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  • layover time
    Nov 28, 2016
    1
    I am traveling from Atlanta to Amsterdam and then onto Cape Town. My first flight is Delta and my second is KLM but they were booked together. My layover is two hours. Will that be enough time and will I have to go through any sort of customs in Amsterdam?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no passport control because you are not entering the Schengen Area.

     

  • transfer time
    Nov 28, 2016
    1
    we are arriving from venice to amsterdam and then catching a connecting flight to Nantes but the stopover time is only 40 mins. Is this going to be enough time? we will only have carry on luggage.

     

    Yes, since everything is within Schengen that should be enough time.

     

  • Customs/Baggage Check
    Nov 8, 2016
    1
    Hello, I"m flying from the United States to AMS on Nov 11 arriving in AMS on the morning of Nov 12 and am connecting to Entebbe, Uganda. Will I have to get my bags and re-check them upon arrival in AMS? I only have 2 hours. I am flying Delta/KLM the entire way. Thanks,

     

    No, you do not have to do anything with your bags in Amsterdam. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • regarding lounge pass
    Oct 26, 2016
    1
    Connecting in Amsterdam from Africa to US. Is is best to purchase a lounge pass in Terminal 1 or Terminal 2/3?

     

    Amsterdam only has one terminal.

     

  • Two tickets - is 1 hr and 45 min enough time to clear customs, get bag
    Oct 26, 2016
    3
    I have two tickets I arrive from Moscow to AMS and I have an hour and 45 minutes to get through customs, get bags and get to gate. Will I have enough time? Thank you.

     

    What airlines are you flying? Where are you flying from Amsterdam to?

     

    I am flying KLM to Amsterdam and then on Delta to NY. I booked two reservations. Thank you.

     

    I think you have just enough time if you can get your bag checked through to New York. Show your Delta confirmation to the KLM agent in Moscow.

     

  • Baggage and security question
    Sep 23, 2016
    1
    Hello, I'm traveling on Delta Boston-Amsterdam and then KLM amsterdam- Copenhagen all on the same booking. When I land in Amsterdam do I need to pickup my bags at the carousel and then recheck and go through security? Or will my bags be checked through to Copenhagen? Thank you!

     

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

     

  • Transfer query
    Sep 10, 2016
    1
    My wife and I are flying from the UK to Abu Dhabi via Amsterdam with KLM.. I am confused regarding schengen / non schengen security and passport checks. Can someone please let me know what to expect when we arrive at Schipol . We have just over 2 hours between flights. Thank you.

     

    All you have to do in Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Baggage Claim
    Aug 23, 2016
    1
    I am travelling from Canada to Amsterdam, 10 hour layover, and then onto Barcelona. My original flight is with KLM and the second is with Delta. Will the airline check the bags straight through to Barcelona or will we have to collect in Amsterdam? We would like to leave the airport during the 10 hours.

     

    Both flights will be on KLM. If both tickets are on the same reservation and the layover is not overnight, then the bags will go straight to Barcelona.

     

  • Do I need transit visa
    Aug 22, 2016
    1
    I have an Indian passport and I am travelling from USA to India and return. Do I need a transit visa ?

     

    If you have a valid US Visa then you don't need a schengen airport tranist visa.

     

  • can I connect my flights
    Aug 14, 2016
    1
    Flying delta to Amsterdam and then on a separate ticket, I am flying to Bergerac on Transavia. Does anyone know if these airlines have worked out the partnership? Do i have to go out of the secure space and recheck in once I am in Amsterdam or can I combine the tickets into one reservation? thanks

     

    Delta will not check through bags to other airlines not purchased on the same reservation except for a handful of close Skyteam partners, of which Transavia is not one, You will have to go out of the secure area and transfer your bags yourself.

     

  • transit visa
    Jul 28, 2016
    1
    Im flying to london from kenya - i have a valid visa for the UK do i need a transit visa for amsterdam?

     

    If you have a valid UK Visa you do not need a transit visa to transit Amsterdam as long as all flights are on the same reservation.

     

  • Transferring Airlines
    Jul 27, 2016
    1
    My parents are flying in to Amsterdam using my sister's benefits on KLM. Then I have booked them a separate flight within a few hours of their arrival to come to Qatar. Do they have to clear customs and collect their baggage and then re-check in? They are travelling two separate airlines (Turkish Airlines the second time) and have never left the States before. Any help would be appreciated!

     

    Yes, if they are on two separate reservations they will have to clear passport control, claim their bags, and take them to the check-in counter for Turkish and then go through exit passport control and security. That is a very difficult connection.

     

  • Baggage storage lockers inside or outside security
    Jul 17, 2016
    0
    We want to store luggage during a 10 hour layover. When we return to AMS we need to get our luggage, then check it in with Icelandair. The AMS mao looks as if the locker are between security and the gates. Do we have to go through security to get our luggage from lockers, go back out, check in, and then go through security a second time? Other options?

     

  • First time traveler
    Jul 16, 2016
    2
    I'm flying from Barcelona to Atlanta on KLM airlines with a connection through Amsterdam Schiphol airport. I was wondering what the polices for international travel from Amsterdam.

     

    In Amsterdam you just have to go through Schengen exit passport control, then go to the "temporary gate" where you will go through US Security questions, then go to your real departure gate.

     

    Thank you so much for the information and your prompt reply

     

  • Public Lounges Not Related to Any Airline
    Jun 28, 2016
    0
    Flying Vancouver to Dublin on KLM with a 6hr layover in Amsterdam. Wondering if there are any non-airline-specific lounges available where I might be able to pay a fee for my family to use the lounge for the duration of the layover, rather than wander the airport for 6hrs (we don't qualify for any airline-specific lounges.) I do not believe we will be passing through passport control until we get to Dublin, so this would need to be before passport control in Amsterdam. Thanks

     

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