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Questions tagged [europe]

For questions relating to the topic of Europe as a whole, or at least a large part of it.

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What do I need to travel to London over the Brexit?

I'm a Belgian citizen. I'll be traveling to London from March 25th until March 31th included. I'll be working (following a training, actually) from March 25th until March 28th included, but will stay ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Malta?

I'm an Indian national and I got a job offer in Malta. My future employer has applied for a residence permit on my behalf. About a month ago, they told me that my residence permit application has been ...
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Passport/ Border troubles

In Early September I was an Au Pair in Italy, but because I’m American I can only stay in the Schengan Zone for 90 days. I decided to continue as a nanny in Manchester, UK until my 90 days were up. ...
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What are these holes for on this travel adaptor?

I have a standard European travel adaptor. What are the two holes on the top and bottom for?
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Shengen visa for spouse, for business trip followed by leisure trip

I have to attend a business meeting in Spain for 5 days and after that I plan to have Europe trip with my wife, she will arrive after I complete my business meeting . shall I apply for visa separately ...
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Is it safe for someone with a British Passport to drive from the UK around the Black Sea and back? [on hold]

Is it safe for someone with a British Passport to drive from the UK around the Black Sea and back? What might the problems be?
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Is there any upside in applying earlier than 30 days when registering with the police when visiting Czech Republic as a EU citizen?

https://www.policie.cz/clanek/reporting-of-the-place-of-aliens-residence.aspx states that: An EU citizen is obliged, within 30 days from his/her entry into the Territory, to report the place of his/...
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Visa type,embassy for two EU visits (interview and tourism)?

(I tried searching here for answers and couldn't find anything like my situation) I'm an Indian and I have two upcoming visits: to attend onsite interview of a company in Sweden (3 days) in late ...
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I got engaged while on an ESTA visa [closed]

Alright, in the event of me and my boyfriend (he is a US citizen) getting married before the 90 days from my ESTA visa expiring, and if we apply for a change of status, can I stay in the us while the ...
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What's the penalty for avoiding to register with the police when visiting Czech Republic as a EU citizen?

I read: In Czech Republic there is an exception for EU citizens: they must register after within 30 days and there's no penalty for failing to do so. – JonathanReez♦ ↵ Feb 18 '16 at 10:35 What's ...
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Health Insurance for National D Visa Poland (Work category) [closed]

I have been issued a work permit and will shortly be applying for the above visa at my local embassy in New Zealand. One of the requirements states that I need: - Proof of medical insurance (...
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Do marriages in Spain or any Schengen state automatically appear in UK records?

I am a British citizen and got married two years back in Egypt. I moved to Spain right after my marriage, and my wife joined me in Spain on a spouse visa. The marriage is ending soon. Therefore, on ...
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What's an Ideal Budget for 15 Day Central Europe Trip? [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Central Europe for a duration of 15 days. Would a budget of $800 suffice for food, activities, and transport for 2 people? Is it doable or should I pump up the budget? I would ...
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Do UK authorities have access to data about the arrival and departure of people within the Schengen area? [closed]

Do UK authorities have access to data about the arrival and departure of people within the Schengen area?
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How to secure a passport in a BNB

I am looking for good ideas for securing a passport, other credentials and extra money in a BNB without a safe. In particular I stay for extended durations in the same AirBNB and do not want to carry ...
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When do I need to carry my passport when travelling in Europe?

When do I need to carry my passport. When I am within walking distance of where I am staying, to another close city on a day-trip, etc.
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I stayed 3 months over my period in schengen. Can I go back within a month with a new passport?

I was in Europe (Schengen) between November 2017 - December 2018. I extended my stay there and had to leave on august 20 however I fell in love and stayed with a woman three months and 2 weeks and ...
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Croatian citizen traveling thru Schengen with non-Croatian spouse

For the next couple years, my family and I are planning on traveling all through Europe with our camper. I am a Croatian (and US) citizen, as well as my kids. My husband is a US citizen with Croatian ...
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How to tell distance travelled by rail?

I'm planning a long railway journey, and I wonder what the distance (to be) travelled is for a a particular route. Is there any website where I can find this out, for example, based on stations ...
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What should I expect from European airline if I volunteer to stay and not fly on the overbooked flight?

Recently, I had a first flight in my life that was overbooked. What should I expect from European airline if I volunteer to stay and not fly on the overbooked flight? In my situation it was LOT with ...
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Sim Cards used in Europe [duplicate]

I wanted to travel to Europe and wanted to know if I can use a single SIM card in all the countries in European Union ?
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Carrying a heat gun as hand luggage in an airplane

Carrying a real gun as hand luggage is surely a no-no. But what about a hot air gun/heat gun (among other names)? Besides the nominal and formal resemblance to a real gun, it can generate heat of ...
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I am holding an Indian passport with type D Belgium long term multiple entry visa. Can I travel inside Europe with this visa [duplicate]

Or do I have to apply for new one for each country. Note: The Visa type is mentioned as 'Belgium' and not 'Schengen'
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I want an invitation letter so I can go to Paris [closed]

I am a fashion designer from Nigeria. I really want to travel around the world, but I just don't know how to go about it. I really want to start by going to Disneyland.
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Indian passport holder travel to Dublin via USA

I hold valid Irish student visa and B1/B2 Visa. I will be taking up PG at Dublin, Ireland from January. I am planning to take a short trip at USA before I get in to my PG. Is it ok to travel to USA (...
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Do I need a visa to work in Romania if I have a Bulgarian residence/work permit? [closed]

Does a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a Bulgarian residence-work permit need a visa to work in Romania? I have been working in Bulgaria for a time and I got a better job in Bucharest. So am I able to ...
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Can an Indian citizen studying in Germany travel to India through Paris airport? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen with valid German student long term resident visa. Can I travel to India and come back through Paris airport? Is there a chance of being denied to board? Prices are cheaper from ...
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What does this mean? “Your UK visa application has been issued”

Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE VISA APPLICATION CENTRE BEFORE THEY CONTACT YOU. You will be contacted by the Visa Application Centre when your documents ...
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Do European train bookings include reserved seats on a specific train departure?

Just recently I booked train tickets for a trip between European cities online. I have traveled by train in Europe before but had never bought tickets online. After doing a search for trains between ...
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Traveling in the Schengen area without Italian permit to stay

I am a U.S. student studying abroad in Italy. I have my Italian visa. I recently had my fingerprinting appointment to acquire my permit to stay. I was told that I cannot travel within the Schengen ...
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Questions before applying for UK visa and Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indonesian citizen who is planning to apply for a UK visa and a Schengen visa. I have also lived in the United States since 2012 so I'm a legal US permanent resident with valid green card and ...
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Advice on booking flight tickets while pregnant [closed]

My wife would like to travel a few days before Christmas; she will be 30 weeks pregnant (from last period) at that moment. The policy of most airlines is that women that are between 28 and 36 weeks ...
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Non-US citizen applying for a Spain tourist visa with expiring visa

I am an Indian citizen studying in the US on an f-1 visa. My program end date is 14th of December 2018, and I am going back to India on the 19th of December. My travel plans - India to Spain 24th of ...
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Is Russia a dog-friendly country?(Vladivostok, Moscow, St.Peterburg. etc.)

I'm planning to travel Russia with my dog, Labrador Retriever by Siberian Railway. But I'm not certain that Russia is a dog-friendly country like any other countries in Europe. If you have experiences ...
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How much toilet paper can I flush without clogging an European toilet?

I am from a country where the toilet paper is not flushed but thrown to a bin close to the toilet. I think that the European system is more hygienic, but I always have this question when I use the ...
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Is tipping mandatory at Restaurants and Bars in Germany?

In Bavaria, I paid for my drink, I asked her for "Ruckgeld", but only got the integer part of the money back, the rest of it, she kept it for tip! I looked her in the eye and she understood that I ...
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Denmark immigration [closed]

Can a registered German married woman in denmark still grant a man a stay in denmark all in the name of boyfriend without affecting her marital status as married on paper .
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Schengen Visa: How do I show my payslips if I am on a notice period? [closed]

Salary doesnt get credited when one is on the notice period. My notice period is of two months. I'll apply for Schengen Visa from India in November, and September is the month when I got my last ...
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Will bringing my mother in visitor visa to Germany cause any problems when I try to bring prove her hardship? [closed]

I am planning to bring my mother in visitor visa to Germany for a couple of months. At the moment she is staying with my wife in Sri Lanka. Later I planned to file a hardship case and see if I can ...
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Croatia Multiple entries on a multi-entry Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I know that I will be able to enter Croatia on a multi-entry Schengen visa. What I wanted to ask is if I can leave Croatia, go to maybe Bosnia. Will I be allowed to re-enter Croatia? I am holding an ...
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How do I stay longer than 90 days in Norway with an EU passport?

I am a dual U.K/U.S citizen and wish to spend longer than ninety days on a ski trip in Norway this winter. For the purposes of the trip Brexit shouldn’t be relevant as there will no doubt be a ...
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What and where is this old-looking stone building?

can anyone tell me where this is located or what exactly it may be called?
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Benelux-France Rail Pass | I am Amsterdam Card | Benefits and will it fit my jouney plan?

I am travelling to Europe from India in December and my plan is as follows - Normal Tickets for 2 people - 2nd Class: 451.82 Euro Amsterdam -> Brussels Brussels -> Paris Paris -> Landerneau ...
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How long can I travel for with 30k? [closed]

I am a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu lover. I have travelled to a couple of places in Europe to train this year during my holidays from work and have really enjoyed the experience. Anyway, I would like to ...
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Is a Canadian visa necessary if I travel Europe/Toronto/Los Angeles? [duplicate]

I planned to visit USA, landing in Los Angeles from Milan. The flight has a change at Toronto, where, if possible, I won't exit the international area, and then take another flight from Toronto to ...
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Is RailTeam's HOTNAT guarantee generally honoured in practice?

The RailTeam alliance of European rail operators offers a HOTNAT ("hop on the next available train") guarantee, stated as follows: Hop on the next available train » (HOTNAT) allows travelers to ...
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Sending money to a friend stuck abroad without a debit card?

A friend of mine is stuck in Spain without a debit card, and I'm trying to send her some cash by whatever means available from here in the US. None of the bank branches near her are American, they're ...
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Does Non-Schengen Countries apply to my 90/180

I have a Working-Holiday Visa for Spain, Arriving in Spring I spent 90 days in Spain and then left the Schengen zone to Ireland for just under 90 days. Does leaving the Schengen area apply to my 90/...
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Non-EU married to Dutch citizen, EU Free Movement Visa?

My wife (non-EU) and I (Dutch) are married in the Netherlands. My wife still lives in Asia and I live in the Netherlands. We also have a baby together who has a Dutch passport but is living with her ...
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Cannot book train from Budapest to Bucharest

I am looking to book a ticket from Budapest to Bucharest on board the 473 Ister train operated by Hungarian railway (https://www.mavcsoport.hu/en) departing Dec 6th 2018. The website mentions that ...