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Mar
29
reviewed No Action Needed PlayStation 4 from UK to India will I have to pay customs duty?
Mar
29
reviewed Reviewed Do Russians smile at each other?
Mar
27
reviewed Leave Open In which SF neighborhood should we look for accommodation?
Mar
27
reviewed Leave Open Do I need to provide any documents for my friend's UK visa application?
Mar
26
reviewed Close Any alternative ways to find hostels than hostelworld or hostelbookers
Mar
26
reviewed Leave Open Amex travel insurance for H1b visa holder
Mar
26
reviewed Leave Open Can I get a long-stay Visa from France after using up my 90 / 180 days of Schengen Visa?
Mar
24
revised What is the most cost effective way to get turn-by-turn navigation in the UK?
link to a list of other navigation apps
Mar
24
comment What is the most cost effective way to get turn-by-turn navigation in the UK?
@NateEldredge Yes. The data may not be as complete regarding speed predictions on different roads, but it's definitely enough to drive by. With offline maps, what you'll miss is real-time traffic information, which may or may not be important depending on where and when you drive.
Mar
24
comment What is the most cost effective way to get turn-by-turn navigation in the UK?
As long as you only want directions based on static data (maps) and not live data (traffic), the cost for using your phone is $X/MB * 0MB = 0. Download the maps for free on an unmetered connection before starting your trip.
Mar
22
revised Authorizing someone else for in-person passport renewal
edited tags
Mar
21
answered Talking Roissy Bus from Place Charles de Gaulle Etoile to CDG Terminal 2
Mar
20
comment Are you able to bring bagels into South Korea on a flight?
This is irrelevant: TSA controls what is accepted by airport security when you board a flight in the US. It's perfectly legal to travel with liquid, what isn't legal is to bring it with you from outside the airport. If you buy a bottle airside, or fill one at a water fountain, it's ok. If you land with one, it's ok. What matters here is whether South Korea will let it in: some countries ban food imports.
Mar
19
comment Stay for 2 days in Amsterdam enroute from USA to India
@drN I don't know why this rule was set up nor what the corner cases are. You could ask a separate question about it.
Mar
18
answered Stay for 2 days in Amsterdam enroute from USA to India
Mar
14
comment Purchase Paris Visite pass from Orly airport on a public holiday
@rafeymaher Oh, I think you're right: Paris Visite isn't just a ticket, there's also a leaflet and I think coupons for the attractions, so the machines can't hand it out. If you're going to CDG and Disneyland then indeed Paris Visite is a better deal for you than for the average tourist. Though perhaps Mobilis (day pass) would come out cheaper (not advertised to tourists, I think it's only mentioned on the French part of the website) — then again probably not because Mobilis isn't valid for the airport trips.
Mar
13
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
13
answered Language problems at the airport?
Mar
13
revised Purchase Paris Visite pass from Orly airport on a public holiday
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Mar
13
answered Purchase Paris Visite pass from Orly airport on a public holiday