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My wife and I are planning a trip to Hungary this summer. We will spend two weeks there. We will visit Budapest first and then we'll go to lake Balaton, We can spend about five more days in the country, but we are not sure about where to go. Any suggestions?
Im seeking advice in how to emigrate to Hungary. My girlfriend is currently living in Budapest and i wish to return to live, I am an australian citizen.
SO much mixed information out there.... I am thinking to start a business or even just register one for now (KFT) teaching English. Is this possible? DO i have to be accredited?
Business is not essential at this point but basically could anyone tell me the best way to go about acquiring a long term renewable visa for Hungary?
MANY thanks in advance.
My friend, a Chinese citizen plans to visit me in Budapest soon. She applied for a "tourist category" Schengen visa. The thing is in her visa application she wrote down Hungary as her only destination for 14 days, but in fact she planed to stay in Budapest for only 3 days, after that she is going to other EU countries for the rest of the days.
The visa was issued to her based on her hotel booking in BP for the entire 14 days, but now she wants to cancel that and stay at my place for 3 nights and 2 days when she is in BP. I am Chinese as well, staying here on a resident permit "tartózkodási engedély".
My friend wants me to issue a letter so she can show to the immigration stating that I will provide accommodation to her for the entire 14 days, but I am not sure that won't cause any problem both for her and for my side. Without out my letter and her hotel booking canceled, will ... more »
Just wanted to give travelers a tip if you are planning to travel to Esztergom in the near future. I had purchased my train tickets online a couple of months ago when still in the US and savoring the train ride to the Danube Bend. The trip according to the webpage would take about 50 minutes.
A couple of days ago I went to the Nyugati train station and printed all my tickets (bought several) in preparation for my trip. This morning I made it to the station with plenty of time and was looking at the schedule board and noticed that my 8:20 am departure was not listed. I went to the Information office where they told me "NO TRAINS TO ESZTERGOM YOU MUST TAKE BUS FROM ARPAD STATION" . This is something I did not want to hear with 30 minutes to spare no other alternatives or warnings during the purchasing process. The reason for this is that the rail line is undergoing serious recons... more »
Looking for a vaccine clinic in Budapest, specifically one that would have the Tickborne Encephalitis vaccine. Thanks for any help you can provide.
I am going with a friend of mine on 5th April in the afternoon from Budapest to Novi Sad and there are two places available in his car for ride share. We may stop in Szeged for someone to get in/out.
Let me know, if you would be interested: email@example.com.
We are a group on five 50-somethings - 4 girls and 1 guy - looking to catch the overnight train from Budapest to Prague in June.
The MAV website wants details for male and females... Is it possible to book 1x2 females and 1x3 mixed sex cabins (or vice versa)? And if so, how do you make sure you succeed with this arrangement online? Is going to the station the day before safer? (And would we all have to attend?) To compound the dilemma, 1 male and 1 female already have Eurail passes.
The timetable also mentions a stop at "Pardubice" for 2 hours - are we ousted at 4am or parked snug and warm somewhere, being uncoupled and rehitched?
Can you sense my angst?! Thanks for your help!
I'll be in Budapest for 5 days in April and wonder if there's any cheap data plan for mobiles? I don't need any calls, just want the data to my mobile.
Hi, I've been going to Budapest for years but have never seen the flea market as buzzing as in the middle of winter. Tons of people stand on the frozen ground all morning and some of the afternoon to sell their stuff. I bought a bunch of communist-era IDs and a couple of passports for a few dollars. I think it's a fun place to go. Some people like Ecseri flea market, and I haven't been there in a few years, but I have never found it very interesting. Has anyone else been there? Are there any new flea markets around town?
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Does anyone know if any budget airlines fly between Budapest (Hungary) and Zurich (Switzerland)? Or is there a speedy coach service linking the two cities: We only have 24 hours to get from one to the other.
I will be traveling from Budapest to Prague in late May, 2013, and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions as to the best way to get from BUD to PRA? I would like to take the train, however the tickets online are very expensive. Would it be better for me to book my ticket once I am in Hungary? Is the train travel along a scenic route? Is the bus a good option? Also I will be traveling in Budapest by myself, so any suggestions on things to see/do as a young 22 year old female would be much appreciated!
Starting to plan a 2 week trip for this May to eastern Europe and would like to get some opinions on our proposed itinerary to see if it’s reasonable. The travelers are myself and my girlfriend, we’re early 50’s/late 40’s, good health, active and seasoned travelers.
Fly from USA to Budapest and stay in the city for 2 nights.
Take a train to Brasov Romania rent a car and explore Transylvania for a few days, traveling to Timisoara the last day and dropping the car.
Take a train from Timisoara to Zagreb and spend the balance of our time in Croatia, visiting Split, taking a ferry to one of the islands for a couple days, 2 days in Dubrovnic then fly to Zagreb and home to the US.
We don’t have any particular things we want to see on this trip, just want to get a feel for the countries and possibly come back on another trip to spend more time in one place if we want.
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Is it worth it?
Or - Is it just as good to buy the 7 day Budapest Travel Card?
Looking for some ideas on where to stay in Budapest. Will arrive on a Mon in july before joining a river cruise 3 days later. Looking for modest hotel to stay at. Clean sheets, safe. 2 star that is centrally located. Know of any travel hotel+air deals? Best sites to see or out of the norm, off the beaten path, interesting sites (like donute/coffee shops, small cafe). Cruise will probable tour the normal sites. Traveling from Tex. Been to Europe several times, fairly good traveler but do not like re-inventing the wheel.
Next will need info on how to get from airport to hotel with out getting had.
I have never traveled anywhere before by plane, so this is not just a new experience for me, but for the whole family. My question is what extra steps will need to be taken to travel to Hungary with my small children? I want to remember everything so that I am prepared for anything....any help or advise would be greatly appreciated...
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