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Before You Travel: When and Where to Go, Paperwork, and More Useful Tips



When planning a trip to Russia, it's important to know when it's a good time to go, what to pack, what's the cheapest way to get there, and what documents you'll need. We put together this section to help you plan your journey before you depart and give some valuable tips, which are going to save you a lot of time and money. Here they are:

When to Come and Where to Travel in Russia

We can't really recommend any specific time of the year when it's better to travel to Russia, because it really depends on what you want to do.

How to Find Quality and Affordable Accommodation in Russia

Need a Hotel? Try Our Recommended Options Below:   It's hard to find cheap and quality accommodation in Russia.


Transport - How to Get to and around Russia

The fastest way to get to Russia is by plane, it will cost about $150-$350 US return from Europe and about $500 return from the US (east coast).


Paperwork, Russian Visa, and Insurance

Many people find the vast amount of paperwork they have to deal with before traveling to Russia really off-putting.


What to Pack

It's worth taking only the things you really need - there's nothing worst carrying your heavy suitcase tired and knowing that you carry a lot of crap.


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Paperwork, Russian Visa, and Insurance

Many people find the vast amount of paperwork they have to deal with before traveling to Russia really off-putting.


Before You Travel: When and Where to Go, Paperwork, and More Useful Tips

When planning a trip to Russia, it's important to know when it's a good time to go, what to pack, what's the cheapest way to get there, and what documents you'll need.


What to Pack

It's worth taking only the things you really need - there's nothing worst carrying your heavy suitcase tired and knowing that you carry a lot of crap.

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