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Dubai visa applied via Emirates is 1 day short for the trip!

Some Indian friends of mine are planning a trip to Dubai for just over a week (Saturday arrival, Sunday departure the week after). There were various airline options available, both direct and ...
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United airlines: ordering my ticket online keeps coming up with please use a valid date of birth

I'm trying to book a ticket online with United Airlines and it keeps asking to enter a valid date of birth. I have tried all combinations but it won't take it, i.e m/d/y
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Renting a car from private persons in California

Is there an online service that connects local residents that are willing to rent out their car to people looking to rent a car? I'm familiar with such a system in The Netherlands (SnappCar), but was ...
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Do I need a transit visa fro Heathrow airport [duplicate]

I am having US visa (Syrian Nationality) and travelling through Heathrow airport by British airways, I will stay for 2 hours only and then will continue by British airways to US, Do I need a transit ...
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Am I eligible to travel to the US with my UN 1951 Travel Document issued by Malta (EU)?

I hold a UN 1951 Convention travel document (which is an e-passport as well) issued by Malta (EU). Also have a residence permit and a Maltese ID card. I know I can travel within the Schengen area and ...
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2answers
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What's the actual speed limit on highways in California? [duplicate]

I am travelling in California this month with my car. I noticed that while the speed limit on highways is 65 MPH in most sections, people typically drive at 75-80 MPH. What's the actual speed limit on ...
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Visa query for 1 week holiday/conference in NY

I am an indian student studying in Paris I would like to attend a conference in NY in july 13-18 for a week please let me know about the visa procedures. Which type of visa? time frame for ...
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Travel from Mumbai to Toronto via long layover in Cairo [duplicate]

We are Indian citizens and are planning to travel by Egypt air from Mumbai to Toronto via Cairo. The layover is 14 hours in Cairo. As per Egyptian Embassy, transit without visa is applicable if the ...
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Passport Validity Rule Confusion

Basically, if you check here: http://www.uspassporthelpguide.com/six-months-validity-rule/ It says: It simply means that your passport should be valid for more than six months before you would be ...
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Obtaining a UK and Schengen Visa in a Single Application or Single Step in China

Normally, the UK does not participate in Schengen and does not honour Schengen visas; and there is no reciprocity between Belgium and the UK where tourist visas are concerned. As a probable result, ...
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Flights from Naples to Milan ( AlItalia) leaving early morning is breakfast served?

( AlItalia) leaving early morning is breakfast served?
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What is the closest US equivalent to UK Ordnance Survey Maps?

In the United Kingdom, we have very detailed mapping available via the government-run Ordnance Survey. Their maps, while not best suited for long distance navigation are invaluable for outdoor ...
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1answer
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Entry into Schengen state before visa is valid

My Schengen visa is valid from 5 July, but I need to get into France on the 28th of June. Will I be able to?
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Can a foreign tourist buy a gun magazines in the USA? [migrated]

I want to buy an empty Magpul 30 rds magazine as a souvenir. Just magazines, not the gun. Can I buy them in California or Nevada without a licence or anything?
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Which one is better? Backpacking from Paris to Italy or Spain? (Finding a good route with low budget) [closed]

I'm backpacking from Paris to Milan (or Spain - Low budget). I want some places in this path to visit and stay specially nice villages. I have 6-7 days for this travel (after I'm going to Milan, ...
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2answers
407 views

Dollars or euros to South Korea? [closed]

Is it better to bring Dollars or Euros? Is it possible to pay with creditcards (mastercard or visa) in most places? Like hotels and such. What is best to do, get cash or pay with creditcard?
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Where is this castle? I know it's somewhere in Ireland, but where?

Irish castle. I can find the picture everywhere but it never says where it's from.
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0answers
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Enter Dubai first on a tourist visa and next on a transit visa within 30 days?

I hold an Indian passport. I have an upcoming trip spanning 38 days with the following itinerary on an Emirates ticket: US -> Dubai -> US Now, after staying in Dubai for 3 weeks, I'm planning to ...
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1answer
42 views

Luggage transfer at Heathrow: Jet Airways to Air Canada

I'm traveling from Bangalore, India to Ottawa, Canada on three different flights. My flight plan is as follows: BLR-DELHI-LHR(London)-YOW(Ottawa). BLR to Delhi - Jet Airways Delhi to LHR (London) - ...
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2answers
52 views

Schengen visa for a non-eu spouse of eu citizen

I hope you would be able to provide some advice as things are getting very frustrated. I am an EU national married to a Sri Lankan. At the moment I am in my home country and he is in Sri Lanka. We are ...
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Duration for the second attempt of visitors visa in UK [closed]

Once refused for a visit visa to UK from Pakistan, how long shall i wait to make a second attempt?
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Why is the departures level always above the arrivals level?

It seems to be a pretty strong convention for airport terminals with more than one level to have the departures above, and the arrivals below. Is this specified in some international standard? Are ...
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2answers
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Yogyakarta to mount Merapi by scooter, possible?

I would like to avoid the packaged tours, and go to mount Metapi (Selo village) from Yogyakarta by motorbike (scooter). I read Selo village, where the hike to the top of Merapi starts, is about 3h ...
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Probolinggo to Bromo by motorbike, possible?

I would like to avoid the packaged tours, and go to Bromo (Cemoro Lawang) from Probolinggo by motorbike (scooter). This looks not only cheaper but also nicer and more fun. My only concern is the ...
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1answer
13 views

Banyuwangi to Kawa Ijen by motorbike, possible?

I would like to avoid the packaged tours, and go to Kawa Ijen (Sempol) from Banyuwangi by motorbike (scooter). This looks not only cheaper but also nicer and more fun. My only concern is the state ...
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1answer
68 views

How to buy cheap/disposable/nonprescription/generic reading glasses in China?

Even though they're in a tough case, my reading glasses were broken when I pulled them out to fill in a hotel registration form a couple of nights ago here in China. My previous pair was nicked by a ...
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1answer
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Which airlines/flights check gate-checked bags to the final destination?

This last weekend my wife and I took a hidden city flight from St. Louis to Houston (and threw away the leg to Tulsa) on United Airlines. Naturally, this only works when you don't check luggage, but ...
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1answer
41 views

How to apply for a Schengen visa? [closed]

I would like to know How to apply for a Schengen visa? any one is here to give me details about it.
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162 views

Is there a website or resource that list places in Europe where you can ride a steam locomotive?

I recently went in a train with a steam locomotive. It's fascinating the way they work. I was wondering if it's possible to ride in the locomotive itself. Maybe even "drive" it, heat the furnace, and ...
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1answer
40 views

Best way for an American to meet people in France to travel with [closed]

Looking for the best sites or information on meeting people or a group to travel Europe with. I am new to Europe from America and by myself and want to travel to see the cool places in Europe. ...
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1answer
72 views

Are IATA's guidelines mandatory for its airline members?

Recently I read this IATA article about new guidelines to optimize the accommodation of carry-on bags (that is, shrink carry-on's allowed size). It worried me. Should it ever be enforced, passengers ...
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1answer
109 views

How can I get an invitation to enter Europe

I am from Iran...I want to travel Europe...It will be the second time, but I really can't find any people to provide me with an invitation. I want to know than is there any hotel or organisation that ...
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0answers
52 views

Where is Waze accurate? [closed]

At home I am a huge fan of Waze In my opinion, it is the best and most accurate source of traffic information at home that is. However, recently I used Waze on a trip in San Diego. Only to find that ...
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1answer
78 views

Why ITA Matrix is failing so much last months?

Last months I've noted that Google ITA Matrix is giving results (ticket prices) impossible to buy. The first time I perceived it, I was going mad to find where to book this ticket price online and ...
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3answers
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Does Istanbul airport have x-ray scanners before the exit?

I always travel with (photographic) film and I'd like to know how many X-Ray stops I'm likely to encounter on a given trip. Most of the time, I have my carry-on scanned once at security here in ...
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What disadvantages in not queueing early to board Ryanair flight?

When a flight is about to board, many people queue at the gate long before it opens, even though seat numbers have already been assigned. What disadvantages are there in sitting until the gate is ...
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1answer
39 views

Schengen multiple entries short stay 90 day visa validity rule [duplicate]

I got a Schengen C visa for MULT entries. The duration of stay is 8 days, and the validity is from 15th July to 27th July. My question is would it allow me the "90 day short stay" visa". I am guessing ...
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0answers
86 views

Information on people arriving from America [closed]

When someone arrives in the UK from America they join a queue to get their passport stamped and they might get a few questions. What information do they already know about the person if it's their ...
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6answers
360 views

Suitable shoes for long-term, light-packing travel [closed]

In a few months, I'm heading to Australia with a working holiday visa. I am planning to stay for around 12-15 months where I'll be visiting different parts of Australia, New Zealand and backpacking ...
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23 views

Tanzanian passport, Canadian resident card - transit visa? [duplicate]

I am travelling with a Tanzanian passport, and a Canadian permanent resident card. Do I need a transit visa to connect through Zurich?
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I only have $3,500 in cash and want to take a vacation somewhere really cheap for 2-3 months [closed]

Is this even possible with $3,500? (Yeah, I know it's not much). I have heard Cambodia and Indonesia you can sleep in a hostel for around less than $10 a night. Preferably I would like WiFi so I can ...
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1answer
60 views

Is it more convenient to get to Heathrow via Reading than via central London?

My family and I live in the South West of England. We have a flight from Heathrow in a few months time. Rather than getting a train to central London and then getting the express from central London ...
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3answers
233 views

How to travel with huge sum of money?

I know that carrying it in my bag or wallet or whatever is a bad idea, but placing it on a credit card would raise questions to authorities as it was old peoples' inheritance from "under the bed." I ...
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1answer
78 views

Is France a dog friendly country? [closed]

I want go to France (Loire, Saint-Malo and Mont-Saint-Michel) with my pet (a small dog). I want know if in general the places are "dog friendly" or not. I'll go from Spain in car. And I want sleep in ...
2
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2answers
96 views

Oyster and Railcard purchase at Gatwick Airport

Can I purchase a Railcard at Gatwick Airport and if so, where? Also, can I purchase an Oyster Card at Gatwick Airport. Skybreak told me that they would charge me 18 pounds. I thought it was free ...
3
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1answer
97 views

Will US CBP deny me entry because I broke a US lease in 2001?

I was in America in 2001 but broke my lease on the apartment I was staying when I was leaving. I have been invited to a wedding; will I be allowed in? I am taking my wife and kids but am scared I will ...
3
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0answers
49 views

Comparison of foreign exchange services in Germany

Sometimes it's prudent to get cash in a foreign currency in advance of a trip. (You may be travelling to a place where credit/debit cards or traveller's cheques are not widely accepted, or where ATMs ...
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1answer
82 views

How uncomfortable are old Paris apartments with no AC in July heat?

I have never lived without an AC and I get quite ill if I get hot. I'm curious how hot old Paris spaces get in July with no AC? Thinking of renting a space on the fifth floor of an old building in the ...
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0answers
49 views

How safe to return USA from Canada, if have valid visa of company A but current employer is company B [migrated]

I came to USA on H1B visa with employer A, after 3 months I switched from company A to Company B. Currently, working as a Contractor for client X where my employer is Company B. Next month, I am ...
5
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3answers
129 views

How long does travel toothpaste last?

Let's say I'm going on a week-long trip and I'm hoping to bring only one small travel-sized tube of toothpaste (25 g) with me. Usually I just bring a normal-sized toothpaste but since the trip is ...

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