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3 hour change at Stansted

I need to do passport control and again security control for second flight? Yes. Is 3 hours enough? No one knows. No connection is every guaranteed so best we can do is give you a likelihood. If ...
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Is it illegal to visit the Philippines for a few hours for a visa run? If so, how can I know in which SE Asian countries it would be okay?

I have done a visa run from Taiwan to Manila in the Philippines that was 9 hours long and hit upon a similar issue. When you enter the Philippines on a visa free entry they will give you a landing ...
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Travelling to the US with prescription medication Sertraline

US immigration/customs does not routinely ask about what medication you may be travelling with, nor do the routinely search bags on arrival. Thus it is most likely carrying this medication will have ...
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Travelling to the US with prescription medication Sertraline

Here is an article from the US Customs and Border patrol giving the basic facts about bringing prescription drugs. The main points are: Prescription medications should be in their original containers ...
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Does JFK immigration/customs let passengers with short connections bypass the queues?

From my experience short connection customers are not given any priority in any of the US airports (including JFK, although I try to avoid it usually so my experience is stale). You can ask nicely to ...
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What is required to clear customs and immigration in Zurich if processing to Frankfurt and back to Basel for Viking?

ZRH is an efficient airport. You can expect to be through immigration in minutes, unless there is a big queue. But do not worry about catching your next flight. Customs you will pass through in Basel ...
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Booking tickets to the US from India with a single name

Indeed, FNU is what you should put down. Here's a tweet as an example from Westjet: If you have no surname you would put all given names in the last name field and "FNU" in the first name ...
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I am British, my children hold EU passports, which queue should we join at an EU airport?

The approach I take is: Ask them. There is almost always someone directing people to lines. Explain your situation and ask which line to join. If there isn't someone to ask, join the EU line. My ...
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I am British, my children hold EU passports, which queue should we join at an EU airport?

You should have the right to go through the EU passport lane. This stems from the Schengen Borders Code article 10 (1) and article 2 (5)(a), read together with article 3 (2)(a) of directive 2004/38/EC....
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I am British, my children hold EU passports, which queue should we join at an EU airport?

You should take your children with you through the non-EU ("All passports") queue. Some answers to the questions you linked mention that you might get lucky in the EU queue, as they don't ...
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BOS>DOH>MEL>ADL, baggage and customs questions

I have 2 hr 10 min between landing in DOH and my flight to MEL. That's more than enough. Once you arrive in Doha, you will go through passport/boarding pass check right after arrival and then you can ...
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Transit time: Lima to Ft. Lauderdale, then on to New York

If this is single ticket on Jet Blue, the answer is yes. You have a very good chance of making the connection as is and even if there is a major delay and/or you get snagged in immigration, baggage, ...
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Can I take prescribed psychotropic Controlled drugs to UAE?

Per the Ministry of Health, if you are a resident of the UAE (which you will be since you're working there), you must have a Permit to Import Medicines for Personal Use to import any controlled drugs. ...
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Immigration issue and "fixed" papers from Mexico

You need a lawyer. You probably need one to sort out your situation in Mexico, and another to see if you will ever be allowed back into the US. There is absolutely no chance that a random person on ...
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Which countries allow short term remote work without a visa or with a regular tourist visa?

I'm looking for actual specific countries where it is legal, instead of just the broad non-answer of "you can't do that legally but no one really cares". Can I ask you why? So, I will give ...
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Immigration issue and "fixed" papers from Mexico

Any suggestions on what to do? As children of Mexican parents, they are eligible for Mexican citizenship on that count alone - therefore there was no need to falsify their place of birth. The US ...
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Do I have enough time to connect from Copenhagen airport to Aalborg in Denmark?

Because both flights' tickets were issued under one PNR, the ticketing (and operating) air carriers are confident that the connection can be made. If a one-PNR two-flight itinerary fails because the ...
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How to complain about misconduct by passport control in Germany?

I agree with many of the comments that you should plan on spending 15 minutes in immigration control. Compared to some stories from the American CBP, this sounds harmless. The German officer ...
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How to complain about misconduct by passport control in Germany?

Your choices for registering a complaint are: the e-mail address you received finding a phone number on the Federal Police's website finding the street address and sending your complaint in via snail ...
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How to complain about misconduct by passport control in Germany?

What would be the most effective way of complaining? What's the point? What are you hoping to achieve with complaining? Don't complain. Just let it go. You're wasting your time and the time of the ...
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How to complain about misconduct by passport control in Germany?

Two possibilities: If both flights were under the same ticket, the airline needs to find you an alternative flight. It's their responsibility too take you to your destination. Airlines sometimes sell ...
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