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

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Long-term visa expiration + Count towards Schengen tourist days?

I am an American citizen living in Poland for 6 months. I arrived in Poland on February 1, 2016 without a Visa. The count toward my Schengen days began. I received my Work Visa for Poland on April 7, ...
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Is a visa to Poland required for a Russian spouse of a Polish citizen?

I am a holder of a Russian passport and my husband is a Polish citizen. We both live and work in the UK. I have received my family member of EEA national card, good for 5 years. We would like to ...
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US Citizen in Poland more than 90 days in a 180 day period

From what I understand, it is legal for a US citizen to spend up to 90 days in Poland, leave for one day, and re-enter for another 90 day period. Sources I called the Polish embassy in New York and ...
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Is there any way to find out what happened to a post card sent from other country? [closed]

Three and a half weeks ago I was in Poland and I sent a letter (actually, a postcard in an envelope) home (in Russia) to my family, but the letter still hasn't been delivered. I know that parcels from ...
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Polish-Born Canadian entering Poland

My wife is a Polish-born Canadian citizen. She has not carried a Polish passport in over 20 years, nor has she done anything to maintain her Polish citizenship paperwork-wise. Recently, the Polish ...
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Can I leave Poland before my student visa expires and come back into Poland without issue (after the visa has expired) to fly home to the US?

Similar questions have been asked, but my situation is a little different because I have a student visa that expires at the end of June. I wanted to travel in the Schengen area after this, and then ...
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How to visit the Wieliczka salt mines and the Auschwitz KZ from Krakow?

I'd like to visit the 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 are there from central ...
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Extra luggage ticket on Intercity.pl necessary?

I was about to buy a ticket on intercity.pl and noticed that there is an option to select an "extra luggage" ticket for a few zloty. When do I need this ticket? or: How much luggage can I carry ...
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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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Rent a car in Poland without a credit card

This summer I tried to rent a car in Warsaw without a credit card. It wasn't an easy task and it took my hours of talking until I could convince them that it is possible. However, I had to pay the ...
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What is the fastest way to go from Warsaw to Moscow via Lithuania and Latvia by bus/train?

I will start from Dresden (Germany). I definitely want to visit Poland, and especially Warsaw. Then I have to go to Moscow to catch the train to Beijing, and I have to bypass Belarus. So what is the ...
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Polish Airports' fingerprint Process

Are there fingerprints taking processes at Polish airports for Schengen visa holders upon arrival and entry in the country? Earlier, I got a visa from the French Embassy and my fingerprints had been ...
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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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Can you walk from Lithuania to Poland through Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast)?

Is it possible to walk from Lithuania to Poland through Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast)? Is it possible to cross borders in Nida/Morskoe and Mamonovo/Gronowo or Mamonovo/Grzechotki on foot? If not - what ...
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Is it possible to get a visa for Kaliningrad in the neighboring countries?

I am planning to visit Northern Poland and then Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. I am thinking of going into the Russian state of Kaliningrad as well. I've read that compared to Russia proper it is ...
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How to get from Wroclaw airport to city center?

What are the options to get from Wroclaw airport (Ryanair flight) to city center? What's the cheapest option?
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How can I get from Krakow to Prague?

I am looking for transportation from Krakow to Prague. The only requirement I have is that it's limited in time, so I can plan it. Hitch-hiking is not a possibility. I don't care much about the ...
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Where to exchange money in Wroclaw

I'm arriving to Wroclaw airport (Ryanair) next April, where should I exchange most of my money? In the airport, in the city or in another city?
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Can I take flight from India to Poland on German blue card?

I need to go to India urgently for some days and I live in Berlin, and hold a valid EU blue card. Have been working in Germany for 3+ years. My Niederlassungserlaubnis does not arrive yet, I applied a ...
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Is there an accommodation search engine for Poland?

I've been in Poland, from the Lithuanian border to Gdansk to Wroclaw passing through various smaller towns and villages, for about ten days. When I arrived very early on New Years Day with Lithuanian ...
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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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Where to leave luggage in Gdansk?

Is there another place than the station to leave luggage in Gdansk, Poland? I was in the station, and there were around 10 lockers all full. I am not sure if I was in the right place though. I am not ...
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Effects of being denied entry to Poland

I was denied entry to Poland last February. The border guards told me this was because I didn't provide enough supporting documents like hotel reservations and travel plans. Will this affect my ...
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Driving from Berlin to Auschwitz-Birkenau

My boyfriend and I will be travelling from Berlin to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland in October. I have been trying my hardest to figure out the cost of the toll roads, but as I don't have a great ...
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Maiden name used in flight booking [duplicate]

I am a French citizen. My sister booked a flight on easyjet to Poland for both of us, and she used my maiden name only as my surname. However, on my passport, the surname reads like this : ...
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Can a 60Hz fan motor run on 50Hz?

I am moving to Poland this summer and would like to take my two HEPA air filters with me (it really helps with my breathing, especially when the air is so polluted in the region). However, they are ...
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Refused entry with correct visa and documents [closed]

I got a Schengen visa from the Polish Embassy in Cairo in February 2017, and I traveled to Warsaw. At the Warsaw airport, they asked me about my return ticket and hotel reservation; I had already ...
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Can I go to the UK, Ireland, or maybe Russia or Ukraine for a few months to reset my Schengen limit?

I'm currently in Poland. I will have been in the Schengen area for 90 days at the beginning of March, although my first entry was back on September 7th, 2019. 180 days after that is March 5th, 2020. ...
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