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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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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Cost of expensive medications in Spain [migrated]

I am planning of moving to Spain for work once this pandemic is over. However my biggest concern is the cost of the medication I'm on for Ankylosing Spondylitis. I currently live and work in Ireland ...
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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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Travel Spain-Poland

I had a scheduled flight on Sept. 18 to Wroclaw to start my PhD program. Poland banned direct flights from Spain (https://www.gov.pl/web/koronawirus/informacje-dla-podrozujacych), so the only option ...
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I, a Russian citizen, was denied a flight from Alicante through London without a transit visa

Alicante - Luton - Moscow I am a citizen of Russia. I have a Russian passport. I also have a residence permit for Spain. Yesterday, September 13, 2020, RyanAir staff denied me boarding on an Alicante-...
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Can I self-isolate in a different country from the UK and then travel to the UK without being in solitary confinement again?

I am a Spanish citizen and I would like to travel to the UK from Spain, Edinburgh more specifically. But currently, I would need to self-isolate for 14 days since the country is not on the list of ...
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Transport pass for one week in Mallorca

I will be in Mallorca for one week. Is there transport card, weekly pass or something like this? I've been last year in Malta and I bought one card and was able to travel with their public transport ...
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Problem at filling self declaration COVID – 19 Italy

Good morning. I have seen that, in order to travel from an Italian airport to a Spanish one it is necessary to fill out the following form: https://www.jet2.com/-/media/jet2/flights/pdf/travel-...
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Where to find information about coronavirus travel restrictions for different countries (Spain and Bulgaria) [duplicate]

I need to travel to both Spain and Bulgaria in the next month. Unfortunately, there is a 14 day quarantine period for entry to the UK from either of these countries, so I would have a significant wait ...
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Spanish Schengen visa can I enter another country due to Covid [duplicate]

I have a multi entry Schengen visa issued by Spain for tourism, I live the UK which has imposed a 14 day quarantine on people returning from Spain, can I cancel my Spanish trip and use the visa to go ...
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Did Spain change its travel restrictions with respect to the United Kingdom?

On the IATA site, among the many categories that are listed as able to enter Spain are "passengers arriving from" certain countries, and "residents of" certain countries "when ...
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I want to quick vacation in a country, and then fly to another for a longer stay

I'm looking to travel from Bulgaria to Spain for a vacation (into smoking clubs obviously) and after my relax period of 2/3 days I would like to travel to my family in Italy for a longer stay. Will I ...
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What does it mean for a traveler to be “from a country” for the purposes of travel to Spain?

As of June 21st, Spain has reopened its borders for the majority of European countries. On July 1st, it will be open to many more travelers. In articles, it usually says that travel will be open to ...
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Are there US Customs restrictions on buying alcohol online from Spain to be shipped to USA? [closed]

Are there any USA Customs restrictions involving buying alcohol onlin (specifically two 1-liter bottles of honey rum) from Spain (the Canary Islands) to be shipped to USA (NYC)? I found an overseas ...
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Car travel through France to Spain - what restrictions are in place due to Covid19? [closed]

I have a villa in Spain that I was planning to go to at the end of July. I know that all borders were at one time closed - but I am also now told that they are open? but, in Spain, you need a green ...
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Travel to Europe countries amidst COVID-19 [duplicate]

I have got Spain visa for 1 month duration based on the itinerary and other documents that I submitted. In the itinerary I mentioned that Spain will be the point of entry, followed by France and ...
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Do they check passport numbers at the Alhambra?

I've booked tickets to visit the Alhambra in Granada. During the booking process, I had to supply the passport numbers of everyone visiting. However, my passport will have expired by the time I intend ...
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Is traveling to Spain safe during the COVID-19 outbreak? [closed]

First of all, I will honestly admit that I adopted the style of question from the following thread: Is traveling to Italy safe during the COVID-19 outbreak? However, unlike Nevi, I intend to ...
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What do these numbers (1, 2, 3) on taxi roofs mean?

Last week I was in Sevilla, Spain, and I noticed some of the taxis (but not all of them) were displaying a digit (often a 1 or 2, sometimes a 3) on their roof. The number was yellow on the front side ...
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Traveling within Schengen area with a French resident card

I'm a US citizen with a 10 year French resident card (carte de séjour) and I'd like to fly to Spain. My US passport expires in a few weeks and it seems that Spain is one of those countries that ...
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Travel within EU as UK/USA dual citizen [duplicate]

I need to travel from Spain to UK and return on my US passport. Is there a reason I cannot do this? Thanks.
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Are there sterile transfer areas in Juan Santamaria airport?

I am traveling from Madrid to San Salvador via Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria Airport. The flights with proper transfers are rather expensive so I am booking a self transfer and I am trying to get an ...
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As a former Nigerian citizen, can I travel visa free with my current Spanish passport?

I have had this question for a LONG time. I acquired Spanish citizenship 6 years ago; I´m originally from Nigeria. Every time I want to travel to Nigeria the same question comes up: Can I travel to ...
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Proof of accomodation for Spanish “Non-lucrative Residence Visa”

Is it possible to get a Spanish "Non-lucrative / Retirement Residence Visa" without providing a copy of a lease contract or property deed as proof of accommodation? The application instructions ...
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VAT refund for an online order from Germany shipped to Spain?

I am in Spain but I am not a resident of the European Union. I made an online order to a German seller who shipped the product to Spain. I got an invoice that includes Spanish sales taxes (21%). I ...
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Can i travel inside shengen are with visa type D multiple entry? [duplicate]

I have a type D visa multiple entry, I am going for the purpose of studies to Spain for at least 4 MONTHS, so I was wondering if I can travel inside the Schengen area with no problems? If not, is ...
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Business or tourism for Schengen visa?

I have been trying to get a Schengen Visa for a forthcoming half business-half pleasure trip. The plan is to be in Spain for 5 days for business and head on to France for 7 days for tourism. I went to ...
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Travelling thorough schengen area while waiting for permesso

I have a long-term type D visa for studying in Italy but it will expire on 31th Jan and I have not received my permesso yet(I don't have any previous permesso) I need to take a trip to Spain on 25th ...
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Spanish Expressway Toll Refund

Recently I travelled on the tolled expressway from Valencia to Alicante Autopista AP-7 in Spain. I paid the toll amount with my card from N26. Two weeks later I see the amount has been refunded back ...
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Forgot item in a hotel in Spain; hotel says I have to send a courier myself because they don't handle international shipments

I recently returned from a trip to Europe. (I live in the United States.) On my way back I had a layover in Madrid and I forgot a coat in the hotel room I stayed at. I contacted the hotel and they ...
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Travel Requirements for Spain/Schengen [duplicate]

I intend to travel to Spain using Schengen visa. From my research, I found out I must show I have EU77.07/day available during my stay, I must have a return ticket and I must have insurance coverage ...
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Do I have to get a transit visa for Spain ? I'm travelling to Switzerland

I'm living in Canada holding my PR card. I have plan to go Switzerland. I got my Swiss visa multiple entry. But I booked my flight Toronto to Spain then 4 hours stay in Spain, Barcelona. Then Spain to ...
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How much do Spanish dogs really bark?

I'm hoping to spend a few months in northern Spain and have just read a book about the Camino de Santiago in which the (Norwegian) author remarked that Spanish dogs bark "a lot" because they are for ...
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Is the Antequera-Granada high speed line open after 2019-12-15?

The Antequera-Granada high speed line opened 2019-06-26. When I search for tickets on the RENFE website, I find tickets up to and including 2019-12-15 for trains Granada-Madrid and Granada-Barcelona, ...
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Visa Refusal and Re apply third time [closed]

One year ago i have applied for tourist and student visa to Spain and got refused. Now i got a chance to visit Poland. Can i re-apply for a tourist visa? Will it get refused because of my previous ...
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Can I use other Schengen countries as first port of entry & last port of exit using Type D Visa?

Similar situation to Can I visit Schengen countries on a Type-D Schengen Visa? but slightly different. I just got my Type D visa for Spain because I'm going to be an exchange student in Barcelona ...
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residency visa expired in spain, I want to go to another Schengen area

My residency visa expired in Spain 8 months ago. I'm still in Spain and want to travel to Portugal. My passport was stolen so I renewed it. So I have a blank passport, no stamps of arrival. Will I ...
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Being in Spain as an international student, with an expired TIE, will I be able to travel to Italy and back with just a return permit?

I am currently a Dominican student staying in Madrid, last August my visa/TIE expired, since then I've been doing all the paperwork and all I need to do to renew it, sadly it won't be done until some ...
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Travelling to Spain with a Kosovan passport, what are the outcomes if caught?

I would like to know what happens if you travel to Spain and try to enter with a Kosovan passport and police catch you? Is there a fine, if so how much, or can anything more serious happen than not ...
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What type of Schengen visa should I apply for a conference in Spain?

I'm a recent college graduate (unemployed) from Turkey and I plan to attend the Cisco Live conference in Barcelona. This is how the company organizing it defines the event: Cisco Live provides awe-...
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Enter EU Schengen Area on a Type D Visa [duplicate]

I have a Type D long stay visa issued by Germany. On the visa itself, the Valid For label states Deutschland. Can I enter the EU through Spain on this visa? Edit: This is not a question about ...
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Traveling to Spain

I’m traveling lo Spain using a Mexican passport. I’m a permanent resident of the US holding a green card. My question is do I need a visa to travel to Spain for 10 days?
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Last minute Alhambra tickets in Granada

I have heard that tickets to visit the Alhambra get sold out months in advance. Isn't there an option to get last-minute tickets? (Legally, for sure) If anyone has any information it would be ...
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Do I have to go through customs in Madrid

I am flying on Iberia airlines from Miami to Rome, with a 1 hour stop in Madrid, Spain. Do I have to take my luggage through customs in Madrid?
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Itinerary details for schengen visa - should I mention every individual place for sightseeing? [duplicate]

I am creating an itinerary for a Spanish Schengen visa. I am planning to include the dates of travel, the names of the hostels that have been booked for particular dates(number of days of booking ...
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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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Current flood situation going on in Alicante (Spain) and Valencia (Spain) September 2019

I am travelling to Alicante and Valencia for 2 weeks from 20th September. How is the flood situation in Alicante and Valencia, should that be a matter of concern for tourists and travellers?
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Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
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Places to visit in Granada at night [closed]

Can anyone please suggest a source to find places to visit at night in Granada other than going into a bar? Like is there a site with a list of touristic locations opened after the usual museum/...

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