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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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Hong Kong restaurant apps/websites

What are the good websites/apps that tell us about eating out options in Hong Kong? Reviews, Menus, cost, etc.
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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 ...
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Hotel/hostel search engine that allows filtering by check-in time?

Typical scenario: I arrive by air very early and will be too tired to sightsee something in the city. I just want to go to sleep. How can I pick a hotel that allows early check-in (noon at least)? On ...
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Where do I reach Japanese locals online? [closed]

I'm looking for a forum or similar where I can ask question like "Does this store still exist in Akashi, Hyōgo?" or "How is the selection of kitchenware in the mall in X?". Often I am wondering about ...
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Finding the cheapest flight from a given airport to anywhere in a given country

There exist many search engines to find the cheapest flight between two airports. Is there any way to find the cheapest flight from a given airport to anywhere in a given country? I am mostly ...
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Is there any app that returns a list of cities in Europe for a train travel by entering the departure city?

I'm looking for an app that returns a list of cities for train travel in Europe, by entering the departure city. For example, if I enter Warsaw as an input, the app should return a list of cities ...
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How can I find out all the stores in a particular street before going there?

If I am going to shopping destination, I would love to be able to browse through all the stores on the street before going there so I know what my options are. I am most interested in the fashionable ...
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How to plan a UK train route avoiding the tube?

Planning a train journey in the UK using any of the major booking services allows you to specify stations to avoid or travel via. I would like to avoid taking the tube. In this case it is only a ...
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Visited places map generator - by regions

I am looking for a map generator of visited places, where each country is split by regions/state. I.e. that it would be not possible to select country entirely, but only by its internal counties/...
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Is there a hotel booking website that lets you filter by a highlighted map area?

A friend of mine is interested in seeing the 2017 solar eclipse, however they are having difficulty locating a cheap enough room. The area where the eclipse will be visible is huge, however normal ...
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Can I buy a complicated flight ticket online?

Earlier this year I bought and used a somewhat complicated plane ticket: HEL–FRA–LNZ–FRA–SEA–SFO–HGH–PEK–MUC–HEL. This was a single business trip, ...
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Could I have found this flight plan without knowing to look for it?

I want to fly from Sydney to Osaka (not necessarily KIX), leaving after business hours on Friday 1 September, or any time on subsequent days without eating into my holiday too much. There are no ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of capsule hotels or an easy way to find them?

I've never been in a capsule hotel, but these seem an affordable and interesting solution. Is there a resource on line that lists capsule hotels around the world? Or, is there an easy way to find ...
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How can we pay the Canada visa application fee after the first payment failed?

I am applying for a Canada visitor visa online When I reach the payment screen, there are 2 options. Online banking Visa, MasterCard etc debit card I choose Online Banking, but on that next page, ...
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Finding an inexpensive long stopover “anywhere”

This is not the same as what is the most advanced flight search engine besides Azuon and Matrix? but I would hope an engine "advanced" enough for that one would satisfy this one as well. The scenario ...
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Will my visa be refused if I didn't sign the declaration page? [closed]

I applied for a UK Tier 2 General Migrant visa on July 4. I also requested Priority Visa Processing. I just figured out that I was unable to sign the declaration form on my printed online application. ...
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Child's name not reflected on train ticket (Indian Railways)

I booked an e-ticket with IRCTC for my family. There was a form to fill in the children's details and I gave the information about the 1-year-old child who is going with me. Once the booking was done, ...
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Is https://www.flightsticketcorp.com a reliable website to book air tickets? [duplicate]

I found that this website (www.flightsticketcorp.com) provides the cheapest flight details. I would like to know how reliable this site is for flight booking? Is there anyone who has booked flights ...
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Do any websites except RailEurope allow making reservations for Eurail Pass Holders?

I am a Eurail Global Pass holder. Is RailEurope my only option, if I am to try and purchase all bookings 'under one roof'? Some sites of local operators, as listed by seat61.com, aren't easy to ...
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Reserved a room at Days Inn Singapore but my card wasn't charged

I booked a reservation with Days Inn Singapore using my debit card. It didn't as for the MasterCard secure code, nor I see the money deducted from my account. I would like to know what happens with ...
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What tools are available to calculate the costs of tolls when planning a road trip in USA? [duplicate]

I am plotting a road trip using google maps. On some routes it says "this routes has tolls" Are there any means by which I can see where the tolls are and their prices? EDIT: It has been determined ...
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Seat selection when using online booking sites

I am looking to book a flight soon, and in some cases I am seeing lower fares through online booking sites (Priceline, JustFly, etc) than from the airline itself. (Note that these are not opaque ...