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Hotel cancellation after arrival and impact on validity of Schengen Visa [duplicate]

So a friend of mine will come visit soon and he has booked two hotels for his stay in Europe (same country, same city). These hotels bookings are used to obtain the visa. So the first hotel won't ...
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Can I cancel hotel reservation AFTER crossing immigration in Schengen area? [duplicate]

I already have tourist visa to Germany. I stated I will be staying in a hotel, but I am PLANNING to stay with a friend*. I figured I would cancel the hotel reservation AFTER I go through immigration, ...
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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa but then cancel the hotel bookings and stay at my friend's place? [duplicate]

He lives in Utrecht, Netherlands and the Netherlands would be my port of entry and exit, as well as the country I spend the most time in. My friend would have to go through so much hassle for giving ...
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Can I change hotel after getting a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I need some information regarding hotel booking in Portugal. I booked hotels (with free cancellation) from booking.com in Lisbon and Porto before applying for a visa and submitted this booking ...
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Schengen visa canceled due to itinerary change? [duplicate]

I applied and got a multi entry C Schengen visa from France valid for 3 months. My original trip was France- 5N, Austria- 3N, Czech Republic- 1N, Germany 6N, France- 1N However, we decided that ...
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Should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa?

In case I get a multiple-entry Schengen visa in one of the embassies in Ukraine, Kyiv, should my first trip be to the country that issued the visa? Any there any requirements of the sort? Does this ...
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Why do Schengen consulates care about "visa shopping"?

In theory, visa applications are supposed to be about one thing and one thing only: evaluating the likelihood of a given person returning to their home country after their trip is over. Thus it ...
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Schengen visa annullation while inside Schengen

I'm an EU citizen (Italy), my fiancee got a Schengen tourist visa (for country B) valid for 14 days (she's not resident in the same country as me). We plan to marry very soon (in the next month, we ...
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Would Netherlands refuse entry for a Schengen visa issued by the French embassy?

I have a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa issued from the French embassy in Bahrain. At the beginning, my flight was to Paris, France, but I want to change my route to be Amsterdam, Netherlands my ...
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If I change the booking from hotel to Airbnb after getting Schengen visa, will my visa get annulled?

I am applying for a Schengen visa to Spain. I wanted to get the Airbnb first, but when contacting the Spanish embassy, they said that they do not accept Airbnb as proof of stay in Spain. I reserved a ...
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Schengen Visa: Itinerary change after visa issued

I am an Indian passport holder got my schengen Business visa approved from Belgian consulate. At the time of applying visa, i have produced my travel itenary as, Norway (1N) --> Belgium (14N) now ...
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Changing travel plans after getting a Schengen visa?

I'm planning to go backpacking with a couple of friends and plan on visiting Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Latvia and Estonia. Since I am from India, I don't want to take a ...
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Changing accommodation after interview for a Schengen visa

I will be traveling to Italy (main destination) and France (three days) in July. I have an interview at the Italian consulate for the Schengen visa next week. We plan to stay with friends in France. ...
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Change in itinerary after getting a Schengen visa: Addition of a country

Original itinerary Fr 13nights would it be okay to change itinerary to: Change to FR 6nights-> IT 7nights -> FR 1night Already hold Schengen visa valid for 15 days. Will I be in breach?
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Hostel reservation for schengen visa

I am planning to go to Spain and I want to get schengen visa issued by Spanish consulate. I tried to talk to travel agency and they told me that spanish embassy doesn't accept fake bookings (so a ...
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