Burhan Khalid
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Why is onboard/inflight shopping still a thing?
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Items I have personally bought from the on-board duty free: Last minute gifts (especially for ladies, they have some excellent choices) A multi-outlet portable plug (as I had forgot to pack my own) A ...

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Russia to The Netherlands. What are the implications of changing from a hostel to a private apartment AFTER getting the visa and crossing the border?
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Once you have received your visa and entered the country, you can freely change your accommodation. As long as you leave before the terms of your visa expire, you are fine. During the application ...

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Is a 1 hour layover in Amsterdam sufficient?
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I've transited through AMS in the morning (this is usually when the international rush hour starts). 1 hour is very tight, the problem is that even if you were to leave and arrive on time, there are ...

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Seafarer transiting through Dubai
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Dubai offers a 96 hours transit visa for airlines and other companies for their crew to utilize. Seamen can use the same visa for entering Dubai for the purposes of embarking / disembarking. However, ...

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Turkey eVisa possible for residents for Australia?
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As a Pakistani not holding a valid Schengen, US, UK or Ireland visa or permanent residency; you need to apply for a visa before you travel. The application process is online, including uploading of ...

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In case of a lost passport, when getting a new one do you have to inform your country about all the visas you had on the lost passport?
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The steps are as follows: File a police report for your lost passport. Take this police report to your country of nationality (or the country that issued the passport if you are dual national). They ...

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US Border: Is hiding data OK?
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Deception leads to suspicion. If discovered, you are likely going to be subject to even more scrutiny - you are hiding this, what else are you hiding? The act of hiding is not illegal in and of ...

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What practices do airlines apply to avoid jet lag?
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Cabin service really doesn't have that big of an impact, since its more towards disturbing passengers at certain phases of flight; and a lot of what can be done as far as the crew is concerned with ...

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Schengen Type C and Type D visas at the same time
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A Type D visa simply is a longer term visa; it removes the 90 day limit from a single stay; and is usually (but not always) given for specific reasons (such as for study) and is normally limited to a ...

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Carrying television in flight from Germany to India
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I took an example of this Samsung model, which has shipping dimensions of 62.4" x 35.4" x 7.9" and a shipping weight of 67.7 lbs. Then taking an example of a flight from Germany to India, say from ...

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Transit for Israeli passport holders in Abu Dhabi
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You will have no problems as there are no passport checks during transit in Abu Dhabi. As long as your flight boards you, you are fine.

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Should I always use the same nationality to enter the USA?
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The only rule for the US is that US citizens must use their US passports to enter the country. This applies even if you are a dual national holding a US and additional passports. If you are US ...

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What should I do after buying an airline ticket?
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The process in summary: Buy the ticket online or from a travel agent. You will get a proof of purchase (either as paper receipt or an attachment to your email). You need to bring this with you to the ...

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Why are they not asking me about my passport number for my booking?
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If you are not crossing international boundaries, then passport information is not required. It also may not be required if you do not need a passport for the itinerary (for example, flying within ...

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Do I need a transit visa in JFK?
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There is no such thing as a transit in the US. Everyone is admitted at their first port of entry; which means that you must be eligible to enter the US in order to switch flights.

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Travelling to Kuwait by Road
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Kuwait has implemented a new e-visa system; which you must use in lieu of on-arrival visas. The system is available at this link. On that same page, it lists the valid professions which are eligible ...

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Bangladeshi national with Schengen visa stranded in Spain after UK BRP stolen
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The passport with the valid Schengen visa is all that is required to travel within the Schengen zone and is sufficient to pass any additional checks. This is because your UK status has no bearing on ...

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Is there a general clue on whether a flight serves meals?
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I think there are a few things here that need to be accounted for: Does the flight itself have catering services. How many meal services there are (this depends on the length of the flight) Is the ...

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How to handle payments while travelling to Indonesia?
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Leave your Indian rupees at home; if you must - you can exchange them for Indonesian currency at your departure airport. The easiest, most convenient and secured way: Pay directly with your card, if ...

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Visa requirements for Dubai airport
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Except for GCC citizens, everyone needs a visa to enter the UAE. The difference is if you can get the visa on arrival or do you have to apply for it in advance - and that depends on your nationality.

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Sandals for dry hot climate like in Doha, Dubai etc
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I am not sure what sandals you are talking about (I live in Kuwait where the temperature today is a nice and cool 43C); here we wear all manners of sandals. The traditional sandals are made of ...

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Can I apply for a B2 visa if I was previously on F1?
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There are no restrictions for you to apply for a B1/B2; I know many people that were students (F1) and later would like to visit for tourism or just to get in touch with their college friends. The ...

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When booking a flight online is the checked luggage fee included in it?
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Planning on booking a holiday abroad with expedia.com and was wondering is the fee for checked luggage so the suitcase that you check in covered with the holiday booking? This will depend on your ...

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Terminal three to terminal two in Dubai airport. How do I transfer from one terminal to another?
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Step 1. Get off the plane. Step 2. Walk your way to the security / metal detectors Step 3. Walk upto the transfer desk. Step 4. You will be directed to a bus. Step 5. Get on the bus. Step 6. Travel to ...

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Long term Schengen visa for conferences
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Have you tried applying again? This is what happened to me, when I applied for visas (all for conferences, like yourself): First visa, 14 days (exact days of the conference), single entry. Second ...

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Transit in DXB between terminal 2 to 1
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It is more than enough time. Once you land in Terminal 2 and enter the building (you'll have to take a bus, if I recall correctly), go to the left towards transit and pass through the metal detectors....

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Filipino national getting a visa via a British partner
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I assume this is your first application to the UK and perhaps your first trip outside of Philippines. Your partner should prepare documents showing: His current status in the UK (as he is a UK ...

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Can I get a visa to transit Dubai while I'm in Iraq as a tourist?
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You can get a normal visa online anytime, but keep in mind it may take a few days (up to a week) to process it. You cannot have two outstanding visas for Dubai though, so I suggest you apply for it ...

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Can I purchase a laptop computer in Japan and bring it back into the US without issue? Would I have to pay duty?
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You would only pay sales tax at the time of sale (which is in Japan). So you would not pay sales tax again. The CBP uses the Harmonized Tariff Schedule to determine duty rates: The Customs Duty ...

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How can I get a UAE multi-entry visa?
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You cannot change the current visa, you can only extend it. To get a multiple entry visa: Someone has to apply from the UAE on your behalf. This is usually a tour operator, a hotel, a permanent ...

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