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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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UK visa application online form confusion

When filling in my UK visa application form online, I can't choose a visa subtype. After choosing the reason for the application and the visa type, it just stays stuck on the first page. Why would ...
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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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Where can I find data related to historical flight departure and arrival on free [duplicate]

I need to find historical airport arrival and departure data for my project. Where can I find it on free?. I checked the previous answer Where can I find historical data on arrival and departure times ...
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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.
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Guide for how to behave or what to expect at a Panto in England?

I have been invited to a Panto in England. Now have I been told quite a bit about it, but I think it is going to be quite a shock for people who have never been to such a theater performance. Is ...
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Does Airbnb censor reviews?

An airbnb reservation fell through when I showed up and the apartment I rented was occupied. I got a refund immediately. I wrote a review describing what happened and saying the airbnb rental was in ...
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Flight Search Specifying Duration of Stay

A number of Flight Search Engines allow one to specify flexible dates which are a plus or minus offset number of days from the selected departure and return dates. This works nicely when one has a ...
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Is there a website / wiki detailing the banned substances in each country?

Some countries/cities allow you to smoke weed. Some countries ban certain drugs, while others do not. Some are 'dry' while others are dry (alcohol banned). I'm familiar with wikivoyage, Hitchwiki, ...
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Can I buy a voucher for chips at a Las Vegas casino, from an online website?

My brother will travel to the United States next summer and he plans to spend two nights in Las Vegas. I'm sure he and his friends would be delighted to play a bit in a casino and I would like to make ...
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Where can I find out where trains are at the moment, with a map or otherwise?

I am looking for a website like flightradar24 but for trains, or I like to follow more precisely where my train is than the limited "next departures/arrivals" information that is readily available. ...
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Where can I compare airfares *including baggage fees*? [duplicate]

There are lots of places where I can compare flight fare costs, where the listed prices include all taxes and fees. This capability is eroding due to practices like route-dependent carry-on bag ...
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What's the most up to date search engine for transit within the UK?

So Transport Direct closed in 2014 and now I am trying to find my way from Heathrow to Bristol at 19:30 or so on a (not so) bright November Monday. Searching GWR gives me results that go to Reading ...
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My online friend is asking for money in order to visit my home country. Is this a legit request or a scam?

On Travel.SE we often see questions about a person (usually a love interest) asking for money to pay for airfare, visas, permits and other expenses. For example Visitor requesting a cash advance to ...
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Is there a free resource to track a specific plane's upcoming routes?

Sometimes there's a specific plane I'd like to try and fly on, if given the opportunity. For example, in the Qantas fleet, there's VH-XZP, painted as the "Retro Roo". But it doesn't always do the same ...
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Where can I pay for the Extra Bag on the American Airlines Site?

I have booked a Ticket on American Airlines for London-Chicago for a trip in March 2018, from the British Airways website (So that I would get BA miles on this booking). American Airlines charges $...
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SAARC countries visited on Indian visa

I'm trying to fill out my Indian visa form online and when I get to the SAARC countries visited, I've clicked on Sri Lanka, the year I went and the number of visits, but it won't let me continue, ...
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How reliable is the booking site Trazy?

Does anyone have experience with using a site called Trazy for activity booking? https://www.trazy.com/things-to-do/seoul/all-category I am trying to book tickets for some attractions in Seoul (...
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Is there a website that shows the cheapest train ticket on each day, given the input of departure and arrival city in Europe?

I consider visiting Krakow and then moving to Vienna, Bratislava, Brno, or Prague. Now, I would like to buy the cheapest train ticket from Krakow. But most European train websites such as GoEuro only ...
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How can I find the time schedule of flights to/from a given airport?

I would like to fly from Budapest to Ovda January 7 +/-1 day. The Ryanair direct flight on January 6 is brutal early -- based on my experience going to Israel, two hours prior is tight so we are ...