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I've visited : Australia, Austria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar/Burma, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Peru, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United States (25 states + DC/PR), Vietnam


Feb
23
comment Do Chinese citizens require a visa to go to Hong Kong for less than 7 days?
But a day trip to China still does not make the HK visit a "transit" - it's clearly the destination.
Feb
22
comment Tripod in Carry-on Luggage
I have not been "exceptionally lucky". I participate in multiple photograph forums on the web, and have never heard of anyone having a tripod confiscated at airport security (and it is a question that comes up frequently). "Exceptionally charming" ? Perhaps I am, but that would only be relevant if I'd ever even been questioned about the tripod, which I never have been (The Singapore case they just measured, not questioned)
Feb
22
answered Do Chinese citizens require a visa to go to Hong Kong for less than 7 days?
Feb
21
answered Tripod in Carry-on Luggage
Feb
21
revised Do both parents need to apply for a US passport for minors?
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Feb
21
comment How can I find bundled air fare discounts?
@Flimzy For example, the United Airlines Contract of Carriage states "UA reserves the right to cancel bookings and/or reservations which it deems abusive, illogical, or which are booked and/or reserved with no intention of flying.", and most other airlines will have something similar. So if they catch you doing this, they can cancel your entire ticket, without refund. The odds of getting caught are low, but there is always a risk.
Feb
21
comment How can I find bundled air fare discounts?
Note that whilst this isn't exactly a duplicate of the above post, the discussion of how to find these fares is probably not something worth covering as it's generally against the airlines Contract of Carriage, and can have multiple negative side effect...
Feb
21
comment How can I find bundled air fare discounts?
possible duplicate of How does "Fuel Dumping" work?
Feb
18
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Feb
18
awarded  Good Answer
Feb
18
comment Best way to send valuable item back home while travelling (Istanbul)?
How is your phone "Broken"? If you've put a Tuskish SIM in it, and haven't paid the government to have the phone registered in Turkey, then you've probably been added to the government blacklist.
Feb
18
answered XPT train pricing in NSW
Feb
17
answered Do I need a visa for Paris, if my connecting flight stops for 24 hours in Paris?
Feb
15
comment US citizen travelling to UK with expired US passport for a minor and valid UK passport
The US DOES have exit checks - however they are fully automated using APIS (Advance Passenger Information System) and data provided by the airline. In this case, those systems will detect a departure by a UK citizen who did not previously enter the US, and whilst it is not likely they will attempt to detain her as a result, this could cause problems in the future.
Feb
15
answered US citizen travelling to UK with expired US passport for a minor and valid UK passport
Feb
13
answered Are there any available spots left to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in May/June?
Feb
9
answered Can I apply for B1-B2 visa if ESTA is still valid?
Feb
5
comment I've got five hours in NY, what places can I visit in that time?
@Gilles You're presuming that he's arriving internationally (Probably correct, but not actually stated). The advantage of immigration is that it's at the start of the window, so at least if it takes a long time he'll know where he stands as far as remaining time.
Feb
5
answered I've got five hours in NY, what places can I visit in that time?
Feb
5
answered Arriving in SFO with 6 24" (61 cm) luggage pieces - will these fit in a cab to South Bay?