Generic Advice for Border Crossings?

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Generic Advice for Border Crossings?

Postby elmini » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:12 am

Hello

I'm a solo female and am planning on overlanding from Uzbekistan to China via Russia. I'm getting a little nervous about border crossings, I know each one will have their own quirks, but was wondering if anyone has any general tips that can make things run smoothly. (i.e. should I have a pretend wedding ring?)
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Re: Generic Advice for Border Crossings?

Postby bwv812 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:56 am

Seriously, women have reported very little scrutiny when it comes to luggage inspection by putting things like feminine hygiene products at the top of their luggage. In general I think that you are much more likely to encounter problems from local men (in which case fake rings do help) than from border guards at busy, crowded border crossings.
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Re: Generic Advice for Border Crossings?

Postby steven » Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:20 am

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