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Direct flights between SE/E Asia and South America

Flights between South America and East Asia are very time consuming and expensive; they generally require a connection in Europe or North America, numerous connections, and long layovers. Every year ...
3
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1answer
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On the Peach Aviation website, is there a way to set the currency?

On the Peach Aviation website I keep getting prices quoted in either Taiwanese or Hong Kong dollars or Japanese yen. I am actually looking up prices for flights from Taipei and Hong Kong so it makes ...
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0answers
33 views

Travelling through Ataturk International Airport (Istanbul) in 11 days [duplicate]

It was bad enough to hear ISIS attacking ataturk airport, but now with this coup the situation in Turkey seems very unstable. I am only travelling there with a short 2 hr transit. What are your ...
5
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2answers
70 views

How will I receive my boarding pass when my itinerary involves several airlines?

So I am flying from SBA-SFO on United and then SFO to SAL on Avianca. Both flights were booked via United and obviously I will check in with United at SBA. My question is how exactly will I get the ...
2
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0answers
21 views

Layover at Ataturk Airport for 5 hours [duplicate]

We are totally panicking about our 5 hour layover at Ataturk on the 19th July. We will be flying Turkish airlines and need to stay at the airport for 5 hours till we board our onward flight to Billund,...
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0answers
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Is schengen and D-visa similar? [duplicate]

I am going to Estonia to complete my higher education but before that I want to meet my relative in other schegen country. And my ambassy gave me now a D-Visa. So can I travel in another schegen ...
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Major cultural differences between Iraq and Africa..(near Cameroon/Nigeria)? [closed]

I just spent 18 months fighting in Iraq and I'm preparing to leave for Cameroon/Nigeria pretty soon. I would like to know more about the local community, specifically around Lake Chad. Any information ...
0
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0answers
3 views

What if everyone on a flight checks in extra baggage by paying? [migrated]

Let's say a given flight is booked fully and everybody shows up for the travel. Not only they ALL have brought the allowed fully loaded carry-on & checked-in luggage weight but exceed the free-...
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What will be different about the weather and terrain near Lake Chad compared to Iraq/Syria? [on hold]

Recently made it home from Iraq, but I am leaving for Africa pretty soon and would like to know more about the weather/terrain around the Cameroon/Nigeria border before I go - specifically around Lake ...
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looking for any information about the different type of opponents ill be facing in Africa compared to when I was in Iraq/syria thanks [closed]

Ive been volunteering with the Kurdish peshmerga for pretty long..im finally home but not for long haha..v olunteering in Africa next..I believe Ill be in cameroon by the boarder of Nigeria..This is ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Will I be allowed back into Germany with an expired visa? [migrated]

I'm currently in the US for vacation and fly back to Germany on the 20th. Unfortunately, on the 14th, my visa expired. I had applied for a new one before I left so its in progress but I've heard ...
9
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3answers
576 views

Paying for Deutsche Bahn tickets with cash

I'm planning on travelling from Frankfurt to Zurich, then from Zurich to Heidelberg and finally from Heidelberg to Frankfurt again via Deutsche Bahn. Since I don't have credit/debit cards, I'm not ...
15
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3answers
2k views

Is it allowed to take an external hard drive with you on a plane?

Can i take an external USB drive with me on an international flight? Do they open or scan it, or go through its contents at an airport or during a customs security check? If it is allowed, do I have ...
4
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1answer
37 views

is it possible to drive from India to Thailand in own car?

Can an person with an EU passport drive with an own truck, taken from Europe, from India to Thailand? Please note that the requirement is to drive an own, highly special vehicle from Europe to ...
2
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1answer
43 views

Does Mykonos have nightlife in September?

I'm planning to go to Mykonos (Greece) in September, I've read that it is "post-season", are there still any parties or it is often empty/more familiar on those days?
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0answers
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Is Eindhoven a good city for non Dutch? [closed]

Is Eindhoven a good city to live for non Dutch young working man and don't speak Dutch for now ?, I mean I will find activities, events, meetups, shopping centers and enable to make new friends .. or ...
7
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4answers
441 views

US Hotels and Driver's Licenses

When traveling to hotels in the United States, they frequently require that you show them your driver's license when you check in and then they make a copy of your driver's license. I recently read an ...
7
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1answer
82 views

Public transit in Stord and Bømlo in Norway

Three of us travelers will be in Bergen, Norway without car, relying entirely on public transit. We would like to make it to Stord and/or Bømlo (ideally Svortland) in the Sunnhordland islands, for a ...
3
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0answers
69 views

“NG NS” on ticket after airport security

I went through security at the Sacramento Airport with a friend. He got something written on his boarding pass "NG NS". I didn't have that. We both went through the same metal detector, neither beeped ...
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4answers
842 views

Will I have to pay extra for a seat if no standard are left?

I am flying in a few days and I was picking seats for my partner and I hoping that we could be next to each other. The first flight was fine and I got seats but the second did not have any standard ...
4
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1answer
43 views

Will including itinerary along with UK visit visa be helpful

Should I include itinerary along with printed application form for UK visit visa application. Secondly should the itinerary contain specifics about my vacation in UK or it should be summarized.
2
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1answer
38 views

Can I book a two leg trip but only use the second leg? [duplicate]

I'm looking to book a quick one way trip from nyc to Pittsburgh. The nonstop flights are all around $300. When I try out of Hartford, ct...I get a flight for $150 leaving Hartford with one stop in ...
3
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1answer
69 views

would it be safe to travel from Europe to South-East Asia overland with an ex-USSR-military truck?

I am thinking of travelling overland from Europe to South-East Asia with my own truck, but I concerned about personal safety in some areas. Would it be safe to drive from Europe, via Georgia (...
5
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1answer
188 views

Do shore excursions need to be purchased in advance on cruises?

I'd like to do some shore excursions on a cruise I'm considering. Do the excursions need to be purchased in advance or should they be purchased once you're on the cruise or what? Additionally, I was ...
2
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0answers
24 views

Best exchange rate to convert INR to HKD [closed]

I am an Indian citizen residing in Mumbai, and will be traveling to HK for a 3-day personal trip. Where can I get the best exchange rate to convert Indian currency into HKD? I am looking to buy about ...
5
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1answer
30 views

Can I buy a local SIM in South Korea that enables tethering?

I will stay for a week or more in Seoul, and want to get a local SIM in my iPhone. As far as I know, there don't seem to exist any carriers that enable tethering, as it is not mentioned there (but it ...
6
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1answer
111 views

Can a US citizen with criminal history apply for a Canadian temporary residency permit?

So there's this seven-day Alaskan cruise that I want to do. It departs from Seattle on a Tuesday and disembarks in Vancouver, Canada the next Tuesday. I figure I'll just take a taxi from the port to ...
7
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1answer
100 views

Where do UK border checks currently take place for Eurostar trains from Marne-la-Vallée Chessy to London?

I know that when going from Paris, Brussels or Bourg-St Maurice, UK border checks are done at These stations, and when going from Marseille, you get off the Train at Lille for the checks. But what ...
5
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1answer
20 views

What should I expect when traveling in China during their Mid-August holiday?

I am trying to organize a short trip in China, probably a few days in Beijing. I found cheap tickets but the dates include the Chinese Mid-August national holiday (lunar calendar August, so from 09/...
1
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1answer
30 views

Visa for Ukraine for Iranian citizens

Is it difficult for Iranian citizens to get a tourist visa for the Ukraine. And how is the procedure to get it.
1
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1answer
29 views

How long was my flight delayed [duplicate]

What was the take off time of west jet flight number ws2 on June 23 2016 from Gatwick airport. I want to claim compensation and can't remember what time we departed.
6
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1answer
203 views

Passport not stamped on arrival in Australia

I am traveling to Australia first time. My departure date is stamp on my passport from my country. I landed on Perth and gone through all the immigration process than I fly to Sydney through domestic ...
4
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1answer
43 views

Can I carry a violin as cabin baggage from Europe to Asia on Lufthansa?

I am travelling to India from Europe flying Lufthansa. I want to carry a violin on-board the aircraft. It comes in a separately designed case, with a bow and strings. I am not sure what the dimensions ...
7
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1answer
201 views

Stop over of 33 hrs at Hong Kong by flight Cathay Pacific

I am most likely to travel to LAX from Mumbai in next month by Cathay Pacific air lines. I have lay over of about 33 hrs at Hong Kong. I want to know whether air line will provide to and fro journey ...
0
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0answers
19 views

What are the Top things to do in London? [closed]

What are the Top things to do in London? I want to enjoy my holiday please suggest some good Events, Attractions and Activities in London to make my trip memorable.
0
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0answers
33 views

Canada-US Border Security drone policy

The drone in question is a DJI Phantom 3 Standard. Can I fly with a drone at all? If yes, carry-on or checked bags? Do you need to declare it? Do you need to take it out of bags at security X-RAY ...
2
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1answer
17 views

Travel to Agra during layover in Delhi (rail)

I have booked separate Rajdhani Express Rail tickets for Jammu-Delhi and Delhi-Kolkata. I'll reach Delhi from Jammu on 6am of 23th August. My next train for Kolkata will start on 4:30pm. I have a span ...
0
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0answers
24 views

I got sweden single entry visa and circumstances changed [duplicate]

I got Sweden single entry visa and circumstances changed, if i didn't travel..would it be a problem to get one in future?
6
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2answers
43 views

Mobile phone connectivity in Leh (Kashmir)

I'll be travelling to Leh, Ladakh, India this August. Concerned about the mobile connectivity there. Is there mobile networks coverage in Leh and Pangong Lake area? If yes, is it good enough to use ...
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2answers
38 views

Tram service to Old Trafford from Manchester Picadilly?

How frequent is the tram service from Manchester Piccadilly to Old Trafford and what are the charges?
3
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5answers
197 views

When in a window seat on a plane, how do I deal with people who want the shade closed?

I take several international flights a year. I find that traveling with the window shade open helps keep me from feeling claustrophobic and, simultaneously, viewing the outdoors (even through a ...
0
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0answers
38 views

PLS ADVICE! VISA NO LONGER NEEDED! [duplicate]

Was given a short stay schengen visa to attend a training in Portugal. Visa was issued 2 wks after the training ended. What are the implications of not using the visa?
9
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1answer
562 views

What are the consequences of the military coup in Turkey for travelers?

Reuters reports a military coup in Turkey. What are the consequences of this for people who travel to Turkey? What about passengers transiting through Turkish airports?
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0answers
26 views

Car hire in France without credit card or driver's license

I am travelling to France tomorrow, where I have already booked a hire car, but my purse, containing credit cards and UK driver's license, has been stolen. I have debit cards with plenty of money, and ...
6
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4answers
97 views

AAA benefits as member of a European automobile club? (IHG rates)

This travel blog article (in German) mentions that also members of a European Automobile Club can use the AAA preferred rate for booking hotel rooms with IHG (a hotel group): Wer bei einem ...
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0answers
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Schengen visa for France [duplicate]

I recently applied for the Schengen visa from France Embassy in Sri Lanka. I applied with a friend of mine, but we both got rejected. They have mentioned the trip is not reliable. I am a university ...
1
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1answer
24 views

Scooter on Crete, Greece

I wanted to explore the eastern part of Crete, namely Balos Beach, Falassarna and Elafonissi, from Kissamos by scooter. However, I get conflicting information here on the island. Some say that the 50 ...
1
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0answers
34 views

Which of the two Hyatt hotels in Boston is considered more luxurious or nicer? [closed]

I'm staying one night in Boston for a single day weekend trip soon and wondering which Hyatt is recommended, the Hyatt Regency Downtown, or the Harbor? I have a free Hyatt room so it's free either ...
3
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0answers
45 views

Germany ATMs with magstripe

I will be traveling to Germany shortly. I have a credit card with a chip, but my debit card only has a magstripe. Do any foreign ATM still accept magstripe cards or will I be forced to rely on my ...
6
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1answer
159 views

US Citizen, UK Visa Denied for visiting daughter

I am a British Citizen and my wife is American and has been living and working here in the UK with Indefinite Leave to Remain since 2007. Her Mother, who is the only family she has, visits regularly ...

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