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Oct
4
Real Russia London office opening hours changing
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 04 October 2018 03:15 PM

Starting from Monday 8th October 2018, Real Russia’s London office will be open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, not 9am to 6pm as has previously been the case. Please bear this in mind if you are coming to visit our London office.

Should this change, we will update our information here, on our website and on our Facebook
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Oct
3
Free Russian visas for close relatives of World Cup Fan ID holders!
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 03 October 2018 09:38 AM

We have just heard from our colleagues at the Russian consulate that family members travelling to Russia with relatives who own FIFA World Cup 2018 Fan IDs will be able to get single-entry or double-entry "Accompanying Family Member" visas free of charge, valid until 31 December 2018! We will update our information (including this article) if the situation changes.

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Aug
10
Visit Belarus visa-free for up to 30 days!
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 10 August 2018 09:16 AM

It is now possible to stay in Belarus for up to 30 days visa-free! This is a huge increase on the previous limit of five days.

How can I visit Belarus visa-free?

Nationals of 80 countries can now visit Belarus visa-free – these countries include all EU nations, Australia and the USA.

To qualify, you must leave and enter Belarus via Minsk International Airport, and you must have certain documents
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Aug
8
Confirmed: Russia extends visa-free access for World Cup fans!
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 08 August 2018 09:59 AM

We can now happily confirm that it is official – if you have a World Cup Fan ID, you can enter Russia visa free until the end of 2018.

What does this mean?

If you have a 2018 World Cup Fan ID, you will be able to visit Russia as many times as you like, for as long as you like, without a visa until 31st December 2018. Until then, you will need only your Fan ID and your passport to visit Russia!

There were rumours that this may extend to the
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Jul
26
Registration rules return to normal following the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 26 July 2018 12:03 PM

From 26th July 2018, the rules on registering your visa or Fan ID will revert to their normal, pre-World Cup status, meaning you will now have seven working days after your arrival in each Russian city you visit to register your visa, not the 72 hours that was requested during the World Cup.

The ways in which you can register your visa or Fan ID have not changed; your hotel or hostel should do this when you arrive, you can register for your stay in St. Petersburg via our partners
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