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I did not visit Budapest, but spent some time in Hungary last year. My experience was that even if a few shops accept euros (especially larger shops in areas with many tourists), they tend to give you very unfavourable exchange rates. When hotels annouced their prices in forint and euro, in some cases, it even appeared to be two completely different prices....


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With respect to the other author, I'm not so sure this will be trouble-free. We have another question here about taking prescription drugs to Hungary, which quotes an official source as saying Products containing narcotic substances can only enter with the special permission of the Ministry of Health and Welfare. which would certainly include morphine, ...


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In Hungary, if you run an Airbnb legally there's a ton of legalities you need to adhere to as you are basically running a very small hotel. Among other you must have a formal guest book which contains First and last name of the guest, in case of a guest from abroad citizenship (or stateless status). in case of a guest from abroad date and place of birth ...


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The number of countries within Schengen that you're visiting is not really relevant. Your application will be assessed by the processing country's consulate (Hungary) based on whether you have a legitimate reason to visit, sufficient funding to cover your expenses, a reason to return home etc. They will not be involving the other countries on your ...


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If you just want to sleep in a bit and go explore, some hotels have later check-out than 10:00; try looking around a bit on booking websites, and you might be able to find 11:00 or 12:00. Others are willing to extend check-out time for a fee; there's no harm in asking, if you find a place where you'd otherwise be happy to stay. Alternatively, many Airbnb ...


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These are stations of the via crucis (the Way of the Cross). They represent fourteen events which occurred prior, during and after Jesus was crucified. The Way of the Cross is usually celebrated on Good Friday as a pilgrimage during which believers visit every station. It is not uncommon to find these stations represented on a trail or path leading to a ...


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In theory, there is indeed a way to fix this. Once you proved that you did in fact leave the Schengen area on that particular date (presumably by showing your UK entry stamp and/or some other proof of your presence in the UK), the border guard should indicate that in your passport and may give you a special form called “Approval of evidence regarding the ...


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The literal answer to your question is “no”. You cannot come back with the same visa, that's basically what “single entry” means. If you used it to enter the Schengen area, once you leave it isn't valid anymore, period. But you should in fact be able to enter with a regular residence permit, as long as it's still valid. You could even get a new passport (i....


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I used to be travelling a lot by railjet, and the maximum delay I got was 30 minutes, and that happened only once, altogether. (It was around when the refugees came in and rushed on the train). I took the railjet mostly from Budapest to Wien and backwards, and about twice a month from Salzburg to Budapest and back. I think it is reliable, but its mostly my ...


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As suggested, AirBNB can be helpful. You can contact several hosts prior to booking their property and explain your special requirements. Based on that you can book accordingly. There are several other options like sleeping at airport terminal lounges for a few hours and exploring the city while getting a storage locker for your bags. http://www....


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The official website of the baths note that the lockers are size "120x30x65 cm", and that larger bags can be stored within the cabin. Cabins are actually personal changing rooms that you get assigned to, and you open with a wristband so it is secure. As stated on their website "The size of the cabin can easily hold a standard suitcase or a backpacker ...


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https://www.drugs.com/international/bupropion.html lists two commercial names for bupropion in Hungary, Elontril and Wellbutrin SR, so it is safe to assume that the medication is not illegal. Now, what is left is ensuring that you are allowed to import the pills. There are some questions in the site about this, but I cannot find nothing specific for Hungary....


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I have unfortunately no statistics on the Railjets being on time. However, I have an answer to the second part of your question: If that train doesn't go [...] will my ticket be valid for the 13:08-18:19? If it is expected that the first train that will leave after the departure time as printed on your ticket, will arrive at least one hour after the ...


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Due to the situation in Europe, many sovereign states have re-instituted immigration checks. Checks could possibly be performed randomly or continuously is some circumstances. If you search on "suspend Schengen" or "Europe border controls", you will see numbers reports of this over the past months, particularly with respect to France, Italy, Austria and ...


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Purchasing the E-Vignette Online It seems that the vignettes can be purchased after registering on the website of the company currently managing Hungarian motorways. You click on the icon of your vehicle and are redirected to the registration/login page. Pricing Information Regarding the pricing, I could not find any information signalling different ...


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On the train line between Belgrade and Budapest are at least two interesting cities, Novi Sad and Subotica. I think there are both worth visiting even though I don't remember too many abandoned buildings (wasn't looking for them). You get quite a few of them in Belgrade. Over all on the Balkans, I've seen most damage from the wars in Bosnia-Herzogovina, ...


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So in general, food in Hungary (eating out) is a lot less expensive than Western Europe, which is handy :) Note that - due to a historical translation error - "goulash soup" is indeed a soup, not the "goulash" that visitors may be familiar with from home which is known as "pörkölt". Local dishes often revolve around meat, ...


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If you intend to stay in UK and Hungary more than a couple of days in each, you'd need to buy a package for each country separately. The global services rates you cite are actually pretty competitive, if I compare with what I'm charged for roaming in countries in Europe other than my own. I'd just try to reduce my voice usage as much as possible, and look at ...


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This is one of the more controversial topics in Hungary. You need a little historical background: as you might know, Hungary was under Soviet occupation between 1945 and 1989 and had this system which is usually called socialism. In this era Hungarian gastronomy was destroyed, anything but the most basic ingredients were impossible to get (perhaps this ...


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Next year they'll start building a Rubik's Cube shaped museum that might open for the public in 2017 :) http://ruwix.com/the-rubiks-cube/museum/


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You have a residence permit, so you do not need a visa. (As noted by Relaxed, your single-entry visa is no longer valid because it's valid for a single entry only, and you've already used that single entry.) From the Schengen Borders Code (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:02006R0562-20131126): Article 5 For intended stays on the ...


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The only universally accepted currency in Hungary is the forint, but euros are easily exchanged (at good exchange rates) and may be accepted as is (at poor exchange rates) in larger restaurants, shops, etc. So if you have to have cash in hand before you arrive, rupees → euros → forint is likely an OK way to go, although you will lose twice on the ...


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There are not too many openly celebrated Easter festivals in Hungary. There is a quite touristy festival in Hollókő where they replicate how Easter was celebrated 100 years ago. Similar events take place at the open air museum in Szentendre. Those mainly consist out of wearing traditional clothes, a water-pouring ritual and painting & gifting of eggs. ...


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This is probably not a hugely useful answer unless the OP miraculously fits the criteria or can status match. However, for completeness - SPG Your24: A Starwood Preferred Guest Member who reaches 75 Eligible Nights with Starwood Preferred Guest during a calendar year will qualify for the Your24™ benefit through the following subsequent calendar year....


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I wish there was more time available to write this up but just treat it as a Sunday. "Vasár- és ünnepnapokon" is the usual way to say when something is open, translates to "sundays and holidays", it's rarely separated. The law dictating employee-employer relations treats them almost the same, the exceptions won't affect you. (2012. évi I. törvény 101. § (1), ...


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When you apply for a Schengen visa, you have to explain the premise of your trip. That means you explain where you want to go, when you want to go, what you are doing there, who pays for the trip, and why the visa officials should believe that you will return to your home country. Your should have a planned date of travel for that. Typically on the first ...


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TL;DR: Take your medication with the original box with the pills inside the sealed blister pack with doctors prescription. Get in touch with your nearest Hungarian Embassy/Consulate and cross check if these prescriptions are permissible into Hungary. Long version: If I were you I would take the medications with their original boxes and the pills/tablets ...


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Can I apply for a visa from the USA although I will leaving for Spain from India? Your point of departure is irrelevant. You must apply from your place of residence. Whether the consulate will consider you to be a resident of the US depends in part on your immigration status in the US. If you are in B-1 or B-2 status, you will be unable to apply in the ...


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