Month: September 2018

At some point in the past, gel insoles were banned if you were flying to/from/within the USA. See gel insoles (PDF). I decided to askTSA directly because user david-k found several references that said they were find to wear. I messaged TSA and got this response: Gel insoles are allowed, but as is usual, if […]

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The IATA guidelines for Lithium batteries for passenger luggage are summarised here. CR2032 batteries are Lithium-methal batteries containing less than 2 g of lithium each (about 0.1 g, actually). As such, you are allowed to transport in your carry-on luggage: up to 15 devices with such a battery up to 20 spare batteries Devices with a such […]

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Driving from Todtmoos to Freiburg im Breisgau

If I look at Google Maps to go from Todtmoos to Freiburg im Breisgau, one of the options goes right past Schauinsland; it looks like quite a wiggly road with a fair amount of elevation. Streetview doesn’t seem to have made it to this area yet; is this road easily drive-able by someone who is […]

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Has anyone re entered the USA 3 months after a visit?

I just wanted to get some advice on this as I am worrying about my next trip. I recently traveled to the USA in May on an ESTA. I stayed for the full 90 days. My best friend lives there & I had recently had an insurance pay out so I decided to take an […]

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Let’s ask Timatic (I made you French because I had to pick a nationality, but it appears to be the same regardles): Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry. It also says you’re allowed to stay for up to 6 months, and showing a return ticket is a way for the airline to […]

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They only check an ID like the driver’s license or a state ID or if you dont have either, then your passport. At no point will your visa (don’t even bother about your I-20) be checked for domestic travel (assuming you are inside the US right now). Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Do deceased persons need to have valid identification documents in order to legally enter France?

I read on https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/01/16/ramesses-ii-passport/ (mirror): However, in order for Ramesses’ mummy to be transported to France, the long-deceased pharaoh needed to have a valid passport. At that time, French laws dictated that all persons, dead or alive, needed to have valid identification documents in order to legally enter France. Do deceased persons still need to […]

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A Document Checklist accompanies the Visa application, at the end of which there is a section that the applicant must sign and date when they are at the biometric appointment. The instructions clearly state NOT to sign the declaration until then. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Check out the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul. Tripadvisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293974-d294496-Reviews-Kapali_Carsi-Istanbul.html Official Website: http://kapalicarsi.com.tr/tr/ I am also slated to visit this in Dec. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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If it’s a suitcase, they may ask to check in (which goes in the check in bin in the belly of the bus). If it’s a back pack or something similar, you can carry it with you. As far as the ticket goes, you can print it from your home, print it out from a […]

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