Max Wyss
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One hour Lufthansa transit time in Frankfurt from Bangalore to Dublin
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This has been a comment, but was suggested to become upgraded to an answer (I also took the freedom to rewrite it slightly)… Back when I got through Frankfurt quite a bit, the minimal connection time ...

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Which countries allow tourists to get married without the long wait for the marriage licence?
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You'd have to verify this, but Las Vegas could be an option. However, the question is whether your country of residence accepts this marriage; contacting the US consulate of your home country might ...

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Validity of German debit card in Switzerland
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As zeocrash stated, Maestro is accepted pretty much all over the place. In fact, my (Swiss) bank card uses the Maestro system if not used at an ATM of the issuing bank. The terminals I have seen ...

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VRS JobTicket: Extension Tickets & +1 Capabilities
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A very quick search for "VRS Anschluss Ticket" reveals the official page (by VRS), where it is stated that for VRS-AnschlussTicket and EinfachWeiterTicket that additional persons travelling on the ...

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Dinner at the Folkestone and Calais Eurotunnel terminals
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Unless you understand "dinner" as "grab a bite", I would suggest to have dinner somewhere in the vincinity (maybe even after having gone through the tunnel). It will be better in any case, and prices ...

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Driving from Nice city (France) to Nice airport are there gas stations that are open early morning?
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As you can drive quite a few km until the gas indicator shows less than full, and you won't arrive too late in Nice, you might fill up at one of the supermarkets, as it has been said. Most of them ...

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When would be the ideal time to take the Coastal Tram (Kusttram) so that you can actually sit down?
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The easiest would be to get on the tram at the starting point of the line. You might also aim more for the morning than the afternoon.

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Solo-Driving from Florida to New York During the Winter
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The chances for wintry conditions have already been discussed. If you are not used to drive longer distances, simply plan for more time, and break up your trip into three or four sections. If you do ...

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Will I have to recheck my luggage flying YYZ-KBP-IKA?
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The only one who can kind of reliably confirm this is the airline. Contact them and ask your question. Theoretically, you should be able to check through, but there may be some regulations concerning ...

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How much time should I allow for getting a Swiss Railways "Junior Travelcard" at Zurich Airport?
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According to the SBB website you would get a Swiss Family Card for free, and your daughter would travel for free if the accompanying adult has a valid Swiss Travel System ticket (Swiss Pass, Swiss ...

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Carrying liquor on transit from Germany
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Duty free is normally cheaper, because it has no duties on the items. German speciality liquors are Kirschwasser, Zwetschgenwasser (it is not water; it is a clear distillate), or the infamous ...

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What type of car do I need for a trip in Finland?
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The C-1 is a very small car; if you can deal with that, go ahead. Other people take much longer trips with this type of car. If you want more comfort, definitely go for the DS-5. And if you want a ...

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how long will it take from airplane just arrived in Geneva airport to the train which is in train station in same building?
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I don't know about how efficient baggage claim is in Genève. However, if your flight is more or less on time, you have more than enough time. Getting the train ticket is no big deal; you can get it ...

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From Italy to Austria during winter, by car
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An important note about the Swiss Vignette: It is not legal to slightly stick the vignette to a car, remove it, and use it on another car. That said, unless you want to make a gift to the rental car ...

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Can you get complementary upgrades when you check-in online or through a booth at the airport?
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I may be wrong, but complimentary upgrades require an action by a human being. So, if you want to have a chance, you will have to check in at the counter. If the complimentary upgrade is because of ...

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Lufthansa connecting flight at Munich, only 45 minutes in between. Will I be able to make it?
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If the booking system offered the connection, it is doable. Also, if I remember correctly, LH is using the same terminal for all their flights, so you would not have to change terminal. The ...

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Bus ticket transfer in Ingolstadt, Germany?
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A quick look at the Ingolstadt transit agency's website shows that they have zone fares. That means that you would buy a ticket for that amount of zones. A one-way will allow you to travel the whole ...

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To convert my USD$ in to Euro in my country of origin or in Paris?
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It is generally best to exchange direct (in other words, from USD to EUR) in a country having one of the currencies. This means, you get most out of your bucks by exchanging in Paris. In a third ...

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Does it make more sense to drive or fly from Orlando to NYC?
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If you need a (your) car at both ends, you might consider Amtrak's Auto Train, which gets your car and (I think) up to 4 people from Sanford FL (near Orlando) to Lorton VA (near Washington DC) ...

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What is the oldest train in the UK still operated regularly for a non-tourism purpose?
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It may be touristy, but has regular scheduled operation: the Snaefell Mountain Railway on the Isle of Man.

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Cheap and convenient way to travel with kids around US
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Within New York (well, Manhattan), it is a real big bother to drive and quite expensive to park the car; Metrocard is your mean to go, maybe an occasional cab ride. To DC, driving might be probably ...

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Where can I get help planning my plane trip?
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The connection time westbound is a bit on the very short time. You have to get through immigration, get your baggage, and then tramp to the Jet Blue terminal (the last one is not such a big issue, as ...

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Avoiding tilting trains in Switzerland
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FWIW, an update to the answers… In Switzerland, domestic tilting trains are marked ICN (as it has been said). Tilting train sets may occasionally appear in non-ICN-marked services (a good example is ...

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After checking in luggage for upcoming American flight, can I get between Terminal 7 and Terminal 8 at JFK
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There are two different cases: a) the Alaska Airline lounge is landside, meaning you won't have to go through security to access it b) the Alaska Airline lounge is airside, meaning you will have to ...

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Do I need a UK transit visa if I have Ireland's GNIB/IRP card?
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You might have a look at the information provided by London Heathrow Airport on their website. They do have a personalized guide (you enter arriving flight number and leaving flight number, and it ...

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Difference between Economy (R) and Economy (L)
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These look like two different booking classes, having different fares, and rules concerning changing, cancelling, etc. You might find more information on the Air France website, or if you look for ...

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How can I wash myself Indian-style (using water not toilet paper) in Western toilets?
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There are Japanese products, which would do what you are looking for. You can find them in the online stores as "Portable Washlet" or "Washlet".

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LHR- SFO- HNL stopover transfer time
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As it has already been asked in a comment, are the flights on one ticket? If so, the airline gives you some assurance that the connection time is sufficient (if the flight arrives on time). In any ...

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Cellphone carriers in Europe
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Within the EU there are (still) roaming fees. However, you might check with your provider whether there are any special deals which can lower these fees (such as for calls from France to another ...

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Which car rental companies do not charge for additional drivers (in London)?
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As it has been stated, you may get better deals (which may mean no charge for one or more additional drivers) by booking via a rental car broker (for the US, being based in Switzerland at the time, we ...

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