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Traveling outside Luxembourg with a type D visa

I applied for a type D visa to work in Luxembourg. My type D visa is still valid for 3 months but the provisional work permit expired before I entered Luxembourg. Can I travel to Schengen areas now ...
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How can I travel to India without passport? Passport is being held at embassy in Madrid

I am an Indian national residing in Spain. The situation is I don't have my passport because it's at the embassy for another trip I was planning and I don't know if I will get it returned on time as ...
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Domestic Travel in Thailand Using A Passport Not Used to Enter Thailand

Sorry about the confusing title, I will try to make it clear. I'm living in Thailand on a residence visa, it is on my U.S passport, also I'm a Canadian citizen. A few days ago,I went from Bangkok to ...
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Size of checked in bag on Kuwait Airways?

The website for Kuwait Airways says the following and I find it confusing: https://www.kuwaitairways.com/en/is/free-baggage ECONOMY DIMENSIONS FOR NORMAL CHECKIN Length: 90cm, width 65cm, ht 75cm ...
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Do I need to recheck my baggage when transiting in AMS

I am travelling from USA to INDIA through AMS, do I need to check in my luggage at AMS again? It was a single reservation, I got my whole ticket together.
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Booking plane ticket with EU, ID card or passport?

When flying to the EU from a non-EU country should I use for the booking my EU ID card or passport? Could there be a problem when checking in on the airport with EU ID card only? Example: Flying from ...
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Is it possible to get a refund or reschedule a flight booked with MyTrip.com? [closed]

I feel like this company is a total scam managed by people in India who do not even speak English. It is almost impossible to understand the people who answer the phone. I bought two tickets and paid ...
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Thessaloniki to Seattle for August 2023

I am hoping someone can explain this to me. I am looking for a 1-stop flight from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Seattle (SEA) for August 2023. All the options that I am getting on Google Flights (or any other ...
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Can I bring alcohol free beer (<0.5% ABV) into Louisiana from The Netherlands?

I am trying to figure out if I can take non alcoholic beer with me to my family in Louisiana. I could only find this Louisiana State Legislature article which mentions: "Alcoholic beverage" ...
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Is 2 hours enough time for transfer from Domestic flight (T4) to International flight (T2) leaving Melbourne Tullamarine bought on seperate tickets?

I have a flight from Cairns to Melbourne early in the morning with a tentative arrival time of 10:55 AM in Melbourne Tullamarine T4. I booked a separate ticket flying from Melbourne Tullamarine to ...
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I booked through Expedia 4 days ago and the charge still isn’t in my bank account! Any advice?

I am a college student flying back home for the first time in nearly 2 years for Christmas. I have a part time job and only a small amount of disposable income. My Bills are paid but I don’t want my ...
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Can you use your passport between other countries if you are banned from leaving your home country? [closed]

Someone who is banned from leaving the country gave me some information that's surprising. He is banned because he's a witness in a trial. Not sure when his ban will be lifted. This is not a country ...
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List of all reasons why somebody can be denied boarding

While flying internationally throughout the years, I've been denied boarding multiple times for multiple reasons such that I now feel that every time I fly, I am entering a lottery. Can someone ...
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Koh Samui to Bangkok or Phuket during New year

I was checking Air tickets on bangkok air from Koh Samui to Phuket or Bangkok and especially on 2nd January its very very expensive almost 4 times. This is happening just on 2nd Jan, all other dates ...
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Would an airline be willing to let me board a similar flight that leaves a few hours earlier, if I ask at the airport a few hours before the flight?

This situation happened to me, but hopefully I can use the answer for future situations. I was at the airport and was supposed to fly Wizz Air TLV to LGW at 22:10 https://airportinfo.live/flight/...
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How to determine boarding requirements for international flights? [duplicate]

I recently took a Qatar Airways flight from Vienna to Ho Chi Minh City (layover in Doha). When attempting to board the flight with a boarding pass from online check in, I was informed that I may not ...
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Why is 2x one-way fares cheaper than round-trip on Matrix?

I'm searching for flights to NZ and back for some time in Feb-Apr next year. I've been using Matrix to find suitable dates and prices, however I ran into something that I thought was odd - the prices ...
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TSA-PreCheck with online check in

I recently got my global entry card and when I wanted to go to TSA-PreCheck lane with my regular boarding pass - obtained via online check-in I was stopped and sent to the counter to obtain paper ...
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Can I fly with an expired passport within Spain?

I am a Spanish resident (with Spanish nationality) and I want to travel from one city to another in Spain by flight. I have lost my identity document (DNI). I do have a copy of a valid DNI, but its ...
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Can a flexible ticket be changed after check in?

I recently read a story about a person in China buying a fully flexible business class ticket, checking in, using the business class lounge, then changing the ticket for a future date. He supposedly ...
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Airlines cancel flights for only those booked in the cheapest economy class [closed]

Due to significant increase in international fare, can Airlines cancel fight for only those passengers who bought tickets at a low price economic class with the lowest subclass e.g. V? How can a ...
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List flight prices to different cities for specific dates?

I want to visit another US city for a few days at the end of October. I'm open to visiting any city and flying in any airline, as long as it's relatively inexpensive and it's non-stop. Let's say I'm ...
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Do airlines check the content of checked luggage?

I read Lufthansa "bans AirTags in luggage" after passengers publicly shame it with location of lost bags. Do airlines check the content of checked luggage? I thought only the TSA and their ...
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Can I take a leather travel journal to usa from uk?

I bought it in England from ethnic store it was made in India and the cover is leather. That’s an animal product but I can’t see it listed on prohibited item only skin and I assume skin is the raw ...
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Passport cover page [duplicate]

You can see condition of cover page of my passport. Let me know is there any issue for getting visa or international travel. I have already applied business visa of Thailand.
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Taking LaserJet printer and cartridge on flight

I have a LaserJet printer and planning to bring it on an international flight with me. What can I do with the toner cartridge? Should I put it in my carry-on luggage or leave it here and buy a new one ...
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Indian Passport binding loose

my passport binding has become loose. Do I need to get new passport or this is fine?
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How to search for airplane lie flat seats

What's the best way search for airplane lie-flat seats ? One of the biggest factors especially for long haul flights is what type of seat you're travelling in with "lie-flat" being by far ...
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My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia, what can I do?

My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia. What can I do? Reason of the cancellation: I posted a tweet saying EAT MY ASS while tagging a government institution. I mean I don't know ...
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How to get from Watford to London and back to airport

I am traveling to London next March with my family (2 adults and 3 children ages 7, 8, 10). We are staying in Watford as we are going to Harry Potter studios. The following morning we are going from ...
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How do non-English speakers navigate through JFK airport?

A relative will visit me in Connecticut. She does not speak English. She will arrive at JFK terminal 7 and transfer to JetBlue terminal 5. How will she navigate the airport?
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Will I be allowed to board if my surname on my passport doesn't match with the ticket?

I have two first names (for eg: Jas Singh ) and no surname in my passport. In my ticket from Delhi to Vancouver, the last name is Singh and first name is Jas. Will I be allowed to board the flight due ...
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The same flight ticket got much cheaper a few days later. How come?

I booked my flight a couple of months ahead using the AirAsia website to avoid a price increase but now the same ticket is considerably lower on the same website. I felt deceived about my purchase. ...
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How can I travel without a passport? [closed]

Say one day my passport is cancelled because I wrote something offensive about my country's president on my Twitter a few years ago. Unfortunately I have only 1 citizenship. This would probably happen ...
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Can a non-US citizen board an outbound plane (leave the US) without a passport back to home country?

Let's say I am a foreign student in the United States and I applied for another country's visa at their consulate in Washington DC. They are holding my passport for visa stamp and it takes 6-8 weeks ...
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is this counted as a damaged passport? (Indian Passport) [duplicate]

I have mostly kept my passport in bag and i am not sure how it exactly happened or what, but I notice something on just 1 page, would that be counted as a damaged passport? My detail page and ...
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What airlines offer free meals/alcohol from Europe to the States? [duplicate]

I live in Ireland and I'm planning on travelling to New York/Los Angeles during Christmas. I'd like to enjoy complimentary alcohol/food on my long flight. Which airlines would offer free food and ...
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Weekend visit to Erfurt, Germany from Paris, France

I am looking for an affordable plan to visit a friend, in the city of Erfurt in Germany during a saturday in October. However, there are no flights from Paris to Erfurt Airport, and prices for a same-...
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Does bought duty-free count towards cabin luggage allowance?

Some airports will carry your duty-free after gate check like in the US, but some won't and just give it to you right at purchase However, there are some articles that are quite sizable due to how ...
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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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If my passport becomes invalid, can I travel to a country which gave me a long term visa or residence permit?

Invalid due to the country dissolving. I couldn't find a perfect historical example but maybe people in Palestine or certain regions in today's China went through the same thing Flight would be from ...
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I can't rebook ticket for a different passenger

I booked a flight for a friend for Cyprus to Fort Myers FL with my credit card in January 2022, 2 weeks in advance of travel. He did not take the flight and chose to stay and we no longer are in ...
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Which flight search engines show the flight options sorted by price and including throw-away ticketing?

Throw-away ticketing sometimes yields the cheapest flight option. Which flight search engines show the flight options sorted by price and including throw-away ticketing?
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Is visa needed when traveling within Schengen zone? Lisbon -> Eindhoven -> Krakow?

Nationality: Non EU Hi, I have a temporary residence permit from Portugal which has expired, I am awaiting the Blue Card, meanwhile, I have to travel to Poland from Portugal. I was checking a flight ...
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Are flights to Jodhpur safe?

I'm planning to travel to the region of Rajasthan in India next october, and I've read that some airports (like Jaisalmer) are closed due to the conflict with Pakistan. So I thought of flying to ...
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What does the +2 mean on my booked flight?

Booked a flight from Manchester to Paris, France, that will then take me to Seoul, South Korea. The departing flight says 02 Oct 05:55 - 07:10 (+2) Manchester to Seoul 1x transfer (Paris) Does the +...
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Airlines summer schedule 2023

I came across this table about Summer 2023 slots but since I'm not familiar with these dates, I couldn't understand in which date do airlines publish their Summer season schedule in their websites and ...
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American Airlines size 26 will I fit in the seat?

I am 5’7 and 370 pounds with wide hips. I flew Alaska airlines back in 2017 and I barely fit, but I’m seeing mixed reviews for American Airlines economy seats. Should I just purchase a second seat? ...
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Does missing outbound connection flight auto cancel inbound flight?

Because of a delay in the first outbound flight, we missed the connection flight. The airline company compensated us by providing a bus to our final destination. When trying to check in to our inbound ...
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My rights if seated beside passenger needing more space

Recently I was seated beside a passenger who needed more space to sit and was almost taking away some on my space which made a 4 hour flight very uncomfortable. As flight was full I couldn't change my ...

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