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Cheap way to get to Argentina [closed]

Does anyone know a cheap (or at least not very expensive) way to get from Russia (Moscow) to Argentina? I want to visit that country, but tickets are way to much expensive. I use skyscanner now, ...
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How can I cross the English channel with a car?

I believe there's the Euro Tunnel as well as a number of ferry options, but which can I use to travel with a car between the UK and France, Belgium or the Netherlands? If there aren't too many ...
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Do any of the convenience store chains in Taiwan offer free Wi-Fi?

Here in Taipei there's more cafes than ever and most have free Wi-Fi, and of course accommodation always has free Wi-Fi too. So I don't bother spending money for Wi-Fi access. There do seem to be a ...
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Car hire in Chile: cheaper to go with international or local companies?

I'll be visiting Chile for a few weeks in November and I'll be looking to hire a car for up to three days at a time, first in Punta Arenas and second in Santiago and possibly again in Puerto Montt. I'...
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Should I buy a return ticket if I'm staying for more than a 6 months? [closed]

I am planning to travel to USA from Europe for a 6 month internship. The problem is that the return tickets for dates above 6 months are too expensive. Almost like buying two one-way trips (EU-US &...
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Skipping a Lufthansa train connection

I'm traveling from Kassel to Boston. Starting at QKL (rail from Cologne then flight from Frankfurt) is MUCH cheaper than simply flying from Frankfurt. Can I use that day's Rail&Fly to go direct ...
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Does Royal Air Maroc still have any unusual discounts?

A couple Morocco guidebooks from 10-15 years ago (saying this makes me feel very old) describe unconventional discounts on Royal Air Maroc: You can usually get a reduced fare if you buy three ...
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What is the cheapest way to get from Kansai International Airport into downtown Osaka after 10pm?

I seem to recall from previous trips that at least in Tokyo the subways stop running pretty early compared to many cities. I've found a cheap flight into Osaka but it lands about 10:15pm so this ...
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Cheap way to travel last minute across France by public transport?

The starting point and end point are not very important, but it will probably be Lille (~Belgium border) and end point around Hendaye (~Spanish border) I am planning to spend ~3 days crossing. Time ...
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Is free / wild camping legal or tolerated on Kinmen and Matsu islands?

Matsu island of Taiwan (but actually located just near Fuzhou, China) is beautiful and sparsely populated. Official tourist accommodations are expensive compared to PRC and even a little high compared ...
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When I find a discount fare on AirAsia's website that includes a stop at KL, is there a way to book it with a few nights there for the same price?

AirAsia's hub is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They currently have a 20% off offer and I've found a flight from Australia to Japan I like, which includes 7½ hours at KUL in the middle of the night. As far ...
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How does the Italian “Aperitivo” work?

One of the Italian traditions I yet have to fully understand is the "Aperitivo" / "Apericena". It basically is a (pre-)dinner buffet that comes included when you buy a (slightly higher priced) drink ...
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When I know the airline, the flight number, and the airport at each end, but am very flexible with dates, how can I find the cheapest flights?

In my case the airline will be Aeromexico, and it would be from Shanghai, China to Tijuana, Mexico, and the flight numbers are AM98 and AM99. But the dates could be pretty much anywhere from August ...
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AAA benefits as member of a European automobile club? (IHG rates)

This travel blog article (in German) mentions that also members of a European Automobile Club can use the AAA preferred rate for booking hotel rooms with IHG (a hotel group): Wer bei einem ...
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Cheap way to get from Amsterdam to Prague: train?

I'm planning to a trip from Budapest to Amsterdam, then to Prague, and back to Budapest. It's very cheap to get from Budapest to Amsterdam using Wizz air, but the return flight is costly, so I was ...
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Anything cheaper or better than getting a car from a rental place in Spain?

I'm hoping to make a road trip in Spain in August. Since I'll be driving alot, I want to minimize what I pay for the car rental. Is there any better option than getting a car from a rent-a-car? Does ...
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Tripadvisor offer the same price regardless of how many people use the hotel room. How can this be true?

I would like to ask everyone here if they can shed some light on the way Tripadvisor's discounts work. While looking for private houses for 2 people I found an option that seems to let me book for 1 ...
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How to participate in sports-like recreational activities in Russia at local prices?

I'm going to St Petersburg and Moscow next month on a tour. I will have some time for myself, and I'd like to participate in sports-like activities (like flyboarding, bungee jumping, water parks etc). ...
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How much in advance to book Swedish train tickets to get lowest prices?

So far I have noted two different policies on train tickets: Some companies such as DB (German railways) have a standard fare and cheaper tickets that you must book in advance, have a fixed quota per ...
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Tips for visiting Disneyland Paris

When you visit your local amusement park, you're often aware of how to get the best deal (cheapest visit). Living in Denmark, going to Lego Land we always seem to know where you either get free ...
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Highest point in NYC that may be reached for free?

What is the highest floor of any New York building that may be reached by the general public for free?
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Staying for one night in Montréal

I'm going to stay one night in Montréal (from 23/08 to 24/08) with my girlfriend. I know that "what's the cheapest..." questions are not on-topic here, so I'm not going to ask about a particular ...
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Is the NYC CityPASS a good deal?

I'm planning on visiting New York City. Is the NYC CityPASS as good a deal as they say it is (40% savings)?
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What is the highest viewing spot in London that is accessible free of charge?

I would like to visit a viewing spot in London, but I don't want to pay any entrance fees. Where is the highest spot to do so? Note that restaurants and bars (or other freely accessible venues) are ...
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Website showing cheap flight offers for Germany

I am looking for some source (fb, twitter, website etc) where is posted from time to time cheap offers of flights (mostly interested from Germany). For example there is a cool fb page called "mleczne ...
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Do any hotel chains do something like a Europe Pass? Like the Eurail pass, but for hotels

I am doing a tour of Europe for 3 weeks, and thought it would be convenient if I could flexibly book all my accommodation with the same hotel brand, for one flat price? Like the Euro Rail pass. E.g....
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Which websites allow “search by country” for a flight?

I came to know about Whichbudget, it's a website that allow search for flights by country. I mean you just enter from like "Germany" and to like "Belgium" and you get best offers from all airports ...
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What is the least expensive way to get from Dulles airport to Virginia beach, VA

Please help me get from Dulles Airport to Virginia Beach, VA.
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What is the cost of living in Brazil - Rio [duplicate]

I'll be travelling to Rio (actually Volta Redonda, 100km north of Rio) for three months for research. I live in Canada. I am looking for an approximate cost of living per week in Brazil so I may do ...
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How to travel from Chicago International Airport to Bloomington, IN [closed]

A friend of mine is travelling to US for first time. She is planning to land at O'Hare Chicago Intl. airport and from there she will be travelling to Bloomington, IN. Flight tickets from her source ...
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How far in advance should you book a domestic flight within Canada for best value? [duplicate]

Google revealed Cheapair.com articles about how far in advance to book a flight to get a good deal on average (47 days for US domestic flights, 147 days for international flights), but are there any ...
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Book flight within Canada on US airline

I live in Toronto. I'm flying down to LA this summer as part of a summer program at UCLA. They've offered to reimburse me up to $600 USD for travel. I have a friend who lives in Vancouver, and so I'd ...
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Travel by car in Argentina, L/100 km or km/L is used for car fuel economy?

I know in some countries people use Liter/100 km (liter per 100 km). Some countries use km/Liter (km per liter). My question is: which format Argentina people use? L/100 km or km/L?
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Fastest cheap way to get from Morocco to Algeria?

Some friends and I want to go from Fez, Morocco, to Algiers over a long weekend, but flying from Casablanca ($350) is above our willingness to pay. What's the fastest way, cheaper than flying from ...
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Travelling Netherlands and Belgium on a budget — need trip feedback [closed]

First time traveller here. I am trying to put together a travel route/trip plan for my vacation this August. I've done some research, but I feel like I can benefit from the advice of someone more ...
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Finding **cheapest** fares from a country to country/city/airport (including non-guaranteed connections)? [duplicate]

I've recently spent some time finding the cheapest fares for my journey and that got me thinking. Essentially I'm traveling UK <-> Tallinn (Estonia) anytime within the next 4 months for a week. ...
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If I'm searching for a cheap room in Hanoi on foot, where should l look?

I'm arriving alone at Hanoi airport in the morning and I plan to search on foot for a cheap room with a fan. What areas of Hanoi can I go to that have a variety and dense concentration of hotels, ...
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What discount options are available for domestic air travel in Japan?

In order to visit some faraway places like Okinawa or (northern) Hokkaido, but also because the Shinkansen can be very expensive (especially without a rail pass), one sometimes needs or wants to book ...
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How to plan flights with more than one stop with Norwegian so it isn't expensive? [duplicate]

When buying flights tickets usually buying a one-way flight is very expensive, comparing to flights that have return. In many airline websites there is not an option for planing a whole big trip with ...
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Travel from Paris to San Sebastian [closed]

Three of us are planning to leave from Paris to spend a week in Hendaye and San Sebastian. Is it more convenient/cheaper to go by car or by train ? Any restrictions to taking a rented car over from ...
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Canary Islands, Tenerife unlimited data SIM [closed]

I am going on holiday to Tenerife (Canary Islands), I already have two MiFi dongles and only need a SIM. What are cheapest unlimited (or large) data deals in Tenerife for a week?
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Does anyone still offer standby without already having paid another fare?

Several websites tell me that "nobody" will let you fly "standby" except as a change to a fare already bought. Is there anyone that will still sell a cheap "next unsold seat" fare? I'm retired and ...
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Low-cost hotel/motel chains in Italy

I will soon drive through the North in Italy and due to some unexpected events I will need to be back much earlier than expected. So I want to sleep somewhere along the way and I am trying to find a ...
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What proof of disability is accepted in France?

I am planning a visit to Paris and see that entry to various landmarks is free or considerably cheaper for disabled visitors. One member of our group holds a German handicapped card ("...
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Can you use an Eurail unlimited pass without having to pay additional fees?

I have read a bit about the Eurail unlimited passes available to USA and other non euro residents. Current the unlimited (unlm trips every day) for 3 months is around 1700 eur. There is a lot of ...
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Cheapest way to travel inside Europe [closed]

I'm visiting Europe soon, and I need some advice for transportation inside Europe on an extremely low budget. I probably will spend many days there, so I want to visit as many countries as I can. I'...
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How to manage a longer transit location in a cheaper way

I want to go from Canada to some countries in Europe, but I found pages like Google Flights, Orbitz, Cheapoair, Flight-Hub that can help you to book a CHEAP VERY CHEAP flight!!! Awesome! Many of these ...
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Cheapest long distance rail routes in Europe [closed]

Which rail routes in Europe over 100km are typically the lowest cost per km? Answers don't need to be precise of course, as prices will change with season and other factors. And answers should not ...
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When should I book my hotel if prices are inflated due to a major event?

My problem: I recently booked a business trip about three months out, noticing slightly too late that there's a huge event (Formula 1 race) happening in town the previous weekend and all the remotely ...
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Railcard and Oyster card for traveling in London/England

I will be visiting London soon and when I look up the details for travelling on public transport there I would like some advice about those 'discount' available. To travel within London, it appear to ...