This is also done on North American systems with variable fares and tap-in/tap-out.
It won't let you in the system unless you have the minimum possible fare for a short journey. However if you out-range the money on the card, it will let you exit because otherwise, it would be keeping you prisoner if you didn't have cash and/or the credit card reader wasn'...
It will not be a problem to rent a car on either of the islands, although for Curacao I found the warning that it is advised to book and reserve before you arrive as the stock is not huge and rental locations do run out of cars fairly regularly. I guess that in popular times it will be the same on the other islands.
All three islands have buses and taxis ...
This happened to me when I was in Moscow a few weeks ago and underestimated how much I had left on my Troika card. The red light on the turnstile lit up and the screen displayed a message informing me that I didn’t have enough balance. The turnstile did not activate to let me through until I went to the machine and topped up.
These are almost certainly errors on the Google Maps map. These are NOT subway exits, or anything else that would be worthy of showing such a marker.
Mong Kok station does have multiple entrances, however as you've said these are all numbered, and signs within the station use these numbers to direct you to the best exit for a specific location.
There is ...
At a convenient location along the route change from the 285 bus to the 490 bus. These buses share a route for several miles, so there are countless places you can change between them, with the last being Hatton Cross Station.
The 490 goes to Terminal 5, but not before it stops in Terminal 4.
Depending on exactly which bus you end up catching, this will ...
You can do this by taking the N9 bus to Heathrow Terminal 5 and then taking the 482/490 bus. This will take around 20-30 minutes depending on bus times and take you directly to Terminal 4.
The buses run quite regularly, around every 10 minutes. TFL buses in the Heathrow area are also free.
The only places where you can still exchange old HSL cards are HSL and city/county (kunta) service centers, none of which are at the airport itself.
For HSL, your options are the Central Railway Stn office you already identified, plus Pasila (one station closer to the airport!) and Itäkeskus (in eastern Helsinki): https://www.hsl.fi/asiakaspalvelu
The City ...
I believe your sources are referring to the $5 YVR AddFare, which is charged when your eastbound journey originates at YVR, Sea Island Centre or Templeton stations and terminates at any other station.
This $5 charge applies if you use stored value to pay for your journey starting at any Sea Island station, or if you buy a DayPass on Sea Island, and exit the ...
In principle the fare you are charged depends on the zones you traveled through and the types of transportation you use (at least some rail services attract different fares from a pure tube journey). Stations on the boundary can count as either depending on which direction you travel to/from them from.
In practice though, the system doesn't actually know ...
For stations that span zones, the station will be treated as the zone in the direction from which you arrived — effectively meaning it'll always be the cheapest option. So if you travel from Waterloo to, say, High Street Kensington, via Earl's Court, that will just be a zone 1 single fare. I'm not sure entirely what you mean by "travel onwards in Zone ...
As someone who lives in London and uses the buses I have never thought that the prohibition on standing on the upper deck precludes leaving your seat in anticipation of getting off the bus - you're not standing, you're walking! Indeed if boarding the bus it is quite usual still to be climbing the stairs when the bus has left the stop, you have no option but ...
If the stop is a popular stop
If your bus stop is relatively popular (quite a few passengers get off) then there is no need to worry.
You can start getting off when other passengers start going down the stairs. Additionally, people will probably want to board the bus as well so you can disembark the bus when other passengers get on.
If the stop isn’t ...
It's definitely worth checking out how far your hotel is from the Metro. You pay a bit of an airport premium taking it from BCN. For a lot of people, it's still going to be the sweet spot between cost and convenience, unless you have an excessive amount of baggage.
Given the current political situation (as of the 15th of October), I'd watch carefully the news to see how events unfold. Do not assume infrastructure will work according to plan.
There are plenty of political rallies against Catalan separatist leaders' prison terms. Some of these demos turn violent, and they are blocking partially the roads to the airport ...
Most efficient way
The most efficient way is to take a taxi which costs around £25 one way. (Around £6.25 per passenger). The taxi takes 14 minutes.
Alternatively, if you want a cheaper way, you can take the bus A2/46 which takes around 30 minutes and can cost as little as £2.
Alternative routes can be viewed on Rome2rio.
The villages and cities in South Tyrol (Provincia di Bolzano) are all reachable by public transportation, frequency will vary.
Timetables/Fares are searchable here (Sorry, poor English translation).
Perhaps a "holiday ticket" would be practical.
You should be alright, your connection time is generous. But if your incoming flight has serious delays you might run into some trouble. In that case you may need to go for the fast option rather than the cheap one, or be late for your second flight and miss it.
The trains, both subway and LIRR will be busy and can get crowded at peak times, but the locals ...
The quickest way is to go on the Aeroexpress train from Sheremetyevo International Airport to Okruzhnaya.
These are the steps:
Get the Aeroexpress to Okruzhnaya Rail Terminal
Get the 282 bus/take the train and change at Petrovsko-Razumavskaya and take the grey line northbound to Biberevo
This website provides several transportation options for your outbound trip and a shuttle for the return journey:
33 minutes, £2. This takes 30 minutes and it takes you Tirana which is a 3 minutes walk from the square. The last bus is at 23:00 and the first one at 08:00, which works for your inbound flight but not your outbound one:
There is ...
Your options are:
Point-to-point tickets. For transportation inside the Paris city limits (where most tourist attractions are, but not the airports, Versailles or Disneyland), buy 10 tickets t+ for €14.90. From Roissy CDG airport, a train ticket (cheapest reasonable option) costs €10.30. To visit Versailles, 2 tickets (there and back) cost €7.30. Children ...
According to this site of the public transport company in the Hague, there are three kinds of machines to charge your OV chip card.
Two of them work with cash, bank cards (debit cards from banks in the Netherlands although others may work) and credit cards (which should accept most or all cards.) The third kind only works with bank cards, which is likely the ...
RAC stands for Reservation Against Cancellation:
A confirmed berth is allocated to the person who reserves an RAC ticket if passengers who already have a confirmed ticket cancels his/her ticket or do not turn up before the train departure. ... A passenger can cancel RAC online ticket up to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.
Nowadays you can buy a ticket in virtually every bus or tram (just be sure to enter the first coach). Be aware that some of them only accept credit cards, some only coins and finally there are some that accept any payment.
You can also buy tickets through several applications, I'm normally using SkyCash - you have to provide your credit card number in ...
From a tourist info website:
One-way ticket for a municipal bus or a streetcar (tram) is 4.6 zloty (an equivalent of roughly one euro). You can buy it at many newsstands and from ticket machines at downtown stops and in some buses and tram cars. Drivers sell 90-minute tickets worth six zlotys. Immediately after boarding you should put the ticket yourself ...