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Questions tagged [one-way]

Questions relevant specifically flights, trips, tickets, etc, where you don't intend to return back to the point of departure.

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Can I enter Colombia on a one way ticket?

I am starting my one year trip through South America in a month, and the country I fly into is Colombia. Since I do not need a visa for Colombia and the surrounding countries, I assumed it should be ...
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Co-ordinating a return and one-way ticket

I need to fly domestically in the US from A -> B -> A on a return ticket and in the process meet-up with someone who will fly B -> A on a one-way ticket. (Note that this will involve a layover ...
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Can I take a flight one way to Israel?

I’m an American citizen and my fiancé lives in Bethlehem, Palestine. I’m going to visit him and his family on September of this year. I want to spend one month with them. Is it possible to take a ...
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How to organise a fully flexible one-way car rental in Europe?

Our travel plans are very flexible, so we'd like to rent a car in Geneva, then return it to an unspecified location at an unspecified date. That is, we won't know the return city or end date at the ...
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What is the purpose of a round-trip ticket?

I had assumed that buying round-trip plane tickets saves a lot of money, but lately I've been comparing prices and the round-trips I've seen are almost identical in price to just buying two one-way ...
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Round-trip vs. two one-way tickets—airline liabilities/obligations?

No, this is not a duplicate. Yes, I've already seen this question. Consider a scenario where I book a round-trip ticket and the return flight is cancelled. My questions are the following: (a) Which ...
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What should I do stay a little bit more or going abroad after my internship? [closed]

I just finished my university. I am doing an internship, I am also the possibility to find an entry level position in IT in 'great country' but I have 1 year of experience in computer security / ...
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I have a flight + connection on same ticket - can I book a separate first leg of the journey and still use the connecting flight booked prior?

I am flying later on in the year from Dublin->Munich and have a 1 hour only layover, and then connecting to Tokyo. All the flights were booked on Expedia through the same Lufthansa ticket. I am ...
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How do I buy a one-way ticket for a minor if I need to buy a round trip ticket for myself?

I'm going to pick up my son from out of state and I'm going to buy my round trip ticket. How would I buy the ticket for him when he's only 3? I know you need to be a certain age to fly unaccompanied, ...
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How can a kid fly with one parent and return with the other?

I have a plan to fly with my kid to my parents (CDG-FRA) for the sake of example), leave the kid there for a couple of weeks and then let my wife do the same flight and bring the kid back. If I were ...
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What's the cheapest way of doing a one-way USA road trip? [closed]

My partner and I are planning a road trip from North Carolina, USA to California, USA starting in September and finishing in December. We were thinking of buying a car when we get there, then selling ...
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How can I rent a car one way from the US to Mexico?

I am moving from Asheville, North Carolina, to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico later this year. We have two dogs that are too large for an airplane. We need to rent a car to drive to Puerto Vallarta and ...
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How to get a motorbike to ride from Yogyakarta to Bangkok?

I am planning to ride through Indonesia by motorbike and want to end my trip in Bangkok. Do you know of way to rent myself an enduro bike in Yogyarka or thereabouts, and leave it in Bangkok? if not, ...
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One-way ticket travelling to EU with non-EU wife and children

I am a Greek citizen, my wife is Colombian (does not require a visa to enter the union for 90 days), our children are Australian citizens (they don't require a visa to enter the union for 90 days) (...
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Would an Air Canada flight from China to Mexico via Canada be likely currently to ask me for proof of onward travel if I have a one way ticket?

I'm hoping to fly from China to Mexico to escape the winter for a couple of months on this trip, and as I prefer to have no plans, would like to do so by buying one way tickets in each direction for ...
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can I return to the UK by using a one way ticket as I am planning on staying in London [closed]

I have four interviews for work lined up and need to get to the UK ASAP but am not sure if it is allowed to enter with only a one way ticket. I am a british citizen and is in possesion of my British ...
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Will I have problems if I purchase a one-way ticket

I will be flying with Qatar from the UK to Doha (a connecting flight) then to Doha to India. I also have an oci card (indian life long visa) which allows me to come and go as I please. So would doha ...
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Traveling to Israel without a return ticket

Would an American citizen travelling from Japan to Israel on a tourist visa have an issue (legal or with airport security) if they don't have a return ticket?
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Catch a one-way ticket to Korea

I realise that return tickets are sometimes required for tourist or visitor visas (i.e. Korea has 90 days free for Australians like me) Just wondering that if I ever plan on entering Korea on a one-...
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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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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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What is best. Buying a one way ticket or a round ticket that is refundable [duplicate]

Im going to Australia for a year. I dont know exactly when im going back to my country (Chile), so i just want to buy a one way ticket but they cost the same as a round way ticket. Could it be ...
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Can I travel to Australia without a return ticket?

I am a European citizen and I have already got a visa to Australia for 3 months. Should I buy a return ticket in advance or can I buy it on my way back so I will just buy a single ticket for now?
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Does the Skiplagged web site check if round trip is cheaper?

On the Skiplagged site, I put in a one way (BCN - CLT) and the only flights under $750 were over 40 hours! The I clicked "round trip" and it gave me many 15 hour flights for under $750. Is the ...
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Can I be banned from reentering the US because I didn't use my return ticket, but bought a one-way for a later date instead?

I am in NYC right now and have been since Friday the 9th. I traveled with a friend who booked return tickets, and we were scheduled to leave on the 16th. I have, however, been asked to hang out with a ...
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One-way flight much more expensive than double-way: what is the official airlines' explanation?

Interesting questions and answers about how to practically handle that weird situation have been posted here and they helped me learn more about the subject. However I have recently been almost hit by ...
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Is it possible to book return but travel oneway? [duplicate]

It seems like one-way tickets are always more expensive than buying round-trip. So I am planning to book a return ticket. For example I would like to go on the following itinerary this May. Myself &...
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Traveling internationally with one-way airline tickets

I am traveling to the Philippines from the US to see friends and travel for an unknown amount of time (between 3 months and 2 years). Everything I read says I need a roundtrip ticket. How do I get ...
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How can I find a one-way car rental from Alaska to Seattle (through Canada)?

I'm having a difficulty in finding one way car rentals from Alaska, which I can return in Seattle. Do all the main rental agencies restrict such one-way rentals, as they involve crossing through ...
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How to get return prices for a one way ticket? [duplicate]

I am emigrating to the USA from the UK and need to purchase a flight. I have noticed that direct one way flights are over £1000 and return flights are only just over £500. Is there any way to get the ...
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How to pick the (phony) return destination for a roundtrip ticket intended as a one-way?

[Last para:] If you do decide to go ahead with a return, keep in mind that the return leg doesn't need to be the same as the outbound. You might be able to book ZRH-AUS on the outbound, and a cheaper/...
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Where can you rent an RV like a car in the USA?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I'm interested in any nationwide (USA) companies which allow you to rent an RV in one place, and turn it in at another place. I know you can do this with cars, ...
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Can a Canadian citizen go to Berlin on a one-way ticket?

My friend was thinking of booking last-minute trips...& I was wondering whether a Canadian citizen not born in Canada can travel to Berlin for a month with a one-way ticket and no visa? I'm not ...
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Can I buy two one way tickets for a trip?

I'm flying to South Africa from New Zealand for a holiday and I would like to know if I can buy a one way ticket there and a one way back as the flights are slightly cheaper and better
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Booking two separate return flights home from the United States?

I'm off to the U.S. next month from the UK and have already booked my return flight home for October 2014. Now I'm trying to book my flight from the UK to the U.S, as it works out way cheaper to book ...
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I need to book a round-trip ticket and a one-way ticket on the same flight?

I'm trying to book a flight for two people including myself. My partner is flying from Manchester to Boston on the 6 November, and I'm flying back with him to Manchester on the 15 November (this date ...
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Using a return ticket as a one way ticket to Mexico from the UK? [duplicate]

My boyfriend will buy two return tickets in Mexico to travel to the UK. One for him to travel to the UK and back to Mexico, and one for me (I am already in the UK) to travel to Mexico. Is it possible ...
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Round trip vs two one-way tickets?

Is there any substantial disadvantage to booking two one-way tickets, versus a round trip ticket? Booking vacation travel with family of four for winter, from Northeast US to Mexico. Round trip is ...
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Can you enter the Schengen area without a return ticket?

I am flying from the USA to Switzerland with a one way ticket. I will also be flying from Switzerland to Spain and be traveling around in Europe but I do not have a return ticket because I am not sure ...
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What is cheapest way to fly around SE Asia in a circuit - hub with roundtrip tickets or sequence of oneway tickets?

Is it better (cheaper) to hub out of Singapore and buy round trip tickets from hub or buy one way tickets around the region? (I fly to SG Thursday. I am planning to visit SG, Bali, Jakarta, Vietnam, ...
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One way ticket to Seoul with Canadian Passport? [duplicate]

I am planning on just traveling to many different places, I know that I'm allowed to stay in certain places for as long as 3 months, but would they allow me to stay in Seoul for 3 months, without a ...
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Will a train ticket to Singapore be accepted as proof of onward travel to fly one-way into Malaysia?

So I've booked my ticket to start my next big overland trip and I've elected to start in Kuala Lumpur because it's the cheapest place to fly to from Sydney. I've previously expressed some concerns ...
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Is it okay to board only the second flight of a return ticket? The return ticket is much cheaper than buying one way

I was browsing flight price at Singapore Airlines website, and a one-way flight from SIN to SFO cost this much: That's quite expensive. I tried browsing around and found that a return flight from SFO ...
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Fly into Singapore or Kuala Lumpur on one-way ticket to begin overlanding trip?

I want to begin my next big overlanding trip by flying from Sydney (home) to either Singapore or Malaysia on a one-way ticket. I will fly home from an as-yet unknown location when my money runs down ...
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Which carriers offer cheap one-ways from Europe to the United States

Airlines seem to charge almost as much for a one-way from Europe to the US as for a round-trip, at least in the next couple months when I'm planning to fly. I discovered Condor Air was a big ...
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Is it fair to buy a return ticket I know I will never use just because it's cheaper?

I am planning a trip to Asia and then back to Rio. The thing is that I am traveling on flexible dates, so I am thinking of buying a one way ticket to Hong Kong, and I was planning to do the same when ...
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Proving onward travel on a South America tour

My question is related to / inspired by Does Colombia require proof of onward travel? but isn't quite the same. I'm thinking of a trip around South America (from Europe) such that: I would not ...
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Why are one-way plane tickets more expensive than return tickets?

It seems like one-way tickets are always more expensive than buying round-trip. But what if I have two destinations? For example I would like to go on the following itinerary this March: London -->...
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When I purchase flights with an online travel agent, is there an “e-ticket” I must print out?

I've always bought my tickets through travel agents in the past but this time I've bought two flights on two different websites. Now in the emails they've sent me there is my itinerary but also quite ...
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Does Colombia require proof of onward travel?

I will be flying into Medellín within the next few weeks. I purchased a one-way ticket, as I will be flying to Asunción after I leave Colombia. I'm not 100% sure which city I will be flying out of, ...