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How exactly do we apply for the $27,000 which is being offered to move to Italy?

According to this we can move to certain small villages in Italy in exchange for 700 EUR per month for 3 year, if we agree to start a business there to help the locals: https://www.cnn.com/travel/...
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Name change and entry denial

I recently changed my name and I was wondering if that’s going to effect my travel to Switzerland. I was given an entry refusal back in 2011 and my name was different back then, I changed my name due ...
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4h 40m delay caused by aircraft inspection, Norwegian refuses EU 261/2004 compensation because it turned out there was nothing wrong with the aircraft

My flight from Oslo to Rome was delayed by 4 hours and 40 minutes. I submitted a request to Norwegian Air Shuttle requesting a compensation of 400 Euros under EU 261/2004. Their reasoning for why ...
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Which museums have artworks of all four ninja turtles' namesakes?

I was visiting the Louvre recently, where I tried to ignore the lines to Leonardo's Mona-Lisa and looked at all the other great art instead, such as Michelangelo's dying slave and the many works by ...
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Ryanair check-in shows my date of birth 10 days wrong

I tried to check in for my flight on Ryanair's website, but it was too early. Now when I try again, it shows my date of birth 10 days wrong and I cannot change it. (No, it is not swapping the month ...
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How to Transfer OCI Sticker from expired US passport to new US passport

My elderly relative is a naturalized US Citizen (since 1970) from India. In 2012 he got OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Booklet Sticker attached to his US Passport This relative recently renewed ...
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Can I leave the Toronto airport during an 11 hour layover?

I'm Portuguese and am going to Lima on AIR Canada. On my way back home I have a layover of 11 hours in Toronto. Can I leave the airport to visit the city? What happens to my luggage? Do I have to pass ...
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How do I know if my flight was cancelled/delayed due to “extraordinary circumstances”, as defined in EC 261/2004?

EU Regulation 261/2004 mentions "extraordinary circumstances" several times as a condition under which airlines are not obligated to pay out compensation: (12) The trouble and inconvenience to ...
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Biometrics Appt for UK Visa help

I booked a biometrics appointment at a uscis La Brea-Los Angeles center, with a confirmed appointment stated on a document that I had to bring into the application center. This was issued to me via ...
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Ceramic knives and airport (or any other) security

I ran into this question that discussed putting a ceramic knife in the carry-on luggage. Clearly that won't work, as the carry-on luggage goes through the x-ray machine and ceramics in general have ...
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What is the EU 261/2004 appeals process when an airline denies claim?

When one puts in a claim for compensation under EU 261/2004 and the airline refuses to pay out (e.g. stating exceptional circumstances) what recourse does the traveller have? Is there a higher ...
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Need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

Respectfuly , please clearly answer to my question ,i don,t want after i buy the ticket i got the problem in airport ! My son come from Iran he has Shengen visa ,we want to go to Spain for 2 weeks , ...
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Exchanging older United States currency in Japan

I am traveling to Japan and I want to know if these old 100 USD bills are accepted there for currency exchange.
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Are we entitled to compensation for this knock on delay? And are there any rules governing redirections?

So we were flying with a budget airline from Stuttgart to Naples. The flight was delayed by approximately 1.5 hours at the start. 20 minutes away from Naples we were told we were getting rerouted to ...
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My friends flight was cancelled but mine wasn’t, what can I do?

I wanted to fly to Spain over the next weekend with some friends. They wanted to fly on Thursday evening and I had to fly on Friday morning, because I have to work on Thursday and can't make it. Now ...
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Tropical islands, Berlin, Germany. Inflatable “toys”?

Me and my family are going to Tropical Islands in a few weeks and my three year old wants to bring his inflatable submarine, is that allowed? I tried to find something on their webpage but I couldn'...
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US entry with tourist visa but past alcohol abuse

I’m a UK Citizen, and have a B1/2 Tourist Visa. I applied for the visa as per the embassy guidelines as I was once arrested for Drunk and Disorderly. No conviction was ever made. I attended the ...
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Name correction In US Visa

My name is: Akash Gaurav (first name only) In my US visa it is: Gaurav (first name) Akash (surname) My name is Akash Gaurav with the surname blank in my Indian passport. In my DS-160 my ...
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One day visit to Istanbul Turkey during International travel [duplicate]

I am a US citizen traveling from Kathmandu to US through Istanbul, Turkey. I have a 19 hour layover in Istanbul. Can I visit the area near the airport or stay in a near-by hotel while in transit? Are ...
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Do I need an EHIC card if I have travel insurance?

I'm a British citizen going on holiday in a couple of days to an EU country. By not paying attention too closely, I've allowed my EHIC card to expire and won't be able to get a new one in time for my ...
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Transit Visa / Stopover in Istanbul

I am a US citizen traveling on Turkish Airlines I will have an 8-9 hour layover in Istanbul. How do I apply for a transit visa for this stop over?
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If his mum owns the house is she also my sponsor on a UK visa?

I want to visit my bf in the UK with a standard visitor visa, he is my sponsor, he can easily pay for all of my expenses, but he lives with his mother and I'm going to stay at their house. Seeing as ...
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Are there portable non-electrical water filters that filter chemicals, metals, and pathogens?

My relatives will be travelling in North America, UK, and Hong Kong. For environmentalism, they do not use bottled water, and need a water filter that: removes chemicals, metals, and pathogens. They ...
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Refused Australia Tourist visa subclass 600 [on hold]

I was refused an Australian Tourist Visa. I have a about 30,000 AUD and also have a good travel history including visit to Netherlands, Chile, South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay and many more. I currently ...
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Russian visa registration

I'm planning on staying 6 days in Moscow, 1 day in Tver, 1 day in Velikiy Novgorod and 6 days in St. Petersburg. Moscow and St. Petersburg accommodation are hostels and the other two are apartments on ...
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Can I travel on the same ESTA?

I overstayed my ESTA for about 51 days when I went to the US. When I checked my ESTA status online it says approved. Can I travel back to the US on the same ESTA, or do I have to apply for a new one?
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EU compensation - fire alarm at the Flight Crew's hotel

I was on-board an afternoon flight from the EU, into the United States earlier last month. This flight was delayed by about 3 hours, 30 minutes. As this flight was delayed for over 3 hours, ...
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Can I leave Switzerland with an expired B permit but with a re-rentry visa?

I'm gonna leave Switzerland on Nov. 25th for a conference trip, but my B permit will be expired on Nov. 11th. The new one, for which I applied today, will not be delivered before my departure. So, ...
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Can I use MPC when entering the USA with a travel visa?

I am a Canadian national with a TN-1 visa to work in the USA. The lines at passport control are always a huge pain. I want to use the Mobile Passport Control app to bypass the line. It says that ...
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Does a Nepali need a transit visa for Panama or Colombia?

I am a Nepali passport holder, right now in the Dominican Republic. I have a DR visa. Recently I thought of visiting Bolivia as a tourist. I can't find any direct flights to Bolivia. Do I need a visa ...
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Tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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Re-entry into the US a few days apart on two different visas

Funny situation here: I'm going to attend a conference in the US at the end of September to which I intend to travel using the VWP (Aussie citizen). In parallel, I initiated the process to obtain a ...
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Holder of a Palestinian refugee travel document issued by Syria - traveling to Amsterdam

I am a Jordanian citizen and have easily travelled to and from multiple destinations within Europe with relative ease. Most of my friends on this trip are naturalized Canadians who don't need a visa ...
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5 hour layover in Istanbul on separate tickets, is it enough time?

I will be traveling from the USA to Istanbul airport. My flight leaves from Denver and I have a connection in Frankfurt, Germany. I will arrive in Istanbul around 1730. I then take a flight to Tunis, ...
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How difficult is it to travel with a yumi (longbow) in Japan?

I'm planning a trip to Japan end of next march. I want to take my yumi (Japanese longbow, around 2.3 meters long) with me, as I have some contacts I'd like to train with. Now I was wondering how ...
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What kind of roads am I not allowed to ride my bicycle on in Switzerland?

I'm in Switzerland for the summer doing some cycling. I'm wondering: Can I ride all the roads in Switzerland except for the autobahn? For instance, between Bern and Fribourg, there's a major road ...
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How does Schengen 90/180 apply to long-stay visas? [duplicate]

My SO and I are currently staying in France under the country's visa long séjour, essentially a 1-year visitor visa. If we return to Europe after leaving when the visa expires we would naturally be ...
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What is the rail connection between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Gare de Lyon like?

I'm hoping there is a regular shuttle service which is easy to find and fairly cheap.
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Can I travel with a visa in my old passport after a name change?

I changed my name in my passport but my visa is in the old passport with my old name. Can I travel from India to Dubai using this visa?
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Australian Transit Visa - what determines the 72 hours - Immigration(entry to exit) or Landing to Takeoff?

I am visiting New Zealand from India via Melbourne in January. My flight lands on Saturday morning around 5:30 am at Melbourne airport. I am planning to get a transit visa using which I will exit the ...
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Middle name missing on Chinese visa in passport, could this be a problem?

My middle name is missing on the Chinese visa in my passport. Other details are correct. Could this be a problem? I got the visa via a visa consultation company. I asked the consultation company ...
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Lost passport application file, what should I do?

I have lost my passport application file (the printed copy of the application from passport seva kendra, India, that gets submitted once all the formalities are done successfully). What should I do?
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How to get a UK visa refund

I applied online for a visa application to the UK. I'm from Sri Lanka. Yesterday I cancelled the appointment, I changed my mind. I will not go to the visa appointment. Now my question is how I get my ...
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I am a nomad (traveler), where is my home?

7 months ago I left my home country to become a Digital Nomad. Every 3 months I have been travelling to a different country as a visitor. Literally I don't have the one home. So, where is my home for ...
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Do I have to go through customs in Madrid

I am flying on Iberia airlines from Miami to Rome, with a 1 hour stop in Madrid, Spain. Do I have to take my luggage through customs in Madrid?
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LAX to Anaheim - how much slower is the Super Shuttle than a cab?

I am flying to LAX and need to get to the Anaheim Hilton (essentially the convention centre). Although it's only 29 miles, I am told it will take 90 minutes and cost $100 by cab. That's quite a cab ...
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What is the Cancellation fee for UK visa application? [duplicate]

What are the charges of cancelling the UK visa application? I haven't done the biometrics yet in fact not even booked the appointment, just submitted the application on gov.uk website and done the ...
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Best things to do in NY, when you're not that into cities? [on hold]

I am heading to Chattanooga (Tennessee) in October- flying from London to JFK, and then flying on from there. I will have a few days in NY before heading on to Chattanooga, and am looking for ...
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Received UK landing stamp in an expired passport: Should we apply for correction?

My wife and my son have UK visas in previous passports, and traveled to the UK in August with both passports. My wife has the landing stamp in her new passport, with a note saying VIPP, as expected. ...
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Uk visitors visa refusal third time [duplicate]

I have submitted all proof including CA certificate for fund into my parent's bank account.

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