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

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Fastest train from Krakow to Katowice

I know there are buses, but I’d really like to do the trip by train if possible. It’s 4/12/2017 - what is the fastest train?
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Will a 28-inch suitcase exceed the size limitation in Poland's trains?

I'm to arrive at Warsaw airport October 28. Onwards to Poznan by train. I will stay in Poland for more than four months, almost the whole winter, so I have to take lots of cloths and daily stuff. I ...
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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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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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Schengen C multiple-entry visa by Poland [duplicate]

I have a multiple l-entry Schengen C visa obtained on the basis of my sponsor friend in Poland. When I applied for a visa Isubmitted an itinerary for 29 September to 8 October, and the embassy granted ...
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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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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 I check balance on data on T-Mobile SIM card (Poland)?

I contacted T-Mobile's SIM card in Poland, which is 25 PLN (5 PLN sign-up fee and 20 PLN top-up which is valid for 30 days). It includes 10 GB data package. Now, I would like to check how much data ...
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Travel from Tatranska Lomnica to Krakow city centre

We are going from Tatranska Lomnica to Krakow. Preferably with train, but we're open for suggestions. We hope to avoid going through Poprad, as this would be a detour. We would like to do as much as ...
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Can I purchase/activate SIM card around Poznan Glowny station after 20:00?

I'm going to move to Poznan from Berlin using DB train. However, the arrival time is 19:27, and I must purchase and activate SIM card immediately in order to get to my AirBnB room. According to ...
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Can I go to Poland from Ukraine with the Netherlands (schengen, Multi, type C) visa from Ukraine for the first time? [duplicate]

I have multivisa issued by the Netherlands, type C. I have never entered any country using this visa. I am Ukrainian and would like to travel from Ukraine to Poland, maybe visit some other countries. ...
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Will I be allowed to board if my Schengen visa won't be valid when my flight departs? [duplicate]

My Schengen visa will be valid on 01 July but I have a flight on 30 June at 22:00. Technically, my visa is not valid when I get on my flight but will be valid when I get to the country. My arrival ...
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Where is the terminal for Polferries in Gdansk?

We're taking Polferries from Gdansk to Nynäshamn. According to our Web search, the ferry terminal could be on either side of the sea. Westerplatte or the other side. Which side is it? If the sea canal ...
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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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How can a Libyan get a Polish visa? The embassy is closed

I'm a Libyan citizen. I studied in Poland last year (2016.) My temporary resident card expired six months ago. Unfortunately, the Polish embassy closed in Libya due to the problems in Libya. They ...
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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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3rd visa application [closed]

I am a Nigerian. I will be visiting Germany in August on a tourist visa. Would I be able to get apply for a study visa for Poland as a tourist while in Germany or Austria or any Schengen country? ...
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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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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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Requirements for entry into Poland on Venezuelan Passport

My wife and I intend to visit Poland May 7th through 16th this year, however my wife's Venezuelan passport expires July 7th this year. We will be departing from an American airport. Will she be denied ...
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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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Eating in Masuria/Mazury - a good destination for vegetarians?

We want to go as a small group to Masuria (Mazury) during summer. There are members of our group who are vegetarians. We will partly have to rely on restaurants. From previous travels in eastern ...
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Traveling to Japan from Poland on American passport [closed]

I am a US citizen with a valid American passport, currently living in Poland (I'm Polish American). I am thinking about traveling to Japan for a couple of weeks and then returning back to Poland. Do ...
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Poland invitation letter

I'm an Indian.I have a cousin who is a student in Poland. He told me that he will send me an invitation letter so that I can pretty easily get a visit visa to Poland. Can students send invitation ...
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When travelling to Europe from India where should I buy my winter gear?

I am travelling to Germany, Poland and Spain in February this year, from India. It's going to be pretty chilly there and obviously I want to stay warm. I'm not sure where to get my winter gear. I am ...
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Which banks in Poland offer cheapest ATM withdrawal fees?

I'm in Poland and looking to save a few bob in withdrawing my money. Is there any guidance as to which banks cost the most for withdraw? More generally. Is there any such source by country? That ...
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Transit visa means? [closed]

Dear all I have a transit visa issue from Geneva for two days I am travelling to non Europe from Warsaw but I have a domestic flight from Geneva to Warsaw so I am allowed to enter Poland for visit ...
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How to read female clothing labels in Poland? [closed]

I am in Poland and my girlfriend asked me to buy some tights for her. There is this very strange chart on the package I just don't understand. Y-axis has label height and x-axis has label weight. ...
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Is there a continuous highway or high-speed rail between Estonia to Poland?

Since all the Baltic states and Poland are now part of the Schengen Area, Estonia has a contiguous connection to the rest of the EU. Is there a single continuous highway or high-speed rail between ...
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How to handle spending money for extended trip to Europe?

So I'm gearing up for a roughly 6-week trip to Europe early next year (Poland and one so-far undetermined eastern/central European country), but there's one big thing I'm still trying to figure out: ...
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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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How does excess luggage work on Polish trains?

I booked a seat on the Warsaw-Torun train for tomorrow. The FAQ on the PKP Intercity website says that if you're carrying baggage that won't fit overhead or under the seat, that you need to pay an ...
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Best way to pay in Poland when I have Euros?

I have both cash and credit card in Euros but Poland uses zloty. What's the best way to go around and buy things in Poland, exchanging Euro currency or paying with my debit card (Swedbank), or ...
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Am I allowed to enter Poland on French-issued multiple-entry Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national and a frequent traveler. I have been issued a Schengen multiple entry visa twice from the French Embassy in Central Africa. I have been to France three times and two times to ...
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Krakow to Warsaw by train - is it scenic?

I'm travelling from Krakow to Warsaw in October. I have two options, the bus costs $5 and the train costs around $15. I'm ready to spend $10 more in case the route is scenic. But, is it scenic?
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National visa D [duplicate]

I am from india and i live in poland. I have polish national visa D on my passport. My visa is valid until 29-11-2016. My girlfriend is from germany. She always come to here and live with me somedays. ...
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Schengen Visa of Poland (Multiple Entry)

I have been issued a 3 months validity Schengen visa of Poland with a stay of 30 days and it's a multiple entry visa. My question here is, that on my very entry am I allowed to stay 30 days or the ...
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What documents are required to enter Poland with a dog from outside the EU?

We are travelling by car from Moscow, Russia to Europe. We will be crossing the Belarus-Poland borders, and a little dog (a yorkshire) is travelling with us. Which documents do we need for the dog?
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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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Changing trains on DB saver fare in Warsaw Centralna instead of Zachodnia

I'm eyeing a saver fare ticket of Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Krakow via Warsaw and intended to make a stopover in Warsaw of either one night or a few hours during the day (it doesn't really matter ...
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Finding overnight accommodation in Northwest Europe [closed]

I'm going to visit Amsterdam next week for a couple of days and then I'd like to take a series of bus and/or sea trips ending up in Warsaw, or anywhere on the east shore of the Baltic Sea (from Gdansk ...
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Visiting Auschwitz just before World Youth Days

I will be travelling to Kraków, Poland soon, and only just realized that the world youth days (WYD) are taking place there as well. Apperently, the WYD end the 26th, but the Auschwitz camp site is ...
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Mobile internet in Poland not working

I am visiting Poland and want to get mobile internet. I bought 3 SIMs (Orange, Plus, T-Mobile) - all starter kits for 5 PLN. I guess they all should work (at least the T-Mobile starter says "activate ...
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Travelling to Poland alone at the age of 17

I'm headed to Poland from Copenhagen Airport by myself later this month. I am 17 and thus counted as a minor. Do I need any sort of notarized letter? I have confirmed that no permission is needed to ...
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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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Crossing sea border between Poland and Sweden

I'm going to rent a sail boat in Poland this summer to go to Sweden (Gotland island) and back to Poland. I and all crew have Schengen visas. Both of these countries are in the Schengen area. Is it ...
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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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I want to get from Poland to Frankfurt as cheap as possible [closed]

I want to get from Poland to Frankfurt am Main with a price as cheap as possible. Since I have a student discount (51%) for railway in Poland, I can travel from any city in Poland. However, the ...
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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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Emirates contact via email

I'm trying to contact Emirates Poland via email. I need to send them some scanned document (this is my initiative, they did not requested me for sending anything, but in my current situation this ...