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Do I need a passport travelling within Schengen through Kyiv?

I am a Finnish citizen. I'm used to travelling only within the Schengen Area and/or EU, and I'm able to do it with my Finnish National ID card. I haven't even bothered to get an expensive passport, as ...
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Can you transfer from Ukraine International airlines to British Airways at Kiev-Boryspil without clearing immigration (only hand luggage)?

So I'm considering flying Tbilisi-Kiev-London (TBS-KBP-LHR), with the TBS-KBP leg flown by Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), and the KBP-LHR leg by British Airways (BA) I will not be able to have ...
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Applying for a US visitor visa from india while unemployed

My situation is a little different from the ones that have been mentioned in the US visitor visa questions in this forum so far ( atleast from what I have searched ) . Here is my situation - I did ...
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Cancellation charges and legal action mails

I booked a small hotel (small due to non-availability of regular hotels) in Mannhiem, Germany and I could not go to the conference because I was physically not fit and had to go to the emergency for ...
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Re entering USA on an ESTA after travelling to Mexico

really hoping someone can give me some advice as I've been searching online and phoned multiple people and seem to be getting no where. Me and my partner are on an 11 month trip, we have spent 3 ...
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Anything cheaper or better than getting a car from a rental place?

I'm hoping to make a road trip in Spain in August. Since I'll be driving alot, I want to minimize what I pay for the car rental. Is there any better option than getting a car from a rent-a-car? Does ...
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Car shipping Do's and Dont's

I will be shipping my car from California to Alabama and currently looking for car shipping companies who does that on Yelp. I have following questions : 1) Are there any precautions regarding paper ...
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Things to do before shipping a car across the country

I am shipping my car from California to Alabama. I have already booked a broker and now waiting for the broker to find a carrier for me. After doing some research I found out that I should take ...
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Bus service between small towns in Spain

I'm planning to rent a car for a road trip in Spain for this coming August, but I could also consider just going from town to town using bus, if available. Is it possible to get from any city to any ...
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How to protect myself from places that ask to hold my passport

I was looking into activities to do in Seoul and I saw a free public government sponsored bike rental. To use the rental, I need to give them some sort of ID for the duration of the rental. The ID can ...
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Do Russian border guards usually stamp on the visa, or on a separate page?

I'm aware both scenarios are common, but which is most common? Does anyone have any experience? Does it vary between different border crossings? I'd much rather they stamped the visa, so that no ...
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What price to pay for a motorbike in Myanmar?

I've been reading several blogs, guide books and magazines and I'm a bit confused about what is the right price range to pay for rent a motorbike (scotter) one day (24 hours). For instance, in Vietnam ...
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What to do when “no cars available” in Uber

Is there a way to automatically search and request a ride when there's no cars available for a ride at the moment. In case I'm flexible with my time, and can tolerate an hour or two of waiting. Other ...
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I Need Good Agent

I'm Michael from Nigeria and I'm new here and I need to travel to Canada to work. Please I need someone here to give me any good agent which can me process my application.
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1answer
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When is a deadline of Sunday 3rd July 2016, 2400 hrs (GMT)

This isn't technically for travelling, but I would imagine travellers may have the same issue sometimes. I am doing a essay for a competition which states the deadline is "Sunday 3rd July 2016, 2400 ...
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Why do public toilets in the US have large gaps (no privacy)?

Most public toilets in the US are very low in privacy, the bottom gap in the door is so big (around 15-20% of the door), the side gaps are too big as well. This will make the toilet experience so ...
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What time do air conditioned buses run from Colombo to Anuradhapura?

What time do air conditioned buses run from Colombo to Anuradhapura? When is the earliest bus leaving?
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5answers
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Why is plane boarding done at the last minute, with everyone suddently queueing at the gate?

Every time I come to the airport and arrive to the boarding gate, the same scenario occurs. All passengers are sitting in the area, until boarding is announced. Then, mostly everyone queue up. I ...
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How do UK airports prevent people without UK visas from boarding domestic flights?

The UK, like the US, doesn't do exit border checks at Airports, meaning domestic and international flights leave from the same gates. For this reason, the US does not have airside Transit; however ...
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2answers
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Labuan Bajo to Ruteng to Bajawa by motorcycle, possible?

I'm in Indonesia, in Flores island, and I want to go from Labuan Bajo to Ruteng and then to Bajawa by motorcycle but I'm unsure of the state of the road. If you can provide the following details that'...
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What is the actual (not official) size of the Ryanair “baggage sizer”?

I know that this question could sound a little bit dumb since Ryanair always sends lot of emails specifying the dimensions of the allowed hand luggage but I am not interested in the "formal" answer ...
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3answers
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Netherlands Transportation Card OV-chipkaart

I will move to the Netherlands soon, I plan to live in Utrecht and I will use the train everyday to go to my work. So what is my best choice here? Does the OV-chipkaart cover all the transportation ...
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2answers
297 views

Best place to convert Euros to US dollars in San Francisco

Is there any place (easily accessible by someone without a car) to exchange Euros to US dollars in San Francisco other than in the airport? For example, when I was in Lugano, Switzerland, it was far ...
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Edward Elgar £20 notes in UK

So I got a few £20 notes which were intended to be given as pocket money on a child's trip to UK. As the notes looked differently and some were older than other I realized that: Elgar £20 note no ...
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Can I buy malaria medication in India?

In question 'Is it necessary to take malaria pills when travelling in South India?' we discussed whether it is necessary to take any medication. So if one has decided to take the pills, is it possible ...
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How big of a problem are pickpockets in Prague?

I am visiting Prague next week and I have been told to watch out for Pickpockets. How big of a problem are said pickpockets and what can I do to prevent being robbed?
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How to get from Tarapoto to Chachapoyas in Peru?

We're going to Chachapoyas, by flying first to Tarapoto. It's a bit unclear how to actually get to Chachapoyas though, as the information seems either dated or unreliable. Rome2Rio mentions Excluciva,...
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2answers
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UK last train cancellation and unhelpful staff - what to do?

Last night, we were planning to travel on the last train of the night to get us home, which was the penultimate train from the station. (Exact route withheld for now, but it was with Chiltern Railways ...
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1answer
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Transiting through UK Manchester Terminal 1 Visa?

I am flying from the USA to Turkey with a Turkish passport. I checked the UK "do i need a visa guide", it asks the question if I will go through UK Borders Control, if I will not I will not need a ...
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16 hour overnight layover in Dublin! Any ideas?

I'll be travelling Aer Lingus from Edinburgh to Dublin and then flying out from Dublin to my destination - however, I have a 16 hour overnight layover in Dublin. I land in Dublin at 9 in the evening ...
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What if while using an Interrail pass on a German ICE train with optional reservation all places are sold out?

I'm going to take the Zürich-Hamburg ICE train using my Interrail pass, and know that seat reservation is optional on this Train. As I've never Interrailed before, I wonder: what would happen in case ...
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0answers
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Visa to attend UK conference from Egypt [duplicate]

I'm employed and will attend a conference in the UK but I can't figure out what kind of visa I should be applying for. In the gov.uk website its written I should be applying for a standard visitor ...
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2answers
81 views

Are import duties the same when travelling by plane or sending by mail?

I am a Dutch citizen and I would like to know what calculator I can use to calculate import taxes on things I take with me from the USA to the Netherlands after my holiday. For example, I would like ...
3
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0answers
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Tripadvisor unlikely discounts and prices for multiple people

I would like to ask everyone here if they can shed some light on the way Tripadvisor's discounts work. While looking for private houses for 2 people I found an option that seems to let me book for 1 ...
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0answers
29 views

Overlap between a Schengen type C visa and a long-stay (type D) visa

Recently I have been issued a tourism Schengen visa to France valid until end of October. Also I applied for a student visa to Italy for a master's program that starts in September. It seems there ...
2
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1answer
44 views
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Queueing for the Rødby-Puttgarden ferry

Driving south again this summer. We normally wing when it comes to ferries and it normally is no problem. However one may expect that there could be quite some waiting time at Rødby (and Puttgarden ...
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On a German ICE train with compulsory seat reservation, can I buy it on the train?

I'm soon taking the ICE train from Hamburg to Copenhagen on an Interrail pass. During July and August, seat reservation is compulsory on this train if crossing the German-Danish border. I'm taking ...
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2answers
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Which trains in the Netherlands have Wifi?

I am writing this question in the train from Roosendaal to Leiden. The train provides a decent wireless internet connection. I have seen it before, but then it was an experiment on trains between ...
8
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2answers
404 views

Cheapest place to buy a JR Pass

I realize that the cost of the pass itself is fixed, in yen. However, I see that travel agents often add extra costs, in the form of "delivery fees" and "processing fees" etc ($15 for delivering a ...
10
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1answer
163 views

What direct scheduled flights exist between Alaska and Russia?

The narrowest distance between mainland Russia and mainland Alaska is approximately 90 kilometers. Some even speculate a bridge could connect the two regions, creating a land link between Eurasia and ...
5
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1answer
225 views

Where can I find plug sockets in Riga Airport (RIX)?

I just arrived in Riga (B gates, Air Baltic area) and have walked around the terminal a bit without seeing any plug sockets--a bit surprising, since the airport seems quite modern or at least recently ...
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1answer
28 views

How can I extend my tourist stay in South Korea for the purpose of language learning?

I'm an American citizen planning to go to Seoul as a tourist for a month or two, and, if I like it, enroll in a three-month Korean language course through one of the universities there (making a total ...
10
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1answer
657 views

Identify this place in Myanmar

I'm trying to identify this Myanmar place. This appears in a local (Spanish) travel magazine promoting a Myanmar trip but don't has a legend. Do you know where is it?
6
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2answers
158 views

Can US citizen apply for UK's standard visitor visa while being in UK?

The problem is very simple yet complicated as hell. My girlfriend wants to visit to me in UK, but we are very confused about the visa things. As far as we understand when she'll come to UK she'll be ...
3
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4answers
87 views

What is the cheapest way of getting a taxi from Barcelona airport?

I'm arriving to Barcelona at midnight and would like to take a cab since the night transport is not too convenient. I know that taxis at airport stands can be prone to scamming tourists and it's not ...
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World wide (or at least wide enough) insurance company for everyone? [on hold]

By anyone I mean anyone who has money to pay for it in despite of having or having not certain citizenship. Second part of the q-n is: "+ affordable one". ;)
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Is there a way to go from Malaysia to Indonisia by Ferry

We are planing to travel From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by train and then Kuala Lumpur to Indonesia by Bus and Ferry I figure-out the first part and still blur about the second part. Anyone know ...
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2answers
478 views

Why would your passports be collected on buses in Chile?

A colleague is travelling in Chile at present, and on a bus trip from San Pedro de Atacama to Arica, the bus driver insisted on collecting and holding on to all their passports for the duration of the ...
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0answers
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where can i buy bus tickets for Indonesia

I can see there is a website for Indonesia train tickets but I am unable to find a comprehensive website for Indonesia bus services. I am looking to buy tickets for the following itinerary: Jakarta ...
11
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1answer
145 views

Hastings Battlefield and the 'Right to Roam'

Later this year I will be guiding a tour of the "traditional" Hastings Battlefield. It will be a walking tour with about 5 - 7 clients. The route is pictured below... The starting point is shown ...

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