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Transiting India on Seperate Tickets
Has anyone transited through India on Separate tickets? For example I am flying from Boston – Mumbai and from Mumbai to Kathmandu. The Boston-Mumbai was booked on one ticket and carrier and Mumbai to Kathmandu is booked on another.
Do I need to get a transit visa for this trip? Or will I be able to get my luggage and recheck it within the international terminal? The layover is about 8 hours.
[USER=2607]@Aubrey[/USER]–if you do not have to pass immigration you should be OK but if you have to change terminals or pass immigration for any reason you will need a visa unfortunately. Make sure to check with both carriers on transfer details. You can find more info here: [URL]https://india.travisa.com/VisaInstructions.aspx?CitizenshipID=US&CountryID=IN&TravelerTypeID=TR&ResidenceID=AUS&PartnerID=TA[/URL]
I would not take a chance at Mumbai. Nicely put – Mumbai is a very bad transit airport IMO