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Reclaiming Checked Baggage

The baggage receipt is primarily a record locator. In most cases the receipt will list all flights and destination through which the bags will be transported. Obviously you have to claim the bags at ...
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Reclaiming Checked Baggage

You must pick up your checked baggage at the destination airport as shown on the receipt. Whether you must pass through Customs at the pick-up airport, or later at a destination airport, depends on a) ...
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Going through immigration before a domestic Thai flight

Mixing inbound international passengers and domestic passengers can be difficult, though in many scenarios even if immigration/passport control happens at the port of entry, customs is sometimes ...
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Going through immigration before a domestic Thai flight

For some airports, under certain situations, there may be a simplified immigration/customs clearance process for domestic-international connecting passengers in Thailand travelling on a single ticket. ...
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Travelling from Non-Schengen to Non-Schengen with Irish Passport

Budapest is in the Schengen area. So you will pass through passport control in Amsterdam. As you are an EU citizen, you can use automated e-Gates to enter which is usually faster than manual passport ...
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Travelling from Non-Schengen to Non-Schengen with Irish Passport

You look up the gate number for your next flight and follow the signage (which is quite good at Schiphol). Look for transfer or flight connection signs and be mindful of not following the crowds ...
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Source for reliable information on transit rules at a specific airport?

To find out whether an airside transfer is available for the particular set of flights you need to know which gates they will use and in many cases gates are not allocated till shortly before the ...
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Multi leg flight for two people from Asia to the US, second person doesn’t show up to second leg, what happens to baggage?

Your safest way the handle this is to split the reservation. Airlines can do this easily and in most cases it's not a big deal. Just call them and ask to split it. After the split you have two ...
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Multi leg flight for two people from Asia to the US, second person doesn’t show up to second leg, what happens to baggage?

Depends on who the baggage is tagged to. Typically, if you're traveling in a group, all the bags are linked to one person, and usually this is shown by attaching the baggage tags to that person's ...
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Is an hour enough time for an international flight connection through Paris CDG?

Rebook. Rebook. Rebook. Rebook. From my own experience in Paris You're going to be hauling ass & knocking old ladies out of the way to physically get from one end of the airport to the other. ...
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Is an hour enough time for an international flight connection through Paris CDG?

If the airline sold you this connection as a single ticket, they are rather confident you will make it. It you don’t, they have to rebook you on the next available flight, and if that flight is the ...
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Is an hour enough time for an international flight connection through Paris CDG?

Technically, because the itinerary was sold as a single ticket, then they should not go below the minimum connection times that the airport requires, but that doesn't mean its necessarily enough. From ...
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