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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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What to show proof of accommodation for visa if you have an email rent agreement?

I will be traveling to Spain as a collaborator in an research institute. While looking for accommodation, I have found a person willing to rent a room to me for almost 3 months (less than 90 days). I ...
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How much money do I need to show in my bank account to receive a Spanish Schengen visa?

According to Schengenvisainfo " a foreigner who seeks to enter the territory of Spain needs to attest owning the overall amount for duration up to 10 days that is representative of a 90% of ...
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What kind of visa do I need for a partially paid internship in Spain?

I am an Indian citizen and a Spanish Institute (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias) has accepted my research stay proposal for a stay of almost 3 months (less than 90 days). They will be paying me ...
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Where in Palma Majorca is it possible to sleep on the beach? [duplicate]

My previous question was on Canary Islands, but now am asking the same thing about Palma. We are planning a two-night trip to Palma Majorca (PMI airport we are flying to). Travel dates are last week ...
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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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Filipino working in Dubai, need visa to visit Spain?

My niece and her husband are both working in Dubai, she is a nurse and he is an engineer. I live in Spain we have a house here. They would like to visit me for a short vacation. Do they need a visa to ...
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What is this statue about in the throne room Royal Palace Madrid?

Recently I visited the Royal Palace in Madrid and in the throne room I saw a statue of what appeared to be a man holding up a small child, about to strike him with an open palm. I'm very curious as to ...
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When I swim near Malaga (Spain) what I should pay attention for?

I googled about dangerous stuff in sea nearby Malaga (Spain) and Barcelona(Spain). When I googled I have got information only about Portuguese man o' war. Is there are any other dangerous animals or ...
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How to find out train track number in Spain?

On train stations in Spain (Region 2) , how do you know on which track your train is/comes/goes? It does not say on the itinerary, neither on the ticket. Also the trains sometimes have no label or ...
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Can you order tapas or pintxos “to go” in Barcelona?

I'm in Barcelona, my friend is not feeling well and I'd like to get some food and bring it back to the hotel. Will local tapas or pintxos restaurants allow me to order food to go? Or must I eat it at ...
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Is there a reliable compilation of ATM fees in Spain or elsewhere?

A web search for ATM fees in Spain gets lots of hits, but the vast majority provide two inconsistent false claims. One is that the fee is charged by my (US) bank, not by the bank that owns the ATM. ...
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Where should I leave my passport and electronics if there is no safe in my apartment?

I will be travelling to Barcelona soon. We are renting an apartment for a week through Booking. The apartment has no safe to keep personal belongings in. No cleaning service will enter the house ...
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How well accepted is Amex in Spain?

I'm planning on visiting Spain for several months. Is the Amex (American Express) brand credit card well accepted? Is Visa or Mastercard more accepted than Amex?
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Filipina married to British wanting to live in Spain.Difficulty in applying Schengen Visa for a start [closed]

I am a Filipina and we recently got married in the UK while I am on a short-term visa. Our plan is to go to Spain and live there. We have difficulty getting an accurate information about documents to ...
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I overstayed my previous Spanish Schengen visa for 6 months. Will my next visa be rejected? [closed]

I am a Chinese citizen. I overstayed my previous Spanish visa for 6 months (for personal reasons). Now I am back in China. I also did not face any problems while exit and was also not charged any ...
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Is there a charge for mountain rescue in Spain (Canary Islands)?

I am going on holiday to Tenerife and La Palma, and planning to do some hiking in the mountains. Nothing unusual, sticking to marked trails. When looking for travel insurance many of the mainstream ...
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do I need to reapply a schengen visa to a different country ? [duplicate]

I have a schengen visa issued by the Netherlands embassy when I was travelling to Holland... And it's valid for a year.. I now want to travel to Spain and wondering if I can just fly direct .. Or do I ...
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What is this building in Bilbao?

I was in Bilbao last week and I saw this building that seemed out of place with its surroundings. It looked abandoned (broken windows, graffiti) but very imposing. And it probably had a great view.
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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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Is it safe to travel by bike between cities in Spain?

I have a dream about a long bicycle trip in Spain from Malaga to Barcelona. It is about 1000 km. Is it safe? I mean, does Spain have enough bicycle roads to drive or would I drive on common roads with ...
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Hand luggage storage in Barcelona, or better to take with us?

I will be visiting Barcelona for 5 days with a small cabin trolley. On the last day we need to check out from our apartment at 10, but the flight won't be until 4. We'd like to go somewhere for lunch ...
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Is there passport control in Barcelona train station?

I'm an Indian student studying in the south of France and I plan to visit Barcelona for a day. Is it necessary to take my passport with me? Is it accurante that there is no border control between ...
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Why do I need to report to the Spanish embassy after return to my home country?

I applied for a Schengen visa for the first time along with my family from the Spanish embassy. We were given visas successfully. However, they stamped a note only on my passport (probably because I ...
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Can I use my Spanish tax id card to travel to Sweden?

I have a valid NIE (Número de Identidad de Extranjero) NIE from my studies in Spain. I need to fly directly to Sweden and back to Johannesburg. My Spanish visa expired, but my NIE is still valid. Will ...
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Acceptable in Bilbao: is it better to speak Spanish or English?

I will be visiting Bilbao next week and I would like to know whether I should speak English or Spanish. I don't know Basque. What is acceptable for tourists? And are there any "don'ts" I should be ...
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Can I leave and return to Spain without having my residence card with me?

I'm an Argentinian immigrant living in Spain. I have lost my residence card/TIE. I already started the process to get a new card but, in the meantime, can I leave the country (and return)? I still ...
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Madrid city pass

I will be traveling to Madrid next week for three days, and would like to know if there is some sort of city pass like there is for Barcelona: The Barcelona Pass is a comprehensive sightseeing ...
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Schengen visa main destination (SPAIN)

I got schengen visa via spainish embassy, which suggests spain would be my main destination, but now my itinerary changed as i would be spending; 2 days in spain and spain would be my port of entry, 3 ...
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Thai national to Spain from UK

My Thai girlfriend has a six month visa to visit the Uk and we would like to go on holiday to Spain for two weeks while she is here.Is this possible without too much expense and documentation required ...
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Scientific conference invitation Schengen visa (business or tourist)? [duplicate]

I am participating in a conference in Spain, I have an invitation letter from the university. Is my visa application for tourism or for Business ? I appreciate if you can provide me with more advises ...
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Can I get a student visa through the Spanish Embassy in New Delhi? [closed]

I am a Nepali citizen, trying to apply for a student visa at the Spanish Embassy in India. How long does it take to get a student visa that is for more than 90 days but less than 180 days? Can a ...
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Do minors flying from Portugal with only one parent need a parental consent letter?

We are a Spanish family living in the UK. We are planning some holidays in Spain in which one of the parents would need to fly the children from Portugal back to the UK. We know that, to leave the ...
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Sending my bike cover from airport A to airport B // pick-up 9 days later

I would like to ask if it is possible to send a package from one airport (Faro, Portugal) to another airport (Vigo, Spain) with my bike cover and pick it up 9 days later. I would like to bike 9 days ...
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Do I need a visa for the UK before I apply for a Schengen visa?

I live in India and want to travel for leisure for a total of 25 days to Spain and the UK. I am planning to apply for single entry Schengen visa first. Will I need UK visit visa first or would a ...
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Is it necessary to have a confirmed itinerary for a Schengen visa application?

I am applying for a uniform Schengen visa of up to 90 days from Spain for tourism. My point of entry and exit from the Schengen area would be Spain itself for which I would attach the flight bookings. ...
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Multiple entry Schengen tourist Visa requirements from India

I am an Indian national who will be moving to UK on Work visa (Tier 2) this month end. I plan to visit my fiancee who is studying in University in Barcelona during my off weekends but BLS website for ...
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How many days can I stay in Peru as a tourist? [closed]

Next year I am going to travel to Peru from Spain. I need to know how many days I can stay in this country as a tourist. I have already looked at some websites, but some of them say the maximum is 90 ...
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Can I visit France during my trip to Spain with a single-entry Schengen visa?

I have a Schengen visa issued by Spain and will be travelling this month. This is a single entry visa. I plan to do a short trip to France for a day and return to Spain. Am I allowed to do this with a ...
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Netherlands Schengen visa rejected; what can I do? [duplicate]

I applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa, and was refused. I showed hotel bookings for 14 days in the Netherlands, since I didn't have a confirmed itinerary when I applied. The reason for ...
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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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Australian with P2 license hiring car in Spain

I'm looking to hire a car in Spain. I called Avis there and they said you can't drive in Spain with an Australian provisional license but the guy on the phone wasn't really sure what it is and ...
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Will a verbal ban from Spain 30+ years ago prevent my husband from taking a cruise out of Barcelona?

My husband was arrested 30 years ago in Spain while serving in the military, stayed one year on base and was "told" never to come back to Spain. This happened in his early 20's and they kept him on ...
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Schengen visa to spain [duplicate]

I have got Schengen visa -spain and due to travel June first week . This is a single entry business visa and I am traveling to Madrid for business meetings.After the visa is secured I was thinking of ...
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Do I need a US Visa even if I am only transiting? I'm from the caribbean [duplicate]

I am traveling to Spain and I have to pass through the US, would I need to get a visa and if so can I get it on the spot (transit visa)? If yes, how long would this process take? Thank you
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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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What is the overnight wait room situation in bigger rail stations in Spain (Madrid and Valencia)?

I'm currently building my itinerary for crossing Spain by land (need to get to Almeria) and the better train connections I found unfortunately arrive to their transit destinations (Madrid Chamartín or ...
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Spanish National Team (Football) store in Madrid [closed]

I will be visiting Madrid this summer (July), and would like to know if there's any store where I can buy official Spanish National football team products? Is there an Adidas store that sells them?
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Schengen Visa Refused twice what could i have done wrong? [duplicate]

I recieved spanish schengen visas in the past and most recently i was refused a visa twice in a row which to me was shocking. I provided all the documents requested by the consulate i will provide a ...
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How 'suplementos' fee works and how to avoid overcharge?

When taking a taxi from Palma de Mallorca Airport, the approximate fares to drive to popular destinations are displayed on the board, as shown below. Although the end charge is much higher. For ...