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How safe is it to leave my passport in my hotel room?

How sure can I be that a passport left in my hotel room is safe? On my trip, I don't need to carry it around with me every day, so would like to leave it behind.
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Travel with Expired Greek Passport from UK to Greece and Return

My Greek passport is about to expire in about a month. I had started a process for the renewal but the application got rejected due to a typo an employee (bureaucratic process). This December, I am ...
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Where can I find the upper bound price for checked-in luggage for Sky Airline when purchased at the airport counter?

Where can I find the upper bound price for checked-in luggage for Sky Airline when purchased at the airport counter? https://www.skyairline.com/english/price-list (mirror) just gives a lower bound ( ...
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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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Canadian travelling with Americans to Israel

I'm a Canadian citizen travelling with an American group (only Canadian in group) to Israel. As I recall, there can be a significant difference in some European countries (Holland, etc) in how ...
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Indian eVisa - travelling date is 6 months after its issuance

My friend has been issued an eTV from India which is valid for one year with a multiple entry. The visa was issued in April 2019. However, he could not travel according to the planned dates. The new ...
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Munich Connection - T1 to T1 - 1 hour enough? USA to Spain [duplicate]

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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Clipper on BART/CalTrain. Don't have full fare on the card. What happens?

The Bay Area has a regional all-system card called Clipper. It is an automated near-field-communication style passes where you must tap-in and tap-out so it can charge the fare for your journey. You ...
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Using parent's property and will as evidence of assets

Here are the questions regarding showing evidence of asset/property which is parent's name: In my visa application, Can I provide evidence of assets which are in the name of my parents? If the ...
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Which skyscrapers in Tianjin, China have observation decks?

Apart from the TV tower, are there any skyscrapers in Tianjin where the public can access an observation deck? I'm sure there are information online for whoever speaks Chinese, but that's not me...
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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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Entry visa to Bolivia for a Romanian citizen

I had a look on Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry page and they say that Romanians do need visa for entring in Bolivia. Unfortunately, Bolivia does not have an embassy in Romania, the Ministry says ...
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Visa availability is longer than the availability of the passport [duplicate]

What happens if the visa availability is longer than the availability of the passport? In my case, a Romanian with a Romanian passport (5 years availability) who wants to get a tourist visa for ...
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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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Dual Citizenship travelling to the USA [duplicate]

Background: I want to travel to the USA. I have dual citizenship (British + Brazilian). I haven't applied to ESTA with British passport yet because I have B1/B2 Visa in the Brazilian passport ...
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Inter-island ferries in Cabo Verde?

I'm visiting Cabo Verde in November, arriving at Sal. I'm hoping to visit a few of the other islands, preferably by ferry. CVInterilhas runs between some of the islands, but their schedule appears to ...
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Is there anywhere at Melbourne Airport to buy a Myki?

I've had a read of the Wikivoyage page for Melbourne airport, and discovered the much much cheaper way into the city via the 901 bus to Broadmeadows then the train. However, in order to do this route,...
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Receptionist took a copy of my passport

This is my first visit in the UK. I'm from UE. A receptionist in a hostel I am staying took a picture of my passport (of the page with my picture and all my personal data). I understand that the ...
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Vietjet Flight reservation Family Name, Middle or given Name

I am booking a flight on Vietjet online, I have come across their name requirement which is Family Name: Middle and Given Name: I have always seen/used First name/Family Name so before ...
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Why buy a first class ticket on Southern trains?

I have been traveling regularly to the south and I would love to know the benefits of upgrading to first class because to me it seems like there is none
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UK Visa refused once under 320(7A), (false or forged document) and I want to apply again

I got one refusal under 320 (7A) due to wrong information provided by other party. Please check the below refusal letter. The signatory of one document (Leave approval letter from my then employer) ...
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Air China international transit: PVG vs PEK

I am considering getting flight tickets from Europe to Japan with Air China, and I can pretty much choose whether to transit at Beijing (PEK) or Shanghai (PVG). Are there any practical advantages of ...
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Entering in the USA with ESTA Holder but Korean minor student studied in the Philippines

I have 16 yr old Korean student with esta holder study in the Philippines.He invites to a seminar with his co Filipino students. He will travel alone. What are the documents needed when entering the ...
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is it necessay to get a reference letter from the place i work to re enter japan while i am on working visa?

is it necessary to get a reference letter from the place I work to re enter japan while i am on working visa? cause Iam going to my home Country.
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How can I find the cheapest prepaid SIM card for a given country?

Next month I am traveling to country X, where I would need Y minutes of calls, Z text messages and most importantly Q megabytes of data. How can I find the cheapest/most reliable SIM card for my needs?...
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Can you use mobile boarding passes at Antalya Airport?

When I was at Antalya Airport I noticed that I'd have to be handed a physical boarding pass when checking in as I couldn't check in online. I scanned my boarding pass with an app and it created an ...
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Retrieving Bags To Clear Customs/Lounge Access Upon Arrival

I will be travelling from NRT -> ORD -> EWR next year. When I land in ORD, will I need to retrieve my bags in order to clear US customs? Also, my flight from NRT to ORD is with JAL in business class, ...
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Obtaining a Schengen visa without employer No Objection Certificate (NOC)

My 47 year old friend who is employed with a reputed organization has a weird problem. Her office HR does not easily give NOC for foreign travel. She is a pretty senior personality in her organization ...
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Passport Requirement to Rent a Car

I was surprised that an Amsterdam auto rental required a passport, despite making the reservation through Expedia.com. I have no objection to requirement: I am left wondering: What practical purpose ...
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Is it possible to climb Uluru (Ayers Rock)?

Suppose I'm in Australia. Can I climb Uluru? Do I need any special permits or gear? And how long do I have to walk to the top?
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What to do after a claim for compensation is rejected

I had a flight with an airline company with one stop. The first flight was delayed more than 3 hours because of the crew cabin of the airline company, two of them have left the airplane and the ground ...
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Use 230V 50Hz electronics in U.S.A

I want to visit friends in U.S.A. and may stay there for maybe a month. I would like to bring my electronics with me and need to know how I could use them in America. They use 230 V, 50 Hz (I am from ...
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Flight Compensation?—Missed Connection Flight

I had missed the connection flight from Warsaw (WAW) to Belgrade (BEG) due to a delay of the first flight from London (LHR) to Warsaw. The delay was an hour approximately. I then had to wait 3 hours ...
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Can power banks be recharged from both 120V and 240V?

I'm traveling from the US to the UK in a few weeks. Can I recharge a power bank purchased in the US at a UK power outlet? The specs for all the power banks I've been considering make no explicit ...
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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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Will the Indian citizens with US H1B and H4 visas get the Dubai on arrival visa?

I checked the site of UAE government visa: https://government.ae/en/information-and-services/visa-and-emirates-id/do-you-need-an-entry-permit-or-a-visa-to-enter-the-uae In this, the requirements of ...
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Do stays in Canada/Mexico automatically count towards the US admission period under the VWP?

According to numerous online reports (including screenshots of correspondence with the CBP Info Centre), a VWP national who enters the US by air solely in transit to Canada or Mexico, and then spends ...
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Valid Canadian Visitor Visa in my old passport with a removed machine readable zone [duplicate]

I want to travel in Canada on November but I renewed my passport. When I renewed my passport, the machine readable zone in my old passport was cut in order to make it useless. Also my visa is intact. ...
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Claiming compensation for late service of Eurotunnel

Yesterday I was coming back from France using the Euro Tunnel, and they had substantial delays of about 90 minutes. Hence the question: when is it possible to claim any compensation from them for the ...
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Do you need an IDP for Lebanese drivers licenses in Sweden?

The Lebanese drivers license is in Arabic and French, and the Swedish passport is in Swedish, English and French. French is a 3rd language of many Swedes and our king is French. Do you need an IDP ...
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How to get a Smart Card for the Cairo metro?

According to this article Cairo has smart cards for their metro, however, it is unclear to me how I might go about getting one of these smart cards. Any ideas?
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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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Transit via at CDG airport for Cuban citizens

Do I need a transit visa for a cuban in transit with a stopover of couple of hours without leaving transit area enroute Havana to London?
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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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Missing Schengen entrance stamp

Last night I took a night train from Romania to Hungary. I shared a compartment with another American backpacker (and others.) The border crossing on the Romanian side was normal -- all of our ...
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What do two fingers up mean on roads in California?

European driving in California here, some guy passed us on the right side on route 50 between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe (two lanes each way) and was very intently showing us this sign. What does it ...
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UK Visa Refusal - Please help [on hold]

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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Is it a known scam or honest oversight at Cambodia border crossings to not stamp your entry/exit form?

A month ago I entered Cambodia from Thailand at Koh Kong and was charged an extra USD $7 which is commonly considered to be a scam on the Internet. Koh Kong is considered to be less scammy that the ...
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Can a Chinese citizen 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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Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the international driving permit issued by the AAA sometime between 2016 and 2019?

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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