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Your best bet if you want to fire a gun is not a gun store, but a shooting range. Most shooting ranges are clubs or semi-private, and won't rent guns to individuals who just walk in. What you're looking for is a tourist-oriented shooting range such as this one. These ranges tend to be found in the more tourist-oriented parts of the western states (eg. Las ...


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Yes, you can use PMR446 walkie-talkies in Switzerland. Usage of PMR446 in Europe is licensed on a country-by-country basis and not mainly by the EU. You can get an up to date list of European countries allowing PMR446 usage and a summary of national deviations from the European Communications Office. Swiss federal authorities also have an information page ...


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Nevada: We have businesses that cater to this desire. There are multiple businesses here in Las Vegas that offer this sort of service with AFIAK minimal paperwork. As they are dealing with plenty of total novices there is obviously a lot of supervision. Multiple such businesses advertise about being able to shoot machine guns. There are also places that ...


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Personal service of court papers could be made while you're in the USA. However, doing so successfully would require the opposing party to know where you'd be at a particular time, and then to physically find you at that place and time, and then to approach you with the documents. It's a big country. It's not clear that the opposing party would have any of ...


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California, North Carolina and Florida are states where I have shot a gun at a gun range, as a walk-in, using international ID. Pennsylvania should be similarly easy. New Jersey I was told I had to take a friend with me, but had nobody to go with. That was a safety thing and I believe a policy of the range, not a law. New York I didn't even bother finding ...


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Certainly in Hawaii they can. Indeed on Kalakaua Ave. in Honolulu there are plenty of people distributing flyers for gun ranges to Japanese tourists. I do not know how to find such publicly accessible gun ranges in general, but in some touristy areas they are advertised openly.


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I took a UK citizen to a turkey shoot years ago because he mentioned he had never fired a gun... no one asked for his ID. this is a big part of American life That actually depends on who you ask. I know a number of US citizens that have never fired a gun and are perhaps horrified at the thought of doing so. While that is odd to me I would not say ...


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I went to a shooting range in Philadelphia with my mother (I had J1 visa, she on tourist visa from Europe) and it was no issue whatsoever. Just bring your passport.


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No it will not. US companies do not have the ability to prevent someone from visiting the US just because you are disputing payment or are in a legal dispute with them.


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As previously mentioned, you are looking for a shooting range or gun club if you are not visiting someone who already has firearms. A local example of this is Scottsdale Gun Club in Arizona. According to their FAQ's: I AM FROM A DIFFERENT STATE/COUNTRY. CAN I STILL SHOOT AT THE SCOTTSDALE GUN CLUB? Yes! All you need is a valid (government issued) photo ...


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Virtually anywhere in America and Canada you can visit a range and they will accommodate you. Be prepared: it's relatively expensive (can be up to $100USD or more depending on your intended stay). Simply google: gun range [insert area] If you have specific interests, such as a guided tour in rural areas, you will have to specify these. I'm surprised you ...


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but as tourists this is a big part of American life to try and understand a bit better Just as a caveat, most of the other answers are featuring gun ranges with esoteric guns. In the US, machine (fully automatic, shoots as long as the trigger is held) guns are highly restricted (AK47, Tommy Gun, P90, etc), and thus you have gun ranges that specialize in ...


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Background: I am from the UK with very little gun experience. This may well be specific to Florida, but I went to https://machinegunamericaorlando.com/ and was able to shoot M16, Ak-47, MP40 and a Colt pistol (could chose from a range of weapons). Can't even remember if I needed my passport (possibly did) but did not require anything else (I'm over 25 in ...


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Laws about renting firearms and range time will vary from state to state. I would search for a gun range in a city that you plan to visit. Then, contact them directly! (In Arizona and Nevada, there are businesses that cater to tourists) Explain that you want the experience of safe shooting. They should be able to accommodate you (if possible). Supervised ...


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In general, it is not illegal. Otherwise hotel workers, pizza delivery people, and many others would be in violation of the law. If a hotel wants to control access to floors they can take other actions: make the elevator dependent on a key card post a guard at the elevator lobby However, it seems if you go to a hotel where President Trump is staying, ...


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I can add knowledge of the state of Indiana to the rest of the answers; I visited friends in South Bend some ten years ago and went to a shooting range with them and fired their three handguns. I am not entirely sure that I had to show my passport, but I think so. I think my friends were members of the club. There was no hassle at all about us bringing a ...


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Yes, you may rent and shoot a gun in New Hampshire which recognizes constitutional carry. You do not need to be a US citizen. You may also rent a machine gun to shoot for $75 (though the bullets might cost $0.25 each and add up fast). For example: http://www.gunsnh.com/faq I am not a NH resident. Can I still shoot there? Yes, as long as you meet the ...


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Are we right about our assumption that a new refugee travel document is mandatory? Yes. For crossing the Schengen external border a valid passport or other travel document is required. For EU/EEA citizens, a national ID card documenting that citizenship is also accepted, but that is the only exception. Residence cards will not do. What would happened if ...


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While the other answer correctly states the limitations for domestic licenses, international driving licenses are governed by international treaties. If you hold an International Driving Permit according to the Geneva Convention it should be completely valid for the class of vehicles noted on the IDP[1]. To be on the safe side, however, you should assume ...


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Cannes Lions doesn't seem like a tourist destination to me. It looks more like a conference. That makes it business, not tourism. With regard to applying for your Schengen visa, all you really need from them is your tickets, or at least some confirmation that you have tickets. If they are covering other costs of your travel, then you also should supply some ...


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Since you will be boarding an international flight and leaving the country you will typically need to pass through a passport control check on the departure airport. What will happen there is highly dependent on your own nationality as well as the country you entered illegally, but you can expect that your passport will be inspected by an official and your ...


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I am not sure the following applies, but here's a reference for new italian license holders (in italian): https://www.automobile.it/magazine/neopatentati/quali-auto-possono-guidare-neopatentati-1669#limitazioni-per-neopatentati If you are "neopatentato" (new license holder, less than 2 years IIRC) you: should not drive high power cars (engine power limit ...


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I cannot speak for every state in the Union, but come on up to Jefferson. "We'll sort ya out." Now that I've haphazardly opened with an attempt at humor, (Jefferson State in northern CA is a state of mind in its current form, not an actual state fyi) California does indeed have strict firearms statutes, and they are enforced. But if all you desired was to ...


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In general, yes. There's also an implicit question as to whether that is enforced and what the penalty is, and here is where it gets complicated. This activity is regulated at the local level, so the fines and the enforcement vary from town to town. For example, a quick Google search turns up news reports from July 2018 when the town of Peñíscola ran a ...


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From the airline’s point of view: They are selling you a ticket SFO–New York They are selling you another ticket New York–Germany The first ticket obliges them to get you to New York from San Francisco and back. The second ticket obliges them to get you to Germany from New York and back. Both tickets come with a significant caveat: you have to present ...


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