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I have dual non-EU passports - can I back-to-back two 90-day EU stays using the two passports? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of two non-EU countries, both of which are allowed 90-day visa-free stays in the EU. Can I stay in the EU 90 days on one passport, leave the EU for one day then re-enter the EU on the ...
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Bringing my laptop from the EU to UK tax free

Shortly I will leave from the UK to the EU, bringing with me my laptop which I purchased here in the UK. When I go back to the UK, do I need to declare my laptop? I have purchased it years ago in the ...
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What do I need to have to travel from Estonia to Ukraine during the COVID-19 pandemic?

There was a requirement to have a negative COVID-19 test if you visit Latvia from Estonia in January 2021. I haven't check what is the current situation is. P.S. useful links always welcome.
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I have 12000 euro as cash when entering Europe. Any problems?

Does 12000 euro as cash make any problem for entering Europe? I want to leave Turkey to go to Amsterdam as a transit for 1 and a half hours and then to Poland. I have a bank statement.
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Avoiding customs duties when shipping back forgotten items to Portugal from the UK

I forgot my manual coffee grinder and Aeropress at a friend's place in the UK. The items were bought in the EU (but not Portugal) and I have receipts for them. They're missing all packaging and extra ...
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Is a person with an EU work permit considered a citizen of European Union Member States?

I'm planning to travel from the Netherlands to Poland during September and I'm not an EU citizen, I just have a work permit. When I checked the Poland Gov site for travel, It is allowed traveling for ...
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Can an EU citizen be prevented from entering another member state?

This doesn't apply to any real scenario but it's just a hypothetical. I was watching a border security show (UK Border Force) and in one episode a Polish gentleman who had a criminal record for petty ...
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Least Covid Restricted Country Europe

I am tasked with arranging an informal meeting of two EU citizens. It can happen in the EU or somewhere near (maybe even Arab countries). I will have to arrange the hotels and hopefully some public ...
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How to contact border authorities in EU/Schengen countries?

For questions about entering a country, people are usually referred to the embassy of said country. Unfortunately, except regarding visa issuance, these often prove rather uninformative. So how would ...
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American with expired student visa traveling in Schengen zone

Hope this is the right place to ask this. My partner and I have a situation and we don't know what to do. We live in Spain and soon we will move to the US. She is American and I'm Spaniard. She is ...
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Traveling to Switzerland from the US with a transit in the Netherlands, what is the maximum amount of currency I may carry with me?

Traveling to Switzerland from the US with a layover in the Netherlands, what is the maximum currency value that may be carried? I read Netherlands max before having to declare is EUR 9,999 but ...
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Can US citizens visit the EU multiple times within 180 days if the combined stay is less than 90 days? [duplicate]

If we plan a trip to EU with our US citizen kids in the schengen area, for 2 weeks, however after a couple of months we plan another trip to EU for 2 weeks, will multiple entry be an issue if we have ...
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A French registered car in the UK caught up in travel restrictions with owner now out of the UK

A person had traveled from France by car to visit relatives in the UK and then had to fly out to Ireland on a family medical emergency ( an expected short duration. ) leaving their French registered ...
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EC 261 refund: marketing vs operating carrier

Let's a assume a flight from the US to Europe with two legs: A transatlantic and a short connection inside the EU. The ticket is sold and the transatlantic is operated by the marketing carrier, say ...
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Ryanair using “unauthorised screen scraper” argument to refuse refund

I had a return flight (booked on the 29th of Oct) with Ryanair that was moved from Dec 1. to Dec. 3 and subsequently cancelled. I requested a refund after the cancellation, and received an e-mail a ...
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Do EU Refund rules apply to Coronavirus related cancellations by airlines?

I've got a flight ticket with Emirates, and as part of Coronavirus related cancellations, the Dubai -> Geneva leg has been cancelled. I understand this does not lie under the EU flight regulations ...
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Does a technical stop trigger EU flight compensation rules?

If I am flying, say, Addis Ababa (ABB) to Toronto (YYZ) on Ethiopian, do EU passenger rights rules apply? The flight (Ethiopian Airlines 552) makes a 45 minute technical stop in Dublin. This site is ...
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Work related travel with EU blue card (Germany)

I am writing on behalf of my friend. She is an Indian with a valid German Blue Card. Her future role in her current company has to do with meeting clients and her employer wants to know if she is ...
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What are the requirements to drive my UK registered car in Europe after Brexit?

I haven't seen a concise list of requirements as to what I need to have in order for me to drive my UK registered car in Europe after Brexit. (after 31st Dec 2020) I know how strict eg. the german TUV ...
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travel to Sweden for non EU / EEA citizen with UK visa [duplicate]

is it currently possible to enter sweden for a non EU / EEA citizen with a UK work permit visa? this is for a short holiday. edit: the type of visa is a work permit / residence visa, not a temporary ...
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Can I as EU citizen visit the UK in December and January? [closed]

I live in the Netherlands and have a Dutch passport. My partner (not married) lives in England and has a British passport. I would like to know what is possible and impossible regarding visiting my ...
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What are my EC261 rights during the COVID-19 pandemic?

I've just read the official communication from the European Commission on EU passenger rights during the coronavirus crisis and think the information will be very helpful here since I have been seeing ...
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What happens with your ticket if you are denied boarding due to a temperature check? (EU)

I am supposed to fly tomorrow on a domestic flight within the EU (Bulgaria). I have slight fever at the moment but feel otherwise OK. However, I realised that tomorrow I am likely to be stopped at the ...
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Train fare 4 Euros higher for travel to airport than to its two adjacent stations [duplicate]

Is it legal to have a higher train fare for travel to/from airport when adjacent stops are way cheaper? I frequently travel to an airport that is connected to its serving city by rail service. A one ...
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Buying goods online from Canada to EU is VAT free? [closed]

I read that Canada and EU now have a free trade agreement. Does this mean that as a private person, if I order some goods online, like a laptop, or a TV, or anything will be VAT free if it comes to ...
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Business visit to EU for equipment installation

I am an Australian resident in the UK, and a partner of a dual UK-EU national, operating a small business. I am exploring undertaking short business visits to install technical equipment on-site at a ...
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Will Immigration be done at first point in Schengen or at end destination?

If a flight is taken from India to Amsterdam where there is a layover and then to Munich, is the immigration done at Amsterdam or at Munich? Since most Schengen flights are treated similar to domestic ...
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Which types of UK visa applications are affected by entry bans, and which are unaffected?

In the UK, policy is to "ban" applicants from entering for various periods of between 1 and 10 years if they are found to commit various misdeeds, like deception on an application, ...
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Do I have more chance to be refused at Schengen border next time?

As a citizen of a country with no visa requirement for entering the Schengen zone, I was given a "refusal of entry at the border" copy of the document for no justifying the purpose and ...
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In the EU, what rights do you have if your rental car agency fails to deliver?

Several times in the past few years, I have made a confirmed, paid booking for a rental car, and turned up at the appointed pick-up time only to be told that no cars are available. The rental agency ...
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Travelling with EU with a receipt of carte de sejour

I have an indian passport and have been studying in France for 1 year. I have applied for my carte de sejour for the first time. I want to visite Germany and come back, can I do this on my receipt of ...
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Why will ETIAS add some motivation for dual US/EU citizens not to use their US passports to fly to the EU?

I read on this answer by phoog: I routinely use different passports for different flights on the same booking (a US passport and an EU passport) because I am typically flying between the US and the ...
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Immigration checks in transit from CDG and MUC (DEL-CDG/MUC-GVA)

I am an Indian national with a valid D visa issued by Switzerland. I am planning to book tickets with either Air France (DEL - CDG - GVA) or Lufthansa (DEL - MUC GVA). I was wondering where the ...
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Will I have trouble finding a taxi at Tegel Airport, Berlin if I’m coming from outside the EU?

Since the situation should be more or less normal in Germany, I’m kind of concerned about the taxis in Berlin. More specifically, will I have trouble finding a taxi from Tegel Airport, Berlin to ...
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Is there a limit on the number of a single item I can take with me on a plane?

An acquaintance told me that buying masks in Berlin is relatively expensive ~ 5€ for one mask. To that end, I'm thinking of buying masks for myself for the next year from Indonesia (where I currently ...
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Working for one EU country and living in the other [closed]

Within the EU, there is a free movement of people agreement which allows EU citizens to freely work/move/search for a job in any EU member state. Looking into the details, I wonder which formal rules ...
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Is there a website with up-to-date info on border checks in the EU due to Covid-19?

I will soon travel from France to Austria via Switzerland, and am unsure about the status of border controls. As a UK citizen, I am in principle permitted to travel to Austria (at the current date) as ...
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How much hand sanitizer can be taken through airport security in the EU?

The US TSA recently increased the amount of liquid hand sanitizer allowed through airport security to 12oz up from 3.4oz (the usual rule for liquids). What about airport security in the EU? Is there ...
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As an non EU applicant can i study masters in switzerland and search for jobs in Germany? [closed]

As an non EU applicant,Is it possible to study Masters in Switzerland and search for job oppurtunites in Germany and other EU countries?
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Travel for UK Residents to the Schengen Area

During the COVID crisis, all UK nationals are allowed to travel to the EU. I am a South African national with long term residence in the UK and would normally require a Schengen visa to travel to ...
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Practical implication of Judgment in Case C-754/18 to family members of EU citizens according to EU 2004/38/EC [closed]

CJEU recently made a Judgment in Case C-754/18. http://curia.europa.eu/juris/documents.jsf?num=C-754/18 What practical implications it may have to family members of EU citizens according to EU 2004/38/...
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If denied entry to EU, what US city do they send me to?

I have read many times that they send US citizens back to the US on the first flight that is available, but which city will they send me to? Flights to some cities can be very expensive. Could the ...
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Will company deny boarding because of covid-related travel restrictions?

I am planning on traveling to the EU in the coming days, leaving from the US. I am the spouse of an EU citizen. My spouse and I will be traveling together and based on this, https://ec.europa.eu/info/...
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Schengen entry rules for a UK resident with EU-citizen spouse

I'm trying to get some clear information on what category I fall under with regards entering the Schengen Area, since the immigration offices I've called have not been very helpful. I am a Brazilian ...
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Do vouchers offered by EU airlines for Coronavirus cancellations include taxes and fees? [duplicate]

My family's flights with AlItalia later this month have of course been affected by Coronavirus. We cannot get refunds, only vouchers are offered, as with basically all airlines at the moment. We ...
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Do vouchers offered by EU airlines for Coronavirus cancellations turn into a full refund if not used?

My family's flights with AlItalia later this month have of course been affected by Coronavirus. We cannot get refunds, only vouchers are offered, as with basically all airlines at the moment. We ...
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Does the US Schengen entry ban expire on April 13th 2020?

On March 13th President Trump temporarily banned travelers from the EU: While announcing the entry restriction for European countries, President Donald Trump addressed to the American people on ...
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Travel agency told me my hotel is overbooked, what are my rights?

Since this question will probably involve some laws, I will state that I am German and I was booking via an online site which is mediating for travel agencies. I booked a hotel on May 15 for a one ...
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Historical flight data outside of the USA?

The question Where can I find historical data on arrival and departure times of a particular flight? only deals with flights in the US sourced from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics . Is there ...
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Is there an authoritative source for COVID-19 related travel restrictions in the EU?

Similar to this question but for the EU. I need to repatriate myself and my car from Prague to London. Ideally I would cross the Czech/German, German/Dutch, Dutch/Belgian, Belgian/French, and French/...

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