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UK Visa Refusal - Advice

I'm looking for help about my wife's UK Visa refusal. There was an administrative error with the visa application, but I have no right to appeal against the decision. Therefore, I would like to ...
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Traveling on 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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How can I list all flight numbers that connect two countries (non-stop)?

How can I list all flight numbers that connect two countries (non-stop)?
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How early should I arrive for same-day tickets for the Washington Monument?

Quoting https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/234635, Same-day, free tickets will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis daily, starting at 8:30 a.m. My question is... at what ...
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Apply for a Korean visa in Jeju Island

Jeju Island is visa-free for Chinese nationals. Is it possible for Chinese nationals to apply for a visa for the Korean mainland from Jeju Island? I have searched around but cannot find anything ...
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What practices do airlines apply to avoid jet lag?

A lot has been written about ways to avoid jet lag. My question is what practices airlines adopt to assist travellers with this on long-distance flights, e.g. serve meals at certain times, dim cabin ...
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Why are there so many subway station signs between Yau Ma Tei station and Mong Kok station on Google Maps?

Looking at the map between Yau Ma Tei station and Mong Kok station on Google Maps, https://www.google.com/maps/place/Yau+Ma+Tei+Fruit+Market/@22.3161599,114.1698839,19z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:...
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2 Different Passports - One with 1 surname, the other with 2 surnames

I have a US passport and a Mexico passport. My US passport has only 1 surname, but my Mexican passport includes my mothers maiden name as a second surname. I want to purchase my US -> Mexico flight ...
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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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How does Google Flights define classes?

Why is Norwegian's "Premium Cabin" shown when I search for Premium Economy while Icelandair's "Saga Class" shown when I search for Business? The amenities are similar across both classes but Norwegian'...
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Does brother-in-law count as immediate family member for UK visa? [duplicate]

In the online visit visa application for the UK, I have to add immediate family members. My sister's family lives there. Do I have to add her husband too as an immediate family member?
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Luggage locker at Warsaw Central Railway Station

I am wondering if there are luggage lockers at Warsaw central railway station (I highly suspect there are) and if there are, do they have different size lockers? and I'd like to know the prices. ...
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Why is Iceland Air's Saga Premium product classified as Business class?

Other than lounge access, I can't see anything in the product that's different from other Premium Economy product. The seats aren't even 180 degree recline! Sure, they are cheaper than business ...
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Do I need to declare friends and family in UK when applying for a Standard Visitor visa?

I am about to apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa on an Indian passport. I have sufficient funds as shown by bank statements and am a full-time employed permanent resident of Canada. The application ...
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Does the surcharge apply only if you tap the card in Australia?

Some restaurants in Australia have a surcharge if you use a credit card. I've heard from someone who lives in Australia that this surcharge only applies if you tap the card (paywave or paypass), but ...
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Traveling on WestBahn with unreserved seats

I am traveling to Salzburg (Salzburg Hbf) from Vienna (Wien Westbahnhof) on the WestBahn train booked on thetrainline.com. While booking, I did not select "reserve seats" option. According to their ...
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Can I still travel on the Troika Card even if it goes into a negative balance?

On the London Oyster Card, you can go into a negative balance. TFL introduced a one more journey option. I was wondering if there are any similarities between this and the Moscow Troika Card. One ...
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Can you go skiing on a trip to Warsaw in late December?

I am going to be in Warsaw during the last week of December with two kids (8, 12). Is it possible to go skiing that time of year in Warsaw region? (both natural and man made snow are fine) Is there ...
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Travel to Colombia as a dual Colombian-US citizen: is it ok to use my US passport?

At birth I was issued a Colombian passport as my (American) parents were living in Colombia at that time. A few months later I was issued an American passport. The Colombian passport is long expired ...
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Is 5 hours enough for changing flight from T3 to T1 in Bangkok Airport?

My flight will be landing in Bangkok at 9am at Terminal 3. My connecting flight will be at 1:55pm from Terminal 1. Can someone please share how far Terminal 1 is from Terminal 3 at Bangkok airport ...
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Do I need to exit and re enter or get anything stamped to stay in the Schengen zone after my student visa expires?

My fiancée has a student residence card for Spain that expires on December 15. We are leaving Spain on December 16 to go to the US, and coming back on Jan 1. The Spanish consulate site says: ( http:/...
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Munich Connection - T1 to T1 - 1 hour enough? USA to Spain

I’m flying in on American Airlines to Munich and have booked two separate flights on Iberia airlines with only a 1 hour connection. I’ve read all over the internet that connecting though Munich is a ...
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No birth certificate to exit Russia

My mother and I have different surnames so immigration officers often ask for a birth certificate. Today I applied for my Internal Passport Of Russia. To apply, I had to hand in my birth certificate. ...
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Currency exchange in Vancouver [on hold]

Are there any places in Vancouver (preferably in the downtown) where I can exchange USD to CAD whose rates are no worse than the rate which one gets when withdrawing cash from ATMs (without additional ...
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Can I bring a 30000 mAh power bank on board the aircraft?

Well I am 24 and this is my first time travelling overseas. Kind of embarrassed, but I finally have enough money for travelling. I would like to ask can I take this 30000mAh Power Bank, onboard the ...
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Is a laminated Birth Certificate copy acceptable for travel?

My mother and I have different surnames so immigration officers often ask for a birth certificate. When leaving Russia, on Russian passports, the officer made a fuss that the certificate was laminated ...
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UK Family Visitor Visa Query

I am a citizen of India and I wish to apply for a family visitor visa for the UK to meet my sister and brother-in-law. My brother-in-law is having a tier 2 residence permit and my sister is on ...
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My USA Student visa has cancelled. Now I'm applying UK student visa, is there any problem previous USA visa cancel [on hold]

i have Canada student visa refusal, Australia student visa refusal. USA student visa Cancelled at immigration. is there any problem creates for UK student visa if i apply? please help me out. my ...
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What is the longest distance between two stops of a train route?

As a follow-up to this answer which states that the “Z” trains from Beijing to Hong Kong and which take 24 hours are actually non-stop services (permitting immigration formalities to take place in ...
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UK visitor visa application 2 years / 5 years and no visit done in current 6 Month visitor visa (2019)? [duplicate]

We (mother, father and daughter) have a UK visit visa 6 month till November 30 but we cannot visit. Previously, my mother and father had visa and visited in Jan 2019. But this is my first visitor ...
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How do you behave in icelandic public swimming pools?

I've been to Iceland a few times and my relatives have informed me that when taking a bath in the public swimming pools there are a lot of rules to follow. In Sweden, where I live, the only rule is ...
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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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Long term accommodation proof for Schengen visa

A friend of mine needs to apply for a Schengen visa to France, it is for three months of medical training. The hospital, where he will be doing my training, does not provide accommodation. Since his ...
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Travelling from US to Pakistan via US, Need to stop at dubai for 2 days. How? [duplicate]

I have a pakistani passport and a green card and intend to travel to pakistan via dubai so i can stay 2 to 3 days in Dubai. What is the process? do i need a transit visa or any other thing. Please ...
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Can a US citizen live and work remotely in the UK for a month?

I am a US citizen. I run my own software company that serves US citizens so I am essentially self-employed. I would like to visit London for fun and work on my US-based company while living there for ...
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Bangalore to Tiruvannamalai : Even, asphalt road

I am planning a drive (hatchback) from Bangalore to Tiruvannamalai in the first week of coming month I understand that there are alternative routes available (listed) but have been in a state of ...
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Can a US Citizen living in Canada, get a license to carry firearms while visiting the US? [on hold]

I live in Canada, do not have a firearms license in Canada as I'm a USA citizen and a "Permanent Resident" of Canada. Is there a way to legally own and purchase a weapon in the US, if I have a ...
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Do US hotels make a copy of the ID shown by guests?

When traveling to hotels in the United States, they frequently require that you show them your driver's license when you check in and then they make a copy of your driver's license. I recently read an ...
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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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Can I take the high-speed bullet train Beijing–Hong Kong under Chinese 144 h visa-free transit rules?

In a few days I should go fly to Beijing and then would like the 8 hour train from Beijing to Hong Kong using 144 TWOV. The issue is that I have read a lot of articles/discussions online about people ...
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Getting tickets to Antelope Canyon

I assume this is the official website for Antelope Canyon tours. (I'm talking about what is classified there as sightseer's tours.) If there is no availability on this website for a particular date/...
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How to get from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Terminal 4 early in the morning?

I have a flight at 6:20 am from Heathrow Terminal 4. I usually take the 285 into Heathrow, then either walk or get the free transfer train to my terminal. Terminal 4 requires a free transfer train, ...
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Luggage storage in Boston

According to this source, there are at least three luggage storage options at South Station. But it looks like all of them close at 8PM or earlier (on weekdays). Are there any places that store ...
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Seaplane at the end of runway 18L on Schiphol Airport [migrated]

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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Is the ferry from Hong Kong to Macau crowded during weekends?

We plan to take the ferry from Hong Kong (Sheung Wan) to Macau (Outer Harbour) on the morning of either Saturday (23rd Aug, 2014) or Sunday (24th Aug). Will it be so crowded that one is usually not ...
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How to apply for a UK visa when the person isn't living in their home country

I've been looking into visas and I've seen so much information about denials it's freaked me out a little. My boyfriend is Egyptian and is currently studying in Oman, where his mother and father are ...
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Are there any issues with speaking Spanish as a tourist in Portugal?

I'm about to go on a trip to Portugal, not knowing any Portuguese. I was planning to learn all the basics (yes, no, hello, goodbye, thank you, etc) but in a slightly more complicated situation it's ...
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Air Travel with an Electric Arc Lighter

I have a rechargeable USB electric 'arc' lighter. It a similar model to the one shown here (sorry for the ebay link, best I can find and I can't find a picture of it working). When activated it ...
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If my Schengen visa starts on the day of arrival which is one day ahead of departure, would they let me get into the plane?

I have a question, I applied for the Schengen visa through Germany, on the form they ask me when I'd arriving (to Germany) and when I'd returning. they take this exact date as the visa period. I ...
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Carrying a UPS Return Package with Phones, from the US and back

I need to return 3 phones that were recently purchased from US, I will be travelling from India to US (SFO). Is it okay to carry 3 Phones (packed-unused) with a valid UPS return package. Will this ...

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