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Transit visa on short notice in BOM & DEL

Old Aug 6, 17, 2:57 pm
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Transit visa on short notice in BOM & DEL

Ok, so get ready for this one. I've gotten myself into a real sticky situation and need you guys' professional insight.

I booked the following itinerary ZRH-DXB-DEL/DEL-DOH-BEY/BEY-AUH-BOM and returning to Oman. All the layovers are less than 24 hours (just flying for fun to try the ME3) and I don't see any reason why I'd want to leave the airport. However, it seems I might still need a transit visa since these are separate tickets, right?

I have a Swedish passport, so I can get an e-tourist visa, but that's not ideal given the price. The flights leave on August 14, so I doubt I'd have time to send my passport to the embassy if that's required. I'd really appreciate some help/insight on that I can do.

Worst case scenario I'm considering flying ZRH-DXB and hopping off there, but I don't know if they'll even let me board the first flight without an Indian visa (maybe I can say I'm transmitting airside?). Then I'll drop the DEL-DOH avios booking and try the same just flying BEY-AUH with Etihad. Thoughts? Sorry - I know this is super convoluted.
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Old Aug 7, 17, 1:56 am
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Get the tourist evisa, a transit visa will cost you 400SEK anyway. You will need a visa before checkin, as the airline will want to see something.
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Old Aug 8, 17, 8:50 am
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you will definitely need a visa since you are on separate tickets....i would just get the e-visa if i were you...
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Old Aug 10, 17, 2:45 am
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Originally Posted by daniellovesflying View Post
I booked the following itinerary ZRH-DXB-DEL/DEL-DOH-BEY/BEY-AUH-BOM and returning to Oman. All the layovers are less than 24 hours (just flying for fun to try the ME3)

I have a Swedish passport, so I can get an e-tourist visa, but that's not ideal given the price.
Just stump up for the visa: you're committed to trip i can't begin to comprehend , but it would be a pity to get turned back at your first check in.

You risk spoiling the ship for a ha'pworth of tar
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Old Aug 10, 17, 5:27 am
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Originally Posted by daniellovesflying View Post
I booked the following itinerary ZRH-DXB-DEL/DEL-DOH-BEY/BEY-AUH-BOM and returning to Oman. All the layovers are less than 24 hours (just flying for fun to try the ME3) and I don't see any reason why I'd want to leave the airport. However, it seems I might still need a transit visa since these are separate tickets, right?
After reading an article, I knew that you don't need a transit visa for Doha, Dubai and Abu Dhabi for less than 24 hours. But it is recommended to call particular airline service provider or airport authority to confirm this.
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