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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Which country visa should i apply to? - Schengen [duplicate]

My port of entry and exit is Frankfurt, Germany. However i will only be spending a day or two there. I am visiting Spain and Portugal for a week each. So should I be applying to Spain embassy or ...
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Single vs. Multiple entry Schengen visa, for Spain and France?

I am from Egypt and I'm planning a vacation to Spain and France. While filling the visa application, should I choose a single or a multiple entry visa?! If i got a single entry Schengen visa, I still ...
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Can I travel to Spain using a Greek Schengen visa even if I don't want to stay in Greece at all? [duplicate]

I want to travel to Spain however the requirements state that my UK residence permit be valid for 3 months after intended date of departure from the Schengen area. I'll only have 1 month left when I ...
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Valid Schengen visa in unmarried name and old expired passport, can I travel with both again?

I am a spouse of a British citizen and applied and was granted a Schengen visa from the French embassy last year, which is valid till 2015, this was however in my passport which has my maiden name. I ...
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Impact of denied entry to Croatia on trying to enter a Schengen country with a valid visa [closed]

Last year I was not allowed to continue my trip to Croatia due to having only single entry Schengen visa. However when I was refused entry to Croatia the border guard from the Croatia side did not ...
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Are 500 Euro notes accepted by banks in Spain?

I am going to Spain and have some €500 notes. I have been advised that they are not accepted. Will the banks accept them and change them?
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a different consulate if no appointment dates are available?

I am planning to travel to visit my friends in Amsterdam on April 2nd week ( I just got a holiday confirmed ) and also go to Munich and Barcelona for 10 days. I would be in Amsterdam for 6 days, 2 ...
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My ID was stolen during my stay in Spain. Will Ryanair let me board the flight?

During my holidays in Alicante (Spain), my wallet was stolen together with my id. I left my passport home, because I live in another Schengen country. Will Ryanair let me enter the plane after seeing ...
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On which Canary island is it possible to sleep on the beach?

We are planning a two-night trip to the Canary Islands. The cheapest options include Lanzarote and Las Palmas for flights. Travel dates are last week of November, so I guess weather should be okay. I ...
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Can my father sponsor me for Schengen visa?

I belong to a third country going on a Schengen visa to Spain as a tourist. But I am currently a student who wants to travel and experience the startup culture. Can my father residing in my home ...
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How can I find out if someone is in the Schengen Information System (SIS)?

Long story short my elderly mom (74) with USA passport overstayed in Spain and got a fine put on her coming out of France. She did not tell us how long she would be banned for. I want her to come see ...
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How to extend my short stay Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I hold a China main-land passport. I am doing study abroad from the US to France and Spain. With all the confusion and my poor judgement, now I end up with a short stay visa in France (Schengen visa)....
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Is a driving licence needed to drive a scooter in Ibiza?

I will be visiting Ibiza soon. I found that scooters there are available for tourists on a daily basis. I do not have a driving licence of any kind. I could not find any information whether driving ...
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How to go from Madrid Airport to Gran Via?

I've seen several options using bus and subway in Google Maps, but I am looking for both the fastest and the cheapest way. I am also looking for a way to do that with the least number of line or ...
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Can I leave the Schengen area from another country other than the one I issued the visa from?

I have a Spanish visa type D for 115 days. I will spend the last week of my visa with a friend in Finland. Is it ok to return to my country from Finland directly or do I have to return to Spain first ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm gonna travel to Spain next Monday from Japan and I'm a Philippine passport holder but residence here in Japan. I got my type C schengen visa single entry from the Spanish embassy. My itinerary ...
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How to overcome the language barrier when visiting France and Spain?

I may be traveling to France and Spain for business purposes, and I'm likely to mix some pleasure with that business trip. I do not expect many language issues during the business conversations. ...
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Looking for a small scenic beach town village in Spain or Portugal [closed]

A few friends and I are looking for a small Spain/Portugal beach town or village to stay at for a week. We want something scenic, ideally with cliffs or terrain on the beach. We are all 28 to 30 and ...
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Is there any common website for Spanish intercity bus timetables?

As I wrote in an answer some time ago, there are, in my opinion, very good bus connections in Andalusia (and elsewhere in Spain). But I don't know of a single site where you could easily check the ...
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Good locations in Spain for hiking, nature, architecture, and photo opportunities? [closed]

I'm thinking about visiting Spain sometime in September or October. I'm interested in hiking, nature and historic architecture and am constantly looking for great photo opportunities. Which parts of ...
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Any tips for completing purchases through RENFE's website?

I've found the Spanish train website renfe.com cannot complete credit card transactions. I've attempted with several different bank and credit cards from several different countries, verified the ...
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How do I appeal a Spanish visa refusal?

What is the procedure to appeal a refusal of Spanish visa? I am resident and citizen of Pakistan and recently got refused for family visit to Spain. The refusal letter does not state where to send my ...
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How to deal with the fake police scam in Spain?

I have read so many internet articles about safety in Spain, and the fake police scam is one of the most mentioned problems. Most of those reported cases are that the victims are surrounded by group ...
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Catalan or Spanish in Barcelona?

I am going on a city trip to Barcelona, and as usual, I want to learn a few local words so that I can ask directions or order my drinks that way. My question, though: should I learn Spanish or ...
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What should I be aware of when hiring a car from one of the cheaper rental firms in Spain?

I am looking at car hire in Andalucía in March 2017. What surprised me was the significant difference between the big names and the local budget companies. For example, a compact car might cost €150/...
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Transit between ferries on Tenerife

I'm planning to take a ferry from Gran Canaria to Tenerife and then Tenerife to La Palma on 21 December. The ferry from Gran Canaria arrives at Tenerife 17:00, and the ferry to La Palma departs at 19:...
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I have to got to Spain and have lost my passport. What do I do? [closed]

I have flight for 5 June for Spain and I've lost my passport and it's first time visa. Please give me information what i do?
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How long does it take to get a new Indian passport after being robbed in Spain?

My wife's handbag was stolen in Barcelona, near the cathedral when we sat in the bench around 9 pm. It's an Indian passport with Hungarian residence permit, 200 euros, all gone. We filed an official ...
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Is it legal to bring Jamón Ibérico from Spain into the United States?

I'm in Spain and I'd love to bring some Jamón Ibérico back to the states with me. Is it legal to bring it with me? If so, how much is allowed and under what conditions (sealed, treated, etc).
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Transport for Tour of Southern Spain

I've been to the south of Spain a few times and was hoping to make another trip in the near future. My plan is fly from JFK or ORD to Madrid to Sevilla (obviously assuming this is the cheapest route ...
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Mallorca's public transportation prices

What are the current prices of public transportation bus and train services? Are there any monthly/weekly passes?
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Where can I rent a 125cc scooter in Barcelona by the month?

Whenever I travel to Barcelona, I love to rent a scooter. It's a really great way to get around town. I'm planning to be there for the month of August and would like to find places that rent long ...
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Can I drive in Spain using my U.S. (New York State) license?

I know I can get an IDP, but I read in some places that they recognize US Driver's Licenses specifically New York. Can anyone confirm?
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Do the Spanish domestic Trenhotel lines still operate?

The international Trenhotel services from Paris to Madrid and Barcelona were sadly withdrawn in December 2013. Renfe still describes the domestic trenhotel services such as Barcelona - Granada, as ...
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Schengen Visa Refusal from the Spanish Consulate

I applied for a Schengen visa via the Spanish embassy. The visa was refused for two reasons: (1) Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided. (2) ...
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Netherlands Schengen Visa - Spain

I received a Schengen Visa from Netherlands Embassy and it is valid for one year. I am back from my holiday in Holland but want to go to Spain in the next few months. Must I apply for a new Spain Visa ...
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Traveling to Italy, then France, then Spain. In what country should I apply for my Schengen visa? [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Italy, France, and Spain next year. I will be flying into Rome, Italy, and will be spending 2 nights there and 2 nights in Florence. Then I will travel to Côte d'Azur, France, ...
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USA citizen wants to stay in Spain a little longer

I have been in Spain since 6 April 2016, meaning that (I suppose) I am expected to leave Schengen on or before 5 July. I have a ticket to Romania (not part of Schengen) 1 July but I do not have a ...
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Will an expired visa be a problem on departure? [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and I came to Spain for 90 days’ vacation but it will be the 91st day when I arrive at the airport to leave the country. Will I have any issues getting out of Spain or entering USA? ...
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I am in Spain for 3 months and my stamp will expire one day before I return, would I have any problems? [closed]

I am in Spain on vacation for 3 months and my visa stamp will have expired by one day when I return to USA. Will I have any problems getting out of Spain or to enter USA?
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Can I leave the Schengen with my Type D Multi Entry visa from Spain

I'm an Indian student, with a Type D Multi Entry Visa to Spain. I'm in Spain and have applied for my Residence Permit but haven't received it yet. Can I travel to Croatia and back with just this ...
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Tourist Visa After Student Visa in Schengen Zone [duplicate]

I am an Australian in Spain on a 8 month student visa. I'm wondering if I can apply for the 90 day tourist visa while I'm here. Another option may be to leave to a non-Schengen zone like UK and return ...
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Do i need permit to enter to UK with my EU wife? [duplicate]

I would like to repeat my question with showing my family resident permit in Spain. I am Turkish and married with a Spanish citizen. Currently we live in Spain. I have Family Resident Card issued by ...
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Why is it required to have a UK visa valid for an extra 90 days when applying for a Schengen visa from the UK? [closed]

I have lost out on my holiday to Spain because my British visa would not have had 90 days remaining beyond my return to the UK. Therefore, I could not apply for a Schengen visa (or so I was told) and ...