Month: February 2017

Not once in my history of travels was I asked to see the credit card that the plane ticket was paid this. I imagine I would not even able to show it at times, e.g. when travelling on tickets provided by my employer. I’ve seen threats to check my CC, when booking non-plane tickets in […]

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If this was the first time you have overstayed since the rule change in 2014, your ban is likely to be for 12 months (and, if not, the following should let you determine its length). According to the Department of Home Affairs Government Notice No. R. 413 of 22 May 2014: [excerpted from numbered pages […]

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Credit card lost after booking the flight with it

I recently booked online tickets for a flight from Delhi to Paro on the 10th February 2017. A few days ago, I lost the credit card I used. As per the guidelines, I have to have my credit card I used at the time of boarding. I did block my card by calling my bank, […]

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Here you go from IMMIGRATION ACT, 2002 IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS and updated in 2014: (2) The Director-General may declare a foreigner who falls within a category listed in section 30(1) of the Act as undesirable on Part A of Form 19 illustrated in Annexure A. (3) A person who overstays after the expiry of his or […]

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How to tell how long a ban from South Africa for an overstay lasts?

My entire family was given a ban for overstaying in South Africa by 20 days, but it doesn’t say anywhere on the papers we were given that it is for 12 months. Please advise how long the ban lasts. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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You should book your flights under the same name as the passport you will be using to board the flight. If you have a new passport with your new name, then you should use your new name to book your tickets. We’ve been in this exact same situation before: when we got married, my wife […]

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Visa in my maiden name

I have a valid US B1/B2 visa under my maiden name on a separate passport. I understand that I am allowed to travel for business purposes provided I carry both my passports and my original marriage certificate. My question is what name should my tickets be booked under? My legal (married name) or maiden name? […]

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Why is my iPass flaking out? Does it need a new battery? And how can I pay any outstanding fines?

I have an iPass which has been on an even keel for ages. Recently I’ve noticed a couple of apparent failures in using it. I went through one “pay by coin” lane and stayed, with the lights stuck on “STOP” and never changing to “GO”, until there were cars building up behind me. I went […]

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Many hotels in Japan, especially in large cities, will let you stay for JPY 1 (USD <0.01) under some conditions; typically if it’s your birthday and you are over a certain age. For example this one in Osaka if you are at least 70. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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The fact that you say “the trip must start and end in the UK” makes me think you are looking at British insurers. Instead you should look at insurers in your country of residence. I’m a British Citizen living in Canada and I have had no trouble finding insurance to go to Britain. Most insurers […]

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