Questions tagged [france]

Country in Western Europe known for food, culture, and architecture, with a Mediterranean coast and Paris as its capital and largest city.

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Changing a TGV booking

I have a TGV train booked from Montparnasse Gare to Rennes. There is 12 days left to travel. Now I want to change the booking from CDG airport to Rennes on that same day i.e., I want to change the ...
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how do I go from CDG airport to Montparnasse gare quickly and cheaply? [duplicate]

I am coming from India. My flight will land at terminal 2 of Charles De Gaulle airport, Paris. From there I will go to Montparnasse gare where I have TGV train for Rennes. My flight will land at 9.30 ...
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From France west coast to Portugal via ship?

I'd like to go to Portugal from France west coast (example: Brest or Nantes / Saint-Nazaire). Of course we can go there by car, but: I'd like to avoid the 2 days driving for 1562 km (Saint-Nazaire ...
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Looking for an adaptor to use my computer from France in Uruguay

I have browsed alot through Amazon to find an adaptor to use my electric stuffs bought France in Uruguay. In the description of the products they say if it can be used in Europa, USA, Australia, etc, ...
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Visa National - No Exit Stamp From France on Return to the UK

I work in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, and am an Indian citizen. I received a two-year French Schengen visa, which has a remark "COURT SEJ. CIRC." (short stay circulation) which I believe refers to the 90/...
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Can an SFR expired SIM card be extended?

I bought a local SIM card so my mobile phone would work in France, one of these: https://www.sfr.fr/telephonie-mobile/sfr-la-carte/welcome It says it expires after 14 days, and indeed this is what ...
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Can I travel to France with my UK residence permit?

I would like to travel to France to visit my family, however the Greek ambassador has my Congolese passport to stamp a visa because I am going on holiday over there. But in the meantime I would like ...
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Travelling through UK, what is considered a « common format resident permit »? [duplicate]

I will be travelling through UK (Manchester) from Africa to Paris. I will pass through border controls since i have to pick my lugages and check in again in a différent terminal but still at ...
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Traveling to Spain as tourist before entering France on type D visa [duplicate]

I have a quick question that I have seen a variation of before but nothing that is similar to my situation (from what I have seen). I was issued a Type D multi-entry visa from France my study abroad ...
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Return Passport related - Washington DC French Embassy Visa Question

I have my Visa appointment at the French Embassy (Washington DC). I'm travelling from Pennsylvania for the appointment. I would like the embassy to return my passport to me via courier. It's not ...
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How can I receive packages while in France?

I'm in France for a month, and I need to receive packages for stuff I buy online. Unfortunately, I'm staying in an apartment building that has a locked gate, and the mailboxes are inside that gate. ...
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Is it possible for me to re-apply for UK Visa after been ban [closed]

I was banned from entering United kingdom back then in Nigeria before coming to settled down in Europe.... I have a wife and a baby here in France and I wish to go to UK on holiday with my family.... ...
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Multiple Entry Schengen Visa: France or Netherlands?

I currently hold a Tier-4 UK student visa, but will be looking at applying for a multiple entry Schengen visa to be able to visit my mother, who's moving to the Netherlands end of this year. However, ...
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Appointment issues for Schengen visa in the New York Center (VFS office)

I'm planning to travel to France on Aug 16 for tourism (Short Stay). The Schengen visa appointment is booked completely in the New York VFS office and the latest date I see when the appointment is ...
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Where to repair baby stroller in Nîmes or elsewhere in France?

So we are travelling with a child, and our baby stroller's wheel went bad. How do we find a place which fixes those in France? We have a popular model so I assume they should be able to replace it ...
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Schengen Visa got rejected by Netherlands embassy. Where and how should I reapply? [India] [duplicate]

I am travelling to Europe on August 5th. Itinerary is: Arrival in Barcelona, 3 days there, 3 days in Paris, 4 in Amsterdam and 4 in Belgium and then back. I am from India and have never travelled ...
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Which type of Schengen visa i should apply for?

I'm a Graduate student in F1 visa, Going on a college trip to France for 10 days, I will be attending conference (part of my trip). Which visa type should I apply for?
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Schengen visa approved by French embassy, verbally asking to not enter Norway

A friend of mine 'Yy' applied for a business visa to enter Norway. They were rejected. They appealed with the Norwegian embassy asking to change to a tourist visa to visit family. The appeal takes 3 ...
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How should I do mobile data and voice calls in France? [duplicate]

I'm going to be in France for about a month this summer and I'm trying to work out how set up my phone. I will be staying in a house with WiFi most of the time, and not making many phone calls, maybe ...
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What’s the cost of Road tolls Calais to Copenhagenby car? [closed]

Travelling by car from Calais to Copenhagen and would appreciate advice re cost of road tolls from anyone who’s done this recently.
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Passport stamp - France Study Visa and Stopover in Spain

It's my first time traveling to Europe, so I don't know very well all the process with immigration. I have a Type D Visa (Study) for France, and I'm planning to go to Geneva as my final destination (...
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which country should i apply schenghen visa [duplicate]

I will be staying in France for 7.5 days and Spain for 9.5 days. I will go to France first and fly out of Spain. Main purpose is tourism. which country should I apply schenghen visa from?
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What happens if a person is deported to a country that previously refused asylum? [closed]

What will happen in the following scenario: You seek asylum at a European country Rejected Travel to another country Seek asylum Based on the concept of first country of asylum, you get caught and ...
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Arriving in France before the start of a Student Visa. Can I go to the UK and come back to France?

I'm American and currently applying for a Student Long Stay Visa in France (>90 days; it's a 2 year Master's program). My visa appointment with the consulate is in mid-July. My school starts on ...
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Transit ( Air side) between terminal 2 to terminal 3 in CDG airport [closed]

Arriving from Chicago at Charles De Gaulle(CDG, Paris) terminal 2 and transit to terminal 3 and catch a flight to Tunisia. Have 3 hours in between. Appreciate indicating any experience. Want to ...
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Schengen and Canada - Order of obtaining Visas

I am from India and I am going to start my undergrad degree in Canada this fall. Before going to Canada, I plan to stop in Paris for 4 days and then continue with my trip to Canada. My question here ...
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Is it possible to buy a train ticket CDG airport to Paris truly online?

Next week, I am landing in Paris CDG airport and an hour later I have to be at Gare du Nord. Therefore, I wanted to buy a ticket in advance to get from the airport to Gare du Nord as quickly as ...
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Schengen visa for my wife and kids

I am planning to visit Paris/France for 10 days. I have valid schengen business visa however my wife and kids have no schengen visa. Since they are going to apply for tourist visa do I need to mention ...
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Traveling while waiting for french residence permit

I moved to France last year and Im still waiting for my titre de sejour, I have a valid récépisse and I know this is not a valid document to travel (back) to France. I have ( after asking more than a ...
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Schengen visa Czech Republic travel to France

I have a valid Schengen visa for the Czech Republic for business. I now need to travel this time from my home country to France. Will the same Schengen visa be valid?
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Is is entry to the Louvre still free for British residents or is Brexit effective as of now?

I am not sure if Brexit is effective which would mean we can no longer get into the Louvre museum in Paris free with an EU passport, instead and having to pay the €15/17 euros. I want to visit today ...
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Currency used in Switzerland and France [closed]

I will be travelling to Métabief, France in the coming weekends. Currently I am in a dilemma. As I will be landing in Geneva Airport in Switzerland, I need to take public transport in Switzerland so ...
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Returnable deposit French campsite

I've recently booked a campsite in southern France and paid €50 to hold the booking. I have now been told by the campsite that I need to pay an extra €100 returnable deposit now and the other €30 for ...
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Is American Express widely accepted in France?

I'm going to be in France — mainly cities, especially Paris and Brest — for about a month this summer and the only credit card I have without ridiculous foreign fees is AMEX. How much can I count on ...
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Combining Navigo Pass with an SNCF point to point ticket outside Île-de-France

We will be travelling on an SNCF Intercités service from Paris. We both have Paris Navigo passes, one weekly pass and one monthly pass, both of which will be valid on the day of travel. The service we ...
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Can I enter France with Romanian residence permit as a non EU?

I have a travel document issued by Israel, I don’t have an Israeli passport yet I’m a student in Romania and I have work/student residence permit, I traveled before to Schengen countries with no ...
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Crossing from UK to France and back on the same day in the same car but with different drivers

I am probably going to have to lend my French-registered car to a relative for his trip to the UK. The day he returns to France I am supposed to be driving to the UK myself in the same car. Both ...
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One-way train from Paris to Barcelona [closed]

I'm traveling with my fiance this summer (early August) for 10 days, five in Paris and five in Barcelona. We already have flights and hotels set up, and wanted to take the train from Paris (early ...
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Where to stay in Paris for easy access to Palaiseau? [closed]

I will attend an event at Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau from Monday to Friday. The event will take place between 8am to 10pm, but some days it takes shorter (like until 5:30 pm). I may also have ...
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Surinam nationality and Carte Sejours validity

A person with Surinam nationality and passport also have a Carte Sejours from French Guyana which is valid for 10 years. We know that that person can travel legally without any limitation of duration ...
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How to pay in euros from the US?

I am planning a trip to France from the US, and need to make multiple payments in € on-line, including but not limited to train tickets on https://www.oui.sncf/. Of course, the easiest way to pay ...
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France Visa application form online error [closed]

I have created my account online on France Visa website for form filling. But now I am unable to access my account as the website isn't able to load properly. Every time I log in, the page will take ...
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France visa and travel

I have a multiple entry short stay French visa valid for one year. I have applied for many schenghen visas before and each time the visa said “Etats Schenghen” on top. But now it says France. My ...
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Didn't get France Visa ( Schengen visa) yet but my plane leaves in two days

I'm Indian citizen with UK residence permit holder(my husband is British) we decide to visit France for this summer holidays, so i applied for my France visa as i'm not EU member but i have residence ...
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Normandy, France: Where to see the WW2 landing craft?

I am visiting Normandy, France, more specifically the town of Bayeux. Where in vicinity (I have a car) is it possible to see landing craft used during operation Overlord on D-Day? Preferably on an ...
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Schengen Visa - Main destination [duplicate]

My friends and I are visiting the Schengen area, specifically Italy (1.5 days, 2 nights), France (3 days, 3 nights) and Belgium (3.5 days, 3 nights), in that order. Assuming that the duration of the ...
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Depositing a letter at Orly airport to be picked up by someone else

I have a problem with an important document that needs to pass from one person to another. Person A bringing the document transits Orly on Saturday evening (going through the public spaces, with ...
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Master’s in France by holding a student tier 4 visa in Uk [closed]

Current I am student in London and holding a indian passport. Now I am studying master’s (16month tier 4 student visa). My visa will finish on September 15-2019. Now I am planning to do a another ...
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Can I do an internship in France on a tourist visa?

I have been selected for a 2 month internship in a French laboratory. They will not pay me any money as stipend but rather they will reimburse my staying expenses. Can I apply for a tourist visa in ...
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Do I need a transit visa for South Korea? (under 24 hours)

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen who has been living in Japan for the past year on a student visa. As such, I have a valid residence card for Japan. I’m planning to travel to France, with a transit through ...