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Country in the Caucasus bordering Turkey, Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Former republic of the USSR with a unique language and alphabet.

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Visa in Georgia to live with my girlfriend [migrated]

I am Indian and so is my girlfriend. She has been studying in Georgia for 3 months and will study for 5 more years. I want to live and stay with my girlfriend until she's done. What can I do to get a ...
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Will a Canadian refugee travel document allow visa-free entry to Georgia?

I have a Canadian refugee travel document and I also have valid work permit. I traveled to Turkey and I didn't know that I needed a visa to enter Turkey. Now I changed the plan and I want to travel to ...
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Is it safe to carry luxury luggage? [closed]

Are luxury bags and clothing designed to be safely checked in luggage or carried around if travelling on a budget? Is it advisable to use such items in regular transportation, or are they more ...
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I'm under the impression you need to register with Azerbaijani authorities within 15 days of entering the country. Is that at 23:59 on the 15th day?

My evisa is actually for a 30-day period. However, I think I will only stay in Azerbaijan for 15 days, partly to avoid this registration process. I would prefer to leave at around 20:00 on the 15th ...
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What does the bus journey from Baku to Tbilisi look like?

For somebody wanting to travel from Baku to Western Europe, flying out of Kutaisi Airport seems to be the cheapest option in the South Caucasus region. However, the borders of Azerbaijan remain closed ...
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For Wizz Air, is it cheapest to select "travel light" and add cabin baggage or checked baggage later?

I noticed the difference in price for "Pack & Save" vs "Travel Light" is €75 in this case. I am thinking that it cannot possibly cost more than €75 to add either a 20kg checked ...
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Can I take a boxed bicycle from Trabzon to the Georgian border, and then Batumi?

Is there a reasonably priced coach from Trabzon to Batumi, where I could place my bicycle (which is worth less than €100 and would be in a cardboard box with the front wheel removed) in the luggage ...
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Equivalent of Cig Kofte restaurants in Georgia

In Turkey I discovered Cig Kofte restaurants, which have been great for me on my walking/cycling trip. They are very cheap and have reduced my food expenditure by about 3$ per day. In the staff I have ...
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What is the situation with land border crossings on the Georgia-Azerbaijan border?

Azerbaijan has extended its Special Quarantine Regime until January 2. I have been led to believe that the land border restrictions of the Special Quarantine Regime prevent any travel to Azerbaijan ...
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Mobile taxi apps for Tbilisi, Georgia

Which taxi apps work in Tbilisi, Georgia? Is there an app that is more reliable or less expensive than the others? Thanks.
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Can I rent and drive in Georgia (Country) with a UAE driving license?

I am going to travel to Georgia, (the country, not the US state) for a week and want to know if I can rent and drive a car there. I hold a valid driving license from the UAE and an Indian license as ...
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Shortcut to Tabor Monastery of the Transfiguration

In Tbilisi, I want to visit the Tabor Monastery of the Transfiguration for the views to the castle and the city. The road to the monastery winds its way through the hills for 2.7km or 42min walking ...
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Visiting Abkhazia from Georgia 2023

I travel on a passport from an EU country, and I would like to visit Abkhazia from Georgia in March this year. Is that still possible, and is it safe?
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Leave Georgia (Sakartvelo) without motorcycle

I am an Estonian (EU) citizen entering Georgia (the country) by land with my own vehicle. I am granted entry for 1 year, but would like to leave my vehicle in Georgia and fly home within this time ...
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Crossing by land from Georgia into Russia 2022

I would like to meet someone in Russia, but now most inbound international flights to Russia have stopped. My passport puts me on good terms with both Russia and Georgia and fortunately does not ...
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Consulate asked for my I-94 even though I've never been to the US

Three weeks ago, my family was at the US Embassy in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia (not a state in the USA) for an interview. The interviewer left our papers and pulled out a sheet of paper stating that ...
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Bicycles on Batumi-Tbilisi train

I remember, some years ago, you could just take your bicycle on the trains in Georgia. With a bit of haggling. But as they changed the wagons to modern Stadler, is this still possible? And how would I ...
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Current situation for Indian travellers visiting Georgia? (2019/2020)

There have been a lot of reports about Georgian immigration authorities deporting Indian travelers even though all paperwork was in order. In fact, if I'm not wrong, an Indian Embassy even issued an ...
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How much is customary to tip drivers in Georgia?

I.e. foreigners travelling with a tour agency based in Georgia. In their quotations they mention explcitely that the quote does not include tips for the drivers. How much is it customary to pay? i.e. ...
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Can I exchange a note of 1000 Swiss Francs in Georgia?

I own a single note of 1000 Swiss Francs, (CHF) pristine. And a valid EU passport. Can I walk into a bank in Georgia and exchange it for GEL? I only need it to travel as a tourist. Wondering if they ...
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Day Tours from Within Kazbegi / Stepantsminda [closed]

I am going to visit Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) independently, but was not able to find any organized tours that leave from the town – the ones I found all leave from Tbilisi. Are there any day tours ...
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Visa to Georgia on Pakistani Passport from Embassy of Georgia in Malaysia

I am a Pakistani passport holder residing in KL, Malaysia. Is this possible for me to get a visa to Georgia from the Georgian embassy in Malaysia?
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How to book a train ticket from Tblisi to Baku (online)

So as per my research, there is a train that goes from Tbilisi to Baku. I want to book the ticket online from Tbilisi to Baku. So I came across this website http://www.railway.ge/ which seems to be ...
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Query regarding status Temporary Residence card holder of Georgia

I am a India Passport holder with Temporary Residence card hold of Georgia. So I would like to know if I want to visit Ukraine, Russia and Schengen countries then do I required VIsa for the entry into ...
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Georgia: How to get from Shatili to Tblisi in September

My brother and I are planning to make a trekking from Omalo to Shatili in the first week of September. One thing I'm a bit uncertain about is how easy it is to get back from Shatili to Tblisi. ...
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Traveling from Ushguli to Batumi, Georgia in one day

I'll be trekking in Georgia in September from Mestia to Ushguli as a group of 4 people. We have a flight booked back home departing from Batumi at Friday morning around 9:30 AM, while we're planning ...
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Are these red-flags or normal practice for accommodation in Georgia (country)?

First time visiting Georgia, I have had a few surprises at my first accommodation in Tbilisi, which I would consider red flags, but maybe they are just common practice here. This will help me in ...
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Getting from Kutaisi airport to Tbilisi (GeorgiaBus)

I have a couple of questions regarding getting from Kutaisi airport (KUT) to Tbilisi. Researching that there seem to be the following options: Minibus (marshrutkas) Train Normal bus (GeorgianBus ...
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Crossing countries in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Iran

I hold an Irish Passport and arrive in Georgia next month. I have read many comments about having Armenian or Azerbaijan stamp in the passport which might cause problems in Armenia or Azerbaijan. What ...
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Georgia/Tbilisi restaurant etiquette

In Georgia, as a solo diner, if you have leftover half a bottle of wine or whatever with a meal in a restaurant, is it acceptable to take the half-full bottle with you when you leave?
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Can I bring chocolate from Belgium to Georgia?

I would like to bring some Belgian chocolate to Georgia (the country) as a gift for a friend. Is that allowed? I've tried to find some information about it, since sometimes it's forbidden to import ...
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South Ossetia visa [closed]

I would like to visit south Ossetia and north Ossetia. I will be arriving in Georgia first .. What is easy way to get Ossetia Visa ? and how i suppose to get in ossetia from Georgia (train ? taxi) I'...
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Refused Georgian Visa application [duplicate]

I applied for a Georgian visa at the embassy and I was denied. I don't understand why it was denied, but I got my file from them saying this statement. I am from Nigeria and studying an MBA Program in ...
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Exit and entry stamps on European passports when leaving Schengen Area

Does a European passport get an exit stamp at the time of leaving Europe for Azerbaijan or Georgia? Also will the destination countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan put an entry stamp once you enter ...
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Applying for a Georgia tourism visa

I am applying for Georgia and UK visas. I know the UK will ask me to drop my passport for 15 days, but I don't know if Georgia will ask me to leave my passport with them. I have my visa interview on ...
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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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Do I need a visa to enter Georgia? [duplicate]

I have a Palestinian Authority passport and a work permit and residence in Turkey. I also have USA and Schengen multiple visas. I have used the Schengen visa several times and it's valid until April ...
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Can I use a UK tourist visa to visit Georgia?

I am Nigerian. I want to know if I can use a UK tourist visa to travel to Tbilisi, Georgia, from Nigeria.
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Georgian on arrival for Canadian visa holders

I am planning to travel to Canada from 18th June to 5th July. I got to know that when you have Canadian visa, you can go to Georgia visa free. I will be leaving Canada on 28th June and I would like to ...
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Can I travel to Georgia without a visa if I have a single-entry Schengen visa?

I looked up at the Georgian website and they weren't being specific whether or not if I can enter Georgia with my single-entry Schengen visa. They only state "valid visa-holder of schengen visa can ...
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Turkish official denying exit for a foreign citizen trying to cross into Georgia

My friend is from Kyrgyzstan (he has citizenship) and works in Turkey. He wanted to visit Batumi, a city in Georgia. Georgia doesn't ask visas from citizens of Kyrgyzstan. Because my friend lives in ...
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How to get from Tbilisi to Baku with a stop in Seki for one night? [closed]

We are planning a trip in Georgia/Azerbaijan and would like to visit Seki on the way from Tbilisi to Baku. We are 5 people and looking for the fastest and easiest way, possible marshrutka or taxi.
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Indians traveling to Georgia

I have Indian passport with valid Schengen visa and Georgian e-visa. Can I have trip to Georgia. Because I'm hearing lots of news that travelling to Georgia is turning out to be a nightmare for many ...
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How to change the date of travel of a Georgian railway ticket purchased online? [closed]

How can I change the date of a return ticket (Georgian railway) from Tbilisi to Batumi, purchased online?
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Georgia visa application in the UK on South African passport

Can I apply for a visa for Georgia while in the UK on a visitor visa for 5 months on a South African passport?
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Can I travel on a stand-up paddle boarding near Tbilisi?

I am travelling to Tbilisi, and I have a paddle board. Are there any issues with me launching and travelling up the river?
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What are the Georgia entry rules for an Indian national with a Schengen visa?

I want to vacation in the country of Georgia. I have an Indian passport, and have a Schengen visa. Can I enter Georgia with this Schengen visa, or do I need to get another visa?
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Traveling from Tbilisi to Kazbegi?

I would like to take a minibus from Tbilisi to Kazbegi, but I do not speak Georgian and not sure where is the furtherest point that the minibus will take me.. I imagine I will need a taxi to get to my ...
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Can you enter South Ossetia from Georgia?

As the title says, is it possible to enter South Ossetia from Georgia or do you have to enter from Russia? Btw, I'm from Denmark if that matters.
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Can I get a Georgia visa on gcc residence permit?

I am resident of Saudi Arabia, holding a Pakistani passport. Can I get a visa on arrival on the basis of permit card? Note that I have a one-month Schengen visa as well. What if I travel to Georgia ...
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