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Can I get a hotel room in the US when I am 18 years old?

I came across a website that did a survey of hotels that allow 18 year olds. These include chains such as Marriott and Best Western, and chains that have restrictions that require you to be older such ...
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German couple (60,55) want to rent a car in Florida - Is an IDP required and are there maximum age restrictions?

German driving licence would be good to rent a car for 1 month or do we need an international driving licence? You can usually rent a car and drive with a valid driver's license from your home ...
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What is the youngest age a minor is allowed to travel alone internationally?

No, there is no international standard, these policies are entirely up to the airline. As rough guidelines: For "unaccompanied minors", meaning traveling alone but with support from airline staff (...
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Minimum drink age aboard a commercial flight in Canada

Interestingly it seems to be down to the airline, here's a Daily Mail article about and a Huffington Post piece. From the first link: Is there a drinking age restriction? Despite restrictions imposed ...
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How strictly do large car-hire companies in Central Europe enforce the license age condition?

From my experience: Forget your idea, you will be stopped dead cold at 1. Because many people here in Germany who have for good reason no driving license (dangerous driving, alcohol) tried to get one ...
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Car hire for driving from Bulgaria to Italy

Is it possible to hire a car in Bulgaria with the age of 59 and 69? Yes, it is possible. Rental car age limits in Bulgaria are stricter than other countries, with most suppliers requiring a ...
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What's the drinking age on Icelandair?

Oddly enough I wasn't able to find any information on this online, I'll continue to search in case I'm able to find something. Meanwhile, I'll tell you the general rules. As you would expect, it is ...
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Forgot to add one year old child's details while booking an Indian Railways ticket

Traveling with less than 5 years child with out mentioning their details in the ticket in Indian Railways is not a problem. In your case for a one year child, the Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) won't ...
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Hiring car in Florida under 21 y/o with European license?

In general you're going to find that car rental agencies will include a surcharge for drivers under 25. In many cases it's actually a matter of law of the minimum age for renting, so it's a matter of ...
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Can I get a hotel room in the US when I am 18 years old?

As an alternative, Seattle's got a nice hostel that I have stayed at https://www.hihostels.com/hostels/hi-seattle-at-the-american-hotel, age is not an issue, and cheaper than a hotel anyway.
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Car rental at 20 years old in UK

It is still possible to hire a car in UK with the age of 20 year. Answer is from Rental Car Age requirement: The only concern is if you are able to find a car rental offering a car for drivers ...
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Can I get a hotel room in the US when I am 18 years old?

You could always use Airbnb if you're older than 18 and the hotels deny you.
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Forgot to add one year old child's details while booking an Indian Railways ticket

The other answer is perfectly correct, travelling with one or even more children of age 5 and below is not a problem, the reason I am adding another answer is just so that everyone visiting in future ...
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How strictly do large car-hire companies in Central Europe enforce the license age condition?

First things first: rental companies will check your driving licence for validity before they confirm your rental car. This is to ensure that you are legally allowed to drive. Secondly your age will ...
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What's the drinking age in the duty free area?

Is the drinking age in the tax free/duty free area the same as in the country you are in or is there no real drinking age? The same laws of the country apply; but there are some exceptions as @...
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Hotels in Barcelona for People Aged 17?

Well, some may have their own policies. For example, some require you to book or check in with a credit card - and you have to be 18 to own one of those. However, I have found a couple of hostels ...
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Can't check-in to a hotel because I am 18

Assuming you truly are a responsible young adult… Contact the hotel manager directly, well in advance. Explain your situation. Demonstrate that you are a responsible young adult who is not going to ...
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German couple (60,55) want to rent a car in Florida - Is an IDP required and are there maximum age restrictions?

We rented a car in Chicago O'hare International airport this summer from Avis car. When we made a car rental booking from Germany, we received an email that German driver licence and an international ...
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German couple (60,55) want to rent a car in Florida - Is an IDP required and are there maximum age restrictions?

Speaking as a citizen of Florida, the are three answers. Yes you can drive with just your German licence provided it is valid. If you license has any restrictions on age or medical needs (like ...
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Will a 76-year-old with valid USA driving license be allowed to drive a rented vehicle in Brazil?

Yes, your drive license is valid here and according to our laws there is no age limit to drive a car here, when - of course - you are able to do it properly. Also checking the biggest brazilian car ...
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Renting a car in London (young drivers)

Just a tip to all, don't hire a car in the UK if you're young and on a budget. The prices are fine for adults, but as soon as you sign a declaration stating you're under the age of 25, your premium, ...
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What's the drinking age in the duty free area?

Tom (above) is right. Depending on what country governs which airline, the drinking age adheres to that country's policies. However, there are some nuances to watch out for, for example, the airport ...
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German couple (60,55) want to rent a car in Florida - Is an IDP required and are there maximum age restrictions?

Good answers already. Just to add some personal experience since I got all three licenses: German, US and International. I have driven with my German license in the US I have driven with my US ...
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Spain car rental: Extra driver with recent driving license

Sixt allows to rent a car if you have a license and you're at least 18: Disposiciones relativas a la edad Para la edad mínima y de permiso de conducción se aplican determinadas reglas, que se guían ...
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German couple (60,55) want to rent a car in Florida - Is an IDP required and are there maximum age restrictions?

@Ali Awan already gave a comprehensive answer, but I would like to add this: The credit-card like EU drivers license document indeed uses numbers to label the fields, but there also footnotes. I ...
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Can I get a hotel room in the US when I am 18 years old?

I live in Seattle, so I can safely say that you will have no problems booking a room. In the United States, you are legally an adult at 18 years of age. The only things you can't do are drinking and ...
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