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When the Edinburgh tram isn't running, is there an official alternative from the airport?

Yesterday, I went to get the tram from Edinburgh airport into the city. I bought a £5 single ticket, boarded the tram that was about to depart, and sat down. Some time later, a member of tram staff ...
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UK visa refusal

I have applied recently for a general visitor visa to the UK to spend 10 days during Christmas with my British unmarried partner and it has been turned down. The Entry Clearance Officer stated on ...
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Power bank for battery pack LP E8

The Battery pack LP-E8 is used in Canon 600d. I was wondering is there any decent Power bank (portable external battery charger) suited for travel photography? I have troubles finding it. Please ...
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1answer
251 views

How many hours will it take to drive from Manhattan to Toronto on this “Black Friday” weekend?

How are regular Sunday drives starting around 8am from Manhanttan to Toronto compared to this Sunday (Nov 29th '04) with the Black Friday rush? Is there another time to leave which will be a shorter ...
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Applying UK Citizenship from Northern Cyprus

I have double citizenship from Turkey and Northern Cyprus. I know that getting UK visa from NC is very easy, and I also heard of many cypriots became UK citizen. I really consider applying for myself ...
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3answers
645 views

Do airlines have to check the visa status before selling a ticket?

My daughter bought a ticket from emirates from Dallas, Texas to India. She had a stop of 48 hours in Dubai. When she was checking in in Dubai for Delhi, she was informed that her visa for India has ...
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1answer
68 views

Can I stay longer than my visa states?

I'm a South African citizen travelling to Poland. When I applied for my Schengen visa I stated that I would only be in the country for 21 days. According to Polish Embassy a 'C' type Schengen visa ...
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1answer
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Is the road from Delhi to Nepal Safe?

Recently a new bus service was launched from Delhi to Nepal directly. I was just wondering how the roads were? I remember going to Nepal about 20 years ago, I was very young but do recall staying ...
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In which countries Electronic items purchased from India can be used without any voltage converter and vice versa?

In which other countries Electronic items purchased from India can be used without any voltage converter and vice versa?
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1answer
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Visa approved but unable to use due to loan problems

One of my friends had recently applied for a visa and had got approved, but due to loan problems he is unable to use his Visa right now and leave for Germany, will it be a problem for his future ...
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59 views

Which electrical plugs are used in Thailand?

I'm living in the Netherlands. I'm going on a holiday to Thailand. I need to know which electrical plug is used over there? A European one? or like the one in the States? or something else?
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28 views

I would like to apply for the federal migration in Canada visa. How I can apply? [on hold]

Apply the skilled migration visa for canada travel
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1answer
390 views

What is the average & max temperature of an airplane cargo hold? [duplicate]

I want to take some chocolates to offer in my luggage. Chocolates are a bit sensitive to heat, though. What is the average temperature inside a cargo hold? 'Average by' itself can be misleading. What ...
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1answer
126 views

UK visa decision advice?

I have recently been refused visa entry clearance into the UK after applying for a 6 months visa based on failure to include criminality or state reasons for different alias used in UK previously. ...
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1answer
34 views

Traveling with paintball-related equipment internationally

Ok, so I know that as far the as USA is concerned (from TSA.gov) paintball markers are not considered "weapons/firearms" and you can put them in checked luggage. CO2 or compressed air tanks can even ...
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3answers
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Would uncooked bacon go bad in a transatlantic flight?

I am going to have a transatlantic flight (Canada-Italy-Turkey) and would like to bring uncooked bacon with me (standard packaged bacon from a supermarket). I will be carrying it in my luggage that I ...
4
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3answers
187 views

How do I cross US-Canada border while my (US) passport is being renewed?

I'm getting ready to renew my US passport for the first time. Since I got this passport the ID requirements at the US-Canada border have gotten stricter, so I've been using my passport when driving ...
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1answer
3k views

Eating cat meat as a tourist in Switzerland

I've read that cat meat is eaten in Switzerland. Stop eating cats and dogs say animal rights campaigners in Switzerland cites an animal rights activist saying that it's not legal to sell cat meat ...
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0answers
29 views

Duty exemption for non-resident aliens

I would like to bring food (i.e. milk chocolate, cookies, ...) back from my home country (France) into the US. I don't go home often, so I'd like to bring back about $200 worth of food items. I am ...
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23 views

Affordable Taxi Service from BUF Airport to Niagara Falls on Canadian side

I live in DC and would like to go to Niagara Falls on Canadian side and planning to buy a flight ticket and go head and book a taxi, which can take me from BUF Airport To Niagara Falls on the Falls ...
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3answers
69 views

Manchester, UK Airport time to get through security

I am flying from Manchester to Heathrow to Brussels. How long will it take me to get from the train station in the Manchester Airport to the British Airways gate - I am US Citizen and assume I will ...
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1answer
24 views

Is there a resource that compares travel insurances?

Is there an online resource that compares travel insurances. I am particulary interested in flight (cancelation, delays, etc), health aspects and of course overall value for money.
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How to get to Debre Libanos in Ethiopia? What are the possible dangers?

I am considering going to Debre Libanos as a day trip from Addis Ababa. I read that is possible by public transport, but how reliable is it? I also read that there is a nice hike to the blue Nile ...
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0answers
36 views

Can an Australian obtain a visa to enter Pakistan by land border while already overseas?

I'm an Aussie and am already travelling in Asia right now. I'm considering the possibility of overlanding through Pakistan. Now rules for getting visas can change pretty frequently and Pakistan is ...
4
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1answer
48 views

How predictable is the weather in Kuala Lumpur in the rainy season?

When I hitchhiked through KL last year it didn't rain at all so I didn't need to take precautions. I think it was July/August. Now at the end of November there's a big downpour every day and rain is ...
3
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1answer
119 views

How to best respond to a request to send a passport scan by unsecured email? [duplicate]

It is not uncommon for travel or holiday accommodation companies to ask for a scan of your passport by email. Sometimes local laws require them to keep a record of the passport numbers of all ...
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0answers
19 views

Quality travel clothesline that is easy to hook on shower stalls?! (Need to buy today)

I have the Rick Steves clothesline which just has Velcro/loops at the ends but I will most certainly be travelling with shower stall access for next few months & I want to be able to just hook wet ...
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1answer
21 views

Do I need a transit visa travelling from London via Canada to the Dominican Republic? [duplicate]

I've got a Pakistani passport and a valid student visa for England. I'm going to travel to the Dominican Republic with a stay of 17 hours at a Canadian airport. Do I need a transit visa?
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Travelling from India to Germany after 6 months from Germany to Austria?

I am travelling from India to Germany with valid work permit and visa for 6 months. Then I will be travelling from Germany to Austria with an Austrian visa. My entry is in Bangalore with German visa ...
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0answers
37 views

Barbecuing in a public park in Athens

I will be visiting Athens with my family and I was thinking it would be nice to make a barbeque rather than eating out in a restaurant as we will do every night otherwise. Does anyone know if it's OK ...
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7answers
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Kenyan citizen denied Schengen visa from Sweden

I am a Kenyan citizen. I applied for a Schengen visa, via the Swedish embassy, for visiting friends and family. I got my results today and I was denied the visa. I am a student, I will be done with ...
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27 views

Best small - medium weekend backpack for Europe [on hold]

What size (in L) would you suggest to hold basically two nights/three days' worth of clothes? We will be travelling to France and Switzerland and staying with friends, so a big chunk of our luggage ...
3
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5answers
729 views

Fastest way to get from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe

I'm going from Rome to Karlsruhe. Direct flights are not comfortable, and going there through Stuttgart (few flights, bad times) is tricky as well. So I decided to go to Frankfurt and get a train from ...
3
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2answers
142 views

Why is Uber in Rome more expensive than a regular taxi?

This question was based on wrong assumption. From experience I now know that Uber is cheaper then a regular taxi. Rome2Rio is predicting the wrong prices. Can't delete this question, because it got ...
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0answers
29 views

Ride-share or alternate means of getting from Dunedin to Queenstown?

I have my second Dunedin-Queenstown trip coming up this weekend, but due to some student holidays, no car-rentals are available. Flight is booked, so scrambling to find an alternative to get from ...
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1answer
242 views

If I have an ESTA approved for transit, can I visit a second time as a tourist?

I go to México in some time, and my fly tickets first I go from Peru to the US, because of that I require a visa to enter US. In my country I can apply for VWP, but I'm a little scared of getting ...
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33 views

PR of Canada travelling to Cincinnati, layover at Detroit on a B1/B2 visa

I am travelling to Cincinnati from Lester B Pearson Intl airport with a layover in Detroit. I have a B1/B2 visa. I am also a Canadian PR. Will I have to go through customs when I land in Detroit? If ...
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1answer
67 views

Can you transit through Dubai airport when holding an Israeli passport?

Is it possible for an Israeli passport holder to transit through Dubai airport? Obviously assuming that the person stays air-side, has a connection on the same ticket, and the next flight leaves ...
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1answer
37 views

Tour groups for Egypt that are 1-2 days at most

I'd like to see the Pyramids of Giza, however, I'm a little wary of visiting Egypt right now. It seems like it might be safer if I went with some tourist group that'd all meet up at the airport and ...
6
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1answer
127 views

Connecting flight through Dubai with an Israeli/Jewish name

I'm planning to travel from the UK to NZ in early 2015. The cheapest flights (Qantas) have a connection via Dubai. I have more than one citizenship, so I can avoid using an Israeli passport (phew), ...
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2answers
96 views

How to reach Goa from Delhi without any money

I am planning to go to Goa. The only catch is I have no money. How can I manage to do this? Taking lifts from trucks comes to mind but I have no idea how to go about it?
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1answer
93 views

In the US, what is the difference between a national park and a national monument?

Apparently Craters of the Moon National Monument wants to become a National "Park" instead of a monument. We know that a national forest is USDA vs. Interior, but what difference does it make if an ...
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2answers
87 views

How the US verifies person's citizeship given that US passports are optional? [on hold]

Consider a person in the US which has no papers but claiming he has a US citizenship. How the authorities verify that he is indeed a citizen rather than an illegal immigrant, given that neither ...
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1answer
34 views

Accessing Group Fare Concessions

We are a group of around 20 adults planning to travel from India to one of these three sets of countries for tourism purposes during Jan/Feb 2015. Dubai / Abu Dhabi Singapore / Malaysia Honk Kong / ...
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2answers
2k views

Changing clothes in Kochi

I am thinking of volunteering in Kochi, Kerala, India and it all looks good except for one thing: doing laundry by hand. I absolutely HATE this. I would like to minimize doing this so based on the ...
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1answer
290 views

Amadeus GDS itinerary code - what do 050 and 010 codes mean?

I have the following itinerary from Amadeus, what do the lines starting with codes 050 and 010 mean? 1 EY1998 M 18DEC 4*DUSAUH DK1 2105 0635 19DEC E 0 332 M 050 AB 7460 ...
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46 views

Hard-case suitcase, that doesn't open at the side

I am looking for a hard-case, light-weight bag like the one pictured, however with a zipper on top (the yellow line) rather than at the side. This would allow to open the bag without using a lot of ...
2
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1answer
34 views

HK: May I stay in the transit area to get the earliest airport ferry to Macao on the day after arrival?

My flight is landing at 20.40, so I can't get the last ferry on the same day. Plus I do not have HK entry visa. Can I wait in the transit area till the next day to take the first airport ferry to ...
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1answer
38 views

What documents are required when travelling to the US under a B1/B2 visa?

I received a B1/B2 visa to US (in a country different from my nationality) Is the visa all I need, or do I need to show any other documents at the departing airport and/or the entry airport at the US? ...
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Booking of this multi-city combination fails

I try to book FRA-IKA-JFK, January 3rd onto January 20th. For these long flights, I really want to stay away from cheap airlines such as Turkish. So I tried to book a multi-city flight with both ...

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