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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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Travlining with a non-EEA family permit from the UK to France [migrated]

I am German citizen and my wife is Kazakh. We both live in the UK. She has a non-EEA family permit. The sticker in her passport says that this expired in January but this website https://www.gov.uk/...
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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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Speeding violations in France by UK registered car

Ok now i was in France the previous weekend and was running late to make it for the euro tunnel back. So i stepped on the accelerator and drove above the speed limit. WAZE didnt show me any speed ...
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French Guiana - Vacation and Diving [closed]

Anyone keenly familiar with French Guiana? I am looking for scuba diving operators. I am most interested in visiting Kourou and the interior.
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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 ...
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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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Can I roller skate on the street in France?

I'm traveling to Europe soon and I'm wondering if I can legally skate on roads in France and if so, am I required by law to wear a helmet, reflective vest etc.
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France Schengen visa denial reason #9 [duplicate]

I applied through VFS Manila. I was rejected 3x consecutively. The 3rd application's reason is only point #9. "Your intention to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry of the visa ...
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Combined Business and Tourism Trip to Schengen Area. Which consulate am I supposed to approach for a visa? [closed]

I am traveling to France for X days on a business event and following that am going on a vacation trip to Iceland where I will be staying for X+6 days and X+5 nights. As I understand the procedures ...
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From Paris to Saint-Malo at night

I will reach Paris-Charles de Gaulle Sunday evening at 7.00 PM. Is it possible to go to Saint-Malo in the same day?
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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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Can I visit Paris with a visa for Germany which I got in India? [duplicate]

I have got a Deutchesland visa for Germany in India. I want to go Paris too. Do I need different Visa for that?it's written Valid for. Deutchesland Type D
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How to get from Geneva Airport to Metabief, Doubs, France by public transport?

I will be travelling to Métabief, France. My flight will arrive at Geneva Airport on 16 June (Sunday) around 7.30am. I would like to know how to get from Geneva Airport to Metabief by public ...
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Travelling to Europe before student visa [closed]

I am a US citizen a bit worried about possibly jeopardizing my French student visa by visiting France too much. I went to France in January for two weeks to visit my SO, and he was supposed to come to ...
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Travelling to Métabief (France) through Geneva airport in Switzerland

I am a Malaysian. I will be travelling to Métabief in France in June 2019 for a week. As I will land at Geneva airport in Switzerland, I am wodering whether I need any visa in Switzerland and to ...
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Not able to read bus schedule in France

This pdf file indicates which bus I should take from Vallorbe to Metabief. However, as I am not able to read French, can someone kindly help to read the file and pinpoint me to which bus should I ...
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Traveling to France before date of the long sejour visa

I would like to travel to France before the starting date of my long sejour visa. I thought it will be no problem since I can travel to the Schengen only with my passport without asking any permission ...
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France is not main destination could be a reason of rejection for schengen visa?

I applied for a schengen visa through tls contact for France in London. I gave two different travel plan, one in April 11 days, other one in August 3 days. My first travel plan starts with 3 days in ...
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Cheap way to travel last minute across France by public transport?

The starting point and end point are not very important, but it will probably be Lille (~Belgium border) and end point around Hendaye (~Spanish border) I am planning to spend ~3 days crossing. Time ...
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Which country to apply schengen visa when staying for equal number of days in 2 countries and port of entry is 3rd country?

I will be travelling to France and Switzerland with Family. Stay in both France and Switzerland is 5 days. As I am travelling through Lufthansa my port of entry and exit is Germany but I am not ...
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directive 2004/38/ ec family members

I am from Algeria and my wife is from Spain. We will be travelling from Algeria to Russia but we will have transit 10hours in paris, and during this time we want discover the city. As an EU family ...
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Schengen visa canceled due to itinerary change? [duplicate]

I applied and got a multi entry C Schengen visa from France valid for 3 months. My original trip was France- 5N, Austria- 3N, Czech Republic- 1N, Germany 6N, France- 1N However, we decided that ...
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Traveling Paris during my summer vacation, Do I still need NOC?

My husband and I are planning to visit Paris in July. We are both working in school, and during June-July there's no work. I'm confused if do we still need to get an NOC since those months are summer ...
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Versailles palace tickets. Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days or not if you are under 26 years old

It is not clear whether it is allowed to access Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens or not, if you are under 26 years old. Okay, first of all there is three types of tickets which you can take ...
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Connecting flight to Vilnius, LT via france ,Transit visa required? [duplicate]

Connecting flight to Vilnius, LT via france ,Is the Transit visa required to Hop in france for 10 hours ?
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Do the speed limit reductions due to pollution also apply to electric cars in France?

From time to time, the speed limit is reduced due to pollution in France (example (mirror)). Do these reductions apply to electric cars? (image source (mirror): MAXPPP)
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Can one use a TER train inside Île-de-France with an Île-de-France pass?

If one is taking a TER or Intercités for a journey entirely inside Île-de-France, can one use an Île-de-France pass such as Navigo, Mobilis, or Ticket Jeunes Weekend valid for the appropriate zones? ...
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Visiting Formula 1 Monaco GP on a tight budget

Racing is in my blood. I love Formula 1 and I have already watched live races in Germany and Belgium. But I'm dreaming of the Monte Carlo GP. The problem is - MONEY. So what's gonna be the cheapest ...
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Where in France can I rent a Citroen 2CV car?

I have never driven a Citroen 2CV and I fancy trying one but not to the extent of buying one. So, renting seems to be the solution. However, if I am going to rent one then rural France would seem to ...
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What does a Mauritian need to visit France?

I have a Mauritian passport and a biometric residence permit valid for 2 years. What do I need to visit family member in France for just a week in August.
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Travel to France with refugee travel document [closed]

I intend to travel to France with a South Korean refugee travel document. Can I do this?
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Frequent entries to the UK on visitor visa, am I likely to be denied? [closed]

Need a little advice, here’s a quick overview of my situation: -I am Canadian. -I previously lived in London for two years on a working holiday visa (2015-2017). -I’ve been living in France with ...
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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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France Schengen Refusal [closed]

Good day, i posted about my third schengen refusal a couple weeks ago and i was advised to consult an immigration lawyer. I contacted one i found on the France embassy website who is an attorney in ...
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Schengen Visa- Change in Entry date

I am an Indian national residing in the UK and I got my Schengen Visa from France with an year validity from Dec'2018-Dec'2019. We were planning to visit paris on the 3rd January'19 but had to cancel ...
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Passport needed for flight to Guadeloupe (PTP) from Paris-Orly (ORY)?

Is there a passport needed for a german citizen flying from ORY --> PTP directly? What I have found already was: "U. a. Deutsche können für Aufenthalte von bis zu 90 Tagen mit noch mindestens 6 ...
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Learning French in France [closed]

I want to travel to France to learn French. Language schools are prohibitvely expensive. Are there any reasonable priced schools? I am interested in northern France (Lille or Hauts de France) but I ...
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If there are no planes flying into Nancy, can I schedule my own connecting flight from Strasbourg? Or anywhere for that matter?

I'm visiting a friend in March next year, who lives in Nancy, France. I've been trying to find flights from either Indianapolis or Louisville that fly into Nancy-Lorraine airport for the first couple ...
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What's the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Madrid by train?

I am planning to travel from Northern Germany to Madrid by train in March. I found an offer for a night train to Paris for 43 Euro which is pretty cheap. From Paris to Madrid, my local train ...
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Why do I keep getting short duration schengen visas?

Ive never been refused any schengen visas I applied for but I keep getting very short Visas validities. The first Schengen Visa I got was 4 days visa from France and the 2nd one was 3 weeks from ...
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Shengen Visa for South African in the UK

someone on Reddit recommend I ask the below here: Visa Advice - No one will listen! Hi All, Asked a similar question in /r/travel but didn’t really get any responses. My SO is a South African ...
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Will I be able to enter France without having booked a return ticket from Europe yet?

Going to Europe imminently to study a short tertiary course, half of which will be in France. Haven’t booked my return flight from Germany yet. Will this be a problem for entering Paris? I have tried ...
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Refused entry to UK on Eurostar from Paris: how long can I stay in Paris?

My partner was refused entry from Paris to London via Eurostar. After being interviewed and refused we were taken back to the French police immigration. We asked how long does she have until she ...
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What is the best prepaid SIM card for data in France? [closed]

I'm going to travel to Paris in two weeks for 5 days. I'd like to buy a prepaid SIM card for my phone, no calls or SMS needed - only data is sufficient. I've looked through French mobile operators and ...
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I need to get Arrival and departure date record of Italy, do they provide to travelers?

I need a report of arrival and departure, some offices provide this to a traveler ? I was asked by the Canadian immigration office to extend my Permanent Residence Card. Please help me ?? I also need ...
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French tourist visa multiple countries [duplicate]

I applied for a short stay visa at the french embassy. The plan was to stay in France for the whole, and I have applied with only France as the destination. Now we are thinking of visiting other ...
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Paying French parking ticket from abroad

I got a parking ticket for apparently parking my rental car in the wrong place in front of my hotel. But as I had to leave quickly to get my flight back home, I was unable to pay it in France. I ...
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Metro working hours in Lille [duplicate]

I would like to get to Lille Flandres station by means of metro. However, i do not know working schedule of Lille metro. My question is that does metro work 7/24 in Lille, France?
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Can I travel to France without a visa?

My husband is British and I am a Gambian holding a Uk residents permit. We want to go to France for a holiday, can we go without me having a visa?
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Is it possible to get from a major airport to Morzine in the ski season using public transport?

We're planning a ski trip to morzine in the new year but I'd prefer not to rent a car. I could get a transfer but I'm hoping public transport will be more cost effective. So how is the easiest/...