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Frontier Airlines http://www.frontierairlines.com/fron...nied-minors.do We're sorry but we won't accept unaccompanied minors who are under five years of age. Children under the age of five must be accompanied by an individual 15 years or older. We consider children from ages five to 14 to be unaccompanied minors when traveling without a companion of at ...


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Simple, do not make eye contact. And when you feel their stare on the side of your face do not move your face even an inch towards them.


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If you're attractive it's kind of hard to avoid the opposite sex trying to talk to you, which can get kind of wearying. Try wearing some very dark sunglasses, a hoodie and some massive cans. If they can't see your eyes, see you have on headphones and your head is totally covered they will generally not bother. If they're still persistent, whisper to them in ...


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I suffer a bit from a social anxiety disorder, and as a result, I absolutely despise "making small talk" with anyone because it makes me very self conscious and uncomfortable, so I know how you feel. When traveling alone, I try to make sure I "look busy" to avoid the uncomfortable conversations. Being busy on your phone/tablet/laptop, especially when it ...


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Electronic noise-cancelling headphones will both keep you from interacting with people and will kill some of the noise (especially aircraft noise). You can just turn them on without music, use a tablet, an iPod or a smartphone, or plug into an aircraft entertainment system. A book or notebook computer also works. Edit: The following is intended as a joke ...


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Avoiding conversation is easy: you can get all worked-up in advance, put on a mean face, and look like you're not willing to talk to anybody. However that's a lot of effort and might not be something that everyone can or wants to pull off. Hence I'd rather be relaxed whilst aiming to mind my own business. All in all I assume that some small talk might happen ...


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Most major airlines offer what is known as "Unaccompanied Minor" service. You will not see it as a booking option online, as normally you, the parent or guardian, need to call the airline to arrange this. It is an extra fee on top of the airfare. With the service, an airline or airport staff member will accompany the minor from check in to the gate and ...


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There's nothing wrong with wanting some peace and quiet while traveling, to many people travel is more of a hassle than an enjoyment so I'd say it's quite common for travellers to expect non-social time. Not everyone is trying to chat all the time. Social cues and customs differ between countries, but I'd say in the West at least, if someone strikes up a ...


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You should always be cautious, never trust any place, country or city, even those with fame of secure. In the particular scenario of beaches, I never bring with me valuables that are unnecessary. As I will be taking a proper shower back in the hotel, I seldom require any expensive watch, credit cards, rings or phones in the beach. The same applies to ...


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I haven't tried any of these, but here are a few ideas. They are not mutually exclusive: Put lots of heavy rocks in your bag. Rocks are much more dense than bricks or concrete, and are easy to find almost anywhere. A heavy bag is harder to steal conspicuously. If there are no rocks around, then fill plastic shopping bags with sand and put those in your ...


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To protect your stuff from being stolen on the beach, don't bring them to the beach. Your job, when combating theft, is to make everything you have uninteresting. If they see you put stuff in your car, that's interesting. If they see you leave stuff on the beach, that's interesting. If you drive up, park, and get out of your car ready to get in the water ...


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Buy some disposable diapers and some peanut butter... Craftily hide your belongings (you have limited space) in a 'soiled' diaper next to your towel.


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There's quite a few bars, restaurants, and hotels adjacent to or close to the beach. You could ask the staff if you could leave your stuff there. I found the beach between the W-hotel and Port Olimpic near Barceloneta (https://goo.gl/maps/V0vqc) the most pleasant. But it's quite busy there, especially in the summer. As for lockers, never seen them there.


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I would recommend you to take a train and go a beach further from the city, where you can be a bit less cautious; but in the beaches of Barcelona, never, ever, leave your stuff alone when your are going to swim. Barcelona is a top destination for tourists, but also for pickpockets. They are really good and there are probably some of them in the beach waiting ...


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is it safe to leave your belongings on the beach when you go for a dip? Of course not. No. If not, are there any lockers on the beaches in Barcelona? You're off to Sitges or? In broad general terms there's a shortage of beach lockers in Barcelona area. Further, it would be completely normal that lockers are removed, closed, added, broken, being ...


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While within one of the EU countries, you could travel by bus and train quite easily, even when crossing borders within the Schengen zone you might not run into trouble. But traveling from the UK to the Schengen zone you will have to show proof of permission to travel from your parents. I checked out the Eurostar rules, as it is the easiest way to travel ...


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For traveling to Northern England/Scotland using the train provider "Virgin East Coast" there are no strict regulations for underage passengers traveling alone, (source: Minimum age for unaccompanied children). They instead state that travelers should be mature enough to understand the risks of train travel. In terms of tickets, when you reach 16 you might ...


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You could invest in a travel safe. The one pictured below is water-resistant, though not waterproof. So you can't carry it into water. It can be fixed to a pole or a piece of furniture via the cable that comes with it, though it would best if you leave it in the beach lockers when available so you wouldn't have to keep an eye on it.


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I did that a lot for a period. I used several strategies: As a general rule take as little as possible and preferably things without value. Than just do one of the following: Check if the beach has lockers. There are some beaches with lockers and keys that you strap around the wrist. You find these systems many times in swimming pools but some beaches ...


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I've been to the beach solo around the world a number of times. it's perfectly reasonable (in most civilized places) to leave a beach towel, a bag of things, and perhaps a chair if you're so inclined alone on the beach. If you're worried about someone stealing from you then covertly dig a hole in the sand and bury some stuff within this hole, fill it in, ...


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Invest in a Dry Egg/Box My suggestion it to take as little valuables as possible, and carry them in the water with you when you go for a dip. What I usually do is I take some form of plastic ID, a bit of cash, a payment card and my phone. I leave everything else at home since most likely I won't need it on the beach. Everything I take easily fits in what ...


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I´ve never been to Barcelona, but generally beaches have kiosks where you can buy drinks and food. I usually leave my belongings in a kiosk I intend to eat/drink something (or already have). Kiosk owners are usually more than happy to hold your belongings while you're in the water. If you don't intend to eat/drink something, it's a small price you pay for a ...



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