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  • visa requirement -two different airlines
    May 26, 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


  • 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.


  • Boarding pass
    Dec 1, 2014
    Flying Delta MSP/AMS/BRU I was able to print the MSP/AMS boarding pass but not the one for the AMS/BRU flight. Where do I get that boarding pass?


    First, check your boarding pass, Delta prints all boarding passes on one sheet of paper. Secondly, if you really don't have your AMS-BRU boarding pass you can get it at the transfer desk in Amsterdam.


  • Connecting to DUS
    Aug 28, 2014
    I am arriving from ATL with a 1 hour connection in AMS before flying to DUS. Will this be a sufficient amount of time? Will I be claiming/rechecking bags through customs in AMS or when I arrive in DUS?


    You won't do anything with your bags in AMS. You will just go through security and schengen passport control when entering Pier B for your flight to DUS.


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