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Unwed Couples Rooming Together in Eastern Europe

My boyfriend and I are going to Romania, Hungary and the Czech Rep. in Feb. I was thinking it might be a good idea to get "wedding" rings to avoid any hassles about booking rooms in the more conservative regions. Unnecessary or a good idea?

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11503 posts

Don't think they will care at all, I would be more concerned if you were travelling to places like Turkey or Egypt, not eastern europe ( which are fairly secular)

Posted by
1158 posts


That rule doens't exist anymore in Eastern European countries.
Wedding bands would have not worked anyway because the hotels used to ask for a marriage licence or same name on passports, not wedding bands. Tha trick never worked well, since anyone could get wed bands.
In Turkey it has never been a problem. I was in Turkey in 89 with my boyfriend and didn't have any problems in this regard.

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41 posts

That would be totally unnecessary (and quite ridiculous).

Posted by
258 posts

It isn't a problem. Don't worry about it. Have fun!