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Jul
22
comment Train from Budapest to Zagreb - buy in advance or at the train station?
The deep link to the search result is only valid for a short period.
Jul
22
comment Is it possible to buy the ticket on board in German train?
If a train with mandatory reservations is full, you won't get a ticket, but noone will stop you from getting on the train (contrary to what you wrote in your edited answer). In Germany, there is usually no ticket control when entering the train and it is up to the passenger to either have a valid ticket or be sure to be able to buy a ticket on the train. You are also wrong in your statement that DB operates most of the national network. DB owns 34.000 km of the network, but private companies are running their stock on most of it.
Jul
22
comment Is it possible to buy the ticket on board in German train?
First of all, this only applies to trains operated by Deutsche Bahn. There are several other train operators in Germany, each with their own regulations where and when to buy tickets. The statement is not even true for all DB long distance trains. Some of them, especially the ICE Sprinter and night trains often have obligatory seat reservations and tickets are not available in the train if they are full. You must at least check this with the conductor before departure.
Jul
22
comment Train from Budapest to Zagreb - buy in advance or at the train station?
These are direct connections, but there are actually only two daily connections, IC200 and IC204. The third I found (the night train from Budpest to Split with stop in Zagreb) only operates twice a week. There are several more connections with one or more train changes. You can find all of these on the DB route planner, so I don't understand what you have been looking for.
Jul
21
answered Train from Budapest to Zagreb - buy in advance or at the train station?
Jul
21
comment Train from Budapest to Zagreb - buy in advance or at the train station?
There are three daily trains from Budapest to Zagreb, so this does not seem to be a particulary good advice.
Jul
21
comment Travelling by train in Germany, what's the best option to buy the ticket?
@nsn When? As far as I can see, there are no intercity trains stopping at Cologne/Bonn Airport.
Jul
21
comment Visa needed for Spain & Morocco
Is the question if you need a visa? If so, is it somehow relevant that your daughter has a British passport?
Jul
18
comment Do I actually need an EHIC?
How should you be able to confirm in country A that you have public health insurance in country B without actually carrying some kind of proof?
Jul
18
comment Converting US Dollars to Euros in the UK without getting screwed with two transaction fees?
Wait until next week, when you are in Ireland?
Jul
18
comment Seeking advice on getting a SIM card in Europe primarily for GPS use
I differs a lot between the countries, but the OSMAnd maps are not always particularly good.
Jul
17
answered Are there any tours into North Korea that depart from Japan or South Korea?
Jul
16
comment Are there any tours into North Korea that depart from Japan or South Korea?
Do you mean tours into the "real" North Korea or would you consider tours to e.g. one of the special economic zones an option?
Jul
16
comment Pin-and-chip versus signature in the UK
@Gilles: In most European countries, before chip cards became common, a PIN was still required and verified online by the issuing bank. With the chip, at least in theory, the PIN can be verified by the card without a connection to the banking network, but since the amount in most cases is still authorized by the issuing bank, a network connection is still needed and delegating the PIN verification to the card instead of doing that online as well is actually a loss of security.
Jul
16
comment Pin-and-chip versus signature in the UK
Since there are several known and feasible attacks against chip & PIN authorization, it is perhaps not even a bad idea that merchant terminals default to chip and signature instead.
Jul
16
comment London to Chennai, with two stops inside the Schengen area?
The same or very similar questions have been asked so many times here on Travel Stackexchange in the last few months that I find it really hard to believe that you have searched for an answer and not found any.
Jul
15
comment Travel in the Schengen area after my residence card was lost or stolen
Staying legally in Italy is in no way a guarantee that you are allowed to travel freely to other Schengen countries.
Jul
15
comment How to find inter-country buses in Europe?
If you are interested in the cheapest mean of transport, you should even consider flying. In Europe, flying with a low-cost airline is often cheaper than going by train.
Jul
15
comment Documents necessary (and recommended) for first time travel to EU for US Citizen
@Doc: Please reread my comment. I just confirmed what Relaxed wrote and am happy to repeat his question: Where have you picked up this "policy"? In several cases, third country nationals are even allowed to apply for residence permits or long stay visas in the Schengen countries after entering with a visa waiver. Having the intention to stay for longer than three months is in this case obviously no reason to deny immigration and hence not part of any policy.
Jul
15
comment Documents necessary (and recommended) for first time travel to EU for US Citizen
@Doc: Relaxed is right here. The Schengen border code has no requirement, that people entering Schengen must have a return or onward ticket.