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Why were passengers asked to leave infant boarding pass on the seat when leaving then plane?

Recently I was flying 2 times with charter airlines. The "after landing" communication which usually says to stay in your seats and keep your belt fastened had an additional note which I've ...
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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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Two leg journey (BOS - LHR - DXB) is cheaper than the first leg only (BOS - LHR)?

I was looking into tickets from BOS > LHR a direct flight costs at least $1,154 via American airways, while British itself costs at least $1,199 (see pic below) now a ticket BOS > LHR > DXB ...
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What to do if the plane/train/bus ticket is stored on the phone and the phone is lost or damaged or stops working?

Allowing passengers to display their flight ticket on their smartphone instead of having to carry a printout, was a good move. It's necessary to show it to get into the airport and to get the boarding ...
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How can I track how many days I've used a UK Flexi Season Ticket for when it's in QR code format?

I'm looking to purchase a UK Flexi Season Ticket online, specifically using thetrainline (although I'm ultimately travelling with Thameslink). I would like to get it in QR code format as I believe it'...
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Two Separate Tickets, One Itinerary

My brother gifted me a Delta round trip JFK-NCE. The only blip is that I live in Pittsburgh. So I must buy my own ticket PIT-JFK. The gifted ticket is on Delta and the purchased ticket is on Delta. My ...
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Can I use the door leading from Vatican museum to St. Peter's Basilica?

I want to buy a guided tour of the Vatican Museums from their official website. Their options only include the museums, not the Basilica. I don't want to spend endless hours waiting in the queue for ...
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What do 'skip the line tickets' mean in Italy

I've read about many skip the line tickets- but someone told me- they only allow you to skip the ticketing line- not the security line, is this correct? If so how can you manage to skip long security ...
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Paris Navigo Easy pass for public transport

I am travelling to Paris and I am confused how to validate the ticket when changing metro or bus. I will be using the Navigo Easy pass. Below an example of a way I might take. The second option, the ...
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How to get from Split to Vis

I would like to get from Split to Vis on a Monday in high season and I can't work out two things. What are the times of the fastest boat (catamaran?) and do I need to book them in advance or should I ...
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Deutsche Bahn Sparpreis Europa ticket validity

I have booked a ticket (Sparpreis Europa, class 1) via Deutsche Bahn website from Munich to Vienna and there are 2 points I wanted to clarify: My ticket says "München+City ->Wien". Does ...
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ÖBB ticket : Validity and reservation

I will be travelling from Vienna to Bratislava via train, however i am not clear on 2 points: I have booked a specific journey on a particular date however when I look at my date it says "valid: ...
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Travelling to Morocco using UNLP for Iraqi citizen

I have a United Nations Laissez-Passer. Can I use it to travel to Morocco? My nationality is Iraqi.
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Can I join a TGV at a later station?

I've got an Interrail 2nd pass global pass. I also have a TGV reservation from Turin to Paris. Could I join the TGV at a later station (Oulx) using the reservation from Turin to Paris (Oulx is a stop ...
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DB Flex Tickets when there are multiple pragmatic routes between the origin and destination

The DB website says the following about Flexible tickets: What trains can I take if I have a flexible ticket? With the flexible fare you are not bound to a specific train. With a ticket for an ICE or ...
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Does one need to buy tickets in advance for Deutsche Bahn train?

I want to take a train of the Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Frankfurt. Do I need to book and order a ticket in advance (e.g. from their website: https://www.bahn.com/en/ ), or can I buy it at the ...
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Will my Navigo Pass be replenishable next year?

NYC OMNI "tap & go" passes are refillable and do not expire for 5 years. The French equivalent is Navigo: I purchased a weekly pass for 5 + 30 Euros. Can I reuse the pass next year in ...
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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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One last name in Passport, Two last names in plane ticket

I bought a ticket to travel to Spain from Los Angeles through Iberia, and when I entered my name, without thinking I put my first name, paternal last name and maternal last name, and I realized my ...
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How do I check if my Air China eticket is business class?

I have just purchased an airchina ticket to NZ business class. Where on my eticket can I find that it is indeed business class, please?
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What does "this is not a boarding card" mean when checking-in for a flight with Ryanair?

I have checked in online for my Ryan flight from Malaga to Glasgow and have received a prompt saying "this is not a boarding card Go to ticket desk for visa/document check & boarding card.&...
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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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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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Can you buy the same ticket at a lower price if you buy it from another country?

I heard that buying a ticket from a different country (like using a VPN to access the website from another country's IP) may change the price. Is it true? Any specific Airline or example that I can ...
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Why does my Deutsche Bahn ticket have a different number and time?

I have looked at my ICE DB ticket and the train number and time is different to the one available on the website for seat reservations. Is this because they didn’t run that train? The destination is ...
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German Bahn "Sparpreis": can I use a local train (S-Bahn) instead of ICE?

I'm going by train to Frankfurt airport. Everything is regional trains except for the last leg from Frankfurt Main Station to the airport. This last leg can be done on a local train (S-Bahn, RE) or on ...
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Concert schedules in Vienna

I will be in Vienna and Salzburg in September-October and, like every other visiting tourist, would like to attend a concert or opera. However, checking the sites of the Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener ...
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Does the Brazil Air Pass still exist?

In many forums and blogs about air travel in Brazil the "Brazil Air Pass" (or sometimes a "South American Airpass") is mentioned. With this airpass, you can take multiple flights ...
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How can I check if this airline ticket is genuine?

Some girl whom I met on fb started chatting & subsequently became friends, After couple of weeks She told me that she is going to revive her Jewelry Business for which she is coming to India. As ...
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Amsterdam travel tickets

I plan to go to Amsterdam in April, how can I purchase the Amsterdam travel Ticket for two days and have it started at Amsterdam airport?
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Ticket check when entering Brussels on the Eurostar

I will be travelling from London to Brussels on the Eurostar next week and wondered if our tickets are checked/scanned when we arrive and depart the train? As I have a connecting train to catch ...
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Delay receiving flight ticket

I booked tickets with Flight hub on Feb 28, 2023. But I haven't received any confirmation yet. Does anybody know how long it will take normally?
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Buying train tickets Liverpool London on Sunday more than a few weeks ahead

I have a travel to Liverpool coming up in April and I have bought my outbound train ticket, but seem unable to buy the return ticket. The return journey is planned to be on a Sunday, and I prefer a ...
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What does "G" mean right after a flight number in a boarding pass?

Example of a boarding pass from Alaska Airlines from SFO (San Francisco International Airport) to GEG (Spokane International Airport). The flight is Alaska Airlines 2233. What does the G mean right ...
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Deciphering Air Europe booking codes

I have an Air Europe ticket with "fare basis" code PLYR7L. I'd like to know what my flexibility and options are with regards to changes/cancellations etc. However, I can not find what this ...
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If one's name contains an umlaut, can it be replaced with vowel without umlaut + e when booking a flight ticket? (e.g., Jürgen -> Juergen)

Assume one's name contains an umlaut. I wonder whether one can replace the umlaut with vowel without umlaut + e when booking a flight ticket. E.g., Jürgen -> Juergen. Or will this cause some issue ...
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What's the point of this form at the back of some flight ticket asking for the passenger name?

What's the point of this form at the back of some flight ticket asking for the passenger name? I'm confused as the front of the flight ticket already mentions the passenger name. I forgot what flight ...
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Why are some flight ticket deals localized?

Skyscanner mentions: Selecting the country you’re in will give you local deals and information. I confirmed that the choice of the user location does impact the number of flight ticket deals that ...
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Is 1 hour 35 minutes sufficient to connect flights at Muscat Airport? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Cairo to Karachi using two Oman Air flights. The flights have transit time of one hour and 35 minutes time at Muscat Airport. Is this time is sufficient for transfer to catch the ...
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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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Why can I not book a train ticket from Kandy to Jaffna? Or Jaffna to Colombo?

Using the oficicial Sri Lanka Railways website, I have sucessfully booked a journey from Colombo to Matara, but so many stretches do not seem to be possible. Whenever I try, I get this result, no ...
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What's the deadline to request a ticket refund with KLM?

KLM airline offers fully refundable tickets ("Flex"): What's the exact deadline to request a ticket refund with KLM? Below is what I could find in the ticket policy (clicking on "Show ...
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What's the upside(s) of paying for a fare lock on a fully refundable flight ticket, if any?

E.g., KLM airline offers a fare lock for a fully refundable ticket (fully refundable till flight boarding): Text: Need some time to think? No problem: you can lock this fare now and pay later. The ...
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When booking a flight when the clock is set back by one hour due to the daylight saving time, how can I know when the plane is scheduled to depart?

E.g., in the US, PT time zone, on Sunday, November 6, 2022, 2:00:00 am PT, the clock was reset to Sunday, November 6, 2022, 1:00:00 am PT. If I book a plane scheduled to depart on November 6, 2022, 1:...
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Deutsche Bahn: What happens if a flexible regional leg preceding a fixed long distance leg gets delayed or cancelled when on a Super Sparpreis ticket?

I am planning to book a Super Sparpreis ticket from A to C via B, where the A-B leg is on regional (RE/S-Bahn) train and the B-C leg is on a long distance (IC/ICE) train. Though the Super Sparpreis ...
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How do I change payment currency on American Airlines

I was trying to book a flight on American Airlines using my American credit card paying in dollars. However, the website insists on showing me the prices in pounds and I can't switch my residence ...
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Deutsche Bahn: Do I need to buy and later claim a refund for using a different train due to a cancellation or delay in the original train?

Suppose I have booked a train with Deutsche Bahn from A to C via B. Either the train covering the A-B leg gets delayed, or the train covering the B-C leg gets cancelled, leaving me looking for ...
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Paris public transport apps: Île-de-France Mobilités vs. Bonjour RATP

I'm moving to Paris in few weeks and currently checking useful apps for daily use. Can you please advise what is the best app to use for public transport in Paris? I am confused between the two apps ...
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