Questions tagged [stopovers]

Scheduled stop in the middle of a transit decided by the traveler.

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Does Italian citizens need a passport for a stopover in Kyiv, Ukraine?

I should go to Vilnius from Rome in December, and the best option is the one with a stopover in Kyiv. I have never had a passport, as I have always traveled within EU and I could travel using my ID ...
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Is it possible to clear immigration, get luggage and recheck in at SFO in 4 hours?

Would someone help me calculate the connection time at SFO? I shall arrive from Europe at 2.30 pm into Terminal 3. Later on I want to fly to Las Vegas, on separate flight. I am travelling with my ...
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Is 1 hour sufficient to connect from Schengen to non-Schengen at Munich airport?

I’m flying in on American Airlines from Charlotte, NC, to Madrid with a layover in Munich, and have booked two separate flights on Iberia airlines with only a 1 hour connection. We do not have any ...
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Upcoming stopover at Hong Kong what to do about the protests?

This December I have a flight booked from Australia to India via Hong Kong (stopover 13 hours) as well as return which has 4 hours stopover. Both use Cathay Pacific. I had initially planned to go out ...
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Is there a way to encourage or even force airlines and booking engines to show options with overnight layovers?

Sometimes, airlines and booking engines offer options with overnight layovers, and usually present these as unattractive options (and usually they are, because not many people enjoy sleeping in ...
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transfer in Miami, final destination Charlotte, where do I clear customs? [duplicate]

I'm gonna fly from Barcelona to Charlotte with a stop in Miami. I wanted to know if I'll need to get through the US Customs and Border Protection in Miami, because I have a flight to take from Miami ...
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Was American Airlines correct to refuse me boarding through Narita? [closed]

I am a Filipino-Canadian resident of Vancouver, Canada holding both Canadian & Philippine passports. I was travelling from Vancouver to Manila the other day, with a one-way ticket purchased from ...
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ESTA query ticked no on transit query

Recently had my eTa and ESTA applications approved/authorized for my travel to Canada and the US. I hit no on the query regarding transit. Thinking I had to enter my hotel details for the US. Because ...
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Flight search engine offering results ordered by distance flown

Put simply: I'd like to fly more, I'd like to be more in the air than on the ground. I have asked similar questions before, and yes, they sound weird, but please hear me out. Ref: Flight search for ...
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What do I need to have for 12 hours stopover with a small trip to Kiev city? [closed]

I'm planning to buy tickets with a 12-hour stop in Boryspil International Airport, Ukraine during which I want to visit Kiev. I have Russian foreigner passport and Finnish working permit. Do I need ...
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boarding flight at intermediate stop

Suppose I book a flight ticket from place A to place B. This flight has a stop at place C. Is it possible/allowed for me to board the flight at place C instead of place A? If it is necessary, place ...
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Philippine passport holder stop over in Vancouver Canada [duplicate]

I hold a Philippine passport, with a C1 visa (transit visa to US). I had booked flights traveling back to Manila from Barbados. My iterinary is from BGI to JFK, then on JFK New York then Cathay ...
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Transit in Heathrow [duplicate]

I am from Saudi Arabia travelling to the USA with a valid visa. Can I stay overnight in London? Do I have to take my checked luggage or can it be left at the airport for the next days flight?
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Does Ryanair transfer checked luggage to its final destination on connecting flights?

I'd like to fly from Brno (CZ) to Riga (LT) via Milan-Bergamo (IT), and both legs are with Ryanair, with a sensible 2h45 layover. Does Ryanair handle my checked-in luggage like other airlines, so ...
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Travel Visa-Free stopover Guangzhou, multi-city

Does anyone know if the following itinerary is valid for a visa-free stopover in Guangzhou? Brisbane, Australia -> Singapore -> Guangzhou -> Brisbane? If I buy the tickets multi-city will this work? ...
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Two flights sold as one non stop?

I've purchased an Emirates flight, EK109, that states on my ticket has no stop, yet on closer inspection it actually flies DXB, LCA (Larnaca), MLA (Malta-Luqa). What's up with that? Do I get off in ...
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Does a Canadian citizen need a visa for a stopover in New Zealand?

I have a 14-hour layover in New Zealand before I have a connecting flight to Melbourne, Australia. Do I need a visa if I wanted to leave the airport and go to a hotel? I am a Canadian citizen with the ...
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Are there US-oriented travel planning sites which split a route into daily chunks?

I am planning a trip next year to the South-West of the US (starting and ending in SF, with a road tour across the major attractions). There are several sites to help with the planning (notably ...
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How do I go from Heathrow Terminal 3 to Sofitel in Terminal 5 during a stopover?

I will be arriving with my toddler in Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 via British Airways, and leaving the next day from Terminal 5 also on British Airways. I have booked a room at Sofitel near Terminal 5 ...
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Can I visit friends in the US for a few days on my C1 transit visa?

I recently obtained a C1 transit visa on my way to Jamaica from Kenya. When I'm in Jamaica, can I go visit my friends in Miami on the C1 visa (multi-entry) for a couple of days?
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Is stopover allowed with an offpeak train ticket in UK?

I am considering taking a train from Pwllheli to Bristol. It looks like the train tickets using the fastest route would cost around £100, and the cheaper alternative, connecting in Shrewsbury and ...
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Do I need a visa for a 3-day stopover in the Republic of Korea?

I'm flying from Canada and I'm currently holding a Vietnamese passport with a Canadian student visa. Am I allowed to enter Korea during a stopover, or do I need a visa to enter?
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Shower at a truck stop for a couple travelling in car

We are a couple travelling to Chicago from Boston in our SUV. Just wondering if it is safe to stop for a shower at one of the truck stops like Loves. How much does it cost for a family of two to ...
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Flight With KLM to Santiago with a stop in Buenos Aires

I have a flight with KLM from Amsterdam to Santiago, Chile with a stop in Buenos Aires. I am wondering how this stop affects me. I will not be transferring to another aircraft, this flight simply ...
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Can a friend (fellow passenger) take my baggage on a connecting flight that I am unable to board?

I've booked a ticket to fly from India to Kelowna, BC, Canada. My roommate and I are flying together. I have a stopover in Vancouver and due to some emergency I won't be able to catch the Kelowna ...
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Can a Filipino go outside the airport and travel on my own during a layover in Incheon airport without a visa?

If ever I passed through immigration in Incheon (with Filipino citizenship, US tourist visa and LA as my final destination) and my choice of free transit tour is not available or full already, can I ...
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Legal pitfalls after emergency landing

I know this is not a common scenario, but it's quite scary. Imagine that you are travelling from the UK to Australia, and you intend to respect all laws in both locations. In both, you are allowed ...
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Do you need vaccinations for a stopover in Australia?

I need to stop over in Australia, to go to and come back from New Zealand. Given that I don't need any visa for the stopovers, I wonder if I should get some specific vaccination, or bring any ...
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Extending a layover to the next day

Planning out my next vacation, I found out that the cheapest flight from my city (A) to my destination (C) happens to have a two-hour layover in an airport near one of my closest friends (B). By ...
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Is a three-hour transfer time in SFO safe?

Is 2 hours transit time in SFO enough for a NZ-citizen flying Kelowna,BC - SFO - Auckland? and How long does it take to transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 at SFO? are not duplicates because my ...
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Visiting brother in Korea, transit 2 days

I am an Indian citizen, residing in Japan, having permanent residency in Japan. I am planning to visit Hong Kong via South Korea. I want to break my journey in Seoul for 2-3 days on the way to Hong ...
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Flight search for 3+/4+ stops

I often search multiple-hop flight routes from a source to a destination. it is very important that the flight route fits my schedule and budget. that includes adjustments or constraints due to ...
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Mid-long stopover need to check-in baggage again? (same company)

I'll be traveling this week from Málaga (Spain) to Tokyo, with Alitalia. There's an 8-hour stopover at Rome Fiumicino. Am I supposed to pick up my bags and check them in again at Fiumicino?
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Will I be allowed to board a two-legged flight if I do not have the required visa for the second leg of the flight? [duplicate]

I purchased a flight from Brazil to Spain, with stopover in Morocco. My intention is to fly to Morocco and not take the second leg to Spain. I do not need a visa to Morocco but I need a Schengen Visa ...
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Can two people from two different locations fly on the same plane? [closed]

My girlfriend and I live apart, I'm in Toronto and she lives in Oslo. On Oct 20 I'm planning to fly to Oslo via Reykjavik, while my return flight to Toronto will be on Oct 26 via the same stopover in ...
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Does a Pakistani need a visa to stopover in Dubai?

I am a Pakistani passport holder and I am flying on Dubai Airlines from Seoul, South Korea to Lahore, Pakistan. I have a stopover in Dubai, staying for 3 days; I have hotel reservations. Do I get a ...
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Do I need a transvit visa for a 2 days stay in London? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian PR holder with an Indian passport. I am planning to visit London for 3 days on my way to India. What kind of visa will I need? I will be going out in London and rent a car to see the ...
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Is there a USA map of fuel grades (elevation-specific REGular / 85 / 87)?

It would appear that in the US of A, most fuel is generally sold as Regular, Plus (or Midgrade), and Premium, with the actual specification being hidden in small print. My car requires 87, which goes ...
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How can I convert a return itinerary into one with stopovers?

I have found a return itinerary CWL > MEL > CWL, with connections in AMS and CAN. Outbound: 30th July, return: 10th August. However, I would like to have stopovers in AMS - say, something like: CWL ...
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Changing carriers AND terminal at DXB with an additional scheduled stopover on the return leg

I am an Indian passport holder, flying in to Dubai International Airport (DXB) on Emirates. Within four hours, I am flying out to Athens via Doha on Qatar Airways, on different tickets. Emirates ...
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Can I miss a connecting flight on purpose? [duplicate]

I have a one way ticket from BKK-TXL with stopover in CGN. I would rather get off in CGN and start my land travel in Cologne going to Amsterdam and other parts of Europe, instead of landing in Berlin. ...
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Stop over enroute to Johannesburg [closed]

I am traveling from Seattle to Johannesburg in September and would like to stop over somewhere for a few days to break up the 25 hour flight. Where would you stop and how can I book these flights ...
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Is there a big bookstore (not WHSmith) near Heathrow airport?

I have to buy a couple of ESL books and a dictionary for my daughter and I don't think any of the WHSmiths around the airport sell school books. I have a long stopover (18 hours) and I can exit the ...
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Can I see some of Amsterdam during a five hour layover at Schiphol? [duplicate]

I'm changing planes in late March in Schiphol with a five hour layover. I've never been to Amsterdam. Is there anything I can do to see a little bit of Amsterdam and not miss my flight?
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Is there accommodation at or near Tuzla airport in Bosnia?

In April, a friend and I will have a layover at Tuzla airport in Bosnia, arriving on 15 April at 22:55, and departing on 16 April at 06:30. Is there any hotel/hostel/other accommodation at or near ...
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Aer Lingus Stopover with no time at destination

Ok, so I purchased what I thought was a round trip ticket from BOS to SNN (Boston to Shannon) airport for a family of four. The Itinerary seemed strange, but the price was very good courtesy of ...
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Making stopover but luggage to final destination

I would like to go to Entebbe Airport but make a stop of say 2 weeks in Logos. Will my luggage be flown to my final destination?
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Can you book Stayover Packages (flight + hotel for stopover + flight) online?

[Source 2016/8/7:] A transit is by definition less than 24 hours, with some rare exceptions if the best available connection is longer. If you want to stay longer, you'll need to look for a ...
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What commercial flight route requires the most (minimum possible) stops/layovers from A to B?

For travel hacking (and interest) value, colleagues and I have been trying to work out which routes worldwide might have the highest number of required legs. That is, for a one-way flight from ...
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Simpler stop-over option

I have an Indian passport. I have an option of choosing Kuala Lumpur or Bangkok for layover, each 24 hours. Outbound I fly Hyderabad, India to Vientiane, Laos with return from Ho Chi Minh City. Flying ...