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comment Small Wedding Ceremony, Chateaux around Paris
1 hour by car,or by train? And 1 hour in good traffic, or 1 hour on a Friday night (which probably means about 1km on a bad night...)
Jul
26
comment Strategies for finding short hiking trails near a driving route in the Pacific North West?
@MichaelHampton Google Maps thinks 5 hours, I'm planning to take 10ish, so that's a fair bit of walking :) I figured that asking for specific trails would be too specific, while finding out how to find my own migh tbe more useful to others in future
Jul
20
comment US citizen going to UK. Jewelry/Gifts customs and VAT
Will the ring remain in the UK, or will it depart the EU customs area on/shortly after?
Jul
20
comment Idenity Card from Poland
Any old ID card? Or one issued to the citizen of an EU country with national ID cards?
Jul
20
comment Is an ESTA extension possible?
A trip to Canada isn't far enough to reset the VWP clock, we've several questions on here already that cover how far you have to go
Jul
20
comment London cycle hire without chip-and-pin
Are you sure that chip+signature won't work? At least some chip+pin machines are happy to accept chip+signature cards without prompting for a pin and without wanting anything signed
Jul
19
comment Slovenia to Croatia with single-entry Schengen visa
Why did you think that a single entry visa permit you to enter, exit then enter for a second time?
Jul
19
comment Is it easy to get an UberX from Central London to Heathrow Airport?
If you're in a rush, then a black cab might be better. Black cab drivers have to know all the streets in London, the best ways between then, fastest options etc. I've generally found Uber drivers in London friendly, but largely unaware of where things are, and utterly reliant on satnavs...
Jul
19
comment When will I encounter UK border control
@Calchas Isn't one of the terminals open overnight? Or has that finished now that T1 has closed?
Jul
18
comment When will I encounter UK border control
Changing airport? Flight cancelled with an overnight stay until the next one? Illness?
Jul
18
comment Should I use an online broker to buy travel medical insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website?
You should edit your answer to make that clear - that won't apply in most of the world so that section may or may not be of help/relevance to most of the people seeing your answer!
Jul
16
comment Through checking bags on BA1 - Do you have to collect and re-check?
Some people on today's flight tried the "telling the groundstaff" option, and they think it worked. I opted for collect + stash duty free + re-check, but the AA staff will look at you like you're from Mars when you turn up in T8 with a bag with through-checked luggage tags on it...
Jul
16
comment Frequent Traveller to the UK Does Not Want to Fill Out Landing Cards, Be Interviewed
@MichaelHampton Which is great in theory, but in practice I've almost never seen them at the US airport terminals I've flown into :(
Jul
15
comment Frequent Traveller to the UK Does Not Want to Fill Out Landing Cards, Be Interviewed
One might also say, given that UK citizens aren't allowed to enrol for Global Entry, that your friend should be forced to stand in a boring queue each time just like all UK citizens heading westwards are forced to, and they need to lobby their elected representatives to get that fixed! ;-)
Jul
15
comment Frequent Traveller to the UK Does Not Want to Fill Out Landing Cards, Be Interviewed
Fly into Ireland, then fly from Ireland to Heathrow, where you'd exit through Customs but bypass Immigration?
Jul
14
comment Should I use an online broker to buy travel medical insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website?
Do you have a source for legally there being no travel insurance discounts? I find it unlikely that there are no countries anywhere in the world without them...
Jul
14
comment Travel insurance with a pre-existing condition
There are quite a few specialist travel insurance providers who do cover pre-existing conditions, but they generally charge quite high fees based on which pre-existing conditions you want them to cover
Jul
14
comment How can I change my FF number on Iberia/British Airways to American Airlines?
Try using the Finnair website's Manage My Booking, that often lets you change the FF details on other OneWorld airline bookings
Jul
14
comment How much cash should I give my daughter for month long Japan trip?
Sending your daughter with a large pile of cash may not be the best option. A low-FX card might be a better bet, from which she could withdraw money + spend as needed
Jul
14
comment Can an American get a UK Transit Visa on Arrival?
Buying a different ticket which permits a short airside transit would seem the easier fix! But I'm guessing there's a reason why they've bought such a complicated set of tickets with a landside transit through a country they know they have issues entering...