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Yes you can do this but be aware of the following things: You might have completely different (harder-to-obtain) visa requirements, check carefully before! In case of a delay of your first flight (A to C) you loose your second ticket (C to B) under most ticket conditions. If you travel with check-in luggage you likely have to re-check your bags. This ...


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Oyster and Visitor Oyster are more alike than they are different. They are both stored-value cards that deduct the price of trips as you make them, up to a daily cap. Journey prices and coverage are the same for both variants. Each kind of card can be topped up with cash or credit at machines found all over the system, if you find yourself using more than ...


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You can find a detailed description of the stamp content on this page (in German). The calendar week and last digit of year assumptions in the comments are correct. Your ticket was stamped 10:00 on the Sunday (So) of calendar week 15 (April 11th to 17th) in the year 2016 by ticket validator number 5 on U-Bahnhof (subway station) Schönleinstraße. The weekly ...


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I do this all the time and I always book the C-B flight connecting to the next A-C flight. I am rarely time constrained and spending a day in a hotel is not a big issue for me (I work remotely anyways). Yes, this means the cost of the hotel needs to be factored in. However, as mentioned in the original post, you might be doing this for other reasons than ...


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First a reminder: whether one posseses a rail pass such as the Japan Rail Pass has no effect on seat reservation requirements. If reservation is required, it remains so if you have a rail pass. Of course, a rail pass usually allows you to make reservations free of charge, but it is still necessary to visit the ticket office to make your reservation. (Note ...


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In a nutshell Only base fare tickets allow stopovers (途中下車, tochū gesha); tickets for additional fees such as limited express fees and seat reservation fees do not. In addition, only base fare tickets for trips of over 100 kilometers allow stopovers. However, base fare tickets for travel within one of five special city zones (Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, ...


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Regular tickets to Brussels bought in the Benelux (i.e. not the special Thalys, Eurostar, etc. international tickets) are typically marked as “Zone Bruxelles”. The English-language version only has a definition but the French-language website of the Belgian railways lists the following stations as part of the “Brussels zone”: Berchem-Ste-Agathe, ...


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I have now made the trip and can therefore answer my own question. Yes, they do let you take the earlier Thalys train, but you will not have a seat reservation, so the trip may be less comfortable. Taking the earlier train may be seen as a trade-off between time and comfort. Getting to the earlier train in time was easy as I suspected. It took me less than ...


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Amtrak does not allow stopovers, but they do have a multi-city option on their web site, and if you book one ticket of multiple legs it may be intelligent enough to do better than adding up one-way fares. If you don't book a sleeper berth, the fare is not that high; Los Angeles to Emeryville as low as $50 if booked far in advance. (Note discount tickets may ...


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For these short stays usually the best option is pay as you go ticket, as these have daily caps - so you will never pay more than you would for a few daily tickets. If you have a compatible contactless card, you don't even need to buy the oyster card: https://tfl.gov.uk/fares-and-payments/contactless?intcmp=8257 Note that I am not sure if oyster/contactless ...


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7-Tage-Karten VBB-Umweltkarte werden an jedermann ausgegeben und sind übertragbar. Sie gelten innerhalb der auf ihnen angegebenen Flächenzonen für sieben aufeinanderfolgende Kalendertage. Ihre Gültigkeit beginnt am ersten aufgedruckten Kalendertag 00:00 Uhr und endet am siebenten Kalendertag um 24:00 Uhr. ...


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In other words: is there a policy that a document used in a train booking must also be acceptable for entry and exit from Russia? No, there is no written policy for that. The only thing you should be aware of is the conductor during the board check validates your document and ticket. The document number and your names in it must be the same as in your ...


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The answer to your question is no. Practically, your option is to tolerate the maximum fare [in breach of the TfL conditions of carriage] and claim a refund, which will be granted unless you make a habit out of it. 6.8.5 [...] If you do not touch in at the start and touch out at the end of your journey, you may be charged a maximum fare and this journey ...


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This is an incomplete answer as unfortunately I have no experience about the BeiJing - TianJin connection. In general your considerations seem sensible to me, here are some remarks though: Chinese trains can get full and fully booked for days around the major holiday weeks. May 1st is a holiday so there might be increased travel the day after but it is ...


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The different types of waiting lists are: GNWL: General Waiting List RLWL: Remote Location Waiting List PQWL: A Pooled Quota Waiting List RLGN: Remote Location General Waiting List RSWL: Roadside Station Waiting List RQWL: Request Waiting List CKWL or Tatkal waiting list An article in trainman.in website explains about these waiting lists as follows : ...


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I will only be in London for 2 days and plan to take the tube no more than 2 or 3 times, so it doesn't make much sense to buy an oystercard. You can buy single journey paper tickets for the tube, but they strongly discourage it through pricing. I just looked up a zone 1 tube fare and it was £2.40 on oyster but £4.90 on a paper ticket. At those prices ...


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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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I think in theory you can. But you must present same ID to the conductor as you've used to book a train. In practice chances are pretty high that you would be denied boarding by the conductor if you try to use something that does not look like a passport. Overall, it's highly recommended to have your passport with you at all times in Russia. Especially if ...


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The quick answer is yes, you can. Read on for the details What to get You have to get your JR pass from your home country before you leave for Japan, they're not for sale there ! Here's a list of dealers, search for your region and buy it there. The green car is not necessary unless you want it, it's like a first class train. How it works Once you ...


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As far as I remember you just need to pick up the train ticket in the station. They don't know if you took the train or not, they just know you picked up the ticket on the station and that's all that's needed. So if you pick up the train ticket you should be safe I think.


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I have booked a few of these, and unfortunately the package deal means that the flight times are fixed (as rates are seasonal). You may choose to come later but you'll have to pay any differences up-to and including a full fare cost. If the package is being offered directly by the airline, you have a better chance of changing the flight portion. I did this ...



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