David Richerby
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Luggage & transfer flight question, Hong Kong Airlines
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Yes, your luggage will be checked through; you can verify this when you check it in. One hour is quite tight and, if your incoming flight is delayed, there's a good chance that you'll miss the ...

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is 1hr 15 minutes enough time to change terminals at Manila?
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Book a flight the next day. Taking the 1815 flight gives you 75 minutes to get off the plane, pass through immigration, collect your bags, check in, pass through security and get on the next flight. ...

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Do I have to re-check luggage on connecting flight?
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Since both legs are on the same ticket, your bags will be checked through to Newark, and to Amsterdam on the way home. You can check with the check-in agent that this has been done, in both cases. ...

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Can an Indian travel from Australia to Delhi with only 40 days of validity remaining on the passport?
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The six-month rule is so that you're not left without a valid passport if you have to spend longer than expected abroad, e.g., because of a medical emergency. But, as an Indian citizen, you don't need ...

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5.5-hour layover in Dallas (DFW)
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2 votes

After you've been through immigration and customs, there's a dedicated security checkpoint to get you back airside. In my experience at multiple airports (though I've not been through DFW), the queues ...

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Overstayed 18 years in the US
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It's just suicide. Forget about visiting the USA any time soon. Immigration is about you as a person, not about the name or passport you use. Application forms ask about former names and former ...

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ESTA Elegible after Qatar?
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14 votes

The US State Department says: Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 Under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, ...

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Is sleeping on the floor in planes allowed, and if not, why not?
5 votes

On most of the overnight flights I've been on, the cabin crew have announced that passengers who want to sleep should have their seatbelts on, and visible over their blankets, etc. It's also ...

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Customs and immigration on a USA-UK-Sweden flight itinerary
5 votes

The other answers have covered the specifics but the big picture is that it doesn't really matter. As (presumably) a US citizen, you don't need a visa to visit or transit in the UK so, depending on ...

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Check-in time for early morning flight from Minneapolis–St Paul
2 votes

Delta flies from Terminal 1, which is open 24 hours a day (Source: MSP website). So normal check-in times will apply.

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US visa application in the UK
4 votes

You can apply in the UK: Nonimmigrant visas are processed at the U.S. Embassy in London or the Consulate General in Belfast. If you are in the United Kingdom, you may schedule an appointment to ...

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Should I submit original or copy of my passport to Canadian embassy for an immigration application?
6 votes

A copy of your passport isn't a valid passport or travel document. They want the actual passport.

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On attempting reentry with tourist pass after being rejected
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10 votes

You should think less in terms of "The rules say I can enter Singapore for 90 days" and more in terms of "The rules say the immigration officer can allow me into Singapore for up to 90 days." 90 days ...

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Can I enter the UK for 24 hours from a Schengen area, holding an Indian passport?
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Transit visas are for entering a country where the only purpose – or, at least, the main purpose – is to connect to transport to a third country. Your purpose for visiting the UK ...

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Domestic arrival for international departure
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2 votes

On your way to Paris, you don't have to check in or go through security at Atlanta. Your bags will be checked through and it will be just like a domestic connection as far as you're concerned. On ...

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Schengen visa Czech Republic travel to France
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Assuming you have an unexpired multiple-entry visa, it's valid for any country in the Schengen zone, which includes France.

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Going on eurotunnel without a visa
2 votes

Neither the UK nor the Schengen area (which includes France) issues visas on arrival. Whichever way you're travelling, if your wife needs a visa, she needs to get it before you set off.

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Do I need more travel history to get a Norwegian visa
6 votes

Norway is part of the Schengen area (most of the European Union, plus Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein), which has a common visa scheme. In particular, Schengen includes Italy so if you actually ...

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Taxi Services at Didcot
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23 votes

You should have no difficulty getting a cab from a railway station the size of Didcot. If there are none at the taxi rank, phoning any of the minicab companies in Didcot (there seem to be several) ...

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My ESTA has been refused
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You'll need to apply for a B-visa. Good job you applied for the ESTA long before you intended to travel.

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Can a US citizen travelling in the UK volunteer for 1 week?
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2 votes

Appendix V to the immigration rules says: Visitors Appendix 3. Permitted activities for all visitors Volunteering 4 A visitor may undertake incidental volunteering (i.e. the main purpose of the visit ...

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Tube from Heathrow to King's Cross
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There are three stations: Heathrow Terminals 2&3 Heathrow Terminal 4 Heathrow Terminal 5 (Note that 2, 3, 4 and 5 are the only terminals: Terminal 1 closed a few years ago.) The station ...

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transfer visa to new passport
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10 votes

You never transfer visas, and you should never tamper with the sticker in your passport. There are two possibilities for what happens in this situation: either the visa remains valid and you must ...

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Can you book a one-way ticket to the UK on a visa?
37 votes

Your question suggests a significant misunderstanding of what your mother-in-law's visa allows. Two years is the period for which the visa is valid. Individual visits on a Standard Visitor visa ...

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Can a visitor on a UK Standard Visitor Visa have an educational visit at a state school?
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It says "visits with a [...] school", not "visits to a school". It's talking about students at foreign schools visiting the UK as part of their studies, not people who are visiting the UK to study at ...

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US Customs and connection time
4 votes

Yes, you'll go through US customs and immigration in Vancouver (known as "preclearance"; source: US Customs and Border Patrol). That means that changing planes in San Francisco will be just like ...

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Delayed travel with United Airlines
1 votes

Flightradar24's data for this flight only goes back one week, but you can use a free trial subscription to see farther back than that, which should answer your question.

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Emergency Visa to US for accompanying son (for his intern)
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No. Emergency visa appointments are for "urgent medical or humanitarian need to travel" (source: US Embassy in the UK). Your father has no such need: there is no medical situation and if your ...

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did cheapfaresnow.com just screw me over?
3 votes

When you are in dispute with a merchant about a card transaction, you need to talk to your bank about it.

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Would a domestic airline send a delayed luggage abroad?
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Southwest's conditions of carriage say (page 29, which is page 30 of the PDF): 7. Baggage [...] i. Limitations of liability (1) General. The liability, if any, of Carrier for loss of, damage to, or ...

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