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Lima, the capital and largest city of Peru.

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Is it typical for windows in Lima to let some air go through even when the windows are closed?

Is it typical for windows in apartments in Lima to let some air go through even when the windows are "as closed as possible"? Examples (red rectangle indicates air going through):
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What is the cut-off time to obtain one's boarding pass at LIM airport when flying with United airlines (passenger has online checked in)?

Assume a passenger has online checked-in their flight with United Airlines but the United Airlines website wouldn't give them their boarding pass online, and instead asked them to obtain their ...
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Where can I find a fine-grained map of Lima indicating the crime level against non-Peruvian for each area, with the area being as precise as possible?

I am looking for a fine-grained map of Lima, Peru indicating the level of crimes against non-Peruvian citizens for each area, with the area being as precise as possible. I would prefer a more fine-...
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Is it typical for residential buildings in Lima to require an ID card for visitors that enter the building even if accompanied by a building resident?

I read in my building regulation document for my apartment in Miraflores, Lima Province in Peru: By building regulations, if you are planning to receive a visitor into the apartment, please consider ...
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Taxi ride from Lima airport to Miraflores

How much would it cost for a taxi ride from Lima Airport to the Miraflores district? The plane lands after midnight, so, if applicable, there might be a night fare.
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Is there any ATM at Lima airport (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) that doesn't charge any fee?

Is there any ATM at (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) that doesn't charge any fee? I saw many Global Net ATMs at the international terminal (baggage claim area) but they charge a pretty high ...
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How much does one have to walk at Lima airport (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) to reach an area / street where one can get an Uber cab?

One cannot take Uber from Lima airport (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) to somewhere else, because Uber drivers are banned from the airport. From https://www.peruhop.com/lima-airport-...
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Does any shop at Lima airport (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM) sell SIM cards at a similar price as outside the airport?

I read on https://travelingwithsunscreen.com/how-to-get-a-sim-card-in-lima-peru (mirror) that one of the SIM card shops at Lima airport (Jorge Chavez International Airport, LIM), namely the Claro ...
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Where can I find some maps showing where the stations and lines of micros and other types of mini-buses (e.g., combis) are located in Lima, Peru?

According to the Wikipedia page on Transport in Lima: Micros (minibus) are the most common means of public transportation in Lima. I could find some maps for the stations/lines of the ...
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Where can I get a battery for an old(ish) laptop in Lima?

I'm staying in Lima for a short while, and I want to buy a replacement battery for my laptop (a Lenovo X201). I can get a new one delivered from China, but that would take much more time than I have ...
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Do I still have to pay airport fee in Lima?

Six years ago, when I was leaving from Lima Jorge Chávez International Airport, there was airport fee of 30.25 USD. I had to pay this fee even If I already had the ticked (with Iberia, so normal, not ...
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Advantages of traveling from Lima to Cusco by bus vs. plane?

Do you think it makes sense to fly rather than travel by bus in terms of time/money? Or perhaps traveling by bus is not that bad? Also, I've been told that landing in Cusco is quite spectacular and I ...
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How can I travel from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Paracas, ICA by public transport?

How can I travel from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Paracas, Ica by public transport when my flight arrives at 14:45? It will be on a Friday if this matters.
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Where can I try Andean specialties in Lima?

I'll be in the Peruvian capital soon (Surco neighbourhood to be exact) but won't have time to go to the mountains. From what I understand, cuy (guinea pig) is an Andean and not a coastal specialty, so ...
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Child travel consent for Lima, Peru

My wife and son will be traveling to Peru next month and will return in 45 days. They are both Peruvian citizens, my son is a US citizen and wife is a US green card holder. We've read that a single ...
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From Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Lima (Peru) by flight?

What are the cheapest/shorter flights from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Lima, Peru and viceversa ? The flights I've found stop over at Madrid, and are around 400 euros (Amsterdam to Lima) and 700 (...