Skip to main content

Questions tagged [online-resources]

Websites and downloadable content related to travel online. Prefer a more specific tag where relevant (for details see `tag info`).

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
41 views

Looking for a site that shows major Japanese train routes and their speed/duration

Inspired by this question. Is there something similar for Japan? Thinking map of rail links among major cities. Speed and duration optional. Instead may be more helpful to indicate ticket requirements....
findwindow's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
88 views

Slovenian Alps: actual snow, temperature and weather reports and mesurements, webcameras

I wonder if there are some hydrometeorological data for actual snow in Slovenian Alps (Triglav and other Julian and Kamnik–Savinja Alps). Something like: Graphs how much snow is on certain areas (e.g....
pevik's user avatar
  • 391
4 votes
2 answers
213 views

Is there any way to see up-to-date timetable information for SJ (not SJ NORD) trains in Norway?

I'm travelling with SJ to and from Oslo, and on SJ's own website the information about arrival times is only written as specified in the schedule for stops in Norway. When travelling with the ...
Newbyte's user avatar
  • 1,179
0 votes
0 answers
117 views

Change of country in US visa portal [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen but currently living in Germany with a long-term research visa (D Type). Now, I have an opportunity from the US, and I need to apply for a J1 (DS-2019 is already approved and ...
Fini's user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
1 answer
114 views

What is the official website for the Castel Sant'Angelo?

I'm currently looking to go to the Castel Sant'Angelo soon as part of a trip to Rome. Unfortunately I've had some trouble finding the official website in order to book tickets to enter, as I've seen a ...
Boolean's user avatar
  • 935
3 votes
0 answers
78 views

How to find cheap accommodation with prices in random towns in Vietnam?

I had this problem in Laos too but it seems to be bigger in Vietnam. Very few accommodations are listed in Booking.com which I mostly use in other countries. I'm sure they do in bigger tourist ...
hippietrail's user avatar
  • 79.5k
3 votes
2 answers
150 views

Luggage storage around the world. Is there an online resource to easily find it?

I am going to travel, and I am planning on doing some day trips where I might sleep in the destination (or hike for a couple of days). Either way I don't want to carry all my luggage with me. Only the ...
nsn's user avatar
  • 32k
1 vote
1 answer
840 views

Flying International with VietJet Airlines and unable to check in online using https://vietjetair.com/

I was unable to check in online for an international flight with VietJet Airline or https://vietjetair.com/en/checkin/select-flight Has this happened to others? I was flying with VietJet Airlines on ...
BB's Life's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
63 views

What is the simplest way to book a rental car in Tahiti?

I've been using major sites like rentalcars, expedia and multi-search engines kayak, skyscanner, momondo everywhere else, but for Tahiti, they don't return any results. I can see the usual Hertz, Avis ...
Dmitri Zaitsev's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
138 views

Where can I find reliable and up-to-date information about ongoing curfews in Myanmar?

There are (were?) some curfews in Myanmar due to the Myanmar civil war that started in 2021. When I Google "curfews in Myanmar", I see many results, but these are typically old news articles....
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
252 views

How can I get notified when I am allowed visa-free entry to a country, or conversely, when I am not allowed anymore to enter a country visa-free?

I read: The Chinese government has announced visa-free entry for up to 15 days for 6 countries, including France, from December 1, 2023 to November 30, 2024. [Author: dda] This makes me wonder: How ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
334 views

Do I really need the details of my previous passports to obtain Vietnamese EVisa?

I've been to Vietnam three times, but the last time was just before they introduced the E-Visa. Now I'm in Laos looking at the Vietnam E-Visa website and it has a question: Have you ever used any ...
hippietrail's user avatar
  • 79.5k
0 votes
0 answers
190 views

How can I be informed of the presence of streets closed to cars during some time of the day?

Some streets are closed to cars during some time of the day, e.g. when more pedestrians are expected to frequent the street or when the tide is up. How can I be informed of the existence of such ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
223 views

Where can I find the log of IATA code changes for airports with their dates?

The IATA code for an airport sometimes change. E.g., IDL was changed to JFK. Where can I find the log of IATA code changes, preferably with the dates of the code changes?
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
13 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why are there so many websites for the Korean K-ETA?

Why are there are so many websites for the Korean K-ETA? This makes me think that it's a kind of scam or something non-related to the government. Does someone know why it works like this or can point ...
えるまる's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
3k views

Are there any public database or map that keeps track of reported bed bug infestation in France?

From what I read, there is currently a bed bug infestation in Paris, France. Such an infestation often affects places used by travelers such as public transportation, hotels and Airbnb. Are there any ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
221 views

Where can I see the typical price of a flight given how many days remains before the flight departure?

Google Flight has an interesting feature that displays the typical flight ticket prices, which allows potential customers to assess whether they are quoted a fair price: Insights for current prices ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
21 votes
10 answers
6k views

Is there any way to find the distance covered by a train in a particular rail route between two stations?

I frequently travel by trains in Europe, and have often wondered how much distance I have travelled in each trip. As far as I can see, the distance covered by trains between two railway stations is ...
GoodDeeds's user avatar
  • 1,375
2 votes
1 answer
129 views

Is there an international vaccine registry where I can store all my vaccination records in one place?

Most of my vaccine records are stored online in my Kaiser Permanente account, but I also got a set of travel vaccines when I was in Australia and Kaiser wouldn't add them to my account. If I keep ...
Kyle Delaney's user avatar
  • 1,283
4 votes
0 answers
70 views

Where can I find a list of countries that allow visa-free entry for visa national cruise passengers?

According to https://www.mfa.gov.tr/frequently-asked-questions.en.mfa foreigners who are travelling to Türkiye by cruises are allowed to enter Türkiye without visa for a maximum period of 72 hours, ...
Traveller's user avatar
  • 35.4k
-5 votes
2 answers
454 views

Is "Google flights" a fraud page?

I was looking for flights and came across the site https://www.google.com/travel/flights a google service searching for flights. But this looks like a scam/fraud page to me! I found a flight on this ...
Alex's user avatar
  • 91
6 votes
2 answers
3k views

What alternatives to Booking.com/Airbnb currently work in Russia?

I'm looking to book an apartment in Moscow for 2 weeks this summer. What alternatives exist for Booking.com/Airbnb, which shut down their operations in Russia last year? Ideally it would be a platform ...
JonathanReez's user avatar
  • 82.4k
0 votes
0 answers
404 views

Are there any services/apps/websites similar to Google Trips?

On May 1 2023 Google discontinued the Google Trip Summaries. For those unaware, Google Trip Summaries would automatically grab your flight/train ticket information and hotel information from your ...
Prada's user avatar
  • 1,633
1 vote
1 answer
48 views

Are there local tour search websites in Colombia?

Recently I was searching for a guided tour of Tayrona National Park near Santa Marta. English-language resources such as Viator only had tours starting from $120/person. However I was able to find a ...
JonathanReez's user avatar
  • 82.4k
3 votes
3 answers
6k views

Delay receiving flight ticket

I booked tickets with Flight hub on Feb 28, 2023. But I haven't received any confirmation yet. Does anybody know how long it will take normally?
Rahul Radhakrishnan Nair's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
168 views

How can I quickly know how much mileage a flight ticket will earn?

Is there some convenient online resource that could tell me how much mileage a given flight ticket will earn, for a given loyalty program? E.g., input = (flight number=UA 2630, fare class=K, fare=100 ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
3k views

Is Super.com legit?

Trying to find nice but cheap accommodation for my wife and I. Usually we'd book on something like Expedia, Hotels.com, or similar, but one of my searches yesterday came up with a handful of results ...
Midavalo's user avatar
  • 11.4k
4 votes
1 answer
262 views

What is the official website to apply for a Moroccan e-visa?

I am a Pakistani living in Germany with a Blue card. I have read that I can quality for an e-visa for tourism. I want to apply for an e-visa but haven't found the official site yet. The sites that I ...
x89's user avatar
  • 735
3 votes
0 answers
161 views

Is it possible to book a ferry from Fukuoka or Shimonoseki to Busan online in early 2023?

For over a decade I've entered Japan on one way tickets and no airline has asked for my proof of return/onward flights, so I stopped obtaining them long ago. However a few days ago I arrived at BKK ...
hippietrail's user avatar
  • 79.5k
3 votes
1 answer
70 views

Is there a website that can tell me which resorts have fresh snow and below freezing weather?

Optimal ski days occur when: There's a non-trivial amount of fresh snow/"pow" in the past 24 hours The temperature doesn't increase past the melting point, as otherwise you get icy skiing ...
JonathanReez's user avatar
  • 82.4k
2 votes
0 answers
97 views

How to search for hotels with a genuine in-room spa bath?

When using sites like Kayak to search for hotels with spa baths, they typically return hotels that have public spa baths co-located with their public pools. But what I want to find are hotels that ...
Peter M's user avatar
  • 15.5k
3 votes
1 answer
283 views

Matrix of traveling time between multiple locations

I'm looking for some online resources that would allow me to select 10 locations (e.g., 10 cities or 10 landmarks in a city), and would return the time it takes to drive/walk/use public transportation ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
14 votes
4 answers
3k views

How to find online touristic information, the kind we should not ask for on this site?

We regularly have to close questions by new users who ask for what to do or where to go in a popular tourist destination. There is a lot of touristic information online, as well as in travel books, ...
Willeke's user avatar
  • 61.1k
2 votes
1 answer
333 views

How can I find hotels in a given area that rent rooms with no windows?

I sometimes prefer rooms without window. How can I find hotels in a given area that rent rooms with no windows? Do some accommodation search engines have such a filter?
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
214 views

What's the most up-to-date resource on the Israeli Foreign Affairs Union strike?

The Israeli consulate in SF says the following: Due to sanctions by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Workers Union, there is a restriction on some of the consular services given during this ...
JonathanReez's user avatar
  • 82.4k
-1 votes
2 answers
498 views

Where can I view a map with buildings/businesses that were present sometimes in the past?

From time to time, businesses (e.g., restaurants) close or buildings are destructed. Where can I view a map with buildings/businesses that were present in a given point in the past? (e.g., "show ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
184 views

How do you search for real remote work friendly accommodations?

In Vienna, Austria, I scored an Airbnb with a proper desk and a reasonably nice rotating chair, which is all I need. The usual "just sit at the kitchen table and work there" arrangement is ...
user avatar
12 votes
2 answers
3k views

How to search for airplane lie-flat seats?

What's the best way search for airplane lie-flat seats? One of the biggest factors, especially for long haul flights, is what type of seat you're travelling in, with "lie-flat" being by far ...
Hilmar's user avatar
  • 103k
-6 votes
1 answer
201 views

Given a location in the US, how can I see the average air quality during a given month/week/day based on historical data?

Knowing the information will help me decide where/when to go, and whether I should bring some air-related equipment (mask, air purifier, etc.). What I have unsuccessfully tried so far: Wikipedia ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
267 views

Qatar Airways second seat selection after paying for the first one

I have booked a ticket on Qatar Airways for economy class and made a successful seat reservation for one of four flights and paid using paypal. Because of private issues I wanted to book the seating ...
Broetchenmeister's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
138 views

Flight + hotel flexible dates search?

Here on Travel.SE we have a well-developed question about how to search flights with flexible dates and destinations How can I do a "broad" search for flights? We also have some pieces how ...
Suncatcher's user avatar
  • 1,946
2 votes
1 answer
180 views

Where can I see the wind prediction on a driving path?

Some vehicles are more challenging to drive in windy conditions. Where can I see the wind prediction on a driving path? I'm mostly interested in the US. What I've seen so far: http://hint.fm/wind/, ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

How can I purchase a "Standing / Non-reserved Seat" Korail train ticket online?

"Standing / Non-reserved Seat" is the cheapest fare on Korail: But how can I purchase a "Standing / Non-reserved Seat" Korail train ticket online? I only see two purchase options (...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
-5 votes
1 answer
432 views

How can I find the price for NRSA (non-revenue space-available) tickets for Delta?

Given a flight route and date/time, how can I find out the price of NRSA (non-revenue space-available) tickets for Delta Air Lines?
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
65 views

Date/Price chart for Hotels [duplicate]

Google Flights, and probably other travel sites, has a great tool to find better prices based on dates (or date ranges). For example, here is the Date screen from Google flights and an example Price ...
Midavalo's user avatar
  • 11.4k
1 vote
1 answer
173 views

How can I assess the water pollution in the rivers in the US?

I'll explore a few locations in the US over the summer and consider swimming in some rivers. How can I assess the water pollution in rivers in the US, preferably before going to the location of ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
142 views

Finding (and booking) accomodation in ireland

I am planning a road trip in Ireland (mostly in the republic) and I wonder how to find (and book) accommodations. I am looking for B&B, since hotels looks quite expensive there Booking.com, seems ...
corentin's user avatar
  • 1,048
4 votes
2 answers
371 views

How can I see what the fastest driving route is that goes through n places?

I'll soon visit some places in the US by car. I'd like to visit n places. How can I see what the fastest driving route is that goes through all these n places? Google Maps allows users to indicate ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
-7 votes
3 answers
351 views

Find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from different airports

I'm looking for a way to find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from two different airports, and given some dates. The meeting airport shouldn't be the same as one of the ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
208 views

How to plan for shortest travel time?

For my work I have to visit remote villages abroad. Sometimes, the closest international airport is more than a 100 km away. Also I do not like driving. As an example: I need to travel to Agordo, ...
András's user avatar
  • 173

1
2 3 4 5
17