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Overnight Layover In Frankfurt, Germany

| December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Overnight Layover In Frankfurt, Germany

Stuck on an overnight layover in Frankfurt? Germany’s fifth largest city, nicknamed “Mainhattan” for its modern skyline that intermixes with 600-year-old buildings below, gives plenty of options for the night owl. For the complete lowdown on Frankfurt, check out the complete Frankfurt Layover Guide. But for those looking for evening and nighttime activities to keep you […]

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Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

| December 12, 2015 | 460 Comments
Can I Leave The Airport During A Layover?

A lot of people want to know: how do you know when you can leave the airport on a layover? Long layovers offer a kind of two-for-one deal. If you leave the airport, they offer the chance to explore an extra country along the way, possibly one you’d never thought to visit. But without knowing up […]

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Layovers: What You Need to Know

| November 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
Layovers: What You Need to Know

Once you’ve made plans to have your plants watered, have your pets fed and alerted the neighbors that you’ll be away, made the mad dash to the airport, spent an hour or so in the security line, you should be able to just relax once you get on your flight. But what if your flight […]

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Do I Need A Travel Visa?

| September 28, 2015 | 23 Comments
Do I Need A Travel Visa?

The world is your oyster, and your passport an oyster knife. That is, until it isn’t. For many countries, a passport may be sufficient for entry. For others, though, a visa is required. If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of traveler, you’ll have to forgo your free spirit ways if you want to leave the airport […]

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Bahrain Layover

| January 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Bahrain Layover

Stuck on a Bahrain layover at the Bahrain International Airport (BAH)? As one of the major hub airports in the Middle East, you can find plenty to do both inside and outside of the airport while on a Bahrain layover. The airport is located in Muharraq, an island in the north of Bahrain, and is […]

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Dubai Layover

| January 1, 2015 | 21 Comments
Dubai Layover

Stuck on a Dubai layover in the United Arab Emirates? Dubai is the fastest-growing transit hub in the world, and has one of the nicest airports. The Dubai International Airport is located roughly 3 miles outside Dubai, which makes the city a very accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to […]

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Layover In Karachi, Pakistan (Jinnah International Airport)

| March 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
Layover In Karachi, Pakistan (Jinnah International Airport)

Stuck on a Karachi layover at Pakistan’s Jinnah International Airport (KHI)? The airport is located roughly 15 kilometers from downtown Karachi which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long Pakistan layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Karachi layover, click here for useful tips. […]

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Layover In Jakarta, Indonesia

| January 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Layover In Jakarta, Indonesia

Stuck on a Jakarta layover at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Indonesia? Located on the island of Java, the airport is roughly 20 km (12.5 miles) from Jakarta city center which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during […]

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Layover In Doha, Qatar

| December 18, 2013 | 3 Comments
Layover In Doha, Qatar

Stuck on a layover at Doha International Airport (DOH) in Qatar? As the only commercial airport in Qatar, it is located roughly 2.5 miles southeast of the city center, which makes Doha an accessible destination to those stuck on a long layover. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during […]

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U.S. Visa Entry Into Foreign Countries

| February 22, 2009 | 1 Comment
U.S. Visa Entry Into Foreign Countries

For a quick idea of whether you’d need a Visa to be allowed foreign entry into a specific airport, try layoverguide’s right hand widget. To get more specific information on U.S. entry into foreign countries, check out The U.S. Department Of State Travel Site. The website covers: Location of the U.S. embassy or consulate in […]

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