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Absolutely. Just on Monday there I arrived at London Gatwick in heavy rain. Took them 50 mins to offload plane and load bag onto carousel (strangely mine was the first on the carousel). Bag was soaked through, top compartment (containing best suit I was due to wear to job interview), was soaked through (was in suit carrier, inside bag zipped compartment). ...


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They will get wet, twice. Luggage are almost always transported in small chains of relatively flat carts pulled by a motor vehicle. Then, a conveyor belt loads them into the plane as works move each piece from the carts to the belt. As some comments say, the carts sometimes are covered, which I have seen but it was not complete coverage, so water will still ...


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Is it possible? Yes. I usually budget $1,000 per month wherever I travel. But... But I use most of the tricks in the book, depending on the country, to keep prices down. Many people won't be comfortable with some or all of the tricks. Hitchhiking. No trains, no buses. When hitching fails, use ride sharing. Camping. Wild if possible. Finding cheap ...


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It is indeed true that you can buy insurance at the border when entering Kosovo. The reason being that Kosovo is not a member of the Green Card system. The Kosovo Insurance Bureau has a page on border insurance listing the border entry points where you can purchase insurance: There are a total of 13 points of sale for border insurance policies, namely: ...


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If the other members are not travelling with you, you leave that section blank and go to Part 9 of the form (Additional Information) and explain that your wife and children will file applications later. Doing this is critically important! You would do this regardless of your nationality and regardless if you are applying as a visitor or for something else. ...


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Travel health insurance is not mandatory for people who do not need a visa to enter the Schengen area (including people from annex II countries like Brazil and people from other countries who hold a residence permit from a Schengen country). The travel medical insurance requirement is defined in article 15 of the Schengen Visa code and then mentioned again ...


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You cannot avoid problems like this when travelling. It is like trying to avoid traffic when driving. Maybe you live in a village and you travel to work at 5 am. Even so, one day you will get stuck in a jam. It happens. If you're taking connecting flights, you will get delayed and at some point you will miss a flight. It is a normal thing. The best you can ...


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The bottom line, the airline has rules AND the airline can enforce those rules. So the question really is, do you want to risk having to pay over-sized bag fees? Just because Joe B and Mary S got away with it, doesn't mean you will get lucky. Because of my work I travel with bags that surpass the limit by a little bit. On my favorite airline I get away ...


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ANA and United are partner airlines in the Star Alliance. You should be able to check your baggage all the way through from Taipei to Houston. If you have one booking/ticket they will do it automatically. If you have two separate bookings, then you will need to show your second ticket so they can enter the necessary baggage tracking details. If by some ...


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I went to North Korea last September. You'll be perfectly safe travelling there as a Korean American. For all the failings of the North Korean government, they're not in the habit of arbitrarily detaining foreign tourists. Almost all the foreign tourists detained by the North Korean government in recent years have been detained for trying to bring bibles ...


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Having a visa for India does not allow you access to Nepal and conversely having a visa for Nepal does not allow you access to India. Nepal and India are two separate countries. The fact that they offer each others citizens visa free entry does not waive the rules for other nationalities. To visit Nepal, you will need to meet Nepal's entry requirements ...


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Assuming you will be visiting the capital, Managua, July actually seems the worst time to visit, as it's in the middle of the rainy season. Other areas of the country probably won't be sunny as well.


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As confirmed by user9792 himself, Insureandgo has no such clause in their policy wording and is available to UK residents.


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Yes you can. Canada has no exit checks. Britain has recently instituted them, but I see no sign that they will require you to exit on a British passport (they don't require you to enter on a British passport). Neither have a problem with you being a dual citizen. And either passport will get you visa-free access to the other country. This question gives you ...


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As @user102008 explained, what you plan on doing is perfectly fine. But note that you can use whichever passport you feel like when checking in (or even show the airline several passports if needed). This has no consequences and you can always show your EU passport later, at the official passport check at your destination airport. The US is a little more ...


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My main confusion is that I've read that you should always exit and enter a country with the same passport (which I am obviously not doing) You are doing it. The thing you are forgetting is that exiting country A and entering country B are two separate things (and the airline check-in is a third separate thing). When you exit country A, you should ...


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It might, it might not. It depends on the reason for the denial. All you can do is be honest. If at any point you are asked whether you've previously been denied entry, you need to tell the truth. If it's in paperwork, attach a letter explaining clearly the reasons for the denial. Don't blame the system or the government or whatever, just state the facts ...


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Officially yes, in practice no. Officially a Non-Imm O visa allows you a 90 day visit in Thailand, at which time you are supposed to depart. You can apply for an extension, which would give you 365 days from your initial entry, but approval is not a guaranteed, so the 90 days departure still technically applies. Thailand immigration officials almost ...


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To clarify what you have stated in your question: You have a connection at Narita Airport, where you are switching airlines. ANA and United both fly to Terminal 1, so no need to worry about getting from one terminal to another Your passport/nationality requires you to get a transit visa for Japan You made two separate bookings, thus the need to claim ...


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Notification emails issued from the British Consulate General in New York contain the shipping tracking number in the email title. You can use this number to enquire after the current state of your passport.


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Why risk it? Logically one of three happens: they just take it they charge a fee (which is most likely larger in airport than in advance) they don't take it And if you have several flights then the dice will roll for each one. KLM site says that you "need" to reserve oversized baggage in advance, in addition to paying a fee: For larger [than 62 in] ...


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First, you probably don't know when the oath is, so you can't really buy tickets ahead of time for "right after the oath". To answer your question, yes, nothing would prevent her from going to another country using her existing passport, and she will be able to come back to the US fine once she has her US passport.


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You'll be fine. While all Etihad flights to the US require APIS information, it can be provided on check-in at Beijing. Alternatively, to speed up things a bit, she can likely log into Etihad's site to manage her flight and enter the information there.


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Generally, airlines worry most about you holding a VISA for the destination country. I have left the US many times forgetting to return my I-94, but I obviously had an entry record for that passport. However, it is illegal for US citizens to enter or leave the US on another than a US passport. Since you are a US citizen, you can not obtain a US visa (for ...


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The French embassy site in Brazil in it's portuguese version states: All foreigners, required or not to obtain a short stay visa, who wish to enter France must have a 30.000 Euros health insurance that covers all Schengen territory." Strange that the same requirement is not mentioned in the french version of the same website. The Nederlands ...


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According to this site - http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Transit%20Visas India is not in the list of countries which require transit visa. So you would not need one to transit through Dublin. Check if you need a transit visa Nationals of the states or territorial entities listed below are subject to an Irish transit visa requirement. Afghanistan, ...


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On a recent trip to Greece (3rd August 2015) I was stopped at Gatwick airport South for the random bag search and was asked about the cash I had in my wallet. It was 1500 euros plus £300 UK. I was told that part of the Euros could be confiscated as it was 'over limit'. after a behind the scenes discussion between customs officials I was allowed to 'keep ...



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