather. The airline (Qatar) wouldn't let me travel from Doha to Philadelphia since my ...
1
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2answers
52 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
59 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
45 views

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 ...
7
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3answers
807 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 ...
6
votes
1answer
42 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 ...
1
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1answer
27 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 ...
0
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0answers
30 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 ...
-1
votes
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
1
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0answers
31 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 ...
4
votes
2answers
85 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 ...
8
votes
0answers
109 views

What's the cheapest place I can get a high-rise view in New York City? [on hold]

I'm spending a night in New York City on the way to DC this May. Growing up in the suburbs, I've always wanted to get a view like this from my hotel room (the church is irrelevant I just liked the ...
1
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0answers
13 views

What kind of weather to expect in Budapest in late March/early April?

I'll be traveling for 5 days in late March to Budapest; and am wondering what kind of weather to expect. I usually check for weather at weather underground as they provide future weather "forecasts" ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

Can a english(non-chinese) speaker survive living in Beijing? [migrated]

Essentially, I have just received a job offer to do research in Beijing. I do not know a word of Chinese Manderin. I applied for the job in a rather sporadic way (this was at the end of a PhD, where ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

moving to Spain with a Polish national visa [on hold]

I'm a full time student in Poland, on a national type "D" visa. I'm also waiting for my temporary resident card to be issued. I'm doing a semester abroad in Spain and I wanted to know if I'll need to ...
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votes
1answer
117 views

UK visa refusal TWICE based in Tax and lots more

pls I need a concise advice on my current issue. I applied for a tourist visa to UK in November to go and visit my sister and her family for Christmas holiday...and was refused based on the fact that: ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

What is the correct “pay to the order of” to get a U.S.passport?

I need to make out a check to submit/pay for my passport application, but I am a little confused about what to write. Do I just put down, "U.S. Department of State," or do I enter the headquarters' ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Validation of visa appointment change

I am traveling to the UK on a Tier 5 work visa. I will arrive within the valid entry and expiration dates on the "Entry Clearance" stamp in my passport. We reported on the application our arrival date ...
3
votes
1answer
80 views

Is there a good and objective resource online about Zika virus?

I am planning to travel to Brasil in the coming months. In principle I am not worried, but I've been hearing so many stories about the virus that I am not sure any more about what is going on. As far ...
4
votes
3answers
141 views

How do I bring the level of interaction with Airbnb hosts to a minimum?

When booking a flat on Airbnb one might have the following interactions with the host: Write an introductory text about yourself and the trip Confirm that the place is available on the dates you've ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Is it allowed to transport a few laptops? [on hold]

I have one PC laptop, another one is MacBook and one more is the same PC, but smaller and new, just unpacked(without package). Will I have any troubles at US domestic and international flights?
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Transiting through uk and Canada to New York [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian and will be travelling with my family late in March to New York. We will be transiting through London and Toronto. We all have valid US tourist visas, would we need transit visas for ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Is travel insurance required for Visit visa for UK [on hold]

I have interview at VFS Appl Centre on Friday for UK visit visa. Would I need to show them my Travel Insurance and submit docs for it?? Also any tips for the first timer in such interview would ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

Small Mexican hotel would not take credit card to book room

I called a small hotel in Mexico and tried to book a room. They didn't speak English, and I don't speak Spanish that well but I had Google Translate open. Everything went fine until I tried to pay the ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

how to prove funds origin for non working student? [duplicate]

I've just received a refusal of my visit visa application I am a 19 years student , my uncle is a british citizen , my father has a good work , that's my situation. UKVI refused my visa application ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

beeing in the uk on tourist visa and wanted to comeback in student visa [on hold]

my name is paula I am colombian .. have stayed with my tourist visa 5 months of 6 that was the permit. now I want to go back to colombia and apply for student visa (to make a course ... can i leave ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

ICA Refused entry to Singapore [duplicate]

I came to Singapore as a tourist 5th of November. As I am holding a Polish passport I got a visa for 90 days. I left Singapore 4th of February and I went to Bali. I decided to return to Singapore 7th ...
40
votes
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 ...
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votes
2answers
133 views

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
1
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0answers
27 views

Travel without residence permit in schengen zone

I live in Poland. I am a citizen of Turkey, so I am a non-EU citizen. Few days ago i lost my residence card and in 7-8 days i will go to Italy for a nice trip. I know it's a domestic flight from ...
7
votes
1answer
159 views

Where can I find accurate London bus route maps?

Is there any place where I can find the geographically accurate route followed by a specified bus route in London?
1
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0answers
56 views

Map of countries/cities around the world with cafes where cannabis smokes are served to tourists [closed]

So far I have Netherlands Christiania, Denmark Spain (heard you need membership of cannabis club(s)) Some town in Australia Any more?

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