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What to do if I lost my passport before flight in another country?

I'm just asking this question for my info. I will be traveling from India to Amsterdam on a short trip. What should you do if you lose your passport or the passport gets stolen (especially in a ...
4
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2answers
487 views

Where is the Gare du Nord taxi station?

I will be arriving at Gare du Nord train station from London. I will need a taxi. I have read, that there are clear signs indicating where taxis are located but I did not read exactly what's the ...
13
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2answers
112 views

Are you allowed to set up a tent/van at Australian “Rest Stops”?

Over the Christmas area my wife and I (kinda off the bat), decided to go for a 2 day camping trip to the "Southern Forests" region of Western Australia. However, each site we checked ended up being ...
4
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2answers
67 views

Iran changes to foreign bank cards/online hotel reservations after sanctions lifted?

There are a couple of things that make travelling to Iran a bit harder. I was wondering if the following now has changed because of the end of sanctions: using bank cards (Visa, Mastercard, etc.) ...
13
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1answer
156 views

What documentation is needed for a tourist to drive a US citizen's car?

A common conclusion on Travel.SE says that buying a car as a tourist in the US is difficult because of registration and the time it takes to do the paperwork. However I have a friend in NYC who can ...
2
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0answers
42 views

Urban exploration in Lisbon area, Portugal

We need to spend some days in Lisbon (Portugal), also Sintra and the coast around that area. Are there any good places for urbex? We know Sintra is known for its palaces and mansions (some of them ...
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7answers
2k views

How to effectively organize documents when traveling?

Each time when I travel, there is a chunk of printed papers and other documents which I have to take with me. Some of them are documents which I have to access often: ticket, passport, visa etc. ...
7
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1answer
9k views

Can you travel to the UK with an EU national Identity card that is only valid for another week upon return?

For international trips I have a passport, for EU journeys I use my national identity card. Simply because its format is more convenient, since it fits in my wallet. On my next trip to the UK my ...
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224 views

UK Visit Visas Refused Due to Evaluation Oversights and Similar Errors

So me and my brother applied for a tourist visit visa (From Egypt), The refusal for me was for 2 reasons: 1- Officer thought I wrote the income "2500" in Egyptian Pounds so it was so small, Although ...
2
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1answer
69 views

Is a hotel reservation required for subsequent trips on a multi-entry Schengen visa?

A month ago I got a multiple entry Schengen visa from the embassy of Czech Republic. During my first stay in the Schengen Area I lived in a hotel, but during my next trips I would like to live at my ...
3
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3answers
16k views

What is the most effective way to use United (MileagePlus) miles?

Over the past few years I've accumulated enough MileagePlus miles on United for a reward. I've never used miles before, and was wondering how to use them to get the most out of them. Is simply booking ...
9
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1answer
81 views

Opened closed cities in Murmansk Oblast

This summer I am traveling with a friend by car to Murmansk, and we are both very interested in military history. Wikipedia have a list Closed cities in Murmansk Oblast, of which most are related to ...
5
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2answers
50 views

Colombia Inter-City Bus Route and Time-Tables

Is there a site where one can find bus routes between cities in Colombia and their time-tables where the information is reliable and up to date? Otherwise multiple web-sites, maybe per bus company? ...
30
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5answers
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What is the purpose of this cloth in hotel?

What is the purpose of the cloth across the bed? I see it at many hotels and it does not seem to serve any purpose other than make it look nice. Any idea what it can be used for? Ps. The purplish ...
1
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0answers
49 views

When I'll get UK tourist visa [closed]

I'm aware that it will take 15 working days to process a visa request but I'd like to know the background process that takes up to 15 working days to decide on visa request. I'm just curious to know ...
14
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6answers
5k views

What type of mosquito repellent is most effective?

There are many different kinds of insect repellents and bug sprays on the market: sprays and lotions, chemical and natural, huge percentages of DEET and lower percentages, etc. What type of mosquito ...
0
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1answer
67 views

A German visiting Mexico from the US

A German visiting the US wants to visit Mexico for the day, what documentation do they need to return to the US ?
6
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1answer
63k views

Redress Number vs. Known Traveler Number

I recently obtained a Global Entry card and on the back is the PASSID number that I understand is also my Known Traveler Number. When I recently tried to record my KTN with an airlines it asked for ...
4
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0answers
62 views

Parkour - Tricking - Free-running in Tokyo?

I'm looking to connect with people who do parkour, tricking or free-running in the Tokyo area. Does anyone happen to know of any facebook groups or other contact info to do so (Japanese or English)?
2
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1answer
111 views

Can I take the credit card of my father to Portugal?

I'll travel to Portugal soon, I'm going to rent a car in Lisbon. This rental car agency ask for a credit card to rent a car. I live in Switzerland. I'm a student and I can't get a credit card in my ...
4
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2answers
683 views

Is the Zika Virus Outbreak Expected to Lower Cost of Flights to South America? [on hold]

Numerous news sites are reporting outbreaks of Zika virus in South America. Does such an epidemic normally cause prices to lower? Logically fewer people will want to travel there and there are several ...
2
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3answers
122 views

Flight missed, can spend night on CDG airport?

I have broken down questions, which I asked earlier. If I miss my flight on CDG airport, and next flight is say 2 days away, can I stay inside the airport on the landside ie before my security checkin ...
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1answer
71 views

Where do I find the Shuttle Bus (not train) from terminal B to C? [closed]

Where do I find the Shuttle Bus (not train) from terminal B to C? I am getting off domestic and have 45 mins to get to the C terminal to catch international flight, all United Airlines. I need t ...
2
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1answer
70 views

How flexible are Chinese tourist visas?

I'm considering travelling with my sister (both British citizens) from the UK to China later this year. Mostly likely we would fly into a big city (Beijing/Shangai) and travel around somewhat from ...
1
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2answers
51 views

Buying local currency in Argentina

My wife will be in La Plata, Argentina for a few weeks. The nature of her visit makes it difficult to know in advance how much local currency she will need and we would like to avoid ATMs. Anyone have ...
3
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2answers
479 views

Passport control when flying from Romania to Italy

Do you guys know if there is passport control and stamp when flying from Romania to Milan-Italy? I would like to know that because I need to get my passport stamped in Italy.
4
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2answers
60 views

How to keep track of all things you are carrying in the luggage and where they are?

Often when packing for a trip, I start in a very good manner and following the best techiniques available. Once I am kind of done with the basics, I start noticing little things that are missing: my ...
5
votes
1answer
106 views

Parts of China that aren't dominated by Han Chinese that are easy for foreigners to access

I've heard that the Tibetan area is harder for foreigners to visit due to government restrictions, and get the impression that it is increasingly controlled by Han Chinese. Are there any parts of ...
1
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2answers
77 views

What are the known potential safety issues flying with Ukranian Airlines AMS-KBP-TLV? [closed]

I'm noticing Ukrainian Airlines has some very low fares relative to other airlines for a trip I need to make (AMS to TLV and back). It's a bit of a detour, but for about $200 instead of $300 it looks ...
2
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0answers
38 views

Can Indian apply for visitor visa for UK and Schengen together

I am planning to go to UK and visit European countries on visitor visa, can we apply visa simultaneously in one application ?
3
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1answer
1k views

Visa waiver for Indian citizens who have a US/Schengen Visa

BI IMPLEMENTS VISA-FREE SCHEME FOR INDIANS JUNE 21, 2012 Indian nationals who are regular international travelers may now enter the country without a visa and stay here for 14 days, the ...
0
votes
3answers
66 views

Reserve hotel from Barcelona airport?

I am travelling from NYC to Barcelona, and returning back. If I miss my return flight to NYC, and my next flight is a one day later, how can I reserver hotel from Barcelona airport? I do not speak ...
12
votes
2answers
2k views

What is a business center in a hotel?

I have been checking hotels like Hilton mention they have 'Business center' in their amenities. What is a business center ? I am travelling international to Paris without laptop/cell phone. Will I be ...
3
votes
2answers
188 views

Kuwait Travel visa

I am travelling to Kuwait on Business for 2 days, our local partner (from a Kuwait Company) there says I can travel based on a scanned copy of the visa sent to me and that visa stamping would be done ...
5
votes
2answers
59 views

How to get from Venice to Rijeka, Croatia by sea?

I want to travel from Venice to Rijeka, Croatia by ferry. We will be there in July. Is this possible, or do we need to stop at Pula and take a bus? Is there a website that can help me?
0
votes
1answer
58 views

US tourist visa validity

I am an Indian citizen currently living in Germany. I intend to apply for a tourist visa to the US for attending my brother's graduation ceremony. Has anyone here recently applied for such a visa and ...
2
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4answers
65 views

Reserve hotel from Paris airport

I am travelling from NYC to Paris, and returning back. If I miss my return flight to NYC, and my next flight is a one day later, how can I reserver hotel from CDG airport? I do not speak French nor ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Visitor visa entering expiry period

I received a Canadian visa multiple entry, valid for 5 years. Is there a time when you must first enter Canada ? Specifically, if you first enter Canada after 2 years since I got the visa ?
0
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1answer
35 views

Indian Passport correction + US Visa

I am an Indian with an Indian Passport. I am also currently in the US with a student - F1 visa. I have a query about the way my name is printed in my passport. In the passport, I don't have any name ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

What happens if the visa label page gets torn from passport?

I am with a Sri lankan passport, and I received my visa a few weeks back. Today, my sister tore the page of the visa label, I have the page with me and my passport. I'm freaked out. But the torn page, ...
1
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2answers
81 views

Book a flight from CDG Airport

I am travelling from NYC to Paris, and returning back. If I miss my return flight to NYC, how can I book a new return flight from CDG airport? I do not speak French, or have a laptop to reserve ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Where can I find details on the level of difficulty of ATV/4x4 trails in Ontario, Canada?

Motivated by videos such as 1, 2, 3, my grandparents desire to rent a SUV with all-wheel-drive (ATVs appear too risky to them) to explore such trails situated in the wilderness. Ontario Trails ...
3
votes
0answers
58 views

How long after my Brazilian visa appointment must I wait until I receive the actual visa?

I live in Utah and must fly to LA to get my Brazilian visa. I read on their site this: "Plan your visa application in advance, as it takes the Consulate at least 5 business days to issue a visa (the ...
13
votes
3answers
2k views

Entering Canada - visa delays and tourist authorization

My fiancée and I are moving from Switzerland (residency and nationality: Switzerland) to Vancouver, BC, Canada in a week or so for five years with a student visa. The issue is that my fiancée might ...
3
votes
0answers
37 views

Nagorno-Karabakh [closed]

I already have my ticket to Armenia and I aim to visit Karabakh. I'm particularly interested in the area below Togh in the South-West which is Azerbaijani land under Armenian control. However, I can ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Previous visa details, from an old (and unavailable) previous passport?

I have been to India before, but have since renewed my passport so have no record of previous visa details. What does one do about completing this question online?
16
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7answers
422 views

“Lord of the Rings” Tours in New Zealand

Are there any tours in New Zealand based on places where the Lord of the Rings films were made?
6
votes
2answers
554 views

Arriving in Venice - Single American Woman

I am traveling to Italy at the end of April/beginning of May and I am traveling alone. I have never been to Europe or traveled anywhere internationally (Canada and Mexico excluded). My flight takes me ...
4
votes
2answers
82 views

6hour layover in Amsterdam

I am flying to Montreal from Prague and have a 6-hour layover in Amsterdam from 8:40AM to 3:20PM. Is it possible to go outside the airport in 6 hours? What could I possible do and see in 6 hours ...
6
votes
1answer
318 views

Questions regarding Layover in Vancouver as a New Zealander/Taiwanese

I will be laying over in Vancouver airport at the start of June on my way to Brisbane (from San Deigo). I am flying Air Canada for both legs of the trip but will have a 4.5 hour layover in Vancouver ...

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