GOV/MIL EU borders not as open to US travelers as you might think - Schengen

Old Gray Mare

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I don't know that I've ever heard of Schengen. I certainly had no idea of the ramification, restrictions, penalties and other limitations it puts on US travelers to the the countries within the EU who have signed onto this accord. The video provides an over view and some current but limited personal experience. YMMV.

Those of you planing or considering a prolonged stay to the EU (3 months or more) may want to check out this video.

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What YOU Need to Know About Schengen | Sailing Wisdom

Rigging Doctor
Published on Feb 19, 2019

Have you ever heard of Schengen? Most Americans haven’t! If you ever intend to travel to Europe, you need to watch this video.
We will help prepare you for what we were not prepared for.

Schengen makes travel through Europe seamless, as long as you are only traveling for a short period of time. Travel through Europe on a sailboat and Schengen will pose a challenge!

Link to source:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1yaXjyPlM0

run time 9:49
 
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