Questions tagged [georgia-country]

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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Can anybody get a visa for Azerbaijan from Batumi, Georgia now?

"Note you can't get an Azerbaijan visa in Batumi any more." – chx Is it just Australians who can no longer get their Azeri visa there, or everybody? Also, why? Did the consulate in Batumi close ...
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What shoes required for simple trekking in Georgia?

I'm planning a trip in Georgia, where I plan to visit main cities and spend a few days on trekking in mountains. I don't plan any glacier trekking or climbing, just a bit walking below. I know the ...
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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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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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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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What knives can I take with me when going into Georgia?

What kind of knives can I take with me (by plane) when travelling into Georgia? Will the small tourist knife be legal? What about survival-like military knives? I think I would need a knife that ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I used Georgian permits to travel to Schengen country [closed]

Am applying for Georgian permit in Tbilisi can I used my permits to travel to Schengen countries?
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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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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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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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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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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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Schengen visa entry rules for Georgia

I am an Indian Passport holder with a resident visa working in Dubai. I hold a valid Schengen multiple entry visa issued 29th July 2013 and expiring 28 July 2014. I hold US & UK long term multiple ...
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Flights to Georgia from Western Europe [closed]

What are my options for travelling from Western European cities to Tbilisi, Georgia by air?
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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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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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What are my public transport options in Tbilisi and further afield in Georgia [closed]

What are the different transport options for getting around the city of Tbilisi, and travelling to the Svaneti region.
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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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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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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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Do I need a visa for entering Georgia?

I am a Bangladeshi passport holder. I have an USA visa for up to 5 years validity with multiple entries and a Schengen visa for a month's validity. Do I need a visa for entering Georgia?
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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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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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Travelling to Georgia, should I get a rabies vaccination?

I'm travelling to Georgia (Asia) with my family. Should I get a rabies vaccination? They are recommended on the US Department of State site but they are very expensive ($1,000 per person!) so I was ...
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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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Public transport from Tbilisi to Chiatura in winter?

I have reason to get to Chiatura from Tbilisi tomorrow but as usual for Georgia it's not easy to get the details on how best to do it. I was warned by my friend in Chiatura that snowy winter ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are there taxi stands at Tbilisi's Navtlugi train station?

I'll be arriving by Train to the Navtlugi Train Station in southeastern Tbilisi, and Need to catch a cab to the Ortachala bus Station from there. What are the possibilities of finding a cab at ...
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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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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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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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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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Indian residing in Tbilisi, Georgia visiting Turkey

I am an Indian citizen residing in Georgia with a temporary residence permit. Do I need a visa to visit Turkey?
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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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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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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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Is it possible to travel safely from Istanbul to Moscow with a UK passport? [closed]

I want to visit 2 great cities, Istanbul and Moscow, but how can I travel safely between them? Does anyone know if it is possible for a UK tourist to travel through Georgia? What about a ferry ...
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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 ...