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How to find a good truck mechanic in Wellington, New Zealand

We are Traveling through New Zealand for 8 months and bought a Motorhome that is built onto a 1994 Ford Trader Diesel truck. We are on our way to the south island and appear to have an oil leak and ...
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Canadian citizen traveling to USA and what other documents besides passport are required?

What other identification is required besides a passport when travelling to the USA from Canada? Also is a criminal records check done in Canada sufficient for noncriminal entry into usa?
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Working visa in Turkey while having tourist visa

I am in Turkey right now, I have a tourist visa, but I want to stay here longer and get a job. How can I get working permit now?
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Can I get refund from IRCTC?

I am going to travel from Manmad to * *, we are 4 people out of which 1 got his ticket confirmed through the IRCTC portal for Indian Railways though other 3 are under CKWL/TATKAL waiting list. We all ...
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Visa for Australia and New Zealand for Indian citizen living in USA

I am an Indian citizen living in the US (California) on H1B Visa. I plan to go to Australia and New Zealand for tourism. I have 2 questions - Do I need a separate tourist visa for both countries? ...
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Visitng GCC Countries on Kuwait visa

Can Indian citizen holding Indian Passport visit other G.C.C countries i.e UAE, KSA,OMAN, BAHRAIN, QATAR on a Kuwait employment visa/ Visit visa?
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non-rev standby NRT Japan transit visa

Anyone recently non-revved MNL to US via NRT Japan with a non-US passport? Is it required to have a transit visa for japan even without staying overnight? This is standby travel.
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Speeding tickets in the US (CA, AZ, NV)

I returned from a trip to the US today. While there my husband and I drove a rental car and were careful not to drive too fast. We drove in California, Arizona, and Nevada. At least in California ...
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Cuba travelling

I am going to be travelling to Cuba, I am looking to party and have fun and I am willing to visit more than one place. Are there any guides people can suggest or any tips they can give?
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Does the ACA provision about pre-existing conditions apply to visitors to the US?

Travel insurance with a pre-existing condition does not mention ACA--not surprising since it was posted in 2011. I know that the Affordable Care Act stopped payers from considering pre-existing ...
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Cheap way to frequently fly during the weekend to visit friends/family/girlfriend? European City Hopping

On multiple and frequent occasions I want to fly for a visit during a weekend (EIN -> BUD), without it interfering much with my job. For this reason I'm only somewhat flexible when it comes to the day ...
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How to avoid suspicious looks when you are in the Western side of the world

Being an Arab with Arabian looks, after September 11 things have changed dramatically when Arabs or people with similar looks (Indians, Pakistanis, Turkish, Kurdish, Iranians...etc) go to the west ...
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I have a US B1 Visa and i am planning to transit via Seattle to go to India from Canada

I have a valid US B1 Visa, so just wanted to check if i can transit via Seattle . And if my connection flight is only 1.30 hours, will i be still able to make it. Please provide your suggestions. ...
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What kind of power plug adapter do I need in Argentina and Chile?

I'm going to Argentina and Chile and have a couple of electronic devices I want to charge. I have Swiss plugs consisting of two bolts: What kind of adapter should I pack for Argentina and Chile?
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Les Arcs for Skiiing: How to get there, lessons?

I would like to go skiing in Les Arcs this winter. How can I get there from Belgium using public transport? Should I fly to Geneva? Take the Thalys or TGV? I don't want to rent a car. Is it a ...
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Leaving USA and coming back to reset 90days tourist visa

I currently am on the Visa Waiver Program (valid untill September 2016) and am allowed to stay 90 days in the USA. I will be leaving before the end of the 90 days, going to Guatemala or Costa Rica, ...
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Where can I exchange a Faroese crown bank note?

I live in London and would like to sell a 200 kr. Faroe Islands banknote. This should be worth about £20 by the way. I learn the currency is equivalent to Danish crowns, but none of the UK banks will ...
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Need urgent help on L1B

My L1B and petition expired on 10 Sept 2013, but I had valid I94 through Jan 2016. I have stayed in the US for 2 year 6 months. Due to a family emergency, I had to fly back to India on Oct 4th. I ...
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Is It safe around Old Market area in Bristol?

I am a newly UK resident/worker and looking for a place (for me and my wife-but no kids) in Bristol and found some flats at a Saints Court. I did not read bad words about Old Market, St Jude or St ...
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Next best alternative to travel? Virtual travel?

What could I do as advanced preparation for, or as a less costly alternative to travel? These substitutes must be audiovisual and feature sights and sounds; I refer NOT to books, simply pictures or ...
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How much is a boat trip from Venezuela to Trinidad?

I want to go from Venezuela (Guiria) to Trinidad by boat. Unfortunately I can't find any detailed information about prices and so on. The only thing I could find is that the boat leaves from Guiria in ...
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Accurate hiking maps of Austria

I'm going to Austria for hiking. In Switzerland, we have very accurate maps that are available online for free. Is there anything similar for Austria? I couldn't find a central place that covers whole ...
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Swiss via without income tax returns

I'm travelling to Switzerland for a week for tourism purposes. I'm being sponsored by a company and everything needed has been done by them but they are asking for income tax returns where I'm doing ...
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Cost of UK visa in Netherlands for a South African citizen?

I am an Au Pair in the Netherlands and want to go visit family in the UK. How much would a visa cost me? And will I be able to apply from Netherlands as I can't apply from home country (South Africa)
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Why is it difficult/how to make it easier for Americans to understand Australian accents?

In previous travels to the US I had slight communication issues with people on the East Coast of US (New York, Chicago) compared to the West Coast of US (LA, SF, Las Vegas, Portland). It seems to me ...
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Understanding the reasons for a Schengen visa refusal

I'm 17 years old, Sudanese, and I live in the UAE. I registered for a German course in Munich, and I got an invitation from a family friend who is German and applied for a tourist visa. It got ...
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Salvador to Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba

We are traveling to Brazil and have a limited time (3 weeks only) to see much of the country so we were hoping to rent a car. Our first destination would be from Salvador to Chapada Diamantina and ...
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Canada's Transit Visa

I have applied for a Canadian Transit Visa for my trip coming up next month (I only have 28 days left), to India from USA. I wasn't aware of this requirement, but happened to check yesterday and ...
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Is there a list of shelters in Quebec?

I am looking for possible multi-days hikes in Quebec (Canada) (and beyond but that would be too broad). I keep discovering new places to stay overnight, as there does not seem to be a central list of ...
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Is there a way to make USPS discard Standard Postage mail?

USPS letter mail is generally divided into First Class and Standard. Generally, Standard mail does not get forwarded if you do a change-of-address -- only First Class does. Most of the letters that ...
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Does my son need a visa to travel in and out of Italy while on a study abroad trip?

My son is joing a study abroad program in Florence Italy through Washington State University February-April 2015. He'd like to get a eur-rail pass to travel in and out of Italy during his 89-day ...
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What does BAG at the beginning of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines' Customer and Product Record mean?

As in: --- BAG --- CUSTOMER AND PRODUCT RECORD 1 LASTNAME/FIRSTNAME ... Does it mean something like Beginning of Document? I think that they are using standardized coding for this ...
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How can I find out when cruise ships (of any line) visit a particular port?

I am considering going to some places that I know are on the itinerary of at least one cruise ship. Having been in Venice when a cruise ship went past, and later when it disgorged passengers into the ...
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Sources of Authenticated Official information about carrying camping gas canisters on UK public transport

Asking a question in the similar/parallel league with this one here, I plan to carry my own portable either Propane or White Gas stove when I do a part of the E2 trail. There are official ...
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How to track my UK Visa Application Status?

I have applied Tier 2 visa on 20th Aug and I have opted for SMS Facility in Chennai. First day I got an SMS from VFS Team stating application forwarded to Embassy. Today is the 10th working day and I ...
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Do citizens of Switzerland need a visa to travel to Argentina?

I am a Swiss citizen and will be traveling to Argentina for 2 weeks. I would like to know if I will require a visa.
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how to download a movie in English? [on hold]

I'm in the Frankfurt airport and wanted to download a movie from the Google play store. But it is only offering German movies. Anyone know how to select a movie in English?
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What age do I have to be to visit New York City's Times Square Ball Drop?

I think I have to be at least 21, right? I couldn't find any information about this. Is it possible to accompany a person, who's not 21 yet? Or do I have to be his/her mother/father?
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I have a B1/B2 visa, can I visit my wife in US?

I have B1/B2 visa and traveled to the US for a business trip from my company couple time. I am recently married and my wife is on H1B status from 1 1/2 yrs. I am planning to visit the US in coming ...
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Why there is passport check at the check-in counter, immigration and even at the gate?

I was wondering, why there are passports check at the check-in counter, immigration and even at the gate. For example, I was at Istanbul flying to either UK or US. There's a security check at the ...
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Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area?

I found many related questions on this site but I am still not sure about the rules. How can I decide if I need a visa to transit?
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How much do car hire companies charge for fuel in Paphos, Cyprus

I know that all (or most) car hire firms charge you for a full tank of fuel on collection, but how much is it likely to be per litre? Is there any limit on what they can charge or could I feasibly ...
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Why does the visa for India for ask for the name of my father/husband?

The visa form for US residents specifically asks for the name of my husband or father: Other countries (e.g. France) ask for detailed information about both of my parents. Why does the US form ask ...
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How to visit Lake Hillier?

Is it possible to visit Lake Hillier? Do I have to go with tour or can I for example rent a car and go there? I see no roads near it.
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What should be furnished as 'Travel itinerary' for long term visa for family reunion? [on hold]

I'm confused as to what to furnish as "Travel Itinerary' when applying for long term family reunion visa, especially when it has been clearly mentioned that the tickets should be purchased only after ...
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How do I prevent damage to electronic devices at airport security?

I have travelled with a laptop before with no problems (not recently), but for an upcoming trip I will, for the first time, be carrying a smartphone and a Kindle (not the Fire but the older e-ink ...
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What is more effective seeking luggage damage compensation from the aiport or airline?

We found air luggage to be damaged after a flight and reported the damage right at the airport. The airport then advised us to seek damage compensation from the airline as this would go more smoothly ...
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How to dispose of a broken suitcase at an airport?

Recently I had to catch a flight from New Delhi to Frankfurt. On arriving at the airport, I realized that my suitcase was broken at the bottom near the wheels. Probably due to its rough handling ...
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Airline broke my bag but require a receipt to compensate from authorized company

I flew from Istanbul to JFK with Turkish airline a week ago and my bag came out missing a handle. I quickly went to the counter to claim the damage. The airline gave me an email for me to send all the ...

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