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Is it safe for an ESTA waiver visitor to return to Japan until the corona virus has been contained?

Someone who entered on the Visa Waiver Program cannot apply for Extension of Status (i.e. extend their stay on VWP) or Change of Status (i.e. change to another nonimmigrant status, e.g. B2 visitor). ...
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Co-ordinating a return and one-way ticket

It is not possible to book both tickets with different routes "together". However by law all US airlines must allow you to either cancel a ticket up to 24 hours after purchase for a full refund, OR ...
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Indian custom: Gifting sweets when returning from travel

To answer your question- Sweet distribution is certainly an integral part of Indian culture to show our happiness for any good occasions. ‘Visiting home/parents’ is a big happy occasion for us- we ...
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Visa from Italy and return from Germany

A single-entry visa may only be used for the purpose for which it was granted, but you can make minor adjustments to the itinerary after the visa is granted. Of course you may not misrepresent your ...
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Co-ordinating a return and one-way ticket

I am not aware of any carrier, online booking site, or aggregator that will book a single reservation for two travelers with non-identical itineraries. Thus, two separate reservations will be needed. ...
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Single train tickets that cannot be bought alone

Many long-distance tickets have variations available traditionally called "Saver Half" fares (named after the Saver fare, which is the old name for an off-peak return). However, nowadays these tickets ...
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Indian custom: Gifting sweets when returning from travel

Sweets (typical Indian recipes cooked at home or brought from market, not the candy you buy in stores) are an integral part of Indian culture. Distribution of sweets can happen for a variety of ...
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Can I leave and re-enter with US expired I-94 but with I-797c receipt?

You can leave, but you cannot return without a valid visa. Automatic revalidation would allow you to return without a valid visa in some circumstances, but, for a B visitor, travel to the Caribbean ...
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Co-ordinating a return and one-way ticket

One option would be to book a single ticket A-B Then book a two person ticket from B-A This would, of course remove any return fair discount, it applicable.
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UK visa return shipping label question

With FedEx it is possible to use waybills (shipping labels) that are written by hand, rather than printed with barcodes, text, etc. The consulate is saying that they do not accept these handwritten ...
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Carrying a UPS Return Package with Phones, from the US and back

Yes, you can. Do not seal the package as customs will definitely want to inspect the contents. It is not actually needed to have them in the return box, it is sufficient that they were purchased ...
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Return by immigration officials

You presented yourself at the South Africa border, seeking to enter South Africa. After examining you, South Africa immigration refused to allow you to enter South Africa. This is a "Refusal of ...
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Is it safe for an ESTA waiver visitor to return to Japan until the corona virus has been contained?

No, they cannot extend their stay in the US beyond 90 days, which is the maximum allowed on ESTA/VWP. I also suspect she will soon be safer in Japan than the US, but that's another story...
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Is my 100% ticket actually refundable?

So, I remembered I took pictures of the screen when I was purchasing it. And this is what it said! That I'm able to either change or refund my ticket before of after flight time.
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What happens if a passenger dies on a cruise ship?

Cruise ships have an onboard Morgue, that's the answer to the title. But you already knew that! If you then zoom into the 'What happens to the body?' question. This depends on the decisions made by ...
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Requirement for a return ticket when visiting UK

She is worrying unduly. If there is any realistic chance of immigration sending her back, the airline won't let her on the plane from the US (they will get fined by the UK immigration authorities). ...
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Do I need return flight proof in order to board from Madrid to Montevideo with Iberia?

Timatic, the system used by airlines, does not mention an onward/return ticket as a requirement to enter Uruguay https://www.timaticweb2.com/integration/external-result/oV86E3KXwm4lOgxIrBb7gW3B2UAa
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Indian custom: Gifting sweets when returning from travel

This seems to be integral to every culture, not just India. I wonder where the original poster is from? It is common practice to bring edibles from any vacation spot or trip home, or work conference, ...
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Indian custom: Gifting sweets when returning from travel

I've noticed this too, growing up with Indian parents my dad would always come how with boxes and boxes of sweets after each business trip and we woudl keep some for ourselves and distribute most of ...
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Can I leave and re-enter with US expired I-94 but with I-797c receipt?

If you leave the US, your pending I-539 application will be considered abandoned and will be denied if you don't withdraw it. In this case, it may be better to withdraw the pending application when ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa from USA - What type of Return Shipping label should be purchased

The official UK government website for applying for a UK visa from the USA states that ground service is not acceptable for the return shipping. To have your documents returned you must provide a ...
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Return by immigration officials

It means you've been sent home for not meeting entry requirements, you've been denied entry into the country. It does NOT mean you can't attempt to get in again once you've met those entry ...
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Visa from Italy and return from Germany

it okay if my return flight is from Frankfurt? Provided your main destination is not Germany, you'll have absolutely no issues
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Carrying a UPS Return Package with Phones, from the US and back

You can carry anything you want, but you will have to declare to US Customs whatever property you carry. The property will be subject to inspection (so it shouldn't be sealed) and to assessment of ...
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Modifying one leg of round trip ticket

If you are lucky you can add a "stopover" with almost no additional cost. Look at a the bunch of round trips and then read the "fare rules" before you book. The "fare rules" is a lot of technical ...
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