Month: July 2014

Where is the best place to carry perishable foods on long international flights?

I frequently bring snacks and groceries from India to the U.S. (remembering to follow the laws against fresh fruit/vegetables) that I can’t find there in the U.S. Now, I’m planning to bring a food that requires refrigeration. Checked in or carry on, is there a safe place where I can carry such perishable foods with […]

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The weekly public transport pass in Rome (in Italian CIS = Carta Integrata Settimanale) is valid within the area called “Roma Capitale”. You can buy it for € 24,00 at any automatic vending machine located in every metro station or at almost any newsagent in Rome. With the weekly pass you can ride all the […]

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Non-resident alien working for non-US company telecommuting for 10 days under ESTA Visa Waiver

I am a European citizen non-US resident travelling to the US for 4 weeks under the ESTA Visa Waiver, of which 10 days will be spent telecommuting/work remotely. I know that I am legally within my rights to do so, based on the ESTA Visa Waiver Help section. And based on these sources: http://www.ilw.com/articles/2012,0625-Paparelli.shtm & […]

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Note that this answer was written in 2014. Since then, most night trains in western Europe have been discontinued, so the connections mentioned in this answer may not be available. As of 2017, it’s likely that there is no longer any viable train option that allows you to travel at night, but I haven’t checked […]

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Can you buy a plane ticket from a Swedish online travel agency with a US credit card?

Can I buy a plane ticket from a Swedish online travel agency with a US credit card? Or a US American Express credit card? If yes, any idea about the fee? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Can you travel to the US 6 days before your H1B visa expires?

I’m currently working in US, with VISA valid uptil end of Sept. I’ve applied for extension, and the petition is under review atm. There is a requirement that may need me to go out of US and come back for a week in mid-Sept. Would that be a problem while returning? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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If you really want to make it in one go it should be possible. According to Eurail the fastest itinerary you could follow from Antwerp-Central to Valencia-Terminal is the following. With this itinerary it would take you 13 hours and 45 minutes to get to Valencia. You can see at the bottom that this trip […]

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From the FAQ of the Canadian Embassy in Austria: I do not have a return ticket. Can I travel to Canada with a one-way ticket? We strongly recommend that travellers who enter as tourists present a return ticket upon entry into Canada, but this is not a legal requirement. Port of Entry officers may want […]

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Normally, it is not possible to move freely between terminals at Heathrow, unless you book a shopping transfer. You need to check in and clear security in your departure terminal, and then otherwise need to stay there. On arrival, if you’re transferring to another terminal, you do that before clearing security, so you can’t enter […]

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If I was a customs officer and I saw one person has a visa to stay, and the other does not but bought a one way ticket I would most certainly assume that person planned to stay. And in fact, she does. Don’t start your time here with a lie. Call whoever is processing her […]

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