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Seaplane at the end of runway 18L on Schiphol Airport

From 47 to 52 seconds into this video we can see a seaplane parked in a small pool of water. What type of plane is this and when did the plane fly for the last time?
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Traveling across the ABC islands (Lesser Antilles)

During Christmas, I want to travel to the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao). I know I can only fly between the islands, but how can I travel on the islands? Is it difficult to rent a car? Is ...
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Are there any shower facilities at Heathrow Airport?

I have a very early flight in Heathrow airport Terminal 4 and was wondering if there are any shower facilities at Heathrow airport and how much they will cost?
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How to get off a London bus when sitting on the top deck?

On UK red London buses, it says that standing or on the top deck or stairs while the bus is moving is prohibited due to physics and is actually illegal. I have noticed myself that the top deck can ...
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Do UK Visa Application Forms expire?

I'm applying for an Exemption Vignette Visa for the UK from Italy. I made a mistake and I need to start over. I'd like to cancel the current application (I still have to bring the requested documents ...
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For the Single Entry Schengen visa, do the microstates (Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City) count?

If a person has a Single Entry Schengen visa, would a visit to those microstates count as having left the Schengen area? I know that Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City count as de facto ...
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Where can I get a HPV vaccination in Berlin

I will travel in Berlin and want to make a vaccination against Human papillomavirus infection (HPV). is there some clinic in Berlin where I just can go and do it? I understand it will not be free
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Is it safe to plug one travel adapter into another?

I'm currently in Peru and have a three-pronged travel adapter. This was fine in Colombia but the plug sockets here mostly have inputs for two prongs. I want to plug my UK Macbook charger (which fits ...
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Is a UK spouse visa a “Family” visa or a “Settlement” visa? [on hold]

The form for renewing a UK spouse visa asks the question "What type of visa, leave to remain or other permission do you have to be in the UK?" (as of October 2019). It lists multiple choices of which ...
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How to find the start date of the current visa or leave to remain for a UK spouse visa renewal? [on hold]

The form for renewing a UK spouse visa asks the question "What is the start date of your current visa or leave to remain?" (as of October 2019) How should the applicant find the answer to this ...
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Accessing the non-Chinese internet while in China and safety concerns

There are already many questions on this site about getting around the Great Firewall of China. However, the situation is ever-changing. I am interested in how to handle it as of October-November 2019....
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As tourist in China do I have to fear consequences for having publicly liked South Park

I am a German citizen planning to travel to China next year for leisure. On my various social media accounts I have previously liked South Park (including using characters from the show as avatars, ...
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I mistakenly submitted a DS-160 application for a visa I already have. Could this be a problem?

Back in 2018 I applied for a tourist B2 visa to United States. I successfully obtained the document and subsequently travelled to US. This year I am required to travel to US for business, and hence ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Bangkok going to Don Muang?

I am a Sri Lankan travelling to SGN via Bangkok. I am travelling on UL flight to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport and my connecting flight to SGN is from Don Mueang Airport. Do I need a transit visa to ...
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Can I stay in Mexico with C1/D visa?

I work on a ship and I will disembark in Cozumel, Mexico. Can I stay for a vacation in Mexico with my C1/D visa? I hold a Serbian passport.
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What are the places that sell coffee beans called in Turkey?

What should I search for on the google maps for such a store; I already tried "kahve çekirdekleri" and "kahve" but the results seem to be mere coffee shops. I'm in the Beylikduzu zone in Istanbul.
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Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the international driving permit issued by the AAA sometime between 2016 and 2019? [on hold]

Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the international driving permit issued by the American Automobile Association (AAA)? Myanmar used to be in 2016-issued international ...
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How long can I be in US as an Israeli with US Tourist B1 Visa?

I am an Israeli citizen and have a valid 10-year US B1 Visa. I stayed for 6 months starting december 2018 and stayed until may 2019. I am now in Mexico for 5 months. Is there a limit of cumulative ...
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“Book with a travel agent” option on Google Flights

Here is a screenshot from Google Flights: I've encountered similar scenarios multiple times. Google is claiming that one can book these flights for 186 USD with a travel agent. I've checked a few ...
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Brothers using e-gates - one is successful, the other is not

My brother and I often travel together and we both have biometric passports. We are not twins but we do look alike, I wear glasses whereas my brother doesnt. However, whenever we arrive at a ...
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Is 60 minutes enough for connecting in Dusseldorf?

On 1st November, I will have my first flight connection (ever, actually) in Dusseldorf, for this reason I am quite stressed about it and I would like to ask some questions. I will travel with an hand ...
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Concerned about taking flash drives and laptop with me on a long international flight

If I take a flash drive through an airport security checkpoint, do I have to take it out along with my phone charging bank and electronics, or leave it in my laptop sleeve? Also, is it okay if I put ...
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Renting a car in the US without a US credit card

Consider the following scenario. A group of five people needs to rent a car (in California) for two weeks. Four people live outside the US (they came on a B1/B2 visa) and the fifth (temporarily) ...
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If I went to Korea for two weeks and plan to go again am I using the same 90 day allowance?

I went to Korea earlier this year for two weeks and I plan to go again for three months. However, it just crossed my mind that I can only go up to 90 days without a visa, so, because I went earlier in ...
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Booking a backup flight for short layover

City A - City B - City C, all one ticket, roughly $220. The layover in city B is only an hour, and City A - City B is a transatlantic flight. The direct flight for the first leg is about $380. ...
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How to buy Czech vignette by credit/debit card?

Is it possible to buy Czech vignette sticker at gas stations and pay by card? I noticed that sellers at some kiosks at rest stations near the border (eg. near Austrian or Slovakian border) only ...
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Flight and hotel prices after Thomas Cook bankruptcy [on hold]

Starting to plan my 2020 holidays, I was wondering if bankruptcy of such a big travel group from the tourist perspective (of course not the one stranded in one of the resorts) planning a trip in a few ...
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Is it okay to order a pot of Tea in Australia and ask for an extra cup?

When ordering a pot of Tea in Australia at a cafe is it OK to ask for two cups? A pot of tea is usually served with only one cup. I like drinking tea but I only drink one cup and I realized that a ...
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Is a 54 minute layover in Chicago O’Hare in December with a child enough?

In December 2019, my family and I are flying from Winnipeg, MB Canada to West Palm Beach, Florida, through Chicago. On the flight down we have a 1.5 hour layover in Chicago. Scary but I think doable....
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Can one purchase a SIM card at Yangon International Airport (RNG) between 1 AM and 8 AM?

Can one purchase a SIM card at Yangon International Airport (RNG) between 1 AM and 8 AM? What I have found so far: I couldn't find information on https://yangonairport.aero. On https://www....
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Is transit visa required to visit Istanbul during a stopover? [duplicate]

I'm planning to travel to New Zealand from Pakistan via Turkish airlines that will be stopping over at Istanbul.
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How can one reserve a car at Bagan City prior to entering Myanmar?

I (French citizen with French, US and international driving licenses) would like to reserve a car for ~24 hours in Bagan City, Myanmar. I'm not in Myanmar yet and I would like to book the car before ...
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I have been denied an Australian travel visa

I have applied for a travel visa to Australia and have been denied. I got a reference # to inquire further, but can not seem to find any way to contact someone or enter the said reference # for and ...
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Do I need a visa for Japan as a New Zealand Citizen?

I'm from New Zealand and I am planning a trip to Japan next year. The flights I'm looking at have short layovers in Australia where I don't plan on leaving the airport so I don't think I need a visa ...
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Send luggage to a pick-up point and retrieve after 2 weeks

I would like to send a small suitcase ahead of me from Tokyo to Osaka. After I leave Tokyo myself, I will travel for 14 days before arriving in Osaka, so I can only pick up the luggage after that time....
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Worldwide hotel search with filtering

I'm looking for a website that allows me to search for hotels across the world. Reason being that I have no clue where to go for vacation and I'd like to decide based on hotel availability / price / ...
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When does I-94 or the admission stamp become invalid?

From https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/visa-expiration-date/auto-revalidate.html: Under the automatic revalidation provision of immigration law, certain ...
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Options for passes to national parks in Arizona/Utah for 5 people travelling in one car

If a group of 5 people travels (in 1 car) to national parks in AZ, UT, NV over the course of 2 weeks (namely, places like Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Zabriskie Point), what ...
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What's the liquids bag size at UK airports?

Last time when I travelled, I had 10 100 ml bottles in my clear plastic bag which I got from home. When I got to security, they said the bag was just slightly oversized even though it is within the ...
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Liquid containers size at the airport [duplicate]

I don’t understand why you can go through with an empty bottle (no matter the size) but you can’t go through with a large bottle that has less than 100ml of liquid in it. All these regulations are ...
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What can I wear to avoid getting frisked and crotch searched by TSA at the airport?

A year ago, traveling through an airport in the United States, I did the usual removal of belt and shoes to get through the TSA checkpoint to enter the terminal. I typically wear relaxed fit jeans. ...
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Flying with a poster tube; AirChina?

I am flying to Beijing from London Heathrow on an AirChina flight. They specify only one piece of hand luggage is allowed. I've read that most airlines really don't care if you have a poster tube as ...
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Flying with a poster tube; AirChina? [duplicate]

I am flying to Beijing from London Heathrow on an AirChina flight. They specify only one piece of hand luggage is allowed. I've read that most airlines really don't care if you have a poster tube as ...
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Looking for a contact address. Most disgusting experience with EasyJet

Just had the most disgusting ever flight experience in over 35 years of travelling, with EasyJet. Basically a good dozen people missed their flights because of sheer incompetence of the EasyJet ...
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F1 visa renewal after having changed schools [on hold]

I came to the US as an international student in 2015, and joined school A. My F-1 visa was valid until 2020. After a couple of years (in 2017), I changed schools to join School B. My I-20 for School B ...
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Trying to find a way to get 3 year multiple entry Schengen Visa to be able to visit German boyfriend and his Family

I wish I can find some answers or tips here that google has concealed. I am an undergraduate student in Italy and planning to move to the UK next year (Pakistani Passport), but whilst that I’d also ...
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Are there any VIP Services at Nicaragua airport?

At the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (the airport in Managua, Nicaragua), I have heard there is a VIP service you can pay for, where an agent will meet you when disembarking from the plane ...
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Transit visa for Munich airport for Canadian PR [duplicate]

I am a Canadian permanent resident planning to transit via Munich airport. I read the transit visa exceptions at https://www.germany-visa.org/airport-transit-visa/ It says Still, there are some ...
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worry about travelling with 2 passports with different Names (different names in ticket and passport)

Now I am in A country (Iran). My ticket was issued and the boarding pass will be issued through B passport. C country Does Not need a visa with B passport I do not want immigration to stamp my B ...
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How long can you stay with a tourist visa in Japan?

How long can I stay in Japan with a tourist visa? Can I stay for 3 months for example? 'cause I'll be taking an entrance exam for some voice acting school, and I don't know if I'll be accepted or not, ...

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