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Crossing from US to Canada at the Peace Arch on foot

I would like to drive my friend (US citizen) in Washington State US to the Peace Arch coastal border crossing between Blaine US and Surrey CA, to visit Vancouver BC for a few days. Can I drop the ...
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Why do some countries require a proof of accommodation in their visa application? [closed]

I am applying for a visa to enter a country. The visa application requires a proof of fully-paid accommodation post-quarantine. I understand the usefulness of a proof of accommodation if: It was ...
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Can I take portable speakers with lithium batteries as carry-on on an Air India flight?

I am travelling from Lucknow to Bengaluru. I already have my Phone (4500 mAh Lithium-ion Polymer Battery), and a power bank (2000mAh Lithium Polymer Battery) with me. I want to carry this item boat ...
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What does cancellation policy mean Turkish Airlines fare rules page?

I would like to purchase a roundtrip ticket from Turkey Airlines and am somewhat confused on the cancellation policy in fare rules page For international flights, under "economy promotion", ...
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Indian Passport Holder travelling to India from UK during lockdown

I hold Indian Passport and UK residence permit I would like to travel india due to my fathers expected eye operation Do I need to provide a doctors letter at UK airport before departure?
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Best jacket for Sweden?

I'm going to do an erasmus in Skovde (Sweden) for 6 months, starting in August, and I'm wondering what kind of jacket would be the best. I don't know if a ski jacket would do the job or if its better ...
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How long does it take to drive from Marrakech to Merzouga?

My wife and I are going to Morocco for the first time. Most important for us on that trip is to ride the camel and night in the desert under the stars, so for that we booked a night in the desert ...
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What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by Covid-19?

This community wiki explains the current restrictions by the United States of America on the entry of individuals who may pose a risk of transmission of the SARS-Cov2, the virus which causes the Covid-...
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Is someone else's surgery a legally permitted reason for international travel from the UK?

I need to travel to India to attend a medical emergency. My mother needs a major surgery and she wants to see her grand kids before this surgery. She is over 85. National lock-down and International ...
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Do Water Chestnuts Exist in Colombia?

Do water chestnuts grow in Colombia? Or is it possible to buy them there? I'm assisting a film crew that's on location for a cooking documentary, and they would like to blend an asian fusion dish with ...
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Marrying a US Navy serviceman, but I'm undocumented in the US and trying to go to Spain [closed]

So I’m undocumented in U.S. (Illegal) and Im marrying a U.S. Citizen that is also in the US Navy. He got his orders to go to Spain for 3+years and he wants me to live with him on base in Spain. How ...
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How does foreigner registration in Slovenia work?

The FCO advice for Slovenia notes that: All foreign nationals visiting Slovenia must register with the Police within 3 days of arrival or risk paying a fine. If you are staying at a registered ...
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Tocumen international airport - Has anyone tried to transit over 12 hours without a visa?

IATA says Sri Lankan Nationals can transit through Tocumen international airport (PTY) in Panama upto 12 hours without a visa. My connecting flight however takes 22 hours layover (overnight) in PTY. ...
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Can one walk into Mexico from the US with a US green card and without a passport?

I am a French citizen and a US lawful permanent resident. Is it possible to enter Mexico with a US green card and without a passport via the US <-> Mexico land border on foot? I am reading some ...
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Water Chestnuts in Colombia? [closed]

Do water chestnuts grow in Colombia? Or is it possible to buy them there? These are specifically needed for a recipe.
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Can I make a leisure trip to California (vacation) in the current covid-19 situation as of 2021, will my quarantine be monitored?

I am planning a vacation trip out of state from Boston, Massachusetts to California by air. I found a deal that will work around Presidents' Day but then there was this warning to check the California ...
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Detained in UK and almost sent away in Dublin, will I always be stopped at every airport now?

I'm a US citizen that traveled to the UK a long time ago and was detained and sent back right away because I didn't have a round trip ticket, I had no travel insurance, and low funds in my account. ...
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Travel Insurance for US Citizens for a year-long trip

In a few months, I will be going to Australia on a Work and Holiday Visa for a year to travel and work. I am looking for a place to get health/travel insurance for my time there. Does anyone know of ...
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Arrival and departure on same day to/from India

I'd like to travel to India from Ireland and back to take my son with me from India. Under the current restrictions, will it be possible to arrive and depart on the same day, provided I am able to get ...
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Working on a Tourist Visa [duplicate]

I own a full service agency within the US and my girlfriend is one of my employees (full time contractor from overseas). She is planning on coming to the US to visit me and my family, I was wondering ...
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Do I need a visa to enter Canada from land with a US Refugee Travel Document?

I'm planning to go to Canada in 2 months. I'm currently an asylee and I have a Refugee Travel Document issued by the USA, however I don't have my Green Card yet. I know that Green Card holders don't ...
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How to minimize cost for cash withdrawals at French ATMs with a Bank of America card?

If I need to withdraw cash at the ATM, what is the best practice to minimize fees? In the USA I bank with Bank of America.
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Are Starlink antennas portable for use across the globe during travel?

Starlink is slowly starting to spread their wings globally, with a recent beta launched in Canada after their initial launch in the US. Let's assume I buy the antenna/dish and their service in Canada. ...
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What is the purpose of this cage on the wall of hotel room?

I'm looking for ideas about functionality of this wooden "cage" found on the wall of hotel room in Fez, Morocco. I haven't had a chance to ask the service about it, and I'm yet to find a ...
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Booking flight tickets for someone in another country? First time flying

I need to book 2 separate tickets for Emirates, Turkish, and Copa airlines for my fiance and her father. I have never bought plane tickets before and they have never flown before. Is it better for me ...
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Gold Jewelry - Any limit?

I have bought my fiance several gold jewelry over 2 years (I would estimate total of 10k). Most of this was bought back in January 2020. It is all a gift, she has all the receipts. Does she need to ...
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Traffic law UK, pedestrians

The following scenario has happened to me a lot in London, UK: I'm walking straight and am about to cross a street that goes orthogonal to my direction, without a traffic light or zebra crossing. A ...
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What is an easy alternative to flying to Athens from London?

Will be traveling to Athens to meet a cruiseship this December so long as Covid allows, though i do not want to fly, so i looked in to alternative means of getting there and i could get a train to ...
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Can I find out if an American Airline flight flew March 19, 2020 [duplicate]

This was in the middle of all the Covid19 shut downs and I know we decided not to travel, but I need to know if the flight actually flew to determine credit.
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What are these white circles in Nevada?

I found them in Nevada, USA. At 37.488, -116.228 coords and I can't find any information about this. The bright white lines are roads and I have seen a similar ones but it had a triangle around it. ...
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UK Skilled Worker visa after Canada Tourist visa refusal [migrated]

I am an Indian citizen working in Germany for 2 years and I hold a German residence permit. In Dec 2019, I applied for the Canada tourist visa which was refused for not having sufficient funds, family ...
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Tunisia quarantine requirements for citizens

I'm trying to find out the exact quarantine requirements for Tunisian passport holders going to Tunisian from France. Most websites have requirements for hotel stays but some websites say that ...
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Are there alternatives to AirBnb for London, UK?

I love using AirBnb to rent a house from a real person, but often come across properties which are listed on AirBnb by a professional rental agency. In this case you're charged whatever fee the agency ...
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Where in the world can I travel with a COVID vaccine passport?

My grandparents got their vaccine shots recently and according to government authorities I should get mine by June at the latest. Where in the world can I travel with a "vaccination passport"...
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Passport Stamping and Residents cards

I am a U.K. citizen with a Bulgarian residents card. If I fly into Spain, does my passport have to be stamped as a third country national now after Brexit. Also if I transit Spain or another Member ...
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What are these metallic plates found around Iceland?

What is the name and function of these circular metal plates we have seen in random locations around Iceland? They look like sime sort of star map or sun clock. We've seen this one along road 52 I ...
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Visit Canada from Dubai with a valid B1/B2 visa on a Pakistani passport

I am national of Pakistan and residing in Dubai for last 4.5 years. I have a valid US B1/B2 visa. I have travelled to th3 US multiple times. Do I need a visa or an eTA to travel to Canada for 15-20 ...
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Storing luggage in Paris?

I’m travelling in Europe with 2 friends. Currently in Paris. We would like to store our luggage in a locker because we have to leave our rental at 2pm and our flight for Amsterdam is at 8pm at ...
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If I am going from Shenzhen to HK airport for an outbound flight, what are the covid specific rules and what airlines can I actually fly with

I am aware that sky pier and ferry service are open for SZ to HK at the moment, but not sure about the exact procedures and eligible airlines. The part of "upstream check in services" from ...
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What is the purpose of Boarding Points on Indian railways tickets?

In most of the world, if you want to travel from A to B, you buy a ticket from A to B and that's it. However, in India, it's possible to buy a ticket from X to B, designate a Boarding Point in A ...
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getting a bank card (virtual, prepaid or debit) in Argentinian Pesos, from abroad, for foreign citizens

Is there a way to register for an Argentinian bank card, or prepaid card, or virtual card in Argentinian Pesos, for people that are not citizens/residents of Argentina ? Should pass IIN validation as ...
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Can an original of “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” be viewed in Japan?

According to the Wikipedia article for "The Great Wave off Kanagawa", copies are stored in various places around the world. There are various copies of this work throughout the world. The ...
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Is it possible to do a u-turn after entering the Ambassador Bridge from the US to avoid leaving the US?

Is it possible to do a u-turn after entering the Ambassador Bridge from the US to avoid leaving the US? I am reading conflicting reports. https://k1025.com/this-guy-took-the-bridge-to-canada-exit-in-...
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Can I transit in the US travelling from South Africa

I am a citizen of Haiti, currently working in South Africa. I have to travel to Port-au-Prince for family reason. Can I transit to the US? I have B1/B2 visa and will take a covid test prior departure.
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App or website showing cheap business class flights?

Does anyone know a free website or app that is posting cheap business class flights? I've found many websites, but they are only posting cheap economy class fares. This page is the only one I know so ...
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How to contact border authorities in EU/Schengen countries?

For questions about entering a country, people are usually referred to the embassy of said country. Unfortunately, except regarding visa issuance, these often prove rather uninformative. So how would ...
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Cancelled stamp on passport [closed]

I have a friend, from Zimbabwe, that stated, some time back she wanted to visit SA and got the stamp in her passport, she then, however, decided not to travel anymore. They cancelled the stamp. Can ...
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Will Canadian citizens be denied entry to Canada during COVID-19 border closure?

I am a Canadian citizen currently in the United States. After calling CBSA at 1-204-983-3500, they indicated that returning to Canada right now would be considered "non-essential". Does that mean as ...
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Applying for ILR through 5 or 10 years route [migrated]

I wanted to ask whether anyone has applied for the indefinite leave to remain in the uk through the 10 years route, and when is the earliest time you could apply? So for instance, if in august you ...
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What does this street sign showing Japantown represent?

While driving in San Jose downtown in California, I saw the following street sign: What does this street sign showing Japantown represent? I understand that it is pointing to the nearby Japantown but ...

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