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Is there any list of countries I should not visit if I want to go to the US?

I have heard that if I have been to some countries I might be refused entry to the US. I'm planning to travel (vacation) a bit in the Middle East; that will include Iran, Lebanon, Qatar, Oman and ...
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Does one need a visa to transfer between two airports during a transit through the Schengen area?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from New York to Delhi with a layover in Paris where I need to transfer between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Do I need to have ...
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Is a Schengen visa/transit visa required for a transit flight through two Schengen airports?

I am travelling form Delhi (DEL) to San Francisco (SFO), I have to make a connection flight in Vienna that would take me to Frankfurt (FRA). My flight to SFO is from FRA, I have one ticket for entire ...
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Was refused flight registration as a US resident/non-US citizen [duplicate]

I was flying from Kiev through Munich and Frankfurt to US. In Kiev I was refused a registration for the flight by airport official due an absence of Schengen visa. I had also just a carry on language, ...
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Do I need an airport transit visa through Switzerland (Schengen) if I have no Schengen visa? [duplicate]

Do I need an airport transit visa through Switzerland if I have no Schengen visa? Am traveling from Cairo to Moscow via Swiss Air
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Can I fly via a third city on a second ticket?

I want to fly from A to B and have found a connection that is considerably cheaper (or otherwise more convenient) if I first fly from A to C and then from C to B on separate bookings (i.e. purchasing ...
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Can I stay in Zurich airport If I get there before my visa starts? [duplicate]

I have a query regarding transit visa. I am a student at the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur, India. I am going to visit Switzerland during this summer as a student trainee. I got my visa ...
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Do I need a visa to transit between German cities when I have a U.S. visa?

I'm travelling from New York to Mumbai via Germany. My itinerary goes New York-Frankfurt-Munich-Mumbai. Now multiple related posts on this site say that since I am making a domestic flight (Frankfurt ...
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Can an Indian passport holder with a US F1 visa travel to Europe without a Schengen visa?

I am an Indian holding a valid passport with a valid F1 (student) visa. I want to travel to Europe for my break. Can I travel there without applying for a Schengen visa? I have heard that US visa ...
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Are the Schengen “airport transit visa” even checked?

I was reading about Schengen transit visas today, and in an answer I saw that Schengen requires some people to have an airport transit visa. This visa is apparently for entering the international ...
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India - Munich - Brussels - Freetown and back, is Schengen Visa Type A enough?

I have plans to go to Sierra Leone from India and I am an Indian citizen. I have got Schengen Visa Type A with Multiple Entry. On Google it says that I cannot leave international transit area. Will ...
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Long Layover in Zurich Airport

I am traveling from Egypt to the US using Swiss airlines. The layover at Zurich airport is 16hrs. I found that there is a transit hotel at Zurich airport next to gates B/D. Can I access this hotel ...
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Transit visa for Brussels for Indian citizens [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to NY in coming month. My flight will halt for about 1 hr at Brussels, for technical checking and passenger on boarding. May I know whether I would require transit Visa-on-...
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Getting a Schengen visa issued at the border in case of missed connection and long layover

There is a provision for issuing Schengen visas at the border (see section 1.7 of this document): apart from meeting all regular criteria, the individual applying must show that they were not in a ...
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My friend lost her HKSAR passport, how can she return to HK from Chile, via the US or transiting elsewhere?

We are in an urgent situation. My friend is visiting Santiago, Chile, but she lost her HKSAR passport; she will get a temporary document from the China Embassy at Chile (probably a Chinese citizen ...

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