TheGrouch HK
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Can I enter the USA? I have dual citizenship (Japan and USA), but I have been to Iran with my Japanese passport
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Do not show your Japanese passport in the US. None of their business. Do not show your US passport in Japan. You would lose you Japanese citizenship. As others said, you cannot be denied entry in the ...

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Why does my phone enable camera shutter sounds whenever I insert an Indian SIM?
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This happens with Korean SIM cards too, so I suspect this is a similar case: in Korea there have been too many upskirt photos scandals, and the government imposed a shutter sound when photos are taken,...

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Is it possible to meet my travel partner in terminal 2E at CDG prior to clearing immigration?
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8 votes

Once you get off the plane you arrive in an area that has big LCD screens and sign boards that point you towards transfer, immigration, etc, as well as some AF kiosks, I think, to get your next ...

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Stop in Hong Kong 3:30 hrs
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No. There's not enough time, even to go to nearby Tung Chung. Especially in the afternoon. Just leaving the airport, passing through immigration, and coming back, passing through security checks and ...

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Can I bring alcohol purchased at a duty-free store back into the country after a short trip?
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Does this mean that I must consume all of the alcohol I purchase at duty free before crossing the border? No. It means that if you're planning to drink alcohol in Canada, it could be a good idea to ...

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In practice, are Chinese tourist visa applications processed in four working days?
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I have experience with Chinese visas in a couple of places, and I always use the 4 working days facility. In essence, it means 4 working days, plus the day you are applying, if you are applying via a ...

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Do I need a transit visa in the UK?
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Every flight is with a different airline, so I need to get my baggage and check them in again. My layover time is 3 hours and 10 minutes in Singapore and in London 3 hours and 40 minutes. I will stay ...

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What kind of travel documents should be used for a Chinese citizen to take flights from Hong Kong and ferry to Shekou?
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Shekou-HKG-PEK is easy. You just need your passport. The ferry will take you to the secure area of HKG. You're not entering HK, and you can only board this ferry if you have a valid plane ticket. PEK-...

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Is a Hong Kong permit required by a Chinese citizen from foreign country - transit in PEK - Hong Kong?
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The route you are thinking of isn't a transit in HKG/MO. It's a round-trip Mainland<>HKG/MO. That's a no-no for your purpose, as you will have to show an onward ticket to overseas (coming from PEK)....

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Mid-long stopover need to check-in baggage again? (same company)
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If it's with the same airline or the same alliance, your luggage will go all the way to Tokyo. The number of hours in transit doesn't really matter. In Málaga, at check-in, the employee will ask you ...

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Entering China between connecting international arrival and domestic departure
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1 votes

Arriving from overseas, you will have to clear Immigration in Beijing anyway. You don't mention the airlines you will use, so it's hard to answer accurately, but most probably both flights won't even ...

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Check in luggage at two different airports
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Doubtful. For several reasons. First, you'd have to enter Turkey again (ie pass Immigration), pick up this extra piece of luggage, go to the check in counters, check it in, and go back to the transit ...

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Does a Vietnamese studying in Australia need a visa for a vacation to South Korea?
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_South_Korea#30-day_visa_exemption It seems like if you have a visa and/or residence permit from Australia you are allowed to stay 30 days, visa-free.

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Wife denied boarding on flight back from Thailand because she forgot to bring her BRP card on the trip
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As a South Korean, your wife doesn't need a visa (if she were a tourist), but would require to show a ticket leaving the UK within the 6 months given to South Korean tourists. So if your wife bought a ...

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Can I enter Switzerland from Vietnam with a German residence permit?
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Since you have a German residency permit, you have the right of movement within the Schengen area, of which Switzerland is a member. But for such questions, it is usually better to ask the airlines ...

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