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My son has dual citizenship. Will I have to pay for him to leave Mexico to return to the US? [closed]

He has the dual citizenship certificate from the embassy. He has social security of United States, Mexican birth certificate, and American passport. He's been in Mexico 2 years on an American passport....
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Expedia 24 hours cancellation policy if flight departs inside the 24 hour period? Is ChatGPT right?

Q: Expedia has a 24 hours cancellation policy, you know about that? A: Yes, Expedia typically offers a 24-hour cancellation policy for most bookings. [...] Q: Now what if I book a flight that departs ...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

I secured a French Schengen visa from February to May. I wanted to do a solo trip, but after looking at the prices of travel and living, I decided going with someone else was the best course of action....
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Compensation for cancelled flight for multiple passengers

My flight with KLM was cancelled and I rebooked to a flight that makes me eligible for compensation. I was travelling with my family. Does anyone know if I should make individual compensation claims ...
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Are there any protections against the return part of a round trip being cancelled? [closed]

I recently read some news stories about an island that took advantage of travelers. During a holiday surge, boats and airlines made it difficult to buy tickets off the island. Hotels and restaurants ...
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Best way to get the same weekly flights at discount

I am going to be travelling between DTW and LGA on a weekly basis at the same time each week and want to book my flights in bulk. Is there a good way to exploit travel benefits to do this at a ...
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Flying International with VietJet Airlines and unable to check in online using https://vietjetair.com/

I was unable to check in online for an international flight with VietJet Airline or https://vietjetair.com/en/checkin/select-flight Has this happened to others? I was flying with VietJet Airlines on ...
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Would it be fine to apply for an E-Visa for Thailand with a bus ticket to leave the country?

I have to apply for an E-Visa for Thailand. The embassy requires a ticket to leave the country. Would it be fine if I bought a bus ticket instead of a flight ticket?
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Which airport has the longest minimum connection time?

I see 432 questions tagged short-connections. This made me wonder: which airport has the longest connection time? Notes: Longest connection time = time it takes for a passenger to go from one flight ...
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United Flights Cannot Be Added to CheckMyTrips

I just started using the CheckMyTrip app to manage my flights. I have been unable to add any United-booked flights on the app. I get this message on CheckMyTrip: "Sorry, your profile information ...
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How can I travel to Sweden with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the USA?

I am an asylee in the United States. I am from Afghanistan and have an Afghanistan passport, but because I was granted asylum, I am not able to use my Afghanistan passport. I have an I-131 refugee ...
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Why would an airline give me an impossible (negative time) connection?

I recently booked a trip with SriLankan Airlines, Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Bangkok (BKK) via Colombo (CMB). For the booked itinerary, outbound legs, the flight from AUH arrives in CMB at 05:00 and the ...
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Can I carry someone's homeopathy medicine along to Dublin?

I will soon be traveling to Dublin from India visa London. And I have been asked to carry some homeopathy medicine for a friend. The medicine is from Soukya and have a bill and signed letter from ...
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Lufthansa Rebooking through Munich/Frankfurt

My grandfather's flight, originally via Munich, Germany was canceled because of a Lufthansa strike at the German airports on Feb 7th starting at 4:00 am and ending on February 8th 7:11am. They've ...
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Flight cancellation refund not received after 6 months. What to do?

I am not sure if this question fits this forum. I made a booking for a flight from Amsterdam to Lyon in July 2023. I booked the ticket on Air France's website. I was assigned a booking number, but not ...
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Combining medication into one container

I am traveling soon, away for 8 weeks. Yesterday my doctor prescribed me a new medication that I have to take every day while I'm away (2x tablets per day), unfortunately the pharmacy only has these ...
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Avoiding flying with Boeing 737 Max

Unfortunately this aircraft is notorious for its safety, with the latest fuselage hole midair incident sparking fear. Online booking systems added a filter to avoid Boeing 737 Max. If I book a flight ...
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How to get flight schedules data?

I have looked everywhere for the past week to find the flight schedule origins. I know this information is coming from airlines and they will be discussed and sent to FAA. I wonder how some services ...
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Do large scars get flagged on airport security scanners?

If someone has any larger scars (think e.g. major surgery, abscesses,…), is this something that could get flagged on millimeter wave airport security scanners? I remember reading about a breast cancer ...
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EC261 compensation for delayed flight in case of a flight + train ticket

Because of this answer I recently found out that the Interpretative Guidelines for EC261 tell us the following: 6. COMPENSATION, REIMBURSEMENT, RE-ROUTING AND CARE IN THE CASE OF MULTIMODAL JOURNEYS ...
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Air Europa - Rail & Fly Germany train strike: What to do?

I have a Rail&Fly ticket with Air Europa to FRA and then to a rail station in eastern Germany a around 4 hours away. The last segment of my ticket is marked as FRA to QYG. The flight is scheduled ...
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Can I go on holiday to Spain if I got a 6-month leave to enter stamp in my passport?

I'm visiting my partner and my daughter since September 2023. My partner is settled and daughter is British. She has depression and I came from the Czech republic to the UK to visit them and be there ...
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Are there any commercial flights that can be boarded anonymously? [duplicate]

In all flights on commercial airlines I have done so far, associating a name with the ticket and showing an identification document at security and boarding has been mandatory, even if the flight is ...
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Does the exact passport expiry date in the forms when booking a flight ticket matter assuming that the actual passport expiry date is far away?

When purchasing a flight ticket online, one sometimes has to indicate the passport expiry date. I don't travel often and I don't know it by heart. I just know that the passport expiry date is far ...
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Planning to travel YYC-CDG 2E-DEL on separate tickets with baggage recheck needed. Indian Passport & Canadian PR. Is a visa required?

Ticket 1 YYC - CDG Westjet flight WS10 Arrival Terminal 2E in Paris Ticket 2 CDG - DEL Vistara Flight UK 22 Departure Terminal 2E in Paris Baggage recheck is required as these are not partner airlines....
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How can I travel to Mexico by air?

I hold an Iraqi passport with an Italian resident permit (ASILO). I want to travel to Mexico. Do I need a visa or can I travel without a visa?
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Air passenger compensation claim for cancelled flight

Question: Does the response United provided to my compensation claim with the Canadian Transportation Agency really is a good justification for cancelling my flight, causing me to arrive almost 24h ...
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EC261 compensation: Which national authority in case of delayed multi-leg connection?

Recently I took a two-leg flight connection entirely inside the EU. The flight A --> B ended up delayed, and as a result I missed the B --> C connection. The airline rebooked me and I arrived at ...
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Last name too long

I’m traveling with American Airlines from the USA to Brazil and I’m filling out the passenger information part and they ask to fill out the passport information and I have three last names and they ...
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Can I carry a LED Projector in checked in luggage?

Pretty much what the title says. The projector only works on power and I don't see any batteries but I'm not sure about the components of course, so is it safe to carry it in hand luggage or check in?
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Emirates Flight Path

My wife and I and some of our friends travel to the UK quite often to see relatives. My wife is there right now. Because of the present troubles in the Middle East, including threats to commercial ...
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What signage do I follow for connecting flights?

It's an international flight, this is my first time flying. I'm not sure about the connecting flights, do I just follow the gate for it or do I have to go somewhere else first? I'm not planning to ...
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Are there major safety concerns about flying into Dubai, particularly over Iran and Iraq?

I have just booked a last minute trip to Dubai without really considering the safety implications of travelling to the UAE at the moment. I am particular concerned (as I am a nervous flyer) about the ...
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Valid visa ... Blue Card new issue in Gemany

I had applied for the extension of myBlue Card eAT at the immigration office in Stuttgart. The new extended Blue Card eAT is now available for collection at the immigration office in Stuttgart (...
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Is 1 hour 19 minutes long enough to transfer in Toronto (YYZ), international to domestic?

Air Canada sold me the following itinerary: Denver (DEN) -> Toronto (YYZ) -> Quebec City (YQB) The first leg arrives at Toronto at 13:11. The second leg departs for Quebec City at 14:30. Only ...
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Involuntary Bumping on United

Upon checking in to my flight tomorrow, UA 2372 from IAD to LAS, I was greeted by a bidding system. I assumed United had quite the full flight or had overbooked and wanted for people to go on ...
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Is immediate return flight considered a connection?

When I buy a connecting ticket A->B->C, the airline usually bears responsibility on transferring me to C no matter what happens on the first leg: for example, would A->B flight be delayed, I ...
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My flight was rerouted to depart from a different airport. Is this covered in any way by EU regulations regarding passenger rights?

This morning, I was supposed to take a flight from Deurne International Airport to Alicante in Spain, with assistance from the flight agency, Tui Fly, because of my autism. This flight was scheduled ...
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Travel Credit Card To Alliance Partner? Capital One Venture X -> British Airways -> OneWorld -> JAL?

I was wondering if anyone has experience transferring points from a travel credit card to a partner of that credit card and then to an airline within that airline's point alliance? Is that something ...
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Under EU Reg 261, is delaying a connecting flight a reasonable measure?

I traveled on a connection with two legs. The first flight was delayed and I just missed the connecting flight and therefore was delayed by >12 hours. The airline claims extraordinary circumstances ...
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Passport control during travel from UK to Europe

I recently traveled from Manchester to Amsterdam. There wasn’t passport control at Manchester airport, only Immigration at Amsterdam airport checked my passport. Is this normal?
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Travel to Italy

Good morning. I am a dual national with Pakistani and Italian nationality. My Italian passport expired in 2019. I want to travel to Italy. What is the best way to travel to Italy without renewing my ...
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Is there a procedure for wearing commercial airplane's oxygen mask when you have a tracheotomy?

If I remember correctly, commercial airplanes are designed to release oxygen masks if the oxygen level drops too low, or if the cabin is too depressurised while in high altitude, and the chemical ...
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What is the difference between Super Value Economy, Flexi-Saver Economy, and Flexible Economy?

Air India offers the following kind of tickets in order of increasing price (top to bottom) Super Value Economy Flexi-Saver Economy Flexible Economy What is the difference between them? The Airline ...
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My given name is used as First Name and Last Name on my flight ticket: Any issues?

Since my passport only includes a given name 'John Smith' without a surname, and my flight ticket is booked with 'John' as the first name and 'Smith' as the last name, could this cause any issues for ...
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What's the price of adding a checked in luggage after buying a flight ticket with Scoot but before going to the airport?

I wonder what the price is of adding a checked in luggage after buying a flight ticket with Scoot but before going to the airport. I read: If you want to carry more luggage that your ticket will ...
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Haiti to Saint Kitts and Nevis without transiting in the US

Please help me find flights or a direct flight to Saint Kitts and Nevis from Haiti without a layover in the USA.
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Electronic devices on EU flights: tablet, e-reader and bluetooth noise cancelling headphones allowed?

I will be flying from Antwerp International in Belgium to Alicante International in about 3 weeks on a Tui Fly airplane, and I was wondering about the dos and don'ts of using electronic devices on ...
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Add a flight to ITA Matrix?

The context for this question is google flights has Breeze Airways but ITA does not have Breeze Airways, and I really like the Time bars (and other features) on ITA. For a clear concise example. Try ...
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Why do check-in counters sometimes close earlier for international flights than for domestic flights?

Is that just to give passengers more time to go through the immigration, or are there other reasons?
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