Questions tagged [macedonia]

Questions about travel to and within the Republic of North Macedonia in Southeast Europe.

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Travel from North Macedonia to Germany for a week

I booked a one-week flight from North Macedonia to Germany with Wizair. Today I needed to check in and when I provided the North Macedonian passport, it also required me to enter a valid visa or ...
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I am camping and have been raided by a human. What is the correct course of action?

When camping in rural North Macedonia, I keep my food and some toiletries in a dry bag more than 30m from my tent, to avoid any hungry bears coming into my tent. I put the dry bag into a drably ...
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What are the consequences of entering North Macedonia without an entry stamp?

I am walking on an EU passport through Kosovo, North Macedonia (via Tetovo and Skopje), and Bulgaria. I seem to have messed up in my planning: there is no border crossing remotely close to where I ...
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If a French citizen enters Kosovo from Montenegro, Albania or North Macedonia using their French passport, will their passport show their Kosovo entry

I read: The biggest problem is that Serbia does not admit 3rd party nationals who are entering from Kosovo if their passport bears evidence (stamps) of having first entered Kosovo from outside of ...
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How can get I car insurance for a car that I plan to rent in Dubrovnik, Croatia and drive to the nearby Balkan countries?

I may be in Dubrovnik, Croatia this May. I plan to rent a car in Dubrovnik (or somewhere easy to reach from Dubrovnik) and travel to the nearby Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, North Macedonia ...
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Visa requirements for Macedonia for Schengen-zone Permanent Residents?

I'm an Indian studying in Germany. I have a residence permit for Germany with which I can travel in the schengen area. Macedonia is not in the schengen area. However people with schengen visa can ...
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Visa entry to North Macedonia

Do I have to enter a Schengen country first that issued the visa before entering Macedonia? I’ve contacted the Embassy and they said I don’t have to as long as it’s valid multiple entry type c and ...
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Mobile phone connection in Macedonia for short visit

I will visit Skopje, Macedonia for a week and I would need a mobile phone to call people, but mainly for internet. I have a Three mobile prepaid connection in Ireland. As per the Three website it ...
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Passing border of North Macedonia as Albanian citizen with driver license as ID?

Can I pass the borders of North Macedonia as Albanian citizen with driving license as ID?
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Entry in Macedonia for Schengen Visa Holders

I am an Indian student in Germany. As far as I know, students hold a Schengen Visa Type D. I have my visa extended until 2018. I have a friend from Macedonia I would like to visit soon. I checked up ...
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I hold Indian passport and plan to visit Greece and then cross the border by road to Albania and Macedonia

If I tick the multiple entry in the visa application, will I get it? If I enter Macedonia, showing them my exit ticket from Greece would do? There is a rule that states I should hold multi-entry visa ...
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How is the Visa and MasterCard acceptance in Macedonia?

I am from Denmark and I am travelling to Macedonia this week. My bank cannot tell me (!) if my Visa and MasterCard can be used in Macedonia. Has anyone experienced any issues using either Visa or ...
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Where in the Balkans is free camping permitted?

This question is a spinoff of the question about wild camping in Europe since none of the answers cover the area where I am now with my tent and sleeping bag (-: Do any of the following countries in ...
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Overnight land-based travel from Istanbul (Turkey) to Skopje (Macedonia)?

I am looking to travel between Istanbul and Skopje overland during August (2015) and wondered what the best way to do this would be? My initial plan was to take an overnight bus as I've found ...
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Is it possible to pay for the bus at Skopje airport with euros or a credit card?

Some friends and I are visiting Skopje next week. We want to take the bus from the airport to the city centre. I've read many times that you can pay nearly everywhere in Macedonia with euros. Is this ...
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What bus and train routes exist between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia?

I'm planning to go from Ionian coast of Greece (specifically, Preveza) towards north and east, and cross over into the Republic of Macedonia (visiting at least Skopje and Ohrid). What would be the ...
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Macedonia- visa on arrival for Indians holding US multiple entry visa

Indian - is it posssible to get a visa for a week with my US multiple visa ?
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Foreign license plates in Macedonia

When visiting Macedonia this summer, I noticed what seemed to be an unusually large amount of cars with foreign license plates, most of them Italian but also a lot of German and American along some ...
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Can a US J1 visa holder apply for a Macedonia Tourist Visa?

I'm from the Philippines and I'm a J1 visa holder currently doing my internship here at the US. I was just wondering if I can apply for a tourist visa for Macedonia while I'm still here. If so, What ...
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Do the Macedonian police issue visitors a registration card?

In Serbia and Macedonia, you have to register with the police if staying in those countries overnight. I know that in Serbia, you're issued a white registration card that needs to be shown when ...
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Where can we rent or buy a tent for Balkan road trip?

I am planning a road trip through Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo this summer. We will fly into Skopje and get a rental car there. Besides other accommodation, we also want to camp for a ...
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Moving inside Ohrid, Macedonia [closed]

I am planning to travel to Ohrid, Macedonia for 1 or 2 weeks in September. I will stay near the center of Ohrid. I know that there are a lot of points of views, churchs, monuments to see but what is ...
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Prepaid data simcard for balkan countries

What are the options for prepaid data sim cards to use in the Balkan states (Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia)? Will it be cheaper to buy local sim cards in each country or is there any company that has ...
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Does a Vietnamese studying in France need a visa for a short visit to Macedonia?

I am a student in France with a 2-year residence permit (titre de séjour). I have a Vietnamese passport. Do I need visa to go to Macedonia for one week? The website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ...
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When are there buses from Skopje to Pristina on 5-6 January?

I'm going from Skopje to Pristina by bus, and have to arrive in Pristina on 6 January no later than 04:50 to catch a connecting bus to Sweden. I now want to know what bus I should take from Skopje. ...
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How to get from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou and around?

In May/June I would like to spend a week in the Chalkidiki peninsula. I am planning to stay in Vourvourou. I will directly fly into Thessaloniki. Then I will proceed to my final destination, but I don'...
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If I have Schengen visa can I get Macedonian visa in airport

I will have one business trip to Macedonia and will open Schengen visa for 1 year. Can I have Macedonian visa right in Macedonian airport? (I am not from Schengen zone)
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What are the weather conditions in Macedonia in May?

We are going to hike in Macedonia in the middle of May. Our plans include hikes in Šipkovica (Tetovo), Mavrovo, Lake Matka, Galichica, Pelister. We are amateurs and we will go for easy-moderate hikes. ...
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Refugees situation in Macedonia [closed]

I am travelling to Macedonia for a roadtrip in May. I am flying to Skopje and planning to travel by the west side down to Ohrid and then return back to Skopje through the middle part of the country. ...
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Macedonia Entry with EU-permanent resident card? [duplicate]

Can i enter Macedonia with a valid EU permanent resident card and a valid Passport? I have heard so much controversy that it is not possible and both possible without a problem?
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Travelling to Macedonia with German Resident Permit [duplicate]

Me and my wife traveling to Macedonia next week. I am an Indian, holding a Permanent Resident Permit in Germany but my wife still has a one year resident permit. Does she need to apply for visa?
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Travelling to Macedonia with German National visa

I am an Indian studying in Germany with German national visa i.e Visa Type D. I want to visit Macedonia. Is it possible with the national visa or do I need to apply for Macedonian visa while being in ...
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Do I require a visa with my Belgian refugee travel document to enter Macedonia?

I have a belgian travel document for refugees and residence in Belgium. Can I enter Macedonia/FYROM visa-free or do I need to apply for a visa before entry?
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Can I travel to Macedonia and Albania on Schengen visa? Do I need transit visa for Germany if my stay is less than 4 hours within the airport?

I am a Pakistani national on a student visa till July 2016. I will travel with my family who are British Nationals. Can I travel to Macedonia and Albania on Schengen visa? Do I need transit visa for ...
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Macedonian Entry Visas

I've a Schengen visa valid till 11th of August, issued from a German Embassy, I would like to know if this would prevent me entry to Macedonia as my conference finished at 9th of August Because I ...
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Can Serbian dinars be exchanged in the Republic of Macedonia?

I just crossed the border from Serbia to the Republic of Macedonia and was surprised that the currency exchange booth on the Macedonian side accepted Euros but not Serbian dinar. Generally I've ...
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Can I withdraw Euros from ATMs in the Republic of Macedonia?

In some countries in Europe which do not use the Euro the ATMs still offer a choice of the local currency or Euro. Since I'm seeking to minimize ATM fees for withdrawing small amounts when moving ...