John Zwinck
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Can I use the Blue "Arrivals from EU" queue on arrival in the UK, if I entered another EU country on a layover?
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Answers in the other question you linked say "Baggage tags from EU airports are marked with green stripes." So if your bags have green-striped tags on them, go through the blue exit. If not, use the ...

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Short sightseeing trip from JFK airport
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There are sightseeing buses but they hardly leave Manhattan, much less stop at JFK. However, if you are very adventurous you could still do it. You won't have a lot of time, but can see a few of the ...

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What documents should I take with me to the airport, if I booked my ticket online?
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No, you do not need anything other than the printed e-ticket and your passport (which should often be valid for at least six months beyond your travel date to satisfy immigration rules). But there are ...

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Enter Romania through Greece, Single Entry Schengen Visa becomes Invalid?
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The Schengen visa would need to be issued for multiple entries as per Romanian regulations https://www.mae.ro/en/node/2040 which say: Romania acknowledges as being equivalent to its own national ...

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Concerns regarding UK Border Control and no job
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You are likely to arouse at least some suspicion. You are: A foreign citizen. Without stated familial ties to another country. Without leased or owned property elsewhere. Coming to visit your lover ...

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Expired Filipino passport with non-expired Kuwait visa -- can I still use the visa?
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In general it is fairly common to have a visa which expires later than the passport it was originally inserted into. When this happens, you typically need to travel with both your old and new ...

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Can I take an extra piece of luggage to the USA?
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The rates for your flight are per piece of luggage, not per kilogram. And they're steep, at 200 USD if purchased online (in advance) and 250 USD otherwise. Even more if your bags are over 22 kg. ...

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Returning to UK from John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY
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Arriving at JFK two hours before your scheduled departure time is sufficient. If you tend to move around more slowly than others, or have quite a lot of luggage, three hours might be prudent, and ...

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How do I find travel partners for a bicycle touring trip?
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There are quite a few sites aimed at bicycle tourers. For example: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/classifieds/ (the whole site is good, this is just where people post ads for companions). https://...

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What to do on east coast of Sri Lanka in May
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Anuradhapura is interesting if it's on your way (and it probably is). But do note that transportation in Sri Lanka takes a very long time per distance travelled. Whereas at home you might compute ...

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Carry-on bag packing advice
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Always bring a pen (a cheap one is fine). This is useful for immigration forms and other stuff. Headphones. Load some favorite podcasts (BeyondPod), videos (YouTube: Watch Later), etc. on your phone. ...

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Can an Indian citizen on H-1B travel to visa-free countries for Indians (such as Nepal, Thailand) without an H-1B stamped on an Indian passport?
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The US airport you leave from won't mind if you check in with your Indian passport to travel to a country where Indian passport holders do not require a visa. As far as the checkin staff are ...

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Getting a 60 day visa for Bali while in Singapore for 2 nights
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In general, the current rules for many foreigners going to Indonesia are: Free visa on arrival for 30 days, not extendable. 35 USD visa on arrival for 30 days, extendable once to total of 60 days. ...

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Tourist visa to Costa Rica as a Filipino?
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It does not matter where you are currently living, what matters is which passport you hold. Assuming you hold a passport from the Philippines, you do not need a visa to enter Costa Rica: VISA ...

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Road condition B6 From Mbeya to Tabora. How long should it take to drive in a 4x4
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You are right to be suspicious of an estimated 80 km/h speed on a dirt road in a convoy of loaded 4x4s. However, looking at the satellite view, the road is fairly straight, wide, and flat. I budget ...

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Can I cross the U.S. Canadian border multiple times on tourist visa?
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You mention in a comment that "It's a multiple entry visa." Assuming you mean the Canadian visa is the multiple-entry one, then what you're proposing is OK. She will arrive in Vancouver, you will ...

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How to measure offshore limit for Bareboat Skipper IYT?
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It also says "in coastal waters." I would take this to mean that sailing from small islands in the ocean is not covered. As for where to measure the 20 miles from, it's from the shore, not from the ...

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What are the options to maintain a backup phone while travelling in the US?
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You don't need a backup phone as a student in the US. This is for a few reasons: Most of the US is relatively safe. Especially as a student you are unlikely to find yourself in a survival situation ...

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5 hours transit at KBP airport (Ukraine), do I need a visa?
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No, in Ukraine you don't need a visa to switch from one flight to another in the same airport without leaving the transit area. Arguably that's the main point of a transit area: you don't officially ...

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Can I book Xiamen Air award tickets using Delta SkyMiles?
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I spoke with Delta and they confirmed that it is impossible to book some flights as award flights, even though those flights are available with other SkyTeam award booking systems. Apparently SIN-XMN ...

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Can Samsung Galaxy S5 be used in South Korea?
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The answer is yes, you can use a Samsung Galaxy S5, S6, or iPhone 6, or other unlocked LTE phones, in South Korea. This is better than the old days when Korea's adherence to the CDMA standard made it ...

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Is it normal that a socket only gives electricity when the plug is plugged in one way?
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It's not normal--the plug should work in either orientation. Since it doesn't, I imagine that there is some lack of contact occurring inside the adapter, perhaps because your plug pins are a bit bent ...

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Entering the UAE as a Filipino citizen resident in Taiwan: do I need any documents besides my tourist visa?
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Obviously you need your passport. You should also bring your residency permit or employment permit or whatever it is that lets you live in Taiwan. You should also have your onward travel ticket with ...

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How much cash per person may we bring from South Africa to Switzerland?
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The official documentation is here: http://www.ezv.admin.ch/zollinfo_privat/04414/04415/index.html?lang=en In the case of liquid funds of CHF 10,000 or more, an entry will be made in the ...

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Non-prescription medicines in India and USA
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Probably the pills will face no objection, if they are few in quantity and preferably in their original packaging. However, there is no reason to bring most of them (apart from the motion sickness ...

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Traveling in the USA with a Samsung Galaxy SM-G900F: how good is the AT&T coverage for the 1700 and 1900 frequencies?
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4G probably won't work, but 3G will. That is, you'll have good coverage for making calls, and slower data than you're used to, but it should more or less work. You can check T-Mobile also, but the ...

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Cheap and convenient way to travel with kids around US
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You're right that a car will be the most convenient for visiting DC with small children. Rental cars are often cheaper if picked up outside of NYC (sometimes you can return inside NYC at the same ...

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Can you take large umbrellas on a plane?
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It won't be an issue due to pointiness. Knitting needles are allowed too, and they're even pointier. The only possible issue would be if the overall length is deemed excessive...which is unlikely on ...

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