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Depends on the country and situation. In some areas, stranded passengers are taken to a nearby hotel but are restricted to that hotel. I encountered this with a delayed flight in Asia. Fortunately my nationality allowed me visa free entry so I entered through the immigration line, the others were escorted direct to the hotel bus by immigration and ...


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Why yes there is. This UK government site will tell you if you need a visa to transit through the UK. You enter your nationality, desination, and any visas you already hold, and it will tell you if you need a transit visa or not. It also includes instructions for applying for one. As a summary (but check for exceptions): You must arrive and depart by ...


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No. Your parents will need to get a visa before they get to the airport in Bombay. Without one, they won't be allowed to board the flight to the UK. You can check if you need a visa or not for the UK with the Gov.UK Visa Check tool. For your parents case the answer is they need a visa for transit, even a Direct Airside Transit as they're doing. This is ...


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If you enter Canada to visit, there is no difference between "a few hours" and "a few months". You would need to get the same permission in either case. It's unclear from your question whether you are a permanent resident in the US, and this makes a difference for entry into Canada. US permanent residents can enter Canada for a visit without any additional ...


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The biggest factor will be if the two airlines have an interline agreement, which will determine if you can check your baggage through to your final destination. It would be wise to check with your originating airline to find out who they have agreements with (often listed in the baggage info section of their website) before buying your HK ticket. If they ...


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You won't need a visa for a brief airside transit at either airport (however, I am not sure about the maximum duration for the layover, if any). For Heathrow, see gov.uk. For Charles-de-Gaulle, the rules are detailed in Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? The reason for the difference between France and Germany you noted in the comments is ...


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Duty free is normally cheaper, because it has no duties on the items. German speciality liquors are Kirschwasser, Zwetschgenwasser (it is not water; it is a clear distillate), or the infamous Jägermeister (which is a bitter). There are also several monasteries who produce their own liquor (in the label you would find "Kloster").


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The Minimum Connection Time between flights landing in Terminal 2 (Lufthansa) and flights departing from Terminal 1 (Vueling) is 45 minutes. Thus technically this is a valid connection. However valid connection does not mean that you will make your flight - it just means that the airlines will let you book such a connection when booked on the same ticket. ...


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No, you will not need special paperwork or to collect your bags. From http://www.ataturkairport.com/en-EN/preflight/Pages/Transfer.aspx : International Transfer Passengers With An International Connection Flight A boarding card is issued for the passenger (if not issued in the country of origin) at the transit desk of the relevant handling company on the ...


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Residence permit holders can generally travel in Schengen freely. From the Citizens Information site of Ireland: If you have a valid residence permit in one Schengen country you can travel to the others without needing a visa (in effect, a residence permit from a Schengen country is the same as a Schengen visa). However, asylum seekers generally ...


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As you probably know, as an Egyptian citizen, you can transit without visa if you stay in the international arrival lounge. However, it will not be possible to leave the airport without Schengen visa and you will not be able to apply for such a visa at the airport.


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You will need to go through UK immigration to change airports. I am assuming you are an Indian citizen and don't have a European residence permit. In that case, you will need a visa. Merely holding a short-stay visa (which is required to enter Spain) is not enough to qualify for visa-free transit. You won't be able to get this visa on arrival (in fact, you ...


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Ibiza is a part of the Schengen Area so I presume you have a valid Schengen Visa. What matters more though is what type of Schengen visa it is? Are you traveling for business or tourism or studies? So, according to a simple tool found on the UK Government Website, putting in your situation i.e the fact that you are an Indian Citizen and you will be coming ...


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Phew! The information on this is not clear at all almost anywhere on the internet. But after careful hunting, I have been able to find the relevant tool. Based on the comments, I was able to understand two things: You have already booked a flight from DXB (Dubai) to AMS (Amsterdam) to UIO (Quito) You wish to book a flight from Lahore to Dubai which of ...


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If the two airlines you are flying have an interline agreement and allow you to check your baggage through to the final destination, you would be considered a transit passenger. If they do not, then you have to reclaim your bags and recheck them, requiring you to go through immigration and be subject to visa rules for Philippine nationals. Your best bet is ...


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As @jpatokal wrote, you will need a regular type C Schengen visa and not an “airport transit visa”. In practice, it does not make much of a difference though as the form to apply and the costs are the same. Just check “transit/transito” instead of “airport transit/transito aeroportuale”. It might be a bit confusing since you don't intend to leave the ...


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Jamaican citizens do need a visa to transit in the UK, except if they qualify for some exemption. The confusing thing is that US and German (Schengen) visitors visas are treated differently for this purpose. Holders of regular US visitors visa qualify for an exemption when flying to and from the US but not between two other destinations. There are similar ...


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According to the https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y/jamaica/transit/no a Jamaican national normally would need an airport transit visa unless [you] are travelling to Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the USA and have a valid visa for that country are travelling from Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the USA and it’s less than 6 months since you last ...


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Colombian nationals do not need a visa to transit at a Schengen airport, including Frankfurt, provided they don't need to leave the international arrival lounge. See Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? There are also plans to allow Colombian nationals to enter the Schengen area without visa but I am not entirely sure of the current status of ...


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As a Peruvian Citizen, you do not need a visa if you do not enter the UK i.e for an airside transit. This is clearly mentioned on the Gov.UK website. On the other hand if you do decide to go land side, then you may be eligible for the transit without visa concession. You might be eligible for the ‘transit without visa concession’ if: - you arrive and ...


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The Gov.UK Official Website has a great tool to help you out in these situations. Feeding your information on the tool and assuming that you are a citizen of Zimbabwe, or for that matter, in this case most countries you won't need a transit visa if you already have a valid US Visa. Since you are traveling to Los Angeles, that would imply that you have a ...


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In the Schengen area, the relevant distinction is between flights to non-Schengen destinations and flights to Schengen destinations. If you have two stops in the area, your journey includes a flight between Schengen destinations and you will need to go through the “external border” checkpoint to catch that flight. There will be no passport check at the ...


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Namibian citizens can transit in any airport of the Schengen area (including Amsterdam Schiphol) as long as they remain “airside”. You should in particular make sure that you don't need to collect and recheck your luggage as this can create problems (if you booked both flights together with a full service airline and the layover isn't too long this should ...


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As far as I understand, no, you do not. According to the Dutch consulate (link to Indian embassy, but it's irrelevant): List of countries whose citizens are required by all the Schengen states to possess an airport transit visa when they are in the international transit area of airports in the territory of Schengen states: AFGHANISTAN ...


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According to the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service only citizens of the following countries require a transit visa: Afghanistan Albania Cuba Democratic Republic of the Congo Eritrea Ethiopia Ghana Iran Iraq Lebanon Moldova Nigeria Somalia Sri Lanka Zimbabwe All others (including you) should be able to ...


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The quick answer is "Yes, but you'll need to do different things depending where you're from". Hong Kong has different entry/visa requirements from China, in general it's much easier to get into Hong Kong. You can see the different country requirements on this page. So the chances are you will be able to get into Hong Kong. Then you can get the train, ...


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Because you have to claim and recheck bags when transiting through the USA, you could add your second checked bag at that point. Delta has a baggage counter after you clear immigration and customs in Atlanta. Just tell them you are tired of carrying your "carry on" bag and want to check it through. Likewise if you are planning on picking up more stuff in ...


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Changing terminals at Heathrow does not require you to pass the UK Border Control (there are busses) so you don't need a visa to enter the UK. The airport's website offers connection guides with the steps that will be required. The Italian work permit could also exempt you from the Direct Airside Transit visa requirement, as explained on the gov.uk website: ...


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If you have a valid US visa in your passport (so either the F1 or H1B could be OK), you can transit in Frankfurt as long as you can stay airside (in particular: the layover must be under 12 hours and your luggage must be checked through, at least to the next non-Schengen destination). See also Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? for a full ...


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Since Rome to Amsterdam is a "domestic" flight within Schengen, yes, you will need a visa to transit.



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