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Diane

Toilets

It’s quite common to have to pay to use the bathroom at restaurants, fast food outlets, train stations, public toilets etc when travelling internationally.  So...
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Canada eTA

Most travellers need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to, or transit through, a Canadian airport. What you need depends on:...
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USA ESTA Authority

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ALL USA TRAVEL USA pre clearance Authorisation As of the 12th January 2009, all eligible travellers travelling under the visa waiver programme...
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Driving Overseas – Do you need an International Drivers Permit?

If you intend to drive while overseas, do you need an International Drivers Permit?  To find out if an IDP is required or recommended for...
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Driving Maps

Log on to www.viamichelin.com to get an idea of travelling distances and times and the associated costs such as fuel and road tolls.  I particularly like this...
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Airport Lounge Access Worldwide

Not flying Business Class but you’d like airport lounge access? Paying for Priority Pass membership makes this possible at many airports – https://www.prioritypass.com/
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Duty Free Allowances

https://www.aucklandairport.co.nz/shopping/duty-free-allowances
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Tax Free Shopping

Many countries offer tax free shopping opportunities.  This site lists some of the countries offering tax free shopping: https://www.globalblue.com/tax-free-shopping/ And for Australia it’s called the...
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Travelling With Medication (including over the counter medications)

Approved medications vary from country to country, so how do you know if your prescribed or over the counter medication is permitted when you travel...
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Electricity Plugs & Sockets

This site is a great guide to plugs and sockets worldwide. https://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plugs-and-sockets/  
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