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Likely No. You made the mistake, therefore the burden of responsibility and expense is yours. Expedia paid your money to the hotel, the hotel held the room empty for you, so your payment is forfeit. The only one who could perhaps offer a refund would be the hotel itself, but hotels usually stick to their guns on this no show issue.


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As a Pakistani national you will need to apply for a visa to visit Canada. The Canadian government website will give you the details. You also need to be sure your US visa allows for multiple entry. If you are already in the New York area, then crossing by road in the Niagara/Buffalo area gives you easy access to Southern Ontario. Arriving at the border ...


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Alaska Direct has had summer service between Tok and Whitehorse in years past (connecting with their Anchorage and Fairbanks routes). You might try emailing them and ask if they will do so next year. They are the only company that has ever done that route, so you will be limited to hitchiking if they have discontinued it permanently.


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I think this sort of question may have been asked previously, but I can't find it just now. A good way to solve this problem is to use a search engine like Kayak which lets you filter by layover airport. If you search for a flight from Montreal (YUL) to San José (SJO, not SJC), there is a "layover airport" dropdown on the left panel, where you can uncheck ...


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I am now a Canadian citizen but before that, I was only a national of a Visa Waiver country, with Canadian PR status. You just bring your passport (and PR card) and make sure to buffer at least an hour if it's a busy crossing for parking your vehicle and filling out the I-94. The PR card isn't actually needed to enter the US, but it's a must to re-enter ...


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As a French citizen, you're part of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). If you're traveling by land, you do not need to get an ESTA. Having Canadian permanent residence doesn't change the situation. You will have to fill out an I94W for upon arrival at the border. According to this FAQ, you should turn in the I94W form when you leave the U.S. (question 4) I ...


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As Nate explained (+1), many search engines do let you filter flights by layover and exclude specific airports based on your needs. Another way to find flights that do not go through the US is to look up Wikipedia articles or official websites from the main airports in Costa Rica and start from there. Thus, you can see that Air Canada Rouge or Air Transat ...


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Telus appears to have good 3G and some 4G coverage (search for G0E) of Gaspé and the roads leading around the outside of the peninsula, but no provider appears to have any significant coverage of the provincial park or most of the interior. I checked several other providers, but coverage was even worse. If I had to have a phone, I would go with Telus, but ...


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In the United States and Canada there are two different, and incompatible, cell phone technologies: GSM (which uses SIM cards) and CDMA (which does not). Both are being replaced by LTE (a SIM-card-based technology often marketed as "4G", although its adherence to the 4G standard is limited and thus its use of the term "4G" is controversial). Without knowing ...


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Alaska Direct and Alaska Shuttle / Yukon Trails seem to both list the route as a private transfer "charter only" for $500/person, you may want to contact them for more details.


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Looks like it'll be option 1 unless you can get a good roaming deal at home before leaving. I travel a lot between the two countries and also only really care about data, as far as I know there's no prepaid-SIM that even allows roaming between the two. For a long time I was using dual SIMs RedPocket / Koodo, it seem though the best option is getting a US ...


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Not a complete answer, but I used Similicious during a month long trip to Canada from the UK last year. Can't fault them. I took data only (used skype for calls, but they have voice/data plans), they asked about where I'd be to ensure best provider (was primarily in Alberta so got Rogers and 4G for most of the trip) and device to ensure correct sim type was ...


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I've made this mistake in the past as well, especially when city-hopping in Argentina. Essentially, no, it's your mistake, it's embarrassing, but it happens. From Expedia's point of view: You've booked, and paid, and nothing went wrong with their service. Why should they refund? From hotel's point of view: You booked, didn't show. They have no reason to ...


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This is going to depend almost entirely on whether Canada knows you have overstayed. If they don't, you should be OK; if they do, you're very likely to get rejected. In your shoes, I would just try my luck, and have a plan B in case you don't get the visa. Note that you will likely have to lie on the application, both about overstaying in Canada (you ...


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The very next day, if you can convince the border agent that you're using your visa for the appropriate means, and aren't trying to 'live' there instead. They're going to wonder what took 141 days and now needs more. If you're backpacking across the country, say, they can see evidence of your travels and you can show that say, you were now heading up to ...


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You mention in a comment that "It's a multiple entry visa." Assuming you mean the Canadian visa is the multiple-entry one, then what you're proposing is OK. She will arrive in Vancouver, you will drive her to the US (her only entry to that country), and then by some unspecified means she will return to Vancouver (her second entry to Canada). You mentioned ...


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This is opinion based on substantial observation: Who you do it with may matter more than where. If you use eg Travelex anywhere you will be ripped off compared to rates you can get elsewhere. Western Union similarly. Anything at an airport is probably bad. Small money-changing businesses are often but not always better value. Watch for flat fees ...


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I thought to supplement user Kate Gregory's supernal answer above. Founded upon personal experience, I can confirm that the post number C is immediately in front of and thus closest to International Arrivals. I'd estimate the distance to be less than 30 metres. To wit, once you exit International Arrivals, C is simply outside the array of glass doors in ...


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From the official website, it certainly seems you'd be submitting your passport: If your application is approved, any original documents, including your passport if submitted with your application, will be returned to you with the requested visa. A google image search for it also shows it as a full page visa in the passport. Processing times vary ...



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