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I wasn't allowed to travel internationally because of Transit Visa. Is it a legit reason for not using my tickets?

On November 28th, 2014, in Moscow, the airport Domodedovo, I had my valid ticket to the U.S. going through Moscow-Frankfurt => Frankfurt-Toronto => Toronto-Minneapolis, MN. I hold a F-1 U.S. visa, ...
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Do Italy and Canada share travel and citizenship information of dual citizens?

I recently received dual citizenship (born Canadian and acquired Italian). I am currently in Canada and last entered the country on my Canadian passport. If I decide to leave Canada on my Italian ...
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Can I bring vacuum sealed coffee to the USA?

I have a package of great coffee that I haven't opened yet. I'm moving to the USA from Germany in a few days. Can I take 8 Oz (227g) of vacuum sealed coffee to the USA in my checked luggage?
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Luggage transfer between unrelated airlines

I think it's better if I tell a short example: I plan on going from country A to country B, and I find out that it is cheaper if I pass by country X. However, the flights from A to X and then from X ...
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Leaving the Singapore airport during airline transit without using Singapore tours

I am an Indian national traveling from the USA to India. I have a long layover in Singapore (12 + hours from 7 PM to 7 AM next morning). I have a US visa and a passport so I can avail the Singapore ...
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How does the urgent processing service work at Canadian passport offices?

My girlfriend is in need of urgent (24-hr) processing for her passport application, so we'll be needing to make a trip to the Mississauga passport office. I've been trying to find information on how ...
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Inter-country one-way car rental in Europe?

I'd like to rent a car in Germany, drive to Hungary, and return the car there. Do any car rental agencies allow such a thing (without an enormous fee)? I'd consider a fee less than 1-2 days ...
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Issues with booking 2x round-trip tickets (with a 'fake' layover) instead of a multi-city ticket?

We're planning a short multi-city trip within Europe next month. Here's the basic trip, with a few days spent in Prague and Zurich: WARSAW, PL --> PRAGUE, CZ --> ZURICH, CH --> WARSAW, PL ...
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Getting a Chinese visa in the US as a Canadian citizen

I am a Canadian citizen with a Canadian passport, though I am currently doing a 4-month internship in the United States on a TN1 Visa. My internship ends at the end of August, and I am scheduled to ...
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Have I invalidated my own ESTA and if I fly to Mexico does that mean I will not be allowed back into the States?

The ESTA that I entered the States on back in October was due to expire on January 8th. As I wished to stay a little longer (an extra couple of weeks) I searched the internet to see how this was ...
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How to buy duty free other than at the airport?

Everybody knows you can buy things duty free at airports if you are leaving for or coming from another country. (You can also buy on airplanes and I think I've seen on some international ferries and ...
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Can I cross the Albania/Greece border on foot?

I intend to cross from Albania to Greece at the Konispol/Sagiada border crossing. I will be hitchhiking so I will sometimes be in a car, and sometimes on foot. Now I did walk across the Montenegro/...
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Cheap travel to Toronto from California

I'm coming from Sacramento/San Francisco and I'd like to travel to Toronto, and then back a week later. So far I've found round-trip flight tickets for $600. But a round-trip between SFO and BOS (...
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Why are USA to Europe round-trip airfares more expensive than Europe to USA round-trip airfares?

I travel to Milan about three times a year from San Francisco. I have never understood why the round trip flights are almost double if you originate in the US? For example, Milan-SFO-Milan in June ...
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Round trip flight for me with wife sharing return flight only

I'm planning to go back to my country next year (probably by Feb) and come back again to the US. I want to bring my wife with me back to the US. So for me it's round trip but for her it's single trip. ...
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Resources to find overseas volunteer opportunities with technical skills?

I'm a software engineer, and I want to volunteer my abilities in a foreign country for a month or two, preferably for a charitable organization. I previously did some work for the Grameen Foundation ...
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US immigration mix-up: will it cause problems on my next visit?

On my last visit to the US, there was some kind of mix up at the immigration. I was with my niece at that time (a GC holder.) Apparently, when they scanned her passport my picture came up with her ...
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I am a US citizen and want to travel to Mexico but only have my Mexican passport

I am Mexican and only have a Mexican passport, but I am also an American citizen. I was wondering if I needed to have an American passport to travel from Austin to Guadalajara (roundtrip) or is ok ...
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Number of hours before the departure, that is safe be at an airport for an international flight

Generally airlines suggest that you be at the airport around 3 hours from the time of departure. Flying from the US, I've often found this to be unnecessary and I generally end up waiting and getting ...
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What's the preferable option to book a flight?

I am very inexperienced traveler. I have a very basic question regarding booking flights. On the Internet there are a few online agencies like Expedia, Kayak, Orbit. I don't really know what the ...
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Meaning of the “Have you ever been refused entry or deported from any country, including Singapore?” question

I was denied a visitor visa for Singapore (reason unknown). Now when asked: Have you ever been refused entry or deported from any country, including Singapore? do I check Yes? In other words, ...
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Brownsville Texas: will cabs take you over the Mexico border?

Are there cab companies in Brownsville, TX that make drop offs and pick ups of passengers across the border in Matamoros?
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Can you get a gate pass at LAX to help someone who doesn't speak English?

My mother-in-law is Chinese and doesn't speak more than a couple words of English. We're planning on dropping her off at LAX to fly China Air to China. I don't know anything about international ...
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Can I get vaccinated for Japanese Encephalitis in India?

I'm traveling to India, and am planning on departing in 2 weeks. The only vaccine I haven't received yet is the one for Japanese Encephalitis, which requires 2 doses that are 28 days apart. I'll be ...
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Activities in Montreal for a Bachelor party

I'm currently planning a bachelor party for a friend, and plan on holding it in Montreal next month. There a some people in our group who have a passing familiarity with the area, but mostly only know ...
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e-cig on board 18 hour flight [duplicate]

Anyone know if I can bring my e-cig on an international flight to Australia? If there is no "smoke" and only vapor what's to stop me from taking a drag while in the lavatory? The smoke detector won'...
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As a US citizen programmer, what kinds of visas can I get to work abroad remotely for my US employer? [closed]

I am a programmer working for an employer in the US who is willing to let me work remotely from another country. I would like to travel abroad and visit different countries with my wife and kids. ...
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Am I likely to get problems travelling abroad from the UK when my gender appearance doesn't match my passport

About 10 years ago, I went through gender reassignment (assigned male at birth) and started living as a female. I had all my documents, including my passport changed to reflect this. Recently, I made ...
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Can I lean the seat backwards in a bus when a person behind me complains about it? [duplicate]

This happened a few years ago in a bus form Paris to Cologne. I leaned the seat backwards as far as possible and the person behind me heavily complained about not having enough space. I saw that she ...
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US Citizen living in Ghana for 5 years wants to return home [duplicate]

Does a US citizen who has lived in Ghana for 5 years have to have 3 to 6 thousand dollars in hand to fly out of the country to return to the US?
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Can I travel from country A to country B to country C without going back to country A, without invalidating my student + short-stay UK visas?

I’m in Toronto on a student visa and I am planning to go to the UK to visit my friend who is there on on student visa too. I have applied for a short stay UK Visa. I wanted to ask: can I fly home to ...
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In January, for potential weather delays, what is a safe layover time at ORD?

I am currently evaluating catching an international flight from ORD (Chicago) at 6:40 pm on January 12th. It seems to be lowest fare. I live in Seattle, so I would need to fly from Seattle to ORD. ...
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What are some ways to minimize the time spent in customs?

Every time I've gone through customs, it has been a relatively quick and friendly series of basic questions and credential verification. However, I have heard people complain about delays due to ...
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Cheapest and fastest land ways to travel from Cologne to Prague?

I am planning to travel from Cologne (Köln) to Prague. Some one suggested me to search for some cheap flight. But, I want to avoid this. What are the other best possibilities to travel from Köln to ...
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Can a Mexican citizen living in US under DACA drive to Canada?

As a U.S. DACA recipient, I would like to visit Canada. Could I walk through the border walk point with a Mexican passport? Planning on flying to Mexico after Canada anyway.
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Booking international travel for someone coming to US from Togo

I am helping a friend (from Togo but who has lived in the US several years) to book a flight for her sister and children to come live with her here. (They have all visas/paperwork in order. This is a ...
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I have to got to Spain and have lost my passport. What do I do? [closed]

I have flight for 5 June for Spain and I've lost my passport and it's first time visa. Please give me information what i do?
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Do I not need to supply passport details when booking through websites?

I've booked international air tickets from a variety of sources and I've always needed to supply passport details, e.g. airline websites, travel agents. However I've just booked a flight with Expedia ...
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Re-entry to Germany after vacation using blue card

I am working in Germany and I hold a German blue card with a work permit. Now I am planning to travel to my home country for a short vacation (15-20 days). Should I clear/submit any other documents ...
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PEK-ORD-YYZ - Re-check Luggage in Chicago?

Baggage checked from Beijing to Toronto (via Chicago) on United. Will I need to collect luggage in Chicago and re-check for final leg from Chicago to Toronto?
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What is the cheapest and fastest way of traveling between Liege and Paris with deterministic travelling times?

I am planning to travel from Liege to Paris. The Thalys (train) has this route direct but although they announce very good prices, if bought in advance, I can never find them on the Thalys website. ...
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How can I travel outside the US after naturalization while waiting for passport?

I became a naturalized citizen and, as a result, my Green Card was taken during my interview. I've applied for a passport and was told it would take up to 6 weeks for processing. I already had plans ...
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Do I have to claim and re-check in my baggage in international transit when traveling with the same airline?

I'll be traveling to Memphis, Tennessee form New Delhi, India via Qatar Airways. The itinerary would be: New Delhi <--> Doha || Doha <--> Chicago || Chicago <--> Memphis Would I be required ...
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Can a Jamaican citizen travel to Jamaica from the US with an expired passport and a US green card?

I am a citizen of Jamaica with a valid US permanent resident card. My Jamaican passport has expired and I have tried with no success to renew it through my assigned consulate in the US since December ...
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Brussels International connection time

Flying from Madrid to New York we have a 1h 50min. Transfer time. Do you think this is enough time? Flight arriving in Brussels at 08:40 and leaving to JFK at 10:30. Both flights with Brussels ...
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One-Way Car Rental from Yerevan to Tbilisi

I would like to rent a car in Yerevan airport, drive it through Armenia, go to Georgia and leave the car in Tbilisi. Are there any companies who offer that kind of service?
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Flybe just cancelled my return flight. Will they refund that part of the trip?

Yesterday I received an email from Flybe that my return flight in January has been cancelled. They said that I need to book another ticket and they will refund. But I'm not clear about how much would ...
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Can a Bangladeshi enter India by air from third country?

I am from Bangladesh, and I have an Indian tourist visa, which I received from the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh. At this moment I am in Bhutan. Now I want to enter India by air. Is it possible?...
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Too ill to fly, visa ending, Cruise line also refusing - what can I do?

I'm an American citizen living in the UK. My 7 month old son was born with a collapsed lung and sustained an injury to his lung as a result. He's been given clearance to travel by boat but not to fly ...
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Driving a rental car accross the Croatia-Montenegro border and back

While I will be based in Dubrovnik, I want to see Kotor in Montenegro. Some buses do the route from one to the other but there seems to be plenty of interesting things along the bay and I also want to ...