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Short answer: No, you will not get such a discount. Longer answer: For any significantly-sized airliner, the commodity they have to sell you is floor space in the cabin, not weight. If you're occupying one seat of the same size, you're costing the airline almost exactly the same as someone who weighs twice what you do. Let's consider some numbers: ...


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Samoa Air does, but the demographics make the reason for that obvious. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/10127347/Samoa-Air-introduces-XL-class-for-larger-passengers.html Also an individual passenger's weight is not that important until we are on very small planes.


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A big reason airlines want to keep baggage weight down isn't because the weight of the baggage (or passengers) directly increases fuel consumption (or other direct costs) but because baggage carriers have to move those bags. If everybody has bags that are unwieldy from weight or size then it will take a lot longer for the throwers to move the bags to/from ...


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According to Visit Greenland, at the time of writing there are no ferries to Greenland from either Canada nor Iceland nor Denmark. Indeed Greenland doesn't seem to be an appealing market for inter-country ferries. The linked site nevertheless suggests hopping on a cruise that includes Greenland on its list of destinations, as these are becoming more and more ...


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1. Train You can get train tickets at DB bahn. If you buy in advance (say now) you can get saver fares ticket for a price of 39,00 EUR. This is for relatively faster connections: 4h 41min. If time is not an issue and you would not mind traveling 6h 35min and changing the train 4 time,there are options for 22,00 EUR. However later you buy more expencive your ...


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Get a big coat, with lots of pockets. No-one on a regular airline is going to give you a discount for being slim. You still occupy a whole seat, don't you? If you are so overweight that you need two seats, that's another story. They'll rightly charge you double. A while ago Ryanair charged triple for people who need two seats due to obesity or other reasons ...


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They aren't charging you for your weight, they are charging you for the seat you are taking up. It doesn't matter if you weight 120kg, 70kg or 30kg, you are still going to take up one seat. So, except on rare occasion (like Somoa Air), they will never give you a discount for weighing less.


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As elsewhere in Western Europe, both are available, busses tend to be longer and somewhat cheaper. In both cases, there are discounts for advance purchase and the prices change depending on demand so you will have to check yourself to see how big the difference is for this particular trip. There is in any case a direct train from Amsterdam Central Station ...


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TL;DR => the answer is it's free, or can be. There's a real-life instance of this to provide some practical information... When former British Army paratrooper Karl Bushby arrived in Las Vegas on his incredible and extraordinary Walk Around the World, his name went up on the Caesars Palace marquee as he received a two-day rest in a luxury suite ...


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Big malls have free WiFi for sure. The Dubai Mall offers it free of registration, while Mall of the Emirates require a simple registration - the password will be sent to your phone with a SMS. The hotel where I was staying had free WiFi in the hall. If you really need internet I suggest to get a SIM card from local company Du (Emirates Integrated ...


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There are plenty of options available, subject to accommodation availability and the season. Since you plan for September, I deliberately eliminate major wildlife sanctuaries since possibilities of getting permits done are rare. Agumbe. State: Karnataka. Koyna Nagar. State: Maharashtra. Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary. State: Maharashtra. Mudumalai. State: ...


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Well, yes it sounds weird because it is weird. The 50 CUC on "Kometa" is round trip (see here) that includes a transfer from bus station to Port as far as I can tell but as mentioned on the page: "expect a lousy ride". On the bus that is. The flights are available too. Served by Cubana for $82/pp round trip. So it's up to you what you would like to do. ...


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I use two cards overseas. One is a Visa debit card tied to an account at Charles Schwab. They are slowly switching to chip-and-sign, but not yet for my type of account. However, I get unlimited ATM fee rebate (including retroactively when their automated system did not parse Icelandic ATM fees). The fine print admits to charging between 0.10% and 1.00% on ...


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You can look to see which banks have branches in your hometown area better than we can (the old fashion yellow pages, chamber of commerce, etc). So that is a good starting place to research your needs. Mobile check depositing is becoming pretty common place with bank apps in the USA. I work with three different banks (2 national banks, 1 local credit ...


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The answer given by reirab is a very good one. I'd like to add the aircraft operations perspective. For airlines, having passengers pay based on their weight is non-trivial to implement. Before a flight, the airline must determine the total weight of the aircraft. This includes the weight of all people on board. The aircraft may be full of very skinny ...


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Wifi can be found fairly widely, the big problem though is that almost all of them need a UAE mobile number to receive your login details. Non-UAE numbers aren't accepted. Login pages often look like this, with the UAE restriction: Assuming you do have a UAE number (/get one), then you can find wifi at most of the main metro stations, tram stops, various ...


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In addition to the answer by Alessandro, I like to add that (at least in spring 2014) the registration in the Mall of the Emirates used to require a LOCAL telephone number. This can be quite a problem for tourists. If you are willing to pay for wifi, there are multiple options in Dubai, using credit card or skpe.


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india to Cuba, Best route ans cheapest will be from Delhi to Moscow and then Moscow to Havana by Aeroflot Airline.


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In Uganda, outside of the main urban centres, it's hard to find accommodation that's reasonable value for money. Either it's very expensive (and not too bad), or extremely cheap (and quite bad, if not really bad). Or there's nothing at all. Camping inside the national parks is not too much of a problem, though you will have to pay park fees, which, for ...


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I've done NZ/Aus to North America a few times, and spent ages and ages trying sneaky routes and tricks to get cheaper deals. Time usually doesn't bother me, so I really go for cheapest. Firstly, remember that seasonal trends, changes, random spikes, holidays and promotions change the prices all the time. So asking for the 'cheapest' is not going to get an ...


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You can travel the world as a bum. You can hitchhike, beg for scraps, and sleep under the stars. Most people won't find that very attractive, however. So, assuming a slow pace, avoiding hard-to-reach locations, sleeping cheap (bring a tent!) and cooking your own meals (thus buying your food in supermarkets), you could probably be on the move continuously ...


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$350 HK for a 4 working day one. I did this last week, Monday afternoon to Thursday noon. 2 entries is 100 more. The agency I used is FBT, the standard price is $450, but you can print out a $100 discount coupon from their website and bring it along when you pick up the visa and pay. I was in China for 60 days last year, for this reason they said a new ...


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As per my research there are several beaches & spots that fit the criteria. I will start by posting one and then add more details on others. Also I will pull information from my notes about suitable season/ months and post them for each. Kuta beach, Bali, Indonesia - November to February Oxaca beach, Oxaca, Mexico - Summer months - Avoid thunder ...


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The actual answer to your question will vary because there are always campaigns co-branded cards, travel specific accounts, and fees and features that vary from bank to bank. So I doubt even if someone were to provide you with a specific product name (like, for example, American Express Blue) it would be valid in the long term. Therefore, I am giving some ...


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The PDF you provided is both in Slovenian and English language. The English part starts roughly in the middle, so there is no need to translate. Be aware that Tušmobil's cell coverage is not very good outside major cities and other populated areas. To cover the grey area, they have an agreement with the national cell provider Telekom Slovenije, formerly ...


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When you arrive to Denmark and before making any contract with any company just buy SIM card from Lebara for 10 danish kroner it is about 2 us$ that gives you a phone number and a credit for 10 us$. You can use it and recharge it, it is not binding, no contract no headache, after while when you are in the country you can research for monthly contract offers ...



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