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Can I carry 5 mobile phones to US from India?

I am planning to carry 5 mobile phones with me to US from India. All the phones are new but unpacked. I have laptop too. Am planning to carry evrything in my hand luggage. Is that fine? Or will this ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refusal: what went wrong?

My husband was to travel to attend my graduation ceremony in UK after many pleas from me. He is a productively busy businessman with a successful growing company and part time job. The visa ...
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What are some travel essentials for a month-long trip to Germany and a couple of nearby cities? [closed]

I am going to Germany, Paris and Prague for a month, staying in hostels/couchsurfing/AirBnB. What would some travel essentials be? I'll be doing standard touristy things and a bit of hiking in Black ...
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UK transit visa for Indian Citizen travelling to India having a Residence permit in Brussels [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and will travel to India via Heathrow airport. I am residing in Belgium for last 8 months and I have a valid residence permit. My question is do I need any kind of visa to ...
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0answers
30 views

Reykjavik cars or Reykjavik Rent-a-car [closed]

After reading few forums, I decided to rent a car from Reykjavik cars but then I realized that there are two separate companies with the similar name. Is there a preference between these two? Is ...
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0answers
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Insurance required while renting a car in Iceland [closed]

I'm planning to rent a SUV from Reykjavik cars from Iceland but confused with many options for insurance. Can you please suggest, what are the insurance policies do I do need to take to avoid any ...
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1answer
53 views

What is the safest way to pack syrup on a long-haul flight? [duplicate]

I would like to bring some homemade syrup on a long-haul flight which requires a flight transfer. I am thinking of putting it into some empty 500ml plastic mineral water bottles. How to make sure it ...
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1answer
57 views

Minimal walking distance when changing at Orleans on train journey: Tours-Orléans-Paris Austerlitz

My girlfriend and I are due to catch a train from Tours to Paris Austerlitz tomorrow, and we need to switch trains at Orléans, with a 12 minute gap between our scheduled arrival at and departure from ...
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1answer
61 views

Which options are there to travel from Budapest to Sarajevo by ground?

I would like to know which options there are to travel by ground, not hitch hiking, between Budapest and Sarajevo. There used to be a train, but as afaik that no longer exists. I was already planning ...
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33 views

Are spore prints counted as organic material? [closed]

A friend of mine is travelling in the Netherlands and he came by a shop which sells spore prints. As far as I know, in my country it's illegal to get organic materials from other countries. I wanted ...
2
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1answer
62 views

Advices for Burning Man Festival [closed]

I plan to go with a friend to the Burning Man festival in 2016 and I want to know if there's anything to know about this festival before I lock in my plans. I'll leave from France by plane, but I ...
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1answer
71 views

Refused my first visa application to UK, Can I apply for Schengen visa now for another visit?

I applied for UK business visa 10 days ago and it was refused because of a missing document, Here is full question on same - http://travel.stackexchange.com/a/49744/30903 Now I need to go to Italy as ...
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0answers
19 views

Outdoor climbing tour in/departing from Bangkok

I'll be in Bangkok for 3 days (and only Bangkok). I haven't been able to find any guided tours for rock climbing in Thailand that are based in Bangkok. I've only been able to find indoor climbing in ...
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How can I check if a flight has landed or is delayed when I don't know the flight number but know some facts?

Say for instance that I know just information such as: Country from which flight departed (but maybe not city) Country in which airline is based (but maybe not name of airline) Airport flight will ...
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1answer
54 views

What does the $900 limit apply to in Australia?

When I recently went to Sydney, I was surprised to find that you had to declare items if the total cost was above $900? That seems like a rather small amount. I checked the box in the immigration ...
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2answers
41 views

Alternate routes to travel from Houston International airport to Lafayette, Louisiana

I have a flight reaching Houston International airport at 14:00 hrs. I have a connecting flight within 1hr and 30 mins. If I miss this flight due to immigration and customs delay, I would like to know ...
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10% government tourist tax in Indonesia, what's going on with that?

While traveling in Sumatra & Java, I never seen (or noticed) a 10% government tourist tax. When arriving in Bali, many restaurant (& even homestays) display an additional 10% government ...
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1answer
53 views

Carrying 3 laptops (1 new and 2 old) in hand luggage to India [duplicate]

While traveling on business to Australia from India, I carried my personal HP laptop (4 years old). Unfortunately, my laptop overheated and I had to buy a new Macbook Pro from Australia. I have the ...
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1answer
55 views

How to avoid getting hassled in Indonesia?

Hassling is happening in quite often in Indonesia. Although not as tough as in other countries (i.e. Morocco), it can get on your nerves after a while. Does anybody have tips on avoiding getting ...
3
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1answer
25 views

What warm clothes should I take when traveling in southeast Asia? [closed]

While it's mostly very hot in southeast Asia, I plan to do some hikes that can go up and above 3000m. Considering some of these hikes will be at night in order to catch the sun rise, it'll be pretty ...
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0answers
19 views

Oneway ticket from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Qatar (DOH) and onward to Singapore (SIN) [closed]

I am a resident of Malaysia travalling from Malaysia to Qatar and returning to Singapore from there. Will it be OK or will I have problems?
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Can I pump my own gas in New Jersey, USA?

I've read conflicting reports online so I'm hoping someone can clear up my confusion.
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1answer
48 views

1 hour connection in Warsaw Chopin Airport - strategy for not missing the flight

In about a month time, I'll be flying with LOT, transferring in Warsaw Chopin Airpot. I have 1 hour and 5 minutes if I run by the schedule. Last time I flew with them (Tbilisi-Warsaw-London ...
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2answers
176 views

What's the point of reserving a seat when purchasing an Off-Peak/Anytime train ticket with National Rail?

My understanding is that Off-Peak UK National Rail train tickets can be used on any train serving the selected route, as long as the travelling time window fits in the off-peak definition. Or Buy ...
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1answer
40 views

Tourist visa for Hong kong as a indian

I am planned to go Hong Kong and stay there in 4-6 days and i knew that Indians can enter into the Hong Kong without tourist visa up-to 14 days, is there any other rules to be follow for that.Is ...
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2answers
56 views

I have a Schengen visa. What do I need to enter Switzerland if I drive through it to get to another country?

We shall be driving from Germany, through Switzerland to Italy. We may spend a night in Switzerland. I have a Schengen Visa (South African Passport)
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return layover in US require customs [duplicate]

I am flying from Bangkok to Boston with a layover in Newark. Will I go through customs in Newark or my destination, Boston?
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1answer
64 views

Are there any lightweight travel alarm clocks?

I am looking for a lightweight, portable alarm clock for travel? This is my feature list: Preferably analogue display, with florescent hands. No ticking noise! Alarm with snooze. Alarm does not stop ...
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1answer
47 views

1 and a half hour connection time in Munich with different airlines

I'm currently booking flights and my one flight is packaged as ARN -> MUC -> YYZ -> YOW The connection time in MUC is 1.5hr. My flight flips from Lufthansa to Air Canada in MUC as well. Is that ...
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1answer
127 views

Do hotel pre-open bananas to prevent clients from taking them for after breakfast?

I have seen this a few times in breakfast buffets in hotels: pre-opened bananas (e.g. see infra). Is that done in order to prevent clients from taking them for after breakfast, since an opened ...
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1answer
294 views

Will US boyfriend have issue visiting me in UK for 3 months?

My partner is planning to visit me for 3 months from August this year. I previously visited him in the US for 10 weeks from Dec to Feb with no issues with border staff. My partner is a US citizen and ...
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1answer
45 views

British passport holder travelling to Kuwait and will be driving to Dubai via Saudi. What visa will we require?

Myself and family are British citizens and will be flying out to Kuwait, from there we will travel to Dubai via road and through Saudi. What visa will we need? Is the visa available at the border or ...
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1answer
41 views

starting a flight at a stopover point [duplicate]

I have a ticket from Larnaca Cyprus, via London to Houston. I no longer want to start my journey in Larnaca as I will be in London. Can I just get on the plane in London after the 10 hour layover at ...
3
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1answer
28 views

Single entry visa with stop-over

I have a single entry visa to Spain from Abu Dhabi via Brussels. Flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels is with Etihad airways and from Brussels to Barcelona is with Ryan Air. Knowing that I am changing ...
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1answer
23 views

SOuth African passport holder traveling via Heathow to Ireland [duplicate]

My daughter is traveling from SA to Ireland Dublin via Heathrow . She will be catching a connecting flight to Dublin via an Irish airline What visa is required ?
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2answers
744 views

Why are there no waste bins on public transport? [closed]

I have frequently noticed that public transport vehicles do not have waste bins inside. Instead, those are located on the stations. This seems to be the case in all the German cities I have visited ...
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1answer
66 views

Does staying in a windowless room have any effect on altitude sickness?

I'm planning to stay in a windowless room in La Paz, Bolivia for around 5 days. It's significantly cheaper than the comparable room with windows, and to be honest, the lack of windows for a short ...
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0answers
24 views

Tipping for a private tour in India

I booked a private tour of the Golden Triangle in India over 7 days. The tour site recommended the following gratuities: Local Guides: INR 1000 – INR 1500 for full day sightseeing ...
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0answers
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Any good wifi connection in Ubud?

I am looking for a good wifi connection in Ubud (Bali, Indonesia). I need to upload a fair amount of videos and pictures (6+ Gb), and give a couple of Skype/Hangout phone calls. I used Wifi.id in ...
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Is the water potable in Swiss mountain huts?

Swiss mountain huts often have running water (for toilets and handwashing), but usually signage that state the water is not potable for drinking. Is this sign for one's own benefit (and health), just ...
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1answer
26 views

Extra baggage costs - Dragon Airlines / Cathay Pacific

I am traveling from Qingdao, China to Delhi, India via Hong Kong for business. My ticket itinerary has 1 piece of luggage confirmed. My flight details are as follows: Qingdao - Hong Kong on Dragon ...
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1answer
137 views

I am interested in visiting a refugee camp. What would be a good place to do so in Europe?

My previous question concerning the Calais border crossing received answers indicating it's probably not a good place to visit. However I am still very much interested in exploring the current refugee ...
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2answers
30 views

Flight to Thailand via Muskat with Oman Air, Power source?

I recently bought a ticket for a flight from Munich to Bangkok via Muskat with Oman Air. I took a peek at their fleet but it seemed like I wasn't able to get the information I needed. Is there any ...
2
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3answers
49 views

Thailand in October - Weather

I am going to stay in Thailand for 10 Days (5 in Bangkok, 5 in tour) in October (1st to 5th October in Bangkok, 6th to 10th in the locations below), and I would really appreciate a couple of hints on ...
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1answer
70 views

Is there such a thing as individual tourism with water plane?

Seeing many water plane regular lines operated near Vancouver I was wondering if there is a thing like touring with water planes. What I have in mind is renting a water plane with friends or family ...
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1answer
340 views

can I add one more passenger in return flight of a round trip

I want to book a round-trip flight from Los Angeles to Detroit. But, while returning my wife and kid will be travelling with me, too. Is there any way I can book the returning flight including my ...
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0answers
17 views

How to make a trip program for schengen visa from poland embasay ?

I've submitted a schengen visa application and my interview is after 2 weeks so i was wondering if i should offer a trip program in only poland as i was looking forward to travel outborders and visit ...
3
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1answer
32 views

Extra 50 lbs (23kg) bag with Air China

I am traveling from Qingdao, China to Mumbai, India on Air China for business. My ticket itinerary has 1 piece of luggage confirmed. However, I bought some additional items that I have to take back ...
3
votes
1answer
45 views

Use insurance provided by employer when applying for a Schengen visa

I am in the process of applying for Schengen visa, and one of the requirements that I found is Travel insurance with benefits coverage of 30,000 Euros. My current employer provides me with two types ...
2
votes
1answer
58 views

Would you recommend driving or taking a tour bus in Iceland? [closed]

I'm travelling around 1st week of July to Reykjavik, Iceland. I'll be there with my family for about four days. We're good drivers in US. However, not sure if I should be renting and driving a car in ...

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