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Affordable yacht holiday around Cook Islands / Pacific Islands

Does anyone know any affordable options for some form of yacht / boat holiday around the Cook Islands or other Pacific Islands? I'd really like to explore a bit off the normal beaten path with a bit ...
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1answer
108 views

Croatian island hopping suggestions

I'm planning a 7 day trip to Croatia and am starting my research on possible Mediterranean islands to visit. I will be traveling with my girlfriend and we would like a few nights in: a lively, party ...
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4answers
491 views

How far I can go before I reach a tourist-nogo zone from Badaling, the great wall of China?

I plan to visit the great wall of China, starting from Badaling. As a test to my stamina, I plan to hike along the wall, for as long and as far as I can, until I can't go further because either it'...
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1answer
121 views

Can we opt for fast track service after the refusal?

Last saturday I got refusal from BHC due to lack of funds and my reasons to come back to india. Am planning to visit my family who is settled in Uk. Am married and planning to visit my family along ...
3
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1answer
63 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 ...
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1answer
307 views

Do any Chinese embassies or consulates grant multiple-entry visas to people from a third country?

This question is specifically about true multiple-entry visas, which for China are valid for six months and allow multiple entries. This question is not about double-entry visas. In the case of China,...
5
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1answer
84 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, ...
2
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0answers
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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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2answers
60 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 ...
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58 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, ...
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871 views

How to get from Manhattan to JFK by subway?

How can I go to JFK Airport from the Greyhound station in Manhattan by using the subway? What are the subway stations called at the Greyhound station in Manhattan and at JFK Airport?
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2answers
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8h layover in Sydney on my way back to Singapore, can I roam Sydney without a visa?

Going to Fiji soon and my flight back to Singapore from Fiji is a dreadful 8-hour layover in Sydney. I have friends in Sydney and wondering if I can take an exit from the airport and come back ...
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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 ...
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0answers
40 views

UK visit visa refused recently [migrated]

Can I upload refusal letter on this site? Visit visa refused because employers letter didn't mentioned salary.
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4answers
62 views

Reefs for scuba diving or snorkelling, where there is sufficient sunlight streaming in and colourful corals?

When browsing the internet for scuba diving or snorkeling locations, all I see are pictures with a dull blue shade everywhere. Something like this: But I've also seen images where there is: - ...
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2answers
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Do I need transit visa at Belgrade airport with Indian Passport

I hold Indian Passport and I have transit at Belgrade airport to reach Zurich. Do I need a transit visa? I am residing in Singapore so I will be travelling from Singapore to Belgrade to reach ...
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0answers
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what to do in the Gilis in Indonesia? [on hold]

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.
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0answers
79 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
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0answers
64 views

What are the pros and cons of the major St-Jacques de Compostelle routes?

I wish to do the St-Jacques-de-Compostelle pilgrimage. I am deciding which path would be best for me and so I would like a rundown of the pros and cons of the following paths: Up to St-Jean-Pied-de-...
15
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1answer
1k views

Huge difference in price between online travel agents and airline website

I often notice this rather strange occurrence when searching for fares through Kayak (it may not be specific to Kayak but it is the tool I use the most). It is that, for the same flight, there is a ...
5
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1answer
2k views

Which airlines/flights check gate-checked bags to the final destination?

This last weekend my wife and I took a hidden city flight from St. Louis to Houston (and threw away the leg to Tulsa) on United Airlines. Naturally, this only works when you don't check luggage, but ...
3
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2answers
183 views

Website to plan travel?

Is there a good website to plan bus and train transportations in France Benelux and Germany?
6
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1answer
287 views

Dual nationals under new US legislation, is my visa still valid?

I am a dual national of Iraq and UK, my ESTA was denied in 2010 for unknown reason. No explanation was given, therefore I had to go for visa in US embassy and I was granted 10 years valid visa with ...
8
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1answer
68 views

Visiting Auschwitz just before World Youth Days

I will be travelling to Kraków, Poland soon, and only just realized that the world youth days (WYD) are taking place there as well. Apperently, the WYD end the 26th, but the Auschwitz camp site is ...
4
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3answers
64 views

Accommodation close to Hong Kong International Airport

I'm flying into Hong Kong International Airport on a Saturday just before six pm, and flying out of the airport at 12:05 pm the following day with MIAT. MIAT's terms and conditions apparently say you ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Schengen Visa Refusal: Does it make sense to appeal?

My visa got denied by the Greek embassy in Abu Dhabi for the reason below: the information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not reliable. ...
5
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1answer
97 views

Carless in Portland Maine?

I'm considering taking the Downeaster train to Portland for a weekend, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how navigable the city will be without a car. Where exactly is the train station, can ...
4
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1answer
101 views

Can I apply for a Schengen visa for an earlier period than my existing one?

I am Chinese and am studying in the US. I have a multiple entry Schengen visa from May 18th but I have to go to another country before May 18th. Can I apply for another Schengen visa that is valid ...
5
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0answers
47 views

Booking Kilimanjaro Trek in advance?

I'm planning to climb the Kilimanjaro in September. I'll arrive on 29th of August, stay in Moshi for two or three days, then start the hike. What I'm wondering now is whether I should book the tour in ...
10
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2answers
626 views

Travelling to Ukraine and Russia, border issues

I'm a Portuguese citizen living in the UK and I'm going to Russia in May by bus from Estonia. Meanwhile I have a weekend trip booked to Ukraine in April. Assuming that I got the Russian visa, ...
7
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2answers
84 views

Is it possible to use one frequent flyer program for status and another for earnings?

Say I have elite status on one airline in an alliance but I want to accumulate miles in another airline in the alliance. Can I give one number for the purpose of status recognition and the other for ...
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2answers
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What is a “Partially open bathroom”?

I was browsing London hotels on hotels.com and noticed that many, in the room information section, said they had "partially open bathrooms". This includes one where the room is described as en-suite. ...
5
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2answers
179 views

Is it safe to make groups/families sit apart from each other?

Some air companies allow you to select a seat for additional fee. Some go further and intentionally chose different seats for passengers travelling together. Consider now travelling woman with her 12-...
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5answers
7k views

Why do airlines offer flight itineraries with unrealistically short layovers?

When choosing the itinerary for a flight I recently booked, one option had a layover that seemed quite short. Even so, in considering that option, it seemed to me unlikely that the airline would ...
16
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1answer
189 views

Free transfer between airports in same city

A traveller recently asked and subsequently answered a question regarding transfer between PVG and SHA airports in Shanghai on China Eastern. The airline apparently does provide a voucher for free ...
3
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0answers
136 views

Can I work as a photo assistant when entering the US under the terms of VWP? [on hold]

I've got a question about ESTA and business travels. I'm French, I'm living in Paris and working for a french company in digital retouch and digital assisting. I'm paid in France in euro. I'm ...
3
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0answers
166 views

Can I apply for a US tourist visa without holding a job, if my husband is employed?

My German husband and I would like to visit my sister in the US this year and I have a Germany residence permit but is is just the temporary yearly residence permit. My sister is a US Green Card ...
4
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1answer
145 views

How can a Russian citizen prove they have enough funds to cover a trip without having money in their bank account?

When applying for a US B1/B2 visa from Russia and you can fulfill most of the required documents but can only do partially one of the requirements i.e... The passport as one, the airfare for the third ...
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0answers
54 views

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

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 ...
15
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1answer
391 views

How could I have traveled to the US without having my ESTA checked? Is it really needed?

So I went on holiday to the USA last summer. I filled out an ESTA application online, which cost me 14 dollars due to processing costs and whatnot. I printed a copy of the approved PDF and put it in ...
5
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2answers
297 views

Luggage storage in Bucharest

I'm visiting a friend in Bucharest, I will arrive at the airport in the morning, they wont be home until night time, I don't want to carry my luggage around with me all day, so I need somewhere to ...
8
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1answer
130 views

How can I document my relation to a friend for the purposes of Schengen visa

I'm a Russian national planning to visit my friend A in Portugal. A is also a Russian national, married to a Portugal national B. B is willing to provide me with a term of responsibility letter, that ...
7
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2answers
212 views

Reapplying for UK tourist visa once refused under article 320 (7a)

So my girlfriend was refused a UK visa as she didn't mention that she was arrested in 2010 for shoplifting but only received a warning. At the time she was told she would have no record and it was a ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Once a visa got refused to one country, will it affect the visa to another country?

I had applied for New Zealand student visa without IELTS in last February. But unfortunately it got rejected. The reason in the rejection letter shows that I haven't answered about the course details. ...
5
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1answer
76 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 ...
4
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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 ...
7
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1answer
92 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
258 views

Can I get UK visa appointment fees refund before my appointment date?

I have taken appointment for my UK travel visa one week from now. But I want to cancel my UK trip. Can I claim refund for appointment fees paid on appointment cancellation?
4
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4answers
78 views

Do I need to obtain a visa prior to visiting Malawi as a US Citizen?

I'm researching visa requirements for a safari in 2017 and from what it looks like most of the countries will give a visa on arrival at the border. However, looking at Malawi it's saying I need to ...
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7answers
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Can I tell if the airline sold “my” seat after I cancelled the return leg after partially traveling?

I had a flight with British Airways and cancelled the return flight after taking the outbound leg. They refuse to refund a large sum of the money (including the ticket, or seat, price itself). It ...

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