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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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78 views

Would you 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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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
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Do I need a transit visa travelling from London via Canada to the Dominican Republic?

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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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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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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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 ...
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5answers
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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 ...
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2answers
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Why is Uber in Rome more expensive than a regular taxi?

I have been using Uber on two occasions where I became quite a fan. Not only because of the ease of usage, but also because of the very interesting fees (cheap). When I arrived in Rome I noticed that ...
2
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0answers
27 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
226 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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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
61 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 ...
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1answer
117 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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89 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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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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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
33 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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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
279 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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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 ...
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1answer
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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
35 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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1answer
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Entering the US on a tourist visa after expiration of E3D

I was wondering whether anyone could provide any advice on re-entering the US on a tourist visa (via the Visa Waiver Program/ ESTA) after the expiration of an E3D visa? My E3D visa expires on the 6th ...
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Is there any law for expate on study [on hold]

Can I pursue MBA while working on 2 Years work permit. I am an Indian citizen working in UAE.
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First time to Europe, can I transfer in Germany to Copenhagen with a Denmark type D visa? [on hold]

Recently I booked the ticket to Copenhagen from China with Air Berlin which means I have to transfer inside Germany. However, I only got the Type D visa valid for Denmark. Will I have troubles ...
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51 views

Visiting countries during pregnancy

Say a woman is 3-4 months pregnant. How safe and reliable is to visit countries such as Nepal or Cuba? I did some research on vaccines to be injected (Asociación de Médicos de Sanidad Exterior - ...
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31 views

Canadian living 6 months in Korea - need advice on ARC (Alien registration card) [on hold]

I'm going to be living in Korea for 6 months, working remotely for an American company. So I don't have any special study or work visa for Korea. The Korean consulate tells me I need a special visa ...
3
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1answer
23 views

Tourist Visa for Italy for Canadians

I have a Canadian passport but live in the United Arab Emirates. I would like to visit Italy for a week but would like to know if my passport will be enough or if I will need a tourist visa.
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107 views

Can I skip the last leg of my domestic return flight?

I've seen some comments on 'hidden city' ticketing, but am not sure if what I'm considering falls under that description. My original tickets were MKE-CLE-IAD and back IAD-CLE-MKE. The airline ...
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1answer
607 views

Can I transit to Madrid on my single entry Schengen Visa?

I originally received my Schengen Visa for my upcoming 11 days trip to Italy, however I have 6 hours layover in Madrid and was planning to checkout madrid during that time. I just realized that they ...
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0answers
36 views

Bus from Monteverde to Liberia, Costa Rica

Thank you so much for taking the time to help me out. This is a question about bus travel in Costa Rica. My boyfriend and I are trying to get from Monteverde to Liberia early in the morning on public ...
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1answer
49 views

How to upgrade my Icelandair ticket?

I just purchased an Economy class ticket at Icelandair.com. I'd like to upgrade to Saga Class. What are my options for upgrading?
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2answers
357 views

Difference between air fare for same route

Why there is huge difference in the air fare If booking in a single ticket and booking two ticket for the same route? In my case: Flying from New Delhi to Moscow (Aeroflot-Direct) 20000 INR then ...
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1answer
68 views

Refusal of Family Visa

My daughter in law who has been a British Citizen for over 7 years wanted her brother and sister to come on a visit to see our family in the UK over the Christmas holiday. We as a family have told ...
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How much money do I need when applying for a Greek visa?

I am applying for a tourist visa to Greece. I am planning to go on Christmas period. I knew that the Greek embassy are rejecting many visa applications, so I am a bit anxious about mine. How much ...
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43 views

How to make Japanese friends while backpacking in Japan? [duplicate]

I'm planning to travel in Japan alone, but for me, the majority of the worth of the travel is in the socializations I make. Friends, conversations, and such. Tourist spots and popular sites are ...

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