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  • Transit Visa
    Feb 26, 2016
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    Do I need transit visa if having a connection from NYC to Dubai via amsterdam?

     

    What is your citizenship?

     

    indian

     

    If you have a valid visa to enter the US or a country in the EU or Schengen Area then you don't need an airport transit visa, otherwise you do need an airport transit visa.

     

    travelling from nyc to dxb n back ...on h1 / h4 visa via amsterdam

     

    If I extend stay/stopover at amsterdam, how soon can i get transit visa i plan to travel from nyc on 3 march n plan to go via amsterdam on 13/14 while returning bk. do Iget it over email which ican print?

     

    You will have to go in person to a Dutch consulate or embassy. There is one in NYC.

     

  • ATL-AMS-MRS
    Feb 24, 2016
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    I have 1 hour and ten minutes to make my flight from AMS-MRS coming in from ATL on DL. Is it better to check bags thru to MRS or carry on. I prefer carry on as I know I have them with me.

     

    It doesn't matter. If you check your bags you don't have to do anything with them in Amsterdam.

     

  • mecure and yotel
    Feb 21, 2016
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    coming from MSP on delta/KLM with carry on only .Sleeping for few hours at either Yotel or Mercure .Then to London on British Air.Do I have have to go through passport control or other security to get to the hotel.

     

  • Amsterdam to Prague
    Feb 15, 2016
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    Hi, I have a very short connection, 1 hour, in Amsterdam connecting to Prague. Flying Delta all on one reservation. I am concerned that a 1 hour connection time is not enough. Can someone please walk me through the process once I land in Amsterdam? I am flying in from Detroit.

     

    In Amsterdam you will go through Schengen passport control and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

  • Do i need a short term visa?
    Jan 30, 2016
    3
    I am an Indian travelling from Qatar to Saint Martin via AMS by different flights QATAR and KLM. overnight layover . 1.Will I have to enter the Schengen area to pick up my luggage and check in for the next departure? 2. Is there any lockers available to park my luggage overnight as hotels in transit area do not allow checkin luggages? 3. Will I be needing a Visa for this transfer of flight? I would be grateful for a quick reply.

     

    Yes, since you are on two separate itineraries you will need to enter the Schengen Area to make your connection and therefore need a full Schengen transit visa.

     

    Suppose I don't have any check in luggages do I still need a Schengan visa?

     

    If you don't have checked luggage you would just need a Schengen Airport Transit visa. You would get your St. Maarten boarding pass by going to the KLM Transfer desk a few hours before your flight.

     

  • MAN-AMS-KUL
    Dec 17, 2015
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    My flight from MAN to AMS lands at 19:45 tomorrow. We are then going on a connecting flight - KL 0809 to Kuala Lumpur departing at 20:45 - will this connection be okay? Both flights are on the same booking and ticket.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Delta and KLM flight from ATL to Madrid
    Dec 14, 2015
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    We only have one hour b/w landing on KLM airline in AMS to catch our Delta connection to MAD. It is one reservation - made through Delta- U.S. Passports. Is there enough time to make this connection? Many thanks

     

    Note that your flight to Madrid will be operated by KLM. Yes, that is enough time. You will just have to go through Schengen passport control and to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you so much - this is very helpful and a great relief. Many thanks!

     

  • Time to clear customs
    Dec 10, 2015
    4
    Flying Delta, land 10:50am, fly out on KLM 11:55am, have checked bags. Do we have to go to customs, and is there enough time?

     

    Where are you flying out on KLM to? I assume you're flying from somewhere in the US on Delta? I can't answer your question without knowing where you're going.

     

    flying in from Salt Lake City, landing in Amsterdam, and 55 minutes later flying out to Bergen.

     

    You will go through Schengen passport control in Amsterdam on your way to your departure gate. You don't have to do anything with your baggage. Your flight to Bergen will probably leave from a gate where you take a bus to your plane. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you

     

  • different bookings, transfer time required
    Dec 5, 2015
    1
    I have 2 seperate bookings. Glasgow-Amsterdam with klm and then onwards to dubrovnik with croatia airlines. I have been told 2 conflicting stories by klm. One said that i have to collect my luggage in amsterdam and re check in and the other told me that klm and croatia airlines have an agreement so i can request at gkadgow that my luggage goes straight through. Also, if i need to collect my luggage and check back in at amsterdam, is 2.5 hours enough? Many thanks

     

    You can request that the KLM agent in Glasgow check your bags through by showing your Croatian confirmation but they are not required to. If they don't you still have enough time in Amsterdam to go through passport control, claim your bags, re-check them, and go through security.

     

  • Transit Visa
    Nov 21, 2015
    1
    I am travelling from New Delhi to Amsterdam to Boston. I have a valid US Study Visa. Do I need transit visa?

     

    No, Indian travelers with a valid visa to visit the US do not need a Schengen Transit visa for a sterile airport transfer (which is what is available in Amsterdam).

     

  • Do i need Valid Visa
    Nov 17, 2015
    2
    I ma traveling to DEL from PDX via AMS. My US visa is expired. Can i travel without valid US visa ? or should i take transit visa

     

    If you are an Indian citizen you will be denied boarding in Delhi unless you have a valid visa to enter the United States.

     

    Sorry, I misread, so you are exiting the US after overstaying your Visa? You will need a schengen airport transit visa if you have Indian citizenship, since you no longer have a valid US visa.

     

  • question
    Nov 13, 2015
    1
    I just posted about the gold but she said she is in the Netherlands in custody and I have to email ghbureau@outlook.com to tell me what to do what do you think

     

    It's a scam.

     

  • TransAvia check in within security?
    Oct 25, 2015
    1
    Is there a Transavia checkin within security at Schiphol? I am coming from the US on a stand-by pass, and I have paid for checked bags on my confirmed Transavia flight to Seville.

     

    You will be outside security when you claim your bags.

     

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