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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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Traveling with tools and pc parts

I'll be traveling to Spain soon. I need to take with me a screwdriver and a PSU 1k (pc part) my question is if a can travel with those things in my luggage in the deposit.
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Timetable for Cercanias AM narrow gauge railway in Spain

I'm trying to plan a trip from Northern Portugal to Southern France in the summer, I have 4-5 days to make the journey, so I'm not in a rush, and instead want to enjoy/explore along the way. I have ...
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Entering Spain from outside the EU with a residence permit

I am an Indian citizen working in Spain. I currently have a valid residence permit from Spain ("permiso de residencia"), but the visa by which I entered Spain has expired. If I travel to ...
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Do you need an infant seat in Spanish taxis?

I will be travelling to Spain (Malaga) in the near future with my one year old child. I plan to take public transit most of the time but may use the occasional taxi. Do the local regulations mandate I ...
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Barcelona Airport (BCN), train/bus to Sitges?

Is there a train (or bus, if no train) from Barcelona Airport (BCN) direct to Sitges? I am looking on the Rodalies Train/Transport website and there are multiple stations in Barcelona to choose, but ...
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Tourist Entry to Spain - Accreditation of Financial Means

I'm trying to understand the financial documentation that meets the requirements for entry to Spain. I see this documentation on the government website At the request of the competent authorities, ...
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How to apply for a Schengen visa as a sibling?

I'm planning to travel with my family for 10-12 days within the Schengen area. I'm from India and intend to visit my office colleagues in Spain for fun and networking, as many of them reside there. ...
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Is touring the Basque region in Spain by bike safe?

Is touring the Basque region in Spain safe by bike? I see some of the greenway routes, but they are limited. For instance, I am considering cycling from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz, to Pamplona, then to ...
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Multiple entry Schengen visa date confusion

So, I have Schengen visa with the following dates: FROM: 09-12-23 UNTIL: 07-12-24 NUMBER OF ENTRIES: MULT DURATION OF STAY: 90 I have already travelled to Spain and came back to my country on ...
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Traveling from UK to Spain with prescription painkillers

I will soon be flying from UK to Spain (direct flight with Jet2). I am currently recovering after a surgery and use opioid-based prescription painkillers for pain management (codeine). I have a ...
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Passport that had my Schengen vignette in it was stolen in the UK [duplicate]

I returned from Spain this week. However on arrival my handbag was stolen. The bag had my passport and the Schengen vignette. I have applied for re-issuance for my Indian passport with the High ...
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Long holiday in Spain, UK citizen with German husband

I am German, my wife is British. Normally I could go on a holiday to Spain for any amount of time, and my wife could go for up to three months. Would it be possible for my wife to stay more than three ...
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Can I travel within the Schengen area while my TIE card in Spain is being renewed?

I am a Filipina living in Spain on a student visa. My TIE's renewal is still being processed. I already received a favorable response and I already have my appointment at the end of February. However, ...
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Water damage to the passport with a valid visa

I have left my passport in my jacket. Without knowing that it got washed. Now my passport is damaged by water. It had a Spanish visa, where I'm supposed to travel in the next weeks. I'm going to apply ...
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Is it possible to receive a traffic fine from Spain with a 50% discount?

After some holidays in Baleares Islands (SP) this Spring, I received a letter from some agency informing me of a (small, < 100€) traffic fine. There is a photo of the rental car and the date ...
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Schengen travel insurance for flight landing next day

So, I will be flying on 25th of December and reach Spain next day i.e. 26th of December. I have already applied for Schengen Visa but I have one doubt, will it get rejected because my insurance ...
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What are the possibilities for travel by train to Lisbon, Portugal from Barcelona, Spain, without using buses or planes?

I am investigating the possibility to reach the capital of Portugal by land (or sea), not renting/owning a car, not catching a Flixbus and not taking any plane, from Barcelona, Spain. There are no ...
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Have there been any significant changes to flying as a passenger compared to 10 years ago?

in mid December of this year, I'll be flying for the first time in around 10 years, from Deurne (Antwerp International, ANR) to Alicante (ALC) using Tui Fly, with assisted travel because of my autism. ...
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France and Spain through Perpignan/Figueres with Interrail : pass not purchased yet, how to check availabilities, alternative routes

I would like to travel between Spain and France using the high-speed trains through the eastern border. I consider the Interrail option, but I am having a hard time figuring out how to check for the ...
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Has anyone tried BLS’ doorstep service?

Has anyone tried BLS' doorstep service? I wanted to apply for Spain visa and wanted to go for doorstep service this time as I don't have enough time to visit the BLS, Delhi. So, I was wondering if it'...
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I overstayed in Spain with residence visa, but again received a new residence visa. Can I enter Spain?

I had a residence permit in Spain but I overstayed for several months after the residence period expires. While departing Spain, the immigration officer took a photo of my passport and verbally warned ...
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Airport with Málaga Travel Card

I am planning to buy the Metro de Málaga Travel Card for travelling within Malaga. As described here, the price per trip is around 0.41 euros. Can I also pay using the same card while buying a ticket ...
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Can Sevilla Bonobus or Multiviaje cards be used by more than 1 person?

Can the public transport cards (bonobus or Multiviaje), be used by more than 1 person? (simialr to how it is in Granada) Or is each card restricted to a single person?
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Granada 2 euro refund Credibus

I read online that we can get a 2 euro refund for the Granada bus travel passes (credibus) but where exactly do we go? What if we bought the pass via a vending machine? Has anyone here actually ...
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Can I apply for Spain Schengen visa after my J1 visa expired? [duplicate]

I am from Turkey and I am currently in Usa in Work&Travel program. My J1 visa expired on 22 Sept and my grace period started which ends on 22 Oct. I want to go to Spain to visit some friends ...
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Tourist Schengen visa using for attending Conference

I have a multiple entry c type valid tourist visa from Switzerland. My visa has a remark tourism in it. I have used it for tourism purpose already. During my 1 travel for personal tourism purpose, I ...
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student visa for class less than 90 days in Spain

I've applied to an exchange program in Spain starting in January 2024, and was hoping sort out the visa soon. My classes itself run for less than 90 days (~75 days total), which means that I am ...
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Wrongly got exit stamp from Schengen zone

I am an Indian passport holder with a German residence permit. I was traveling to Barcelona, and in the airport one of the security misguided me and I went past immigration and got stamped. Then I ...
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When can I book a ticket for 1 November 2023 on renfe.es for Madrid to Badajoz?

I am trying to book a ticket from Madrid to Badajoz on https://www.renfe.com/es/en for Wednesday 1 November 2023 and the search results are empty. There are results e.g. for Wednessday 11 October 2023....
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Visting Colomares Castle from outside

I am planning to visit the Colomares Castle on a Tuesday. According to the website, these are the summer timings for Tuesdays: From 10:00 a.m. at 2:00 p.m. From 5:00 p.m. at 9:00 p.m. I am afraid I ...
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Do Colomares Castle's tickets run out?

I am planning to visit Malaga around 3rd October. I want to visit the Colomares Castle that day but I want it to be more of a spontaneous trip. Means I don't want to make any advance bookings for the ...
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visa refusal from Spain in Nigeria [duplicate]

I applied with my colleagues 7 of us for a buisness visa to Spain invited by my company but only mine was refused. Earlier this year my France tourist visa was rejected could it be the reason. The ...
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Where in Ecuador or Spain can I change US $100 bills?

I am traveling to Ecuador this week, and I just read that they do not accept the US$50 and US$100 bills in most stores. My bills are all $100 bills and from the years 1996, 2003 and 2006, so I think I ...
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Extending stay in the Schengen area to travel to a new country within the approved period

I recently got my visa approved for a visit to Iceland (issued by the embassy of Denmark since they process the visa applications for Iceland in the country I applied from). My plan was to stay in ...
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Luggage Transfer Service damaged luggage

A friend of mine recently travelled on the Camino de Santiago in Spain and used a luggage transfer service to move their suitcase from one town to the next. On the penultimate leg of the journey, the ...
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Ordered tap-water in Alicante - what did I do wrong?

A slightly odd incident happened to my wife and me in Alicante a couple of weeks ago. We visited a restaurant; first we ordered a jug of sangria, and then ordered a paella for two. The waiter didn't ...
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Will my second Spanish Schengen Visa get rejected if I didn't follow the itinerary first time?

I had a 3 month multi-entry Schengen visa issued by Spain. When I applied for it, it was suppose to be a business trip but later trip was cancelled but I still had a visa so I was like why to waste. ...
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Can't provide a no objection letter for Spanish tourist visa

My spouse and I are looking to holiday in Spain. I'm a UK national and she is a Chinese national so needs a visa. We have been researching visa requirements and one thing that has cropped up is that a ...
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Four-month visit in Spain from US for research

My wife, a professor and anthropologist, is using her sabbatical in the fall 2023 semester to perform cultural research in Spain. I and our son are going along. Our son will attend school there and I ...
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Can I travel to Mexico with a single-entry Schengen visa?

Can I travel with a single-entry Schengen visa to Mexico? Do I need to visit a Schengen county before going to Mexico?
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Does Spain stamp passports of Schengen residence permit holders while entering/exiting Schengen area?

I looked into here Which Schengen countries (don't) stamp passports of ordinary residence permit holders? but couldn't see anything about Spain
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Is the Parc Natural de la Serra d'Irta freely accessible for bicycles?

I am planning some cycling in Spain, and while checking for routes along the coast, I have seen the Parc Natural de la Serra d'Irta, located halfway between Valencia and Tarragona. From satellite ...
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Attending an academic conference in Spain. Where should I provide (or do I provide) details of my accommodation?

I am an F1 student of Indian nationality pursuing my doctoral studies in USA. I am trying to fill blocks 30 and (or) 31 of the Schengen visa application form to attend a conference in Spain. From this ...
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How do I talk to Spanish 112 in English?

I called 112 yesterday intending to report a fire along the highway and heard some sort of recorded message. Unfortunately, I don’t speak Spanish well enough to understand the message, leaving me to ...
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What are the rules about interacting with Spanish police?

Good evening! I am an American, due to travel to Spain sometime next month. This will be my first trip to the country, and I will be travelling with passengers. I'm curious to know, what the ...
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Can two passports extend 90 day Schengen rule

I have an Irish and UK passport. Can I visit Spain for 90 days on my Irish passport, leave and come back straight away, and enter Spain on my UK passport and stay another 90 days?
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If I change the booking from hotel to Airbnb after getting Schengen visa, will my visa get annulled?

I am applying for a Schengen visa to Spain. I wanted to get the Airbnb first, but when contacting the Spanish embassy, they said that they do not accept Airbnb as proof of stay in Spain. I reserved a ...
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I'm a U.S. citizen & my spouse is a Spanish national with dual citizenship Spain/U.S. does the 90/180 day Schengen rule apply to me?

I'm a U.S. citizen and my spouse is a Spanish national with dual citizenship (Spain/U.S.). When traveling to Spain together does the 90/180 day Schengen rule apply to me? If not and I'm allowed ...
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Taxed in Spain due to COVID overstay?

Someone on Facebook claimed that tourists who were unable to leave Spain due to COVID were declared tax residents if their stay was over 183 days. I haven't been able to find such a case in a web ...
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Worried about being refused entry into Schengen

Hi I just got a Schengen visa and I am pleased about that. But at the same time, I'm worried about being refused entry. So the issue is that I applied from the NL embassy (VFS center) for NL and Spain....
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