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Where can I book seat reservations to go with a Eurail pass?

A Eurail Global Pass offers free travel for a certain number of days, but doesn't include seat reservations. Seat reservations can be made on raileurope.com (and their regional sister sites for ...
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How do I find the registration or serial number for the aircraft I flew on specific trips in the past?

I understand that there are various paid subscription services that allow me to search back up to a year in the past for the IDs of any flight and the histories of any aircraft. Is there a free (or ...
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Where can I find information about extending a Chinese tourist visa in Xi'an, Shaanxi?

I have extended a tourist visa in China before in Guangzhou, which is a big city with a lot of foreign expats. The building was dedicated to this stuff and the process was exceptionally smooth. It was ...
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Is there a Yelp equivalent in Malaysia?

In Malaysia, Yelp has already advanced and the quantity of the data looks decent enough. However I wonder there is any better alternative (e.g. in quantity, more search filter, etc) service like Yelp ...
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Online resource for duty-free

Is there any website (alternatively, application) that I can browse to know what airport duty free areas sell? Some duty free companies or airport have their own website, but I am looking for a ...
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Is there a hotel search tool that allows me to see prices for potential dates? [duplicate]

I don't know if this is considered common knowledge, but personally I have found that for a typical week-long trip, the price of the hotel is greater than the price of the flight. My trip planning, ...
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Is it possible to book train tickets online in Thailand?

Can I book Thai railway tickets online?
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Pay with a different card when using the Pay Later function on Expedia

If I book a hotel at Expedia and choose to pay later at the hotel, can I use a different card than the one I used for the booking to pay?
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websites to force transit airport

I am planning a trip from hannover to paris but since i have the whole day i am looking for a website to force a ticket to make a transit on a chosen airport (for example london). eg: hannover - ...
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How to spend a night in an unknown city without a hotel? Is there a guide or resource online?

I had a late flight recently and due to a delay on the flight I was not able to get my transport to the city where I had my accommodation. Staying in the airport was not an option either since it's a ...
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Is there a website listing historical visa requirements between given countries during the 20th century? [closed]

Let's say I want to find out what were the visa requirements between Belgium and France in 1950. Is there a website which tracks such information on historical visa requirements? It's easy to find ...
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How can you reach Amadeus on behalf of American Airlines?

I made a reservation on a website following a link from an online search engine and I honestly believe it was American Airlines -- the link sent me to i11l-services.aa.com which redirects to bookaa....
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How to find flights with a specific layover?

I live in ATL and would like to find flights that have a layover in SLC (where we can leave kids with grandparents). Flexible on dates and potential destinations. Although would also be nice to be ...
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OmegaFlightStore.com, is it reliable to book flights from this site?

I want to book a flight from Zurich to CDG. I came across that this site provides a cheapest flight details. Therefore I need to know how reliable this site is for flight booking? Is there anyone who ...
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If I buy official tickets online to Louvre Museum, can I skip the queue?

I thought of purchasing the tickets for Louvre Museum from its official site, but there is no mention about ability to skip the queues. I read that there is a huge queue to enter. Does buying ...
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Where can I buy a train ticket from Utrecht Central to Hoek van Holland Haven online?

I'm travelling on the 18th of April. I'm confused by the Dutch Railways website. I can find ways to 'plan' the journey (part of it will involve a bus), but I can't actually book it online. The site ...
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Is there a tool for planning “nested” round trips?

We want to go to Japan. We've checked some flights, and reached an interesting conclusion. First, a normal round trip: A round trip from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, Sep-26 - Nov-5, costs $880. There are very ...
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Is busticket4.me reliable?

I want to buy a bus ticket (from Belgrade to Podgorica) online at https://busticket4.me/. However, I wonder if this site is reliable (maybe it's just a scam, maybe they will take my money and will not ...
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Can I buy Serbian train tickets online?

I want to go from Belgrade to Podgorica by train on June 2017. Is it possible to buy a ticket online? If it is not possible, what are the chances to buy the ticket just before the trip (I arrive in ...
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How or where can I buy a MOBIB Basic card?

I want to buy a 48h JUMP pass to travel in Belgium. As per the research that I have done this seems a very cost effective way of traveling inside Belgium as JUMP pass is valid in all three major ...
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How can I tell if the aicraft for my departing flight is at the departure airport? [duplicate]

How can I tell if the aircraft (a.k.a. "equipment") that I will be flying on is at the departure airport? For that matter, is there a general way to tell where it is (e.g. in flight from another ...
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How can I book Greyhound online with a European address?

I'd like to book a Greyhound bus ride from Chicago to New York. I don't live in the United States, so I don't have a US address. The American format asks for address, zip code and telephone number ...
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How to find airline seats with separate recline and back support controls?

Two weeks ago I flew TAP Portugal and the it was the most comfortable flights I've ever taken! It was in Economy even! This changes everything: Normally I find airline seats uncomfortable for a few ...
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Where to book Henn-na Hotel Maihama

Henn-na is opening a second robot hotel this month. I can only find details about booking the original Henn-na Hotel in Nagasaki on their website, is there somewhere I can make a booking for the hotel ...
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Are there any tool/sites I can use to plan my route?

I am planning to ride to Moscow next year from Calcutta, India. I am not able to figure out which route I should take. I heard that you have to go via Myanmar, China, Mongolia and finally Russia. Is ...
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How to plan a road trip with stops on specific dates

I am looking for advice on planning a multi month US road trip that will take me from New England to the Pacific Northwest and back. However, there are places I need to be for specific dates, but ...
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Is it possible to search for SAS youth tickets in external services?

SAS has a youth ticketing scheme for people under 26. These tickets are part of fare class V and can be booked via their website. I often use other services to look for flights, such as Skyscanner, ...
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How to get old historic data for a year from Flightradar24? [closed]

While searching for historic flight data I came across Flightradar24. According to them they do not provide any API. I found a link URL, but this only provides one week's data for AI101. I'm ...
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Easy way to find out what's happening in Centri Sociali and other counter-cultural spaces in Rome?

Is there a website or similar that gathers all the (public) activities in Centri Sociali and other leftist counter-cultural venues, to make it easier for an outsider to find out what's happening on a ...
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Is there a website that lists the coupon websites for each country?

A good way of saving money while traveling is to use a 'coupon' website, where you can often get bargains on items such as hotel stays or restaurant meals. In Czech Republic the main website is called ...
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Is there a European website dedicated to reviews of how well each travel insurance pays out?

I'm looking to buy a travel insurance and thanks to my EU residency there are plenty of various options: traditional brokers, credit cards, online-only brokers like World Nomads, etc. When picking out ...
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How come Aeroplan still uses the Crossair name?

I thought Crossair Ltd. has changed its name to Swiss International Air Lines AG in July 2002. And yet, this is from today's reservation with Aeroplan: This is very bizarre. In what form does ...
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Ordinary Traveller: How to use Timatic?

I have read that Timatic is widely used by many Airlines to check what document requirements passengers have to fulfil to board international flights. The Demo link on Timatic web is broken but I ...
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Are there any travel agents forums? (experts in corporate travel US market)

Does anyone know any travel agents forums and groups that I can ask very technical questions? I am looking to find answers on BSP/ARC and Sabre/Galileo commands regarding an exchange process.
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How can I verify my AirAsia booking made via an online travel agent on the AirAsia website?

I booked a flight from China to Thailand using an online travel agent and have the air reservation number, E-Ticket number, and Airline Confirmation Number. I want to verify this on AirAsia's website ...
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How do I find the El Al and AA equivalent booking reference for an Iberia-managed reservation?

I have booked a reservation with Iberia. It is ticketed and paid for, and contains flights with El Al, BA, AA, and Iberia. The flights on IB and BA can be changed on the BA or IB sites with the ...
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Can you get a VAT refund as a tourist after purchasing goods from the Internet inside the EU?

I am a resident of India planning to visit Europe next month with my family. I am planning to buy a road bike from a UK website and want it delivered to my friend's house in France, for collection ...
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Buy flight ticket with foreign currency

I am in New Zealand and I am travelling to hong kong, I already have my go ticket and I am buying my return ticket. When I go to buy my ticket in Qantas (HK -> New Zealand), I found out that I can ...
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English phrases used in airports, to translate in the language of one's choice

Is there any website, with "sample" phrases in English, to translate that can be used in airports, to assist seniors who don't speak English?
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Are there online resources which shows tourism statistics of a country?

From what little or not I understand of Tourism, tourism statistics would fall and rise more according to economic, political conditions of host and guest countries rather than anything else. I have ...
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Is there any site which shows historical air ticket prices between two pairs of places?

I am planning to fly either PUNE - YUL or BOM - YUL with a layover somewhere in Europe. I want to know if there is some site which gives some idea of the historical prices of tickets between these. I ...
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How to list price of flights for specific day but not date

I'd like to find a tool where I can ask prices without any specific dates but specific days. Like "I want to go there between Friday to Sunday" and it will show me all the prices for the month. Google ...
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Which companies allow advance, online booking of a bus ticket for travel from Istanbul to Sofia?

I will travel from Istanbul to Sofia in February. Since the direct train route is no longer operational I'm looking to take a bus. Which companies allow purchase of a ticket online in advance?
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How to find the cheapest destination for a meetup of friends from several countries?

From time to time a few friends of mine and I are meeting in a European place. And time and time again, finding the best airfares is a problem. Basically, we're trying to assess a possible destination ...
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How can I check if my (unlocked) phone will work with a particular country's SIM cards, for 3G and calls?

I've used my phone overseas with local SIM cards a lot, but recently had a surprising experience where one local SIM card simply wouldn't work with my phone but did work first time on my partner's, ...
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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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Who gives the Oyster.com review score?

When I look at a hotel at Oyster.com, there is a score (on a 0 to 5 scale) provided for the hotel. For example, the Plaza Hotel was given 5 out of 5. Is this score based on user reviews, or a single ...
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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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Pre-booking a visit to the Reichstagsgebäude in Berlin

I would be taking a few of my International friends to Berlin end of this year and I was wondering if a spot registration would be possible for visiting the Reichstagsgebäude (we want to visit the ...
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Why are some airlines omitted from GDS listings? [closed]

It seems that in North America, even downright tiny airlines like Cape Air, Boutique Air, Via Airlines, and Air Choice One (albeit not all of them, Southern Airways Express and Grant Aviation aren't, ...