Say hello to EES – the EU Entry/Exit system

Say hello to EES, the EU Entry/Exit system At the same time as ETIAS rolls out, the EU will also introduce EES, the EU Entry/Exit system, a security measure designed to monitor the movement of third country nationals into and out of the Schengen area.  The primary aim of EES is to prevent cross-border criminal…

ETIAS – European Travel Information and Authorisation System

ETIAS – What is it and how it will affect travel to, from and within Europe? Deadline approaching – if you’re a citizen of a country that currently doesn’t need a visa to visit the Schengen area, then things are about to change; soon you’ll need to apply for ETIAS travel authorisation to enter Europe.…

What is a swallow?

A swallow, a beautiful migrating bird that spends the winter in one country and summer in another. These are pretty birds, with blingy, colourful plumage and voracious consumers of pesky insects, from moths to mosquitos.  “Swallow” is also a term used for people, those who migrate south for a warmer winter and return home with…

How long can non-resident UK nationals stay in Spain after 30/12/20?

How long can a UK passport holder stay in Spain as a non-resident after Brexit?It’s all about the Schengen 90/180 day rule for non-residents in Spain  One of the major points of confusion for ‘swallows’, non-resident holiday home owners and Spanglophiles in general is how long will a UK passport holder be able to spend in…