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Exploring the [restricted-areas] of our tag space

The tag restricted-areas (currently three questions, no tag wiki) is a mess. In theory, the phrase brings to mind places such as military bases and nature preserves that often require special permits ...
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Rename [mexican-citizens] to [mexican-nationals]

Everyone born in Mexico is considered a Mexican National, and foreigners who have resided in Mexico for (typically) 5+ years, and fulfil a number of requirements, can obtain Mexican Nationality. ...
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Enough already with [travel]? Time to get it block-listed?

See this related question: Is the tag “travel” a little broad?. Or more specifically, its accepted answer by Michael Hampton: The travel tag already has zero questions (and strangely, two followers). ...
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Traditional English place names or current official English place names for tags?

We have had some discussions before about Native placenames vs English placenames and placenames with accents, umlauts, diacritics. But this question is about a different case. In English many ...
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A google-maps tag?

Should we make a google-maps tag? It is a map so hence it is on-topic here as it relates to Travel. The search term google maps has 400+ results and is used in quite a lot of q's: https://travel....
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Spring Tag Rename 2020

Since it's no longer Summer 2016 and the predecessor to this question contained a reference to a specific point in time, it's time for a new Tag Renaming topic. So let's once more compile a list of ...
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Covid-19-virus tag

I was surprised to discover that the tag regarding the current pandemic is covid-19-virus. As the blurb describing the tag correctly explains, “Covid-19” is not the name of the virus but the name of ...
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What tags do we have related to [the-netherlands]?

As a Dutch citizen, I like to follow tags related to The Netherlands. As such, I think an overview of all tags related to The Netherlands may come in handy, not just for me. So far, I've found ...
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We just reached 9000 visa questions [duplicate]

We just reached 9000 visa questions. visa is by far the most popular tag on Travel.SE, followed by usa with 4618 questions at this moment. If 39,637 is the count of questions on Travel.SE, questions ...
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What should the Macedonia tag refer to?

I am planning a trip to Greece and more precisely to Macedonia. I would like to ask one or another question regarding this trip. However, before doing so, I would like to settle an important tag issue....
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Do we need an [october] tag

We don't have any "month" tags except for october. I am struggling to work out when such a tag would ever be useful. Should we delete it?
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How did we get an [italy-weather] tag?

That seems highly specific. Two questions, both already tagged italy and weather-and-climate. https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/italy-weather can we just get rid of it?
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Should visa questions be tagged with [country] or [city]?

I came across a question today, about a user asking if Indian citizens need a transit visa for Thailand (Bangkok). The questions revisions can be viewed here. It was tagged with all the necessary visa ...
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Not all tags show up in question overview

I just did a search on is:q wheelchair. This is one of the questions that shows up: This shows tags air-travel and aircraft. However, when I click through to the question this shows three tags: air-...
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Purpose of the [fuel] tag

When I came across the fuel tag, I assumed it related to automotive fuel, like finding diesel stations, or about fuel pre-purchase options for rental cars. The actual questions tagged are rather ...
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Inconsistent tag naming for insurance

There is inconsistent tag naming between insurance and travel-insurance-claim. Travel-insurance is a synonym of insurance but travel-insurance-claim doesn’t have an insurance-claim synonym. We need ...
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Tag Frankfurt ambiguity

Looking at a question I just see there's a tag Frankfurt. As a German everytime someone says Frankfurt I ask which one, as there is another town in far east Germany Frankfurt an der Oder. I'm ...
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Renaming the tag "schengen-visa" to "schengen-visas"

Currently the tag is named schengen-visa but all (most) of the other visa tags are named visas. Shouldn't the Schengen Visas tag be named schengen-visas?
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How to handle the [ist] tag after the IATA code IST is transferred to Istanbul Airport?

The IATA code IST and the ist tag are currently used for Istanbul Ataturk Airport. This airport will be closed on 31 December 2018 and its IATA code will be transferred to Istanbul Airport, which is ...
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Rename gps-navigation to be gnss-navigation

Essentially all questions currently tagged gps-navigation are not specific to GPS, but apply to all GNSS, including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and others. Many users may not even be aware which one of ...
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Can we add travel-card tag?

There could be multiple questions regarding travel cards of various states in various countries. For example in Washington DC it's the SmarTrip card, in New York City it is the MetroCard in the USA. ...
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I couldn't find a tag for vaccination, though it should have been used in some questions

Is this the right place to ask for someone to create a new tag: vaccination
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Please rename the [georgia-country] tag

The tag georgia-country is strangely named and mildly confusing: what's so special about Georgia that the associated tag can't be georgia? And no, the argument that plain georgia could mean the US ...
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Should we flush the [toilet]?

There's currently seven questions tagged toilets, while there's at least 47 questions in the hygiene tag about toilets. toilet-usage was previously merged into hygiene, as noted in Merge 'toilet-...
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How should we tag questions about West Bank travel?

The West Bank, despite its complex political and social situations, is an active tourist destination with such popular destinations as Bethlehem and Hebron. How should questions about West Bank ...
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Merge bank-statements into proof-provenance-of-funds

There are several questions tagged bank-statements. It appears that all of them are about submitting bank statements as part of a visa application, which should be covered under proof-provenance-of-...
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Burninate the "visit" tag

There is a tag called visit. But practically every question on Travel.SE is about visiting some place, so this tag is useless. The questions with that tag seem to be a random mix with no particular ...
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Should we [transit] away from this tag?

There's 1379 questions tagged transit, and 530 questions tagged transit-visas. For what it's worth, there's 124 with both and 56 with transit, transit-visas, and visas. If you add on your citizenship ...
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Tag for 'gender' request

I'd like to request a tag for gender, since it seems like there might be a lot of questions about navigating expectations around gender as people travel places with different cultures. Would've used ...
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When should [refugees] and [asylum] be used?

refugees has 55 questions, and a tag wiki excerpt of Questions about travel as a refugee or asylum-seeker, as defined under international law. asylum has 4 questions, and no tag wiki excerpt. ...
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Tag issues (please add yours!)

One unique aspect of this site is/will be its tags—it already has more than some beta sites, and will end up (I suspect) having a simply huge number. A site with a lot of tags is not a bad thing! ...
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Should we make country tags visually distinct?

Someone posted this workplace.SE meta post in chat earlier, and I think this idea is just so good for Travel.SE. The idea basically is about adding country flags to the country tags, something like: ...
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Help please with tag [self-guided]

Because new tags may be added at any time and enquiring into them is tedious without SEDE (which is only run weekly and seems not fully in sync even so) it is difficult to be sure, but self-guided may ...
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How does one determine the "consensus view"?

Where there are questions about the Community's 'consensus' view (many of which relate to tagging as the tag most often applied on meta TSE in conjunction with discussion) users may refer to decisions ...
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Is there a better way to handle tag renames and synonyms, without radical change?

The renaming and synonymising of tags is not working. Some tags are 'broken' (but the issue is perhaps being followed up). However Travel has a better system than I have seen on other SE sites but it ...
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IATA codes or ICAO codes?

I wanted to raise issues related to a previous discussion topic: IATA codes or full names for airline tags? The outcome was we decided airline names should be main tag with IATA codes for them mapped ...
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The tagging system appears to be broken

With many thanks to RoflcoptrException a lot of tags have recently been renamed or synonymised. These include, for example, renaming drone to drones and ecuador-citizens to ecuadorian-citizens. ...
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What price to pay for tag consistency?

Citizenship and residence tags at present use the adjectival form. For example italian-citizens and italian-residents rather than [italy-citizens] and [italy-residents]. There are lots of citizenship ...
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September 2016 Tag Rename & Synonym MegaQuestion

Since The previous version of this question is no longer attracting the attention of any moderators despite my efforts, it's time for a new Tag Renaming and Synonymizing topic. So let's once more ...
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Tagging referral - country tag as well as more specific location tag

To ATM machine in Las Condes, Santiago Chile a user has added the tag chile (as well as atms and santiago-de-chile, which in my opinion are appropriate, but not removed internet, which in my opinion ...
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Tagging referral to avoid edit war (re specific instance of application of 'esta')

The Tile of When crossing US border, does original date limit still apply if no further date limit is written in passport? [duplicate] was originally "ESTA expiration date?". However the question has ...
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Disambiguation of [mobile-operators] and [phone-networks] tags

If we need phone-networks (11 Open Qs) as well as mobile-operators (33 Open Qs), the latter with a Usage guide of: The companies which provide cellphone / mobile phone services around the world. ...
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Should Questions tagged 'short-connections' routinely be tagged with 'transit' also?

I think the nature of Transferring at Zürich Airport do I need to go through Passport Control or only Security? is clear from the Title (I wrote it). Initially tagged by OP with air-travel I edited ...
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Tagging referral to avoid edit war (re specific instance of application of 'brexit')

Does the UK know whether I am currently there or not? asks: Just curious if they keep track of me entering / exiting the UK and whether that's saved somewhere? I want to apply for citizenship, and ...
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Do 'children' and 'minors' mean the same thing?

I have seen the two words being used over and over again here but don't know whether they are synonyms of each other or not. The Usage guides for the two tags seem not to help very much: children ...
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Should the "gps" tag also cover satellite navigation and if merged is there a better umbrella term?

We just got a question that seems to be about satellite navigation but not about GPS. At least the gps tag wasn't used on it until I added it after checking that we have no sat-nav or similar. Since ...
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How best to tag questions characterized by not planning ahead?

When asking a question about cheapest way to do something good answers will often advise you too book stuff in advance. This is great but quite often these are not the answers you're looking for for ...
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Tag descriptions

Just been going through fixing a lot of the tags ('Germany - questions about Germany' is NOT a descriptive tag!), and adding to some of the popular ones. Also fixed a lot of the singular tags, which ...
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What is a "short connection" and what is the tag with name for, and is it being used properly?

I've just noticed we have four questions tagged as short-connection but it has no tag wiki, no tag wiki excerpt, and it's intended use is not obvious to me: Is 1h layover at PHL enough to connect to ...
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Revenge of the Singular Tags

The latest episode of our saga includes at least: scooter Anyone gemically endowed care to fix? (Alternatives such as tag merging and alternative tags also worth considering of course.)