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Yes, it should be possible. I opened a bank account a couple of years ago as a foreigner with just my passport and a certificate of residence (Meldebestätigung). You'll want an online bank probably, so that you can manage your account even when you go back to your country. Most online banks use an identification procedure based on post offices (Postident). ...


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According to the German embassy in India, Indian passport holders need an airport transit visa, unless they fall into one of the exemptions (which you unfortunately do not): Indian nationals generally require an airport transit visa for the Schengen area. This visa allows a short stop-over at an international airport only. Neither leaving the airport’s ...


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According to this website you do not need a transit visa at Munich. But according to the German embassy in the USA, Indian nationals DO need a transit visa, and I'd consider that a more authoritative source. They also list what documents you need to apply. It's probably best to contact the German embassy in India (or one of the consulates) and ask there.


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That's not quite the way it works. Since you booked your trip as a single ticket from Lufthansa, your luggage will almost certainly be checked through to your final destination and you won't need to go through immigration. But you might still need an “airport transit visa”, unless you qualify for some exemption (e.g. you have a valid US visa). See Do I need ...


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In terms of the timing, see this other question. More generally speaking, quite often airports will list suggested connecting times. Munich says 45 minutes minimum for transit if you're changing terminals, so doubling that should be fairly comfortable. In terms of your luggage - I would expect them to check your luggage through, and for there to be no need ...


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Your case should be covered by EU passenger rights (Regulation (EC) 1371/2007). According to the regulation you should be able to get a refund of 50% of the original ticket price. Additionally they should refund the ticket for the new train (but you should have asked Deutsche Bahn employees in Munich on that day whether they would unlock your original ...



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