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Questions about tickets and things that work like tickets: e-tickets, passes, passcards, smartcards, etc.

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luggage allowance on multi-city bookings

How does luggage allowance work on each leg of multi-city bookings (in order to force a stopover), vs. the same booking done as a one-way trip? For example Air Canada has a very generous luggage ...
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Why do they scan boarding passes two times at security control in Brussels airport (BRU)?

At Brussels airport they have electronical gates that will only let you through if you scan a valid boarding pass. After the gates, you go immediately to stand in line for security control. In that ...
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Krakow MDA Bus stop - tickets to Busko Zdroj [closed]

I must take a bus of the MAT- BUS Company from Krakow to Busko Zdroj on Nov 25, around 4 pm o'clock. I don't know were the bus is located (on first floor, but if possible some more info, like ...
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Plane ticket price went down by 40% two weeks after I booked it. Is there anything I can do to get a refund?

A couple of weeks ago I bought a plane ticket in Expedia, from YVR to EZE, that cost me 1700 CAD. It's non-refundable and non-transferable. I was under the assumption that the earliest you buy the ...
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What is a flight ticket coupon?

When buying a roundtrip flight ticket, a single ticket and a single PNR (Passenger Name Record) is issued. But I've heard that one can cancel a single leg of that roundtrip booking. How is that ...
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Which of the London passes include more of London's headline tourist attractions? [closed]

I am traveling to London on 24th December and planning to spend 4-6 days there. I am checking the tickets for the main attractions in London to purchase them in advance to avoid long queues and last ...
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Deadline for printing concert tickets in Japan

So I'm travelling to Japan for Download Festival. I want to buy tickets but I am unsure if there is a deadline for printing them out (at 7 Eleven). We'll get there less than a week before the event. ...
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how to get a picture for a Navigo Découverte

I purchased a Navigo Découverte for 5 EUR (for the card) and 22.80 EUR for a week's worth of travel on Z1-5. Apparently, tho, this card requires a photo for it to be legally usable but none-the-less ...
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Why do airline tickets have titles in addition to names?

Every time you book a ticket, the airline website asks you for your title. As an example, here are the options provided on Lufthansa's website: But why do airlines ask for the title in addition to ...
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How can I know ahead of time whether I have to swipe my Octopus card when exiting a bus in Hong Kong?

When taking the MTR in Hong Kong, one has to swipe one's Octopus card on the way in and out. How can I know ahead of time whether I have to swipe my Octopus card when exiting a bus in Hong Kong?
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air india revalidation or exchange

I have a Air-India flight from AMS to HYD on 10th December 2019 I suddenly received an e-mail that my itinerary has been changed and when I try to look at my ticket in the my-booking section of Air-...
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What happens if my MTR ride goes over my Octopus balance + 35 HKD when I try using my Octopus card while exiting the MTR station?

https://www.octopus.com.hk/en/document/user_guide.pdf (mirror) states: If the value on your Octopus is positive (HK$0.10 or above) but insufficient to cover the full amount of the transaction, you ...
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Is there any weekly pass for the Airport Express in Hong Kong?

I have to do 1 or 2 daily roundtrips between the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Hong Kong Kowloon/Central station for one week. Using the normal fare, it is quite expensive: ~110 HKD (~=14 ...
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How can I get my air ticket after having an iterenary and being issued visa?

How can I get my air ticket after having an itinerary and being issued a visa? I paid 40 pounds to get an itinerary from Schengen flight reservation visa site; applied for visa and got it. Do I pay ...
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Is there any Add Value Machine for Octopus at HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Hong Kong Port?

I am planning to go from Hong Kong to Macau via bus. I'll first go to HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Hong Kong Port by bus, where I'll pass the immigration and buy a shuttle bus ticket to Macau ...
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Purchasing tickets on United for someone else

Some time ago I was trying to purchase flight tickets for someone else (from Eastern Europe to the US), to be specific, for 4 people at a time (I'm not among them), through the United website. I tried ...
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Why can't I book this multi-city fare on American Airlines?

I've been trying to purchase this ticket for a week or so (from the AA website), but I kept getting the following message: Choose a different flight or fare. We're sorry but at least one of the ...
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How early should I arrive for same-day tickets for the Washington Monument?

Quoting https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/234635, Same-day, free tickets will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis daily, starting at 8:30 a.m. My question is... at what ...
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Getting tickets to Antelope Canyon

I assume this is the official website for Antelope Canyon tours. (I'm talking about what is classified there as sightseer's tours.) If there is no availability on this website for a particular date/...
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worry about travelling with 2 passports with different Names (different names in ticket and passport)

Now I am in A country (Iran). My ticket was issued and the boarding pass will be issued through B passport. C country Does Not need a visa with B passport I do not want immigration to stamp my B ...
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I can't find my prebooked ticket or reference number for Stansted Express

I can't find my return ticket that I booked for Stansted Express where do I go for help retrieving a copy?
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Should I wait until Black Friday for buying my plane tickets for December [closed]

I am going to participate in a series of academic events this December in South America. (I myself am from Perú.) The first starts at December 4 in Santiago (Chile), then I'll be about ten days in ...
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Ticket availability on LNER (London to Sheffield) for Christmas Week

I was wondering if anybody knows when it will likely be possible to buy LNER tickets from London to Sheffield for dates falling around Christmas (21 December to 27 December 2019). I was also wondering ...
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Is there anything stopping me from checking into my flight twice? [duplicate]

When I'm busy, checking in to my flights via the web is often convenient. I get my boarding passes sent right to my phone and I don't need to worry about printing them before arriving to the airport. ...
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Raileasy split ticketing purchased

have bought but they have not reserved any seats as requested saying it is not possible.Will be travelling in 10 weeks time. Can I take tickets to the station of departure and ask for reserved seats ...
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Do I have to book my tickets before applying to E-Visa to India?

I am applying for E-visa to visit India. Now, while everything else looks fine, I am confused about a particular detail. I know my tentative travel dates but I have not booked my tickets yet. Now, ...
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Would I be able to change the date on my Greyhound ticket and depart on the same day? [closed]

I'm going to visit a state across the country and found out at the last second that I'd be able to leave two weeks earlier than I thought I would be able to. I paid $81 for the economy ticket already, ...
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Can you shift an easyJet flight booking to another account?

I know that you can change the name on a booking, but I assume that doing so still leaves the booking in my account. If I want to entirely give the flight to another person, then I'd prefer that the ...
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Virgin trains advance ticket refund

I purchased an advance train ticket from virgin train from Manchester Piccadilly to Heathrow airport but I had to needed to travel through London Euston. I requested for a refund of my previous ...
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Do I really have to print my ÖBB ticket for international travel on ÖBB trains?

I have a PDF ticket from the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) for an ÖBB Nightjet train from Germany to Switzerland (not going through Austria). The PDF includes the following text: In Österreich ...
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Refused family ticket due to not being a “family”

When visiting St. Petersburg, we bought tickets for a hop on and hop off bus. It was me, my mum and my auntie visiting. It was the official City Sightseeing company. There was a family ticket, ...
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Train Chepe Chihuahua Regional in December

Does anybody has experience taking the Chepe's Train in Chihuahua, Mx? The cheap one (regional) on December? People says that you have you buy the tickets 10 days in advance, other people says that 4 ...
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Is it allowed to buy a Probe Bahncard 50 repeatedly?

I bought a Probe BahnCard 50. It is now expired (I cancelled the subscription) and the trial period of 3 months is over. Can I buy a Probe BahnCard subscription again?
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Bus tickets in Krakow

I'll stay in Krakow for a few days next month and my hotel is a bit far from my work place. I plan to use the buses but it looks uncertain to me, from what I have found that some bus stops are ...
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Cheaper price ticket for UK railways with contactless

I am planning to travel from Gatwick airport to London and after checking in the Google Maps it suggested to use Thameslink or Southern railways. As I tried to book the ticket online, there is a ...
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Booking flights for people on Fiverr and Upwork - is there a way to use my credit card to make bookings?

I have just started using sites like Fiverr and Upwork to plan trips for others. So far I have just produced itineraries, but some people would like for me to book trips for them. I have traveled ...
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Last minute Alhambra tickets in Granada

I have heard that tickets to visit the Alhambra get sold out months in advance. Isn't there an option to get last-minute tickets? (Legally, for sure) If anyone has any information it would be ...
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Cassiopeia Sleeper Train Japan - Tours?

The Cassiopeia sleeper train between Ueno and Sapporo was discontinued a while ago and we didn't get around to use it while it was still running. However, the Wikipedia site linked to a feature that ...
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What mechanisms are in place for online travel agents access very cheap airline tickets? [duplicate]

I have recently booked an almost last minute flight within Europe. I got prices, for the absolute same flight, that range from under 30€ to more than 200€. Variations of ~30€ are kind of normal but ...
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Price of self-transfer tickets versus separate tickets

Currently, I am looking for flights from Siem Reap (Cambodia, REP) to Jakarta. There are not direct flights, so I'll need a transfer. Most options are listed as self-transfer (on skyscanner) which ...
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Booking train tickets on RENFE site

Trying to book tickets from Madrid to Seville on RENFE site. The options I can see there differ significantly in price, depending on the service provider. AVE trains are generally more expensive, but ...
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Where can I get an anonymous Rav Kav card issued?

Suppose I'm about to visit Israel. I know that its public transport system uses this card called Rav Kav ("multi-line" in Hebrew). I also know that there are personal-identified and anonymous versions ...
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Can I use a PDF boarding pass for Ryanair?

My agent sent me a PDF via email. Can I use it at the airport? Or do I have to use the RyanAir app? Or do I have to print a boarding pass?
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Train between Vienna airport and city center

This week I'm arriving to Vienna for 2 days. For now there are several questions: Does the 48-hours ticket include train from airport to city center? If not, are there any ways not to buy separate ...
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Changing boarding point for advance UK train tickets [duplicate]

I'm supposed to be taking a friend to Edinburgh in a few days, we booked advance tickets with LNER from Kings Cross to Edinburgh together using their disabled persons railcard. I was supposed to meet ...
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Implications of giving mobile number to train operating company (UK), especially re Advance ticket booking

I often travel by intercity train in the UK on Advance tickets, which I usually book through the TOC's own website. The TOC has my electronic-mail address, but I never give it my mobile number. I ...
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How to buy & use train tickets from Algés to Lisbon

A similar question was asked 3 years ago for inner city transport cards, but this is for a different route, not using a transport card, and I am looking for more up to date answers. I'm going to ...
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Recommended period for archiving boarding passes?

Should I throw away any paper boarding passes after landing and collecting my luggage? Or are there any considerations why it is recommended to keep them archived for some period of time? (For how ...
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Why does a UK-US-UK ticket not cost the same whether booked in the US or UK? [duplicate]

Why does a UK-US-UK ticket not cost the same whether booked in the US or UK? I have both US and UK credit cards, so it doesn't matter to me, but it seems absurd that the LGW-TPA-LGW ticket I just ...
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Do the ticket machines at the RER station at Paris CDG airport accept €20 notes?

At Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport, can I use a €20 note to buy a €10 RER ticket?