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I can't find any itinerary that would not require a visa to transit some country. I suspect no such itinerary currently exists, especially with many flights cancelled due to COVID-19. Your proposed itinerary requires a visa from Cuba. Yours is one of the few nationalities for which Cuba requires a full visa and not just an inexpensive tourist card, and the ...


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From the Costa Rica Tourism Board: Passengers coming from the U.S. must show through their driver’s license or state identification (State ID) that they live in one of the authorized states. This requirement excludes children travelling with their family. This requirement will be necessary until Nov. 1. Note that drivers' licenses are issued by the ...


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According to Timatic's COVID travel information page: Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: nationals of the Russian Fed. and their family members; permanent residents of the Russian Fed.; British nationals and residents of the United Kingdom if arriving from the United Kingdom; So you can indeed enter Russia at this time. You will ...


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Update: About a week after Turkish published their new schedule (and a few days after I posted my question above), I received a notification that 3 out of the 4 flights had been cancelled, with a link to an online tool to change or cancel my flights: I opted for "Cancel", which presented a calculation showing that the flights would be refunded in ...


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The International Air Transport Association, an association of commercial airlines, maintains TIMATIC (Travel Information Manual Automatic), a database of international entry requirements, used by airlines at the departure airport to determine if the passenger will, given the passenger's documents, be admitted at the passenger's transit point(s) and ...


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According to the current UK advice to travellers Foreign passengers arriving from the UK who hold British citizenship (or other foreign nationals with permanent residence in the UK) are permitted to enter Russia, providing they have a valid visa, can demonstrate their citizenship or residence, and comply with other entry requirements. In terms of ...


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For the stated itinerary, when flying on a non-EU carrier as you are, EU261 covers flights 3 and 4, presuming that there is no extended layover between these two flights. Flight 3 is clearly covered by the legislation. Flight 4 is covered as a result of a court case a few years ago that concluded that EU261 covers the connecting flight as well, even if that ...


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Should've been logged within a few hours (though there's no hard and fast deadline). That said, I say use their incompetence to your advantage. Until 14 days before departure, just wait for a confirmation without doing anything. After that, not only are you entitled to a full refund, but also the (in)famous EC261 compensation. You should be harsh when ...


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I was trying to figure this out today and happened to stumble across a solution that is almost certainly a bug, but gets me what I want and what you want, and hopefully continues working for some time. The trick is as follows: In ITA Matrix, set the cabin class popup to Premium Economy Add the following to the extension codes text box: +cabin premium-coach ...


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How long does it take for schedule changes to filter down to individual reservations? I've seen as as little as a week before departure. Maybe even less. The airline is playing "cancellation chicken" and hoping that passengers will cancel proactivley when they get nervous. As long as the arline doesn't accept new reservations for this flight, ...


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As opposed to checked baggage? On your person is better, certainly never in checked baggage. The airlines prefer this too. 10,000 Euro is not a lot of money, neither is 20,000. Perhaps we are just poorer than we think we are. It can be hard to find an ATM in many countries. Is Paris still using GPRS for taxi payments? How a city with such a low skyline gets ...


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Can I take on-board large sum of cash (more than 10k euros) in my hand luggage? This may depend on the specific countries involved, bu in general the answer is yes. It is legal to carry as much cash as you want. That DOES NOT MEAN that you are allowed to bring the cash into the country. See the next point: I know I need to declare this cash at customs but ...


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The point is that you might be allowed to carry the cash. Or not. The salient word here is "might". The border police is required to ask you both where the money comes from and what you are planning to use it for. As we all know, using cash is a way to sever the trail of money and is often used as part of money laundering. And this means that the ...


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Cash must be declared even within Schengen countries. No fee is due on declared cash. That's your own money! You must call a customs officer at the departure airport and ask to declare money for >10000€ in cash. The reason is fighting money laundering and tax evasion. The declaration form contains your personal identification data, and your EU individual ...


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Since you seem to be travelling entirely within the EU you will need to check with the customs offices of the countries you leave, pass through and enter what the arrangements are, since this hasn't been fully harmonised. As you state in the question, it's likely (but not absolutely guaranteed) that you'll need to fill in a national declaration form, but ...


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The six months passport validity rule does not apply to Indian citizens traveling to India.


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Answer on Indian Express (mirror): In a fallout between authorities in India and its air-bubble partner Germany, the European country’s national carrier Lufthansa said Tuesday it will have to cancel all planned flights between India and Germany between September 30 and October 20 because of an “unexpected rejection” of its flight schedule by Indian ...


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Just a guess, diminished demand due to COVID 19. Almost all governments in the world have asked their citizens to avoid all travel, unless it is essential. Add to that the situation in India, and in Europe, and most people will not take the risk traveling. That will result in a huge drop in required capacity and many airlines have cancelled flights, some ...


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Check out general rules https://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/extended-rebooking-options For new bookings, it says For flights booked on or after August 25, all fares of the Lufthansa Group airlines worldwide can be rebooked free of charge (except for travel originating in Japan). This is part of your fare conditions, which you can view at any time. The departure ...


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Yes, you can travel with the soft copies as ids. According to a circular issued by aviation security agency BCAS. Mobile Aadhaar, or Aadhaar card in digital form using mobile app mAadhaar, can now be used as an identity proof to enter airports.


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For what it's worth, I once was in a similar situation myself. I was on a flight from USA to UK, which had to make an emergency landing in Canada (and we spent about 24 hours in Canada before proceeding to the UK). While I had a USA passport, more than half of the passengers would have required a visa to enter Canada. Those who needed a visa were separated ...


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Here is a real example from 2 years ago. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/world/europe/air-france-flight-siberia.html Air France Paris -> Shanghai emergency landed in Irkutsk. The Russians were accommodating but the rescue plane sent from France broke again because of freezing hydraulics, requiring another one from China. The passengers were not allowed ...


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Nobody can definitively predict what will happen in a situation like this, however... As a Brazilian citizen you do not require a visa for a short-stay in Germany. Coming from the UK, you are currently allowed enter Germany under their COVID-19 rules (although this could change at any time). So based on that it is most likely that you would be allow board ...


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A real life example of this occurred on Sept 11 2001 when hundreds of planes destined for the US were forced to land in other countries, mainly Canada. While almost all would have had passports, many would not have had permission to enter Canada. The procedure was that each entrant was processed by officials, details were taken and each given emergency ...


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The case I am about to write is not regarding a domestic flight - but still I will write my two-cents. Basically @Franck-Demoncourt 's answer sums up the answer and some scenarios, one of them is titled as : worst-case. I would like to offer even a worse one, where a certain plane of a certain country actually lands for some reason in a third-party country ...


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Good summary from https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g1-i10702-k13222947-o10-Plane_diverted_visa_question-Air_Travel.html: Depends on circumstances, the duration of stay, the infrastructure of the airport and the flexibility and availability of immigration. Worst case: passenger will stay in a separate room at the airport. Best case: the receive a visa (...


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"Bang for the buck" mostly. In the US you can certainly walk into any airport's domestic arrival area and grab any bag you like. Apparently it's not enough of a problem to warrant any type of control Generally you would end up with a beaten-up bag or suitcase and a lot of dirty laundry that won't fit you. That's not a particularly attractive ...


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