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8-hour stopover in Kuala Lumpur: visiting Batu Caves?

I have a stopover in Kuala Lumpur during the day (around 8 hours). Arriving early in the morning and continuing on in the afternoon. I was considering taking the time to visit the Batu Caves, north of ...
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How much does the bus over the Thai Lao friendship bridge cost from the Laos side?

I've got a week left on my Laos visa but I'd have to visit the ATM again and the fees are really high these days. So I'm thinking of heading back to Thailand. But want to make sure I keep enough LAK ...
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Taxi rates from San Jose Airport, Costa Rica (SJO) to Alajuela

I'm flying into SJO and staying at a guest house 3 minutes away in Alajuela. I'm hoping to find what amount I should expect to pay so that I don't get overcharged.
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Travelling during Diwali in India, good idea to book ahead?

We will be in Northern India in November 2023. We will travel by train/bus and don't plan to book hotels ahead as we like to be very flexible with our travels. The Diwali holiday is on November 12th ...
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Urgent transport of antibiotic to Cuba needed

A friend of mine from Portugal is currently hospitalized with pneumonia near Havana, Cuba. The problem is that they don't have the medication/antibiotic that she needs available and her situation is ...
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What's the best way to get from Billund Airport to Legoland Resort Hotel?

I'll be traveling with two young children (and carrying a suitcase or two), landing at BLL at the early evening - around 18:30 on a Saturday, after a day of flights and connections. We will be flying ...
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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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Wait times at Mt. Titlis?

I'm heading to Mt. Titlis- end of August. but since the weather is uncertain, I want to wait and buy my Tell Pass there. With the Tell Pass are the wait times really long in getting to Titlis, and ...
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Is it better to use swiss pass or rent a car?

We are 4 adults, arriving in Zurich- for a 3 day stay in Lucerne. We plan to visit Mt. Titlis and maybe Interlaken during our stay. Is it cheaper to rent a car for our 3 day trip, or should we just go ...
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How to purchase multiple tickets in the Île-de-France Mobilités app for public transport in Paris

I downloaded the Île-de-France Mobilités app for transport in Paris. I will be traveling with my wife and her phone does not support NFC, so she can't purchase tickets with hers. I want to purchase ...
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How can i get from Rome or FCO airport to Napoli in the early hours (1:00 AM to 4:00AM)?

My flight arrives to FCO airport in Rome around 1 AM and I want to get to Napoli. I could not find any trains that operate overnight and the earliest bus is at 4 AM. I also could not find any car ...
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Travel alternatives LAX to San Diego

I realise this is bordering on a WANTA question but I'm running out of ideas. Our travel plan for getting us from LAX to Tijuana (<2 days from now!) has fallen through so I'm now searching for ...
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What ways would you recommend for paying for the transportation services in Hong Kong?

Does the public transportation system in Hong Kong accept a foreign credit card or debit card, or US dollars? The same question about the other transportation systems for cabs or Uber like services. ...
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Bandar Seri Begawan to Kota Kinabalu

We are trying to get into and out of Brunei without flying, similar to Options for traveling from Miri (Malaysia) to Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) in 2022. We want to go in from Miri and out to Kota ...
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What are my options for travelling from Neufchâteau, France to Joan of Arc's birthplace in Domrémy-la-Pucelle?

I'm looking into visiting Joan of Arc's birthplace in Domrémy-la-Pucelle, and as far as I can tell my best bet for getting there is taking the train to Neufchâteau in France. However, once in ...
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How can I get from Nice air port to Imperia at 21:00 24/12?

My flight arrives to Nice at 20:00 and I need to go to Imperia. All car rental services seem to be close. There is a train to Ventimiglia but that is all. How can I get from Nice air port to Imperia, ...
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How to get from Watford to London and back to airport

I am traveling to London next March with my family (2 adults and 3 children ages 7, 8, 10). We are staying in Watford as we are going to Harry Potter studios. The following morning we are going from ...
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Can I use Revolut for the personal OV-Chipkaart in Netherlands?

They write that I need a Dutch bank account to get a personal OV-Chipkaart in the Netherlands for public transport, but I can't find if Revolut or N26 which are online banks accepted in the ...
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What's the latest time I can leave San Francisco to San Jose via some group transportation service (train, bus, etc but not taxi) on a Friday evening?

I'll be in San Jose downtown for a few days soon. I'll spend the Friday evening in San Francisco. What's the latest time I can leave San Francisco (SF) to San Jose (SJ) via some group transportation ...
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Taxi in suburbs/mountains of Italy

What are best and safe ways/webs/apps to order a taxi with a price in advance in Italian mountains/suburbs where there are no bus connections and one does not speak Italian? Example: Bone – Usellières
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How to get from MXP to BGY

I am going on a business trip mid June will be staying in Baveno, Italy for 3 days. The company is going to transport us to MXP (Malpensa Airport) where everyone is flying back home. I have other ...
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Getting to Salou from Barcelona airport [closed]

I’m going to Salou in July, flying into Barcelona. What are my options for getting to Salou from the airport, and how can I decide among them? Are taxis at the airport reasonable or do I need to ...
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What is the cheapest way to get from Weeze Airport to Amsterdam?

I am gonna land at Weeze airport on November 21 at about 12:00. I will have 4 days for traveling. I would like to go to Amsterdam and I am looking for the cheapest way to do so. I am planning to spend ...
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Why was UAL 2013 cancelled Sept 12th 2021?

My flight for today, UAL (United Air Lines) 2013 from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Miami (MIA), has been cancelled. Why? I have not been rebooked until tomorrow AM. Am I entitled to any compensation?
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How to get to Vlkolínec by public transport?

Vlkolínec is a village in Slovakia in Ružomberok district. It was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its traditional architecture. Is it possible to visit Vlkolínec using public ...
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Get to Tibidabo with Hola Barcelona card. Is it possible?

I'm traveling to Barcelona next week and I will use Hola Barcelona card for public transport. Searching on Google maps for a journey, let's say from Sagrada Familia it shows that one have to take the ...
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Hola Barcelona public transport card bought online

I'm looking on the Barcelona public transport system and it seems to be cheaper if one buys the card online. Here is their website. I have two questions in this case: How do I get the card, will it ...
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What's the fastest a tourist can go terrestrially?

Let's ignore planes on the ground, transportation vehicles in test phase that aren't in commercial operations, and special vehicles that a tourist cannot buy/rent/enter decently easily. The fastest I'...
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Transporting horses interstate DOT

If I am hauling my horses from SD to AZ in a Semi truck with DOT licensed agriculture, do I need to get permits and stop at every weigh station?
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Alternatives to taxis in Japan

There are a large number of sites I wish to visit in the wider Tokyo area that are not accessible by train or bus. Often the nearest station or bus stop is a few kilometres away, walkable but due to a ...
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How should a pedestrian walk across a busy road in the USA?

I have had multiple scary experiences crossing streets and highways with fast moving traffic in the US. My impressions are that the traffic system is not designed particularly with pedestrian safety ...
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Transport pass for one week in Mallorca

I will be in Mallorca for one week. Is there transport card, weekly pass or something like this? I've been last year in Malta and I bought one card and was able to travel with their public transport ...
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Hiking in Scotland under 21 without a car

So I wanted to go with a friend to Scotland for 4 to 5 days. We would arrive at Edinburgh by plane. We wanted to rent a car so we could go where we wanted to to hike, but we would have to pay double ...
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Fira to Santorini Airport transportation early in the morning

Due to COVID-19 our leaving flight from Santorini, Greece to Athens (middle of September) got moved early in the morning. We are scheduled to leave from Santorini Airport at 06:20 (in the morning). ...
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How can I find the fastest path between two locations combining public transportation with taxi/rideshare app in Bangkok, Thailand?

How can I find the fastest path between two locations combining public transportation with taxi/rideshare app in Bangkok, Thailand? I have tried so far: https://citymapper.com/news/1240/combining-...
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Are there any moving companies which can transport plants from CA to IL [closed]

I am planning to move from California to Illinois and while selecting the moving company to transport my belongings I have noticed that they mostly do not want to transport plants. Unfortunately for ...
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From Colombia to Ecuador by bus

I would like to get from Popayán, Colombia to Quito, Ecuador by bus. It would be very nice to get comfortable overnight bus. Is it possible? Where I can get such information?
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Staying in Sunnyvale, visiting San Francisco 1 day. Which transport pass?

I would be staying in Sunnyvale and will go to SF for 1 day. Which transport pass would be the best ? I am seeing that one needs Caltrain to go to SF back and forth, and inside SF there are MUNI and ...
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Best transportation option for living 4 months in Vienna?

Starting from March I will be living in Vienna for 4 months. During this period, I have to go to work (15 min via U2) and come back every day during the week. Also, some weekends I would like to ...
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Getting from Tromsø to Bodø with buses

How to get from Tromsø to Bodø through Narvik with buses? How much does the trip cost and where to find the timetables?
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Alternative to SuperShuttle at LAX?

It has recently been announce that the SuperShuttle is totally closing down at LAX (and everywhere else). (SuperShuttle is going out of business. Its last rides are Dec. 31) This is a service that I ...
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Travel options from Tg Belungkor to Desaru and back for 5 people

I'm planning to take the ferry from Changi Point, Singapore to Tanjung Belungkor, Malaysia. What are my options from continuing from Tg Belungkor to the resort area in Desaru, and then back? I'm ...
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Where can I find some maps showing where the stations and lines of micros and other types of mini-buses (e.g., combis) are located in Lima, Peru?

According to the Wikipedia page on Transport in Lima: Micros (minibus) are the most common means of public transportation in Lima. I could find some maps for the stations/lines of the ...
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Getting from Kuching to Semenggoh

Many guidebooks (including Lonely Planet Borneo Aug 2019 edition) and websites still claim that you can take Bus No. 6 (4 ringgit) from Kuching to Semenggoh. However, my hostel staff tell me that ...
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Cost of RER/Metro monthly pass in Paris

I’m going to be living in the 18th arrondissement for three months. What is the cost of an RER & Metro pass monthly? I used to live in Saint Germain En Laye years ago and the pass cost about $90. ...
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Marrakesh airport to Jemmaa el-Fna

What's the best way for a couple of European tourists to get from Marrakesh airport (RAK) to a hotel near the Jemaa el-Fna without undue hassle or expense? The airport website says the taxi fare ...
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Transferring between Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao International Airport

I am arriving from London via an Air China flight in Pudong at 6:45 a.m. and have an Air China flight to Shenzhen that departs from Hongqiao at 11:30 a.m. I understand that there's a shuttle service ...
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How to get to Sultanahmet from Istanbul New Airport?

Can someone give me instructions on how to get to Sultanahmet from the new airport. I found out about the bus route IST-20 but I couldn't find if it really exists or how much is it and should we buy ...
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Traveling on the ABC islands (Lesser Antilles)

During Christmas, I want to travel to the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao). I know I can only fly between the islands, but how can I travel on the islands? Is it difficult to rent a car? Is ...
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How to get from Haifa to Ben-Gurion (TLV) airport on Saturday?

I need to get from Haifa to the Ben-Gurion airport (codename TLV), on a Saturday, for an afternoon flight; let's say I need to be at the main terminal (Terminal 3) by 14:00. As is well-known, however,...
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