Questions tagged [sweden]

A large country in Scandinavia which has Stockholm as its capital. It shares land borders with Norway and Finland.

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When are the FlixTrains coming to Sweden?

As one who is travelling between Gothenburg and Stockholm all the time I can't wait the the FlixTrains to arrive. The service was supposed to be launched early this year but I haven't heard anything ...
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Should you sit in the back or the front of Swedish taxis?

In most American movies the passengers sit in the back. Is this also the case in Sweden or is it fine to sit in the front passenger seat? Also, the typical London taxi doesn't even have a front ...
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Is it rude to speak Swedish in Norway?

I speak Swedish quite well, but my active Norwegian is very basic, although I can understand most of it if I concentrate. I'm aware Norwegians can usually/always understand Swedish. I'm told ...
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Transfer Desks at ARN (Stockholm-Arlanda)?

I am booked on CA911 PEK-ARN and TK1796 ARN-IST, with 2 separate tickets. I will bring carry-on luggage only. Are there any transfer desks at ARN, specifically Turkish Airline's, so I can get my ...
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Are Euros accepted in Gothenburg or is conversion to Krona possible?

I will be travelling to Gothenburg via Copenhagen. I have a traveller's card that has Euros on it. Will I be able to use the traveller's card to withdraw Euros from ATMs (I have used this card to ...
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Declaring items from US (snacks, etc.) when flying to Denmark and travelling to Sweden from there?

So as the title states, I'm wondering how it works if I were to bring some snacks (mostly chips/crisps, drinks, candy) from the US all the way back to Sweden. This is my first trip flying, so I'm ...
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Are there specific hours when Kiruna airport is open or is it open 24/7?

I'm going to be in Kiruna, Sweden. I will arrive to the town late and I have a flight at 6 am. It does not make sense to me to book hotel for a couple of hours. Are there specific hours when Kiruna ...
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When does Scandinavian Mountains Airport open?

I remember drawing Sälen Trysil Airport on Google Maps back when it was called that, but since then the airport (then an airstrip) has been converted into an international airport. When does it open ...
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Validity of Schengen Visa after first visit [duplicate]

I have a valid Schengen visa which was used for a business trip to Sweden in Oct 2019. It's valid upto 1 year and is a type 'C' visa with multiple entries allowed. Now, I want to visit Italy(maximum ...
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Bus between Gothenburg Landvetter Airport and the city centre

I am visiting Gothenburg in Sweden. I read on the Landvetter Airport website that there are buses running between the airport and the city centre (that are not the Flygbuss Airport coaches), but the ...
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Can I buy SL Access card with Credit Card?

As sweden is 'cashless', I am wondering if I can avoid currency exchanges altogether by purchasing (and topping up) the SL access card with my credit card. Is it possible? Or should I fetch some cash ...
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Can you get a Gate Pass at Stockholm Arlanda Airport?

I wonder if it's possible to get a gate pass at Stockholm Arlanda Airport so that you, for example, can assist a family member or have a beer with your friend by the gate?
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EU citizen hosting a US citizen in Sweden

I'm an EU citizen (non-Swedish) who currently lives in Sweden. I'd like to host my friend (US citizen) who wants to visit me in Sweden. So what are the requirements that I should fulfill? My friend ...
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Stockholm Arlanda Airport transfer

How do you get to and from Arlanda Airport? Are there busses, trains or even flights connecting Arlanda with Stockholm? Is it possible to take a taxi to Stockholm?
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Medical attendant visa for Sweden

My sister is suffering for a medical condition which requires immense moral and physical support. She got ill while she was in Pakistan whereas her home is in Sweden. Now she has been declared fit to ...
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Single-entry Schengen visa

I am an Indian passport holder and travelling from Mumbai to Stockholm for office work for 8 days. I have a single-entry Schengen visa for 10 days issued by the Sweden embassy in New Delhi. I will be ...
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Stockholm public transport ticket prices for young people

It seems that a reduced price for transportation tickets within Stockholm is available for young people up to the age of 20 years. But I can't find out whether it is up to 20 (including 20) or if you ...
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How to use a hotel voucher on a charter trip?

I and a friend decided to book a charter/package trip with flight, hotel and transfer included. I've only booked the cheap flight seats from these company for like 20€/return and this is my first ...
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Do you need an IDP for Lebanese drivers licenses in Sweden?

The Lebanese drivers license is in Arabic and French, and the Swedish passport is in Swedish, English and French. French is a 3rd language of many Swedes and our king is French. Do you need an IDP ...
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Can you buy train tickets online for the Copenhagen to Malmö route?

I'm going to travel to Copenhagen for a weekend in the end of November, but I booked a hotel in Malmö, since it's around 2 times cheaper. Is it possible to buy train tickets online? If yes, where? ...
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Where can you go lake ice skating in Southern Sweden?

Winter is coming, and if the Swedish Meteorologic and Hydrologic Institute (SMHI) is to be believed, it is going to be even colder than last year. For reference, last year in Sweden was one of the ...
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Can I ever get a Schengen visa again after submitting a fake I-20?

I'm from India and I applied for a Schengen visa to visit Sweden for a duration of 4 days and since I'm 18 years old, to prove my intent to return home after my visit, the Embassy wanted me to submit ...
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Can a Swedish citizen on government benefits invite a person to stay with them?

I'm a Swedish citizen living in a flat rent is paid by the Swedish Social Security system. I want to invite my friend, an Indian, to visit me. Will it be a problem for Social Security if I invite my ...
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Sending a package to Norway by Poste Restante (from France)

I plan to do trekking with my boyfriend in September. We will start by crossing the Lofoten Islands in Norway and then we will go into Northern Sweden to do a part of the Kungsleden. We don't want to ...
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Does Swedish airport security check your phone?

One has heard of countries where you should remove the PIN code of your phone when passing through airport security. Does this also apply to Sweden?
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Airport transfer from Stockholm-Arlanda to the central station [duplicate]

My flight to stockholm Arlanda (ARN) lands at 00:40. I booked a transfert from the airport to my hotel: Stockholm Arlanda --> Flygbussarna Kista --> Central station I would like to know if transport ...
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Is Sweden full of mosquitoes during the summer?

Recently, I booked a vacation to Sweden (the south). Because I was so happy to go there, I bought a few books about it. Then, I noticed that there is a chance that you can be bitten by mosquitoes and ...
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Schengen visa form: sponsor and applicant both

I am going from India to Sweden for an internship. The flights and accommodation costs are provided by the sponsor. But I have to bear other living expenses. So in section 33 of the Schengen visa form,...
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Can I travel to Sweden from Denmark for a day with a single entry visa then head back to Denmark without any issues?

I am very new to this so please forgive me if I make any errors in stating my case. I recently received my Schengen type C Visa from Denmark. My wife and I along with some friends will be staying ...
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Do we require a transit visa for a connecting flight in Sweden? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm travelling from London to India through a connecting flight in Stockholm, Sweden. Do I need to have a Transit Sweden visa to catch my connecting flight?
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Swedish cashless economy for tourism

As a visitor to Sweden, what are my options for paying for things? Should I buy some kind of pre-paid card and load it? Will merchants accept a MasterCard from Ireland with microchip/rfid?
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Why is the Vasa Museum in Stockholm so Popular?

I am planning a short trip to northern Europe (time is scarce), and have 2 days for Stockholm. I probably have time for just one museum, and the Vasa Museum is by far the #1 most recommended museum in ...
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Chile to Sweden without a visa

Okay so I've been to Chile a few times and there have never been a problem, I simply go there, fill a paper out on the plane there, get some kind of small receipt/paper that I can stay for 90 days ...
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Can I fly between Sweden and Germany without an ID card? [duplicate]

I'll be flying from Sweden to Germany, and back, so within the Schengen area. Only problem is that the only form of ID I have is an expired national identity card from Sweden. I am a Swedish citizen. ...
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Do I need an IDP in Sweden?

I'm a 23 old guy from Saudi Arabia, I will be in Sweden this August, I'm looking to rent a car from Malmo to go to Denmark, anyhow my friend says that since my Saudi license is in English I won't need ...
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What happens if a person is deported to a country that previously refused asylum? [closed]

What will happen in the following scenario: You seek asylum at a European country Rejected Travel to another country Seek asylum Based on the concept of first country of asylum, you get caught and ...
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Customs and immigration on a USA-UK-Sweden flight itinerary

I will be flying from Tampa, laying over in London (Gatwick airport), then on my way to Sweden (Arlanda airport). I was wondering what to expect regarding Customs and Immigration. I will be flying ...
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Can I travel around Europe with an Australian refugee travel document?

I have an Australian travel document for refugees. Do I need a visa to travel to Germany? From there, will I be able to travel to Sweden by train?
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How do I spend money in Sweden and Denmark? [duplicate]

I will be visiting Stockholm, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark for holidays in a couple weeks. I live in the US and have a Bank of America bank account and debit card. I will be spending money in ...
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Minor traveling without parents from USA to Sweden

My 15 year old daughter will be visiting Sweden and Denmark in July accompanied by her grandparents. Airlines is SAS. Does she need a minor authorization travel document? I thought it would be a good ...
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Schengen tourist visa submitted to wrong country?

Background: I am going to Sweden this summer to take part in an art competition. I have an invitation letter from the organizer in Sweden, plus my main purpose of going to the Schengen area is to be ...
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Northern Sweden temperatures during summer? [duplicate]

I'm planning to visit Luleå in July. I would like to ask what are the typical temperatures during night and day time in that month ? Should I take a thick jacket with a cap, or would a light jacket be ...
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Time needed to board Sandefjord-Stromstad ferry on foot

I am taking a ferry (Color Line, MS Color Viking) from Sandefjord (Norway) to Stromstad (Sweden). We will be two people with no car and minimal luggage (we arrive to Sandefjord Torp airport with hand ...
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Is NOC required from current employer for business Schengen visa to Sweden for interview

I am an Indian citizen and I will be traveling to Sweden to give an interview. The interviewing organisation has provided me with an invitation letter stating my purpose of travel and that they will ...
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Business Invitation Date only 8 days before Visa Submission

I have an interview invitation in one of the companies in Sweden, however, the visa submission is just 8 days before the invitation date. And based on the visa website, it takes around 15 days for ...
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How did Malmö and Copenhagen connect before the Öresund Bridge?

I can't find any information on how Malmö and Copenhagen were connected (and who the operator was) before the Öresund Bridge was inaugurated.
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Passport validity rule for US citizen on short Sweden/Schengen visit?

I live in Sweden; I have an American friend, currently studying in the UK, who had planned to visit this weekend (returning to the UK directly afterwards). Unfortunately, she noticed this week that ...
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VAT refund for a conference ticket in Sweden

I've purchased a conference ticket online for 6500 SEK (including VAT). The conference will take place in Sweden. As a non-EU resident, can I refund VAT from this purchase? Either online or visiting ...
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3 time Schengen visa denial- having Sweden Personnumer [duplicate]

I have been rejected from Schengen Area 3 time in last 1.5 year( first from spain and the next 2 times from France) ,All with the reason they were not satisfied me to leave Schengen area. In 2013 I ...
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I will be going to Sweden for business. Can I visit London from Sweden and how much will a UK visa cost? [closed]

I reside in India, but will be going to Sweden for business purposes. Can I visit London by applying for a visa from Sweden?