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

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Where to get connecting flight boarding pass? [closed]

I'm a young girl traveling for the first time alone in January. The trip will be from Connecticut to Jacksonville with a short layover in Atlanta. I'm only going to be traveling with a carry-on and a ...
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What is the formula to calculate fine in Indian Railways

I heard that the procedure to calculate fine if caught without ticket is (10 * {ticket amount}) + 25 I am not sure about this. Whether it is correct or otherwise what is the formula to calculate ...
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Are there differences between Japan Rail pass vendors?

The Japan Rail pass provides visitors with an easy way to travel by rail. This answer claims that the official website for information about it is japanrailpass.net (which does not appear to make ...
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What Happens when Passenger Refuses to Fly Boeing 737 Max?

As most are unfortunately aware the Boeing 737 Max 8 is receiving very bad press after two fatal plane crashes in five months. China suspends commercial operations of Boeing 737-8 planes At the time ...
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When will the summer 2019 transpacific sale begin (Hainan and others)?

Everyday, I look at the prices for a flight from North America to Asia starting in June and ending in August. For the past 5 years, I would start looking in November everyday, and invariably there ...
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Rail premium Tatkal

I just booked a ticket from a travel agency. The travel agent gave me a pdf of that ticket which shows a total fare of 2490.56 INR. When I checked the PNR inquiry from IRCTC App it shows 2049, which ...
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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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How do I get the 'Paris Visite' ticket?

Where can I buy the Paris Visite ticket? (I live in Brazil). Also, how do I calculate whether it is going to be cheaper than just buying single tickets?
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Can one use a TER train inside Île-de-France with an Île-de-France pass?

If one is taking a TER or Intercités for a journey entirely inside Île-de-France, can one use an Île-de-France pass such as Navigo, Mobilis, or Ticket Jeunes Weekend valid for the appropriate zones? ...
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First-time traveler - what plane ticket should I get? [closed]

It is my first time travelling by plane so I would like to ask, what type of plane ticket is better, and should I use the same ticket to get home?
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Mexico - transfer in Schengen Area without visa - Morocco [duplicate]

I'm russian. I don't have a Schengen visa and I don't have an opportunity to get one now. I want to buy a ticket Mexico - Brussels - Morroco of tuifly. Example: Normaly, if I had a single ticket ,...
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Is there a Paris equivalent of London's Oyster Pay-As-You-Go?

When travelling around London, I usually follow the standing advice and use an Oyster pay-as-you-go card for my tube/bus/train/dlr journeys. It works well, as I can load some cash on every so often, ...
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Why am I given a printed boarding pass though I have a mobile pass?

When I go to counter to check in my luggage, I'm given a printed boarding pass though I have a mobile pass. This happened several times and the last flight was from Istanbul to London. Why do they ...
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Flight tickets: buy two weeks before even during holiday seasons?

There is a common story that airline ticket prices rise significantly if you buy them less than two weeks before departure. And that any time before that will yield standard prices. Is that advice ...
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Who pays for the return air ticket when a country refuses entry (by air)?

If I am on a tourist visa, and refused entry into the intended touring country, then who pays for the return ticket? I would assume I will have to. But if I have no money of any kind, then what ...
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Can I buy another flight from another airline and travel to the same place before the registered flight? [closed]

I want to know if I can buy a flight before the scheduled flight. I have a reserved flight, I want to know if I can buy another flight to the same destination (italy) without any problem. I want to ...
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How to buy Japanese baseball tickets from the US?

What's a good way to buy Japanese baseball tickets from the US? I'm trying to get tickets to the 4/13 Tigers game at Koshien stadium in Osaka. I can read Japanese, and would love to buy from the ...
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Book tickets knowing flight numbers

I'm trying to book a round trip tickets KRR -> SVO -> AMS -> SEA. I know there is a flight KRR -> SVO departing at 2:30pm however all search engines then end up with results that give me overnight ...
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Train from Geneva Airport to Fiesch

We arrive at 9am Thursday at Geneva airport. I've tried buying tickets online but a few different sites have not been able to complete the sale. Can I buy tickets at Geneva airport to Fiesch via ...
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Refundable Flight Ticket in Malaysia Airlines?

In Malaysia Airlines which plan (mhbasic/mhsmart/mhflex) provides refundable ticket?
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Travel agent didn't append MR to my name and my name ends in MS. This caused my first name to be put as Ms on ticket

Whenever I book a flight through any travel agency/website; they always make a data entry of my name as "BADWAL/SHUMSMR". However, this time I decided to book with Expedia India; and they just ...
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What does an Oyster £5 One Day Bus and Tram Pass look like?

If anyone has used an Oyster £5 One Day Bus and Tram Pass, which has been recently introduced in January 2015, could you please post a picture of it here? Is it still available for purchase, or is it ...
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How much for a person traveling from Ghana to US needs in to purchase tickets to US [closed]

How much does a person need to travel from Ghama to US to prove they have sufficient funds to live on here in the US
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Can travel agents “reissue” tickets?

Story A friend once missed an international flight (USA => MidEast) because he mistook the flight number for the flight time on his itinerary. His flight number was something like "430", and his ...
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Why is it sometimes cheaper to fly within the UK than taking the train?

We are planning to travel to Scotland from Manchester and after looking at the prices for both flights and trains. It's cheaper to fly there than taking a train. I've also noticed the same thing when ...
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Booking Ticket with 2 first Name through travel agents

I am planning to buy a ticket for myself and my fiancee and I noticed that on her passport she has 2 given names and the second name is quite big like 10 letters. She has an american passport It is ...
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Purchasing train tickets at Helsinki airport

Arriving Helsinki & going to Central Station. When purchasing tickets at the airport, will the machines take credit cards? What is the approximate cost of a ticket? Thanks BR
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Unused parts of the a plane ticket [duplicate]

I have a problem that I would like to get a second opinion on. I got myself a ticket plane from Frankfurt to Hanoi and back Hanoi to Frankfurt with AirChina through an online agency. Sadly, I will not ...
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Second hand train tickets - France / Thalys

A bloke frequently travelling Brussels-Paris with the Thalys told me there is a second hand market. I can't find any such thing? Any idea? Would it be a French thing or a Thalys thing? I am going ...
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What is an open ticket?

When speaking of an airline ticket, I have heard the term open ticket which has to do with dates not being fixed I believe. What exactly is an open ticket? How do you get an actual flight from one? ...
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Do American tourists get the Senior Discount in Vienna? [closed]

I see a lot of museums in Vienna that offer reduced senior prices with "valid pensioner's ID." I assume that is an official government document. Would they accept an American passport or is the ...
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Co-ordinating a return and one-way ticket

I need to fly domestically in the US from A -> B -> A on a return ticket and in the process meet-up with someone who will fly B -> A on a one-way ticket. (Note that this will involve a layover ...
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Will I be able to enter France without having booked a return ticket from Europe yet?

Going to Europe imminently to study a short tertiary course, half of which will be in France. Haven’t booked my return flight from Germany yet. Will this be a problem for entering Paris? I have tried ...
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Compare train ticket prices in Britain

I'm looking to buy some train tickets for travel in Great Britain, but I know there are many train companies in the country. Does there exist some kind of website that allows me to compare the ...
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Connection flights with different airlines

when flying from manchester to Nha Trang and having two connecting flights one with emirates and the other with Bangkok airways, how many boarding pass will i receive and when do I receive them and ...
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When I purchase flights with an online travel agent, is there an “e-ticket” I must print out?

I've always bought my tickets through travel agents in the past but this time I've bought two flights on two different websites. Now in the emails they've sent me there is my itinerary but also quite ...
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Will I be refused travel due to my flight ticket having a space in my first name?

My first name is SmithQi on the passport, but my ticket shows Smith Qi. Will I be refused travel due to my flight ticket not having space in my first name?
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If I book a flight ticket and indicate a frequent-flyer number during the booking, will the number appear on the flight ticket or boarding pass?

If I book a flight ticket and indicate a frequent-flyer program membership number during the booking, will the membership number always appear on the flight ticket or boarding pass?
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London To Birmingham Off Peak Permitted Routes

I have a question about tickets and permitted routes. I need to travel from London to Birmingham on 8th of February for work. After, I want to visit my friends in Leamington Spa and get back to London ...
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Can you still print boarding passes at the airport if you checked in online?

I'm flying to Tokyo. The flight was sold through Finnair. The first leg is operated by American Airlines. The second and final legs are operated by Finnair. When I checked in online, it said that ...
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Visa validity for airline boarding [duplicate]

My German visa validity is from 19-Feb-2019. I have booked qatar airways flight from India which has departure at 19-Feb 3.45 AM IST. The time in Germany would be 18-Feb-2019 11:15 PM CET. Would I ...
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London urban transport, all-inclusive (incl some airport) one week?

Is there a metropolitan card that would cover all (or most of) London transport, underground and buses, for one week? Could such a card also include transfer from some airport (Stansted, Luton, ...
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Child age for Virgin Atlantic flights

My son was born September 2007. For a flight from India to the USA on Virgin Atlantic, will he be issued a child ticket fare?
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Round trip vs two one-way tickets?

Is there any substantial disadvantage to booking two one-way tickets, versus a round trip ticket? Booking vacation travel with family of four for winter, from Northeast US to Mexico. Round trip is ...
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My name has “Mr” appended on airline ticket reservation. Would that cause problems at the airport?

I recently booked tickets to travel by plane from the UK to Greece. The website I booked through (airfasttickets.co.uk) lists my name correctly, as "Mr Georgios [My surname]", exactly the same as in ...
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How to filter flights by arrival time?

I've tried everything from Kayak to Skyscanner, but I can't seem to find out if it is possible to sort the results of a flight search by arrival time at the destination. Of course I know there may be ...
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Buying UK train ticket with foreign debit card

I want to purchase a UK train ticket, but I have no credit card. All I have is a debit card from The Netherlands, since that's where I live. I've been scouring the Internet for 2 days but every site ...
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Tokyo -> Kyoto via Nagano and Kanazawa as stopovers on single JR ticket - is it possible?

This spring I'm going to Japan, and our current itinerary looks like this for a few of the days: Day 1: Tokyo Station -> Nagano (Shinkansen), overnight in Nagano Day 2: Nagano -> Kanazawa (Shinkansen)...
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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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What are the pros/cons of airlines selling tickets on a futures market? [closed]

Suppose the following were possible: Airline stops selling seats to the general public Airline advertises a route consisting of a # of seats (not necessarily any specific airplane) from a source to a ...