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Refusal of UK visitor visa - what went wrong and how to avoid reoccurrence? [duplicate]

My husband was refused visa to UK on grounds that the ECA was not satisfied that he will return to Nigeria within the stipulated time. He was requesting for visa to attend my graduation. The ECO ...
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1answer
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Bribing Indonesian police for missing motorbike license

I really hate to do this, but it seems like I most likely will have to bribe the police at some point because I do not have a motorbike license and I'm driving a scooter in Indonesia for several ...
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2answers
43 views

Does my multiple entry 6-month B1 visa to the US expire while I'm back to my country?

I am the holder of a B1 visitor Visa to the US. It is valid for 6 months from February 18th. However, I have returned home to my home-country for 2 months during the summer. Will the Visa still go on ...
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Can I withdraw CHF on a Mastercard pre loaded with euros?

I have a pre-loaded "travel wallet" Mastercard issued by a bank in South Africa. When I loaded it I specified an amount in euro and they issued me a different card for GBP. Can I use the euro card to ...
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Transit Visa in Munich (for Mexico travel) for Indian passport holder

I am travelling from New Delhi to Mexico via Munich, having to connect flight at Munich. Will again return the same path 10 days later. Will I be required to go through immigration and therefore ...
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Chinese visa in Hong Kong without hotel bookings and return flight?

I'm an currently in Macau and just went to the Chinese consulate to apply for a Chinese visa. I'm on my way overland from Germany to Japan and had hoped for a dual entry visa (60 days each) to make ...
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To fly to Dallas or any airport with my non-US passport

Hi i am living in us from last two years, i came here on b2 visa. My status was expired due to some problem before But i still have my passport, So can i still fly a domestic airline from boston to ...
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Max no. of Power banks allowed in Carry on - Air China

I have read numerous blog posts advising that we must carry power banks as carry on and not checked in luggage. However, I fail to obtain the maximum amount (number of power banks or capacity of each ...
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Better to obtain a temporary smartphone in the US or in Europe

I'm an American, planning to fly to the British Isles at the end of the summer. I'm going to do a quick tour of Ireland, England and a few countries on the mainland over a few weeks. After reading ...
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Taking a gaming console to the USA

Hi I want to take my PlayStation 3 and a Canon 6D camera over from Australia to USA do you know if I am allowed or do I need to declare them ?? Thank you
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How does the UK check entry clearance on departure? Do they have a UK database? [on hold]

I am obsessed about my government's ability to have access to UK database of those who have taken UK entry clearance. Due to some circumstances it's not good [for some governments] to know that people ...
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Where is the best place to buy a train ticket in AMS airport

Related to this How do you exit Dutch railway stations with an international paper-based ticket? I go to AMS fairly regularly and than normally just take the train into Centraal or Hilversum. Last ...
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1answer
94 views

Is there a London two day travel ticket?

I am going to be in arriving in London from abroad Tuesday morning and need to get to Camden from Victoria Station, I will then be leaving London Wednesday evening and so will need to travel from ...
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Schengen Zone, when can I re-enter [duplicate]

Hoping someone can shed some light on this for me. I am from Australia and have a UK 2 year working visa. I am about to start travelling through Europe. I am aware you get 90 days out of 180 days to ...
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1answer
33 views

Will I need to clear US customs twice? [duplicate]

I'm flying to Lubbock in Texas in September. I can get flights with a 2 hour 25 min layover in Newark, or a 3 hour layover in Chicago. However, from there I have to get a connecting flight to ...
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What are potential dangers of putting a copy of one's boarding pass online?

I wonder what the downsides are of putting a copy of one's boarding pass online.
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Do ships sink nowadays? [on hold]

People who have a phobia of traveling by air point out that that traveling by sea is safer. We all know that at least one aircraft a year crashes, often more, and usually all people aboard die when ...
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1answer
15 views

How to get from Bonifacio to Bastia via Calvi?

I've read that public transportation on Corsica is quite poor. According to rome2rio, there is one bus daily from Calvi to Bastia, but there are no results for Bonifacio to Calvi. Is the only way to ...
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Why do some boarding passes fail to mention when gates close?

Why do some boarding passes fail to mention when gates close? For example I recently saw: While some boarding passes do mention when gates close:
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27 views

How easy is it to exchange US dollars to shekels in Israel?

In past years, it was easy to exchange US dollars for shekels in Jerusalem. Many small retail stores did money changing on the side. Is that still true? How much better is the unofficial exchange ...
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894 views

Fee for taking cash out of the EU

I read on the European Commission website that if I bring more than €10000 with me when I leave the EU on a flight, then I have to make a declaration at the customs. In this case, is there any ...
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What precautions should someone take if travelling the old hippie trail today? [on hold]

The hippie trail was once a hugely popular route among beatniks, hippies, and other people wanting to see the world. The overland as it was also called travelled from cities in Western Europe through ...
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Is Tbilisi a good place to tour after this year's flood?

I'm going to Georgia within few weeks and I wonder how Tbilisi looks like now. Is it devastated after the flood which took place almost a month ago?
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Is there a money machine in the Tel Aviv airport?

A few years ago I saw money changers (costly) in the Tel Aviv airport but not a money machine (kash-po-mat). Is there a money machine at the airport? If so, where is it and does it charge the same as ...
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1answer
30 views

China Passport expiry on 5 July? [on hold]

I have a Chinese passport, holding a UK residence permit visa that is expiring on July 5 . Due to an emergency, I need to go China. Will I be able to fly? I am now in the UK and want to go to China ...
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1answer
39 views

Withdraw more than 2.5 million rupees in Indonesia, possible?

It seems impossible to withdraw more than 2.5 million rupees at a time for some reason. Is this correct? If yes, why is that!?
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36 views

Where to stay at Guangzhou, I am a vegetarian

I am 68 and planning to travel to Guangzhou in China with wife. We are vegetarians. We like to stay in a crowded area where we can walk a lot. Also we would sometimes like to cook our food. A ...
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56 views

Reclaim and recheck for transit flight purchased separately and no visa

When people create their own connection by purchasing 2+ different flight operated by different airline, they usually have to claim their baggage and recheck-in. However, baggage Claim usually ...
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1answer
37 views

Long term travel and first aid knowledge [on hold]

I started a year-ish long term travel adventure and I have been very quickly reminded how edgy situations can get when in a under developed country: I had one minor scooter accident, saw one major ...
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1answer
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How can I get to Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) from Stavanger without a car?

Preikestolen, or Pulpit Rock, is an incredible steep cliff which rises 604 metres above Lysefjorden, with a large flat area on the top. On a slightly cloudy day, it looks something like this. The ...
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Spots for night panoramic photography in London

I'm looking for places in London which provide a good vantage point for taking panoramic photos at night. This implies that they should provide a panoramic view of the city center, be accessible till ...
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Where to find ferry flights and empty leg flights?

Based on this question Avoiding crew fatigue on empty leg flights I learned that there are "empty leg" flights or "ferry flights". These seem a good option but I would like to know more about them. ...
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Can I travel from India to USA through Heathrow airport? [duplicate]

I want to travel to USA from India through Heathrow (UK) airport. When I travelled to USA from India on H4 visa. After that I got H1 approval and my change of status changed to H1. Then I returned ...
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1answer
30 views

Is there anywhere to learn about the Oil industry in Stavanger?

Stavanger, on Norway's west coast, is one of its main Oil cities, and home to organisations like Statoil and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. As a tourist visiting the city, is there anywhere you ...
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Hong Kong: Visa for Multiple Entries?

I will be travelling to Hong Kong in a few months' time. I hold dual nationality and neither of my nationalities requires a visa to enter Hong Kong. During my trip, I will travel to Korea for a few ...
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1answer
54 views

How big are the luggage lockers at Oslo's central railway station?

All being well, I'm going to be having an 8 hour layover in Oslo next week. I'll be changing between airlines and between tickets, and I won't be able to check my luggage through. Given the length of ...
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1answer
78 views

26 hour layover in Almaty, Kazakhstan

I am an Indian citizen living in Ukraine. I will be traveling to India but I need to wait in Almaty airport 26 hours for my next flight to India. I will not be leaving Almaty airport. My flight is Air ...
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Occupancy rate and late reservations

Is it reasonable to assume that because you're travelling off season, occupancy rates will necessarily be lower thus saving the need to reserve accommodation ahead of time? What I'm trying to do is ...
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What is this present we received from our hotel in China? [closed]

On our trip to China, we received this thing next to the pen in the figure as a gift both in Hangzhou and Beijing. The pen serves only for comparison of size. It is made of metal and not flexible. ...
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When do school holidays in Belgium not overlap with those in France so I can have a calmer visit to Disneyland Paris?

I'm hoping to one day take my godchild, along with his parents and my own parents, to Disneyland in Paris for a few days. However, I personally can't cope that well with busy places, and I'm hoping to ...
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How to reach the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region with maximum hitchhiking and minimum expenditure from Guangzhou?

Soon I need to get from Guangzhou to Hong Kong as this entry of my China visa will expire. I'm totally ignorant of Hong Kong. Is there only an island or is part of it also on the mainland you never ...
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1answer
65 views

Taking wet things through airport security

Does something soaked in water count as a "liquid or gel" for going through security? Say I went swimming in the morning, and I have my wet bathing suit in a plastic bag. Is that a problem? Should I ...
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Getting from Edinburgh Airport to Linlithgow with lots of luggage

I wonder what the options are for going from Edinburgh Airport to Linlithgow with lots of luggage? (Two persons with two bags each. Maybe "normal" luggage for most people but I normally travel light.) ...
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Why is a direct flight twice as expensive as a flight with 1 stop where the stop is the same city as the destination of the direct flight? [duplicate]

As the title shows I found the following: 1 direct return flight HK->Vancouver-> HK, priced at HKD 10600 and 1 return flight HK-> Vancouver -> Seattle -> Vancouver -> HK, priced at 5200 HKD How is ...
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Will I be allowed to enter Dubai with 7 days left on my visa?

I have a 60-day tourist visa which expires on 9 July, 2015. I want to travel there on the 4th of July. Will I be allowed to enter and how many days can I spend there?
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77 views

Should I tip at “full serve” gas stations?

The other day in North America I went through a gas station that offered both self-serve pumps and "full-serve" pumps (someone will fill your tank). I expected to help myself but I accidentally ...
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Will i be allow to enter Dubai with 4 days left for expiring date? [duplicate]

I'm from Ghana and I have 60 days visa to Dubai but has left with 4 days to expire. It will expire on 5th July but I will be ready to go on 1st July. Will I be allow to enter and how many days can I ...
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28 views

Schengen visa requirements for minor

I am turning 18 on 13th of July but my interview is on 8th of july so when i applied on the visa i typied that i am minor and information about my father but i have read that there is certain ...
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16' Penske box truck - do I need to stop a scale? [duplicate]

I have a 16 foot box truck - do I need to stop at scales?

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