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  • Delta-Air Canada terminal 2
    Jan 16, 2017
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    I want. To know if Terminal 2 is re-opened as of January 11th. Thank you

     

    Yes, Terminal 2 reopened the next day (the 7th).

     

  • leave airport at layover
    Dec 21, 2016
    2
    I will take jet blue flight to FLL then take another Jet blue flight from FLL to Cancun. There are 4hr between those two flights. Would I have enough time to leave the airport for 2 hrs and come back to make the second flight?

     

    You could, but what are you really going to do in an hour (considering the time it will take you to get to and from the airport)?

     

    I was going to have some breakfast on Las Olas Blvd. Is it to far from the airport?

     

  • will i have time
    Jul 24, 2016
    3
    im traveling to Bahamas ELH … I've booked a domestic flight from norfolk to fll and then a separate flight from fll to ELH ….. two different airlines . On return if i arrive at 550 will have time enough to go through customs with just a carryon and catch a 735 flight

     

    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. What airline are you flying to FLL?

     

    I'll Be flying from the Bahamas to FLL on silver airlines then from FLL to ORF on Delta

     

    That should be just enough time.

     

  • checking luggage after clearing customs
    May 20, 2016
    0
    My daugher is traveling from Bogota to Atlanta and must clear immigration and customs upon her arrival. Once exiting customs is there a Spirit Airlines luggage drop off as she leaves customs or must she go upstairs to the main terminal to recheck her luggage?

     

  • Bogota to Denver Delay
    Apr 29, 2016
    2
    My son is traveling from Bogota to Denver on Spirit today. The Bogota flight was delayed an hour in take-off. He purchased the ticket on the Spirit website in one purchase even though connected flights at FLL. He had 1 1/2 hours layover--now that is only 45 min. Will he make it? Does he have to claim his own luggage at FLL and re-check it or do they transfer it in and go through customs in Denver? If he misses the Denver flight due to their delay, will Spirit have to put him on the next available flight to Denver?

     

    He will have to claim his luggage to go through US Customs in FLL. He will probably miss his connection unless his flight to Denver is also delayed. He will be put on the next available flight to Denver, but Spirit only has one flight per day from FLL to Denver. He will probably be stuck in FLL overnight and possibly for quite awhile. Spirit does not have interline agreements with other airlines and flies most flights only once a day. That's the risk you take when you fly them.

     

    You guessed it. The two hour customs line kept him at the airport. He saw the Denver flight take off. They've got him booked on a Fort Lauderdale to Chicago to Denver tomorrow morning, arriving in Denver tomorrow afternoon. In deed that might be one of the things that happens with Spirit Airlines. But the kid saved so much money he's willing to spend a little extra time getting back.Thanks for your help and advice.

     

  • Baggage
    Mar 19, 2016
    4
    I am flyig in on an Air Canada Flight to Fort Lauderdale airport Sunday April 24 arriving at around 11:15 am I have to grab a cab and go to the Miami Cruise Line Terminal and my ship departs at 4pm but have to be there for check in between 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm does arriving at that time at the airport good enough to make it there for that time. Thanks

     

    Yes, it's barely enough time as long as your flight to Fort Lauderdale is on-time and your bags come out quickly. It's nearly an hour from FLL to the Miami cruise terminal. You're really living dangerously by trying this.

     

    Thanks our check in time at the Miami Port is scheduled for between 1:00 and 1:30 but Norwegian has said that you can check in up till 3pm so do you think that would be enough time. Thanks

     

    As long as the flight from Canada is on-time you should be OK. It's just that there's not a lot of room for error. I recommend all cruise passengers fly in the day before their cruise departs to allow some room for delays.

     

    Thanks for the input hopefully you are right and my plane takes off oand lands in the 3 hours plus zone'

     

  • Layover in Ft Lauderdale
    Jan 27, 2016
    1
    Arriving on United flight 1:56PM and have a connecting flight with United Partner Silver Airways to Freeport Bahamas at 3:06 and I have a checked bag. Will they move the bag or do I have to get it ?and do I have to go through security again? Is this enough time?

     

    If all flights are on the same reservation then you won't have to do anything with your bag - it will be transferred for you. Last time I was there United and Silver used the same concourse, so you won't have to go through security.

     

  • From Dominican Republic to MCO
    Nov 5, 2015
    1
    If I arrive to FLL from Dominican Rep. at 5:00 AM and departing to MCO at 7:00 AM all with Spirit Air in one ticket with checked bags, What do I have to do during the layover? and, is 2 hours enought time?

     

    You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

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