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Change of itinerary and applying for UK visa after getting Schengen visa

I am an Indian citizen residing in Malaysia on an employment visa. I received a multiple entry Schengen visa, valid for two months, to attend a conference in Vienna from the Austrian Embassy. My ...
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Transit visa for Indian passport holder with valid US B1/B2 visitor visa flying to British Virgin Islands

I am an Indian Citizen residing in India. I have a valid US visitor (B1/B2) visa. I am planning to travel to British Virgin Islands next week. My stay in BVI will be for 5 days only and visa is not ...
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Why do hostels require you to 'rent' bedding?

Why do increasingly amount of hostels ask you to pay to make your bed comfortable. I mean, you can buy a dorm bed for a night and then get there just to realise they charge for pillows, blankets, ...
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1answer
106 views

ESTA, Visa, USA, Overstay, Help please!

I am currently in the US. Have been travelling and have only just checked my passport to find the stamp to leave says the 17th Sept. I must plead ignorance as I throughout applying for an ESTA I did ...
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16 views

Is it necessary to book a ferry ticket in advance in September for Greece?

I want to go from Athens to Chania (Crete island) by the night ferry on Sep.12, 2015. I cannot pay online! The payment is never successful. So, possibly i should give up and just buy the ticket ...
3
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1answer
62 views

Any Airlines with Open ended tickets where Return can be determined later by design, or without a change fee?

Sometimes when I do extended travel I have no idea when I will be doing a return and would prefer to choose the return segment later. Not looking for Full Fare tickets {no change fee} or First ...
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1answer
24 views

Transit VISA for India-Germany-Amsterdam

I am travelling from India to Netherlands, and have Schengen VISA for Netherlands. I have a flight layover at Frankfurt, Germany. Do I need a transit VISA for changing flights (same terminal)?
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Hostel wants my Credit Card security code via email, is this legit?

Why would a hostel I book through HostelWorld want my credit card's security code (on the back)? Are they going to use this to charge their own deposit and essentially mess around with bookings ...
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1answer
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International flight - Changing airport and airline in New york

I'm looking at an international flight and the return segment involves changing airports from John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) to LaGuardia Airport (LGA). The airline changes as well, from British ...
3
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1answer
28 views

Car camping on transatlantic ship

I am curious about the most economic way to travel to and through Europe and was thinking to load camping gear in a hatchback and put it on a ferry to somewhere in Europe (e.g. Lisbon) together with ...
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1answer
23 views

Spouse with Danish residence permit's proofs necessary to apply my tourist Schengen Visa?

Me and my wife have planned a Europe trip with Italy being the main Destination. She is in Denmark presently and hold's a Danish residence permit which will be valid for our tour duration, she does ...
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Visiting the US as a tourist with a visa obtained for business purpose

Can I use a B1/B2 visa for tourism that was originally obtained for business purposes BEFORE I actually visit the US even once? I had applied for a business visitor visa for a valid business reason ...
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1answer
54 views

International connection at US airport with US re-entry issue [duplicate]

I need to get to the Caribbean from Europe but had overstayed in the US about 7 years back and am supposedly denied re-entry fr 10 years... since all reasonable flight scenarios I find involved going ...
2
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1answer
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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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0answers
38 views

How do I get from Turkey to Germany without passing border control? [on hold]

I am a Syrian citizen looking to travel to Berlin. Unfortunately I do not have a valid Schengen visa. What is the cheapest way of traveling from Turkey to Germany without passing EU border controls?
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Is there a guarantee that flightfox.com will be cheaper than other booking methods?

Recently, I tried to use flightfox, as I have read that they are much cheaper than other websites. Before proceeding with my booking however, I was faced by the fact that I had to pay a $49 fee before ...
2
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0answers
5 views

Buying train ticket from Bucharest to Constanța online?

I am going to Bucharest in the middle of September, and I want to goto Constanța by train. By using the Internet, I've found there should be quite a lot of train rides going there. However, I am used ...
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2answers
421 views

September/October in the Alps

Is it possible to have trekking in the Alps in September and October? It will be warm enough to do such type of activity? Is there high probability of rain and clouds?
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19 views

Transit visa to UAE for Costa Rican citizen [duplicate]

I am a Costa Rican citizen living in Costa Rica. I am looking at visiting Kenya, and my best option seems to fly to Dubai on a larger airline, then get a smaller airline from Dubai to Kenya. Let's ...
2
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2answers
199 views

As a USA citizen, can I cross the USA-Canada land border with my Hungarian passport?

a little background about the question, born and raised in the USA, i own a house that keeps me in the states and a full time job in the states. I am a triple citizen: USA, Hungary, and Canada. For ...
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1answer
234 views
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Supplying your own needle for Blood test for a Kurdistan residency permit

For the blood test (if still required) (see Current blood test requirement for Kurdistan residency permit) can one supply one’s own needle? Details of what is involved, in medical terms, would also ...
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0answers
27 views

What forms of identification can I use if I don't have a credit / debit card on the Deutsche Bahn if passports aren't allowed? [duplicate]

I will be traveling on my own to Germany in a few days, and will take the train on Deutsche Bahn. I am 17, and have no credit cards, debit cards, etc. My parents will be booking the journey in ...
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0answers
21 views

How can I get from Gatwick to Weston-super-mare? [on hold]

trying to get from Gatwick to weston-super-mare on Monday 7 September. Any advice? I land at 16:00 and would really like to get there by 8:00 if possible. Cheers!
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0answers
11 views

UK DIrect Airside transit Visa [duplicate]

I have one question for you regarding my travel from US to India via UK(layover 3 hrs). I have Expired H1B and valid H1B extension(I797) and In addition to H1B I also have valid USA Business( B1/B2 ...
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0answers
14 views

Shipping a kindle from amazon.com to Guanajuato [on hold]

I am getting pretty tired of lugging a stack of books around and I'm ready to get on the kindle wagon. I am in Guanajuato right now, taking on some study. Electronics in Guanajuato seem to be kind of ...
7
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3answers
5k views

Claiming compensation for late service of Eurotunnel

Yesterday I was coming back from France using the Euro Tunnel, and they had substantial delays of about 90 minutes. Hence the question: when is it possible to claim any compensation from them for the ...
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0answers
26 views

New license, insurance is 472/month :( [on hold]

I am an international student and recently graduated and bought a car. Before buying the car geico sold me insurance based on my indian drivers license for 92$ per month. I got my liicense on 4th of ...
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0answers
21 views

Compensation for Eurotunnel delay of 4 1/2 hours 2015 [duplicate]

Arrived 1 hour before scheduled departure hoping to get an earlier crossing but told on arrival that the trains were delayed by 1 hour. In Duty Free the boards said crossings were delayed by 2 hours. ...
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0answers
12 views

Can I stay longer than my schengen visa states? [duplicate]

I granted a schengen visa to Germany for 6 days only. But I'd like to stay a little longer. Is it legal to stay for one more week or should I get an extension? And if I have to get an extension how ...
6
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1answer
1k views

US Customs when coming through Canada

I have an upcoming trip where I will be flying to and from Copenhagen, through Toronto. I notice that my departure and return gate in the Philadelphia airport is not in the international terminal. ...
4
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1answer
38 views

Travelling around Iceland in mid November

I am a great chess fan and this November the European Team Championship is taking place in Reykjavik. I've been wanting to visit Iceland for a while and this seems like quite a good oportunity to me. ...
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0answers
23 views

Baggage permission while travelling [on hold]

What are the precautionary measure should be taken for obtaining more than 100 kgs baggage while travelling by air? Also how to get some magnetic related goods while travelling by air?
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4answers
4k views

Can I take a big jar of Nutella in my cabin luggage on a European flight?

I will fly from Marseille through Amsterdam to Berlin TXL with Airfrance/KLM and I would like to take a large jar of Nutella. It's new and unopened. Since it's not liquid there should not be a ...
6
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1answer
798 views

Will residents of New York State need an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) to fly domestically in the US in 2016?

I am a U.S. citizen living in New York state and I have heard that I will need to purchase an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) to fly domestically in the U.S. starting in 2016. Is this true? According ...
8
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1answer
405 views

Are there any drinking water fountains/taps in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport?

I'm not a big fan of spending 3EUR for a 250ml bottle of water, hence the question: are there any drinking water fountains/taps in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, be it airside or at ...
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2answers
50 views

Are there any places to sleep in Helsinki Vantaa airport the night before an early flight?

I have an early morning flight out of Helsinki Vantaa airport and am thinking of spending the night there. Are there any places where I can get some sleep? I'm mainly looking for landside options ...
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1answer
57 views

Can I stay longer than what my Schengen visa states?

I was granted a Schengen visa type C with 6 days duration of stay, can I stay longer than that? And if I can what should I do?
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what are the precautions one should take and things to be carried when travelling from india to usa [on hold]

what are the precautions one should take and things to be carried while travelling from india to other american countries.what are the chances of getting caught if one is carrying banned items
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Belarus visa application

I wish to go from Dresden, Germany, to Moscow, Russia, via Poland and Belarus. Do I need, and how do I get a transit visa for Belarus?
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Traveling to Seoul, phone questions

I have an ASUS zenphone 2 (yay for dual sim slots!) and I'm traveling to Seoul next week for a two week business trip. 1) do I need to worry about a power converter for the phone charger, or will the ...
10
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3answers
253 views

Do I need sunglasses in the Dolomites?

I was recommended to have sunglasses when hiking in the Dolomites, as the surfaces are of rather light color and reflect a lot of light. I was hiking in other areas of the Alps and cross-country ...
4
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0answers
82 views

Free snorkeling sites in Cuba

One of our favourite activities when travelling is diving. I've been reading about good snorkeling sites, but all require a tax to access to the beach or are located in the expensive touristic areas ...
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0answers
24 views

UK to Belarus via Ukraine, and Ukraine International [on hold]

So I am planning on flying from London to Minsk, Belarus, and the cheapest flight is from Ukraine International Airlines, with a 3h layover in Kiev. How is UIA as an airline, I've heard it's ...
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0answers
52 views

French Schengen visa refused in India - what to do? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national working in Kuwait with residency here . I wanted to take my family on a euro trip this may . The family included my wife and daughter (who live with me) and my parents-in-law ...
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0answers
31 views

Books about trekking in the Italian Alps [on hold]

Would you recommend any literature regarding trekking in Alps? I like pictures, maps, schemas. I need book that could describe routes, difficulty, places to stay. UPD. Making question narrow. I'm ...
17
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2answers
4k views

Can tourists or other travellers in China get in trouble for using a VPN or other method to get around the “Great Firewall”?

The People's Republic of China blocks some very popular websites used throughout the rest of the world including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. This is known colloquially as the "Great Firewall of ...
11
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3answers
275 views

Hostel accommodation in Geneva

I'm struggling for choices of hostel accommodation in Geneva first weekend of December. between hostel world, hostel bookers, YHA and Hi hostels there are only four options under (only just under) ...
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1answer
33 views

Can i get a Visa for Nepal in its border with India?

I'm an European citzen with a visa for India that allows for multiple entries. As I understaund, that doesent allow me to enter Nepal. If i go to Nepal's border, can i get a Nepal's visa there? What ...
5
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1answer
353 views

How long does it take for German consulates to process visa appeals?

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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