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Nigeria[edit]

Is Nigeria a safe place to visit? Asked by: 105.112.37.138 11:17, 27 March 2018 (UTC)

A good place to start answering this question is by looking at our Nigeria article, specifically the warning box at the top of the page (updated December 2017), and also the Stay safe section. I have no experience of the country, so have no informed opinion of whether it is safe or not, but the governments of several western countries clearly seem to regard all or part of Nigeria as unsafe for their citizens to visit, citing terrorism from Boko Haram and the Zika virus as potential threats to visitors. I would also recommend reading the travel advisory given by the government of your country, if yours is not one of those listed in the warning box.
Now, like I said, this is just a starting point to give you an overview. If there are any Wikivoyagers with recent experience of Nigeria, they will be able to give additional information. From what I can see, safety level vary greatly depending on the region, but hopefully somebody else with actual experience can confirm this. --ThunderingTyphoons! (talk) 13:18, 27 March 2018 (UTC)
The U.S. Department of State has issued a level 3 "Reconsider Travel" warning for Nigeria (see https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Nigeria.html). While this is only the recommendation of the State Department, it is a pretty good sign that there exist some good reasons for you to avoid Nigeria. It also means that if you're a U.S. citizen, the U.S. government will have limited ability to provide aid to you in an emergency. I would recommend looking at the travel advisories issued by your home country's government ministry in charge of foreign affairs and reading the warnings they have issued with respect to travel to Nigeria. Based on the U.S. warning, I would certainly not recommend visiting solely for tourism. TheMrP (talk) 21:22, 14 April 2018 (UTC)
Government travel warnings, while a useful tool to get a general feel for the situation as TheMrP said above, should still be taken with a grain of salt. There are any number of reasons why a government might caution its citizens against travel to a particular country that may not have a completely objective basis; these may include anything from political disputes to a simple unnecessary overabundance of caution. In short: there's definitely good information in those warnings, but they're not the be-all-end-all; your mileage may vary, especially if you have a lot of previous experience with travel to developing countries and the like (and thus would regard entreaties to stay away from political demonstrations, avoid overland travel at night, etc. as "advice from Captain Obvious"; personally, I find that many of these warnings are oriented toward the more naïve end of the traveller population). -- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 23:56, 14 April 2018 (UTC)

As a family of five we want to relocate to America, how do we go about it. My wife and I are teachers and we are presently in Nigeria.[edit]

Asked by: 105.112.98.96 19:30, 8 April 2018 (UTC)

Wikivoyage is a travel guide. We are not in a position to give legal advice about immigration to the United States. -- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 21:45, 8 April 2018 (UTC)
What we do have is at Working in the United States. For authoritative information, browse the US government sites linked in that article, or consult a US embassy or consulate. Pashley (talk) 00:17, 22 April 2018 (UTC)

how does this go by?[edit]

I was seeing a video about short traveling (by train.) Then later when the video ended, it shows the next video about some travel tips, with airports. Like from U.S. to Peru, (an one way trip) and another trip to Spain. As when the trip ended from Spain, the person went back to the U.S. (For some parts of the video was about food tasting and see the sights/ go travel around.)

So I wondered, when you pay for the airplane fee, from U.S. to Peru, do you pay it in USD. Then from Peru, you pay the fee in whichever money they use there. and the same to Spain, and on the way back to the U.S. Asked by: 2601:640:C680:2E10:A9EA:964A:2037:1664 03:10, 21 April 2018 (UTC)

Normally in any country you pay for more-or-less everything, including plane tickets, in that country's currency. There are various exceptions, for example merchants in countries with a weak currency may prefer payment in USD or Euros, merchants near borders or in tourist areas may be flexible about payment, and so on.
For a US-Peru-US or US-Spain-US trip you would normally buy a return ticket in the US; this is usually cheaper than two one-way flights.
A decade ago Iberia (Spanish airline) had a good deal on "triangle flights", three stops in Madrid. Montreal & Mexico City for about the same price everyone else charged for two-stop transatlantic return trips. I do not know if they still do that. Pashley (talk) 11:37, 21 April 2018 (UTC)
When you pay in cash it is obvious what currency you use. Nowadays you will probably be using a card and the fee may pass several hands (read: computer systems), so seeing the price in one currency does not necessarily mean that is the (only) currency being used. Obviously, if your bank/card account is in USD it is USD that will be withdrawn from it, but what currency the bank or credit company uses to pay the airline may not be obvious. And the plane leaving from Spain does not mean the airline company is Spanish, so it could use its home currency (or any major currency) instead of the local currency, at least if you buy tickets on the net. I suppose there is legislation about what exchange rates can be used and what prices have to be told to the customers, but exchange rates could be calculated regardless of whether any of those currencies are in fact used in the transaction. --LPfi (talk) 13:27, 21 April 2018 (UTC)
Oh, well in this day in age, on some computer stuff. When doing round trip, if living in U.S. you use USD, that will pay for that fee/ fair. But from that video was during when using a "mutiple cities" wasn't an option yet. Or from when the airplane company places/ any airplane companies was first trying that "in those days." As it was like "an hour long history channel video preview" (the video was using stuff from the 1960's or 70's, in the prospective of the person's grandpa and he told it to the grand kid) but the person (in this case he's a grandpa) that wanted to try it, does it. Like their grandpa did, but the great-grandpa's side family was in an army family. And from one of the last wills the grandpa had, was to do this airplane trip to Peru and Spain, to give back some old items to his old families stuff.
It ranged from an clay model of an urn with engravings to the great-grandpa (in Peru) then this other thing in Spain. Where the great-grandpa met the great-grandma and whatever happen there. (that feels like a long story.) Then the person (the story still talked about the grandpa) that did it once, they did it again and got interested in food tasting for a restaurant place (or some food company) and it was a subsidiary to some airport/ airplane food service. Like how when an airplane leaves with a resupply of food for a 6 hour trip, etc. Then later the airport/ airplane food service will resupply that again, before the plane leaves. (story ended, but the grand kid is grown up and doing travel videos. that would be on youtube, or such)
And while I was looking at the video, or one of their videos, that was something I wondered about. 2601:640:C680:2E10:A9EA:964A:2037:1664 23:48, 21 April 2018 (UTC)

migration[edit]

I want to relocate to California,how do I get all the papers requirements to enable to stay and works without harassment and what Amount will this costs me alone.thanks.unsigned

El-yunus, that is a big move, and it won't be easy. You will have to do a lot of research yourself. This article - Working in the United States - is a good place to start. Ground Zero (talk) 13:14, 21 April 2018 (UTC)