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

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Can I book a flight on one passport and later change it to another passport?

I am looking to book an international flight. I presently have a valid US passport. I expect to be receiving another valid passport from a different country (due to dual citizenship) in a few weeks. ...
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Can I buy two tickets for different passports, register for them, go to the transit zone, cancel one and fly to the other

Can I theoretically buy two tickets while abroad, register for both of these flights at the airport. Then go to the transit zone with one passport and ticket (the passport with which I entered the ...
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Changing destination of already purchased Shinkansen ticket

Using the official Smart EX app, I have reserved and paid for tickets for a JR Tokaido Shinkansen train service from Osaka, getting off at a stop well before Tokyo. There are five people on this ...
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Japan Rail Pass?

Prior to Covid-19, I would travel to Japan fairly often, and each time I would go I would get a JR Pass for traveling between cities, as I did so quite often. I'm wondering, as I haven't been to ...
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Will I be allowed to board if my surname on my passport doesn't match with the ticket?

I have two first names (for eg: Jas Singh ) and no surname in my passport. In my ticket from Delhi to Vancouver, the last name is Singh and first name is Jas. Will I be allowed to board the flight due ...
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Place to purchase America the Beautiful Pass in Page (AZ) open on weekdays, or in Las Vegas on Sunday?

I'm arriving in Las Vegas on Saturday night, staying for the night, and then driving to Page on Sunday. I'll be staying in Page from Sunday night onwards, and visiting the various attractions near ...
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Should I reserve a ticket for the train from Milano Malpensa airport to the city?

I'm going to be flying into Milano Malpensa airport, on a weekday afternoon. I'm told I would need to take the XP1 or XP2 train lines into the city. About the train ticket... Do I have to order it in ...
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ÖBB train no reservation seats

I am booking a train from Salzburg to Prague but I can only reserve a seat from Salzburg to Linz (Linz to Prague no reservation provided) What happens with this situation? do I have a seat on that day?...
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Can a non-US citizen board an outbound plane (leave the US) without a passport back to home country?

Let's say I am a foreign student in the United States and I applied for another country's visa at their consulate in Washington DC. They are holding my passport for visa stamp and it takes 6-8 weeks ...
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I can't rebook ticket for a different passenger

I booked a flight for a friend for Cyprus to Fort Myers FL with my credit card in January 2022, 2 weeks in advance of travel. He did not take the flight and chose to stay and we no longer are in ...
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Which flight search engines show the flight options sorted by price and including throw-away ticketing?

Throw-away ticketing sometimes yields the cheapest flight option. Which flight search engines show the flight options sorted by price and including throw-away ticketing?
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Do long distance through train ticket between arbitrary pairs of cities covering several countries exist?

When travelling by train through several countries, for example, from Norway to Spain, travellers typically have to buy multiple separate tickets. Perhaps Oslo - Malmö, Malmö – Hamburg, Hamburg – ...
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Using Korail trains in South Korea without advance booking?

I plan to take a Korail train in October in South Korea. I don't know exactly at what time I'll reach the train station. Is it practical to just show up at Korail train stations and buy a ticket there?...
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Best Rail pass for Switzerland

I am looking to check out the best rail pass which would fit my itinerary, I checked on https://www.swiss-pass.ch/ but it says passes are available minimum for 3 days. My itinerary looks like below: ...
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How can I purchase a "Standing / Non-reserved Seat" Korail train ticket online?

"Standing / Non-reserved Seat" is the cheapest fare on Korail: But how can I purchase a "Standing / Non-reserved Seat" Korail train ticket online? I only see two purchase options (...
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Can I somehow extend a trip on an Ecolines bus if I can't contact them in advance?

The Latvian bus operator Ecolines runs a service from Moscow to Riga. On behalf of some family members, I purchased two tickets for the Moscow to Rezekne (in Latvia) portion of the route next week. ...
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No space in given name - Malaysia Airlines [duplicate]

On my passport there is space in my given name. It disappeared in my flight ticket. Will I be refused check in or boarding, or during immigration border control on London Heathrow airport or at ...
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Travel pass in Brittany, France?

Is there a travel pass available, with which it is possible to take any (most) train and bus in Brittany within a certain time period (e. g. for one week)? I searched on https://www.mobibreizh.bzh/ ...
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Is it possible on TGV INOUI to book a second leg of a ticket to extend my journey on the train?

I booked tickets on Trainline to travel from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers and the realised that the train continues to Surgeres, rather than down to Bordeaux. I was going to get a lift from Poitiers ...
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Is HOTNAT valid when travelling between two ICE trains with two separate Tickets

Hi Ticketing experts, I have a question about HOTNAT which nobody from DB can seem to answer. On the phone they tell me they don’t know, and I get no reply to emails. On the 22.10 I am traveling from ...
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Why don't some German trains show up on Deutsche Bahn's website?

I arrived to Hamburg this morning 5:31, and I was planning on continuing my journey to Cologne at 6:11. I used the DB website to look up trains: However, I discover on the station that there is also ...
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Boarding Pass v Ticket

I originally booked an Etihad flight through a travel agent, and realised one of the passengers names was spelt wrong. I got in touch with Etihad and they amended this, and now on my Etihad app this ...
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Ryanair boarding pass concerns

I bought a ticket from (GDN) Gdansk, Poland, to (ARN) Stockholm, Sweden, from kiwi.com. Does anyone know how long it normally takes before the boarding pass would be ready? I have heard that Ryanair ...
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Is it legal for an airline to show, at the same exact time, two different prices for the same exact flight?

I recently bought a ticket from a (legit) European airline, with which I had flown before, for a national flight in an EU country. In the process of booking, as I normally do, I tried to find the ...
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How can I find the price for NRSA (non-revenue space-available) tickets for Delta?

Given a flight route and date/time, how can I find out the price of NRSA (non-revenue space-available) tickets for Delta Air Lines?
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How can one find the purchase or reservation deadline for a fare when booking a flight on the All Nippon Airways (ANA) website?

https://www.ana.co.jp/en/jp/book-plan/reservation/international/kmf/ states: Depending on the purchase or reservation deadline for a fare, there are cases in which the ticket must be issued within 72 ...
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When is the deadline to use the "Keep My Fare" feature on the All Nippon Airways (ANA) website?

I see there is a deadline to use the "Keep My Fare" feature on All Nippon Airways (ANA) website: The screenshot was taken about 1 week prior to the flight departure. When is the deadline to ...
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Why do some airlines stop selling tickets 3 hours before the flight departure? [closed]

I've encountered some airline that stops selling tickets 3 hours before the flight departure on their website, and don't sell tickets in person at the airport. Why do some airlines stop selling ...
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Saving money on airline tickets when buying weird route because of Epilepsy

I want to travel to Poland in a month or so to visit sick relatives. Like the title says, I'm an Epileptic and to stay safe I can only travel during waking hours. I go to bed at 10pm every day. I live ...
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Can I skip the first leg of a journey, on a two way flight, on a low cost carrier?

Based on this question: Not flying the first leg of the journey – Company cancels the second-leg ticket I was wondering if the same applies to low-cost carriers. The reason to buy a return ticket in ...
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Find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from different airports

I'm looking for a way to find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from two different airports, and given some dates. The meeting airport shouldn't be the same as one of the ...
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When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional?

When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional? Example:
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Is there any index reflecting flight ticket price trends?

Following Why are international flights so much more expensive this year?, I wonder: Is there any index reflecting flight ticket price trends? I'd like to better quantity such price trends.
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Qatar Flight ticket name change

My Son name on his passport is: First Name: XXX YYY Last Name: ZZZ The name which I gave in the flight ticket is First name: XXX ZZZ Last name: ZZZ It's a Qatar ticket from US to India. Will there be ...
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Can I use a Dutch debit card in UK public transport?

I have a Dutch ING vpay debit card with a chip and NFC. Can I use it at UK bus/tube terminals?
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SR suffix on my ticket when not falling under the category

so I had to put a suffix on my delta ticket, and I put Sr, I'm 19 but did I do something wrong, since it doesn't show Sr on my passport. I'm kind of scared I messed something up. I hope anyone can ...
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What does +1 mean on an Emirates ticket? [duplicate]

My departure time in Mauritius is 21:50 pm and arrival time in Dubai is 4:25 am +1 day. But my final departure time to my destination is 9:30 am. What does it mean?
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Can AirAsia reprint boarding passes long after the flight was taken?

I need the boarding pass for scholarship reasons, but the boarding pass I got from the self check in machine already faded (thermal paper). Is it possible for AirAsia (Philippines) to reprint the ...
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Flights booked and tickets issued but no charge on my bank account?

I booked plane tickets with an airline through Expedia nearly two months ago. The payment for the tickets was pending for a while but the money never came out of my bank account. I contacted Expedia ...
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How can I find the cheapest flights to a small airport that isn't in the ITA matrix (e.g., for a flight from Seattle airport to Point Hope airport)?

E.g., how can I find the cheapest flights from SEA airport (Seattle) to PHO airport (Point Hope, Alaska)? Entering SEA->PHO on the ITA matrix gives no results: Google Flights, Skyscanner, Kiwi, ...
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Can I buy one way ticket to Jamaica?

Can I buy a one way ticket to Jamaica if I’m a us citizen. Born Jamaican with a expired Jamaican passport?
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Topkapi Palace Tickets

I am visiting Istanbul from 14th - 20th April. I want to visit the Topkapi palace. When I went 6-7 years ago, there was a long waiting line and we paid a local tourist guide to help us skip the line. ...
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Where to buy metro bus tickets near Frihamnen Cruise Terminal, Stockholm Sweden

In Sept. 2022 we are arriving at Frihamnen Cruise Terminal (Frihamnsgatan, 115 41), Stockholm Sweden. We must purchase metro bus tickets before getting on the bus. There is an ICA Kvantum Grocery ...
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how to book Emirates ticket without surname in Travelport GDS

I want to create PNR in Travelport GDS on Emirates Airlines. Name of the Traveller is "Gaurav Kumar" but this whole name is written under Given Name and Surname/Family Name is Empty. How to ...
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European rail pass for seniors

There were (and maybe still are) good value go anywhere European rail passes for the young. Unfortunately, I am now at the other end of the age range. Are there any similar go anywhere tickets for ...
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What's the difference between a transfer pass and a boarding pass?

Looking back at some past flight tickets, I see for a trip with 1 layover, I was given a boarding pass for the first leg, and a transfer pass for the second leg. The pass type was indicated on the ...
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3-days metro bus ticket for Paris

Can we buy 3 days ticket for Paris for using metro or bus? I want to 3 days full visit Paris? I want to visit there for 3 days and I dont know the best option
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Travelling from Zambia or Nairobi to the Bahamas without transit in US/UK/Schengen

How can I get a route from Zambia or Nairobi to the Bahamas without transiting in US, UK and any Schengen countries? I'm a Zimbabwean passport holder.
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flight booked but money is back in my account

Yesterday I purchased a plane ticket with my bank card. It went through and there was a “hold” on my bank account for it as well as the insurance I had bought for my ticket. My ticket was issued, I ...
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How does United Airlines avoid the DOT rule on the free 24h refund/hold for tickets to/from the US for the Argentina and Colombia points of sale?

I read: The DOT rule is that the airline has to offer (if purchased at least 7 days before departure) either a refund within 24 hours or a 24 hour hold without paying. [The DOT rule] doesn't discuss ...

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