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Are there ferries in the world capable of crossing Atlantic Ocean with passengers and cars? For instance btw Le Havre (F) and Boston (USA) [duplicate]

Are there ferries in the world capable of crossing Atlantic Ocean with passengers and cars? For instance btw Le Havre (F) and Boston (USA). I think that ferries navigating btw UK and the Continental ...
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Protect laptop (and fellow passengers) from turbulence?

Suppose I’m traveling in an airplane and I’m watching a movie on my laptop placed on the tray table. Is it prudent to take some measures against the possibility of sudden severe turbulence that might ...
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Consequences of Overstaying visa in Taiwan [closed]

Backstory: My visa expires in a few days and I don't want to go home to Canada. Life is wonderful and normal here in Taiwan. I can either go back home or overstay. Specifically, I'd like to overstay ...
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Buying a left-hand drive car in the UK for long European road trips

I live in the UK and have family in Salzburg, Austria. Whenever I see a cheap flight to Munich or Salzburg (before covid) I fly across the weekend and rent a car. I'm adding up my rental costs over ...
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Conflicting information about COVID-era international travel to Russia

My family (dual-US-Russian citizens) wants to travel from Chicago, US to Moscow, Russia this summer to visit our grandparents, but we have gotten very conflicting information about whether this is ...
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What is the best way to maximize chances of reentry upon leaving the UK?

I have come to the UK in the course of fleeing my abusive family and thus ata time in my life which was quite uncertain, unclear, and precarious. As my family is already an expat one (Americans living ...
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Why is it unlikely one needs to use the tollways when riding a taxi after midnight, early hours of the morning or a weekend in Bangkok?

From https://itsbetterinthailand.com/how-to-use-local-taxis-in-bangkok-without-getting-ripped-off-or-lost/ (mirror 1, mirror 2): If it’s after midnight, early hours of the morning or a weekend, it’...
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EEA family permit application location requirements

I'm French, my wife is Chilean. I'll keep my questions brief. Can my non-EU wife apply for an EEA family permit from within any country (apart from the UK, obviously) even if it is not her country of ...
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What is the meaning of a police car with no department or logo in the USA?

While traveling in the Southwest, I saw on two different occasions police cars that were painted all black, with no writing or logos on them. One was an older style of a police car, the other was a ...
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Is there a tool that allows me to plot a specified distance along a Google Maps route?

I would like to do a virtual walk along a long-distance route that I have plotted in Google Maps. By virtual I mean I will be walking locally and mapping my distance onto the route. So if I walk 10km ...
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Arriving from Myanmar by Finnair via Helsinki to Geneva Airport. British passport is it permitted to go directly to France, second residence?

Work contract completed after 5 years in Yangon. Want to travel from Myanmar by Finnair via Helsinki to Geneva Airport. British passport is it permitted to go directly to France, second residence? We ...
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Round trip from Germany to Albania as an Albanian citizen holding a German working permit

My friend is an Albanian citizen working in Germany. She has booked a flight ticket from Dortmund to Tirana next week, for a 6 day stay. Germany has extended travel warning for 160 countries, and ...
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Credit Card Ticket Refund

I issue a Airline(KU) ticket with my credit card, later I cancel my that CC, now I refund the ticket, how will I get the money back?
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Does the removal of German border control from 15th June apply to third-country nationals legally residing in these countries?

It is announced that Germany will remove travel controls for entries from other EU countries, the Schengen-associated countries, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland and the UK on 15th June (https://www....
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I have two passports with two different names, I want to travel to a third country. how should I book my tickets? [duplicate]

I have a US passport and a Ukrainian passport. I want to travel to Iran and with my Ukrainian passport I can easily get a visa at arrival. That's not the case with my US passport. However, my last ...
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As of June 12th, are there any restrictions on who can enter Turkey or who has to undergo a 14-day quarantine?

According to IATA: Coronavirus (COVID-19) entry regulations lifted on 12 June 2020. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening. Does this mean that anyone (with a visa or ...
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Is it possible to change tracks in the train station of Brussels Airport Zaventem without a Diabolo Pass?

I was just wondering if it were possible to go e.g. from track 1 to track 2 without needing to go through any gates that require a Diabolo Pass. I'm not planning on visiting the airport, just the ...
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can I fly out of Reynosa Mexico with my Texas ID and a copy of my birth certificate?. June 2020

I am a US citizen but don't have a passport, and I'm not able to get one, because I have outstanding child support debts. I would like to fly out from Reynosa, Mexico to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Will ...
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What are the quarantine requirements for entering Germany after June 15

Related to When do German borders reopen for EU members exactly? but not this questions is specific to quarantine requirements. What are the quarantine requirements for a German citizen entering ...
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Sleeping in Sardinia

Is it allowed to sleep outside (with a tent or just in a sleeping bag; not in the car) in Sardinia? Especially due covid rules, which require registration before travelling where it requires address ...
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List of campsites on Sardinia

I'm looking for campsites on Sardinia. We travelling without car, just backpacking. Priorities are: nature (we usually go to the mountains), not that many people, cheap. Is there some guide with ...
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When do German borders reopen for EU members exactly?

In Germany, there is an entry restriction in place for most of the EU citizens who were not German citizens or residents. According to the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, "This warning was lifted ...
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Did I miss EU customs on a flight from Brazil with stopover in Portugal to Germany?

e.g. Flight was: Foz do Iguacu (IGU) -> Sao Paulo [on Azul or Gol, don't remember] Sao Paulo -> Lisboa [on TAP] Lisboa -> Munich (MUC) [on TAP] Luggage was checked through from IGU to MUC, ...
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I don't have a green card yet. Can I travel to the Schengen countries and return to the US? [closed]

I am in process of getting my Green Card. I am having approved asylee status. Can I travel to Schengen States with this travel document and can I return back to the US safely?
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Are workstation monitors safe to pack in checked luggage?

I need to take my monitors for my workstation with me. Can I pack them in checked luggage? I have two monitors and they are 13 1/2 inches length by 16 inches width.
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Taxi in Bangkok booked via ride-share apps, the price is predetermined, why do they run the meter?

Why do taxi drivers booked via ride-share applications (e.g. Grab) start the meter at the beginning of the ride, even though the price is predetermined via the ride-share application in Bangkok, ...
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U.S. F1 visa validity time (before visiting the U.S.) [migrated]

I am an alien-student with a F1-visa stamped on my passport on 9th March 2020. The earliest admission date mentioned on my I-20 is 11th April 2020. But due to COVID-19, I never happen to depart to ...
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Data Sources for 7-day new Corona cases per Capita

Many German Länder are currently setting quarantine requirements for arriving travelers based on whether or not the number of new COVID-19 cases over the previous 7 days exceeds 50 per 100 000 people ...
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Will Canada accept my passport near expiration date? [duplicate]

I am going to Canada from Minnesota, USA 7/11/20 and returning 7/18/20 to MN. My passport expires 8/16/20. Will Canada accept this passport?
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Under what conditions can travellers from Germany be reimbursed in case of a travel warning?

According to an article published on tagesschau.de 2020-06-10, travellers who book with a German provider are entitled to a refund if the Auswärtiges Amt (foreign office) issues a Reisewarnung (travel ...
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Sardinia COVID-19 registration for tourists

I've been noticed by a friend that Sardinia currently requires advanced registration before travelling due COVID-19. The registration page is in Italy, no English, so I'll ask the embassy. But maybe ...
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Restricted travel to new york? [duplicate]

I am booked to fly to New York JFK airport from Dublin, Ireland on the 2nd July, I am an Irish citizen. I am a resident of Ireland. Can I travel on that date or are restrictions in place that will ...
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Do airport border officials know which flight you came on?

We have quarantine rules if you come from some countries in Europe. The border officials will ask you where are you coming from. Do they have this information already and they just test you? Also ...
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Due to COVID, Nexus does not allow me to continue with renewal until 7/6/20. How can I file for a grace period?

Due to COVID, Nexus does not allow me to continue with renewal until 7/6/20. How can I file for a grace period (my Nexus expires 1 day after 7/6/2020)? In addition, how do I confirm whether my ...
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B2 visa extension online for parents [closed]

My Parents are stuck in US due to COVID 19. They are on a B2 visa and their authorized stay as per I-94 is expiring on June 30, 2020 and my mothers until 30 July 2020. We are in the process of filing ...
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Travel agency requires that I pay non-refundable taxes for a flight cancelled by the airline in order to get refund?

Last year we booked a trip that's coming up soon from the US to a foreign country with a travel agency; the majority of flights take place with an international carrier on the lowest class and non-...
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How can I (US Citizen) get into Germany mid-June 2020?

I am having a hard time finding a centralized resource describing which countries are open to which citizens. I have an urgent need to get into Germany for work. The UK government is about to enact ...
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Google Maps public transport in offline mode?

Google Maps is a good ally when traveling. You can download a map for offline and this is nice because when you arrive to a new place and have no internet you can still have access to a map. However, ...
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Is it possible for foreigners to watch rocket launches in China?

China is an active spacefaring nation, with launches scheduled on a monthly basis from four major launch sites around the country. The newest of these, in Wenchang, is even conveniently located on ...
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How to bring a drone through a country that does not allow them? [closed]

You travel several countries with one backpack. Some of them restrict drones, some do not. You are NOT going to fly in the country where drones are illegal, but you want to take it with you to another ...
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Refunding the ticket, not the value of the ticket

I have been looking around and I see many question related to flights being cancelled due to COVID-19. Some questions are about flights with TAP - Air Portugal, British Airways, AlItalia etc. other ...
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Are there a FEW languages that, along with English, will let a person be understood by the vast majority of people in North-Western Europe?

I'm referring to Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Denmark. Will it be possible to add Norway, Sweden, and possibly even Finland and Iceland? And how about the ...
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If my ticket allows me to take a maximum of 23 kg luggage, can I take two pieces with me whose total weight is less than 23 kg?

If my flight ticket type allows me to take with me a maximum of 23 kg luggage, can I take two luggage with me whose total weight is less than 23 kg on the back of the plane? The airline is ...
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Can I get a cash refund from British Airways after applying for a voucher?

I booked my flight back in January with BA, the flight got cancelled in March due to Covid19. Many people have fallen into the trap they had on the website, where you try to get a cash refund and ...
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Can I currently (June 2020) travel from Israel to the Taba hotel area and return to Israel?

I am currently a student in Israel. I have a Israeli student visa in my US passport. I would like to take a day trip to Taba - just over the border from eilat. Is the border open? Will they let me ...
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Told Hungarian border police I walked along the outer Schengen border and took photos of it – will I be fined? [closed]

I hold an EU passport of a Schengen area member state and travelled on a day trip to Hungary. In Hungary, I walked to and then along the outer Schengen border until I reached a border crossing, where ...
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COVID-19 find out what destinations a particular airline is serving

As some of my flights have been canceled I'd like to find out how the airlines are operating (easyJet, Smartwings, Czech Airlines, ...). As they don't put much information, is there a possibility to ...
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Travel to Portugal

I'm looking to travel to Portugal either in July or August. What is the current plan to open back up for tourism. I've read around the 15th of June. Due to Portugal starting phase 3 reopening. Just ...
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Overnight layover in Toronto as of early June 2020?

I'm considering booking a flight from the US to Germany to tend to a family emergency. The connection that I'm currently looking at has an overnight layover in Toronto. Is it possible to use this ...
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Are taxi drivers in Bangkok expected to round up the taxi fare to the nearest multiple of 10 THB?

For example, if the taxi fare is 53 THB and I give 60 THB (for lack of coins), the taxi drivers typically will not give any change back. I wonder whether this is because I don't look Thai or because ...

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