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Travel within Schengen countries - passport control

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit Munich for the Oktoberfest for 3-4 days and then go to Austria for a weeklong spa therapy. I will be thus flying from India to Munich first up where I shall ...
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What counts as “in original packaging” when traveling with prescription drugs?

The usual advice when traveling with prescription medicine is to bring it in the original packaging. I'm wondering exactly how strictly that is enforced. The medicine I take come in big cardboard ...
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How to visit the island of Hawai'i? [on hold]

I plan to travel to the Hawaiian islands. I come from Indonesia, so I do not understand the conditions of the Hawaiian islands. If any of my friends who could give me an idea about the Hawaiian ...
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Flight booking web sites

I have tried a couple of known web sites to book a flight from Toronto, Canada to Changchung, China and no matter how many times or days I try - I end up seeing the friendly message below. I mean, do ...
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What is a hotel room card slot inside the room for?

Several hotels I've stayed in lately (in the Middle East if that matters) have a card slot just inside the door of the room, and it appears that the lights/AC in the room only work if you have one of ...
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Is it ok to refuse housekeeping services at a hotel?

I'm about to stay at a 4-star hotel in Stockholm for 5 days. Is it ok to request that I don't want my room to be cleaned or the housekeeping staff to enter the room? The reason for this is mainly ...
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Paying US parking ticket from UK

I went to States recently rented a car from enterprise and in Washington got a parking ticket (100$). Since it gives 30 days to pay I wasn't in to much of the hurry. When I tried to pay for the ...
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1answer
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How can I check the current situation in Budapest train station?

As most of you know right now Budapest train station is crowded with a lot of refugees coming from Syria and there have been some incidents related to the refugees trying to get out of Budapest. I'm ...
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Is Australia transit visa required For INDIAN passport holder, stopover less than 8 hrs [duplicate]

I am Indian passport holder and traveling to New Zealand from Singapore with 7hrs stopover at Sydney. just want to confirm if Australia transit visa is required? as I am not going enter Australia and ...
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138 views

Pay now vs pay later at expedia.com

So for a particular hotel on expedia.com I can "pay online now" $374 or I can "pay later" $374 (approx). The following screenshot better captures what I mean: My question is... why is pay later an ...
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How to avoid to get your clothes to disappear in Indonesian laundry services?

My clothes often "disappear" in laundry services here in Indonesia. People told me this happens often. Anyone got tips on how to avoid this to happen? I imagine that whoever lives here long enough ...
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Greece and French Schengen visa [duplicate]

I have a holiday to Greece next week 9 - 16 September but I also have a weekend in Paris from 25th September to 28th September. I applied for a Greece visa and informed them about my Paris plans but ...
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1answer
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Can I bring extra baggage in qatar airways? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Doha to Manila via qatar airways. Can I bring 2 baggage weighing in total 30kg (which is the allowed baggage) plus the 7kg handy carry or I can only bring one baggage weighing ...
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Is “lol.travel” a real travel/flight booking site?

Browsing flights on http://Skyscanner.net, I was referred to a site I've never seen before, http://lol.travel to make the payment. I'd normally trust that Skyscanner would only refer to real, ...
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1answer
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Taking personal prescription drugs to London?

I have some prescription modafinil, and will be visiting London for a short trip. Is it okay to bring a couple of pills for personal use? I do not have a prescription on me atm (I am coming from ...
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transit through Frankfurt airport [duplicate]

Indian Passport holder, on a recent visit to US, applied for green card. Got EAD and advance parole to visit India. Booked (to and fro) Lufthansa flight from Chicago to Chennai via Frankfurt (2 hours ...
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395 views

What's with NYC hotel prices in late March?

There's a concert I want to go to on March 25, 2016, in New York City. I live close enough to drive, but far enough away that I don't want to have to drive back late at night afterwards. So I did ...
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During long on-train delays, what (if anything) should EU long distance operators be doing?

I'm aware that, under the Flight Delay Compensation Regulation (EC) No 261/2004, airlines flying to the EU, and EU airlines flying from the EU have certain obligations in the event of delays. Is ...
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2answers
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Do multiple trips to the USA need multiple visa waivers?

I am a UK citizen who is currently working in Canada for one year under the young professionals program. I am planning on visiting the US several times over the duration of my stay in Canada but each ...
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1answer
29 views

Is there a way to look up live delay information for Eurostars?

I'm currently on a Eurostar that's stationary somewhere in Kent... No announcements, no staff to be seen, but excellent 4G signal strength! And I'd quite like to know how late we're likely to be, some ...
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0answers
21 views

What is it like to apply for a United Kingdom short term study visa as a non-visa national at the airport upon arrival? [on hold]

My husband is studying a masters degree at the UK and I want to attend an english course at his city but I am nervous about this step due to previous bad experiences with the USA visa process (tourist ...
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1answer
22 views

Nature trip in Germany [on hold]

I am planning a trip to Germany for the end of September, any good place where to go? In particular, I would like to see some nice lakes.
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Buying Travel Insurance Whilst Abroad (UK Citizen)

I'm in a bit of a bind. I'm a UK Citizen in Colombia at the moment and planning to stay for a few more months, with no precise leaving date. I'm currently insured on one of Virgin Travel Insurance's ...
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1answer
261 views

What is a “Truck Zone” in the United States?

I was recently on a trip, driving through Tennessee and came up on a bunch of semis going about 40mph down the interstate with their hazards on. There were one or two trucks that were still going ...
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Transit visa requirement for Delhi India

I'm flying from Rome to Sydney, with a layover in Delhi for 27 hrs. I've been told I require a transit visa for more than 24 hours at Delhi airport, even if I don't leave the airport. I've also been ...
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What should I bring home (Slovakia) from the USA (SLC, Utah)? [on hold]

I'm not looking for anything expensive like cheaper smartphones etc. I like and value authenticity, quality, personality (local, hand-made), craftsmanship, history, seeing value in things many ...
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1answer
293 views

Portugal - fishing by tourist

I'm going to go to Portugal in two weeks. I'm curious whether I can do fishing there. I would like to do this: Just normal fishing, lets say standing on rock with regular fish hook. Fishing ...
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1answer
30 views

Apps to find local events

I will be traveling around Eastern Europe by the end of this month and I would like to know if you could recommend me any app for finding events been held in some particular city the same day that I ...
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3answers
92 views

Giving details to Airbnb host

I booked a property through Airbnb in Budapest. I checked the whole listing for any specific requirements and duly asked the host for it. He said none. But when I reached there he asked me to provide ...
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1answer
51 views

How to get from Lviv (Lvov) to Krakow by train on the cheap?

There is a direct train 051 from Lviv to Krakow; yet it is quite slow (9+ hours for the entire journey), expensive (it seems that tickets start from 60EUR); while the reservation is compulsory, there ...
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1answer
99 views

Can I be denied a tourist visa for UAE after being deported due to a fake employment visa?

I was deported in July 2014, on account of fake employment visa. My agent cheated me by altering some information and putting my details on others original employment visa. After reaching Dubai ...
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UK business VISA: Not getting any SMS or notification regarding application process [duplicate]

I have recently applied for UK business visa (6 months) in India (Ahmedabad, Gujarat). Now I did not receive any email confirming the receipt of the application form. Also not getting SMS (already ...
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1answer
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Do U.S. Domestic Flights Allow Carrying Meat Inboard?

This might be a weird question but I hope you have an answer. Are the U.S. domestic flights have restriction in carrying raw meat (such as ground beef, boneless chicken) in the cabin? I mean, is ...
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Does being refused entry to Singapore mean I am now blacklisted?

my friend who is an Indonesian citizen tried to enter Singapore this week and was refused entry at the Singapore Harbour Front Ferry Terminal by immigration. This was his first trip overseas and is ...
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0answers
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Indian U.S. Permanent Resident lost Passport in India, what do I need to replace?

I'm a permanent resident of the U.S. born in India, I am visiting my family in India for vacation. I have lost my passport in a cab. I need to replace my passport to return to the U.S. I have checked ...
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1answer
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Arriving at Frankfurt Hahn late at night, how do I get to the city?

I've made an error in judgement and have booked my Ryanair flight to Frankfurt (HAHN, I didn't think RyanAir would take me this far out of a city!). It was cheap and I regret my decision now. The ...
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1answer
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I am German citizen and my wife is non EU with german spouse residence permit. Does she need a visa for visiting UK? [duplicate]

My wife is from India and I am German. We both live in Germany and she has a German residence permit through our marriage. We both plan to visit UK. Does she need a visa to visit UK?
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Non-EU spouse moving to Spain with EU National together [migrated]

I am Ukrainian citizen, with a permanent green card in USA. My husband is Polish Citizen/American Citizen. We want to move to Spain. Everyone is saying I should be entering on Tourist Visa and then ...
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What is the earliest day I can enter USA with H1-B visa (21st or 22nd of September)? Does it depend on the actual work start date? [on hold]

I should be able to enter 10 days before the day I'm authorized to start working (October, 1). This should be the 21st of September. Still some sources say that you cannot enter until the 22nd of ...
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Returning to India from the US with two laptops [duplicate]

I will be taking my MacBook Pro as a personal laptop with me. I will be bringing back an additional work laptop. Would I have to pay duty on either one?
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1answer
42 views

Can I leave the Schengen area from another country other than the one I issued the visa from?

I have a Spanish visa type D for 115 days. I will spend the last week of my visa with a friend in Finland. Is it ok to return to my country from Finland directly or do I have to return to Spain first ...
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1answer
79 views

Apple Pay used in UK with a US credit card

I like to use Apple Pay when it's available, for security reasons as well as convenience. I'm a US citizen, with one US credit card (Visa) tied to it. It's the card I'd use for normal payment abroad ...
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0answers
10 views

D visa Italy limitations [duplicate]

Hi can I travel to other schenegen countries on Italy,s nine months seasonal D visa if not than could I apply for it from Italy?
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Declaring illegal goods on an airport [on hold]

This question is answered in a few other questions on this site, but it is never the question asked. As I believe it is a useful question to answer, I put it as a standalone question so it is easier ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to travel to Bhutan without paying the minimum spend rates?

Bhutan requires one to spend $200+ per day in order to receive a tourist visa. Is there a way around this restriction for non-Indian citizens? The comments in the linked post mention two options: ...
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0answers
11 views

UK transit visa for Indian passport holder [duplicate]

I'd like to know if I require a UK transit visa. I'm taking a flight from Dublin-LHR-Mumbai and vice versa. I'm an Indian passport holder, working in Dublin, Ireland on a Work Permit (Stamp - 1 Visa, ...
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1answer
26 views

UK Visitor Visa

I'm preparing a new application to visit my partner in the UK this Christmas. What kind of documents which I should support my application with? I'm resident in Saudi Arabia, but own a Flat in ...
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what is the most advanced flight search engine besides Azuon and Matrix?

I am looking for a flight search engine which is almost as advanced as Azuon, but includes more airlines. Azuon does what I want, but it does not include many airlines, specifically: Qatar Airways, ...
2
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1answer
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Can I fly from US to Spain with 30 new watches in my luggage?

Can I fly from US to Spain carrying 30 new watches in my carry-on and/or checked luggage? I paid $60 for each new watch (I have the receipt) even though their retail price is over $500 each watch. ...
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2answers
760 views

London public transport: Is it possible to buy a paper ticket for a single journey?

From what I understand on the TFL site, there is no option to simply buy a single one way ticket. This seems odd to me and I want to make sure I'm not missing something. I will only be in London ...

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