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Sep
15
comment Why do arrival and departure cards exist?
This is a great answer; if it contained information on departure cards as well as arrival cards, I would like to mark this as accepted.
Sep
14
comment Why do arrival and departure cards exist?
@PaŭloEbermann From memory, I recall I had to deal with this when entering/leaving Chile, Argentina, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
Sep
14
asked Why do arrival and departure cards exist?
Sep
10
revised Traveling home to England with only 5 months on passport
Fixed flow and punctuation.
Sep
10
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Sep
1
comment What happens when you book a flight to a country you don't have a visa for?
Not just a visa; most airlines will also require you to present proof of onward travel unless you are a resident of the destination country.
Sep
1
revised Does Venice smell?
Added paragraph breaks.
Aug
27
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Bucharest to Sofia
Aug
26
accepted What is an “Approval Letter”, and how do I get one?
Aug
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asked What is an “Approval Letter”, and how do I get one?
Jul
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Jul
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revised Is it possible to buy the ticket on board in German train?
Fixed wording, removed meta-content.
Jul
15
comment Is the reciprocity fee for US citizens only charged if you arrive at Santiago International Airport?
I think this is a recent change; I'd heard lately that there is no longer a reciprocity fee charged for US citizens to enter Chile (and vice versa).
Jul
7
comment What documents do I need to do a visa run at Thailand/Myanmar border?
Theoretically, you could stay indefinitely, although governments tend not to like it very much. I know a couple of people who did visa runs in Chile, and immigration started giving them trouble after a few runs. Thailand, meanwhile, has been cracking down on visa runs lately. After your third time, you will probably be denied entry. Of course, crafty travelers will simply find new workarounds, but in the meantime, visa runs are a viable – if complicated and potentially only short-term – way to "extend" your tourist visa.
Jul
7
asked How to get an entry permit for Myanmar in Mae Sai?
Jul
7
comment What documents do I need to do a visa run at Thailand/Myanmar border?
@CGCampbell A visa run is a very short and inexpensive international trip – usually less than 24 hours – where you leave the country where you are visiting and then return right away, renewing your tourist visa in the process. It can only be done in a few places due to cost and regulations. Thailand is famous for them, and I've heard of people doing visa runs in Chile as well (although usually you can only do a few of them before immigration starts to hassle you).
Jul
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accepted What documents do I need to do a visa run at Thailand/Myanmar border?
Jul
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comment What documents do I need to do a visa run at Thailand/Myanmar border?
I found a local service provider and here's what they have to say about denied VoA on their website: "Please also note that you will not be stranded in Burma if you are turned down at the border as the immigration officers on duty will simply refuse to let you leave the country in Mae Sai. You will then have to come back to Chiang Mai to find an alternative solution if you wish to extend your stay in Thailand."