Questions tagged [spain]

A country mainly in southern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, bordering Portugal, France, Andorra, Gibraltar and Morocco.

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UK Covid Pass "expires" during holiday in Spain

I have my travel COVID pass, which I will use on entry to Spain to prove Ive been vaccinated and boosted. However the "Valid Until" Expires during my stay. Does any one know if this is a ...
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Is the T-jove metro ticket in Barcelona valid for 25 years old people?

From February on I will spend half a year in Barcelona and I'm trying to figure out which metro ticket suits best to me. I found the T-Joven Ticket which costs 80 Euro and is valid 90 days. It says, ...
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PCR test required to fly to Spain?

I am a Spanish citizen, living in Canada. I would like to fly back home (from CAN to ESP). Do I need a PCR test? I found conflicting information online, and also my own past experience. Here's some ...
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Madrid-Segovia after 9pm on NYE

Does anyone know any way I can get from Madrid to Segovia (Spain), leaving after 8:30 pm and arriving before midnight on 31 December? I want public transport only (i.e. train/bus/coach but no shared ...
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Is PCR test required for a child travelling to Spain?

It is quite unclear what the testing requirements are for children under 12 years old when travelling to Spain, for non-EU citizens or residents. Is there some information available that clarifies it? ...
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Passport validity requirements for Schengen resident to travel to Spain

Is a resident of a Schengen country (but non-EU citizen) required to have a passport that is valid for 3 extra months when entering Spain? I only managed to find the website of the Spanish foreign ...
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Can you drink tap water in Spain?

I'm used to drink water from our tap, but now we are going to Sevilla and Malaga in Spain. Is it recommended to drink the tap water in the south of Spain? Or does it need to be filtered first?
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Going to the US for Christmas from Spain

I want to visit my girlfriend who lives in the US. I would like to go for Christmas, and I'm a little lost because I have never left my country. I have been doing research, but I'm too new at ...
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Enter the Schengen Space if I hold an onward ticket

I was wondering if you could help me. I'll be going to England from January till June 2022 as an international student to study a semester over there. My plan is to do a round trip from Madrid, ...
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Photograph allegedly from Barcelona in 1987

This image has been bothering me for years. It has been in Wikimedia Commons since 2014 named "Barcelona Ramblas.jpg" and described as taken in 1987, but I'm sure it's not the Rambles and I ...
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Must goods be unused to get Spanish VAT refunded?

Suppose I visit Spain, buy an expensive item, get the seller to provide a DIVA form, intending to get a VAT refund upon returning to my non-EU country of residence. It’s the kind of item that can be ...
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Travelling to Spain on an Irish Passport (I am a UK and Irish Citizen - my wife is UK only)

This is both a question and a request for clarification - if anyone knows! I say this as the information is very difficult to obtain and interpret. I have been investigating the benefits of having an ...
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Will I be allowed to enter Spain from a Schengen country as a third-country national resident in that Schengen country?

I am planning to undertake a trip to Spain and would like to know if I'll be allowed to board the plane and enter given these circumstances: I am a national of a third country, namely Ukraine. I have ...
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How do I get an EU digital certificate for a negative PCR test while on business in Spain?

I am due to fly from Spain to Belgium where I will then go overland to my home in northern France, returning from a business trip. I am unvaccinated and have tested negative (PCR) on two occasions: ...
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Is it ok to provide match tickets from third party sites

I'm applying for spanish tourist visa to watch my team play but the official tickets don't go on sale until a week from the match. Is it ok if i buy tickets from a third party site to attach with my ...
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EU national entering in USA with a single vaccination shot

A Spaniard friend of mine is planning to travel to the USA. He has the vaccination certificate saying that he is fully vaccinated. The problem is that, in Spain (and perhaps other countries) for ...
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Noise in hotels in Spain (outside party locations)

I've heard that Spain is one of the loudest countries in the world, where noise ordinance is not very valued. How it looks like in hotels? I'm interested in the locations near the shore or mountains, ...
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Should I follow COVID restrictions for the destination country only or also the layover country?

Departure: United States -> Germany (layover) -> Spain Return: Spain -> Germany (layover) -> United States I'm a US citizen traveling from USA to Spain this October. The flight has a ...
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Do I Need an FCS (Passenger Locator Form) if Entering Spain by Road?

Thanks for helping out. I'm entering Spain via a flight to France and then coach transfer to Santander in Cantabria. I have all in order to arrive in France but would like to understand: If I need an ...
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What sort of Covid test do I need to board a Ryanair flight from Spain to England?

Currently, the UK government says (in https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england): Type of test The test must meet performance standards of ≥97% ...
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Can I travel from Spain to England currently with only one vaccine dose, but a prior recovery from Covid-19?

Can a 26 year old Spanish citizen and resident currently travel to England from Spain by air, without quarantine, if they have previously recovered from a Covid-19 infection and have had a single dose ...
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Can I fly from Spain to UK with an Irish certificate of citizenship and a Bolivian passport?

My son will have an Irish Certificate of Citizenship within the next few weeks, hopefully. We're hoping to go to Northern Ireland at the end of the year, and it seems unlikely we'll have time to get ...
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Certificate of Citizenship, but no passport [duplicate]

My son will have an Irish Certificate of Citizenship within the next few weeks, hopefully. We're hoping to go to Northern Ireland at the end of the year, and it seems unlikely we'll have time to get ...
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Can I enter Spain with a Ukrainian passport traveling from a non-EU country?

I have dual citizenship (Cuban and Ukrainian), and I currently reside in Cuba. I don't have Ukrainian residency. Since July 27th, Ukraine is included in the list of countries that are not considered ...
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Gibraltar to Spain border passport stamping

I am a US citizen with Spanish residency. I have been living in Gibraltar for two months but I heard they start stamping passports now for non Gibraltar residents and I never received an entry stamp ...
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Travelling to Algeria through Barcelona

I am contacting you guys concerning problems during my trip through Barcelona Airport. I have booked two separate flight from the UK to Barcelona with Vueling, and then Barcelona to Algeria with Air ...
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Should I book with a Vueling flight although its previous flights have been canceled? [closed]

I want to book with Vueling VY7475 flight on the 1st of September. however, its previous record isn't promising, its flight history here shows that all its flights have been canceled last year and ...
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Is 2h 20min layover in Alicante airport (Spain) enough?

I am coming from non-EU/non-Schengen and going to Helsinki, Finland. The layover in Alicante airport is 2h 20min and the flight is self-transfer (Vueling, then Norwegian or Finnair). Do I have enough ...
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Do I need a Schengen Visa or with an invitation letter is enough?

My wife asks me if with an invitation letter from Spain his father (peruvian) can travel with us to Italy since we wanted to visit plus his father dreamed to see Italy. Here in Spain I know I can make ...
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Get to Tibidabo with Hola Barcelona card. Is it possible?

I'm traveling to Barcelona next week and I will use Hola Barcelona card for public transport. Searching on Google maps for a journey, let's say from Sagrada Familia it shows that one have to take the ...
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Covid Vaccine Documentation to enter Spain

I know things are changing rapidly, but: Does anyone know what is an acceptable proof of vaccination from the U.S. when travelling to Spain? Is the CDC Card good enough? A doctor's letter? Do I need ...
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Travel within Schengen area on visitor (C) visa during pandemic restrictions

This summer we plan to drive through the following countries: Germany, France, Spain and Portugal. The group consists of a German citizen and two non-EU citizens having a German Schengen C visa. Note ...
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Will the authority accept my second ticket as a confirmation that I am transiting

I booked two ticket from two different companies. The first ticket is from Germany to Barcelona, arrives in the morning. The second is from Barcelona to non-Eu country departs at night. Spain ...
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Is it possible to visit Park Guell in Barcelona for free?

I have read on different websites that it's possible to visit the park for free if you go there early morning, before they open something. I have two question related to this: In June 2021, will it ...
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Hola Barcelona public transport card bought online

I'm looking on the Barcelona public transport system and it seems to be cheaper if one buys the card online. Here is their website. I have two questions in this case: How do I get the card, will it ...
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How do I tell Spain that I’ve left the EU?

I have been living in Spain for almost 3 months, and have to leave due to visa restrictions (I am a UK citizen and cannot stay in the EU for longer than 3 months per 6 month period) I am now in ...
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Can UK citizens connect through Madrid at the moment?

I am looking to book the following itinerary (after May 17th): London, GB -> Madrid, ES -> San Jose, CR Pretty much all options are with Iberia Airlines. The layover is around 1.5 hours, at ...
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Covid restrictions on transiting through Spain from US to Turkey

I'm a Moldova citizen(with F-1 visa) travelling from US to Turkey through Spain. There are no visa requirements for transiting EU and visiting Turkey. Unclearness of covid restrictions is bothering me....
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Visa for Spain: do I need to translate my passport?

I am applying for a visa for Spain. I gathered all the necessary documents and made them translate. Now I have a doubt which I was not able to clarify reading the available information on the ...
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American with expired student visa traveling in Schengen zone

Hope this is the right place to ask this. My partner and I have a situation and we don't know what to do. We live in Spain and soon we will move to the US. She is American and I'm Spaniard. She is ...
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Post Brexit EU travel over 90 days

My husband has an Irish passport and I have a UK passport. We would like to travel together to Spain for 6 weeks in October/November, and to Tenerife for 2 x 5 weeks stays in December to March. As ...
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Can a Philippine passport holder like me (living in Italy) travel to Spain with only Passport and Italian Carta D'identita'? [duplicate]

I do have permesso di soggiorno but will only last 2 months, I just got it today 02/03/2021. So i was thinking and very curious to know if I can travel to Spain without permesso di soggiorno but only ...
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Why do some countries require a proof of accommodation in their visa application?

I am applying for a visa to enter a country (Spain). The visa application requires a proof of fully-paid accommodation post-quarantine. I understand the usefulness of a proof of accommodation if: It ...
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Travel back to France from Spain in order to complete French Residency

We must go back to our primary house in France in order to complete our French Residency there. We are both UK passport holders but live permanently in France. Having tried both French and Spanish ...
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Can I enter Spain few days before my student visa expires?

I’m attending a master program at school in Barcelona and from Vietnam. I have the visa but due to Covid I haven’t been to Spain yet. I’m planning to fly over either at the end of February or the ...
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Roads classification in Spain

While I am looking for some nice roads in Spain for my next roadtrip, I noticed that the roads there have different numbera A-, B-, N- etc, some of them have even a letter at the end (C-1412a) What is ...
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Is Thursday a “party” day in Spain or Germany?

I’m from Brazil, and here, in almost every city, Thursdays are days which adults (> 25 y/o) go out and have some fun, staying up until late even if they got to go to work the next Friday morning. ...
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Traveling the Camino Trail during Covid

I am an American who plans to do the Camino Trail via the Coastal Portuguese way. I am wondering what the difference in travel restrictions means to walkers in both Portugal and Spain, and if towns I ...
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Any information on this secret / hidden cave in A Coruña, Spain?

There's what 'may be' ( don't know ! ) an intentionally secret / hidden cave in A Coruña' city in Spain. Is there any information about it anywhere ? It's on public land, right next to, and below, ...
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Travel insurance (medical costs) when traveling from UK to Spain (Fuerteventura)

I am a UK resident (Swiss citizen) and will be traveling from the UK to Fuerteventura next week. At this point, the FCO advice is to avoid all but essential travel. The airline offers a free date ...

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