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Poland Travel warnings

Public Transport Safety in Poland

What’s the best way t get around Poland? Generally it’s pretty easy to get around whatever form of transport you choose - except it can be frustrating if you decide to travel on the Polish roads by car.  Many trave

Red Tape in Poland

Call it a hangover from the days when the iron curtain fell across Europe, but many people still think of Poland as a dark, soviet-style gulag - where you take your life in your hands running the gauntlet of secret poli

Poland Weather Check

Before leaving for anywhere - the local shops, a distant city or a far off country it's always a good idea to check the weather, because no one likes being caught out in the wrong clothes. A weather check is especially

Poland's Poor Driver Record

There are many who claim Poland is one of the worst places for car drivers in Europe (although, sadly, there’s a lot of competition for the dubious title). The country has some of the worst roads; the highest numbers

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about 7 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Poland

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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Is it safe to travel with sleeping train from Warsaw to Kiev and then from Kiev to Krakow on my own? Dose anyone have idea of plice?

I've heard back from Poland. This is what Anna said: I'd say the safest way would be to take a plane from Katowice to Kiev. I know it arrives late, but I am... read more »
over 6 years ago

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