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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 is things to do in Florence? [on hold]

I want to know. Which place should I visit in Florence? if I want to go to Spain and I love to see historical, culture, and museums.
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travel with a criminal record [on hold]

I ama Canadian citizen. Would like to travel to Europe for 2 weeks. I have a criminal record from 1996 and was given a suspended sentence. Would I be able to travel. Thanks in advance
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Can I carry a NAS through airport security in the EU?

I own a relatively small 4-bay NAS. Can it go through airport security within the European Union? Network-attached storage (NAS) is a file-level computer data storage server connected to a computer ...
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Schengen Visa from Greece was rejected [duplicate]

My Schengen visa was rejected in october 2018 stating: Justification for the purpose and conditions of intended stay was not provided The information submitted regarding the justification for the ...
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Options for traveling to Europe and re-entering the US with an expired TN visa but valid I94

my main two questions are: Can I travel to Europe having a ticket from US to Mexico and then another one from Mexico back to US (with 2 weeks difference) but going to Europe in the middle of those 2 ...
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Which countries in europe I can go with Bulgaria visa with multiple entry [closed]

If I hold a Bulgaria visa with multiple entry, which other countries in Europe that I can visit? Thank you so much
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Vacation in Europe for seafarer

I'm US citizen working on a cruise ship. I will disembark in Venice and would like to stay in there for vacation. Do I need to leave the Schengen area and re-enter as a tourist?
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Schengen Visa for Italy

I am planning a trip to Italy from 2nd May to 11th May from Dublin. I have booked my flights and hotels and I have all Schengen visa related documents ready with me. However, when I tried to check ...
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Which drivers license to use in the EU

My wife is going to rent a car in Switzerland and will be driving through France. She is a French citizen and has a French license, but she has a green card and a US license also. She is residing ...
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When traveling to Europe from North America, do I need to purchase a different power strip?

I'm a Canadian citizen travelling to Europe for the first time and was worried about the difference in voltage between the two regions. Currently, I plan to bring a travel adapter (not a voltage ...
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Why is it common in European airports not to display the gate for flights until around 45-90 minutes before departure, unlike other places? [duplicate]

https://youtu.be/wdU1WTBJMl0?t=262 mentions: 00:04:22: Heathrow also doesn’t display the gate for flights until around 45-90 minutes before departure. This is common in European airports, but ...
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Extending Schengen stay

An american citizen “interning” in Sweden, but was just using the 90 days period for this intern period. However I have a family event in Italy on the 92nd day of my stay and would like to stay 2 more ...
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What happens if you leave an unpaid utilities bill in an EEA country you no longer live in? [migrated]

If a person from an EEA country, for example Denmark, moves to another EEA country for example Portugal, and then moves out of 'Portugal' leaving behind an unpaid power bill, will this unpaid bill be ...
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Royal palaces just outside of major cities? [closed]

I've been planning a cycling holiday in London and wanted to make a short tour to the Royal palace/castle at Windsor. That got me thinking if other European countries have similar setup of former or ...
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How to prepare to a big trip in terms of Visas

I have a Russian background and about to receive Australian citizenship. To celebrate this I want to go to a long trip around the world! But want to be prepared in terms of visas and what to do about ...
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Can a hotel cancel a confirmed reservation?

I booked a hotel a yesterday though Booking.com for a special occasion in Barcelona (I'm traveling from another European country). The booking isn't for another few months. The booking includes: ...
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Traveling to non-EU countries during a 1-month stay in an EU country

My family will travel from Peru to Spain. Visa is not required but I will prepare an invitation letter for their travel. While they are here in Spain, we will travel to Turkey for a week (Turkish ...
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Can i travel to Canada from Sweden with refugee documents? [duplicate]

Can I travel to Canada using the permanent refugee documents emitted by Sweden, where my asylum is? It is a refugee travel document issued by the country I have asylum in, and is permanent.
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What schengen visa should the flight crew from outside the EU have? [closed]

Let’s suppose I start an airline in a non-EU country, one that does not have visa waivers of any kind with the EU. Eventually, I start operating a daily flight to an airport within the Schengen zone. ...
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What is the easiest way to access a small amount of mobile data in Europe?

I have booked a future Über ride from Zürich Station to the Airport. My issue is that I don’t have a travel SIM, or by extension mobile data. What should I do so as to know if a ride has been accepted,...
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Are there any prepaid mobile data cards that cover more than one non-EU balkan states?

I am planning a rail trip through the Balkans, but I would like to have a internet connection in case of any problems. One option would be to buy a new prepaid sim card in every country, but that ...
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Chances for getting recompensation for bad/no treatment and getting sick due to delayed/cancelled flight

Flight delayed for 7 hours (3 of them inside the plane) due to missing crew members, then cancelled due to "bad weather" (probably not true as a later flight, same airline+destination left the airport ...
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An American driving in Europe — what to learn? [closed]

I've been driving over 20 years, but never outside the US. European driving is quite different, I hear, both rule of the road and other drivers' habits. If I was to drive in Europe what should I learn ...
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Schengen Visa for Syrian citizen

I would like to have a Schengen Visa for my honeymoon. Is it possible to have a Schengen Visa now for me and my husband as Syria citizens? We have money and people who can send us an invitation, what ...
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Change from a Student Status to a Tourist status in Schengen Zone [duplicate]

My situation is as follows: I am a Ukrainian citizen and have a one-year Italian residence permit for the purpose of studying that is valid until June 16. I am supposed to leave the Schengen zone on ...
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Safe way to send a new credit card from EU to India [closed]

I need to send a credit card (to be activated) from Italy to India. Is it safe to do it using a courier like UPS? My idea is to ship it as a document. Any tip is very welcome!
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Public Shower in Mallorca [closed]

does anyone have a tip for a public shower on Mallorca? We will travel only in the car. Thank you.
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Will I be able to enter France without having booked a return ticket from Europe yet?

Going to Europe imminently to study a short tertiary course, half of which will be in France. Haven’t booked my return flight from Germany yet. Will this be a problem for entering Paris? I have tried ...
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French tourist visa multiple countries [duplicate]

I applied for a short stay visa at the french embassy. The plan was to stay in France for the whole, and I have applied with only France as the destination. Now we are thinking of visiting other ...
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How to find a reputable place for a meditation/health retreat? [closed]

I am looking for a meditation and/or health retreat in Europe, but have heard some "horror" stories from friends (horribly overpriced places, bad food, crappy teachers, etc.).I'd like to find a place ...
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Athens during March - are attractions open? [closed]

We will be travelling to Athens in March and I just wanted to check if the attractions will still be open as it will be the off season, and if so what days?
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Which frequent flyer card to use?

I am new to these programs, and my flight is always the Athens-Munich ale re tour, with a Lufthansa flight (booked via the Lufthansa website). I fly on the economy class, with my hand luggage only. I ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Malta? [closed]

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 Schengen 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 European travel adaptor?

I have a standard European travel adaptor. What are the two circled 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? [closed]

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 have two upcoming visits: to attend onsite interview of a company in EU (3 days) in late February a tourist visit to EU in early March The first trip is fully sponsored by the company (flight/...
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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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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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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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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 ...