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Weird MRZ code on my passport

Please let me know if you're aware of such a format. FYI: The document is legit and was issued recently. Doc's answer goes over the specification in some detail. There's only one format for the MRZ ...
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Weird MRZ code on my passport

Your document is not a valid passport. You should contact the issuing authority and discuss this with them, with a view to obtaining a new copy. The details of how a passport should look are defined ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dublin with change of terminals (Indian citizen with US visa)?

Self-connecting passengers will be unable to use the flight connection facility. If you have single PNR ticket: From: pcmap-dublin.netlify.app/?fca=1 Please note that the T1 Flight Connections ...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

While the Schengen visa code technically allows you to enter any country within the Schengen area and stay for the duration of your visa, it is advisable to adhere to the main destination you ...
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Expedia 24 hours cancellation policy if flight departs inside the 24 hour period? Is ChatGPT right?

Is ChatGPT right? Putting your money on something that ChatGPT says is a really bad idea. Expedia's terms of service make no explicit mention of a 24 hour cancelation, so it's certainly not true as ...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

If I don't travel at all during my approved duration, could that affect my chances of approval later? You do not need to justify why you did not use a visa. I secured a French Schengen Visa ... ...
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Compensation for cancelled flight for multiple passengers

As far as I know, you need to make one claim per passenger. While you are part of the same family, there are other situations when a group of people travel on the same booking (e.g. work colleagues) ...
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What is the purpose of a round-trip ticket?

There is one specific situation in the railways, where picking a round trip versus two one-way legs can also make a difference. The French railways SNCF sell a discount card called Carte Avantage. The ...
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Are there any protections against the return part of a round trip being cancelled?

You haven’t given any details about where this would have happened, so we can only get into generalities. If the passengers had booked return flights, and there was no disruption then people have a ...
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Best way to get the same weekly flights at discount

DISCLAIMER: airlines may not like this Based on experience of coworkers who were doing this 15+ years ago, you may get banned or loose tickets for doing this. You have been warned... I have heard ...
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Best way to get the same weekly flights at discount

This depends a bit on your specific details and constraints. The only US airline that currently offers "all you can fly" passes is Frontier but they don't operate on that route. Best you can ...
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Flying International with VietJet Airlines and unable to check in online using https://vietjetair.com/

that has happened to others? Yes, that's unfortunately fairly common if you book through a 3rd party. after booking through Trip.com That's your problem. There are many different airlines and many ...
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How can I travel to Sweden with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the USA?

I want to clarify the issue: You will travel on your U.S. Refugee Travel document You will need a visa for traveling to Sweden on the document. But do check with the Swedish Embassy as these rules ...
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Which airport has the longest minimum connection time?

When you book an itinerary with a connection (as a single ticket, not a self-transfer, of course), the booking system will check that it matches the published minimum connection time (MCT) for that ...
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My given name is used as First Name and Last Name on my flight ticket: Any issues?

My wife uses her middle name and given name and I've had my surname missing before and neither of us have any issues. It is likely that what you are seeing is just the system mangling it because these ...
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United Flights Cannot Be Added to CheckMyTrips

CheckMyTrip is a service run by Amadeus, who are one of the three main airline booking systems (Sabre and Travelport being the other two). Presumably you are trying to use their feature of adding a ...
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How can I travel to Sweden with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the USA?

Yes, unless you have a passport from a country that doesn't require visa to Sweden, a visa is required (you can check here, for example). Follow the instructions here. Since you're an Afghani citizen, ...
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Why would an airline give me an impossible (negative time) connection?

Some practical advice: get a refund as soon as possible and start looking for alternatives right now Is it a computer glitch? Yes. This unfortunately happens occasionally with automatic rebooking ...
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Why would an airline give me an impossible (negative time) connection?

Depending on the day of the week, there are one or two flights between CMB and BKK, with different flight times. The "sensible" option for you only operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and ...
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Can I carry someone's homeopathy medicine along to Dublin?

Obviously you can carry Homeopathic "medicine" because there's literally nothing in it that does anything, and it isn't medicine. However just because it's described to you as homeopathic ...
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Can I carry someone's homeopathy medicine along to Dublin?

Be careful! Where did you obtain the sugar pills? Did you get them yourselves from the pharmacy, or were they given to you by someone? If you got them from a pharmacy, did it look like a normal ...
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Can I carry someone's homeopathy medicine along to Dublin?

I would advise against taking any objects given to you by someone else for someone else. Homeopathic medicine is readily available in Ireland. The letter signed by a physician sounds fishy, since ...
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Lufthansa Rebooking through Munich/Frankfurt

If the strike is said to end at 7:11, would it actually end? It seems like this sort of thing would go on. Tricky. If LH has rebooked your grandfather, then they have every intention of operating ...
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Lufthansa Rebooking through Munich/Frankfurt

This is Germany. The strike will end exactly at 7 on the dot whatever thime they said it would. But the issue mentioned by @Kristvanbesien is real. What nationality does your grandfather have, and ...
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Lufthansa Rebooking through Munich/Frankfurt

My experience of European train strikes (UK and NL before Brexit, then Belgium and France in 2023) is that strikes end when they're announced to end.
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