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Will a refusal for UK visitor's visa have any impact on a US visitor's visa application result?

UK visitor's visa was denied because a residence visa application had been refused previously, about 4 years ago. Now will it have any impact on a US visitor's visa application result?
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travel to US on B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

If I travel to US on B1/B2 visa and wants to seek some employment there, can i do that? Is there any way to get H1 B visa and get US citizenship?
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1answer
68 views

Saudi Arabia - Internet censorship/privacy and data security

I'll be traveling to KSA soon for business (from the US) and am curious about the kind of internet access and restrictions that may be enforced, as well as what kinds of screening my electronics may ...
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0answers
71 views

Why don't consulates have more offices (and charge more)? [on hold]

Whilst waiting at a consulate, which is currently only 2,5 hour drive for me, being lucky to live in a major area of the country as far as overall population goes, I've met quite a number of people ...
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What are the limits when carrying laptops and electronics to USA?

I am going to the US for a 3 month vacation on B1/B2 visa for the first time and I feel that I might be carrying too much with me. I have 2 laptops. A 5 year old one and a 2 month old one. Old one is ...
1
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3answers
68 views

Can I obtain an International Drivers license whilst abroad?

I am currently in the U.S and I won't be able to leave the country soon and I really need to drive. I am an exchange visitor and I've been here for 2 years. I do have a Colorado license but it will ...
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Do we have any kind of statistics for how often rebels actually take tourists hostage in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia?

Both Wikitravel and Wikivoyage warn about the dangers of being kidnapped if you visit Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. Wikivoyage has this wording: Rebels often take tourists as hostages, so try ...
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Can large international mail be sent from any post office in Tokyo?

I will be traveling to Tokyo this month for the World Kendo Championship. After the competition I intend to continue traveling through Japan, and I would rather not bring the Kendo equipment with me ...
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Do most biometric passports have in-person photographs?

If you want to get a Russian biometric passport, you have to have your picture taken in the office of the issuing authority. However, it seems like for the American biometric passport, you provide ...
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How should I tip if the food is good but the service from the waiter/waitress is terrible in the USA?

I tip all the time in the USA, usually from 15% up to 20%. The food is usually good but sometimes the service I received from the waiter/waitress is terrible. He/She was basically ignore me all the ...
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do i need a Transit visa in London? [duplicate]

I am a Philippine passport holder and will be travelling from Hong Kong to Cayman Islands via British Airways. I need to stop over at London Heathrow Airport as my connecting flight. Based on a flight ...
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Visiting Istria region in June [on hold]

We will be leaving Venice June 27th to the region of Istria and we would like to know the best way to get there (ferry or bus) and we are wondering which is the best city to stay at to visit the ...
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12 views

Youth associations in Turkey

I am looking for youth/students associations in Turkey, especially associations with an interest in Europe. I'm currently writing articles about these subjects (link to my website here) and would ...
1
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0answers
35 views

How much money for Norway trekking vacation? [on hold]

I'd like to spend 10 days exploring Norwegian trails, countryside, fyords. Am not a fan of group trips, so would most likely book my own accommodation and do stuff on my own. What would be the ...
5
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1answer
120 views

Road-trip in USA: can a foreigner buy a car?

We are planning a road-trip in USA (and maybe part of central-america). Our first idea was to rent a car on each stage of our trip, but we realized that this option is about $1000 per month and breaks ...
0
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1answer
52 views

20 hour layover at London Heathrow. Do I need a transit visa to go to a hotel outside airport ? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national(Indian passport) traveling from Bangalore to US with a student F-1 visa. I have a 20 hour layover at London Heathrow. I will arrive at 1pm in LHR and leave for US the next day ...
0
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0answers
27 views

General Visit visa with spouse's business visa

My wife will get business visa for official trip to her London Office, i want to accompany her for 2 weeks of her stay in London. Her company is not helping us for my Visit visa, so finding some ...
3
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3answers
83 views

Transfer between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John Wayne Airport (SNA)?

I'm arriving at LAX, and my friend has accommodation basically next to John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Yep. My research indicates that it'll take about 4 hours by public transport. Is there ...
7
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1answer
156 views

Portuguese cusine in Lisbon

I'm now going to Lisbon. This is travel for work, and now, just at the very last minute, I'm realizing I can enjoy the place as well (and not only think to work duties 😊) and especially the cuisine. ...
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0answers
22 views

Taizé prayer in Lisbon: where?

I'm going to Lisbon for 5 days. Where I live use to go to the Taize' prayer in some Parrish. I know this is international and that many people, after coming back to Taizé, start to pray the same way ...
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2answers
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Train strikes in Berlin – does it make sense to book an advanced ticket?

So, I heard that there are some ongoing strikes in trains in Berlin. I would need a train from Berlin on the 21st of June. Even though its still a long time, I cannot help but worry about the ...
2
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1answer
50 views

Booking air tickets with last-minute risks: to cancel or to book last-minute? [on hold]

I am probably going to travel from a US city to Latvia (NE Europe) in June (round trip), but there is a 50% chance I won't get my visa in time or of other complications, in which case I'll have to ...
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0answers
75 views

family visit visa refused for germany

I and my wife applied for family visitor to Germany.but we got refusal with a reasons of letter and advise to appeal in Berlin Administrative Court. My brother-in-law adopted by a German citizen years ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to download biometric picture?

I was very impressed by the equipment and photo processing done for the biometric passports at a Russian consulate (they take your photo right at the consulate, in a special room with a special ...
2
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3answers
97 views

Is it safe to roller-skate on sidewalks in USA?

I love roller-skating, I carry them around on all my travels. I will be spending 6 months in USA (evenly between Chicago, New York, San Francisco, LA and Salt Lake City). I was wondering if it is ...
17
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2answers
3k views

Indian passport with two missing (ripped out) pages - should I get a new one to enter the US?

I have got a passport in very good condition with two inner pages totally ripped out (they are missing). I had my Schengen visa issued on those pages with a few stamps but now that visa has expired. ...
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0answers
53 views

Do my total years of British residency qualify me for UK health coverage during visits to UK? [closed]

1940,born in UK, lived there until 1967. 1940 - 1967 +27 years 1967,emigrated to Canada until 1972. 1967 - 1972 -5 years 1972,returned to UK until 1979. ...
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0answers
23 views

Route recommendations for a Azerbaijan, Georgia to turkey? [closed]

I'm looking at doing a trip from Baku, Azerbaijan to Turkey with my Girl Friend. Looking at the map Georgia and maybe Armenia could be easily added on to this trip. We want to fly into Baku and leave ...
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0answers
31 views

Is this mandatory to have return ticket and health insurance for B2 Visitor visa visiting USA from India?

Please explain on return ticket from USA back to india is mandatory for a visitor having B2 visa health insurance, a must?
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1answer
20 views

Travelling to mexico on B1-B2 visa

I am an Indian citizen and have a valid USA B1-B2 visa on my Indian passport, can I travel to Mexico from Ecuador for tourism purpose with valid USA B1-B2 visa?
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0answers
23 views

Should I first get a visitor visa to study Chinese or apply directly for resident visa? [closed]

I want to go to Taiwan soon to study Chinese for more than 6 months and I found out I can either apply for a resident visa from Canada or first get a visitor visa (renewable to a total of 6 months) ...
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0answers
20 views

Weekend in Sydney [closed]

I am traveling to Sydney in a couple of weeks for work. During the work week I've got full days planned and will be out and away from city. However, I will get back into Sydney proper on a Sunday ...
1
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1answer
32 views

Is visa required to travel to Switzerland on a soon-expiring Ukrainian Passport with Spanish Residence Card?

We are travelling from 16-19 June and one of us is a Ukrainian citizen, whose Ukrainian passport expires on 14 September of the same year (2015). She also has a Spanish Student Card and Residence Card ...
5
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1answer
173 views

In which European countries can I use disposable barbecues in summer?

I would like to know in which European countries can I use disposable barbecues in summer? My question focus on disposable BBQ because they have some specificities, and area easier to get for someone ...
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0answers
12 views

Zurich Transt VIsa? Delhi - Zurich - Toronto [duplicate]

I am flying on an Indian passport from Delhi to Toronto via Zurich (Layover 3 hours) - do i need a Airport Transit Visa? I am flying on 23rd May, 2015. Thanks Rahul
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0answers
21 views

Getting job in US on B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

I have a B1/B2 visa to US, can i stay in US as a citizen and for how long?Can i apply for jobs there in US on this visa? What are the chances to get a job there? Can i apply for an H1-B visa while my ...
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2answers
245 views

Hoping to travel to the uk till July 29 but my visa expires on July 20. What can I do?

I am hoping to travel and exit the UK on July 29 but my visa is valid only till July 20. I have not begun my journey yet. Is it possible to make this trip and, if so, what do I need to do? Do I apply ...
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5answers
5k views

Tipping for takeout food in the USA

When I go to a restaurant in the USA and order food for takeout, am I supposed to tip?
2
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2answers
57 views

Collecting luggage and checking them in again?

I'll be travelling from Dusseldorf, Germany to Los Angeles (LAX), USA through Chicago (ORD), USA. So the flight will be: DUS---->ORD ~~ ORD---->LAX The layover will be in Chicago (ORD) I was ...
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0answers
84 views

Are there any drinking water fountains/taps in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport?

I'm not a big fan of spending 3EUR for a 250ml bottle of water, hence the question: are there any drinking water fountains/taps in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, be it airside or at ...
15
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8answers
5k views

Why aren't there cube-shaped suitcases or bags?

This is for check-in baggage, not carry on. A cube would maximise the volume while complying with the 62-inch limit on the length + width + height. It would be 20.7 inches along each side. It will ...
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1answer
40 views

Schengen visa for the non-EU spouse of the EU citizen

I'm married to an EU citizen and I have my EU marriage certificate apostilled. I'm currently in my native country, but I want to visit Europe. Can I apply for the visa for every Schengen member ...
3
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1answer
42 views

Travel to Australia with new passport

I was granted a visa to Australia few months ago. I like to travel to Australia in few days however I've just renewed my passport and I don't have enough time to inform them about my passport renewal, ...
1
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0answers
30 views

Are Transit Visas for Germany required for our group? [duplicate]

We are 3 family members traveling together. We hold a Palestinian Authority passport, an Egyptian passport, and a Jordanian passport. We have a 3 hour layover/transit in Frankfurt, Germany, then we ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Do I need to get my baggage and proceed in custom control as a transit visitor to US via Canada? [duplicate]

I'm traveling from Istanbul to San Francisco via Toronto with Air Canada (for both) and I'm wondering if I have to get my luggage and head to the customs in Canada? Currently holding a Turkish ...
3
votes
1answer
85 views

Is it safe to knowingly buy an oversized (67-inch) suitcase? Are size limits enforced?

This question is regarding check-in, not carry-on, baggage. I'm considering buying a very spacious suitcase measuring 31 x 21 x 15 inches, for a total of 67 inches. This is greater than the 62-inch ...
10
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3answers
880 views

Crossing the German border as an underage travelling alone

My name is Madalina and I am 16. In June this year I am leaving my country by myself and have to fly in Germany as a stop-over to my final destination. I am interested in knowing whether there is a ...
4
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0answers
43 views

In Mongolia, are dairy products offered to tourists typically processed?

The "Health" section of Lonely Planet Mongolia states you can get Brucellosis from unboiled milk or homemade cheese, and that you can get TB from unpasteurized milk, but that cheese and boiled milk is ...
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2answers
32 views

Can we get a rental car from near Edinburgh's Waverly station?

We are traveling by train from London to Edinburgh's Waverly station. We need to get a rental car once we arrive. Can we arrange for a rental car company to pick us up at the station? Or is there a ...
4
votes
1answer
29 views

Bus ticket from Bangkok to Huahin

I'm considering going to Thailand in August 1st till 9th and somewhere along the line, I would like to go to Huahin. Should I book the bus ticket before hand or book it when I reach Bangkok? Where ...

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