Questions tagged [international-travel]

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Carrying medicine from US to India for someone who asked for a help in Facebook

Someone wants to send medicine for his mother who is suffering with autoimmune disease He pinged me in Facebook and said he will provide prescription and order medicine from Amazon to my home.Is it ...
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Is it necessary to show a visa required for the return ticket when entering Germany?

I have a one way inbound ticket to Germany for a 2-week stay. For my outbound ticket, I made a different reservation. The thing is that my outbound ticket has a transit in UK and requires visa. The ...
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As a South African travelling to South Africa and returning to live in UK on a BRP what passport validity do I need

My family are travelling to South Africa on 30 Mar 2022, returning on 23 Apr 2022. We live in the UK with BRPs (4 years so far). We only have South African passports, not British Citizenship yet (or ...
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San Francisco -> Fiji -> Brisbane -> Melbourne, Australian Travel Declaration

I'm going to travel from San Francisco to Melbourne. I have a transit in Fiji (NADI airport) for 3 hours and in Brisbane airport for 2 hours. Flights are operated by Fiji airlines (San Francisco to ...
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Which countries/flights are the US authorities aware that I've visited/taken?

As a US lawful permanent resident, I wonder which countries/flights the US authorities are aware that I've visited/taken. Assume that the US authorities has no special interest in me: I'm just curious ...
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Which pairs of countries are connected by land but can't be connected by car?

Can't be connected by car = a regular individual can't drive a regular vehicle between the two countries, including via another country. I'm not interested in the case where driving is made ...
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Covid restrictions based on originating or connecting locations?

In the case of a flight originating in a place with one set of restrictions imposed by the destination country, but connecting on the same airline through a country with more restrictive rules, is ...
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Is there a tiny but smart pet I can hide in my pocket while traveling? [closed]

I live in a new country every month. I want a pet as a companion. It should be as smart as possible for its size so you know it can be my companion. And it should be something that won't add more ...
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If an international flight is turned around mid-air, do the passengers have to pass the immigration and customs upon arrival?

I read on https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/12/28/business/delta-shanghai-flight-turned-back-covid/index.html: Delta turned flight around mid-air, saying China's new Covid cleaning rules are unworkable. ...
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Unpublished changes to travel rules

Per this BBC article, Brits arriving at Innsbruck airport were turned away and sent back home at own expense due to not complying with the covid travel rules. Generally, fair enough. It's the ...
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Can I travel to france with a Fiktionsbescheinigung abs 81 4

I have a valid Fiktionsbescheinigung with the 3rd box checked. 81 Abs 4 .can I go to France and come back without a problem or not?
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TSA PreCheck Renewal Residential Address Definition

I've been working/living abroad for the past 4 years, and e.g. on my US tax returns I put only my foreign address (since to my understanding that's the right way to fill them out). I've had more than ...
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Can one extend one's French international driving permit in the United States?

A few years ago, I got an international driving permit while in France, issued by the Paris Police Prefecture. I read on the permit that it can be extended for 3 years: Can I extend it while in the ...
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Immigration for International travel to US followed by domestic connection [duplicate]

A friend of mine is traveling to US on visitor visa. First stop is at New York followed by connection to Albuquerque, NM. Where does immigration for an international traveler need to be done in this ...
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Carrying disinfecting wipes in checked in luggage?

Is is allowed to carry disinfecting wipes (Clorox, Walmart brands) in checked-in luggage of international air travel originating from the US? There is an article about sanitizers, but it doesn't ...
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Limit of electronics items to carry from HK via flight?

What is the limit on electronics items (laptops and tablets) that I can carry on a flight from Hong Kong? Can someone give me an approximate idea about the cost of excess luggage charge in HK?
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Does a German citizen need a negative covid-19 test to reenter Germany after travel to the United States?

I have had a friend staying with me for the last week. He is fully vaccinated, as am I and my family, and tomorrow he flies back to Germany. For some reason, Lufthansa have been saying that his ticket/...
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Getting a covid test while transiting through Frankfurt or Zurich

Due to the current Canadian restrictions travel restrictions for individuals in Omicron hotspots, they will need to "Obtain, within 72 hours of departure, a valid negative COVID-19 molecular test ...
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Travelling to Spain on an Irish Passport (I am a UK and Irish Citizen - my wife is UK only)

This is both a question and a request for clarification - if anyone knows! I say this as the information is very difficult to obtain and interpret. I have been investigating the benefits of having an ...
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Does Lufthansa count carry-on bags for transatlantic flights?

I plan on carrying a small suitcase as my hand-luggage on an upcoming economy flight. If possible, I may want to also bring a backpack in addition to the suitcase. Does Lufthansa actually check how ...
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Is a negative PCR Covid-19 test valid for satisfying the testing requirement of travelling to the USA?

Reading the US government's article on the testing requirements for travel to the US (see the "Is there a specific test that must be taken?" section of the FAQ) , they specifically mention ...
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Can you have an extendable baton in China?

I'm planning on buying an extendable baton for self defense (most likely never going to have to use it). I'm just curious if I'm allowed to have one in China since in the United States it's allowed. I ...
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Travel to Switzerland during pandemic

my dream have always been visiting European countries, especially Switzerland! I am thinking of traveling there on Christmas and have several questions in regards to traveling during pandemic: ...
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Land Travel to US via Canada by UK citizen

Can a UK citizen fly from London to Toronto with an ETA, and then travel by car to USA without an ESTA, as ESTA was denied previously?
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Are NHS Covid tests okay for travelling to the US after Nov 8?

The NHS gives out free covid tests. Can I take one the day before travelling, put the test in a plastic bag and use that as evidence? Or could I book an NHS PCR test and use the text/email receipt as ...
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what must i prepare to have a layover in doha for 10 hours for indonesian passport?

I am an Indonesian citizen fully vaccinated with the sinovac (coronavac) vaccine. I am planning to visit turkey for a 10-day trip. what must i prepare to have a layover in Doha for 10 hours?
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Where can one view the time of the day of one's entries and exit to/from the United States?

Neither the I-94 nor the FOIA requesting the entries/exits contain the time of the day: they only contain the dates. Where can I find the time of the day of my entries and exits to/from the United ...
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Re-check/check bags T5 to T3 on a separate itinerary

I am traveling from Austin, Texas to London Heathrow direct on British Airways, however, I have a connecting flight on a different itinerary also on BA to Vienna from Heathrow much later in the day. I ...
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Can I book a flight USA-A-B and get off at A, if I don't have a visa for country B?

We all know how ridiculous airlines prices are. A flight from “A” to “B” could be more expensive than a flight from “A” to “B” to “C” and back. I have no idea why this is happening. It is what it is I ...
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Transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport

I (Pakistani) have a possible travel itinerary from USA to Saudi Arabia via UK Heathrow airport. From the airline website it says that I need to move from Terminal 3 (arrival from USA) to Terminal 5 ...
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Advice and suggestions for someone taking their first flight to the USA

I'm a 22 year old male who will be taking my first flight to the USA from Heathrow (LON) in November to visit my girlfriend (and I will not be working whilst I'm out there). I did fly to Spain over a ...
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Was the UK government capable of confirming in 2016 if I was in Bulgaria?

I'm actually asking as research for a novel which is set in 2016. If a UK citizen was reported missing abroad, would the UK authorities be able to check using name and DOB only, and discover that ...
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How is the day of arrival indicated one's I-94 's traveling history decided?

I looked at my I-94 's travel history and was surprised to see that the day of arrival in the US (port of entry: LOS) was indicated as 2019-11-12, even though my plane landed on 2019-11-11 at 21:05 ...
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Why do US officers sometimes stamp non-US passports? [duplicate]

I wonder why US officers sometimes stamp non-US passports, since nowadays all entries/exits are electronically recorded. E.g., I have a green card + French passport, and I don't the point of receiving ...
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Why do hotels (apparently) require you to leave and then ask for your room key back at the reception when leaving/returning to the hotel? [duplicate]

I've never once been in an actual hotel, and definitely not as a paying guest, so I base this entirely on 50+ year old movies and TV series, as well as various remarks and books/stories. It appears as ...
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Are unofficial International Driving Permits of any use?

The American Automobile Association (AAA) and the American Automobile Touring Alliance (AATA) are the only organizations that issue official International Driving Permit (IDP) for US driver licenses. ...
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Is there any point in getting an Inter-American Driving Permit (IADP) instead of an International Driving Permit (IDP)?

The American Automobile Association (AAA)'s application form (mirror) states: If you intend to drive in the following countries, be sure to check INTER-AMERICAN DRIVING PERMIT box page 1: Brazil and ...
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Given the name of a US pharmaceutical drug, how can I know its equivalent in other countries?

To prepare for international travel, given the name of a US pharmaceutical drug, I sometimes need to know the name of its equivalent in other countries. How can I do so? E.g., is there any convenient ...
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What is the difference between "Information Regarding Entry and Exit" and "travel history" for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection?

I see: "Travel history": https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/history-results "Information Regarding Entry and Exit": https://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia/records What is the ...
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Is filing the physical version of US customs form (CBP Declaration Form 6059B) of any use when flying to the US and entering via Global Entry?

Flight attendants sometimes hand out physical versions of US customs form (CBP Declaration Form 6059B) during the flight to the US. Is that of any use when using Global Entry? If the citizenship ...
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Can I visit my father in the USA if I'm fully vaccinated?

This is a part two for this question: Can I visit my father in the USA? I'm now fully vaccinated- two doses of the Pfizer vaccine. It has been two weeks since my last dose and I have a certificate ...
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How to answer "have you ever been refused a visa, denied entry or ordered to leave Canada or any other country?"

I am at a loss here. Here's a brief summary of what happened to me: I was born and raised in the Philippines. I was granted permanent residency at birth because my parents were already permanent ...
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Various covid certificates for vaccinations done in Canada

I got vaccinated in Ontario, Canada and received a pdf certificate of my vaccines from Ontario Health. So how do these pdf work towards creating a, EU vaccination certificate, for instance? Anyone ...
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Gibraltar to Spain border passport stamping

I am a US citizen with Spanish residency. I have been living in Gibraltar for two months but I heard they start stamping passports now for non Gibraltar residents and I never received an entry stamp ...
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I want to upgrade to first class but the middle flight cannot be upgraded

Right now I have a planned trip from Chicago to Colombia with stop in Miami in Main Cabin (American Airlines). I want to upgrade to business/first class but, it adds me one more stop in Atlanta. The ...
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Booking.com cancelation fee

What happens if I have missed free cancelation period and now to cancel reservation I have to be charged 500 Euros from booking.com, however, I do not have that amount available in My Revolut (which I ...
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Is 2h 20min layover in Alicante airport (Spain) enough?

I am coming from non-EU/non-Schengen and going to Helsinki, Finland. The layover in Alicante airport is 2h 20min and the flight is self-transfer (Vueling, then Norwegian or Finnair). Do I have enough ...
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Which countries have the least travel restrictions for vaccinated people? [duplicate]

There are certain countries that are loosening their restrictions around travel, I am curious which countries are the easiest to travel for Americans right now?
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Albania to Italy with interrail pass

I'm currently in Sarande, Albania and I want to travel to Italy with Ferry. I have an Interrail pass and I can't figure out what the most economical way will be for me to get to Italy. Does anyone ...
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Traveling to the USA separate from my German husband...can he still get in?

I am a US citizen, my husband is a German citizen and we live in Germany. I am going home in August to visit family, and then he was going to come in September and stay for 3 weeks. We have both been ...

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