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Forum: Europe
Jun 6, 18, 5:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By Myyra

If you're open to nature trips, consider...

If you're open to nature trips, consider Zuid-Kennemerland national park (train to Overveen or Santpoort Noord), Hoge Veluwe national park or Texel island. All of them can be explored by bicycle. For...
Forum: Europe
Jun 6, 18, 4:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By Myyra

Somehow your threads always start and end the...

Somehow your threads always start and end the same way.
Forum: Europe
Jun 5, 18, 7:22 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,434
Posted By Myyra

In fact, the OP watched Honest Guide and became...

In fact, the OP watched Honest Guide and became concerned about all the scams exposed there.
Forum: Europe
May 31, 18, 9:34 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,434
Posted By Myyra

I have no doubt HonestGuide is the source....

I have no doubt HonestGuide is the source. Ironically, the series is made to warn visitors about the (relatively scarce and usually fairly obvious) rip-offs and tourist traps and to allow them enjoy...
Forum: Africa
May 31, 18, 9:12 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,851
Posted By Myyra

Here's a link to the Congo article: ...

Here's a link to the Congo article:
https://reportermagazin.cz/a/iMdn5/polacek-v-africe-kongo-to-je-jedna-hruza-za-druhou
Forum: Africa
May 18, 18, 2:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,851
Posted By Myyra

He has a series of articles about the trip...

He has a series of articles about the trip online, but they're in Czech - not exactly a commonly understood language.
Forum: Africa
May 15, 18, 3:26 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,851
Posted By Myyra

For what it's worth, a journalist who hitchhiked...

For what it's worth, a journalist who hitchhiked from Cape Town to Morocco described the DRC as hell on earth, incomparable to any other country he visited in Africa or elsewhere, including places...
Forum: Asia
Feb 15, 18, 10:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Myyra

You need an onward ticket for the transit visa,...

You need an onward ticket for the transit visa, so it depends on the Myanmar immigration interpretation of onward ticket. It is well established that this itinerary wouldn't work in China to qualify...
Forum: Asia
Feb 14, 18, 10:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Myyra

Third country means a country other than the...

Third country means a country other than the country of departure or Myanmar. I'm pretty sure that Thailand is not considered as a third country as that's where the passenger is arriving from, even...
Feb 14, 18, 10:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By Myyra

For what it's worth, I just spent a week in...

For what it's worth, I just spent a week in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, traveling alone by local transport, and did not notice any sign of danger at any stage. I also met a number of...
Forum: Africa
Jul 20, 17, 8:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Myyra

I still can't get my head around this post,...

I still can't get my head around this post, especially from a person who travels all over Africa in taxi-brousse. Yes, there are ecolodges and safari rides in parts of Kenya and Madagascar. But these...
Replies: 84
Views: 12,630
Posted By Myyra

I was prepared for a fight checking in with Cebu...

I was prepared for a fight checking in with Cebu Pacific at Bacolod, flying on to MNL & PVG, intending to use the 144 TWOV. To my pleasant surprise, the agent proceeded to issue my boarding passes...
Replies: 84
Views: 12,630
Posted By Myyra

For the purposes of this thread, it's good to...

For the purposes of this thread, it's good to mention that Airasia is not a member of IATA. Also, if you look up the passport & visa requirements system used by Airasia, you will see that it is in...
Forum: Africa
Jun 12, 17, 7:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By Myyra

From personal experience 2 years ago, getting the...

From personal experience 2 years ago, getting the Univisa at Livingstone airport was straightforward and quick. Getting one in advance seems like an unnecessary hassle, unless you're regularly in the...
Forum: Europe
Jun 12, 17, 7:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 7,640
Posted By Myyra

The US State Department website sounds like a...

The US State Department website sounds like a terrible place to get information about the rules for Indian nationals transiting in Amsterdam. OP should definitely confirm with other sources and make...
Forum: China
Apr 28, 17, 5:43 am
Replies: 6,768
Views: 1,027,327
Posted By Myyra

You keep overestimating what Timatic is. it's an...

You keep overestimating what Timatic is. it's an information service and airlines can choose to use it or not. The Chinese government doesn't dictate to IATA what can or should be stated in Timatic. ...
Apr 24, 17, 8:38 am
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

Thanks, I know that it works and I've done this...

Thanks, I know that it works and I've done this myself. The poster I was replying to claims that there's nothing the agent can do because all they see is LAX-PVG-LAX so PVG can't be transit. I was...
Apr 23, 17, 1:22 pm
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

As I said, AA can choose to show the TWOV info in...

As I said, AA can choose to show the TWOV info in destination. Timatic is a tool, not a bible that must not be changed / questioned. All Timatic user airlines are well aware of this issue. The fact...
Apr 23, 17, 12:45 pm
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

Timatic doesn't require the agent to input...

Timatic doesn't require the agent to input anything. Timatic is an information service that airlines can choose to use or choose not to use. In addition, each airline can customize what their staff...
Apr 23, 17, 9:39 am
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

Do you accept the fact that the TWOV scheme works...

Do you accept the fact that the TWOV scheme works for nested tickets? I.e.

LAX - PVG (ticket 1)
5 days at PVG
PVG - NRT (ticket 2)
NRT - PVG (ticket 2)
5 days at PVG
PVG - LAX (ticket 1).
...
Apr 19, 17, 9:53 am
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

The airlines can customize what Timatic shows to...

The airlines can customize what Timatic shows to their agents. But consider that 99% (guessing) of their non-Chinese passengers going to China don't have an eligible itinerary and need a visa....
Apr 19, 17, 7:58 am
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

China consistently uses the word transit in all...

China consistently uses the word transit in all of their communication on this visa-free facility. But as others have mentioned, Chinese immigration checks only whether the inbound flight arrives...
Apr 19, 17, 3:31 am
Replies: 780
Views: 113,422
Posted By Myyra

Coming from someone who knows a bit about...

Coming from someone who knows a bit about Timatic, the language used is not based on IATA standards / common ticketing terms. It might not look like it, but the intention is for Timatic to be written...
Sep 23, 16, 3:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,928
Posted By Myyra

Clicking on the link posted by OP would explain.

Clicking on the link posted by OP would explain.
Jul 18, 16, 12:57 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 8,882
Posted By Myyra

AMS - MNL for € 1315

AMS - MNL for € 1315
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