Questions tagged [denmark]

A country in Scandinavia that also has a border with Germany and a bridge link to Sweden, the capital of which is Copenhagen.

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I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark?

I was born in a Thailand refugee camp to Vietnamese parents, but quickly as an infant, they immigrated to Denmark. We lived there for 10-11 years and then moved to the U.S. I am a green card holder of ...
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Tipping in Denmark

What are the usual rules for tipping in Denmark? I'm especially interested in: Hotels Restaurants Cafes Taxi Barber Other places I had no idea people usually tip?
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What is the meaning of the swastikas at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek museum in Copenhagen, Denmark?

I travelled to Copenhagen, Denmark recently. On one side of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek museum is a park. The entrance to the park has swastikas embedded in the metal gate posts. (Google Streetview ...
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Travelling in the EU with a national identity card - no longer possible?

I thought that it was possible to travel in the EU with a national identity card rather than a passport. However, some friends in Denmark say that is no longer true and they need a full passport even ...
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Does intra-Schengen removal count as deportation or removal from any country?

I took the Helsingør to Helsingborg ferry from the Danish side. I was not warned that there would be passport control on the Swedish side before boarding the ferry and, as such, I did not I know I ...
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Acceptance of large bills in Denmark

How difficult is it to break large kroner bills (200 or 500 kr) in Copenhagen? I'm asking because I know it's very hard for a tourist to pay with 50 or 100 dollar bills in US; and some people didn't ...
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Are credit cards prevalent in Denmark?

In the next days I'll spend a working period (few weeks) in Denmark (Aalborg). I would like to know if credit cards are frequently used in Denmark, are them more or less accepted everywhere in ...
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Is Legoland only for kids?

We're planning a trip somewhere with my family. My brother is 12 and I'm 18 (and childish). We thought Legoland Billund could be a nice place to visit, and the flights are cheap too. But our father ...
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Does the Flixbus N770 from Antwerp to Copenhagen go by ferry to Denmark

Tonight I am catching the N770 Flixbus from Antwerp to Copenhagen. Apparently it doesn't stop between Eindhoven and Copenhagen. Do the night Flixbuses to Denmark typically go via Puttgarden-Rødby, ...
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Can you buy train tickets online for the Copenhagen to Malmö route?

I'm going to travel to Copenhagen for a weekend in the end of November, but I booked a hotel in Malmö, since it's around 2 times cheaper. Is it possible to buy train tickets online? If yes, where? ...
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Train trip from Stockholm to Hamburg via Copenhagen next week (amid closures due to migrants/refugees)

One month ago I planned and booked my trip from Stockholm to Hamburg for next Monday (14/09). Stockholm -- Copenhagen (SJ) and Copenhagen -- Hamburg (DB) My trip would also include the ferry transfer ...
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Can my son travel to Denmark while banned from entering Sweden?

My son is American and was on a tourist visa in Sweden. While there, he was arrested and jailed for getting into a heated argument in public with his girlfriend. After serving two months of his 4 ...
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What are the candles outside in Denmark about?

There are candles out in Denmark all over the place, lit, even during the daytime - mostly placed next to doorways and entranceways. They look like little lanterns - almost like these: If this was ...
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Is it legal to bring and carry a baton (weapon, bludgeon) into Denmark?

I have a retractable baton which is a self-defense weapon. (It has no other purpose but as a weapon.) I am considering bringing it on my trip to Denmark, but of course, only if I can be sure it is ...
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Can I drive from the Netherlands to Copenhagen without taking a ferry?

I'd like to know if it's possible to drive to Copenhagen using only car, meaning no ferry from Puttgarden to Rødby. I'm asking this because the ferry costs around 200 euros, and if I can drive around ...
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Denmark and Schengen - border controls

As I know, Denmark is going to re-impose the border controls. I want to know, what exactly it means for the tourists who are on a Schengen visa? Can I visit Denmark with the Schengen visa, or I need ...
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Can I drive from Belgium to Sweden without a valid Schengen visa?

I promised my girlfriend to take her to see the Northern Lights. We live in Belgium and because of the visa application, she cannot leave the country for 6 months... We already drove to France, ...
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How do I spend money in Sweden and Denmark? [duplicate]

I will be visiting Stockholm, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark for holidays in a couple weeks. I live in the US and have a Bank of America bank account and debit card. I will be spending money in ...
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Is it possible to get from France to England and from Denmark to Sweden human powered?

For a project of mine, I would like to cycle from France to England and from Denmark to Sweden. In case of France to England I think it is definitively not possible to cycle through the tunnel. But ...
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Can I have cash back in a store or supermarket in Denmark as it's done in the States?

Can I walk in a grocery store in Denmark and after buying some stuff ask for withdraw cash by paying with credit card (i.e., as it's done in the US supermarkets)?
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Flying to Wien, Austria from Denmark, legal with only temporary passport?

I will be traveling to Wien, Austria at the end of next month, taking a flight from Denmark. Unfortunately, my local municipality are unable to provide me with a new passport in time (my old one had ...
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Flying over country from which you are deported

A Swedish national was deported from Denmark today. This is a very extraordinary case, since citizens of Nordic countries are usually free to travel without any documents within the Nordic Passport ...
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Öresundståg and the ID / border controls

I will be travelling by Öresundståg from Copenhagen airport to Helsingborg on Friday 1 June and then back again from Helsingborg to Copenhagen airport on Sunday 3 June. I'm very worried about these ...
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Is hitchhiking permitted in the Faroe Islands?

I'm planning to go to the Faroe Islands next August after visiting Iceland. I was wondering if hitchhiking is permitted anywhere in the Faroe Islands. I've checked the hitchwiki website, but it doesn'...
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With a Danish train ticket, can you pause for a few hours when changing trains?

Looking at the train times for a Danish rail journey tomorrow, it looks like we're going to have to change trains somewhere no matter what we do. There are no Orange tickets left (restricted to ...
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How to find an authentic curry in Aarhus Denmark

I'm visiting Aarhus Denmark for a month and really enjoy a good curry once in a while. I've looked on Trip Advisor, but no joy.
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Where to park a car near Hirtshals (Denmark)?

One of the options for a future trip to Iceland is to go to Hirtshals (Denmark) by car to take the ferry. This will allow us to take our own motorbikes so we don't need to rent one in Iceland. To ...
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Parking in Copenhagen

I can find lots of information online about using the public transportation in Copenhagen but almost none about how parking works. Everyone just says it's very hard and I should not try it but I am ...
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Denmark/Greenland: Entering the EU without crossing a national border

Greenland is a part of Denmark, but it is not a part of the EU. At Copenhagen airport customs is arranged to distinguish "Domestic/EU" arrivals and "Non-EU" arrivals. As non-EU, domestic arrivals ...
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Bicycle rental near Kastrup Airport, Denmark?

I plant to bicycle from Kastrup Airport (CPH) into Copenhagen itself. Does anyone know of a bicycle rental near to the airport?
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How to get from Copenhagen airport to Odense (Denmark)? [duplicate]

I'm flying into CPH (Copenhagen Airport) and then need to get to Odense, Denmark via train. How do I navigate through CPH (Copenhagen Airport)to the central station to get the right train to Odense?
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Is it true that children under 6 can legally ride a bicycle on the sidewalk in Denmark?

This is quite a specific question but it is important for our vacation. Is it true that children under 6 can legally ride a bicycle on the sidewalk in Denmark? I can't find a proper working link ...
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Restrictions on my Schengen visa

I got a Schengen visa from Italy recently. It’s a multiple-entry visa, but on the top right it shows -(D-EE-P), which I assumed is a restriction on entering Denmark, Estonia and Portugal. Am I right? ...
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Is it possible to get to Bornholm, Denmark from Germany or Poland by ferry during wintertime?

We are going to visit Bornholm by car (in the beginning of March), but I couldn't find any direct ferries to that island from Germany or Poland (I'm going there from the Czech Repulic). There is a ...
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What kind of documentation do I need to fly alone within Europe, when under 18?

To fly alone from Denmark to the Netherlands, without any transfers, what kind of documentation, signature from parents or any other kind of paper does an under 18-year-old person need?
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Travelling to two different Schengen countries for more than 90 days with a 10-day gap

I am a student and I have planned academic trips on the following dates in the following countries: 11 August 2018 to 20 August 2018 in Dresden, Germany. (9 days) 1 September 2018 to 28 November 2018 ...
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Invitation letter to friend that does NOT require a visa to enter Denmark

I am living in Denmark (and a Danish citizen) and I am going to host a friend from Argentina for a month. Argentinian citizens require no visa to enter Denmark (or Schengen) as tourists. I have ...
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How can I obtain a one-week Schengen visa?

I'm a grad student in US on F-1 visa. This summer I'm planning to visit Denmark for one week to attend a conference and then come back to US. I've the admission letter to attend from the university. ...
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Is it feasible to visit these location with a day trip from Copenhagen?

I am planning to go to Copenhagen for about 7-10 day later this year. Apart from visiting the city, I am considering doing some day-trips with public transportation (i.e., no car). In particular I am ...
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Is there any plastic wrapping service in Copenhagen airport?

Do you know if there's any plastic wrap service in Copenhagen airport ?
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Travel to Faroe Island by cargo ship

A while ago I met a person who claimed to have traveled from Denmark to Faroe Island on a cargo ship. Is this really possible? How could I find a ship that could host me?
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Can I travel within the Schengen area while my Italian residency card is being renewed?

I am a Filipina living legally here in Italy. My permesso di soggiorno is under renewal since it has been expired. I was scheduled for biometrics on April 11 and I have to go to Denmark on April 28. I ...
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Using Visa credit card in Denmark, Germany, Iceland [closed]

I never use cash in the United States, paying for everything large and small with a credit card (they are universally accepted without fees for practically all purchases). Can I expect the same as a ...
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Cheap mobile provider in Denmark [duplicate]

I am visiting Denmark for 4 months. I will need a mobile tariff with data for my Android phone. I won't be making many calls. Does any of the Danish providers offering a prepaid card with large data ...
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Is there border checking when traveling between Norway and Denmark?

I will be visiting Norway and Denmark on my next trip, and I was curious if there is border control when traveling by car or train or not. I'm non-European holding short-term Schengen.
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Grocery Delivery Services in Denmark

We are going to stay in a cottage somewhere in Denmark this summer (Southern Denmark, specifically). As we would like to spend our time relaxing at our place rather than foraging in the nearest ...
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Is it possible to buy travel insurance when you are not starting or ending at home?

I will be going to Denmark for 4 months. During this time I will be covered by insurance through work. In the middle of the 4 months I want to go on holiday to France for 2 weeks. However, it seems ...
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Foreign bank card fee in Denmark

My travel guide says that the use of foreign bank cards in shops in Denmark (restaurants, etc.) is frequently subject to a +2% or +3% “extra charge” for use of foreign card. But the guide is not ...
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Queueing for the Rødby-Puttgarden ferry

Driving south again this summer from Sweden to Germany. We normally wing it when it comes to ferries and it normally is no problem. However one may expect that there could be quite some waiting time ...
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How did Malmö and Copenhagen connect before the Öresund Bridge?

I can't find any information on how Malmö and Copenhagen were connected (and who the operator was) before the Öresund Bridge was inaugurated.