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Generally a Visa card can be expected to work for (almost) every currency in the world. If the currency of the transaction is different from the currency the card balance is kept in, the issuer will seamlessly convert the money according to the exchange rate for the day. You pay for this service in the form of slightly worse exchange rates than wholesale ...


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Assuming that card works like a standard Visa/Mastercard, it will work fine. Whenever I have used my (GBP) Mastercard in Poland, the card machine has asked if I want to pay in Złoty or convert to GBP (and siliar in other countries with other currencies) Note that the conversion rate is usually much worse than the Visa/Mastercard rate, so it's generally ...


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It's unclear to me where the data is being sourced from or how accurate it is, but Rome2Rio appears to have distances for each invididual segment. For your example, it shows Berlin-Moscow as 1152 miles, and Moscow-Inta as 1230 miles, with a couple miles of subway across Moscow and a bit of walking as well. From https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Berlin/Inta, ...


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I know this is a late response but in case it helps anyone in the future: Myself and my girlfriend have travelled over most of Europe and did not have a problem in Poland. We got a few stares and eye-rolls (as in most places) when we are holding hands but nothing hostile or violent. (We actually get more in the North of England than we have ever gotten ...


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Deutsche Bahn has a toolbox called Ist mein Zug pünktlich?. They also publish statistics. Both are an authoritative source. To my experience, delays are worst with regional trains as they wait for delayed IC/EC and ICE trains so passengers won't miss their regional connections.


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Nowadays you can buy a ticket in virtually every bus or tram (just be sure to enter the first coach). Be aware that some of them only accept credit cards, some only coins and finally there are some that accept any payment. You can also buy tickets through several applications, I'm normally using SkyCash - you have to provide your credit card number in ...


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From a tourist info website: One-way ticket for a municipal bus or a streetcar (tram) is 4.6 zloty (an equivalent of roughly one euro). You can buy it at many newsstands and from ticket machines at downtown stops and in some buses and tram cars. Drivers sell 90-minute tickets worth six zlotys. Immediately after boarding you should put the ticket yourself ...


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It was always a political game. Poland used to have some unresolved issues with Lithuania (like the status of polish minority there). Lack of good train connections and highways was used as a way of pressure by Polish government on Lithuanians. From the economical point of view, do not expect a high-speed passenger train. Eastern Poland and Baltics are not ...


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Legally speaking she's not allowed outside of Norway without the Norwegian residence card; in practice, for any airline but Ryanair, easyJet and WIZZ, you need no ID at all if not checking bags. For Ryanair, easyJet or WIZZ, the old Swedish residence permit will be fine in practice if you print the boarding pass at home and don't check any bags


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The UK is not part of the Schengen area, so you cannot enter the Schengen area there. Assuming you're flying from somewhere outside Europe to the UK and then Poland, you should put Poland in response to that question.


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I tried the Wizz Air site to test this, and Willeke's comment is spot on: the declaration about being resident in Poland only shows up if you select the optional Travel Insurance. If you are not resident in Poland, you should select "No Insurance" as you are not eligible for the Travel Insurance they are offering. When you select "No Insurance", Wizz Air ...


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In theory you can enter Poland up to and including the last day of validity of your type D visa. You may be asked to show a credible plan to leave before it expires, unless you can show that you are planning to apply for a residence permit in Poland to replace the visa. If you already have a Polish residence permit then you can enter on the basis of the ...


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I assume, that you have bought that ticket and it is stored on personalized card. From ZTM's site (in English): 90-DAY TICKETS entitles to unlimited number of journeys from its [validation] until 23:59 of the ninetieth day of its validity Now, the word "validation" is missing in original text, but it is mentioned in Polish version of the site. ...


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At this moment, being a resident of Poland I find it impossible to find a cash only place at all. Even the smallest vendors (food trucks etc.) accept cards. I would recommend to keep 50 PLN for a traveller JUST in case. But it looks like card payment penetration in Poland is well above 98%.


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I have travelled to Poland through Germany and noone batted an eyelash even or asked anything. I was born there and my CAN passport clearly states my place of birth. :) I don't go directly however because I know that I will have issues as I do not own a PL passport.


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France and Italy doesn't electronically record entries and exits. However, if your passport is not from the EU/EFTA, Andorra, Monaco or San Marino, you should have entry and exit stamps in your passport, which prove the dates. Poland does record entries and exits if the entry/exit to/from the Schengen Area was through there. However, again, if not from the ...


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Assuming you hold a residence permit, you do not need a visa: If you are a holder of British refugees travel document (issued on the basis of the Convention of 28 July 1951) and you hold a residence permit for the UK (in addition to the travel document), you are exempt from the visa requirement. However, the rules for travel with 1951 documents aren't ...


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For trains connecting to and from Russia, there is route information on tutu.travel. For example, Route 018Б Nice → Moskva reveals that the distance travelled from Nice to Moscow is 2958 km (and passing through eight countries).


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phoog is absolutely correct. It is POLAND. When the term Member State is used by the European Union it usually refers to any of 28 countries forming the EU. However, as the Schengen borders and visa codes do not apply to six of these states (by opt-out or by not being ready yet) and four non-EU states participate by special agreements, in this case the term ...


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It is not a bad option these days to use your regular debit card (at ATMs) or credit card. Check with your bank about the foreign currency charges. Indian banks generally give your a good currency conversion rate but they do charge 2-3.5% foreign currency fee plus 18% (of the fee) GST. In my experience, credit card fees tend to be higher. Call your bank and ...


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You are not required to have entered a Schengen country before you enter Croatia. As you already mention in the question, a multiple-entry Schengen visa is sufficient. Source: Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Receiving a stamp or not may depend on you having to clear immigration there if you need to claim and recheck bags, but it doesn't matter for your ...


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Highly unlikely. Schengen rules state that only applications from persons who reside legally in the jurisdiction of the competent consulate should be accepted. However, an application may be accepted from a person legally present – but not residing - in the jurisdiction of the consulate where the application is submitted, if he can justify why the ...


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Yes, you can use a Polish temporary passport to travel to Canada. Timatic, the database which airlines use to verify passenger travel documents, states in relevant part: Passport Exemptions: Nationals of Poland with a temporary passport. You still need to get an electronic travel authorization (eTA) before traveling though. Visa required, ...


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It is up to the airline to let you board the flight, just call them and ask what their policy is, personally I have been both rejected once when going to China and allowed once when going to Australia in the same situation and it has nothing to do with Schengen and all to do whether the airline requires your visa to be valid at the time of boarding or at the ...


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That's correct - the question about residence is merely for insurance, as the insurance cost has likely been calculated on the risk basis of Polish residents travelling from Poland, rather than (the many other) possibilities. With regards to flying from Poland to the UK and back again, you'll have no problem in either country using a US passport. Although I'...


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Based on this answer it turned out that: [...] no pharmacy will fill a foreign prescription in the US, controlled substance or not. Which means I had no way of buying the drug. So I never got to the actual transportation step.


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Assuming you travelled with Aeroflot you are allowed: 6 months for domestic flights 18 months for international flights The following documents should be attached to the claim: statement with a list of property and the amount of monetary loss original cash register receipts confirming the value of the lost property; Property Irregularity ...


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Short answer: From the question I assume you are talking about an extension of a residence permit issued to a spouse of an EU-Citizen You have applied for the extension, which has not yet been issued, and the previous permit has in the mean time expired. The present permit is a residence card for family members of citizens of the EU or of the EFTA ...


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Currently, parking is free of charge at Skocznia Narciarska, from where you can get to Kuźnice by bus. From the Kuźnice many trails begin in the Tatra Mountains.


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