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

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Is 2 hours transit time in SFO enough for a NZ-citizen flying Kelowna,BC - SFO - Auckland?

I am travelling from Kelowna via SFO and have a two hour layover - is this enough time to make the Air NZ flight? - coming in on Air Canada so luggage can be checked through to Auckland. We are NZ ...
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Is there a transit visa requirement for Chinese airports?

I'm hoping to get a flight which requires me to be in China for 28 hours before the connecting flight out. I'm happy to sit in transit if I have to. However, I've read one site that said 12 hours is ...
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Can I take a two pin travel adapter plug in my hand luggage?

I'm going to Gran Canaria, and I just wanted to know if it would be safe to take a two pin plug in my hand-luggage, as it might get damaged in my suitcase in transit.
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transiting from Laos in Bangkok to Colombo, 2 different airlines

I will be traveling from Laos with Lao Airlines, transiting in Bangkok to Colombo with SriLankan Airlines the upcoming end of September. My flight with Lao Airlines will arrive at Bangkok at 19:40, ...
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Retrieving checked bags from a connecting flight

On my way home from my honeymoon, we have a scheduled stop in Houston prior to flying home. If I were to get off and stay in Houston instead of flying home, how can I get my bags that are probably ...
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Can I get off at transfer airport using a one-stop ticket?

Here is the potential situation: You buy a round-trip ticket from Tokyo to Paris via Beijing, and go to Paris. After spending time in Paris, you want to spend some time in Beijing. In this case, is ...
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direction and draw polyline [on hold]

When drawing polylines for directions, change the color of the lines to indicate the traffic conditions. Green lines if no traffic Red lines if heavy traffic Orange lines if moderate traffic in ...
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C1 Transit Visa for a filipina wife [on hold]

Does anyone have experience with a C1 Visa for their Filipina Wife to travel through the US to another country, if so, how difficult was it to get the visa?
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Do I need transit visa at Belgrade airport with Indian Passport

I hold Indian Passport and I have transit at Belgrade airport to reach Zurich. Do I need a transit visa? I am residing in Singapore so I will be travelling from Singapore to Belgrade to reach ...
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Accommodation close to Hong Kong International Airport

I'm flying into Hong Kong International Airport on a Saturday just before six pm, and flying out of the airport at 12:05 pm the following day with MIAT. MIAT's terms and conditions apparently say you ...
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Free transfer between airports in same city

A traveller recently asked and subsequently answered a question regarding transfer between PVG and SHA airports in Shanghai on China Eastern. The airline apparently does provide a voucher for free ...
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Do I need a visa to change from Heathrow airport to Gatwick airport? [duplicate]

I would like to find out if I am traveling to the USA and would like to change airports from Heathrow to Gatwick, I will be in transit for less than 12 hours, but I have a USA visa and not a British ...
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Layover at Narita, Japan. Do I need a transit visa?

I will be transferring between two international flights at Tokyo Narita airport. I'm scheduled to depart the same day I arrive. I am planning to stay within the airport during the layover. Does ...
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Do I need UK transit visa while travelleing to Ireland [duplicate]

I am holding Irish student visa and I am making a flight change at London while travelling. Do I need a UK transit visa.
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What does it mean by airport immigration area?

I really want to know exactly what it means by airport immigration area ? When one have a transit at any airport, usually the passenger leave the airplane and enter the airport, then they should ...
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Irish Visa or UK Visa or both?

My husband and I are traveling to the UK for a wedding and then want to travel to Ireland to visit. I read up on BIVS and it looks like if I have a UK visa, I can travel to Ireland for a short stay. ...
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How do UK airports prevent people without UK visas from boarding domestic flights?

The UK, like the US, doesn't do exit border checks at Airports, meaning domestic and international flights leave from the same gates. For this reason, the US does not have airside Transit; however ...
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When will a flight be listed as “short connection” at Amsterdam Schiphol

I have a flight with a short transfer time (45 min) in AMS coming up - both flights on KLM, one booking. As the trip is UK to Germany, I figured I will have to go through passport control in Amsterdam....
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transit from dfw to hyd on stand by ticket [closed]

I am traveling on stand by ticket from usa to lhr on wards to India with confirm ticket. Do I need to go through uk customs to collect the luggage and to recheck it?
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Exactly 5hr 25min in Frankfurt, can I visit the city?

Is layover time of 5 hours and 25 minutes enough to visit Frankfurt ? Both flights are international with Lufthansa and on one ticket, so I will have the boarding pass of the second flight with me. ...
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Can I take a case of wine transiting through Dubai?

I'm flying from South Africa to Paris in September for a wedding. The groom is into wine, so I'll thought to give the couple an assorted case (12 bottles) of South African wines. Can I take the wine ...
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20 hour flight connection wait in Morocco. Can I sightsee?

I'm a Brazilian citizen traveling to Portugal with a connection in Casablanca, Morocco (CMN) that will make me wait 20 hours and 20 minutes for my next flight. I know that no visa is needed to enter ...
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do i need a transit visa in zurich on the way to canada? [duplicate]

i am an Indian student traveling to Canada with a connecting flight halting at zurich fr 3h 20m and wanted to know if i need any kind of transit visa not leaving the airport
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Layover at Ataturk Airport for 5 hours [duplicate]

We are totally panicking about our 5 hour layover at Ataturk on the 19th July. We will be flying Turkish airlines and need to stay at the airport for 5 hours till we board our onward flight to Billund,...
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Applying for other visas after Canadian visa refusal?

Hi my Canadian transit visa was refused because my travel itinerary didn't have my name on it. The embassy told me I can fix the issue and reapply again and my visa will be issued without any further ...
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Stop over of 33 hrs at Hong Kong by flight Cathay Pacific

I am most likely to travel to LAX from Mumbai in next month by Cathay Pacific air lines. I have lay over of about 33 hrs at Hong Kong. I want to know whether air line will provide to and fro journey ...
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long layovers/transit-times, luggage and storage lockers, same airline

This is inspired by the previous question. On long layovers (22 hrs.), as far as I understand it, if the transition time is a long one (even with the same airline), you have to claim your luggage, ...
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Arriving to home country after visa expires?

I have a schengen visa valid till 21st Aug'16. My return ticket from Germany are booked for 21st Aug'16. But i shall be reaching India on the 22nd Aug'16 early morning - 3 am. Will this be causing any ...
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Shower rooms at Incheon airport

I will be in transit at the Incheon airport for a couple hours and wanted to make use of their 'shower rooms'. Has anybody used them? Can you take your luggage in the shower room? The airport's ...
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Is it possible to short-check part of my baggage in a connecting flight?

I'll be traveling from Rio de Janeiro (GIG) to Paris (ORY) with a connecting flight in Lisbon (LIS). All flights are with TAP (Air Portugal) and there is a 3 hour wait in Lisbon. Is it possible to ...
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Laptop at security checkpoints

I am considering taking my laptop with me to a 3 weeks vacation to the US, I have a few questions regarding taking it through security. Can I leave it in its sleeve? Do I need to power it on, in ...
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Do I need a Hong Kong transit visa to travel to China from India

I wish to travel to China and best budgeted way is to travel via Hong Kong. So do I need a Hong Kong transit visa for that? Also, If I travel by train, does that require a transit visa ?
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Can I leave Abu Dhabi airport while on a transit?

I am traveling from Pakistan to Bangkok on Etihad Airways. I have a transit at Abu Dhabi of 12 hours. Can I go out of the airport to spend the time in Abu Dhabi? I am holding a Pakistani passport. It ...
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Ettihad airways: Transit facilities

I am travelling from Düsseldorf, Germany to Dhaka, Bangladesh by Ettihad Airways. My transit is in Abu-dhabi and transit time is 7 hours. I am wondering, will I get any hotel room? Or any kind of ...
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Transit in Johannesburg

I will be flying on SA Airlink flight from Swaziland to Johannesburg and on Emirates from Johannesburg to Pakistan. Transit time at O.R. Tambo is 4 hours. I want to know if Airline will transfer my ...
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Do I need a visa for a 10 hour layover in Barcelona? [duplicate]

I am a Moroccan travelling from Moscow, Russia to Casablanca, Morocco with Vueling airlines and I have a layover in Barcelona for about 10hours. Will I be needing a visa?
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Can you transfer from Ukraine International airlines to British Airways at Kiev-Boryspil without clearing immigration (only hand luggage)?

So I'm considering flying Tbilisi-Kiev-London (TBS-KBP-LHR), with the TBS-KBP leg flown by Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), and the KBP-LHR leg by British Airways (BA) I will not be able to have ...
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How to get Saudi Arabian transit visa for road travel?

Is it now possible for a Kuwait resident (engineer) along with family to get a transit visa to travel by road through Saudi Arabia to Bahrain? If so, which agency helps to process the transit visa in ...
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When flying on a two separate tickets with Ryanair, is it possible to receive a passport check stamp for both?

I want to buy a PRG-MXP-TFS route on Ryanair. Obviously they don't sell tickets with connections, so those are going to be separate tickets. When checking in at Prague airport, is it possible to ...
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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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Why was a photo taken of my passport?

A few years back I took a trip from Australia to Europe. I flew with China Southern and I had a stop over in Guangzhou. I am an Australian UK dual national. Out bound trip was fine, but on my way ...
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Is it possible to apply for UK transit visa in Heathrow on arrival?

My parents are travelling from Bombay to Copenhagen via Heathrow. They are Indian citizens, and have a Schengen visa - type C to enter Denmark with. Like a stupid fool I have not applied for a transit ...
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Is the transit area of Ataturk/Istanbul airport open early in the morning?

I will have about 7 hours transit at Istanbul Ataturk and my first flight will arrive there at 04:45 am. Will the transit be open at this time ? In other words, can I directly go to transit or should ...
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I wasn't allowed to travel internationally because of Transit Visa! Is it a legit reason for not using my tickets?

On November 28th, 2014, in Moscow, the airport Domodedovo, I had my valid ticket to the U.S. going through Moscow-Frankfurt => Frankfurt-Toronto => Toronto-Minneapolis, MN. I hold a F-1 U.S. visa, ...
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Do I need a passport travelling within Schengen through Kyiv?

I am a Finnish citizen. I'm used to travelling only within the Schengen Area and/or EU, and I'm able to do it with my Finnish National ID card. I haven't even bothered to get an expensive passport, as ...
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inquiry about the transit visa [duplicate]

I'm nepali citizen have been working in Qatar, I'm holding mexico visit visa as well and I want travel to mexico from doha.if I will travel thru america do I need airport transit visa ? I will not go ...
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Will I require a transit visa to travel to Antigua from Gatwick [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Antigua to cover the first cricket test match between India and West Indies.Will I require a transit visa as I have to change the airports from Heathrow to Gatwick , as my ...
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Travelling to Mexico and Central America, stop in US and no return flight booked

I will travel to Mexico from Europe, with a transit in the US. I thought that my ESTA is enough, but then I learned that since I have no return flight booked, and Mexico being treated in the same way ...
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This United Airlines schedule seems unreasonable (layovers too short?)

It is turning out to be a complex trip, but I'm trying to find a flight from Santiago to Osaka in October. I found the following relatively direct, pretty cheap flight, all bookable under United: ...
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Is 2h 45m enough for a layover in EWR transferring from an int'l to a domestic flight (Terminal B → Terminal C)?

I am arriving from Frankfurt(FRA) to Newark(EWR) and I must pass the Customs and Border Control before catching the next flight to Baltimore (BWI). Both flight are on the same ticket by United ...