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If you are taking the direct train (daily during the Summer and other high-demand times, five times weekly the rest of the year) from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy to London St. Pancras, then French Immigration Exit and UK Immigration entry are performed in Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy station - to be precise, in the upper concourse of that station. Because the station ...


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From one of my professor, in a French transportation engineering school, the main reason for TGV in France "only" going at 320 km/h are security and comfort standards. In fact, for security, the main reason is that TGV are attended to be able to stop within, if i'm not mistaken, like 3350 meters or so (order value). driving at more than 500km/h means so ...


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As an addendum to Relaxed's excellent answer, there's only one place on the planet right now where the public can experience traveling at 500+ km/h on a train, and that's JR Central's Yamanashi maglev test track in Japan. However, test runs open to the public are scheduled only irregularly, and are extremely popular. The last runs for 2,400 lucky winners ...


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There is some confusion, top commercial speed for TGV is 320 km/hr between Paris and Lorraine (on the way to Metz, Nancy, Strasbourg, Luxembourg, or Germany). Some conventional high-speed trains run or ran at 350 in Spain and China, 400-430 with Maglev technology, but not at 500 and more. Some parts of the French high-speed network were also designed to ...


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There are benches at several places in the park, some in quiet areas a bit away from the shows and attractions, e.g. near a small lake under some trees. These could be nice for a small nap. There might also be some grass available (not sure if you were authorized to step on the grass though). If you're looking for something more comfy, there are several ...


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There's also a bus out to the end of the tram line which can take you in to town. I've used that in the past when needing to get to the train station and onwards.


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Formally, pay slips are not a requirement per se but having sufficient financial means and providing some guarantees that you will return to your country of residence are. For the financial means, you can for example submit bank statements instead of pay slips. Your friend should also obtain an official invitation (attestation d'accueil), which would ...


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Generally speaking, it's not possible for people who don't need a short-stay visa to get one, that's not how Schengen visas work (unlike the UK or US for example, where you can apply for a visa for various reasons even if your citizenship qualifies you for the Visa Waiver Program or you're not a visa national). So the French consulate should not give you a ...


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Yes, you will need to get a visa since you won't be able to use the 90/180 days. Yes, they should give it to you as long as you meet the requirements. If for some reason they won't give it to you, you could look at the long-term stay version of the same visa.


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Refer to this: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-10-111_en.htm Third-country nationals holding a long-stay visa issued by a Member State are allowed to move freely in the territory of Member States under the same conditions as the holder of a residence permit. The Visa Code will abolish the "D+C" visa (i.e. a long stay visa allowing ...


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It's a document you would get from a research institution if you are coming there for a few weeks to do research. It's not unusual for a professor or young researcher to go for a short time to another institution to exchange ideas, work on an empirical study or write a paper. If they stay for less than 90 days, they would not get a long-stay visa but this ...


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The website you mentioned does not appear to be legitimate, do not enter any info in there (I removed the link for that reason). To know where to lodge an application, you need to track down the local French consulate (or embassy's consular section). Unfortunately, I could not find an official list on the Foreign Ministry's website but French embassies have ...


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You appear to be a US citizen, as you have never been outside the US. US citizens do not need visas for visits to the Schengen area, as long as they are not present in the Schengen area for no more than 90 days in any 180-day period. If you are not a US citizen, please update your question. The claim that Spain does not accept Schengen visas issued by ...


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Entering through France is definitely not a requirement. Even if you had planned to enter through the Netherlands from the get go, if you are staying in France the longest, getting a French visa is what you were supposed to do. Changing your plans compared to the itinerary you submitted with your application is not completely forbidden either but it does ...


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My suggestion is to take a multi-prise of your current country, open it up and change the plug to a European (that you should be able to find in stores in Toronto, or in the worst case buy one in Paris). The new plug should look like this: Ungrouned, and a three-pin for grounded. Both use the same voltage, so there should be no problem in that region.



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