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If sending one of the employees a couple of bucks via PayPal or something similar, to ship it for you is not an option, this is what I would do: Order a free flat rate box, and ship it to the restaurant: Click Here Pay for a label on USPS's website and email it to the restaurant. Alternatively, you can print it out and mail it to them. Click Here Schedule ...


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It's highly likely this box is decorative, my friend has one almost exactly the same that he bought from a department store, keeps small person items in there. A lot of people would use the box for storage instead of leaving smaller items on a surface, especially where they could roll or be knocked off. B&Bs commonly have personal items that the owner ...


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Perhaps something like this? USPS will ship an empty prepaid flat-rate box. The large size box is almost $60. I believe you fill out the label when you purchase the box. Some USPS boxes have tape already applied but I seem to remember that the similar large priority flat-rate box doesn't. You may want to ask the restaurant if they have package tape. If ...


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Normally, in mainland Norway (Svalbard is different) you would not be expected to change shoes at the door of a normal office. It would be at your discretion; wear what makes you comfortable. In a private home however, at least in an informal setting, you would very often take off your outdoor shoes and either walk in your socks or wear clean indoor shoes. ...


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You do not have to donate anything in a hindu temple but you as a foreigner some priests may expect money from you. They even ask you to donate 500 rupees (about 7$) or even more. As mentioned above you don`t have to donate anything. In some temples you will not get any mark on the forehead (it is called "Tilaka or Tilak") or anything like that unless you ...


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It's not taboo here in Latvia. It's more than OK to eat outside. However, throwing food on the ground in Latvia would be just rude manner. If You have leftovers just throw out at nearest trash (which we have a lot in public space and must be at every shop/takeaway/building and in most parks near benches). About yelling... well, hard to say. I assume that'...


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You should probably use the official name Nur-Sultan, but you're not going to offend anyone with Astana. Locals use both names regularly and don't really care that much. As a Kazakh, I can say that we ourselves are still getting confused with the recent name change. In conversations, people usually go with Astana and then, after a few minutes, someone will ...


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The question edit shows there is something in the box after all: soft fabric a mirror The box lid opens in an unusual direction, presumably because of the mirror, which is in "portrait" orientation. My guess is this is a jewellery box provided by the hotel so that jewellery may be removed and kept out of harm's way, and/or from getting lost. It is much ...


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The key is to minimize the amount of "kitbuilding" the restaurant needs to do, because it may be asking a lot for them to receive a box, print out a label, coordinate a pickup, etc. The DIY (slow) option USPS has a variety of Priority Mail boxes which ship at a flat rate (weight does not matter). You walk into the Post Office, look at the boxes, decide ...


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Apart from a handful special products like alcohol and tobacco, if something is allowed at all, the main limit is the value (€430 when traveling by air, as the site explains). That limit only applies to personal effects, which means that importing a large quantity of anything could raise suspicion that you are really importing the goods with an intent to ...


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Generally, the GST rate is 5% (2.5% state and 2.5% center) as you noticed. In November of 2017, the GST council met and decided to make changes to the original restaurant tax rates. During this meeting, the council set the GST rate at just 5% for most restaurants, regardless of AC and liquor licenses I'm not sure about the 9.5% number, but ...


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Metamizole is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory that has no narcotic qualities. It has, however, been banned in the USA and other countries due to possible side-effects that can damage bone marrow. Ideally, you should just use a replacement NSAID such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or naproxen sodium which are all over the counter in the USA. If you do ...


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As much and as little as you want. In comparison, In Europe, when visiting a nice church, I will sometimes leave a few coins or something like that, maybe up to 1 dollar, but usually a quarter. (or Euro equivalent)


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If you want to see and experience the Malayali rural life please don't just use the boat. Kerala is not just a waterland, it is much more than that. Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam are the good choice for waterland experience. Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad are must to consider if you would like to see hillstations and forest. Visit Kannur, Kozhikode ...


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First, I would like to know if there is a higher chance that a smaller package will not be checked at the US customs, hence no duty will be charged. Depends. Let's say you have 4 snow globes. It's not odd at all that they would be packaged separately. I would make sure the boxes are unsealed so they can verify that's what they are. If it's not logical that ...


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Students coming to the UK are eligible for "Transfer of Residence Relief" as explained in (UK) Customs Notice 5 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/notice-5-transfer-of-residence-moving-to-or-returning-to-the-uk-from-outside-the-eu/notice-5-transfer-of-residence-moving-to-or-returning-to-the-uk-from-outside-the-eu#sec6 In particular parts 6 and 6.1....


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I worked for a couple of months in an office at the site of the former Oslo airport, starting in a snowy foggy early March. I don't remember seeing any evidence that anyone was changing their shoes. I certainly wasn't.


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Based on this answer it turned out that: [...] no pharmacy will fill a foreign prescription in the US, controlled substance or not. Which means I had no way of buying the drug. So I never got to the actual transportation step.


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Are you certain it was about the pizza? I was once spoken to sternly by a couple of (the equivalent of) gendarmes in Romania while I was eating pizza in the park. It wasn't because of the pizza. It was because I was sitting cross-legged, which meant I had my shoes on the bench. Once I thought about the state of most Romanian sidewalks, it became clear ...


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