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Best site plan a backpacking trip

I'm planning a backpacking trip to Peru, and I would like to use a website to make the planning more easy. We plan to land at the airport of Lima, and use public transportation to discover the ...
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Visitor Visa policy [closed]

Question how can a person be in the US on a visitor visa for Over 3 years with no return to their country (India) and work 60-70 hours a week, no social security number and get paid In cash. The ...
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Compatibility of Asus phone with US local sim

I will be traveling to Ohio, USA in the first week of June. I am not sure whether the internet roaming packages in airtel or matrix sim work there. So I prefer to take local carriers of the United ...
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Visa4UK Appointments Pakistan

Just wondered if anyone else is trying to apply for a settlement (spouse) visa for their respective partners to come to the UK. I have completed the application and confirmed as such. I then go to the ...
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France Visa application form online error [closed]

I have created my account online on France Visa website for form filling. But now I am unable to access my account as the website isn't able to load properly. Every time I log in, the page will take ...
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Is there a search engine for renting an electric car?

There are several companies that rent electric cars, and there are several websites that compare companies that rent ICE cars. But are there websites that compare electric car rentals, given date and ...
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TfL says I must purchase a new Oyster card after failing to collect Auto top-up

I just checked my Oyster card online that I haven't used in a while and the 'Manage Auto top-up' page says: Your last Auto top-up request has not been collected. This may be due to a technical ...
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How to search for accessible routes? (In case, Seattle)

When arriving to my Airbnb close to the Montlake Boulevard Market, I found there are a number of stairs to climb from the Montlake Freeway Station. But there are other bus stops in the immediate ...
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Is there a service that would inform me whenever a new direct route is scheduled from a given airport?

On weekends, I like booking cheap direct flights and flying to see a new city. However the number of direct routes from my airport is not that large and I'm always on the lookout for new destinations ...
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Is volunteer work allowed in the US while visiting under a B1 visa? [duplicate]

I am a Chinese Citizen, I am coming from China to visit the USA. Because some of my friends can't travel with me all the time, I would like to find volunteer work while they are occupied. So I am ...
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How can one get ahead of time an approximation of the aircraft cabin temperature during a flight?

Aircraft cabin temperatures vary greatly, with the extremes of the range reaching 18°C and 32.2°C (mirror), sometimes even less/more, which makes it difficult to assess appropriately how much ...
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Business/services reviews site for Colombia

Is there a Yelp equivalent for Colombia? The best I found was CiudadGuru, but that seems to be more of a Yellow Pages (business listings) than a reviews/ratings site. I'm looking for services like ...
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Applying for UK Visit Visa - Pakistani Nationals [duplicate]

My cousins live in Italy and have permanent residency. They have Pakistani passports. They came to the UK in 2013 with his full family. However they want to come to the UK this year. When they applied ...
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Is there a website that gives you the average price of a hotel over a year?

I have been searching and I can find any simple website that provides the average price over a year
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Booking Disney World in Orlando tickets online

I am from Buenos Aires Argentina and I am planning my next vacation to Disney World Orlando. I am trying to do my hotel reservation and buy my tickets for the parks. I have a Disney account in the ...
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Can I apply for Schengen visa from foreign country? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Usa for a conference and my nationality is Bangladeshi. I have B1/B2 visa for USA. Recently i also got an invitation from italy. But because of my travel date to usa is nearby i ...
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Is there any website/program that indicates the estimated queue time at the security check point in a given airport in real time?

Is there any website or program that indicates the estimated queue time at the security check point (e.g. TSA in the US) in a given airport/gate in (near) real time?
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How do I search for upscale self-service restaurants?

In Europe I'm a big fan of Vapiano restaurants. If you haven't heard of them, their concept is to combine the high(er) quality food of a regular restaurant with the self-service model of a buffet. ...
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How can I find which police stations in Taiwan have camping facilities for cyclists?

Two and a half years ago I walked and hitchhiked around the island of Taiwan. I liked it so much I'm starting my next trip by doing it again. A couple of months into my trip I learned that some ...
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Are there hostel search engines with which you can search for family rooms in Japan?

I've worked in several backpacker hostels in a couple of countries and stayed in many in many countries. Many, perhaps most, offer twin, double, and even family rooms, as well as dormitories. But I ...
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Ensuring a car rental reservation is held i.e. that the agency has a car for your when you arrive

I recently booked a car through a price aggregator site. After booking, I immediately received an email stating a reservation confirmation number. When I arrived at the rental agency, they said they ...
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Multi-Dimensional Knapsack-Problem or Web application that shows if boxes fit into a bigger box (luggage)

I am looking for a web application that essentially can show if smaller boxes will fit into a bigger box (ideally also visualize it, give recommendations on effective placement of the boxes). I need ...
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Will my Irish passport number change on renewal? [duplicate]

I am about to renew my Irish passport, and want to know if the passport number that I have will change? I have the newer type of passport that can be renewed online.
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How long does it take to get an airline ticket refund? [closed]

I paid for my first ticket on November 5th - $959.08. Due to an error with my middle name when I reserved the ticket, I was advised to submit a feedback form with a name correction. Also, I was ...
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Is there a way to find out which runway is used by which flight on a particular day/date? [closed]

For example, i want to know which runway was used by NH 829 that flies from NRT to BOM (Narita-Tokyo to Bombay-Mumbai) For flight tracking, I know and use these websites/apps - FlightAware, ...
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Reapply Irish Visa 1 year after refusal

I had applied for irish visa 1 year back which got refused due to insufficient funds. We dropped the plan of travel then and did not make any appeal. Now when i try to apply and book an appointment i ...
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How do I answer these financial questions on UK visa form? [duplicate]

I am being sponsored by my father and he will pay the full cost of my trip. He will pay 6000 towards a trip that will cost 3000. How do I answer the following questions: 1- What is the cost to you ...
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Online boarding passes for Star Alliance connecting flights

I booked a trip from Canada to India. I started on Air Canada and transferred to Lufthansa. A day before I left I selected my seats, checked in online and obtained my boarding passes, all through Air ...
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Travel Agency Software [closed]

Is there a web based or web integrated software available for travel agents that does the following: Lets you book rooms in a number of hotels, Book bike and/or car rentals, Book other extras, Book ...
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Is estapro.org a legitimate agent for ESTA applications? [duplicate]

I recently used this website to apply for an ESTA. Having submitted my details I realised that this was not the official ESTA site so I did not pay the 60 euro fee. However I am concerned that the ...
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Why does Google Flights show train stations?

When I enter a city name, Google Flights often suggests train stations. For example, I mostly see central stations (hauptbahnhofs) for German cities. None of the combinations I have tried so far ...
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Debit cards in the US

I am a visitor on a valid visa to the US from India. I have less than 1,000 US dollars. Can I purchase a prepaid debit card for this amount to enable me to make online purchases in the US?
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Journey planner for finding intercity train connections in China?

Are there any search engines/journey planners that can provide intercity train connections in China? Specifically, I'm looking for something like Japan's Jorudan, which will happily suggest both ...
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Flight search engine for weekend flights

I'm looking for a flight search engine that lets me search for a flight from a specific origin to a specific destination. I don't care on which weekend the flights take place, but I want to find the ...
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Why does this Polish night train have two different numbers?

I'm looking at booking a sleeper train from Szczecin to Warsaw on 9 June 2018, and have found a strange inconsistency in train numbering. On the rail operator's own booking site, https://www.intercity....
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Selected wrong travel document type during Wizzair online check-in by mistake. Is this a problem?

When checking in for my flight on the Wizzair website, I accidentally chose National ID instead of Passport as the document type. The date of issue, expiration date, and document number are otherwise ...
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Flights with two different airlines, how does online check-in work?

I'm planning on buying a flight from Ireland to USA. It has 1 stop: Dublin to UK with Aer Lingus, then from UK to America with Virgin Atlantic. I want to do an online check in to get my boarding ...
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Does any website offer price alerts for open jaw (multi-city) flights?

When I'm looking for round-trip tickets in Google Flights, the website allows me to create a price alert for the specified route: However, when I change my route to have a return ticket leaving from ...
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Are there any websites to check if my luggage will be accepted at airports?

I'm completely new to travelling and I will fly to Ireland in two weeks from school. I looked up luggage rules on the internet but I don't completely understand them, especially the rules for hand ...
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Can airport gates be double-booked? Arrival and departure gates are listed as the same

Tomorrow I am flying from BWI to ORD (flight NK761), then ORD to MSY (flight NK815). Right now 761 is listed as arriving at gate L11. Flight 815 is listed as departing from gate L11. 761 lands at ORD ...
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Visualising the world by apparent temperature at a given time of the year [closed]

My overseas trips tend to be in the middle of the year (roughly some time between June and September), as Australian workplaces tend to have a Christmas shutdown straddling Christmas and the new year. ...
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How to find information about crossing various borders in Europe and Central Asia with my own car?

I plan to drive from Central Europe towards Vladivostok. Therefore, I'm at the moment trying to collect as much information as I can about the various borders that I need to cross. While it is ...
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Free tent camping location close to Adelaide?

I would like to be able to camp without fees for a week outside of Adelaide City, in South Australia, being able to walk, cycle or take public transport into town within an hour. Not wishing to ...
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Hotel search site with “out of pocket” price [duplicate]

I'm looking for a hotel search site that does the following things: List the price as "what you pay" including all fees, taxes, surcharges, etc. Has a map view Ideally allows to search for "free ...
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Travel planner app/website to plan by attractions/beaches/zoo/amusement park/pubs/Uber

Is there an app which lets me select a destination based on its proximity to certain types of attractions/facilities? For e.g. I would like to search for places which have a zoo, an amusement park, ...
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How can I choose FRA without HHN on kiwi.com?

I'm a big fan of the flight search engine kiwi.com but there is one feature of it that annoys me over and over. When I specify as departure airport FRA (Frankfurt International Airport), I am ...
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Google Maps: Directions: Are time zones my local browser, or local to where I am searching?

I am in the Pacific time zone, looking at driving times in Ontario, Canada. I heard that traffic can be bad, so I want to figure out expected driving time to the Toronto airport. But when I dial up ...
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Finding a travel partner

I love to travel, and I'd like to travel with either a small group or at least with another person. The problem is, I can't find a partner for travel every time my time slot opens up. Once I met this ...
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Looking for a good online itinerary organizer / travel planner [closed]

I am looking for a good itinerary organizer. I want it to be able to store and organize all the following aspects: Travel details (flying, driving) Accommodation details Activities Available online ...
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France Train Stations 360° Images

What happened to Gares 360? Is there a new website showing 360° images of SNCF train stations? This was extremely useful: passengers could find their way through complicated platforms and tunnels.