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

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Ryanair printed boarding pass does not have QR code

I need a printed boarding pass because I am not an EU citizen. My boarding pass looks fine on my phone… If I were able to use it as a mobile boarding pass but I am not. The printed version is ...
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Ticket guideline required for E-3 South Korean visa [closed]

I have a E-3 South Korean visa can I enter with a one way ticket from Pakistan.
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How to search for weekend flights?

I'd like to search for flights departing either Fri PM or Sat AM, and returning either Sun PM or Mon AM. In Google Flights, this requires 4 separate searches. Is there another site/tool that allows ...
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Is it allowed to use custom barcode mobile apps as a boarding pass?

Inspired by this question - What types of boarding pass barcodes are accepted at Stockholm Arlanda Airport? Is it allowed by airports and airlines to use anything but the official .pdf they provide ...
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What types of boarding pass barcodes are accepted at Stockholm Arlanda Airport?

I recently downloaded a boarding pass wallet to my phone and it's able to generate 4 different types of barcodes, the normal Aztek and PDF417 but also QR and Data Matrix. I know that Aztek and PDF417 ...
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When does boarding passes have data matrix barcodes? [closed]

I just installed a boarding pass wallet that generates barcodes for my boarding passes. It can generate Aztec, PDF417, QR and Data Matrix barcodes for all boarding passes. I've seen Aztec and PDF417 ...
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Flights with two different airlines, how does online check-in work?

I'm planning on buying a flight from Ireland to USA. It has 1 stop: Dublin to UK with Aer Lingus, then from UK to America with Virgin Atlantic. I want to do an online check in to get my boarding ...
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Getting Boarding Pass from inside Transit area in Dubai Terminal 1

Is there any PIA counter for boarding pass inside Transit Area in Dubai airport Terminal 1? I am a Pakistani National and travelling from Sweden to Dubai Terminal 1 and have separate booking for my ...
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Oyster card broken - can I get a refund?

My Oyster card has physically broken (it's bent and no longer reads). The ticket office advised me to buy a new one and phone the support line to get the credit transferred, but can I also get the £5 ...
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What is the cut-off time to obtain one's boarding pass at LIM airport when flying with United airlines (passenger has online checked in)?

Assume a passenger has online checked-in their flight with United Airlines but the United Airlines website wouldn't give them their boarding pass online, and instead asked them to obtain their ...
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Checking Seat Capacity on Previous Flights

Does anyone know of ways to check the seat capacity or number of tickets sold or number of passengers onboard for past flights? I'm actually just trying to figure out how many passengers were on a ...
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Do I have to validate train tickets in the UK?

I bought train tickets in the UK like this one: I always swipe them on the barriers1 before boarding the train, but I never see anyone else doing it. I wonder if it is necessary, but people simply ...
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Website or app that alerts you about cheap flight prices to destination (regardless of date)

Google Flights allows you to track the price of flights to a destination (with given departure and return dates), and alerts you when this price drops for any of the possible flight options for the ...
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Travelling to US with United Airlines with only one first name and only one last name [duplicate]

I'm flying for the first time to US with a passport. Until this day I always gave my first and last (João Martins - my full name is João Francisco Carvalho Andrade Martins) name for European flights ...
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Will a smartcard work alongside a railcard?

I have recently been made aware of smartcards that can be used on regional train services in the UK that act in a similar way to an Oyster card - You load on tickets (similar to loading credit onto an ...
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Is there a multiple day pass for Sapporo Metro?

In Sapporo the Metro ticket machines only sell 1 Day Passes on Weekends where you can travel anywhere on the metro for free for one day. But if let's say you stay in Sapporo for a couple of days, is ...
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What are the EU laws on unused plane ticket and airport tax refund?

I bought a plane ticket from TAP Air, which goes Frankfurt -> Lisbon -> Toronto (one way), and the taxes applied to this ticket are pretty high. Sadly, I can't make this flight due to personal reasons,...
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Flighthub terms on canceling flight with refund due to potential terror threat?

My girlfriend has purchased a ticket via Flighthub.ca in March. The flight route is Toronto -> Istanbul -> Tirana. Due to yesterday's terror attack on Istanbul's airport, Ataturk, my girlfriend ...
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Why does collecting a UK train ticket require you to insert a card?

If you book a UK train ticket online, for most routes, you're given a 8 character code. You then head to a UK railway station, go to the ticket machine, tell it you want to collect a ticket, give it a ...
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How to get football tickets for Premier League when traveling

I will be visiting Manchester in few months and I am interested to get tickets to a derby football match. I am trying to figure out the best way to buy tickets for a foreigner (i. e. I will be in the ...
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What is the difference between i-ticket and e-ticket in India's online train ticket reservation?

What is the difference between i-ticket and e-ticket in India's online ticket booking? When we book online train tickets in India through the Government website of www.irctc.co.in, we have a option ...
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Naples. Circumvesuviana train. Are tickets sold for a precise time?

I'm going to visit Naples soon and want to take Circumvesuviana train in order to get to Herculano and Pompei. So I have a couple of questions answers to which I cannot google. I prefer to ask these ...
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What's the minimum info I need to provide from an e-Ticket to board a flight? [closed]

Pardon the naive question, but my travel agent sent me an e-ticket, not thru email but in an URL link within an email. My phone's browser did not get me in, and Firefox also had trouble (probably due ...
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What travel card / pass to use in Sydney, Australia?

I'll be in Sydney next week from Monday to Saturday. I'll be doing some tourist stuff, visiting friends, some who are central, others in the suburbs. What is probably going to be my best option for ...
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How to change the passenger name on an Indian Railways ticket?

I have booked a ticket on IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) for me and my brother but now even my sister is willing to travel but we are not getting tickets for her. So my ...
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Not sure if this is fully refundable or if this is a play on words? [closed]

I want to purchase a refundable ticket as I am likely cancel it in the future. The information given by them is confusing, probably on purpose, it could also be my lack of experience. They mention ...
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When are stopovers permitted on Japan Railways (JR) trains?

Regarding this question: in general, what are the rules governing stopovers for JR trains if one does not use a rail pass? A stopover means you have a ticket from stations A to B (say, Tokyo to ...
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Deutsche Bahn: What does “Train not bookable until further notice” mean?

I am trying to book a train from Deutsche Bahn, that shows a message "Ticket not bookable until further notice" (in the English version of the website) in its listing. However, the button to book is ...
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Is America the Beautiful Pass sold at Cabrillo National Monument?

Here is a list of federal recreational areas where interagency passes are issued. It mentions Cabrillo National Monument. Here's a picture of Cabrillo National Monument Fee Station from Google Maps: ...
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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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I have no identification to get on the bus, how does that work?

I have no identification, but I do have a face sheet from a treatment center with my face and information on it. I also have my California foodstamp card with my name and my debit card with my name. ...
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Why can I buy a ticket on gotogate/other resellers but not direct?

Today my friend flew from Zurich to Sofia with Bulgaria air. The flight was not available on the Bulgaria Air website but only through gotogate and the other resellers. We bought the flight, and she ...
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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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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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Swiss travel pass - Where to buy and how to use?

I'm from Brazil and I will spend a couple of weeks in Switzerland. I saw there are many questions about the Swiss Travel Pass but it seems there are no questions or answers regarding how to get it and ...
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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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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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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 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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Is it a problem for wrong gender on flight tickets?

I just booked a flight ticket on AirAsia for my friend and filled out the wrong gender carelessly. Is it a problem? I didn't find their customer service phone numbers on AirAsia.
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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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What's the difference between the main deck and top deck of the Empire State Building?

Is there a significant difference in these two? Anything special to experience in 102nd floor? I believe the view of both floors don't have a significant difference. Apart from the view what are the ...
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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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Surname too long for airline ticket

I've already seen Name too long for e-ticket. Should I be worried?. But that question is focused on the middle name which isn't that important. This is about the surname. I also left a comment on the ...
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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 ...