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Is it legal for a male airport security guard to ask you to lift up your blouse and swab your bare stomach?

I was randomly picked for a paper swab at Bilbao airport. I was asked to come behind a screen with a male security guard and I am a single female. He asked me to lift up my blouse and proceeded to ...
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Bag drop closed earlier than specified delay on ticket. I had to change flights with a fee. Can I get compensated?

I was initially due to fly Brussels Airlines out of New York JFK airport. I found the bag drop counter 75 minutes before the scheduled departure. On my boarding pass received by e-mail, the posted bag ...
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Can I bring poppers on an airplane?

Poppers as in amyl/isobutyl nitrate. Officially used as video head cleaner and nail polish remover and room deodorizers. Unofficial use as a sex aid. Can I bring them with me while traveling? Will TSA ...
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Where can I find an overview of global visa policy changes in a given year?

As an example, Iran liberalised their visa policy considerably in the past few years, but unless you follow them closely you would never find out about this change. Likewise India introduced an e-visa ...
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I was granted an eTA for Canada but now I have an additional citizenship. Do I need to reapply?

I applied a few weeks ago for a Canadian eTA as I am planning to travel in a few months and wanted to have it before buying the plane tickets. I was granted the eTA on the spot. When applying, I have ...
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Cross-Sound Ferry (Orient Point NY > New London CT) Fullness

We're considering taking the Cross-Sound Ferry (with our car) on Thursday, August 2, rather than driving on I95 to New London. Because our flight's arrival at JFK might be late, and because north-...
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App/service that suggests which payment card is most convenient?

I was a happy user of WhatCard (http://www.whatcardapp.com). It was an app for European people, where the user saved their credit/debit cards data, then typed the amount to pay in a foreign currency ...
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What does TAG 46 471 pen notation in my passport mean?

I have been in the UK for the last 4 months (since April 2018). My husband is a dual citizen (British and Australian), and as an Australian citizen, I can stay for 6 months. The reason why I didn't ...
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Are there any tiger sanctuaries in Thailand that prioritize animal welfare?

The girlfriend and I are planning a trip to Thailand and really hope to make animals a centerpiece of our trip. We already have a plan to see elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Chiang Mai ...
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Exchanging older United States Dollar bills in Japan

I am traveling to Japan and I want to know if these old 100 USD bills are accepted there for currency exchange.
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Can I get to Idjwi island from Rwanda?

Idjwi is an island located in the middle of Lake Kivu, between Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, belonging to DRC. The Idjwi Island official guide mentions Recommended Ferrys run from ...
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Travelling with an emergency passport

Can I transit in Zurich, Switzerland, on my way back to South Africa with an emergency passport issued by the South African consulate in Paris? Do I need a transit visa for this flight with the ...
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Is the Nepal Tourism Board in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, open on Saturdays?

I need to get a TIMS card from the Nepal Tourism Board on Saturday. But I am getting conflicting information. On the official site I have found: TIMS Counter office hours at Tourist Service Center, ...
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What happens if my outgoing flight is canceled on the day my French student visa expires?

First of all, I read the other posts similar to this case, but the two answers were conflicting. What happens if my flight out of the Schengen area is cancelled on the last day of my visa? Can ...
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Is laziness about stamping passports common at the Bosnian-Montenegrin, Montenegrin-Albanian and Macedonian-Kosovan land borders?

The concerned person, a Dutch citizen, is going on a bus tour in former Yugoslavia, travelling Germany-Austria-Slovenia-Croatia-Bosnia-Montenegro-Albania-Macedonia-Kosovo. They only hold a passport ...

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