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2answers
27 views

Which European cities are connected by convenient night boat

Each year I go on a city trip with some friends, within Europe. We go around five days, and in recent years we've started visiting several cities in that time. We have a new idea: to cut down on the ...
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146 views

Transit through Beijing - Languages?

My girlfriend and I are planning a trip to Thailand this winter (from the UK), and the cheapest option appears to be Air China, with a 6-hour layover in Beijing (PEK). Given that neither of us can ...
3
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2answers
148 views

Car hire credit Card in Ireland

I have booked a hire car from Hertz for pick up in Dublin. It has been paid for on a debit card and money has been taken from the account. That's fine. In the small print I am required to bring the ...
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3answers
364 views

Can one carry an internal hard-drive in cabin-luggage?

I'm currently in the process of moving from France to Canada. I have plenty of computer equipment that I just put in boxes and that will be sent by naval transport. One thing I'm scared off though, ...
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2answers
22 views

Paris transit visa

I am travelling to Algeria (ALG) via Air France, and I need to change flights at the airport in Paris. My stay in the airport is not more than 2 hours both ways. I also have a valid US visa. Do I ...
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1answer
12 views

Traveling to Mexico for a few & back to LA under Visa Waiver with a French Passport

I am in Los Angeles for the last 2 months under the visa waiver & would love to go for 4 days to Mexico & back to Los Angeles. MY departure is on the 6th sept from LA. I hold a french ...
3
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2answers
43 views

Is it possible to buy another 16-25 Railcard before my current one has expired?

I'm trying to maximise the time I can use a 16-25 railcard. I'm currently 23 and my current card expires in October. I gather that the last date you can purchase a 3 year card is a day before your ...
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0answers
33 views

LDW / LIS for US car rental booked in UK

If I book a rental car for a week in the US through the US website I can pay about $300 which becomes more like $550 if I take Loss Damage Waiver and Liability Insurance. But if I book from the UK ...
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2answers
30 views

Is there an FAA rated airplane safety harness

Which safety harness is FAA rated? I have looked at a few, but am unclear which ones are FAA rated and what the rating is.
2
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1answer
92 views

Does British Airways allow the use of KneeDefenders? [duplicate]

Yesterday a United Flight from Newark to Denver was forced to divert to Chicago's O'Hare airport after a fight broke out between two passengers over the use of a knee defender. Does anyone know if ...
7
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2answers
62 views

Gifts for Chinese hosts?

I am traveling to China for work (I am an academic), and would like to bring small gifts with me for the hosts who have been working to coordinate my visit. What are some recommendations for the kinds ...
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1answer
44 views

Financial proof to get a Schengen visa to France

I am planning to apply for a Schengen visa to visit France. I have an attestation d'acceuil, but the visa requires I submit bank statement for the past 3 months. I can get this statement, but the ...
4
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1answer
34 views

Hotels in Barcelona for People Aged 17?

I wanted to know if there are hotels in Barcelona that allow people over 16 to check in (under 18).
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52 views

How can we stop Megabus's false advertising about WiFi? [on hold]

I ride MegaBus frequently for work and discovered on my first couple of trips that MegaBus's advertised WiFi service does not work, ever. I quickly gave up and started tethering my iPhone, but I ...
1
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1answer
53 views

Romanian Embassy in London

From the website I've been told to submitted my application to the diplomatic missions and consular posts. I live in London, here are my questions: "M.E.I.C. House, 344 Kensington High Street, ...
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1answer
64 views

How do you deal with 'missed' attractions after coming back from a trip? [on hold]

I research a fair bit before going on trips to various places so as to ensure that I do not miss out on an attraction or experience that is unique to that place. My usual search methods are: Search ...
1
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1answer
67 views

Buying alcohol in Prague

I'll be traveling to Prague soon and I was hoping to purchase alcohol at a reduced price. Can I purchase it in the duty free stores? (Are there restrictions in the Czech Republic on boarding planes ...
5
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2answers
200 views

Macau/Hong Kong: Visa for going back and forth

As an EU citizen, Macau will give me a 90 day visa upon arrival. Can I visit Hong Kong with that every other weekend or will leaving Macau void my visa?
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33 views

How can I search specifically for cottages/cabins with kitchen(ettes)?

When searching for cabin/cottages on sites such as HomeAway or TripAdvisor, one can select many amenities, such as the presence of a sauna, hot tub, or air conditioning. However, there does not ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Schengen Visa - Overstay query

I hold an Indian Passport and reside in the UK. I have a valid work visa in the UK till Jan 2017. I have got my Schengen Visa on 24/05/2014 for the first time. The Valid Until date on the visa is ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Wife EU citizenship application [on hold]

I am married and living with my husband in Italy since 8 yrs with my husband and child.I have Carta di soggorno.My husband and child are italian national.WE are i UK ,I want to ask that as a wife and ...
11
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1answer
870 views

Identify waterside building / skyline

Among a friend's photos on Facebook I spotted an interesting skyline with a distinctive waterside building that looks like it's just being completed: I've travelled to over fifty countries and I ...
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2answers
5k views

Which airlines ban the use of Knee Defenders during flight?

I read that some airlines such as United Airlines ban the use of Knee Defenders during flight. Is there any comprehensive list of airlines that ban the use of Knee Defenders during flight (or ...
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0answers
21 views

Madrid Barajas to Toledo transfer

Please recommend transfer options from Madrid Barajas to Toledo. The family of 5 persons arrives (4 adults + 1 kid) late, thus cannot use public transportation. I did not find any company that do ...
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0answers
13 views

Transit visa for Canada as Indian Citizen [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen with valid stamped H1B on my passport. I would be travelling to Italy with transit in Montreal (onward) and Toronto (return) via Air Canada. Do I need to apply for a Canadian ...
3
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2answers
28 views

Could one find and hire a guide for Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) for a day?

I have read that it may be helpful for a tourist to hire a private guide for a day in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). Similarly, I have read that one could higher a taxi driver to be a private ...
7
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3answers
498 views

Where can I get alerts for earthquakes in California?

Similar to how you can simply check the weather forecast to get a good sense of upcoming weather, is there a tool I can use online to alert me of an impending earthquake? I am travelling in ...
5
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1answer
72 views

Is it legal to bring Jamón Ibérico from Spain into the United States?

I'm in Spain and I'd love to bring some Jamón Ibérico back to the states with me. Is it legal to bring it with me? If so, how much is allowed and under what conditions (sealed, treated, etc).
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0answers
16 views

What might be interesting or enjoyable day trips from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), which are not very expensive? [on hold]

I plan to stay with two other people in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) in early September for one or two nights. We would be arriving at SDQ, in the early afternoon, and would be due to arrive in ...
3
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1answer
86 views

What popular western web services don't work in mainland China?

I'm traveling to china for a couple of weeks for work. I don't do anything were information security or intellectual property is a huge concern, but I do want to be in touch with the home office so to ...
3
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2answers
87 views

Do airlines replace cancelled short-haul flights by buses? If not, why not?

When trains are cancelled (at least in Europe), and there are no alternative ways to get travellers to their destination by train a little bit later, there are often replaced by buses to get ...
2
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1answer
34 views

Which side of Lyria train to sit on from Paris to Geneva?

We're traveling from Paris to Geneva on the Lyria. Is there a more scenic side to sit on? Does upper or lower level have any impact on view? We're going first class. We'd very much like Club2 seating ...
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1answer
30 views

Can I leave the UK and come back just before my work visa expires?

My work permit expires in 2 months' time, and I am planning to go abroad for 10 days. I will return to the UK one month before my visa expiration date. Is it possible that the border agency officer ...
3
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1answer
33 views

South African passport but British citizen living in the US planning a trip back to the UK

I am currently on a South African passport, but I am a naturalized UK citizen. I have moved to the US but did not get a UK passport prior to leaving the UK. I am now planning a trip back to the UK ...
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0answers
19 views

Visa Rules - When aIndian traveler can come back? [on hold]

I am Indian on tourist visa, permitted form 6 months from date of arrival. If I have to come back again, when I can come back ?
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1answer
24 views

Ecuadorian traveling to Sochi via Heathrow

I am Ecuadorian and I need a DATV to transit Heathrow, London for 7 hours before going to Sochi, Russia. Can I apply for the DATV in Heathrow, or do I need to do it before traveling?
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56 views

What's the police procedure for meeting homeless people on the street? [on hold]

Some people from different countries travel to the UK to be homeless for a purpose. And some of them become homeless after their money and passport has been stolen. So the question is, what's the ...
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2answers
60 views

Entering the EU with insurance info on cellphone

My question concerns entering EU via Sweden to get to Helsinki, I have given all the documents (invitation, contract of my house, bank account, etc.) to my friend. She has printed all of them. I have ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Is there a time limit to staying on an ESTA in any one year?

An elderly friend of mine has recently been to Hawaii, staying from the end of May until July 21st, 2014. He has a valid ESTA which expires April 2016. He would like to travel again this coming ...
6
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1answer
56 views

Is there a crowdsource platform for trips?

I often organise trips with a large group of friends. It is always a pain to get everybody to commit and pay in time to cover the deposits and/or book the tickets. It would be so convenient if it ...
1
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0answers
11 views

Australia: Sponsor hunting on an eVisitor visa? [migrated]

Is it possible to come to Australia on an eVisitor (Subclass 651) visa for job and sponsor hunting, and then apply and be granted a 457 visa without leaving the territory? Apparently, people used to ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Shopping on 30 Dec to 7th Jan in Vienna, new year discount [on hold]

Will we buy things at a cheaper price because of new year at this time of the year (30 Dec - 7 Jan) or should it be sooner at the beginning of the last month?
4
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1answer
85 views

Quickly obtaining an ID to fly within the US

I live in Ohio. I am currently in Washington, D.C. I am travelling back to Ohio by air on Sep 2. I have a Ohio state issued driver's license. Unfortunately, I realized now that the license is expiring ...
2
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1answer
87 views

In which EU countries it is illegal to carry/have a kubotan keyring at customs?

I had the situation in the past when I had a plastic kubotan key ring at the security checks at the airport in the UK, so one of the officer called the police and it was confiscated and I've received ...
16
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1answer
123 views

What rights do we have after being 'abandoned' in Guatemala during a technical stop?

We flew Barcelona-Managua return with Iberia this July/August. At Barcelona we were given boarding passes for changes of plane in Madrid and San Salvador. When we arrived in Guatamala we were told ...
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0answers
53 views

Are these reasonable gas and electricity prices for Milan? [on hold]

I am renting an apartment in/close to Milan. The rent is excluding gas and electricity charges, and I have no idea if the prices mentioned in the contract are reasonable or not. The prices are as ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Extension of Schengen Visa (within 90 days)

I am currently working in Switzerland on work permit and my parents obtained a Schengen Visa for travel which has a validity of 90 days. In the visa, the duration of stay is mentioned to be 55 days - ...
3
votes
2answers
67 views

How does one respectfully greet someone in Japan?

Every country has different cultural greetings. I was wondering if handshaking is ok in Japan? Or do they have their own cultural greeting. I'm not talking about greeting in their language but more ...
2
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2answers
53 views

Travel from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca (Romania) [on hold]

I need to find fast (for reasonable money) a way to get by public transport from Budapest (Hungary) to Cluj-Napoca (Romania). Thank you in advance! p.s. May be community can recommend online service ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Car Rental in Ireland for under 25 year old [duplicate]

Can a person aged 24 rent a car in Ireland? I have tried a number of car rental companies but all of them have a minimum age requirement of 25.

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