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Out of your entire proposed itinerary, I only have any real concerns about one of the segments on the return, though the United website seems to think your entire outbound itinerary is risky. Let's look at your flights in detail: Departing Friday, October 14, you have the following flights: UA 846 SCL-IAH 10:00 pm - 5:50 am +1 UA 404 IAH-SFO 7:10 ...


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I couldn't find any information about denying entry for transit visa holders (whether official, semi-official, anecdotes, etc.) Many sources indicate that it's quite rare to be denied entry to the US. According to this official summary (as of March, 2016) Out of more than 1 million visitors/day, only 367 visitors are denied entry and deemed inadmissible, ...


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In the UK, if domestic and international travellers are mixed, you will have to have a photo taken whilst passing through security if you are connecting to a domestic flight. At the gate, they match this photo up with the one taken at security. Details can be found here. To strengthen the security of the United Kingdom border, airports that operate ...


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Heathrow's airport website has a connection planner. If you try an international arrival followed by a domestic departure it states that you have to go through immigration and then security. In many airports I have been to (in particular in the US and Canada) this arranged by forcing passengers into an arrivals area that is segregated from the departures ...


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It would be taking it too far that Mexico is "treated in the same as the US". But even without going that far, it does look like you have a problem. One of the criteria for being eligible to enter the US under the VWP is that you have a "round trip ticket" that takes you somewhere else -- and for this particular purpose, contiguous territory (that is, ...


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Old post, but will answer anyway: the outbound trip (HEL-KBP-LCA) is not doable with a Finnish ID Card, whereas the return trip (LCA-KBP-HEL) is Why? The answer is that Finnish border guards won't allow Finnish citizens to board a plane to a country located outside both the EU and Schengen (in this case Ukraine). This is due to Finnish law, which states ...


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Of course it depends on the airport and the time of day, but 45 minutes is typically enough to deplane an international flight, go through immigration and customs, and board a national flight. So this offer is perfectly reasonable.



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