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Accessible travel within Russia
« on: September 12, 2021, 03:17:56 PM »
It is well known that Russia is not (Or was not) well known for accessible travel making it very hard for wheelchair users to visit the country. BUT things are changing fast.

Russia is already a major tourist destination which is set to grow hugely with the relaxing of the visa regime for most countries..

Some info about accessible travel in Russia..

https://toursinmoscow.com/wheelchair-accessible-travel-in-russia

We are also making tailor made accessible tours https://toursinmoscow.com/tour/tailor-made-tours-accessible-tour-moscow-stpetersburg

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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2021, 09:37:35 PM »
So is a visa for U.S. citizen easier now?

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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2021, 01:34:36 PM »
So is a visa for U.S. citizen easier now?

Don't ask me.. well you got a better deal with your visa to Russia than Brits..
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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2021, 03:36:45 PM »
So is a visa for U.S. citizen easier now?

Can you get a private visa?   
What is worse than not being able to get what you don't even want?

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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2021, 04:00:35 PM »
So is a visa for U.S. citizen easier now?

Can you get a private visa?

I think they give a 3 year private visa for US guys ?
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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2021, 04:18:05 PM »
I just looked at the Russian Embassy website.  U.S. citizens still need hotel reservation number and dates of entry for 3 year tourist visa.  I find it interesting that I guess I’m supposed to make hotel reservations 3 years in advance in order to do it.  Does not sound very easy. 

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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2021, 05:35:21 PM »
I just looked at the Russian Embassy website.  U.S. citizens still need hotel reservation number and dates of entry for 3 year tourist visa.  I find it interesting that I guess I’m supposed to make hotel reservations 3 years in advance in order to do it.  Does not sound very easy.

You only need hotel reservations for entry. After that, you can go where you want.
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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2021, 09:15:21 PM »
So is a visa for U.S. citizen easier now?

Can you get a private visa?

I think they give a 3 year private visa for US guys ?

Not sure of your question.  As a US citizen with a family member that has a Russian internal visa can get a private visa which does not require hotel dates etc.

plus there are other advantages such as duration of stay.
What is worse than not being able to get what you don't even want?

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Re: Accessible travel within Russia
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2021, 07:17:19 AM »
So is a visa for U.S. citizen easier now?

Can you get a private visa?

I think they give a 3 year private visa for US guys ?

Not sure of your question.  As a US citizen with a family member that has a Russian internal visa can get a private visa which does not require hotel dates etc.

plus there are other advantages such as duration of stay.

Never said I was married to a Russian.  As a matter of fact am married to a Ukrainian.