Questions tagged [europe]

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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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How to find a missing bag that has been forwarded via a third airline?

I had a flight with Wizzair within Europe and my bag was missing. I made a property irregularity report at the airport for my bag to be delivered to my final destination, which was in another ...
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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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Delayed bag compensation rights. For flight inside europe

On a flight with Wizzair (low cost european airline). Flight inside european union. The bag is missing now for around 14 days. The company emailed me. That as my bag is delayed. I can send them ...
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To find shower in Latvia

Is there any gasoline stations in Latvia that provides shower? I know I can get shower in swimming pool, but I need something that costs 5 Eur maximum. Where I can take shower in Riga?
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Can I bring an old artillery shell on a plane?

I have been travelling in Europe, and picked up an old artillery shell that the seller told me was empty. When I went to inspect it at home, I removed the projectile and found that the shell is in ...
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6 months visa for Germany from Philippines

My daughter lives in Germany and she is a Philippine citizen with a working permit for Germany. She has a child with a German citizen but they have trouble to fill the time until the child can join ...
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Send refrigerated drug to my girlfriend in UK

My girlfriend has moved to the UK for 5 months. She needs refrigerated drugs for her medical condition that we usually get in Italy. Is there any reputable service that allows sending refrigerated ...
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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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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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Buy smartphone in US while visiting, fees in Europe

If I buy a smartphone ~700 USD from New York while travelling and come back to Greece, will there be fees while entering the country? The same phone costs about 1000 USD in Greece i am guessing from ...
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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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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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Carrying fruits into the EU?

I don't know about current EU restrictions on bringing in fruits for personal use. I want to bring in some cashew apples and mangoes from the tropics (for consumption). My questions are: Does anyone ...
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Is it possible for a citizen (but non-resident) to buy and insure an RV/Camper Van in Europe?

I have Italian citizenship but my "residence" is in Canada. It's where my driver's licence is based. I'm however planning to return to Europe on a long-term basis and am considering buying ...
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Prepaid Sim at Frankfurt Airport

Based on two answers to this question, I intend to buy either lycamobile sim or Lebara sim. I found some very good options on https://www.lycamobile.de/en/ Following are the questions: Can I buy ...
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Which non-Schengen Countries can I visit with EU Blue Card?

I have an Indian passport and am currently living and working in Germany holding an EU Blue card (Aufenthaltstitel). Which non-schengen countries can I visit without applying for a Visa explicitly? I ...
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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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Schengen visa overlapping problem?

I have a Schengen visa for December .. I have to apply another one for another country in October for job inquires! Is there a problem for my December visa?? Overlapping problem or something?? Thank ...
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Where can I setup a company in Europe to register a car/campervan?

So basically, I am Maltese [EU] resident and I would like to purchase a campervan to travel around Europe but the registration tax for a campervan from the EU here is 50% of evaluated value according ...
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Build the ecologically most sustainable travel route in Europe oneself

I'd like to find the ecologically most sustainable travel route with classic public transport (bus, train, ship, plane) within Europe by myself without a travel agency. Is there a webpage to build a ...
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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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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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Short Stay Schengen Visa for non Eu spouse

i am a German national and living in Germany, and married with a pakistani national. My wife live in Pakistan and has not any EU residence card. we are planning together holidays to Denmark. will we ...
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