How can Russian tourists get a Schengen visa?
Which country issues the most Schengen visas to Russians?
According to Turkish experts, Spain has become the country that issues the largest number of Schengen visas to Russians.
According to statistics, over the past year, the Spanish consulates in Moscow and St. Petersburg issued about 155 thousand Schengen visas to tourists visas The percentage of rejected requests was only 5.2%. At this time, Turkey, which is currently the leader in the number of requests for Schengen visas, after the sanctions imposed on Russia, the percentage of refusals increased to 15.7%.
Thus, the simplicity of obtaining a Schengen visa increases the level of sales of tours to Spain. In the current realities, the journey to Spain will be from 7 to 13 hours, it all depends on the air carrier you choose. Mostly long transplants are popular – up to 24 hours. It is noted that tour operators for the most part offer Turkish Airlines routes through Istanbul. “Azerbaijan Airlines” and Etihad Airways fly from Moscow to Barcelona via Abu Dhabi. In addition, recently there is an alternative option with a transfer in Georgia.