RE: [slovak-34] Travelling to Slovakia - advice!

From: Inez
Sent on: Friday, June 7, 2013 10:14 AM

Kathleen, like Bob, I drive while in Slovakia. I fly into Vienna and take the bus (stop is just outside the terminal door) either to Bratislava bus station (first stop) or to Bratislava airport (second stop). It depends upon my itinerary. At any time you can get out to Bratislava airport and rent your car there. You can drop off your car when your travel is complete and take the bus to the Vienna airport for your flight home. The entire process is very convenient.

 

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From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Bob Rychlik
Sent: Friday, June 07,[masked]:44 AM
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [slovak-34] Travelling to Slovakia - advice!

 

I you are used to have a car, and don't mind driving (it is a small country!), rent a car and have it on hand to get to many places, where trains and buses don't go. I always take direct flight to Vienna, rent a car right there at the airport (there are 4 agencies there), and in less then on hour I am in Bratislava, then continue on highway either north, or east, these highways are new and very nice. If you do, buy a highway sticker after you cross the border into Slovakia.

As for ancestry, do your homework now before you go, on computer, with Google, and Geni. Then when you'll there, Presov's city office should have the records, but it's important to have some names, date of birth, etc., to get started.

Bob Rychlik

P.S. Bring a good fujara back home with you.

 

On 6 June[masked]:38, Kathleen Sabol <[address removed]> wrote:

Hello,

 

My family and I will be travelling to Bratislava and Presov in August. We are VERY excited to visit Slovakia, especially because we are of Slovak heritage! Does anyone have any advice on how best to get to Presov from Bratislava? Train? 

 

Once my family and I are in Presov, we would like to do some research about our ancestry. Any suggestions about how to do this? Is there a heritage or geneological center in Slovakia that might have information? 

 

D'akujem!!!

 

-Kathleen Sabol

 

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