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Apr
25
comment Do I need a visa for a connecting international flight in Guangzhou, China?
Even if the bags aren't checked through no visa is required. A US citizen can use the 72 hour visa-free transit at Guangzhou.
Apr
20
comment Re-entering the US for the third time in a year with total of 240 Days
So after claiming my answer was based on urban legend, you have now changed your answer to include a reference to the same "urban legend", but done it as an edit so as to keep the up-votes for your previous answer which you have in effect proven wrong? Wow. Just, Wow.
Apr
17
comment Priceline bidding: how does it work?
Although it's not really a duplicate, it would be worth reading the answer to this question - travel.stackexchange.com/questions/7943/…
Apr
11
comment Reservation for multiple room in hotel - different check-in time
@chx Thanks. Fixed.
Apr
11
comment How to retrieve checked-through luggage if I don't board a connecting flight?
@ParminderSinghChahal What you've said is NOT correct for US domestic flights. US domestic flights do NOT enforce PPBM (Positive Passenger Bag Matching, which is the rule that requires your bag to be offloaded) due to ALL bags being scanned for explosives before being boarded.
Apr
11
comment Brussels Air: LAX to IAD to NAP Is 1.5h at IAD sufficient given change of planes, but both United?
It's a fundamentally broken wiki. It presumes that there is a single MCT for each airport/flight type, which is broken. The full MCT table for UA at IAD has dozens of entries based on flight number and which terminal the flights are in. The rest of the wiki is so horribly out of date that it's simply not funny.
Apr
11
comment Brussels Air: LAX to IAD to NAP Is 1.5h at IAD sufficient given change of planes, but both United?
That website is horribly out of date (it hasn't been updated for over 10 YEARS!) and is wrong. MCT for UA Domestic to International at IAD is now at least 45 minutes, longer for certain flights.
Apr
11
comment Brussels Air: LAX to IAD to NAP Is 1.5h at IAD sufficient given change of planes, but both United?
So Brussels Air to BRU, and then on to NAP? It's certainly not IAD-NAP as UA don't fly that route...
Apr
9
comment Brussels Air: LAX to IAD to NAP Is 1.5h at IAD sufficient given change of planes, but both United?
United don't fly to Naples from IAD. Are you flying via Brussels? Is the flight IAD-BRU on United, or a United codeshare on Brussels Airlines?
Apr
9
comment Should one bring a power strip when travelling from the U.S. to Europe so that one won't have to get more than one power adapter?
The issue is that they accept a grounded socket. If the socket was 2-pin only, then there would not be a problem, but a 2-pin plug and a 3-pin socket is illegal in several countries including Australia as it allows you to plug in a device that requires earth, without having earth available. I'm not sure if it's illegal in the US, but it certainly won't get UL (or similar) certification, which means at a minimum it's illegal to sell in the US. And one way or another, it's dangerous and potentially an electrocution hazard.
Apr
9
comment Should one bring a power strip when travelling from the U.S. to Europe so that one won't have to get more than one power adapter?
So unearthed plugs that are illegal in many countries - good. Monster - bad. Got it.
Mar
27
comment Do I need a visa to walk over the Rainbow bridge?
If your plan is just to cross half-way and turn back, then yes, I believe you can do it without entering the US - however you will still need a passport and (if required) a multi-entry visa to Canada. However the original question was regarding visiting the US side of the falls which requires entering the US.
Mar
27
comment Can I divide a 300 ml liquid bottle into three smaller bottles?
Except the URL you've pointed to doesn't say ANYTHING about whether the bottles can contain the same product, which is the question that was actually asked.
Mar
21
comment When a flights departs in the middle of the winter daylight saving time switch, what is the actual departure time?
This doesn't really answer the question. The point is that there are TWO 0125s (local time) on that day - one before the switch, and then another an hour later after the switch.
Mar
20
comment Actual enforcement of carry-on luggage weight
Some airlines always enforce. Some airlines sometimes enforce. Some very rarely/never enforce. There's no correct answer to this question...
Mar
12
comment Do Airline Ticket Offices have to Inform customers of visa requirements when purchasing tickets?
They were transferring from AirAsia to Air New Zealand. Presuming they had luggage, they would have needed to go airside to collect and re-check their luggage. Thus at least an ETA would have been required.
Feb
14
comment Air-side walk-through light boxes. What are they?
Maybe a hint as to where these are? Are they as you get off the plane? As you leave the airport? Before or after collecting checked baggage?
Feb
14
comment Travelling to the USA, but want to stay longer than 3 months? is this possible? UK citizen
Yes. Any visa denial means no VWP
Feb
13
comment Travelling to the USA, but want to stay longer than 3 months? is this possible? UK citizen
An internship would require at least a J1 visa, and whilst that may be possible it's a lot of effort to obtain both the internship and the visa.
Feb
13
comment Any idea of wait times for a visa from US?
Are you sure that he was approved? Was the term 'waiver of ineligibility" mentioned?