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Should I wash dishes before leaving a serviced apartment?

In all apartment rental contracts I have ever read, it was mentioned you would be expected to wash the dishes you used, also on the last day. Maybe high cost hotels have different rules, but where I ...
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Why does an airline include "seamen" in its list of special requests?

Sailors who are travelling for duty travel often travel with a seaman's log book instead of their passport. This means that at check-in, they must often produce valid credentials including the name of ...
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Services that provide information to Boarding Staff about guest's presence in the Airport

Depends on the airline, but in my experience letting the airport staff know that you are there and on your way will do nothing useful. First of all, "airport staff" is too broad. Roles are highly ...
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How to reward good service in Japan?

I would leave a hand written thank you card at their place. If you think that’s not enough you can buy a small gift for their property. A Photo frame, or a mug for example.
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Should I wash dishes before leaving a serviced apartment?

Of course it simply depends on the arrangement of that facility. But in general... With most serviced apartments, there is a "departure cleaning fee". (Often this fee is quite high.) {People often ...
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I have multiple citizenships, and somehow landed in legal trouble while travelling abroad. Which embassy should I contact for consular services?

I had to do this in Bolivia. South African and NZ citizenship. Needed to contact my country and Interpol. Neither has a presence in Bolivia. So I went to the 'closest' I could think of - the ...
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Can a passenger in transit at Heathrow get to a post office?

You can purchase stamps and deposit letters in postboxes after security in each terminal (the online terminal map does not appear to say where exactly these are), so as long as your gift fits into the ...
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Free RV dump sites—what's the catch?

(I can't view the map so I'm not sure of exactly which locations you're referring to, but based on several of the locations in Utah...) If you look at the list of locations, most of them have one ...
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I have multiple citizenships, and somehow landed in legal trouble while travelling abroad. Which embassy should I contact for consular services?

The answer is going to depend wildly on the citizenships you hold, and the country where you get in trouble. My personal advice would be to choose the consulate or embassy with the most useful ...
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How to reward good service in Japan?

As you mentioned, tipping isn’t accepted in Japan. It can even be considered rude. As to the situation, you can thank the book store clearly and all you can do is leave them the best review you can. ...
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Assistance with luggage at London Heathrow

There are both porter and left baggage service available at Heathrow. I assume you need to reserve a porter for your arrival and departure to help you with your luggage. https://www.heathrow.com/...
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Grocery Delivery Services in Denmark

It depends where you want to deliver goods, at least in case of nemlig.com: http://www.nemlig.com/om-nemligcom/hvor-leverer-vi.aspx# Check zip number, they deliver things in Copenhagen area and in ...
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Forgot to send checklist with UK Visa Application

The Document Checklist that is produced as part of completing the online application for a U.K. Standard Visitor visa requires a signature, and states that it should not be signed until the applicant ...
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Services that provide information to Boarding Staff about guest's presence in the Airport

it possible to let the Airport staff known that the passenger is on her/his way to the next connecting flight> NO. Does a traveller have some rights or services to let the boarding staff known ...
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I have multiple citizenships, and somehow landed in legal trouble while travelling abroad. Which embassy should I contact for consular services?

@MarkMayo 's and @JimMacKenzie 's answers are great. Another thing to consider is how each of your countries of citizenship are likely to view the "legal trouble" that you got into. For example, if ...
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Room with Kitchenette, Who Does the Dishes?

In general, try to leave the place cleaner than you got it. Do the dishes, clean up the counter area, empty the fridge, put out the trash/recycle. If it is a kitchenette in a hotel room, you could ...
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Room with Kitchenette, Who Does the Dishes?

Are you renting it using Airbnb or some like that? If yes, I believe it is polite you clean the dishes that you have used. On the other hand, if you are in a hotel, I believe the hotel will have ...
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Shipping packages to the Netherlands months ahead?

I did some research and I found this company that provides a 'post bin / mail box' (postbus in Dutch) service. You will get a postal address to which you can send things. https://www.allsafe.nl/en/...
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Information on board (airplane)

That depends a lot on the passenger. Some comments on a couple of your suggestions: The only flights I've been on where I didn't have a hotel booked at the destination were those going to Copenhagen ...
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Information on board (airplane)

This is a pretty broad question, as virtually any information could be important and/or interesting (see, for example, the wide variety of articles in in-flight magazines on all sorts of topics), but ...
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Room with Kitchenette, Who Does the Dishes?

Whenever a kitchenette is provided (airbnb, guest house or aparthotel), usually it is up to the guest to do the dishes, and usually the host offers to do the dishes with an additional fee.
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Room with Kitchenette, Who Does the Dishes?

Guests staying in a kitchenette are provided with dish cloth ,dish rag, dish soap well I think it's up to the guest to utilize those things so yeah do your own dishes .
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