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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 ...
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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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Proof of Funds and return ticket for Schengen visa waiver - US Citizen

I noticed the state department website had the following: Immigration officers may also request you show sufficient funds for your intended stay and a return airline ticket. For those of you who've ...
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VWP entry from USA to Canada then back to USA

I am currently in NYC and by the time I intend to fly (2nd August), I will have been in the USA for 90 days. My plan is to go to Canada for a few weeks to visit friends and then return to USA for 2 ...
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Travel from New York Port authority to Brookhaven National lab via bus( or any cheap method)?

I have a chance to visit Brookhaven National lab for the remaining summer, but I am not very good with traveling. How would I get a bus to Brookhaven National lab from the New York Port Authority (8th ...
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Can I apply for UnionPay card while traveling for China?

I'm now in China and found that so many stores only accept UnionPay even if they insist on accepting credit cards. For example today I ate at a local snack in Shanghai, which I entered because I was ...
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Are there any advantages to living near an airline hub?

My main airport is a major airport but not as busy as the nearest hubs in YYZ or JFK, some busy routes to Europe and the US have direct flights but a lot of other flights (Asia, Latin America, Africa) ...
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Minsk Airport VOA

I will be in Eastern Europe next year and I'm looking at going through Belarus on my way home. When looking at the website here (http://mfa.gov.by/en/visa/) I spotted two things of interest. "Visa ...
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Last fuel stop before airport

This morning I returned a rental car to LHR T5. I'm approaching along the M25 and am looking for petrol stations along the way and, as usual, I don't find one. I look on my iphone for fuel and it ...
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UK visitor visa refused (multiple sponsors)cont

I have Three questions : 1There is no path for appeal and judicial reviews of visitor applications seldom, if ever, reach the hearing stage. What this amalgamates to is there's nothing to be done. ...
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Arriving to home country after visa expires?

I have a schengen visa valid till 21st Aug'16. My return ticket from Germany are booked for 21st Aug'16. But i shall be reaching India on the 22nd Aug'16 early morning - 3 am. Will this be causing any ...
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Is there an irregular transportation service between Hualien, Taiwan and Yonaguni, Japan?

The Wikipedia article for Yonaguni, Okinawa states: Yonaguni is much closer to the capital of Taiwan (Taipei) at approximately 100 mi (160 km) than its own capital(Tokyo), which is about 1,250 ...
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My UK visit visa application got refused, i was planning to visit my sister, can i reapply?

Reason for the refusal is inconsistent bank statement and they are not statisfied by my income, I had applied for 40 days visit visa.
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Which cities are connected by direct flights between Mexico and Asia?

Please include the airlines. I'm only interested in direct flights. In particular no flight may be via USA. Any country in East Asia and Southeast Asia is OK. I'll have a Chinese visa and can enter ...
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2 passports from the same country: how do Schengen countries know?

My country allows for 2 biometric passports. They have different pictures, and number. Same name and date of birth. Schengen allows me to stay following the 90/180 rule. What if I get in and out ...
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Schengen Visa via France, but visiting Amsterdam and Reykjavik (Iceland) [duplicate]

I am an Indian National and have a schengen visa via France embassy. I will be visiting Paris for a few days and then return to India. After a few days, I have to visit Amsterdam and Reykjavik (...
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My Schengen Visa refused [duplicate]

I had a meeting at my Company's HQ office in Belgium from July 1 to July 15 my embassy's interview was at June 28 I had an accommodating and flight ticket from 1-7 July and of course it has been ...
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Can I ask for an earlier UK visa start date after visa issued? [duplicate]

I live in the US and I'm not a US Citizen. Just applied to the UK visa and received my passport back. I was supposed to go on a work project to India early August and on my way back I wanted to stay ...
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35 views

Do I need a transit visa for Dubai?

I'm from Philippines, and am going to Kish Island, Iran. I'm flying via Dubai, am staying in the airport, and then catching a connecting flight to Kish. What are the requirements for me for a ...
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1answer
107 views

UK travel after previous visa refusal

I have a quick question if anyone can help it would be appreciated. My friend (she is Canadian) is on a trip through Europe. She arrived in London for a layover today before heading onto the continent ...
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Dual Passport - One European (expired) One Brazilian (valid) to enter UK

I live in the UK with a Portuguese passport which expired 2 months ago. I also have a valid Brazilian Passport. I need to leave the UK in two weeks time and I know that coming back to the UK with a ...
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184 views

Why do Japanese ATMs dispense money stacked differently to those in the west? [closed]

I recently went to Japan (specifically Osaka and a few other places around Kansai) for the first time in my life, and had an amazing time. One of the many cultural differences I noticed was that ...
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Unsolicited visa for Russia in my passport

I was leafing through the old visas in my EU passport, and to my great surprise, I found an expired unused visa for the Russian Federation. I have never been to Russia and I have never applied for a ...
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1answer
94 views

Which is the easiest French city to get by train from Brussels?

I will be spending a couple of days in Brussels. I would like to go to France and I would like to go by train. I tried to find that looking at the train line map, and at the belgium train website, ...
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Do European car rental agencies accept debit cards instead of credit cards?

I don't currently have a credit card and would prefer not to get one. Can I use a regular debit card instead to leave a deposit? This question is focused on Europe and major car rental agencies, but ...
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Are Israeli dual citizens allowed to cross via the Allenby Bridge?

The Allenby Bridge is located on the border between Jordan and the West Bank. Wiki mentions the following restrictions for Israelis: Israeli citizens are not permitted to use the terminal, except ...
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2answers
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UIAA membership and guides

I have a question about International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) membership. Shouldn't it allow me to climb the mountains, without hiring a guide? Which usually is the most ...
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1answer
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Indian passport holder living in Scotland, travelling to portugal for vacations

I am living in Edinburgh and hold a 5-year work permit in the UK. I want to travel to Portugal for 15 days. I hold an Indian passport; can you please tell me if I need to apply for a visa? if so, ...
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BNL1,BNL2 meaning on Schengen visa sticker?

I have got 2 Schengen business visas in 2014 and 2015 and I traveled through Schengen area.Now I have got my 3rd business visa. The question I want to ask is that on previous 2 visa stickers there ...
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101 views

Will the Schengen visa consulate call my work place to verify if I have taken a leave for my intended vacation?

Will the Visa Consulate call and check at my work place if I have applied for a leave and if I should be allotted a Schengen visa or not?
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I will apply for a schengen visa and I do not want to tell my employer about it, I know he will refuse. What should I do? [closed]

I am all set to have my Euro trip, have proper documents for everything, and invitation etc. But I do not have the Letter of Leave approval from my employer. I do not want to tell about this to him ...
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1answer
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Carrying two laptops (one personal and one for work) to India [duplicate]

Is it okay to carry two laptops (one personal and one for work) from Sweden to India (Bangalore International Airport)?
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1answer
69 views

Would a tourist visa work for attending job interview in Germany

I am a citizen of India, and I have to attend a job interview in Germany. Is it OK (according to German govt rules) to attend a job interview with a tourist visa? If not what other visa should I be ...
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Where do you get a travel adaptor in Ireland?

You arrive in Ireland and realise, oh no, you forgot to pack your travel adaptor. Unfortunately you are going to need one while you're here. That is the situation I'm in. Where can I get a new one ...
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1answer
41 views

Flights from Georgia to Crimea?

What is the best option for traveling from Georgia to Crimea ? I know it is difficult now to go to Crimea and the prices are too high. Which is the most optimal and cheapest option to get there?
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1answer
124 views

How can I be re-united with my luggage that I initially did not claim?

If I initially did not claim my luggage after arriving from a flight, what steps do I need to take to get my luggage back? Ideally an answer would cover all airports and / or airlines but if that ...
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Is there a way to find out about unique traffic laws for the US states I'm traveling through?

I recently drove through Minnesota and was pulled over by an officer who told me that wearing earbuds in both ears while driving was illegal in that state (although apparently one ear is allowed). I ...
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1answer
70 views

A must-see in New Delhi for just a 5-6 hours break [closed]

I'll have just a five or six hours break between flights at Indira Gandhi International Airport. Is there any place or places in New Delhi that is: considered a must-see for someone, who is visiting ...
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2answers
48 views

Preferred method to exchange USD to CAD? [duplicate]

I don't do much traveling outside of the US but in a few weeks I will be driving from NYC to Canada. I am not sure what the best method would be to convert USD to CAD. Should I convert before I ...
2
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1answer
70 views

US Customs Fingerprinting identification [closed]

Can the customs officers pick up your name change at the port via your fingerprints or photo in Hawaii?
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1answer
59 views

Does Shanghai subway card expire after not using for a while?

I had my Shanghai subway card which I purchased with the deposit of 20 RMB and 80 balance. However, it is likely that I won't use it up before leaving the country. So I would like to use it for the ...
2
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1answer
26 views

Do Azeri border guards stamp passports of travellers entering on an e-visa?

I'm going to Azerbaijan and will be entering on an e-visa. Would I get the entry stamp in the passport, the visa sheet, or both?
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Does Kazakhstan usually stamp passports of visa-free travellers, or only migration cards?

According to the Kazakh website egov.kz, visa-free nationals are not to be given passport stamps on entry and exit. However, some people I've spoken to told me they got it anyway. What is your ...
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Can I take knitting needles on an international flight?

I asked this question at Arts & Craft, but it might be more relevant here. Can I take knitting needles on an international flight?
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Passport and Visa [closed]

"When you quit the job in Thailand and the employer has to cancel your visa,do we necessarily have to give them the original passport so that they can cancel the visa or can it be done on copy of the ...
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43 views

'Travel company' for Russian tourism visa [duplicate]

I'm Belgian and I'm trying to apply for a Russian tourist visa. I'll arrive in Russia September 5th and I'll leave September 20th, which is 16 days. Now I've read somewhere that the max duration of ...
4
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1answer
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Taking opiates to the US

My mother is going to the USA in autumn by plane. Unfortunately she is dependent on medicals that contain an opium derivate. In many countries it is sufficient to bring a declaration of her doctor in ...
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Places to see in London for a single day trip on shoestring budget [closed]

I am an Indian student flying to the US. I have a 20 hours layover at London Heathrow airport. I will land at around 3:30 PM and my connecting flight to the US will be at 11:00 AM the following day. I ...
8
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2answers
344 views

San Francisco cable car schedule

I am looking for scheduled start and stop times for the running of the historic cable cars and street cars in San Francisco. If I go to www.sfmta.com, I can not find anything useful. It usually links ...
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Shop opening hours in Russia

How are opening hours in tourist areas, sport clubs, malls, etc. in Moscow and St Petersburg ? Is it like Europe that in the evening (like 7 PM) there are almost no open malls or clubs ?

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