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How to leave the Philippines by boat to Taiwan, China or Hong Kong

We are now trying to do a world tour without flying, and after a bit more than two year we are facing one of the biggest challenges of our journey, crossing the Pacific. We know there are few ...
2
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0answers
147 views

Is it possible to attend a bootcamp training in the USA for 3 months on a B1/B2 visa? [closed]

I have a B1/B2 visa and was wondering Q1) if I can use that to attend a bootcamp training in USA. The training is for 3 months and am also planning to tour around for 2 to 3 weeks. The answer in ...
4
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2answers
204 views

Arriving in Vietnam right in the middle of Tết - will all accommodation be full (or inflated prices)?

I arrived overland in Cambodia from Laos on the 19th of January and the immigration guy put 19th of February on my visa (a bonus extra day!) so that's the day I'll cross the land border from Cambodia ...
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1answer
98 views

Where can I find go-go bars in Bangkok? [closed]

I am going to go to Bangkok in 3 days, and will visit the go-go bar, but I have no idea on this, anybody has the information about go-go bar in Bangkok? Thx
2
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0answers
62 views

Where can I find a cheap trek in Bhutan above 4000m? [closed]

I'm of Indian nationality so I don't have to pay the 200 rupee per day fee to get into Bhutan and stay but I'm seeing that many of the treks are expensive but even subtracting lodging and transport, ...
4
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1answer
97 views

Reliable Mastercard ATMs in Antigua?

So my problem is I lost my Visa debit card and I have to use my Mastercard Credit card in Guatemala. Where I am currently, flores, there are no ATMs or banks which accept Mastercard. I will be in ...
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3answers
293 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 ...
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1answer
62 views

5 Hours (at least) to spend in BKK Suvarnabhumi or what else?

I'm travelling from Munich to Bangkok via Muscat at the end of September (economy class, so no lounge available). The Airport in which I'll land will be the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Can I travel visa free to Schengen countries with Romanian residence permit?

I am from India, I have a residence permit of Romania. Since Romania is not a part of Schengen, do I need to apply for visa if I have to travel to any Schengen countries? I wish to go on tour in some ...
2
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1answer
38 views

Guatemalan car in the U.S

We are U.S./Americans, living in Guatemala...we want to vacation in the U.S. this time by DRIVING up through Mexico and then to the U.S. We have Guatemalan D.L. and current insurance. Mexico ...
2
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2answers
33 views

Luggage Transfer for International Transfer

Purchased tickets thru Cheapflights on the Internet. When traveling to Thailand from Canada there are 2 stops. One in USA and Amsterdam. Will our luggage transfer thru or do we need to pick it up? Not ...
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5answers
9k views

Where's the cheapest place in the world for a beginner to learn diving?

Would it mostly be in Southeast Asia? Or somewhere else? In response to this Q being "put on hold" for being too broad, let me add the following: Include only cost of equipment rental and lessons. ...
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1answer
75 views

Hotel confirmations for Schengen tourist visa to Italy. Some questions

I made my hotel reservations in Rome, Venice, Florence and Pisa for my upcoming travel. I have a few questions: Can I make the reservations via hotels.com or expedia.com? I am worried because I ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Can I pay my USCIS fee after I enter US? [closed]

I am entering US under diversity visa and my visa duration is only 10 days. I have to enter US before that. I am entering 2 days before expiration. However they have instructed me to pay the USCIS fee ...
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2answers
271 views

As a Muslim transiting Abu Dhabi on Etihad can I drink alcohol?

I am Muslim and transiting Abu Dhabi on Etihad. Could there be issues in Abu Dhabi if I consumed alcohol on board? I will travel from US to Abu Dhabi. I am not looking to get drunk - just enjoy a beer ...
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2answers
77 views

Punctuality of trains and buses in Hungary

I will be traveling to Hungary next month and I would like to know if the trains and buses between different cities are punctual or not. I am from Spain and here, in general, the trains are but the ...
1
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1answer
94 views

Can a Canadian citizen travel to Thailand (Visa-on-Arrival) if they have drug charges on their record?

My friend is thinking about coming to South-East Asia with me, but he has drug charges on his criminal record. We'll be landing in Bangkok, Thailand. Is that a problem with tourist visa's (VOA)?
4
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1answer
116 views

How to change some details on the passport application AFTER it got submitted?

My sister wants to renew her British passport from overseas, she made two mistakes on her application form: wrong email missing middle name Whats is the standard procedure to deal with a similar ...
2
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1answer
465 views

What does “Leave to enter for six months” on a UK visitor visa mean?

For visitors who are able to get a visa on arrival, it's common to get a stamp with the entry date and the following: Leave to enter for six months How is the six months counted? Is it a number ...
7
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1answer
207 views

Airport employees in preclearance areas?

How does this work, people working in the stores in the USA terminal of, say, Vancouver airport, before starting their shift go through USA immigration and customs every single day?
4
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2answers
96 views

Flying from NYC via Philadelphia to Halifax, I clear Immigration and Customs in Canada?

Because I am trying to process an immigration work permit for Canada, (I am an American citizen), I need to fly directly into Halifax from the States. I am trying to make sure that I don't clear ...
8
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2answers
263 views

Will I save much time by using the US preclearance facilities in Canada/Ireland rather than flying direct?

I'm planning a trip from Prague to NYC this summer. There is a direct flight to JFK and numerous transfer options. I've heard that JFK's customs can be a nightmare for non-US citizens and therefore ...
4
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2answers
1k views

Can we undergo US Immigration checks at Heathrow?

I'll be traveling from Mumbai, India to Gainesville, Florida. For that I have to board a flight at Mumbai which will drop me at Heathrow. I have layover time of about 8 hours at Heathrow, from where ...
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2answers
409 views

Can I use the lounge after the flight?

I will have to wait at Copenhagen airport for almost three hours for a connecting train, after arriving on SAS. Fortunately, I am a frequent traveller, and I normally have access to the lounge. Would ...
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0answers
17 views

Need Germany Tourist Visa information [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen working in USA on work permit (H1-B). I am travelling to India via Frankfurt. My layover duration at Frankfurt is 6.5 hours. What visa do I need if I intend to visit few tourist ...
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6answers
2k views

For fear of flying is drinking alcohol a healthier option than pills?

I have a series of flights ahead of me and I have a fear of flying. I usually drink in excess prior to boarding.I drink around 0.5 litres of beer and around 3 shots of whiskey prior to boarding and ...
32
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2answers
10k views

Are there any cultures in which the “thumbs up” hand gesture is offensive?

In the USA it's common to give a thumbs up to say "Yes, this is good" or "Thanks" or convey another appropriate positive meaning. Are there cultures in which the "thumbs up" gesture a) would not be ...
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1answer
33 views

Revisit to Spain again and again during Schengen short term visa period

On Indian passport, Schengen Visa short term (90 days) I shall be in Spain with my host. I want to make Spain as my base to travel frequently to other Schengen Countries during this 90 days. Hence I ...
3
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1answer
308 views

Is it possible to visit the Vatican while wearing a Hijab?

I have read the question "Is there a dress code when visiting the Vatican in Rome?" carefully and I thought "the better covered the more welcomed" just like the photo suggested. However the ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Visa to Romania

I will be traveling from Doha to Turkey for 3 days then to Bucharest for another 3 days then Greece for 3 days. Should I get a Schengen Visa from Greece embassy although my point of entry is Romania ...
1
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1answer
32 views

Indian transit visa for Filipino citizen

Philippine National travelling from Abu Dhabi (Residence Visa in Abu Dhabi) to Thailand via India. I have 2 connections in India with long stop overs during which I want to explore the surroundings ...
8
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2answers
6k views

Waitlisted Indian train ticket: will I be refunded if I don't get a confirmed seat?

I've purchased a ticket on Cleartrip from Gorakhpur to Delhi. I'm on a wait list on 33. If I do not get a confirmed seat, will I be refunded?
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7answers
5k views

Giving First Aid in the USA

I am a qualified first-aider in the UK and as such would automatically stop to give aid to any accidents and emergencies I saw. I was watching a US show on the TV the other night where someone was ...
6
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1answer
134 views

Inexpensive beach locations to learn surfing as a newbie? [closed]

Answer requirements Please avoid posting a list nations found online, such as "go to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Bali..." Name and specify locations of beginner/learning friendly Beaches/Surf ...
2
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1answer
339 views

Buying a pre-paid SIM card in Kazakhstan (Almaty or Astana) with data

Where in Almaty or Astana can I buy a pre-paid SIM card with data? Will I have to show the seller my passport when I buy one? A place with English speakers, if possible, would be preferable. I ...
3
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2answers
10k views

Do I need a visa for Paris, if my connecting flight stops for 24 hours in Paris?

Do I need visa for Paris, if my connecting flight stops at Paris for 24hrs and I want to visit Paris during that 24hrs? I have US B1 visa. I'll be travelling from San Francisco to Bangalore (India) ...
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0answers
25 views

UK Type C-Visit - Business visa for tourism [duplicate]

Query is similar to one asked before but not the same. I have gone through all the links in similar questions, but I am unable to find a home office document which states that if my visa was issued ...
2
votes
1answer
66 views

Using a Schengen type D visa for a short internship in a different country

I have a “France sauf CTOM” Trainee visa type D, validated with OFII Permit. It is valid from 01/Nov/14 to 01/Nov/15. I did an internship in France for 6 months from Nov 14 to May 15. Now currently I ...
10
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2answers
288 views

Taking wet things through airport security

Does something soaked in water count as a "liquid or gel" for going through security? Say I went swimming in the morning, and I have my wet bathing suit in a plastic bag. Is that a problem? Should I ...
4
votes
1answer
132 views

Can I travel to Macedonia or Ukraine with a valid Russian visa?

Can I travel to Belarus or Ukraine with a valid Russian tourist visa?. I'm a Syrian citizen.
4
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1answer
48 views

Given an itinerary receipt from a travel agent, how do I find out the fare conditions of the ticket? [duplicate]

For the first time in a long time, I traveled on a ticket that was purchased (in the US) at a travel agent. Our travel party got itinerary receipts, not e-tickets. At the end of the itinerary receipt, ...
22
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4answers
9k views

Is it rude to tell the ice cream man in Istanbul not to mess with me?

I have never been to Istanbul but I am planning to go there with the kids. A friend of mine showed me yesterday a video of him buying ice cream from a traditional ice cream shop in Istanbul. He ...
0
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2answers
107 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
44 views

Purchase Paris Visite “zones1-3” to travel from CDG to Paris center!

Since I will stay in Paris for 5 days, I am thinking to buy unlimited travel passes (Paris Visite "zones1-3"). I need also to use RER B to travel from CDG airport to paris center. But the airport is ...
0
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1answer
65 views

What are my options to access the Internet in Kuala Lumpur as a tourist?

I am traveling to kuaka lumpur for a couple of days, what ways are there to connect to the Internet? Do metro stations have open wifi?
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Arriving in Dubai T1, where should I meet a friend flying into T3?

My flight is to land at dubai t1 and one of my friend flight is about to land at t3 after 1 hour.Can I wait for him inside the airport, if so where?
1
vote
1answer
369 views

Travelling on Business visa to UK for tourism purposes

I already have a 6 month valid UK business visa received prior to April 24 2015. I was supposed to travel to UK in April but my trip was cancelled on medical grounds. Am now planning to visit the UK ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

Can I apply for a new Schengen visa while holding a valid single-entry Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have a single entry visa for Italy from 03/07/15 to 01/08/15 with 15 days validity. I also want to visit Spain and France in same month. I will be back from Italy on 07/07/15, So can I apply for ...
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votes
1answer
63 views

Question about the airline boarding refusal

I have a plan to travel from Doha to Moscow using KLM airlines with transit 2 hrs in Amsterdam, the Russian embassy has already issued a tourist visa and posted it on my passport. My question, since ...
1
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1answer
30 views

Traveling to India from Europe via london [duplicate]

I am an indian citizen working in Amsterdam (Dutch resident permit) and intend to travel to Mumbai. BA offers flight from Amsterdam to London City (LCY) and then a connection from London Heathrow to ...

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