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

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Transportation options between Stockholm and Skavsta Airport?

It looks like the tickets to Skavsta are a bit cheaper than those to Arlanda. How do I go to Stockholm from the Skavsta Airport?
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What are the options for a non-EU national who wants to stay in Sweden for more than 90 days?

I am a Canadian Citizen, visiting Sweden for 90 days without a visa. Is it possible to extend by just 15 days? If so, please provide information as to where I can find out how much it would cost and ...
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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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Copenhagen to Sweden non-rebookable train ticket validity

I'll be taking the train from Copenhagen airport into Sweden. There are ticket machines in the airport but sometimes the lines are very long so I'm considering buying the ticket online at https://www....
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Are there bikes for rent in Stockholm?

Is is possible to rent bikes when visiting Stockholm? Is there for example a City Bikes company operating in the city? Would prefer being able to rent a bike for a few hours, leave it basically ...
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No credit card, but debit with vpay in Sweden

I'm doing a round-trip right now and would like to visit Sweden, but I'm wondering how far I would get with just a normal debit card with v-pay. Are there ATMs in smaller towns? (Along Inlandsbanan) ...
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Entering Sweden with an EU ID card

On the 3rd of August I tried to drive to Sweden with a truck, using also a ferry from Grenå to Varberg. At the entry to the port I had to show my passport, as showing just my Slovenian EU ID card was ...
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What Pay-in lounges are there at Stockholm Arlanda Airport?

I'll be flying from Stockholm Arlanda Airport and my ticket doesn't include lounge access. What lounges accept payment for access at Arlanda Airport? I've found Arlanda Lounge and Menzies but not in ...
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Sweden tourist or visiting a friend visa

I planning on going to Sweden and I am not sure which visa type should I apply to; tourist or visiting a friend. I will be going to Stockholm and I will be meeting a friend, there we will go on the ...
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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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Passport control within Schengen area [closed]

I'm latin-american, don't need visa to enter (90/180 applies). I have been living in Sweden for two years with a residence permit during which I finished a master and right know I am applying to ...
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Around Lund in winter: will two italians survive? [closed]

We are an Italian couple and we are planning to go to Lund for the 1st of the year. We go visiting some friends and then we will stay some additional days in order to visit nice places around. I know ...
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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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What ferries go from Sweden to Finland? [closed]

I'm in Sweden and I need to go to Finland. I don't want to take a flight or drive there, and I've seen that there seem to be ferries going from Sweden to Finland. What ferry options are there for ...
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How to travel without transit visa from India to Stockholm?

I need to travel from Coimbatore (India) to Stockholm Arlanda (Sweden). I have a Swedish residence permit. Could you help me find a route across the world for which I would not need any transit visa?
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Copenhagen Airport to Kalmar Sweden

My son will be flying into Copenhagen in July arriving at 7:15am. He will need to travel by train to Kalmar. He must go through border control. I am wondering: how much time he will need to get ...
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Can I still travel to Schengen countries if I have an expired residence permit?

I have a work/residence permit in Sweden that is expiring the day before I travel. My new employer is applying for a new permit, but I may not have it (or the card) before I leave for travel. I will ...
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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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ID checks while traveling from Stockholm to Tallin by ferry!

Do they check IDs while traveling from Stockholm to Tallin by ferry?
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Chinese visiting England, have Schengen visa

In Sweden on vacation with my Chinese wife. We plan to go to London 3-4 days. I heard, that there is simple way to get a visa to England, when you already have a Schengen visa. Its impossible to get ...
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Motorcycle tour of Sweden and Norway [closed]

A friend and I are in the early stage of planning a two week motorcycle tour of Sweden and Norway next summer. Our main consideration is the availability and cost of renting two motorcycles for the ...
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Russian transit Visa In Sweden

I'm going from St.Petersburg to Addis Ababa and I have a transit in Stockholm for 12 hours. So does a Russian citizen need a transit visa to Sweden?
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Border Control from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Malmo (Sweden)

Has the asylum seeker/refugee situation in Sweden lead to any extra security checks or border checkpoints along this route? I will be travelling from Copenhagen - Malmo and back in around a month so ...
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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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Will a Russian citizen with US green card traveling through Stockholm need a transit visa?

I recently flew from LAX to Pulkovo with a layover in Stockholm Arlanda and was not able to go to my connecting flight without going through passport control. I was initially told I cannot enter the ...
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My sponsor currently does not have a job

tl;dr: Planning to travel to Sweden for 2 weeks. Sponsor is still a student so no current job/income. But he does have a decent amount of money in savings. Should I still pursue my application? ...
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What's the best way to buy Swedish Kronas from Brazil

I'm brazilian and I'll be living abroad at Sweden for two years, starting in August. I need to exchange a reasonable amount of Reais (R$, brazilian currency) to Swedish Kronas. The options I see so ...
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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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Applying for a second Schengen Visa within 2 months.

I visited France on a Schengen visa in September for 12 days (visa obtained in July). I would like to visit Sweden now for 5 days in October. Can I apply for another Schengen visa so soon? Do i need ...
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Re-entering Schengen Area before expiration of my Swedish visa

I am Hong Kongese, studying in Sweden. I have a Hong Kong SAR passport which allows me visa-free access to Schengen countries for 90 days. I also have a Swedish residence permit. I read in other ...
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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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Kenyan citizen travelling to Sweden

I am preparing to travel to Sweden for missionary work with our church. I am the single mom of a one-year-old child and I'm self-employed. My business is fairly new, having started in September of ...
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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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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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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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Is it a problem that I didn't report back in person to the Italian embassy upon my return to India? [closed]

I visited Europe in 2015 with a Schengen visa issued by Italy. It required that, on my return, I report back to the Italian embassy in Delhi. The day I planned my visit was a Friday and I was not ...
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Entering Schengen zone as a tourist before my working permit starts (Sweden) [duplicate]

I'll soon be working on Stockholm. I already have my work and residence permit approved starting on September 17th. However, I have plans to visit a friend over in Barcelona first (around September ...
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Mountain biking routes within 7 hours travel from Copenhagen [closed]

Copenhagen and the surrounding areas of Denmark are fairly flat for decent mountain biking. Is there anywhere within 6 or 7 hours travelling by car (or train) from Copenhagen with some more hilly (...
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Leaving and returning to Sweden while awaiting residence card [closed]

Am I allowed to travel while I am in the process of getting a residence card (husband is an EU citizen, kids and I are not)? We got conflicting information from Migrationsverket: "you can," "no, you ...
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Are non-EU national “visiting researchers” in Sweden eligible for VAT refund? [closed]

Sweden offers a special kind of residence permit for "visiting researchers". As far as I understand this "visiting researcher" permit is different from a proper residence permit and more akin to a D-...
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Overstaying In Europe for about 2 years without knowing [closed]

I went to Europe in early 2014 to visit a friend, I was 18 y/o and due to problems back home I ended up staying there for a year and then I left in late 2015 without any problems. Then I went back to ...
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Are there any websites listing travel deals originating in Denmark and Sweden? [closed]

I know there are websites in Europe that search travel offers from all tour operators/agencie/etc and post the best offers on their website (such as holidaypirates in the UK) Are there similar ...
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Swedish travel literature? [closed]

In order to get in the right 'mood' for a trip to Sweden, I'd like to read some English-language fiction and non-fiction that is set in Sweden. This could take the form of travelogues, novels, or ...
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Can I apply for Canadian refugee if I'm European citizen? [closed]

I'm visitor in Canada and I do not want to go back in Sweden because I'm at risk. How can I request for refugee in Canada?
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Best way to travel from Copenhagen to Gothenburg and when to book the tickets? [closed]

I am a 22 year old male. I will be landing at the Copenhagen Airport on Thursday around noon and from there on have to reach Gothenburg. I don't have any strict time limits about reaching Gothenburg ...
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Is snus legal in Sweden? [closed]

Have read on the internet that there's a tobacco product called snus that appears to be legal in Sweden while banned many countries. Can you bring snus into Sweden and out of Sweden? Or will you be ...
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Can I enter **FIRST** to a different schengen country from my d-type national visa [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU country citizen and going to start my study at end of this month in Italy. I'm a valid D-type national Italy visa holder, it's multiple, valid for 5 months (>150 days long-stay) from now ...
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Can I get a working visa for Sweden if I am a Canadian Citizen? Can I get more than one? [closed]

I am going to Sweden in June until october with my girlfriend. She is from Sweden and I have been told I can get a de-facto (partner) visa. Does anyone know what this means? Can I work on a visa like ...
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Transit Visa for Stockholm [duplicate]

I have a layover in Stockholm from the US on my way to the Czech Republic. I have both Czech and US passports. I need to pick up and recheck my bags. Will I need a transit visa?
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Will I need to go through immigration when flying from Sweden to Finland?

I will be in Stockholm in January and I'm thinking of taking a flight to Rovaniemi, Finland while I'm there. I know I will have to go through immigration to get into Sweden. But, since I'm already in ...