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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.
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How to transfer between International T2 to Domestic 1B terminals in Mumbai?

I will be arriving in Mumbai Terminal T2 on a Turkish Airlines international flight. I have a separately-purchased IndiGo ticket 5 hours later from Terminal 1B (Domestic). In the past I heard of a ...
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Trainline appears to charge tickets for walking - what am I missing?

I was looking at a ticket from London Waterloo to London Bridge. Most routes show a 1 change (walk to Waterloo East, get train, total 9 minutes). However, there's one option that has 0 changes, and ...
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Manhattan Ferry/Water taxi to Brooklyn Bridge park

I will be staying in NYC in a hotel in the Times Square area. One day I would like to go to the Brooklyn Bridge park area. Is there are way I can do so by one boat leaving the Midtown / West 39th ...
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Algeciras to Ceuta/Tanger on budget? [closed]

I'd like to have one-day trip Algeciras-Ceuta (or, at least/alternatively, Tarifa/Tanger, either of 4 mentioned). Checked ferries and the price (60 EUR) seems unreasonable, planes all over Europe are ...
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Transport options between Vilanculos and Inhambane

I found there is only flight a day between the two, and since that flight is fully booked for my dates, I am looking for another way to travel between the two cities. What my other transport options ...
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Is it possible to accompany a live animal (dog) during air travel (cargo)?

I would like to transport AVI cargo (live animal - dog) from Melbourne, Australia (MEL) to London, UK (LHR), via air travel, ideally direct. The crate will need to be accompanied by an attendant (...
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Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Sumatra (Indonesia) by roro ferry

Planning a trip by car from Malaysia to Indonesia. Is there a roro ferry to go across into Sumatra from KL ?
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Can I check a transaction history on T-Money Card (South Korea)?

I want to check out the transaction history of my T-Money card, a public transportation card in South Korea. If you want to know the balance, you can just go to a convenience store to ask the clerk ...
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What are the available transportation modes from Paris (Opera) to CDG? [duplicate]

I have two heavy bags, so I am looking for good suggestions \ options to go from the Hotel Westminster (perched between Opera \ Pyramides) to CDG for a 10AM Monday morning international flight. ...
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Is it possible to go from Battambang to Phnom Penh by bamboo train?

Looking for some information about Cambodia, I have read this here: Despite the lack of normal train services there are bamboo trains or noris running around Battambang, and you can also travel ...
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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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What are the other ways to get from Ibiza (Spain) to Barcelona except the airplane?

I'm going to visit Ibiza (spain) in October and my return flight is from Barcelona. I'm wondering is there cheaper way to get to Barcelona than on the airplane?
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Krakow to Warsaw by train - is it scenic?

I'm travelling from Krakow to Warsaw in October. I have two options, the bus costs $5 and the train costs around $15. I'm ready to spend $10 more in case the route is scenic. But, is it scenic?
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Trying to figure out the hours and timing for Mount Roberts tramway in Juneau, Alaska

How long does it take to ride the Mount Roberts Tramway, one-way? What's the frequency that it runs at? And what are it's hours? The website - http://mountrobertstramway.com - says it costs $33 and ...
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Global taxi service with child seats

Is there some global taxi service or other solution that enables requesting cars with child seats when traveling in a new country? Preferably through a mobile application like Uber. Using taxi in a ...
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How to get from Milan Malpensa to central Como

I have arranged to travel to Como in late August, arriving in to Milan Malpensa airport in mid-afternoon. I have not been to this part of Italy before and I have read that the traffic up in the lakes ...
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Getting around Les Arcs when the lifts are closed

I plan on staying at les arcs, arc 2000 this winter. In the resort's site it seems the lifts close at around 17:00. Is there a way to get back to my hotel after the lifts close? For example, ...
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Getting from Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau airport to downtown Montreal

How can I go from PET airport to downtown Montreal?
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Ketapang/Banyuwangi to Mt. Ijen?

Someone advised me to join the Ijen one-day tour package from Banyuwangi. Are there more convenient alternatives from Ketapang to Ijen?
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Is there an irregular transportation service between Hualien, Taiwan and Yonaguni, Japan?

The Wikipedia article for Yonaguni, Okinawa states: Yonaguni is much closer to the capital of Taiwan (Taipei) at approximately 100 mi (160 km) than its own capital(Tokyo), which is about 1,250 ...
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Do I prebook a taxi from Heathrow to London King's Cross?

Is it cheaper to prebook a taxi from Heathrow to get to King's Cross station, or better to find a taxi waiting at the airport? We're flying in from New Zealand.
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In Mongolia, what kind of vehicle is a jeep?

In Mongolia, what is meant by a jeep? I assume it is referring to a general type of vehicle, not the US car brand, as Lonely Planet refers to Russian made jeeps at one point. Is it merely a four ...
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Transport kitchen stand mixer from China to Europe by plane

I'm an Italian living in China. I've bought a kitchen stand mixer in Italy and used here in China. When I moved here it was packed into a container and delivered by sea. Now I want to bring it back ...
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Folding bicycles on Netherlands trains

I read that, if you want to take your bicycle on a train in the Netherlands, you must buy ticket for it and, during rush hours, you aren't allowed to take it on the train. However, folding bicycles ...
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Netherlands Transportation Card OV-chipkaart

I will move to the Netherlands soon, I plan to live in Utrecht and I will use the train everyday to go to my work. So what is my best choice here? Does the OV-chipkaart cover all the transportation ...
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How to get from Tarapoto to Chachapoyas in Peru?

We're going to Chachapoyas, by flying first to Tarapoto. It's a bit unclear how to actually get to Chachapoyas though, as the information seems either dated or unreliable. Rome2Rio mentions Excluciva,...
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Visa Issues when crossing the English Channel by Jet Ski

Inspired by this video: Jet Skiing Across the English Channel, a Canadian wants to rent a jet ski in Dover and use it to cross the channel. Travelling by jet ski opens visa issues when international ...
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Travel between terminals at Charles de Gaulle before exiting the airport? [closed]

can I go from terminal 2E to Terminal 1 to meet up with the rest of my party so we can leave the airport together? and how long will it take? should I use the CDGVAL?
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Transport from Ottawa airport to University area?

What options for transportation from Ottawa international airport (YOW) to the University of Ottawa area? Interested in daytime hours but also middle-of-the-night options (2 AM). Other than renting ...
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What is the cheapest way of getting from Lyon to Saint-Paul-de-Varax?

How can I get from Lyon to either Saint-Paul-de-Varax or Saint-André-le-Bouchoux by more affordable means than TER train (€10.30 one way per person)? I am thinking that maybe there are buses that ...
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How to get from Seattle to Vancouver, BC during night?

I'll be landing in Seattle at midnight from Sunday to Monday and need to be in Vancouver at about 9:00AM. What are my best options to get to the Vancouver by ground during the night? Edit: I'm not ...
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What's the use of trains that spend 6+ hours of daytime en route? [closed]

There's such thing as "a daytime train" - a train which runs all the route during daytime. Some of them run really long routes - 500-700 kilometers - and a train spends 6-8 hours en route to run such ...
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Travel plan for Interlaken from Lausanne

I am planning to visit Launsanne in this april. I will get only one day off. Is it possible to visit Interlacken in one day and come back to Zurich?
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Public transport to Jotunheimen National Park

What are entry points to the Jotunheimen National Park in Norway that I can easily get to with public transport. I plan to land in Oslo in the beginning of September and do some trekking, watching ...
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How many cabs services in London? [closed]

Is any body know about London cab services, I want to book cab from Gatwick to Liverpool St (EC2)
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Cheapest way to travel inside Europe [closed]

I'm visiting Europe soon, and I need some advice for transportation inside Europe on an extremely low budget. I probably will spend many days there, so I want to visit as many countries as I can. I'...
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How to get to Jotunheimen National Park? [closed]

We're planning to visit Jotuenheimen National Park, Norway in September and we're looking for an advice how to get there and do not spend much money. Choosing between Bergen and Oslo airports it ...
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Do kids or infants count as a second person when using a US HOV or carpool lane?

Let's say I've traveling across the United States by car, or visiting from another country. HOV (high occupancy vehicle) or carpool lanes are designed to remove extra cars from the road. If I'm ...

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