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How to answer "have you ever been refused a visa, denied entry or ordered to leave Canada or any other country?"
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The safest is to take these questions absolutely literally. Did you ever ask Canada, The Philippines, Italy, Germany or any other country for a visa and it was refused, then you should answer “yes” ...

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Can you get cashback in coins in the UK?
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No problem to ask, and you will get reasonable amounts with no problem. Five one-pound coins is quite reasonable.

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Crossing the road in London - Did I have 'right of way'?
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In addition to all other rules: 1. You are not allowed to cause damage to anyone if you can avoid it, even if you have the right of way. 2. Metal is harder than flesh and bone. But absence of a ...

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How to get back a backpack lost on train or airport in Germany?
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Based on personal experience: About one hour into a train journey from Berlin to Dresden, we noticed an expensive looking camera under one of the seats. We stopped the next conductor who told us they ...

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Future consequences related to a charge of criminal offence: Drinking and riding bicycle in Germany
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Fact 1: You haven’t been convicted. Fact 2: You have been fined. Fact 3: You have committed an offence (that’s what you told us). Fact 4: There is no record in Germany that you were even accused of an ...

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Does a UK citizen need a visa to travel to and from the EU after Brexit?
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Any EU country could require UK citizens to have a visa if they visit that country in 2021 or later, and the UK could require EU citizens from any country to have a visa to visit the UK as well. As ...

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If denied entry to EU, what US city do they send me to?
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First, it’s unlikely to happen because the airline will try not to let people on board that would be denied entry. Second, the airline taking you say from London to Berlin where you are rejected, ...

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Can 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic be a reason for refusal for my Schengen visa application?
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Whatever happens, if you apply right now, your chances of getting a visa will be best. If your application is rejected because of Coronavirus fears, that wouldn't be held against you in the future. ...

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How risky is a 2 hours layover in Paris Charles de Gaulle considering the COVID-19 situation?
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Nobody can tell you what the situation is on June 10th. Coronavirus might be gone, or all flights from India might be cancelled, or all flights to France might be cancelled. At the airport, you can ...

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Is it ok to have travel insurance from more than one company?
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When you have multiple insurances covering the same thing, you can apply to any single of these insurances to get your damages covered, and they have to cover it in the same way as if they were your ...

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Have I been “Required to leave the UK”?
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Unfortunately, "leave" has more than one meaning in English. It can mean "go away", or it can mean "get permission". No, you were not "required to leave". "Required to leave" means you were told to ...

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Capital with fewest resident embassies
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You can try beating Andorra which has a Spanish and a French embassy. And Monaco has three embassies, but only one (Malta) in the capital Monte Carlo. Your question is a bit unclear there.

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Did Finland's border authorities make a mistake?
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It sees to me that the first 180 day period was from July 1st to December 31st, and the next 180 day period was from Januar 1st to June 30th. She just stayed below the 90 days in the first period (...

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Do I have to declare a UK "spent traffic conviction" from 2007 in an Ireland tourist visa application?
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It is safer to tell them about this. Either it is something they don't care about (which is quite likely), then it will be completely ignored and won't affect your application. Or it is something ...

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Is it safe to drive from Prague to Salzburg during winter?
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As an alternative, google for "Prague Salzburg Limo". €379 gets six people and luggage in large car from Prague to Salzburg, and you can add stops on the way at sightseeing places.

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I have discovered that the hotel room toilet is blocked, but too late. What should I do?
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There’s one good solution: Tell the reception or house keeping, and they get a professional to fix it with a minimum of fuss, giving you a new room if needed. Anything else carries the risk of ...

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Is it impolite to ask for halal food when traveling to and in Thailand?
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It's definitely not impolite to ask. In some countries (but not in Thailand I believe) it is considered impolite to say "no" so some people would think it is polite to lie and answer "yes" rather than ...

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What does the Free Recovery sign (UK) actually mean?
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The signs are shown in places where a broken down car would create traffic problems or danger. So people responsible for road traffic would rather pay out to take you to a safe place rather than you ...

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will 10 year old refusals affect current visa application?
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When you are asked "have you ever been refused a visa", you say yes and explain what happened back then. You just didn't meet the requirements nine or ten years ago, but that shouldn't cause any ...

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Airline power sockets shut down when I plug my computer in. How can I avoid that?
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You can try finding a compatible charger that supplies fewer watts, say 60 or 80 watts. The effect would be that your battery might discharge slowly while you use your computer (much slower than if ...

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Do I need to prove that my spouse is using their right of free movement in order to receive a family member Schengen visa?
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The other answer has been voted down because there was a long discussion of whether a UK citizen visiting the Netherlands for a holiday is "exercising their EU rights of free movement" or not, and ...

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Renting farmhouse in Netherlands - is it normal to be asked to pay deposit via bank transfer?
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Most likely a scam. Bank transfer equals scam. Whatever website you went to is very unlikely to the actual owner of the property. That kind of scam costs people millions every year.

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Do you need an international drivers license in Taiwan?
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Usually the requirement for an international license is there to make sure that the countries traffic police officers can look at your license if needed and decide that it is a valid license. Taiwan ...

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Facing issues With my visa. Need quick reply
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If you can't get competent advise here, and you can't reach the embassy on a Saturday (which would be the most reasonable approach if they are open), you could go to the airport - if the airline doesn'...

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Indian passport slight water mark. Is this considered damaged?
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Check the link in Traveller's answer carefully. They don't define what a "damaged passport" is, but they distinguish between "just damaged passport", where the passport number and name are readable ...

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Can I enter the UK with my EU spouse, marriage certificate, and my German Blue Card?
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I'll explain what your problem will be: It may be that the UK would let you enter. Your problem is that you have to get there somehow, which will be by air, Eurostar, or ferry. And they check your ...

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Is rudeness to UK immigration officials a sufficient reason to deny entry?
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The rule is "Refusing the applicant entry to the UK is conducive to the public good. For example... " If you are rude, and the immigration official is annoyed by your rudeness, that would not be a ...

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Why different fees for Vietnam Visa Approval Letters
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Most likely one site (the cheap one) is the genuine one, and the expensive one charges you lots of money to send your details to the original one. From my experience a Turkish e-visa is $20 and the ...

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What do I need to travel to London during the scheduled Brexit transition date?
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In the worst case, entering the UK with an EU passport might be a problem after March 29th, but it is hard to imagine why leaving would be a problem. The EU will let you in, because you have an Eu ...

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Applying for Turkish visa after refused once
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If you claim you were never refused a visa, and they find out you were (which they most likely will; they have computers and stuff in Turkey), you can probably say good-bye to any chance entering ...

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