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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the best way to get sleep on a train in a sitting compartment?
Nov
17
comment If there are no planes flying into Nancy, can I schedule my own connecting flight from Strasbourg? Or anywhere for that matter?
@DavidRicherby Even Paris doesn't have direct flights to Louisville or Indianapolis. Nor does Heathrow, so I suspect neither offers any translatlantic flight. Imataloss will have to go via Detroit or New York or Washington or something.
Nov
17
comment If there are no planes flying into Nancy, can I schedule my own connecting flight from Strasbourg? Or anywhere for that matter?
@Relaxed Yes, it's the combination of the size and the train travel time that's too small to sustain flights. Is flying to Luxembourg really a viable option between Roissy and Nancy? I don't know how well-connected Nancy and Luxembourg airport are. There aren't many flights between Paris and Luxembourg.
Nov
17
answered If there are no planes flying into Nancy, can I schedule my own connecting flight from Strasbourg? Or anywhere for that matter?
Nov
15
comment How bad is it to overstay my Schengen visa by 6 days?
There's a passport control when you exit the Schengen area. They'll scan your passport and update the record for your visa in the database, and I'm pretty sure that a message will pop up on the official's screen telling them that you overstayed. The consequence may well be a fine and a Schengen visa interdiction lasting several years.
Nov
11
reviewed Leave Open Good public school to learn French in Paris?
Nov
10
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Free view of the Sydney CBD
Nov
10
revised Free view of the Sydney CBD
Didn't know what CBD is, figure others won't either.
Nov
10
answered How do you use a Budapest 5/30 travelcard?
Nov
10
answered Is a Budapest “transfer ticket” valid for Bus then Metro then Tram?
Nov
7
comment Is an Oyster card worth it for 3 days?
The part about Oyster is a duplicate, but not the part about Heathrow to Balham.
Nov
7
comment Is an Oyster card worth it for 3 days?
Most of your questions (but not the Heathrow–Balham bit) are answered at Transportation from St Pancras station to ExCel convention center. If you're going to make at least two trips in central London, then an Oyster card is cheaper than paper tickets.
Nov
7
comment Is an Oyster card worth it for 3 days?
The price cap is not available on standard oyster cards? When did that change? Last I was in London, a day pass would be automatically counted if it was cheaper than individual tickets. A benefit of standard Oyster cards is that they can be fully refunded (though this isn't worth the hassle if you leave London in such a way that there's no open ticket office at your exit point). See Transportation from St Pancras station to ExCel convention center — is any part of that answer wrong?
Nov
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Nov
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Nov
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comment Is there a Paris equivalent of London's Oyster Pay-As-You-Go?
@tohecz True, but for most occasional visitors it's not worth getting a carnet for point-to-point tickets. Beware that these tickets are magnetic and employees are not as accommodating as they used to be when a ticket becomes demagnetized. I think the rules have changed and the ticket is now officially invalid if it has become demagnetized.
Oct
28
comment Travel times during peak hours in Los Angeles
@Karlson I don't get it. How are standard traffic patterns not related to traveling (by car, bus or taxi)?
Oct
28
reviewed Leave Open Travel times during peak hours in Los Angeles
Oct
26
answered Cheapest (and hopefully fastest) option for family to transfer from CDG to ORY