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Self transfer with separate tickets at Dublin with no check-in luggage

I am planning on a one-way trip from London to Toronto with a stopover in Dublin, on separate tickets. I will not have any check-in luggage. Stopover time will be about 3 hours. So when I am in Dublin,...
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Self-transfer through Rome with no luggage. Will I need a visa?

I am going to book a ticket through the kiwi website, from London to Cairo. The first flight will be with easyJet, from London to Rome. The second flight will be with Wizz Air, from Rome to Cairo. I ...
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2h10 layover at PMI on early June, arriving from MUC, leaving for ALC. Is that enough time for connection?

MUC (Munich) -> PMI (Palma de Mallorca) -> ALC (Alicante) So I'm trying to shave some euros off the cost of a trip to Munich this early June, and one option I'm pondering is getting a late (and ...
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Self-transfer at Istanbul Airport [duplicate]

I’ve been looking everywhere, however I have been unable to find an answer to this. On Thursday I arrive into Istanbul (IST) at 17.45 (BA) and my next flight is on Flyadeal at 21.35. I already have a ...
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Self transfer in Athens airport (ATH). What's the minimum time required?

I'm planning a trip from Zurich to Tel Aviv with flights booked via MyTrip.com (found through Skyscanner). The itinerary involves two flights: Swiss LX1838: Departure at 13:10, arrival at 16:50. ...
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Connecting on two separate tickets in CDG. Do I go through passport control?

I have an international flight to CDG to terminal 2B and then a domestic flight from terminal 2F on two separate tickets. No checked-in luggage.. Do I go to transfers or do I need to go to passport ...
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Traveling with separate tickets from India through Oman and Turkey to Sweden

I'm an Indian who is working in Sweden. I have an Indian passport and Swedish residence permit. I'm currently in India for vacations and I would like to book my return tickets. I saw this nice deal ...
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Transit at Abu Dhabi International Airport without a UAE visa

After researching for couple of hours and also skimming through similar questions on this website, the question is: can a person transfer at Abu Dhabi International Airport without a visa, given that: ...
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Where can I get layover insurance?

People have told me several times that I should just buy "insurance" to secure flights with layovers from different airlines, so I don't have to be terrified my whole holiday that I will get ...
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Can I enter a Schengen country with a non-Schengen Irish visa-D? [duplicate]

I have an Irish (non-Schengen) visa-D (multiple-entry). Can I enter Schengen countries? I plan to fly to Ireland for the first time, through Italy or Austria, but the flight is with a long transit ...
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Can airlines leave you stranded?

I am new to this, so explain stuff that might seem obvious to you. I'm seeing conflicting information when searching online. Say I have booked an itinerary with separate airlines: A -> B, B -> C ...
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I am transiting through Saudi Arabia. Do I need a visa?

I am transiting through Saudi Arabia via the airport at Riyadh (RUH), Jeddah (JED), or Dammam (DMM). Do I need a visa for this?
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Riyadh Airport Transit No visa?

I have a Wizz air flight that lands in Riyadh airport, then 2hrs 25mins later I have a Flynas flight to Mumbai. Can I transit directly to the different Terminal, and do I need a visa? I hold a United ...
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Are 90 minutes enough for London Luton inbound connection?

Inbound flight Wizzair from SOF scheduled to arrive at 17:20. Outbound flight Easyjet to GLA scheduled to depart at 18:55. Is this a risky connection if happening on Saturday 13th January 2024, and ...
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Does Eindhoven Airport offer flight transfer?

I'm arriving on a different airline than I'm leaving, do I need to pass through security again or can I transfer flights airside at this airport?
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Riyadh Airport Terminal 3 to 2: Do I have to go through immigration process and come back again for checkin? Are 3 hours good for it?

I have international flight from Flynas landing at Riyadh around 21:00 at terminal 3. My next flight is at 00:30 from terminal 2, different airline. I have a question. Do I have to go through ...
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Connection flight in Kuwait with warning

I am looking to buy a two flight ticket from Vienna to Kathmandu via Kuwait. The flight site has a warning, saying "self transfer", I might be required to check out and check in my baggage. ...
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Self Transfer guide [duplicate]

I am Pakistani citizen and resident of UK. I am travelling from London to Pakistan through aeroporti di Roma-Fiumicino(Italy).My question is while travelling from T1 to T3 of airport do I have to ...
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Indian passport holder with a self-transfer in Abu Dhabi

I'm an Indian passport holder. I have a round-trip flight booked from Baku to Bishkek, via a self transfer in Abu Dhabi. My layover outbound is 1 hour and 20 minutes; on the return, it is 6 hours and ...
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Time for self transfer at Okinawa Naha airport

I have a Hong Kong Airlines flight booked landing at Okinawa Naha airport at 15:00 on a Sunday. Our plans have changed slightly and we now want to fly immediately on to Ishigaki that same day. It'll ...
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Riyadh airport visa - travelling with Wizzair and Etihad

I will be traveling with Wizz Air from Milan. I am European, and my flight is likely to arrive at Terminal 3. Three hours later, I have a connecting flight with Etihad to Manila. Since I hold a ...
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Transit at Dammam without leaving the transit area

I am from the Czech Republic. I am looking to fly from Phuket to Muscat, Muscat to Dammam with Salam air. At Dammam I have a layover for 16 hours, to catch a flight to Vienna with Wizz Air. I will not ...
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Two Separate Tickets, One Itinerary

My brother gifted me a Delta round trip JFK-NCE. The only blip is that I live in Pittsburgh. So I must buy my own ticket PIT-JFK. The gifted ticket is on Delta and the purchased ticket is on Delta. My ...
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Transit Visa for Kuwait Airport Self-Transfer Without Luggage for Indians?

I am an Indian passport holder. I have a flight from Rome to Kuwait (WizzAir) and then Kuwait to Chennai (AirIndia) with a layover of 5-6 hours. Both the legs were booked as separate tickets with ...
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Transit Visa for self-transfer in Abu Dhabi (AUH)

I have a flight(WizzAir) from Rome to Abu Dhabi on 6th August which reached at 8 PM (local time) in Abu Dhabi and then a flight (AirArabia) from Abu Dhabi to Chennai (India) at 11 PM (local time). ...
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Is Transit visa required for Kuwait Airport self-transfer?

I am an Indian passport holder. I have a flight from Rome to Kuwait (WizzAir) and then Kuwait to Chennai (AirIndia) with a layover of 5-6 hours. Both the legs were booked as separate tickets and hence ...
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Self Transfer flight From Baku to Budapest to Warsawa

I have a visa for Poland but not for Hungary. And I want to buy a cheap self transfer flight From Baku To Budapest Wizz Air, then wait for 17 hours to get in another Wizz Air flight from Budapest to ...
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Self-transfer at Amsterdam Schiphol airport with checked baggage

I will soon have a self-transfer at AMS, arriving from LHR on British Airways and continuing to TPE on EVA Air, both non-Schengen. I have two separate tickets. I was initially planning to take cabin ...
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"Baggage not Checked Through" - Is this a Self-Transfer with Trip.com?

I'm looking at tickets from trip.com to go from MSP -> LAX -> TPE. This particular flight has a "Baggage not checked through" comment, but not a "self-transfer" comment. I'm ...
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Minimum connection time in Riyadh for international flights?

I’m travelling this summer with many layovers and one of them is in Riiyadh for 1h20. I’ll be arriving from Rome (Wizz Air) and will be departing to Mumbai (Flynas). Probably the connection will be ...
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Will I go through immigration/need a visa if I don't have checked luggage?

I have a cheap flight booked to Bangkok that connects in Mumbai where both legs are seperate bookings. According to the website I booked it through (kiwi) I will leave the transit zone in Mumbai and ...
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Do I need a transit visa for UK for self-transfer in Manchester and Gatwick Airport [duplicate]

My sister and I are travelling from Amsterdam to Reykjavik, iceland with a "self-transfer" in Manchester for 3 hour. We are only bring our hand-luggage, so no need to claimed any luggage in ...
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Do I need a transit visa id buy ticket from partner companies

As far as I have the experience, if I buy a ticket of ONE airline, no matter how many connecting flights they have in stops of other countries, I don't need a transit visa. Usually, they make us wait ...
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Is it possible to self-connect at IST without going through passport control?

I’m considering booking a trip involving two separate bookings with a connection in Istanbul (IST) on different airlines. I’m aware of the risks involved, and am eligible to enter Turkey visa-free if ...
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What should I be aware of purchasing a transit flight on two separate tickets?

I am an Indian passport holder living in the UK. I have a US B1/B2 Visa. I am planning to travel from London to Miami, arriving at 14:30, then from Miami to Medellin, Colombia at 17:55 on the same day....
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Do I need a visa if I am travelling from London to India, but plan to book a ticket with a layover in Bucharest and Riyadh?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from London to India and I am planning to book a ticket with a self transfer at Bucharest and Riyadh. I only have one cabin bag. Do I need a visa for the self ...
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Riyadh Airport: Terminal 4 to 2

I have a self transfer flight coming up in a couple of days. SV374 arriving at T4 in RUH and then 2h later, AI922 departing from T2 Is it possible to go from T4 to T2 while staying within the VISA ...
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Self-transfer with 2h layover in Riyadh: Can I checkin luggage? [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder with US permanent resident card. I am flying Saudia from Casablanca to Riyadh and then 2h later, Air India from Riyadh to Mumbai. The flights are on two different PNRs ...
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Transit Visa in Dammam (traveling from Frankfurt to Delhi)

I have already booked the flight tickets (10.12.22). The first leg of travel is Frankfurt-Dammam via Istanbul with Pegasus airlines. They however do not provide any visa assistance whatsoever. In that ...
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Self transfer in Dubai. Do I need a visa?

I am belgien citizen. I m Azerbaijan citizen too..I want to fly to Belgium from Azerbaijan through Dubai but there is a self transfer and I don't have luggage. Do I need Dubai visa ? For information I ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Haneda when self transferring?

I am a Vietnamese citizen. I will arrive at Tokyo (Haneda airport) at 4AM and also leave from same airport at 9am on Viet Jet Airline for Vietnam. I have to "self-transfer". Do I need ...
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Do I always need to go through immigration if I have a self-transfer?

I found a cheap, short-notice ticket that takes me from the Schengen area to India with a self-transfer at Doha (Qatar). The booking process throws warnings such as (not verbatim) "You will have ...
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Price of self-transfer tickets versus separate tickets

Currently, I am looking for flights from Siem Reap (Cambodia, REP) to Jakarta. There are not direct flights, so I'll need a transfer. Most options are listed as self-transfer (on skyscanner) which ...
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Can I check-in online for self transfer flights?

I want to buy a ticket through Skyscanner, but the ticket shows self transfer. It has connections in Istanbul and Rome (FCO) with two separate carriers, Pegasus and Ryanair. The Istanbul connection ...
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