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  • Walk vs shuttle Terminal 2 to Terminal 1
    Mar 2, 2017
    Advice on walking vs shuttle between Terminal 2 and Terminal 2, concourse C for elderly couple. See it is 815 ft distance. Where is the shuttle stop on Terminal 1 and how far is it to Concourse C.


    I would walk if you can. The Shuttle goes the wrong direction (it goes to Terminal 3 and 4 and then back to the rental car center). In addition the shuttle stop isn't even that close to the actual gates of Terminal 1 (the stop is at the rental car center which is across a pedestrian bridge from Terminal 1).


    The net additional distance walking from Term 2 to entrance to concourse Terminal 1 C is 528 feet from car rental (shuttle stop) to Concourse C entry and in the direction of Terminal 1C,, so, net extra distance to walk is only 817 - 528 = 289 net feet 0.05 miles. Measured on Google maps. Knowing where shuttle stop is was a huge help. thanks


  • PLS to FLL to BNA
    Mar 1, 2017
    Hello, I will be coming in on a Monday from PLS (Turks and Caicos), arrival is 12:47 p.m. Connecting flight to Nashville is at 2:12 p.m. I also have the Customs Mobile App. Will we have time to make our connection that tight?


    What airlines are you flying? Is it one reservation or two separate ones? Do you have checked bags?


    It will be 2 different tickets. Same airline....Jetblue. Was going to see if they will consolidate ticket for simplicity.


    Yeah, that's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Will this be enough time to connect to my flight?
    Feb 27, 2017
    I have a flight that arrives in FLL terminal 3 E concourse at 140 pm and I have a connecting flight in terminal 3 concourse F, will I have to go through security again? And will that be enough time to connect?


    My connecting flight departs at 2 pm


    You shouldn't have to go through securitya gain if the first flight is domestic. 20 minutes is REALLY difficult to make any connection.


  • Arriving from PLS connecting to SEA
    Feb 26, 2017
    Hi, we arrive from PLS in FLL international terminal on JetBlue at 3.54pm and need to clear customs and re check in to a flight in Alaska airlines departing at 6.25pm (from terminal 1 I think). Can we drop off luggage after clearing customs in terminal 4? What's the fastest way to get to terminal 1? We have 3 kids including a small baby. I know this is a bit tight, do you think we can make it? Many thanks in advance.


    You will have to take your bags with you to Terminal 1 to re-check them. That will be very difficult.


  • Time between flights
    Feb 25, 2017
    I have a flight coming from Philadelphia and landing in Fort Lauderdale at 9:16 AM and a connection to silver airways going to marsh Harbour at 10:20 AM I come in terminal three and depart terminal one do I have enough time to make my connection and should I be carrying all my luggage with me


    That will be virtually impossible unless the flight from Philadelphia arrives quite early.


  • Avis car rental to EMirates Flight
    Feb 22, 2017
    I willbe traveling from Orlando to FLL to take the EMirates Flight from FLL airport. I will have 4 luggage weighing 50lb each. What would be the best way to take this luggage to the terminal from the car rental place? Should I drop the luggage first and then return car? Are there luggage cart in the car rental area for me to put my four luggage? Is the Emirates in same terminal as Avis?


    The rental car center is its own building across from Terminal 1. There is a shuttle directly from the rental car center to Terminals 2, 3, and 4 that you can take after you drop your car off. Just do that.


    Thank you for your response. I would have 4 50lb luggage. I am not sure how I can be taking it all myself.


  • Flying to Panama
    Feb 21, 2017
    We'll be arriving to FLL a tuesday at 4pm on United express, and taking a connection to Panama at 5:50 pm with Copa Airlines, we bought the entire ticket with United. I want to be sure the procedure is correct, because I have to change terminals I assume that we will have to pass through security. is this right? should we have to get our checked bags in terminal 1 and rechecked them again in terminal 4 (United told me that we don't, but I just want to be sure based upon expirience). What is the best and fastest way to get from terminal 1 to terminal 4? would it be faster if we take a taxi or that is not possible inside the airport? Where is the transportation between terminals exactly locates? is 1 hour and 46 minutes enough? Thanks


    You won't have to claim your bags, just go to Terminal 4 and through security. You can't take a taxi inside the airport. You can either walk or you can walk to the Rental car center across the street from Terminal 1 and then take the shuttle to Terminal 4. you should have enough time.


  • Connecting flights
    Feb 19, 2017
    Hello! Flying spirit EWR-FLL arriving 330. Coneciting Bahamasair 530 to NAS. Is this enough time with checked bags? Any tips? Totally panicking!!!


    If the Spirit flight is on-time it's just enough time to make your connection.


    Thx! We made it:)


  • Enough connection time? Do I have to recheck?
    Feb 19, 2017
    Hello, my PUJ-FLL flight arrives at 6:00 PM at terminal 4 and the outbound FLL-MEX leaves at 8:15 PM from terminal 3. Both flights are in the same Jetblue ticket. Will I have to recheck bags? Do you think it is enought time to make it? Thanks!


    Yes, you will have to claim your bags to take them through US Customs and re-check them in FLL. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • JetBlue / Silver Airways -- Long enough layover?
    Feb 16, 2017
    Hi all, I have a flight in early April flying on JetBlue from EWR to FLL, and then a 62 min. layover before flying from FLL to FPO. I see that you have to go through security again? I am not checking any bags. Will I have enough time? Thank you for the help.


    Yes, that should be just about enough time if the JetBlue flight is on-time.


  • Jetblue, connection in FLL, to Havana
    Feb 16, 2017
    I have a domestic jetblue flight to FLL, scheduled to land in terminal 3 at 6:36am, and a second jetblue flight to Havana, also from terminal 3, at 7:52am. In your experience, will that be enough time? I assume that I will not need to go through security again, because both flights are in terminal 3. But does it take some time to get the visa from jetblue? Thank you!


    Yes, that is plenty of time. Why would you get a visa from an airline? You don't need a visa to visit Havana, your passport will be checked by JetBlue when you check in in your first city.


  • Change of Flight
    Feb 13, 2017
    I am flying from Cancun to BWI via FLL, Flight number for both legs is Same (Spirit 240) and Gate is same at FLL. So, Will i get down at FLL, do my customs and port of entry and reboard the same flight to BWI or will i be in the flight and have my Customs at BWI


    Yes, in Fort Lauderdale, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and back to your gate.


  • arriving from Quito, next flight to ATL 2.5 hours between flights
    Feb 12, 2017
    Flight arrives to FLL at 5:15am via Jetblue from UIO Quito, Ecuador. Next flight to ATL via Delta at 7:45am. 2.5 hours total will it be enough time to go through immigration and catch next flight? No checked baggage. Thank you!


    That should be enough time if the flight from Quito is on-time. Check in for your Delta flight online before leaving Quito if you can.


  • Arriving Southwest and departing JetBlue
    Feb 9, 2017
    Wondering how long it will take to get bags from Southwest and get to JetBlu to check bags back in for international flight. Flight has been delayed leaving BWI, so we will have about 1 1/2 hrs max on the ground. Thanks!


  • Connecting time in FLL TO SFO FROM LIMA
    Feb 9, 2017
    My flight is supposed to get into FLL at 5:44am via Spirit and there is a separate flight I would like to book via United that leaves at 6:30am. Is that enough time to make the flight coming from Lima, Peru? Would I have to go through Customs and security again upon arriving into FLL.


    No, that's completely impossible. Yes, in FLL you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, likely change terminals, re-check bags with the second airline, and go through security. You need at least 2.5 hours.


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