Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Delta/KLM from US to Uganda - problem boarding w/out visa in hand?

Jump to last reply

Anyone flown from the US on Delta through Netherlands to UG?

I've read the Ugandan embassy website and the info on Delta's website. It says "Visa required ; except for Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of USA can obtain a visa on arrival. Fee: USD 50"

So based on that plus what I've read on tripadvisor I felt good but I just got an email from Delta saying a visa is required for our flight and we won't be able to board without it. I called and talked to a Delta agent; she looked up what I already saw on their website and said we "SHOULD" be fine. I just don't like the word should. Is there any reason a gate agent would not interpret it correctly and we'd get screwed & not allowed to fly?

Is it worth peace of mind to go ahead and get a visa in advance?

15 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Wildlife camps in Kenya and Tanzania
  2. 2 Help please! Trying to plan an African trip!
  3. 3 What company for gorilla trekking?
  4. 4 Trip Report 15 days, 5 walks, 4 medinas, 3 gal of mint tea, 2 camel rides, one Morocco!
  5. 5 Tipping
  6. 6 Trip Report Tanzania (Selous): Trip Report for Selous Impala Camp
  7. 7 Quick question about Kenya..
  8. 8 Egypt, Israel and Jordan safety concerns.
  9. 9 Trip Report 2 Weeks In Iran: So Far Away From The Clichés!
  10. 10 Questions about Chobe
  11. 11 Mala Mala Luxury Suite or Sabi Sabi Mandleve Presidential Suite?
  12. 12 What camera to use on safari
  13. 13 Staying out all day vs coming in for lunch in Botswana parks/concessions?
  14. 14 Lamu or Zanzibar?
  15. 15 India
  16. 16 Tanzania (Ruaha): Trip Report for Mwagusi Camp
  17. 17 Ideas about the trip.
  18. 18 Israel/Jordan -- other trip options to bypass Israel?
  19. 19 3 days in Teheran
  20. 20 CAMEL TREK IN MOROCCO
  21. 21 Trip Report trip report s africa, victoria falls & Botswana Zambezi Queen
  22. 22 Draft itinerary - Portugal, Spain, Morocco
  23. 23 Some advice re driving from Durban to Capetown via Umtata
  24. 24 Oman - moderate priced hotel near souks
  25. 25 Taxi - Casablanca Airport to El Jdidh
View next 25 » Back to the top