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What mkennedy said in his comment is right. This google search shows you how busy they think it will be over the course of the day. I hope it is the aquarium you are looking for.


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@chx has already mentioned Skypicker (now Kiwi.com) but a bit more powerful I find azair which 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, up to the option "Take me anywhere" which is what ...


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As specified in my answers here and here, 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, up to the option "Take me anywhere" which is what you are looking for. A similarly powerful ...


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I recommend you not to book and find a hotel when you get there because in the internet it might look different. And there're plenty of the hotels anyway. Get a list of the hotels where you'll want to stay with the prices. Be aware that most of the locals in Indonesia, such as motorbike and taxi drivers as well owners of guesthouses and street vendors, love ...


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There are a lot of hotels in Bali and Lombok, so I think you will be fine without booking in advance. However, I would recommend that you do otherwise, unless you're willing to take the first hotel you see. I once did this in Jogjakarta (no booking) and won't do it again. It's a waste of time, going from one hotel to another to find the best price. ...


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For gambling, like it or not, I would only go in state sanctioned casino; This will limit the risks of being scammed (IMO, mostly due to language issues). Try a different type of gambling, that can make things interesting compared to just trying to re-create what you do at home. For example, Monte Carlo casino have "American table games", including Texas ...


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For such a short visit, I would want to do as little surface travel as possible as that is always slower than airtravel. So I used Skyscanner to have a look at prices Schiphol (AMS) to Bergen (BGO) and when buying now for July or August you will still find prices of about €200 to €300 for a return ticket. If you love trains, you could fly into Oslo and out ...


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As pointed out by @Gagravarr in comments, take a look to posts on LoyaltyLobby in the category United Airlines Milage Plus. These sales happened almost monthly (though many of those targeted) recently, but this being a volatile marketing instrument, you should not completely rely on another such sale coming up. The sale you refer to apparantly was this ...


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I've gotten a lot of value out of Wikivoyage. It's does not specifically list free things but if the article on your destination is comprehensive (chances are it is) the listings usually include tons of free stuff to do. Googling (ordered from least to most personal) "[location] tourism", "free things to do in [location]", "[location] on a budget", or even ...


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It is very easy to find free things to do in many European cities. Google -free things to do in europe- and you get many sites like these Number 1 Number 2 Number 3 Numebr 4 These are just random sites for 'all' of Europe, I have not checked them out, even less used them. When you search for one city you will find lists like these but more to the point for ...


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usually i carry passport + copy, ticket + copy,travel insurance,mobile + universal charger,laptop + charger, cash , debit/credit card + copy, travelers cheque + copy, itinerary booking,train and bus tickets (if bought in advance),toiletries(for hand carry less than 100ml),towel,washing powder, umbrella,medicine (pain killers and antibiotics), warm clothes ...


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There are canals and rivers suitable for boats that connect the both seas. And while rare, it is not exceptional to travel the distance. It takes time and quite a bit of money, preparations and patience. You mention wanting to start in the Netherlands. That means that you will need to pass through Belgium and/or Germany and will have to consider three ...


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I have used http://www.weatherbase.com/ in the past Put in a city and get monthly averages highs and lows, rain and snow stats etc. You can also drill down to a particular day but I don’t think it will do it by week.


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Climate.org should have what you are looking for. Their website gives downloadable maps for different times of year, and testing lots of different conditions such as rainfall. Here's an example for the average rainfall in March 2016 in the US : For example, we can see from this that the rainfall in March 2016 in Florida was about 1 inch. We can compare ...


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Numbeo is accurate for the cities I tried, but in many areas there are very cheap long term basic accommodation and only luxury travel accommodation for tourists. I think that someone who asks this question has a finite budget, the option to go where he wants and desires to get the most "bangs for his bucks". Most of the answers I saw were for luxury ...


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If you want a private guided tour (just for yourself and/or a very small group), the price doesn't seem all that unreasonable. Consider the cost of just the fuel alone: Distances in Mongolia are large and you'll be driving for a good chunk of each day, often over rough unpaved roads in vehicles optimized for rough travel and not for gas mileage. Add on top ...


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It all depends on what the tours include in the price and how large your group is. That said, I remember clearly that tours booked while outside of Mongolia are typically vastly more expensive than tours booked when in Mongolia. It's been a while, but a decade or so ago I toured the Mongolian countryside for perhaps a good 10 days, in a small group of 5 or ...


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The problem with many of the online comparison tools is that they don't necessarily reflect the kind of travel lifestyle you're going after. Here's what I normally do to get a good estimate: Go to HostelWorld, find the highest rated hostel and check their daily rate for a 4-person room. In Prague that's around 30EUR, while in London it's closer to 50EUR. ...


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Cost of living indexes don't fully apply to tourism as residents incur a different set of costs to visitors. Also, per-diems are used to provide an estimation of how much a business traveller might be expected to spend and be allowed to claim back from their employer. A business traveller is unlikely to be able to claim for the cost of renting a beach chair ...


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Although Numbeo, a crowdsourced city comparison tool, is for cost of living and not travelling it is still an extremely useful resource even for short stays. For example Vancouver vs Jerusalem shows prices in restaurants, markets, rent per month (while you likely won't rent for a month the ratio between two cities will be similar for a daily rent).


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The US Department of State publishes recommended per diem ("per day") reimbursement rates for every major city. These are intended to enable fair reimbursement for travel expenses incurred by US federal employees transacting business on behalf of the US government. For instance an employee travelling to London will be entitled to claim 322 USD for lodging ...


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The Economist Magazine invented the so-called "Big Mac Index" as an attempt to measure the relative purchasing power between various currencies. THE Big Mac index was invented by The Economist in 1986 as a lighthearted guide to whether currencies are at their “correct” level. It is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity (PPP), the notion ...


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Because of the areas you are passing through, I would recommend a 4x4. Some 4x4s can be quite expensive to rent, but if you shop around, you may get a cheap deal.


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Been there done that. Stay at an airport hotel the night before. DO NOT trust a taxi, day or night. Traffic can be really really bad, even early. Airport hotel gives you time for breakfast



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