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May
18
comment Hoping to travel to the uk till July 29 but my visa expires on July 20. What can I do?
I know that you plan to exit the UK on July 29, but when do you plan to go to the UK. If the UK works similarly to the US, then you should be OK as long as you enter the UK on or before July 20. The border guard will give you permission to stay a certain number of months from the date you entered. (But I don't know the UK works the same way as the US.)
May
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May
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revised I want to go to Las Vegas this weekend, but my Mexican passport expired in March, would I have problems?
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Apr
30
comment I want to go to Las Vegas this weekend, but my Mexican passport expired in March, would I have problems?
@JamesRyan perhaps you are right, but I read "Countries that Extend Passport Validity For an Additional Six Months After Expiration" at the very bottom.
Apr
30
answered I want to go to Las Vegas this weekend, but my Mexican passport expired in March, would I have problems?
Mar
26
comment Why does my phone's GPS not work in China?
@DavidRicherby I think it measures the pollution in the air. Alternatively, the air is so thick with pollution that the GPS signals are blocked.
Mar
20
comment Can I live on an unoccupied island?
@kundor I guess Potter has at most 18 days before his private is discovered by the hoi polloi.
Mar
20
comment Can I live on an unoccupied island?
@DavidRicherby I doubt that. Here is a wikipedia article on new islands en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_new_islands. Zalzala Koh is about 6 months old. Are all those satellite photos within the last 6 months?
Mar
20
comment Is a tour of a US Embassy possible?
@neubert go to evisaforms.state.gov/acs/make_default.asp?pc=LND click "Request notarial and other services not listed above." and make the appointment. I think the restroom and water fountain are the only no-fee services.
Mar
20
comment Is a tour of a US Embassy possible?
@neubert if you want to visit the US embassy then go for it. You can use their restroom or drink water from their drinking faucet. You paid for it with your tax dollars.
Mar
20
answered Is a tour of a US Embassy possible?
Mar
20
comment Is a tour of a US Embassy possible?
In my experience it is possible to enter US embassies. They provide citizen services after all. It is like the DMV. If you want to go to the DMV to watch people waiting in line, no one is stopping you.
Jan
17
comment How to stay awake while waiting for a plane
The hardest part is when they are delayed.
Dec
17
comment Is there a legal limit to the amount of cash one can carry on domestic US flights
@smci Just use a TSA approved lock. I don't think any "bad people" have the master key. :)
Nov
28
comment Can I keep my old passport when I have it renewed and a new one issued?
With respect to the US, you can keep old passports. An expired US passport is still proof of US citizenship. You can show up at the US border with an expired US passport and be let in. It is still valid ID for many other purposes.
Nov
23
comment Good way to avoid bus luggage stress?
As a thief, I would just wait until the bus was about to leave. If you get off the bus to chase me, the bus will leave without you. Maybe I'll just take your bag off the bus and stand around. Your alert will go off when you leave the bag behind.
Nov
23
comment When travelling do I have to keep the passport with me all the time?
@HenningMakholm not necessarily maybe you are supposed to remain in a safe place where you don't let your passport out of your sight. Or you could get a second passport.
Nov
23
comment Difference between “visa not required” and “visa on arrival”?
I have done both. My experience with the VOA with respect to Vietnam is that although I did not have to get a visa before traveling, something had to be done for me before hand. I think someone wrote a letter on my behalf which put me in a list of persons approved for visa on arrival. It was definitely easier than getting a visa, but I suspect if I had not been on the list I would have had problems.
Oct
24
comment Why there is passport check at the check-in counter, immigration and even at the gate?
I've had an in-ride id check (not with planes but with buses). Everyone had to show ID prior to boarding. In the middle of the ride, the bus stopped and an inspector wanted to see everyone's ID. Then at the destination we all had to show ID to get off. It was retarded.
Sep
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