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Do non-EU citizens need to carry a passport when travelling from Austria to Austria by train via the Deutsches Eck (German Corner)?

The main train route between Tyrol and the rest of Austria passes through Germany via the so-called Deutsches Eck (German corner). If someone, say either a tourist or expat living in Austria, travels ...
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Road trip from Western to Eastern Europe (Balkan) with a rental car

I am planning a road trip starting in Paris, to Prague, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia and back to Paris. Which rental car company can allow me to travel across all above countries?
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Irish passport holder travelling with spouse (UK passport holder)

I am an Irish passport holder and my spouse is a UK passport holder. We have been travelling frequently between the UK and Spain. I am aware of the European Freedom of movement rules involving ...
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Visas Inquiry (Albania & European country)

If I have a Schengen visa for duration of stay of 30 days, but validaty for 1 month and half. I decided to travel to Albania in between my duration of stay in Europe countries, will it be counted from ...
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Passport validity while transitting through Bangkok

I'm a Dutch citizen currently staying in Australia. My Dutch passport expires 6th of January 2025 and my return ticket is August 23rd 2024 - flying: Perth > Bangkok (3 hr layover), Bangkok > ...
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Border control stamps entering EU when holding EU residency

I hold German residency (because I am married to a German citizen). I am in Dublin, Ireland at the moment, and I'll return to Germany through France. Will my passport get stamped at the French border ...
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Health insurance in Belgium? [migrated]

My kid is going to study in Belgium and is an Irish citizen. They have never lived in the EU. Is it possible for them to avail of EU health insurance? Any pointers as to where to figure this out ...
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Travel from Berlin to Tunis without flight? [closed]

Is it possible? Have you done it? There seem to be ferries from Italy and France to Tunis (Marseille, Genova, Roma, Salerno, Palermo). How are the connecting trains from Germany to these places? How ...
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Mustard fields around Berlin with 49 euro ticket

Are there any Mustard fields around Berlin? Ideally somewhere I could visit with the 49 euro ticket for a day trip?
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Public transport discounts for visiting, old people in Europe

I am interested in discounts on public transport for old people travelling in Europe. They should be ones that need no preparation or an amount that is reasonable for a short or medium trip. Discounts ...
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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 ...
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If a I rent a car in Zurich, Switzerland, can I return the car in Lauterbrunnen?

4 adults are landing in Zurich, renting a car and traveling to Germany, then Austria and back to Switzerland, staying in Wengen, which is a no-car city, so we want to return our car in Lauterbrunnen. ...
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Travelling Europe with UK partner as Dutch citizen

My partner is a UK citizen and I'm a Dutch citizen but we both live in Australia. I'm wondering if the 90/180 Schengen rules apply to us if we are planning on visiting multiple EU countries for more ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

I am trying to find a plausible answer to a question about a scenario in a movie that involves travel across borders in Europe and what is possible in real life. Question: If I am in a country that ...
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Schengen visa application for non-consecutive trips

I'm planning to make 2 trips (for tourism) to the Schengen area. Trips are not consecutive. For example, I want to go to country 'A' in March for a week then leave the Schengen area. In June, I want ...
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Knife laws in multiple European countries on train

I am going to make an Interrail trip in September this year, which will be a mix of rural camping and city trips. Due to the camping, I am considering taking my Mora Garberg (blade length: 10.9cm, ...
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Schengen visa application: How to mention multiple purposes?

I'm applying for a Schengen visa in Sweden for two weeks for business purposes (the company will be paying for flights, hotels, and meals for that time). I'm also planning to visit nearby countries ...
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Choosing a snowy destination in Europe for travel by train

What regions are easily reachable by train from the Netherlands and are (almost) sure to have snow in winter? I'm trying to avoid skiing areas as those are crowded, expensive, sold out and geared ...
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Passport control during travel from UK to EU

I recently traveled from Manchester to Amsterdam. There wasn’t passport control at Manchester airport, only Immigration at Amsterdam airport checked my passport. Is this normal?
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Staying for a month in the Schengen Zone after my student visa expires [duplicate]

I am Mexican, currently studying in Milan with a student visa. My visa expires on December 18th and my flight back to Mexico is on January 16th. I want to know if I have to leave and re-enter the ...
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Electronic devices on EU flights: tablet, e-reader and bluetooth noise cancelling headphones allowed?

I will be flying from Antwerp International in Belgium to Alicante International in about 3 weeks on a Tui Fly airplane, and I was wondering about the dos and don'ts of using electronic devices on ...
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Is the compensation for a delay supposed to pay for the expenses, or should there be an extra payout?

I had a flight with Ryanair delayed for over 10 hours and had hotel cancellation (no-show), plus an extra fee from a car rental company because of after-hours pickup, but Ryanair is not willing to pay ...
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Can I claim compensation on a flight for bad weather?

My flight got canceled due to bad weather. Essentially the plane that was supposed to do the flight was not able to land and was diverted to another airport. As a result, my flight got canceled and I ...
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Why do I have two stamps, one with two diagonal lines, on departure from Germany? [duplicate]

I was in Germany at work for 3 months as a student. When I returned to my country at the airport, they stamped me and put this on the stamp and put a new normal stamp underneath, they didn't tell me ...
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How easy is it to get Schengen visa for Indian citizen and Canadian PR? How long could it take? [closed]

Okay, I am thinking of doing a eurotrip in December. I have been in Canada since 4 years, and currently a PR. Indian citizenship. Before this I've had US Visa for 5 years and lived there. How long ...
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Venice Airport Bus Tickets

I have to go from the Marco Polo airport to Mestre Teatro BNL.. This is around 25 minutes away. On Google maps, I see a bunch of busses for example Bus 15, 10, 25, 35. But how much each individual ...
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Coverage of ACTV Venezia Daily Pass

According to this website: https://www.veneziaunica.it/en/e-commerce/services?macrofamily=2&family=2 this is the coverage of the daily pass: ACTV 1 day Transport VENEZIA DAILY PASSACTV Public ...
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Eligibility Criteria for Rolling Venice Card

According to this site: https://www.veneziaunica.it/en/content/rolling-venice people betwween ages of 6 and 29 can buy a Rolling Venice card, which is valid for 72 hours. On the website, I don't see ...
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Airport with Málaga Travel Card

I am planning to buy the Metro de Málaga Travel Card for travelling within Malaga. As described here, the price per trip is around 0.41 euros. Can I also pay using the same card while buying a ticket ...
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Can Sevilla Bonobus or Multiviaje cards be used by more than 1 person?

Can the public transport cards (bonobus or Multiviaje), be used by more than 1 person? (simialr to how it is in Granada) Or is each card restricted to a single person?
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Granada 2 euro refund Credibus

I read online that we can get a 2 euro refund for the Granada bus travel passes (credibus) but where exactly do we go? What if we bought the pass via a vending machine? Has anyone here actually ...
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Where in Europe is public transport more popular than car use?

This is inspired by a post here. https://twitter.com/NeilDotObrien/status/1704803570808201615 And discussion here. https://reddit.com/r/ukpolitics/s/xmCuoduJsu I would like to know if there's anywhere ...
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VAT Refund on someone else’s card

My parents have a flight back to home tomorrow. They have some refund receipts (Global Blue) to be shown at the Berlin airport. Since cash refunds have more fee, we wanted to opt for VISA credit/debit ...
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Change Flight for One Person Only (Swiss Airlines)

I have a return trip booking from Berlin to Malaga for 2 people. Due to a work trip, my partner now has to cancel or modify the trip so that he can return to Frankfurt instead of Berlin. The booking ...
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Is there any way to find the distance covered by a train in a particular rail route between two stations?

I frequently travel by trains in Europe, and have often wondered how much distance I have travelled in each trip. As far as I can see, the distance covered by trains between two railway stations is ...
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Does time in the Schengen Area on a residence permit count toward the 90 day maximum?

Here's a scenario: Say I am in a country in the Schengen Area on a residence permit that expires Jan 1, and have been here for a few years continuously I leave the country to go live somewhere else ...
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Dubai to Europe without flying

I am looking to understand if it is possible to get from Dubai to Europe without flying and any recommended routes/links to book. My brother is having a baby in December and I want to get my mum there ...
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Visting Colomares Castle from outside

I am planning to visit the Colomares Castle on a Tuesday. According to the website, these are the summer timings for Tuesdays: From 10:00 a.m. at 2:00 p.m. From 5:00 p.m. at 9:00 p.m. I am afraid I ...
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Do Colomares Castle's tickets run out?

I am planning to visit Malaga around 3rd October. I want to visit the Colomares Castle that day but I want it to be more of a spontaneous trip. Means I don't want to make any advance bookings for the ...
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Find showers in Latvia

Are there gasoline stations in Latvia that provide showers? I know I can get a shower in swimming pools, but I need something that costs 5 Eur maximum. Where can I take a shower in Riga?
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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 ...
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Where were these establishing shots from Taxi taken, if not Vienna?

In the episode "Vienna Waits" of the American sitcom Taxi (1978–1983), two of the characters go on a tour of Europe, visiting London, a Greek village, and Vienna. The establishing shots of ...
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Visiting Israel from Schengen area

I'm a US citizen with a passport traveling in Europe. I have a question regarding staying in the EU. My understanding is that I can only stay 90 days within a 180 day period in the Schengen area. I ...
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Using English in Europe

I'm from the United States (born and raised) and have dual citizenship (Portugal). At some point, I want to spend time (more than just a vacation) in Europe. Linguistically, I feel confined to ...
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travel pass for Copenhagen

I am planning to travel to Copenhagen for 5 days and am looking for a day pass. https://dinoffentligetransport.dk/citypass Are all the main touristy attractions covered in the City Pass Small or not? ...
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Is travel pass cheaper than taxi for 4 adults in Europe [closed]

I'm traveling to various cities in Europe like Lucerne, Rome, Vienna- which have tourist passes/ travel passes with unlimited access to all transportation, and sometimes sightseeing discounts and ...
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Can men travel in female only couchette compartments?

This may seem like a stupid question- but I'm traveling with my family on an overnight train. The only seats available are female only couchettes. This journey is essential to our trip, and there are ...
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Two diagonal lines in passport stamp

I have an Australian passport and I am traveling throughout Europe. I had purchased few items in Berlin that I wanted to claim for tax free when travelling to Zurich. In order to access the tax free ...
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Is there a Schengen equivalent of a Redress Control Number?

I recently learnt that I have the same first name, last name and birthdate as someone who has been banned from entering the Schengen area. According to a border police officer, this will cause me to ...
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What happens if the person who used the Wizz credits on a booking can’t take the flight?

I have a couple of wizz credits due to a flight that got cancelled quite a while back. I want to make a new booking using these Wizz credits with a couple of my friends but I might not be able to take ...
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