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I believe that since the central security changes last year, Willeke's answer is most likely incorrect for you (although as I've not been on an inbound flight from an "insecure" country since June 2015, when this all changed, I am happy to be corrected by someone with first-hand experience). Schiphol airport describes the changes in detail, but in summary: ...


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Coming off the planes you come in the same halls as those going to the planes use. All of the airside that is 'non Schengen' is connected, if by a long(ish) walkway. That means that the first to arrive can go to the gate used by the second to arrive and meet there. Although at most of the airside space is open, there might be some parts of the airport still ...


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You can wait in the Arrivals area after customs if you like, although obviously it won't be comfortable. You can also wait around in the Schegen departure lounge, if you are arriving on KLM, and then exit out to meet them when they arrive. The shops and restaurants will be open until a little after midnight. If you are using a low cost carrier I believe they ...


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Sleeping in Schiphol is allowed, but there is very little opportunity to do so on the Plaza side, but I've seen people put sleeping bags and mattresses down there, so there's always that. There are more than enough benches beyond customs. If you can get to this side, you could also choose one of Schiphol's hotels: Hotel Mercure or Yotel. If your flights ...


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I dont know about the visa, but at AMS the train into the central station takes about 10mins and you can walk to everything from there. If your stop over is later in the evening walking around the red light area can be a scary experience and i would not advise it alone. On the other hand, have a look in the daylight hours. Eat poffertjes, smoke a joint, go ...



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