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Can I leave Incheon airport during layover as an Indonesian passport holder?

I'm an Indonesian passport holder. I'll be going round trip (USA-Indonesia) and transit in South Korea for 11 hrs. I want to leave the airport during my layover. Do I need a transit visa?
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Airport transit visa in Greece required? [duplicate]

Egyptian passport holder, with settled status in UK, traveling UK-Cairo, with a 2-hour layover in Athens. Considering the flight is from a non-Schengen state to a non-Schengen state, is a transit visa ...
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Do I need a transit visa for France? Nigeria to Spain [duplicate]

I am from Nigeria and I am traveling to Madrid in Spain. I have a Schengen visa for Spain but I am using Air France, which will stop over in CDG for about 2 hours (layover period) before continuing to ...
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Refused entry stamp (c) in Paris. Will it create problems?

Recently, I went from Turkey to Paris to Mexico but mexico denied me entry. They didn't give me any reason. After that they sent me back to Paris but Paris put a stamp on my passport. They put me in a ...
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What type of visa does he need to enter Greece?

My friend is traveling from Jordan to Canada with me. We will stop 6 hours in Greece for transit.During this time we would like to visit Athens. He is a Jordanian citizen. We checked the website and ...
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Can a Pakistani citizen apply for a Mexican visa via the embassy in Abu Dhabi?

I am a Pakistani citizen and intend to apply for Mexican work permit. I have got the sponsor letter / offer letter but there is no Mexican embassy in Pakistan. So can I get it from the Abu Dhabi ...
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Whether UK transit visa is needed [duplicate]

I am an Indian and have Netherlands residence Permit Type 1. I am travelling from Amsterdam and will be transiting in LHR towards New delhi do I need transit visa? In the exemptions it says if you ...
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Transit visa requirements for a layover in London Heathrow airport? [duplicate]

As an Indian passport holder. I will be flying with British Airways on a round trip from Sweden to India. During my journey, I have a layover at London Heathrow Airport, and my connecting flight is in ...
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Does a US citizen need a transit visa in Korea?

I'm a US citizen traveling from Charlotte (CLT) to Dallas (DFW) to Incheon Seoul (ICN); my destination is Bali (DPS). I'll have to pick up my bags at ICN and recheck it on the new airline to DPS; my ...
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Flynas connecting flight JED-DEL via Riyadh airport

I booked a flight ticket from Jeddah to Delhi, which has one stop at Riyadh airport. The e-ticket has one PNR and the itinerary is as follows: . 1st flight scheduled from Jeddah T1 to Riyadh T5 . 2nd ...
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While travelling from India to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, can the baggage be booked through to the final destination Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Amsterdam via Paris from India. Both legs of journey are on the same airline. Can my baggage be booked through to the final destination Amsterdam without having to clear ...
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How can I find out if I need a transit visa travelling from Dominican Republic to Kenya?

I'm planning a trip from the Dominican Republic to Nairobi, Kenya, and I'm encountering some issues during the planning process. I need to apply for a Kenyan eVisa (eTA), which requires providing trip ...
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Do I need an Airport transit visa for traveling through Greece? [duplicate]

I am an Armenian passport holder, Armenian citizen. I want to travel from Armenia to Serbia via Athens airport. All flights via Aegean airlines. (Yerevan > Athens > Belgrade and vice versa ...
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China citizen traveling to Narita. Do I need a visa?

I am a Chinese citizen and I have a US visa. When going back to China, I have a long layover (about 20 hours) in Narita and I have to stay overnight there. Do I need a transit visa? I am now in San ...
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Skiplagging consequences

Can one be denied boarding if the airline staff suspect that the person is skiplagging? Reasons for suspicion can be: Only cabin baggage. Long layover. Visa for the stopover country. Stopover ...
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Is a 1.5-hour transfer in Munich doable?

I'm going from Glasgow to Frankfurt, and then land in Munich in terminal 2 with Lufthansa. I have 1.5 hours to get to terminal 1 for Oman air. Does this leave me enough time?
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I am Lebanese and a resident in the UAE. Can I travel from the UAE to Lebanon with a transit in Doha, Qatar and a passport less then 6 months?

Lebanese passport Going to Lebanon From the UAE Passport less then 6 months Layover in Qatar
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Staying in transit

I am flying from Frankfurt to Seoul (South Korea), changing airlines, and flying to Fukuoka, Japan, on the same day. I have ADHD and have received special permission from the Japanese authorities to ...
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How does luggage work with Multi-leg travel on a single ticket?

I have booked a flight from Lahore Pakistan to Toronto via Dammam and Amsterdam. Lahore to Dammam is operated by PIA, while the rest is with KLM. A ticket for the complete journey has been issued by ...
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Schiphol transit from EU inbound flight to Canada

Old parents who do not speak English are flying from Warsaw to Canada with a connection in Amsterdam. Will they go out, or will customs and passport control happen inside the airport? I was thinking ...
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American transiting Frankfurt to Heathrow - did I miss a sign?

In 2018, my wife and I (both American citizens on US passports) flew Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) with only carry-on luggage (no checked bags). When we arrived (...
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Member state of first entry on Croatia visa aplication

I will be travelling to Zagreb via Frankfurt from India. On the visa application form, it asks for a 'member state of first entry'. Will this be Frankfurt or Zagreb? We only have a 1-hour layover at ...
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Bangalore-Delhi-Oman-Istanbul and need for transit visa in Oman?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling on the above itinerary with BLR-DEL and DEL-MCT operated by AirIndia and MCT-IST operated by Turkish Airlines. My layover at MCT is 3:55 hours, do I need a ...
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International-to-International connection at PVG with change of terminal

I've booked a bit of an unusual ticket and am having a hard time untangling the logistics for this connection at Shanghai Pudong. It's HKG (Hong Kong)-PVG (Shanghai Pudong) on Cathay Pacific, arriving ...
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Transit at PEK international aiport T3

I'm an Indian citizen travelling from DXB to Ulaanbatar (UBN) via PEK. I have boooked tickets with Emirates (DXB-PEK) and (PEK-UBN) with MIAT Mongolian airlines respectively. Both are independent ...
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Flight to Canada 20-hour layover in Narita. Filipino

I have one itinerary booking from Manila to Canada, but I need to change planes in Japan (Narita airport) from Cebu Pacific to ZipAir. I have an overnight layover at Narita Airport. Do you know if ...
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Layover at Zurich

I'm flying from Israel on El Al with a 2 hour stopover in Zurich (on a US passport) before I board an American Airlines flight to the US. Is 2 hours sufficient and do I have to clear immigration and ...
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Transit through USA with Canadian Temporary Passport

I am traveling from Malaysia to Toronto with a stopover in Tokyo and USA. Is my temporary Canadian passport enough to transit through the airport?
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Is 2 hours sufficient at Chicago O'Hare for transit between two international flights for an Indian with JAL airlines

I am travelling from New Delhi to Toronto, Canada with JAL airlines. I will be arriving at terminal 5 of Chicago O'Hare for my connecting flight. From terminal 5 , I will have to go to terminal 3. In ...
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Do I need a visa to transit through London to Canada as I won't leave the airport? [duplicate]

I hold a Ghanaian passport and possess a valid Canadian visa. My travel plans involve a round trip with British Airways from Ghana to Canada, with layovers of 8 hours each at Heathrow Airport in ...
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MXP to Interlaken

My flight lands at MXP at 10AM June 21st, 2024. It's an international flight from Canada. I need to go to Interlaken on the same day. Looks like the schedule is not available yet. Also looks like ...
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What's the definition of "transit" for the South Korea 30 day visa exemption program?

I am planning to travel to Seoul and Bangkok for a holiday trip. I hold a Chinese passport and I am studying in Australia (so I also have a valid Australia student visa). My plan is to go Australia -&...
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Can I transit through Serbia with Romanian TRC?

I am trying to transit through Serbia. I have a Romanian TRC and Indian passport.
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Does someone need a transit visa in São Paulo Brazil when having a connecting flight with a different airline but on the same ticket?

I have a Ugandan client who arrives in São Paulo on South African Airlines and after 12 hours of layover, she is supposed to depart with Copa Airlines to Panama City. Would she need a transit visa in ...
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Connecting flights: separate bookings

I have booked the following flights: Flight from London to Milan (MXP) with British Airways, arriving at Terminal 1. Flight from Milan (MXP) to Dar es Salaam via Jeddah with Saudia, departing from ...
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Does a Bangladeshi citizen need a transit visa for a short layover in France?

Hello Travel Community, I am a Bangladeshi citizen planning to travel through France en route to another destination. My itinerary includes a short layover in a French airport, and I am trying to ...
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My wife and I are travelling via Frankfurt to the USA. We have a valid US visa. Do we need a transit visa for Germany? We will not be leaving airport

We are travelling to the USA via Frankfurt. We are holding a valid USA visa. Do we need a transit visa for Germany? We have a stopover of 3 hours and will not leave the airport. Travelling from ...
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Alcohol duty free refused at Dubai

I had a flight from Toronto, Canada (YYZ) to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (DXB) to Ahmedabad, India (AMD). In YYZ, I checked in two bags (which I’d get in AMD), and had one carry on. After passing ...
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Immigration at 1st point of entry into Canada?

A passenger is travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Charlottetown (YYG) via NARITA and MONTREAL. Boarding card and baggage tag is given up to YYG. Does he go through immigration in the first port of entry ...
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US ESTA question: Is your travel to US occurring in transit to another country? [duplicate]

I am transiting in LA on my way to Sydney, then 5 days later I'm flying back to the US for 8 days. Do I say "Yes, I am transiting" or not? If I put yes, will I have issues when I fly back to ...
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Do Pakistani citizens need a Hong Kong transit visa if their stay in the airport is only 4 hours?

I am travelling from Nanjing to Helsinki, Finland, transiting through Hong Kong, flying on Hong Kong Airlines and Finnair. I am a Pakistani national holding Chinese and Schengen visas. I have a gap ...
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What happens to baggage transfer in non-connecting international flight?

I have flight from Luanda to Cape Town by TAAG Airlines. It reaches at 1.30 pm. I have another flight at 11.00 pm from Cape Town to Mauritius by Air Mauritius. Different PNR. How will the baggage 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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Connecting flight in Kuwait

I bought a connecting flight with Etihad Airlines on the route from Tehran to Abu Dhabi. The first flight from Tehran to Kuwait is with Kuwait Airlines, and after seven hours, the second flight to Abu ...
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What signage do I follow for connecting flights?

It's an international flight, this is my first time flying. I'm not sure about the connecting flights, do I just follow the gate for it or do I have to go somewhere else first? I'm not planning to ...
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HK Airport Express free return ride?

I have a 10-hour layover in HK soon and I plan to explore the city. I read on the MTR website that same-day return rides on the Airport Express are free. I'm wondering how I can redeem this. Do I need ...
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British ETA for transfers?

A quote from the Independent: But when the ETA scheme takes full effect, all passengers except British and Irish nationals will need a permit – even if they are simply switching from one British ...
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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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Does flying to New York to join a cruise ship leaving from Brooklyn on the same day count as transit for ESTA purposes?

I am travelling on a scheduled flight from London arranged by the cruise company who will be providing a shuttle bus directly to the ship.
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Philippine passport holder transiting in Riyadh. Can I transfer from terminal 2 to 3 without passing through immigration?

Myself and my family, Philippine passport holders, are arriving at Riyadh terminal 2, and departing to Abu Dhabi from Terminal 3. Can we go from the arrivals level in terminal 2 to the departures ...
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