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In short, Putin's wrong, or at least oversimplifying drastically. Airport transit areas are exempted from immigration regulations, but they are very much the country's property, under its authority and jurisdiction. As a simple example, if you're transiting via an airport and are caught carrying contraband there, you'll be punished under the transit ...


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There's a good article to answer your question on the Washington Post website: All those jokes comparing Snowden’s case to the Tom Hanks film “The Terminal”? They have a distinctly unromantic basis in the life of Iranian Mehran Karimi Nasseri, who lived in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport for 18 years after Iran expelled him.


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Your employer is full of it and sounds dodgy as hell. Canadians do not need a US visa to visit or study in the US, but they most certainly need one for any sort of work, including unpaid internships. Now of course you could lie and say you're visiting the US for some other reason, but like the embassy link above says: All Canadians are reminded that ...


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You should not have any problems at immigration. Nobody will force you to go through immigration straight away and immigration won't care which flight you arrived with. They will not mind giving you a stamp at 1 minute past midnight. The only question is whether the airline will allow you to board the plane. It would seem logical to me that they will let ...


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Many years ago there used to be free showers at Changi, but they have since been removed. Today the options are : The Ambassador Transit Hotels as you've listed in terminals 1, 2 and 3 (SGD $8.56, including a free non-alcoholic drink) The Ambassador Transit Lounge in terminals 2 and 3 (same price as above) The Rooftop Pool at the Ambassador Transit Hotel ...


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Travel between US states never requires presenting a visa. When boarding the plane, you will be required to present a valid, current ID, but they won't check your visa status then. Only if you raise suspicion in some manner (trying to carry knives on board or something), is anyone likely to inquire about visa status. One exception would be that if you end ...


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You can find a document that describes the requirements for transiting the UK on the website of the UK Home Office. In general, Indian citizens DO require a visa to transit the UK, however there are a number of exceptions. The two that are potentially relevant to you are : (b) a valid visa for entry to Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the United ...


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As a Chinese national, you can stay within Helsinki airport up to 24 hours whilst in transit without a visa - however you will need to remain in the international "air-side" area. There are two hotels in the airport (GLO and Hilton), however both are outside of security so you will not be able to access them without a visa. There are also a number of other ...


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The answer to your question is yes you will need a transit visa but in Vienna rather than in Germany. According to Germany missions page you don't need a visa since you're a holder of the US Visa: Exceptions: Nationals from the above list are entitled to transit through the international transit zones without an airport transit visa: If they ...


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All passengers arriving in the US, regardless of whether they are connecting or not, need to collect their bags and pass through US Customs with them. If you have a connecting flight you can then drop your bags for the onwards flight. This is true both for domestic and international connections. Thus you will definitely have access to your bags in DFW, ...


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Given that no one really came forward with an answer, I am going to answer my own question. I am writing this answer at the Star Alliance Business Class lounge at departures so this experience is fresh. My original questions Is it an issue that my transit time is longer than 12 hours? Can I still leave the airport? The transit time being longer than ...


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Thalys is an all reserved train service, and your ticket is only valid for the train booked. If you want to spend some time in Antwerpen just buy a Thalys ticket from Paris to Antwerpen, and buy another ticket for Antwerpen to Amsterdam. Between Antwerpen and Amsterdam you have the choice between two services. Thalys (which again you need to reserve, ...


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To add to the other answers. First, you've booked the entire ticket in one go (I assume that's what you mean as 'one leg') therefore KLM/Delta (SkyTeam) have decided it's possible. And if you miss the connection you'll get the next available seat on that flight (note, that that may very well be the next day and 'next available seat' doesn't guarantee 'next ...


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The purpose of a transit visa is… to transit through a country on the way to another destination. In some cases, a transit visa is simply a regular visa with a different name based on the purpose of the journey. When there is a distinction between a transit visa and a regular visitor's visa, there might be several differences: Nationals of some countries ...


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If you have only 6 hours from touchdown to takeoff, it's going to be really tight. The Maglev train is quick (maybe 15 minutes) to Longyang station, but you could easily wait 15-20 minutes for the next train. (As an aside, if you show your same day arrival/departure air tickets, you get a discount on the maglev.) You could take a taxi from Longyang, or the ...


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Sterile international transfer is possible at many gateway airports in many countries, but one cannot make a rule about it. It depends on the facilities of the airport and its terminals, including staff, and it goes without saying that you should always double-check transit requirements when planning a trip. At Toronto Pearson (YYZ), for example, I believe ...


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Yes, you can leave the airport. Green card holders don't need a visa to visit Canada. You will need to go through Canadian immigration after arrival to Vancouver, no matter whether you decide to leave the airport or not. You should arrive to the airport in advance since you will need to clear the US immigration in Vancouver before the departure. Update: If ...


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This will not answer your question directly, but the following will tell you that you can go through any Schengen country on your way. That should open up a long list of possible travel routes from India to Sweden. A PUT (Permanent uppehållstillstånd, Permanent Residence Permit) for Sweden (or any other Schengen country) works the same as a Schengen Visa. ...


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The process of transferring from an international flight into the US to a domestic flight is largely the same, regardless of which US airport you go through. The first thing you'll do is go through immigration. Last time I was in Dulles I had to stand in line for this for about 40 minutes. If your visa is in order, the actual process only takes a minute or ...


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Depending on the policy of the airlines, you may be able to get both boarding passes in England, and have your bag tagged all the way through. You will still need to collect it in the US and take it through customs, but the process will be simplified. I've done this quite a few times. I've often had one ticket (eg: from SYD-LAX) booked on Qantas, and ...


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A visa is generally not needed to transit Singapore - all 3 terminals are connected air-side, and there is no need to go through immigration when connecting between flights. Further, as a US Citizen, no visa is required even if you want to enter the country - which for a 9 hour layover I would strongly recommend. With that time you could either take one of ...


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Yes, you will need to go through Immigration, pick up your bags and go through Customs before you can connect to your domestic flight. I can't give you exact advice since the shiny new International terminal just opened last week as I type this, and the LAX website is stunningly useless, but there should be an AA service counter after Customs that can ...


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50 minutes is doable, especially since airlines tend to arrive ahead of time these days. In case you miss your connecting flight it is good to know your rights. Since, KLM and delta are in the same alliance, I woudn't worry. If you miss your connecting flight, you will most probably get the next flight without additional costs.


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Generally speaking, many people need a visa to transit in Canada. Most airports have no facilities or specific exemptions for transit (see a previous question about visa rules for flight connections). The main exceptions I could find are: People who can enter Canada without a visa, obviously, including US permanent residents (see the full list). Transit ...


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Flights leaving the US to Canada do not have any special customs issues on the way out. You won't interact with customs or immigration as a general rule. Many people will look at your passport: the people before you go into security, the gate staff before they let you on the plane, etc, but they are just making sure you are likely to be accepted where you're ...


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Different states do not have different Customs rules. There are some special zones around Australia but those aren't enforced by Customs. When catching a connecting flight it depends on whether your connection is departing from the international or domestic terminals. Unlike many or all US airports, Australian airports that regularly service ...


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If you are stay in the airport for few hours and not cross the board, you need to have a Direct Airside Transit Visa. You may need a Direct Airside Transit visa (DATV) if you’ll be changing flights in the UK without going through immigration control and you’re from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. This service will help you to ...


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There is a bit of confusion here because the rules are not simple: If you have a simple US visa or are returning from one, you can transit (airside) in a Schengen airport even if citizens from your country usually need to get an airport transit visa (with some limits regarding connection times and other details). That's article 3(5) (c) of the Schengen ...


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You've identified most of the standard options. Almost all travel between Denver and Fort Collins is by private car (as is almost all travel in general in the U.S., outside of a handful of corridors between large cities), and relatively few people are expected to take Amtrak to Denver in order to get to Fort Collins, so the schedules are not coordinated. ...



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