Questions tagged [transit]

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

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Can you book multiple seats in the same flight for the same passenger in separate tickets and not show up for one ticket?

This is for 2 Sri Lankan nationals, no check in luggage, traveling with normal Sri Lankan passports, and transiting without VISAs. We need to get to Bahamas. They will have enough connection time (...
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Tocumen international airport (PTY) international connection time

I have the following route below. Can someone tell me if 1.2 hours is enough for taking the connecting flight in Panama? This will be international to international (arriving from GRU and departing to ...
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Does any international airport require passengers to take a COVID test when transiting?

I am not looking for a list of airports, but simply a yes/no answer, preferably with an example, so that I know whether to add this in my list of requirements to check before taking a flight that has ...
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Tocumen international airport - Has anyone tried to transit over 12 hours without a visa?

IATA says Sri Lankan Nationals can transit through Tocumen international airport (PTY) in Panama upto 12 hours without a visa. My connecting flight however takes 22 hours layover (overnight) in PTY. ...
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Query for China Travelling [closed]

In this Covid Situation, Chinese Nationals stranded in India. What is the best route we can give them to travel to their own country?
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Looking for POIs

We are traveling from Mesa, AZ to Florence, OR and would like to plot out Elks lodges and American Legion post along the route. How would that search be done?
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Passport Stamping and Residents cards

I am a U.K. citizen with a Bulgarian residents card. If I fly into Spain, does my passport have to be stamped as a third country national now after Brexit. Also if I transit Spain or another Member ...
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Do I need a covid-test when transiting in Germany?

I am a Czech resident, planning to travel from Tel-Aviv Israel to Prague, Czech republic via Frankfurt international airport. I was not able to understand if in this case I need to take a negative ...
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Dominican Republic - Transit without visa

According to the Emirates Visa Requirement Tool: TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country on the same calendar day if the carrier ...
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What's the process of transit these days in countries with a covid ban?

I am a Canadian-Hungarian dual citizen, residing in Canada. As such, I can enter Hungary at worst I will need to quarantine. The question is, should the need arise, how would travel happen? I mean, ...
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Mexico, Transit without Visa, does this count as double transit on stopover?

This is related to my last question: Confused about this stop over - Turkish airlines - Istanbul (IST) to Cancun (CUN) TK181 flight goes in a triangular pattern: Istanbul (IST) to Mexico City (MEX) to ...
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Return to Schengen after rejected temporary visitors permit

This is a very specific question. I apologize for how long and over-detailed it is, but I'm trying to make this as clear as possible. On January 31st 2020 I arrived in Sweden to stay with my now-...
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Confused about this stop over - Turkish airlines - Istanbul (IST) to Cancun (CUN)

The route is a direct flight: 02/05 21:35 IST to 02/06 8:25 CUN (18h 50m) with a "Stopovers (No Connecting Flight) for Mexico City, Mexico Benito Juarez International Airport (1h 30m)". What ...
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Do separate tickets satisfy the UK's DATV transit requirement for an onward ticket?

I'm trying to travel to Nassau, Bahamas from Colombo, Sri Lanka with 1 connection in London Heathrow. I am concerned about the "onward" ticket requirement in the DATV transit visa ...
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Layover/transit in Japan Narita Airport during CoViD-19

I will be going to Mongolia from China on a chartered flight from Tokyo to Ulaanbaatar. I have two options, Depart from China and arrive in Tokyo a day before my scheduled chartered flight. In this ...
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Will I need to register my arrival in Germany when airside transiting through the UK?

In about one month, I will move from my current place of residence back to Germany, my country of citizenship. My flight includes a layover at London Heathrow airport (I will change planes). Currently,...
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Is it possible to transit through Orly Airport with two separate tickets?

I'm Algerian and U.S. Permanent Resident, I have a repatriation flight booking from ORY to Algiers Airport and a Separate ticket from JFK to ORY passing through CASABLANCA Airport (Morrocco), I was ...
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Colombo to Bahamas, transiting through Russia and Cuba, route details - passport only

I'm trying to find a "passport" only route from Sri Lanka to Bahamas (Nassau). I will be planning to spend about 3 months in the Bahamas. We are Sri Lankan nationality, have normal passport, ...
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Heathrow Airport: Terminal 2 to Terminal 5, can you transit without visa? (conflicting answers)

I'm a Sri Lanka national and traveling to Bahamas. The route is Sri Lanka (Sri Lankan Airlines) to Heathrow (British Airways) to Nassau. Sri Lankan airlines will arrive in Heathrow around 4PM. The ...
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Transiting France from UK to Switzerland (December 2020)

Can I stay in a hotel in France for 1 night while transiting from the UK? I am an EU citizen and need to travel to Switzerland. I am a Swiss national and my Hubby is German.
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I am stuck in transit in Malaysia from Australia

I was travelling from Australia to the Philippines with a stopover in Malaysia, to meet my wife and daughter. They almost refused to let me board the plane in Melbourne because I didn’t have a face ...
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Transit Visa at London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am traveling to India(New Delhi) On 29th December 2020. And I have Belgian -PR Card Holder with electronic Chip, but I have an Indian Passport. My Flight is from Brussels to London Heathrow Via ...
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Travelling from India to US via Schengen or UK

I am a student and I am hoping to travel to the US from India with an F-1 student visa. The best flights available for me have layovers (less than 24 hours) in either CDG Paris or in LHR London. What ...
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Can I use Advance Parole (I-131 Travel Document) to transit through European airports?

I'm an Iranian citizen currently living in the US. My green card application is pending right now but I received my advance parole or I-131 travel document. I want to go to Turkey and come back to the ...
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Germany Layover Covid Restrictions

I'm an Indian citizen and an F-1 OPT visa holder. I need to travel from US to India due to unavoidable personal reasons. I am transitting through Frankfurt with a layover of 3 hours, booked as a ...
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Do I have to collect my bags if I have multiple layovers?

I have a flight to Australia in January. I booked through Air NZ. My journey goes: Vancouver - LAX LAX - Auckland Auckland - Brisbane. I booked the flight under one ticket itiniery. My question is, I ...
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Travelling to Delhi from Berlin with transit in London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen traveling to Delhi via the UK. I have a Permanent Residence in Germany along with US and Canadian visas. Do I need a transit visa as the ticket is issued by British Airways and ...
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Travelling to Dubai from Berlin with a connection in Amsterdam - do I need a PCR test?

I read the emirates travel guide and it says that passengers arriving from Germany do not need to take the PCR before travel. I am travelling from Germany but I have connection in Amsterdam with a 1 ...
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Can a US Citizen transit through a COVID restricted country to a non restricted country?

There are several countries that are open to US Citizens for travel. However, getting to them may require transiting through a country that does not allow entry. Example: Flying to Namibia via a ...
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US travel restrictions on arrivals - does this apply to stopovers?

I see that there is a Presidential Proclamation that restricts aliens from entering the United States if they have been physically present in Ireland (along with some other countries) any time over ...
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Transiting through Paris CDG from USA to non-EU

A citizen of country X (non-EU, non-Schengen, transit visa is not required) is travelling from the USA to country X with a connection in Paris Charles de Gaulle. The airline is Air France and the ...
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Transit at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (COVID19)

Are there any restrictions for transit on Bangkok Suvarnabhumi? In my case, I am an Austrian citizen traveling from Vienna to Jakarta and will have transit on BKK. Is there a website providing ...
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Interesting CTA Immigration Question [duplicate]

I do wonder, due to the peculiarities of the Common Travel Area between Ireland and the UK, if the following hypothetical scenario is possible: A non-EU citizen flies Boston-Dublin-London with ...
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Travelling to the US via London transit during Covid

I'm an F-1 OPT visa holder who has to visit my home country because of unavoidable personal reasons. Can I enter back into the US via London transit considering the Presidential Proclamation travel ...
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Rechecked luggage for a connected flight on the SAME airline

I'm traveling from Jamaica to Cancun, Mexico via Panama...my question is: do I need to claim checked bag in Panama or will my bags follow me right through to Mexico? I booked the flight on 1 ticket. #...
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DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application) asks about travel to other countries/regions. Does this include destinations visited via Cruise Ships?

The Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application (DS-160) asks: Have you traveled to any countries/regions within the last five years? Do I need to put the Countries/Regions I’ve visited via a Cruise Ship, ...
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Missing the second flight booked by ourselves due the delay in the first?

I want to book a flight from city A to B from Qatar Airways ( A-Doha-B) which takes at least 10 hours and book another flight from city B to C from Qatar Airways again ( B-Doha-C) one day after I ...
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During covid, can a filipino citizen allowed to have a connecting flight from japan to india?

Im a filipino citizen with business visa travelling to india as my final distination but with stop over in japan through a connecting flight. I heard many restrictions between countries to countries ...
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British Airside Visa - what happens if connecting flight is cancelled or rescheduled?

I'm from Sri Lanka traveling to the Bahamas with a connecting flight at Heathrow. If I have a British airside visa and the connecting flight is cancelled or rescheduled for 2-3 days later, what will ...
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How can an Bangladeshi citizen travel to Trinidad and Tobago from Bangladesh without needing a transit visa along the way?

I would like to travel Trinidad and Tobago and few other Caribbean. Most of the connecting flights are going through USA , Canada which I need transit visa. I have found some route not sure is gonna ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for traveling from Switzerland to India via London

I want to travel to India from Switzerland via London, so do I need a transit visa for UK ? My onward flight from London is from same terminal within 3 hours. I am an Indian National having a ...
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Any updates on UK layovers restricted entry to US?

I read here that someone having a layover in the given areas would also be restricted entry to the US. I'm an F1 student and am planning to fly from US to India for a month in December. The CDC site ...
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Trip to EU - UK Transit/Covid Certificate

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to Spain, Holding a Long Term Residence permit, basically the pink and blue card with a bull and 5 stars. I will be boarding from Delhi, Transit at LHR same terminal ...
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5 hours transit at KBP airport (Ukraine), do I need a visa?

I'll travel from Minsk to Dubai by through KBP airport (Ukraine) and will change plane within 5 hours transit (I'm not going to leave the transit zone), Do I need a visa in this case? I am Iraqi with ...
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UK Landside Transit with UK BRP

this will be a somewhat specific question. Is it possible for a non-EEA visa national to transit through UK with a valid UK Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)? Like for example, say a visa national ...
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Transiting from Terminal 1 to 3 at Dubai airport [duplicate]

Good day, i'm a Cameroonian student and I will be travelling from MADURAI to DOUALA and transiting through Dubai airport from spicejet flight to kenya airways. Will I need a transit visa to transit ...
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SWISS sends out false information about transit requirements in Switzerland - what steps may be taken to ensure unhindered transportation?

Update: There has been no response from SWISS so far. We contacted their SWISS office in Moscow again, but the replies were elusive and indefinite. "It is up to check-in staff to decide". At ...
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I, a Russian citizen, was denied a flight from Alicante through London without a transit visa

Alicante - Luton - Moscow I am a citizen of Russia. I have a Russian passport. I also have a residence permit for Spain. Yesterday, September 13, 2020, RyanAir staff denied me boarding on an Alicante-...
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Do I require a transit visa at Frankfurt if travelling to the United Kingdom?

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/aamt/zugastimaa/buergerservice/faq/33-transit/606710 What I am confused about is they have mentioned the vast majority of foreign travellers benefit from 'transit ...
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Bordercrossing point (Grenzübergang) on Austrian national visa D application form? Entry point into Austria or Entry point to Schengen [closed]

I currently reside in India and hold an Indian passport. I am applying for Austrian national visa (visa D). In the application form, I am supposed to specify the bordercrossing point (Grenzübergang) (...

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