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comment what options do i have to get from Thessaloniki, Greece to Sofia, Bulgaria
Did you try asking Rome2Rio? What did that suggest? Where did you have problems?
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comment Essential Things To Do in London
Greenwich Observatory (doorstep)? Bletchley Park (train ride)? The various Tate galleries?
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comment Invitation letter: Schengen visa for Denmark
What's your nationality? If you're a US citizen, then you won't need a visa!
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comment London Tube Strike: What to do?
This was the BBC advice from the last strike in 2014, I suspect much of it will apply this time too!
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comment Can I apply for a US visitor visa while I am a visitor in Canada
What is your grandson's nationality?
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comment Left UK without passing through Immigration, why?
The Schengen zone does both formal Entry and Exit checks. The UK does formal entry checks, and electronic exit checks. As such, this is entirely as expected
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comment Arriving Heathrow airport terminal 2, departing terminal 3, but need lounge access in terminal 2
@Calchas I thought they checked boarding passes before letting you into the security check, like they do at T5. Is that not also the case in T2?
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comment Rental car insurance - Portugal (EU resident)
What does your insurance policy documentation have to say on the topic?
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answered Arriving Heathrow airport terminal 2, departing terminal 3, but need lounge access in terminal 2
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comment Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?
@Prateek I've only ever entered India through Bangalore, but there I've been required to queue up and hand my form to a customs officer ever time, there was no green channel option available. Maybe it varies by airport?
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comment Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?
@Calchas Pretty sure it isn't customs people looking under the lorries in Dover, but immigration! In Dover, the customs officers are the ones looking at the heavily-loaded rented transit vans...
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comment Why do mobile roaming prices vary by the home country of your mobile phone, when a long way from home?
@JonathanReez In the middle east case I had, there's also the likely amount of money that visiting westerns have to spend on phone calls, vs workers coming in from India, giving some pricing discrimination too. If you fancy writing up an answer with both in, I can accept it so we've got a canonical reference for the topic :)
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comment Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?
@Calchas Ideally something that goes beyond the 2 paragraphs wikipedia has on the topic and explains a bit more as to why. I largely know why, but based on discussions offline this week I've discovered quite a few travellers don't and are confused by it!
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asked Why do mobile roaming prices vary by the home country of your mobile phone, when a long way from home?
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comment Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?
I couldn't find any suitably licensed photos of European-style Green and Red customs channels, but if someone does have one, please edit my question to add a photo in!
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asked Why do some countries require everyone entering to see a customs officer, and some don't?