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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, ...
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Unable to check-in online KLM (AMS-IAD)

My friend who is an Indian citizen is unable to check in online in the KLM airlines website. She gets an error similar to somthing like this: Unfortunately, it is not possible to check in because ...
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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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Airline won't let me pay to upgrade due to purchasing original economy ticket via low-fares site - what's the logic in this?

Tomorrow I fly long-haul on a TAM (theoretically now LATAM) flight. To my surprise eventually after chasing and chasing them on the cost of an upgrade to business I was told that it wasn't possible ...
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Which banks in Poland offer cheapest ATM withdrawal fees?

I'm in Poland and looking to save a few bob in withdrawing my money. Is there any guidance as to which banks cost the most for withdraw? More generally. Is there any such source by country? That ...
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Is there a hotel booking site which allows to filter for refundable rates?

I have a trip coming up at rather short notice and while I should be covered I would like to book some backup accommodation within my price range just in case. While searching for rooms on the usual ...
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What are some electronic payment systems available for use by foreigners in India?

I will be traveling to India in a few weeks and wondering about some (non-cash) electronic payment systems that are: widely accepted for daily purchases available to use by foreigners without a local ...
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Is there a Chinese equivalent for Foursquare/Yelp?

China is notorious for banning/restricting foreign Internet companies in order to support the local market. Even if some kind of a service is not banned, there is often a local competitor with tens of ...
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Can you book Stayover Packages (flight + hotel for stopover + flight) online?

[Source 2016/8/7:] A transit is by definition less than 24 hours, with some rare exceptions if the best available connection is longer. If you want to stay longer, you'll need to look for a ...
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Parks around Manado Sulawesi for viewing plants and animals

What is available around Manado for seeing plants and animals? I was focusing on Bogani but that was because I thought I read somewhere that it had a better assortment, however I am not sure, I ...
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Finding a flight plan for a private plane [closed]

Can I find a flight plan for a private plane that would have landed and taken off on November 2nd 2016 St Paul, MN airport? This is related to a missing person.
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Rome2Rio alternative for the Balkans/Eastern Europe?

So I've quickly come to find out that Rome2Rio is terrible when it comes to Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Here's some examples: When trying to go from Levoča (Slovakia) to Lviv (Ukraine), R2R ...
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What are 'hacker fares' at a flight search-engine?

What are hacker fares on kayak.com? I was looking at the filters and couldn't find either in the FAQ or anywhere as to what hacker fares are all about.
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Flexible-date flight search engine with specified weekdays

I would like to search for cheap flights for a week-end out, without specific restrictions on dates or destinations. Is there a flight search engine that allows one to search for all flights leaving ...
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Looking for search-engine with flexible dates and single airline operated for layovers. [duplicate]

I have been looking for a search-engine which can do the following route India to Montreal (Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport - YUL) . I had been trying to have the following ...
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How to make Skyscanner, Kiwi, Kayak include ground transfer in the search?

I'm looking for how to get from Porto, Portugal to Lviv, Ukraine on December 28th. There is a quite inexpensive and reasonably-long option: Porto — Warsaw around €80 with Wizz Air or Ryanair, and ...
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What are some reputable 'high risk' merchant account providers? [closed]

I am in the planning process of starting my own travel agency business. I periodically will have to charge client's credit cards for hotel upgrades, flight class upgrades, taxes etc. I thought I would ...
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Renting a flat or rooms in the Alps area for winter season [closed]

I'm looking for resources to rent a flat or rooms in the Alps area for a season (4 to 5 months). By resources I mean: Renting websites Travel agencies Mobile apps Forums Chat rooms Bulletin boards ...
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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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How to search for flights for a route staying within in an alliance?

@LemuelGuliver had an IMO great question lurking in https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/81493/how-to-get-to-cairo-from-boston -- how can you search for flights staying within an alliance? His ...
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What coast or river-adjacent city is in this photo?

Can anyone identify the city in this picture? It appears to be along a coast or a body of water.
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On Air Canada's website can I see the luggage fees and limits for a flight without filling in my details?

I'm looking at a flight from China to Mexico and I'm just checking the rules and prices for now. I'm not ready to commit. I know many airline websites have hidden fees that they don't show you until ...
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How to search for a late checkout hotel?

This question comes up often, this time I am going to land at YUL at 00:33 and my next flight is at 16:55. Is there a hotel search engine which allows searching for late checkout? (Otherwise I'd need ...
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How to get itemized receipt from booking.com?

Does anyone know how to get an itemized receipt from booking.com? When I made my reservations, I got an email confirmation showing my total and the dates (and other small things like tax %), but the ...
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Is there a website that lets you shop for hotels with taxes and fees included in search results?

Every time I book a hotel online, the price increases by 25% in "taxes and fees" at checkout, compared to the price featured in search results. This does not occur when booking flights (I actually ...
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Hotel search engine that allows to search for rooms with a desk?

Some background: I am planning to go to Finland during February / March next year to watch skijumping at the Nordic World Ski Championships. As Lahti (competition venue) will be fully booked with ...
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Finding Thailand Trek Guide (Khao Chang Puak and Sun Nhok Wua)

Me and my friends would like to trek in Khao Chang Puak or Sun Nhok Wua. However, we can't seem to find any information on the internet as to how we find trek guides and stuff as this will be our ...

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