Month: August 2015

A flight blanket worn as a scarf (folded in half and tucked through the loop) with the loop in front can often help. It will also keep your neck warm. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Having a passport list your name as BCA potentially makes it invalid, since it doesn’t reflect your true identity. Same would apply if the passport had a different birthdate or a different name altogether. While having such a passport is not fraudulent, it’s a potential reason for visa refusal at the embassy. I would suggest […]

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Why does Ryanair check non-EU passengers’ visas on intra-Schengen and domestic flights?

Ryanair requires that all non-EU citizens report to the check-in counter to verify their immigration status, even on intra-Schengen and domestic flights. According to Ryanair’s official website the rationale is that: Non EU/EEA passengers must do this in order to ensure compliance with immigration authorities. We reserve the right to refuse travel, if there is […]

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According to TimaticWeb: Visa required, except for Holders of an Overseas Citizen of India Card or Booklet, or: Visa required, except for Holders of a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card, or: TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Visa required, except for Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit time of 24 hours. Hotel facilities […]

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This really isn’t very complex. If only because, once in Charleroi, you could just follow the crowds. And, because of Google. Here is the information from Charleroi’s airport website. If you want to do your trip by public transport, you have to get a public bus from the airport to Charleroi train station. You buy […]

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How can I cheaply travel from Brussels South Charleroi Airport to Bruges?

How can I cheaply travel from “Brussels South Charleroi Airport” to Bruges? I think the cheapest method would be to take a train. I just don’t know where the nearest train station is and how I can get there from airport. Where can I buy ticket? Could somebody please show me the location of the […]

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Entered USA with esta, leaving to Canada for 2 days and come back

I am visiting my brother here in the US, and I am staying for 3 weeks. I used esta in order to come to the US. We want to visit Montreal (Canada) for two days and come back to the US. (We are going there by car) Will I have problem coming back to the […]

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Are British immigration officers permitted to require evidence of a relationship between passengers and their children?

Sometimes we hear stories where passengers who accompany a child are questioned when the relationship between the child and the passenger is not immediately clear. The questions seem intrusive and appear to be unreasonable, and in some cases an IO may insist upon seeing supporting documents that establish the relationship between the passenger and the […]

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Transiting from the US to the UK through Madrid – would I pass through border control in Spain?

I am flying from the US through MAD and on to LHR (within 3 hours). Must I clear passport control in MAD? Since they are part of the EU and the UK is not, was not sure. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Any ticket you buy having used that search will be valid for that journey. In some cases this may mean you actually have to buy two (or more) tickets, because the “via” station would not normally be on a valid route. Note that if you purchase advance tickets, you are not allowed to leave the […]

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