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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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 ...
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Snorkeling places in Barcelona [closed]

Do you know any good places to snorkel in Barcelona ? I'm looking for a spot to snorkel that would not be crowded, I don't want to book a tour. As my question could be subjective, I would like to ...
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Got Schengen visa from Spain - no longer traveling to Spain but now traveling to France…will it be an issue? [duplicate]

I had initial plans to travel to Spain and got my visa, but due to my partner's work schedule had to cancel the plan to Spain and am now planning to go to France. Will it be an issue if I do not go to ...
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Schengen visa - travel - without NIE [closed]

I am in Spain with Type D visa expiring on Aug 2017. I had NIE but lost it. Can I travel to other Schengan countries without NIE?
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Can you identify the town in this William Partridge Burpee painting? Spain?

Can you identify this town? In 1905 the American Impressionist painter, William Partridge Burpee left home in Rockland, Maine and took the White Star steamer Romanic from Boston on October 28 for ...
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Which police force is responsible for ports/harbors/marinas in Spain?

It's quite well known that Spain has a few different types of Police. However, just how many different types are there and what are their roles? For example, who/what body of police is responsible ...
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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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Alcohol-fuel for burner in Spain

We travel to malaga next weekend and from there on we will hike in the sierra nevada. I was there a few years ago and remember that we have had big trouble to find any Aclcohol-fuel for our burner. ...
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Getting a “Número de Identidad de Extranjero” (NIE number) for a 10-day trip in Spain

I plan to go to Spain for 10 days and drive around. I read on http://www.speedingeurope.com/spain/ (mirror) that speed tickets are half cheaper if one has a Número de Identidad de Extranjero (...
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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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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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How to get from Malaga to Sierra Nevada via Motril?

I try to find out how to get from Malaga to Trevelez or Lanjaron via Motril, not via Granada. I know there is a bus, since I have toke it 4 years ago but I cannot find any in the internet. I checked ...
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Can I travel from the USA to Spain without buying a round trip ticket? What are my options? [duplicate]

I'm a circus artist and plan on heading to Barcelona in late July. I have open ended plans but hope to stay there until my three months are up and then head to Ireland. Because Ireland is part of the ...
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There is no visa centre for Spain in my home city, can I apply to France instead?

I am travelling to Barcelona for a conference for 4 days but also spending 5, 2, 1 days at Paris, Madrid and Lisbon with my entry and exit point (to India) being Paris. The problem is that Spain does ...
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Will Brexit make a difference to my EU/UK NHIC? [closed]

As a UK citizen living in Spain, how will brixit affect my health insurance cover here? Currently we just pop on down to the local doctors, NHIC card (national health insurance card) in hand, and hey ...
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Writing a Schengen invitation letter, for Spain from the UK?

There's a conference happing in Spain in late April for the main software stack for $DAYJOB, to which I'll be heading. As a UK national, that's no issue visa-wise. Work have just OK'd the budget for ...
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Queries on Schengen Visa application

I am an Indian national on student (F1) visa in USA. I will be travelling to two Schengen countries for different reasons but in a very small time frame: I have a interview in Amsterdam, Netherlands ...
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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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Where can I buy a pre-paid SIM card that will work in Andorra?

I am landing at the airport in Lleida, Spain and travelling to Pas de la Casa, Andorra. I am new to travelling in general. I want two SIM cards that will allow me ~8 GB each of internet access, and ...
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Spain car rental: Extra driver with recent driving license

I want to rent a car in Spain. My friend who has just got a driving license (less than one year) will be aboard, and wants to drive too. Unfortunately for us, the rental companies I have checked want ...
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Tourist visa for Spain with adverse UK Immigration history

I'm a Filipina married to a British man. I was refused a fiancé visa when we were not yet married and was refused a tourist visa just recently. He and his kids are going to Spain in April for ten days ...
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Do EU residents need visa to travel to USA?

I am working in Spain as a Turkish citizen. I have a residence/working card for one year. I will need to go to US this spring. I am wondering if I am required to have a tourist visa for this or I am ...
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How to get business visa extension in Spain [duplicate]

I am from India and I came to Spain for business meetings. My plan was to stay for one month [but found out the business will be closed for one week for Christmas]. My visa is valid from 2nd December ...
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Algeciras to Ceuta/Tanger on budget? [closed]

I'd like to have one-day trip Algeciras-Ceuta (or, at least/alternatively, Tarifa/Tanger, either of 4 mentioned). Checked ferries and the price (60 EUR) seems unreasonable, planes all over Europe are ...
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Do I have to bring my passport with me on a cruise?

I will be flying to Spain from Germany and then get on a cruise in the Canary Islands so will also be in Madeira which is a Portuguese island. I am an American citizen. I have a resident's permit in ...
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When applying for a Schengen visa, how can I demonstrate that my father is sponsoring the trip?

I am a 24 old (single) girl from Bangladesh currently residing in UAE with my parents. My university is taking some students to Spain for a week long trip. The university has given me an itinerary ...
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Barcelona airport terminal 2B to Liceu by public transport

What's the easiest way to get from Barcelona Airport (Terminal 2B) to the Liceu area (or nearby, don't mind walking from another stop) using public transport (not taxi). Arriving day time, so no ...
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Ordering of Spanish coastal cities for trip [closed]

I'm trying to plan a trip to Spain/Portugal next year, visiting the following cities: Madrid Barcelona Valencia Granada Seville Lisbon The order of visiting these cities does not matter, but I will ...
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Philippine national, UK resident, do I need a visa for holiday in Spain? [duplicate]

I am a Philippine citizen currently UK resident. I wanted to take a 1 week holiday in Spain. Will they allow me entry with my UK biometric residence permit + Philippine passport or do I need a visa?
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Unavailability of appointment dates at Spanish consulate

I am an Indian citizen living in the USA. I have to travel to Spain on Nov 15 from San Francisco for a business trip. However, there are no appointment dates available at the consulate of Spain in San ...
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Getting a Schengen visa to visit Spain [closed]

l am applying for a Spain tourist visa to accompany my wife who will be attending a conference there. I am not employed and just want to travel with her during the visit. Our stay in Spain is only ...
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F-1 Visa without Stamp | Schengen Visa requires valid US Visa

I intend to fly to Spain for a conference before heading home to renew my F-1 Visa. I have a valid I-20 and entered with a valid F-1 visa for the duration of stay. My question is: if the Spanish ...
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How seriously busy is Seville during the holy week? [closed]

I understand it is very busy, on a scale of 1 to 10, is it a 11 or a 12 or a 20 ? How difficult will it be for regular tourists (2 70-ish, 3 late 40-ish and a 13 y.o. teen) to do their things (visit ...
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Which visa for longer than 90 days in Europe with Spain as primary location? [closed]

Citizen USA, retired. My tentative plans for next year are to go to Spain early in the year and find a low-cost apartment, probably in Navarra or La Rioja. Most of the year will be spent wandering ...
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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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How do I book a taxi ride in Spain?

I am arriving in Malaga, Spain, on 22nd of Sep. My destination is a small resort 100km away from Malaga. After some research on Google map, there is no train or bus that can take us from Malaga. It ...
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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 ...
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Walking on a road in Spain

As a tourist, I am thinking of visiting nearby city in Pyrenees, but the only way is to take the road so I might meet a lot of cars. Is it legal to walk on a road in Spain?
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Schengen Visa - Indian citizen applying from USA

I am an Indian working in H1B visa in US. I am planning a trip to spain from India in the month of December. Since my return tickets would be booked from India, can I apply for my Schengen visa in US? ...
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What are the other ways to get from Ibiza (Spain) to Barcelona except the airplane?

I'm going to visit Ibiza (spain) in October and my return flight is from Barcelona. I'm wondering is there cheaper way to get to Barcelona than on the airplane?
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Pico de Aneto ascent

Is it possible to climb Pico de Aneto (the highest mountain in Pyrenees) without any special equipment in September (i.e. without crampons etc.) or is the terrain too snowy? Is it possible to do it in ...
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Can I travel with 10 days to Expire EU resident permit to Sweden

I have a Spanish permanent residence permit and it will expire in 10 days time and I have put in for renewal, the thing is that I want to travel to Sweden for my friend's wedding, is it possible to ...
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Are most places open in Barcelona during Día de la Hispanidad?

Is it a good idea to travel to Barcelona during Día de la Hispanidad/Fiesta Nacional de España (October the 12th)? We plan to be there from 08.10 for a week, but are concerned that Fiesta can spoil ...
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Is travel in Spain disrupted on May Day? [closed]

Is travel in Spain unusually difficult or inconvenient on May 1st, compared to other days? It's International Workers Day; I have this feeling it may be a crap shoot in terms of demonstrations and ...
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How many days does it take to get a tourist visa to Spain and a transit visa to the USA

I am about to apply for a tourist visa to Spain. According to their website, I have all the documents needed. Can I please ask how many days does it normally take to get a visa? As I need a transit ...
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When applying for a multi-entry Schengen visa, do you have to provide itineraries for every single future trip?

I am planning to apply for a Schengen Visa in the near future through the Spanish Embassy in London. I am a Turkish citizen who studies in the UK, hence a UK resident (but not a citizen). I was just ...