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I am coming from Uganda and traveling to Swaziland but will take a bus from Johannesburg to Swaziland. Do I need a transit visa?

Am traveling to Swaziland by bus but coming in through Johannesburg. Do I need a transit visa? I am from Uganda.
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Is the price of flights Anchorage (ANC) - Wales (WAA) always the same?

According to Google Flights, the price of cheapest roundtrip flights ANC-WAA is always $794, except a few isolated cases when it's in the $800-900 range. I was wondering whether this even goes down, ...
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Refund of Visa fees for canceled applications

My family and I applied for UK Visa and we paid the Visa application fees for all of us. However, before we made appointment to submit our applications, we decided to make few changes on the ...
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What are my rights regarding a potential baggage delay?

In a few days, I will be traveling from San Francisco -> Helsinki -> Moscow (Sheremetyevo) with Finnair (economy class). A month ago passengers started to experience substantial delays to pick ...
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Can I travel by air to Canada from Mexico with only a US birth certificate?

I'm an American citizen in Mexico and I want to fly to Canada. The only thing is that I only have my American Birth Certificate! I do not have any other ID. Canada says that American Citizens can ...
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Ethiopian Airlines tickets seem to always have the same price regardless of the proximity of the date?

UPDATE: Ethiopian Airlines indeed offers a currently 66% discount on domestic flights, if you're an Ethiopian resident, or if you fly into/out of Ethiopian with Ethiopian Airlines. When trying to book ...
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How can an F1 visa holder be confident leaving the US for a short vacation and returning?

I'm a valid F1 student in the US and thinking about traveling to either Mexico or Canada while I'm here. I've been hearing a lot of stories lately when border officers decline entrance for returning ...
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Is there a need to declare food for personal use at customs? (in Norway)

TL;DR: Can I bring food for personal use to Norway without having to declare it at customs? I will be going on a 14-day hiking trip to Norway on which I will bring most of the food myself. All the ...
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How to find a convenient stop on the way from Switzerland to Montevideo [closed]

In November, I need to go to Montevideo. Most flights I found are a 2 stop flight. First from Zurich to Frankfurt or Lissabon or Madrid, then over the Atlantic to somewhere in South America and then a ...
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Using I-phone 8 while flying over Pacific Ocean [closed]

I will be flying from America to Japan, then the Philippines next week. Will my I-phone 8 work out over the Pacific Ocean? Or just turn it off to save roaming charges?
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What are compensation rules for overbooked/cancelled flights for different regions? [closed]

What regulations are applicable for overbooked/cancelled flights around the globe? I travel from time to time in Europe and there is EU 261/2004 regarding overbooked and cancelled flights. Is there ...
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Compensation for cancelled flights in EU, one booking, multiple legs

I have a question about compensation under EU laws for my flights. I booked a Lufthansa ticket to fly from Leipzig to Valencia via Frankfurt, and from Valencia to Leipzig via Frankfurt. About 5 ...
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Get back to US from Canada without passport

Im 18, never had a passport, and crossed US-Canada Border last month by car using my Vermont Enhanced Drivers License. My plan was to drive to Alaska and fly home from there, but an unexpected family ...
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A note on a B1/B2 visa - any obligations to fly directly into the specified city?

A 16-years old and his father obtained a B1/B2 visa. There is a note on the son's visa saying "Vacation travel with father Los Angeles, CA". Do they have to fly to Los Angeles directly, or can they ...
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What should must carry item in my next long travel when i have big body size [closed]

I have big body size. I have planned to go long tour in my next holiday. i bought some for this trip but i wand to know must carry item in this tour
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Booking with Third Party Sites

So I found a flight on skyscanner for British Airways that I've been eyeing for quite a while. However, it is a basic economy ticket which means that it doesn't come with a checked bag and seat ...
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Can I meet my friend during a connecting flight? (LHR)

So I am traveling to Paris from NYC, but I have a layover at Heathrow for about seven hours. I wanted to meet up with one of my close friends during the layover. We are not going to leave the airport- ...
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Turkish airlines: can't re-schedule flight with changed date/time

We're having problems with Turkish Airlines's flight re-schedule system, and we're a bit in panic. We - a group of 6 people - booked and paid for a flight from Budapest to Ankara with a stop in ...
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Are there any data on the incidence of theft in airports' airside areas?

A number of posters on this forum have referred to airports' airside areas as 'safe' or 'secure'. It seems to me that the presence of security checks gives some passengers the impression that there is ...
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Do airlines now intentionally route around North Korea?

I've noticed on some flights to Asia from North America, often the most direct path involves flying over North Korea. I noticed however, that during the flight, the plane would slightly bypass North ...
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Does EnterAir allow boarding of disabled person with walking sticks?

We booked some holiday with my girlfriend through a travel agency and apparently the airline is EnterAir which I've never traveled with before. My girlfriend has a disability that creates some ...
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Does Lufthansa weigh your carry on luggage?

I will soon be travelling to Europe, flying Lufthansa, and was wondering about the weight of my carry-on luggage. In my experiences of travelling in Asia, I've never had my carry-on bag weighed, even ...
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flight time is not clear

I've got a flight back to my own country with American Airlines. And I'm just wondering what the departure time exactly means. It says 12:45 PM but when you say 12:45 PM, it should mean the middle of ...
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Will glucose meter strips be safe in the Airplane Cargo Hold?

I will be taking my glucose meter strips with me and need to know if they will be safe in the cargo area.
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Party going through airport security at separate times?

We have booked as a group of 5 people under one booking through Frontier Airlines. Four of us will be arriving together and the 5th person will be arriving alone. Is there anything that says all 5 of ...
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Charge for Flight Date Change

Im having trouble understanding the rules. Does that mean changing the return flight will be Eur 90 or free? Cause 4. 1/ states free of charge... Im assuming in case of class change, Ill simply pay ...
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Visa usa c1/d transit [duplicate]

I have flight my flight conection in florida , im no us resident but have c1/d visa can i pass the immigration to take my third flight for a trip less than 29 days with my c1/d visa
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Without dates, how can I find out - efficiently and freely - when an airline's flying a route?

Say I want to visit somewhere like Osaka for 2 weeks, and am flexible on dates the whole year. My priority is the cheapest and most direct flight. I don't care about dates. It obviously takes too ...
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Why does Kayak over-look direct flight between Honolulu and Toronto? [duplicate]

Skyscanner asseverates Air Canada flies directly between HNL and YYZ. WestJet doesn't. AC's flight map (screenshot under) proves it. Why don't these KAYAK searches including HNL-YTO and YTO-HNL ...
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Why does Kayak over-look direct flight between Osaka and Vancouver? [closed]

Skyscanner asseverates that Air Canada flies directly between OSA and YVR. Screenshot of AC's flight map under proves it. Why don't these KAYAK searches including OSA-YVR and including YVR-OSA show ...
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Are there direct flights between Hong Kong and Honolulu?

This FlyerTalk forum posts didn't mention any, just flights with at least 1 connection. Are there truly not even seasonal flights, like in winter in HK?
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5.5-hour layover in Dallas (DFW)

I'll be flying into DFW from overseas (with Qantas/AA, around 1PM), and my connecting flight is 5h 40m apart. Since the flight is international, I'll end up on the landside of the airport. Does it ...
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Is this still valid in 2019 - Do you earn miles for trips that you flew, but you didn't buy? [duplicate]

I know that this question has been answered back in 2012. But is the answer still valid as of today - 2019? Do you earn miles for trips that you flew, but you didn't buy?
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Traveling to Germany with Cyprus passport and I'm 15 years old

Hi everyone I live in northern Cyprus (it doesn't important btw) and I'm 15 years old and I have a Republic of Cyprus (not Northern) passport with EU (European Union) ID card. I just booked a flight ...
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Can a Washington resident travel with a firearm to Alaska?

I'm planning a trip to Alaska where I would like to experience a little bit of wilderness. Given that all of Alaska is "bear country" and I'm not planning to become bear bait on this trip, I would ...
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Who pays for increased security measures on flights to the US?

When I flew to the US from Australia I was briefly interviewed by a private security contractor - asking about my plans in the US etc. Other passengers were interviewed at the gate. I was wondering - ...
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Is it true that Manchester airport had no arrivals or departures the morning of Sept 2nd 2017? [duplicate]

For Tuesday 2nd September 2017, between 05.45 am - 12.45 pm at Manchester, the airline says no flights were made either incoming or outgoing due to weather conditions. Is this true?
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Can I check a laptop with an un-removable laptop battery into my checked in luggage?

My HP laptop has a battery which cannot be removed. It is a massive heavy thing, and I understand that it's unwise to check it in, but I wish to anyway at my own risk. It's an international flight ...
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Travel from USA to India via frankfurt - H1b is valid but stamping expired (i94 expired)

My i94 expired recently but my extension is approved till 2022. Can I travel to India through Frankfurt? I will be going for stamping when I go to India. Thanks
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Open jaw return on Virgin Atlantic website

I'm looking to buy an open jaw return ticket LHR->JFK, then BOS->LHR (London-New York, then Boston-London) on Virgin Atlantic, however I can't seem to find such option on their website. Am I missing ...
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Can I take Amul cottage cheese from India to Netherlands?

I have couple of Indian friends in Netherlands who would like to have some cottage cheese or paneer (raw) from India. Can I carry around 500gms of it with me in my hand luggage or checkin bag?
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Do I need a transit visa at Bangkok?

I have booked a Thai Airways flight from New Delhi to Taipei, with a layover in Bangkok. My outbound ticket has two flights: 1) NEW DELHI to BANGKOK Suvarnabhumi (23:30 - 05:30) 2) BANGKOK ...
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Dried rose petals — permissible for airplane

I want to bring some dried rose petals with me to my upcoming trip to Malaysia just for my own personal use with my hotel bathtub. I'm not sure how much red tape stands in the way between me and this ...
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EU flight compensation distance for connecting flight

I recently had a flight from Valencia to London, going through Düsseldorf, cancelled. According to EU regulations there are different levels of compensation for flights below and above 1500 km in ...
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Am i allowed bring WWII bayonet into UK?

Can I bring a WWII Japanese bayonet I want to buy in the US into the UK in my luggage? I can buy the same knife in the UK but at twice the price?
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Transit ( Air side) between terminal 2 to terminal 3 in CDG airport [closed]

Arriving from Chicago at Charles De Gaulle(CDG, Paris) terminal 2 and transit to terminal 3 and catch a flight to Tunisia. Have 3 hours in between. Appreciate indicating any experience. Want to ...
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What does BSCT stand for?

Apparently, BSCT is an acronym for ... baby bassinet. Somehow. Various airlines use it, for instance: Latam Air China The text only mentions the acronym like baby bassinet (BSCT) without giving ...
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Can a Bangladeshi enter India by air from third country?

I am from Bangladesh, and I have an Indian tourist visa, which I received from the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh. At this moment I am in Bhutan. Now I want to enter India by air. Is it possible?...
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How the validity of passport can affect transit between countries in South America?

I plan to fly to South America soon, the first country I plan to travel to is Argentina. My plan is to have along trip that will involve traveling to other countries in the region. My passport will ...
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Connecting flights baggage movement at ORD [duplicate]

I and my spouse (both senior citizens) are travelling at the end of June with the following itinerary: (Etihad EY255): Kolkata (CCU) to Abu Dhabi (AUH). (Etihad EY151): Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Chicago (...