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Direct contact for oneworld

I have a round the world flexi ticket booked through Qatar airways. However this turns out not to be very flexible at all! Any changes mean calling the Qatar help desk, who claim they cannot do ...
2
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1answer
282 views

Cast iron pot in cabin luggage?

I want to take a Le Creuset pot in my cabin luggage on united airlines from San Francisco to Australia. Any chance they may consider it a dangerous object? Anyone have any experience carrying this ...
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1answer
60 views

Luggages transfer in transit to a different airline

Do I have to take my luggages out to my hand when I'm taking a transit to a different airline?
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1answer
65 views

How can I determine if it is possible to check luggage during a layover?

A common desire among some travelers with long layovers is to leave the airport for a while, and perhaps do some shopping, or even buy goods in the airport. But this then often necessitates the ...
3
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1answer
92 views

Can I get NEXUS in California?

I've seen this post. I live in California but I will travel to Canada next year. Is it possible for me to get a NEXUS or is that limited to people near the border?
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2answers
79 views

Can I pay tips with credit card in Israel (just like in US)

I've asked a couple of times in restraunts but I guess I failed to explained what I actually want after all. So, my question is - can I ask to include tips to the bill in Israel or should I instead ...
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3answers
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Can e-cigarettes / vaping set off smoke detectors?

I work in a backpacker hostel in Australia. Of course smoking is not allowed inside the building and there are smoke detectors in every room and corridor. By law in Australia the smoke detectors in ...
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9answers
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Do all American ATMs charge an extra fee for cash withdrawals on a foreign card?

I've just gone to take some cash out of an ATM (Cash Machine) in Seattle. I visited about half a dozen in the end, and every single one wanted to charge me an extra fee (typically about $3) for the ...
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6answers
3k views

How can I minimize the weight of the suitcase of my checked in luggage?

I am going to travel soon and I need to maximize the weight of the content that I am taking in the checked-in luggage and minimize the weight of the bag/suitcase. Are there any tips for this? I am ...
4
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2answers
95 views

Apps to walk me through Frankfurt Germany

Are there mobile apps for an iPhone 4 that can walk me through Frankfurt and other German places. And by walk through, I mean guiding me to the places I need to go, showing what trains I need to ...
3
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1answer
78 views

Is it possible to check in an additional piece of luggage in Singapore on a layover? [duplicate]

Say you are travelling from Australia to Dubai with a layover in Singapore. If I have a transit visa for Singapore, I can go out and very well buy some stuff. The question is, can I check in these ...
4
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1answer
88 views

Which currency to use in Patagonia?

In the following locations: Puerto Natales Punta Arenas In the lodges, refugios along the hiking trail of Patagonia Which currency do they accept? It looks like the above locations are within ...
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0answers
47 views

Can an illegal alien fly domestically in usa? [duplicate]

I have a friend from the Caribbean who entered the US and overstayed her visa. Her passport is still valid. She now wants to visit me and I live in another state. Can she fly domestically, using her ...
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5answers
3k views

How to avoid suspicious looks when you are in the Western side of the world

Being an Arab with Arabian looks, after September 11 things have changed dramatically when Arabs or people with similar looks (Indians, Pakistanis, Turkish, Kurdish, Iranians...etc) go to the west ...
3
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1answer
166 views

Will U.S. Customs at international airports be discreet when asking me about previous criminal charges?

I'm an F1 student visa. I was arrested in 2012 for a misdemeanor (soliciting a prostitute) when I was completing my MA. This incident, which I still regret it very much to this moment, has been ...
2
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0answers
22 views

Regarding electronic item to carry [duplicate]

I want to take 2 iPhones with me (36000 INR each) to India from USA,as i stayed 4 month here and I am resident of INDIA and went US for official work. Will there be any problem or any amount do i need ...
3
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1answer
70 views

Is it possible to check-in a small bag which is usually used as a cabin bags?

My handbag size is 36*22*54 cm (18"), it is a small size which is normally used as a handbag. But I like to feel free and don't want to have it with me all the trip. So I would like to check it in. Is ...
1
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0answers
83 views

How can I predict whether an LCD clock will “fade” over time? [closed]

Like many people, I take a small travel alarm clock with me when I travel. As a matter of personal preference, I don't like to use my phone for this and I don't like analog clocks with hands. I want a ...
1
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0answers
24 views

Schengen visa issued by Italy, can I visit the Netherlands? [duplicate]

I was granted a Schengan visa from the Italian Embassy. Now I want to visit the Netherlands. What is the procedure to change my visa?
2
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1answer
91 views

Do I need a visa to transit in Dublin, when traveling from India to USA?

I am travelling to USA from India & returning, on Qatar Airways. Dublin is a transit layover for two hours. Is there any requirement for transit visa at Dublin?
3
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1answer
103 views

Consequences of withholding information for a UK visa

I want to go to UK in December 2015 for tourism for two weeks. But while I was checking the application in part 5.9 it asks "Have you ever worked for any organisation ..." and I ticked yes in the ...
5
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1answer
30 views

Bus stops at Ottawa University

I'm traveling Montreal-Ottawa 3 Oct, (Horaire 5814) and I need take off of the bus at Ottawa University, does the bus stop there, or I have to inform to the driver in advance?
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3answers
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What to use instead of credit cards in Iran?

I've read that it's not possible to pay for stuff by international credit card like debit cards. What do you recommend to do in such a situation? As far as carrying a lot of money is not safe at all.
4
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1answer
67 views

Traveling to New Zealand for 2 weeks - Verizon Phone and what to do?

I have an iPhone 5S with Verizon and want to know the best way to have a mobile phone while there without incurring a massive Verizon bill. I would like to have data and voice, but I can settle for ...
3
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1answer
263 views

UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21. I am Vietnamese. I have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I ...
1
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1answer
64 views

Travel with new passport and missing visa

I am working in Dubai. I came to india to visiting my family. Incidentally, my passport washed in washing the machine along with my dress and the visa page also washed away. So now, can I travel to ...
5
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1answer
842 views

Fast lane in the UK? [duplicate]

As an American, I am used to driving on the right, and that the left lane on a major highway is supposed to be the "fast lane"... If I attempt to drive in the UK, is the right lane the "fast lane" on ...
8
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1answer
428 views

Is it better to book a car rental in advance, or once I'm in Azores?

We will be traveling to the Azores, but we haven't decided yet on which islands to combine in our trip of three weeks. How does it work on a multi-island trip to the Azores and renting cars? Should I ...
2
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2answers
44 views

Can Reading buses short hop fares be paid by smart card?

Reading buses has smart cards suitable for occasional travellers, typically loaded with ten trips. They also have short-hop fares that are cheaper than the regular cash fares or regular smart card ...
2
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0answers
18 views

Originally travelled as a tourist on B1/B2 visa. Can I use it for business purposes? [duplicate]

Earlier this year I applied for B2-TOURISM visa to travel to USA with my husband who was on a business trip. I got the visa stamped as B1/B2. However in DS 160 I specifically requested for tourism and ...
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0answers
39 views

Will I be granted an Australian visa with a speeding fine from New Zealand [duplicate]

I am from the UK and whilst on a working holiday visa in New Zealand, I collected a speeding fine and didn't pay it. I am thinking of going to Australia on a working holiday visa. Will my visa be ...
3
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1answer
165 views

US layover Petty Offense Exception for passenger with a criminal records

I am a Canadian citizen working in Haiti. I have a criminal record for shoplifting (6 years ago) (less than 5000$) Most of the flight to come back to Canada have a lay over in the US. Do you think It ...
4
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2answers
68 views

Is it convenient to change money in Zgorzelec?

I will go to Gorlitz first and then walk to Zgorzelec by foot. How long is it? Is it convenient to change money on the way? With commission or no?
3
votes
1answer
56 views

Walking from Santiago to Buenos Aires

I am wondering if it's possible (and safe) to walk from Santiago to Buenos Aires. Does anyone have experience with this? Any tips or advise is welcome!
5
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1answer
14k views

I've three waiting list tickets with status: WL3, WL4, WL5. Will all 3 get confirmed together?

I have booked 3 tickets to Rajkot Express & its showing Waiting List 3,4,5.Will I get all my 3 tickets get confirmed & when does they get confirmed?
4
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1answer
106 views

Can I enter Canada with previous entry denial into another country?

I was denied entry into Thailand on two consecutive attempts in 2014. I recently got admission into a college in Canada and I am applying for a study permit. Does my previous travel history affect my ...
18
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1answer
5k views

Can others in my party go through TSA PreCheck?

If I have TSA PreCheck (i.e. I have a KTN from TSA and the "pre-check" logo gets printed on my boarding pass) and a travel companion does not, can they go with me through the PreCheck security lines? ...
5
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2answers
1k views

Is it legal to bring a Jamon Iberico from Spain into the UK, passing through France?

I have not tried this in the past, but I am guessing that since all countries involved are part of the EU, it should be possible. I am planning to fly from Barcelona to Paris, after which I will ...
8
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1answer
1k views

Does the US currently issue independent B1 or B2 visas, or only the combined B1/B2 visas?

I know the US has these two most common visa categories: B1, business visa B2, tourist visa (This question is not concerned with the other visa types.) I also read constantly about a B1/B2 visa, ...
7
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1answer
128 views

Can I buy airfare using one passport (visa required) and then use another (no visa required) to enter the country?

I am travelling from Australia to China to Vietnam to Cambodia to Australia. I have two passports, namely Russian and Australian (the first and last names are identical in both but the numbers are ...
3
votes
2answers
206 views

How many laptops can I take from India to UK in flight?

I am travelling to UK on Business Visa with 2 laptops, 1 work laptop and other is my personal laptop from India. Is it allowed to take 2 laptops to UK and vice versa or do I need to pay any customs ...
6
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3answers
552 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
50 views

Is there a resource that lists long trip bus companys operating by city, in Europe?

I just recently discovered a new bus company operating where I live with interesting international destinations. This makes me wonder how many more can there be that I am not aware of. Is there a ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Do I need a transit visa for UK? [duplicate]

I am an Indian studying Germany with category D visa. I need to travel to India and back to Germany through British airway which has a transit at London Airport. Do I need a transit visa, if I am not ...
9
votes
2answers
195 views

Closest place to Addis Ababa where you can see wildlife

Where is the closest place to Addis where one can see wildlife? I am particularly interested in the Gilada Baboons, but I would also like to see birds, preferably in a natural setting. As far as ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

Kruger vs Serengeti

Background I am looking to book a safari for my fiancé and I next June. It will be our first time going on a safari and we were wondering if anyone had any thoughts or experiences with either of ...
4
votes
2answers
139 views

I'm transiting from Kuwait to Bahrain by car. What are the conditions of getting a Saudi Arabian transit visa?

Visa for Bahrain is now available online and on arrival. Do you still need to take Bahrain visa in advance to get transit visa for KSA? Does anyone know the telephone/mobile numbers for Waseet agents? ...
16
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8answers
776 views

How best to prevent data loss while travelling?

For my next long holidays I have some massive travel plans. I'll spend some months in remote areas and I plan to take a lot of pictures with my digital camera. Although my SD card is kinda big, I ...
2
votes
2answers
167 views

How to get to Berlin Schönefeld airport at 5 in the morning by public transport?

I have really early flight from Berlin Schönefeld airport (SXF). I don't use taxi, and I can't find the schedules of public transport that early. How can I get to Berlin airport at 5 in the morning ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Which ferry from China to South Korea is the cheapest?

In less than two weeks my Chinese visa will expire and I'm considering taking one of the ferries to South Korea. I don't care about which part of China it leaves from, there are several choices. I ...

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