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UK immigration Stamps: Are there Different types?

In other years, I have received multiple stamps on my visa indicating "leave to enter" terms et cetera, but most recently, my visa was just stamped once with the entry date and no other stamps. What's ...
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Who to contact regarding exit date stamped in passport?

I am a British citizen currently in Tuguegarao (northern Philippines) with no way of getting back to Manila to catch my return flight to UK on 21st March (all domestic flights from Tuguegarao, buses ...
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What should I do when my DOB changed after I have been approved for a J-1 visa due to Hukou cancellation

I'm a Chinese citizen. When I was 17, my parents filed a Hukou(household registry) using my name but a different date of birth for me without telling me. I was a minor back then, I had no clue about ...
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What do they do if confirmed positive during US airport COVID-19 testing?

Is there a known policy for what U.S. airport/government employees will do if they test somebody for COVID-19 and find them positive? Further, is this policy dependent upon airport, state, country, ...
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Can I get a refund for COVID-19 related cancellations?

In the current situation, many people will have to cancel existing flight or hotel bookings, and would like to get a refund. In which cases can one get a refund?
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Ryanair wants us to change our booking but we want a full refund. Should we wait until they cancel the flight? [closed]

In early February we booked flights from Frankfurt Intl to Porto with Ryanair (2 adults, 1 infant). The inbound flight is supposed to take place on April 13th and the outbound flight on May 1st. In ...
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Can I get my money or my tickets from Gotogate?

I am in London and trying to go to Montreal. I purchased tickets directly from gotogate.co.uk for a flight leaving in 12 hours. I then received an email telling me that they had taken the funds from ...
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May I get a refund for a flight cancelled because of COVID-19? [duplicate]

I had a flight ticket from Madrid (MAD, Spain) to Miami (MIA, US) to fly in March with AirEuropa. I got an email saying the flight was cancelled 13 days and 21 hours before the flight. Am I eligible ...
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Do UK Immigration Officers record video when interviewing arrivers?

I have always been curious about this process. Do officers record video in the event that they or other immigration officials need to scrutinise the details from interviews, whether on the part of the ...
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Refunding a flight ticket, bought via third party

I am planning to fly from Dubai in November. I haven't bought a ticket yet. I got a $100 gift coupon from a friend to buy ticket a specific third-party agency/aggregator, that I would like to use soon....
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Booking.com cancellation fees during COVID-19 outbreak? [duplicate]

I booked an apartment in Barcelona for the 19th March, but obviously I’ll be unable to attend due to the coronavirus. I have paid for the apartment up front, in full. I messaged the apartment ...
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Does a Schengen visa refusal affect negatively Australian PR visa approval? [duplicate]

I am Iraqi passport holder living currently in Iraq with no valid Australian visa. I received an invitation to lodge my 189 visa and I am in process of lodging my PR visa. While I was studying in ...
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Can you do air travel in a hazmat suit during the COVID-19 outbreak? [duplicate]

With the COVID-19 outbreak going on right now I wonder if it's possible to do air travel in a hazmat suit? What would the procedure be if you even wanted to bring your own oxygen supply? How does ...
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COVID-19: some EU countries closed borders for foreigners - are EU citizens foreigners?

A lot of countries in the EU are now closing their borders due to COVID-19. I'm looking for an answer that applies to all such EU countries that have shut their borders for "foreigners", however, to ...
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To where may I be repatriated if I don't live where I'm a citizen?

How do repatriations work for people who don't live in their country of citizenship? For example: I'm a Dutch citizen living in Germany. The Dutch government contacted me to inform me of an updated ...
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How impairing are current Australian quarantine procedures?

With the COVID-19 crisis looming over the world, Australia has imposed a 14-day self-isolation guidance for all international arrivals. These guidelines very put out shortly after I applied for my ...
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How do you 'self-isolate' in a hostel dorm room?

NZ, Aus and other countries are now requiring people to self-isolate for 14 days to ensure they don't have Covid-19. There can be some rather strict ramifications if you fail to adhere to this. What ...
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Where I can find the up-to-date list of countries with “local coronavirus transmission” that Philippines banned foreign visitors from?

I read in this answer by lambshaanxy: the Philippines have also banned foreign visitors from countries with "local coronavirus transmission" Where can I find the up-to-date list of countries with ...
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How to request a refund from Condor Airlines without calling them?

A friend of mine had a ticket with Condor airlines from Seattle to Prague, scheduled to depart on March 16th via Frankfurt. The Frankfurt-Prague flight (LH1400) was cancelled, so my friend would like ...
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Am I entitled to a refund on a non-refundable booking that has been cancelled by the hotel

I made a non-refundable hotel room booking through hotels.com. The hotel has contacted me to inform me that they will not be open for business during my stay because of the Coronavirus. I know I made ...
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Rate of acceptance of UK transit visas for Indians

I’m planning to transit through LHR on my way to FRA(Frankfurt, Germany) from BOM(Mumbai, India). I’m in the process of applying for a DATV for transit through LHR. I was reading multiple posts ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak?

My wife (a Kazakh national) is visiting in the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa, staying with my family. She arrived on Feb 1st. Her original intention was to stay for approximately 3 months, until April ...
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What are the medical care costs for visitors to New Zealand who contract COVID-19?

COVID-19 is an illness rather than an accident, so it's not covered by New Zealand's ACC scheme. What are the out of pocket costs for New Zealand visitors who suspect they might be infected, and ...
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Do home deliveries of food in the USA have “anti-tampering stickers” on them? [closed]

I've never ordered home food where I live, and certainly not in the USA. One thing that truly worries me is the "trust factor"; not only do I have to trust the restaurant's personnel to not spit in my ...
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What to do after Air Canada cancelled flight home

A friend of mine is currently in Cuba and was due to return to the UK on 2 April travelling Holguin> Montreal with Air Canada, and onwards to London Gatwick with BA (single PNR, booking made direct ...
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Travel advice back to UK from Jamaica after covid-19 outbreak

apologies for sloppy writing due to my current situation. I am currently in Jamaica with TUI all inclusive holiday. Just an hour ago I got email from Gov.Uk Travel advice stating following. The ...
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Which countries have NOT yet reported a case of COVID-19 Coronavirus? [closed]

I keep finding sites that list or map countries WITH Coronavirus. I'd like the inverse - a list of currently covid-19 free countries to travel to WITHOUT the virus.
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Can one travel from Metro Manila to somewhere else in Philippines outside Metro Manila via another country during the COVID-19 Metro Manila lockdown?

Can one travel from Metro Manila to somewhere else in Philippines outside Metro Manila via another country during the COVID-19 Metro Manila lockdown? Or is it against the Metro Manila lockdown rules ...
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I have an old (1996) felony conviction in Japan and am barred from visiting: Can I transit through there?

In 1996 I was convicted of felony importation of 23 grams of pot. I served 23 days in jail and paid a $11000 fine and had 30 days to leave the country. In 2018 I tried to go back on my way to China ...
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Can I transfer a USA transit visa to a visit visa online without going to the consulate of USA?

Can I transfer a USA transit visa to a visit visa online without going to the embassy in the USA?
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What's this Japanese food?

In this Japan travel promotion video, this fried I think food is displayed, screenshot from the hot pan: What is this?
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Location in ocean furthest from any land. Are there any established organized travel options for a tourist?

As far as I know the point in the world's oceans furthest from any land is located in the Southern Pacific, roughly halfway on a direct line from the Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) in the west ...
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As an expat, can you rely on travel insurance in case of the Coronavirus becoming a widespread major pandemic?

I was wondering, do regular travel healthcare insurance policies contain a clause which excludes coverage in extreme situations/disasters usually? I'm thinking about a global pandemic of the SARS-CoV-...
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Will a country take actions if I skip a return flight out but still leave still later via another flight?

I'm currently in Finland, Rovaniemi. I started from Mauritius, took BritishAirways to the UK (have a return ticket) then took two Finnair flights to Helsinki then Rovaniemi (return tickets here too). ...
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Does the COVID-19 Metro Manila curfew from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14 prevent travelers from going to the airport during the curfew hours?

Does the COVID-19 Metro Manila curfew from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14 (8pm to 5am) prevent travelers from going to the airport (Ninoy Aquino International Airport, MNL) during the curfew hours? Here ...
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US Citizen to UK or EU for vacation - but working remotely from time to time for USA clients

I believe that as a US citizen I can enter the UK or the EU (until 2021) without a visa for tourism or business purposes for up to 6 months. (Correct me if I'm wrong.) I'm an independent consultant ...
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What are the chances of US to UK flights being cancelled in the next 2 weeks? [closed]

I am travelling from London to San Francisco this coming Wednesday, and returning 10 days later. Although it looks like I may be able to get outgoing flight, I do not want to be stuck in the US ...
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US Citizen Student in UK Travel Restriction [duplicate]

Does the US European Novel Coronavirus travel ban restrict US Citizens from traveling back to the US from Europe or the UK?
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Does a transfer in a Schengen country airport count as time in that country for US Travel restriction? [duplicate]

I'm due to fly from the UK with IcelandAir, from Glasgow, via Reykjavik in Iceland (a Schengen country) on 30th March, to Florida. The stop-over in Iceland is approx 2.5 hours. Does anyone know if ...
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Possibility of delayed luggage during transfer at DXB

The flight is with Emirates, a quality airline, and each time during layover is a 5-hour and a 3.5-hour gap. And since the flight number is different each time, I think it’s reasonable to assume I ...
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a weird “no turn on red” traffic ticket [closed]

this is my first post. My apology if my question doesn't fit in the nature of this forum and please kindly redirect me to the appropriate forum if this is the case. I was stopped when I drove in ...
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Because of COVID-19 is the Thailand visa on arrival cancelled for all the countries?

I read in a recent article BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The government has decided to suspend visa on arrival for visitors from 18 countries at a meeting on Wednesday (March 11), chaired by Prime ...
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Why just Princess Cruises suspend global operations for 60 days, but not Carnival?

I find this strange, like this comment It's strange that Princess, who is owned by Carnival, shuts down but Carnival doesn't. Wikipedia shows "Carnival Corporation & plc" is parent company and ...
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Visa extension in India for a baby U.S citizen

I'm an Indian citizen living in the United States on a dependent visa. My 5 month old son, was born in the U.S and now we are in India. On arrival, the stamp in the baby's passport says something like,...
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TransferWise account and cancellation of hotel because of COVID-19

Due to the on going Coronavirus outbreak, there has recently been a state of emergency declared in Czechia meaning my partner can't travel and, for this reason, I emailed a hotel I had booked in the ...
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Travelling to Romania by train from Austria - COVID-19 quarantine risk at the border? [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Austria to Romania by train this weekend (exact date still to be confirmed). Have there been any people that recently took the train and can tell me what happens at the ...
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Traveling to Korea with special entry procedure because of COVID-19

According to the Korean government, a special entry procedure has been set for travellers from 5 European countries including The Netherlands. As an extension to some Asian countries. More info ...
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People exempt from Trump's COVID-19 proclamation, what is the quarantine/screening requirement?

You can read President Trump's full proclamation regarding conditions of travel between the US and Schengen zone here. Nowhere in this proclamation is a mention of a quarantine. However, several ...
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What percentage of international flights departing from Manila are cancelled due to Duterte's lockdown on Metro Manila from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14? [closed]

What percentage of international flights departing from Manila airport (MNL) are cancelled because of Duterte's lockdown on Metro Manila because of COVID-19 from 2020-03-15 to 2020-04-14? I have ...
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Visit Finland with visa issued from Norway during the COVID-19 outbreak

we were intending to travel to Norway ( more days) and Finland (2days) from 18.03.2020 till 1.04.2020. Now due to the quarantine mandate issued by the Norway government to all foreign nationals ...

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