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Can one take an Italian rental car into Slovenia and Croatia?

We will begin our trip to Croatia by flying into Venice. We are now thinking about renting a car and driving first to Ljubljana and then throughout Croatia. Is this easy to do, or will we have to ...
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changing entry and exit softer getting schengen visa

I am from India , got the schengen visa for 15 days for 3 countries one time entry visa,as my submitted itinerary to Switzerland consulate I have to enter from Rome ,offer 5 days to France for 2 days ...
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Visa processing speed: VFS vs Embassy

I am applying for a Schengen Visa for Switzerland at London. To submit my application, I can choose to go to the VFS Visa Application Centre or the Embassy of Switzerland directly. I wonder which ...
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Flying with Ryanair as a non-EU citizen

I received my Schengen visa, thanks to numerous Q&A found on this site. I have flights booked for in and out, and I'm considering to use Ryan Air to travel between a few cities. I'm a Sri Lankan ...
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Am I allowed to put on my pyjamas during a long flight?

Due to a medical issues I can't sleep well with tight trousers and wearing a belt. Should I expect any problems if I go to the toilet, put my pyjamas on, go to sleep in my seat and then change back ...
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Food options in Bangkok

I will be in Bangkok for some days in the beginning of October, after which I will be on a guided tour up in Chiang Mai. The second part of this trip will be fully guided and I don't have to plan ...
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What are the top tourist spots in Brasília, Brazil? [on hold]

I'm looking for more info include on my travel guide page on the city. This is the Brasília page. So far, I have the Three Powers Square and the National Theater.
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1answer
24 views

Entered USA with esta, leaving to Canada for 2 days and come back

I am visiting my brother here in the US, and I am staying for 3 weeks. I used esta in order to come to the US. We want to visit Montreal (Canada) for two days and come back to the US. (We are going ...
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Are British immigration officers permitted to require evidence of a relationship between passengers and their children?

Sometimes we hear stories where passengers who accompany a child are questioned when the relationship between the child and the passenger is not immediately clear. The questions seem intrusive and ...
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Children with a different surname to parent - UK citizen - UK passport control

Assume a child (aged 15) has a different surname to its mother. They live with their mother and father, but the mother did not take the father's name on marriage. All three are UK citizens, have UK ...
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How do I prevent my head from drooping while trying to sleep on a plane?

Even with the seat back lowered as far as it will go, my head droops forward when I try to sleep. This causes me to soon wake up with either a stiff neck or because of "the head jolt". The neck ...
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1answer
81 views

Name in passport as BCA in place of ABC; cause for visa refusal?

My name in my passport is written in the wrong order, i.e. in place of ABC it is written as BCA. Can this be a reason for rejection of a visa to Germany? If yes, is there any solution? What steps ...
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1answer
19 views

How can I cheaply travel from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Bruges? [on hold]

How can I cheaply travel from "Brussels South Charleroi Airport" to Bruges? I think the cheapest method would be to take a train. I just don't know where the nearest train station is and how I can get ...
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0answers
71 views

Why does Ryanair check non-EU passengers' visas on intra-Schengen and domestic flights?

Ryanair requires that all non-EU citizens report to the check-in counter to verify their immigration status, even on intra-Schengen and domestic flights. According to Ryanair's official website the ...
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1answer
39 views

Do I need a visa to transit India?

I am Bulgarian passport holder, travelling from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur (to and from) via Delhi and Mumbai with layovers of 2-4 hours. The flights are with Jet Airways and Malaysian Airlines. Do I ...
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0answers
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Can I ask for a luggage transfer at the transfer check in counter in Taipei?

I'm taking a flight from Seoul to Taipei (on Korean Air) and then another one from Taipei to Paris (on Emirates) in August. The flights are on different airlines and booked with different ...
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I will be travelling back to Inida from US after staying 5 months in US on J1 visa. Can I take a used donated Canon printer? [duplicate]

i am returning to india after staying in US for 5 months on J1 visa. I want to take one used donated canon printer cum scanner. Is that allowed or will i be asked to pay customs?
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Schengen Visa - spain

i was Issued a schengen visa from Sweden last june type c multiple entries but i couldn't go at that time. I will be going to spain in September and my sweden visa is still valid yet never been ...
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29 views

In Transit from MAD to LHR.

I am flying from the US through MAD and on to LHR ( within 3 hours). Must I clear passport control in MAD? Since they are part of the EU and the UK is not, was not sure.
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2answers
524 views

Can I get a Taiwan visa from China

I am a Sri Lankan citizen currently living in Sri Lanka. I'm planning a short trip to Taiwan this October, and they require us to get visa in advance to enter the country. To make the matter worse, ...
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2answers
675 views

Why do flight attendants still give safety instructions if the plane has screens installed in all seats?

Safety instructions are a highlight of any trip. I always enjoy the gestures and specifically the expression in the faces when these instructions are given. Today most planes have a screen on almost ...
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3answers
2k views

Will my overstay in South Africa be noticed?

I came into South Africa on a tourist visa but while travelling needed to get a new passport (it was stolen), which duly arrived all shiny and empty. Also, I have overstayed a little bit ... My ...
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0answers
313 views
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How long does it take for German consulates to process visa appeals?

My visa was refused from the German consulate in Kolkata and now I appealed to them in writing along with many papers. After submitting all documents they called me suddenly for interview. I was ...
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15 views

UK transit visa query for an indian passport holder with valid usa student visa [duplicate]

I am travelling to usa on a student visa..through british airways and have a long layover at heathrow for 22 hours..can i visit my brother who lives in london for few hours with the transit visa? Do i ...
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1answer
28 views

Can I search for a train ticket from A to C via B?

When looking up tickets with national rail you can check train times with a via option. Is this just for planning purposes or is it possible to buy the via ticket?
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26 views

Can I get a train berth ticket within 1 hour to travel long distance in any country? [on hold]

I want to travel from one city to another city of different state in India and I was wondering if I can get a reservation with in an hour to travel?
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1answer
133 views

Why do US passport cards have such limited usage?

US passport cards have limited usage: "to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry" ...
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2answers
937 views

Can you stay past the reservation date in a US hotel?

I recall reading (a long time ago) that if you are checked into a hotel and need to stay past the reservation date, they are not permitted to throw you out. I ask because I was about to make a ...
2
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0answers
40 views

What practices can help me hitchhike safely? [on hold]

I would like to travel across Europe hitchhiking (me and my girlfriend). What should we do to make sure that we both lower chances of unpleasant meetings, and higher chances of succeeding?
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5answers
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Can you expect the flight attendants to tell the passenger in front of you to put his seat up in normal position?

My last (Swiss) long-haul flight was overnight and a lot of passengers tried to sleep. Nevertheless, the flight crews served dinner at the start of the flight and breakfast shortly before landing. ...
7
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5answers
934 views

In countries with a “Keep right/left unless overtaking” rule: May I keep the left/right lane if driving at speed limit? [on hold]

As far as I have read, overtaking over speed limit is always illegal. So do I need to keep in left if I am at speed limit and no one can overtake me legally? It is also less tedious to just stick to ...
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5answers
38k views

Can a tourist buy a gun in the USA?

This came up as a discussion. With recent incidents in the news, it's often argued by some members of the public in the US that guns are a requirement for safety, and that everyone should have the ...
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4answers
9k views

Staying in the toilet during landing

For safety purposes all airlines make you go back to your seat when you are in the toilet just before landing. But, what if you really had to go and don't come out even after persistent knocking. ...
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bulgarian permanent residence [on hold]

am in egypt now , my girlfriend is bulgarian , i will travel to bulgaria this year in work visa or normal visa to get married to my bulgarian girl friend , can i apply for permanent residence from the ...
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26 views

Do we need US Visa for our 2 hours layover flight to the US from Canada to the Philippines? [duplicate]

We are Filipino Citizens and traveling with my family back to the Philippines from here in Canada via USA and Japan. Do we still need a transit visa when we will be staying less than 2hours in the US? ...
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1answer
27 views

Will it be a bad history when i apply for schengen again [on hold]

I have a schengen visa from czech republic,and i wanna enter the schengen area from vienna,will it be ok to do so?,and if i did so will they consider it a bad history when i apply for schengen again?
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0answers
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Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine?

Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine as the principal applicant, if we travel differently?
3
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0answers
83 views
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Canada to India via Germany on Expired Canadian Visa

I am an Indian citizen living in Canada on work permit which expired on 31st May. I have already applied for Work Permit extension but it is still in process and have not received yet. I need to ...
5
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0answers
78 views
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Domestic-domestic at Manchester, UK: any security to clear?

I have a potential domestic-to-domestic connection early next week at Manchester Airport, UK (MAN). I'd be connecting Flybe to Flybe, online (one ticket), all in Terminal 3. Scheduled layover is 35 ...
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1answer
34 views

Safety in Bangkok [on hold]

I am going to BKK at the beginning of October and being a tourist and a photographer, I wouldn't renounce to take my camera with me (it's not a bullseye for thieves, but still...). Do I need to stay ...
4
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1answer
35 views

Differences between Si Amil Island and Mabul Island? [on hold]

I'm looking at going to dive in the Celebes Sea in (northern) Borneo. And obviously I want to dive at Sipadan Island (yes I do have the required Advanced Open Water PADI). I want some quality time on ...
6
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2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Recent experience with two (or even three) long VWP-visits in a row [on hold]

Consider the case of visting the US for almost three months, using the ordinary ESTA and VWP. You return to (say) Europe for only a short time - say a week - and you try to come again for another ...
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0answers
122 views

Didn't attend B1/B2 Visa interview and finger printing. Will I have issues applying for an F1 (student) visa?

I applied for a B1/B2 Visa but I didn't attend my interview and finger printing, even I am not submit my DS-160 form, but what happens now I am ready to apply for a F1 visa. I also have I20. My ...
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1answer
29 views

What mobile network in Vietnam has the best 3G coverage?

I will be traveling all over Vietnam and I would like to be as often connected as possible. So having a sim card with the mobile network having the best 3G coverage is key to this aim.
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0answers
54 views

Collecting bonus miles from family flights on the Emirates Skywards program

So my sister and grandfather are travelling from SFO-DXB and since it is a one off trip for them, I though I could add them to my family bonus program and collect their 20% miles for myself. How do I ...
2
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0answers
88 views

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

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 ...
2
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0answers
40 views

How much should I tip for a private tour in India?

I booked a private tour of the Golden Triangle in India over 7 days. The tour site recommended the following gratuities: Local Guides: INR 1000 – INR 1500 for full day sightseeing ...
4
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2answers
190 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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Applying for a UK visitor visa in India after receiving a UK visa refusal in Saudi Arabia

With regard to my visa refusal as mentioned in my previous post, I have tried to change my residence status from being under the sponsorship of my father to my current employer. But due to certain ...

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