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Can you bring a crossbow from the USA to the UK?

I am going to America later on this year, and I was considering getting a crossbow while I was there. I wanted to know if it was legal to bring one back. I'm 19 years old, so I am past the age limit ...
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Historical Flight Landing Time [duplicate]

I’m trying to track when Garuda Indonesia flight GIA 714 from DPS (Bali / Denpasar, Indonesia) landed at SYD (Sydney, Australia). The flight departed on 26th August 2019 at around 23:40, but I am ...
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Why does one sometime have to go through two subsequent security gates at El Alto International Airport (LPB, La Paz, Bolivia)?

I took a flight from El Alto International Airport (LPB, La Paz, Bolivia) to Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport (CUZ, Cusco, Peru), and passengers for this flight (boarding gate R20) were required to go ...
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Do you have to clear US customs if you have a stopover in Puerto Rico?

If you aren't traveling to the US or from the US, but just have a stopover in Puerto Rico, do you have to go through US customs?
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Transport from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca

How can i find information about the official bus/train prices from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca?
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Best way to go from T1 to T2 in Mumbai

I am travelling from Chandigarh to Mumbai (T1) and 90 minutes later I need to catch another flight from Mumbai (T2) to Shirdi. It seems that T1 is domestic and T2 is international. What is the best ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dublin with change of terminals (Indian Citizen with US Visa)?

I am an Indian Citizen with valid US Visa traveling from Charlotte USA to India via Dublin, Ireland and Abu Dhabi. Charlotte to Dublin - American Airlines (Landing in Terminal 1) Dublin to AbuDhabi -...
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Qatar economy booking classes

Qatar Airways advertises "fare families" to make it easy to see what is allowed, allowed for a charge, or not allowed with a particular fare: Promo Fare Saver Fare Value Fare Flexi Fare But which ...
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Bidding for upgrades?

I am booked to fly with TAP air Portugal soon. I got an e-mail about bidding for upgrading to executive class. As I do not really care what class I fly in and it is a relatively short flight at 3 ...
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Which non-stop passenger flight connects two cities with the largest temperature difference?

For the purpose of this question, temperature refers to daily mean temperature in a month (shown as "daily mean" on Wikipedia) of the city/town that an airport primarily serves passenger flight ...
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I put an incorrect nationality on my Air Asia booking

I accidentally forgot to change the Nationality on my Air Asia booking, so this in turn will be different to my passport nationality. Does anyone know how I can fix it please? I'm really desperate as ...
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Money back because of the cancelled flight with Onur Air

3 weeks ago I bought a two-way ticket Cologne-Istanbul-Cologne from Onur-Air. Yesterday I received an e-mail that the second flight got cancelled. Do I have a right to ask for a refund for both ...
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What is the longest journey made of 2-hour flights from London?

Starting from London, what are the furthest places that can be reached by commercial flights, with any number of flight segments and stopovers, but all flights lasting under 2 hours? For example, can ...
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Need guidance on how to navigate Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST)

This is more of a panic question after reading reviews on Istanbul Atatürk Airport. They said it's messy and hard to navigate, therefore I'm asking questions here in name of my girlfriend who will ...
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What are the EU laws on unused plane ticket and airport tax refund?

I bought a plane ticket from TAP Air, which goes Frankfurt -> Lisbon -> Toronto (one way), and the taxes applied to this ticket are pretty high. Sadly, I can't make this flight due to personal reasons,...
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Flighthub terms on canceling flight with refund due to potential terror threat?

My girlfriend has purchased a ticket via Flighthub.ca in March. The flight route is Toronto -> Istanbul -> Tirana. Due to yesterday's terror attack on Istanbul's airport, Ataturk, my girlfriend ...
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Size 26 curvy girl. Flying across country with Delta. Will I fit into the seat?

I'm a size 26 woman. I'm planning to fly across country with Delta. Will I have trouble to fit into the seat? What can I do to make the flight most comfortable for me? The flight is fully booked and ...
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Disclosure of funds at a Canadian airport

So I might be going to Canada if they approve my visa. They asked for the amount of money I'll be taking there (via the application form) during my visit and they asked proof for it (bank statements ...
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How can I determine the carry-on size / weight limits and restrictions for a US domestic flight?

I'll be traveling for the first time in 20 years, and I'll be bringing my MacBook Pro and an iPad Air, as well as my usual folderol. I have a decent sized backpack, roughly 19-20" tall, 13-14" wide, ...
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Transit via UK with a valid IM1 visa

Background: My family has extended visitor record and study permit (but not the VISA stamped on their passport) Also I have recently got my approved PR approved and have onetime IM-1 VISA stamped on ...
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Why are one-way plane tickets more expensive than return tickets?

It seems like one-way tickets are always more expensive than buying round-trip. But what if I have two destinations? For example I would like to go on the following itinerary this March: London -->...
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Round trip or two one-ways better if outbound might be cancelled?

I am planning a vacation in a few months to meet my husband at a conference in San Diego. Unfortunately, there is a chance that I will have a work trip the preceding week, meaning my travel plans are ...
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Is it possible to take a desktop PC as carry-on luggage?

I am moving from Egypt to the Netherlands and I need to take my PC with me. I won't be taking the monitor, just the case, but I'm wondering what the best way would be. Am considering taking it as ...
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Is there room for a rollaboard in a CRJ-200 overhead bin?

I've got a flight coming up on a CRJ-200. I know this is a smaller plane — is there room in the overhead bin for a rollaboard? I usually prefer to fly with carry-on luggage, even paying the upgrade so ...
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For which planes do Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations apply? [closed]

For which planes do Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations apply? Do they apply to all planes entering the United States and all planes departing the United States? Do they also apply to ...
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Do I need a U.S. Visa if I'm traveling nonstop from Mexico City to Canada?

As title says, my flight would go directly from Mexico City to Canada without stopping in the US. But with all the security that US has, I'm not sure if I still need a U.S. Visa because after all, ...
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Traveling to Germany with Cyprus passport and I'm 15 years old

Hi everyone I live in northern Cyprus (it isn't important btw). 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 for ...
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American ID requirements for indian domestic flights

I am an Indian with an American citizenship. I will be travelling in India with my family through domestic flights. I am wondering about the ID requirements for Indian domestic flights. Do I need to ...
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What's the minimum info I need to provide from an e-Ticket to board a flight? [closed]

Pardon the naive question, but my travel agent sent me an e-ticket, not thru email but in an URL link within an email. My phone's browser did not get me in, and Firefox also had trouble (probably due ...
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Do commercial flights generally carry epipens?

My friend has a severe nut allergy and brings multiple epipens aboard flights. This is apparently the safest thing to ensure the proper treatment of a potential allergic reaction, especially in the ...
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Travel from US to India via Zurich from Swiss Airways. Do I need transit visa? [duplicate]

I have an expired H1B visa. I am planning to travel from US to India via Zurich from Swiss Airways. Do I need transit visa?
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Can you travel to Kenya on an expired passport?

One of my best friends lives in the US but her passport expired about 8 years ago. And now she's planning to go back to Kenya. Can she travel with an expired passport because renewal will take a ...
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Utili-key “knife” and airport inspection?

I own and carry a Swiss Tech Utili-Key 6-n-1 Multitool: I love it and carry it with me everywhere. My concern is: Would it be officially allowed in cabin (inside Schengen)? If not, what are the ...
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Air China international transit: PVG vs PEK

I am considering getting flight tickets from Europe to Japan with Air China, and I can pretty much choose whether to transit at Beijing (PEK) or Shanghai (PVG). Are there any practical advantages of ...
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Sudden cheap travel?

I was watching an episode of Modern Family (episode 12 of season 7, "Express Yourself"), in which Phil and Claire got a sudden offer for a weekend trip with a room to Paris for really cheap. I have ...
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Travelling back to Italy [duplicate]

I have bad situation. I applied for residence permit on 23 Sept 2019 and I left italy the next day 24 Sept 2019. I am in my country untill today and its been more than two months since I last left ...
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Where can I find delay/cancelation statistics for a given airline route?

My flight got canceled yesterday and I am currently waiting for the delayed next flight. Is there any website that keeps records of airlines being delayed/canceled? I would like to know my chances. ...
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Is the connecting flight scenario given in this video possible, and if so how did it occur?

In this video posted in 2011 by popular youtubers Rhett and Link, a story is presented that I cannot reconcile with reality. Can you help me determine A)if this scenario could possibly happen, and B) ...
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Stick deodorant through airport security

Do you have to put stick deodorant in your quart size bag in your carry on or gallon bag in your checked or would I be allowed to just leave it in with my clothes? Btw I am going to Philadelphia then ...
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What you do when you see a cheaper flight after you booked a non refundable flight?

My question is about USA, I have booked a flight from BDL (Bradley International) to Miami with one stopover. A week later I found a better (non stop) cheaper flight. Is there a trick, like price ...
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Can one upgrade to a next class using American award miles on other One world airlines?

I have 67,607 award miles on AA and I am planning to purchase an economy ticket on Qatar Airways for my upcoming travel. Can I use my award miles to buy an upgrade to the Q Suite (Business class) on ...
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What is the minimum time to check-in at the counter for an international flight with United Airlines where the first leg is domestic?

What is the minimum time to check-in for an international flight with United Airlines where the first leg is domestic? I read on https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/United_Airlines/checkin.php (mirror):...
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Can you sneak into Premium Economy Class?

People ask whether they can sneak into business or first, it's virtually impossible. But what about sneaking into Premium Economy Class? What if I stand at the end of the boarding line, and just sit ...
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Can I carry a PC in a flight?

I was wondering if I can bring my all in one lenovo pc. It's exactly or similar to this https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-C345-20-inch-All-Desktop/dp/B00DPJZQ98 . I was wondering if it'll be to big or ...
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Travelling with beach sand in carry-on

I'm making a trip back home (to the coast) shortly, and I would like to bring back sand from the beach with me as a keepsake or memento. It's just a short weekend trip, and I won't be checking any ...
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Question about water bottles

I was wondering if i'm allowed to bring a water jug on the airlines. The size of it is 74.4 ounces and 2.2 liters. The brand is Arrow home products. It would also be brought empty with nothing inside ...
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Why is the mother's name requested in visa application form? [closed]

Why in a visa request form they require to state mother name? And why only mother and not father? Edit: a friend of mine is filling in visa request form for Oman and we were talking about it. I'm ...
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Finnair get price separation on return ticket

I have booked return tickets from Finnair, London to Helsinki. Is there anyway to split the ticket price for each way? I called to Finnair costumer service, but they were not so helpful. Any help?
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Can I bring a full sized tower PC onto an airplane as a carry-on without packing it?

I had driven down to Florida from Pennsylvania and brought my desktop with me as I built it, and wasn't gonna be down here for a month without it. Long story short, my transmission blew before I was ...

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