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Layover/Transit in Japan Narita Airport during Covid-19

I will be going to Mongolia from China on a chartered flight from Tokyo to Ulaanbaatar. I have two options, Depart from China and arrive in Tokyo a day before my scheduled chartered flight. In this ...
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How do I get back to the UK if my country is in the COVID “banned countries” list? (Tier 2 Work visa)

My context: Started a job in the UK in late 2019 Got a Tier 2 (General) work visa Got a "Leave to Remain" BRP (Biometric Residence Permit) valid for 3 years. Rented a flat already. Came to ...
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I have a transit that will pass by CGK airport on 25 Jan 2020

I am traveling from Cairo, Egypt to Sydney, Australia and I have a layover of 4 hours at CGK airport on 25 Jan 2020. Ideally this shouldn't be a problem, however Garuda Indonesia is stating on its ...
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How are older drivers in the UK intended to learn about smart motorways?

This question arises from a conversation about road holidays in the UK, where I live. I was chatting to an older friend of the family, and it turns out they haven't heard of smart motorways. They ...
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Travelling to the UK on an accompanied visa, unaccompanied

I am a Europen Union member and I applied for my brother to accompany me to the UK. He was granted an a visa to accompany to the UK and before the UK left the EU, I applied for settlement. I now live ...
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Visit visa refused appendix v 4.5 a and c [duplicate]

I applied for my friend to visit me here in the uk. I am fully sponsoring his visit here. We admit we made a stupid mistake and we thought that his "bank statements" were not worth ...
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List or map of publicly available wifi hotspots in Europe

Are there lists or map websites that show all widely known, publicly-provided wi-fi hotspots in continental Europe with free log in? By public, I mean non-civilian/private, such as state-endorsed (...
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Does it take one hour to board a bullet train in China, and if so, why?

I see on travelchinaguide.com (mirror): According to this image, one needs 1h for boarding the bullet train. Is that accurate, and if so, why does it take so long?
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Kennel sizes for cargo hold

I'm about to travel from America to Europe with my 3 cats using Lufthansa. They'll travel in the cargo hold as checked baggage, and I'm having trouble getting a kennel of the right size. My cats are ...
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Are New York's rapid COVID-19 tests acceptable for entry into Canada?

The standard COVID tests in New York seem to take 5 days for results, which isn't enough for Canada's requirement that you have a negative test within 3 days of your flight into Canada. Luckily New ...
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US citizen worried about Tier 4 visa rejection after frequent UK visits [closed]

I am a US citizen/passport holder currently nearing the end of my tier 4 student visa (sep '19- feb '21) for my MA, this is after I studied in the UK with 6-month visa stamp during my undergrad (jan '...
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How long from flight arrival to train travel at Heathrow T2

Arriving into Heathrow terminal 2 from Greece. I am a UK national. I want to prebook an onward train from T2. How long should I allow for, to clear Passport control and baggage reclaim ?
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Taking medicines from USA to India for someone else in air travel

My relatives are US citizens and they are in India since a year due to covid-19. They are asking us to bring medicines from USA to India in my flight from USA to India via Dubai. They told us NOT to ...
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What is the highest pass in the world that is kept open (plowed) in winter?

Winter is here (for those in the Northern Hemisphere at least), and with it comes the bane of travelers just about everywhere, snow. Furthermore, snow tends to be more prevalent at higher altitudes, ...
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COVID related travel requirements for train journey Austria -> Germany -> Netherlands

My wife and I are planning to travel from Austria to the Netherlands on 31st January 2021 via train. Our train journey has two layovers : Frankfurt (~ 50 minutes) and Utrecht (~ 20 minutes). What ...
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Can I travel to Finland indirectly given the current U.K. travel ban?

I wanted to ask if anyone would know if it is permissible for me to travel to Helsinki from the U.K. indirectly given the current travel ban on direct flights from U.K. to Finland? My travel would be ...
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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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Why are coaches only allowed one way Beauvoir to Noirmoutier on the Passage du Gois?

I read on https://www.passagedugois.com/crbst_3.html (mirror): Coaches [are only allowed] one-way Beauvoir to NOIRMOUTIER. Why are coaches only allowed one way Beauvoir to Noirmoutier on the Passage ...
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What are the practical consequences of driving a rental car on unpaved roads?

In a related question @Harper wrote the following: Note that airport car rentals will NOT permit you to drive off paved roads, literally paved roads, read the contract! In addition, @PeterM mentions ...
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F1 Interview after 2 Tourist denials [closed]

My gf applied for Tourist visa in 2018 and got denied twice (in a span of 1 month) with 214b (insufficient ties) first time and for no significant change in the second attempt. [We realized that this ...
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Identify location of old paintings - WWII soldier

Does anyone know where the location on this old paintings may be? My great uncle was a doctor in WWII and was given a book half full of paintings by a soldier that he cared for. Unfortunately that’s ...
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Travelling to Berlin Germany from India and would like to Take My Assembled PC (except monitor) with me [closed]

I will soon be travelling on dependant visa with my wife to Berlin and I would like to take my CPU (assembled PC cabinet with keyboard and mouse) with me. Is it possible? visiting Germany for the ...
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Where should I get my Covid test (for travel to the UK) in India?

I am travelling from India to the UK on the 21st of January. The UK government has made it mandatory to get a negative Covid test before coming to the UK. Can I get the test done from anywhere or are ...
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When driving from Paraguay to Brazil via Ciudad del Este, with the intent to drive back to Paraguay, does one need to get a stamp at the border?

When driving from Paraguay to Brazil via Ciudad del Este (Puente Internacional de la Amistad aka Friendship Bridge), with the intent to drive back to Paraguay (without going to another country before ...
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Where is this statue? I believe it is in the U.S. - central or northeast [closed]

Looking for the location of this statue that is likely in central or eastern U.S.
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What is the highest road in the world that is accessible by conventional vehicles?

I'm looking to drive up the highest road in the world but I don't have access to any special vehicles. Where can I do so? The exact conditions are: The road must be accessible to civilians, so ...
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EC 261 refund: marketing vs operating carrier

Let's a assume a flight from the US to Europe with two legs: A transatlantic and a short connection inside the EU. The ticket is sold and the transatlantic is operated by the marketing carrier, say ...
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What should be considered when moving temporarily to Saudi Arabia [migrated]

How should an EU-citizen prepare for a temporary internship in Saudi Arabia given the different culture and bureaucracy. Is there a great resource where one can inform themself?
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What city is this on the Apple TV screensaver?

My dad and I saw this video on the Apple TV screensaver Can anyone figure out what city this is? Here is the first still: Things I've noticed: Right side driving, bulb-shaped marina at the beginning, ...
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Does my marriage to an EU citizen give me unlimited freedom of movement within the EU

I am a UK national and my husband is Greek. We have been living in the UK for 15 years then for the last year have let our house and have been travelling around europe spending a month or two in each ...
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How can I tell if a BA flight ticket is fake? [closed]

Is this ticket fake? I’ve tried numerous other things but nothing turned up.
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Charged back flight with Condor back in March and now they're trying to ask for payment. What are my options?

As a follow-up to Can I simply apply for a chargeback on my credit card if my flight was cancelled and I'm unable to reach the airline?, I was contacted by Condor today with the following email: ...
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Where on Big Island can I find beaches that are sheltered from waves?

I'm currently staying in Kona and learned that most beaches around here are very much prone to strong waves, which makes it hard to casually swim around. After a lot of Googling I saw that Anaehoomalu ...
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Can I bring a single shot of live ammunition onto the plane from US to UK as a souvenir?

I’m on holiday in the US and I’m planning on going to shoot some guns at the gun range. As a souvenir, I would like to bring a single shot of ammo (maybe a 9mm or something small) with me to the UK, ...
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Germany inter state traveling

I need to travel to Dresden from India and there is no direct flight. So I will be traveling to Frankfurt airport and will catch a train to Dresden. Is it possible to travel to Dresden and take ...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Montevideo for the Buquebus boat service between Montevideo and Buenos Aires?

Is there any free Wi-Fi network available at the boarding port in Montevideo (Terminal de Buquebus Montevideo in Puerto de Montevideo) for the Buquebus boat service between Montevideo and Buenos Aires?...
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New visa after overstaying in UK

My partner left the UK after overstaying for 4 months. He is now banned from the Uk for a year. I'm wondering if he can reapply for his new visa before the year ban is complete, so that he can come ...
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Why are world maps cut off? [closed]

I'm afraid that this isn't strictly a travel question, but I scoured the list of StackExchange sites and couldn't find any that seemed more appropriate. When I look at a world map, I always need to ...
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Why does one sometimes have to go through two subsequent security gates at El Alto International Airport (LPB, La Paz, Bolivia)?

I took a flight from El Alto International Airport (LPB, La Paz, Bolivia) to Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport (CUZ, Cusco, Peru), and passengers for this flight (boarding gate R20) were required to go ...
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How is the Hawaii agricultural declaration form supposed to work?

Normally agricultural declarations work somewhat like this: You fill out a form which asks you about fruit/vegetable/meat As you exit customs, there's a customs agent collecting the forms If you ...
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Nexus appointments in Blaine, WA

Is NEXUS enrolment currently working in Blaine, WA? I got a message about conditional approval, but as far as I can tell there are no appointment slots available.
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My Hawaii “Safe Travels” COVID test is still stuck in “Verification in Process”. Is this a problem?

Hawaii now requires people to upload a recent COVID test to their Safe Travels portal to avoid a 10-day quarantine on arrival. I've uploaded mine on schedule, but its still stuck at "Verification ...
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Are airport car rentals always open until the last flight has landed, regardless of the official working hours?

Recently I had a flight to Kona/Hawaii that arrived at 10pm. The local car rentals all appeared to close at 10:30pm and there's now a secondary COVID test in Hawaii that can take up a lot of time, so ...
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Transiting at Montreal airport to other Quebec airports - will I be quarantined in Montreal or at my destination?

I'm a european citizen going to Canada for work. My destination is in Quebec, but there's no direct flight from my city to the destination, i.e. I have to change flight at Montreal airport. I know I ...
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Will I need to register my arrival in Germany when airside transiting through the UK?

In about one month, I will move from my current place of residence back to Germany, my country of citizenship. My flight includes a stopover at London Heathrow airport (I will change planes). ...
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Returning to Vic (Aus) - officials at airport said we needed to get covid tests, airport denies all knowledge. Scam?

So I just got back into Victoria (Avalon airport) yesterday, after a holiday in Queensland (Gold Coast - did not visit Brisbane). When we were in the Gold Coast, we were texted by the government and ...
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Is it possible to transit through Orly Airport with two separate tickets?

I'm Algerian and U.S. Permanent Resident, I have a repatriation flight booking from ORY to Algiers Airport and a Separate ticket from JFK to ORY passing through CASABLANCA Airport (Morrocco), I was ...
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South African Refugee Travel Document [duplicate]

I am trying to apply for visa student for the US, but I will have the South African Refugee Travel Document instead of a regular passport. I am worried that they might not be able to issue a visa for ...
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Are there countries that bar nationals from traveling to certain countries? (Outbound travel ban)

I know that a(n inbound) travel ban based on nationality is normally enforced at the destination. It is most notable that Israelis suffer this kind of ban from most of the Arabic world. Another ...
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Can an Airline board you at departure but refuse boarding for a connecting flight with the same airline and on the same ticket?

Situation: My life partner is a South Africa citizen. We were booked to travel to Switzerland from South Africa with Emirates airlines on the 9th October 2020. According to the travel agents, VFS ...

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