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Visa, when changing planes [duplicate]

I am travelling From San Francisco to New Delhi via Amsterdam (Schiphol AMS). I have Indian passport and a valid US visa on it. Do I need any kind of visa in Schiphol airport. There is 3 hours of ...
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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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How much does it cost to get a visitor visa on arrival in Qatar?

I am aware that it is possible to get a visa on arrival but I was wondering if anybody could find a source that says how much it costs. Citizenship: Canada City of Departure: SFO
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Vietnam visa for UK citizen

I am visiting Vietnam in November 2015, I will entering the country on the 10th and my flight home is 14 days later, I will be leaving Vietnam and travelling to Cambodia in between the 2 weeks then ...
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Do I need to be in my country of nationality to apply for a visa to join my spouse in the UK? [closed]

I'm from New Zealand, and my husband is a UK citizen. We have been in the UK for 3 months, with me on a 6 month visitor visa. We now want to stay longer, for which I would need a spousal visa. Do ...
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Does my middle name need to be on my ticket? [duplicate]

My passport shows my full name as follows: My name "first name", my father name, my grandfather name and finally my last name. It is always mentioned that one should write the full name as mentioned ...
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2answers
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what should I do if the country I want to travel to does not require visa for 30 days

The country I want to visit does not require a visa for a stay up to 30 days. What do I need to do? Just purchase a flight ticked? Do I need other documents from the embassy or something else? Could ...
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2answers
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Can a person in the USA fly with an expired driving license?

The company I work for has asked me to attend a training class on the other side of the country. However my situation is my drivers license expired a few days ago. I do however have a separate ...
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49 views

Can reentry be denied to citizen? [closed]

If a person has an extensive criminal history or has admitted to crimes and left before his trial, if he has left the country, is there any way he can be denied access?
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Is it possible to visit the Vatican while wearing a Hijab?

I have read the question "Is there a dress code when visiting the Vatican in Rome?" carefully and I thought "the better covered the more welcomed" just like the photo suggested. However the ...
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1answer
73 views

What does “Leave to enter for six months” on a UK visitor visa mean?

For visitors who are able to get a visa on arrival, it's common to get a stamp with the entry date and the following: Leave to enter for six months How is the six months counted? Is it a number ...
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1answer
46 views

Should I cancel my Miami vacation? [closed]

I was supposed to be there 31 Aug - 6 Sep. But, with the storm threat, I don't know if it's really worth it. If there is a storm, will it affect the conditions for long time, or go away after a day? ...
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Belarus visa application

I wish to go from Dresden, Germany, to Moscow, Russia, via Poland and Belarus. Do I need, and how do I get a transit visa for Belarus?
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1answer
40 views

Can I travel to Spain with Kosovo passport?

I wanted to know if I will be allowed to get into Spain with my Kosovo passport? I have a Schengen visa but not sure if I should try to go!
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2answers
268 views

When does Amtrak assign reserved seats?

I just booked my first Amtrak ticket ever for a trip in mid-September, and the email I got says I have "1 reserved coach seat," but I don't see a seat number or anything to give me a unique seat ...
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1answer
99 views

Inexpensive beach locations to learn surfing as a newbie? [on hold]

Answer requirements Please avoid posting a list nations found online, such as "go to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Bali..." Name and specify locations of beginner/learning friendly Beaches/Surf ...
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Can checked baggage on airplanes ever get wet?

I'm considering sending some pieces of checked baggage being cardboard boxes rather than suitcases (on an international flight). Is there a real chance my boxes might get wet? Assume heavy rain both ...
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Can I book a ticket for my mom if I am not traveling with her [duplicate]

I would like to book a ticket for my mom but if I recall correctly most of the airlines require that the passenger does the booking using his/her credit card. My mother has no card and I will not be ...
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0answers
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Name mismatch between ticket and ID during check-in

If my PAN (which is a govt ID card) contains only my 1st name, however a flight ticket contains my full name, will I be allowed to board the flight?
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Giving First Aid in the USA

I am a qualified first-aider in the UK and as such would automatically stop to give aid to any accidents and emergencies I saw. I was watching a US show on the TV the other night where someone was ...
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2answers
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Hong Kong dual nationality [closed]

A person is born outside of Hong Kong in Australia in 1990, i.e. before 1997. Both his parents have Hong Kong nationality. He grows up in Australia but he also holds the Hong Kong Identity Card. Does ...
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1answer
24 views

Airlines with the most Surfboard friendly baggage policy & fees pricing?

Which airlines have the best pricing or packages for moving or carrying surf boards?
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Can we bring lavender wands from the US to the UK and back again?

We're traveling to the UK next week, and would like to take some lavender wands with us (lavender, dried, then woven with straw to make a nice smelling block). Does anyone know if UK Customs will ...
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Returning to US [closed]

I had R1 Visa from India to US and left USA and crossed to Canada without proper documentation. I had a valid visa and passport. I want to come to USA. is it possible?
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0answers
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Is one-hour layover at Munich Airport enough time? [duplicate]

I am a USA citizen and will be flying from Athens, Greece to Munich, Germany with a layover in Munich for only about an hour before my connecting flight to San Francisco, USA. Both flights will be ...
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Tour operators in Madagascar [closed]

For our honeymoon we will be doing a trip through Southern Africa and Madagascar. We are pretty much all set up for Southern Africa, but not yet for Madagascar. We would like to spend around 20 days ...
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2answers
51 views

Power adapter for Europe - Type C or Type E/F?

Traveling to Croatia & Germany from the USA next week. Need some adapters. Early research says they use both Type C and E/F in Europe. So, which adapter is the most universal? I believe Type C ...
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1answer
153 views

How do I make a reservation with The Fat Duck? [closed]

Their website is mysterious, I believe it is one of the top resturants in the world that every tourist should visit
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1answer
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Are there any laws that prohibit trading on the airplane? [closed]

I mean by fellow passengers/individuals not the aircrew. Like if the person sitting next to you offers to sell you something.
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1answer
67 views

Can I bring a beach sand to the US as a souvenir? [duplicate]

When entering the US, there is a question (11d) on Customs Declaration about bringing soil with me. Does a beach sand count as a soil? Can I still bring it? Do I have to declare it? This is a ...
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59 views

Is it a problem if customs finds a second passport on the passenger with a seemingly-different name? [duplicate]

Coming into the UK with two passports, one with a UK spelling and the other with a different spelling of the same Arabic name. The second passport has been issued by an other country. It's valid ...
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1answer
57 views

Schengen visa for a stateless person

I have applied for a long-term residence in the Czech Republic. However, as I am a stateless person residing in Uzbekistan, I was permitted to enter only 11 EU countries out of 28. Does it violate the ...
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Student visa Italy question restarting 90 day time clock without student visa [duplicate]

If a us citizen with us passport is in tome at a university in Rome already but mistakenly didn't get a student visa before leaving the United States, Can he leave Italy and come to New York to ...
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2answers
167 views

Are there any passenger trains from Sweden to Finland?

I know about buses and ferries, Rail transport in Finland page does not say if they are passenger trains VR page shows only trains to Russia.
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0answers
17 views

proof of sufficient funds for german visa [closed]

I have applied for a German job seeker visa from India for 6 months. The visit has to be paid for entirely by my parents who will be supporting me through the duration of the stay. How do I fill in ...
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1answer
134 views

Do my children need any kind of identification if we are flying inside the UK?

I kind of remember advice about having an ID when you fly even if you are traveling within your home country. My children are still young and have no ID apart from their birth certificates.
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Smoke weed in coffeshop of Amsterdam [duplicate]

Following this answer: http://travel.stackexchange.com/a/12980 I couldn't entry in a coffe shop as foreign. Is this still valid? I heard that they changed it, and now I could entry, but I can't find ...
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Is it rude to tell the ice cream man in Istanbul not to mess with me?

I have never been to Istanbul but I am planning to go there with the kids. A friend of mine showed me yesterday a video of him buying ice cream from a traditional ice cream shop in Istanbul. He ...
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1answer
122 views

Traveling within the EU as a minor

If you are an EU citizen and if you are under 18 for example if you are living somewhere close to the border to another EU country can you enter the other country without any letters or permits by ...
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4answers
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10 pieces of checked luggage on a flight instead of a shipping service - crazy?

I'm moving to another country (Israel/Palestine to the Netherlands) and need to ship my personal effects. For the sake of discussion suppose I'm not shipping any furniture, and every single item fits ...
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1answer
24 views

B-1 Visa Application and SSN from F-1 Visa Validity

I am going to the US on a B-1 visa to attend a conference. In the DS-160 form, it is asking for a US SSN and TIN. Previously, I was an international student who graduated and did my OPT for one year. ...
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1answer
59 views

Will I get refund on a cancellation of ticket of tatkal when it's already confirmed, but berth is not allowed yet?

Tatkal PNR # 4624311700 - Status CNF While booking status was CKWL3, now it's showing the status as CNF (confirmed). However, berth is not allowed yet. Will I get refund on a cancellation of ...
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1answer
59 views

How to get schengen visa if already in UK [duplicate]

I am in United Kingdom on a visit c-type.. What if I wish to visit Paris from UK.. How to get a Schengen visa on Pakistani passport?
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Air travel with white powder in little transparent bag

Instead of plain old coffee, I sometimes like to get my daily caffeine ration from other drinks, e.g. fruit juice. For this purpose I have bought some pure caffeine, which takes the form of white ...
2
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1answer
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Sending unaccompanied bags from Vietnam to Borneo

We are working in Vietnam in October, and then working in Borneo. We have 3 weeks between the two jobs, and would like to do some back packing during that time. So we would like to send our bags (3 ...
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1answer
832 views

Are airlines allowed to move up the time of a flight?

I was on a flight recently where my flight was schedule for 5:50PM, but when I got to the gate, the time had changed to 5:45PM and eventually 5:40PM. While it didn't make much difference for me since ...
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1answer
39 views

From Dusseldorf airport to Bochum Ruhr University by public transport

How to get from Dusseldorf Airport to Bochum University campus, by public transport, train or bus? I plan to go there early October 2015.
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1answer
71 views

Train travel from Belgrade to Munich

We're planning to travel by train from Belgrade to Munich in mid September. We are planning on buying the tickets when we get there but I'm really concerned about not being able to get tickets because ...
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0answers
24 views

Do I have to pay Korean health insurance during my exchange studies, even though I have another suitable insurance? [migrated]

I am going to be an exchange student at a Korean university. I have my own travel insurance plan from my home country. It covers the whole sojourn period, all planned activities and is valid ...
2
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3answers
188 views

Affordable stay options in / near SF in September 2015 [closed]

I was looking for hotels to stay in (just me) in SF between the 11th and 20th of September and the prices are HIGH! The lowest decent hotel's for $200 a night. Most of my meetings are in Santa Clara / ...

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