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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #60 on: August 15, 2015, 11:20:32 PM »
Wow thanks for the great pictures . Is this place so different then Switzerland ?

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #61 on: August 15, 2015, 11:29:19 PM »
Wow thanks for the great pictures . Is this place so different then Switzerland ?
Same idea but totally different. Switzerland is more expensive but much nicer.

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #62 on: August 16, 2015, 10:22:33 AM »
Thanks. Were you also at Kitzsteinhorn?
It goes back more than 4 years, I have to check my notes.
I was by the alpine coaster for sure.

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #63 on: February 10, 2016, 04:08:33 PM »
Looking to do a two day trip next week to Munich/Salzburg. What are the must sees in those two cities? Would there be time for a visit to the mountains? (not for skiing). How accessible are the mountains via public transit from Salzburg?

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #64 on: February 10, 2016, 04:22:58 PM »
Which month are you planning to go? If you want to see the alps i would suggest going to Kitzsteinhorn. Regarding public transportation; Depends to where you wanna go. in general the public transportation is not so good or may aquire many transfers which equals waste of time.

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #65 on: February 11, 2016, 12:43:39 PM »

Which month are you planning to go? If you want to see the alps i would suggest going to Kitzsteinhorn. Regarding public transportation; Depends to where you wanna go. in general the public transportation is not so good or may aquire many transfers which equals waste of time.
Thanks. I would be going next week. That's a shame to hear about public transit, being that you a US license alone does not allow you to drive there

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #66 on: February 11, 2016, 01:09:25 PM »
Thanks. I would be going next week. That's a shame to hear about public transit, being that you a US license alone does not allow you to drive there

Huh?

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #67 on: February 11, 2016, 01:58:28 PM »
Thanks. I would be going next week. That's a shame to hear about public transit, being that you a US license alone does not allow you to drive there
Negative. USA license can be used almost everywhere, including MUC. Only driver license from certain countries (ie. Israel) require  to have an international license.

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #68 on: February 12, 2016, 04:50:59 AM »

Negative. USA license can be used almost everywhere, including MUC. Only driver license from certain countries (ie. Israel) require  to have an international license.
MUC yes, but not in Austria. They require an international drivers license AFAIK

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #69 on: February 12, 2016, 05:41:00 AM »
MUC yes, but not in Austria. They require an international drivers license AFAIK

Who requires? The rental agencies or the police?

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #70 on: February 12, 2016, 07:22:42 AM »
Who requires? The rental agencies or the police?

US licenses are allowed - if not living in Austria - for 12 months after coming in if over the age of 18.
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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #71 on: February 12, 2016, 09:36:19 AM »
US licenses are allowed - if not living in Austria - for 12 months after coming in if over the age of 18.
I know. I've rented cars and been stopped by police for speeding and they didn't say anything about my license.

I wanted to know where he was taking it from.

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #72 on: February 12, 2016, 09:37:43 AM »
I know. I've rented cars and been stopped by police for speeding and they didn't say anything about my license.

I wanted to know where he was taking it from.

I don't know. But it is incorrect. More then very familiar with the OAMTC in Austria after not just living there but also having a mother that lives there and that only has a US license.
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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #73 on: February 17, 2016, 05:32:29 PM »

I don't know. But it is incorrect. More then very familiar with the OAMTC in Austria after not just living there but also having a mother that lives there and that only has a US license.
"A U.S. driver's license alone is not sufficient to drive in Austria. The U.S. driver's license must be accompanied by an international driver's permit (obtainable in the U.S. from AAA) or by an official translation of the U.S. driver's license, which can be obtained at one of the Austrian automobile clubs (÷AMTC or ARB÷). This arrangement is only acceptable for the first six months of driving in Austria, after which all drivers must obtain an Austrian license."

Per the website of the US Embassy

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Re: Salzburg Austria
« Reply #74 on: February 17, 2016, 05:35:06 PM »
That vs everyone telling you from firsthand experience that it's not a problem.