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Oh, I basically did this in July, from mid-afternoon until late evening when my flight out happened. Assuming you don't want to just grab a cab and go down to the waterfront (it's nice and there are cafes and the market), the airport doesn't have much. At all. Landside You have a choice of two Costa Coffees, and a small restaurant place with some ...


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You will not be able to collect your bags, as there is no airside baggage claim in Oman. At some airports (like Dubai), there is a (premium - ie, paid) service for transit passengers that allows staff to collect bags and re-check them in for the next flight - but this depends entirely on the airlines involved as some do not allow this. At Muscat ...


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Picking up and rechecking luggage will require going through Immigration to enter and leave Oman, so... Yes, you will need a double-entry transit visa. Since you need to pick up and check in luggage, this is not just a transfer. As a rule, no: since your flights are separate, neither Turkish nor Air India is obliged to help you. Two potential solutions: ...


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To get from Dubai to Muscat, you have any number of choices: Flights (there are more than 16 flights a day between Dubai and Muscat). You can drive there by car (you'll need special insurance to cross the border, and if renting, you'll need extra coverage); it takes between 5:30 and 6 hours. The Oman National Transport Company runs a bus service as well; ...



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