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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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Where can I find delay/cancelation statistics for a given airline route?

My flight got canceled yesterday and I am currently waiting for the delayed next flight. Is there any website that keeps records of airlines being delayed/canceled? I would like to know my chances. ...
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Avoiding red-eye flights for long journeys

I'm not very good at sleeping on airplanes (at least in cattle class - I've never flown overnight on higher classes), and I don't fancy the prospect of sleeping for a couple of hours in an airport ...
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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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Finding Twin rooms

I'm checking a lot of sites trying to find twin rooms, on both Expedia and Agoda, and unless I'm looking at hostels there seems to be a considerable lack of twin rooms advertised. Is this a case ...
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Where can I find and book plane tickets on date not on destination?

I have a holiday coming up and I would like to travel with the family somewhere. I have specific wishes regarding departure and arrival times, but the destination is less relevant. Where can I search ...
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How to create an online map showing a travel itinerary?

How can I create a map to show a travel itinerary using free online tools? What I am looking for is being able to draw each travel segment over a political map of the world such as Google Maps. So ...
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Where can I find a New Orleans rental property for a guys weekend?

We're looking to balance a proximity to the French Quarter and Bourbon street with a reasonable price and comfortable accommodations. I've been searching VRBO, but the listings seem to emphasize the ...
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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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Is there a website listing the location of all the Windows 10 lock screens?

Windows 10 has an extensive collection of lock screen photos, many of which have prompted a question here on Travel.SE. Is there a website which lists the location of all of these photos? I imagine ...
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Booking accommodation for long term (few months)

Airbnb Sublets let you search for long stay accommodation. But it seems that rents are quite high, and not so many options are offered. Is there an online service that is focusing on accommodation ...
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Is the fast ferry between Pingtan, China and Taipei, Taiwan still going?

Seat 61 has a page on ferries between Taiwan and China. A promising option is the SeaCat between Keelung Taipei and Pingtan. It should be priced from $2,500 NTD and take three hours. But the website ...
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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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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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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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Visa application Return shipping from UKVI scanning hub, New York

Does anyone have experience purchasing a return shipping label from the visa scanning hub in New York? The VFS Global website does not have that location as an option. I am not using a premium visa ...
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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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Is there a site where I can subscribe for cheap flights for a specific place?

I currently spend long time periods outside my hometown and many people advise me to get my ticket for my vacation a month in advance, but I don't want to keep looking each day. Is there an online ...
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Is there a tool to find all nonstop flights to one destination?

Assume that you want to go to Oslo. You want to aggregate all airports that are 100 kilometres from Oslo. This includes at least Gardemoen, Rygge and some others probably. Is there any service that ...
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Are there any flights from Luton Airport to Turku/Finland?

Are there any flights from Luton Airport to Finland? I cant seem to find a general rule how to find flights from airport A to country X
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How to track my travels nicely?

They are online services for everything and anything. I can track my health, the distances I'd run, even for my banking account are cloud services avaible. While I don't need any cloud service per ...
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Who to blame or what to do in case things go wrong with a booking through Airbnb?

I have been pointed to Airbnb on several occasions. Although the idea behind that website is really nice, I never actually made a reservation through Airbnb. Some times the offers are too good to be ...
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Are there crowd-sourced websites for travel bucket lists?

I'm in the early stages of planning a three week trip to Japan, and I'm still working out where to go. There's a couple of things on my "to do" list, but I want to find out if there's any activities ...
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Where can I find a global heat map of travel spots?

For example, if I were to plan a trip between Munich and Berlin by car, it'd be great to have a quick glance at a map that would give me a quick idea on where the interesting spots are. That way there'...
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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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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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Reapply for an Irish Visa 1 year after refusal

I applied for an Irish visa a year ago. This was 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 to find dates of big events in any city? (e.g. to avoid price surge during trade fair)

Is there a resource that warns me for (almost) any city / destination when my travel dates coincide with some big event there? Illustrative example: Say I want to travel to Frankfurt and I'm fairly ...
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How do I find the cheapest date to book a given hotel?

I am looking for a site or service that allows me to search a hotel (or hotels, or a specific beach/location) for the cheapest date. Most sites want you to tell them when you plan to visit. I WANT ...
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What are the laws regarding sleeping in my vehicle by state

I want to plan an ultimate road trip to every state in the US. I am faced with researching each state for their laws regarding sleeping in owned vehicles. Is there an easier way to gain this ...
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How many days before the journey 2S type railway tickets are available online?

How many days before the journey date, 2S (second sitting) type railway tickets are available in the online IRCTC website?
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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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Where can I find historical data on arrival and departure times of a particular flight?

Where can I find historical data on flights, specifically Delta international flights? I need to find out about cancellations, diversions and any other flight data pertaining on particular route at a ...
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How do I find the fastest route from Heathrow to an address in London using all forms of transport?

Neither Google Maps nor Traveline.info seems to consider neither Heathrow Express nor cabs. Is there any service that would?
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Is there a way to switch web versions of Navier/Kakao maps to English?

Can one switch Naver and/or Kakao maps to English? I mean specifically web versions for browsers, not mobile apps.
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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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Using Bank Statement from Online Banking for Canada Visa application

I want to ask a question, (background) i am from Nigeria and i will be submitting TRV application for Canada (Visit Visa), Now i have a question i want to ask as per bank statements. I bank with a ...
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Is there a way to look up live delay information for Eurostars?

I'm currently on a Eurostar that's stationary somewhere in Kent... No announcements, no staff to be seen, but excellent 4G signal strength! And I'd quite like to know how late we're likely to be, some ...
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Late flight from Manchester to Dubrovnik [duplicate]

Flight TOM2428 from Manchester to Dubrovnik on 23 May 2019 took off late due to technical problems. What time did it land in Dubrovnik, & what time did the plane doors open?
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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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Historic flight times? [duplicate]

I need to find the departure and arrival times for a flight that was delayed last December, is there any way I can do this without having to pay a subscription? The flight was from Edinburgh to Paris ...
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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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Is there a booking app or site that lets you specify your gender for shared dormitories?

I've noticed that on booking sites and apps such as Agoda and Booking.com that let you book a bed in a shared room in a hostel, guesthouse, etc, have a kind of way to game the system that more ...
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Official ESTA application website and are the others scams?

A quick search for ESTA application returned many results. According to this page on cbp.gov, the official site to apply for an ESTA is esta.cbp.dhs.gov. Are the others scams, legitimate third party ...
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How do I get a hotel that's not near the airport? [closed]

We've got a wedding in the family coming up, and I'm looking at travel accommodations. Unfortunately, the place where the happy couple wants to have their wedding is in a little town 100 miles away ...
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List of visa access for each country

Is there any website where you can choose "I am from Country XYZ" and then it shows you a list of countries you can e.g. go to without a visa and the allowed duration of stay. I know I could go to ...
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Any websites or resources for planning my trip around Europe?

I have been looking around the internet for sites that will help you plan your route around the world. Apart from Google maps or Bing maps who only work from A->B i have been unable to find anything ...
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Is there a good website to plan a trip via trains in Europe?

My wife and I have decided to move across Europe by train. Do you know of any good sites for planning a trip via train (schedule and maybe prices)? We're going to go across Europe from east (Russia ...
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Is there a website that would let me search hotels by public transport distance from a given landmark?

When I'm traveling to a city with good public transport, I often prefer to save money by booking a place that is well connected to the city center by bus/tram/metro instead of a hotel that's directly ...