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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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How to apply online for a transit UAE visa?

The official UAE government site states that: The UAE issues two types of transit visas: one for 48 hours which is free of charge, and another for 96 hours for AED 50 only. Transit visas are ...
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Visiting another terminal during 10-hour layover at CDG

My son is arriving at Terminal 2E and departing from Terminal 2E at Charles de Gaulle. He has a 10-hour layover. Will he be able to go to terminal 2C?
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Transit visa for China with Philippines passport

I hold a Philippines passport. I want to go from Hong Kong to the Philippines and back with the following itinerary. Do I need to apply for a transit visa? The website said to apply for a transit visa ...
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Travel meetup in Amsterdam

My friend is travelling from India to Canada with an Indian passport via Amsterdam (Schiphol airport). Is it possible for me to meet her with a Schengen visa? If yes then how?
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UK crew working on cruise ship in Schengen area: does Seaman's Book stop passport being stamped at airport on arrival in the country before boarding?

EDIT: Thank you to everyone who replied to my post. She has now sorted this out. It has been confirmed by someone who has been on board and knows the ropes that she will be stamped out before the ship ...
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BKK transit on separate tickets without a transit visa

I am a Colombian passport holder and planning to transit without luggage through BKK Airport as follows: flying from Denpasar to BKK (haven't bought the ticket yet, so I don’t know the airline) and ...
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Riyadh airport transit

I’m travelling from Budapest to Delhi on February, and I have a 2-hour transit in Riyadh. My Wizz Air flight is in terminal 1 and my flynas flight is in terminal 3. I’ve got a multiple-entry e-visa ...
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Is a Chinese passport holder eligible for South Korea 30-day visa exemption?

I have a Chinese passport with a USA H1B visa, originally scheduled for a flight from NKG (Nanjing) to SFO via ICN on the same day. Asiana Airlines rescheduled my first leg exactly 24 hours earlier so ...
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Bulgarian citizens travelling to Canada through USA airport. Do they need a transit visa?

My friend is Bulgarian and is a European citizen. He has a Canadian ETA visa and he is travelling to Canada from Bulgaria. He has a four-hour layover in New York airport. He is confused about whether ...
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Haiti to Saint Kitts and Nevis without transiting in the US

Please help me find flights or a direct flight to Saint Kitts and Nevis from Haiti without a layover in the USA.
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I'm in Singapore. Can I go on the same date (22nd December) from Singapore to Malaysia and Malaysia to Kolkata?

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen who has been living and working in Singapore for five years. I also have a Malaysian tourist visa. On 22nd December, I have a flight from Malaysia to Kolkata. In the morning, ...
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Is it allowed to have two 144-hour visa-free transits in China within a short period?

I am making some travel plans around Christmas and I may attempt two visa-free transits in China within a short period of time. E.g., some airport X outside Mainland China -> CAN -> some airport ...
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What kind of onward ticket can be used to be granted a 144-hour visa-free transit in Guangdong Province and leaving Mainland China via the Luohu port?

I am a citizen of one of the countries (France) eligible for a 144-hour visa-free transit in some areas of Mainland China. I understand that to be granted the visa-free entry, I must have an onward ...
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What's the Luohu highway port in Shenzhen that is allowed to be used as an exit port after being granted 144h visa-free transit in Guangdong Province?

I am a citizen of one of the countries (France) eligible for a 144-hour visa-free transit in some areas of Mainland China. I understand that to be granted the visa-free entry, I must have an onward ...
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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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Am I allowed to leave Mainland China without using the onward ticket used to get visa-free entry (I'll leave in due time)? If so must I notify anyone?

I am a citizen of one of the countries (France) eligible for a 144-hour visa-free transit in some areas of Mainland China. I understand that to be granted the visa-free entry, I must have an onward ...
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Does one need to have an interline ticket (connecting ticket) to be allowed a 144-hour visa-free transit in China? Or does any onward ticket suffice?

I am a citizen of one of the countries (France) eligible for a 144-hour visa-free transit in some areas of China. I am reading conflicting information on whether I must have an interline ticket or ...
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Compensation for denied boarding due to transit rules

Theoretical situation: I have a flight with a connection in a country for which I don't have a visa, but the rules allow transit without a visa. However, sometimes it happens that the boarding staff ...
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How to use google maps for arrival time, etc, WHILE ON public transportation?

I find using google maps for arrival time etc is really hard while on public transportation. Before the trip starts, easy. Using it while driving? Easy. But I haven’t found a way to keep it from ...
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Transit visa in Dammam [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I have Schengen visa. I have a flight from Warsaw to Budapest and then to Dammam and India. There is a layover of 4 hours in Dammam. Will I need any kind of transit visa?
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What to do during a long stopover in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam?

I'll be traveling from Australia to India via Vietnam. The flight with VietJet has a long stopover in Vietnam, Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN), Ho Chi Minh City. Will there be enough time to ...
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Do I need to apply for a Transit Visa for Madrid airport layover if I travel from Uruguay to India, holding a US B1/B2 visa? [duplicate]

Do I need to apply for a separate Transit Visa for Madrid airport layover if I travel from Uruguay to India, holding a US B1/B2 visa ?
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Do you need a visa when transitting in UK with a foreign passport and a residence permit [duplicate]

I hold a Danish foreign passport and a residence permit and will be travelling from Copenhagen to Fuerteventura with a transit in UK, but im unsure whether I need a visa or not... Your prompt ...
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Has any Indian national travelled to Stockholm via London Heathrow from Colombo [duplicate]

My travel itinerary is India to Colombo, Colombo to London Heathrow (Srilankan Airlines Terminal3) and Heathrow to Stockholm(British Airways Terminal 5). I will be staying in airport for a total of 4 ...
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Riyadh transit visa

I'm a US citizen, flying on two separate tickets - one-ways in and out of Riyadh. They are: Saudi Air (HYD—RUH) inbound with a 2 hr 25 min layover, claiming bags and re-checking to Whizz Malta Air ...
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Why do I have two stamps, one with two diagonal lines, on departure from Germany? [duplicate]

I was in Germany at work for 3 months as a student. When I returned to my country at the airport, they stamped me and put this on the stamp and put a new normal stamp underneath, they didn't tell me ...
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Visa for transit in the US [duplicate]

I'm planning to go to Mexico and all flights from Amsterdam will have a layover in the US. For the layover, do I need a US visa just for this transit? I hold an Indonesian Passport and a Dutch ...
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Korea Visa-exemption for Australian Visa holders

I'm an Indonesian citizen (Indo passport), staying in Australia with a valid Australian visa (not PR, not citizenship). My travel plan is: Australia -> Japan (2 weeks) -> Korea (2 weeks) -> ...
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