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Feb
4
comment Is Dubai visa required to get luggage for an Egyptian citizen?
Related: Can I through check my bags on separate bookings (international flights)? (Covers changing between two tickets in Dubai with luggage)
Feb
3
comment Meeting someone at the airport gate in the US?
Many airports, including western airports, offer this sort of service for a hefty fee. This is the page for the Heathrow Airport VIP service. I would suspect that this company simply delegates the airside parts to the appropriate provider at the airport, then arranges for their driver to be ready to accept you once to come landside. Be aware that it will not be cheap!
Feb
3
comment Do F-1 students need a visa to visit Paris and Amsterdam during layovers?
I'm not disputing that, which is certainly the default case, but if you look at the linked answer you'll see that there are exemptions from those normal rules for people holding visas from certain countries
Feb
3
comment Lost/missing half a UK rail ticket (advanced purchase), can I get it reprinted?
If you have an anytime or offpeak or super offpeak ticket, then the seat reservation is optional. Advanced Tickets are only valid on the booked train, see the national rail website for details
Feb
3
comment Lost/missing half a UK rail ticket (advanced purchase), can I get it reprinted?
The seat reservation bit isn't quite right - if you have an Advanced Purchase ticket like I do, without the seat reservation there's no way to prove what train you are booking onto, so the ticket alone wouldn't be valid!
Feb
3
comment Exchanging japanese yens into US dollars for an upcoming trip to USA, how to get the best rate?
@jpatokal You're right. I'd assumed the OP was in Japan, in which case the right answer is paying the Yen into their bank account and following the advice in the linked question. Hadn't spotted that they weren't
Feb
2
comment Tube delay on a cross-London rail transfer, who to claim compensation from?
Signal fault resulting in the need for emergency engineering works, and from that no trains for several hours. As such, should be claimable
Feb
2
comment Exchanging japanese yens into US dollars for an upcoming trip to USA, how to get the best rate?
possible duplicate of When traveling to a country with a different currency, how should you take your money?
Feb
2
comment Do F-1 students need a visa to visit Paris and Amsterdam during layovers?
I'd suggest you read the answer to the canonical Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? question - it covers these sorts of exemptions
Feb
2
revised Lost/missing half a UK rail ticket (advanced purchase), can I get it reprinted?
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Feb
2
comment Lost/missing half a UK rail ticket (advanced purchase), can I get it reprinted?
But we'd then be on the same train, trying to sit in the same seat, and only one of us would have the credit card from the booking, and only one of us would have ID matching the name of the booking!
Feb
2
comment Finding a hotel booking site that really books the hotel (for Mumbai)
Safest would be to book directly through the hotel itself, either by phone or on the hotel's own website - did you try either of those?
Feb
2
asked Lost/missing half a UK rail ticket (advanced purchase), can I get it reprinted?
Feb
2
asked Tube delay on a cross-London rail transfer, who to claim compensation from?
Feb
2
revised Visa requirements for Macedonia for Schengen-zone Permanent Residents?
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Feb
2
comment Do F-1 students need a visa to visit Paris and Amsterdam during layovers?
Are you sure about that last part? Wouldn't the valid US visa exempt them from the normal airport transit visa requirement they'd otherwise have as an Indian citizen?
Feb
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Feb
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revised Can I see which seats are available on a British Airways flight before I book?
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Jan
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comment Is it possible to use US/UK agents (sites or people) for flights to and from third party countries?
Why do you think this might even be an issue? (I say this as someone who has recently used a UK travel agent to book a flight for someone flying from India to Germany!)
Jan
30
comment Recalling the train/seat details for a SNCF ticket loaded onto your Voyageur card?
I don't have an Android phone, so I can't test if either, but hopefully the OP or someone else can try it and confirm one way or another!