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Wow, How did I miss this question when it originally played... I actually did use their deal for this, it's now called the "Visit Argentina" pas (originally their "Argentina Travel" deal). We used it for four legs. The main problem is that they use a hub and spoke model, with all flights flying in and out of Buenos Aires, pretty much. So while we wanted to ...


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I would recommend you to use despegar to book tickets and hotels, you could probably find better deals there in compare to expedia.


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To add to Kate's answer, if you booked through an IATA accredited (and/or similar national trade body) travel agent they may be able to arrange accommodation or alternate flights at no extra cost to you, as part of the "guarantee" that comes with your package. They might even be able to compensate you for lost time at work, though I think this is unlikely. ...


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In March 2015, I accidentally left it on my keychain while going through security in a U.S. Airport. The TSA agent noticed my keychain in the bin and asked about the Swiss tech key chain tool. After he examined it he declared it a blade and tossed it in the bin, never to been seen by me again. My advice, leave it home.


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Flightradar24 provides data by airport, by route and by plane: http://flightradar24.com/data Example: http://flightradar24.com/data/airplanes/tc-jjj


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In a nutshell, everything is possible: dropping the car off in another German city, renting in Austria and dropping it off in Germany or vice versa. You will pay a premium for one-way rentals and then extra on top of that for cross-border one-way rentals. But you can do it with all the major international brands. Beyond that, German motorways are not quite ...


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Start at the end, by arranging the flight out of Germany. Choose the city of departure that is the most convenient regarding prices and schedules. This way you will have fixed three parameters: the arrival in Bucharest and departure from Bucharest as well as the departure from Germany. Then, choose a flight between Bucharest and Germany. Choose again a ...


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If this doesn't affect the price of your flight tickets, I would suggest to fly to one city, e.g. Berlin, drive to the other end of Germany, eg. Munich while stopping at Frankfurt or Nuremberg and then fly home. I see little sense in driving back to the arrival airport, unless this affects the price of the flight tickets or the rental car (one-way rentals ...


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To be quite honest I think you are barking up the wrong tree but you can try and use a suggestion from Airliners.net thread on maintenance records. It may be possible to receive at least some information on aircraft maintenance from Plane Fax but as was suggested these may have be a matter of public record. But if you feel like spending $99 for a report ...


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http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightRating/flightRatingByRoute.do I think thats what you're looking for


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This is why it's a great idea to buy travel insurance (they sell some that doesn't include a medical component.) I have a trip happening where the airline has moved one flight by 48 hours. By objecting I was able to get it to just 24 hours moved, and my travel insurance is covering the extra night's stay at the hotel I was supposed to be leaving that day, as ...


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As Tom already explained, this is common and you are not generally entitled to anything else than a possibility to reschedule/cancel the flight. But you would in fact be entitled to extra monetary compensation under EU passenger rights rules if the flight had been cancelled less than two weeks before departure. Rescheduling in April for June, they don't ...


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All flights are subject to schedule changes and yes sometimes it can be by as much as 48 or more hours and yes it is totally legal. You usually have three choices: 1) you can accept the new flight schedule; 2) you can ask them to reschedule you on another flight without fee; 3) you can cancel and get a full refund. But these options come with a time limit, ...


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You can put AAdvantage award seats on hold for five days at www.aa.com. You do not actually need to have any miles, signing up for an account is free. The availability of anytime awards are quite good because they are hideously expensive.


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As the various examples people have given show this really does happen. What's going on here is that the airlines are subject to substantial fines if they bring in a passenger which is obviously inadmissible. Thus if a country requires a ticket for onward travel the airlines are very likely to ask to see this ticket before boarding you. You'll find the ...


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There are many reasons why fares could be different but looking for LAX-AMS and AMS-LAX return flights in the coming month on ITA's Matrix, the fare for the cheapest flights seems roughly equivalent in both directions, around $850-$900 so I don't think that what you heard is true (if you want to reproduce this or fiddle with the parameters yourself, I was ...


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Yes of course, if you have the necessary documents to enter both countries and make the travel arrangements yourself for both of them, the Russian authorities don't care which country you're arriving from. There are very few countries in the world where this would be a problem, like going to Saudi Arabia right after Israel for example, but they wouldn't ...


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As of 2015-04-16 WEST it seems possible. After having printed my boarding pass, here’s what I did: Clicked Manage Booking near the top of the Ryanair page. On the next page, clicked: Add checked bags On another page, selected as option Add Services- Baggage/Transfers/Car Parking. In the section Retrieve my booking, I entered my reservation number and the ...


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I looked up an Emirates flight from Gatwick to Dubai on FlightRadar24 and came up with EK12. Seems they avoid Syria and Iraq and fly over Iran. http://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ek12/#5ffa0b8 There is no guarantee it'll take the exact same route each day, but it should mostly be similar. In any case, you can browse a few days into the past to see ...


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there are a few websites out there to check the exactly route an airplane takes. try http://www.flightradar24.com/ for example.


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The ITA Matrix allows you to search by aircraft type, though this is an undocumented feature. In the Advanced Routing Language field, you would input /aircraft followed by the aircraft types, indicated with a t: and using the IATA equipment codes. For example, suppose I wanted to fly from Miami to Los Angeles and was very insistent that the flights be on ...


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I'm unaware about flight search engines allowing you to specify the plane type. This is nevertheless interesting, and could indeed be a feature request for Skyscanner or similar engines. A possible strategy to circumvent this could be looking for airplane statistics. You mention the A380. According to Airbus, an increasing number of airlines are beginning ...


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On your way to where you live in France, when you stopped in Germany, customs asked you questions about your electronics and you told them what you told us - that you had lived in France for 2 years, and bought all these items in the US a year and a half ago. They asked you if you had declared them and paid import duties, and you said no. They then imposed ...


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All airlines will check that you have a valid passport and documentation before they board you. And most do record this information in your booking, even if they aren't required to submit it via APIS and such. However there are no universal rules as to when they gather this info, other than the rule that they are required to check it BEFORE boarding you. ...


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Yes, this can be require depending on the type and destination. For example, some countries insist that you have six months left before expiry date, and also, visa requirements are different for different nationalities. As a result, she may be being extra diligent, and preventing you from encountering a problem when you check in for your flight and they ...


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Most countries can hold the airlines responsible to carry passengers back if they carry a passenger without a valid documentation. That's why airlines checks for travel documents and may refuse you from boarding if they have a good reason to believe that you will be refused entry or have other problems. Whether the airline staffs' assessment of your ...


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I am not a lawyer or an immigration expert, but if your mother was, in essence, visiting the US once on the way out and then not visiting it on the way back, it is irrelevant whether her Visa Waiver would have expired (ESTA is not a visa - it is merely a certification that allows her to board a plane - the Visa Waiver is what permits her to enter the US, and ...


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As @andra mentions, it is commonly accepted that flying East is more complicated. I am the exact opposite. When I was flying routinely from Europe to the US (for about 10 years) I usually landed about 15:00 or 16:00 local time (which was about 22:00 at home / body time) and tried many times to follow the advice "stay up until the night". This ended up me ...


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There are specific requirements per country in EU. EasyJet has a good page on that. Note that minors (< 18 yo) flying from Portugal are covered by one of the specific entries in the page I linked.


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There's no definitive answer to this and it will vary by country and airline. This is what the UK Civil Aviation Authority says: http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=2207&pageid=12706 From a safety point of view children (it doesn't specify an age) SHOULD be seated CLOSE to their parent/guardian. The reasons are many but if you imagine a ...


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Any person above 2 years must have a seat, but where is that seat that's something left for common sense and not covered by any policy I am aware of. Seating policies usually go like "every effort must be made to ensure that families are seated next to each other" and that's it, and as we know, as long as that "effort" costs money, then airlines might ...


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Happens often enough that there appear to be no rules at all about seating children other than not in the exit rows. The airline seat-reservation model certainly has no exceptions for age, but if you call the reservation line they will probably accommodate you next time. If not, maybe enough of: Can I really sit a 4 year old next to innocent strangers ...


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So I am currently overstaying with a tourist visa for about a year and half now. Currently I ran out of visa (the tourist visa) and I had no time to re do the marriage visa In 18 months you have had no time to sort out your immigration status??? The various governments will not like (or believe) that at all. You are married to a local citizen and ...


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One could drive over Austria. There are no controls between Italy and Austria and Austria and Germany. Only if they are looking for a criminal or something like that :)


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First of all its not like this that Finland does not allow to have dual nationality . If you visit Migri pages there you can find clearly that they mention that we do not have any problem for Dual nationality . Its all from government of Pakistan who have contract with 16 other countries to keep dual nationality and if you get nationality of any other ...


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Since you're not using an agency, you'll need a credit card with a big enough limit. In order to get the confirmation in order, they will need to get the charge approved and posted to your account. When you cancel, you'll get a credit from them. Time it so that the debit and credit fall within the same billing cycle to avoid having to make a payment or ...


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If you don't need a visa to visit Canada, then you don't need one to transit through it. A government of Canada page makes it simple to check your country. I checked Jordan for you, and you would need a visa to visit. Of those who need a visa to visit, only four countries in the world qualify for Transit Without Visa through Canada: Indonesia Thailand ...


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The ITA Matrix will let you search for this. (It doesn't let you book, but does tell you enough to let a travel agent recreate and book them for you, see this question for details). Simply pop in several airport codes in the from and/or to boxes separated by commas, such as shown: Then on the search results see what was the cheapest combination. In this ...


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According to Timatic you will require a visa: Transit passengers are required to hold a passport or passport replacing document required to enter Canada. Passport required. Passports and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for the intended transit period. Visa required. Additional Information: Visitors ...


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According to Wikipedia, low-cost carriers usually don't overbook. They are able to do this and remain profitable as the majority of their customers are tourists, instead of business fliers, and their tickets are non-refundable, thereby lowering the chances of passengers missing their flights. Wikipedia mentions JetBlue as an example of a company which ...


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The Ryanair Passenger Charter claims: Ryanair is the only airline in Europe that does not overbook its flights; therefore Ryanair has eliminated the possibility of passengers being denied boarding due to overbooking. However if for technical or immigration reasons, it becomes necessary to accommodate passengers on another flight, Ryanair will try to ...


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Almost every airline offers a flexible and a non-flexible fares, with well-thought prices determined to get as much money out of your wallet as possible. And the difference between these flexible/non-flexible fares, which you apparently qualify as "significant extra cost" may in fact be lower than the difference between two flights offered by different ...


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The fare basis is the airline's identifier of your exact air fare. This is usually an impenetrable looking 7-to-8 letter string like TA2PXOW. The extended version of this is the fare construction, which adds in key details like what flight from where to where on what day this air fare is for. The fare class is simply the first letter of the fare basis, ...


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Absolutely not. No airline will accept a photocopy of an ID since it'd be trivial to counterfeit one. And these days just about every airline wants to know who flies with them for two reasons: a) avoid people with some evil intent b) allow identifying victims of a crash. Air India on the topic: For domestic travel within India, valid photo ...


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I think you are mistaken on your journey times, but Milan is still definitely your best bet. By train, Milan to Genoa is over 4 hours, and Genoa to Verona is over 6 hours. By road, however, the times are more like 1:30 from Milan to Genoa and 3 hours Genoa to Verona Why not hire a car for the trip? Driving in northern Italy can be an amazing experience.


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Very few airlines issue paper tickets these days. You can walk up to the counter with wad of money and get one, but that's really not wallet friendly. You can easily book online and get a confirmation number and an e-ticket number as your receipt. Doing this at least a week or two ahead of flying will increase the chances of getting a cheap ticket. On ...


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Easyjet still doesn't have weight limit. Just a size limit of 50x40x20cm. This handy chart outlines the baggage size and weight requirements for many European carriers. Pretty helpful for anyone heading over to Europe.


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I've actually looked into this quite a bit before. It depends on the airline, of course, but many of them are willing to let you reschedule the flight within a year from the purchase date. Some have change fees, some don't.


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I have found regardless of bag size AA will not allow any roller bags. They will Gate check. My computer bag is not small looking but fits under the seat. I have been with others whos bags are half the size of mine but due to them having rollers have been forced to gate check. This is their policy and no measuring is considered.


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As you are British, you are from the EU, and you only need a national identity card to enter the Schengen area (Spain in your case). According to this good Wikipedia article on the Scengen visa policy, you should even "be afforded every reasonable opportunity to obtain the necessary documents or have them brought to them within a reasonable period of time ...



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