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According to Amazon's web site, As a purely internet-based mail-order company, Amazon.co.uk is legally ineligible to participate in the VAT Retail Export Scheme, which reimburses VAT to customers when they purchase goods for personal export outside of the EU. See the sidebar on the same page for more information about Amazon.co.uk and various ...


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How do I search for the most suitable flights, in terms of cost, and start and end times for each flight, and can I ensure that if the first flight is delayed for reasons beyond my control and I miss the second flight, I can get another flight without paying any extra? Since you want a good night's sleep, let's call that 8 hours , you want at least 8 ...


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No, it is not. See, you have to pay your VAT. The only refund is possible if you are NOT european, not living in europe. Then you can ask for a refund when you take the goods OUT OF EUROPE. The refund has to be processed at the customs (to make sure that yes, you do export the goods). Amazon NEVER gets involved. You will have to reclaim the VAT either ...


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Rome2Rio is great for seeing a wide range of options, and it's not just limited to flights. If there are good options involving other modes of transport, it shows them, and it has no problem mixing modes of transport. For example, you can enter "Scotland" to "North Carolina", and it includes options not just flying from both Glasgow (including some direct ...


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I am sure other search engines have this, but I have only seen it on Hipmunk, an "agony" filter - which sorts flights by a combination of price, number of stops and duration to find one that's most comfortable. It only caters for flights so you may miss out on alternate means of transport. I would normally recommend arriving at NYC / Washington / Boston ...


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Arguably, yes - Science proves that travel is the secret to happiness. A recent study at Cornell University found that spending money on experiences is more likely to bring you lasting happiness than spending money on material objects. Therefore, instead of spending money on assets to make you happier (tv, clothes, fancy car), you can spend it on ...


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No! This is not common at all. Of all of the FF programs I've used (Delta, Southwest, Korean Air, etc.) all require a password to log in. Not only is this uncommon, it's an absolutely horrible security practice for the reasons you've found out. Here are a couple of examples of how major programs currently handle this: Delta Delta's website requires a ...


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Google Flights, It will allow you to do specifically what you are asking. Just enter your arrival/departure city and proceed from there as it will list the options for flights.


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One possibility you have is to find a hiking club. There are some all over the world and that's where you'll probably find the most involved hikers, those ready to invest money on long hiking trips, far from home. Most of these clubs have online forums or some sort of ad board where people would post any climbing partner search ad. They also organise these ...


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I'm still an avid Skyscanner user. It gives you a great understanding of what flights are possible with a number of advanced search options available. I then make my own contact with the airlines to try and get the best price possible. Phoning them is really underrated in the modern age of computers as you can almost always get discounts from the advertised ...


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I'm a fan of Google Flights - although there are plenty of other options that others would recommend, such as Kayak and Skyscanner. The nice thing about Google Flights is that you can enter a list of airports you're willing to fly from and to. So in your case, you could search for flights from either Edinburgh or Glasgow, to Raleigh-Durham or Charlotte, and ...


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The rules for selling online in the UK can be found on the UK Government website here; https://www.gov.uk/online-and-distance-selling-for-businesses/selling-overseas You must charge VAT to EU customers if you’d do the same for customers in the UK. If you’re selling goods to consumers and the value of the goods you sell in any EU country is above the ...


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I'll add Kayak to the answers. Make sure you choose multi-city, under flights and you can pick departure and return separately


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This is an excerpt from this and this answer of mine. See also this question and answers even though it is about to be marked duplicate. azair has very powerful search options (see the advanced options), including choice of return and departure day, length of stay, period within which the trip should happen and a range of departure and arrival airports. ...


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Unlikely At least in the UK the retail export scheme only applies to people who either aren't resident in the EU or in some cases is ending temporary residence AND who buy the goods in person (not mail order). It also only works if the retailer is part of the scheme. I'm not sure what the situation is in ireland, I couldnt find any explicit prohibition on ...


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The offical website for the Vietnamese embassy in Canada is: http://www.vietem-ca.com/ This is from a list of Vietnamese diplomatic missions abroad provided by the Vietnamese government here (Although my experience of Vietnam and the Internet would not give me complete faith in it being kept up to date). The website with the lists was linked to as an ...



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