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I actually didn't find any legislative definition of the terms "transit/Durchreise" and "stopover/Zwischenaufenthalt". Anyway, the Hessians Ministry for Society & Integration has a Q&A on their website. Close to the bottom there's the following question & answer (translation is mine): Do I have to go into quarantine when ...


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The check-in staff at JFK won't allow it. Not just for luggage reasons, but above all because, if anything goes awry with your connection, you're not "insured" and would be stuck in transit; unless you pay for a new connection, the inbound airline would end up having to take you back, a scenario they won't risk.


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Yes you will need a visa, specifically the Visitor in Transit visa, but you may have a chance at transit-without-visa (as you fit some of the criteria there) although I wouldnt recommend just chancing it. Being that your flight leaves the next day, you cannot stay in Heathrow terminals overnight as they close to passengers and there are no airside hotels at ...


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Transit aside, concerning Switzerland, there is an entry ban in place for people coming from UK for short-stay purposes. Only nationals of Switzerland or Liechtenstein (or their family members), as well as residents of Switzerland, are permitted to enter Swiss territory. Even though in practice this might not be enforceable if you self-transit in another ...


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At the present time, entry into France is restricted. You are allowed to enter France from the UK to go to Switzerland only if: you are are a French national you are a citizen of the EU, the UK, Switzerland (and a few other countries) and your main residence is in France or you are crossing France to reach your country of nationality or residence. you hold ...


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Although being stuck isn't your fault, it seems that no entity (airline or government) has the responsibility to solve your problem, so you'll have to do it yourself. Apart from going back to Australia, one alternative option is to travel to a 3rd country which allows Australians to enter (perhaps UAE) and apply for a Philippines visa there (if you qualify, ...


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The traveller owns the responsibility for ensuring they have all relevant valid travel documents or ability to transit or enter into countries, either their destination or any transit stop along the way. Airlines have no liability to the passenger for ensuring their documents are valid, or whether they actually have the ability to enter the destination ...


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