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I don't personally think there are any ethical issues with taking change away. One good reason for doing so is to land with a little change next time you visit; I find it quite handy to have a couple of quarters in my pocket when I land in the US, just in case I need to make a small purchase from a vending machine, or a call from a payphone. Visitors to ...


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There is nothing unethical about keeping your own money. The money you earn is your to spend as you see fit (other than what your government demands you give them in taxes ;-). Lots of travelers keep their leftover coins and currency as souvenirs, as you mentioned, it brings back fond memories. Lots of travelers bag up their leftover currency and coins to ...


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They can put the watch wherever they want. Watches are not safety relevant items (like laptop batteries) which can not be put into checked luggage. Your parents may have to declare the watch at customs and may have to pay duty or taxes on it. But that's completely independent of what luggage they are stowed in. If it needs to be declared, custom will most ...


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If this watch is of any value then I would strongly recommend to put in in the carry-on luggage, to make sure it is not (1) stolen or (2) broken when the checked-in luggage is handled on the airport.


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If you booked the journey as one ticket you are guaranteed to be transported to your final destination (JFK) regardless of whether you make the connection at BRU or not. Indeed, if you miss the connection the airline will re-route you on a different flight. Having said this, what happens when you land at BRU and have to transfer? You will arrive at gates A ...


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You can't. Entry to Australia requires "a valid passport or other acceptable travel document", which for an Indian citizen means an Indian passport. Once you have the passport, you will need to apply for a Visitor visa (subclass 600). At time of writing, these take about three weeks to process in India


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I got an urgent-processing passport recently. The rules are here. I don't think there's an official cut-off time, but I showed up as early as I could in the morning just in case, recommend the same to you, since even when I showed up early there was already a line in the urgent category. You need proof of travel (airline printout with reservation number is ...


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If you intend to carry them in the plane as hand luggage, I guess it won't make it as it is beyond the 100 ml limit. But if you put it in your checked-in luggage, assuming those can't cause fire or damage to the plane, you should be ok. You can check with the airline to be 100% sure.


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Where Is it Illegal to Import Poppy Seeds? This list is by no means comprehensive as regulations may vary over time. Singapore I would like to know if I am allowed to bring poppy seeds into Singapore for my baking business. Poppy seeds are classified as prohibited goods by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). Any company or person who wishes ...


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The question of ethics is generally centered around conflict of interest. An ethical conflict of interest exists when you have an opportunity to do something that will benefit you personally, but will cause problems for a different obligation that exists for you in this context. (For example, a stockbroker who recommends a stock that will earn him a nice ...


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Seigniorage,the difference between the value of money and the cost to produce and distribute it, is usually positive. In the US for example: ╔═════════╦══════╦═════════════╗ ║ Coin ║ Cost ║ Seigniorage ║ ╠═════════╬══════╬═════════════╣ ║ cent ║ 1.7 ║ -0.7 ║ ║ nickel ║ 8 ║ -3 ║ ║ dime ║ 3.9 ║ 6.1 ║ ║ ...


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I once visited a country (I forget which, but it was Spanish-speaking) where there was a shortage of coins for reasons I don't recall. There were signs in many places asking people not to hoard their coins. Of course, that induced me to hoard coins for the duration of our trip. But I made sure to spend most of them before we left, with only a small few for ...


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If you're taking money from a country with deflation then you're doing a microscopic piece of harm to the country by removing money from circulation. In a country with hyperinflation you're doing them a very small favour.


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By asking "is it ethical", I hope you realize that answers will be primarily opinion-based, so here's a counter opinion: Some nations (like China, last time I was there) have laws prohibiting removal of currency from their borders. So, if you knowingly and deliberately removed currency from one of these nations, I'd say that it is, in fact, unethical. Of ...


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Keeping in mind things could be slower at Brussels Airport due to recent events, the minimum transfer time is around 50min (according to Brussels Airlines) so if passport control goes quickly you should be fine with the time you have.


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Since you are transferring from a non-Schengen flight to an intra-Schengen one, you will enter the Schengen Area in Switzerland. You will therefore have to go through passport security, and clear immigration, at Zurich airport: Travel outside the Schengen area If you are travelling to or from countries that do not adhere to the Schengen Agreement ...


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The usual rule applies, i.e. you should apply about three months before the trip. If your visa is still valid but will expire before your next trip it's not a problem, your new visa will simply not be valid immediately but only for the dates of your trip. The only thing that consulate want to avoid is overlapping periods of validity. For multiple-entry ...


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Billing address is strictly for billing. If they issued the ticket, you are fine. For most vendors, the credit-card company gives them progressively lower rates as they collect more information, so if the vendor supplies your name and address, the transaction only costs them (for example) 1.8% but with the credit-card number, it's 1.9%. Once you have the ...


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The short answer is "no". You should be able to check-in and fly without any issue. No for the invoice, you might not receive it if the address is wrong. You can probably contact the airline to make the correction after the fact.


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You should be fine. Generally the credit card is at least authorized at the time that you check out, so if the system required an exact match on the billing address it would have flagged as an error at that point in time. If you want to double check you could always check your credit card account to see if the payment has gone through.


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For your UK visa you will have to show strong ties with your home country. Abandoning your US resident status is not a reason to issue you a visa for UK or refuse it. Reason for abandoning US resident status could have been your ill grand mother who may have died recently, you cannot satisfy the ties with home country condition by the fact that you abandoned ...


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I would suggest that you have already experienced the consequences: You had an opportunity to become a US permanent resident, and if you had done so you most likely could have been naturalized and had a US passport by now. Choosing to return to the Philippines, you must have had very good reasons for doing so. These reasons indicate strong ties to your ...


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