Questions tagged [transportation]

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Transfer from Geneva Airport to La Thuile

I am trying to book a last minute ski trip for the Easter weekend. I am about to purchase my flight tickets, but I'm unable to do so, because I am not sure how I can get myself from Geneva Airport to ...
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Can I bring personal computer from UK to Ukraine for personal use?

I will be travelling to Ukraine for a 1-2 months and I am wondering if I could bring my personal computer with me (for personal use of course), or is this prohibited?
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Uber Car Seat/Family Orlando

We will be travelling to the Orlando area with our 3 year old soon and are trying to figure out local transportation. Uber seems to have services called Uber Family and Uber Car Seat, and they are ...
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Parking rules for motorbikes in Rome, Italy

I'm going to travel Italy by a motorbike. This is my first travel long distance using this kind of transportation. What are the parking rules and norms in Italy (especially, in Rome) for bikes? ...
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Offline public transportation trip planning for Rome

I'm going to Rome, and I want to use just public transportation. However, Google Maps doesn't offer the transportation services in the offline mode, it just offers to save the street map. How can I ...
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Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay transfer time

We are getting into Hanoi airport at 7:40 (AM) and a potential cruise is leaving at 12:30 with a 12:15 start of boarding. Apparently there is a new toll road that brings the drive time down to 2.5 ...
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How to buy train tickets in Indonesia?

So I'd like to know 2 things: I want know all the possible options to buy train tickets in Indonesia (assuming you can buy them from different places). Is there any advantages when using one option ...
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Any ride-sharing services for getting from Indiana to Texas?

I'm trying to get to Texas. I have family that I need to get to. Is there any app or website where one can hitch a ride with people driving this route?
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For how long does an Easy Card remain active if not used?

Does Taiwan's Easy Card get deactivated if one doesn't use it for a while? How long does it take for the card to get deactivated? What happens to the balance that remains on the card? Can the card be ...
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How long does it take to travel from Bangalore to Hampi?

How long does it take to travel from Bangalore to Hampi and back? Should I first reach the Majestic Bus Stand in Bangalore and take a bus from there? I've been told it takes 7 hours. Am I going to ...
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Is it feasible to travel daily from Gavà to Barcelona?

We are planning a 5 day trip to Barcelona and due to a limited budget we were thinking of staying in Gavà and then travelling to Barcelona, practically every morning. Do you consider this as feasible ?...
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Traveling from Ushguli to Batumi, Georgia in one day

I'll be trekking in Georgia in September from Mestia to Ushguli as a group of 4 people. We have a flight booked back home departing from Batumi at Friday morning around 9:30 AM, while we're planning ...
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Is it possible to book adjacent seats on a NightJet train?

Me and my friend would like to book two second class coach seats on a NightJet train from Vienna to Venice at oebb.at. We'd really like them to be next to each other, ideally, facing each other. ...
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Explore Alps without a car

I intend to visit some cities in the Italian Alps (for ex: Belluno, Bolzano) but my greatest wish is in fact to visit the little villages inside the valleys (Siusi, Funes, and so on). The problem is ...
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Sape to Labuan Bajo, how to?

I am in Indonesia, I want to go from Sape (east of Sumbawa) to Labuan Bajo (west of Flores) by sea transportation. I'd like to know: Type of transportation Departure times Length of journey Price ...
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May I use a railway velocipede on actively-used British railways? [closed]

If a railway is still in use in UK, am I legally permitted to use a railway velocipede on it? (Or) Is it dangerous even if I can take it off the railway when I hear a train coming?
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How can I legally visit the United States Minor Outlying Islands in the Pacific?

The United States Minor Outlying Islands (USMOI) are nine islands or groups thereof, eight of which are remote outposts in the Pacific Ocean with no permanent residents (the other is in the Caribbean)....
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Regarding myki Explorer pack

According to this website, the myki Explorer pack includes a day unlimited travel in metropolitan Melbourne. It's also mentioned there that it includes $9 myki Money for travel. Does it mean that ...
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How to travel from Montreal to Quebec City without a car?

This is related to Hiking around Quebec City As I'll spend a few days in Montreal, then a few days in Quebec, I'd like to avoid renting a car just to go from one town to the other one. What's the ...
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Cheapest option to get a bike for a week Amsterdam

Amsterdam is bike city. Almost every local has a bike, and I remember there are quite a few places where you can rent one. But - rentals are probably expensive (this answer says 15 EUR / 24h); and I ...
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are there shuttles to Canary Island ferry ports

Do shuttles exist from Canary Island airports to the inter-island ferry ports? I want to rent a car at an airport, use it on that island for a few days and then return it to the airport. Then I need ...
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What transportation is available from Costa Rica to Nicaragua?

We will be flying in to San Jose Costa Rica in January for 3 weeks, and would like to spend part of that time in Nicaragua. What is the easiest, least expensive way to get to Lake Nicaragua area?
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How can I get a reliable taxi/car service in LA?

I am fully aware LA is based around the car and has limited public transport. But I'm planning to be there a few days and will not be able to drive a car of any kind. I already have the airport ...
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Public transport with luggage from Schiphol to Amsterdam city

I am trying to evaluate if it is worth taking a cab from Schiphol to Centraal station (hotel is nearby station). The luggage is nudging me in the direction of a cab, however, public transportation is ...
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Collecting the “Multi-person ticket” in the Taiwan Railways Booking app

I installed the official app, booked two tickets for a train ride, paid, and chose to pickup locally. Now I have one ticket in my app, but the second ticket shows “tickets divided, waiting for pickup”....
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How can I get from LYS airport to the city center of Lyon?

My flights will be arriving at LYS airport on a Thursday afternoon (around 2 o'clock and leaving on a Sunday evening (around 8 o'clock). From the airport I want to get to the city center and ...
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Transport from airport to downtown Lagos for Benny Hinn and Chris Oyakhilome event

I'm attending an event in Lagos on October 28th and 29th. Where can I find information about registered car services with drivers that can take me from the airport to Victoria Island in downtown ...
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Getting from Kutaisi airport to Tbilisi (GeorgiaBus)

I have a couple of questions regarding getting from Kutaisi airport (KUT) to Tbilisi. Researching that there seem to be the following options: Minibus (marshrutkas) Train Normal bus (GeorgianBus ...
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Is it recommended to hire a car in northern Thailand? From whom?

My partner and I are going to be traveling in the north of Thailand for a few days next month. Is it a good idea to hire a car while there? If so, where? I have heard that some car rental services in ...
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Cheapest way to get to Amherst, MA from BDL or BOS

What's the cheapest way to get to Amherst, MA from either BDL or BOS airport? All shuttles from BDL to Amherst are around $55, which is the same price as that of Lyft. Peter Pan from Boston costs $45+...
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Getting an Easy Card in TPE airport?

Can I buy an Easy Card in TPE (and load it with money)? Can I use a credit card for that, or do I need to have NTD in cash to do that?
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Can I roller skate on the street in France?

I'm traveling to Europe soon and I'm wondering if I can legally skate on roads in France and if so, am I required by law to wear a helmet, reflective vest etc.
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What is an efficient way of planning solo-trips with so many unknowns? [closed]

I love traveling, and have always traveled since I was a kid. Now that I have more freedom of movement, I'd like to take the chance to see the rest of the world. While living in Europe, it's easy and ...
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Sydney–Melbourne by other means than flying

It's my understanding that nowadays most people travelling between Sydney and Melbourne would fly. (Correct me if I'm wrong.) Besides being more environmentally sustainable, would it make much sense, ...
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Getting from Paradise Island to a Pink Sand Beach

We'll be staying a few days in the Bahamas on Paradise Island, right across from Nassau. We already have a hotel paid for but we would like to see one of the pink sand beaches as a day-trip form there....
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Lime scooters at LAX

In a little over 24 hours I'll be landing at LAX from an international flight and have 5 hours to fill before my connecting domestic flight. I'd like to get out and see some local shops, particularly ...
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How to go from Terminal 4 to Terminal 1 at JFK?

I am travelling solo to JFK and I will be landing at terminal 4 at 6am. I have to get my connecting flight at terminal 1 at 1:30pm on the same day. I need to know how to get from T4 to T1 in good time,...
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What's the cheapest way to get from downtown Taoyuan to downtown Taipei, other than hitchhiking?

I will probably hitchhike but it is winter and rain is not unlikely. There are lots of discussions about getting from Taoyuan airport to Taipei, but I've actually been staying in Taoyuan for a few ...
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Is there Shuttle transfer from DXB terminal 1 to 2? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Manila (MNL) - Muscat and I will be transitting for a connecting flight at Dubai for 2hours. I will be arriving at Dubai Terminal 1 and my connecting flight will be departing at ...
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How to get from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa at the border and if possible avoiding stairs?

How to get from Hong Kong airport (HKG) to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") at the border as a French citizen, and if possible avoiding stairs?
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What's the cheapest way to get from the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast without a car, other than hitchhiking?

Normally I actually do hitchhike between these two (-: But next time I can't leave until the 14th and have a flight out of the Gold Coast on the morning of the 16th. Hitching is not guaranteed to get ...
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The simplest way to get to and from Wagah border ceremony

I will be staying in Amritsar for a few days but will be on a tight schedule. Since I want to see the Wagah border ceremony, what do you think would be the best way to get from Amritsar to Wagah, see ...
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Is it possible to rent a scooter in Probolinggo?

Where can I rent a scooter in Probolinggo? I tried several hotels, one guesthouse, and the tourism information (opposite Probolinggo's train station entrance) but I couldn't find anyone renting out a ...
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Cheapest ride from Raja Ferry to Chaweng Beach [closed]

I have a question. Me and my girlfriend are going to Thailand and also Koh Samui in January. I am wondering which type of transport is best to take in Koh Samui and also in Thailand in general. 1) ...
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What is the best way to get from Narita Airport to Tsukuba?

What is the best way (cheapest, quickest) from Narita Airport to Tsukuba?
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Car rental vs. buying a car for 1 month, when visiting the USA?

I would like to visit a few places in the states sometime next year, and I was thinking of doing a road trip while I'm at it. I could start in either Los Angeles or Montreal, and then I would like to ...
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How to get to Niagara Falls (Canada side) from Toronto airport during a layover?

I'm a French citizen traveling from Vancouver to Paris, but happen to have quite a lengthy layover in Toronto (5:50am to 7pm), and I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to see Niagara Falls....
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Cheapest transport (other than walking) from ACY to touristy area in Atlantic City

I might have a 7 hour layover in ACY. In which case, I might as well travel over to check out Atlantic City. What is the cheapest mode of transport from ACY to the touristy area in Atlantic City? ...
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How could I get a crew job to get to Hawaii? [duplicate]

I'm looking for options to get from the US mainland to Hawaii and I thought doing crew work on a boat/ship/yacht might be an option. How would I go about doing this?
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Apps to call cabs/taxis in Germany for non-German speakers

I will be travelling to Germany next week. I don't speak German, only Portuguese and English. Are there mobile apps for me to call taxis in Germany (Frankfurt) in English, such as 99 and easy taxi? ...