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In Austria you are not required legally to have/carry any passport/id. You are, on the other hand, required to carry a passport/id when crossing the border. Also, you are required to be able to identify yourself with appropriate documents. So what this means in practice is, that if the police stops you and you don't have any ID, you will have to make them ...


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Because of the migrant crisis, Austria and several other countries around had (more) random checks at borders and other points inside the country for a while now (well "random" ... sometimes for days or weeks at the same place) . And indeed, now it was announced that it apparently isn't going to be just random anymore (but not much details are known yet, ...


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Quite apart from the Schengen situation, your national ID card is enough to travel and even reside everywhere in the European Union, even in a country like the UK where everybody is supposed to be checked upon entry and citizens don't have an ID card. So you have absolutely no reason to worry.


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The purpose of the Schengen Treaty is to let EU/EEA citizens pass internal EU borders without having to wait in line to have their papers checked. This greatly simplifies cross-border travel and commerce since there are no delays. Earlier treaties allowed EU citizens to pass those borders without visa or passports, just with their national ID cards. Those ...


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I notice in the comments that you're looking for somewhere to sit and work. Apparently, Vienna has a very high concentration of co-working spaces purpose-designed for the sort of thing you're looking to do. From this article: Move over coffee shops! The Viennese have found a better place to work, connect, and stay warm: Austria may be small, but ...


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You can search for stores on the Starbucks site, here are the results for Vienna, Austria. There are many stores and many are near U-Bahn stations and/or tram and bus stops. For example this store is right beside Wien Mitte Station and also even closer to a local tram stop, here's a Google Maps shot: and a close up showing the tram stop: But there ...



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