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The processes of making, modifying, checking, cancelling, and disputing reservations for accommodation, tickets, etc in advance.

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Child air ticket booked as an adult ticket

I have booked 2 adult tickets for myself and wife and 1 child ticket for my 5-year-old daughter via a 3rd-party travel agent site to travel later this year. All the airlines (Thai, Oman, Egypt air and ...
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How can I find out if I need a transit visa travelling from Dominican Republic to Kenya?

I'm planning a trip from the Dominican Republic to Nairobi, Kenya, and I'm encountering some issues during the planning process. I need to apply for a Kenyan eVisa (eTA), which requires providing trip ...
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Incomplete first name and last name in flight ticket. Will there be any problem?

I booked an international flight ticket. My first name is AAA BBB. Surname is CCC DDD. But I booked the flight ticket as BBB CCC. Will there be any problem? Thank you.
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Why do I have to rebook all legs and pay more when I only want to change airports for the 1st leg of a trip?

I just discovered that an aunt is in poor health. I have a flight out of the country (USA-EU) which I booked directly with United Airlines from my home airport (AAA) connecting through (BBB) in the US,...
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Who's responsible and how to apply for a refund when the travel agent and airline give conflicting information/blame?

I made a flight booking from LHR to FCO to AUH to ICN several months ago. This ended up being changed to LHR-AUH-ICN. Between the time I booked my flight and the day of travel, I was sent several ...
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Skiplagging consequences

Can one be denied boarding if the airline staff suspect that the person is skiplagging? Reasons for suspicion can be: Only cabin baggage. Long layover. Visa for the stopover country. Stopover ...
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Is Euro Airlines legit?

Trying to track down more information about rumours of a new direct flight between the UK and Cuba (Manchester >Holguin), which is supposedly to be operated by Spanish company Euro Airlines (EA). I ...
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I have 2 given names but I booked a flight ticket with just my first name

So basically I have 2 names, “Ivy Maxine”. I put on my ticket “Ivy (Middle) Tejerero (Surname) Cuarteros”. Is there any problem with this? I don’t want to refund because they have a refund fee. I'm ...
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How do I get a hotel room in the centre when everything is sold out (and more expensive) because of a big event?

I want to visit the Koningsdag (Dutch national holiday) and am looking for a hotel in the centre (not a hostel, I want my own room). I have checked various portals (including Airbnb) and everything at ...
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Is there an API that lets me hold flight bookings for free for 7 days with verifiable PNR?

I am deeply into flight booking platforms lately and have been doing a lot of research about how the flight booking platforms function. Obviously, being a software developer, I thought of leveraging ...
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What is a "consecutive stay plan"?

We're trying to book a hotel room in Japan. There are two options for the same room and same duration: with or without "consecutive stay plan", the latter being slightly less expensive (e.g. ...
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Does anyone know how to get Expedia's customer service to work with me?

Good morning, Yesterday I went through Expedia to purchase international airfare. I had been watching flight prices on Google Flights for a few months and was waiting for the roughly six month out ...
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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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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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Renting Airbnb. One set of keys Bucharest [duplicate]

We are 3 adults. We were given only one set of keys. The owner wants to keep the second set of keys. Are there Airbnb rules regardingthis situation? Our schedules are different. The time we leave the ...
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Asian airline with free 24-hour refunds?

I could buy a ticket from Asia to the US and get a full refund within 24 hours, but does anyone know of any Asian airline with shorter regional flights or a booking website that would allow me to use ...
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Connecting flights: separate bookings

I have booked the following flights: Flight from London to Milan (MXP) with British Airways, arriving at Terminal 1. Flight from Milan (MXP) to Dar es Salaam via Jeddah with Saudia, departing from ...
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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 search for a hotel for family with more than 2 children?

We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children aged between 8 and 10 in the UK. We do like to travel and usually end up booking our stay via AirBnB. Sometimes though we want to stay at a proper hotel or, ...
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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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International flight reservation for double passport holder [duplicate]

I made a reservation with my Italian passport for a flight from the US to Germany. In the meantime, I have obtained my US passport. Can I show my Italian passport to the airline and then use the ...
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AirBnB in Bhutan?

According to What are the visa (or any other crucial) requirements of Bhutan for tourists? and a dozen other web pages, tourists are only allowed in Bhutan as part of a US$200 (or more) organized tour,...
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Why do some airlines forbid their customers from using travel agents to book their flight tickets?

I read: Ryanair does not allow you to book via a travel agent, so if you book a Ryanair flight via Kiwi you are in breach of their terms. Krist van Besien 7 hours ago Why do some airlines forbid ...
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Can I buy tickets at the Thailand airline counter with cash and without ID?

If I buy a ticket at Thailand's airline counter, do I need to show my passport to the clerk? Or just provide the required information? Can I use cash to buy plane tickets for others?
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France and Spain through Perpignan/Figueres with Interrail : pass not purchased yet, how to check availabilities, alternative routes

I would like to travel between Spain and France using the high-speed trains through the eastern border. I consider the Interrail option, but I am having a hard time figuring out how to check for the ...
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Airline forcibly changed return flight destination city over a month in advance. Are we eligible for compensation?

Almost a month ago my wife and I booked a week long trip to Mexico in early November through a travel website. This included air fare and the hotel. We went with the lower priced, non-refundable ...
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Same flight taking one hour longer with same aircraft on different dates

I am trying to book a one way flight from Frankfurt to Delhi. While checking the Vistara official website I noticed that on two separate date 02.10 and 16.11. the flight is taking 08 H 40 m and 09 H ...
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Buying an airplane ticket for someone without a last name/surname

What should you do when you are buying a ticket for someone with only one name (i.e. no family name, last name, or surname)? Some airlines tell you to use an honorific like "MR" or "MS&...
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Can you buy Colosseum tickets on site?

Related to : What is the official site to buy Rome Colosseum tickets? I will be visiting Rome in October from 19th to 23rd. Does the Colosseum allow vistors to buy tickets on-site ? That is, can I ...
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What is the official site to buy Rome Colosseum tickets?

I can't seem to figure out what is the official site to Rome Colosseum tickets. Is it this one ? https://ecm.coopculture.it/index.php?option=com_snapp&view=event&id=3793660E-5E3F-9172-2F89-...
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Cambodia Angkor Air: Da Nang to Siem Reap direct flights only until October 2023?

I was looking for a direct flight from Da Nang (DAD) to Siem Reap (REP) in December, but it seems that there are no direct flights at all after October 15th 2023. Is that really the case, does anyone ...
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Change Flight for One Person Only (Swiss Airlines)

I have a return trip booking from Berlin to Malaga for 2 people. Due to a work trip, my partner now has to cancel or modify the trip so that he can return to Frankfurt instead of Berlin. The booking ...
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How to book Busan/Korea to Osaka/Japan ferry

There is a ferry operator Panstar that runs a ferry from Busan to Osaka. The JP site of the company offers the online booking but it looks the company does not offer a online booking from Busan to ...
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Why do some airlines ask for the reason for travel when booking domestic flights within the US?

Why do some airlines ask for the reason for travel when booking domestic flights within the US? Example:
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What to do if the plane/train/bus ticket is stored on the phone and the phone is lost or damaged or stops working?

Allowing passengers to display their flight ticket on their smartphone instead of having to carry a printout, was a good move. It's necessary to show it to get into the airport and to get the boarding ...
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How to stay comfort in airport for a long connecting flight [closed]

I m travelling next week and the airport stay is 12 hours. I am spouse of EEA national in UK with indefinate stay, as per requirement for the country (cypress and lanarca airport) I am in transit one ...
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Accidental bank transaction fees

The hotel in Munich I stayed in a few weeks ago, accidentally charged my Visa card twice, which led to an extra 1000 Euro charge to my account. My UK bank charges fees for the use of this card outside ...
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I'm using the Global Entry for the first time to book a flight. Do I use only the first 9 digits, or also the letters and the 3-digit code?

On my Global Entry card, there's a PASSID consisting of 9 digits. Following those digits, there's "SC" and then an additional 3 digits. When I enter my PASSID, should I input only the 9 ...
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Passport says Canadian Nationality but I wrote down Colombia, where I was born. Is this an issue?

I was born in Colombia but I am a Canadian citizen. When I was getting my ticket for USA that’s in a few weeks I put nationality as Colombian because I was born there but my passport says Canadian ...
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Airline changes flight schedule 6 weeks in advance: are they still obligated to reimburse me if I change to a different airline for the original date?

I already found a lot of information online but unfortunately no clear answer to my specific question. My situation and option number 1: I was supposed to fly for 1 week, end of September. However, ...
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Host asking me to cancel my trip, while I can still get full refund [duplicate]

We booked Christmas vacation yesterday and today the Airbnb host called to ask us to cancel the trip with the excuse that the trip is too far in time. The room has full refund cancellation policy, so ...
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Can men travel in female only couchette compartments?

This may seem like a stupid question- but I'm traveling with my family on an overnight train. The only seats available are female only couchettes. This journey is essential to our trip, and there are ...
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Make sure my partner sit next to me in Baby Bassinet situation

I'm going to the US this year, sponsored. My sponsor will buy me the plane ticket with the additional option baby bassinet. If I understand correctly, I'll get the front seat (near the bassinet). The ...
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Flight might be rescheduled, who to trust?

I have a booking from CPH -> LHR -> JFK -> RDU booked with American Airlines. In the AA app the first leg appears as rescheduled meaning I will miss the long leg. I called AA and they confirm ...
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Is it possible to extend Booking.com Free Cancellation timeline to buy time for visa decision?

I'm a first-time traveler to the Schengen area. I did a lot of research when putting my documents together and I used a Booking.com (Free Cancellation) booking to support my visa (short-stay) ...
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How do I choose hotel check-in and check-out dates?

My plane lands the 20th July at 17:35 (5:35 PM). My plane takes off the 28th July at 13:50 (1:50 PM) Check in at the hotel is 15:00 (3 PM). Check out is 12:00 (12 PM) Do I book from 20 July to 27 ...
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Travelling from EU/Schengen country to another EU/Schengen? No passport details/number needed?

So I am traveling from one EU/Schengen country to another EU/Schengen country, and today I "checked in" and got my boarding card. I didn't specify my passport details anywhere, and I am so ...
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How to contact EVA airways?

I have a booking with EVA Airways that I would like to modify. The modification I would like to make is not possible to do online (they even have on their website a long list of modifications which ...
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One last name in Passport, Two last names in plane ticket

I bought a ticket to travel to Spain from Los Angeles through Iberia, and when I entered my name, without thinking I put my first name, paternal last name and maternal last name, and I realized my ...
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Is there any downside in using Google price guarantee when purchasing a flight ticket on Google Flights?

When purchasing a flight ticket on Google Flights, one sometimes has the option to use the Google price guarantee. Is there any downside in using Google price guarantee when purchasing a flight ...
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