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Can I do a PCR test to avoid quarantine in Minsk, Belarus?

I need to travel to Minsk, Belarus from Berlin, Germany for a couple of days. I'm flying with Belavia and on their website, it says that all inbound passengers have to quarantine for 10 days. I was ...
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When will the US open its borders to Europe again? [closed]

I'm 54, from italy and i have a partner in the US. We are not married. On the white house website it says: "On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and ...
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EU Travel at the end-of-year [closed]

I'm a brazilian passport holder with a French residence permit living in France. We now have a nationwide lockdown here which will be lifted the 15th, being replaced by a curfew. I would like to know ...
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Tuscany, best medieval village? [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Tuscany next year (covid permitting). I've been there several times and I've visited all the famous places there. This time I'd like to visit less known medieval villages, can ...
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Can I get a visa to Germany outside my home county as a student in the USA? [duplicate]

I'm a Kenyan college student currently in the United States on an F1 Visa but I would like to go to Germany to visit my family in the summer of next year, can I apply for a German Visa in the USA ?
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Stapled old and new passports

I renewed my passport and old one is expired. My company stapled both of them. Old passport scan page is having stapled marks. Can I get visa for Europe and Canada? What impact for this things. I have ...
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Working remotely from another EU country [duplicate]

I work in Finland for a Finnish company. Due to covid, I work remotely all the time. Given this situation, I would like to work from another Schengen country for couple of weeks. What are the laws ...
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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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Can I carry large sum of cash (>10k EUR) in my hand luggage?

I will be flying between two, both EU and Schengen-area countries. Can I take on-board large sum of cash (more than 10k euros) in my hand luggage? I know I need to declare this cash at customs but do ...
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What specifically is the extent of the UK's membership/participation in the SIS, VIS, or other international information sharing networks?

In addition to the original questions, are any of the following specific events broadcasted? Being assumed to be an illegal entrant... Visa expiration and overstaying... Visa refusal Deportation/...
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What is the equivalent of a subject access request for the Schengen Information System (ie, SIS)?

How can one learn what records are stored about oneself within the SIS? Corrollaries (please feel free to edit or critique if these ought to be posted as their own independent questions): I'd also ...
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How does an Indian citizen with German national visa return back to anywhere in the EU?

I have a German national visa (got through the work, although not working there anymore). Visa is still valid for 1 more year. I want to get back to the EU (anywhere in the EU). But it seems like ...
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Best Route from Zurich Airport to Rhine Falls

I want to go to Rhine Falls from the airport and return to Zurich on the same day. In Zurich, I want to reach the Technopark to be exact. I am looking for the best and cheapest route to do a round ...
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Can I enter Austria with a German issued type D visa?

I have a German issued type D visa (no residence permit yet) and I have a valid reason to enter Germany listed by Bundespolizei. In other words, I can enter Germany right now. And, as I understand, I ...
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European border for tourists

When are European borders expected to be open for non-European tourists? I am planning to travel at the end of October.
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Renting a car in one country and return it in another one (Europe)

I would like to rent a car in Denmark (Copenhagen), travel for a few days (less than a week) and return it in Italy (or in Germany, like Munich for example). Is it possible to do something like that? ...
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Validity of driver's license in a EU country

I'm a citizen of a non-EU country but currently live in an EU country for more than 1 year (not a permanent residence). I don't have a driver's license from the country I currently live in but holds a ...
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EU passenger rights for change in departure time announced on short notice

A European airline just announced that my intercontinental flight to Europe will depart 3.5 hours later than originally planned, leading to a different connecting flight with an arrival at final ...
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Can one travel from America back into Europe at the moment?

I'm aware that the pandemic is worsening in the US and many countries are restricting American visitors. I am an American citizen living in the UK for 3 years but looking to go back to visit. I'm ...
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How can I buy groceries during a mandatory 14 day quarantine?

I'm flying back to Berlin, Germany next week and as it stands, I have to do the mandatory 14 day quarantine. I tried to call the Health Ministry a few times, but I never got through to a person, so I ...
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Can a Chinese citizen living in Europe go to Taiwan?

Context My girlfriend is a Chinese (PRC) citizen and we are now living in central Europe. I went to Taiwan with a friend two years ago and really enjoyed it, and my girlfriend and I would like to go ...
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Getting off a Flixbus

I've never traveled with a Flixbus before and I'm wondering when I need to know to get off my bus. Do I just need to look in the app constantly? Or can I wait until the bus driver says we're at this ...
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Transferring money from a non EU country to UK bank [closed]

I would like to withdraw money from my foreign account outside Europe and deposit it in a UK bank account, as it has become clear I will be staying in the UK for a longer time than expected. To make ...
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Which is cheaper in Europe - traveling by converted van or airbnb hopping? [closed]

My partner and I are planning to travel Europe for a year, spending 2 - 4 weeks in every destination and exploring as much as we can. We'll be working remotely, so we want to keep everything as cheap ...
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Can I get a driver's license as a tourist in the EU?

Can a non-EU citizen visiting the EU actually go to a driving school and get a driver's license? Or will the person be required to be a resident/citizen (of the EU)? I've found a similar answer for ...
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North Sea to Black Sea by own yacht [closed]

Is it possible to sail from the North Sea to the Black Sea without lowering the mast? How far could I get before having the mast lowered ? What is the speed and direction of the water flow before ...
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What exactly was/is the difference between “Disney World” and “Disneyland”? [closed]

You'd think this would be "easy to look up", but... no. And what's with the inconsistent naming? Why isn't it "Disney Land" or "Disneyworld"? I've numerous times ...
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Processing a visa application with a past expected travel date

As a non-EU national, if I apply for a visa on the 15th and state that the expected date of travel is on, say 20th, but once the visa is started processing, that date has already passed, would that ...
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Best way of going from Frankfurt to Zurich in the first days of June 2020? (COVID-19)

I am from Argentina and have a flight for June 2 from Buenos Aires to Frankfurt. It lands on June 3. My final destination is Zurich, to start my PhD. So basically I need a way to travel from Frankfurt ...
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What is this building and where is it? Europe in 1944-45 by a U.S. Army Air Force soldier. France, Germany, Belgium, or Netherlands?

What is this building and where is it? Taken in Europe in 1944-45 by a U.S. Army Air Force soldier 9th Air Force, 397th Bombardier Group, 599th Bomb Squadron. Could be in France north of Paris, ...
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May an alien visa-holder enter the US from Europe?

I have an immigrant visa and I'm an immediate relative of a US resident.. I called the CBP to make sure that I can enter and he warned me not to travel through Europe because I'll have to stay in ...
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Where is this bridge, what is this city?

I am trying to locate that old bridge. Do you recognize the bridge or the city? It is a snapshot from a TV documentary, the commentary mentionned Nice or Nizza but these cities don't seem to have ...
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I have a flight booked to Germany May 7th from the U.S [closed]

I will be going to Berlin May 7th. Does anyone know if the borders will be open, and If I can make it there and back?
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Unable to return home to China with my Chinese spouse

Our residence is in China. My spouse is a Chinese national but I am not (I am a UK/US dual-national). We have been visiting relatives in Europe, which is only a temporary residence for all parties ...
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Does a Citizen of Antigua and Barbuda need to apply for a UK visa?

Do I still need to apply for a UK visa while Antigua and Barbuda is under “countries whose citizens are not required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter any member country of the Schengen ...
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What happens to my Schengen visa application being processed during coronavirus?

I submitted my application a week ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. I am just wondering whether they can reject my application because of coronavirus, or would they still issue me a ...
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Will I be affected by the travel ban Europe to USA (Connecting flight)

Will I be able to get home to Canada? My flight is on March 18th from Delhi to Frankfurt Germany to Seattle to Vancouver (where we live). The layover is 3 hours in Germany and 2 in Seattle. The DHS ...
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Coronavirus and flight cancellations in Europe

Major European airlines canceled many flights to Asia due to the coronavirus outbreak. Lufthansa announced that up to 25% of short-haul and medium-haul flights could be canceled as well. I was ...
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Charges when using a Euro country debit card in Budapest

For a business trip, I would like to know about using a debit card from a Euro currency country (Greece) in Budapest (Forint currency). I will have to provide receipts to the company from purchases ...
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Two different names in EU and US passports? [duplicate]

I am a USA-Italy dual citizen about to change my last name through marriage. In Italy I can't change my name though, so I'll have my Italian passport in one name and the US passport in another. Is ...
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Which passport to present to a third EU country's immigration if you have two EU nationalities?

I am aware of this question, however that is primarily about which passport to present to whom within the airport. I have two EU nationalities: Belgian and Finnish (born Finnish, acquired Belgian) ...
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How strict is FlixBus about its “No electric or folding bikes” policy?

I've been thinking of buying a bike here, but since I take frequent trips on FlixBus for short vacations I went to review their policy on bikes. Unfortunately they for some reason forbid electric and ...
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Ryanair flight time change

I have a flight booked with Ryanair, scheduled about three months from now. They have recently notified me about a slight schedule change (departure and arrival moving 5 minutes later). I got an email ...
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How does the Schengen visa duration and entry work?

I am an Indian national with an Indian passport and I am planning to travel from New Delhi to the USA and from there to Amsterdam and then back to New Delhi. I already have a 3 month US Visa and now ...
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KLM canceled a flight from China back to Europe that we had already requested a refund for. Are we entitled to compensation or just refund?

Due to the coronavirus KLM canceled all flights from China about a week ago. Naturally we are entitled to a full refund. According to European Union air passenger rights, passengers are also entitled ...
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Traveling with a photocopy of a European ID across Europe

Is it allowed/accepted to travel with a photocopy of an ID (in order not to lose the real one) rather than the ID itself or would it create issues with the local police in case of checks? I mean, do ...
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Is there any car ferry between anywhere in the UK and anywhere in mainland Europe that charges per car and not per person?

I'll soon be continuing my world hitchhiking trip from Germany to Scotland. When I need to use ferries I try to find one that charges per car because I can try to hitch a ride with somebody taking ...
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Euro Trip through UK from USA

I am a graduate student in USA with Indian Passport (F1 VISA). I plan to travel to Europe in Summer 2020. Here is the plan Go to UK from US. Spend around 5 days in UK Go to countries in EU from UK ...
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Travel insurance that covers a laptop

I'm about to head out on a trip via train to see a friend. I was planning on taking just the bare essentials (change of clothes and a sleeping bag), but said friend has requested I bring my gaming ...
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Money exchange in Romania

I will go to Romania soon and I'm beginner as a traveler. I don't know where i can exchange cash Euro to Romanian Leu cheap. I know it's not recommended exchange money at airport. So in which bank do ...

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