Passing through a place briefly while travelling on the way to somewhere else.

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Is there an easy way to check whether a given airport offers airside (visa-free) transit?

Is there an easy way to find out whether a given airport is equipped for passengers to connect between two international flights without passing through the host country's border controls? Of course ...
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I have a transfer of Airport fron Narita Airport to Haneda Airport in Japan and stay ther for 12 hours. Will I still need a transit visa?

I have a transfer of airport from 9:30 pm at Narita Airport Tokyo to Haneda Airport and my flight is 9:30 am the following day on this airport. I am a Filipino Citizen working in Bahamas. Will I still ...
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Transit Visa Almaty for Indian Citizens?

I am an Indian citizen. I will be travelling to Russia but I need to wait in Almaty airport 13 hours for my next flight to Russia. I will not be leaving Almaty airport. So in this case do I need a ...
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72h visa free transit BEIJING - HONG KONG - THAILAND - BEIJING - PARIS

I am french and my student visa for China arrives soon to its expiration date and I only have one entry. I am planning to go traveling to Hong Kong then Thailand and come back to Beijing (to find my ...
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Will I be able to enjoy the 72 hours direct transit exemption in China?

As a follow up of my rather costly mistake, I'd like to ask before I make another one. Under the following conditions, will I be able to use the 72 hour visa free exemption in China as a polish ...
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Tight international connection at Atlanta?

We booked a 3-leg itinerary with Expedia - London to New York, New York to San Diego, and finally San Diego to London. The final leg of our trip is on Tuesday. The flight is from San Diego to London ...
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Belgian travel document transit through Canada [duplicate]

I have a Belgian refugee travel document and my flights from Brussels to Barbados connect in Pearson airport in Canada. Do I need a transit visa and/or am I eligible to it?
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Only one hour for changing flight from Victoria BC to SFO to LHR

United changed our departure from Victoria, BC, Canada to SFO which only leaves us one hour to transfer in SFO to our flight to LHR. Is this even possible? Any advice or experience is welcome.
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Transiting in Abu Dhabi (UK passport) for 20 hours, is this itinerary possible?

I'm flying from LHR to NRT on the 28th December, with a 20 hour stopover in Abu Dhabi. I arrive at AUH at 01:20 (AM) and my connecting flight is at 22:10 (PM) on the same day. That basically gives me ...
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India to Jamaica via UK and USA: do I need transit visas?

I am going to Jamaica for medical conference, and I am book my flight via UK and New-York connected flight, Just tell me should I need visa for USA, uk to catch connected my flight? I will stay in ...
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Ireland Transit Visa when flying from IND - Abu Dhabi - Dublin - US

My parents are Indian Citizens. They hold a valid B2 Tourist Visa to USA. I'm planning to book a flight with Hyderabad (India) - Abu Dhabi (UAE) - Dublin (Ireland) - USA. The leg from Hyderabad to ...
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Transfer in New Delhi to different airline with no checked bags?

I'm taking a couple of trips in February 2016 and the cheapest flights I've found go through New Delhi. I wound up with a few different options which meant booking nearly all my flights through ...
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Transferring luggage when taking another plane

I have flight where I need to move from airplane to another. Do I need to check out my luggage and then check it in again, or will it be automaticaly transfered to another plane?
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Under what conditions can I take duty free liquids from outside the EU through EU airport security?

In know that if I buy duty free liquids in one EU airport, and have them sealed in the special security bags with the receipt shown, I can take them through security at other EU airports the same day. ...
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Visa visitor, my bagages and check-in the first flight

I'm a student in Canada and this is first time I’m going to travel for long distance from Montreal to Hanoi (VN). I booked a ticket flight of Japan airline, Montreal-Chicago-Tokyo-Hanoi. I will ...
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Is transit visa required for london staying for more than 15 hrs while travelling to USA? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from India to USA via London Heathrow. I will reach to London at 4 40 pm on Dec 28th. And I have my next flight to chicago on the next day i.e on Dec 29th 11 40 a.m So i need to stay ...
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Am I supposed to re-check luggage at YYZ on a flight from Europe to USA?

I traveled in June this year from Germany to US through Toronto (AC flight). I did not have to re-check my luggage (in fact this is why I did chose this flight). Yesterday, I flew again, but this time ...
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Korea: Visa required to go to the city while in transit in Seoul for a Philippine citizen?

Hi I'm traveling to Uzbekistan and have 12 hours layover in Seoul via Korean Airlines. Do I need a visa to go out of the airport for sightseeing? I'm a Philippine passport holder.
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Toronto - Quito via Cleveland and Houston, do I check in for every flight?

I am a bit confused... I am an Ecuadorian citizen and I hold a US tourist Visa and a Canadian temporary residency visa... I bought a ticket from Toronto to Quito on United's website... My intinerary ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a technical stop in Australia?

I'm travelling to New Zealand, and my itinerary mentions a technical stop in Australia. Will I need to apply for an Australian transit visa for this?
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Who to contact for missed connection on a multi-airline flight?

I have flight booked through United Airlines (PRG -> FRA -> YYZ -> MCI), checked-in using the Lufthansa website (first flight PRG -> FRA is operated by Lufthansa), and the flight (FRA -> YYZ) has an ...
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Where to shower for free in Singapore airport?

I have a similar question to this Shower rooms at Incheon airport My buddy has an 8 hour layover in Singapore. Is there any place where one could shower for free at Changi (Singapore) airport? The ...
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Skip a sector but with a different airline [duplicate]

I live in London and want to visit Dubai without paying an arm and a leg for our. There are flights from Brussels to Dubai via London which are much more appealing to me. The Brussels to London leg is ...
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US citizen flying from Spain to Toronto with a Spaniard- customs/border difficulties?

I'm a US citizen from Buffalo and I'll be flying into Toronto next week with my Spanish partner. My dad is picking us up from the Toronto airport and we're driving to Buffalo. My questions are: Does ...
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72h visa-free transit in Shanghai when passing through the same transit point

China offers a 72h visa free transit in many of its major cities, including Shanghai, when traveling from country A to B via China (to citizens of selected nations). (I.e. US -> Shanghai -> Tokyo is ...
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Getting off Aer Lingus, and have to check in for MAS at Heathrow

I am arriving London from Dublin with Aer Lingus and have bought a separate flight to Kuala Lumpur with MAS. Since they are not connecting flights and there is no way they can transfer my luggages to ...
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Japan transit and leaving airport for Egyptians

I'm Egyptian heading to Hokkaido and I have a transit in Haneda Airport for 12 hours, can I leave the airport using the tourist visa I have? Or will I be tied to stay inside the airport? Also, are ...
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First time travelling alone, and on a connecting flight, I have a few questions

I am taking my first solo trip from London to Sao Paulo in just over a month and I have a few questions. I have booked the hotel, the flights, and got all other things (apart from getting money ...
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Is 1½ hours enough for a transit at São Paulo (GRU) airport?

I'm flying back from Fortaleza, Brazil to Paris through São Paulo and have 1h 35min transit time in São Paulo airport. I'm wondering if that is enough? I'm an EU citizen and do not require a visa to ...
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Can I leave the airport during a connecting flight if I am a citizen of the country where I have to change planes?

My brother is British, who is traveling to Scotland coming from Qatar on Qatar Airways. He'll have to spend two hours and a half in Heathrow as his ticket is a connecting flight and he has to change ...
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Denied boarding; visa needed for stopover

Today I had a flight from New York (JFK) to Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) on Kuwait Airways, but was not allowed to board. I reached the counter on time for check in, but they rejected me because the ...
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Can an American Citizen Transit in USA with Expired US Passport

My son is a dual citizen of the UK and USA. His US passport has expired. However, his UK passport is still valid. We are flying from the UK to Mexico via Atlanta. Will he be allowed to transit in ...
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Does a PR card holder of Canada require transit visa in Amsterdam? [duplicate]

My daughter is a Permanent Resident of Canada. She is travelling from Moscow to Toronto, and with a return journey from Toronto to Moscow via Amsterdam (KLM flight) and will have a 6 hours layover at ...
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Technical stop USA transit visa

I´m travelling to New Zealand from Croatia and my route mentions technical stop in Los Angeles. Do I need transit visa for U.S.A.?
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Is 35 minutes' layover time at Delhi enough for a domestic flight?

I am going to Guwahati from Bangalore, and I have layover time of 35 minutes at DEL. Will that be enough time?
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Flying from a German airport to an African country with a Dutch residence permit?

I am a non-EU citizen but I hold a Dutch residence permit which allows me to travel within the Schengen area. However, I am planning to fly from Hamburg (Germany) to Ghana, with my Dutch permit and I ...
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Incorrectly spelled name on international flight ticket

I've booked my ticket using a travel agent. My full name is Muhammad Adeel Mustafa Janjua. The agent said the word length of my name exceeds the length limit so he used M instead of Muhammad and now ...
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Will I need a transit visa for Sri Lanka transit to Maldives UK citizen

I am a UK citizen travelling from UK to the Maldives, with a stopover of 7 hours in Dubai, then a stopover in Sri Lanka of 9 hrs, will I need any visas?
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transit visa in us for ecuador citizen [duplicate]

I am looking at a flight from Ecuador to Singapore is has stops in JFK do I need a transit visa if I am not leaving the airport the layover is 4 hours, the same on my return. Also stops in Toyota. I ...
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Do I require transit visa for UK & Brazil [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan passport holder with a Finnish study residence permit, I will be changing my flight at Heathrow airport (London) on the 14/07/2016 (transit of 1.5 hours - terminal 3) from Finnair to ...
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Do I need transit visa for UK if I am travelling to US from India with valid US visa? [duplicate]

I am travelling from New Delhi, India to Tampa International Airport and there is 20 hours layover in London. My flight departs from New Delhi and arrives at LHR airport and after a layover of 20 ...
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Visa to visit the UK for 1-2 weeks when transiting through London [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Canada on Visitor Visa for six months to visit my son and I have a daughter who is a British Citizen and lives in London. I want to stay for one week on the way to Canada and ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Zurich on the way to Vietnam? [duplicate]

I am Vietnamese and I am flying from Dusseldorf to Vietnam, and I will take the transit in Zurich within 15 hours. I want to go to the Zurich center. Any transit visa or any special documents I should ...
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Being traveller in terminal 2 can I go to terminal 1 or 3 for shopping in duty free shop?

I will travel in flydubai and will have around 8 hours layover time in hand at terminal 2. Can I go to terminal 1 or 3 to duty free shop? What about getting visa also to go to buy some gold jewellery ...
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I have a Danish alien's passport, can I transit through Canada with it? [duplicate]

I have a Danish alien's passport which is valid for five years, can I transit through Canada with it?
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Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area?

I found many related questions on this site but I am still not sure about the rules. How can I decide if I need a visa to transit?
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Change flights in Vienna and time of Austrian Airlines flight

I booked a ticket from Brussels to Amman thru Vienna as a connection flight on the same airline, Austrian airlines. The first flight from Brussels to Vienna is S8172. It arrives at 8:50. The flight ...
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Transit Visa for Canada while traveling on Air Canada

I am traveling from US to India via Canada on December 11, 2015, and I am Indian citizen. I applied online for the transit visa on November 13 2015. I have the following questions. I wanted to know ...
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Staying over night on US transit visa

My sister-in-law will be flying through the US on a transit visa as she returns from Europe. She has done this before but this time we had applied for a tourist visa. She was just denied the tourist ...
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Flying from Lyon to Kuala Lumpur, do I need to recheck-in at London Heathrow transit?

I plan to travel from Lyon (France) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with a transit stop at London Heathrow (UK). The former flight is from Lyon Saint-Exupery (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) with British ...