Russians warned about the problems with the visa to France


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Travel companies warned of Russian travelers about the problems with the Schengen visa at the visa centers of France. This was reported on the portal

According to tour operators, the Consulate has limited the acceptance of documents and in the visa centers has reduced the working time to three and a half hours instead of seven (now the visa center is open from 12:00 to 15:30).

As told the chief of the visa Department of the company “Old town” Marina Aleksashina, it leads to the growth of queues and tourists record only for ten days forward, therefore not all have time to process documents for the trip.

The Deputy Director on visa issues “Turtrans Voyage” Ivan Balanovsky explained that the problem was in the may holidays. He said that the demand for France then increased by 20-30 percent, and not all the tourists were able to fly out on vacation.

In addition, the Russians reminded that the service is “Prime time” speeds up the visa process, but the cost (50 Euro) does not suit everybody, and it take no more than 20 applications per day.

As a solution to the problem of tour operators offer travelers other areas where no problems with the entry documents.

In April it was reported about failures in the work of the visa centres before the may holidays. France, Spain and the Czech Republic were among the areas with which tour operators have having the most difficulty.

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