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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? [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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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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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 (...
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Bring coca leaves from South America to Europe [duplicate]

Soon I will fly back home from Argentina. Here in some places (as in other Andean countries) coca leaf from Erythroxylum Coca are legal and of common use for plenty of reasons, mainly historical. You ...
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How to get PR in France or any European country as gay couple? [closed]

I’m Sri Lankan male and gay. I need to get married to my boyfriend. Since gay marriages are not legal in Sri Lanka, how to het married in another country and live in there? Please help.
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Required documents for an EEA Family permit for tourism

My EEA wife and I (non-EU) live in my country (outside the EU) and we are planning to travel to the UK for few weeks as tourists. We are planning to provide: My current and old passport. Marriage ...
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CEDR EasyJet Complaint worth it? [closed]

I recently raised an EU261 cancellation claim against EasyJet for a flight from Bristol to Prague that was cancelled. I was only going to Prague for the weekend and the next available EasyJet flight ...
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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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Wifi and power outlets on bus from Paris to Turin

I am taking a bus from Paris to Turin in a couple of weeks. I would like to not miss out the day and get some work done. I've read that some of the buses offer power outlets and free wifi, but there ...
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What are the EU laws on unused plane ticket and airport tax refund?

I bought a plane ticket from TAP Air, which goes Frankfurt -> Lisbon -> Toronto (one way), and the taxes applied to this ticket are pretty high. Sadly, I can't make this flight due to personal reasons,...
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Can global interrail pass go from Barcelona to Marseilles?

We are planning to go from Bilbao to Marseilles. After some research, it seems it is not viable to travel to France from Bilbao, so going to Barcelona seems essential. From Barcelona, there is a ...
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How many days do you need (minimum) to visit Oslo and others? [closed]

I will be visiting Norway the next August and due my route (I will be travelling around the country) I have doubts about visiting Oslo half and a day or just half day (about 5-6 hours). I have read ...
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Unlimited data plan to use In the whole of Europe for YouTube streaming [closed]

I'm planning a Europe-wide trip in a motorhome I've bought. I'd like to stream the trip from the front of the motorhome to YouTube, basically a live landscape with music. To do this I'm trying to ...
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Do skincare sheet masks fall in the liquids category for carry ons?

I will be travelling from Amsterdam to Barcelona with only a carry on. As a makeup/skincare loving person, I have currently already packed the max of 10 liquids (with a max of 100ml). However, I ...
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Do Europe's ATMs offer good US$ → € exchange rates? [closed]

Do Europe's ATMs offer good US$ → € exchange rates, or would I get a better rate buying € in the U.S. at a bank?
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Eurocity Train Numbers

I'm looking at taking a train from Dresden to Bratislava. According to DB from Dresden to Prague it's EC171 and from Prague to Bratislava it's EC279. Could this be the same train, just changing ...
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Travel within Europe after tourist visa expires

I am Taiwanese, and I am in Belgium with my 3 months tourist visa. If I travel to Portugal after my 3 months tourist visa is expired, will someone check that at the airport? My guess is that no, they ...
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Should I buy a Eurail Pass? Help! [closed]

I'm looking for someone experienced in travelling Europe/with the eurail pass! My friend and I are taking a trip at the end of August to multiple countries and cities in Europe. The trip is going to ...
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Renting a car without driver's license in Spain

my wife and I are going on holiday to Menorca soon and we were thinking of renting a car. The problem is, she can drive and has a valid drivers license from non-EU country but doesn't have a credit ...
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What is this mountain next to the Semmering railway called?

There is a mountain next to the Semmering railway in Austria (red rectangle in the image below): Image source What is the name of this mountain? Update 1: I suspect it's called the Pollereswand or ...
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Travelling back from Japan to EU [closed]

I'm going to bring some presents along like magnets for the fridge, maybe some clothing and some stuff like sweets from Japan back to the European Union. Is there anything in particular I should ...
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Language visa - tourist schengen visa combination

I've searched through the topics here and other forums and couldn't find what I'm looking for. I've found similar situations, and I think my situation is perfectly fine, but I'd like to double (triple,...
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What do I need to know in preparing to rent a car for an international road trip in the EU [Prague->Munich->Innsbruck->Vienna->Budapest->Prague] [closed]

I am planning a road trip across 4 countries with a rental car from Prague. I plan to cover Munich, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, Budapest, Gyor along the way and come back to Prague to end my trip. ...
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US Citizen flying to a country, but via another country as a stop en ruote: do we need extra time?

I am hoping to make a round trip from Albany (ALB) to Stockholm (ARN). At my target dates, one possibility is to go from: Albany to Newark (EWR) to Copenhagen (CPH) and then to Stockholm (ARN), and ...
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Is it possible to drive from Southeast Asia to Europe? [closed]

My band and I are wanting to buy a vehicle in Vietnam, pack it with our music gear, and drive to Europe. Can anyone give me economically efficient information on 1) the safest route to take, and 2) ...