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Error in SSR CKIN command?

Recently flew with UIA on a two-leg itinerary and asked them via Facebook to insert an SSR CKIN note for the first leg about me being "Docs OK" at the transit airport. They put in the following: ...
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Am I affected by the travel ban - getting a US visa for Syrian citizens?

I am a Syrian citizen who obtained a visa to travel to the US one week before the travel ban was implemented. Since then I have successfully entered and left the US twice (last time being March 2019). ...
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Traveling from Ushguli to Batumi, Georgia in one day

I'll be trekking in Georgia in September from Mestia to Ushguli as a group of 4 people. We have a flight booked back home departing from Batumi at Friday morning around 9:30 AM, while we're planning ...
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Can a resident of Netherlands sponsor a French Schengen visa application?

My girlfriend (Thailand) is planning to come to Europe for a short holiday. She is a student. I myself live in the Netherlands and have sufficient funds to be her sponsor in all expenses. The main ...
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Why do Turkish Airlines gate agents at Istanbul Airport take photos of passenger passports?

The gate agents of Turkish Airlines have point-and-shoot digital cameras with which they take photos of passenger passports. They did not ask for permission to do that nor provided a reason. Any idea ...
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Can I legally use a GNSS device in China?

Can I legally use a GNSS device in China? According to Hvistendal (2013), Science: Since at least 2007, it has been effectively illegal for foreigners to operate a GPS device in China. ...
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How can I find out if I am admissible to the USA?

I am currently a Canadian citizen, I got my citizenship in 2015. In 1998 I entered the US under tourist Visa Program B2 Visa, I was an Algerian citizen at that time. In 2000 I got married to a US ...
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Chinese Visa Application: Is it relevant what to enter for “County”?

I, as a German citizen, am in the process of applying for a Chinese visa. Nowadays, this must be done via the Visa for China website, where a lengthy set of web-based forms has to be completed. At ...
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Where can I dance “Mazurca” in Cabo-Verde?

There is a variant of Mazurka in Cabo Verde. Are there some places or events where someone can see it and maybe give it a try? I'm looking specially for Mazurca but any advise for dancing other ...
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How does US state license reciprocity work for classes of license that don't exist in other states?

I'm considering going on an RV trip with a large RV (26,000 lbs. GVWR) and a tow vehicle on a dolly (combined weight ~6,000 lbs.). I've even found a few with airbrakes. The state requirements for this ...
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Travel insurance for potential snowy weather when driving using a rental

I'm planning a holiday to the Queenstown area in New Zealand, in July. The plan is to arrive in at Christchurch airport, pick up a rental car and drive to Queenstown and spend about a week driving ...
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Renew EEA family permit

I am an EU national and my wife has non-EU nationality with a permanent residence card from the Netherlands. We both work in the Netherlands with permanent jobs. We applied for her EEA family permit ...
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B2 visa: not allowed for biometrics due to wrong passport number in appointment confirmation page. Is that visa application considered rejected?

My father had an appointment for biometrics today for his United States B2 visa, but was not allowed inside, as the passport number in the appointment confirmation was wrong. (I made the mistake of ...
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Can someone who doesn't qualify for admission to Canada just stay on board during a cruise stop there?

I am an American cruising on Norwegian Joy Sept 7th. We have a friend who might not qualify for admission to Canada. If she stays on board the ship while docked in Canada (6 hrs) is that ok, or would ...
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Focal skin peeling on palms, fingerprints can be uncertain; will this be an issue for UK visa?

I have cleared the interview for a software organization in Durham, UK and they have given me the COS (Certificate of sponsorship). My doubt is I have a benign skin condition called keratolysis ...
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Unsure about ability to provide a full list of past emails+phone numbers. Is this a problem for visiting the US?

The enhanced rules for ESTA/DS-160, for people from the UK visiting the US for tourism, is reported to now require present+past social media accounts, and also email addresses and phone numbers used ...
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What countries in the Schengen area accept US travel document (form I-571)

I'm planning a trip to Europe this summer (Italy, Spain and Portugal) and will be using my travel document (Form I-571) that I have based on asylum from Syria. I had a visa appointment at the Spanish ...
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Cycling tour in Japan: Buying a bicycle for a tall person

I am travelling to Japan (arriving Osaka) mid-May to early-June and inspired by this guy I want to do a cycling tour. There are a lot of things to consider, but obviously the first problem is the ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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Entering the UK whilst pregnant?

Is it possible to be refused entry at UK passport control, if I am visiting the UK for 3 weeks to celebrate our wedding (to my UK husband)? I worry that they will think I am there to stay and make ...
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Departure airport in moscow has changed during transit flight

So i'm traveling from tokyo to paris with a transition in Moscow, on August 14-15. I've just learned through an audio message that the departure airport for the moscow=>paris route had changed, ...
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My Dad has two passports with different names

My dad had a passport in 1980 and lost it when he applied for a second the agent who applied for the passport did it on a different name, We found the old passport recently. Both the passports were ...
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What is the official rule on Albanian roundabouts?

When entering roundabouts in Albania we have witnessed both vehicles on the roundabout giving way to entering vehicles, and vehicles entering the roundabout giving way to vehicles on the roundabout. ...
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Riding PVTA buses (in Amherst)

From https://www.umass.edu/transportation/how-much-bus-fare: Bus drivers will not collect fares/passes, but passengers are expected to have either a valid Five College student, faculty or staff ID ...
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Returnable deposit French campsite

I've recently booked a campsite in southern France and paid €50 to hold the booking. I have now been told by the campsite that I need to pay an extra €100 returnable deposit now and the other €30 for ...
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Travel agency told me my hotel is overbooked, what are my rights?

Since this question will probably involve some laws, I will state that I am German and I was booking via an online site which is mediating for travel agencies. I booked a hotel on May 15 for a one ...
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How safe is Baltimore Washington Airport Amtrak station at night?

I am taking Amtrak train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Washington International Airport Amtrak station next month. I am reaching BWI Airport Amtrak station at 2AM. After getting down from ...
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Do domestic ferry companies in Japan sell “standby” tickets when passengers cancel very late or don't show up for their reservations?

I'm in Hokkaido, Japan and it's Golden Week so many things are booked out, including longer distance ferries. Japanese ferry websites have always been quite bad. No English version, text as images in ...
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Bike location multi-destination California

Is it possible to rent a bike in California (SF ideally) and drop it off up north somewhere (Eureka ideally)?
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Are there still any ATMs in Japan that don't charge fees for withdrawing with a foreign card?

I just got back to Japan for the first time in five years. I seem to recall that that some ATMs here don't accept foreign cards, some do but charge a fee, and some do and charge no fee. I'm 100% ...
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Ferry to Corregidor Island from Bataan Peninsula

I plan to travel to Bataan, Philippines sometime this year. I know that there are ferry services from Manila to Corregidor but I prefer one that departs from somewhere in Bataan. (I also know there is ...
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Wife is a Chinese Citizen I am a US Citizen, should we go through Chinese passport control together or separately?

I recently got married and my wife and I are flying back to China for a wedding reception. When we enter china should we go through passport control together as we are a family unit or separately ...
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Layover in Incheon

We are a Philippine Passport holder. We already have a Japan Visa. We already have a Ticket for our return flight. Unfortunately, it is connecting with Korea. May I know if do we need to secure a ...
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Missing biometric info from US Passport

My daughter has the US Global Entry but since we have obtained a passport for her as a baby she's missing biometric information. How does one go about getting the passport with the biometric ...
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Being stuck between Russia and Turkmenistan at a sea border; what happens?

The question is similar to this one, but specifically focusing on sea travel between Russia and Turkmenistan. Say you've got a Russian transit visa, but due to the ferry from Turkmenistan being ...
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Am I due any compensation for a 30-hour delay of an Air India flight?

On 18 August 2018, I was travelling on Air India flight 966 (Jeddah-Hyderabad) which left at 23:15. Just 35 minutes after takeoff, the captain announced that, due to a technical problem, we were going ...
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Air Canada personal item sizer size?

The Air Canada rules only permit a 16cm wide bag which is not a lot. RyanAir gives 20cm, United gives 22cm... how big is the sizer for Air Canada?
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Do I need to prove that my spouse is using their right of free movement in order to receive a family member Schengen visa?

I plan to visit Europe some time during the next year (hopefully before a hard Brexit) and want to check what I need to fulfil for Schengen visa as the spouse of a British citizen. My spouse and I ...
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Can UK residents from eligible countries use the ePassport gates in the UK?

Now US citizens and more can use ePassport gates when coming to the UK, can UK residents that are US citizens use these gates? I notice that if you are a US citizen, coming to study for 6 months or ...
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Almaty to Urumqi by connecting train (via Khorgos and/or Yining)

Besides the direct train which runs twice a week (and, unfortunately, doesn't fit our planned schedule) how feasible is it to make the journey from Almaty to Urumqi by train/bus within a day/24 hours? ...
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Chicago CTA pass on contactless bankcard or Apple Pay

This question is about public transit in Chicago. According to https://www.transitchicago.com/passes/, it is possible to load a CTA unlimited ride pass on a contactless bank card. This seems like a ...
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Chinese visa free with 2 passports

I'm having a layover in Guangzhou in a couple of weeks (a very long layover) and I was looking forward to visiting Hong Kong for the day as I know a few people there. However, I think this means I ...
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Arriving in France before the start of a Student Visa. Can I go to the UK and come back to France?

I'm American and currently applying for a Student Long Stay Visa in France (>90 days; it's a 2 year Master's program). My visa appointment with the consulate is in mid-July. My school starts on ...
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Do the Canadian Rockies lack red foliage in autumn?

I'm mulling whether to see fall foliage this year in Banff & Jasper, or Charlevoix. Many comments allege that AB aren't swarming with maple trees that discharge the red foliage. 3. Re: Banff ...
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why might a drivers license # be required for a plane trip?

My manager is booking plane tickets for an upcoming conference in another state and he asked me for the following three things: my full name as it appears on my drivers license my DOB my drivers ...
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17 year old US Citizen traveling to Canada

I'll be traveling to Canada while I'm 17 (20 days from being 18) for a business conference and had questions about the page regarding "Minor children travelling to Canada". I currently don't live ...
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Entering Ukraine as a Ukrainian born, naturalised British citizen

I left Ukraine when I was 8, moved to the UK in 2005. I was born in Ukraine but permanently reside in the UK, have British Citizenship and a British Passport. Will I have any problems with going ...
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My Schengen visa has my name and family name swapped

I have been issued a Schengen visa but they had my name and family name swapped. On the Visa, it should be: Family name, Name but they had it for me printed as Name, Family Name. (Ex: John Deere. it ...
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Biometric passport has never worked on entry to UK. Immigration officer tells me they cannot tell me why. What could the reason be?

I've had a UK biometric passport since 2014. Despite this, I have never been able to enter the UK via an electronic gate. Instead the gate always tells me to seek assistance. Last night, after ...
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Visa Type for Nesin Mathematics Village, Turkey

I am a student travelling from India, and I am unsure of the type of visa to apply for when travelling for the purpose of attending the Nesin Mathematics Village. It's a summer school type programme ...

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