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comment Would a non-business traveler ever benefit from collecting air miles, as compared to simply buying the cheapest ticket available?
Once again: Can you specify which 'some airlines' you are talking about? To give a specific example of the opposite: Lufthansa credits you with about 1,900 miles for the cheapest transatlantic roundtrip fare and charges you at least 33,000 miles for a free domestic flight within Germany (taxes inclusive).
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comment Is 1hr layover in Rome enough for a flight from South America to Paris?
Yes, but even if the airline is responsible to find you a ticket for a later flight (it does not have to be the next flight), it's your own pity if you miss a planned appointment or have to spend parts of your holiday in an airport terminal waiting for the replacement flight.
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comment Passport control when flying from Romania to Italy
@vsz I am not sure why that should be misunderstood. It is also not relevant to the question asked, wether Romanian citizens can use their national id card as a travel document when entering Italy.
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comment Do stateless Green Card holders need schengen visa?
@blackbird57 Not necessarily. Even if it worked out for most Ex-Soviet citizens, the former Soviet countries now have so different nationality laws, that many persons fell out of the system and did not have a possibility to obtain a new citizenship. Assume that A and B are two former Soviet countries, you are ethnic A, but were resident in B. If after the Soviet breakup, A award citizenship based on residency and B award citizenship based on ethnicity, you would not get citizenship of either country.
Feb
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comment Do stateless Green Card holders need schengen visa?
@blackbird57 As most countries, former Soviet union countries usually only issue passports to their own citizens. If the OP is stateless, he can't simply go to a former Soviet consulate and expect to be issued a passport.
Feb
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comment I have two UK passports. Do US CBP know of both passports or just one i show?
@CMaster Why would UK authorities be aware of the visit to Sudan? Even if passports contain some high-tech magic, it's not like that they are automatically transmitting stamps put into them by foreign immigration officers to the issuing country.
Feb
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comment To obtain a schengen a visa to Europe
Your income is not necessarily relevant when applying for a Schengen visa. What matters is how much funds (e.g. also savings) you dispose of.
Feb
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comment Cancel a Tourist (C) visa issued for all schengen states
And just to be clear what you have guaranteed: Have you signed a 'dichiarazione di ospitalità' for this visit? questure.poliziadistato.it/file/4520_4938.pdf
Feb
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comment Cancel a Tourist (C) visa issued for all schengen states
Which Schengen country has issued the visa? There might be slight differences in national legislation, but it is usually not possible to revoke a guarantee letter.
Jan
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comment holiday from Munich
Sorry, but an answer to your question or preference would be primarly opinion based. There is an almost endless list of smaller town near Munich, which all fit your requirements.
Jan
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comment Can a 60Hz fan motor run on 50Hz?
If you want to keep this discussion going, you should however move your question to electronics stackexchange. Someone there will be able to explain better all that might go wrong: electronics.stackexchange.com
Jan
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comment Can a 60Hz fan motor run on 50Hz?
@zagadka314 You are of course right that reducing the voltage will mitigate a potential overload due to lower AC frequency, but you cannot deduct a general rule from the table you are linking to. As you can see on the web page, it applies only to a few specific motor models from this manufacturer. For other models, you are referred to the engineering department for further advice.
Jan
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comment Can a 60Hz fan motor run on 50Hz?
@zagadka314 Please feel free to ruin your expensive equipment if it is more important for you to nitpick on my wording as a non-native English speaker. If you believe to understand the physics and know what will happen if you run an electrical motor at a lower frequency than what it was designed for, why do you ask here at all? And just to repeat what I already wrote in my answer: If the magnetic core of the motor saturates during the AC cycle, it will draw a much higher current (several times higher is not unrealistic) and hundreds of watt of extra thermal energy is a realistic problem.
Jan
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comment Can a 60Hz fan motor run on 50Hz?
@zagadka314 Who says that the engine won't dissipate a few hundred watts more heat if connected to 50Hz mains?
Jan
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comment Visiting both Abkhazia and Georgia
The travel advise says that it is illegal to enter Georgia from Abkhazia since there is no official border control there. Why do you assume that previous travel to Abkhazia could prevent your from legally entering Georgia later (through an official border checkpoint)?
Jan
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comment Can I carry slush powder on flight?
I honestly can't think of any reason why you should not be allowed to bring sodium polyacrylate on a flight. It is neither explosive, flammable nor poisonous, it is the most common absorber used in disposable diapers and even approved by the FDA as a food additive.