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Is there an app that allows multiple-stops itinerary on public transport?

In The Netherlands both the 9292 planner and the planner of NS (the main train company) allow for 1 extra stop: 9292: NS: For rail travel in Europe the Deutsche Bahn planner allows to choose 1 or 2 ...
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Is there an app that allows multiple-stops itinerary on public transport?

I think Rome2rio offers what you are looking for, although I have no idea how optimal the choices are. For instance I tried a slightly random journey within Italy and Switzerland and the result ...
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OV-chipkaart value and refunds in 2022

As you would be traveling from and back to Belgium on some international ticket you buy there, you don't need to consider using the OV-chipkaart with NS (which is a pain) and comparison is easier: ...
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OV-chipkaart value and refunds in 2022

It is pretty hard to calculate since the prices are relatively small, and the number of trips and destinations can make a noticeable difference. Generally, travelling with an OV card is cheaper than ...
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Travelling from Belgium to Amsterdam by train - NS Flex discount

The main problem is that you have to have a personal OV card to get NS Flex on it. I helped a couple of Ukrainian refugees, and there were problems with using non-Dutch IBAN. However, not in all cases....
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Travelling from Belgium to Amsterdam by train - NS Flex discount

You are asking several questions, I'll answer nr 1 and 2. According to the NS service page, you can't use a credit card to buy a discount subscription, but you can phone them if you have a (foreign) ...
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Can you create a Suica card on a foreign phone/Google Pay account?

Osaifu keitai (おサイフケータイ) requires a specific variant of NFC, NFC-F (NFC FeliCa), which most overseas phones don't have, even if they support run-of-the-mill NFC. For example, my Japanese model Huawei ...
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What happens if my MTR ride goes over my Octopus balance + 35 HKD when I try using my Octopus card while exiting the MTR station?

For the tl;dr answer, @B.Liu's comment is correct, if you manage to surpass the maximum negative value on an Octopus card in Hong Kong, you will be required to go to the customer service window to top ...
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Swiss: Does SBB EasyRide take into account a Z-Pass

For greater certainty, you can always check which travelcards are listed in your account in the app (or on the website https://swisspass.ch). Almost all commuter travelcards are nowadays issued in ...
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Swiss: Does SBB EasyRide take into account a Z-Pass

Thanks to mlc's research to find Does EasyRide take my travelcards into account?, the answer is Yes, with some exceptions. Specifically: Yes. EasyRide takes your saved Half Fare and regional ...
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Where can I find up-to-date, online information regarding which facilities are closed in the MTR stations in Hong Kong?

I doubt there is such a website with such information, but here is one with information on the top up of the octopus card to reload by cash: Main Authorised Add Value Service Providers 759 Store, 7-...
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Leaving Italy without paying a bus fine

Sorry Bro! I'm from Bologna, this kind of "zone ticket" has been introduced 10 years ago and it's still not clear to me! Seems like it was probably not clear also to the guy which sold you ...
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What happens if my MTR ride goes over my Octopus balance + 35 HKD when I try using my Octopus card while exiting the MTR station?

I have not seen this case online before, but I'm pretty sure this will happen: They will ask you to go the center to top up the card first if your trip is that expensive. Note that if you realise ...
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