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Do I need to give a real passport number at the time of booking for a flight from HKG to the United States? [duplicate]

I am planning a trip to Hong Kong in June. When I tried to book my return flight (a direct flight from HKG to SFO) on Singapore Airlines's website, it requires that I enter my passport information (...
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How to book a flight if my passport doesn't state my gender?

I am asking on behalf of my friend. My friend doesn't have a gender (in other words they are gender-neutral) and on their new passport their gender is represented as X (indeterminate/unspecified). ...
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Airline reservations require name to exactly match passport, but won't allow entering name that way

My sister's name on her passport is 25 characters not including spaces: 5 letters for her given name, 7 letters for her middle name, and 13 letters, including a hyphen, for her last name. (It's NOT a ...
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Will my passport number change when I renew it?

I'm travelling soon but need to renew my passport. Given that I have to provide my passport number to the airline to book a flight, I was wondering if my passport number would change if I renew it. ...
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Can two persons sharing a name travel one-way each on a return ticket?

I would like to know if my brother can fly by United Airlines from USA to El Salvador, and my father, from El Salvador to USA using the same round trip ticket, both of them have the same name.
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Is it a problem for wrong gender on flight tickets?

I just booked a flight ticket on AirAsia for my friend and filled out the wrong gender carelessly. Is it a problem? I didn't find their customer service phone numbers on AirAsia.
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What does "country of residence" mean in flight reservations given its different meaning in different contexts?

Some airlines (for example American Airlines) ask for "country of residence" during the booking process. However, the word "residence" has many different definitions in different ...
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Passport requirements on entering Ireland as a citizen

Basic premise of this question is what are usual requirements for entering Ireland through Airport Immigration - and does this change based on where you departed from? Basically - I'm a citizen and ...
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"Do not board" message at the airport check-in?

I was booked on a flight for Chicago from Bangalore (India), I have a B1 visa. During check-in at the airport counter (for air India) they guy (who generates the boarding pass) said he gets an error ...
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Do I not need to supply passport details when booking through websites?

I've booked international air tickets from a variety of sources and I've always needed to supply passport details, e.g. airline websites, travel agents. However I've just booked a flight with Expedia ...
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Booking flight before new passport arrives?

I am booking a flight for January 30 with Cebu Pacific. I tried to contact them about this, still waiting for a reply. One person in our group didn't have a passport and already applied for one. He ...
Tiago Silva's user avatar
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Can't check-in on Ryanair, because an adult is registered as a teen and a teen is registered as an adult

On Ryanair online check-in, when I typed my birth date I got an error saying teens must be under 16 years old. Vice-versa for my son (I can't get it to accept the birth date because it says adults ...
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Do I need to fly with passport when API is required?

I am an EU citizen planning to fly from Switzerland to England (London). I usually use the app from my airline to do online check-in and then just walk up to security. In this case, though, the ...
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I am a citizen of three countries. I am going to travel to not two but all three countries. How do I book the tickets, on which passports? [duplicate]

Australia to South Africa to Morocco. All travels are 4-5 days apart. So which ticket do I book with which passport? Which passport do I use to enter and exit to the next country?
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Why are they not asking me about my passport number for my booking? [closed]

Is it OK when they are not asking my passport number for the travel? I ask because I bought my ticket and a few days later I realized they did not ask. How do I change my details to enter my ...
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Which passport number should I use?

I have 2 passports (one expired with a valid visa and one other passport valid); while booking a ticket, which passport number should I put in?
Hadi Mouhamad's user avatar
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What to write in the Address field when checking-in for a US-bound flight, if my purpose of travel is transit?

I'm a Canadian citizen with a Canadian passport. I booked a flight with American Airlines to Mexico City From Toronto Pearson and it says that "Passenger details are needed to check in". Flight 1: ...
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Passport "Issued in" vs. "Issuing Country" & "Issuing Authority"

Background As part of the Advance Passenger Information (API) for an upcoming flight from my country of residence (Country R) to my country of citizenship (Country C), the airline is asking me to ...
Robyn's user avatar
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Missed passport number by one digit when booking flight online

So I was booking a flight for me and friends from Beijing to Tokyo, but mistakenly missed a digit in a friend's passport. I did not check in online of course. The flight's tomorrow. Will there be ...
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Why is so difficult to fly across the 2-year old threshold with (some) airlines?

I found it almost impossible to get acceptable tickets to fly with my daughter if she reaches 2 years old during a round-trip. Their website (I'm talking about 2 European companies, one low cost and ...
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Passport information needed when booking an international flight

I tried booking a flight online and encountered some problems after entering all my information so I contacted a customer service agent online. She was in the process of making the booking for me, ...
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Travel to India with Indian passport having less than 6 months validity

I have an international flight this Friday (25 Sep 2020) from San Francisco to Delhi. The airline is Air India. I am trying to do web check in (and health undertaking) on Air India website but it ...
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Wrong ID expiration date entered on Kiwi reservation

When I made a reservation for a return flight with WizzAir from Romania to Italy through Kiwi I entered the wrong expiration date, not something big, but a typo. The date that was entered was 10.10....
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Is it a problem to use a different passport on a return flight?

My father-in-law is returning to the UK in four days, after spending a month in his home country. Whilst there, he renewed his passport which, obviously, has different document numbers to those on ...
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Why do I need to enter my US Permanent Resident card when flying from US to Mexico with AA?

I am using online check-in for a one-way flight from the United States to Mexico with American Airlines. I am not a US Citizen, but I am a US resident. During online check-in, it asks "Country of ...
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Booked a flight ticket with wrong passport number via a travel agency

I just purchased a flight ticket operated by Vietnam Airlines on Expedia, but I didn't notice the section on entering the passport number on the payment page on Expedia, and found that I completed the ...
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Can I book an international flight with my national ID number?

I am planning to go to India with a friend. I wanted to book the flights, but my friend's passport being certificated. Can I book her flight with her ID (we are from Spain)? I know that she will need ...
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Can I change my citizenship (passport country) after booking a flight

I want to book a flight from Toronto to Tokyo on Expedia and the flight date is Aug 14, 2017. And Here is my situation: Right now I have my Chinese passport. I just finished my Canadian citizenship ...
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Who enforces passport requirements for passengers departing the US by air?

Timatic states: All nationals departing the USA will be required to hold a (valid) passport (booklet only, US Passport Card not accepted). Exempt are holders of: - US Permanent Resident/Resident ...
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Can I register more than one ID document for a flight ticket?

Earlier this year, I almost missed an international flight. I noticed that I was running late while I was still at work, and considered going from work straight to the airport. But I realized that my ...
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Change of passport number

I have had to change my passport to travel, but the number on my passport for the flight back is different to the flight going out. Do I need to get it changed? How can I do this?
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Wrong ID information on Wizzair

I have a flight on the 25th of August and it’s my first time flying alone and I’m terrified, with that anxiety I wrote my document information wrong. Instead of writing my ID document number I wrote ...
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Wrong nationality on boarding pass due to IT error

TL;DR How can I make sure I board my flight when the boarding pass shows my nationality wrong due to an IT error? I've just checked in online for my flight tomorrow and upon checking my boarding pass ...
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Can I change my passport in the middle of a layover?

I have international flights from A to B to C. I live in A, but I am a citizen of B, and I'm taking a holiday in C. I am planning to renew my passport online and collect it during my layover in B. I ...
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Does Amtrak verify the passport details you enter when booking an international train ticket on their site?

When booking a ticket to/from Canada on Amtrak's website, you are asked to provide passport details for all traveling passengers. In case you don't know the exact details at booking time, can you put ...
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Leaving Russia to Schengen - which Ukrainian passport to use?

Situation: I'm a Ukrainian living in Russia with permanent residency permit (ВНЖ). I wish to visit a Schengen country (Greece) using my visa-free travel right as a Ukrainian national. I have two ...
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dual citizenship - which passport number must go on ticket? [duplicate]

This questions does not relate to how to use two passports, but which passport number to put down when purchasing an international ticket online. I have Dutch and SA citizenship.. Which passport ...
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Do I need to provide passport details when booking to travel via ferry or train from England to Netherlands?

Are you required to provide passport details when booking on shuttle train or ferry to the Netherlands?
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When booking with Thomson Airways how can I select Lithuania as my country?

When I try to book a flight on Thomson airways website, I need to enter passenger and card holder address but there is no option to select my country (Lithuania) in the drop down list. Can I book ...
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How to buy a flight ticket when holding an Estonian alien passport?

Am wondering how can I travel to another country when holding an alien passport Which country should I say am from? Estonia in this case? Thanks
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If I book a flight with a passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it, can I check in with a second passport of mine with UA?

I have a French passport and a US passport. If I book a flight with United Airlines with one passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it due to its physical condition, can I ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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What visa details have to be included in the airline records?

I have purchased online air tickets for my journey from Bengaluru to San Francisco and return through Cathy Pacific. The journey consists of 4 flights: Outward Journey: 1. From Bengaluru to Hong Kong ...
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China Advanced Passenger Information

I will be taking a flight to China and have booked my flight through a third party travel company. They have sent me an email confirming my flight but also requesting that I navigate to a webpage on ...
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Can I use a different travel document than APIS?

I'm an EU citizen soon travelling to the UK, and I just have one question regarding border controls at the UK. My airline, British Airways, collects information about passport numbers of passengers ...
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