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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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How long can I travel for with 30k? [on hold]

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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What are the largest sauna landscapes in Europe, except Therme Erding?

I spent an awesome time in Munich, Therme Erding. Wikipedia writes about Therme Erding: The newly expanded "Saunaparadies" reopened the same day which, with an area of 12,900 square metres (139,...
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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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Navigation Apps [closed]

I am planning on travelling a lot in the coming year, especially in Italy and France, but my plans may change. What are the best navigation apps you have found for various countries in Europe and ...
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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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Can I Visit France and Europe on a French Student visa?

I am an Indian national. I was going to study in France and I successfully got the French Student visa. But the day before the flight I got badly sick and couldn't make it to France. So now I want to ...
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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 ...
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Europe air travel with single entry Schengen visa

I have a single entry Schengen visa. I am traveling from US to Amsterdam with a 2hr layover at Reykjavik. Later I am flying from Amsterdam to Prague with a local easyjet flight. Also I am taking ...
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How many coin cell batteries can I take on EU flight?

In mid October 2018, I’ll be taking Easyjet flight EZY5701 from TXL (Berlin) to FCO (Rome). How many CR2032 coin cells will I be allowed to take with me? Background: At Makerfaire Rome, I plan to ...
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Buying a phone in Europe [closed]

I am thinking about buying a locked phone in Luxembourg. The offer looks attractive but I would like to know what happens after the 'subscription' period, for example, if I buy a 24 months plan and ...
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Towel heater switch

What are these switches that are meant to move horizontally? Last time I had one was some years ago in Sweden, and it was pretty straightforward I guess. Now, in Germany, I am not sure if am taking ...
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Bus ticket transfer in Ingolstadt, Germany?

On Monday I am planning to use two buses (16 and 30) in Ingolstadt, Germany, and I am not going to waste a minute between the transition. I know I can buy a ticket from the bus driver. So, can I use ...
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European Regulations and connecting leg of a Foreign flight booked on a single ticket

Do European regulations of compensation apply when a connecting leg (that begins outside EU) of a flight (owned by a non-EU company) ticket bought online in European Union? Example flight via ...
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NRI Travelling to Europe from Home Country

I am an Non Resident Indian. I am currently on vacation in India. My parents are traveling from India to Europe and I would like to travel to Europe with them. Is it possible to apply for a Schengen ...
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Flying from Montevideo to Tel-Aviv via Madrid - do I have to go through customs and Immigration in Madrid?

I am planning a trip to Tel-Aviv - the cheapest and fastest connection is via Madrid - but I also read of 2 hour long lines on airports of people going through passport controls, there was a story of ...
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While driving in Europe, can I move into and share a lane next to a motorcycle? [closed]

I know most places in Europe allow (and sometimes even encourage) motorcycles to lane split and travel between cars. How do other drivers tell whether a motorcycle is currently occupying a lane as a ...
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International vehicle registration sticker [closed]

I will drive my car, registered in the Canadian province Alberta, in Europe. Do I need the country (CDN) sticker on the car? My licence plate shows Alberta, but not Canada. I have no idea where to buy ...
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Is it possible to fly from Germany to Spain using Residence Permit without a passport? [duplicate]

I hold an Egyptian passport and it's currently at the USA embassy in order to obtain a business visa. I have a business trip to Spain in few days and I’ll need to travel before I receive back my ...
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Been asked to sign a receipt for Chocolate at Duty Free, what was it about? [closed]

It happened a week ago at Duty Free in Frankfurt airport. I just bought a box of chocolate and when I was paying for it the cashier asked me for my boarding pass and my passport (which I know is ...
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Applying for visa of a foreign country in another foreign country (both EU countries) while being a citizen of non-EU country

I was searching for an answer for a situation I have, but I failed to find an answer anywhere. I hope I'm asking this in a correct section. I'm not asking for exact legal advice; I'd like to know ...
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EU261: Can I be reimbursed for the taxi ride (at the arrival location) that was necessary for a delay of less than 3 hours?

A couple of weeks ago a Ryanair flight (from Italy to the UK), for which I didn't buy travel insurance, was delayed by about 2h50'. At the time of arrival, since it was late at night and the last ...
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Overbooking: compensation for a lost hotel night?

I and my girlfriend were booked on the Wizz Air flight from BUD to MLA. At the gate, I was denied boarding due to overbooking. My girlfriend refused to fly alone and we went to the airline counter ...
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In Belarus, do norms for a work event include informal bar drinks and snacks in the evening? [closed]

I'm currently planning a work-related trip that involves a day-long event with clients. Typical events in the USA sometimes involve a happy hour event in the evening with food and drinks. Since the ...
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Can I change hotel after getting a Schengen visa?

I need some information regarding hotel booking in Portugal. I booked hotels (with free cancellation) from booking.com in Lisbon and Porto before applying for a visa and submitted this booking ...
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Do we need an airport transit visa to wait in 3 different airports in Europe, if the final destination is Brazil?

I am Brazilian and my fiancé is Filipino. We are planning to go to Brazil from Singapore, and the few cheap flights we found have 3 different stops in 3 different European countries: London, Romania, ...
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Can I leave the transit area during an EU+Schengen layover?

Suppose I have the following two-leg flight: From: Outside the EU and Schengen. To: Outside the EU and Schengen. Same airline for both legs. Connection airport: In continental Europe, inside the EU ...
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European SIM card in US mobile phone

I have traveled internationally with my mobile phone, but have always kept the SIM card from my US carrier (AT&T). As a result, I try to minimize my airtime when abroad: no phone calls, use WiFi ...
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Can I use a multiple-entry Schengen visa for business and tourism? [duplicate]

I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa for 90 days and a validity of 3 years. It was issued by Germany. I have traveled to Germany 3 times prior to this and on this visa I have traveled once to Germany ...
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Implications of Temporary Internal Border Control in Schengen Countries

According to the following announcement by the European Commission, temporary internal border controls have been reintroduced for certain countries (FR; AT; DE; DK; SE; NO): https://ec.europa.eu/home-...
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Business travel basis accommodation?

I am going in a German city (Ulm) from October till December. "As the time frame will only be 3 months – I suggest to find accommodation on a business travel basis." What does this mean? I have never ...
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Can I bring snake wine from Vietnam to Europe?

update I could smuggle two small bottles in my big suitcase. The rice alcohol with a snake in it is being sold in most souvenir shops, I finally bought it today on my last day in Vietnam because it’s ...
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Where do you store your luggage in Dutch intercity trains?

I'll be travelling from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam and I was wondering where do you actually store your luggage in these trains? The only experience I have with trains in Europe was with TGV's but ...
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Travel from the UAE to Lithuania by car

I have been traveling around Asia with my family for the past couple of years, and now we are thinking of a plan to get back to Europe. The idea was to end the journey in Dubai, then fly to Lithuania....
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Is there a public bus from Budapest to Debrecen?

No results are obtained when I search on goeuro.com or busbud.com, and Wikitravel's Debrecen page only suggests car, plane and train. However, this is between the biggest and second biggest cities ...
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Entering Schengen visa issuer country and immediately transiting to another Schengen country

I got a Schengen visa through the Greek embassy, but I want to travel to a different Schengen country. Can I just have a transit in Athens, get my passport stamped in Greece, and leave for the other ...
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What are the opening hours for Debrecen Airport?

For the first time in my experience, sleepingatairports.com does not have the airport hours: https://www.sleepinginairports.net/europe/debrecen-airport.htm The hours also appear not to be given on ...
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Which airlines operating in Europe offer flight bundles?

KLM offers flights bundles that allows one to, say, buy 20 flights between two airports, or an airport or a set of airports or even any airport in country. You buy the bundles then you're free free to ...
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Extend Schengen visa to go to the UK for a short stay [duplicate]

I am Jamaican and I am currently in Europe on a Schengen visa. I have been invited to the UK next month for 2 weeks. How much will it cost to extend my schengen visa? I am a musician and may play ...
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Can I cancel an EU trip after the airline significantly changed my flight?

My SO and I decided to take a trip from Brussels to Nice. We booked and paid two flights with Brussels Airlines: one on August 14th and one on August 20th around 6 AM. Since then, my SO broke her leg ...
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Which European Union countries can an Indian citizen with Georgian temporary residence visit without advance application for a visa?

I'm an Indian citizen and do have an Indian passport, presently studying in Georgia, and I possess a temporary resident visa of Georgia for a duration of 5 years which was allotted for study purposes. ...
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Travelling around Europe on my way to the US. Where to store luggage?

I am going to start my graduate studies in the US this September. I am planning on visiting Europe on my way from India. Since I am moving to the US, travelling light is out of the question. I expect ...
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Immigration at Schiphol airport for non-EU citizens?

I am going to be traveling from Delhi to Amsterdam and was wondering how much time it would take for a first-time student entry to cross the immigration checkpoint.
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General price level comparison? [duplicate]

I am Swede and I want to travel in Europe on budget. I am having a hard time finding information about the general price level in different countries. So, is there a good economic index that compares ...
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Dual nationality: travel to the US with only the American passport

I have an American and a Italian passport and I live in the Netherlands. I don't need a visa to stay in the Netherlands, because I am Italian. My Italian passport has expired and I have to take a trip ...
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Why do airlines ask for passport during boarding and not any other document?

Provided that a person travels within the EU, what is the purpose of verifying the passport? I presume that the company just needs to be sure that I use my own ticket. So why do not they accept a ...
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Does visiting multiple EU countries in succession require a multiple-entry Schengen visa?

I plan to visit several Schengen countries in succession, e.g. Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and France, within a three-week period. In other words, I plan to visit Greece and straight after ...
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Travel from the UK to Spain with an Italian ID

This question is somewhat related to this one, but not quite the same. I'm an Italian citizen currently living in the UK, and I'll be traveling to Spain in about a week (from Heathrow). My passport (...