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Why must hotel customers check out after a stay longer than a rather low number of days in the United States?

This appears to be related to the COVID eviction moratorium: [I]t is critical to protect tenants and residents of traditional dwellings from homelessness, as well as those who have lawfully occupied ...
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Why must hotel customers check out after a stay longer than a rather low number of days in the United States?

Because hotels are in the short-term rentals business. If they let you stay too long, they risk turning into a landlord as some states will consider you to be a tenant after only 30 days. Becoming a ...
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London to Seattle, corporate policy is economy. How to get more recline: BA or Delta? Or other options?

I've done a lot of flying back and forth to Seattle from the UK for the last few years. My corporate policy is also economy. I've flown on Delta, BA and AA for all or parts of LON-SEA and back. Since ...
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Places to Visit in Seattle as a Nirvana Fan?

Fortunately one fan wrote up such a tour idea for the NY Times. To summarise, he started by staying at the Marco Polo, a motel where Cobain used to get his heroin nearby, and shoot up in room 226. ...
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What are my options to get from Vancouver to Seattle over the Easter weekend?

You basically have three options: Amtrak. Take the Cascades train from Vancouver to Seattle in about four hours. The big benefit here is that the train isn't nearly as affected by car traffic at the ...
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Sail own boat from Vancouver to Seattle

Sure, there is no problem in doing that. You can take any route you like. After you enter US waters, you should endeavour to stop at the nearest port that has US entry facilities. There, you will talk ...
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How much connection time should I plan in Dehli DEL airport on a self transfer to a long haul flight?

The answer depends on this: how important is it for you to arrive in Seattle on time? For me, personally, I would not risk connecting to a "big" flight (intercontinental, few alternatives ...
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A "Pike Place Market" in Boston?

The Boston Public Market opened in July, 2015. It bills itself as an "indoor, year round marketplace for locally sourced groceries and specialty agricultural products, where residents and visitors can ...
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Where is the entrance to Seattle King Street Station?

There are two solutions, neither of which are immediately obvious on Google Maps or ... on anything at all. If you continue walking on South Jackson almost immediately after the little plaza there is ...
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What are my options to get from Vancouver to Seattle over the Easter weekend?

In addition to Michael's answer: it's (in theory) also possible to hitch-hike. You could hitch to the border, walk across (or journey with the kind soul who picked you up), and continue on. If you'...
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Do red cross signs on the street mean I am not allowed to drive into this alley in Seattle?

The important point here is that the alley in question does not go through. It's blocked off on one end by a fence. It's also very narrow, and might be narrowed further by garbage cans and other ...
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How can I make sure my car doesn't get impounded/ticketed before the 72h parking deadline in Seattle, or at least, prove it wasn't parked over 72h?

They won't take your neighbors word for it. Instead, they'll have a parking inspector come out to that particular street (they use tiny Go-4 cars) and take a photo of your car. Then after 72+ hours ...
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Train from Vancouver to Seattle Airport

The cruise ship terminal in Vancouver is a couple of kilometers away from Pacific Central station; you could walk in about half an hour, or take a taxi. I'm not sure why your search failed, but King ...
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Train from Vancouver to Seattle Airport

As another option: the "Quick Shuttle" bus will take you directly from the Canada Place Pier to Sea-Tac Airport (with several intermediate stops but no transfers). According to their ...
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Flexible car rental in Seattle or Vancouver

You can always (or almost always) extend a car rental. Generally this is done by just calling the rental agency 24 hours before the scheduled drop-off time to request additional time. Naturally, it ...
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Vancouver to Seattle by Ferry

If you want to do it via public transport/ferries, you can bus to Tsawwassen, ferry to Swartz Bay, bus to downtown Victoria (~1hr), walk to the Clipper ferry terminal (10 mins) and take that to ...
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Where in Seattle can I withdraw Euros?

Your bank card is only good on ATMs and POS machines; and since there are no ATMs in Seattle that dispense EUR, there is little or no hope there. Your next option, is to possibly try to get a cash ...
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How to search for accessible routes? (In case, Seattle)

As you know, public transit is poorly coordinated throughout the United States. Even in cities with high ridership, there are multiple government agencies, interstate compacts and governmental ...
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How early should we arrive for a domestic flight from SeaTac?

Depends on your details. Absolutely minimum for me would be 30 minutes (assuming you have PreCheck, PreCheck is open, you have checked in online and no checked bags). Add more time as needed Safety ...
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How much connection time should I plan in Dehli DEL airport on a self transfer to a long haul flight?

lambshaanxy recommends a large time gap. How much gap is determined by how frequent alternate flights are between LKO and DEL and what alternate means of transportation are available. As an example, a ...
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How much connection time should I plan in Dehli DEL airport on a self transfer to a long haul flight?

Given that you do have separate tickets, I would approach this from a different perspective. If you were already in Delhi and boarding a plane at DEL, how soon before the flight does DEL recommend ...
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How to search for accessible routes? (In case, Seattle)

Since the question asked globally, it's worth cross referencing this answer -- Citymapper does have a "Wheelchair accessible" section where such data is available. Not in Seattle or Vancouver but ...
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Private charter flight

What do you mean by “high risk”? If it is someone with a medical condition that is trying to avoid Covid 19, there are plenty of options. Just use google. You will probably get results of companies ...
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Can I legally drive through the backstreets in Seattle?

I'll summarize below the answers received in the comment section. Can I legally drive through the backstreets in Seattle? Yes. From this article: The speed limit is 15 MPH. It's typically referred ...
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Train from Vancouver to Seattle Airport

Is what I'm proposing manageable in a single day (I don't think it is, we probably need to overnight in Seattle) Yes. Ample time for it. then there are flights at 3:30pm or 5:30pm The last non-stop ...
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Can I reserve return tickets to a layover country and separately reserve return tickets from layover to my destination?

It is possible, provided that you get a visa as you describe. However, you might not want to book separate tickets like this. There are a few ways to book this trip, and while all will "work," some ...
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I am a U.S. permanent resident. Can I get a Schengen visa in Seattle?

There are no Schengen consulates/embassies in Washington state. The closest Schengen consulates to Seattle are located in Vancouver, BC. And at the very least the Dutch embassy does allow you to apply ...
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I am a U.S. permanent resident. Can I get a Schengen visa in Seattle?

Firstly, you can't apply to just any Schengen country for a visa. You must apply to the country that is the main destination, or failing that, the country that is your first point of entry. Secondly, ...
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Hiking trails on Bainbridge Island to see the skyline of Seattle?

There's a great view trail at the superfund site (Pritchard Park) and Rockaway Beach but really most of the trails do not give a view of Seattle.
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Sail own boat from Vancouver to Seattle

Greg Hewgill's answer is excellent in general but in specifics, I'd like to point out this advice from the Point Roberts Yacht Club: Point Roberts is an excellent point of entry into US waters from ...
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