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109 views

Is a transit visa needed to transfer in Boryspil airport for Chinese citizens?

My wife, a Chinese (Heilongjiang ID) citizen living in the United Kingdom under a spousal visa, will be travelling from London to Beijing next summer. She has a layover at Boryspil Airport for a ...
4
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2answers
345 views

Micro SIM 3G for iPad in Vienna?

Next week I am leaving for Vienna and staying there for a week. I'm staying there for work, alone, and since I need to get in contact with my colleagues and family at home (I am Italian) I would ...
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1answer
261 views

Is there an easy way to check whether a given airport offers airside (visa-free) transit?

Is there an easy way to find out whether a given airport is equipped for passengers to connect between two international flights without passing through the host country's border controls? Of course ...
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1answer
110 views

Do I need a Schengen visa if I have UK permanent residency?

Me and my friends are planning on inter railing from the UK. They all have a British Citizen but I do not. I only have a PR and I have been a resident in the UK for 10 years. The question is do I ...
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4answers
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In what countries does 911 work as an emergency number? [duplicate]

911 is the North American standard. I was thinking in case something happens and one were to panic that it'd be good to know if dialling 911, in other countries where it is not the primary emergency ...
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2answers
188 views

Travel from Netherlands, stay within Schengen - but with an expired Italian passport

Essentially looking for confirmation of my understanding of travel in and out of the Netherlands, to France (or Austria) for a week, for an EU Citizen (Italian) with an expired (by 2 months) Italian ...
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1answer
608 views

Welcome signs in Texas

Why does Texas have "Welcome To Texas" sign in Texas border ? But "Welcome to Virginia" or "Welcome to Washington" or "Welcome to Maryland" signs aren't there?
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1k views

Is there a tourist destination where the new year starts first and at the same time the old year ends last?

We were brainstorming where to celebrate the next new year. It would be fun if it is possible to be the first in the new year to then with minor traveling enjoy yet a bit of the old year. Is there ...
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1answer
101 views

Does Google Maps app work well when offline in Dordogne France?

I read that Google recently made their Maps apps work in offline mode, where you can download an area, then use it (including navigation) while offline. I'll be driving a rental car from Bordeaux to ...
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1answer
78 views

Watercolor tubes and porcelain palettes on plane cargo

I'm travelling from Portland, USA to Florianopolis, Brazil and I wonder if I can check in 15mL metal tubes of watercolor without being damaged by the pressure in the cargo. It will be a total of 4 ...
7
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1answer
468 views

Can I easily travel in Italy by bus/train without any prior reservation?

I am planning a trip to Italy this coming January. My plan is to land by plane in Roma and then go to France by train/bus stopping in some Northern Italian cities on the way, enjoying the ...
3
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1answer
132 views

Luggage lockers at Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech?

Can I leave my luggage at the garden while visiting? If not, would I be allowed to take a suitcase inside?
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3answers
4k views

Travel back to India from US for good with no passport

I am Indian Citizen. I came to USA on H1B work visa. My H1B extension got denied and I could not renew my passport at the Indian consulate in San Francisco, CA because the passport renewal ...
2
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2answers
78 views

Does pollution in China suggest no bicycling?

I've read that pollution in Beijing often makes exercise unwise. Do the masks actually make any difference? I'm more interested in bicycling in other places, especially Foshan & Guangzhou.
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2answers
2k views

US Citizen: 90/180 Schengen Stay & Bilateral Agreements w/Poland, Denmark, etc

I'm a US citizen on an extended trip in Europe. So far, I've been very careful with the 90/180 rule. At no point in any 180 days have I stayed more than 90 days in the Schengen area; my "gap months" ...
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1answer
14k views

How to know “your number” for a machine haircut in a foreign country?

When traveling for an extensive period of time, you may need to get a haircut in a country where you do not speak the language. I usually get a machine haircut and just saying or showing the number ...
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1answer
130 views

I have a transfer of Airport fron Narita Airport to Haneda Airport in Japan and stay ther for 12 hours. Will I still need a transit visa?

I have a transfer of airport from 9:30 pm at Narita Airport Tokyo to Haneda Airport and my flight is 9:30 am the following day on this airport. I am a Filipino Citizen working in Bahamas. Will I still ...
3
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1answer
84 views

Transit Visa Almaty for Indian Citizens?

I am an Indian citizen. I will be travelling to Russia but I need to wait in Almaty airport 13 hours for my next flight to Russia. I will not be leaving Almaty airport. So in this case do I need a ...
13
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1answer
2k views

Never got toll in the mail (NY)

Driving home from Maine on June 27th (about one and a half months ago), I passed (briefly) through New York City, and entered Manhattan by the Henry Hudson Bridge. Signs indicated that I would have my ...
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1answer
126 views

Studying in US under J1 Visa, also have current ESTA, can I stay after grace period using ESTA? [closed]

I will be studying in the US using a J1 exchange visa in January, but the visa expires (as well as the grace period) before my intended departure date at the end of July. The grace period expires 3 ...
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7answers
4k views

Is it safer to drive up or down a dangerous mountain road?

Let's say you want to visit cities A, B and C, which are set in a triangle, so you can choose to travel A-B-C-A or A-C-B-A. The roads from A to B and A to C are fine, but the one between B and C is a ...
0
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0answers
17 views

can i use belgium schengen multiple visa to finland direct without visiting belgium? [duplicate]

Please can I travel from Ghana with belgium multiple schengen visa to finland to meet my husband? This is my first visit to Europe and my husband want me to visit him without visiting my uncle in ...
2
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0answers
52 views

if you buy two seats on a flight will you be able to bring on twice the carry-on luggage? [duplicate]

Normally you're limited to one carry on item and one personal item on a plane. But if you bought two seats for yourself would you be able to bring two personal items and two carry on items on the ...
27
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6answers
3k views

Is it wise to pretend to be Christian to safely travel through the US?

In this Economist blog it is stated: In the most religious parts of America, it is tough being a secular teenager. Many of the kids at Camp Quest say that, at school, they either keep quiet about ...
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2answers
6k views

Is it safe to travel to Dubai if you're an atheist?

Same question for other Muslim places in the world that are worth visiting. Of course, this doesn't imply the intention of spreading atheistic and anti-theistic views in that country. Nothing like ...
4
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1answer
97 views

72h visa free transit BEIJING - HONG KONG - THAILAND - BEIJING - PARIS

I am french and my student visa for China arrives soon to its expiration date and I only have one entry. I am planning to go traveling to Hong Kong then Thailand and come back to Beijing (to find my ...
3
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1answer
791 views

When does Emirates release its economy saver tickets?

I'm on the Emirates website and I'm looking at ticket booking, as far into the future as the website will allow me, and the Economy Saver tickets are showing as all booked up. I'm guessing that this ...
2
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1answer
78 views

Will I be able to enjoy the 72 hours direct transit exemption in China?

As a follow up of my rather costly mistake, I'd like to ask before I make another one. Under the following conditions, will I be able to use the 72 hour visa free exemption in China as a polish ...
5
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1answer
384 views

Eurostar - Is return ticket valid if I miss the first leg?

I want to book a one-way ticket on the Eurostar (Paris-London) but I see that if I book a round-trip, the price will be lower. I am curious if I book the round-trip but only take the return leg, that ...
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3answers
1k views

What are the prices of coffee in Poland compared to USA

I live in USA but I'm traveling to Poland for the summer. I am wondering what are the prices in USD of coffee in Poland.
3
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3answers
97 views

Tight international connection at Atlanta?

We booked a 3-leg itinerary with Expedia - London to New York, New York to San Diego, and finally San Diego to London. The final leg of our trip is on Tuesday. The flight is from San Diego to London ...
4
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1answer
113 views

A refund that I think my agent wants to cheat me on

I got a return ticket of Turkish Airline from Lagos to Chicago using an agent called ST. KINGS CROWN TRAVELS. I paid #269,248 and left for Chicago on 2nd Nov 2015. I got to chicago and then had the ...
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1answer
104 views

Baggage transfer from Dubai airport terminal 2 to terminal 3 for Emirates passenger

I am travelling from Kish to Dubai on Kish Air and from Dubai to Bangalore with Emirates. I want my baggage should transit from Kish Air to Emirates flight ie baggage transfer from Dubai airport ...
8
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3answers
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Advantages of traveling from Lima to Cusco by bus vs. plane?

Do you think it makes sense to fly rather than travel by bus in terms of time/money? Or perhaps traveling by bus is not that bad? Also, I've been told that landing in Cusco is quite spectacular and I ...
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1answer
62 views

Do I need to buy a return ticket for my son coming here to Malaysia?

Do I need to buy a return ticket for my son from Phillipines when visiting Malaysia? By "return ticket" I mean Malaysia to Philippines route. I have a spouse visa and I plan for my son to stay for a ...
6
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1answer
118 views

Is it possible to avoid removing my shoes if doing so will interfere with a supportive ankle brace?

So I injured myself yesterday and sprained my ankle pretty badly. I can stand and walk on it, but it's difficult and painful; I have a supportive brace on my foot at the moment that helps quite a bit, ...
3
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2answers
99 views

Which is the best way to go from La Guardia to Manhattan

I want to know which way is the best in terms of money, comfort and speed to go from La Guardia airport to Manhattan(Time Square). Extra info: I am going with 3 other people, so we are 4 in total. ...
22
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5answers
30k views

Do airlines fly directly over the North Pole?

I always like flying to/from north America, since the route usually goes over Greenland. I do like the idea that I am only 10 km away from this inaccessible land. I would love to be able to say that I ...
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2answers
612 views

Visiting the US after overstaying as a minor 13 years ago

I can't seem to find a story related to mine so here it is. I am 25 and a german citizen. In 1998 when I was 7 years old my family moved to the states and we stayed until early 2002 and left ...
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2answers
299 views

Legal status of voluntary homelessness among tourists/short term visitors

I was wondering if one got a passport and decided to take a trip and short term stay in another country, but voluntarily chose to be homeless after entry, would it be a crime or an infraction? Say I ...
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Belgian travel document transit through Canada [duplicate]

I have a Belgian refugee travel document and my flights from Brussels to Barbados connect in Pearson airport in Canada. Do I need a transit visa and/or am I eligible to it?
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1answer
210 views

My sister's laptop was gone when she gate-checked her bag. What can she do?

My sister was visiting for the holidays and had to gate check her bag on the return trip. Once she got her bag back, her MacBook Air and charger were gone. What recourse does she have to get the ...
3
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5answers
559 views

“Small camera” carry-on luggage allowance

Many airlines allow to bring several items on top of allowed carry-on luggage. For example: "In addition to your hand baggage allowance, you can also carry personal items such as one ladies ...
2
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2answers
229 views

Do shops in Germany open on 2nd Jan?

We will travel to Stuttgart in Germany from 1st to 3rd of January. Will the shops there be open on 2nd of January or remain closed like in Switzerland and Bavaria? We are mostly interested in the ...
3
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1answer
65 views

Can one apply for a visa outside their home country?

My friend is from Tunisia and wants to visit Bosnia-Herzegovina over the summer. There are no Bosnian embassies or consulates in all of Tunisia, the nearest is in Libya. She is visiting Paris soon so ...
2
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0answers
58 views

Effect of earlier US B1 visa reject on F1 application [closed]

I had applied for US B1 visa through my employer. It was rejected. AFAIK, it is because of the intended duration of stay. The officer was not convinced and issued a reject. Reason: 214 (b). Now I will ...
3
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1answer
54 views

Flying from/to Geneva with a Schengen type D Spanish visa

I am a Bangladeshi citizen. I came from Geneva airport to Bangladesh with this visa 10 days ago. Now for my return trip they say I must go to Spain first (visa issuing country) rather than going to ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Will I be able to enjoy the 24 direct transit exemption in China?

I am currently staying in China as a student, however I only have a single entry visa (which I have already used). I will be leaving China to do some travelling in other countries. I have a return ...
2
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1answer
73 views

24" computer monitor on board?

I am not a frequent traveler, at least not yet. I would like to know if a 24" computer monitor in its original box the size of a large luggage would be allowed on board even for an extra charge? ...
2
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2answers
4k views

Schengen visa entry rules for Georgia

I am an Indian Passport holder with a resident visa working in Dubai. I hold a valid Schengen multiple entry visa issued 29th July 2013 and expiring 28 July 2014. I hold US & UK long term multiple ...

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