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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 to VWP, but I'm a little scared of get denied, ...
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Travelling with two passports, layover in Istanbul

I'm travelling from country #1 to country #2. I have passports for both these countries. I will be using the passport for country #2 on my way there and passport for country #1 when returning. On my ...
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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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543 views

US Customs Pre-clearance in foreign airports

Recently, I was traveling back to the US through Vancouver, BC, Canada. I was delighted with the fact that I was able to get pre-screened through US Customs before even getting on the plane. What ...
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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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Question about transiting in Dubai

I am travelling to Muscat from US via Dubai. I am travelling to Dubai by United Airlines via Zurich. From Dubai my flight is six hours after landing, with flydubai. Since it is a separate booking, ...
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Dubai Airport Transit Layover

I am travelling to India from U.S. via Dubai on an Emirates flight. I have a seven hours transit layover in Dubai. I have a brother who lives in Dubai. Will it be possible for me to meet him in the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a stopover in Dubai for less than 8 hours en route to Australia? [duplicate]

I am flying on Emirates from South Africa via Dubai to Australia and my stop-over is about six hours before I fly to Perth. Do I need a visa? I am South African.
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Do I need to go through immigration for a transit in Dubai? [duplicate]

I am currently working as temporary assignment in Kabul Afghanistan. Some terrible things happened to last week, My passport has been washed and all the visas were gone even with missing page, ...
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Arrival visa from airport

I am an Indian with Kuwaiti residence. If I travel by Emirates with my family (wife + two kids) can I get a stop over in Dubai for 3 days without any difficulty (is it easy to obtain a visa to exit ...
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Do I need a transit visa for waiting 23 hours in Dubai airport?

I am an Indian citizen living in Ukraine. I will be traveling to India but I need to wait in Dubai airport 23 hours for my next flight to India. I will not be leaving Dubai airport. So in this case ...
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Leaving a country without entering another country and coming back

I am planning to go to Dubai from Doha just to accompany my wife who is coming from Egypt. I will not be leaving Dubai's airport and will basically be coming back with her on the same flight. I wonder ...
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1answer
189 views

Connecting flight in Dubai [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Oslo to Dubai through Doha with Qatar airways. When I arrive in Dubai I have 80 minutes to my next connecting flight (which is a separate ticket booked with the same airline) ...
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Is it difficult to find my next transit flight at Dubai airport?

I have to travel to France and the transit will be on Dubai T3. Is it difficult to find gates and next flight there?
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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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1answer
165 views

Is there any problem if the last name prints first than the first name in international air ticket?

Is there any problem if the last name prints first then the first name in international air ticket?
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2answers
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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
25 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
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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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OK we're all adults here, so really, how on earth should I use a squat toilet?

OK so for anyone that's travelled beyond North America and Western Europe you know what I'm talking about. Left: Romania, last year. Right: Turkey, last night. They start popping up in the Balkans ...
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What clothing should I bring to Chicago for New Years' Eve?

I have lived in Las Vegas my whole life, and often the only time I'm around snow is when it's for a sporting purpose. I've never lived someplace cold and when I visit cold places I'm often indoors at ...
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How can I find good classical music concerts in Vienna?

I am looking for good concerts in Vienna. I heard there are a lot of tourist traps around. Specially from sellers in the street "dressed up as Mozart". Not that the performances are bad but the prices ...
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1answer
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I saw a lakeside castle or hotel from the air, north of Newark. What is it?

I recently flew into Newark on a transatlantic flight from Glasgow, UK. I happened to be looking out of the aircraft window (left side) during the descent, and saw a rather unique-looking scene: A ...
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1answer
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In the US, what is the difference between a national park and a national monument? [on hold]

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
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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
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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
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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
265 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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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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What's the best way to get sleep on a train in a sitting compartment?

In late December this year I'll be travelling on an overnight train in Russia. Unfortunately all of the tickets have already sold out for that particular train, with the exception of the sitting ...
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1answer
31 views

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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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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2answers
355 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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4answers
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Do I need a visa if I go with a cruise line to St. Petersburg?

Last week I discussed with a friend if it is necessary to get a Russian visa if you travel with a cruise liner to Saint Petersburg in Russia? I think so, but my friend has the opinion that it is not ...
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0answers
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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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2answers
636 views

Can I enter Thailand without having my passport stamped?

Saudi Arabia and Thailand have no political relations due to the bizarre blue diamond affair. If my passport found to have a Thai stamp during renewal I will be fined some big fine and my passport ...
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1answer
442 views

Are there small group day trips from NYC to Boston?

Are there small group day trips from NYC to Boston, i.e. less than 20 people? All the day trips I've found are large groups (the reviews often speak of 30-50 or 60 people) which tend not to be ...
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1answer
78 views

TSA approved keycard luggage locks that shows if it's been opened?

I want to get those keycard TSA approved luggage locks but I can't find a keycard one that has some method to notify you if it's been opened. All the you-can-know-if-opened locks that I can find are ...
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1answer
126 views

Which carry-on rules apply on a domestic leg of an international flight?

If you have both a domestic and an international (e.g. transatlantic) leg on your flight, checked luggage allowances are determined by the international leg. Recently, some US domestic carrier have ...
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2answers
2k views

Getting work on a cruise ship in order to travel

Yes, I'm perfectly aware that a Google search has lots of sites that offer stories about getting work on a cruise ship. However, a lot of these are trying to sell you books or videos on how to do ...
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1answer
34 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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1answer
69 views

Are prepaid credit cards widely accepted in Gran Canaria?

I am thinking about getting a prepaid credit card for my trip in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain). Are these widely accepted in the region?
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What is the most campsite-dense route between Belgium and the Tatras?

We would like to hike in the Tatras this summer. Due to our kids we can't drive there in one go and would probably like to just take the easy route. Google maps gives us three options. Given that we ...
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0answers
30 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 ...
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0answers
28 views

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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1answer
135 views

Hidden city ticketing

At this link about travel hacks what does the author mean by this? Back to back and hidden city ticketing. Sometimes airlines will charge far more for tickets to that do not include a Saturday ...
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0answers
36 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
48 views

Emirates International Flight and carry-on baggage. Can I take a laptop backpack in addition to the one carry-on bag?

I'm about to travel from ORD to DXB using emirates economy class. According to the website I am only allowed one carry-on bag weighing 15 lbs. My first question is, do they actually weigh carry-on ...
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1answer
55 views

Time between flights in Ministro Pistarini Airport (Buenos Aires)

I have 2h40 between two international flights at Ministro Pistarini Airport, in Buenos Aires. Am I screwed? Coming from Santiago and going to Brazil, both flights are in Terminal A. The tickets are ...
3
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0answers
45 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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