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  • will i have time
    Jul 24, 2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.


  • for your information
    Jan 11, 2015
    Mr Greco, The following press release will be sent all South Florida newspapers, Senior Centers, Citizen Groups and Vehicle for Hire companies. In fairness to you and your office We want to offer you the opportunity to clarify the below press release before is distribution. Thank You Press Release: 1/10/15 Fort Lauderdale Airport 's new rules put Seniors in Harm's Way On january 7th 2015 a 78 year old Florida Senior was verbally berated by an overzealous traffic attendant at Southwest terminal in Fort Lauderdale Airport. After being left curbside by her wheelchair attendant the senior was then told that her hired town car would have to pick her over 200 yards way to an area between terminal 1 and 2. By the time the elderly woman was picked up she was crying in pain from the far walk she had to make. This is the result of new draconian regulations at Fort Lauderdale Airport which will make travel much more problematic for our South Florida Senior Community. For South Florida's senior community this new action taken by Broward County transportation services will result in Senior citizens being forced to walk or be wheeled extremely far distances in order to receive curbside pick up at For Lauderdale Airport. Other options include: 1)Have their driver meet them inside, and after having to pay additional parking fees still have to navigate, escalators, elevators and long walkways to the parking area. 2)Use the FLL In House "go Shuttle" transportation service which is allowed curbside pick up in front of terminal, but charges elevated fees to their customers for this privilege. The assault on the Senior community is something that both drivers and passengers will not take lightly. Besides the obvious potential health and injury risks involved in making fragile seniors walk far distances for their curbside airport pick ups, many individuals feel that this also a way to force seniors and tourists to use the more expensive "Airport In house" shuttle service which are afforded the preferential treatment of curbside pick up in front of their arrivals area. As a result the "Concerned South Florida Seniors" CSFS is a group that will devoted to focusing attention to these draconian new rules at the airport that will inconvenience South Florida's senior citizen community. Through creating awareness in the media, press and through grass roots and social media movements the CSFS hopes that those responsible for the ridiculous and obstructive new rules effecting our Senior Community will do the intelligent thing and relax the regulations in order to make life easier for our community . Already with dozen's of drivers and passengers joining the conversation we hope that Chet Greco GM Transportation Service will see that making South Florida seniors bear the brunt of these regulations is dangerous to their well being and tarnishes FLL reputation as being a Senior friendly airport. Please feel free to contact Mr Greco 954 359-5522 or at cgreco@spplus.com to explain these rules that will effect your travel experience to South Flori


    This is not the FLL airport website. "Mr. Greco", whoever that is, won't see this.


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