how worn out is your passport?

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Re: how worn out is your passport?

Post by Alex »

Bluenose wrote: Wed Feb 07, 2024 9:49 am While it's a PITA, airlines get fined for any passengers that they carry without proper/acceptable documentation, and it's generally a lot more than $500. That would probably be applicable on this case. A 2cm tear is certainly enough for many airlines to refuse carriage, that's nothing new or unusual.
I agree, they are just covering their behinds.
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I got my laisser-passer today from the french embassy (representing Italy in Cambodia) and now I am forced to get a VISA for Thailand (even having an italian passport that would entitle to a 30 days VOA) as thats the rule for entering Thailand with a laisser-passer. 40 bucks
As per homepage of the Thai embassy this will take another 3-5 working days..another 70 bucks in overstay fees.
Maybe someone can PM the contact details of somebody who can speed up the service.
work is for people who cant find truffles
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Post by Matty9999 »

Mine is worn out yes. Some of the stamped pages have bled into each other because i got stuck outside during a tropical storm. Actually it would have been fine but i dropped the bag containing the passport outside in the dark and it got soaked. People in chain questioned it, but i made it through anyway. Nobody else bothered so far. USA passport. Made out of paper of course, but the main page is laminated.
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