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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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Where can I exchange Georgian Lari in the United States?

I have some Georgian Lari and I'm going to the US in a couple of weeks and was wondering if anyone knew any outlets in either Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Dallas, Austin, New Orleans, ...
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How to obtain a tourist visa for Abkhazia?

I would like to visit the disputed region of Abkhazia. Where and how can I obtain a visa? Can I do it at the Georgia-Abkhazia border, or the Russia-Abkhazia border?
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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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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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Crossing by car from Bulgaria into Turkey and then into Georgia

We live in the UK. Next summer we're planning a long-ish (2 months long) trip to Georgia - family visit. Flying with three children (especially small) is doable, but not the best thing ever, plus ...
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Is it possible to travel across Turkey from the northeast corner to the southwest corner in 5 days/

I will start from Georgia. Then I enter Turkey somewhere and I would like to travel across the country somehow (no plan yet). The last stop in Turkey might be marmaris. Anyway, I have to go to the ...
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How to go from Kars, Turkey to Georgia?

I will travel in Turkey in Nov/Dec 2015. I will take the train from Istanbul to the far east of Turkey. As far as I know, Kars is the east end of the railway. How can I go from Kars to Georgia?
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What international border crossings link Turkey, Georgia and Russia?

Looking to travel from Turkey into Georgia and then Russia with motocycle What international border crossings link Turkey Georgia and Russia? Is it possible to go by ferry from Turkey to Russia?
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Crossing from Georgia into Turkey

Going from Georgia into Turkey overland—can you do that without problems? (Assume no visa requirement for either country.) What border crossing points are there? Also, what are the public transport ...
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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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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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With a German travel document for refugees, do I need a visa to enter Georgia/Tbilisi?

I'm planning to visit Georgia next month, and I have refugee travel document issued by the German government (Blue Travel Document). Do I need visa to enter Georgia ?
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Is it possible to take a direct bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul?

I'd like to go by bus directly from Tbilisi to Istanbul. My questions are: What companies run on the route (please list as many as you know)? What bus Station in Tbilisi does each Company operate ...
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Schengen visa question – Indian citizen

I am an Indian citizen. I will leave India in January 2015 and plan to be travelling through Asia for about 10 months. I will then be in Georgia. My plan is to apply for a German Schengen visa in ...
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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 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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Can a Pakistani with valid Saudi Resident Card travel to Georgia? [duplicate]

I am holding a valid resident ID card of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and I am a Pakistani national. Can I travel to Georgia with visa free entry?
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Status of David Gareja - rocky monastery on the top of the mountain

In summer last (2012) year I visited Georgia, and I was with my friends in David Gareja. They were tired, and I decided to climb a hill south of the monastery, on the top of which is a small chapel. A ...
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What is the price of ferries between Bulgaria and Georgia?

A previous question about Romania and Georgia mentioned that there are ferry connections between Bulgaria and Georgia. Somebody I've met at my new hostel is interested in just a ferry so I dug up that ...
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Refused entry to Georgia

This summer my girlfriend and I planned a trip to Georgia for one week. I am Ukrainian, so I don't need a visa to enter Georgia. We flew from Kyiv to Tbilisi without any problems. However on a ...
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Georgia invitation letter for visa

My friend and I want to go to Georgia as tourists on Pakistani passports. I can enter Georgia without a visa on valid USA visa. However my friend needs a Georgia visa on his passport. He needs a ...
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Mountain road between Batumi and Akhaltsikhe

Is it realistic to hire a "taxi" or a marshrutka to go from Batumi to Akhaltsikhe and then to Borjomi via the mountain road? The idea is to see the sights, those ancient bridges, etc. How much may ...
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Evisa for Georgia for an Indian citizen [closed]

The evisa website for Georgia says that a decision for a visa will get given in 5 working days on my email. I got a payment confirmation on Monday but no mail after that and it's Saturday now. Anyone ...
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Bulgaria to Armenia

We have a Bulgarian registered car and Bulgarian driving licences, but are Brits. Having seen the requirements for those travelling through to Georgia on a UK driving licence please could anybody ...
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Transport in Georgia. Cheap or expensive? [closed]

How is the transport system in Georgia? Is it cheap or expensive? Do cabs charge by some meter of fixed fares or do they charge a lot?
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Which Currency can I use in Georgia?

Which currency is generally used in Georgia? Will I be able to use Euro or US dollars? And if no, how much will I be allowed to exchange at Tbilisi airport?
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Travel to Georgia with EU ID Card?

OK I need to ask this about Georgia.... I am a Portuguese citizen and want to go there with national ID card. What will the immigration ask me? Do they give some kind of paper to EU citizens while ...
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Is the border between Georgia and Russia open to citizens of other countries?

I know the one border between the Republic of Georgia and Russia that is not in a rebel province was officially opened in the last couple of years... but reports are conflicting as to whether people ...
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Do I need to book a round-trip ticket to Tbilisi, Georgia?

I am Nigerian and have never been to Tbilisi, Georgia. I will be entering the country with a UK visa, so I booked a one-way ticket. Do I have to book a round-trip ticket since I have not been there ...
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Do I need a visa to enter Tbilisi Georgia when I already have a UK tourist visa for 6 months

I am a Nigerian and I have a UK tourist visa for 6 months. It was issued to me on 8/3/17 and will expire 8/9/17. I would like to visit Tbilisi. Do I need a visa to enter Georgia?
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Kutaisi center to airport: early morning public transport?

I have a 6 am flight out of Kutaisi, Georgia (KUT) on a Saturday. Georgian Bus offers a connecting shuttle departing Kutaisi city center at 03:30 and arriving at the airport at 04:00, but this would ...
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Do I need a visa for Georgia?

I am a Nigerian, holding a valid schengen visa issued by the French embassy, and a multiple entry visa for the United States. Will I be allowed to enter Tbilisi in Georgia?
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Planning to go to Georgia, but I only speak English; will that be a problem?

I am planning to go to Georgia. I know only the English language. Will I have any language problems with local people? Can anyone help me out?
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Are passengers traveling together allowed to share the metromoney card in Tbilisi?

In many cities you can share your metrocard (multiple persons validate the same card when getting on the metro or bus). Is this allowed for the metromoney card card?
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What mobile taxi app can I use in Kutaisi Georgia?

I know taxi apps are becoming popular in Georgia's capital. Are there any that also work in Kutaisi?
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Do I need a visa to Turkey if I am crossing from Georgia?

I am Egyptian. I will travel to Georgia in February. I have the visa for Georgia and I would like to cross from Georgia to Turkey by bus. Do I need a visa? And if so, where should I get it? Egypt or ...
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What would be the closest place to surf to Tbilisi, Georgia?

Being an Australian and travelling a lot, people are always asking me if I can surf - apparently that's a stereotype of us. So right now I'm on the other side of the world in Tbilisi, Georgia and ...
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Traveling from Anaklia Georgia to Greece? [closed]

I will be in Anaklia Georgia from May 25- July 8 and Wanted to look into traveling to Greece at the end and then Italy from Greece (If possible it would be nice to squeeze egypt in there also). I am ...
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Possibilities to travel from Yerevan to Batumi

What are the possibilities to get from Yerevan to Batumi? Is there any direct option? How long does it takes and how much does it cost?
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Is there a bus from Tbilisi, Georgia to Thessaloniki, Greece?

While it appears that information is available about the bus from Thessaloniki to Tbilisi in a previous question, I'm curious about the reverse? What Georgian companies (or Greek companies operating ...
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How I can get a Turkish visa to visit Istanbul on a layover?

I am flying to Tbilisi, Georgia with Turkish Airline. My stay in Istanbul is 12 hours. Can I get transit visa to visit Istanbul city ? I am from Pakistan with Oman employment visa.
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Is it possible to get breakfast or coffee before 9am in a cafe in Batumi?

An old travel buddy of mine is back in Batumi right now bemoaning the fact that she can't find any cafe serving coffee or breakfast in the city until after 9am. Are there perhaps some places there ...
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How to visit Georgia as a Pakistani citizen?

I am a Pakistani passport holder and I am here in China I want to go to Georgia for visiting. How I can go? How I can get visa?
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Can I apply for a Russian visa from the country Georgia?

I will be in Georgia in the Caucasus in a few months and am considering a side trip to Russia; either via the Black Sea to Sochi or across the one land border that is apparently open to foreigners. ...
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Can I buy train tickets in Georgia, Tbilisi (the country) 5 hours before the departure?

I am going to Tbilisi from Yerevan and I will arrive around 14:00 and want to leave to Zugdidi on the same night. The train departs on 21:45. So I like to purchase the tickets as soon as I arrive in ...
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One-Way Car Rental from Yerevan to Tbilisi

I would like to rent a car in Yerevan airport, drive it through Armenia, go to Georgia and leave the car in Tbilisi. Are there any companies who offer that kind of service?
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How do locals in the country of Georgia treat tourists with darker skin color?

As per the title, should tourists with a darker skin color (i.e. darker than is common in Eastern Europe) expect any issues or hostility nowadays? If so are there are ways to mitigate this, perhaps ...