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How flexible are US car rental companies with pickup/drop off times?

I need a car for roughly 2 days and an hour, and if I rent it online with those times, I get charged for a full extra day. Would it be possible to show up early, or return the car an hour late? How ...
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How to get from Negros/Cebu to El Nido, Palawan?

How to get from either Negros or Cebu to El Nido in Palawan? It seems there are no direct flights.
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How can I re-enter the US after time in Canada on the VWP?

I am an Australian citizen, currently studying in Canada. I entered the United States In July 22nd for 3 days, where I stayed in Seattle before leaving to return to Vancouver. I then again entered ...
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Can I buy a suitcase at LAX airport?

I'm visiting LA from London (so don't know the city particularly well), and am flying out of LAX airport later this evening. My suitcase is broken, and I don't have time to shop in the city for a new ...
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Indian Passport stolen in France. Can Indian embassy in Austria issue a new passport?

I am a student in Austria travelling around Europe. My Indian passport was stolen in France. I immediately reported the theft in the nearest police office and got myself a police report. I have my ...
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Duty free shopping [closed]

I am travelling back to India from USA through Dubai. I wish to purchase liquor in Duty free shops. Please advise on below, Where can I buy them ? either in USA or in Dubai airport ? Which Currency ...
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I'm curious!! I wanna know what I can do Inorder to work and go to school here [closed]

I'm from Liberia. I came on a b1/b2 visa and now there's crisis in my country.. I wanna work! How can my visa be changed to work visa??
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cheap travel from Helsinki to Copenhagen [closed]

I am looking to travel to Copenhagen next week but not sure which is the cheapest way? I looked at flight and they are near EUR200. Is there any other cheap route?
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How do I travel to the USA with my dog (from Europe)?

I'm moving from Germany to California with my dog. She's originally from the USA, but we've been in Germany for three years. What do I need to do to travel back to the USA with my dog (10 lbs ...
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Fake work permit and deportation

My friend didn't know that an agent gave him a fake work permit. He was not stopped at the Calcutta Airport and was cleared to board the Emirates Plane to Dubai. After reaching Dubai Airport T-3, the ...
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Can I discard part of a multi-city (not layover) ticket? [duplicate]

My destination is B. My origin is A. I can buy a multi-city ticket from A->B->C which is cheaper than just A->B. Note that this is a multi city trip and not just a layover at B. My question is if I ...
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What section of the US Embassy issues Visas and how do I address them in a formal letter?

I need to travel to the US. I have heard that we need to prove somehow that we have a strong affinity to a country outside the US which we will return to after our visit. For this I plan to also show ...
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I’m living in Italy illegally, can I get married in Italy? [closed]

I’m living in Italy illegally, can I get married in Italy ?
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Transit visa for Germany while traveling to Poland [duplicate]

I am from Egypt, and I am traveling to Warsaw, Poland an I have a Schengen visa. My plane ticket has a transfer at Frankfurt for 1 hour. Do I need a transit visa?
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How to determine if I'll be switching planes during a layover?

I'm looking at a potential flight with a short layover (1hr 10 min). How can I determine if I'll be staying on the same plane or switching planes during the layover? Is there something in the flight ...
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Layover in Santiago de Chile

My colleague and I have a 12-hour layover in Santiago de Chile airport on our return from Argentina to the US via Chile. I am a UK citizen, my colleague is US. Can we leave the airport and go and ...
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Are there any advantages to selecting the middle seat in an airplane?

It seems to be traveller folklore that the least desirable seats on airplanes are the middle seats (in other words, with three seats directly next to each other, stuck between someone at the window ...
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Is the price per person affected by searching a flight for more than one person?

When I search for a flight for more than one person I usually search the flight for one so that I can easily have the total amount per person. I wonder if there are cases in which searching for more ...
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Is ID needed from Sweden to Spain? [duplicate]

I am planning to travel from Sweden to Spain by plane. I lost my ID and waiting for replacement but I do not want to go over the hassle when boarding the plane. Would I need to show ID card knowing ...
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Living and/or Working in Thailand as a teacher in 2014 [closed]

If anybody wants advice about the present situation in Thailand then please ask. I am curious to know if people outside the country are still unsure about the situation, 'after the Coup'. In reality ...
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2-hour parking in the US

In the US, I often see public parking where there's a hour limit (e.g. at a public library). Can I simply park there, and after 2 hours, come back and re-park to the next slot in the same parking ...
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reapplying for tourist visa to UK after rejection

My daughter wanted to travel to UK on tourist visa as her student visa expired . She wanted to go there to meet her sister working there on tier 2 (general visa). She by mistake showed my bank ...
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Can my brother photograph my wedding as a tourist?

I will be getting married in Guatemala. My brother (a US citizen) is an excellent photographer, and I would love for him to take some photos before and after the wedding (he will be in the best man, ...
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Do I need a UK Visa with an Italian stay permit? [closed]

I have an Italian stay permit for study purpose. Do I need a UK visa to visit my family? If yes, how can I do that?
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Driving non-GB registered car inside Low Emission Zone (London)

Almost all of greater London area is Low Emission Zone. That means, that older diesel cars are not allowed into the zone, or must face high fee (up to 200£ / day). The LEZ does not apply to cars ...
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Transit through Singapore on a new Russian passport

I'm a Russian citizen living in New Zealand. I will be flying to Russia, transferring in Singapore. As far as I've found out, I need a visa to enter Singapore? Is it a tourist one? And I'm waiting for ...
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How many types of Pound Sterling are there and what is the relationship between them?

Some years ago I brought some left over pounds to England. In a shop a shopkeeper denied my money with the quote: "This isn't Scotland." At that time I though I just met a patriotic idiot and moved ...
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Buying internal Mexico flights from the US [closed]

My wife and I are planning a long trip to Mexico, spending a week in Playa del Carmen first and then meeting others in Cabo San Lucas. As an American, what's the best way to buy plane tickets for ...
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Greyhound Canada - How do I book bus tickets online for passengers with multiple discounts

I want to buy bus tickets for a trip on Greyhound for multiple passengers. One passenger has a student card and the other has a Hostelling International card. They have different pricing conditions on ...
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Is a passport needed when flying within Mexico as a U.S permanent resident? [duplicate]

I am a permanent resident (U.S) and I'm crossing the border into Mexico and taking a flight to Mexico city. The passport from my home nation is expired and I'm trying to avoid the last minute 500 ...
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Will getting failed on a Diversity Visa application complicate my future entries to the United States?

I was thinking of applying for a Diversity Visa. Of course, the perks look sweet if you pass (around 1.8% chance) , but I'm unclear of the consequences: Does applying for this 'lottery' disqualify ...
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How can I get an affordable, temporary mobile plan when I travel to the United States? [closed]

I live abroad and am traveling to the United States for college but will only be in the country for a year; how can I get an affordable, temporary mobile plan? Are there plans with international ...
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Getting from Fort Collins to Denver Amtrak [duplicate]

The westbound Amtrak leaves Denver at 7:15 AM.How can I get from Fort Collins to there?
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Transiting through Dubai within 30 days of a visit

I recently spent nearly 28 days in Dubai on a Tourist visa. I understand that I can't apply for another tourist visa before 30 days have elapsed since my return. My question is whether I can enter ...
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Sources of Authenticated Official information about carrying camping gas canisters on UK public transport

Asking a question in the similar/parallel league with this one here, I plan to carry my own portable either Propane or White Gas stove when I do a part of the E2 trail. There are official ...
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Safest driving route from Dunedin to Queenstown, NZ

I'm flying down to NZ's first Bitcoin conference on Friday, 31st October and will rent a car from Dunedin airport. I'm planning to either drive direct on Friday night or set off very early Saturday ...
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Will my operator-dependent phone work in another country's operator if it is the same company?

I'm not sure that this is the correct site for my question, but didn't find a better one. My situation: I have a phone that is locked to a mobile phone operator (e.g. Vodafone) in Hungary. Can I use ...
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is it possible to take reservation from originating station and board train from any other station [duplicate]

I want to take reservation in durgiana exp from kolkata and board from varanasi is it possible
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visa application status tracking [closed]

I have applied business visa on 10th oct and I have opted for SMS Facility in Delhi. First day I got an SMS from VFS Team stating application forwarded to Embassy. Today is the 10th working day and I ...
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What are the rules for changing after swimming in appartment complex pool in US [closed]

This might be a strange question - in California many apartment complexes have swimming pools but they don't have any changing rooms or anything like that (at least anything that I'd recognize as ...
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How well accepted is the Euro in Gibraltar?

I am planning a day trip to Gibraltar. Should I consider bring some Pounds, take some pounds from the atm in gibraltar, or rely on euro?
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Are women required to wear skirts to get into some tourist sites?

There is mention of not wearing short skirts; does that mean skirts are required for women when wanting to visit places like churches, the Vatican, etc.
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What to do when no search engine can find a connection that clearly exists

For about six months now, it seems that flights to Iceland, where I live, from very many places in the US, including where I go to visit my family, just don't show up in any search engine I've tried ...
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Why do airlines prohibit telephone calls on planes with mobile data and Wi-Fi capabilities, yet provide an onboard telephone service?

On most airplanes with cellular and Wi-Fi capabilities, the ability to make mobile phone calls is technically disabled and passengers are prohibited from using the Wi-Fi service to make VoIP calls ...
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Changing a flight from a layover to a stopover

I have a flight booked with KLM from New York (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT) in middle-late December. This flight includes a 3-hour transfer at Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam. Recently my schedule has ...
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Precautions and Customs to observe when traveling in Morocco

What precautions should my husband and I take and/or customs should we follow while traveling in Morocco. We are not Muslim and are unsure of this country's level of tolerance for Americans and ...
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Recent restrictions traveling to Morocco due to Ebola

As of October 19, 2014, what is the status of the Ebola Outbreak that may impact travel in Morocco? Are there any cases and/or restrictions on travel to or from Morocco?
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What I need to know when going to typical (traditional) wedding ceremony in Philippines?

I'm going with my girlfriend in December for the wedding ceremony and party in Philippines. They're catholic. It's much different from EU weddings? Are there any basics that we need to know (any ...
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In which country do you pay tax and duty when travelling through multiple countries?

In example, my journey would look in the order: Vietnam, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and back to the UK. How the customs duty and taxes work? Do you pay in the next country ...
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Is a UK company granted a duty free allowance?

I'm planning to buy some electronics in Asia in person and carry them back to the UK. Can UK companies have their own duty free allowance (separate legal form), or not (in any circumstances)?

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