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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, ...
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Where can I see how long it took for checked-in luggage to be made available at the baggage reclaim area for past flights?

I'd like to estimate how long it will take me to leave the airport. If I have checked-in luggage and the immigration is smooth or absent (e.g., domestic flights), the bottleneck is typically waiting ...
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How can I find the cheapest flights to a small airport that isn't in the ITA matrix (e.g., for a flight from Seattle airport to Point Hope airport)?

E.g., how can I find the cheapest flights from SEA airport (Seattle) to PHO airport (Point Hope, Alaska)? Entering SEA->PHO on the ITA matrix gives no results: Google Flights, Skyscanner, Kiwi, ...
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How can I estimate how much noise nearby trains will make?

When choosing hotels or other temporary accommodation (e.g., Airbnb) in the United States, I'm sometimes concerned regarding the noise that nearby trains may make. E.g., some train tracks are unused, ...
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How can I find hotels in a given area that rent units with a separate bedroom?

I wonder how I can find hotels in a given area that rent units with a separate bedroom. I unsuccessfully tried: https://agoda.com https://www.booking.com/ http://maps.google.com/ but couldn't find ...
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Given a flight route specified with one or several flight numbers, how can I see how their price changes throughout the year?

Given a flight route specified with one or several flight numbers, how can I see how the price changes throughout the year? I.e., from today, see how the price of the route changes from day to day. I ...
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What hotel search engines let you list and/or filter the free cancelation deadline?

When searching for accommodations, many engines let you filter by free cancelation, such as Kayak, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Priceline and others. The problem is when clicking through the listings, ...
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Where can one see the border waiting time in real time or historical data, for people queuing from the US to Mexico?

The US CBP provides a convenient online resource that gives the border waiting time in real time, for people queuing from Mexico/Canada to the US, either by car or by foot: https://bwt.cbp.gov/ Is ...
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Where can I find a map of the Underground City (Beijing)?

Dìxià Chéng ("Underground City") is a network of bunkers covering around 85 km² under Beijing where 100k to 1M people live. Where can I find a map of it? E.g., tunnels, entrance points, ...
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What to do when booking a flight with an Online Travel Agency (OTA) and the flight is cancelled?

As per this meta discussion, an attempt to make a canonical question about this. My example: I had a trip with say random online agency ROA. I've emailed them to rebook. They're happy to help, but ...
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Given the name of a US pharmaceutical drug, how can I know its equivalent in other countries?

To prepare for international travel, given the name of a US pharmaceutical drug, I sometimes need to know the name of its equivalent in other countries. How can I do so? E.g., is there any convenient ...
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How can one find out how many days per year a city x experiences a temperature of less than y degrees at time z of the day?

I'm trying to estimate which clothes I should bring when traveling to some city in the US. Is there any online resource that indicates how many days per year a city x experiences a temperature of less ...
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Yelp/Foursquare for Denmark or how do Danes find shops?

What apps do Danes use to find shops instead of Yelp/Foursquare? I'm in Odense, which is the third largest city in Denmark. I try to find mobile phone shops and secondhand bicycle shops but the ...
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Are there any apps or sites that allow you to set a strike price on flights?

So, there are plenty of sites that will tell you if flight prices in your search results are "high" or "low". Are there any sites or apps that will let you set a "strike" ...
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Comparison site for EU SIM cards?

Now the EU has waived roaming fees, one can buy a SIM from any of the EU countries. I am sure I am not alone in just wanting the lowest data prices when I visit. Is there a comprehensive comparison of ...
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Is there a hotel search engine(website) that allows to filter results by room size?

I search for it for years, That would be really useful
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How can I view the shortest distance between two islands? [closed]

I wonder whether there exists a convenient way to view the shortest distance between two islands. For example, can some of the commonly used online mapping resources, and if so, how? Ideally, I'd ...
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Is there any downside in purchasing high-speed train tickets in China via the official website, instead of third-party agencies?

I read that high-speed train tickets in China might be purchased online either via the official website or some third-party agency such as chinahighlights.com or china-diy-travel.com. Is there any ...
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How can budget OTAs offer prices that are 25% of what the airline charges?

Example https://www.momondo.de/flight-search/BOS-MAD/2021-06-26/2021-07-02/business?sort=bestflight_a Boston <-> Madrid, business, Jun 26 to Jul 2. On Momondo.de this yields a few budget OTAs (...
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Is there a website or tool that allows tracking of US state lines crossed?

http://www.mob-rule.com/ allows a user to track the US counties they have traveled to and produces a nice map of the results. I have a traveling goal of crossing all the US state land borders. For ...
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How can I find out which places are most often frequented in a given area, preferably with a way to categorize places (e.g., restaurant or market)?

How can I find out which places are most often frequented in a given area, preferably with a way to categorize places (e.g., restaurant or market)? If country-specific, I'm looking for Thailand. I ...
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Is there any website or service for showing countries / regions open for travel during Covid-19 restrictions?

As countries and regions open up from lockdown, I was wondering if there's an online tool that can highlight which places a person is free to travel to based on: Passports held Current residency / ...
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Is Timatic the only database that airlines use to check documentation requirements for passengers?

Is Timatic the only database that airlines use to check documentation requirements for passengers?
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Why does IATA's Timatic ask for the countries visited over the past 6 days when searching for a destination?

Why does IATA's Timatic (https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/) ask for the countries visited over the past 6 days when searching for a destination? I understand that immigration officers sometimes need ...
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Where can I view Timatic information for a given day in the past?

Where can I access Timatic information for a given day in the past? E.g. see Timatic information when flying from country X to country Y on date yyyy-mm-dd. From what I can see searching for a ...
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Where can I find an up-to-date list of COVID-19-related curfews and business closures in different countries? [closed]

Where can I find an up-to-date list of COVID-19-related curfews and business closures in different countries? I find it challenging to stay up-to-date. Note to the close voters: https://www....
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Where I can find the up-to-date list of countries with "local coronavirus transmission" that Philippines banned foreign visitors from?

I read in this answer by lambshaanxy: the Philippines have also banned foreign visitors from countries with "local coronavirus transmission" Where can I find the up-to-date list of countries with ...
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Summary of Flight Destinations & Frequency from a specified city

I'm often interested in figuring out what destinations I can get to non-stop with a particular airline from a particular origin city; this is helpful in getting a sense for what airline might have ...
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Is there a place to obtain "Visa requirements for X visa holders" or some such thing?

When looking up visa requirments, the Wikipedia pages for "Visa requirements for X citizens" and "Visa policy of Y" (where X is your country and Y is the country you want to visit) are quite useful. ...
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How to find high tech hotels in Hong Kong?

I've heard stories about Hong Kong hotels that'll give you a phone at check in that you'll later use to unlock the door to your room and you can also use it as a free hotspot when in the town and it's ...
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How to find hotels with helipads?

Is there any website or app where you can find hotels with helipads? I really want to take a helicopter to a hotel and I think using the internet is the best way to find a hotel with a helipad or ...
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Website with suggestions of itinerary [closed]

I'm planning to go to south America for 1-2 month, I and wanted to know if there is website, offering (maybe) based on user's feedback road to follow and/or others informations. I would use a such ...
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Accurate and up-to-date information about security/safety threats in Israel

I am traveling to Israel in the next few weeks and I was wondering what the best sources or alert systems for accurate and up-to-date information about current security/safety threats in Israel are.
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Flight search for multi-stop with 10 segments [duplicate]

There is a similar question on this site, Are there any sites that let me book 7 or more multi-city flights?. But, it's from 2013. And lists just one site - https://airtreks.com, that gives an ...
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Where can I find a full list of cities where Uber operates?

When arranging travel I find myself google 'does X have Uber?' a lot (substituting a different city for 'X' each time). Is there a complete, up-to-date list somewhere?
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Is there an accommodation search engine for Poland?

I've been in Poland, from the Lithuanian border to Gdansk to Wroclaw passing through various smaller towns and villages, for about ten days. When I arrived very early on New Years Day with Lithuanian ...
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How to research cruise ship relocation trips properly?

I'm honestly finding it extremely difficult to find details about this particular method of travel. As of right now this is simply a hypothethical as I'm not going to move the Netherlands yet, but it ...
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Website or app that alerts you about cheap flight prices to destination (regardless of date)

Google Flights allows you to track the price of flights to a destination (with given departure and return dates), and alerts you when this price drops for any of the possible flight options for the ...
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track airline miles in single location

Myself and my family travel domestic or international not more than twice a year. We have raked up many thousands of miles across many different airlines. However we have never been able to use any ...
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Sudden cheap travel?

I was watching an episode of Modern Family (episode 12 of season 7, "Express Yourself"), in which Phil and Claire got a sudden offer for a weekend trip with a room to Paris for really cheap. I have ...
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Iraqiairways.com.iq website is safe or not?

Anyone bought ticket from iraqiairways.com.iq site for Iraq, is it safe ?, and when you pay by credit card , can you print the issued ticket immediadetely after the purchase?
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Google Flights is in English but booking site it sends me to is in Thai

I'm trying to use Google Flights as is often recommended to me. I've got the language set to English and the currency set to AUD. I've found a cheap flight from Bangkok to Europe and click on it. It ...
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Where can I find the up-to-date schedule for the Yangon Circular Train?

Where can I find the up-to-date schedule for the Yangon Circular Train? I've seen some old pictures and blog posts but I don't know: whether the schedule still applies, whether the end-of-2019 ...
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Where can I find up-to-date, online information regarding which facilities are closed in the MTR stations in Hong Kong?

I was late to some meeting as all the "Add Value Machine" machines for Octopus were under repair at the MTR station where I was hoping to charge it. Where can I find up-to-date, online information ...
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Lost places in Detroit

We're going to Detroit mid-November to see some of the famed "Lost Places" (think Michigan Central Station), but I'm not sure how to approach this subject. Most places which are easy to locate are ...
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Tourist / simple city maps to print

Is there any site that provides city maps adapted to be printed at home to an A4? I'm traveling to a country where internet access is hard to get and it would be very useful to carry those maps for ...
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How can I list all flight numbers that connect two countries (non-stop)?

How can I list all flight numbers that connect two countries (non-stop)?
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"Book with a travel agent" option on Google Flights

Here is a screenshot from Google Flights: I've encountered similar scenarios multiple times. Google is claiming that one can book these flights for 186 USD with a travel agent. I've checked a few ...
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When searching for flights, how do I select arrival date, instead of departure date?

When booking a long distance flight, the arrival date tends to differ from the date of departure, as it can take 1-2 days to arrive, especially with layovers. If I need to arrive on a specific day, is ...
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Delayed flight tracking link [duplicate]

I need flight tracking information for flight XK310 10.082019 from Calvi to Nice. Somebody can paste link to flightaware?
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