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Questions tagged [vacations]

Times spent on recreation and/or tourism and/or 'R&R'.

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Travel to Europe (Spain) while remote working from USA-based company [duplicate]

This question mentions some of the laws and challenges and what have you of working remote from Europe to USA, So does this one, but how about the other way around? If I am working remotely in an USA-...
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Documents for UK visa [closed]

I’m intending to apply for a U.K. Standard Visitor visa for me and my wife . My wife works for a multi national company and I run my private business. This is our third years of marriage and we do not ...
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When visiting Istanbul, is pre-booking city tours from known web sites better than on arrival?

I am going alone to Istanbul this Saturday for 3 days. I found a website (booking.com) with discounts on activities. For example, "Tour Haga Sofia with a guide" for $15. Or a tour in a city bus and a ...
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Re-checking with another airline at Incheon

I am taking a flight from Bangkok to Incheon with a connection time of 2 hours. I have 2 bags. I need to go through immigration, pick up my bags and re-check again with Delta Airlines. Do I have ...
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Does a small back pack purse counts as luggage on the Greyhound bus?

I want to take a carry on, and another luggage that will go under the bus. However, I don't know will the count my backpack purse as luggage? And if so will I be allowed to take it and what's the fee?
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UK visit for 4 months [duplicate]

I am planning to go to UK from October 2018 to January 2019. My sister is already a UK resident and I will stay in her apartment. We agreed that I go there as early as October for me to experience ...
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Parent-child; sit next to each other on an all-inclusive flight?

I have booked an all-inclusive vacation which includes flights to and from the destination (Condor, direct one-leg flights). From the travel company, I got a booklet with vouchers for all the things ...
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Is the week before and after Easter major vacation weeks in France?

I'll be in Paris over Easter and I'm wondering how crowded musueums and attractions will be the week before and after Easter. Does anyone have any sense of whether or not these are major vacation ...
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Best season for hiking in Hong Kong [closed]

I would like to combine a trip to Hong Kong with hiking some of the islands' trails. What is the best season for this type of activity in that geographic region? For instance, it should not be too ...
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What are the Georgia entry rules for an Indian national with a Schengen visa?

I want to vacation in the country of Georgia. I have an Indian passport, and have a Schengen visa. Can I enter Georgia with this Schengen visa, or do I need to get another visa?
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First time cruise. Arriving in port by plane hours before boarding. What do we do with our luggage?

My wife and I are taking a trip with Carnival Cruise in October. We are traveling from Oklahoma to Louisiana by plane with a layover in Houston, TX. Our plan is to arrive early in New Orleans and go ...
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Norway location for vacation with Lakes and fields but no people? [closed]

I'm looking for places to spend my vacation in Norway but I want something like a field empty with no people no cities, no cars, just silence and a lake. I don't want mountain trips or to live inside ...
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Going to Bali with arachnophobia [closed]

I'm planning to go to Bali for a week or two in mid-September, and I'm suffering from severe arachnophobia. I live in France and even if spiders are quite little here, I'm having a bad time trying to ...
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DS-160 Form - B/2 Visa - Travel booking procedure and answering “Travel Information” section

I want to spend another vacation in the U.S. and require a B/2 visa this time due to changes in U.S. regulation regarding my dual-citizenship. What is the best way to go about planning and booking a ...
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Possible Overlapping Schengen Visas [duplicate]

I am from the Philippines. I have a Schengen visa application scheduled on June 01 via the German Embassy. The nature of the Schengen visa application will be for the purpose of business with a (...
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What kind of evidence is acceptable as proof of funds for a New Zealand vacation?

I'm travelling to New Zealand for one month's vacation and the New Zealand Immigration site has: You must have at least NZ $1,000 for each month of your stay, or if you’ve already paid for your ...
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What immunizations are recommended or necessary for Cambodia?

I am planning on going to Cambodia in near future, I did all recommended vaccinations for Thailand, namely: Hepatitis A and B Diphtheria Measles Typhoid Above were free in UK from my GP while ...
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Specific vacation type for a lonely hike? [closed]

I'm playing with the idea of taking a whole week off of civilization. I imagine something like a long trail, that will take about a week to clear with as little contact to other people as possible. ...
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Proof of purpose of travel to Georgia

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit Georgia for vacation. This is my first trip abroad, but I have a valid US b1 visa on my passport, so I won't need a separate visa for Georgia. My questions are ...
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What is the best mobile data solution for a short trip in the US? [duplicate]

I'm going on a vacation to the US next month for 2 weeks. Instead of paying roaming fees, I'd like to buy a new SIM card with a prepaid amount from a local store/carrier. I don't think wifi networks ...
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Returning to US with ESTA for second time

First of all, if similar question already exists, I apologize - please provide a link to the other question. Situation: I have been living in US for over 10 years (green card holder). My girlfriend ...
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Reefs for scuba diving or snorkelling, where there is sufficient sunlight streaming in and colourful corals? [closed]

When browsing the internet for scuba diving or snorkeling locations, all I see are pictures with a dull blue shade everywhere. Something like this: But I've also seen images where there is: - ...
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What is Kaohsiung and Taipei like 1 week after Chinese New Year [closed]

May I know what is the condition after 1 week of Chinese new year in Kaohsiung and Taipei? Will it be crowded with a lot of people? I am planning to go to Kaohsiung and Taipei next year February 6 ...
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Do I need to pay duty tax on my own possessions I bring with me to Jamaica?

I am traveling to Jamaica for my honeymoon on Monday of next week. This article says that visitors to Jamaica may need to pay duty tax on certain items, and to follow these steps to avoid doing so: ...
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Is it possible to change the flight itinerary of one ticket on a package deal? [closed]

Two of my girlfriends and I are planning an "all inclusive" vacation to Mexico. Unfortunately one of my friends can only come later during the trip. We have not purchased the tickets yet. Is it ...
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Two long layovers in Tokyo [closed]

I am heading to Vietnam and have two long layovers in Tokyo, Japan. The first layover is August 22nd in Haneda at 5:00am. I leave at 6:30pm the same day but out of Narita. The second layover is ...
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Relearning Spanish for a vacation in Spain [closed]

My family and I are taking a vacation to Spain (covering Madrid and Barcelona) in three month's time. I'm the only person in my family who knows a lick of Spanish. I've been enrolled in Spanish ...
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How to book accommodation in Japan when all websites are fully booked?

Japanese people tend to all take their holidays at the same time, so some periods (Golden Week, Obon, Silver Week) are extremely busy, with zero availability for most touristic cities on all booking ...
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Whaling tours or vacation packages in the West?

Are there any "Western" adventure packages for those who want to try hunting whales? I'm aware of a number of Japanese and Indonesian whaling tours, but we've taken our last several vacations in ...
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Is there a site where I can compare all available vacation packages from my city to all destinations? [closed]

I have 4 days off and would like to compare all vacation packages to anywhere warm.
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What countries Indian passport holders can travel without a visa [duplicate]

What countries Indian passport holders can travel to without a visa and how many days they can stay ? I have put some of them, here is the list: - Hong Kong, 15 days - Bhutan, how many days? - ...
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Why do children sometimes cost more than adults when booking vacations?

We are checking out some all-inclusive vacation packages, and we are noticing that in some cases our 2 year old costs more than one of us (the parents). We've found several hotels where this is the ...
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How can I speed up the processing of my Romanian short-stay visa at the Romanian consulate in New York?

I am a US permanent resident planning to go to Romania at the end of December. I was invited by my friend who I will be staying with there during the course of January. However, my citizenship ...
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Guatemalan car in the U.S

We are U.S./Americans, living in Guatemala...we want to vacation in the U.S. this time by DRIVING up through Mexico and then to the U.S. We have Guatemalan D.L. and current insurance. Mexico ...
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Staying in Cannes and want to get in Paris

I plan on traveling trough France with my girlfriend and we are staying a couple of days in Cannes first. We want to see Paris too of course. We plan to travel most of the time with the bus. Can you ...
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Pay as you go in USA with Three network?

So I am going to Florida in September. I would like to be able to take my mobile with me and use it to text people and all the other social networking business. The only problem is EE has ridiculous ...
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Is it okay for holiday-makers to enter the United Kingdom with a single ticket?

People's vacation plans may change. Getting a single airline ticket is better than getting a return ticket in such situations. The potential visitors have just received their new United Kindgom ...
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How long does travel toothpaste last?

Let's say I'm going on a week-long trip and I'm hoping to bring only one small travel-sized tube of toothpaste (25 g) with me. Usually I just bring a normal-sized toothpaste but since the trip is ...
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B1/B2 visa to J-1 visa, back to B1/B2 visa

Back in 2011, I applied and got my B1/B2 visa, which is still valid until 2016, but then in 2013, I got an internship in NYC, and got the J-1 visa which was only valid for 6 months (length of my ...
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Rent a villa with pool in Istria, Croatia

We would want to spend the autumn in Istria along with my family, ca 3 months altogether. Any ideas where I can find a rental villa for a period like this? I tried Airbnb, but they seem mostly to work ...
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How can one visit an isolated island?

If I want to spend a few days on an isolated (but not deserted) island, what are my options? I know that there are several deserted islands near and around New York, New Jersey and Maryland. I am not ...
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City trip planner tool

I am planning to go to a vacation trip (in the US) in which I want to make a number of stops in certain cities, several days each. I'd like to have a good plan of what to visit, how much time would it ...
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Getting into a fully booked hotel?

Perchance where I'm travelling to has really crappy availability in terms of vacancies for when I'm going. All of the hotels near the area are fully booked for the weekend. I called the front desk for ...
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Cheapest flight to anywhere at any given time

I'm looking to take a spontaneous trip for a long weekend. The date is flexible and the destination can be anywhere in the world. Is there a site that would allow me to search airfares within a date ...
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Big vacation in Australia [closed]

I moved to Australia have been one year. Many guys here get a holiday of 3, 6 or 12 months. How it works. I'm Brazilian and in Brazil is normal to take one month off. In Portugal when I lived is ...
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Do the vacation packages in Expedia.ca and Aircanadavacations.com have an included tour?

As in the title, I haven't booked vacation package before. So I am getting little confused, what is really included in their vacation packages? Is it just the hotel and flight ticket? Do they have a ...
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How expensive is a vacation to Japan?

Since I am planning a vacation to Japan this fall, I'd like to have a rough overview about my expenses. I'm flying from Germany (probably Frankfurt) to Tokyo. I know that the flight alone will net me ...
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How to protect electronics on a beach holiday/vacation [closed]

In a world full of personal electronics from mobile phones to cameras, does anyone have ideas to keep them safe from water and sand on seaside holidays? That is, besides: Not bringing them (can't ...
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What is the most affordable tropical getaway from Seattle?

I'm looking to plan a 4-5 day trip at the end of March to get away from the cold and relax. I've just moved to Seattle from the East Coast where there are a ton of options for this sort of excursion, ...
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Park City, Utah for vacation

My company is going on a trip to Park City, Utah in the beginning of July, Fourth of July and afterwards. What are the tourist type things like museums or photography ops to check out within a 30 to ...