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Old 05-28-2012, 12:28 AM
 
Location: California
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I am going to Paris for my honeymoon and have been told that you do not need a Visa to travel to Europe. Is this the case? Also, what if we decide we want to travel to London? Are we still ok without a Visa?
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Old 05-28-2012, 12:48 AM
 
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Use this link and read all about it.
https://www.google.com/search?q=visa...ient=firefox-a

If it does not work put this in your search criteria

visa for travel to europe from us
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:16 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Do you have an American passport? If so, no problem. Just fly there & get your stuff stamped.

Source - I flew to London, then took Eurail to Germany and the Netherlands in May 2011 on a United States passport
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:52 PM
 
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Do you have an American passport? If so, no problem. Just fly there & get your stuff stamped.

Source - I flew to London, then took Eurail to Germany and the Netherlands in May 2011 on a United States passport
Thanks. Yes, I have the passport. And all of the information seems to talk about travel from the US to a location in Europe...but doesn't seem to say if I can then travel around Europe!
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Old 05-28-2012, 03:33 PM
 
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talk about travel from the US to a location in Europe...but doesn't seem to say if I can then travel around Europe!
If the info you read, states that you need a visa from the USA to that specific country, then you also need a visa if you come in from a *neighbouring country*.
Most countries under the Schengen agreement handle USA travelers the same way.
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Old 05-28-2012, 03:38 PM
 
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Most EU countries do not require a visa to visit if you have a US passport, England as well. Really almost all if not all of western Europe you do not need a visa.
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Old 05-28-2012, 04:06 PM
 
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With a U.S. passport, you can travel fairly freely among these countries for up to three (?) months. If you wanted to stay longer, or work, you would need a visa. Russia requires a visa, I believe.

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Old 05-28-2012, 08:45 PM
 
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As others have said, if you stay in the Eurozone (countries which are part of the EU), you'll be fine. The EU has an open boarder policy. Taking a train or plane from Paris to London won't even require customs / passport check! In 2010 I flew to Germany, and took a train to Austria -- there was literally no extra process.

Only thing you'll have to do traveling to London, though, is convert your Euros to Pounds. Even though England is in the EU, they've decided not to use the Euro.
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Old 05-28-2012, 09:12 PM
 
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With a U.S. passport, you can travel fairly freely among these countries for up to three (?) months. If you wanted to stay longer, or work, you would need a visa. Russia requires a visa, I believe.
Thank you SO much for the map. This gives me the exact info I wanted. We are anticipating 2 weeks (17 days with travel time) and are at this point planning just Paris and France, but the rest of Europe is all RIGHT THERE so I am not sure I will be able to resist excursions...especially with the train travel being so reasonable (already looked into it and an pass is NOT that expensive!)
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Old 05-28-2012, 09:52 PM
 
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As others have said, if you stay in the Eurozone (countries which are part of the EU), you'll be fine. The EU has an open boarder policy. Taking a train or plane from Paris to London won't even require customs / passport check! In 2010 I flew to Germany, and took a train to Austria -- there was literally no extra process.

Only thing you'll have to do traveling to London, though, is convert your Euros to Pounds. Even though England is in the EU, they've decided not to use the Euro.
Actually because the UK is not a Schengen state UK to Paris would have passport control. There are a few others like Norway and Switzerland too. But none require a visa for short term travel.
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