Questions tagged [europe]

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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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What can I do in the UK with an Italian residence card? [closed]

I live now in UK with my card residence of Italy. I want to know what's validity of my card in UK: Can study? I can sign job contract? I can live there for 3 months?
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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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What is the smallest scheduled transatlantic destination?

When travelling to North America, I am usually quite stressed when arriving in a large airport serving a huge city, so I like to seek out flights arriving in more peaceful settings. Condor seasonally ...
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thermal (hot springs) destinations in Europe for young couples [closed]

When we search the web for Europe Hot Springs and similar terms we get a lot of results. We have found that many thermal baths are often visited by older people for medical reasons. We are looking ...
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Tips for surfing on the coast to the North Sea/English Channel

I was wondering if anyone could share some tips for good surf spots around Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France. I am planning on going sometime in the winter/spring and would like to wild camp. ...
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Can I travel to European Countries with National Visa D?

I am planning to pursue Masters program in Geneva and is it possible to travel and look for jobs in EU Countries.
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Solo travelling EU at 17

I am from New Zealand and was wondering if anyone has more information about travelling around Europe at 17 solo. The countries I would be visiting are Germany, Switzerland and Italy. Do I need a ...
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How long in advance can Flixbus tickets be booked

How long time in advance can I book Flixbus bus tickets for traveling in Europe? When I try with a route that normally runs daily (out of Prague) for June 1, 2020, their web site refuses with: ...
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Converter vs Adapter

I'm looking at travel Converters so I can use an American appliance abroad. Something like this. However, all of those I've seen are both Converters and Adapters. As far as I know, that means that if ...
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Can I travel from a Non-EU country to an EU country with a residence permit from another Schengen country? [duplicate]

I am from outside the EU and I am currently in the Netherlands with a temporary Dutch residence permit. I wanna go home to visit my family and I was wondering if I am allowed to use my Dutch residence ...
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Ski areas rules-of-thumb south, north, east, west slope?

Are there any rules of thumb when choosing a skiing area? I'm looking at google maps and browsing ratings, but are there any rules of thumb such as 'avoid north-oriented slopes' or something? Height, ...
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Buying a car in Europe while being a non-resident possible in Holland [closed]

I would like to emphasise the possibility to BUY and subsequently OWN a car for your European roadtrip as being a perfect alternative for renting or leasing. Google for "backpackercars" and "europe" ...
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I entered Hungary as a Schengen visitor, but left on a Temp. Residence Permit. When can I return as a Schengen visitor? [duplicate]

I entered Hungary earlier this year (mid April), and spent my 90 days there. Just before my time was up, I applied and was approved for a temp. residence permit - which would allow me to stay (not ...
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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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How to find cheap accommodation in Europe

I'm touring Europe (Germany(Berlin and Munich),Austria(Salzburgh) and France(Paris)) for 11 days during Christmas and New year ( 24th Dec to 3rd January ) I would like to book the accommodation for ...
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How do I plan a trip on europe effeciently [closed]

I have 11 days to tour Europe. My entry point is Berlin 24th Dec 2019 and my exit point from Europe is Paris 3rd January 2019 and I haven't booked anything else including other travel tickets and ...
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European Transit Visa [duplicate]

If I missed my flight to Moscow in Amsterdam (Transit), can I book again while in transit to Moscow with transit in Copenhagen, Denmark? Thank you
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Why are compartments in western European day trains falling out of fashion? [closed]

In Europe, railway carriages have had two types of layout: coach-style big room with plenty of seats or compartment cars with a side corridor giving access to small, usually 6-seat or 8-seat ...
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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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Add passenger for flights booked with Wizz Discount club

How can I add a passenger in my flight booked with Wizz Discount club? I can’t find the option.
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Being in Spain as an international student, with an expired TIE, will I be able to travel to Italy and back with just a return permit?

I am currently a Dominican student staying in Madrid, last August my visa/TIE expired, since then I've been doing all the paperwork and all I need to do to renew it, sadly it won't be done until some ...
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How to understand quality of Google Maps transport info in advance?

Traveling around Europe I grew to rely more and more on Google Maps (GMaps) public transport data. That is if I am in a new city and need to get from A to B, GMaps is normally very effective in ...
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Can I put a bed quilt/blanket in airplane's cargo?

I don't want to buy an extra suitcase, and I don't really care if the quilt (if that's its name) lands damaged or not. I am thinking of adding a suitcase (luggage 23kg) in my airplane booking, and ...
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EU travel suggestions between 12/26 and 1/15 [closed]

I'm planning an EU trip with my family and would love to hear thoughts or suggestions on where to go, with a few things in mind that I'll explain below. It'll be my wife and I, my 5 kids ages 3 months ...
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Things to visit in UK other than world famous spots in UK like London Eye and all [closed]

I am planning to Visit UK at the end of Nov 2019 for 15 days, considering weather what are all the spots I can visit other than London Eye. Westminster Abbey, tower bridge, museum etc. In and around ...
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Use 230V 50Hz electronics in U.S.A

I want to visit friends in U.S.A. and may stay there for maybe a month. I would like to bring my electronics with me and need to know how I could use them in America. They use 230 V, 50 Hz (I am from ...
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Transit visa for Munich airport for Canadian PR [duplicate]

I am a Canadian permanent resident planning to transit via Munich airport. I read the transit visa exceptions at https://www.germany-visa.org/airport-transit-visa/ It says Still, there are some ...
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Receptionist took a copy of my passport

This is my first visit in the UK. I'm from UE. A receptionist in a hostel I am staying took a picture of my passport (of the page with my picture and all my personal data). I understand that the ...
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To which countries in Europe can I travel without a visa with a blue card from Bulgaria [duplicate]

I have a Bulgarian Blue Card, and I know that it is not valid for countries in the Schengen area. But, I can go, for example, to Romania (I was there last week) with the blue card. There are others ...
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How to get a Schengen visa from Saudi Arabia?

I'm an Indian passport holder who is having a resident/work permit (iqama) in Saudi Arabia. I wish to visit some European countries so I want a long term Schengen visa. What are the requirements do I ...
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Are there manual immigration checks for non EU citizens in airports when travelling inside the EU?

Are there passport checks at EU airports for non-EU travelers who travel between two EU countries? Now I know that EU citizens are not subject to any passport or ID check whatsoever, just automated ...
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Preliminary Plans for a trip to Europe [closed]

So, due to a recent financial windfall, my plans to take about a 2 week trip to Europe have potentially moved up from "something for 2-3 years down the line" to "maybe next spring/summer". Since I ...
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How to cross the Lake Constance from Constance to Meersburg by car

I would like to visit Constance (Germany) with my van, and also see the other side of the lake. Is there a way to cross by ferry or would I need to drive along the lake?
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Traveling from Europe to Beijing, China with prescription drugs

I have to travel from an European country to China for work (10 days). I received a kidney transplant several years ago, which requires me to take some medications (7 different pills) every day. My ...
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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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Why are so many electronic passport gates kept closed?

I travel by plane on average 3-4 times per month, mainly in Europe. One thing I have noticed is that despite the advantages offered by electronic passport gates, on almost every occasion and at almost ...
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Do I need an EHIC card if I have travel insurance?

I'm a British citizen going on holiday in a couple of days to an EU country. By not paying attention too closely, I've allowed my EHIC card to expire and won't be able to get a new one in time for my ...
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Can I get Schengen visa after being convicted and deported from UK 12 years ago? [duplicate]

12 years ago, I was convicted for false document deception for 12 months and was deported from the UK to Kenya. However, I didn't disclose my real details including DOB throughout the incident, I only ...
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Can I use a Schengen visa for attending a conference in Romania? [duplicate]

I am planning to attend a conference in Timisoara, Romania. The conference date is really close and I suspect that I won't be able to get a Romanian visa by then. Should I apply for a tourist ...
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Obtaining travel vaccinations without insurance in Austria

I plan on travelling to Kenya soon to do some volunteer work. As I have been travelling around for a long time I have given up my previous residency in the Netherlands which means I no longer have the ...
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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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When traveling to USA, New York, how to pay (Euro bank account) [duplicate]

When traveling from Europe to New York, which is the most cost-effective way to pay for anything? My purchases will mostly be places to eat, museums, stadiums etc. So should I exchange money when ...

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