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Passing through a place briefly while travelling on the way to somewhere else.

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Flying to Geneva from UK to go skiing in France. Do I need to complete a Switzerland Entry Form even though I will be leaving through the French exit? [duplicate]

I am going skiing in France and need to understand if I need to complete a Switzerland Entry Form** even though I will be leaving through the French exit and not staying in Switzerland at all? I know ...
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I'm a Malaysian passport holder traveling from Malaysia to Singapore (under vtl lane). Do I need a transit visa for Phnom Penh?

I'm travelling with Malaysia Airline from Kuala Lumpur with a layover in Cambodia for 5 hours. Do I need a transit visa for this?
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Connecting flights with partner airlines

I bought a ticket with an online travel agency and at check-in, at the airport, the airline company informed me they don't do point-to-point check-in with KLM and that I would have to do 7 days ...
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Boarding passes when going through long layovers / stopovers?

I have a 39-hour layover with Etihad Airways at their hub in Abu Dhabi next month. I had to do it this way to qualify for their free stopover offering that requires a minimum 24-hour layover. The trip ...
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Covid restrictions based on originating or connecting locations?

In the case of a flight originating in a place with one set of restrictions imposed by the destination country, but connecting on the same airline through a country with more restrictive rules, is ...
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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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Transiting through KLIA2 on separate tickets without checked baggage

I'm a Malaysian citizen and I will fly from Penang (PEN) to Singapore (SIN) and transit through KLIA2. I have bought separate tickets from Penang to KLIA2 (7th January 2022 0755-0900) and KLIA2 to ...
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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 which 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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Transit through a Schengen airport with soon-to-expire passport

I would like to travel from Moscow to New York via Helsinki. My Russian passport expires less than 3 months after the planned departure from the US. To enter the US, my passport only needs to be valid ...
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Is it possible to walk from Dubai Terminal 1 arrivals to Dubai Terminal 1 departures? [closed]

I will be arriving in Dubai Terminal 1 with Lufthansa. I need to go catch an Indigo flight from Dubai Terminal 1 departures. Is it possible to walk from Dubai Terminal 1 arrivals to departures?
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Landside transit London Heathrow - am I allowed to stay overnight at an airport hotel (COVID regulations)?

I will soon be transiting via London Heathrow with a 16 hour overnight layover. Since airside may be closed overnight (and my suitcase will not be checked through from my first flight), this will ...
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Immigration for International travel to US followed by domestic connection [duplicate]

A friend of mine is traveling to US on visitor visa. First stop is at New York followed by connection to Albuquerque, NM. Where does immigration for an international traveler need to be done in this ...
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Short layover in LAX before an international flight

I am flying from LAS into LAX with a 90 minutes layover before an international flight to SYD. All flights are with Delta. Is this enough time to get from terminal 2/3 to Tom Bradley, assuming I ...
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YVR Long Connection: Go to the city

I'll be flying soon SYD-YVR-MEX and have long layovers in Vancouver in both flights (6ish hours and 10ish hours for the return flight). I'm wondering if, given that it's an international to ...
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Transfer of baggage Turkish airlines to Oman Air - LGW to HYD

Our family (2 adults and 3 children) are travelling from London Gatwick via Turkish Airlines, we transit at Istanbul and take a connecting flight to Muscat. Our stay at Muscat is only 2 hours and 10 ...
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Getting a covid test while transiting through Frankfurt or Zurich

Due to the current Canadian restrictions travel restrictions for individuals in Omicron hotspots, they will need to "Obtain, within 72 hours of departure, a valid negative COVID-19 molecular test ...
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Checking luggage through from domestic flight (AA) to international flight (PAL) but separate tickets

I am flying from Las Vegas via American Airlines to Los Angeles to connect to Philippine airlines. I have separate tickets. Can I check my luggage through to my final destination if the tickets are ...
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Is transiting in Japan still possible?

Does the new covid restrictions that Japan has introduced effect does who are planning to transit through Japan? The flight I plan to book from Singapore to Toronto stops at NRT. https://www.mofa.go....
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Urgent: Transit requirements from Jeddah via NYC-JED-Delhi

I will be flying from NYC-JEDDAH-New Delhi. Do I need to download and register Tawakkaina App or Registration Immunization Information Form? I tried link on immunization form and the translation to ...
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Transit via Kuwait [closed]

I am travelling from Frankfurt to India.. First i will take the one airlines from Frankfurt to Kuwait, and later transit from Kuwait to india via Indigo. Is a visa required to transit in Kuwait, as i ...
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In-Transit Waiting Area in USA Airports?

I'm interested in finding out a little history on how International Transit has worked historically in the US. I know that the current situation is that transit is not permitted and all passengers ...
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Do I clear Customs during a transit in the USA en route to Toronto?

I am flying from the Middle East to Toronto. I have a United Airlines flight from Frankfurt to EWR terminal B, and my connection to Toronto is from Terminal C. Do I need to clear customs or ...
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Is Saudia New York City-New Delhi flight ok?

I have to fly from NYC-New Delhi for emergency and Saudia airlines has a flight that's $1k one way compared to $2-8K on united, american airlines, emirates. It stops in Jeddah then onward transfer to ...
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Transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 in Rome Fiumicino

I am flying from London to Palermo and transferring in Rome Fiumincino. The ticket is for a both flights with the same airline - there is no hold luggage. Will I be able to use the duty free shops in ...
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Are pharmacies/stores selling general toiletries open airside in Terminal 1, Frankfurt

I’m due to fly Lufthansa/Condor from Manchester > Frankfurt > Holguin on 19 December, transiting airside. Does anyone know what pharmacies/stores selling general toiletries are open airside in ...
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Can I transit through Sri Lanka for traveling between Norway and India?

I am an Indian national (passport issued by Indian government) residing in Norway with a residence permit issued by Norwegian government. I want to travel to India to visit my family as it has been 2 ...
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If I am checked by ticket inspectors on the bus in Oslo with a ticket that expired over 1 hour ago, how to prove my ticket is actually valid?

There is this rule in Oslo public transport that has me wondering. I am gonna get to the more extreme example in the title of the question near the end, but I will start with an actual example that ...
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Travelling to Dublin Via Heathrow and changing Terminals in heathrow from T2 TO T3 [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Dubai to Dublin but i have 3 hours transit in Heathrow in which i will have to change flights from T2 TO T3 . I have Egyptian passport and obviously valid Visa to Ireland . the ...
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transit visa in Frankfurt on advance parole

I am an Indian national traveling on advance parole to US. I do have expired H1-B stamped on my passport but the new H1-B has not been stamped. I have a layover in Frankfurt for 5 hours. Has anyone ...
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Do I need PCR test results for the first leg of the flight? YYZ (Canada) -> FRA (Germany) -> BEG (Serbia), Lufthansa is saying different things

I am a Canadian citizen. The clinics near me (smaller town in Canada) can take up to 48 hours to get my PCR test results. My flight is 34 hours after my planned PCR test, and Serbia requires me to ...
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20-hr layover in Japan

I am traveling from Hawaii, back to Indonesia. Is it possible to stay in the hotel around Narita airport during 20 hours layover, to catch up the next plane?
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Indian citizen traveling from US to India via two Schengen countries [duplicate]

I live in the US with Indian passport and I am traveling with a return ticket to India and my flight from US to India has two stops. My flight from Atlanta has a stop in Frankfurt and from Frankfurt ...
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Minimum transit time at Zürich airport

I will fly with Swiss from Tel Aviv to Zürich, where I have a connecting flight with Swiss to Amsterdam. The layover lasts 1 hour and 25 minutes. Is that enough time to make this connection? Do I need ...
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Re-check/check bags T5 to T3 on a separate itinerary

I am traveling from Austin, Texas to London Heathrow direct on British Airways, however, I have a connecting flight on a different itinerary also on BA to Vienna from Heathrow much later in the day. I ...
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I want to travel to TRNC from India for my MBA program , do I need transit visa if I don't leave airport in turkey?

I want to travel to TRNC from India. I Have got admission for my MBA program at NEAR EAST UNIVERSITY. I applied for a transit visa for turkey but it was refused. I tried to know the reason but I did ...
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Connect flight from Berlin (Germany) to Palma (Spain) refusing us

We bought connected flight from Berlin to Palma via London from Ryanair (third party, my trip). We checked on UK.gov website and it said with EU residence permit (Iranian citizen living in Germany) we ...
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How can I make sure Passport control take place at Zurich airport entering from US before transit to new flight?

My boyfriend will enter Zurich airport from the US (fully vaccinated)and transit to Sweden. We have to make sure the border control take place in Zurich and NOT Sweden since americans are not allowed ...
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Transit through Heathrow on separate tickets?

I will be transiting through Heathrow coming from Frankfurt, connecting to Dubai soon. Those flights are on seperate tickets with hours of connecting times inbetween. I will only be carrying hand ...
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Transit Visa for Ukraine

I am traveling to Yerevan-Armenia from London with my daughter with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the UK. We have a few hours stay in Boryspil airport in Kyiv. Do we need an airport transit visa?...
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Can I transfer airside between two international tickets at LAX?

I am traveling from South Africa to Sydney. My first flight is from South Africa to Los Angeles via Dubai on Emirates. After nine hours I have a second separate ticket departing to Sydney, Australia ...
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Why was I denied boarding on a flight with a transfer through Hong Kong?

I booked a flight on Cathay but I was denied boarding from China to Europe via Hong Kong. The operator claimed that I need visa to transit (Syrian national) although I had one single booking and my ...
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student US visa Indian Travelling on a British airways flight from USA to Mumbai with change planes at LHR . Do I need a Transit visa? [duplicate]

I wish to take a British airways flight from US to India in Dec 2021 with a change of flights at terminal 5 LHR London . I am an Indian student with valid US student visa . Do I need a transit visa?...
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I am an Indian National holding a German residence permit. Do I need a UK Transit Visa? [duplicate]

We are currently residing in Germany and are traveling to India on 10th October and our itinerary has a transit in London. We are not sure if we need a transit visa. I have a couple of questions in ...
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Connecting flight in Tel Aviv

I am flying from Cyprus to Dubai with a 2.5 hour layover in Tel Aviv airport. Am I allowed to do this with the COVID restrictions? I am fully vaccinated and will have a negative PCR test less than 72 ...
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Can I change planes to transit via the USA, when I am not allowed to enter it for non-essential reasons due to covid restrictions?

I'm a Dutch citizen, and on September, right as Canada begins allowing foreign tourists, I plan to fly there for a much-desired holiday. The affordable flight connections however all require me to ...
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alcohol into Doha airport to Canada? [duplicate]

I am going to be returning to Canada soon from Lebanon and I will have a layover in Hamad airport in Doha. I have several bottles of alcohol in my luggage and possibly another one from Beirut ...
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Traveling from Germany to England via France by car -> quarantine?

I have a ferry ticket to England on August 14, I’m German and fully vaccinated. As of August 2, I could travel to England and not having to quarantine. But since I’m driving through France, I’m not ...
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In the USA do they test for covid while in transit?

I'm taking a flight from YVR to SEA. My options are a direct flight (more expensive) or a flight that stops in SFO or PDX. I'm going to take a PCR test prior to boarding but my question is, if I take ...
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Can I travel from Canada to India via Germany (Frankfurt)

I'm a Canadian citizen with an OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) card. There are presently no direct flights offered from Canada to India, which is why I've found myself in this mess. I booked a ...
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Layover in Stansted for a non UE national [duplicate]

I am a non UE national and have a resident card in France. I am in Budapest right now and have found a ticket from Budapest to Paris with a Layover in London Stansted airport. The first flight goes to ...

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