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Travelling to Portugal from South Africa via Angola

My parents are traveling to Portugal via Angola in August. My dad has Portuguese passport and my mom has South African passport - is a visa needed for Angola?
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What documents does a sponsor in the UK have to show in order to confirm they can host a guest?

Provided that my sponsor owns a house in the UK, are council tax and utility bills enough documents as proof that my sponsor can accommodate me?
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How long do appeals on South African overstay bans usually take to process?

I was recently deemed an undesirable person by South African home affairs as I left the country a day after my visa had expired. They told me I am banned for 12 months. I plan on appealing this ...
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flight delayed from London Heathrow to Grand Cayman [duplicate]

actual flight times BA0253 on 22 may2016 heathrow to George town cayman islands as flight delayed
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Euros - Can I trust air.money? [migrated]

Basically, I am travelling soon and require 1500€ which converts to around (£1,183.06) which is fairly good for todays currency exchange rate. The issue is that it's through a company called Air ...
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Will my luggage be checked all the way through on a Bristol → Amsterdam → Singapore → Perth itinerary?

I am flying with KLM from Bristol airport to Amsterdam and then have two connecting flights to Perth stopping in Singapore. (with Singapore airlines) Will I have to re-check in my baggage at Amsterdam?...
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Where do I apply for a UK transit visa?

Everyone is so helpful with informing me that I need one but no one can tell me where to apply. The uk.gov website also doesn't seem to be able to help on that front.
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1answer
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Is a visa required for Qeshm island in Iran?

I would like to know if the Qeshm freezone area requires a visa for a 14 day visit. I didn't try to get any type of visa to Qeshm island; and I hold an Indian passport.
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Where is the passport book number and what is the difference from the passport number?

For the US department of state visa application, there is a question about the passport book number, which is apparently different than the passport number. What is that referring to? The explanation ...
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Is a transit visa required for airport terminal change in Dubai?

I would like to travel to Qeshm Island (free zone area in Iran) via Dubai Airport. At Dubai Airport I arrive at terminal 1, and my flight to Qeshm leaves from terminal 3. How can I pass from ...
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Foreigner crossing the Canada/ U.S border by car [duplicate]

My boyfriend is from France and I am from Michigan, he is coming in July to visit with me and my family but we are flying into Toronto and from Toronto we are crossing the U.S border by car. Would ...
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LA Supershuttle refund

I booked supershuttle service to pick me up between 4:25pm and 4:40pm and drive me to the airport. However when I arrived there around 4:35pm the bus just left in front of me. I chased the bus and ...
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How much time should be set aside for border controls when entering Sweden by train?

In the light of many migrants arriving in Europe in late 2015, both Denmark and Sweden reintroduced identity checks at their southern borders. Recently, these checks have been extended for a further ...
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Road trip in Europe: Barcelona to Budapest [closed]

A person and I are planning a trip in which we would like to start in Barcelona and head to east, ending in Budapest. For the moment all we know is that besides these two cities, we'd also like to ...
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3answers
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For a connecting flight, will United need my final destination visa?

I am flying from New York to Islamabad and am connecting in the UK. The flight from New York to the UK will be with United Airlines. Will United need to see a Pakistani visa or authorization to enter ...
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1answer
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What statue is this in Athens near the Acropolis?

Does anyone know who this statue is of? https://goo.gl/maps/29giAzrQHrm I passed it at night and didn't get a good chance to read it carefully, but I thought I saw something on it about Bolivia or ...
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0answers
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Can I apply for a Cuban visa without being a resident?

I would like to travel to Cuba and I need a tourist card (visa). Right now I am a visitor for a few weeks in the UK and I will not return to my residence (EU) country before travelling for Cuba. Can ...
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1answer
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What happens if you don't pay booking.com cancellation fees

What happens if you book 2 hotels through booking.com and reach only one hotel without cancelling the other booking ? would that hotel charges include cancellation charges of first hotel ?
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Driving from Bucharest to Balchik

We're going in vacation to Balchik, Bulgaria between 4-8th July, and I would like to know whether this is the shortest path and how good is the road ?
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As we are all adults here, how do I politely indicate that I need the toilet?

I am from an area where people just say they need the loo to pee or poo. In formal situations, when meeting just strangers, we are a bit less open and call it 'need the toilet' but I know that in ...
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UK last train cancellation and unhelpful staff - what to do?

Last night, we were planning to travel on the last train of the night to get us home, which was the penultimate train from the station. (Exact route withheld for now, but it was with Chiltern Railways ...
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1answer
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Check-in luggage at connecting flight in Toronto

My mom will be travelling from Europe to Canada (Winnipeg) soon and I've been researching how to streamline the transfers for her, as she doesn't speak English. She will be travelling from Warsaw to ...
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2answers
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How to get from Tarapoto to Chachapoyas in Peru?

We're going to Chachapoyas, by flying first to Tarapoto. It's a bit unclear how to actually get to Chachapoyas though, as the information seems either dated or unreliable. Rome2Rio mentions Excluciva,...
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1answer
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For how long can one rent lockers at Swiss train stations?

There are lockers for luggage at many Swiss train stations. I would like to store luggage in one of them (in Brig) for three days, buy cannot find out what the maximum period for rentals is - does ...
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1answer
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What to write down as 'purpose of journey' when visiting the Schengen area for a summer school?

I'm going to participate in a Summer school in Management for two weeks. When applying for Schengen visa, should I put the main purpose of the journey as Study or tourism/cultural because the period ...
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1answer
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Do I need transit visa

Travelling via Lufthansa. Moscow to Strasbourg but all by plane. Moscow to Frankfurt by plane then Frankfurt to Strasbourg by bus. I have a visa for France, do I need a transit visa for Germany ? My ...
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1answer
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Does the bus Monte Amiata Scalo → Montalcino stop at Castelnuovo dell'Abate?

I'm planning to stay some days at Siena. I would like to explore a little bit the area around this city using the public transportation system. I've noticed a bus from the Tiemme SpA company going ...
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0answers
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I am from Jordan and I have perment resident in Italy do I need visa to UK [duplicate]

If I have a resident permit in any European country, can I visit the UK without visa ?
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Retagging baggage at Dubai airport for connecting flights on separate tickets [duplicate]

I am traveling from Bombay to Dubai on Jet Always at Terminal 1 and have a next flight after 6 hrs at Terminal 2 . However, both airlines do not have an interline agreement. Will the transfer desk ...
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1answer
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Visas for US, Canada and Alaska

I am having difficulty finding out what visa I need to apply for and if I can even stay in the US, Canada and Alaska for over 90 days. I will be travelling on an Australian passport and plan to fly ...
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1answer
115 views

Non-EU drivers license in the EU (ie. Spain)

I have a valid South African drivers license and will be travelling to Spain (and other EU countries), where I would be driving. Will my South African license suffice? Would I need to get an ...
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1answer
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Can I bring this metal cookware in my checked luggage?

Can I bring those metal cake decorating turntables, and metal pastry tubes, in my checked luggage on a plane? These things are metal and pretty sharp.
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1answer
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Where in (or near) Chicago airport can I get a few hours of sleep?

I'm flying from LAX at 5am, and have a six hour layover in ORD (O'Hare, Chicago). I am flying business to Heathrow on British Airways. Where can I get a few hours of sleep?
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1answer
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Do i need to add any family pics with UK visit visa application after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate

Do I need to add any family/wedding photographs after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate. Do I need a cover letter and what details should I show on the cover letter.
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1answer
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Is a medical form required for a short-term visit to South Africa for a conference?

I am flying to South Africa in few days. I have a valid short-term visa (20 days) . I saw this just now http://www.vfsglobal.com/southafrica/india/conferences.html and below that http://www.vfsglobal....
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1answer
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Is there a city in the world with more bridges than Amsterdam, the Netherlands?

I know there are cities with bigger bridges and with more famous bridges. But are there cities with more? According to this site Amsterdam has 1,753 bridges with a number and more without. HOW ...
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2answers
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Phone service crossing borders, Vietnam>Thailand>Laos>Cambodia

I'll be traveling SE Asia, and want one phone service. If I buy a SIM card with Viettel in Vietnam, will it function in Thailand and in Laos and in Cambodia? If it does, will I be charged roaming?
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1answer
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Is river travel to Vientiane and Phnom Penh recommended?

I am planning a trip to SE Asia late Sept through Nov. One route idea is fly in to Ho Chi Minh, explore south and delta, road north to Hanoi, fly to Bangkok, road north to Chiang Mai, road to Chiang ...
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2answers
707 views

Should I tip in-room dining in US? How and how much?

I will stay in a hotel at Evanston, IL. This is my second trip to US. I don't need to tip anyone in my home country, so the US tipping practice causes me headache. For the first day, I might request ...
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1answer
105 views

Employer refused to return my Passport [closed]

"I work in Thailand.What legal action can i take against my employer as he firstly refused to give my passport back after that made excuses that i have it and will give you and now he is saying he ...
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1answer
206 views

Where and when can I see people building a Castell near Barcelona?

Castells are a world-famous tradition of building human towers: I am going to visit Barcelona this July and would like to see one of these towers. Where and when can I do so? Bonus points for ...
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1answer
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Do domestic flights to Mumbai now go directly to international terminal?

I haven't traveled back to India since couple of years now. My mother is visiting me next month. Her flight is from Rajkot to Mumbai (Jet Airways Domestic flight) and than a connecting flight from ...
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2answers
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Regarding the supporting documents for a UK visit visa, what documentation can I submit as proof of accommodation if I am staying at a friend's house?

My friend-( a British citizen) owns the house which means he doesn't rent. However, when i was reading the visitor: supproting documents guide on page 8 of 8 (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/...
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1answer
74 views

Additional needed documents for UK trip if someone will shoulder all expenses

Someone (a relative) from the UK (already a naturalized British Citizen) will be financing my trip, as well as taking care of my accommodation. What are the documents I need to submit aside from bank ...
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1answer
35 views

I want to know if I need airport transit visa [duplicate]

I have a Ugandan passport and i will be traveling from Dubai to Mexico via armsterdam very soon. So do I need a transit visa
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3answers
113 views

How can I travel to the Great Pacific garbage patch?

The Great Pacific garbage patch is a region in the central North Pacific Ocean characterized by a great concentration of plastics and other traces of human trash. Here's an approximate map: Is it ...
5
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1answer
100 views

Clerical error in UK visa application, but form already submitted - what should I do?

I'm from the Philippines, and I plan on travelling to the UK with my sister to visit a relative. I have just submitted my visa application and have already paid online, when I noticed that I've made ...
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1answer
60 views

How to get football tickets for Premier League when traveling

I will be visiting Manchester in few months and I am interested to get tickets to a derby football match. I am trying to figure out the best way to buy tickets for a foreigner (i. e. I will be in the ...
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11answers
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What's the easiest way to relieve oneself in a car?

Ok, I know we're all adults here, but this is something that happens inevitably in most family trips I believe; it's occurred in our own family trips. You're driving on the road to your destination. ...
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1answer
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Travelling to the Sacred Well in Walsingham Norfolk (Sacred Spring in England)

Somewhat related to this question and this question, I hope to visit the holy well in Walsingham Norfolk, arguably the most widely acknowledged holy well in East England. This is without doubt the ...

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