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Traveling from the Cologne/Bonn airport (Köln/Bonn Flughafen) to Aachen involves a change of train at the main station in Cologne (Köln Hbf). Between Cologne and Aachen, the service consists mostly of regional trains (RE), with two trains per hour off-peak, plus a few high-speed trains (ICE or Thalys). Between the airport and Cologne, there is a frequent ...


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That depends on the special train. Here are some questions you need to ask yourself. Please note that not all payment methods will be accepted on all trains. For example: on DB long-distance services you can only pay by cash or credit card but not with a German bank card (Girocard). On some local trains you can only pay with coins. So check before boarding. ...


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It depends on the type of train, as noted in Aditya Somani's answer. In ICE, IC and EC trains you can buy a ticket in the train without problem (but the ticket will be more expensive than if you bought it online or in the station, see below). In local trains (Interregio-Express, Regional-Express, Regionalbahn, S-Bahn) there's usually a warning printed on the ...


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There are only few trains with ticket machines and they are not always working. But you can download the DB-App (DB Navigator) and buy a ticket with your smartphone. The problem is that smartphone tickets cannot be booked for journeys within local transport associations. So if you need a ticket for a short trip, you need to download an app from the local ...


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If the train is a Deutsche Bahn service and is operated with a conductor yes, but it costs an additional fee. But in many local trains of Deutsche Bahn and other services, there is no regular conductor onboard. In these trains riding without a ticket is always considered fare dodging (which costs double the ticket price, or 40 EUR, whichever is greater). ...


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Short Answer Yes! Typically you will find a ticket conductor on-board who will check tickets in the start. Try to contact him beforehand in order to ensure risk free travel. The ticket conductor can help you purchase a ticket on-board the train. The ticket will be a little bit more expensive, but it is certainly possible. This is clearly mentioned on the ...


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I would suggest you to buy it at the station. I traveled across Germany with a EuRail pass and within Germany it doesn't mandate any reservations. Keeping that in mind, I was always able to get a seat. My parents traveled there last summer too and they although they had a EuRail pass, one of the members who they were traveling with didn't. They were able to ...


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I found a decent ticket, 12 hours, direct from YVR to NRT, for $1200 CAD. Thinking I should snatch that up. $1,200 CAD should be considered a reasonable round-trip price from North America to Japan. Sometimes you see lower (though rarely below $1000), and sometimes much much higher. I would say that is around the average price these last few years, ...


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Me and my friends have done that several times. One of my friends regularly uses a ticket which her father buys from Oman to the US to travel to and fro from the US i.e for a flight originating in the US but the ticket is bought in Oman by a different person (a family member in this case). I have done the opposite several times as well, wherein I have ...


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I was on the receiving end of such a ticket once, when I was invited to a conference in the US. In my case it was a European carrier (Lufthansa), but paid to their US office. In general it was not different from other bookings, where I made the booking myself. I got the same booking confirmations. However, when I tried to check in, it didn't go through. The ...


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Yes. From Liverpool Airport's website (which is easily Googled), under the "Checking in online" section: Printing facilities are available at the airport and are located by the information desk. There is a cost for this and passengers should, where-ever possible, print their required documents before arriving at the airport.


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No, you'll not get a refund. RAC tickets are often shared between passengers. You had two tickets and you got one, but often there are cases when you have one ticket and you get half. Meaning, you get to share your berth with a stranger! Indian Railways charges you to transport you from point A to point B. For most cases, traveling is important, and even ...


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Of course, a little biased, but I'm working on this travel search website that helps planning more complex routes by including the driving aspect: http://www.travelwits.com Let me know if it helps.


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I can't comment exactly on this journey, but in the UK flights increase considerably during the school holidays. For example, I am going to Japan next week, but if I went a week later the flights were over £200 more per person. This is because a lot of schools in the country go on their summer holidays so it becomes a "peak" travel period. Would this have ...


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I got this from http://www.buscroatia.com/split-sarajevo/ Bus id - ID-862 Times- 14:30 - 20:15 Company- Linvo Bus Price Single/Return - 168 HRK / 269 HRK Hope it helps.


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Put simply, no, you can't do this - for multiple reasons. Firstly lets ignore check luggage for a moment. Any time you fail to board a flight, the airline will almost certainly cancel any subsequent flights on that ticket. So if you book MEM-NRT-HKG-NRT-MEM, then fail to board the NRT-HKG flight, then the remainder of your ticket - including the NRT-MEM ...


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Generally you cannot do this. Your baggage will be checked to your final destination. If you ask them to check it to the midway point, they will know what you are doing, and either refuse, or cancel your ticket entirely. The only two exceptions I'm aware of are: If you have a long, overnight layover, the airline will often allow you to retrieve and ...


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First, are you sure you need to print your tickets? I know some trains require physical printed tickets but many trains, buses and airlines will be OK checking the ticket on a smartphone (if you have one). Assuming you've already considered that and you do need to print the tickets then you have a few options. Internet cafes are actually surprisingly ...


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It sounds from your story that you were sent to secondary inspection at US customs and immigration, not secondary security screening at security - that's 3 of the 4 S's, the 4th being Selected or Selection. Secondary inspection at US customs and immigration (preclearance if you're in Canada; on arrival if you come from elsewhere) involves searching your ...


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I just talked to Sharaf Travel agency in Dubai (+97143965186) to clear my doubts. They told me following things: I will not need transit visa if I am not leaving the transit area at Dubai airport. I can check-in my baggage at Mumbai airport and tell the airline staff that I will like to pick up my baggage in the transit area. From the transit area, I can ...


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It's difficult to know for sure but it seems too risky to rely on it if your ability to transit without visa depends on it (worse case scenario, you could be denied boarding on the return leg and be forced to pay much more for a direct flight or a proper connection). It's more likely to be possible if the airlines are both full service airlines from the same ...


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If the two airlines you are flying have an interline agreement and allow you to check your baggage through to the final destination, you would be considered a transit passenger. If they do not, then you have to reclaim your bags and recheck them, requiring you to go through immigration and be subject to visa rules for Philippine nationals. Your best bet is ...


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Because greedy airlines charge up to double the price of a one way than a return. It's unethical, stupid and obviously only benefits their pocket. They should really have some government regulation of major airlines.


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Don't worry, it's a common way of writing it and all personnel at the airport knows how this works. I've worked in travel for over 10 years, so the rest of this post is based on that experience. In the "old times" airline reservation systems used to be white-on-blue screens full of cryptic codes and conventions. (And in fact, even though in many travel ...


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I would make sure you have supporting evidence of making the booking, eg have your credit / debit card that you made the booking with. When you Check-In, ask the Check-In staff to make sure that your name is printed correctly on the Boarding Pass. If you have problems with Security onto the plane they will usually just ask you to return to the Check-In desk ...


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Appending MR etc seems to be a trend (ie becoming more commonplace) for air tickets/boarding passes and, particularly when names are relatively long, this might be without a space. Examples: Since very likely Aegean's custom, their staff should cope with interpreting this. The key point may be that the website you refer to does indeed recognise you ...


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A number of airlines will append your title (MR, MRS, etc) to your first name when they issue your boarding passes, so it appears as SURNAME/FIRSTNAMEMR. It can appear this way on the gate agent's terminal as well. I have not had any personal experience with Aegean Airline's system, so can not say with 100% certainty, but likely you are OK.



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