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I once had a similar issue: the passport was reissued and thus the passport data has changed. Moreover, I had two flights from two different airlines booked separately (with a day stopover). Not finding a possibility to change the booking data online, I just emailed both airlines via an email from their website (or via some contact form, I do not remember ...


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I am no travel expert. But I wish to present a hypothetical to you because everybody else here seems to think you can just forget about it for the most part. A few years ago, I was fined £10 by a low-budget airline in the UK for failing to pre-enter my passport details into my booking online, because now they had to do it themselves at the "check-in" desk ...


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Gayot Fow's answer is, as usual, correct, but he has neglected to call attention to a critical flaw in your reasoning. You are under the impression that you will be spending 28 days and 30 minutes in the Schengen area, but under the Schengen rules, that is not the case. There is no such thing as a "minute" under these rules. That is to say, a 28-day visa ...


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You should change your ticket. Schengen officials expect the person to regulate their affairs in such a way that these types of questions are not necessary. When you applied for the visa you satisfied them that you would be out and gone by midnight on the 28th day and they expect you to be prudent enough to back off of that deadline so that the ...


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He cannot travel on an expired passport. He will not even get a boarding card from the airline when checking in (first time he has to show his passport).


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Your friend's only course of action is to apply for a new passport (or perhaps another emergency travel document) at the High Commission or a consulate of Pakistan. If it takes too long for your friend's travel plans, there is not much to be done. Renewal shouldn't take that long. According to the website of the High Commission, regular applications are ...


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There's absolutely no way. Latest the immigration authority would stop him, he will probably not even be let on the plane.


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Summary: Yes. You'll need to show your new passport to the airline. They will not care that you had already told them about a different passport. You may be able to update the passport associated with your booking online, before you check in. Discussion: I think the assumption that it is costly to change passport details on your record is false. When ...


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I'm a dual citizen, and I've had enough headaches with the whole situation... but when it comes to booking, I've never had any issues. However, I've been told by airport staff that once you check in, you can't simply switch passports - you might be able to do it if you go ask a member of the airport staff to change it, but I've never needed to try it. ...


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You will likely be asked to show your passport when checking in for the flight. Flights to countries that require advance travel notice (e.g., UK, USA, Canada) will require a manual check of documents by airline staff, even if you entered the information online. Just present the new passport when at the airport, and that's the information that will be ...


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In my experience as a holder of multiple passports, airlines don't care what passport details you enter when you book. (The primary exception being the US, which is picky and wants to know everything in advance.) As long as your name doesn't change, and they can verify on check-in that you have a visa or don't need one, they're fine. Out of interest, where ...


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Consolidators buy seats in bulk from various airlines and then re-sell the seats, usually through travel agents, at a discount. Because they buy seats in very large quantities, they get much lower fares and even adding on their margins provides an airfare that is often lower than the airline's best internet fare. But these come with conditions, one of the ...


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Wikipedia shows that SCAT Airlines flies from MCX to Aktau, Kazakhstan, which technically is in Asia (despite being only 300 km away, it's on the other side of the Caspian Sea). These flights didn't seem to show up on Kayak, but it may be that SCAT doesn't sell tickets through Kayak. All the other flights listed are within Russia.


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It's worth considering. There is no such thing as perfectly "safe" in this regard, only varying levels of risk. Typically the airline will allow enough time that the transfer can be made, including luggage, etc, if the first flight arrives on time and everything goes as planned. But it's not a guarantee. If the first flight is delayed for any reason (which ...


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There is no absolute answer to this question. In theory, the airline does not like missed connections because they have to find some way to re-accommodate you to your final destination, so they have every incentive not to schedule connections that are too tight to make. In practice, there are lots of missed connections every day, especially when the first ...


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I used to have severe anxiety myself and still get it quite a bit when flying. My problem was my anxiety was triggered from a fear of being sick (Emetophobia). It would often be triggered in crowded places and situations I didn't feel I could escape from meaning airports and flights were perfect conditions for this. Here are some techniques I've picked up ...


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Qualifier, I have some form of anxiety. Disclaimer, personal experience, may not be reliable ! First, you need to know there's a possibility it's not airports in themselves that make you anxious, but rather a stressful memory that gets triggered. There's no notion of time in the human subconscious, so when two similar events overlap, even with something ...


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just to be more affirmative about your last question: If my ORD->BOS flight is delayed so I miss the flight out of BOS, will United (or Lufthansa) be obligated to get me from BOS to TLV? Absolutely yes! United is fully responsible for all your flights as you purchased it from them and they provided you the best way to get from point A to point B. Note ...


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If you've purchased it as part of a single itinerary, most likely the answer to your first question is yes. Generally, if the carriers are part of an alliance or have interline agreements, then your bag would be through-checked in to your final destination. You can confirm this at the ticketing counter. Answer to your 2nd question is most likely a yes ...


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I had a small amount of beach sand from a Florida beach and it was confiscated by TSA agents at the Tampa airport. The sand came from a relatives beachfront home and they said it was ok for me to have it.


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Yes. Ignoring the possibility of changing the time of the ticket, which the other answers have covered well, there's also the ability to cancel it outright, which is often equally relevant. Most full-price tickets can be cancelled either completely for free or with minimal fees, which makes them extremely useful if travelling on a business trip, for example, ...


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Google.com/flights is a good alternative to see fast where are current flight carries to one city.


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I use itasoftware.com, when you put in your city there is a button beside it that you can use to expand to airports within a certain number of miles and you can deselect the ones that are not of interest. To find closest international airport I use TravelMath.com


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Flexible tickets are worth it if and only if it's highly likely you will need to change your tickets at short notice. If you're on a business trip of uncertain length (say, negotiating a contract), this kind of thing is frequent, and a flexible ticket that costs $1000 is a better deal than a fixed ticket that costs $500 plus >50% odds of needing to pay a ...


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I can't speak specifically to Lufthansa, but with some experience on other airlines - if you change your flight on a saver-style fare, you pay a change fee and the difference between the fares. If you are close to the date of travel the saver fares are generally sold out, so you are paying the difference between saver and flexi, and often a "we've got ...


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Let me explain TPM is ticketed point mileage which are the actual miles flown an a non-stop sector route from airport to airport in great circle distance. MPM is the maximum mileage permitted in fare calculation.MPMs are published in the IATA mileage once a year. This means that the TPMs must not exceed the MPM for a fare to apply with no surcharge. CUM ...


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The UK government provides all the information you ask for (and more) on gov.uk. To surmarize what you need to do, from that site: If you are entering the UK from the EU or a listed non-EU country your pet must: be identified with a microchip have received a rabies vaccination followed by a 21 day wait be accompanied by the relevant ...


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The immigration checkpoint will be essentially unavoidable when you arrive at your final destination. You can't get anywhere interesting without passing through immigration first. You can't even get your checked luggage, as the baggage claim is between the immigration and customs checkpoints. You may want to avoid passport control in an airport where you ...


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When checking in your luggage, ask the person in charge about your luggage; normally, they should be transferred automatically and you will pick them up in London. Also, if you are a minor, you should also tell the person doing the luggage checkin; they will help you get around and will help you towards your connecting flight in Dubai airport when you ...


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ICAO Annex 9 chapter 5 covers removal. Entries 5.10 and 5.11: 5.10 When a person is found inadmissible and is returned to the aircraft operator for transport away from the territory of the State, the aircraft operator shall not be precluded from recovering from such person any transportation costs involved in his removal. 5.11 The aircraft operator ...


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For your British passport, the controlling reference is Paragraph 12 of the rules, which says in part... A person claiming to be a British citizen must prove that he has the right of abode in the United Kingdom by producing either: a United Kingdom passport describing him as a British citizen or as a citizen of the United Kingdom and ...


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Flight track website such as flightradar24 and flightaware provide this information. Both website provides the aircraft model used for each flights and the actually arrive and departure time. While flightradar24 cannot track all flights between 2 cities, but provides actual plane (and registration code) used for every flight. Flighttrader24 also provides ...


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You should be on a single ticket within the oneworld alliance. You should not have to collect your luggage and re-check it in despite changing airlines with some exceptions: If you are travelling on connecting oneworld flights, your luggage will be checked through to your final destination at the time of check-in. The two listed exceptions: If the ...


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If you would normally need a visa to enter the United States (which Venezuelan citizens do), then you also need a visa to transit through a US airport. This is true whether or not you exit the airport during your layover - if the plane you are on touches down in the US, you will need a visa.


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There are no specific regulations against taking photos during take off and landing - as long as you are not endangering the crew and passengers. Each airline, however is free to have their own policies. For example some will not allow cameras with external battery packs. For more detailed discussion on this, check out this post on photo.stackexchange.com. ...


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Baggage transfers are handled using trailers hauled by small motorized tractors. These vehicles can easily travel between terminals. There could be a baggage conveyor system connecting the terminals, but if there is not, your bags will be taken in this or another sort of vehicle. In case your baggage does not get to the flight you are on, it will be sent ...


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When you checked in for your first flight you were given a baggage receipt. It is a small sticker and it is often stuck to the back of a paper boarding card or (irritatingly) your passport. The receipt looks something like this: but yours won't be green. At least an hour before your flight, find an Air India staff member (at the check in desk or at the ...


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Calchas gives a good factual answer, but for myself, I would say, probably a dozen times a year I buy a ticket between two countries from a seller in a third country (sometimes while sitting in a fourth country and residing in a fifth). Never, ever had a problem.


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Yes it is possible. A few websites will insist that the "point of sale" to be in the country where the first flight originates. So if you are searching for flights from Dubai from the .co.uk website, suddenly everything is priced in AED. Iberia.com certainly used to insist on this, but they seem to changed practise recently. British Airways does do it on ...


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TSA isn't going to let you anywhere near the gate with that. They don't care about deactivated. Looks real/it's real as far as they are concerned. Since someone complained about a lack of sources: https://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/firearms-and-ammunition Realistic replicas of firearms: No.


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If you want to travel within one country in Europe you can often use the train planner to get a combination of train and bus, like the Bahn site for Germany and Belgianrail for Belgium. In the UK you can use traveline for train, coach and buses, I am not sure about flights but it might work. Non of those keeps being that helpful when crossing national ...


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rome2rio is a multimodal transport search engine that mixed flight, bus and ship. Compared to fromatob it search much faster and cover bigger area. It also show the route of each option in the map. (the upper one is exeter, uk-Hong kong searched by fromatob and the lower is same route searched by rome2rio)


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Ignoring the fact that it's a bazooka, are you sure it isn't too big for cabin baggage anyway ? Even dismantled, it looks quite long. BA's maximum size for cabin baggage is: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm (see: http://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/baggage-essentials/hand-baggage-allowances ) Is it less than 56cm long dismantled and boxed up ? If not, you ...


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BA's website is crystal clear: All firearms (including replica and decommissioned) and ammunition are restricted under UK law and may be carried only with advanced notification and with the appropriate licences and documentation. ... Each case containing firearms or ammunition is subject to a £50 charge at check-in each way to cover the cost of our ...


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I landed sitting on the toilet Tuesday in Atlanta from Amsterdam. Dont eat smoked salmon on ur flight. Ouch. I actually told the flight attendant I couldnt wait and she just told me to stay put until the plane stopped. I held on tight and honestly it wasnt that bad aside from the cramps.


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Given that you are making one booking for the whole trip through onetravel i would assume you'll get a single ticket for all legs. Given that Qatar Airways and Malaysian Airlines are part the same Oneworld alliance, i would expect they have interline agreements to checkthrough your baggage for the whole journey. If not this travelSE answer covers the ...


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There's a reasonably decent American mystery novel that features a courtroom scene with the defense attorney asking the Court to weigh the evidence. (The defendant is charged with smuggling.) The judge replies that he always weighs the evidence, but the attorney means literally. Without the drugs, it matches the weight on the checked baggage receipt. With ...


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TIMATIC thinks your Canadian passport cannot admit you because it's expired. "Passports and other documents accepted for entry issued to nationals of Canada must be valid on arrival." Whether you would actually be turned away is another matter, but a cautious airline would be unwise to board you in violation of the clear instruction there. However, TIMATIC ...


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Not all countries have the same rules about what is over-the-counter and what is prescribed. You need to look up your specific medication and perhaps ask the country you are going to. For example, I use Sudafed for allergy and cold congestion. In Canada, you can buy it over-the-counter if it has acetaminophen added (which makes it harder to use as a ...


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You should have written valid drug prescriptions with you when traveling to reduce the potential problems you can encounter when getting in/out of a country. Some prescriptions drugs can be more "controlled" in different countries. Valid drug prescription can be really useful in case you need to have a refill your prescriptions while traveling (for example ...



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