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

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Chicago CTA pass on contactless bankcard or Apple Pay

This question is about public transit in Chicago. According to https://www.transitchicago.com/passes/, it is possible to load a CTA unlimited ride pass on a contactless bank card. This seems like a ...
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Seeing ticket allocation before paying on Nightjet

I am booking for a family of 5 to travel on a NightJet service Amsterdam-Munich. There are limited options available (no couchettes and no option to book whole compartment). I am happy to book the 3-...
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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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Historical Data on Rail Fares (Ticket Prices)

I found this historical table of ticket prices per kilometer for the German Federal Railways: www.pro-bahn.de/fakten/fahrpreise. It even goes so far as to distinguish between "short-haul" ...
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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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Reliability of Speed Boat Travel from Iquitos, Peru to Leticia, Colombia

This winter, my travel partner and I are embarking on an exciting journey to Peru. Part of our adventure includes traveling by speed boat from Iquitos, Peru to Leticia, Colombia. We're currently ...
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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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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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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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Air Pass to visit Pacific Islands

I am interested in visiting some Pacific Islands, even though at the moment I have no specific plan about which to visit. I would like to have a look at how to get there and in particular island ...
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How do I use credit from a cancelled trip on American Airlines?

I booked a "flexible" trip via AA and then cancelled it, they sent me an email with a ticket number for the credit for that trip. I'm trying to book a new trip now and there is no field to ...
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Free Madrid transit pass for 65+

The English version of the Madrid transit agency page on passes suggests that senior citizens may be entitled to free transit (with a transit card of nominal cost). From 1 January 2023, people aged ...
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Are there any downsides if someone picks up my boarding pass and adds my reservation to their Business Extra account for small business program credit

I read on viewfromthewing.com (mirror): To be sure, your boarding pass still has a bar code. Someone with a bar code scanner or app could read it. But that’s not the person most likely to pick up ...
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Autocorrect had my name wrong and it’s less than 48 hours

My wife booked ticket but autocorrect misspell her name and her brother. We were able to correct one one airlines (wizzair) but Ryanair asking for 180£ for just add and deleting one word in each name. ...
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American Airlines 24-hour refund: how do I know if a ticket has "Sale-imposed nonrefundable taxes" or "Taxes we must pay whether or not you travel"?

I read on the American Airlines 24-hour refund policy (mirror) that "sale-imposed nonrefundable taxes" and "taxes we must pay whether or not you travel" are not refunded (see quote ...
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MRZ Surname and Visa Mismatch

In my passport the only field is a field called full name (no surname, first name distinction). My name has the following form: A B C D. I always (and consistently) use D as my surname. However, I ...
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How to sell an ÖBB Nightjet ticket?

We bought two tickets for each of two separate Austrian Railways (ÖBB) Nightjet trains from Amsterdam to Innsbruck. The plan was to decide later which ones we would use. The problem is that we ...
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How to get an old boarding pass or some certificate?

My company is asking me to provide the boarding pass for reimbursement purposes. However I used the boarding pass via an app and did not print it out. I've found websites mentioning that it is not ...
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What ticket options for the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route are available in 2023?

I am wanting to travel the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route this year. In previous years a slightly discounted international tourist pass for the whole route called the "Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket&...
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Is the free cancellation within 5 hours still free if using the "Basic Option" with eDreams?

I am looking at some ticket on eDreams. It mentions a free cancellation within 5 hours: But it mentions a 25 GBP fee if using the free "Basic Option" in case of any cancellation: so I'm ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Athens Museums & Monuments Combined Ticket Online Purchase

I am planning to buy the combined ticket from this official Greek website, but on the last screen I get the following text; New: Skip the ticket office line! If you accompany free admission ...
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Filipina in transit Visa gatwick

I would like to bring my girlfriend from the Phillipines to visit me in Trinidad. The easiest route seems to be manila intransit through Qatar and connect in Gatwick airport to Port of Spain Trinidad. ...
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Transfers on Greyhound

One of the trips on Greyhound says there are 3 transfers. Does that mean I have to get off the bus and switch to a different bus 3 times?
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transit in Dammam airport

I have a ticket from Istanbul to Jakarta, but I have to change planes in Dammam. Can I enter the transit visa area with just my online check-in boarding pass? I don't have any luggage, either.
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