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British Passport, Australian License with IDPs - Argentina to Brazil

Background - I'm a British National currently in Australia on a working holiday visa. In November I'm planning on travelling to Argentina picking up a rental car, crossing the border into Brazil and ...
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American Airlines agents could not rebook in Etihad flight

I had a confirmed economy ticket from Houston to Abu Dhabi with Etihad, and the first part of the trip from Houston to Chicago was operated by American Airlines. My flight from Houston was scheduled ...
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How can I change the embassy to a different embassy in the appointment portal? [duplicate]

How can change my visa appointment page from Côte d’Ivoire to Ghana?
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Security at layover in Detroit on international flight

I am planning on going to Japan within a month, and was wondering how security works during a layover. My travel would be Chicago to Detroit to Tokyo, and vice versa, while only using Delta throughout ...
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Entering Canada without APIS requirement [duplicate]

Lebanese citizen with a visitor visa to Canada, likely on the US no-fly list. What flights from Beirut to Canada that does not require APIS? Flights that avoid the continental United States?
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How people carry large dogs in the airplane cabin?

I need to fly my cat across the Atlantic (Lisbon to São Paulo). Every airliner I searched had similar requirements for the pet size and weight: 8-10kg, fitting in a bag with at most 28cm height. He is ...
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Scammed by a host or booking.com failure (CANT_CANCEL_hotel_overbooked)?

I booked an apartment in the Philippines through booking.com for the last week of April. The payment method is "pay at the property" and I gave my debit card number as a guarantee to make ...
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Can I carry hair oil, hair lotion and shampoo in checked-in luggage if I'm travelling internationally from India to the USA?

I have a certain scalp condition, which requires me to apply a certain kind of hair oil, shampoo and hair lotion, available only here in India. I'll be traveling to the USA for graduate studies and ...
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US green card holder: Do I need a transit visa when my journey includes a flight through a Schengen country? [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen and US permanent resident. I'm traveling home for my sister's wedding and I booked my flights with Norse like this: JFK -> OSLO -> ISTANBUL ISTANBUL -> OSLO -> JFK ...
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How does luggage work with Multi-leg travel on a single ticket?

I have booked a flight from Lahore Pakistan to Toronto via Dammam and Amsterdam. Lahore to Dammam is operated by PIA, while the rest is with KLM. A ticket for the complete journey has been issued by ...
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Retrieve confirmation ID for visa appointment in Burundi [duplicate]

I booked a USA visa appointment for Burundi but did not save the confirmation ID. How can I retrieve it?
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Why can't I check-in online for international flights?

The last four or five times I've flown into the US, my airline app has notified me that online check-in is available, however when I start online check-in I'm told it's not possible. When I tap on ...
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Do I have to pay VAT charges on a rented car that wasn't insured?

I rented a car and it got a minor scratch while being parked on a street, but the rental car company covered the bill after I provided my credit card. But per their policy, they do not pay for VAT ...
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Self-transfer at Istanbul Airport [duplicate]

I’ve been looking everywhere, however I have been unable to find an answer to this. On Thursday I arrive into Istanbul (IST) at 17.45 (BA) and my next flight is on Flyadeal at 21.35. I already have a ...
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Is it still the case that a US-born child under 16 can enter Canada through both land and air with birth certificate only?

I see a post from five years ago: "Entry into Canada: Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, ...
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Madrid Connection

I will be connecting from Terminal 4 to 4S on an international flight, but on two separate airlines/itineraries. As in (example), I am flying into Terminal 4 with Delta from the USA, then connecting ...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

I secured a French Schengen visa from February to May. I wanted to do a solo trip, but after looking at the prices of travel and living, I decided going with someone else was the best course of action....
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10-year UK visa ban. 15 years later and new citizenship

I was given a 10-year UK visa ban. It's been 15 years since the ban, I have learnt my lesson and through the grace of Jah, I have become a naturalized citizen of a country that doesn't require a visa ...
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X Gender Marker: Entry Restrictions?

I am a US Citizen, and I am considering getting an X gender marker on my passport. On the US State Department website, it claims that I may face entry restrictions into some countries as a result: ...
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Carrying medicines for my friend to UK [duplicate]

I will be travelling to UK for my job purpose and one of my friend in UK has asked me to deliver some Ayurvedic medicines for her illness which has prescription and receipt along with it, but I am ...
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Travel visa for China (Airport visit only) Japan to China - US Citizen

Recently, I attempted to fly with China Eastern Airlines after purchasing a round-trip ticket for ONLY 3 days with Trip.com online. I was coming close to completing a 90-day visa in Japan as a United ...
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How to make my credit card "less" secure for travel?

I've been recently booking some travel abroad and had a really difficult time making payments. Pretty much every charge that originated from a different country got rejected the first time around. ...
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Travelling to Pakistan

My kid's British passport is expiring in April. We are travelling in February and coming back in March. They have valid NICOP. Are we ok to travel with two months validity? We have connecting flights ...
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Indian passport holder with less than 6 months before expiry travelling back to India

I want to travel back to India from the US. Direct flight with Air India. But I have less than 6 months before expiry on my passport. My US visa is valid until 2025. I contacted the Air India helpline,...
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Dual citizenship: passport with valid visa is expired

TLDR: travelling to Japan and back from Australia with expired Spanish passport (AUS visa linked to it) and valid French passport (AUS visa not linked to it but AUS Immigration is aware of dual ...
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Flying with medical equipment

I'll be traveling from the USA to Africa. Can I carry my portable ultrasound machine in checked baggage or will it need to be in my carry on due to the battery type? The battery marked under Rating on ...
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Traveling to Sri Lanka with Finland Refugee Travel Document

My girlfriend is from Myanmar. She has been granted refugee status in Finland and has a refugee travel document (RTD) issued by Finland. We are planning to visit Sri Lanka this year. Is it possible to ...
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Fly with old (unexpired) passport after applying for a new passport?

I am a German citizen and my current passport expires in March. I applied for a new one two weeks ago and also got the new passport number. I expect to be able to collect it from the town hall at the ...
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Am I able to travel with this H4 Visa?

I am a 16-year-old student in Pennsylvania with Canadian citizenship, and I'm staying under my father's H1b. I have the opportunity to travel to Europe for two weeks on a school trip in June-July, but ...
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Can a permanent resident of the US travel to & from Mexico with a Mexican passport?

My dad’s a permanent resident of the US but he wants to travel to Mexico this year. Can he use a Mexican passport to go to Mexico and use it to come back? He has a US ID, US Driver’s license, a ...
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I have a trip to Dubai booked for next week. With all the tension in the Middle East at the moment, should I reconsider?

Should I reconsider my trip to Dubai next week (Jan 2023) in the wake of all the Middle East troubles at the moment?
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Do Deutsche Bahn ICE trains to Belgium require a reservation?

I booked a trip from Hamburg Hbf to Brussels/Bruxelles Midi, entirely with Deutsche Bahn trains. Later, I got an email from Deutsche Bahn stating the following: Due to a timetable change, your ...
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What happens to baggage transfer in non-connecting international flight?

I have flight from Luanda to Cape Town by TAAG Airlines. It reaches at 1.30 pm. I have another flight at 11.00 pm from Cape Town to Mauritius by Air Mauritius. Different PNR. How will the baggage get ...
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Can I enter a Schengen country with a non-Schengen Irish visa-D? [duplicate]

I have an Irish (non-Schengen) visa-D (multiple-entry). Can I enter Schengen countries? I plan to fly to Ireland for the first time, through Italy or Austria, but the flight is with a long transit ...
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Last name too long

I’m traveling with American Airlines from the USA to Brazil and I’m filling out the passenger information part and they ask to fill out the passport information and I have three last names and they ...
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Can I carry a LED Projector in checked in luggage?

Pretty much what the title says. The projector only works on power and I don't see any batteries but I'm not sure about the components of course, so is it safe to carry it in hand luggage or check in?
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Travel to Romania with only Italy type D visa (work) but my residency permit has not been issued yet

I am in Italy with a D type work visa for two months and I applied for a residence permit card, and I am waiting for the time to deliver my documents. Since my residence card has not yet been issued, ...
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110V outlets in Europe

I live in Europe, but have a 110V electric toothbrush charger that lives in my suitcase. Every US hotel I visit, this plugs in to the bathroom 110V socket just as one might expect. In Europe in hotels ...
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What signage do I follow for connecting flights?

It's an international flight, this is my first time flying. I'm not sure about the connecting flights, do I just follow the gate for it or do I have to go somewhere else first? I'm not planning to ...
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Travelling from China to Europe by train

My wife's father is a Chinese citizen living near Beijing. He has a fear of flying. If he wanted to travel to the EU by train (and then on to London), what visas, tickets and other logistical ...
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Does Italy accept extended passports issued 5 years ago for a Schengen visa?

I am planning to apply for an Italy Schengen visa. I have a US Green Card, and I obtained my home country passport in 2018, which expired in August 2023. However, I recently extended my passport in ...
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Nightjet Berlin-Paris: hidden clause about refund for flexible ticket!

We booked a nightjet ticket from Berlin to Paris. During the booking, there was no mention whatsoever of any conditions on the flexible fare. See pictures below for a sample booking: Then after ...
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Traveling to Germany at 16 years old, without a parent/guardian but with their permission

I am currently hoping to go to Germany next year with my friend, who is a few months younger than I am. I will be 16 by the time of going, but he might not be. Is there any way as a 16 yr old and 15 ...
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Which visa do I need if I transit from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2E at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport for a self-connecting transfer?

For my upcoming trip, I will make a self-connecting transfer at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2E. If I do not plan to stay at the airport for more than 24 hours, what is ...
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I'm in Singapore. Can I go on the same date (22nd December) from Singapore to Malaysia and Malaysia to Kolkata?

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen who has been living and working in Singapore for five years. I also have a Malaysian tourist visa. On 22nd December, I have a flight from Malaysia to Kolkata. In the morning, ...
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Why do check-in counters sometimes close earlier for international flights than for domestic flights?

Is that just to give passengers more time to go through the immigration, or are there other reasons?
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Sterile international transfer to another terminal, exit through immigration at other terminal

What happens when upon international arrival at one terminal (in my case that would be ICN T2), you attempt to make a sterile transfer to another terminal (ICN T1) without a connecting flight booked? ...
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Validity of visa throughout Schengen states

So I have a language study visa for Germany (Type-D). In the "valid for" section in visa sticker, it says Deutschland. Can I travel to other countries like France with this visa? If not, why?...
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Compensation for denied boarding due to transit rules

Theoretical situation: I have a flight with a connection in a country for which I don't have a visa, but the rules allow transit without a visa. However, sometimes it happens that the boarding staff ...
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Travelling Europe after French visa expires [duplicate]

I’m an Australian currently living in France, I have a 12-month long-stay visa. I want to travel to Croatia for 10 days after my visa has expired. My question is, am I then able to return to France (...
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