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Questions tagged [tickets]

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

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What is the purpose of Boarding Points on Indian railways tickets?

In most of the world, if you want to travel from A to B, you buy a ticket from A to B and that's it. However, in India, it's possible to buy a ticket from X to B, designate a Boarding Point in A ...
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What is a married segment and how can I identify them?

I was recently reading this question Are there "traditional" travel agents receiving requests online for ITA fares? that I did a couple months ago. One of the answers, the travel agent ...
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Does Ryanair accept the image of the boarding pass on a mobile phone?

... or must it be from their app? I received a boarding pass (in PDF format) from my agent for my return flight, while already at my destination (Ryanair does not issue them sooner, I was told). I ...
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I had 2 RAC tickets but seat got only one

I had 2 RAC confirmed tickets, but seats were not mentioned. On the day of travel, I got a single berth for both the tickets. On the charts both names mentioned that a single seat was assigned. I paid ...
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Crossing US border just to take another flight and times/rules to be considered

I am planning a trip to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK) departing from Lima, Peru (LIM) and I'm a Peruvian citizen. I am making my own itinerary since I found cheaper prices when booking flights separately. ...
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Can I travel to Jamaica with a one way ticket and buy a return once I am there?

I would like to know if I can buy a return ticket once I am there as I do not know how long I will be staying. I will be staying with relatives if that makes a difference. OR could I buy a ticket and ...
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Travelling against waitlisted-RAC e-ticket on Indian railway

I have 1 Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) and 2 waitlisted e-tickets for my travel with Indian railways. Can I travel with my family using those?
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Disneyland Paris - Super Fastpass availability

I've been trying to buy Super Fastpass from www.booktickets.disneylandparis.com but the whole of September is greyed out ("not eligible"). Does that mean those Fastpass tickets are not available in ...
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How does airline ticketing work? [closed]

Do airlines sell their tickets to middle man & they sell further to the general public? or 3rd party are just a platform, customers are directly buying tickets from airlines given some commission ...
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Confusion about off peak timings of London trains

I have off peak return ticket from London to Didcot Parkway. Screenshot is attached. I am not sure what timings are allowed on this ticket. I checked this question, according to which travel ...
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Wrong salutation (Ms instead of Mr) in international air ticket

My son's Kuwait Airways ticket from India to Italy has the wrong title: 'Ms' instead of 'Mr'. Contacting the airline, they have included a remark in their system to read 'Ms' as 'Mr'. However, as the ...
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Combining Navigo Pass with an SNCF point to point ticket outside Île-de-France

We will be travelling on an SNCF Intercités service from Paris. We both have Paris Navigo passes, one weekly pass and one monthly pass, both of which will be valid on the day of travel. The service we ...
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Collecting the “Multi-person ticket” in the Taiwan Railways Booking app

I installed the official app, booked two tickets for a train ride, paid, and chose to pickup locally. Now I have one ticket in my app, but the second ticket shows “tickets divided, waiting for pickup”....
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When does Amtrak assign reserved seats?

I just booked my first Amtrak ticket ever for a trip in mid-September, and the email I got says I have "1 reserved coach seat," but I don't see a seat number or anything to give me a unique seat ...
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In Taiwan, how far in advance should I buy TRA tickets?

Can I buy TRA tickets (in person) - e.g. from Taipei to Taichung - say 30 minutes prior to departure? If so, will this be more expensive than buying beforehand?
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Public transport tickets for a few days in Düsseldorf?

I'm going to be spending 3 days in Düsseldorf, for a mixture of work and holiday, so I'm going to need to do a fair bit of travelling around the city to get to both meetings and sightseeing/museums/...
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Online ticket benefits, Madame Tussauds New York

What are the benefits of Madame Tussauds online ticket purchasing as compared to walk up tickets? Also I see that there is a concession for Local Residents. I am staying in New York for 4 years with ...
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Bought a ticket with Finnair, didn't enter my middle name

I'm travelling from Amsterdam, to Bangkok, via Helsinki. Bought a ticket with Finnair. I filled in the web form, and as it said "One first name is enough" (as also laid out here), I foolishly didn't ...
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Can I avoid the Air Asia processing fee by buying a ticket in person?

For buying a ticket online via most methods (incl debit MasterCard/Visa), Air Asia charges a processing fee of around US$5. I'm looking at an itinerary with two legs that they won't sell as a single ...
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Wrong last Name on Flight Ticket

I have written on my flight ticket from Portugal to Egypt, my first and middle name instead of my last name, like if it’s John Smith Snow, I have written John Smith instead of John Snow. Will it be a ...
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How to use Kurzstrecke ticket to travel from Berlin to Potsdam?

I have question about using Kurzstrecke ticket to travel from Berlin to Potsdam. As I see it's the most economic ticket plan for stay in Berlin with one planned visit to Potsdam. So I'd have to buy A+...
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KLM with train segment from Schiphol to Brussels - take later Thalys train

I have booked a ticket with KLM from Schiphol to Brussels with Thalys train. The time between the landing until the train time is 1 hour and 50 minuets. I'm afraid this time not will be enough ...
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I purchased a ticket with foreign passport but now I have a citizen Passport, What to do? [duplicate]

I need your advice. I purchased a ticket with my Brazilian passport in January, and since then I received my Australian Passport that has a different 'first name', 'last name'. I called Qantas to ...
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Can I travel using someone else's credit card?

I booked my Spice Jet air ticket from Dubai using my friend's credit card. What documents do I need when checking in?
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When using rail passes in Germany, can I use it in “urban trains” as well? (U-bahn, S-bahn)

Take this german rail pass for example: The German Rail Pass from Rail Europe gives you unlimited train travel from four to ten days This pass gives you unlimited travel on the national rail ...
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Travelling from Busan to Hanoi with EU passport. Do I need to show flight ticket out of Vietnam? [duplicate]

Travelling from Busan to Hanoi with EU passport. Do I need to show flight ticket out of Vietnam? Departing Busan, arriving in Hanoi. I have an EU passport (Swedish). Do I need to show a flight ...
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What will happen if 2 out of 3 seats are confirmed and 1 seat is in Waitlist which is booked via IRCTC online?

I have booked these tickets via the IRCTC website: Sl. No. Name Age Gender Status Coach Seat / Berth / WL No 1 Ravi 25 Female CNF S3 13 2 Rina 25 Female CNF ...
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Last name ordered wrongly in airticket

My name is the airticket is ordered differently than the name in my passport. example: First name : Emily Last name :JaneDoe But in my airticket it is First name: Emily Jane Last name: Doe I ...
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What's the 2-minute timer on mobile Deutsche Bahn tickets?

A few days ago I purchased a single ticket from Cologne (Köln) to Aachen via the DB Navigator app. The ticket was valid for 6 hours after the purchase, however a timer started from 00:00 and stopped ...
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Using smartphone train ticket in Italy

Is it legal to use electronic tickets from a third party app (e.g. "trainline") in a train operated by Trenitalia? I don't want to print the tickets.
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Trans-Siberian trip in August

I want to travel through Russia for 30 days from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok. I'm currently learning Russian and should finish A2 in August when I want to start the trip. I read about booking the ...
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How to purchase 1.5 return tickets?

I am looking to book a return ticket to Australia soon. I have a friend there who would like to come with me home, meaning on a one way ticket. Is there any way I can book my own return ticket and ...
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did cheapfaresnow.com just screw me over? [closed]

Really bad idea I booked with them without reviewing their services. There was a fairly cheap ticket and I purchased it. It took time to be confirmed or for me to get an email. I asked for live help ...
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Are bus tickets valid proof of internal transit within the Schengen territory?

I will be applying for a short term tourist schengen visa at VFS Italy from Bangalore, India. According to their 'documents required' section, it's mentioned Proof of all internal travel within ...
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How do I know if I need a transit visa when the ticket is purchased online?

Some countries had weird rules, like Saudi Arabia. Recently, I purchased a tick to the US from Pakistan with a layover in Saudi Arabia. On the way out, it was a 11:30-hour layover and I had no issue. ...
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Can I buy tickets to Neerpelt in Amsterdam (Schiphol), and where would I find that information?

I'm traveling to Neerpelt through Amsterdam (I will arrive at the Airport during a morning this weekend). Can I buy train tickets to Belgium, specifically Neerpelt, there? Could I even pre-order them ...
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Will airlines object to me booking separate “legs” of the same journey individually?

I want to purchase a separate ticket from San Francisco to New York and then fly from New York on the same day with a separate ticket to Germany. I can save money by doing this but do not know if ...
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Forceful change of flight schedule by American Airlines

I bought an international flight via an online travel agent. Recently I received an email from the agent saying that the flight schedule has been changed by the airline. There was a button which I was ...
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Can I buy ticket for 12-25y.o when I am still under 26?

Can I buy ticket for 12-25 year old when I am still under 26? There is no this info on the website I want to purchase from. It is Rhone express (Lyon, France)
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Do domestic ferry companies in Japan sell “standby” tickets when passengers cancel very late or don't show up for their reservations?

I'm in Hokkaido, Japan and it's Golden Week so many things are booked out, including longer distance ferries. Japanese ferry websites have always been quite bad. No English version, text as images in ...
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When does megabus release new tickets?

I'll be traveling to Chicago in late September. I'd really like to try to nab one of those $1 tickets. I check the megabus website every few days but for the past few weeks there have been no ...
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Buying train tickets from Budapesta to Kosice, Slovakia

I am interested to reach Kosice, Slovakia from Budapest by train. There are two trains making this distance in 3:30 hours, but I haven't managed to understand how I can buy the tickets. - at one trial ...
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Is it reliable to buy disneyland ticket from 365tickets.com?

I visited https://www.booktickets.disneylandparis.com/ and thought of booking tickets for Disneyland but then I found this site 365tickets.com. It's price is little higher but it says something cal ...
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Do I need both the boarding pass and the tickets?

I'm about to travel with Ryanair for the first time and have a hard time understanding the rules. I know that I need to do an online check-in and to print a boarding pass (or do it at the airport and ...
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Can I use my Go Card on Sunbus services in Cairns?

Public buses in Cairns seem to be operated by Sunbus, but they're part of the wider Queenland Translink system. There's a special Translink website area for Cairns, and a lot of the links from the ...
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How to improve the chances of getting a free ticket from a “Blue Girl” at the Bayreuth Festival?

Later this year (in August) the world's prominent classical music lovers will converge in a sleepy little Bavarian town for the annual Bayreuth Festival. Source: By Rico Neitzel - http://www.rizi-...
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Do I need to stamp my Trenitalia/Trenord tickets?

Is buying a ticket enough? Do I have to stamp ("convalidare") it? What if all the stamping machines are broken? What if I didn't have the time to stamp my ticket?
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First name Middle Name in my passport but only has First Name in my ticket booking [duplicate]

Again this is repetitive question but i have not received correct answer for this. I am flying to Hanoi via Singapore . I have First name Middle Name in my passport but only has First Name in my ...
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When booking a bus transfer with Wizz Air, how does one retrieve the actual bus ticket?

I've booked an airport transfer from London Victoria to Luton Airport along with my Wizz Air ticket. However I'm now confused about how do I go about getting the actual bus ticket. Is it sufficient ...
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How does an e-ticket work for a bus leaving Boston?

I bought e-tickets for my trip leaving from Boston. Can I go directly to the bus and show it to the driver or do I have to check in first at the ticket counter?