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What are the requirements for Russian citizens to leave Russia?
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There is no exit visa required to leave Russia, so if you have no outstanding legal actions against you, there is no reason that Russian border patrol or Customs will stop you on exit especially to ...

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Traveling from Ohio to New York's JFK airport to catch an evening, same-day flight?
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Living on the route you'll have to take and having driven to and from Cleveland and Columbus multiple times as well as driven to JFK airport multiple times I can honestly only say this: unless you're ...

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Parcel shelves in small hire cars in the US
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Not sure what you expect to leave in the parked car's trunk that this feature would be necessary and where. But the answer is yes it is common for hatchbacks in the US not to have one because a lot ...

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Long term Car rental in Europe
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As of December 14, 2016 Turo has expanded its operations to United Kingdom though still it wouldn't have helped me in Germany at the time of the question.

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Using US "chip & signature" Credit Cards abroad in "chip & PIN" countries
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Yes they will work just fine. I have the chip and signature cards and I have used them abroad successfully. The merchants will just give you the receipt to sign instead of having you enter your pin. ...

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How to find out gate number for bus at Port Authority Bus Terminal?
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In Port Authority there are multiple places where information about buses is available. There are information booths at the entrance to the terminal in both buildings. There are electronic screens ...

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Process for valuing items for customs purposes at the Canadian border
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There are multiple methods that can by used by customs to determine the value of the goods being imported. There is a Valuation Page of CBSA that describes all the possible scenarios that can happen ...

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Do rental cars in Virginia in the United States always come with minimum liability insurance?
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Long story short. Yes you can decline the CDW/LDW and other insurances that they offer you. Doing so means that you are personally responsible for any damages and losses that may occur while you're ...

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Post forwarding in the UK
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Having done this before though not in the UK I would suggest just putting hold on your mail delivery. Royal Mail advertises the Keepsafe which is very similar to the US Post offices Mail Hold Service,...

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US Sales tax in stores, are they listed on pricetag or checkout?
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According to the rules: The sales and use tax applies to each total sale, not to each item of each sale. For example, if two items are purchased at the same time and each item is sold for $.07, ...

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Is there any kind of monument or marker for the Tropic of Cancer along the coast on the east side of Taiwan?
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I think what you're looking for is Jing Pu Tropic of Cancer landmark. It's located just off route 11 and is marked on Google Maps as a landmark.

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What are the non-hotel options for a 3-month stay in the Greater Toronto Area?
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You should start looking at places like AirBnB, VRBO, Kijiji for places that allow renting monthly, since it is quite likely that they will let you stay for more than one month. I have previously ...

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Can I come back to Canada with an expired passport?
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Here is what will happen if you fly: Canada’s new entry requirement A new entry requirement, known as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), is now in effect for visa-exempt foreign ...

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Vladivostok customs clearance for Eastern Dream
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There is very little information about driving a car from Korea to Russia on Ferry. There is much better information about going in the opposite direction (though in Russian only) But you can look ...

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Passport with all pages full
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As of January 1st, 2016 your only option is to get a new passport. If you travel frequently you can request a 52 page passport book but if you run out of those you will need another passport again.

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When traveling in Ukraine, when is it appropriate to wear the traditional Vyshyvanka?
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And the answer is: wear it whenever you feel like it, wherever you feel like it, and however you feel like wearing it Vyshivanka has become sort of a symbol of the latest Ukrainian revolution and ...

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What are the other ways to get from Ibiza (Spain) to Barcelona except the airplane?
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You can look at Direct Ferries to book your travel to Ibiza by sea. And if there is a Ferry you can probably rent a private boat too but you'll have to look for it.

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German citizen travelling in Canada - can I enter the US for a short trip to Seattle?
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It would depend on how you intend to arrive in Seattle but if you cross the border by land all you will need to have with you is your German passport. But an ESTA may be a nice to have just for your ...

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Do I need a visa for India?
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According to Timatic if you have a confirmed ticket you have Transit Without Visa: Visa required, except for Passengers with an Overseas Citizen of India" card or booklet, or: Visa required, ...

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Can I enter Mexico by land and go back to the US with an esta?
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There is no issue with your Visa Waiver when you enter by land. According to CBP you don't even need ESTA. So as long as your Waiver clock still has some time on it see here or here you should not ...

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Do you need a Vignette to travel the roads of Switzerland, and how can I obtain one?
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Buying a Swiss Vignette is actually very simple and it may be possible to obtain a rental car with Vignette already but usually that will only happen if someone had purchased one when driving to ...

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What documents are required by a non-US resident to rent a car?
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I am not sure why they asked for a Social Security Number since it's a US only ID and not even required to be provided. According to Avis' own FAQ the following are the requirements for valid ...

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Will I pay additional guest fees if I have an overnight guest in Massachusetts?
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Anywhere I stayed in the US I have not found any rules prohibiting additional guests or requiring to pay extra fees if a guest is present overnight unless a hotel has to provide an additional bed or ...

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Temporary SIM card while visiting US
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There are many options you can have as far as mobile phone/data prepaid plans are concerned. Since you need coverage along the route between major metropolitan areas you may want to look at getting a ...

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How different are US weigh stations for trucks than Canadian ones?
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It varies from state to state. Most probably have a bypass lane. But there are some like the one on I-80 in NJ where bypass signal is on approach lane and it will direct you whether or not to enter ...

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Traveling from JFK to Manhattan with 6 bags
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Generally speaking your best solution with the amount of luggage you're carrying is to use a Taxi or an Uber. You can try to get your luggage to Airtran and then to the Subway (either E or an A train)...

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Renewing Passport with imminent travel
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I think the bigger issue is not just where and how to apply, which you can expedite through State Department through various means but also whether or not it is possible to hold 2 valid US passports ...

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Wearing shorts with hairy legs in Moscow
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As @HeidelBerGensis have said: "Unless you have gorilla level hairy legs" noone really cares. But if there is still a question you can watch a few videos, like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

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What documents required in order to pass by car from Russia to Mongolia?
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Information in Russian and going back to 2013 not mentioning anything except the passports and visas and possible XRay of your bags. Similar information is available from Legend Tours (in Russian) ...

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Travel with an outstanding warrant
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From the CBP website regarding warrant check: Many travelers wonder if CBP is alerted when an inbound passenger has a warrant for their arrest issued. Yes, CBP is alerted. In the air passenger ...

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