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Cheap way to travel last minute across France by public transport?

The starting point and end point are not very important, but it will probably be Lille (~Belgium border) and end point around Hendaye (~Spanish border) I am planning to spend ~3 days crossing. Time ...
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17 views

Denmark-Study permit from India [on hold]

I am applying from India for Denmark study permit. Would you please let me know how old the bank statements should be? i.e. money should be kept for how much duration in the bank? Thanks Sam
3
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1answer
19 views

Can air miles be applied retroactively when registering a OneWorld (BA) account?

Can air miles be applied retroactively when registering a OneWorld (BA) account? What is the time limit if possible?
6
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1answer
41 views
+100

How early do I need to arrive at Most na Soči for a space on the car train

Slovenian Railways run a car-transport train service from Most na Soči to Bohinjska Bistrica, called Motorail. This lets you skip a lot of driving around the hills, and is reportedly a fun journey ...
11
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3answers
2k views

How to properly merge on a busy highway? [on hold]

While merging freeway with speed limit of 100 km/hr. I accelerate to catch up merging speed of 100 km/hr, driver behind me almost touching my tail. Vehicles on freeway are not letting me merge because ...
1
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0answers
35 views

German Employment visa - Guidance (Urgent) [on hold]

I am an Indian national working in China for the past 2 years. I've secured a job in Germany with 38,688 Euros salary (as I am in Engineering sector) and received the acceptance letter from ...
5
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0answers
83 views

Can my 13 year old sister travel back to her country (India) unaccompanied?

Me and my sister (13 years old), are traveling to the UK and my sister has an accompanied visa. Is it possible for my sister to travel back to her country (India) unaccompanied with airlines escort ...
5
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0answers
41 views

How far do taxi from Incheon Airport go?

I have an event in Yeoncheon, South Korea (near the North / South border). My flight takes me to Incheon Airport, then I need to somehow get from there to Yeoncheon. I've researched and there doesn't ...
3
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1answer
26 views

Applying for a Ukranian multiple-entry visa, how should I fill in the application?

I am an Indian citizen. I want to apply for multiple entry visa of Ukraine for one year but I have few doubts regarding form filling. I want to go to Ukraine for three times within one year but for ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Is winter of Bangkok very cold?

Is it true that Bangkok can be very cold in winter? If so,when would it be very cold and how cold can it be?
5
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2answers
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How to dress for Himachal Pradesh in October?

I can't find historical weather data for October (or any other month) in Himachal Pradesh. Is it cold? Snowy? What would be a good idea to bring for minimalistic clothes packing?
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0answers
19 views

C1 Transit Visa for a filipina wife [on hold]

Does anyone have experience with a C1 Visa for their Filipina Wife to travel through the US to another country, if so, how difficult was it to get the visa?
5
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2answers
253 views

Bill from German Railway

In early June my wife and I traveled to Europe on vacation. During our trip we traveled by German rail to Stuttgart from Paris. We spoke with a worker at the Paris station who assured us that we did ...
8
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0answers
75 views

Is it legal to camp outside in France and Spain?

I plan on hiking the St-Jacques-de-Compostelle trail, starting in France and ending in Spain. To lower the costs, I would like to camp on my own outside. Is it legal to camp outside in a small tent ...
7
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1answer
69 views

Pakistan - Georgia Visa

I am a Pakistani passport holder and planning to visit Georgia (the country) for my holidays, but as there is no embassy of Georgia in Pakistan, I am finding it pretty difficult to get the basic ...
5
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1answer
190 views

UK visa refusal due to undefined source of fund after retirement

My mother (aged 62) applied for UK visitor visa from Bangladesh recently and got refused. She was intending to meet her elder sister who is a British Citizen living in London. As they haven't met for ...
7
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0answers
105 views
+50

Address on UK Landing Card

In a situation wherein a visitor to the UK, with a valid visa, is staying with a friend, who happens not to be a/the sponsor of the visitor in a self-catered holiday rental apartment, how would the ...
6
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2answers
355 views

Rules or regulations on how stamps are stamped on passports?

I was going through my passport and noticed that some of the entry and exit stamps are not neatly placed. This made me wonder, are there any rules or regulations saying where and how stamps are placed ...
3
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0answers
45 views

Refusal of Schengen Visa from Spanish Embassy [duplicate]

Today, my visa application was refused from the Embassy of Spain, India. The reasons they mentioned are: Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided. You ...
3
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0answers
45 views

Do I need to document a change of name in childhood for a simple UK passport renewal?

When I was a child, my parents changed their surname and so my surname changed with it. I also decided to drop my middle names in ~1994. When I applied for my first passport in 1996, I supplied ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

Valid un-stamped Dutch tourist visa, do I need Airport Transit Visa (ATV) for France? - Pakistan Passport [duplicate]

So I already have a valid Schengen tourist visa issued from Dutch embassy on my valid Pakistan passport. However, I have not yet traveled on it to Holland so it is still un-stamped by the immigration ...
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0answers
117 views

In which regions do terrorists try to test whether you're Muslim? [closed]

In some terrorist attacks, such as Dhaka, the perpetrators test whether or not you're Muslim and spare you if you are, while in other terrorist attacks, such as Nice or Omagh, the attackers kill ...
11
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1answer
267 views

Valid Russian Visa Required when Entering Belarus?

We are travelling Berlin - Moscow by train. We have a Belarus transit visa valid from Aug 18, and a Russian visa valid from Aug 19. The train enters Belarus in the evening Aug 18 and arrives at the ...
2
votes
2answers
75 views

Visitor Visa for 2 Years [on hold]

I visited to Uk in april 2016 and now i need 2 year visit visa, so please suggest me what kind of reason i need to mentioned in my application to get 2 year visa. Kind Regards ZM
2
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0answers
27 views

Is free / wild camping legal or tolerated on Kinmen and Matsu islands?

Matsu island of Taiwan (but actually located just near Fuzhou, China) is beautiful and sparsely populated. Official tourist accommodations are expensive compared to PRC and even a little high compared ...
4
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1answer
62 views

Where are promo train tickets valid in the Netherlands

I'm currently part of a group of scouts in Delft and we (12 aged 15 through 17 & 2 over 18s) and we are trying to get to Amsterdam as cheaply as possible. We have looked at group tickets (https://...
6
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1answer
25 views

Are there ferries or boats I can take between Kinmen and Matsu or between Kinmen and the main island of Taiwan?

On a previous trip I took a ferry from mainland China (PRC) to Matsu, an island controlled by Taiwan but close to the PRC and then another ferry from Matsu to Keelung, on the main island of Taiwan. I ...
6
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1answer
54 views

Bregenz to Vaduz - train/bus

I would like to travel from Bregenz to Vaduz. The Austrian railway web-site only gives me rates upto Feldkirch Bahnhof. And it says I need to take a bus from there. Does anybody know which bus goes ...
4
votes
1answer
45 views

Lufthansa - Rail & Fly at Frankfurt Airport

I am arriving at Frankfurt International Airport Terminal 1. I have a Rail&Fly ticket in co-operation with Deutsche Bahn. I would like to know where I should collect my luggage. The last time when ...
4
votes
2answers
109 views

If I travel using AirBnb and my host provides Wi-Fi, am I putting my self at risk to be hacked? [on hold]

I have never used AirBnb before. I'm trying it out for the first time. For those who don't know, it basically is a company that connects travelers to individuals who are willing to rent rooms in their ...
3
votes
1answer
65 views

Can I have alcohol in my luggage bag while on transfer in Doha Airport?

My wife and I are flying from Australia to Georgia and we have 1 stop in Doha. We're taking some alcohol with us; but my wife panicked and asked me if it's illegal to have alcohol anywhere in the bags ...
2
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0answers
50 views

Does using International SOS amount to having travel insurance?

If a business has a contract with a company such as International SOS, does this amount to having travel insurance? Or could the individuals traveling for work with this business still be liable for ...
4
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1answer
43 views

Can I fly to Cambodia and back to South Korea to catch my flight home to the US after my study abroad visa is over?

I am studying abroad for 6 months in South Korea but I want to go to Cambodia to do a volunteer trip for two weeks at the end of school. However during the Cambodia program my student visa ends in the ...
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votes
0answers
16 views

what to do in the Gilis in Indonesia? [closed]

please provide some suggestions of things to see and do on each island: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air. how are they different? i plan to spend up about 1 day on each island. thanks.
13
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0answers
66 views

How can one get a permit to drive the Chinese section of Karakoram Highway with a foreign truck?

To get from Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan, one needs to drive through an 575 km section inside China, the one from "Irkeshtam Port, 309 Provincial Road, Ulugqat, Kizilsu, Xinjiang, China" to "Kunjirap Daban, ...
9
votes
0answers
85 views

How can you have luggage moved cheaply WITHIN England, if you do not care about delivery speed?

My grandmother will be travelling within England (London, Cambridge, Portsmouth) to see family and friends for the next year. Her health problems prohibit moving her 3 suitcases herself WITHIN England;...
4
votes
2answers
61 views

Does lufthansa allow you to choose seats for free during checking-in online?

When I booked my flight with Lufthansa, an early seat reservation was available for an extra fee. But I did not want to pay extra so I just skipped this step. Is it possible for me to check-in ...
27
votes
3answers
3k views

First-Time Greyhound Traveller

I'll be travelling by myself and by Greyhound bus for the first time at the end of August. I'll be going from Toronto, ON to Winona St. University, MN. I'll be coming back after two weeks, and both ...
5
votes
1answer
86 views

Extending an ESTA

I am currently holidaying in USA and have entered the states on a ESTA visa waiver, I booked my return ticket two weeks after the 90 day ESTA expires (my fault) naively thinking it wasn't a big deal, ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Can my sons have a tourist visa, if they are refused as dependents? [closed]

I will apply for a student visa tier 4 this week. Since i was not sure that my two sons can have visas as my dependents, I put in my application that my sons will travel with me as tourists and will ...
5
votes
0answers
79 views

Do I need a visa to change from Heathrow airport to Gatwick airport? [duplicate]

I would like to find out if I am traveling to the USA and would like to change airports from Heathrow to Gatwick, I will be in transit for less than 12 hours, but I have a USA visa and not a British ...
77
votes
11answers
13k views

When flying on a very tight schedule, are you obligated to run to make it to the next gate on a connection?

In reference to this question, let's say you've bought a single ticket with a 45-minute layover. Your plane arrives on time but the next gate is so far away you have to run to make it. Assuming you ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Passport vs. Birth Certificate when traveling internationally [closed]

If I were to go and live somewhere that is not my original home country for a couple years, do I ever need to provide my birth certificate or is my passport sufficient for identification? I don't ...
55
votes
10answers
11k views

Why are Chinese mountains scaled by steps? (instead of winding paths)

Question: Why are Chinese mountains mostly scaled by steps/stairs instead of winded paths? Is there something traditional / practical / religious / spiritual about it that I fail to see? When hiking ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Tokyo airport? [duplicate]

My trip will be from Vietnam to Canada. I will have a 4 hr layover in Tokyo. I am a Bangladeshi passport holder and permanent resident of Canada. Will I need a transit visa for Tokyo airport?
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Do I need UK transit visa while travelleing to Ireland [duplicate]

I am holding Irish student visa and I am making a flight change at London while travelling. Do I need a UK transit visa.
7
votes
1answer
93 views

EU airlines, late for connection flight due to lines on passport control

Several days ago I had 1 hour connection in Amsterdam and I got my plane but I was the last one, after me they closed the gate. Now I need to buy a new ticket and thinking about the same route. Is ...
4
votes
0answers
39 views

Can I hire a scooter on a provisional license?

I hold a UK provisional drivers licence. Will I still be able to hire a scooter in San Antonio, Ibiza?
7
votes
2answers
58 views

When I find a discount fare on AirAsia's website that includes a stop at KL, is there a way to book it with a few nights there for the same price?

AirAsia's hub is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They currently have a 20% off offer and I've found a flight from Australia to Japan I like, which includes 7½ hours at KUL in the middle of the night. As far ...
4
votes
0answers
27 views

Visa extension time in South Africa

I am a South African retuning to live the country after having lived in the UK for the past 15 years. I returned on a UK passport (on a 90 day tourist visa) hoping to re-apply for my South African ...

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