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More than 4 thousand people were injured by snow and ice in winter in St. Petersburg

If you plan to visit St. Petersburg in the winter, you should be careful. This may be unknown and unexpected for tourists from many countries. Snow and ice can be dangerous.

Ice is very slippery. A person may fall and be injured by slipping on the ice. Snow on the roofs of houses can turn into ice and icicles under certain weather conditions. Falling from the roof, snow, ice and icicles can cause injury and even kill.

Foreign tourists will be able to get Russian visa online

It will be easier to visit Russia in the near future. The Russian government plans to introduce electronic visas for foreigners. The decision on the introduction of electronic visas for foreign tourists can be made until the end of 2019. Russia is a visa-free country for citizens of more than 100 countries (on the basis of reciprocity).

Citizens of many countries are forced to get a visa to visit Russia. Complicated paperwork requires a lot of time and increases the total cost of travel.

Not all foreign tourists left Russia after the FIFA World Cup

Nearly 3.5 million foreign tourists came to Russia last year for the World Cup. Russia was visited by football fans from 32 countries of the world. But not all of them returned to their homeland.

According to information available on the Internet, about 12 thousand foreign tourists did not leave Russia as of January 1, 2019. Their stay in Russia has become illegal since December 31, 2018. This number has decreased by approximately two times, including by the efforts of various public services.

Venice introduces advance booking system and entrance fee

Venice introduces a pre-booking system (entrance ticket) for visiting the city for tourists. Entrance to the city will be paid. The number of tickets (for visiting the city) may be limited. The cost of admission can be up to 10 euros.

According to Mayor Luigi Brugnaro, this step is aimed at tracking the number of visitors, managing the flow of tourists and making the city “more comfortable for life” (“... not to make money”).

Search for the best airlines and flights at competitive prices

What is the cheapest airline to travel in the US? It is hardly possible to give an objective, in all cases an exact answer to this question. Prices of flights vary, vary on different days. The same airline may offer flights at different prices on the same route. Flight conditions (comfort, baggage rules) can vary greatly from one airline to another.

The Internet gives us a very convenient service for comparing the prices of flights. We can find the best deal for the route we need and the dates we need.

To fly on vacation in Europe - How much travel costs

Travel to Europe from the United States is not as expensive as it is commonly believed. But how much? We checked the cost of air tickets from New York to some of the most popular European cities this summer. (Selected round-trip flights forth the cheapest airlines.)

New tourist tax in Venice

A trip to Venice will probably cost more soon. A new tourist tax is planned to be introduced in Venice. It is assumed that the tax will take effect from July 2019. The tax is from 2.5 EUR to 10 EUR per person (depending on the season). At the peak of the tourist season (including the Venice Carnival), tourists will pay more, at other times - less.

Interesting events in November 2018 in different cities of the world

November does not make us happy with good weather in most countries. This means that we have to warm ourselves with interesting events, talking with friends and traveling. Our list of events will help you come up with the direction of your next trip.

Good shopping with Rail Europe

Most tourists include shopping in the program of their trip abroad. Especially when it comes to countries such as Italy and France. In these countries you can buy the most fashionable clothes, shoes and accessories, for both women and men. It attracts those who want to look fashionable and stylish. And discounts help us do it at the best price.

The favorable offer from Rail Europe - Train tickets seller in Europe.

How much is the trip to Paris?

Paris continues to be the most popular destination for travelers from all over the world. If you have not been to the capital of France yet, then you definitely should go there. How much does it cost, a trip to Paris? We tried to calculate the approximate cost of a trip for tourists with different budgets. The ticket price is indicated with departure from New York.

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