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Penalty for accidentally overstaying in Sweden by 1 day? (US citizen)

I stay 90 days in/90 days out of Sweden on a consistent basis to be with my fiance as much as possible while he finishes his studies (only 1 1/2 years left now, thank god!) We have been doing this ...
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How can a non-EU citizen leave Belgium while awaiting extension of their Belgian residence permit?

This question is a follow-up to a query by @Traveler: I promised my girlfriend to take her to see the Northern Lights. We live in Belgium and because of the visa application she cannot leave the ...
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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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Bigamy/Deception UK Spouse Visa

I found out my husband entered into a marriage of covenience with a British citizen while still married to me. We still live together as husband and wife. Apparently he used a divorce decree from a ...
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Are hotel beds rated?

Is there any kind of bed rating system for hotels? I would like to only rent at hotels with extremely firm mattresses. It seems to be nearly 100% hit or miss. I've stayed at hotels expensive hotels ...
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Renew EEA family permit

I am EU national and my wife has non-EU nationality with permanent residence card from the Netherlands. We both work in the Netherlands with permanent jobs. We applied for her EEA family permit as ...
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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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How to unlock WeChat money as a foreigner in China?

I was using WeChat pay efficiently, friends funded me (me handing them cash from ATM). Then I got some from a dodgy source (LocalBitcoins) and 2 days later I had a situation in a shop when I couldn’t ...
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Does current fuel shortage in Mexico impact taxi availability and pricing?

Does the current fuel shortage in central Mexico (as reported by BBC for instance) - particularly in Jalisco - have an impact on taxi availability and prices?
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Which ferries to Elba transport bicycles?

https://www.toremar.it/mds/web/toremar/wdisponibilita.xpd shows symbols for vehicles which include cars and motorcycles. https://www.traghetti-elbareservation.it/en/tp-magazine/elba-island-bicycle-...
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Flight search by time in air?

I don't mind layovers between connecting flights much. If they're long enough I can have a little visit of the connecting city. Short of that, I find spending time in an airport more comfortable than ...
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What is the dress code for the Vienna State Opera (Standing Room Section)?

I want to see an Opera when I visit Vienna. Since the all the cheap seats have already been sold, I plan to pay €3 for a standing room ticket. I'm guessing the standing crowd will not be as well-...
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What is the furthest north one can get without flying or taking special cruises?

While researching this answer, I learned that there about 5 times per year between late July and September, there are passenger boats from Yakutsk all the way north to Tiksi at 71°39' north. For ...
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Lost/Stolen Passport but travel is before the 1 week fast-track service UK

My mum was in Brussels for the day and had her bag stolen with passport in it. She is due to fly out this coming Friday (1 week today) to New Zealand to spend Christmas with me. The police assisted ...
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How can I find boats to travel on?

I'm going to be doing some traveling around the north coast of South America and the Caribbean. I'm not in a hurry, and I'd love to travel by boat, but I'm having a hard time finding information about ...
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Using my State employee ID in Vegas

I will not have my new DL in time for my trip to Vegas. I know they’re pretty strict with IDs. Will my California State employee ID be accepted in bars and casinos? It has my photo, birthdate, and ...
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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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Is the Nepal Tourism Board in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, open on Saturdays?

I need to get a TIMS card from the Nepal Tourism Board on Saturday. But I am getting conflicting information. On the official site I have found: TIMS Counter office hours at Tourist Service Center, ...
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Can a UK visa and BRP card associated with an expired passport be used for re-entry into the UK alongside a valid passport issued by another country?

My UK Tier 2 visa is on an expired passport, and my BRP card is tied to that visa. I am planning on traveling out of the UK soon, and I am wondering if I can use the expired passport with the valid ...
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How busy are the Faroe Islands during summer compared to Iceland?

Having been to Iceland a few times, I know how extremely busy it can get in the summer, especially in the south. Last summer I was in Greenland and I really enjoyed the absence of mass tourism. How ...
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Leaving the UK before Brexit and re-entering after Brexit as a EU citizen

I am an EU citizen currently living in the UK. On the 29th of March I need to get a flight to Dublin, and I'll come back the 31st. Is there anything I should be worried about considering that the ...
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Boquete to Panamá by bus on 3rd March

I need to get from Boquete to Panama City (in Panama - not Florida!) on Sunday 3rd March 2019. I have found a timetable here however with that weekend being the start of carnival I would like someone ...
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Is industrial hemp allowed in Singapore?

Especially in form of already woven fabric. I have a backbag that's made from industrial hemp and cotton. Is it allowed in Singapore? Is there a actual law source that could confirm this? All I can ...
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Does a 1951 Convention travel document become invalid after 6 months in a foreign country?

My spouse was issued a blue refugee passport (1951 Convention travel document) in an EU country within the Schengen Area, but has legally been resident in the UK for more than 6 months. We know this ...
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Can one enter Shenzhen from Hong Kong with a Special Economic Zone visa despite having a non-fully utilized, still valid Chinese L (tourist) visa?

Can one enter Shenzhen from Hong Kong with a Special Economic Zone visa despite having a non-fully utilized, still valid Chinese L (tourist) visa? If it is possible, will the Chinese L (tourist) visa ...
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Can a person still travel in other EU countries after being deported and banned from Norway?

My friend is deported and banned from entering Norway for years. But he has a Carta Soggiorno here in Italy. Can he still travel in other EU countries? How can he check his status with other EU ...
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EU261: Can I be reimbursed for the taxi ride (at the arrival location) that was necessary for a delay of less than 3 hours?

A couple of weeks ago a Ryanair flight (from Italy to the UK), for which I didn't buy travel insurance, was delayed by about 2h50'. At the time of arrival, since it was late at night and the last ...
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Must US-issued enhanced driver licenses have a full middle name?

I understand that a US-issued enhanced driver license (or ID card) is a special form of REAL ID. The difference from regular REAL ID is the holder not only had to prove legal presence in the US, but ...
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Overstayed visa for 10months and wants to reapply after 10years

I have a problem. I overstayed my uk visit visa for about 9 months and returned voluntarily. However during my exit in JUNE 2008. I did not get any deported stamp on my passport. Prior to my exist I ...
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Cancelled my Booking.com reservation but hotel is still gonna charge me

So I booked two rooms in Booking.com and it said that there was free cancellation, so I was confident it reserving it, since I wasn't quite sure about booking the rooms but I wanted to reserve them ...
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Is there any limitation on foreign nationals travelling by passenger boat Omsk – Salekhard or Salekhard – Antipayuta?

Severflot in summer and autumn operates passenger boats on the Yenisey and Ob rivers, from Omsk in the south to Antipayuta in the north. On this river-forum post, someones writes that Обязательно ...
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Using of Indian passport and other national passport

What if I I get the visit visa to UAE and use my Indian passport to travel out of India and enter UAE. From UAE I will use my Portuguese passport going out of UAE and entering UK. 1) will I be ...
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How can a traveller to Namibia best support African businesses?

Namibia is a post-Apartheid nation and has been independent of South Africa for nearly 30 years. However huge imbalances of wealth and ownership remain. In Namibia, the tourist industry accounts ...
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My face in my Japan visa is different because of my wisdom tooth extraction

I'm worried about my photo in my Japan visa that was recently been printed. We applied last December 2018 with a bump of my face. My mother wanted to apply already so i quickly take a photo while my ...
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Is it possible to courier passport of my 3 month old son to the US from india?

My three month old son is a US citizen (born in the US) and we are of Indian origin. He left for India on an entry visa with his mother recently. Before leaving, I prepared all required documentation ...
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Are non-commercial vessels leaving the US required to make a passenger manifest available to the US government?

The background for this question is the lack of any formal exit (emigration) procedures when exiting the US. Instead, when such exit records are required, the government relies on airlines' passenger ...
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When I do the “accommodation registration at local police station” after entering China or changing location in China, what does “local” mean?

When I do the “accommodation registration at local police station” after entering China or changing location in China, what does "local" mean? Same district? Same municipality? Same province? Within a ...
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How does one use the water plunge pool outside a Hungarian sauna?

Users of a (single-sex) sauna in a Hungarian hotel or at a thermal baths typically go naked. There is often a plunge pool of cold water outside it (also in the single-sex area). How does one use this? ...
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Canadian re-entering Canada from U.S. with expired Passport but Nexus in good standing

At the airport, I discovered my passport had expired. I always enter the U.S. with Nexus. I was able to finally enter into the U.S. but was warned and probably flagged and might have troubles re-...
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Using Chinese M Business visa when now working for a different company

Can a Business China Visa (category M, 10 year validity) obtained while working for one company be used for a trip on behalf of another company?
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Can not obtain proof of ticket cancellation from Wizz Air

I have cancelled my tickets for a Wizz Air flight. The refund is not the issue as "cancellation fees were higher than ticket price" and all that, but I need to have a cancellation confirmation in ...
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How to get from Hong Kong airport to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa at the border and if possible avoiding stairs?

How to get from Hong Kong airport (HKG) to Shenzhen while obtaining a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") at the border as a French citizen, and if possible avoiding stairs?
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Stolen Guinea-Bissau Passport with Schengen Visa

I’m in a really difficult position. My wallet got robbed with all my documents, my Guinea-Bissau passport and Visa, and My BRP. The problem is I can only issue my passport in Portugal or France do ...
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Is it allowed to travel to the UK with tuberculosis that is not contagious?

Is it valid to enter UK with tuberculosis that is not contagious and the treatment is in process? I have a valid visa and I work there, so I need to know whether it is possible to travel back to the ...
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I'm a dual citizen (Australian/US) traveling to India with an Australian passport and visa. US passport hasn't arrived yet! How to get back in?

I'm traveling to India for the holidays. I've booked the trip and visa on my Australian passport information. I recently became a US citizen and applied for a US passport. It still hasn't come in yet....
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Can a Jamaican who was deported from the US travel to other CARICOM member nations?

I would like to visit other Caribbean islands from Jamaica, but because I was deported from the US, I would like to know if there are any laws barring me from traveling to other CARICOM member nations....
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Staple through picture page of passport

An organisation has stapled my yellow fever certificate onto the photo page of my passport, leaving 2 small holes next to my photo. Could this cause issues when entering a country?
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Anyone tried to bond merchandise in qatar airport?

Has anyone tried bonding hand carried merchandise into Qatar for one day stop over? I’ve looked in Hamad airport website if they have that service but couldn’t find any information . I will be ...
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How can we recheck luggage without leaving the transit area because of visa issues?

My wife is Philippine national and needs a visa for a lot of countries. When she came to live with me in Aruba, I booked 3 different tickets: Cebu to Shenzhen (China), Shenzhen to Brussels (Belgium), ...
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Canker sores after visiting Nigeria

I went on a business trip in Lagos, Nigeria for 2 weeks with colleagues. After coming back to Paris, France, 3 of us are having canker sores. Mine appeared about 2 days after coming back, I don't ...

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