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Questions tagged [poland]

Large country in northern Central Europe, with Warsaw as the capital.

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Where can I find a good, printable map of Kraków (Poland)?

Where can I find a good, printable map (PDF) of Kraków (Poland)? I find Google Maps not very suitable for a printable format. Being a road map, it's very much focussed on car travel and not so nice ...
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How can I get information about bus lines between towns within Poland?

In the country I'm from (Switzerland), the standard way to travel between towns is by train, which is effective and fast. However, from my understanding, it seems that in Poland, aside with a few rare ...
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Nigerian passport with UK ILR

Can I travel to Poland with my Nigerian passport with UK ILR with my Belgian girlfriend? We both live in the UK. Just wanting to know if I can travel to poland from the UK with my passport for a few ...
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How to apply for a Schengen visa if I don't have payslips from the last 3 months?

I just started a LLC (limited liability company) and I'll be receiving my first pay slip next week, and I want to apply for a Schengen visa, can't I apply for the visa with 1 or 2 slips? http://www....
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How many medications can one take on a plane?

I have a sick dog and unfortunately the drug is not available in Poland because there is a break in production till June. It is relatively cheap and available in USA and my friend is flying back to ...
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Can I enter Romania with a Polish Temporary Residence Card? [closed]

I am having a problem getting a Romanian visa, and my Student Mobility starts very soon. Neither the system on the website of the Romanian e-visa nor the local embassy in Warsaw responds to me. When I ...
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Do I have to validate my 3-month ticket every time I board a bus in Warsaw?

I moved to Warsaw, Poland, earlier this week and got myself a 3 months pre-paid ZTM card. However, none of the locals that board buses or trams with me seem to validate their cards or buy tickets ...
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My Poland visa is expired. I want to go back to my home country India

I have been studying in Poland since 2015 and now my studies are about to finish so I want to go back to my home country (India). But my TRC was expired by 1st of September and I already applied for ...
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Lost luggage compensation

I was on a flight from Moscow to Warsaw with a transit stop in Minsk, and the airlines lost my luggage. Now one month has passed, and they ignore my emails about compensation (maybe because they are a ...
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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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How to tell distance travelled by rail?

I'm planning a long railway journey, and I wonder what the distance (to be) travelled is for a a particular route. Is there any website where I can find this out, for example, based on stations ...
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Visit to Poland with UK refugee travel documents

I have a UK refugee travel document according to the Geneva Convention 1951. Can I travel to Poland without visa?
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Traveling to out of EU with refugee travel document

I live in Poland with refugee status. I know that I am free to travel within Europe with my permit and travel document. What about traveling to South America? I am originally from Turkey, and Turkey ...
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Tipping in Poland: saying “thank you” when the waiter collects your money

I read that while tipping in Poland is standard, you should not say "thank you" to the waiter when he takes the cash if you are expecting change. Otherwise, he will assume that the amount overpaid is ...
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Rail Baltica, Warsaw-Kaunas segment

I can't understand the status of Rail Baltica on the "Warsaw-Kaunas" segment. In the past, it was several times announced "we are testing, open soon". What is the status right now? Are they going to ...
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Traveling within Schengen while waiting for EEA residence card?

My wife is a Russian national. I am a Norwegian national. We lived in Sweden for 10 months. During that stay she got a residence card (EEA family member) and a biometric Swedish ID card from the ...
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Are credit cards widely accepted in Warsaw?

Are credit cards accepted in the museums and restaurants in Warsaw? When used in a restaurant, is there a minimum amount you have to spend in order to pay by credit card? I'm particularly interested ...
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Map of hiking routes in the Polish Tatras?

Is there a map with hiking routes in Polish Tatras, preferably in English, with enough quality to be read, available on the Web? I found a few maps but all of them are either too small or, when large ...
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How can I tell if this Polish villa for rent is a scam?

My in-laws booked a villa in Poland for the family vacation, and I found out too late they already paid half of the price by a bank transfer. Apart from the bank transfer itself I didn't find any red ...
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Poland Visa Type and Travel Deal

I am from Kerala, India I am planning to travel to Poland and perhaps one of its neighbouring countries as it is economical. I have a few questions. There is an International Tours & Travel ...
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Driving in Poland as a European [closed]

I plan to go to Poland soon and I might need a rental car. What are the documents needed to drive in Poland as a European? Is my national driving license enough?
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How much does a taxi from Warsaw center to Chopin airport cost at night?

How much does a taxi to the airport cost at night? The ride should be 25 minutes.
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Can I rent a car in Berlin and drive to Krakow?

We have 5 people traveling from Berlin to Krakow and want to know if this is a reasonable way to travel?
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How to withdraw Euros from an ATM in Warsaw?

I am a tourist in Warsaw, Poland. I want to withdraw some Euros. Could anybody suggest how I do that, as I have a Euro card and want to avoid conversion charges.
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Morning-after pill availability in Poland

I am going to visit Poland for some time, and I was wondering if there is ANY kind of morning-after pill available without medical prescription in Poland? I am in Germany right now and they made it ...
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My Indian passport doesn't contain a postcode. Can I still apply for a Schengen visa?

I am planning to move to Poland. My passport doesn't have a post code in the address. Will that be of any issue with my visa application?
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How is the land border between Poland and the Ukraine?

I'm currently in Krakow and am planning on going to Lviv next. Rome2Rio indicates that this is a 6-10 hour land journey either by bus(es) or by train(s). I've heard from another backpackers in my ...
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What other cities (outside Poland) are easily accessed by train from Kraków?

If I wanted to explore some other countries by train from Kraków, what countries are easily accessed? I seem to recall it can be quite difficult/take a long time to get from Poland to Ukraine by train....
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Should gay people be careful when in Poland? If yes, to what extent?

A group of friends and I intend to visit Warsaw and its surroundings next year. We are members of the LGBT community. Seeing the scale of the 11/11/17 far-right manifestations makes me a little ...
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Traveling back to a home country with expired Schengen visa but a valid D visa

I am a Brazilian who'll be studying from 28th Sep 2018 to 18th Feb in a Polish university (aprox 144 days). However, plane tickets to Poland are a bit more expensive and I decided to arrive and leave ...
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Travel between Germany and Poland by train

I am a US military service member who's a citizen of Poland, not a US citizen. My command will be visiting Germany. I would like to visit Poland to visit my family, which I haven't seen in about 30 ...
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Is this path in Krakow, Poland drivable?

I will need to drive along a road in Krakow, Poland and one section is not obviously suitable for driving (but also does not look bad either): (map courtesy of Google) I followed this road and ...
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Does my Polish work permit let me travel through the EU?

I have one year Polish work permit visa, valid for one year. Can I go to other European countries (such as Germany, Belgium, Portugal, France) because of the work permit visa issued by Poland?
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Bus Kraków-Zakopane with a baby

We're planning to take a bus from Kraków to Zakopane (Poland) in June, with our 7-month old kid. I've never been to Poland, but last year traveled several times by bus from the Baikal lake to Irkutsk (...
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What are the standard border checks when traveling between Warsaw and Berlin by various types of transportation?

I know that there is always a passport check when traveling by air. Is that the same case when traveling by train, bus, and car?
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Why does this Polish night train have two different numbers?

I'm looking at booking a sleeper train from Szczecin to Warsaw on 9 June 2018, and have found a strange inconsistency in train numbering. On the rail operator's own booking site, https://www.intercity....
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Will having fingerprints on record in Italy be an issue when getting a Polish visa?

My friend was caught in 2012 travelling to Italy with a fake passport and had his fingerprints taken. Now he wants to apply for a Polish working visa. This time he has a full original passport. Will ...
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I have been refused for UK visa under V 4.2 A C Should I apply for poland visa? [duplicate]

I Have applied for Poland exhibition central European dental exhibition and UK health GB which I am refused how should I apply for Poland under these circumstances My show is on 22 September I have ...
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Dealing with money for a trip to Poland and Slovakia

I'm going to be traveling to Poland/Slovakia and perhaps Germany/Austria for 11 days In a couple of weeks, and am not sure how I should deal with money, as Poland does not use the Euro, but the other ...
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Can I fly from USA to Poland with my Mexican passport and ID card?

I live in the United States and am planning to travel to Poland. The only identification I have are my Mexican passport and my Mexican ID. Can I use just these to fly from the United States and enter ...
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Can I buy pressure cookers and mixer grinders in Poland?

I am from Kerala, India. I am going to Poland (Krakow) next week for long term stay. In our style of cooking, pressure cookers and powerful mixer grinders (for grinding rice, red chillies etc, not for ...
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How to extend my national visa in Poland by one day?

I am currently in Poland on exchange for one semester and my visa period which covers 138 days in total will end on the 30th June. However, on that day Beyonce will have a concert in Warsaw which I ...
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Berlin to Auschwitz by car

I want to drive from Berlin to Auschwitz in March of this year, but I read so many different mixed opinions. How long does it really take by car and how are the roads on this route? Is there a ...
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Activities in Warsaw during a public holiday [closed]

I'm planning on visiting Warsaw, including a public holiday (Corpus Christi). I am planning on a morning mass in the old city and possibly joining the procession after that. What leisure activities ...
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How to visit Wieliczka salt mines and the Auschwitz KZ from Krakow?

I'd like to visit Wieliczka salt mines and the Auschwitz KZ. Is it possible to visit both places the same day? How much time should I stay in each place? What trains/buses have to take from central ...
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Salt mines in Poland — differences between Wieliczka and Bochnia?

What are the differences between Wieliczka and Bochnia Salt Mines, from a tourist's perspective? I'm interested in their overall impressiveness and geological and historical significance. It looks ...
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Is the Polish railway system very fragmented?

I just want to book tickets from Zgorzelec to Wroclaw. I spend my whole night on it, yet in vain. It seems that this country has many railway companies and they do not cooperate at all - you have ...
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Car accident in Germany: How to handle insurance claims? [closed]

I had a car accident in Germany. It wasn't my fault and the claim is to be covered by the insurance of the person who was responsible. They accepted and so forth. The trick is I'm a Polish citizen and ...
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Katowice: Tadeusza Dobrowolskiego: Why the road to nowhere? [closed]

A question perhaps only Katowice locals will know. Taduesza Dobrowolskiego ends mysteriously - four lanes, new road markings and traffic signals directing non existent southbound traffic... from some ...