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  • Connection flight
    Jan 12, 2017
    I am Indian have Mexican visa. I am traveling from Mexico to New Delhi. From Mexico to Amsterdam I have Aeromexico and from Amsterdam to New Delhi jet airways. I have to collect my baggage and recheck in for jet airways so do I need to pass immigration in Amsterdam? Kindly help me


    Yes, to collect your baggage you will have to go through Immigration in Amsterdam and will therefore need a full Schengen Transit visa issued by the Netherlands.


  • customs and immigration
    Sep 18, 2016
    Flying from GSP in SC, stopover in Atlanta , stopover in Amsterdam, to Budapest via Delta/KLM. What are immigration and customs procedures; will our check-in luggage go directly to Budapest?


    In Amsterdam you just go through passport control and to your departure gate. You don't have to do anything with your bags.


  • Toronto to Warsaw
    Jul 31, 2016
    I'm currently flying Toronto to Warsaw with a layover in AMS. Going Toronto to AMS is Jet Airways, and AMS to to Warsaw is LOT. The layover is only 1 hour and 20 minutes. I'm worried this is not enough time to make the connection, should I look at rebooking?


    disregard, posted in the wrong section


  • visa requirement -two different airlines
    Jun 12, 2016
    we planned to fly from Hyderabad, India to Georgetown, Guyana, South America my travel agent in Guyana booked tickets as mentioned : from Hyderabad to Amsterdam (via Muscat )by Oman Air, Oman Air (KLM operated) and TUI Fly from Amsterdam to Curacao and Insel Air from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana. But, the staff of Oman Air, Hyderabad Airport objected and refused to take journey, and verbally advised there is a requirement of Visa at Netherlands, because there is NO Agreement with connecting flight at Amsterdam. Please advice me


    Sir, please guide and how to get refund ticket cost also please guide us


    Yes, if you are an Indian Citizen you will need a visa to transit the Netherlands with that reservation. Your travel agent shouldn't have booked it unless you got a visa.


    sir, who will return/ refund money, I have paid USD 8,040/- for tickets, it is a big amount for me, The travel agent booked on behalf airline, if tickets are wrong, the company website should not allow reservation and printing of confirmed tickets. Now, the agent is telling I am not responsible, I will try for refund from airlines but till date it was not settled. Please guide us


  • Transit on Different Tick/ Airline and Layover 24 hrs - Baggage ReChec
    May 9, 2016
    I am travelling from Mumbai to Amsterdam on Jet Airways and Amsterdam to St. Maarten on KLM. I bought separate tickets for the journey. The connection time/ Layover is exactly 24 hours and hence booked a cabin with Yotel for overnight stay. However, what I understand is I would need to collect my check-in bags at the belt and re-check them again since the time between the flights is more than 12 hours. My concern is would I need a transit visa for this procedure? I hold Indian Passport and a Visa for St. Maarten. Or is there any other solution to this? Can Transfer Desk at Schipol Airport where I will go to collect the Boarding Pass for next flight help check-in the luggage?


  • Delta to KLM
    Feb 25, 2016
    I have a connection of 4 hours in Amsterdam - arrive on Delta, then depart KLM to Cape Town. Will I need to clear customs in Amsterdam, collect luggage and re-check at KLM or just go through passport control?


    You don't have to do anything with your baggage or go through passport control since you aren't even entering the Schengen Area.


  • Claiming luggage if not checked through to Belgrade
    Feb 23, 2016
    How much trouble is it to claim luggage then go thru security at AMS


    It's a fair amount of trouble. you'd need at LEAST 2 hours for such a transfer.


    Jan 25, 2016
    I'm travelling from the UK to Atlanta Via Amsterdam. I have a 1hr and 20 minutes in Amsterdam. My flight from the UK to AMS is KLM and my flight from AMS to ATL is Delta but they were booked together from Delta. Will this be enough time to make my second flight? Will I have to recheck my checked baggage in AMS? Will I have to go through any security controls or can I just go from Arrival gate to Departure gate without having to recheck my baggage etc? Also I don't think I do but do I require any type of visa for transferring via AMS (I have an ESTA for going to the US) Because the laws have changed the information online is very confusing. Thank you for your time.


    You don't have to do anything with your bags in Amsterdam, You just have to go through US Security questions and to your departure gate. If you are a UK Citizen you do not need anything other than ESTA to visit the United states and you do not need a visa to enter the Schengen Area. Nothing regarding this has changed in the last 10 years or so.


    Actually, to be fair, the Amsterdam Airport has changed a bit recently, by switching to centralized security.


  • Transfer to KLM Flight
    Nov 27, 2015
    Touching down from JFK to AMS on Delta at 6:00 a.m. and then connecting on a KLM flight to CGG at 7:15 with checked bags. Is that enough time?


    That should be enough time. You just have to go through Schengen Passport Control and to your departure gate in Amsterdam.


  • ATL with layover on the way to Cape Town
    Nov 8, 2015
    We will be travelling ATL- AMS - Cape Town all on Delta KLM. Will we need to collect checked luggage in AMS upon arrival and recheck after customs, or will luggage be checked all the way and only need to go through passport control in AMS?


    No, you will not have to collect your baggage in Amsterdam. You don't even have to go through passport control in Amsterdam as you will not be entering the Schengen Area.


  • Delta flights , Phoenix-USA-->Minnepolis-USA-->AMS--->Delhi-India
    Oct 30, 2015
    If i check-in bags at Phoenix for India, then do i have to do baggage claim at Amsterdam and then again check-in for Delhi-India? If yes, then would 1h20m be sufficient time to do that?


    If all tickets are on the same reservation you will not see your bags until you get to Delhi. You have enough time in Amsterdam, all you have to do there is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


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