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Can I bring xanax (or valium) on a plane?

Is it allowed in Union Europe to bring with you (i.e. in hand luggage) xanax (or valium or any similar anxiety medication)? for personal usage, most likely one box.
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Skydiving or paragliding options in Europe [closed]

I am looking for options to have skydiving or paragliding near Amsterdam. I know both (skydiving and paragliding) are very different but I want to have adventurous sky view. Near Amsterdam doesn't ...
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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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NRI Travelling to Europe from Home Country [closed]

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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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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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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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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Cheap/free ski passes for children

Skiing tends to be fairly expensive sport, especially when you have a family. What is the easiest way to find out what are the ski pass prices in different resorts, and in particular which resorts ...
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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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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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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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Is it too far to go to Eastern Europe on a 5-6 week holiday if I land in Paris?

So we're landing in Europe in September and planning to stay for about 5-6 weeks. We plan to land in Paris as it seems to have the cheapest flights from Australia but also we have to go to France ...
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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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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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Websites for car relocation in Europe?

Is there a good website for car/camper relocation in Europe ? I mean, those companies that allow you to rent a car/camper for free from point A to point B. Let's say between Netherlands and Italy/...
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Where were these castle pictures from WW II taken?

I have four pictures taken during WWII but one of them isn't so great, although it does seem to show a tall tower within the building somewhere (added this pic--view from hill in back of castle). My ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there such a thing as a European SIM card?

This summer I will go on a road trip from West to East Europe and back. Being able to call and especially access the internet is useful on the road, so it made me wonder whether I could buy a European ...
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Which European countries accept an expired national French ID?

I am French and I have a national ID card that expired recently. France extended the validity of this card and it is now valid for 15 years (instead of 10). Many European countries (the EU I think) ...
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Where can I travel with a Norwegian Convention Travel Document?

I had refugee protection in Norway under the Geneva convention with a Refugee Travel Document, except Schengen countries. Which other countries can I travel to with this document?
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Schengen visa for housewife

How difficult or complicated it is to get a Schengen tourist visa for a housewife / homemaker? My wife and I (Indian passport holders) are travelling to Germany for 10 days. Wife is unemployed. Is it ...
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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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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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Does my mother require a Schengen visa to travel to Europe with me?

My mother holds an Indian passport with a stamp for indefinite leave to remain. She has been in the UK since 1975 after marrying my father, who was a British citizen. I want to take her with me to ...
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Luggage use of someone absent

I bought two tickets for my parents on the same flight, but my father is not coming anymore. Can my mother use the luggage allowance of my dad on the way back? Since the ticket is still bought and not ...
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Leaving and entering the UK past Tier 5 visa end date

I'm an American student who will be interning in the UK on a Tier 5 Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange visa for 8 weeks this summer. I was wondering if it would be possible to stay ...
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I'm planning to visit Turkey for sightseeing. Do I need an eVisa or do I need to visit the embassy?

I live in Krakow. I have a valid Indian passport + EU blue card. I'm planning to visit Turkey for sightseeing. Do I need an eVisa or do I need to visit the embassy? Is there any restriction on ...
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Travelling within Schengen area with a processing Italian residency permit [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked thousands of times on this website, however bear with me. I'm a non-EU student studying in Italy and I've had 2 residency permits issued for the entire time I've ...
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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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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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How to withdraw Euros from an ATM in Warsaw?

I am a tourist in Warsaw, Poland. I want to withdraw some Euros. Could anybody suggest how I do that, as I have a Euro card and want to avoid conversion charges.
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How to rent a car for a road trip in Eastern Europe?

I will arrive at Frankfurt for a two week vacation in Europe. I plan to hire a car for a round trip to stay one night in different cities in the way of Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and ...
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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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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 ...