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What is the flow on effect of Haneda and Narita flight cancellations?

There is a big typhoon in Central Japan that has cause flight cancellation of ANA and JAL and cancellations/indefinite delays for nearly all other airlines. My parents are travelling from Perth on ...
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Traveling to US territories with valid H1B status but no visa/stamp in passport

After a few years on F-1 status (first, as a PhD student, then on my OPT and STEM OPT), I finally acquired an H1B status through my job a few days ago via change of status (without leaving the country)...
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How to use a 2 part bathroom where the urinal and toilet are separate?

In my current travels to Croatia I was using the bathroom at a cafe and noticed that the men's bathroom has 2 parts. The first part has a urinal and a sink. The door that leads back to the cafe does ...
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What's wrong with Turkish tap water? [duplicate]

I've tried finding an answer for this but without success. Most people just say "don't drink it" without telling one why. The only reason being "it's bad". As one having studied biology and chemistry ...
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Is tap water in Moscow safe to drink?

I will be travelling to Moscow, Russia and I want to fill my water bottle at my accommodation (no built-in filters). I have been hearing some myths that this tap water is unclean and unsafe to drink. ...
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Are French citizens supposed to indicate all their first names when booking a flight ticket?

French citizens often have several first names, which are mentioned on their passport. Are French citizens supposed to indicate all their first names when booking a flight ticket? On one side I read ...
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Where can you find the cheapest beer at Arlanda Airport?

The beer is super expensive at Arlanda Airport, usually around 100-120:- (10-12€) for a 50 cl lager at any bar or restaurant. As a swede I find this outrageous as a beer in the alco shop is 10:- (1€). ...
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Schengen Visa without a valid H1B Stamp [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to Amsterdam on the 22nd of December. Before that, I plan to head to my home country to get my visa stamped (21st November - 12th December). As I would just have a week after ...
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Do airlines know that a passenger arrived at the airport?

Usually you have to scan your boarding pass at least twice at the airport: First at the security checkpoint and then at the gate for boarding (plus once more if you check bags). If somebody does not ...
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What type of visa for a job interview in Germany, and are these documents enough?

This question involves two parts where in the first I am looking for the correct visa category, and in the second I have ab inquiry on required documents. I have been invited for a job interview (for ...
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Can I take the 105 bus into Heathrow Central Bus Station?

I'm staying at the Premier Inn on Bath Road the night before my flight out of Heathrow T3. I don't really want to have to fork over £5 per person for the Hotel Hopper bus since I have a travelcard ...
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Should you book tickets before applying for a visa? [closed]

Is it mandatory for a person to book tickets for a specific country they need a visa for prior to get the visa or it can be done after? Isn't there a chance of getting visa application refused and ...
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Will I be allowed to enter the US after living there illegally then legally in the past?

I was born in London. I went to the US as a child, my mother decided to make it a permanent move, so I became illegal. I graduated high school and when Obama came into office I was able to get DACA, ...
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Can I exit and reenter a UK station while waiting for a connecting train?

I will soon be making a journey by train that will require me to wait for around 90 minutes in a relatively small station. I would like to leave the station and wander into the nearby town during this ...
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Unable to make Indian E-visa payment

When I am applying for a 30 day tourist E-visa, on the official Indian visa site (https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/), I keep getting stuck at the payment part. It says: The Visa fee payment ...
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How reliable the public transport in Cagliari, Sardegna, Italia? Do they have contactless travel?

I have to change flights in Cagliari on a Sunday evening and I'll have around 2 hours free between the two, so I decided not to just sit in the terminal but actually rush out to the city. I have ...
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Can I hitchhike through Bangladesh from Kolkata to reach North East?

I'm planning my hitchhiking trip this November 1st and 2nd weeks. I want to start from Kolkata, enter into Bangladesh, Hitchhike or take public transport towards Agartala, do some sightseeing on the ...
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Do Cameroonian citizens need visas to transit through Suvarnabhumi airport (Bangkok)?

We made a single online booking from Shanghai to Yaounde, Cameroon. The connecting flight to Thailand is with Thai Airways TG665, which arrives at 9:15pm in Bangkok. We catch the next flight at 1am ...
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When applying for a visa has there ever been a case of embassy asking for proof of right to be in the present country?

I believe I heard cases when a Chinese citizen living in the US attempted to renew their passport they were asked for proof on what grounds they were residing in the US as there was no US visa in ...
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UK Tourism Visa from USA, with US visa expiring in 2 months

I want to apply for a 6-month tourist visa to the UK. I live in the US on the H1-B visa. My H1-B visa expires in January 2020. I will renew my H-1B in January, but need to get the UK visa before ...
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Tripod in Carry-on Luggage in Europe

I'm going to Europe next year but I'm unsure if I can carry a tripod in my carry-on luggage. I saw a couple of question here to cite some: Tripod in Carry-on Luggage Compact tripod on airplane (...
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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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UK Visa: convictions and other penalties [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK Visa using the newest portal. One section is called Convictions and other penalties and asks At any time have you ever had any of the following, in the UK or in another country?. ...
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UK Visa for job interview paid for by the company

I know that we need to show healthy funds balance in our bank statement for UK Visa, and I don't have funds for the entire trip. I have been invited by a Tech company (A rated sponsor) for job ...
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Travel Visa for Mexico (residing in UAE) Indian Passport holder

I hold an Indian passport however residing in UAE(Dubai) Visa of Employment, what are the documents needed to apply for Mexican visa for travel/tourism purpose?
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Bringing computer parts into Iran

I'm going on holiday to Iran and an Iranian friend has asked me to bring a few computer parts with me from Australia, the total value is about $700. I'll be taking a motherboard, AMD CPU and memory. ...
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Rent a car for a day and leave it in another city in Italy

I want to rent a car in Italy, is it possible to take it in one city and leave it in another one? In this case, from Bari to Naples. Also, is there a minimum number of days for a rental? Probably one ...
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Travel from Gimpo airport to Incheon airport during night

I am travelling from Osaka airport, Japan to New Delhi, India via Gimpo Airport and Incheon airport. I am arriving at Gimpo International Airport around 18:30 and on the next day at 11:30 morning I ...
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Do I need a Transit Visa of Canada if I have F1 and SX1 Visas? [duplicate]

I have a flight reservation from Austin, Texas to New Delhi, India. The flight transits through Toronto. I have a valid F1 and SX1 Visa. Do I need transit visa to transit through Canada? My layover is ...
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I can't find my prebooked ticket or reference number for Stansted Express

I can't find my return ticket that I booked for Stansted Express where do I go for help retrieving a copy?
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Baggage allowance with Air-Philippines from Manila - Ozamiz and Economy Supersaver ticket?

I have a flight ticket from Manila to Ozamiz flying with Philippine Airlines. The ticket class is Economy Supersaver. On this link I read that for a PAL domestic flight I can check in a piece of ...
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Should I wait until Black Friday for buying my plane tickets for December [closed]

I am going to participate in a series of academic events this December in South America. (I myself am from Perú.) The first starts at December 4 in Santiago (Chile), then I'll be about ten days in ...
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What passport to enter for flight with dual citizenship? [duplicate]

I hold both a British and Russian dual citizenship, holding two passports. I am soon going on a flight to Russia and am not sure what passport to enter in the Advanced Passenger Information section. ...
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UK visit visa for parents and employment letters from independent children

Need an advice for UK visit visa. As my parents applying for visa and only mum is financialy dependant on my dad. I have 2 brothers both are working and we havent shown them in dependants and they ...
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Are APA Hotels in Japan a good choice for budget travel? [closed]

I am planning on travelling around Japan for 2 weeks in May, starting off in Tokyo then riding the Shinkansen to Kyoto, Osaka and Hiroshima. Whilst looking at hotels in Tokyo I have noticed the APA ...
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Does Trump ban on Iranian citizens prevent doing exchange studentship in the US? [closed]

I'm Iranian and currently doing a PhD degree in Canada. I might need to do an exchange studentship in the US sometime soon. I had heard that Iranians citizens are exempt from the ban, but I'm ...
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I might have incorrectly answered a question about biometric collection

I recently applied for a Schengen Visa(France) at the VFS office in SF. When the gentleman at the counter asked me if I had previously had my biometrics information taken I replied Yes because I ...
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What are the pros & cons of locking zipper pulls to a lock embedded in the suitcase?

Many suitcases now have a built-in lock (often TSA-compliant) that attaches to the far end of the zipper pulls as shown in the image below. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of ...
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Is there anywhere a scheduled air service between two airports without connections to the wider world? [duplicate]

Mostly, if an airport, however minor, has scheduled service, it will be to another airport with more services and so one can connect through to any airport in the world. E.g. one can fly from ISC - ...
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Will I have issues obtaining an Indian visa as a Pakistani-American?

I think the title sums it up pretty well but I am planning on travelling to India for a friend's wedding in January and wanted to know if I would have any issues obtaining a visa. This might be an odd ...
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Is it possible to leave the Schengen area a day before my flight will leave? [duplicate]

I was issued a Schengen visa from the German embassy. I gave all the right documents and dates, and while the date validity matches my trip, the duration of stay is 1 day less than it should be based ...
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Proving remittance from friend for a UK Visit Visa [duplicate]

I am preparing to apply visa for my parents. My dad have income coming in from business but his account is usually low with balance which shouldn't be problem though. But in may and june I have sent ...
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Indian e-visa application cannot be accepted because journey date must be at least 4 days after registration

I'm a British citizen. I'm trying to submit my e-visa tourist application for arrival date 12th oct 2019. The site gives me the option to select arrival date 12th oct 2019 however towards the end of ...
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Is an ESTA likely to be denied if I have had a previous Temporary LPR/ Greencard that is now expired?

I'm an Australian Citizen and need to travel to enter the USA for 3 days en route to another country. I have had an ESTA for traveling to USA in the past (previous to my conditional LPR) and have ...
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How to complete the “How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK” for a child travelling with both parents? [duplicate]

The mother and father are sharing the expenses for the holiday. Family of 4. For example total cost for whole family is 100 pounds. Do I put 25 pounds on each persons application or 100 pounds on the ...
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Destroyed sheets and towels in a turkish hotel [closed]

Me and a friend had too much to drink one night in turkey and he ended up making a sheet and towel unusable. The hotel now wants compensation for these and I wonder how much they will charge us. The ...
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Is a conditional LPR/Greencard classed as National ID card for travel?

I want to know how best to answer the ESTA question: Have you ever been issued a passport or national identity card for travel by another country? Different sites I read say different things ...
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Can I travel to the US without holding a job?

I live in Italy and I was wondering if I can apply for a tourist visa even if I don't have a job? I enroll at collegio dei geometri in Udine Italy. I have to take an exam in 2020 so I can become a ...
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Is the tap water in France safe to drink?

I am planning to travel to France. When I have traveled recently, I often find myself drinking a lot of water after a lot of walking. Sometimes buying water can be expensive, especially in central ...
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Can you use a virtual credit card to withdraw money from an ATM in the UK?

I'm contemplating getting a virtual credit card from a provider with more competitive exchange rates & fees for visiting the UK. The provider does support the popular smartphone payment apps, so ...

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