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How to visit Colorado mountains during the winter without driving through unsafe road conditions to get to the transit service?

I will be taking a winter road trip and as part of that road trip, I'd like to see the mountains of Colorado. I've seen them in the fall, but would love to experience them in Winter. The car I will ...
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4 people in a cab in London? Is that allowed?

I have found that different cities have different regulations and I have been in places where 4 persons can travel in any cab (3 in back seat, one in front seat) while other cities don't allow front ...
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How can I travel to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup without flying? [closed]

On the occasion of the World Cup of Nations in Russia, many people will be interested in traveling there. The problem is the expense for airline and match ticket. For me, who's passionate about ...
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Using child car seats in Cuba?

A family is planning to travel to Cuba with an infant. They will arrive in Varadero airport, and will be staying in an all-inclusive resort about a 40 minute drive from Havana. They would like to be ...
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What is the quickest route to Nioloko-Koba National Park(Senegal) from Gambia?

I've been reading many trip reports that cover The Gambia and Senegal in a single trip, but very few go into detail on which routes they are taking. We will only have 2 weeks and want to focus on The ...
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Transport to Krabi Airport [duplicate]

I will be staying in Krabi on 29 October 2017. My flight from Krabi airport is at 8.00 am on 30 October 2017. I have to be at the airport at least by 7.00 am. Please advise me the cheapest and most ...
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What is the best way to travel to South Argentina - mainly El Calafate, El Chaten, & Ushuaia? [closed]

We are looking for advice for travelling from El Calafate -> El Chaten -> Ushuaia and what would be the best form of transportation between these cities/areas?
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Traveling from Tbilisi to Kazbegi?

I would like to take a minibus from Tbilisi to Kazbegi, but I do not speak Georgian and not sure where is the furtherest point that the minibus will take me.. I imagine I will need a taxi to get to my ...
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Transport from Canary Islands to Casablanca? [closed]

I'm having trouble finding transportation from Gran Canaria of the Canary Islands to Casablanca Morocco, for November. The flights I've seen take twenty-something hours because of stops in other ...
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Travel between Heathrow terminals

I plan to arrive by road at Heathrow Terminal 4, but need to check in at Terminal 2 for my flight. Can I use the free shuttle service before checking in? Car parking is substantially cheaper for T4 ...
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How can I get from Gatwick to Heathrow by bus? [duplicate]

Is there a direct bus connection betwee Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow?
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Cheapest way to travel around the world [closed]

If someone is money-poor, time-rich, what are the cheapest ways to travel halfway or the whole way around the world? For example: Starting in Australia or South America traveling to Northern Europe, ...
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What are my options to go from Milan to Lake Maggiore, Italy?

What are my ground transport options traveling from Milan to Lake Maggiore? I will be flying into Milan, but will need to get to Verbania on the lake. Where can I get cost and time estimates?
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How long will it take to get from Los Angeles Metro's 7th St./Metro Center to Hollywood and Highland via Metro Red?

I plan to take Metro's Red Line subway in Los Angeles to get from Metro's 7th St./Metro Center station to Hollywood and Highland station on a Friday at around 1:00-1:30pm, and would like to know how ...
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Cheapest way to get to Westminster from Downtown LA?

I'd like some suggestions on how to cheaply get from Downtown LA (around the Financial District, Union station...area) to Westminster in OC, CA (specifically the Little Saigon Market area there) ...
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Carrying items for other people in my baggage

I will be on a trip with my wife to the US and then head to EU for several weeks. My friends have already asked me to purchase or pick up items in the countries we visit. I'd love to do this for them, ...
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How can I get from Tegel Airport to Bernau (bei Berlin) on Sunday evening?

I have a flight tomorrow, Sunday, that arrives at Tegel at 8 pm and cannot find a way to get to Bernau bei Berlin where my hotel is located. I saw this option: via u-bahn from Tegel station to ...
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At what time and where I can find shared jeeps in New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling

I need to get to Darjeeling from New Jalpaiguri. As I know there are two main options: private taxi and shared jeeps. If it is possible I would like to use shared jeeps. I will be in New Jalpaiguri ...
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Do NJT buses accept more than exact change?

I'm considering taking NJT bus 62 to the airport from the West Village (in combination with the PATH train, which takes Metrocards, so that's easy). I've see online that the bus accepts only exact ...
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Is Copenhagen bike share a good choice for a tourist?

I am visiting Copenhagen for the first time and would primarily like to use a bike to get around since, as I understand, that's what you do. I found Bycyklen, which seems good because I won't need to ...
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How to get from Reykjalið (Mývatn) to Askja without a car?

Any bus companies offer transport from Reykjalið (Mývatn) to Askja? Or maybe Hitchhiking?
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renting/letting/hire/location a scooter in Paris France (from US)

Backstory: My wife and I are in Paris for a week (this week) and looking to travel around and see the sites, are we in district 14 and looking at some of the site's we want to see are all best ...
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Can I travel from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok by ferry with a motorbike?

In Indonesia, is it possible to go by ferry from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok with a motorbike?
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Transportation between Russia and Ukraine

I'll be in Voronezh this autumn and want to go to Ukraine (Kirovograd) to see some of my family and then fly out again from Moscow. What is the transport situation right now between Russia and ...
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How to get to Pompeii, Herculaneum, Vesuvius from Naples with public transport

I'm planning on being in Naples on September 19 and 20 and I'd like to visit Pompeii and Herculaneum and Mount Vesuvius. According to Google Maps Mount Vesuvius is about 11mi away from Pompeii, one ...
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How should a family of five get from DCA American Airlines Terminal to Crystal City Station

My family, including three young children, is arriving at DCA at 2 p.m. on a Friday. We need to get to Fredericksburg, VA and thought the train would be a nice option - just not sure how to get to the ...
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What does “with transfer” mean in the context of guided tours?

On many tour sites such as grayline, goldentours, evanevanstours, etc. tours are either listed as "with transfer" or have an upgrade option for "transfer." Nothing on any of the sites seems to explain ...
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How to get from the Faroe Islands to the Shetland Islands

How do I get from the Faroe Islands to the Shetland Islands or the other way round? Is there anything besides a flight via Scotland?
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Trains in the Cinque Terre

I'm planning on traveling to the Liguria region of Italy, staying in Genoa, Rapallo and finally Vernazza. When I booked I was under the impression that trains between Genoa and La Spezia stopped at ...
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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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Can I travel between Central Asian cities without flying? [closed]

I want to travel between capitals of a few countries in Central Asia. I have assumed, prior to some initial research, that rail would work for this. I also assumed that flying wouldn't be worth it ...
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Trip to Germany (Frankfurt City - Frankfurt Hahn)

I would like to ask if you can indicate me some information and tricks regarding the transport services for the route: Frankfurt Hahn (Airport) to Frankfurt City. Is there a website? Can I let my ...
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Creative ways to get from NY City to New Haven CT not using cars/vans [closed]

So far I have found(If Im wrong on the prices or times I would love to know): Greyhound- buses from the port authority terminal Acela- From Penn station about 1 hr 35 minutes (about $59) Northeast ...
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Travelling to rural areas in the US without a car

My friends will be visiting me in US from abroad, and I'd like to travel with them. We are thinking of travelling across many states. One concern that we have is transportation, because none of us ...
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Travel to New York

We will be traveling to New York City in October. There is a flight into Newark NJ on Southwest; the hotel is near Times Square. Are we able to get into Manhattan from Newark International Airport (...
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Turku and Tampere in one day? [closed]

I am traveling to Finnland this week. Some options I have is to visit the cities of Turku and Tampere but I dont know how long should it take to visit them. Is it worth it to visit the cities in 2 ...
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How does changing economy (currency value) affect travel package? [closed]

How do changes in economy affect travel prices of flights ?
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How can I travel from Labuan Bajo to Lakey Peak? [closed]

How can I get from Labuan Bajo, Indonesia to Lakey Peak, Indonesia? I am in Labuan Bajo and I'm going to Lakey Peak. Which is cheapest: bus, car, ferry or plane?
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Visiting Isla Incahuasi by public transportation

How does one get from Uyuni to Isla Incahuasi (in the middle of Salar de Uyuni) by public transportation? I know it's doable to reach the salt lake, wikitravel states: there is also the option to ...
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How to rent a car with a driver in the Dominican Republic?

I am contemplating a trip to the Dominican Republic around Easter, and would possibly like to see more than one place of the island. We had thought of renting a car, but numerous advice online have ...
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How do I get from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam cruise terminal

How to get from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam cruise terminal using public transport
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How to get from Salar de Coipasa to Sajama National Park by public transport?

I'm planning a trip in Bolivia. Route would be Uyuni - Salar de Coipasa - (Oruro) - Sajama National Park. I can't find much information regarding the buses from Salar de Coipasa to Sajama National ...
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Travel to Altiplano (Bolivia) from Villazon without a local tour?

I'm planning a trip from Salta into Bolivia and I really want to visit Sur Lípez province, in the Altiplano area in Bolivia. I see there are many four-day tours to different lakes in Altiplano from ...
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Do Americans need special permits to rent and drive a car in France?

I'm hoping to rent a car in June to drive from Paris to several day-trips with my family -- I figured it would be the cheapest and most convenient option for four people to get to and from places like ...
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How to book transportation in Bali?

My wife and I booked a hotel in Bali (Legian, near Kuta) during the Chinese New Year. We plan to stay for three days and we wonder how we could book daily transportation, preferably small trucks/vans ...
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Can you easily buy bus tickets in China during Chinese New Year? [closed]

I'm looking for ways to get out of Shanghai at the beginning of Chinese New Year holiday season (21-22 January, possibly one or two days earlier). Seeing that all train tickets, including those for G ...
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Getting around in California [closed]

We are a group of up to 8 people traveling to San Jose in first week of February. We are planning to travel to following locations - San Fransisco, Yosemite, Los Angeles and Las Vegas over 10 days. ...
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Transporting my corn snake from UK to USA

I am planning to go to the USA for some time and I would like to take my corn snake with me. It's difficult to find information. Is it possible to somehow take the snake on the plane with me? If ...
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How to ship luggage from Dar Es Salaam to Kenya [closed]

I'm looking to ship three large bags from Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania to Watamu or Malindi in Kenya. If that's not possible, then to Mombasa. It would be ideal to not spend a fortune (e.g. with a ...
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Malaysia to Papua New Guinea by motorcycle?

Is it possible to ride from Malaysia to Papua New Guinea by motorcycle. Any help would be much appreciated.