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How can an American get a Maestro Debit Card

I am an American and I plan on traveling to the Netherlands periodically over the next few years. I was recently there and had to use a hodgepodge of credit card, debit cards, cash and worst of all ...
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Converting tourist visa to working holiday visa

Am a dual nationality Australian/Japanese travelling to Europe this summer on a tourist visa. Is it possible to apply for a working holiday visa either while in Europe?
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Getting new I-94 and new stamp on new passport

My old passport is expiring on Jun 18. 2015. Problem: Upon entry to US in Jan 2015 on H-1B visa, officials at San Francisco airport put a "Valid entry till" stamp to date: Jun 18, 2015, the day my ...
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Do I need a UK Transit Visa when my H-1B will expire the day after my travel?

I'm planning to travel to India departing USA on 23rd December 2015. My H-1B visa will expire on 25th December 2015. Can I travel on 24th December 2015 from London Heathrow to India Hyderabad? My ...
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Is it still possible to find kisaengs in today's Korea?

Do kisaengs (female Korean entertainers, sometimes described as analogous to geishas in Japan) still exist, and is it possible to watch a performance or book an evening with them? The Wikipedia ...
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Are there any free english education in Canada for foreigners?

I'm planning a trip to Vancouver and all the English Learning schools seem to charge something around $200 a week. I'm running out of options because my money is limited, so I heard a few days ago ...
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0answers
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Does the axa-schengen Europe Travel insurance satisfy the German consulate's insurance requirements?

I just purchased axa-schengen Europe Travel insurance, and am applying to the German Consulate for my Schengen VISA. These are the requirements as stated by the German Consulate for the insurance ...
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4answers
695 views

From Switzerland to France

I am going from Israel to Grenoble, France. I can go via either the Geneva airport or the Lyon airport. The flight to Geneva is more convenient, but it is in another country. Are there any ...
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Clarification on UK Visitor Rules Paragraph 41 and the Schengen cooling off period

This question concerns tourists and 'visitors' only, it is not about those seeking long-term migration strategies. The rule is Paragraph 41 concerning visitors. The clause is (ii), and in 2014 this ...
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1answer
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How much time would I need to allow for transit in Newark [duplicate]

I need to travel from Montreal to Atlanta. I have seen two flights on the 5th August (flight 3502 and flight 1217). However, the time to change planes is very reduced (45 minutes). In Montreal, I will ...
2
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1answer
36 views

Fastest road from Berlin to Düsseldorf?

A while ago, I drove from Poznań (PL) to Brussels (B) on a Sunday, and noticed that there were several huge traffic jams due to roadworks on Germany's A2 road. Specifically around Hannover and ...
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30 views

How do I FORMAT the known address for a letter to India? [on hold]

Plot2, Flat2, Sidharth Nagar, C-Block, Sawai Gatore, Jawahar Circle, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur-302017 (Rajasthan) INDIA This is the address I was given. However, I have NO IDEA how to format it (i.e. ...
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2answers
585 views

English in Israel and Palestine

Seeing as Hebrew is a very tiny language, just like Swedish, are Israelis in general good at English, so a tourist like myself can make it? I've noticed that if the language is not used ...
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1answer
40 views

Originating country for first student visa entry to UK

If you have a Tier 4 Student Visa for the UK do you need to enter the UK for the first time from your home country? My home country is Canada but I'll be travelling in Europe (Denmark) before ...
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1answer
145 views

Where can a tourist apply for a UK Visitor (standard) Visa?

Prior to 24 April 2015, Paragraph 28 of the Immigration Rules was (emphasis mine)... An applicant for an entry clearance must be outside the United Kingdom and Islands at the time of the ...
6
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1answer
39 views

Transport bread maker on Turkish Airlines

I am flying from London to Tbilisi in a couple of days, on Turkish Airlines with a transfer in Istanbul. I need to take with me a bread maker - it's well used and doesn't have the original box (lost ...
3
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1answer
56 views

UK visa bank statement info

I need some info please. I am going to apply for a UK visa for plab exam. About the bank account statement, I have a joint account with my brother in an Indian bank, but I am currently not in India. ...
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4answers
319 views

What is a good way to get list of sights for a road trip (e.g. for a roadtrip from Chicago to Niagara falls?)

I would like to get a list of sights along the route from Chicago to Niagara falls via Cleveland. How can one proceed when trying to obtain a list of sights in unknown area for further selection?
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1answer
25 views

Do I need a transit visa for Frankfurt if I (an Indian Citizen) am travelling from India to Nice (France)? [duplicate]

Travelling via Lufthansa. (Delhi->Frankfurt->Nice) There would be a waiting time of 6 hours for my flight from Frankfurt to Nice. Do I need a transit VISA? Information from Lufthansa website is ...
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1answer
29 views

How to find cheap apartments when traveling abroad? [on hold]

Every trip I take, I prefer to find cheap apartments. I need normal conditions and good wi-fi. Can you give me some advice about how to look for such apartments?
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1answer
38 views

I am on Tier2 visa in UK (from India) with my family. We want to visit France and other European Coutries. What should we do for visa?

I am in Uk (Ireland) University on Tier2 visa (2 yrs multiple entry), working as a research Staff. I am from india. I also have my wife and daughter with me in Ireland. We have just completed 1 yr. We ...
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1answer
26 views

Transit visa for Munich [duplicate]

Do I need a visa on a South-African passport if in transit in Munich en route to St. Petersburg
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3answers
75 views

When changing airlines on different tickets, do I have to go through customs in Oslo?

I'm taking a flight (Delta Airlines) from the United States, landing in OSL (Oslo, Norway), getting on a flight with a different airline (British Airways), which will take me to my final destination ...
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Where is the Asia-Europe divide and where can we cross it?

Where is the division between Europe and Asia? What are places where we can cross it? Are there roads that go from one continent to the other? Bonus particularly scenic locations or places of ...
2
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2answers
481 views

Easiest way to get to Paraguay from Puerto Iguazu?

I'm in Puerto Iguazu for a couple of days to see the waterfalls there. It seems to be pretty simple to get to Brazil. But I would also like to go to Paraguay. However, on Google Maps, I can't see any ...
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2answers
235 views

From booking to boarding: What is typically the shortest time to book a flight until boarding?

I haven't seen or heard of airlines selling ad-hoc tickets in a truly last-minute fashion. Rather last-minute typically refers to a time-window of less than 2 weeks in tourism. What is the shortest ...
2
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1answer
224 views

Does anyone have the AXA Schengen Insurance office phone number?

I made the payment for a Schengen (Europe Travel) VISA at the axa-schengen website, but haven't yet got (it has been five hours) any insurance documents by email. How long should I wait? They don't ...
3
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1answer
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Is it possible to check-in a double stroller on a flight?

We will be migrating to another country, and want to bring our double stroller to our new home. We will be flying with our two kids on the flight. Our double stroller basically looks like this, and ...
3
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0answers
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German visa refusal and appeal is made

My visa was refused from the German consulate in Kolkata and now I appealed to them in writing along with many papers. After submitting all documents they called me suddenly for interview. I was ...
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0answers
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Refusal of UK visa [on hold]

I had applied for UK sports visa. I have done admission in camp there for about 7 week camp. My visa got refused. It stated that your personal circumstances should be stated but I am a student and thy ...
6
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4answers
11k views

Will I need a power converter for my laptop? (U.S. based.) to Philippines?

It's a standard U.S. Dell laptop. I'll be in Manila, mostly in a hotel for a conference.
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0answers
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Things to do in 12 hour Night layover in Dubai? [duplicate]

I am looking for things to do in Dubai at night. I will be travelling in mid-June and will be arriving at 12.30 am. My connecting flight is at 1 pm next afternoon. I have glanced through the criteria ...
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14answers
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What on earth has yet to be explored?

To be clear, yes, we can see everything from Google Earth or other satellite imagery, but that doesn't mean we can explore it. GE can't see into forests, canyons and caves. Has every mountain been ...
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3answers
456 views

Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua

I want to go to Costa Rica and I am considering going to Panama and Nicaragua as well. I wonder though, what will I be able to find in Panama and Nicaragua that I will not be able to find in Costa ...
4
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0answers
68 views

Strange qualification criteria for a Thai resort [on hold]

Whilst scouring the voucher sites I came across this in the fine print: Qualifying Criteria: Couples married or co-habituating for two or more years, traveling together, singles officially ...
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1answer
129 views

How can I know in advance which areas of Vietnam I'm not allowed to travel in, or need a permit, as a foreigner?

Today I hitchhiked northwest out of Buon Ma Thuot in Dak Lak province, getting as far as Ea Sup. I went this way because it was the route Google Maps suggested as the shortest or quickest in the ...
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0answers
37 views

Living in Canada for a year: entering the US for a couple of short trips [duplicate]

From August onwards I'll be living in Canada under the WHP program, since I'll be close to the American border I would like to take multiple day (or longer trips, not longer than a week though) ...
4
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1answer
58 views

Countries with special schengen provisions for additional entry

Some countries, like Denmark, have a special Schengen provision allowing you to enter the country for 90 days within 180 days regardless of other Schengen entries. I heard this is true for Germany as ...
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I94 submitted in 2007

my father visited US on visitor's visa in 2007 for 20 days and submitted his i94 while leaving. I am now in the process of applying his visitor's visa again. His old passport which had the visa stamp ...
3
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1answer
46 views

Is it possible to check in plastic storage boxes on an Air Canada international flight?

I'm moving to Canada from New York and I'm just checking in baggage along with plastic storage boxes. I'm trying to figure out the safest and most secure way to close the boxes. Any suggestions? Is ...
5
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4answers
176 views

How does anyone know how long I stayed in Europe if I only got stamped upon enty and not when I left?

We went to Europe last summer with our US passports and got a stamp upon entry in Paris. We came back home to the US on a cruise from Italy and have no exit stamps whatsoever. Im wondering how anyone ...
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2answers
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How can I learn if I need to pay London's congestion fee?

I drove through London last week. Mostly on the the A406. I only briefly saw an announcement about the congestion fee, when entering london on the M11. I didn't see any camera or any other signs on ...
10
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2answers
124 views

Meal times in Ireland

My fiancee and I will be visiting Ireland next October for our honeymoon. We will stay there for a couple of weeks, and we will stay both in cities, like Dublin and Galway, and smaller villages. What ...
3
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1answer
29 views

How to get to Medan (Sumatra island, Indonesia) from Singapore?

I "heard" it was possible to go by plane or by ferry to Medan (Sumatra island, Indonesia). I want to find the different ways to go from Singapore to Medan (Sumatra island, Indonesia) in order to ...
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31 views

IT Courses in Canada/USA? [on hold]

Can somebody provide me some ideas or tips for a one month exchange in USA or Canada, I would like to stay there studying something about IT. I'm Analyst/Developer System looking for some courses ...
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2answers
122 views

Travel to Portugal from Cologne, Germany [on hold]

I am planning to travel to Portugal from Germany. I think everyone will suggest to travel by air. But I am interested to know, what are the other possibilities to travel to Lisbon or Porto from ...
6
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3answers
679 views

Can I rent a mobile WiFi hotspot during my five-week trip to the UK?

I will be visiting the UK for a five week period in the near future, travelling to several different cities, and I wish to ensure I have internet access at all times. Here in Japan, at the airport you ...
4
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1answer
44 views

Transit visa for Dubai

My flight will arrive at DXB (Dubai) from Djibouti and I have a connection flight the same day from DWC (Al Maktoum) to KUL (Kuala Lumpur). I'm a Yemeni national and require visa to enter the UAE. ...
1
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1answer
33 views

Rent a villa with pool in Istria, Croatia

We would want to spend the autumn in Istria along with my family, ca 3 months altogether. Any ideas where I can find a rental villa for a period like this? I tried Airbnb, but they seem mostly to work ...
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3answers
4k views

What does the (+1) mean in flight search engines?

In Skyscanner results, when I click on details, it shows the arrival time, then (+1), but it doesn't do this for return time. What does (+1) mean? I thought it might mean up to an hour delay, but I ...

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