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

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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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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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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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Am I going to have trouble flying with a shortened surname on the ticket?

I'm going to Germany from India in 2 days. I have booked Etihad Airways flight but I put P S Narayanan (which is my name) instead of Puthenpurayil Satheeschandran Narayanan as in my passport. Will ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any point in keeping paper versions of boarding passes, or are scans/pictures of them good enough?

I read that keeping boarding passes can be useful in some cases. Examples: https://www.smartertravel.com/save-boarding-pass/ (mirror) https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/keep-boarding-pass-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 a ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Ryan air boarding pass printout

I have a Ryan air flight from Copenhagen tomorrow morning. Do I really need to print the boarding pass as in the pdf it is mentioned that visa check is required? Unfortunately, I couldn't take the ...
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Can I get cheaper plane tickets by using a VPN?

In a Youtube video by ADVChina, the speaker is recommending using a VPN in China for various reasons, and to sign up using his referral code. He says there are various practical uses including "You ...
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Greyhound from NYC to DC

Do Greyhound buses from NYC to DC depart from Port Authority or do they depart from the Greyhound station near the George Washington bridge?
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Travel Europe under abbreviated first name on reservation?

Our family has always abbreviated the first name as we all only use our middle names, as in D. Mike Dewey. If reservations are under D. Mike Dewey and the passport says Dennis Mike Dewey - will this ...
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Can I board a UK train I am booked on half way with a mobile, advanced ticket? [duplicate]

I have a ticket from Southampton to Manchester in the next month or so. Its a non-refundable Single Advance ticket but due to circumstances out of my control, I won't be in Southhampton on the date - ...
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Is it possible that the return ticket of a round-trip is counterfeit? [closed]

Is it possible to buy round-trip tickets to Jamaica where the return ticket is counterfeit? My daughter-in-law says she's now stranded there. Is this possible?
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which airlines offer tickets which are fully refundable without penalty on their online booking system? [closed]

Most airlines offer some sort of refundable tickets, but in most cases there is some kind of penalty for refunds, even if its small. Likely all major airlines offer fully-refundable tickets, but in ...
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Can you change a Polish LOT airlines ECONOMY STANDARD ticket to a different route?

Is it possible to change a Polish LOT airlines ECONOMY STANDARD ticket to a completely different route? The ticket is non-refundable, but changes are allowed for a penalty of 65 EUR. CHANGES ...
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Modifying one leg of round trip ticket

Not too sure of this is possible, or if the only solution for this issue is actually booking multi-city single tickets however here’s a shot... So my plan is to fly from London to Dubai on Aeroflot ...
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Skip last leg, but get on different flight in layover city

Disregarding the morals of hidden-city ticketing, I've got a question. Are there any issues from flying and skipping the last leg and hopping onto a different airline's flight to get to my wanted ...
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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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is there an ultra-last minute price drop on long haul flights with regular (not low cost) airlines?

I am planning to fly from Germany to Vietnam. Do standard airlines do ultra last minute price drops for long distance flights? I.e. is it reasonable to wait until 1 to 3 days before the flight with ...
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One ticket, two connections, three flights: who will be responsible if one is missed?

I bought a ticket from United, includes 3 itineraries: (a) domestic flight operated by United (b) international flight operated by United (c) international flight operated by Lufthansa The ...
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Need to add children to wife's itinerary

My wife booked a multi city ticket that consists of 2 round trips. She wants to now add our kids to one of the round trips. Online, we can't purchase a ticket for 2 minors only. Is there a way to ...
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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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Leaving USA to go to Brazil. Also have Irish Passport which doesn't need a visa for Brazil [duplicate]

Airline ticket was booked with USA Passport. Brazil requires Visa for USA Citizens. I have an Irish Passport. Irish Citizens do not need Visas to visit Brazil. How does USA Airline handle that? Do I ...
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Transfer at Beijing flying on separate ticket [closed]

I will be travelling to China (Lanzhou) from Mumbai (BOM) and I plan on booking two separate tickets since its cheaper. Actually I have already booked the final leg of my journey. Below are the ...
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Is it required to show train ticket reservation during visa application to France [closed]

Hello I'm a student in the UK with Tier-4 visa and I'd like to apply for a Schengen visa of France via TLS Contact. As title suggests, I'd like to know whether I must present paid train ticket to ...
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Are flights undertaken by GOL Transportes Aereos via KLM considered to be a single ticket / booking?

I have booked tickets from Germany to Uruguay. The major Airline for the trip is KLM. There is a stop at Brazil's Sao Paolo GRU airport from where I have a flight to Montevideo. This particular ...
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UK trains: I bought a return ticket from London Euston to Coventry. Can I board at different station?

I recently bought a return ticket from London Euston to Coventry but realised it stops at Watford Junction in between. Can I just get on the same train at Watford Junction using the same ticket?

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