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What are my cellular options in London

In the US, we have 4 options for cellular plans (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile & Sprint). To get a comparison, who are the top 3-4 companies that I have to choose from in London? and which one has ...
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US Citizen, US Company with UK subisdiary, How to work from UK? [migrated]

I'm a US citizen and I work for a US company. My company has a subsidiary in the UK where we have at least one person employed. What are my options for working from London? How long can a "business" ...
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39 views

As a USA citizen/resident, can I apply for a Chinese visa while in a foreign country?

I'm a USA citizen/resident traveling the world through multiple countries and interested in visiting where a friend of mine lives. Can I apply for a visa from a Chinese embassy/consulate in one of ...
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1answer
28 views

Is the connection between Ueno station on Keisei line and Ginza line in Tokyo internal?

According to Google maps, there is an 8-minute walk between Ueno station (through Skyliner, Keisei line) to that on Ginza line, is that an internal connection? Or do I have to leave the station and ...
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1answer
41 views

How to get to Tokyo downtown from Narita airport, with a bag, during rush hours?

Travelling in September to Tokyo (Chiyoda) from Narita Airport, and I am taking either the shuttle, JR, Skyliner, or Limousine. I know I have to take the subway at some point, the question is, with a ...
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0answers
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canadian student visa travelling via dublin require transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Cochin (COK) to Toronto (YYZ) via Dublin with Indian passport and Canadian student visa. I have to wait 6 and a half hours for the next connecting flight in Dublin. Do I require a ...
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1answer
53 views

What is the typical ratio of paid versus free miles in frequent flyer programs? [closed]

I realize that this varies from program to program and depends on various factors. But just as a general rule of thumb what is the ratio of miles you have to pay to free miles in a typical program? ...
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0answers
30 views

Can I buy transportation tickets in advance for Germany [closed]

Are there ways for me to buy transportation tickets here from Brazil, maybe put them on my smartphone for example. Do they work for Android and IOS? What else could I do using my smartphone to easy ...
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0answers
25 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 ...
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4answers
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Why is the Dubai airport so busy?

I notice that the Dubai International Airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the world (after Atlanta and Beijing) on the Wikipedia's list of the world's busiest airports. That seems kind of strange ...
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1answer
30 views

What's the best way to get from São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport to the city? [closed]

Edit 3: Define "best" however you see fit. Personally, I prioritize safety/reliability and cost over comfort and time. If you Google the above question, there are a good amount of results: buses, ...
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1answer
676 views

Schengen Visa Refusal: Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not reliable

Schengen refusal formulae can be difficult to understand sometimes. Sometimes an applicant receives a refusal with: Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not ...
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119 views

Refused UK Visit visa for lack of sufficient funds

I recently got a visa refusal for uk visit visa. As my father is sponsoring me he encashed some of the money from his fixed deposit and transferred in to his account i provided the evidence of ...
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1answer
65 views

How to show proof of employment?

I recently got a visa refusal for UK visit visa. I provided a letter of employment from my hospital plus a letter of leave. It stated my job, position, salary. Visa officer stated that he is not ...
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1answer
75 views

How to maintain 6 months bank statement for uk visit visa?

I am a doctor and I want to give my plab 2 exam in the UK. As I am a recent graduate my father is supporting me financially. He is a retired government officer who gets pension, rents from his ...
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0answers
13 views

Seaplane from Bali to Rinca?

I'm trying to understand if it's possible (even economically) to directly reach Rinca Island from Bali by seaplane. Anyone has information in regard of this? I've found very few pages on the web, ...
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0answers
30 views

Eurostar arrivals lounge at St Pancras [closed]

A holiday brochure says the participants should meet their escorts at the Eurostar arrivals lounge in St Pancras station. I have located one but cannot access it as it is a secure area only for people ...
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0answers
11 views

Do i need transit visa in Athens, Greece to go to Istanbul? [duplicate]

I'm going to Istanbul, Turkey next week and I have student visa there. I'm going with Aegean Airlines so I have to change flight in Athens, Greece and I'm gonna stay only for ONE hour there. My ...
2
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2answers
47 views

Communicating in English or basic Portuguese in Brazil

Do Brazilian people understand English? I know basic Portuguese. Would communication be an issue?
2
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1answer
26 views

Under what circumstances are hotel room upgrades given out? [closed]

Related: What tips or tricks can you use to get "upgraded"/better hotel rooms? In the above, related, link user jpatokal wrote: First of all, it's important to understand that ...
2
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1answer
24 views

Travelling to USA with a four hour layover between Narita and Haneda

I'm a Philippine passport holder travelling to USA via Narita and, four hours later, Haneda. Do I need a transit visa?
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1answer
24 views

Do I have to carry my I-20 for travelling within the US?

I am on a F1 Visa (student) which won't be expiring anytime soon. I am planning to travel around the country, and I was wondering if my passport alone would suffice at the airport. Do I have to carry ...
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0answers
24 views

Have hotels been re-established in Kedarnath, India after the floods?

Have hotels been established in kedarnath? That is, if I go there, will I have to say at tents or hotels gave come up? Same applies for Gaurikund. I have heard, that being on shore of Mandakini, most ...
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1answer
22 views

Thailand transit visa for Pakistani citizen?

Hi I want someone to help me in this That I am transiting from Thailand. Being Pakistani Citizen will I get the transit visa upon arrival in Thailand? Also important to mention here is that I will go ...
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2answers
27 views

What are the minimum connection times at Jeddah airport?

I will be travelling from Bangalore to London via Jeddah with Saudi Arabian Airlines. Bangalore to Jeddah flight SV867 lands around 12:30 AM and Jeddah to London flight SV113 departs around 2 AM. I ...
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2answers
28 views

Traveling with dual citizenship (dutch and US) from US to Netherlands, and back [duplicate]

I've been doing a lot of research on how to travel with dual citizenship and feel like I always get conflicting answers. I'm going to be flying from the US to the Netherlands next month, and then ...
4
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3answers
180 views

UK visa requirements for Algerian citizen in France on French tourist visa wanting to visit UK?

When an Algerian citizen in France on a French tourist visa wishes to visit the UK, entering and leaving by Eurostar, must he apply for a UK tourist visa? If so, should he apply 3 months before (as ...
2
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1answer
69 views

Does the sufficiency of an ID-card for travelling abroad depend on the airline?

I'm from the Netherlands and will be travelling to Turkey very soon. On my ID-card it says that it allows me to travel to Turkey (i.e. I don't need a passport). However, on the website of the airline ...
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1answer
62 views

What to take on a 9-Day Bahamas cruise (specifically undies)

My wife on I are about to go on our very first cruise, and its a Disney cruise to the Bahamas. Well, I'm here at work and she just asked me how many pairs of socks and underwear to bring on the ...
2
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3answers
45 views

Apps to call cabs/taxis in Germany for non-German speakers

I will be travelling to Germany next week. I don't speak german, only portuguese and english. Are there mobile apps for me to call taxis in Germany (Frankfurt) in English, such as 99 and easy taxi? ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Pre payed Euro Card for German Trip - Paying Taxis with it

Next monday I will have a trip to Germany for about 21 days I am carrying with me a pre-payed Master Card with 1000 EUR. Do the the taxi drivers in Frankfurt airport accept this card? Will I find ...
10
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2answers
75 views

Do PINs added to chip-and-sign cards work at chip-and-PIN terminals?

I am an American who has a chip-and-signature credit card issued by Bank of America. Last time I was in Europe (specifically, the Netherlands), I was unable to use my card at an automated ticket ...
4
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1answer
69 views

Spontaneous B&B in Ireland

I am going on a road trip to Ireland and Northern Ireland and I would like to know if it is realistically to find afforable B&B accomodations in Ireland. Affordable for me would be 50-70€ for a ...
4
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1answer
62 views

How can I find the canonical validity map/area for a UK train PlusBus ticket?

In the UK, for many places, there's a rather nifty thing you can add onto your train ticket - PlusBus. For normally a few quid more than the normal train ticket, you also get unlimited bus travel ...
2
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1answer
45 views

Credit cards in irish gas stations

Do gas station in small towns or rural areas in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland accept credit cards and debit cards for payment?
2
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1answer
34 views

Food prices in Chile - particularly seafood

How much should I expect to pay for moderately nice meals. As in eating in a good restaurant, but not an exclusive one. Especially, how much are lobsters? I heard that seafood is cheap over there - ...
5
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1answer
308 views

Is it possible to pay with euros in Eastern Europe? [duplicate]

I'm from Spain and I will be backpacking around Eastern Europe next month. I will visit some countries where Euro is the official currency (like Slovakia) and I'll also visit some other countries like ...
3
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0answers
21 views

Is Saarbrücken worth living in? [migrated]

I'm looking to study abroad and there is this master in Saarbrücken which I really like. The problem I find with it is that it doesn't look like a big city at all. I've been living in Barcelona for ...
5
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2answers
50 views

Are there any places to sleep in Helsinki Vantaa airport the night before an early flight?

I have an early morning flight out of Helsinki Vantaa airport and am thinking of spending the night there. Are there any places where I can get some sleep? I'm mainly looking for landside options ...
4
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1answer
31 views

How long would it take to hike from Hamar to Lillehammer?

I'm considering a trip to Norway, and I'd like to hike for part of it. For background, my girlfriend and I would like to see Oslo and Trondheim (as our top choices), so my thought was to train from ...
2
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2answers
65 views

Updating ESTA details for second visit to USA

My ESTA is valid until Jan 2016. I am holding an Australian passport valid until 2017. I already made one trip to USA in May 2014. I will travel from Australia to USA in Sep 2015. I have updated ...
3
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1answer
63 views

Driving in Ireland and Northern Ireland

I am going on a road trip for ten days in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. I read the various posts about adapting to driving on the left side. I am aware of the difference in speed ...
6
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1answer
94 views

Do any sources indicate additional risk for being a (South) Korean-American visiting North Korea?

I'm an American-born (South) Korean, and I have a week to sign up for a surfing expedition in North Korea. I've read several pages of Google results about Americans traveling to North Korea, the ...
5
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1answer
66 views

How to make an international emergency call?

I don't want to know the emergency number in case I'm IN a different country. What I want to know is, if I am, say, in France, and I know someone in Sweden needs emergent services, how can I call, ...
1
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1answer
41 views

What are the pros and cons of visiting the Iguazu Falls from the Argentinian side or Brazilian side only?

related: Visiting Iguazu waterfalls on both sides We are planning a short weekend trip from the US to the Iguazu Falls, but don't really want to bother with customs and visas for two countries. It is ...
1
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2answers
58 views

For a rtw trip starting in October, east to west or west to east for climate?

I will be going on a rtw trip starting in the beginning october for about a year and I'm not sure whether to go east to west or west into east when starting in Paris for optimal climate (I prefer warm ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

How practical is it to take a Collectivo to Xel'Ha park?

Between Playa Del Carmen and Tulum, a "Colectivo" service runs up and down the main highway. These are vehicles you can flag down and pay a small fee to drop you off at some later point along the ...
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1answer
25 views

How long is it best to arrive at the airport before the flight? [closed]

For a UK to France flight with online check-in and without hold luggage, with FlyBe, how long should I be at the airport before my flight if I don't want to wait too much?
37
votes
7answers
3k views

How did security checks at airports change after September 11th, 2001?

I’m quite young – young enough that I have never flown before the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York. I have doubts about the movie United 93: Was it possible to enter an ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Is a new ESTA needed for my next US connecting flight?

I applied for an ESTA because of my recent US flight to San Francisco. For my next flight, though, I will stop in the US because that's where my connecting flight will depart. When I applied for an ...

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