Questions tagged [europe]

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Europe trip - Schengen countries

What are the documents/legal requirements (eg- any mandatory min/max amount of hard euros or cash) if I am visiting 4 countries - Netherlands, France, Italy and Germany in Europe, If I already have ...
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Is public transportation necessary in Madrid? [closed]

Flying in about a month to Madrid with my family :) Usually when I'm abroad I get the unlimited public transport weekly ticket and use it a lot. From researching a bit online and viewing the map, it ...
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How much hassle will I get flying into the Schengen zone for 7 months as a visa-exempt visitor?

I'm American and planning to fly into Europe for 7 months. With the Schengen visa, I'll be allowed 90 days out of 180 days in the Schengen zone. That's fine, I understand the rules, how the time ...
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Travel Europe to Russia

I have a Italian work permit validity for 5 year with Pakistani passport so I want to spend my holidays in Russia so can I travel with out visa
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I’m going to Portugal from Latvia and my flight has a layover in Dublin, Ireland. Do I need a transit visa in Ireland? [closed]

I’m going to Portugal from Latvia and my flight has a layover in Dublin, Ireland. Do I need a transit visa in Ireland ? Or I can stay in transit zone in Ireland ? Please help me to for this. I’m going ...
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French visa Interview After Previous Illegal Travel [closed]

I am a U.S. citizen applying for a visa with a French company under the long-stay "passeport talent". I have all the documents from the company that have been approved by the French government. Last ...
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Starting at EN2 6BQ (North London) on Wednesday noon which Capital Centre can you get to in the quickest time? [closed]

Excluding London. You may use planes/trains/cars, but no privately chartered planes or helicopters. You must take in to account how busy the roads will be at the time.
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Connection in gatwick URGENT [duplicate]

Everyone I need assistance regarding a connection in Gatwick, I have Morrocan passport with polish visa allows me to travel within europe. I have an easyjet flight from Spain connecting in London, I ...
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connection in Gatwick [duplicate]

I have Moroccan passport with Polish visa allows me to travel within eaurope, I am flying from Spain and I have connection in Gatwick, My flight is with easy jet and the airline and embassy said I ...
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SIM card for travelling to Europe from India

I will be travelling to Europe (Amsterdam, Prague and Berlin) from India for 7 days. I was wondering is it worthwhile buying a SIM card? I only need to make phone calls in case of emergencies and to ...
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Schengen Tourist Visa (Multi) [duplicate]

I have a tourist multi entry C visa (Etats Schengen) from the Swiss consulate in the U.S and was wondering the following below: 1) Can I travel to other Schengen countries without any issues given I ...
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I have a one way ticket to Austria, will they send me back home?

Next June I'll be going to Austria and I have booked a one way ticket, cause I have an italian citizenship and I'm planning on going to Italy to issue my passport afterwards. If the passport thing ...
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How common are petrol stations in SE Europe/Balkans?

I'm planning a motorcycle trip around the Balkans/southeastern Europe (incl. Romania and Bulgaria), this year. How common are petrol stations in this part of the world? And would they always be ...
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French rules for long stay visa: OFII

I was looking for somebody to guide me about the OFII rules catering to the French long stay visa. I'm going as an exchange student to Nimes, France from Delhi, India. As my stay is over 90 days, I ...
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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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Getting Schengen visa from Netherlands but staying in Italy for longer? [duplicate]

I am visiting Europe (Netherlands + Italy) for 2 weeks in June/July. My port of entry is Amsterdam but I am only staying there for 2-3 days. I will be spending most of time in Italy. Problem is that ...
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What castle is this?

Can anyone tell me what castle this is and where it is located?
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Do Europe laws apply in foreign (Asia) countries?

For example if two citizens from same country travel to Asian countries like Malaysia and Thailand, and one of them robs the other citizen while in Asia, is it worth reporting it back in Europe? Or ...
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Which country's embassy do I need to get the visa from: Port of entry or Final Destination [duplicate]

This is a general question about the Schengen Visa. I am an international student traveling from Washington DC to Rome with a layover in Lisbon for an academic conference. My question is that should I ...
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Eligibility for a compensation under EC/261

I am a resident of EU. Recently, my Air France flight from Mumbai to Paris was cancelled. The ticket was booked by Air France but the flight was operated by Jet Airways. Air France gave a new flight ...
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What does this mean? “Your UK visa application has been issued”

Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE VISA APPLICATION CENTRE BEFORE THEY CONTACT YOU. You will be contacted by the Visa Application Centre when your documents ...
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Is whipped cream a liquid for the purposes of airport security?

I'm going to travel to visit my mother from Stockholm to Brussels. I'm thinking about bringing a traditional Swedish pastry called semla for her from her favourite bakery. They are sweet rolls filled ...
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What documents does someone with a long-term visa need to travel to another Schengen country?

I am an international student in the Czech Republic studying electrical engineering as undergraduate.I am from Ghana (no)and I want to visit a friend in Denmark for 2 days by train, what are the ...
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Possible taxi scams if fare is agreed in advance?

The advice is given many times to not get into "illegal taxis", because they will scam you. My question is: what are the possible ways of scam, if you agree on the price and destination in advance (e....
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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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Travelling to UK and around Europe - visas required

Well, this is going to be a confusing one. Basically, my wife, first son, and myself are British citizens. We moved to Australia a few years ago (my visa is that I am a permanent resident in ...
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Dual Citizen. Exited the US on Italian passport recently

I'm a dual US/Italian citizen and before my most recent trip to the US I had always used my US passport to enter the US when going there. When exiting, I would use my US passport and then also show my ...
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How to Plan a Route for Long Distance Bike Trip In Europe

I am planning on doing a long distance bike trip through part of Europe. I would like to start in Amsterdam and bike through the Netherlands, parts of Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and Germany and end ...
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Main Destination for Schengen Visa

Planning a eurotrip from India this summer...iten: Entry: Amsterdam 3 nights Belgium:4 nights Italy: 5 nights Spain: 5 nights France: 3 nights port of exit back to India. Which consulate should I ...
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Cheapest Way to Get to Europe--I'm Flexible [duplicate]

My brother and I are planning a trip to Europe from the US late summer/early fall. I have Southwest airline points, and we are probably going all around Europe so specific airports and times are not ...
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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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Shortest transatlantic flight from Europe to somewhere, so that continental US can be reached by land (with possible ferry)

I am trying to find a route from Helsinki, Finland to Washington, DC, USA so that the air time is minimized, as the person travelling is afraid of an air travel. Assume, visas are not a problem. ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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What is the business model of commercial free walking tours?

For instance, Sandeman's runs free walking tours all over Europe. One or two every day of the year, good local guides, and the only payment is tips at the end. I'm sure the tip money is good since ...
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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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Non-US citizen applying for a Spain tourist visa with expiring visa

I am an Indian citizen studying in the US on an f-1 visa. My program end date is 14th of December 2018, and I am going back to India on the 19th of December. My travel plans - India to Spain 24th of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Winter tyres in France, Germany, and Switzerland

I'm planning a car trip on the board of Germany, France and Switzerland. What is the best place to rent a car? I think is an obligation to have special tires in Germany but not in France. If I rent ...
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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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Where is the Asia-Europe divide and where can we cross it?

Where is the division between Europe and Asia? What are places where we can cross it? Are there roads that go from one continent to the other? Bonus particularly scenic locations or places of ...
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Does being banned/deported from one country prevent getting a visa in another?

Does being deported and banned from the both UAE and Qatar for drug use impede me from being granted a European visa? I plan to apply to the Netherlands for a student visa.

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