Skip to main content

Questions tagged [eu]

For questions relating to the European Union as an economic and political entity.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
1 answer
104 views

Traveling from outside the EU to Spain with Carta d’identita?

I'm travelling to EU (Spain) from Argentina next June. I have Italian citizenship and I have the Carta d’identita, Can I use it to enter to Spain? I have an Argentinian passport, but I used it to ...
Matias Mir's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
116 views

Importing video games into the EU

So I’m moving Back to the EU in July, from the US where I’ve been living for seven years. I have a lot of video games that I would like to bring with me. Considering that I own multiple game systems, ...
Ike's user avatar
  • 1
9 votes
1 answer
2k views

Does the EU stamp passports when travelling to and from Andorra?

My passport is starting to get quite full, but is still valid for several years. Later this year I expect to have to cross the Schengen / Andorra border several times. I know Andorra doesn't stamp ...
Richard Smith's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
85 views

Can an EUSS Family permit be used to visit?

Can an EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit be used in place of a standard visitor visa to visit family in the UK, if you qualify for it? It's listed as an option for coming to the UK in the gov.uk ...
gkt's user avatar
  • 11
7 votes
1 answer
2k views

Who qualifies for free admission to the Louvre?

I'm a student in Germany and I have a student visa but I don't have a residence permit yet. Am I eligible to get into the Louvre for free?
Sadig Alipashayev's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
674 views

Does BA have access to my travel history?

I am a UK citizen, resident in Austria. When I was boarding a flight from London to Austria the other day my boarding pass was rejected at the gate ("Unable to board") and I was asked to ...
user13190's user avatar
  • 4,624
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Passport stamp for non-EU spouse traveling with EU citizen?

I (EU citizen) will be entering Schengen area with my spouse (US citizen). I understand that we can go through the EU passport lane and that he is not subject to the 90 day rule. We plan on traveling ...
Rosanna 's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
808 views

Compensation for cancelled flight for multiple passengers

My flight with KLM was cancelled and I rebooked to a flight that makes me eligible for compensation. I was travelling with my family. Does anyone know if I should make individual compensation claims ...
Adam Michalik's user avatar
-4 votes
1 answer
373 views

Exiting EU after cancelled residency permit

I find myself in a complex situation and could use some guidance from those who might have faced similar circumstances or have knowledge in this area. To give you a brief overview, I had a Latvian ...
Saransh Sharma's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
233 views

Flight cancellation refund not received after 6 months. What to do?

I am not sure if this question fits this forum. I made a booking for a flight from Amsterdam to Lyon in July 2023. I booked the ticket on Air France's website. I was assigned a booking number, but not ...
pseudomonas's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
272 views

What happens if I enter a Schengen country with a UK passport, overstay, and leave with EU ID?

I have a UK passport. I am a dual citizen of Bulgaria but I don't have a Bulgarian national ID (I can get one). What happens if I enter an EU country with my UK passport (e.g. London → Madrid), stay ...
turnip's user avatar
  • 591
1 vote
2 answers
203 views

Non-EU citizen travelling to Ireland alone with Article 10 Residency Card

I am a Turkish citizen, living in Germany with my Greek citizen wife, holding a Residence Card of EU Family Members under Article 10 of Directive 2004/38/EC, issued from Germany. I have to visit ...
Muratcan's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
182 views

I am flying from the UK to the EU. Can I bring meat products I bought previously in the EU?

I have some meat products I bought in an EU country. They are in factory shrink wrap, with the producing country prominently displayed. Then I went on to visit the UK. Now I am heading back to the EU, ...
Chrissy C. Hauer's user avatar
8 votes
2 answers
2k views

Under EU Reg 261, is delaying a connecting flight a reasonable measure?

I traveled on a connection with two legs. The first flight was delayed and I just missed the connecting flight and therefore was delayed by >12 hours. The airline claims extraordinary circumstances ...
morxa's user avatar
  • 251
0 votes
0 answers
62 views

Possibility to travel to Cyprus (Larnaca) with permesso di soggiorno

Can I travel to Cyprus (Larnaca) with a permesso di soggiorno? I am a student in Italy. I have booked a flight for tonight. Could you answer me quickly?
sahel saeidi's user avatar
4 votes
4 answers
1k views

Should I explain a complicated situation when asked why I'm going to the UK, at the country I'm leaving? [closed]

I am an EU citizen with indefinite leave to remain in the UK (ILR), where my primary residence is. However this is currently complicated to prove, and requires a multitude of documents. This situation ...
R_K_T's user avatar
  • 49
15 votes
1 answer
3k views

Am I entitled to two compensations?

I had a two leg flight a few days ago. The flight was cancelled due to "operational issues", and I was automatically booked onto a new flight the day after. So, the delay to the final ...
sbrattla's user avatar
  • 335
0 votes
0 answers
51 views

Extending Brazilian's citizen stay in Austria while they are in Austria [duplicate]

A friend of mine from Brazil, currently in Austria (turist visit), wants to extend his stay in the country. He spent 80 of 90 days in Austria and found out today that they cannot apply for the visa ...
Ionică Bizău's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
717 views

Bring swallows nest into the EU

I am arriving from Vietnam to Sweden in about one week. I would like to bring a small quantity of dried swallows nest with me to Sweden. I have read that importing swallows nest into USA is not ...
Achi's user avatar
  • 159
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Re-entry intro Germany as American without visa but with working contract

My US-citizen partner has been working in Germany for the last 3 years. She has been working in an intragovernmental organization and as such did not receive a 'proper' German visa but instead was ...
PejoPhylo's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
0 answers
120 views

How to Travel in the EU with a UK 1951 Refugee Travel Document: Visa Requirements and Country List

Could you please provide a list of European Union (EU) countries where individuals holding a UK 1951 Refugee Travel Document can travel without a visa? I am particularly interested in information ...
Khalilullah Totakhail's user avatar
11 votes
1 answer
4k views

Wrongly got exit stamp from Schengen zone

I am an Indian passport holder with a German residence permit. I was traveling to Barcelona, and in the airport one of the security misguided me and I went past immigration and got stamped. Then I ...
Cray's user avatar
  • 119
4 votes
1 answer
400 views

Non EU spouse travelling with EU spouse in Schengen area time restrictions?

Can a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen travel freely with their spouse in EU Schengen area beyond the 90/180 day usual limit?
CDM's user avatar
  • 41
3 votes
1 answer
208 views

What compensation am I entitled to for a delay in a flight from HND to MAD with a step over in FCO?

I recently flew from HND to MAD in two flights, one from HND to FCO (which was not delayed) and another one from FCO to MAD (which was cancelled and the airline provided an alternative flight the next ...
Hawkings's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
1 answer
135 views

Does the spouse of an EU citizen need a transit visa for Cyprus?

I have a connecting flight to KSA via Larnaca, Cyprus. My partner is an EU citizen living in the UK, and I have settled status, but my passport is Pakistani. As a spouse of an EU citizen and having ...
localhost's user avatar
  • 191
5 votes
1 answer
390 views

Chances of Eurostar extending to Germany [closed]

With the recent fusion of Thalys into Eurostar, Eurostar will now also serve routes into Germany. As the travel from the Schengen area to GB requires passport checks all current Eurostar stations are ...
YPOC's user avatar
  • 174
7 votes
2 answers
2k views

Do Greeks need a passport to visit Turkey?

I have a Greek ID. Can I fly to Instabul (Constantinople) from Athens with just my ID, do I need a passport? This guide states that: Nationals of the following countries can travel to Turkey as ...
gsamaras's user avatar
  • 6,716
1 vote
1 answer
158 views

Status of Schengen visa when getting EU residence permit, and when it expires

I got a 5-year multiple-entry Schengen visa from one of the Schengen countries. Next year I received one-year residence permit in another Schengen country. Is my Schengen visa still valid? (want to ...
flamey's user avatar
  • 195
1 vote
0 answers
253 views

Carrying fruits into the EU?

I don't know about current EU restrictions on bringing in fruits for personal use. I want to bring in some cashew apples and mangoes from the tropics (for consumption). My questions are: Does anyone ...
Trulywow's user avatar
19 votes
3 answers
4k views

Who pays for rewards when US credit cards are used in Europe?

In the U.S., credit card rewards (e.g. cash back) are funded by high credit card interchange fees, which are paid by vendors on every purchase. In the E.U., interchange fees are capped by law at a ...
kpozin's user avatar
  • 291
0 votes
1 answer
139 views

Travelling from EU/Schengen country to another EU/Schengen? No passport details/number needed?

So I am traveling from one EU/Schengen country to another EU/Schengen country, and today I "checked in" and got my boarding card. I didn't specify my passport details anywhere, and I am so ...
Somecode's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
640 views

Paneer in the hand-luggage within the EU?

Can I bring a single 1.5 kg package of semi-soft cheese (paneer) to Sweden from Germany in my hand luggage when flying? I found an answer which does not rule out bringing paneer on the plane yet it ...
user118213's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
191 views

Can I import roasted soybeans (edamame) into the EU without a health certificate?

According to French customs, plants and products can be imported under the following conditions: You must present a plant health certificate from the country of origin Does this also apply to fried/...
JonathanReez's user avatar
  • 82.6k
2 votes
0 answers
115 views

All Nippon Airlines sent my baggage to the transit instead of the destination airport, both within the EU. Is this normal?

2-leg flight booked with All Nippon Airlines. The first one operated by them, the second one operated by Lufthansa. Both the transit (Germany) and destination airports within the EU. ANA checked my ...
Laboon_SH's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Can I bring a few cans of meat into the EU? If so, how?

As far as I can tell, the rules apply uniformly to all of the EU. In my case, I will enter Germany. (The exceptions for Norway, Andorra, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Switzerland, Faroe Islands and ...
Spammer's user avatar
  • 93
2 votes
1 answer
676 views

What are the rules regarding importing sweets from the USA into Sweden as an individual?

I'm going back to Sweden from a trip to the USA, and I'm wondering what the rules are regarding bringing sweets back to Sweden. I've found an EU document detailing what you are allowed to import[1] ...
Newbyte's user avatar
  • 1,179
1 vote
3 answers
1k views

Connecting flight checked bag

I will be leaving from the US going to Germany and then to Spain. Will I have to re-check my bag before going on my connecting flight because I know when you go into the US you have to reclaim your ...
Andrew's user avatar
  • 19
4 votes
1 answer
562 views

Problem with roaming in EU (European operator)

I have a Swedish phone provider and use roaming when traveling in EU. I have noticed that it is slow to connect when turning off airplane mode, often without 4G as default. As I have a budget/low cost ...
SN082 traveller's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
607 views

Booking plane ticket with EU, ID card or passport?

When flying to the EU from a non-EU country should I use for the booking my EU ID card or passport? Could there be a problem when checking in on the airport with EU ID card only? Example: Flying from ...
Veljko's user avatar
  • 159
1 vote
1 answer
70 views

I am an Indian & have NL RP Type 1. I am travelling from AMS to London City Airport. Next flight is from LHR n 3.5 hrs. Do I need a transit visa?

I am an Indian & have NL RP Type 1. I am travelling from AMS to London City Airport. Next flight is from LHR n 3.5 hrs. Do I need a transit visa? Flight details: BA8450 from Schiphol to London ...
user131889's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
3k views

Are holders of a temporary residence permit from an EU country eligible for free admission to the Louvre?

The website for the Louvre mentions the following regarding ticket prices: Admission is free for the following visitors: –18 year olds Present official piece of ID. –26-year-old residents of the ...
GoodDeeds's user avatar
  • 1,375
6 votes
2 answers
1k views

Do Australian citizens need a letter of invitation to visit a Schengen and EU country for tourism?

In other words, are there any requirements for the Australian citizens to visit Schengen area/EU for tourism purposes using the Visa Waiver Programme?
Sir Muffington's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Train Travel advice Lisbon -> Krakow

Can anyone advise me on the best route for traveling via train from Lisbon -> Krakow? Is there some site where I can book the train tickets or search for such routes? I googled around, but I cannot ...
stealthmode's user avatar
5 votes
4 answers
2k views

Registering a car in the EU as a non-resident citizen

I am considering a grand tour of the EU by road. This would be in a small electric car; I don't plan on creating lots of pollution as I go. Partly because the car would have a small range and also ...
badjohn's user avatar
  • 7,037
3 votes
1 answer
228 views

Compensation because of cancelled flight: was there a baggage handler strike on July 2nd?

I was booked on flight BA 363 from LYS (Lyon) to LHR (London) on July 2nd 2022. The flight was cancelled - reasons not specified at the time - and I have applied for compensation plus costs. Unknown ...
Michael Kay's user avatar
  • 1,840
24 votes
1 answer
3k views

Bus failed to pick us up; must the operator refund our taxi fare?

I bought a ticket for the Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava Airport section of a bus route. The bus was on time but failed to stop at Vienna Erdberg—incredibly, it just whizzed past me and some 15 other ...
Psychonaut's user avatar
  • 2,077
1 vote
2 answers
307 views

Can I travel in Switzerland/EU with a German Aufenthaltstitel (permanent residence permit)

I am a US citizen and permanent resident of Germany. I am in the process of becoming a German citizen. This requires me to renounce my US citizenship, but the US Consulate in Germany is extremely ...
Charlie's user avatar
  • 13
7 votes
2 answers
5k views

Schengen touristic visa from French embassy but want to make the first entry in another Schengen country Austria

I am a non EU citizen from Tunisia. I have a Schengen touristic visa from French embassy in Tunis. I was reading that when getting the visa from the french embassy the first entry in Schengen area ...
DevTN's user avatar
  • 367
4 votes
1 answer
429 views

Am I allowed to enter EU after leaving the country I have the Resident Permit for?

I am a Non-EU citizen and I have a Residence permit specifically a blue card in Finland. Now my blue card is valid till June 2024. Now, I would be leaving Finland for good and would be moving to a Non-...
Alapan Das's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
1k views

Entering EU after deportation from US

I was deported from the USA for over staying my visa. I am still under the entry ban period. Recently while backpacking through central america, I was turned away from entering Mexico because of my US ...
jmartinp's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
11