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Many tourists fly in to Montego Bay and take shuttle buses from the airport to Ocho Rios (and back). It has been several years since I made that trip, so I couldn't tell you prices off the top of my head, but this site indicates that taxis are about $120, with the shuttles being significantly cheaper (some hotels and resorts in Ocho Rios may also offer ...


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There's one way you may not have considered - although it's quite adventurous. Websites like Find A Crew advertise boats going from A to B all around the world. They're usually looking for crew. Some will want experienced crew, while others just want someone to share the journey, and price of fuel and food with, as long as you're happy to help out and ...


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Citizens of many countries do not require visas in many other countries. A good example of this are US citizens not requiring visas in the EU and vice versa. Specifically for Indian Citizens, we do not require visas in many countries as well. A good example of this might be countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Mauritius etc. Typically this is due to diplomatic ...


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If you are not a citizen, you can refuse to answer stupid questions, provided you don't mind being denied entry, flown home immediately at your own expense, and possibly having a much lower chance of being able to enter in the future. Otherwise, you need to answer the questions; countries are generally under no obligation to admit non-citizens (EU stuff ...


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(Asker here; I have just returned from my trip to Jamaica.) 1) In the touristy spots - Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, you will generally have no problem paying in USD. I am not sure however about the less touristy spots, because by the time I got to such spots, I already had the opportunity to change my USD into JMD. Which is what you want to do anyway ...


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As you can see on this very detailed report on Tripadvisor, it depends where you are and what you are trying to pay for. This by the way goes for any other place that is highly frequented by one specific nationality, such as Macau and HKG for Chinese currency, Switzerland for Euro etc: Places frequented by tourists will accept USD. There is a chance that ...


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Visitors to Jamaica must have a yellow fever vaccination (and accompanying proof) if they've arriving from a yellow fever prone country. Other than that there are plenty of recommended vaccinations but none required. Reference Reference


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Just avoid any US-based airline; and you will not have any stops in the US. Your Aeroflot flight was a codeshare with American, which is why it had a stop in JFK. You might also want to avoid any code-share flights with Canadian airlines; since Canada does not offer TWOV (transit without visa) for Russian citizens. You can fly British Airways (assuming ...


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By performing a skyscanner search from Jamaica to "Everywhere" with direct flights only and whole month checked, you can get a list of posibilities of where you might transfer. The list includes several non-uk European countries. Of course, you should watch out for any flights that take place wholly within the Schengen area, as they will require a Schengen ...


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From Wikitravel: There are no regular ferries or boats to Cuba from foreign ports, although some cruise liners do visit. Yachters are expected to anchor at the public marinas. Most ports are closed and tourists are not permitted to walk around them. Private vessels may enter at Marina Hemingway in Havana or Marina Acua in Varadero. There are no ...


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Right, I've not been there, but I'll try and say what I would do, as your food methodology seems to echo mine :) The Aruba Ostrich Farm would be my first stop if you've not tried Ostrich meat. Dried, sliced, or in a burger, it's a delicious meat. Snorkelling sounds pretty great there, and for once you're not left out with wrecks that only scuba divers ...


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(I was in Jamaica in Dec 2013.) I had the benefit of a local Jamaican friend driving us up to the more remote parts (Blue Mountains, Reach Falls), so I do not know exactly what the most cost-efficient way of getting to these places are. My answer below pertains to travel between and within the biggish towns/cities. Other than the municipal bus services in ...


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Jump on the little buses locals use. It's fast and cheap! For a few dollars you can cross the island but it's more difficult in the evening. There's no schedule, so you have to wait until the bus is full, but it's a great experience being 80 packed like sardines.


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Countries are completely free to decide whether a visa is needed or not and can therefore waive any requirement to have a visa unilaterally (e.g. to encourage tourism) or through an agreement (“if you let my citizens visit, I will let yours visit”) as they see fit. It's actually quite common for countries to allow (some) people to visit without securing a ...


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You can check the visa requirement for any country using the Visa and Health page on the Star Alliance website. Specifically for an Indian citizen visiting Jamacia, a visa is NOT required. The results include : Passport required. - Passports and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for the period of intended stay. Visa required, ...


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Indian Nationals Get Visa-Free Entry into Jamaica for Stays of up to 30-days According to VisaHQ, Indian citizens do not need a Jamaican visa if staying in Jamaica for up to 30 days. The immigration officer will stamp the passport upon entry, and the stamp will act as a valid tourist visa. All in all you should just make sure your passport has is valid for ...


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Yes, you do need an entry visa. The information is here from the New York consulate and extracted below: Note: When I look for the visa processing fee, there was a footnote for Nigerian applicants: *N.B. In order to obtain a visa, Nigerian Nationals will need to provide the Consulate with a letter of invitation from individuals they are visiting or ...


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You could fly to Frankfurt and take Condor 2162 to Montego Bay (MBJ). Edit: you can find tons of flights from Montego Bay to Europe here. As you can see flying to Kingston has much less options. The best avoid-EU option is to take SU150 to Havana, Cuba and then Blue Panorama Airlines BV 1302 to Montego Bay. This is only on Wednesdays and it's not clear ...


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You will only need a US C Visa (Transit Visa) to transit via any US airport. Regarding the UK, as an Indian citizen you can transit through the UK as long as you're holding a valid US visa. From the official gov.uk website: You don’t need a visa if you have one of the following: a visa for Canada, New Zealand, Australia or the USA (this can be ...


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You can fly Candor via Germany - Hamburg to Montego bay https://www.condor.com/us/get-inspired/condor-worldmap.jsp


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Are you sure you have the right form? This is the application form for the Visitor in Transit visa, and it does not have a box for your address while in the UK, except for applicants under the age of 18.


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"Same-day transit between Heathrow and Gatwick" should do nicely then.



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