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Importing a kangaroo scrotum wallet to the United States

Due to a long story, I'd like to bring an authentic Australian kangaroo nutsack wallet as a gag gift to a colleague in Seattle, Washington: But can I legally import this, and do I need to declare ...
4
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1answer
59 views

Berlin: Pay per use travel card for public transport

I will be traveling to Berlin in June. I would like to know if there is a travel card I can buy and use across all the public transport options (bus,tram etc) for a week. Ideally, it could be a pay ...
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1answer
161 views

Can I wear a tin foil hat on a commercial flight?

Reading this question got me thinking... Suppose someone is extremely paranoid, would they be allowed to board a flight wearing a tin foil hat? Obviously, this is a hypothetical question, but I ...
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Travelling before and after 30 day grace period of J1 Visa [duplicate]

I'm in a bit of a pickle. Due to miscalculation, I'll be entering 31 days (instead of 30 days) before the start of my J1 program. I also leave 5 days after the 30 day grace period after the end of my ...
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2answers
58 views

Should I book Sapsan train ticket now or wait for prices to lower?

I'm taking the Sapsan train from St Petersburg to Moscow on 20 July (at 05:30, 07:00 or 07:10) and tickets were released for that date a few days ago. The lowest Price is usually 1677 rubles, and it ...
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1answer
2k views

Is it safe for a pregnant lady to go to Hokkaido in 2016?

Fukushima incident causes a lot of fears among people, as to whether it's safe for tourists to go to Japan or not. While I understand that the radiation is not a problem for normal people, what about ...
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Is it safe to plug a power strip into a travel adapter plug?

I'm traveling from North America to Asia next month, I'm wondering if it is safe to hook up a power strip (with a surge protector) into a travel adapter plug, instead of buying several travel adapter ...
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1answer
51 views

Does Tokyo Disneyland appeal to adults? [on hold]

Does Tokyo Disneyland have anything for adults, or is it all basically for kids? Disney World in Florida seems to cater to both adults and kids, though different parts of Disney World tend to balance ...
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1answer
134 views

Odds of getting a stand-by seat on July 4th in the US

I'm needing to fly one way from SEA to MCI on 4th of July weekend. I work for an airline (a cargo airline) and I'm planning on purchasing non-rev interline standby tickets. I have some flexibility ...
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0answers
44 views

Irregular desposits and bank statements for short-term visa for South Africa [duplicate]

I saw this great Q&A and realized I parked funds unwittingly and shared that while doing my visa-application. The thing is, I am a freelancer and do both check and cash transactions with my ...
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0answers
86 views

I have italian refugee documents and union passport of italy and I want to travel to London for 10 days for sightseeing and what I have to fo [on hold]

I want to travel to London and what I have to do what I need I have italian refugee doucments and union passport of italy
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What does the ticket status RLWL2/RAC4 means on India railways tickets?

I have booked the ticket from Mumbai to Jaipur and I got the ticket with RLWL2/RAC4. What is its physical meaning? Do I will get the seat? I did search lot on the internet, but what all describing is ...
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1answer
59 views

Could I have approached South African Embassy without going through VFSGlobal for faster visa processing and news updates?

I just went through this question . Would it have been a good idea to visit the consul-general's office in Mumbai to apply for a short stay conference visa in South Africa or is vfsglobal the only ...
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1answer
52 views

Do I need a transit Visa in Helsinki? [duplicate]

I am a Chinese citizen and I will be travelling from Copenhagen to Beijing. However I have a layover in Helsinki and recently I have been rejected a student visa in Sweden (I am allowed to travel from ...
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1answer
92 views

Effect of Telling UK You Are Also US Citizen When Renewing Passport?

My kids have British Passports and US passports. Mom is US, Dad is UK citizen, kids born in US. The kids' UK passports have just expired and I will renew them. The (now online) application asks for ...
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0answers
29 views

Working from home from US for an Indian company on B1/B2 but getting only regular pay from Indian company [duplicate]

My spouse is on F1 and is currently studying in the US. I have a B1/B2 visa and I am now in India working from home for an Indian company. I am planning to visit my spouse for a few months. During ...
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55 views

are there any terms or terminology which is used when you are awaiting for visa? [migrated]

There are two terms which I made up for the phenomenon that I am awaiting visa processing. The two terms that I used to describe are 'visa no-man's land' and 'visa-watch' to describe my state. Maybe ...
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1answer
49 views

Geting a data plan in Japan as a tourist [duplicate]

I will be visiting Japan for two weeks as a tourist. I would like to have Internet access on my phone at all times, and found that there are some mobile data options for tourists. How do they actually ...
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1answer
38 views

How can I get a visa for Canada as a Kenyan citizen visiting the USA?

I am visiting the USA with a B1/B2 visa, with a Kenyan passport. Do I need a visa to visit Canada and if I do, what are requirements and the process for me to be able to get a visitor's visa?
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1answer
151 views

Will I be fined or arrested transferring through Finland with expired Schengen visa? [on hold]

I'm a Chinese student studying in Sweden. My visa extension was rejected by the Swedish migration office, and because of this I will leave for China within a month. However, I had no idea about a ...
6
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2answers
372 views

Problems with Mexico visa document (SAE) for Ukrainian citizen with U.S. student visa

http://www.inm.gob.mx/index.php/page/Solicitud_de_Autorizacion_Electronica/en.html I am planning to travel to Cancun, Mexico. I am a Ukrainian citizen with a U.S. student visa. I am having great ...
2
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1answer
135 views

Traveling to UK (London) in July, how to find cheap accomodation? [closed]

i'm planning a trip to (UK)London during early July, and i haven't been able to find any type of cheap ( ~15€ / night * person, 3 nights) accomodation, preferably not that far, or, connected to in any ...
2
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1answer
47 views

Is it possible to transit through Istanbul airports on two different tickets while carrying luggage?

I can't seem to get a clear answer to this question, I hope someone can help. My wife is an Iraqi citizen she recently got her visa to Canada (Permanent Residence). I purchased 2 separate tickets ...
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5answers
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Is it okay to have less than 10,000 EUR when in Europe?

I want to travel to Europe but someone told me you must have 10000 euros. I don't really have that much money available. I wish to visit many places in Europe by the next year, but there is no ...
5
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1answer
69 views

Do I have to book an accomodation for the entire stay of a long-term visa before applying for it?

I am going to be staying in the Netherlands for 3 months. The embassy needs an itinerary for your accommodation. I am still looking for a room (in a flat) to stay in so I will have to just provide a ...
4
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2answers
79 views

Driving from Cape Cod to JFK for an evening flight - feasible?

On a Thursday morning in August, I will set off from Cape Cod. I want to get to JFK at 16.00h (my flight to Europe departs 19.25h, but I like to be early). Google says I can drive it in a little over ...
9
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1answer
443 views

Refused Entry and Removed from the UK; What are the Consequences?

Last week I was travelling to London Heathrow from Pakistan. The immigration officer asked me my reason for coming to the UK. I replied that I was going to visit my friends and also meeting with an ...
3
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1answer
59 views

Will I be able to retrieve my checked bags on a 15 hour layover in Narita?

Taking a one-way flight on Singapore Air to Bangkok that has a stopover in Narita and planning to get out during the layover (ultimate destination is Tokyo) since the flight was a lot cheaper. The ...
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0answers
56 views

What are the regulations for making a fire while camping in Iceland? [duplicate]

What are the regulations for making a controlled and monitored fire made with the intent of cooking/heating while camping in Iceland?
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0answers
31 views

Austrian shengen visa question [duplicate]

I am travelling student exchange for a month in austria i got a shengen visa type c visa remark vis and single entry My question here can I visit prague and berlin in the week ends is that ok to visit ...
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0answers
100 views

Germany Employment Visa - “Have you lived in Germany before?” What is considered as living? [migrated]

I'm applying for a German national visa (employment) from India. Annexure for employment visa has a question: "Have you lived in Germany before?". I've earlier stayed in Germany for 20 days on a ...
2
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2answers
116 views

Schengen visa inquiry about “VIS” in remarks field

I got a schengen tourist visa for austria type C single entry and visa remark vis does that mean i can visit other other schengen countries during my travel ? I am planning to go to Germany and ...
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6answers
2k views

Should I book hotels once or multiple times for weeks of staying?

I am considering traveling abroad for a relatively long-stay (3 to 12 weeks per country). While I don't know how the hotel price is determined, my first guess is that it might get me some discount if ...
2
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0answers
38 views

Luggage damage - It's been 3 months and I haven't heard anything! [closed]

My suitcase and most of it's contents were broken and battered in a recent flight, I filed this with the airline (Air China for those wondering..) but have yet to receive any official response. I've ...
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0answers
19 views

Visa extensions for Singapore [closed]

Good day! I hail from India. have applied tourist visa for two months (Mar 9-May 10) to stay in Singapore. But stayed there for one week only( Mar 19- MAr 27) Shall I re apply visa now for another ...
4
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1answer
235 views

Oyster card broken - can I get a refund?

My Oyster card has physically broken (it's bent and no longer reads). The ticket office advised me to buy a new one and phone the support line to get the credit transferred, but can I also get the £5 ...
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0answers
40 views

Is it possible to enter france first stay there for 2 days and then go to Germany as I got my visa via Germany [duplicate]

Hi I have a Schengen visa via german embassy,my earlier plan was to go to Germany directly but now due to some unforeseen circumstances I have to reschedule my flight and now I want to directly enter ...
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1answer
2k views

What is a married segment and how can I identify them?

I was recently reading this question Are there "traditional" travel agents receiving requests online for ITA fares? that I did a couple months ago. One of the answers, the travel agent ...
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0answers
83 views

Accommodation UK visa

If I'm traveling with someone should the amount of accommodation in the application be my half or the full amount that I have to pay. ok for example I'm traveling with my dad and he's funding for the ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Bank statement validity for UK Visa

When applying for a UK visa, how old should the bank statement be?
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0answers
46 views

hotel booking cancellation for UK Visa [duplicate]

Is it alright if i cancel my book now pay later hotel booking during the process of my UK visa application ? for example I sent my application on the 25 may and my free cancellation is till 5 june and ...
2
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1answer
45 views

Where is this fence boardwalk located in Victoria, BC?

The following screenshots are from this video by Ms Vernice Patricia Tan:
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0answers
51 views

Do I need to pay duty tax on my own possessions I bring with me to Jamaica?

I am traveling to Jamaica for my honeymoon on Monday of next week. This article says that visitors to Jamaica may need to pay duty tax on certain items, and to follow these steps to avoid doing so: ...
1
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1answer
73 views

Do airlines typically charge for seating assignments when traveling w/ a small child?

I e-mailed Spirit airlines to see if I need to pay for seating assignments, or if they'd assign my 2 year old next to me by policy, and they told me to shell out the cash for the seating assignments. ...
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0answers
49 views

Change of terminals require immigration clearance [duplicate]

Am an Indian passport holder. About to tour Greece. Received the Schengen visa from Greek authorities. My flight is from Mumbai to Paris and connecting flight from Paris to Athens. At Paris,there is a ...
2
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1answer
98 views

Entering air ticket costs in a UK Visa application

In the UK visa application form they ask for your cost of the air ticket, if I'm stopping somewhere in between before coming to the UK, do I need to give a figure of the whole air fair example: home ...
6
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0answers
105 views

Making pen and ink corrections on a UK visa form?

After printing out a UK visa form, can you cross out planned arrival date with a pen and write a new one?
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2answers
110 views

Why do many countries want tourists to register after arrival?

In many countries (e.g. Czech Republic), the government requires that all tourists are registered with the appropriate authority: either through their accommodation or in person if staying at a ...
2
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0answers
42 views

Is there a map showing historical average precipitation at a specific time of year?

For planning outdoor events, such as group camping trips, it would be useful to be able to look at a map showing average precipitation across history for a given time of year, week or day. For ...
1
vote
2answers
101 views

Can i travel with my USA expired passport?

I need to fly domestically within the United States. The only ID i have is expired passport, can i use that to pass T.S.A.? can i use it as an ID? Thanks Edit1: Is a USA passport, i'm a citizen ...

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