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Hi, did anyone who is Australian that has travelled with contiki into Europe have any trouble with visas? Are they needed for any specific counties, or will a passport suffice?
Also considering getting a dual citizenship/Passport as my parents are both born in Cyprus if having that will make it easier for me to travel europe.
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Havent travelled with contiki yet but I’m pretty sure that the only countries that need visa requirements are Russia and Scandinavia, but you need to talk to a travel agent about that to make sure, as for dual citizenship and passport, it can take months to process. Hope that helps a little bit.
Which tour are you thinking of doing?!?! I think most Europe Contki’s are mainly in Schergen countries which with an Aussie passport you wont need any visa, just your passport!! If you are going to Russia you’ll need a visa and in Turkey you get one on the border. I’m not 100% sure about the Balkan region?? To give you an idea, last year I went through the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Holland, Belgium, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland and didn’t need a visa in any of these places!! :D
Awesome, I doubt I’ll need it but I thought I’d ask anyone who’s already done it…. I’m doing the European Encounter in July, so I have 8 months till then, plenty of time to get that dual citizenship sorted too, so thanks that helps me out a lot!
Yeah looking at the countries included in the European encounter I’d say you’ll be right on your Aussie passport!! Prob not worth the time and cost of getting a duel citizenship just for that unless you wanna stay and work in europe later on!!!
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